Blockchain Bites: Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Ships, Libra Rebrands, ‘Bitcoin’ Google Searches Up

Ethereum 2.0 hit a major milestone as its “Beacon Chain” went live. Libra “seizes the day” and rebrands to Diem. Google searches for “bitcoin” have doubled since last month.  Top shelf Coinbase <> MicroStrategyMicroStrategy has revealed Coinbase as the platform that executed its $425 million BTC buy that thrust MicroStrategy into the spotlight of the bitcoin community.  Announced Tuesday, Coinbase revealed MicroStrategy’s initial $250 million investment, which occurred over a five-day period in August, came via Coinbase Prime, the exchange’s crypto brokerage arm formed following the acquisition of Tagomi in…

Blockchains Acquires Cambridge Blockchain Backed by PayPal

Just over a year ago, Blockchains LLC also acquired Slock.it, an Ethereum startup, and made their founders the director of blockchain development and the Vice President of the technology. Blockchains LLC has announced its acquisition of Cambridge Blockchain pending the release of their unhosted wallet in 2021. According to Lee Weiss, the Blockchain Executive Vice President, they made the initial contact with Cambridge, and after agreeing on a discussion, Blockchains realized that they have a similar ethos. They concluded and closed the deal just last week. Just over a year…

Blockchain Coalition Launches Tradable Carbon Credit Token

Stablecoin pioneer Uphold is claiming to have launched the first tradable retail carbon token. The Universal Protocol Alliance, a coalition of blockchain companies led by Uphold and including Bittrex Global, Ledger, Certik and Infinigold, announced the Universal Carbon (UPCO2) token Tuesday.  Each blockchain-based UPCO2 token represents a certified measure of carbon dioxide. They can be bought and held as an investment, or burned to offset a company or individual’s carbon footprint, the group said. A rather overloaded term, “carbon credits” can refer to both government-issued credits traded on regulated markets,…

Russia’s Alfa-Bank offers blockchain platform for freelancers

Alfa-Bank, one of the largest private commercial banks in Russia, is exploring blockchain technology in its services for freelancers. According to a Dec. 1 announcement, Alfa-Bank will use blockchain-based applications to automate services for freelancers and self-employed workers. Based on Waves Enterprise’s blockchain platform, Alfa-Bank’s new service covers the entire process of registration and remuneration for self-employed individuals, including payments settlement, income registration and tax payments. Denis Dodon, director of Alfa-Bank’s research and development center, told Cointelegraph that the new blockchain-based service enables freelancers to get direct remuneration via any…

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin All-Time High Puts It on Pace for Highest Monthly Close

Blockchain Bites is back – we hope you enjoyed the holiday pause. Now for the news: Another major hedge fund may allocate to bitcoin. Kaspersky sees cybercrime on the rise for 2021. And anonymous developers have forked a seemingly dead project to launch DeFi’s latest stablecoin. And, perhaps most notably, bitcoin has set a new all-time high. “After nearly three years of waiting, bitcoin investors can celebrate a new all-time high Monday after the leading cryptocurrency traded as high as $19,786, breaking the previous record set in December 2017 by…

Da Zero alla Luna, in viaggio nella Blockchain con Gian Luca Comandini – Book Calling #5

▶ Coinbase Website: Coinbase.com ▶ CEX Website: cex.io Quali differenze ci sono tra blockchain e #cryptocurrency? In che modo tecnologia blockchain si è rivelata rivoluzionaria anche per gli smart contract? Tutti quesiti a cui risponde Gian Luca Comandini, uno dei principali esperti italiani di tecnologia blockchain, fondatore della società di consulenza Blockchain Core e membro della task force governativa per la strategia nazionale in ambito #blockchain. Gian Luca Comandini, nel corso di questa quarta puntata di Book Calling, ci porterà alla scoperta di questa tecnologia raccontandoci del suo libro, pubblicato…

VeChain Could See A Bounce Soon 🏀 | VET Technical Analysis (10 Nov 2020)

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▶ Coinbase Website: Coinbase.com ▶ CEX Website: cex.io Stocks pump on positive vaccine news, but #Bitcoin has trouble keeping up. $BTC miner exchange outflows increase 271%! Is the the #BTC top for now? New smart money rushes in as institutional FOMO grows, Dr. Doom changes his tune, crypto news, and more! 🔳 Join PrimeXBT ►► 🔥 Get 50% BONUS with Code: CRYPTOZOMBIE 📺 PrimeXBT Tutorial: ——————————————————————————————– 🔶 Join ByBit Exchange ►► 🔥 Use Code: WIN$500 for up to *$610 BONUS!* 📺 ByBit Tutorial: 🔷 Join Phemex Exchange ►► **($140 BONUS)**…

90 Seconds or Less | 10 11 20 | Bayern Munich Blockchain

▶ Coinbase Website: Coinbase.com ▶ CEX Website: cex.io REIMAGINE 2020’s Yonah Hochhauser explains today’s top blockchain & crypto stories in 90 seconds or less. Today’s top stories are Bayern Munich FC joins SoRare on the blockchain, Michael Saylor tweets out his love for Bitcoin, & Celsius reports doubling its holdings. ========================================================================= Host: Yonah Hochhauser, Media at REIMAGINE 2020 ========================================================================= Find more information about this week’s research here: Twitter Bayern Munich FC: Website Bayern Munich FC: Twitter SoRare: Telegram SoRare: Discord SoRare: Website SoRare: Twitter Michael Saylor: Twitter Celsius: Website Celsius:…

A missing catalyst of blockchain adoption

When most people imagine the problems solved and industries disrupted by blockchain technology, the typical use cases come to mind: global currency, store of value and even a way to track goods on an immutable ledger. A good starting point in understanding what drives the adoption of new technology is to take a deeper look at human psychology and understand what motivates the average person to participate in the cryptocurrency space. As of now, the lion’s share of users who participate in the space do so in the pursuit of…