Stock market investment veteran and co-founder of $ 70 billion fund Mayo Van Otterloo, Jeremy Grantham, has pledged to spend 98 percent of his net worth – approximately $ 1 billion – on what he sees as a race against the ticking time bomb of humanity’s fragile deal with the environment. Bloomberg reports that through his foundation, Grantham and
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Mobile cryptocurrency exchange and peer-to-peer wallet Shakepay has announced a new product that allows its Canadian customers to buy bitcoin with spare change. Dubbed “ShakePay Change,” the pre-launch of the service was announced in a Medium post.
The new service connects to a user’s bank credit and debit card, rounds up every purchase made to the nearest dollar and uses the resulting change to purchase bitcoins automatically. So, if you buy a latte for $ 2.97, Shakepay Change would use the $ 0.03 to invest in bitcoins or ether.
The majority of bitcoin miners — about 78 percent — use renewable energy to power their mining operations, while preventing surplus electricity from going to waste in countries such as China, a new study by Coinshares has revealed. The U.K.-based digital asset management company argues that “bitcoin mining may in fact be acting as an electricity buyer of last resort,” contrary to the mainstream media construct of it being an environmental menace.
‘Buyer of Last Resort’
Thursday’s Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork has left the crypto community on the edge of their seat, waiting for a clear-cut winner between Amaury Séchet’s Bitcoin ABC and Craig Wright’s nChain to emerge. While the early frontrunner looks to be BCHABC, Wright continues to assert that the ‘Hash War’ is not a sprint but instead a drawn-out affair. That being said, many […]
In the crypto bull market of late 2017, when tokens reached a valuation of tens of billions of dollars, blockchain networks comfortably surpassed the valuation of commercial companies in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. At the time, for venture capital investors, direct investments in digital assets and cryptocurrencies seemed substantially more profitable than early-stage funding rounds in
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For as much as blockchain has soaked up headlines over the past two years, the sector has yet to break through to the mainstream consciousness. Much of it has to do with the fragmentation of the sector in general, with different coins and blockchains delivering their own benefits and featuring their own respective communities. However,
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Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd joined the backlash against a “fake news” report about Bitcoin’s impact on global warming October 29. This occurred after multiple appearances in mainstream media publications.
Nature‘s ‘Naive Assumptions’
Originally published by Nature, the brief report claims that Bitcoin (BTC) 00 mining could help increase temperatures by over 2 degrees Celsius within just “11 years” depending on Bitcoin’s rate of adoption.
“Bitcoin is a power-hungry cryptocurrency that is increasingly used as an investment and payment system,” an excerpt of the paper reads.
By the end of the year, an initial coin offering will be launched on bitcoin. thanks to sidechains tech.
Mike Novogratz has once again changed his mind on what he thinks the end of year Bitcoin price will be. Mike Novogratz has revised his end of year call from $ 10,000 to $ 9,000 after just two weeks.
Mike Novogratz is an ex-hedge fund manager of Fortress Investment Group. Novogratz was ranked as a billionaire by Forbes over ten years ago in 2007 and in 2008
Speaking in Manhattan at the Finance Disrupted event on Tuesday, Novogratz discussed that a lot of the downward price pressure that the markets face is driven by the industry participants needing to sell their holding of virtual assets in order “to fund the burn rate of the industry.”
Through 2018 we have seen a number of tech giants move to ban cryptocurrency advertising. In line with global regulation, firms such as Google, Twitter and Facebook have made moves to ban all forms of cryptocurrency advertising, that included the ban of adverts for cryptocurrencies, cryptocurrency services, ICO’s and even cryptocurrency news. Since their initial call for an all out ban, Facebook have since relaxed their rules, allowing some advertisements to now work within their networks, it now seems that Google are set to take similar steps.
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An Australian fintech startup based in Perth is giving users the opportunity to invest in crypto without going out of their way, using spare change from their electronic transactions to carry out micro-investments in crypto portfolios. Through its app, Bamboo says that it will improve access to investment opportunities and enhance user understanding of the … Continued
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VeChain has teamed up with BYD for a carbon ecosystem after adding the insurer PICC to its list of partnerships. VeChain has also just recently released mainnet v1.0.2 hwilst VET has raised over 200% in less than a month since bulls starting racing into the crypto market in August.
VeChain is the 18th biggest cryptocurrency around the globe and is heading towards bigger and more advanced things with the announcement of another partnership.
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In a message on GEAR Token’s website, iconic political talk show host Larry King says that global climate change is threatening humanity’s existence and is “a potentially catastrophic issue from the combustion of fossil fuels … putting immense pressure on the environment and on our health.”
King says that “this is simply not sustainable” and “the pace of innovations and investment in green energy and renewables is not enough to help counteract the use of dirty fuels.”
A newly released study asserts a large amount of electricity is eaten up as Bitcoin00 is exchanged and mined. The author suggests these consumption habits could be churning out enough carbon emissions to affect global climate change.
The relationship between Bitcoin00 and energy has always been somewhat complicated.
Many people have come to odds with miners who set up operations in smaller towns and communities and promise big opportunities, but instead throw power grids into disarray by consuming large amounts of electricity.
A stream of positive developments and new products is helping to boost Bitcoin’s adoption rate. One of the latest products is Change Wallet, a mobile app for trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with zero commission fees.
Change CEO Predicts: Cryptocurrencies Will Be Used As Much As Fiat Money
Change, a company headquartered in Estonia and financed from Singapore, has launched Change Wallet – a mobile app that allows users to buy and convert between cryptocurrencies. This multicurrency app supports digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ether, Ripple, Litecoin, and Tether.