Oluwapelumi Adejumo · 6 hours ago · 2 min read
Forget kittens, Chainlink’s verifiable randomness now brings fair winnings to “ChainFaces” golf games
A recently-launched project is now utilizing Chainlink to power golf games, building on the latter’s verifiable randomness function (VRF) that brings fair, “truly random” results on online games.
BlockDown 2020 speaker lineup to feature industry heavyweights
Scheduled to take place from June 18 to June 19, the BlockDown virtual conference will feature some of the most prominent voices in the crypto industry.
Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin challenges forecast saying the halving may boost Bitcoin’s price, joining stock-to-flow critics
If you were to ask a Bitcoin investor what makes the cryptocurrency valuable, they would likely say something about the cryptocurrency’s block reward “halvings.” Every four years, the number of BTC issued per block gets cut in half, resulting in an effective 50 percent reduction in the inflation rate of the cryptocurrency.
There are now over 200 stake pools on the Cardano (ADA) Shelley testnet
A week after the Cardano (ADA) Shelley friends and family testnet opened up to all operators, IOHK reported that the network count of stake pools has surpassed 200.
U.S. bank JPMorgan: Bitcoin shows “strong” resilience even after massive price plunges, cryptocurrency is here to stay
JPMorgan Chase, one of the world’s largest banks with $2.6 trillion under management, acknowledged Bitcoin’s “staying” power earlier this week.
Blow to miners: Bitcoin to see largest difficulty adjustment since 2018 as hash rate rockets
Bitcoin’s halving that took place in May struck a serious blow to miner’s profitability, causing many smaller operations to shut off their rigs due to the 50% block rewards reduction that came about as a result of this event.
From its all-time high price just shy of $1,500, Ethereum down by just around 85 percent.
There’s now 3.0M Bitcoin wallets holding over 0.1 BTC; Pointing to mass retail accumulation
Bitcoin’s bout of consolidation has caused investors to grow increasingly fearful that its recent multi-month uptrend is in peril.
South Korean academics say Bitcoin a “risky but rewarding” investment even as financial markets turn into a casino
Global turmoil in financial markets is leading to some touting Bitcoin as a possible alternative investment, eleven years after the pioneer was developed.
New Glassnode metric calculates profit/loss for “moved” Bitcoin, “Whales” seen stacking up on BTC
Onchain providers like Glassnode and Skew are known for providing institutional-level, sophisticated metrics to the everyday crypto trader.
China report claims a hacked crypto-exchange is behind three abnormal multi-million Ethereum (ETH) fees
Since the past few days, certain, and rather strange, transactions are stirring up debate in the Ethereum community.
JP Morgan thinks Bitcoin is trading like the S&P 500, hurting the BTC bull case
Two weeks ago, two executives of the multinational financial services company Goldman Sachs came out against Bitcoin.
While Ethereum has seen many technical improvements over the years, the past few months have flashed a few signs that change is needed.
Chainlink‘s parabolic uptrend in question despite signs of fundamental strength
Chainlink’s immense strength seen throughout the past couple of years may soon come to a conclusion.
Prominent VC and author: Crypto and blockchain will disrupt Big Tech
Albert Wenger, the author of the book “World After Capital,” believes that cryptocurrencies will be one of the things that facilitate the move from the industrial age to the knowledge age.
Bitcoin’s recent rejection at $10,000 has altered its market structure, despite it being able to maintain some levels of stability within the mid-$9,000 region.
If you’ve been an observer or participant in Twitter’s Bitcoin sphere, you most likely know of “PlanB,” who also goes by the moniker “100TrillionUSD.” PlanB is an institutional investor in Europe that moonlights as a Bitcoin analyst, focusing on quantitative and technical analysis.
Ethereum co-founder: Blackmail may be primary factor behind $5.0M ETH transaction fees
The crypto community was captivated by two anomalous Ethereum transactions that took place earlier this week.
Crypto managers say ETH isn’t a good investment, but Fortune 500 firms are big on Ethereum
There’s no doubt Ethereum (ETH) has done well over the past few months.
While the world struggles with crypto; China’s toughest university exams are quizzing students on Bitcoin
China’s moving at “Lambo” speed when it comes to digital currencies, blockchain, and Bitcoin.
Betting on exchanges? Data shows “DEX” tokens have a 5x return compared to “centralized” tokens
Decentralized exchanges (DEX) were the cryptocurrency industry’s antidote to rising centralization in terms of where crypto could be transacted or stored. Critics noted exchanges were increasingly becoming a single-point-of-failure for cryptocurrencies, owing to the lack of security and zero-ownership of actual tokens for holders. But DEXs caught on in late-2018 and seem to be flourishing […]
The state of Bitcoin’s market structure has been incredibly unclear as of late.
Investors are now buying Ethereum (ETH) at a 750% premium; a smart investment or Robinhood-esque FOMO?
Ethereum demand is surging, if Grayscale’s data is considered.