Paxful, the peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace that enables its users to purchase and sell bitcoin instantly, has funded the construction of a school for young students in Rwanda. Located in Kasebigege Village in the Bugesera District of Rwanda, Paxful’s bitcoin-funded school will serve children aged from 3 to 6 in a town with over 7,500 residents. […]
Archive | February 13, 2018
Coindesk’Weary Giants of Flesh and Steel,’ Meet BitcoinCoindesk”In some ways, the best of bitcoin, and blockchain technology in general, adheres to that vision of personal freedom” that Barlow espoused, said Patrick Murck, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. Barlow …
John Perry Barlow fought for an open internet. Late in life, he cautioned blockchain innovators that the technology could be liberating or oppressive.
Key Highlights Ripple price is finding strong buying interest near the $0.9100 level against the US dollar. Buyers are making an attempt to push the price above a bearish trend line at $0.9550 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from SimpleFx). The pair could accelerate higher once there is a close […]
As Olympians in Pyeongchang, Korea perform to huge audiences in the popular events of skying, snowboarding and hockey. Less popular US lugers have turned to Bitcoin to fuel their sleds. Bitcoin funds US luge team The USA Luge Foundation began campaigning for donations of Bitcoin using Medium since December of 2017. The team is the first Olympic group […]
FOMO Moments Midweek trading is looking good from an Asian perspective as most cryptocurrencies have shown positive price action this morning. Bitcoin is still holding steady, up around 1.5% at $8,840, and this has had a positive influence on a lot of the altcoins. A couple are showing very strong growth today and those are […]
CNBCBitcoin’s Record-Low Volumes Provide OpportunitySeeking AlphaEthereum’s past-year Sharpe ratio is an amazing (and unsustainable) 41.4, while Bitcoin’s is “only” 6.6. Despite those returns, JPMorgan warns investors that cryptocurrencies shouldn’t be used as a primary hedge. Generally, I encourage cryptocurrency …Barely anyone is paying the taxes they owe on their bitcoin gainsCNBCBitcoin Price Holds SteadyInvestopedia (blog)Forget […]
Using bitcoin’s lightning network can be dangerous – but it could also help propel the cryptocurrency toward its next growth stage.
Key Highlights ETH price is slowly moving higher and is currently trading above $830 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $832 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair is likely to grind higher and it could even trade above the $860 […]
Deal with ads and pop-ups or become a corporate crypto-mining minion. These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon’s website. Add free for miners In a bid to replace revenue lost from the number of browsers who have enabled ad-blocking programs Salon will now give you a choice, turn off your […]
Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is currently consolidating, forming higher lows and lower highs inside a triangle pattern. Price is bouncing off support and might be due for a test of resistance soon. Technical indicators are also suggesting that the bounce could take place, possibly even leading to an upside break. Bitcoin price is […]
Yet another day brings yet another tale of woe about mining malware. Back in the day we had viruses and worms to worry about, and then came a surge of spyware, today the hackers want your computer to mine them more Monero. The latest victim is messenger app Telegram which has been exploited to run […]
The Canadian Securities exchange will launch a blockchain-based clearing and settlement platform for security token offerings.
Multiple concerned U.S. corporate customers of Bitfinex have posted on Reddit after discovering that they were unable to access the exchange’s margin trading services. Although Bitfinex has previously indicated that it would no longer allow U.S individuals to access the exchange’s services, Bitfinex’s support portal currently states that the restrictions do not affect U.S. corporate […]
The Graft Blockchain created a new app- CryptoFind – which enables crypto –savvy buyers to locate venues that accept cryptocurrencies as a means of payment. The app is a network that connects crypto owners with merchants, which will grow on its own through the users’ contributions. This application will permit the further development of the […]