Day: May 15, 2019

 

IOTA [MIOTA]: IOTA partners with French Agtech startup as prices surge

A French Agtech startup, OKP4, is using IOTA’s “Tangle technology” to obtain and exchange information on temperature and yields of farms. OKP4, abbreviated as Open Knowledge Platform For…, aims to use an open-source platform in the agricultural sector as an information hub, while exchanging data with sensors placed in fields. Using a decentralised open-source protocol […]

 

Bitcoin’s [BTC] pump is due to ‘credentializing’ of crypto by the likes of Microsoft and Facebook, claims Mike Novogratz

Much of the cryptocurrency community was excited and confused in equal measure after Bitcoin [BTC] crossed the $8000 mark. The majority of the community could not put their head around a reason for this consistent pump, with many analysts and traders stating that there were no fundamental factors affecting the market at the moment. However, […]

 

Bitcoin’s [BTC] value rises with emergence of new altcoins, claims Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz

In a recent interview with CNBC Television, Mike Novogratz, notable Bitcoin [BTC] influencer, listed out how the situation for Bitcoin [BTC] had changed over the last two years and how the introduction of new altcoins affected its valuation. On the show, Novogratz was asked whether new emerging coins posed any threat to Bitcoin [BTC] in […]

 

Bitcoin [BTC] shines as digital gold and Ethereum [ETH] may work as DeFi platform, says former Coinbase CTO

Balaji S. Srinivasan, former CTO of Coinbase, spoke about the bet that was placed between Jimmy Song, a well-known Bitcoin proponent and Joseph Lubin, Co-founder of Ethereum. In a short Twitter thread, the Co-founder of Earn stated that Bitcoin “shined as a digital gold,” instead of a payment rail, and that Etheruem “may work” as […]

 

Bitcoin [BTC] has different use cases depending on where the user is; Venezuela is a good example, says Shapeshift’s Eric Voorhees

Proponents in the cryptocurrency industry have always made the effort to inform users and holders of coins about what is going on around them, in terms of use cases as well as regulations. The latest person to speak about the industry, more specifically Bitcoin [BTC], was Eric Voorhees, CEO of Shapeshift, a popular cryptocurrency exchange. […]