Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Quik launches minting of top NFT Domain TLDs such as .Metaverse and .VR

Quik.com has launched the minting of NFT Domains on its platform. NFTs, Web 3.0, and blockchain domains have recently intrigued everyone in the technology...

Gucci is Now Accepting Crypto Payments in Select Stores

The Italian high-end fashion label Gucci will start taking cryptocurrency payments in five of its U.S. stores by the end of the month and...

The USA is Increasing its Efforts to Combat Crypto Frauds

The crypto and NFT market is exploding. More and more new people are signing up to be part of these new-age financial avenues.  The SEC aims...

A New Move-to-Earn Token Explodes by Over 243% in Just a Week

The new move-to-earn Step App (FITFI) is a Web 3.0 digital fitness protocol that combines exercise, socializing, gaming, and cryptocurrency earning into one package. Fit...

Data Shows a boom in the NFT Market in Sharp Contrast to WSJ Report

According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, the non-fungible token (NFT) market is "collapsing," while conflicting evidence shows that the market is consolidating. NFT sales...

Crypto & Blockchain News

The cryptocurrency revolution started with bitcoin's enigmatic mastermind, Satoshi Nakamoto.
Bitcoin is the premier digital currency that utilizes an open, decentralized ledger to record transactions. The technology used for creating such a public ledger is called blockchain. As a peer-to-peer network, it employs and rewards miners who verify cryptocurrency transactions made.
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Bitcoin is not managed by a centralized authority, like a bank, but utilizes a decentralized ledger, called blockchain to record transactions. A digital wallet stores the private key for every BTC address, and it facilitates its trading. Transactional history of these coins is stored in blocks that are included in a chain, originating from its Genesis block. Supply and demand and competition are the factors affecting its price.
This section will keep you abreast with Bitcoin's market valuation and its price trend predictions.

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Argentina’s Largest Private Bank Start Accepting Major Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies have benefited from Argentina's financial catastrophe, characterized by soaring inflation, a sinking currency, and a lack of available US dollars for investment. According to a...

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Algorand Becomes the First Blockchain Company to Sponsor a FIFA World Cup

FIFA will use the proof-of-stake blockchain to establish a "digital assets strategy" and an official "wallet solution." Algorand (ALGO), a blockchain network, has teamed with...

The Debate is Heating Up Between Pro-Miners and Government Agencies

Bitcoin's most ardent supporters have banded together to defend Proof-of-Work(PoW) mining. Bitcoin industry executives responded to a request from House Democrats to investigate the environmental...

Wikipedia Will No Longer Accept Donations in Cryptocurrencies

Wikipedia's governing body, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF), has announced that it will no longer accept payments in cryptocurrencies. In its announcement, WMF stated that it "will...

Bitcoin falls to $40,000 amid the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

Bitcoin is testing $40,000, a key psychological level, as the U.S. plan talks with Russia about military intelligence that suggests an imminent Ukraine invasion,...

Binance announces its entry into the Association of Banks of Russia.

Amid Binance halting its services in countries like Israel over licensing matters, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume continues strengthening relations with...

Valliance Bank taps Bakkt Holdings to offer retail crypto services.

Valliance Bank has selected Intercontinental Exchange's subsidiary Bakkt Holdings, Inc, a digital assets company, as it looks to offer its retail customers access to...

American credit rating agency Fitch Ratings downgrades El Salvador over bitcoin adoption.

American credit rating agency Fitch Ratings lowered El Salvador's long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) from B- to CCC, citing "policy unpredictability" and the "adoption of Bitcoin...

Nigeria sees a major spike in P2P Bitcoin trading volume.

The data from LocalBitcoins and Paxful show that peer-to-peer trading of bitcoin in Nigeria has increased by over 15% year-over-year since the country’s central bank enforced...

Michael Saylor says he would welcome more cryptocurrency market regulations.

On CNBC's Squawk on the Street, Michael Saylor, the CEO of MicroStrategy, said he would welcome more cryptocurrency market regulation. According to the businessman, bitcoin...