Blockchain 

Bitcoin Price Hits Two-Week Low, Garnering Interest from Small Investors

Bitcoin price fell by 9.8% last week, registering its most significant weekly decline since mid-March. The currency hit a two-week low of $8,630 early Monday, with prices last seen at $8,730—which is down more than 11% from a post-halving high of $9,960 on May 18. The recent price drop is, in turn, causing the number of addresses holding smaller amounts of Bitcoin to rise. The number of unique addresses that are holding at least 0.01 BTC (approximately $87 at current price) rose to a new high of 8.47 million on…

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Blockchain 

Persisting Problems | Will Blockchain Be Used in the Next US Election?

Have you ever stepped inside a voting booth, submitted your choice electronically, and wondered, “Did the vote actually go through? What if a malicious party changes my vote?” Those kinds of doubts dominate discussions about election security. As voting increasingly happens via computerized equipment, cybersecurity experts often warn how it’s easier than someone may think to hack into a system and wreak havoc.  Some people wonder then, might blockchain technology bring about a more secure way for people to vote? Let’s look at that possibility. Politicians Bringing More Visibility to…

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Blockchain 

Tezos, Chainlink Jump After a Key Partnership News

HomeNewsAltcoinsTezos, Chainlink Jump After a Key Partnership News The crypto sphere has been buzzing over the past few days owing to the Bitcoin halving event, but that does not mean that other cryptocurrencies have not been making waves as well. Chainlink (LINK) and Tezos (XTZ) may be two of the smaller cryptocurrencies when it comes to market cap, but both have made noticeable gains in recent days. Key Details The two projects entered into a partnership recently, and since then, the cryptocurrency tokens have been in lockstep. Both cryptocurrencies seemed…

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Ethereum 

The Role of Blockchain Technology in High-End and Luxury Retail

For every luxury brand, class and sophistication remain key attributes that make them different from other run-of-the-mill brands. The customers of luxury products generally remain very sensitive to the delicate aspects of products. In recent years, blockchain technology has emerged as a solution for serving this clientele. With an estimated market value of $3 trillion, luxury items offer a big opportunity for retailers. But being successful in this niche requires a solid command over the technologies and tools in order to ensure more transparency, product value, and a great shopping…

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Ethereum 

Bitcoin Soars Above $9K Mark with Strong Momentum

HomeNewsBitcoin NewsBitcoin Soars Above $9K Mark with Strong Momentum The cryptocurrency market might have had a horrid time over the past few weeks, but things have changed this week. Much of the reversal in fortunes is possibly tied to the upcoming Bitcoin halvening event. Why the Sudden Jump? The world’s biggest cryptocurrency by market cap has been in the doldrums due to the coronavirus-induced market crash over the past weeks, but now it seems to be on course to reach its previous levels. This morning, Bitcoin gained 1.9% to hit…

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Blockchain 

Ethereum Soars Over 125% Since March

HomeNewsEthereum NewsEthereum Soars Over 125% Since March: What to Expect Now? Almost all markets across the world have been in turmoil owing to the economic uncertainties brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, and in that regard, the crypto market has been no different. However, one of the major cryptocurrencies to have made a remarkable recovery since hitting its lowest levels in March is Ethereum (ETH), and it is important to take a closer look at it. In this regard, it should be noted that ETH is the second-biggest cryptocurrency in…

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Bitcoin 

ETH is in Focus Ahead of Ethereum 2.0

HomeNewsEthereum NewsETH is in Focus Ahead of Ethereum 2.0: What to Expect? The crypto space has not been in the best of health over the past few weeks as the coronavirus pandemic and the associated turmoil in the markets took its toll. However, that does not mean that important developments have not been taking place in the crypto sphere amidst the turmoil. Key Things to Watch One of the most anticipated events in the crypto space at this point is Ethereum 2.0, and traders are eager to figure out how…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin Slumps as Crude Oil Crashes

Over the years, it became accepted wisdom that Bitcoin was a store of value, and that it could work as a hedge against market fluctuations. However, this has not turned out to be the case during the course of the current prolonged market turmoil. After the oil price crash on Monday, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has continued to slump at an alarming rate. After having found resistance at $7,200, BTC soon plunged to $6,800 per token yesterday, and it remains to be seen whether it can manage to recover today…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Halving is Coming Soon

The crypto sphere has seen a lot of buzz over the past few months with regards to the Bitcoin halving that is going to take place in May. Bitcoin is the biggest cryptocurrency in the world, and it is only natural that the upcoming halving event has caused such a stir in the crypto sphere at large. Key Things to Watch However, there is something else that needs to be considered at this point. The markets across the world have been sent into a tailspin due to the onset of…

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Ethereum 

Ripple’s Xpring Introduces Smart Features to XRP Ledger

HomeNewsRipple NewsRipple’s Xpring Introduces Smart Features to XRP Ledger XRP is now the third-biggest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, and much of the credit for its success goes to the San Francisco-based Fintech company, Ripple Labs. In a new development that should come as a major boost to Ripple holders, the company announced on Monday that it has come up with two new versions of the XRP Ledger. The announcement was made through the Ripple subsidiary, Xpring. Key Details The company has announced two new versions of the…

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