Tuesday, August 16

China’s central bank launches pilot version of yuan digital wallet By CoinTelegraph

© Reuters. China's central bank launches pilot version of yuan digital wallet As China's central bank steps up its efforts to create a digital currency, the country has launched a pilot edition of its yuan digital wallet app in mobile phone app stores. The People's Bank of China (PBoC) Digital Currency Research Institute developed the "e-CNY (Pilot Version)" app, which was available for download on China's Android and Apple App Stores (NASDAQ :) on Tuesday in Shanghai. China wants US senators to "stop getting in trouble" with the digital yuan According to a tweet from BlockBeats, a local news source, individual users in China can now download an older version of the app to test opening and managing a personal wallet, as well as yuan digital transactions.Read the full article on Coint...

Binance Labs Leads $ 12 Million Funding Round For Woo Network By CoinTelegraph

© Reuters. Binance Labs Leads $ 12 Million Funding Round for Woo Network Decentralized finance (DeFi) liquidity provider Woo Network has raised additional funding in a Series A funding round. Incubated by quant trading heavyweight Kronos Research, Woo Network has pocketed an additional $ 12 million strategic investment in a Series A + funding round led by Binance Labs. The new funding, announced by Binance Labs this Tuesday, adds to to Woo Network's USD 30 million funding round. Holding company focused on NFTs raises USD 50 million in a round of financing Woo Network is known for bringing liquidity to institutions, exchanges, trading teams, wallets, and decentralized applications. DYdX, Matcha, ParaSwap, 1inch, and Dodo are the main protocols supported by the DeFi platform. Woo cla...

Grayscale rebalances its DeFi Fund, bypassing Bancor (BNT) and UMA By CoinTelegraph

© Reuters. Grayscale rebalances its DeFi Fund, bypassing Bancor (BNT) and UMA Crypto asset manager Grayscale Investments has rebalanced its Grayscale DeFi Fund and adjusted the weights of its Digital Large Cap Fund. A January 3 announcement details the changes Grayscale has made to its two funds. The weights of the DeFi Fund have been rebalanced with the addition of AMP, the native guarantee token of the Flexa payment network, while those of Bancor (BNT) and Universal Market Access (UMA) have been eliminated. Biggest GBTC Discount Ever: 5 Things to Watch Out For This Week Flexa uses the AMP token to collateralize cryptocurrency payments and settle them in fiat to recipients, allowing merchants to easily accept cryptocurrencies.Read the full article on Cointelegraph Legal warning: F...

Mining difficulty and ETH hash rate on the rise: ATH marks this Tuesday, January 4

Key facts: Ethereum's hash rate reached 966 TH / s this Tuesday, at a time when the price is around the US Yesterday Monday, the Ethereum mining difficulty also marked an ATH, of 12.68 T. The difficulty of mining Ethereum (ETH) reached a new historical maximum (ATH) this Tuesday, of 12.69 T, ​​which represents a growth in the number of miners connected to the network and, therefore, power of processing on the second most important blockchain on the market. According to blockchain analytics firm Glassnode, the Ethereum network overcame, with this record, the trademark registered yesterday, Monday, January 3, 2022, when another ATH also broke. In company figures, yesterday the difficulty, which is an el...

“The unpredictability of the coronavirus”: what it really means that we have found the French variant of the 46 mutations

12 infected people 100 kilometers from Marseille, a vaccinated person who traveled to France from Cameroon and 46 mutations. Those are all the ingredients that have turned the SARS-COV-2 variant called B.1.640.2 into the protagonist of the last hours of pandemic news. The problem is that beyond sharing some mutations with the omicron, beta or gamma variants, we know very little about her. Practically nothing. And it is that the very rapid appearance of Ómicron has had many consequences in the world: among them, that public attention has once again shown interest in the hundreds of variants of the virus that are moving around the planet. (more…)

Former First Lady Melania Trump Congratulates Bitcoin On Its 13th Birthday By CoinTelegraph

© Reuters. Former First Lady Melania Trump Congratulates Bitcoin on Its 13th Birthday Shortly after launching her own non-fungible token (NFT) project last month, former United States First Lady Melania Trump mentioned () on her Twitter account (NYSE :). On Monday, Melania wished Bitcoin a happy birthday. The world's largest cryptocurrency celebrated its 13th anniversary on January 3. It is widely reported that Bitcoin's market cap exceeds USD$1 Trillion. Today marks the 13th anniversary of the Bitcoin Genesis Block. Happy Anniversary, #SatoshiNakamoto #MelaniaNFT pic.twitter.com/aZqNJFcZmdRead the full article on Cointelegraph Legal warning: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, i...

Coinbase Product Director Says Major Improvements In Ethereum Scaling Soon By CoinTelegraph

Coinbase Product Director Says Major Improvements to Ethereum Scaling Soon Coinbase Product Manager (NASDAQ :) (CPO) Surojit Chatterjee is the latest to publish his predictions for the cryptocurrency industry in 2022, and anticipates big strides in scaling. Industry leaders, analysts, and investors have been sharing their 2022 predictions for the cryptocurrency ecosystem, and Coinbase's Chatterjee is confident that Ethereum will be at the forefront of Web3 and the crypto economy as it escalates. 10,000 leave Coinbase in a single day The CPO shared its predictions in a company blog post Tuesday in which it claimed that Ethereum's scalability will improve, but alternative layer-one networks will see traction as well.Read the full article on Cointelegraph Legal warning: Fusion Media wou...

Community Dedicated to Blockchain Gaming Raises $ 1.4 Million to Help Typhoon Rai Victims By CoinTelegraph

© Reuters. Blockchain Gaming Community Raises $ 1.4 Million to Help Typhoon Rai Victims The Philippines, a country already struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, has been hit by a catastrophic super typhoon. On December 16, 2021, a typhoon made landfall and raged for four days, leaving 334 cities and municipalities in havoc. As of January 1, more than 4 million people were displaced or injured, with 407 dead and 88 still missing, according to the Philippine National Council for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. The day after the typhoon hit the country, the play-to-earn gaming collective Yield Guild Games (YGG) organized a donation drive to help victims get help and rebuild their homes. Read the full article on Cointelegraph Legal warning: Fusion Media would like to...

Sony presents the first TV with QD-OLED: this is the new Bravia XR 2022 range and its renewed panel technology

We already know the new Sony Bravia XR 2022 televisions And after many years betting on the same panel technologies, Sony has decided to make a leap to its range of TVs with the incorporation of the latest panels available. This is from the Mini LED to the expected new generation QD-OLED panels manufactured by Samsung, as it happens that Sony has anticipated Samsung itself with the presentation of the Sony A95K Bravia XR, the first television with QD-OLED technology. These are all the characteristics of the new Sony televisions for 2022. Models that again incorporate Google TV, have improved their XR cognitive processor and the placement of the internal speakers has been readjusted to obtain a more profiled audio. (more…)

Panasonic LZ2000: This flagship model with OLED PRO panel is a very clear candidate for the best high-end TV of 2022

We already have official information about the most advanced OLED TV to be released by Panasonic this year. And it promises. The flagship models that this brand has placed in stores over the last three years have left us with a great taste in our mouths for its outstanding overall image quality and its very interesting sound features. And its successor, the new LZ2000 to which we dedicate this article, aspires to live up to it. As we expected, this television maintains the hallmarks of its predecessors, among which it is worth noting and panel OLED profesional manufactured by LG, but tuned, according to Panasonic, by its own engineers. And it also preserves, on paper, meticulous color calibration and careful sound. At least this is what this brand ensures. And we hope that when w...