- Bitcoin Demand Model Reveals a ‘Clear Growth Trend’ (Since 2011)by Christine Vasileva on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm
The overall chart of Bitcoin demand has shown a clear growth trend, with demand in dollar terms increasing by 2.2 times each year. BTC Demand May Become Self-Fulfilling Prophecy The big mystery for Bitcoin is whether the reward halving would cause a significant price rally. Skeptics see the possibility as rather distant. Attached a slightly different approach which might help understanding bitcoin demand dynamics. Demand is modeled, taking into account the ‘flow’. According to the Read More The post Bitcoin Demand Model Reveals a ‘Clear Growth Trend’ (Since 2011) appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
- Bakkt Bitcoin Custody Now Available to all Institutional Clientsby Osato Avan-Nomayo on November 11, 2019 at 4:43 pm
Bakkt joins the field of institutional-grade bitcoin custody service providers after obtaining approval from regulators in New York. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin futures product launched by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) subsidiary continues to set new records. Bakkt Warehouse Obtains NYDFS Green Light Bakkt COO Adam White announced the news via a blog post published on Monday (November 11, 2019). According to the announcement, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has given Bakkt the go-ahead Read More The post Bakkt Bitcoin Custody Now Available to all Institutional Clients appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
- Canadian Stablecoin CUSD Officially Launched by BVCIby Christine Vasileva on November 11, 2019 at 2:13 pm
A stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, but aimed at the Canadian market, has been officially launched by Blockchain Venture Capital, Inc. CUSD Combines US Dollar Backing with Canadian Demand CUSD is the newest fiat-based stablecoin backed by the greenback, and secured by a US-based banking institution. New coins are only issued corresponding to funds in a dedicated escrow account. At the official launch, 100 million CUSD was issued. The CUSD stablecoin is different from Read More The post Canadian Stablecoin CUSD Officially Launched by BVCI appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
- Blockchain Spending in China to Exceed $2 Billion by 2023by Anatol Antonovici on November 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm
China’s blockchain spending is expected to see rapid growth in the next three years and exceed the $2 billion figure by the end of 2023, according to a report carried out by market intelligence firm IDC. IDC Data Confirms China’s Blockchain Plan The IDC report comes shortly after Chinese President Xi Jinping himself endorsed the distributed ledger technology (DLT). He hinted that China shouldn’t stay aloof from the blockchain revolution. IDC estimated that China’s spending Read More The post Blockchain Spending in China to Exceed $2 Billion by 2023 appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
- Do Bitcoin Miners Influence BTC Price Action?by Martin Young on November 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Recent research has taken a closer look into bitcoin prices and miner flows to crypto exchanges. There have been clear spikes as expected when larger mining pools liquidate but the correlation is not as strong as many would expect. This would suggest there is more hodling going on this year. Do Bitcoin Mining Pools Impact Prices? Naturally, when a large quantity of any asset enters the markets, its prices are going to be affected. According Read More The post Do Bitcoin Miners Influence BTC Price Action? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
Apps & Gadgets
- WhatsApp Spotted With Dark Default Wallpaper Ahead of Dark Theme Rollouton November 11, 2019 at 11:55 am
WhatsApp has begun the rollout of a new beta update which brings the traces of a new Dark Default Wallpaper in the app.
- Woody Allen and Amazon Studios Reach Settlement in $68 Million Lawsuit Over Breach of Contracton November 11, 2019 at 8:49 am
Filmmaker Woody Allen and Amazon Studios have settled a breach of contract lawsuit the director filed after the studio backed out of a four-picture deal with him in 2017 due to resurfaced allegations that Allen had sexually abused his adopted daughter.
- Britain’s KSI Edges Paul as YouTubers’ Fight Show a Hiton November 11, 2019 at 8:40 am
Britain’s KSI edged American Logan Paul in a cruiserweight boxing rematch of YouTube celebrity stars Saturday that proved a hit with audiences and could help such fighters capture mainstream respect.
- How to Know When Someone Unfollows You on Instagramon November 11, 2019 at 8:06 am
Do you want to keep a track of those who unfollow you on Instagram? Just follow these steps to know when someone stops following you on Instagram.
- YouTube Can Ban Creators That Aren’t ‘Commercially Viable’, but It Says It’s ‘Not Changing’on November 11, 2019 at 7:27 am
YouTube can ban users that it deems “no longer commercially viable”, the Google-owned service states in its updated terms of service. But in a statement to Gadgets 360, YouTube said it is “not changing the way our products work”.
- NASA’s NICER Telescope on ISS Captures Record-Setting X-Ray Burston November 11, 2019 at 12:42 pm
The X-ray burst, the brightest seen by NASA’s NICER telescope so far, came from an object named “J1808”.
- Mercury to Make Rare Pass Across the Sun Today: Here’s How to Watchon November 11, 2019 at 9:05 am
Mercury will make its rare pass across the disk of the Sun on November 11. The stellar event will be visible from most parts of the Earth.
- Walmart, Tesla Settle Lawsuit Over Fiery Solar Panelson November 7, 2019 at 12:27 pm
Walmart and Tesla have settled a lawsuit filed by the retail giant alleging that Tesla installed rooftop solar panels that caught fire.
- NASA to Study Previously Unopened Apollo Sampleon November 7, 2019 at 12:01 pm
As NASA plans to return humans to the Moon in 2024, scientists opened an untouched rock and soil sample from the Moon returned to Earth as part of the the US space agency’s final mission of the Apollo programme.
- IBM: Face Recognition Tech Should Be Regulated, Not Bannedon November 6, 2019 at 6:55 am
IBM weighed in Tuesday on the policy debate over facial recognition technology, arguing against an outright ban but calling for “precision regulation” to protect privacy and civil liberties.
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