How To Install MyNode on Your Old Casa Node – Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoiners attempting to do their part to secure the network, and run their own full nodes that fully validate transactions and blocks, often turn to hardware and software solutions provided by a range of groups. But those who were leveraging node hardware provided by Casa are now in search of a new solution. Casa no longer supports its node hardware with ongoing updates, leaving plenty of Bitcoiners wondering how they can keep an updated full Bitcoin node running on their old Casa Node hardware. In the video above, Bitcoin Magazine’s…

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Historical Data Suggests Bitcoin is Poised to Post a $3,000 Movement

Bitcoin saw some intense early-morning volatility today when its price rallied to highs of $9,350 before facing a swift rejection This caused it to subsequently reel beneath its $9,200 support, but buyers are now attempting to defend against further downside This volatility comes as the cryptocurrency’s weekly candle close fast approaches One analyst is now noting that this $300 movement may simply be the prelude to a much larger one He explained that historical data suggests that the crypto will soon make a 30% movement in one direction or another…

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Bitcoin Set Another “Lower High” as Analysts Eye a Sub-$9,000 Move

Bitcoin faced a grim rejection at $9,500 earlier this week that has caused its price to flash some notable signs of weakness. This rejection has now caused the crypto to set another “lower high” – further bolstering the bear case and causing BTC to be prone to seeing further near-term downside. One analyst is now noting that he anticipates the cryptocurrency to push slightly higher as bulls attempt to reestablish their strength. From here, he believes that it will face another rejection that causes it to slide lower, leading Bitcoin…

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Volvo Invests in Blockchain Startup to Trace Cobalt in Its Batteries

On July 8, Volvo Cars Tech Fund announced their investment in blockchain traceability startup, Circulor. Volvo previously used Circulor’s traceability solution to track cobalt in its batteries. Much of cobalt mining happens in Africa under questionable conditions and involves child labor. In the era where more consumers are becoming concerned with how the products they buy are produced, the ability to verify the entire supply chain may provide a competitive advantage or even become a necessity. Volvo may also be planning to use Circulor’s solution to trace carbon emissions. According…

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Zap’s Strike Moves to Public Beta – Bitcoin Magazine

Today, Zap, the Lightning wallet lead by developer Jack Mallers, has announced that their Strike product is now in public beta.   Previously, Strike had only been available through a closed, private beta program. In the private beta, Mallers claims that they have “already seen $100,000 in payments”. Strike is an application that allows you to transact with Lightning payments with just a debit card or bank account. But, here’s the secret sauce:  instead of having to buy bitcoin to load up your Lightning channels, users on Strike never touch BTC. According to Mallers,…

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Here’s When Analysts Expect Bitcoin to Print a $1,000 Candle

Bitcoin and the aggregated cryptocurrency market have been consolidating for two months now This trend isn’t showing any signs of letting up anytime soon either, as BTC has been posting some of the tightest consecutive candles that it has ever seen BTC’s trading volume has been declining in tandem with this, signaling that market participants have virtually all moved to the sidelines Analysts are still expecting the benchmark crypto to post a $1,000 candle once this trading range resolves One such trader believes that this could happen in the coming…

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OKEx Extends Support to COMP Governance Token, Foresees DeFi to #FinanceAll

The popular crypto trading platform OKEx has recently announced the listing of COMP Governance token. The native token of Ethereum based Compound algorithmic autonomous interest rate protocol is available for spot trading against USDT and BTC since June 29, 2020. Apart from Spot trading, OKEX has also launched Margin Trading and Savings for COMP along with COMPUSDT Perpetual Swap Trading, which is available on its website and API. The support for Compound Protocol is another step in OKEx’s mission to promote the global adoption and use of DeFi applications for…

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Cointelegraph Hosts Online Meetup to Talk LGBTQ+ and Blockchain

As Pride month comes to an end, Cointelegraph hosts an online meetup to discuss LGBTQ+ issues in the crypto and blockchain community. Called “LGBTQ+ and Blockchain: Community-Powered Tech and Tech-Powered Community,” the new session of Cointelegraph Talks features community members like LGBTTech’s Christopher Wood and UNAIDS’ Eric Lamontagne. Other speakers include Hornet’s Christof Wittig, BitBull Capital CEO Joe DiPasquale, LGBT Foundation’s Sean Howell, Muckr AI’s Susan Oh, and Fintech.TV’s Dr Jane Thomason. Hosted by Cointelegraph’s opinion editor, Max Yakubowski, the upcoming session is less than an hour away, scheduled to…

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