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29 October 2020
Stripe is Easy, Bitcoin is Easier
The third in a series from our engineering team focused on the intersection of money and technology. See our previous from J. Otto on Why Blockchains matter. Check out our open engineering roles here. Most are familiar with Stripe's "achievement" of simplifying online credit card payments for web ...
Pragmatic Play is one of the most played online slots provider in the world, with a live casino, bingo, and scratch games solution putting them ahead of the rest. They are by far the most played slots provider in the industry. Stake.com is a crypto casino and sportsbook, also the largest in t...
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26 October 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #101
Last week provided a monumental landmark for Bitcoin bulls. The weekly candle closed at $13,045 - the first time a week has closed over $13,000 since early 2018. The altcoin marketcap also climbed modestly alongside Bitcoin, ending the week just under $154 billion after starting last week at $147 billion. However, despi...
Last week, we wrote about PoolTogether in anticipation of its future V3 launch. Well, that day came sooner than expected and PoolTogether V3 is now live. Check out my full piece to read about the potential of PoolTogether. To refresh your memory, PoolTogether is known for its “no-loss lottery.” Thi...
Read the full report Use the offer code NFTQ3 for a free month of Messari Pro! In the world of Web3, Q3 was defined by the growth of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the rise of community tokens. Cumulative lifetime NFT sales volume exceeded $130million. This was sparked by the various implementati...
Read the full report for a recap of the most critical developments from DeFi’s wildest quarter to date. Use the offer code DEFIQ3 to get a free month of Messari Pro! It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. In Q3, liquidity mining drove both DeFi usage and token prices to all-time hi...
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19 October 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #100
Last week, Bitcoin continued its sideways chop over a 4.97% range, climbing 1.30% from its opening price to close the week near $11,520. Uncertainty over the COVID-19 second wave and the US stimulus and election continue to discourage market participants from aggressive trend-setting buying or selling. The altcoin marke...
News
16 October 2020
Dreams of DCEP-tion
This week, 10 million DCEP worth about $1.5 million was airdropped to 50,000 randomly selected people. While that sentence reads like a 2017 CoinDesk byline, DCEP is not your run of the mill shitcoin; it’s China’s digital currency (DCEP stands for Digital Currency - Electronic Payment). To dish ou...
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12 October 2020
Why Blockchains Matter
The second in a series from our engineering team focused on the intersection of money and technology. Check out Part I from Diran on Messari's Uniswap integration here. Check out our open engineering roles here. Bitcoin not Blockchain. Or Blockchain not Bitcoin? It wasn't until the summer DeFi c...
Newsletter
12 October 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #99
Aggressive Bitcoin bears found themselves liquidated during this week's 9.23% climb while late bulls pile in at the top of the weekend pump. The weakening USD suggests a risk-on environment, creating an overall bullish tone for most markets. The altcoin marketcap climbed alongside Bitcoin from $144 billion to nearly $150 b...

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