Binance Launches Zero-Charge Bitcoin Trading for American Customers

Binance.US in an effort to encourage more activity during this tough bear market, has begun to provide zero-fee trading for Bitcoin to its American customers. Binance.US’s CEO Brian Shroder said that “Since inception, we have been known for our really low fees.” Furthermore, he added zero-fee trading would result in “positive user sentiment,” which would attract more users. Currently, the promotion is only available to BTC users in the United States. The majority of centralized exchanges’ income comes from trading and transaction fees. The move is probably going to make…

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New Solar-Powered Bitcoin Miner Launches Operations Despite Difficult Market

A new bitcoin miner has begun operating at a 6 MW solar-powered facility in western Colorado, despite the present bearish market for cryptocurrencies. The mining operation of Aspen Creek Digital Corporation (ACDC), which was established in January of this year, is housed within a 10-megawatt solar farm. According to a statement provided to CoinDesk, the company intends to start with bitcoin mining at its data center and eventually provide computing services to other companies. The S19 bitcoin mining rigs will be operated by the Colorado data center, which will also…

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‘Foolish’ to deny Bitcoin price can go under $10K — Analysis

Bitcoin (BTC) preserved $20,000 for another day on June 23 with calls for another 20% drop still surfacing. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin under $10,000 not impossible Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD ranging just above the $20,000 mark over the 24 hours to the time of writing. As ever, the behavior reflected moves in United States equities markets, which stayed flat on the day. Remarks by Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell had provided only brief volatility. Cointelegraph noted that Powell’s Congress testimony provided no…

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Could NFA become the next big acronym in the crypto space?

Airdrops have become the bread and butter of the crypto world — for good reason. They’re an indispensable marketing tool for up-and-coming projects that want to create a buzz around their ecosystems. Done right, distributing free tokens to the public can help elevate demand — and unlock big benefits for recipients. After all, if these altcoins end up being listed on major exchanges at a later date, their value could explode. Unfortunately though, downsides have started to emerge. These campaigns aren’t just reaching enthusiasts who passionately believe in what a…

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Ethereum risks ‘bull trap’ after 25% ETH price rebound

Ethereum’s token Ether (ETH) could be entering a “bull trap” zone after rebounding back above the $1,000 mark from 18-month lows of $885.  Ether price paints a “rising wedge” The first among these indicators is a “rising wedge,” a classic bearish reversal setup that forms after the price trends upward inside a range defined by two ascending but converging trendlines. The wedge setup gains further confirmation if the trading volume drops alongside the rising prices. Theoretically, a rising wedge resolves after the price breaks below its lower trendline and eyes…

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How blockchain can open up energy markets: EU DLT expert explains

Aside from the buzzing neologism of Web3, there is a bit less catchy but hardly less important concept of Industry 4.0, which includes the new and revolutionary drivers of the next generation’s industrial landscape. And, especially when it comes to the energy sector, blockchain lies at the heart of these technologies.  The authors of a recently published EUBlockchain Observatory report “Blockchain Applications in the Energy Sector” are convinced that distributed ledger technology (DLT) could become a key enabler technology and has a very high potential to influence or even disrupt…

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Users are way under-compensated for the risk

Swan Bitcoin CEO Cory Klippsten believes that the liquidity crisis involving Celsius Network may be just the beginning of a broader collapse in the crypto lending space.  “It doesn’t matter if you’re an amazing CeFi lending platform, taking these retail deposits and lending them out the back end and giving them yield, or a terrible one, they’re all going to get kind of dragged down,” Klippsten said in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph. Celsius, a leading crypto lending platform, halted withdrawals earlier this month, citing “extreme market conditions.” Since then,…

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Cristiano Ronaldo to get football fans into Web3 with Binance partnership

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has signed an exclusive multi-year nonfungible token (NFT) partnership with crypto exchange Binance. The collaboration aims to introduce soccer fans to the Web3 ecosystem through global NFT campaigns.  In the announcement sent to Cointelegraph, Binance noted that the agreement involves creating a series of NFT collections with Ronaldo. These will be sold on the Binance NFT platform exclusively, with the first collection coming out later this year. Changpeng Zhao, the CEO and founder of Binance, praised Ronaldo’s accomplishments in soccer and mentioned that the athlete has…

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New world, new rules – Cointelegraph Magazine

Photography often has to weather disruptive changes — from film to digital, for example — and photographers find themselves needing to master new technologies or face losing out to more tech-savvy competitors. NFTs are just another transformation in how we consume images. Can photographers adapt and benefit from them?     Coming to grips with the NFT market can give a whole new lease of life to a photographer’s work.   Back in the dark ages I go back a long time in photography. To the dark ages — or…

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