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This crypto game is helping Filipinos make ends meet amid the pandemic
Axie Infinity, a blockchain game that allows users to breed and trade digital pets as non-fungible tokens (NFTs), has exploded in popularity among residents of Cabanatuan City in the Philippines over the past few months.
Vitalik Buterin donates $1 billion in Shiba Inu coin (SHIB) to India’s COVID fight
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin sent over $1 billion worth of Shiba Inu (SHIB) tokens to a charity that funds India’s ongoing COVID fight.
Australian cricketer Brett Lee donates 1 Bitcoin towards India’s coronavirus fight
Brett Lee, a former Australian international cricketer, has donated one Bitcoin (worth roughly $54,000 today) to the so-termed “Crypto Relief” fund aimed at helping Indian hospitals to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Crypto community donates over $1.7 million in Ethereum and ERC20 tokens towards India’s coronavirus fight
Cryptocurrency holders and builders from around the world are pitching in funds to help India battle with the rising number of cases in the country, data and tweets from multiple sources show.
New York turns to IBM blockchain to battle the coronavirus
An app for tracking coronavirus test results and proving an individual’s vaccine status launched in New York over the weekend, and it’s using blockchain technology to ensure tamperproof results.
How COVID-19 has impacted crypto mining operations
2020 has become the year of the pandemic, and COVID-19 has affected nearly all reaches of life, including the cryptocurrency industry.
Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin miner hit by coronavirus, records a 50% drop in revenue
The Bitcoin industry has not been spared from the ill-economic effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This American firm will custody Bitcoin donations for NGOs battling COVID
A Bitcoin nonprofit partnered with American custodian and security firm BitGo the past week to bring custody services to crypto donations, according to a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Blockchain startup ShareRing launches anonymous COVID-19 contact-tracing e-passport
ShareRing, a tech startup focused on applying blockchain technology to travel and e-commerce industries, has just launched an anonymous contact-tracing e-passport app.
Ripple (XRP) explains how crypto is more crucial in a post-pandemic world
Digital currencies might play an important role in the years ahead, particularly as global economies recover from the ill-effects of the ongoing pandemic.
Coronavirus pushes Bitcoin-friendly Japan to begin “Digital Yen” trials
The East Asian superpowers are battling it out, this time with blockchain and digital currencies as a focus.
This $22 billion fund manager says buy Gold, Bitcoin as bond markets fail as a hedge after U.S. Quant Easing
The ongoing COVID-19-pandemic has served as a defining point of modern financial markets.
Japanese senator says cryptocurrency and blockchain will be “more important” in a post-COVID world, here’s why
In a world ravaged by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, regulators around the are increasingly looking into cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
Bullish for Bitcoin: There’s been $20 trillion in global stimulus since COVID-19 started
The past few months have been the worst months for many economies around the world since the Great Depression.
Despite COVID-19 crisis, one analyst says Bitcoin’s macro case has “never been more obvious”
Both Bitcoin and the equities market have mounted a strong comeback from their lows, but there are still storm clouds brewing on the horizon for the economy and for society more broadly.
Bitcoin’s bull case grows as Federal Reserve says it has “no limit” on stimulus
In response to the growing scrutiny of the world’s central banks amid the ongoing recession, CBS’ world-famous show “60 Minutes” on Sunday ran a segment on the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jerome Powell.
In a post-COVID world, Australia turns to blockchain for protecting $7 billion beef export industry
Australian beef is world-renowned in culinary circles as high-quality, sought-after meat.
Forget flash crashes and liquidated loans — Here’s why DeFi is set to explode
With the deepening global crisis, no markets have been spared.