Blockchain Experts Weigh in on Russia’s Controversial Coronavirus Tracking App

Blockchain Experts Weigh in on Russia’s Controversial Coronavirus Tracking App

Experts suggest that blockchain technology could have been a better solution for handling coronavirus-related data in Russia. Moscow’s COVID-19 App is pulled from Google Play On March 25, an app called “Social monitoring” appeared in Google Play store. According to the app’s description, it was designed for social monitoring as well as for providing access …

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Coinbase Custody is the biggest Tezos staking service, despite charging higher fees

Coinbase Custody is the biggest Tezos staking service, despite charging higher fees

Coinbase Custody is the largest operator of a Tezos staking validator, despite charging higher fees. The firm is staking over 65 million XTZ as of March 30, according to research conducted by The Block’s John Dantoni. Coinbase Custody launched its staking service in April 2019. That equates to more than $110 million at today’s XTZ …

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Corporate America Knows the Bailout Is Baked In

Corporate America Knows the Bailout Is Baked In

CoinDesk columnist Nic Carter is partner at Castle Island Ventures, a public blockchain-focused venture fund based in Cambridge, Mass. He is also the cofounder of Coin Metrics, a blockchain analytics startup. In the year 1730, the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon described the uneven effect of newly issued money as it enters society. He made two common-sense observations: that …

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Bitcoin in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Two Possible Scenarios

Bitcoin in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Two Possible Scenarios

Futurist and author, Daniel Jeffries, shared with Cointelegraph his view on the future scenarios awaiting Bitcoin in the aftermath of COVID-19.  Two possible outcomes  In one particularly dark scenario,  the global economy will plunge into a severe recession and countries will turn to authoritarianism in order to survive.  In such a scenario, world governments will …

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Bitcoin Enters Historically Strong Quarter With 3% Price Gain

Bitcoin Enters Historically Strong Quarter With 3% Price Gain

View Historical data suggests bitcoin could put in a positive performance in the second quarter. Bitcoin is currently trapped in a pennant pattern on the daily chart. A breakout will likely yield a rally toward $8,000. A pennant breakdown would put the bears in a commanding position and open the doors to $5,000. Bitcoin kicked …

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Bitcoin payments on dark markets most impacted by coronavirus pandemic: Chainalysis report

Bitcoin payments on dark markets most impacted by coronavirus pandemic: Chainalysis report

A report from blockchain analysis Chainalysis this week indicates that the correlation between bitcoin spending and the digital asset’s price went through dramatic changes amid the recent market volatility. The report published on March 30 broke down the impact of the coronavirus on the consumer end of bitcoin. Although purchases related to merchant services, gambling services, the …

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AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn't Read T&Cs

AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn’t Read T&Cs

U.S. mobile operator AT&T hopes to dismiss crypto investor Mike Terpin’s amended case over a SIM-swap hack, claiming he had not read the firm’s terms and conditions. AT&T’s attorneys took issue with three parts of the second amended complaint and his request for millions in punitive damages, arguing they showed the plaintiff was himself mostly …

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