thursday

18

Jul

Why Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and Ethereum Crashed on Thursday

Key Points Dogecoin’s co-creator says cryptocurrencies are “shady business.” The IRS agrees. And it’s ramping up efforts to tax cryptocurrency traders’ profits. What happened Cryptocurrencies are under attack Thursday — and it was an inside job. On Twitter Wednesday, Dogecoin co-creator Jackson Palmer launched a broadside attack on cryptocurrencies in general, deriding the entire industry as “right-wing, hyper-capitalistic […]

BTC Chart

18

Jul

How to trade Bitcoin even as BTC Price goes Bearish

In the last 29 days, Bitcoin (BTC) has been ranging from $31,000 to $36,000 as the impact of the recent China ban and a $1.4 billion Grayscale GBTC share unlocking continue to pressure markets. The chinese government implemented a series of measures to curb cryptocurrency mining and trading by ordering the immediate shut down of some operations[…]

ipad

09

Jul

11-inch iPad Pro with mini-LED display coming next year

People who like moderately large iPads, rejoice: The 11-inch iPad Pro might be getting a mini-LED display next year. This year’s crop of iPad Pro devices were split on this matter, as the 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be given the fancy new display technology. Meanwhile the smaller, 11-inch model came out with a good, old, regular LED[…]

eu

09

Jul

EU fines BMW, VW for running emissions cartel since the 90s

As environmental issues really came of age in the 1990s, certain German automakers were meeting in secret groups to make sure their cars would continue to industriously contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. According to the European Union, Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler have been illegally colluding to restrict competition in emission cleaning for[…]

eth2

02

Jul

Eth2 could kick-start $40B staking industry by 2025

The launch of the energy efficient Ethereum 2.0 (Eth2) network will popularize the proof-of-stake consensus mechanism and make staking yields a more attractive source of income for both institutional and retail investors according to a new JPMorgan report. The authors estimate that holders of staked coins on PoS blockchains are currently generating some $9 billion in revenue[…]

Mac

02

Jul

MacOS Monterey Public Beta

If there’s a theme of Apple’s operating-system releases in 2021, it’s platform unification. This development is most significant for macOS, which tended to lag behind iOS in the 2010s, missing out on some or all of the year’s exciting innovations. Apple has spent the last few years getting the base technology of iOS and macOS back in[…]

Nft

02

Jul

San Marino approves VeChain eNFT vaccination certificate

San Marino has approved VeChain’s eNFT backed vaccination passport, dubbed the San Marino Digital Covid Certificate. The Republic of San Marino has approved VeChain’s NFT-based vaccination passport, which is reportedly verifiable worldwide. The small European nation with a population of just over 33,000 announced the approval of the ‘Decree-Law No. 109 of 16 June’ earlier today, which enables the[…]

dogecoin

02

Jul

Robinhood says its future is tied to Dogecoin.

The fate of Robinhood, a much-despised stock and cryptocurrency trading app, is inexorably tied to that of Dogecoin. Yes, the meme cryptocurrency frequently pumped by Elon Musk. That’s according to the company itself, which filed to go public on Thursday. In Robinhood’s prospectus, published by the SEC, the company says that for the first three months of 2021, a decent chunk of its[…]

german parliament

02

Jul

German Law Allowing $415B Investment Into Crypto Takes Effect

A new law in Germany that could theoretically prompt up to $415 billion to flow into crypto takes effect Thursday.   Germany’s Fund Location Act, introduced in April and approved by parliament shortly thereafter, permits “Spezialfonds,” or special funds, to invest as much as 20% of their portfolios in crypto. The law came into effect today. Should every Spezialfond[…]