Crypto User Builds a Mining Rig in the Back of His BMW Hybrid Car With Six Graphic Cards

Crypto User Builds a Mining Rig in the Back of His BMW Hybrid Car With Six Graphic Cards

A U.S. cryptocurrency miner installed a mining rig in a particular place with the motivation to “annoy gamers.” Simon Byrne installed the full infrastructure in the back of his BMW i8 hybrid car. Miner Is Trying to Create a ‘Crypto Utopia’ According to PC Gamer, Byrne fit six Nvidia RTX 3080s graphic cards into the trunk of his car. The hybrid car’s internal battery provides the hardware power. However, the car’s boot should remain open,…

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Gaming Platform Enjin and Metaverseme Merge NFTs With Augmented Reality to Enhance Gaming Experience

Gaming Platform Enjin and Metaverseme Merge NFTs With Augmented Reality to Enhance Gaming Experience

The blockchain gaming platform, Enjin and Metaverseme, an augmented reality (AR) platform are set to introduce tradeable AR fashion assets to the Ethereum blockchain. The Enjin-powered non-fungible token (NFT), which can be worn by users’ avatars in the Metaverseme app, will launch on February 23. Revolutionary Apps and Games According to a statement, the Metaverseme app will allow users to quickly snap selfies in the real world and generate hyper-realistic avatars. The AR mode maps…

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Privacy-Centric Messaging App Signal Experiments With Stellar-Based Mobilecoin Project

Privacy-Centric Messaging App Signal Experiments With Stellar-Based Mobilecoin Project

One of the most popular privacy-centric messaging applications Signal has seen explosive growth during the last two months over things like the Whatsapp acquisition and the recent Big Tech censorship. According to a number of reports, the company has been experimenting with monetization and more recently Signal has been reportedly testing the crypto network Stellar. The mobile company called App Annie detailed at the end of 2020, Signal had around 20 million active users a…

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American Cancer Society Creates Its First Crypto Only Donation Fund

American Cancer Society Creates Its First Crypto Only Donation Fund

The American Cancer Society has set up a fund for crypto donations so the nonprofit can raise at least $1 million by early 2021. Together with The Giving Block, the U.S.-based voluntary health organization expects to collect funds via several cryptocurrencies. Donations to Fund Cancer-Related Research Plummeted 50% in 2020 According to the announcement, the cancer crypto fund seeks to provide funding to ongoing research initiatives. The move happens within the context of a strong…

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S&P Global: Cryptocurrencies Have Become Mainstream and Are Here to Stay, Bitcoin Reminiscent of Gold Rush

S&P Global: Cryptocurrencies Have Become Mainstream and Are Here to Stay, Bitcoin Reminiscent of Gold Rush

S&P Global says cryptocurrencies have become mainstream and appear to be here to stay, as more companies are offering crypto services and adoption is growing worldwide. Meanwhile, an S&P analyst believes that bitcoin’s rise is reminiscent of the U.S. gold rush. S&P Global Says Bitcoin Has Become Mainstream Financial information and analytics firm S&P Global released a special report on the current condition of cryptocurrencies last week. It states: Once considered an alternative trend, cryptocurrencies…

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Massive Gamestop Short Squeeze Highlights the Fragility of Today’s Financial System

Massive Gamestop Short Squeeze Highlights the Fragility of Today’s Financial System

The bigwigs trading stocks on Wall Street have been upset this week as billion-dollar hedge funds have been crippled by Redditors and memes. Not too long ago, the firm Gamestop’s shares were plummeting, and Wall Street veterans lined up a mountain of short bets against the company’s stock. However, members of the Reddit forum called “Wall Street Bets” discovered the short positions, and subsequently turned things around by purchasing the stock and placing long positions…

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Second-Generation Lending Protocol Lendefi Is Coming for Compound’s Crown

Second-Generation Lending Protocol Lendefi Is Coming for Compound’s Crown

PRESS RELEASE. Lendefi is a brand-new protocol aiming to provide opportunities such as lending and borrowing, leveraging and investing. Lendefi is an innovative second-generation DeFi lending protocol that allows lenders to earn interest on stablecoin deposits, and for borrowers to obtain undercollateralized loans (UCLs) to invest in popular digital assets. The main advantage of Lendefi is the possibility of undercollateralized loans, meaning you can borrow more than the collateral (serving as a type of security)…

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FinCEN Extends Crypto Rulemaking Review Period as Senate Confirms Janet Yellen

FinCEN Extends Crypto Rulemaking Review Period as Senate Confirms Janet Yellen

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued a notice extending the comment period for its crypto wallet proposal. The extension came shortly after the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the new U.S. Treasury Secretary. FinCEN Extends Comment Period for Crypto Wallet Rulemaking FinCEN, a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, announced Tuesday that it has submitted for publication in the Federal Register an extension notice affecting crypto regulation. The announcement came…

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