Ethereum 2.0 (“Serenity”) is an upgrade to the Ethereum Network which increases scalability, stability, and even brings economic changes. Ethereum 2.0 will involve sharding to drastically increase network bandwidth and reduce gas costs, making it cheaper to send Ethereum, tokens, and interact with smart contracts. There will be fundamental economic changes too, Ethereum 2.0 will allow supports to staking nodes and earn Ethereum as passive income.

Over the past few years, opponents of Ethereum have often criticized the network’s high transaction costs and fragility during peak usage. Will Ethereum 2.0 be able to fix this problem? Will the project…

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Chinese tech giant Tencent has launched a Blockchain Industry accelerator and incubator program to advance the use of blockchain technology in China. Called, the “Tencent Industrial Accelerator” (腾讯区块链加速器) the program is open to only 30 blockchain startup applications. Successful projects will receive access to both funds and business partnership opportunities from Tencent. This comes as a direct response to China’s directive to spearhead the development of blockchain technologies — President Xi personally talked about the advantages of blockchain. Tencent’s entry into Blockchain is creating a lot of noise because they are known to incubate many successful breakthrough projects such as…

China’s central Bank — People’s Bank of China — has accelerated the rollout process for their new Digital Currency known as DCEP (Digital Currency / Electronic Payment). In a promotion event on Wednesday, the National Development and Reform Commission named 14 firms that will be first to adopt the new currency. This includes foreign owned enterprises like McDonalds, local hotels, convenience stores and bookstores.

DCEP is a digital form of China’s National Currency RMB

DCEP will be a stable coin at a 1:1 peg to the RMB. Prototype wallets from the Agriculture Bank of China has shown a feature to directly convert account balance to DCEP (1:1 conversion).

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China has just embarked on the biggest and most ambitious project regarding money in the history of mankind (obviously something we should pay attention to) called DCEP. If they can execute the master plan successfully, the Chinese government obliterate the age-old banking infrastructure we have today — drastically changing how banks transfer and store money around the world. And you might as what is the purpose of this project — it’s ultimately to replace the dominance of this — USD. And in many ways, it’s the end game of what Mark Zuckerberg tried to Facebook’s Libra — just that the…

Why does Bitcoin always “pump” in short periods of time? Can we benefit on this type of price action. Are OTC Bitcoin trading volume flows responsible for this type of price action and how do we learn about Over-the-Counter trading.

In this article, we’ll tackle one of the greatest mysteries in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investing space — namely why does Bitcoin prices have drastic price movements in short bursts of time. This type of movement is almost commonplace in Cryptocurrency investing, for example just today Bitcoin prices moved from $8150 to $8450, then to $8800 in the space of…

Today I’ve been examining the effect of Chinese New Year on the price of Bitcoin for my article on— and to be honest the results surprised me a lot. I found that in the past 4 years, the weeks leading up the festival always had a dip in price of Bitcoin.

Chinese New Year Bitcoin Price Dip (source:

The greatest drop was in January of 2018, where Bitcoin prices collapsed from $14,000 to $7000 over a 3 week period. I fondly remember redditors screaming “Don’t worry, it’s just Chinese New Year” during this period of time.

Cameron runs the wonderfully informative and hilarious CryptoDaily Channel. Something we notice straight away the high quality render of his rugged beard and perfect bed hair. Today we find out what camera and recording gear CryptoDaily uses to create his awesome content, direct from the man himself!

The new Windows May 2019 update adds new security features that break certain browser based dapps for Ledger Nano S (and Nano X). This is the latest “big” update that is part of Microsoft’s plan to add additional functionality and security to Windows 10. Currently the update has already been scheduled for public release, although it is not mandatory. A new pop-up will display when connecting to the hardware wallet labeled “Windows Security”.

Ledger Nano S is the most popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet (more than 1.4 Million units sold). The Nano S is the most secure and affordable option to store cryptocurrencies. This review will help you decide if the Ledger Nano S is the right hardware wallet for you, looking into elements like security, design, mobility and supported coins. This year, Ledger released a new model called the Ledger Nano X. However, the Nano S is not obsolete — it’s now got a cheaper price tag of $59.

Who is the Ledger Nano S for:

  • Cryptocurrency investors is a secure method to…

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