“Cryptocurrencies do not remain aloof from politics, and they are weakly confirming the role of an alternative to the banking system now,” shared Alex Kuptsikevich, financial analyst at FxPro, in an email to CoinDesk. “With a sharp decline over the weekend, bitcoin wiped out the initial gains, gave...
Bitcoin was trading flat to negative even as the European stocks and the S&P 500 futures got a slight tailwind. Team Valhalla
Espresso Systems is developing layer 1, or base blockchain, infrastructure to deliver fast, low-fee transactions by integrating a proof-of-stake consensus protocol with a zero-knowledge (zk) rollup mechanism that can bundle multiple transactions in a more resource-efficient way. Team Valhalla
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Of course, Coinbase plans to make participation easier. Its much anticipated NFT marketplace will allow users to buy these assets with fiat using their credit cards. Indeed, companies like eBay, Reddit, and Instagram all have plans to integrate NFTs, also likely using fiat options that may cause NFTs...
Non-fungible token (NFT) scaling platform Immutable has raised $200 million in a Series C funding round led by Singapore state investment fund Temasek at a $2.5 billion valuation, according to a press release provided to CoinDesk. The funds will be used toward global expansion, including scaling Immutable Gaming...
Christopher Perkins, who joined the VC firm from Citigroup last summer, says he’s encouraged by increasing bipartisan support in the U.S. for blockchain technology. Team Valhalla
Astar Network, a parachain or parallel chain of the Polkadot network, has announced the $100 million Astar Boost Program fund to provide liquidity and offer financial support and incentive programs to smart contract developers. The company told CoinDesk that the program was funded through $22 million in fundraising,...
There are many ways to make money in the crypto market. But most of these ways require that you are an active investor, looking at charts daily and making moves. But it is also possible to make passive income in crypto, and here is how: You can stake...
There has been a lot of talk about web 3.0. It's hard to differentiate between the hype and the facts, but one thing is for certain. Web 3.0 is happening. So, how do you position yourself to benefit from this new age of the internet? Here are...