COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, is a virus that caused the worst global pandemic recorded in the last 100 years. It was first discovered in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and quickly spread across the globe, receiving the global pandemic designation by March 2020. Most economies suffered amid the pandemic which caused strict lockdowns that resulted in a massive loss of industry.
Bitcoin down 50% amid fear of Fed’s hawkish rate hikes
The bitcoin price hasn't been this low since July 2021. Bitcoin is down 50 percent from the November all-time-high, making this the second deepest drawdown in this halving cycle.
Algorand (ALGO) is powering the first blockchain-based COVID ‘passport’ in Latin America
Many countries have identified the need to generate a digital passport to facilitate and improve the transition to a post-pandemic world.
This crypto game is helping Filipinos make ends meet amid the pandemic
Ethereum-based blockchain game Axie Infinity is reportedly helping a lot of people to push through their real-life predicaments.
Vitalik Buterin donates $1 billion in Shiba Inu coin (SHIB) to India’s COVID fight
Just when every thought Buterin rugged, he did one of the most iconic donations of all time.
Australian cricketer Brett Lee donates 1 Bitcoin towards India’s coronavirus fight
India's Covid Crypto Relief fund has already received over $3 million worth of digital assets in donations.
Crypto community donates over $1.7 million in Ethereum and ERC20 tokens towards India’s coronavirus fight
The country faces one of the worse COVID situations and is receiving help from the crypto community.
New York turns to IBM blockchain to battle the coronavirus
Traditional consensus says blockchain technology is outdated and serves little need to society. But you can show the naysayers this COVID-19 mobile app the next time.
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.