Day: October 10, 2021

‘Bitcoin in 2009!’ — Emmy Winner Ted Lasso Drops Crypto Reference

In the latest sign of crypto seeping into popular culture, the hit TV show Tad Lasso dropped a reference to Bitcoin in its Season 2 finale that came out Friday on Apple TV. The Bitcoin mention comes in a scene where the character Sam Obisanya is torn over whether to stay with his London-based soccer

El Salvador to Use Bitcoin Profits to Build Pet Hospital

El Salvador’s president said Saturday that the country will use profits from its Bitcoin holdings to build a “pet hospital.” President Nayib Bukele, who made Bitcoin legal tender in the country on September 7, wrote on Twitter that the country’s Bitcoin Trust had a surplus of $4 million dollars due to the surging price of

DOGE Co-Founder Silently Hints at Dogecoin, Tweeting About “Beanie Babies” Shooting to “Tens of Thousands of USD”

Computer scientist Billy Markus, who founded Dogecoin together with Jackson Palmer in 2013, has taken to Twitter to talk about Beanie Babies toys surging in price from zero in 2007 to much higher in 2021. From being worth “almost zero” back in 2007, according to Markus, who goes by a Twitter nickname Shibetoshi Nakamoto. Now,

Edward Snowden: CBDCs Are ‘Cryptofascist currencies’ That Could ‘Casually Annihilate’ Savings

In a barbed tweet yesterday, NSA consultant turned whistleblower Edward Snowden said that Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) could “casually [annihilate] the savings of every wage-worker” in the country. Snowden began his attack against the nascent promise of CBDCs—digital currencies backed by the monetary reserves of a central bank—in response to an article by New

Ethereum Network Growth Shows Massive Spike: Here Are Reasons

While Bitcoin moves through strong resistance at $55,000 like a knife through butter, Ethereum is consolidating in the $3,500-$3,600 zone for five days in a row. But while the price action on the second-biggest cryptocurrency stagnates, Santiment on-chain data shows significant growth on the network, which can be tied to the increasing popularity of both

Stacks Blows Up 57% After Bitcoin NFTs Take Off

The demand for Stacks, a blockchain that combines Bitcoin with smart contracts, is soaring. Its price has risen by 58% in the last 24 hours to a price of $2.3, just as its nascent NFT market picks up. STX’s explosive price movement caused the cryptocurrency to rise thirteen places up the global market capitalization rankings.

BTC, ETH and XRP Price Analysis for October 10

Bears have seized the initiative on the last day of the week as the majority of the coins are in the red zone. However, there are some exceptions to the rule. Mainly, the rate of XRP has rocketed by 11% since yesterday. Top coins by CoinMarketCap BTC/USD The rate of Bitcoin (BTC) has increased by

Here's How Bitcoin Might Benefit From Low Numbers in U.S. Jobs Report

While most countries recover from the “covid crisis,” the U.S. was showing significant growth and recovery since the beginning of the year. But according to the latest jobs report, the country is not keeping up with the stated recovery rates and is adding fewer jobs than expected, which means that the cryptocurrency market might receive

U.S. Goverment Drafts Unified Crypto Oversight Plan

The Biden administration has drafted an executive order that could create a unified approach to crypto regulation. White House Could Appoint Crypto Czar As first reported by Bloomberg, the order would have federal agencies study various areas of the cryptocurrency industry and create recommendations within those areas. In particular, the order pertains to areas such

Bakkt Partners With Google On Payments, Cloud Services

Crypto trading platform Bakkt announced a partnership with Google today that will integrate payments services across platforms and make use of cloud solutions to build new technology. Partnership Focuses on Payments Under the partnership, Bakkt users will be able to add their virtual Bakkt Visa Debit Card to Google Pay, which will allow the purchase

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