Cryptocurrency

Premier League football club Southampton FC has entered into a partnership with cryptocurrency betting website Sportsbet.io. The new venture will give Southampton fans the chance to take in the matchday experience during the COVID-19 lockdown via virtual reality headsets, while influencers will reportedly be granted sums of Bitcoin (BTC) to create unique VR experiences. Sportsbet.io
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XRP briefly lost its top-three altcoin position on Feb. 9 after newcomer Polkadot (DOT) overtook its market cap in an ongoing altcoin shake-up. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and CoinMarketCap confirms that XRP is now barely holding on to the fifth-largest cryptocurrency spot and could soon leave the top five altogether. Ripple gets flippled… a second time
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Bitcoin (BTC) has attracted several institutional investors in the past few months, but with the market capitalization sustaining above $700 billion, many more institutions are likely to contemplate buying Bitcoin. Similarly, Ether (ETH) with a market cap of about $180 billion also cannot be ignored by the investors.  The institutional adoption of the top two
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Several DeFi tokens saw their prices breakout on Feb. 4 as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) prices traded sideways for the day. Aside from the general bullish trend permeating the DeFi sector, positive comments from big-name investors touting the benefits of blockchain technology and DeFi appear to be lifting sentiment throughout the sector. Currently, Bitcoin
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Republican Representative Tom Emmer has called for more precise tax guidelines regarding cryptocurrency earnings, after a report he commissioned from the Law Library of Congress showed a stark disparity between regulatory approaches taken by various tax authorities around the world. The 128-page study examined cryptocurrency tax laws in 31 nations, paying particular interest to their
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Decentralized finance is rapidly becoming a cornerstone of the cryptocurrency sector but the ecosystem has become increasingly centralized on the Ethereum network and this is causing the entire sector to be plagued by high gas fees and slow transaction confirmations. Average Ethereum gas price. Source: Etherscan This explosive rise in gas fees is leading users
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Algorand Foundation, the research body behind smart contract protocol Algorand, has selected 11 startups for its inaugural accelerator program, a move that could enhance innovation on the emerging blockchain network. The 11 startups selected by Algorand Europe Accelerator are focused on payment and lending, infrastructure, network solutions and IoT. The accelerator program runs for 12
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