• The Giving Block crypto donation
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Make Bitcoin Tuesday a time for giving

    Crypto donation firm The Giving Block is launching a new donations campaign on Dec. 1

    The Dec. 1 fundraising campaign aims to “recreate the magic” of the 2017 Pineapple Fund, and is greatly aided by the fact that the number of charities and nonprofits accepting donations directly in BTC has jumped 10 time since 2019, from 12 to more than 120. That includes some big-name charities, including Save the Children, No Kid Hungry and The American Cancer Society.

  • markets report bitcoin price altcoins
    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Bitcoin Tops $19,000 as Altcoins Return to Traders’ Radar

    Major gains for Stellar and XRP buoy and resurging crypto market as Bitcoin comes within 3% of all-time highs

    Data from price trackers including Bitcointicker and TradingView showed BTC/USD ascending through the $18,000 range to add $500 in an hour during Tuesday trading. The move is significant, marking Bitcoin’s highest price since December 18, 2017 — the height of its record-breaking bull run to $20,000. It follows a day of mixed performance, with $18,000 holding as support.

  • Bitcoin falters Ether XRP surge
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  Ethereum,  Ripple

    Is altseason upon us? As Bitcoin falters, Ether and XRP surge ahead

    Altcoins are picking up where the world’s biggest cryptocurrency left off, with XRP surging by a staggering 113% over the past seven days to regain its Top 3 spot

    BTC prices have risen by 9.7% over the past week, gains that aren’t to be sniffed at. But this pales in comparison to the 31.8% surge in ETH over the same period, with XRP climbing by a staggering 113.25%.

  • China second digital yuan lottery
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics,  Regulation

    China launches second lottery to test digital yuan

    China’s central bank will repeat its $1.5 million “red envelope” central bank digital currency program in Suzhou, following the successful run in Shenzhen

    The Shenzhen test acted as both a stress test and a marketing initiative. The City government gave away $1.5 million to 50,000 randomly selected citizens, who each received 200 yuan—about $30—usable at any of the 4,000 merchants who accept the digital yuan. The Suzhou test will include important new features that did not factor into the Shenzhen trials, most notably the ability to pay while offline.

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