Election 2020 Prediction Markets: Bettors Say Trump Lost Tuesday’s Debate – CoinDesk

With the first Trump–Biden debate now smoldering behind us, the betting markets have picked their winner. That also means they’ve decided on a loser: President Donald Trump. Tuesday marked the first time the incumbent squared off face-to-face against his rival, Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden. The two septuagenarians bickered, insulted, belittled and […]

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MyEtherWallet’s founder used to pay his rent by mining Bitcoin

Kosala Hemachandra, founder and CEO of crypto asset storage platform, MyEtherWallet, mined Bitcoin as a way to pay his Los Angeles rent between 2014-2015. When it came time to pay his bills, he would convert his coins into cash to facilitate the actual transaction. In conversation with Cointelegraph, Hemachandra reminisced about purchasing Bitcoin mining equipment […]

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Bitcoin price risks even larger pullback in Quarter 4 after shrill refusals | BTC Wires

Sep 30, 2020 19:17&nbspUTC | Updated: Sep 30, 2020 at 19:17&nbspUTC By&nbspClark Bitcoin risks a huge withdrawal in the fourth quarter because of the conflux of bearish technical structures and macro uncertainty Bitcoin price is getting weaker after one more sharp disapproval from the $11,000 opposition level. As Bitcoin get in the 4th quarter, the […]

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Bitcoin.com Exchange to List Aspire and Aspire Gas as Newest Digital Asset Creation Platform Comes to Market  | Press release Bitcoin News

Aspire (ASP) is the first digital asset creation platform to resist both mining exploits and 51 percent attacks common to proof-of-work blockchains. Its fees are a tiny fraction of creating assets on Ethereum or other platforms due to its innovative Aspire Gas (GASP) blockchain Both tokens will be introduced with BTC and USDT trading pairs, […]

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Bitcoin vs USD: The reason why loosening of the dollar will push BTC above $20,000 | BTC Wires

Sep 30, 2020 18:14&nbspUTC | Updated: Sep 30, 2020 at 18:14&nbspUTC By&nbspClark Investors must retain an eye on the close-fitting opposite association between the forte of the Bitcoin & U.S. dollar. An extensive debate among investors is the connection of Bitcoin with other markets. A high degree of connection among the Bitcoin & equity markets has […]

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The first fundamental study of DeFi: From ideas to mechanisms to the new finance

With its year-to-date growth of more than 15x in total value locked, and more than $11 billion committed to the protocols, decentralized finance (DeFi) has become a mainstay in the crypto industry, and a whole new industry in itself. Meanwhile, its shape as a concrete market has not been defined with substantial confidence. A major […]

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Bitcoin price risks even bigger pullback in Q4 after sharp rejections

Bitcoin price is showing weakness after another sharp rejection from the $11,000 resistance level. As Bitcoin (BTC) enters the fourth quarter, the sentiment around the market remains generally cautious and neutral. Bitcoin might face a larger pullback in the fourth quarter due to several key factors. Throughout the past three years, every September monthly candle […]

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Chainalysis and Texas firm win million-dollar IRS contract to crack Monero

On Wednesday, the IRS awarded two $625,000 contracts looking for tracing tools for privacy token Monero and Layer 2 protocols. The winners were blockchain analytics firms Chainalysis and Integra FEC. The IRS initially publicized its quest for a privacy-busting analytics solution at the beginning of the month. An IRS representative told Cointelegraph that the agency […]

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Cardano’s real competition is not who you’d expect, says new Cardano Foundation CEO

Frederik Gregaard, the incoming CEO of the Cardano Foundation, shared his perspective on FinTech’s competitive landscape and major technology trends with Cointelegraph. Discussing competition, Gregaard said that the protocol’s biggest opponents do not come from within the blockchain space: “I think the biggest competitor, it’s really the largest technology companies today around, the large tech platforms […]

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