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Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Saturday, Feb. 16: Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both directions on the day, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen fractional 0.37 percent growth on the day and is trading at […]

Analysts Expect Crypto Markets to Continue Climbing After Yesterday’s Surge

Analysts Expect Crypto Markets to Continue Climbing After Yesterday’s Surge

Yesterday was an incredibly positive day for the crypto markets, as many cryptocurrencies were able to erase several weeks of losses in a matter of mere hours. Litecoin led yesterday’s surge and was able to skyrocket 30%, which led LTC to claim the fourth most valuable spot by market capitalization. Because the markets have been […]

Bitcoin Pops Above $3,700 As Crypto Market Flashes Green

Bitcoin Pops Above $3,700 As Crypto Market Flashes Green

The cryptocurrency market is making an emphatic return today after days of low volatility, with the price of bitcoin briefly surpassing $3,700 alongside other major coins printing double-digit gains in the past day. Litecoin (LTC), the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, led the charge by surging just over 40 percent from its opening price of […]

Harvard and Levi Strauss Collaborate to Develop Blockchain-Based Factory Safety System

Harvard and Levi Strauss Collaborate to Develop Blockchain-Based Factory Safety System

Harvard University and American clothing company Levi Strauss & Co announced a collaboration with the New America think tank to develop a blockchain factory safety system, Reuters reportedon Jan. 24. The new system aims to eventually replace external factory health and safety auditors with a self-reporting infrastructure by the workers. Dr. Eileen McNeely, director of Harvard T.H. Chan’s […]

Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Blockchain-based prediction market Augur is reportedly significantly overestimating its usage, a founding partner of cryptocurrency hedge fund Tetras Capital claimed on social media on Jan. 10. The latest criticism of the project, Alex Sunnarborg took Augur to task following publication of its most recent weekly report showing the amount of money circulating within its markets. Specifically, the report claims around $2 million is […]

What is Bitwage? Jobs and Crypto Payments for Remote Workers

What is Bitwage? Jobs and Crypto Payments for Remote Workers

Bitwage proudly displays the phrase Jobs and Salaries for International Outsourcing Firms atop its homepage. The company is not only a facilitator of cross-border payments for clients, their employees, and contractors. It’s also an advanced job search site, especially focused on the needs of remote workers. Here’s a closer look at the advantages that Bitwage jobs and salaries may […]

Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Following the recent period of volatility in the cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin has found support around $3,800, and has led the overall cryptocurrency markets to trade sideways. The crypto market’s stability over the past couple of days comes amidst major volatility in the traditional equities markets. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up marginally at its […]

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

A state-owned bank in Brazil is about to issue a crypto token designed to maintain parity with the national currency. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Brazilian National Social Development Bank will launch a pilot in January 2019 for the BNDES token, which runs on the ethereum blockchain and is backed 1-for-1 by Brazilian real. The […]