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New York governor Cuomo reveals COVID-19 pilot built on IBM blockchain

Blockchain could play a crucial role in COVID-19 vaccination management as the globe starts to emerge from the crisis. A sense of relief has begun to emerge as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be administered across the world. While hopeful, a new challenge remains:...

PayPal CEO says the payments giant wants to be ‘the digital wallet for global CBDCs’

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman said Thursday that he sees PayPal playing a significant role in the utility of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). On the company's investor day call, Schulman said PayPal is gearing up to be "the digital wallet for global CBDCs." PayPal's...

3 ways the next altcoin bull cycle will vastly differ from 2017’s

Bitcoin is still the main focus of most investors but Layer 2 solutions, governance, and DeFi are shaping up to be the driving forces of the next altseason. A recent report from CoinMetrics suggests that when a new altseason starts it will play out in a way that is...

Collectibles giant Funko shares surge after acquiring NFT app Tokenwave

Among the first publicly-traded companies to jump on the NFT bandwagon, they won't be the last In a flurry of price action reminiscent of 2017 mania, shortly after announcing that they had acquired NFT display and tracking platform Tokenwave, pop-culture collectibles...

Who Gets Custody of Kim Kardashian’s Bitcoin in the Divorce?

According to a report from celebrity publication Page Six, socialite Kim Kardashian West and rapper Kanye West are headed for a hard fork after six years of marriage. While America is shocked—shocked!—by this completely out-of-the-blue news that no one could have seen...

Investors Pump $250M Into Reddit Following Social Media Site’s Role in GameStop Mania

The company plans to double its headcount to 1,400 by the end of 2021. News Source from CoinDesk.com
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$83K Bitcoin price in the cards after data shows BTC whales bought the dip

Two key Bitcoin price metrics signal that whales bought the dip to $42,000, a hint that BTC may be gearing up for a new all-time high by mid-June. As Bitcoin (BTC) tested the $43,000 support for the third consecutive day, whales bought the dip on derivatives...

‘Crypto for COVID’: Indian neobank aims to feed those affected by pandemic

In the middle of a spike in cases, more than 4,000 people are dying in India every day as a direct result of the pandemic. Cashaa, a crypto banking platform with physical branches across India, is launching an initiative aimed at bringing crypto enthusiasts together...

Acting OCC chief has begun a staff review of crypto-related actions

Under former comptroller Brian Brooks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) made considerable strides related to cryptocurrency regulation. Now, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu is requesting a staff review of those actions. "My broader...

OCC Signals It May Be Less Crypto-Friendly Than Brian Brooks Regime

The Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Michael Hsu, who was named to the position earlier this month by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, is wasting no time making a mark. Hsu has ordered a review of several of the agency's recent actions, including moves that gave it...

NVIDIA Isn’t Done Making Graphics Cards ‘Less Desirable’ for Ethereum Miners

NVIDIA, the largest computer chip maker in the US by market cap, is taking sides in a battle of Ethereum miners versus video gamers.  Sorry, miners. NVIDIA said today it is cutting the hash power for three graphics processing units (GPUs) used in both video games and...

South Korean Ministries ‘Do Not Want’ to Take Charge of Crypto-Related Regulation, Claims Official

The crypto regulation crisis is on fire in South Korea, as politicians have struggled to reach agreements with top government officials to ease rulings. A local media outlet reveals that South Korean ministries “do not want” to take charge of the country’s digital...

There are now 6,710 Cardano millionaires following latest ADA surge

The number of Cardano millionaires has gone up 1,2341.34% this year, according to Coin Metrics data. Cardano has rewarded its investors with significant gains this year, with a growing number of holders joining the coveted millionaires’ club following the latest ADA...

Altcoins notch double-digit gains even as Bitcoin price falls to $42,500

Altcoins took the reins and galloped higher, while bulls appear to be losing the battle to hold Bitcoin's price above $43,000. On May 18, Bitcoin (BTC) and the overall cryptocurrency market faced another round of selling as FUD — fear, uncertainty and doubt — impacted...

Nvidia weakens potential hash rate from GeForce chips to discourage miners from using its GPUs

Computing hardware maker Nvidia is reducing the possible hash rate production of its GeForce graphics cards to discourage their use for mining. In an announcement from the firm Tuesday, it said the new, lower hash rate cards will start shipping in late May. The...

Polkadot Is One Step Closer to Launching an ‘Internet of Interoperable Blockchains’

Kusama, a testnet of sorts for Polkadot, has seen its very first parachain go live soon after Polkadot creator and Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood announced that the project is entering the final phase of its mainnet launch. Parachains refer to different blockchains...

Acting OCC chief has begun a staff review of crypto-related actions

Under former comptroller Brian Brooks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) made considerable strides related to cryptocurrency regulation. Now, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu is requesting a staff review of those actions. "My broader...

How venture capitalists are adjusting to the brave new world of DeFi

Quick Take Investment in DeFi accounted for 26% of the $3.18 billion that private investors poured into crypto and blockchain projects in the first quarter of 2021. Backing DeFi projects requires venturing into uncharted waters relative to traditional equity...

MicroStrategy adds another $10 million in bitcoin to its holdings

MicroStrategy has made yet another addition to its growing stockpile of bitcoin. On Tuesday, the publicly traded company bought 229 BTC for $10 million at an average of roughly $44,000 per BTC, according to an 8-K form filed with the Securities and Exchange...

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