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AMZN Stock Rises 0.89%, Jeff Bezos Is Urged to Close Amazon Warehouses Hit by Coronavirus

April 2, 2020

Amazon is at a critical time currently due to the coronavirus as it has hit some of the firm’s warehouse with staff testing positive. Amazon (AMZN) stock price is very unstable these days.As novel coronavirus continues to bit deep into the global economy, Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) stock was dwindling plunging on Wednesday to begin rising again on Thursday, 2nd April. Now it is 0.89% up and is trading at $1,920.20.Apart from Amazon (AMZN) stock, the firm itself is at a critical time currently due to coronavirus as it has hit some of the firm’s warehouse with staff testing positive to the deadly respiratory disease. This event prompted some New York legislators alongside top unions and Amazon staff to swing into action.The N.Y. legislators and unions sent a letter to Jeff Bezos,

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Bybit Announces Sweeping Changes with New USDT Contracts

March 24, 2020

The rollout of USDT contracts introduces some major flexibility improvements to margin accounts. USDT will be the single currency for all user account balances, profits, and losses.March has been an extremely challenging month for the crypto markets, but at least some exchanges are keeping calm and carrying on with their roadmaps. Bybit has confirmed it’s rolling out some significantly enhanced functionality to its trading platform with the introduction of USDT contracts. The changes will mean that users have considerably more flexibility in how they manage their margin trading accounts.Until now, Bybit offered users a range of perpetual contracts with pairs, including BTCUSD, ETHUSD, XRPUSD, and others. The platform doesn’t trade in fiat, meaning that users would have account balances

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Fintech Think Tank and Cardano in Legal Battle

March 23, 2020

The Z/Yen Group Limited recently took legal action against a blockchain developer, the Cardano Foundation. The core of the problem and the cause of the lawsuit dates back to 2017 and is related to an agreement between the former research partners.Business partnerships are usually great at the beginning. However, sometimes unpredictable things happen and they fall apart. That is fine if the parting terms suit both sides, but in the case of the Cardano Foundation, the separation from the former partner didn’t go as planned.Regardless of the cryptocurrency blog you read, you will find the information on Cardano. Yet, if you want to find out the latest news on Cardano Foundation and its legal dispute with Fintech Think Tank, look no further. We have done a thorough research and put all the

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How to Seize What Might Be Unprecedented Crypto Buying Opportunity

March 19, 2020

Although it is true that most cryptocurrencies have experienced significant losses in recent weeks, similar losses have been seen on multiple occasions in the past, and the market has always bounced back stronger than before.The last month has been an interesting time for both cryptocurrency traders and holders, as the cryptocurrency market witnessed one of the biggest crashes in its brief history.As it stands, the vast majority of cryptocurrencies have lost more than 40% of their value in less than a month—interrupting two months of solid growth. Now, on the brink of what some consider to be a potential recession, cryptocurrencies are due for their biggest test yet.Since cryptocurrencies are widely considered to be the perfect hedge against a failing traditional economy, the recent

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Have Access to Personal Loans in Timely and Safe Manner with CreditNinja

March 19, 2020

It has become rather simple to get a loan through online lending platforms. For example, at CreditNinja, any user can apply for a personal loan.In a perfect world, all of us would have sufficient money or cash for all our needs. However, in the real world, the majority of us have a minimal option but to apply for a personal loan or borrow money to meet our goals.Fortunately, it’s become straightforward to get a loan through online lending platforms, for example, CreditNinja. At CreditNinja, anyone can apply for a personal loan from the luxury of their abode through an online application. Thus, no long lines and bank forms.Also, CreditNinja offers different loans to debtors at super affordable interest rates. If you’re looking to get a loan for whatever the reason, CreditNinja will help you

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Platincoin Fulfilled the Dream of Receiving Passive Income from Cryptocurrencies

March 18, 2020

PLATINCOIN is a digital ecosystem that includes a network of crypto ATMs and e-Commerce stores, where payments are made with tokens in order to identify economic agents and accelerate the growth of the ecosystem.Despite the fact that year after year we re-evaluate our past experience, we can definitely say that 2013 was the year of Bitcoin, 2017-18 was the ICO era, and 2019 was marked by an interest in DeFi. DeFi applications make the process of generating income from cryptocurrencies easy and simple, but the most exciting thing is that they make the dream of passive income from cryptocurrencies a reality.Cryptocurrencies are becoming one of the most promising paths to passive income, which does not require the banks services at all. Therefore, the blockchain community pays great interest

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Is 2020 the Year for Ethereum?

March 17, 2020

At the beginning of 2019 around $1.92 million of ETH was locked into DeFi, by the end of the year, this had risen to almost $3 million in Ethereum.Launched in 2015, the cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) is the go-to digital currency for smart contracts. While cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are used to transfer currency from one person to another, Ethereum can be described as highly programmable digital transactions that take place when certain conditions are met.It has a current circulating value of around $30 billion US dollars, however, this is around just one-sixth of the value of its biggest competitor Bitcoin. Bitcoin accounted for 87% of the value of the cryptocurrency market during its boom in 2017 and has remained the market leader ever since. Ether was not initially created to be a

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OKEx Surpassed BitMEx in Bitcoin Futures Volume

March 13, 2020

OKEx surpassed BitMEX in the Bitcoin futures volume while exchanges face challenges in dealing with extreme market.The cryptocurrency market fell prey to the global instability, which contributes to the catastrophic falling of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, from $9K level to $3k level. Starting from 7 March, the asset showed pressure on the resistance level, and continued the downwards trending until today, without indicating any strong bounce back signals yet.OKEx Dominates the Bitcoin Futures MarketDespite the spot market is slowing down, Bitcoin’s derivatives market has been getting more attention, and the enthusiasm is quite visible in the Bitcoin futures market. Regarding the Bitcoin futures, BitMEX has been long dominated in the market, but now OKEx, another cryptocurrency

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Crypto Mining Is Providing Its Users with Amazing Flexibility for Mining Bitcoin and Altcoins

March 12, 2020

Crypto Mining is a platform that offers benefits to different target groups: beginners, enthusiastic home miners and large scale investors.“How can I mine cryptocurrencies easily?” that’s a question most crypto enthusiasts have asked Google time and again. But once presented with ideas like “buy the best mining rig,” or “join a mining pool,” the user is often left more confused than when they had begun their search. Nonetheless, this has become a thing of the past thanks to Crypto Mining, a cloud mining service provider that offers its users a flexible way to dig cryptocurrencies.Mining Still Poses DifficultiesIt’s no longer news that one of the most profitable investments in the cryptocurrency space is mining. While several people may have an interest in this niche, very few can achieve

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FX, Commodities and More: Build the Perfect Trading Portfolio with PrimeXBT

March 12, 2020

PrimeXBT is a good choice for traders seeking diversification thanks to the low fee structure that rewards those who take positions more frequently, or across many asset types. There are several factors that go into a proper risk management strategy.Any trader worth their salt very well understands the importance of planning and execution, which includes the timing of exits or entries with limit orders and setting stop loss or take profit orders at key levels.But one critical factor is often overlooked: diversification. Why Building a Diverse Trading Portfolio is Ideal for Performance and RiskAccording to Investopedia, diversification is a “risk management strategy that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio.”The idea behind this concept is simple: By limiting exposure to

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ATROMG8 Creates Milestone by Getting Bibox Listing

March 12, 2020

The ATROM tokens used on the ATROMG8 platform have been finally listed on Bibox. Now they can be accessed easily anytime without any hassles.ATROMG8 is a service designed for society and delivered through advanced technologies on a global scale. After extensive market research, it came into existence to meet all the unique requirements of the users worldwide. The aim here is to create a safe and secure environment not just for the individual users, but also for their families as well as the business corporations. It was seen that, so many people were missing out on the benefits of the internet and the advanced technologies available in the industry. And, it inspired the designers to create something as epic as ATROMG8. No matter which country you are from, you can now benefit from the

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Why Demo Accounts Are Not Just for Trading Beginners

March 6, 2020

Here are some reasons why even experienced traders may find demo accounts on trading platforms useful for them.Demo accounts on trading platforms offer newcomers the chance to get started gently. A report from 2018 suggested that 4.3 million people started trading in 2018, so there is a clear need for software like this.Yet, demo accounts can also be extremely useful for experienced traders, although this is generally for different reasons to newcomers. Here are some reasons why a more knowledgeable user may decide to use dummy money like this.To Experiment with New FeaturesEven someone who is a veteran in the industry may need some time to get used to a different piece of software. This is especially true if it offers in-depth analysis tools, real-time quotes or some other change from

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PrimeXBT Exchange Nabs Three Forex Awards, Including Best Crypto Trading Platform

February 27, 2020

PrimeXBT is proud to announce that it received three prizes at Forex Awards as the Best Crypto Trading Platform, the Best Crypto and Forex Broker, and the Best Crypto Trading App.The 2019 edition of the Forex Rewards has revealed that Bitcoin-based margin trading platform PrimeXBT made a clean sweep of the awards in the cryptocurrency categories. In the category of Best Cryptocurrency Trading Platform; Best Cryptocurrency and Forex Broker, and Best Crypto Trading App, PrimeXBT walked away with all three awards.The Forex Awards are well established having begun as far back as 2010. They look to evaluate and rate certain sites, across a number of areas in trading, in order to bring the limelight to all the forex and binary options companies that deserve clients’ attention and

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Are Custodial Wallets Better Than Non-custodial Solutions?

February 20, 2020

Sometimes vulnerabilities of non-custodial apps make it possible to breach data without users having a chance at backing up their balances. But custodial wallets offer users the possibility of recovering access at any time.Custodial, or centralized, wallets often come under criticism as being allegedly less reliable than their non-custodial counterparts. While this stance is common, does it really take into account all the nuances of how today’s wallets protect their customers? The below overview looks at how some custodial solutions have taken a step forward in security arrangements and have become preferable to many users.In terms of safety, people always seem to rate non-custodial wallets higher than their competitors. However, sometimes vulnerabilities of non-custodial apps make it

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What’s Going On with Litecoin?

February 19, 2020

Litecoin price is actively increasing these days and, according to experts, this tendency is going to continue.Cryptocurrencies have been a thought-provoking topic for quite some time now. After Bitcoin and its massive success, other cryptocurrencies came into existence and tried to reach the same level of popularity.One of those cryptocurrencies is Litecoin which was created by an ex-Google employee. For those who are only getting started with Litecoin now, the creator’s idea was based on the fact that Bitcoin has a limited number of coins in the world and that the demand for new cryptocurrencies will be high once Bitcoin dries up. In fact, this might happen soon as the price of cryptocurrencies is increasing by the day.Litecoin’s Price Is Going UpThe last few days have been significant

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How Suterusu is Bringing ZCash Privacy to Any Blockchain

February 13, 2020

Suterusu, a privacy-preserving blockchain protocol and private sidechain launchpad, has just partnered with IOST – a platform designed to power the Internet of Services.Through the introduction of a new type of zero-knowledge proof (ZKP) known as zk-ConSNARK, Suterusu hopes to imbue technically disparate blockchains with privacy-preserving features and a heap of new applications.IOST x SuterusuAs we previously touched on, Suterusu utilizes a new type of zero-knowledge proof, known as zk-ConSNARKs. This innovation can be used to allow the participants in a transaction in complete privacy, and verify the validity of a confidential transaction in a trustless way for the first time.As a launchpad for interoperable Privacy-Preserving Blockchains, Suterusu allows blockchains of practically any

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Will Cryptocurrencies Catch Second Wind?

February 10, 2020

Though now it is not the best time even for major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, we still can believe that cryptos will have a chance to catch the public’s eye sooner rather than later.Around the world, major cryptocurrencies are seldom seen in major headlines anymore. While tech-savvy individuals and crypto-investors are obviously paying close attention to the current valuation of leading tokens like Ethereum or Bitcoin, many people have tuned out of crypto-related news. There are reasons to believe that new cryptocurrencies will be catching the public’s eye sooner rather than later, however, and it would be foolish to dismiss the potential held by some budding tokens which are proving to be popular with consumers.Will cryptocurrencies catch a second wind? Here’s a breakdown

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Cryptocurrencies and Main Risks Involved

February 10, 2020

We take a look at the principal risks and rewards of dealing with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin in the modern market.Ever since Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies launched some decades ago, they have grown into one of the most controversial topics around. On the one hand, cryptocurrencies offered end-users many perks such as anonymity and transaction speed. Still, on the other hand, they naturally stirred up a lot of criticism regarding the lack of regulation and potential abuse.Regardless of all the controversy, cryptocurrency quickly caught on in many industries. The gaming industry is one of those in which cryptocurrencies are often used, especially by players living in areas where other payments to online gaming platforms are not allowed. It is only the lack of regulation that

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10 Most Important Companies to Know in DeFi

February 7, 2020

DeFi not only attracts major talent and interest but also large sums of money in the form of digital assets. The number of companies in this sphere is constantly growing but let’s look at the most prominent of them.There’s no time like the present to talk about DeFi.Short for “decentralized finance,” this buzzword simply refers to making conventional financial services (like loans or credit) available via cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. It’s a niche within the cryptocurrency niche, but don’t let that suggest that it’s a standstill or unremarkable field.DeFi not only attracts major talent and interest but also large sums of money in the form of digital assets like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and beyond. Where human technical ability meets our changing needs and expectations of financial

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Verasity Starts 2020 with Slew of Achievements and Promising Roadmap

January 31, 2020

Verasity, the attention-based rewards platform for content creators, finished 2019 on the right note. And 2020 is looking even better.The team has been working hard on key relationships, which culminated in its partnership with Jun Capital, a gateway to the lucrative Asian streaming market. Outside of promising professional relations, Verasity released its metrics for a fervent Q4 2019 that entailed a 20X increase in videos watched and a 10X increase in wallet registrations since the launch of the popular platform.In addition, the platform burned 2.1 billion VRA tokens since its inception, 17 percent of the total supply. All of the news comes at an aggressive endeavor to expand, capturing the monetization for digital content that is a massive void on the modern Internet.“We’re expanding

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CoinFLEX Launches BracketWars Trading Competition

January 30, 2020

CoinFLEX, the first physically-delivered Bitcoin futures exchange, has officially launched its competition platform, called BracketWars. The competition features a trading order type called “brackets” catering towards scalp traders.The news comes on the heels of CoinFLEX’s revamp of its maker/taker program, FLEXMaker, which blends staking of the FLEX token into the exchange’s low-fee DMM model.It’s quickly becoming evident that institutional interest and large trader aspirations are to settle on favored exchanges. However, the fragmented and budding market for crypto derivatives has many large players exploring relationships with different exchanges currently. And it appears, at least in the U.S., likely to continue until more a defined regulatory environment crystallizes.Asia appears

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IOV Labs Invests $325,000 to Push Bitcoin Smart Contract Platform RSK in Asia

January 30, 2020

IOV Labs, the company powering Bitcoin smart contract platform RSK, has sealed a major partnership with blockchain venture builder Coinsilium. The entities have formed a joint venture company in Singapore with the goal of promoting RSK and the RIF OS modular blockchain. The Asia Pacific is a hotbed for blockchain innovation and the new IOV Labs company is seeking to capitalize on the region’s demand for distributed ledger and cryptographic systems. IOV Labs has invested $325,000 in Coinsilium, part of which will be allocated to pursuing joint initiatives.The chief objective of the joint venture company will be to accelerate the adoption of RSK products throughout Asia. RSK’s smart contracts, anchored to the Proof of Work security of the Bitcoin network, enable developers to deploy the sort

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Syscoin’s Newly Launched Bridge Aims to Solve Ethereum’s Scalability Problem

January 28, 2020

Syscoin, which launched in 2014 as one of the earliest pioneers of ICO fundraisers, has announced the launch of the Syscoin Bridge protocol, allowing ERC20 tokens to move from the Ethereum network into the Syscoin ecosystem. For network users who wish to take advantage of the newfound interoperability, block 348,000 on the Syscoin blockchain will provide the first opportunity.The pitch from Syscoin is for a decentralized, secure, low fee blockchain with high transaction throughput – contrasting markedly with Ethereum and its ongoing scaling issues – while at the same supporting smart contract functionality. If this promise comes to pass then the long-running Syscoin project could enjoy a breakout year and a prime seat at the decentralized finance table.The BridgeSyscoin is seeking to

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You Can Now Buy Crypto with Your Credit Card Using BitPay

January 26, 2020

Popular Bitcoin payment processor BitPay has sealed a partnership with fiat-to-crypto payment processor Simplex, enabling users to purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies directly within the BitPay app using a credit card. They can also transfer funds, make purchases and send money to friends from a single dashboard.In providing BitPay with a fiat onramp to conduct and settle crypto transactions, Simplex has created a major on-ramp to the cryptoconomy. Over 30,000 merchants use BitPay, and the company processed over $1 billion in cryptocurrency transactions in 2018. Simplex has previously tied up similar agreements with Binance and Huobi, enabling users of those platforms to buy crypto with credit card directly on the exchange.Big Day for BitPayThe Simplex deal significantly enhances

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World’s Richest 22 Men Are Worth Same as 325M Women in Africa, Reveals New Oxfam Report

January 23, 2020

“Wealth inequality remains shockingly high.” This is the sobering conclusion of Oxfam’s latest report, published on the eve of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020.The 162 richest people on the planet boast the same wealth as the poorest 50 percent – 3.85 billion – in the world.From Tuesday, January 21, close to 3,000 delegates – including 53 heads of state – from 117 countries, will participate in the WEF summit in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. According to the website blurb, the WEF Annual Meeting is “the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year”.This year’s topic, for the great and the good of the business world and politics, is “stakeholders for a cohesive

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Total Newbie Guide on How to Invest in Cryptocurrency

January 23, 2020

It might seem like cryptocurrencies are going up and down recently, but the truth is that they still are incredibly popular, and attract millions of investors. Everyone is expecting another huge boom of Bitcoin and other digital currencies, which is why now is the right time to start investing.If you have the cash to spare, you have two options. The first one is to have fun and spend it on buying gadgets and playing games. If you choose the latter, read Platinum Play Casino review, and check out their slots, live games, bonuses, and other features available.You can also invest money in cryptocurrency to make even more cash for playing and leisure time. Here is how to that even if you are a total newbie.Learn Cryptocurrency BasicsYou need to get familiar with your desired investing market.

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Bitcoin Trading Volumes Boom amid Growing U.S.-Iran Tensions

January 21, 2020

As the world remains in crisis over the recent conflicts between the U.S. and Iran, looking at Bitcoin price, we can say that the major cryptocurrencies experiences one of the best weeks in recent years.Bitcoin Trading Volumes through the Roof in 2020Bitcoin has been around for a while and has seen its ups and downs, leaving the public constantly questioning the direction this popular cryptocurrency will go next. We have seen incredible spikes in value as well as quick drops, which has left many investors choosing to stay away from the gamble of trading Bitcoin.With a new year starting, the value and trading volumes of Bitcoin are once again a hot topic. A recent report published by Arcane Research has concluded that the first week of 2020 has been a massive success for Bitcoin in terms of

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Could 2020 Be the Year Banks Finally Embrace Blockchain?

January 15, 2020

Blockchain has been a buzzword for some time, evoking a sense of mystery and magic for tech enthusiasts – or just plain confusion for the average Joe.Despite the hype, it’s also received a fair amount of criticism – largely from those in the mainstream financial world who, due to their skepticism of cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, have gone to bash its underlying technology.Blockchain technology has also received flak from those who say it is too complicated to implement. And then there are the endless scams: startups promising to improve your life or business – or make you loads of money – all by using the magic of the blockchain.Why wouldn’t you be skeptical?But by just seeing blockchain for what it really is (multiple copies of a database), and by not hyping it up to be anything it’s

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Bitcasino Celebrates 6th Anniversary with Giveaways and Rewards to Loyal Players

January 11, 2020

Bitcasino was established in 2014 as part of the  Coingaming Group. Since that moment it has been growing and developing. And now this high-quality casino platform offers over 2,000 games, including various options for players: from slots and table games to live dealer casinos.  The platform itself was created by the most talented software engineers and designers and now it can provide a really unique user experience in crypto gaming.Bitcasino is a reliable casino and gaming service. The average withdrawal time is around 1.5 minutes which makes it one of the fastest services in the industry. Moreover, let’s not forget about the high level of security ensured by the platform.6 Years of Exciting GrowthFor Bitcasino, these past 6 years have been an exciting moment in the industry, with their

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What Does Halving Mean for Crypto Investors?

December 24, 2019

Nowadays lots of crypto analysts are looking forward to the halving event, wondering what it means and how the crypto community will respond to the changes. Mr. Ilya Goldberg, executive partner at ECOS believes: the halving event holds a much more positive change for the crypto environment than you may have initially thought.So what exactly is a halving event? In layman’s terms, it is when the reward for mining new Bitcoin blocks is cut in half, and it occurs every 210,000 blocks. If we look at history, the original reward amount was set at 50 BTC, but then was cut down to 25 coins, then 12.5 coins — and that’s where it has stayed since. It is planned to be reduced further to 6.25 BTC in May 2020. The operational efficiency of Bitcoin will then increase, its network fees will get cheaper,

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