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What is Chainlink?



TL;DR: Chainlink positions itself as a reliable tamper-proof solution to power smart contracts on any current or future blockchain ecosystem. At its core, Chainlink allows for developers to connect their smart contract to data sources and APIs. This will make smart contracts more versatile, as they can now access eternal information, something that was impossible otherwise. IntroductionDespite the name “smart contracts”, a contract written and executed on the blockchain is no…

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How to make a mobile Bitcoin App



Bitcoin has revolutionized the internet world. Users can use virtual money to buy very real things. Several years ago, it seemed like something fantastic, but today it has become a reality. But the question arises, how to operate with money that you cannot touch? The answer is simple enough with Bitcoin wallets. Let's dive into the world of Bitcoin and learn the must-have features of this kind of app and proper tech stack for various platforms. What is Bitcoin and How Bitcoin…

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Bitcoin outperforms DeFi tokens in the recent correction



Cryptos have been falling over the last week, with the overall average token price falling by 2.9%. DeFi tokens have been hit hard by comparison, with DeFi tokens falling by nearly 23.4% in the same time frame. Many of the DeFi tokens that saw huge price increases this year have fallen. Yearn Finance (YFI) has fallen by the greatest amount over the last seven days, with a loss of 36.93%. Despite the large losses, most of the DeFi tokens are still up for 2020. Aave (LEND) is h…

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MakerDAO creating $27 million in earnings for token holders on an annualized basis



According to Messari, a cryptocurrency research platform, MakerDAO is creating $27 million USD per year for its active token holders. The research firm says that this is by far the highest rate for any DeFi project in the marketplace, and is 19x forward increase in earnings. The research firm cautioned that although the returns look good for now, the platform has inefficiencies that could make it a less desirable choice in the longer term. The firm cites the buyback and burn…

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Rewards app powered by blockchain to be launched in South Korea by BMW



BMW Korea, the South Korean subsidiary of the German car maker, is creating a blockchain-based rewards platform called “BMW Vantage”. The automaker plans to use the platform in South Korea before rolling it out on an international scale if it is popular in the upscale Asian market. The purchase of a BMW earn the buyer points that can be used for rewards, like access to events. Used BMW vehicles that are sold by authorized dealers will also be eligible for rewards points. The…

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Neo may be a victim of the rise in US-China tensions



Neo has come under fire for being a copy of Ethereum. The platform was designed to be a competitor for other blockchain platforms, including Ethereum. However, many in the Western world have decried it as an example of Chinese piracy. A recently launched product, called Flamingo, has been especially controversial, although it has been attracting investments. Robert Leshner, the founder of Compound, tweeted, “It’s the first credible, wholesale, blockchain-scale ‘vampire’ attem…

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Ripple considering moving operations from USA to Singapore



Ripple is contemplating a move from the USA to Singapore. Company executive Chris Larsen has warned that what he views as excessive regulations in the US are an impediment to the company's development. He thinks that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken harsh attitude toward cryptocurrencies and blockchain development. The remarks were delivered to a Forbes reporter at the LA Blockchain Summit. Ripple is struggling with the SEC over the legal status of th…

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How not lose money while investing into DeFi



DeFi is a vibrant community of enthusiasts that will make a word of financial services better. It's still in the beginning of its development, and many possible investors are frightened by the stories when some DeFi participants lose much money while investing into native tokens of the DeFi projects. Indeed we may see that some bad projects cast a shadow over the whole DeFi, it's recently driven the most DeFi tokens down. At the same time DeFi is going to stay here. If in ICO…

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Who is BTC Peers and how the resource is growing



We just publish TL;DR news with zero fluff. Our connections to a network of news sources and work without any annoying banners or pop-ups have allowed us to grow rapidly. 525 resources have used BTC Peers as a source of information and have linked to us 3500+ times. Here are some of the platforms which are linking to BTC Peers as a source of data: Entrepreneur, Investing.com, Bitcoin.com, Forbes India, Hacker Noon, Seeking Alpha, The Merkle, Coinspeaker, Tech Bullion, Daily H…

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Crypterium Starts Offering Percent-Free Crypto Loans



Crypterium App, a KPMG-awarded Fintech startup, widens its product line and starts offering Crypto Loans. One of the most appealing features of this service is that users can derive a loan in USDT just for 0% APR. This offer has the best competitive edge at the market (see table). The loan decision in Crypterium is being made just for 30 seconds. As Steve Parker, Former General Manager of Visa, Chief Executive Officer at Crypterium comments, “Here at Crypterium, we believe t…

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Cryptocurrency Payment Solutions Are The Holy Grail of Crypto Adoption



Cryptocurrencies are about to disrupt the world’s monetary ecosystem and could probably mark a new phase in the evolution of money. With only a decade of existence, the digital asset market has grown to over $364 billion as of press time. This upward trajectory is a result of Bitcoin and other initiatives that have popped up to further scale opportunities linked with distributed ecosystems. Notably, BTC has recorded over 8,700% ROI given its current trading price of $11,900;…

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KittieFIGHT Offers Crypto Enthusiasts A Chance To Win Some KTY Before Growing Them Up to 6000% Through Yield Farming



KittieFIGHT, a combat MMO game for Cryptokitties users, is offering all cryptocurrency enthusiasts a chance to win some KTY tokens for almost nothing, and later on, they can use the tokens to participate in a lucrative yield farming program where they can stake and grow the tokens by 500% to 6000%. The auction is taking place in the next three weeks, and those that want to participate have to act now if they don't want to miss a chance of a lifetime according to the team behi…

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What is Yield Farming in DeFi



Perhaps the most notable trait of the cryptocurrency space is its ability to reinvent itself every couple of years by introducing novel concepts that the world never knew could exist. Decentralized finance (or DeFi) is one such innovative application of blockchain technology that has become the poster child of the crypto Wild West in recent times. DeFi has enabled the implementation of real-world financial instruments (like loans) using cryptocurrencies as collateral, so now…

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The Sharing Economy and DeFi are Transforming Online Business



Running an online business may seem more daunting than ever before. Consumer behavior has shifted drastically, and the coronavirus pandemic is adding its own flavor to the mix. Business owners putting a strong focus on the sharing economy will be able to gain a competitive edge. In this modern day and age, setting up a digital business has never been easier. There are hundreds of tools, strategies, and approaches to choose from. One thing they all have in common is a desire t…

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WhiteBIT Exchange Lists AurusGOLD – New AWG:USD Trading Pair Available



Aurus is an inclusive ecosystem that the entire traditional gold industry can benefit from. The company's open-end protocol enables esteemed gold market players to independently tokenize their own gold-backed token known as AurusGOLD. Each token is backed by and redeemable for one gram of 99.99% LMBA-accredited gold, stored in fully insured and audited vaulting facilities around the world. The Aurus team, having a strong track record in both the financial and commodity sector…

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How Are Cross-Chain Transactions and Interoperability Saving Blockchain's Blushes?



The blockchain story has captivated heads of nations, CEOs of large enterprises, the entrepreneurship minds of startup teams, as well as the average individual. There is no doubt that this technology has had its fair share of mainstream buzz. And it has spurred a multi-billion-dollar market, slowly coming to terms with the possibilities that blockchain avails. While this notion was the consensus a year ago, reports emanating from the tech world show that the blockchain craze…

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How to Reach God-Level in Crypto



When you were celebrating the 2019 Xmas did you think 2020 would be so...ahem..eventful? Someone needs to come out and say it: 2020 was probably the toughest year this generation (you, if you’re reading this text) has ever experienced. There’s a wealth of all sorts of things happening around the globe, but the intensity is growing. Things are getting seriously intense. Some people are drawing parallels, and, well, they sound pretty convincing: “The passage from the Bible b…

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How Digital Asset Crowdfunding Can Inject New Dynamism to Businesses



The investment climate across the globe is undergoing fundamental changes. Technological advances have made investment advisory services remarkably versatile. Since 2014, the financial planning industry has grown remarkably at over 4.8% annually to a current value of about $60 billion in the USA alone. Globally, it is worth hundreds of billions. Regardless, this sector is still making advancements to catch up with developments in this industry. This is because any service ind…

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Why Digital Assets And Blockchain Technology Can Be The Best Investments You Could Make In 2020



The global economic model is undergoing an enormous transformation, thanks to the internet and innovations like blockchain. The transformation is generating new and impressive opportunities for businesses and investors. But terms like "digital assets" are still new to many investors. A lack of understanding can hold investors from taking advantage of the opportunities available to them in this digital transformation of the world's economy. Digital assets are a new asset class…

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How To Start Your Career As A Software Developer In A Blockchain Startup



Blockchain started with Bitcoin in 2009, and now it has grown a body of its own. It has many more applications than just cryptocurrencies, and it is transforming almost every industry. That’s why many Blockchain startups have been founded since then, and they are looking to snatch the best Blockchain talent. These are some things you can do to start your career as a software developer in a Blockchain startup. Get The TrainingBlockchain is a relatively new technology, and beca…

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Binance Charity Donates $20,000 to the Victims of Beirut Explosion



Two weeks ago, Beirut, Lebanon, was the site of two massive explosions involving fertilizer chemicals.While the authorities and those on the scene are trying to organize, donations have started to arrive.The charge was led by Lebanon expats who used crypto, and followed by Binance who donated $20k.A few weeks ago, on August 4th of this year, two massive explosions occurred in Beirut, Lebanon. The explosions were extremely powerful, especially when it comes to the second one.…

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AAX Announces the First Summer Flash Sale of AAB, its Native Exchange Token



AAX, the popular Crypto Exchange has announced a Summer Flash Sale for the first time. The participants can benefit from it as AAX is offering a 50% change to a maximum of 2000 participants on the purchase of AAB tokens. AAB token is the native token of the AAX exchange. A Surge in User Base - AAX Exchange The exchange has seen a surge in user registrations on its trading platform. The number of users of the AAX exchange has reportedly doubled within one month. Hence, AAX ha…

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5 Situations Where You Should Buy Life Insurance



Getting life insurance doesn't seem like an important thing to most people, but it can be of crucial importance for their family in case something bad happens to them. Nobody likes to think about it, but we all come with an expiration date, and when we die, we should ensure that those who are depending on us are protected. Making such preparations will allow your loved ones to replace your lost income and pay various expenses. Now, you might think that this is something that…

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Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges Regulated?



Cryptocurrencies are becoming increasingly popular around the world. As more and more people put their trust in DeFi systems and currencies, the pressure to regulate this new form of finance increases. But is the exchange of crypto regulated? And if so, then how? Let’s shed some light on regulation in the crypto universe. Cryptocurrency RegulationAre cryptocurrency exchanges regulated? The answer is ‘yes’ and ‘no’... depending on where in the world the exchanges are based. W…

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