Day: October 16, 2021

Steam Bans Crypto Games While Epic Games Welcomes Them

Video game developer and publisher Epic has said it will accept games built with blockchain technology. The news comes after online gaming store Steam yesterday announced it would ban applications “built on blockchain technology that issue or allow exchange of cryptocurrencies or NFTs.” Epic, which competes with Valve, Steam’s developer, then told The Verge that

This Week on Crypto Twitter: Steam Bans NFTs, Axie Upsets Fans and Tungsten Cubes Go Viral

Twitter is a free space to vent frustrations, and this week the folks on Crypto Twitter had plenty of frustrations to air. Here’s our review of the rants on CT that blew up this week. Yesterday, online gaming store Steam launched new rules and guidelines to ban games built with blockchain technology. In a section

Charles Hoskinson Starts Cardano Africa Tour to Support Future Cardano-Based Innovations There

Chief of Input Output Global and head of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, has posted some photos from Africa and the CiTi even in Cape Town, which means the Cardano African tour is underway. SA living — Charles Hoskinson (@IOHK_Charles) October 16, 2021 Cardano Africa tour takes off On October 10, Hoskinson returned from his ranch

Bitcoin Company Bakkt To Go Public on New York Stock Exchange

Cryptocurrency platform Bakkt will begin trading as a public company on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, according to its owner, the Intercontinental Exchange. Bakkt was launched in 2018 by the Intercontinental Exchange (the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange) as a crypto custodian: it holds Bitcoin safely in cold storage for

Pantera Capital's Dan Morehead: Bitcoin (BTC) Already Up 100% in This Bull Run

As Bitcoin (BTC) reclaims $62,000 level, Dan Morehead, CEO of the first-ever cryptocurrency-focused VC firm in the U.S., shares the comprehensive statistics of the last six bull runs for Bitcoin. Bitcoin (BTC) price doubled in 87 days: Bull Run 2021 According to the latest tweet by Mr. Morehead, the Bitcoin (BTC) price witnessed a 2x

BTC, ADA and BNB Price Analysis for October 16

The weekend has begun with the continued growth of the market as all of the top 10 coins remain in the green zone. Top coins by CoinMarketCap BTC/USD The rate of Bitcoin (BTC) keeps growing, coming closer to the peak around $64,000. It has risen by 2.70% over the past 24 hours. BTC/USD chart by

Salvador President Mocks Economist Steve Hanke, Here's Why

Nayib Bukele, the president of El Salvador and a passionate Bitcoin (BTC) proponent, has responded to Steve Hanke’s tirade with a semi-ironic tweet. Who laughs last? Today, on Oct. 16, 2021, Nayib Bukele retweeted the opinion of Prof. Steve Hanke of The John Hopkins University, prominent economist and reformer in emerging-market nation-states. You were saying?

Bitcoin’s First ETF: Winners and Losers

Well, it finally happened. After more than eight years (!) of pleading by the crypto industry, the SEC has given the go-ahead to a Bitcoin ETF—a move that will give regular folks exposure to the original cryptocurrency via major stock exchanges, and is expected to trigger a moon moment as new money rushes into Bitcoin.

Ethereum Badge App POAP is Scaling Back to Move Forward

In a case of popularity outpacing scale, the blockchain event badge app POAP announced major changes to its business on Thursday night. The rapid growth in the number of POAP users, combined with the behavior of “a few bad actors,” has led POAP to take a step back. ok here is the quote about bad

This Week in Coins: Bitcoin and Ethereum Rally Before Launch of Bitcoin Futures ETF

Over the last seven days, the two largest cryptocurrencies by market capitalization, Bitcoin and Ethereum, grew 13% and 9% respectively, amid news that a Bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) had been approved by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Bitcoin is currently worth $61,606, just $3,000 shy of its former all-time high of $64,863,

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