There’s a new ‘Coinbase effect’—the Binance Chain pump

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Binance has set its sights on usurping Ethereum with its new protocol blockchain. Since its launch, Binance Chain has attracted coins away from competitors, pumping the value of coins that switch. Could the “Binance Chain effect” be the new Coinbase effect? Since its announcement in 2018, Binance Chain has been one of the most highly anticipated projects in…

Binance delists Bitcoin SV following Craig Wright’s legal threats

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Binance released an official statement informing users of the imminent removal of Bitcoin SV (BSV) from the exchange’s list of traded cryptocurrencies. The action follows Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre, the proponents behind BSV, issuing legal notices to those denouncing Wright as a fraud—and not Satoshi Nakamoto. The Delisting Process According to the statement from Binance, all…

LA Times begins accepting crypto tips as a verified Brave Browser publisher

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The Los Angeles Times, the fourth-most circulated newspaper in the US, recently signed-up as a verified Brave Browser publisher. The publication will now start receiving tips and recurring contributions in Basic Attention Token. The LA Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California, since 1881. It is the largest US…

Institutional Investors Can Earn Interest on Tezos Through Coinbase Custody

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Previously, institutional investors did not stake their cryptocurrency or participate in governance because of the need to use crypto-custodians. Coinbase Custody is changing that with support for Tezos staking and MakerDAO governance for its institutional clients. On Mar. 29th, Coinbase announced support for Tezos (XTZ) baking, the protocol’s equivalent to proof-of-stake staking. “We’re proud to…

Coinbase Earn Giving Away $50 Per Person in Stellar: Plans to Distribute 1 Billion XLM

Coinbase Earn Giving Away $50 Per Person in Stellar: Plans to Distribute 1 Billion XLM

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Coinbase Earn, the exchange’s initiative that enables users to “earn crypto while learning about crypto,” has introduced support for Stellar. The company announced the news on its Twitter profile, saying that any eligible US user can learn about the Stellar protocol while earning up to $50 worth of XLM. The company plans on giving out…

Interview with Komodo’s CTO, How Atomic Swaps Will Change How Cryptocurrency is Traded

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CryptoSlate interviewed Kadan Stadelmann, chief technical officer at Komodo Platform, on why atomic swaps could transform how cryptocurrency is exchanged. The interview also covered how the Komodo team is surviving the down market and his predictions about the future of crypto and blockchain. Background on Kadan Stadelmann Our interviewee has used his software development and…

Watch Out WhopperCoin, McDonald’s Joins LoyalCoin for Crypto Rewards

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McDonald’s in the Philippines has partnered with LoyalCoin to provide a cryptocurrency-based rewards program for customers. Now, users of the app can earn crypto on transactions at McDonald’s and spend it on rewards. Downloading the LoyalWallet App is now more rewarding! Follow the steps below and get a free Burger McDo:Step 1:… Posted by LoyalCoin…

Ethereum Leads in Active Developers, Bitcoin’s Developer Count Healthy, Litecoin and Dogecoin “Being Abandoned”

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Ethereum is strongly leading in the total number of active developers working on both its core protocol and in total development; Bitcoin boasts a strong developer ecosystem 10 years after launch, while Litecoin and Dogecoin are “being abandoned,” according to an analysis by one crypto venture capital firm. One often criticized method for comparing cryptocurrency…

Binance Coin (BNB) Rallies, Triples in Value in Three Months

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Binance Coin (BNB), the native token of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has seen its value triple in the past three months, arguably making it the best performing cryptocurrency of the quarter. This has led some experts to speculate that Binance Coin could be following in Bitcoin’s footsteps, which rose to…

Worse than BitConnect? Leader of Billion Dollar Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scam “OneCoin” Arrested

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The leader of a prolific cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme, OneCoin, was arrested and charged on Mar. 6th. OneCoin Ltd. claims to have 3 million members—or victims—worldwide and has generated over €3.3 billion in fraudulent sales. In reality, the OneCoin “cryptocurrency” did not use a blockchain at all while it scammed investors out of billions. OneCoin’s Billion…