Author: Julia Arvelaiz

This Crypto Collaboration Aided Health Staff Beaten By Venezuelan Regime

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As Venezuelans have struggled to survive the pandemic during times of dictatorship, the crypto company Circle collaborated last year with the countries’ opposition to financially aid healthcare workers who were abandoned to a broken-down system with almost no proper medical Read More

Nifty Gateway Wallet-to-Wallet Feature To Save 75% On Ethereum Gas Fees – Bitcoinist.com

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NFT marketplace Nifty Gateway announced they will be launching a new wallet-to-wallet trading feature to Buy and Sell NFTs directly from the user’s Ethereum wallet, which allegedly will allow saving “up to 75% on gas fees compared to other platforms.” Read More

IOTA to Release Smart Contract Network ‘Assembly’ And Distribute ASMB Token

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The ledger IOTA aims to become “a fully decentralized, feeless multi-asset ledger” by launching Assembly in 2022, a governance layer one for permissionless smart contracts, along with the native token ASMB that will open the doors for the network’s main stakeholders, Read More

Kazakhstan Plans For A Nuclear Power Plant To Keep Crypto Mining

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Kazakhstan’s president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, proposed building a nuclear power plant to sustain the country’s crypto mining growth amidst the energy crisis the country is facing. The suggestion was made during a meeting with bankers on November 19th, following various proposals Read More

Why Hillary Clinton Warns Biden Administration To Regulate Crypto Market

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During an MSNBC interview, Hillary Clinton continued to suggest hypothetical scenarios in which cryptocurrencies could destabilize the United States and called on the Biden administration to regulate them as she fears that state and nonstate actors manipulate the role of Read More

Brazilians To Invest In Crypto Via LatAm’s E-Shop Giant MercadoLibre

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The largest online commerce platform in Latin America, MercadoLibre, will allow its Brazilian customers to buy, sell and hold crypto using MercadoPago’s digital wallet. The company’s revenues through digital transactions rose during the pandemic, and it is now looking to Read More

Will Xbox Keep Out NFT Projects? Phil Spencer Says Some Seem “Exploitive”

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Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s executive vice president of gaming, shared his skepticism around some NFT gaming projects as he feels the entertaining side of games is being compromised by the use of the new possibilities the blockchain brings for them. During Read More

How Salvadorans Will Use Bitcoin To Pay For Their Bills: Bitrefill Launches Payment Service

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Bitrefill, the startup that offers Bitcoin-funded prepaid cards for different services worldwide, launched a new bill-payment service that allows Salvadorans to pay for multiple basic needs using Bitcoin. The company made the announcement during the three-day conference Adopting Bitcoin carried Read More