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Blockchain Exec Says Decentralized Platforms Won't Necessarily Replace YouTube

July 2, 2020

YouTube’s bans on crypto-related content has been problematic for the industry and is spurring demand for decentralized alternatives. However, according to Wes Levitt, head of strategy at Theta Labs — the firm behind Theta.tv — both YouTube and decentralized platforms can co-exist.  YouTube is increasingly banning crypto-related content. In April, Jason Appleton, known as Crypto…

Sri Lanka Central Bank Selects Shortlist for Blockchain Proof-of-Concept

July 2, 2020

Sri Lanka’s central bank has selected a shortlist of three firms to develop a proof-of-concept (PoC) for a shared Know Your Customer (KYC) facility using blockchain. The project was initiated in fall 2019, according to a report from Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror on July 2. The central bank is looking to establish a blockchain-based facility…

Sideways Bitcoin Price Stalls Tezos (XTZ) 200% Rally to a New All Time High

April 27, 2020

Since dropping to a 2020 low at $0.93 on March 12, Tezos (XTZ) had been absolutely on fire, gaining 207% and within close distance of its all-time high at $3.96. For investors, the only question left now is, when will it stop?  Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360 Typically such large moves begin to show…

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht: 'The Sky is the Limit' for Bitcoin

April 27, 2020

After predicting a possible Bitcoin price drop to the $3,000s, Silk Road founder and federal inmate Ross Ulbricht sees long-term bullish possibilities for the cryptocurrency price staying well above $20,000. Posting to his personal Medium account on April 24 from the United States Penitentiary Tucson, Ulbricht expanded upon his comments earlier this month in which…

Purse.io Returns: Company Reveals Crypto Marketplace ‘Is Here to Stay’

April 26, 2020

On April 17, new.Bitcoin.com reported on the crypto marketplace Purse.io announcing the company would dissolve. Six days later, Purse revealed that the team is reconsidering the decision and explained that well known bitcoin advocates reached out with interest in acquisition. More than a week ago, the popular cryptocurrency marketplace Purse.io abruptly announced its decision to…

Crypto Community Slams Binance Smart Chain Over Centralization

April 26, 2020

Many crypto analysts have criticized the whitepaper for Binance’s forthcoming ‘Smart Chain’, which was published on April 17. Smart Chain will be Binance’s second smart contract-enabled chain after Binance Chain. It offers the additions of full compatibility with Ethereum (ETH) and a delegated proof-of-stake, or DPoS, governance system with 21 node operators elected by Binance…

Crucial Moment for BTC, Bull Run Prediction, Halving Frenzy: Hodler’s Digest, Apr. 20–26

April 26, 2020

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin pushes to clear $7,750 as key weekly close approaches…

How to Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Halving Volatility Using BTC Options

April 26, 2020

Many investors believe a significant price swing is about to happen, as the next Bitcoin (BTC) halving is now less than 15 days away. Despite its demonstrated and incredibly long term potential, no one knows for sure how exactly Bitcoin’s price will respond during and after the third halving.  Fortunately, this time, the market has…

Storj Launches Free Storage Program for Coronavirus Research

April 26, 2020

Decentralized storage network, Storj, has launched a program providing free storage to organizations participating in COVID-19 research. The program follows widespread contributions from the crypto community toward the distributed scientific research platform, [email protected] Organization researching COVID-19 qualify for 2TB in storage On April 22, Blockchain-based cloud network, Storj, announced a program offering free online storage…

To Justin Sun’s Chagrin, Huobi Listing Spikes Hive's Price by 600%

April 26, 2020

The price of Hive (HIVE), a hard-fork of Steem (STEEM), has skyrocketed following its listing on Huobi. The listing comes one month after Huobi and Binance mobilized customer funds to vote against the Steem community in favor of an apparent hostile takeover of the network, led by Tron founder and recent owner of Steemit, Justin…