Technological advancements have made counterfeiting educational documents extremely easy. At the same time, though, it is also enabling solutions to counter this problem. Blockchain technology, for instance, provides a means to immutable and tamper-proof creation, storage, and transfer of degrees or certificates. In this regard, BlockDegree—a cutting-edge edTech platform built on the XinFin (XDC) Network—leads
After failing to cross the $59,000 market earlier this week on Monday, Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways correcting almost 10% since then. At press time, the BTC price is trading 1.64% negative at $54,827 with a market cap of $1.024 trillion. However, the BTC downward pressure hasn’t deterred the whales from accumulating more Bitcoins.
Bitcoin (BTC) price failed to rise above $60,000 earlier in the week, thwarting investor speculation. A robust barrier at$59,000 allowed overhead pressure to rise. Moreover, investors seeking to cash out for profit added weight to the selling pressure, whereby Bitcoin tumbled to $53,000. Meanwhile, support established at $55,000 gave the bulls a substantial boost, explaining
Dogecoin’s ongoing rally seems unstoppable after striking new record highs. The meme coin trades above $0.6 at the time of writing. It is up 42% in 24 hours and 119% in the last seven days. The valuation of Dogecoin currently sits at $77 billion. It has outmaneuvered Ripple to become the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency. Dogecoin
The altcoins market is bustling with new all-time highs and crypto scammers are once again round the corner. Members of the popular WallStreetBets Reddit forum were recently targeted by a spammy and dummy Telegram group duping investors of $2 million in losses. In the latest crypto scam, a dummy Telegram account dubbed ‘WallStreetBets Crypto Pumps’
The First Crypto Exchange The first online crypto exchange where bitcoins could be traded, the New Liberty Standard, appeared back in October 2009 – almost a year after the launch of the bitcoin blockchain. Around the same time, the first purchase of BTC for dollars took place. In 2009, few people knew about Bitcoin. Trading
Ripple today appointed former US treasurer Rosie Rios who served as the 43rd treasurer in the Barack Obama administration to its board of directors. The appointment comes right after the fintech firm has hired fintech executive Kristina Campbell as its chief financial officer. The recent slew of appointments seems to be taken in line with
Dogecoin is now the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap replacing XRP for the spot seeing its market cap top $70 billion. The meme currency rallied over 45% to reach a new ATH above $0.60 rising from $0.397 for the day. The meme currency has been on a record spree this month as it recorded its
San Francisco, California, 4th May, 2021, Reef Finance, the cross-chain operating system for DeFi, is releasing ReefStarter to launch an Initial DEX Offerings (IDO) on Reef Chain, a Substrate-based blockchain that will launch in Mid June. ReefStarter is an IDO platform focused on DeFi, allowing developers to seamlessly raise capital in a fully decentralized and
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 4th May, 2021, Formation Fi, a startup aiming to revolutionize defi portfolio construction, has completed $3.3 million in a strategic sale round. The platform garnered participation by the founders of ground-breaking DeFi protocols such as Bancor, Synthetix, and Polygon (formerly known as Matic), collectively managing over $6B in TVL, as well
Ether ($ETH), the second-largest cryptocurrency has continued its mammoth rally from last week to register another ATH above $3,500, rising by over 12% in the past 24 hours and gains over 37% in the past week. ETH has continued its bullish rally amid declining Bitcoin dominance which has come down to a three-year low of
Taproot, the latest major upgrade on the Bitcoin network since 2017 has started to gain traction among miners and mining pools. Two of the largest Bitcoin mining pools Antpool and Poolin have become the latest to integrate taproot. Taproot is a soft fork first proposed in 2018 by the Bitcoin core developer Gregory Maxwell and
In a massive 30% gain today, Dogecoin (DOGE) has surged all the way past $0.50 to become the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap. At press time, DOGE is trading at a price of $0.53 with a market cap of $69.3 billion. Well, Dogecoin has also flipped some of the big tech giants like Twitter on
A new era for Star Wars memorabilia collecting begins when two forces like Star Wars collectibles and blockchain technology merge. For the first time, over 800+ limited edition Star Wars collectibles will be released as NFTs (Non-Fungible Token), including original items from the shooting scene. The StarColl early registration launch is dated around May the
Sotheby, one of the oldest and leading auction houses has announced that they would be accepting Bitcoin and Ether in partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Established in 1744, the firm first confirmed that the first piece of art sold against Bitcoin would be Banksy’s “Love is in the Air” at its coming auction. Sotheby’s CEO
Bybit, one of the world’s most influential crypto derivatives exchanges, has announced the grand opening of their cloud mining services. As part of the expansion of its narrow and focused product suite, Bybit Cloud Mining offers a chance for ordinary crypto enthusiasts to mine ether (ETH) without having to purchase and operate specialized mining hardware.
Mining is one of the ways to generate income in the cryptocurrency space, but not the easiest. The process has evolved over time and become more impractical for most people as the requirement for computer power and electricity is unimaginable. Miners have to invest thousands of dollars to set up a mining rig and work
London, England, 4th May, 2021, Globe (GlobeDX) will organize its May 4, 2021 Initial DEX Offering (IDO) on Ignition, Superfarm, and DODO platform. The team aims to sell $3 million tokens at the price of $1 a piece, bringing the total cap for this token sale to $21 million. The upcoming IDO for Globe’s GDT
Popular lifestyle magazine Playboy is putting its step into the crypto ecosystem and within the much popular NFT market. Joining hands with blockchain-powered auction hub Nifty Gateway, Playboy has launched its first-ever digital art NFT collection. Starting today, May 4, Playboy will host its virtual art gallery showing up its NFT work. All these Playboy
After a long wait, crypto exchange Coinbase has finally added support for the most popular stablecoin Tether (USDT). The Coinbase announcement came just a few minutes back noting that the exchange supports USDT stablecoin for its Android and iOS applications. As per the announcement, Coinbase customers can “buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store USDT”.