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Crypto Weekly # 132 – Cryptocurrency news of the week

The week of 02/01 in brief – The news regarding Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is in constant turmoil. It may happen that vital information gets lost in the daily news flow and you miss important points.

This format is there to remedy that. We come back to the news of the past week in the Crypto Weekly to keep you informed on the current situation of cryptocurrencies.

For the unmissable of this week we will look at an article written by Thomas Borrel . In this opus, the latter shares his thoughts on the sacralization of the tokenization of assets .

Token and tokenization: the end of all ills… of liquidity?

One of the biggest benefits that is often touted is that tokenization makes an asset more liquid , which is vital in attracting investors to assets that typically lack liquidity. Much of the tokenization debate centers on this point, primarily because it has always been a major issue for many traditional asset classes.

In practice, when an asset is tokenized, it allows investors to buy or trade tokens with more ease , and to buy only a fraction of its aggregate value if they wish.

However, in some cases defining an asset by its liquidity can be misleading. As with any asset, what ultimately matters is its underlying quality . The process of tokenization cannot make a weak asset strong just because it is associated with an expectation of increased liquidity. Real estate that has sagged is always sagging, whether symbolically or not.

Effectiveness and risks

Maximizing efficiency and minimizing risk have always been two major pillars for any financial institution. However, even today there is a series of financial instruments which are still very sensitive to issues in these areas , especially those that are traded “over the counter” (OTC). The best example is probably the bond market, a multibillion dollar market, where OTC transactions are still common.

When an OTC transaction is done, it is often done over the phone, with one person calling another to decide on a transaction. This introduces a huge information risk . Indeed, the teams in charge of corporate actions report error rates of up to 40% . When the transaction instructions are sent to the custodians, they identify the discrepancy. They must then investigate and find out what went wrong, which often results in very long delays in payment terms.

GBTC-historien – Hvordan gråtoner bestemmer Bitcoins pris, fremtid

Grayscales faldende BTC-præmie lyder alarmklokker for både investorer og handlende. Alarmklokker er ikke en underdrivelse, især da præmien faldt til 2% fra ca. 30% tilbage i december 2020. Hvad betyder det?

Præmen kan have været den eneste motivation for institutioner til at investere i GBTC og ikke Bitcoin

Denne irrationelle motivation og marked blev udforsket af Peter Schiff under en nylig samtale . Tegning af en parallel mellem Bitcoin og Gamestop fremhævede Schiff de røde flag i Michael Saylors argument for at købe Bitcoin ved hjælp af kontanter fra institutternes balance. Saylor havde understreget dette skridt som en sikring mod inflation. Ifølge Schiff, hvis du køber Bitcoin under den fejlbehæftede argumentation om, at prisen vil stige i fremtiden, er det lige så godt at stole på fremtidige købere for at generere efterspørgsel og køb som at købe Gamestop.

Dette fremmer spørgsmålet – Hvad gør Bitcoin anderledes denne gang, og hvorfor købe nu og ikke før?

Argumentet er, at Bitcoins prisrally er centreret om institutionel køb og den digitale guldfortælling. Nøglen her er, at institutionel køb er en investering i GBTC, og institutioner køber GBTC til en præmie. Når præmien falder, forventes efterspørgslen at falde, og det samme er hvad der er sket.

Hvad indebærer dette? Nå, faldet i efterspørgsel antyder, at der kan være en pause, eller værre, et stop i institutionel køb af GBTC, og dette fremhæver også muligheden for at afskaffe Bitcoin- efterspørgsel. Som forventet kan dette føre til et fald i prisen. Prisfaldet efterfølges af et yderligere fald i efterspørgslen, og retningen af ​​investeringsstrømme vil ændre sig for at imødekomme den næstbedste mulighed – Hvis ikke en præmie, så en rabat.

Ligesom institutioner stillede op til Grayscales præmie (Det svarede til gratis penge for de fleste, da overskuddet fra stigningen i Bitcoins pris blev videregivet til dem), kan de stille op til rabatter. Når Grayscale har været den største køber, idet de samler institutionelle investorressourcer i GBTC, kan et fald i efterspørgslen fra Grayscale være den sidste søm i kisten til Bitcoins efterspørgsel.

Prisen har ikke oplevet et frit fald lige nu, men det ville ikke være forkert at sige, at der er en sandsynlighed for, at der kan være en i fremtiden. Et fald i præmien kan føre til et punkt, hvor GBTC diskonteres, og dette kan være vendepunktet for Bitcoin. Den resterende efterspørgsel kan bevæge sig i retning af GBTC, hvilket forhindrer yderligere efterspørgsel og prisen på Bitcoin.

Kort sagt, GBTC, der fodrede Bitcoin med efterspørgsel og en prisrally for alle detail- og institutioner, kan vende sig imod det, og med det skiftende tidevand kan det tage efterspørgsel og investeringsstrømme væk fra Bitcoin. Betyder dette, at GBTC vil erstatte BTC helt? Det er et vanskeligt spørgsmål at svare på, men for institutioner kan Bitcoin blive synonymt med GBTC i stedet for omvendt.

En sådan hypotese udgør en usikker fremtid for Bitcoins pris og for institutioner og detailhandlere, der køber Bitcoin til pressetidsniveauet. Dette kan dog kun være begyndelsen. Hvis GBTC-præmier falder yderligere, kan en anden historie muligvis opklare.

O Nasdaq-Listed Marathon Patent Group compra 150 milhões

O Nasdaq-Listed Marathon Patent Group compra 150 milhões de dólares de bitcoin como parte das reservas de tesouraria da empresa

  • A Marathon Patent Group, de comércio público, comprou bitcoin no valor de cerca de 150 milhões de dólares.
  • O CEO da Marathon, Merrick Okamoto, disse ao The Block que a compra foi feita com as reservas de caixa da empresa.

O investimento faz parte dos fundos de tesouraria da empresa, disse o CEO da Marathon, Merrick Okamoto, ao The Block. Esta é a primeira vez que a empresa, que está envolvida na mineração de Bitcoin Era, comprou bitcoin do mercado.

„Ao alavancar nosso dinheiro em mãos para investir em bitcoin agora, transformamos nosso potencial para ser um investimento puro em uma realidade“, disse Okamoto. „Também acreditamos que manter parte de nossas reservas de tesouraria em bitcoin será uma estratégia melhor a longo prazo do que manter dólares americanos, semelhante a outras empresas que pensam no futuro, como a MicroStrategy“.

Com certeza, as ações da Marathon subiram 892% no ano passado e as ações da MicroStrategy ganharam 166%, em comparação com o ganho de cerca de 300% da bitcoin durante o ano.

No início deste mês, a Marathon arrecadou 250 milhões de dólares em uma rodada de capital. Quando perguntado se esses fundos foram utilizados para comprar o bitcoin, Okamoto disse ao The Block que a empresa tinha US$ 425 milhões em dinheiro antes deste aumento, que foi utilizado para comprar o bitcoin.

A empresa de serviços financeiros Crypto NYDIG ajudou a executar a transação. A compra foi concluída em 21 de janeiro, a NYDIG disse ao The Block, acrescentando que o valor da compra por bitcoin era de cerca de US$ 31.135.

O pedido foi concluído „em apenas algumas horas“ desde a idéia até a execução, disse a NYDIG.

No mês passado, a firma também ajudou a gigante de seguros MassMutual a comprar bitcoin no valor de US$ 100 milhões, e a MassMutual na época adquiriu uma participação minoritária de US$ 5 milhões na NYDIG.

Quanto ao Marathon Patent Group, a empresa tem minerado bitcoin desde o final de 2017. Hoje, tem 2.560 mineiros de bitcoin em produção, produzindo atualmente cerca de 1,5 a 2 bitcoin por dia, disse Okamoto ao The Block.

Para expandir suas operações, a Marathon encomendou recentemente 100.500 unidades de mineiros avançados S19 da Bitmain por cerca de $270 milhões de dólares. „Estas unidades serão enviadas a partir desta semana“, disse Okamoto ao The Block. „Quando totalmente implantadas e instaladas, a capacidade total de hashrate da empresa excederá 10,34 exahash [do atual cerca de 256 petahash], o que acreditamos que poderia fazer da Marathon a maior mineradora de bitcoin do mundo“.

Em termos de bitcoins, o haxixe aperfeiçoado ajudaria a Marathon a produzir cerca de 55-60 bitcoins por dia, disse Okamoto.

A Marathon acredita que está „posicionada de forma única para o sucesso a longo prazo“, já que recentemente formou uma joint venture com a Beowulf Energy para obter eletricidade barata para suas instalações de mineração de bitcoin.

„A maioria dos mineiros de bitcoin usa um modelo de hospedagem para suas operações. […] O custo típico deste modelo de hospedagem está na faixa de US$ 0,05 a US$ 0,06 por kWh“, disse Okamoto ao The Block. A parceria com Beowulf, por outro lado, ajudará a Marathon a baixar o custo para $0,028 por kWh, disse Okamoto, acrescentando que também irá baixar o custo para minerar cada bitcoin de mais de $7.700 para aproximadamente $4.400.

O preço de um bitcoin está sendo negociado atualmente em torno de $33.500, de acordo com o painel de dados do The Block. Quando perguntado se a Marathon vai investir mais em bitcoin, Okamoto disse, „a ser determinado“.

BITCOIN FORMA UNA TRENDLINE PARABOLICA, MA GLI OCCHI DEL TRADER VETERANO HANNO UN POTENZIALE DI CORREZIONE

  • Bitcoin e l’intero mercato della crittovaluta sono stati catturati in un’avanzata parabolica, con BTC in testa alla carica, mentre gli altcoin ne seguono la guida.
  • Dove le prossime tendenze della crittovaluta dipenderanno senza dubbio dal fatto che i tori possano o meno mantenere il controllo della loro azione sui prezzi quando si avvicinano a $30.000
  • Questo rally è a dir poco parabolico, con Bitcoin che ieri sera ha toccato il tappo del mercato di mezzo trilione di dollari
  • Un trader veterano sta ora indicando una linea di tendenza parabolica che la cripto-valuta si è formata negli ultimi due mesi
  • Egli osserva che, anche se questo sta tenendo duro per ora, c’è una forte possibilità che il crypto possa vedere una correzione al di sotto della linea di tendenza a medio termine

Il Bitcoin e l’intero mercato dei crittografi hanno avuto un’impennata nelle ultime 24 ore. I tori hanno preso il pieno controllo di BTC durante la notte, mandando il suo prezzo a livelli record di 28.500 dollari durante la notte, prima di affrontare una forte pressione di vendita.

Questa pressione di vendita ha fatto sì che il suo prezzo abbia superato i 2.000 dollari, segnando un grave declino. I tori stanno ora cercando di ribaltare la precedente resistenza all’interno della regione a metà dei 26.000 dollari, ma non è ancora chiaro se avranno successo.

In un recente tweet, un trader ha dichiarato di aspettarsi pienamente che il Bitcoin finisca per invalidare la trendline parabolica che si sta formando di recente.

Detto questo, non si aspetta una correzione troppo profonda.

BITCOIN VEDE UN FORTE RIFIUTO DOPO UN RALLY ESPLOSIVO A 28.500 DOLLARI

Al momento in cui scriviamo, Bitcoin è in crescita di poco meno dell’1% al suo attuale prezzo di 26.700 dollari. Questo è all’incirca il prezzo al quale è stato scambiato nel corso della giornata passata.

Nel corso della notte ha raggiunto i 28.500 dollari prima di perdere il suo slancio e scivolare più in basso, con i compratori che ora cercano di impedire che il crypto scivoli più in basso nel breve termine.

Il suo prezzo attuale si è dimostrato un forte sostegno negli ultimi giorni.

TRADER VETERANO: BTC CHE FORMA UNA LINEA DI TENDENZA PARABOLICA MENTRE LA TENDENZA AL RIALZO CONTINUA

Un trader veterano ha spiegato in un recente tweet che questa recente mossa verso l’alto ha ulteriormente convalidato l’esistenza di una trendline parabolica.

Egli osserva che anche se questa trendline potrebbe presto essere invalidata, non si aspetta un intenso declino.

„BTC sta avanzando in movimento parabolico dal basso del 20 settembre. Mi aspetto che questa curva venga violata ad un certo punto, ma che non produca un declino dell’80%“. La curva verde è un avanzamento parabolico più ampio dai minimi di dicembre 2018 e marzo 2020. Questo è il motore del mercato dei tori“.

I prossimi giorni dovrebbero fare un po‘ di luce su quanto lontano arriverà a medio termine questo progresso parabolico.

Gemini conduce 200.000 dollari di donazioni ai fondi per gli sviluppatori Bitcoin

Il Bitcoin Trust di Grayscale cresce di 1,6 miliardi di dollari in sei mesi

Gemini cryptocurrency exchange ha donato 200.000 dollari agli sviluppatori di Bitcoin Core attraverso il nuovo Gemini Opportunity Fund.

Gemini, fondato e gestito dai rinomati gemelli Winklevoss, sta finanziando attivamente il continuo sviluppo della preminente criptovaluta, a partire da due importanti donazioni.

Come originariamente riportato da Decrypt, il sito web di Gemini delinea i dettagli del Gemini Opportunity Fund. Lo sforzo è un fondo di consulenza per i donatori che mira a sostenere lo sviluppo continuo dell’ecosistema BitQT attraverso sovvenzioni, borse di studio e donazioni.

Come da comunicato, il fondo spera di sostenere gli sviluppatori di Bitcoin Core che stanno lavorando per migliorare l’usabilità, la sicurezza e la resilienza del Bitcoin Network.

50.000 dollari alla Fondazione per i diritti umani BTC Dev Fund

Il Gemini Opportunity Fund ha iniziato la sua iniziativa con due donazioni separate per sostenere gli sviluppatori Bitcoin Core.

50.000 dollari del valore di BTC saranno donati al Bitcoin Development Fund della Human Rights Foundation, che viene utilizzato per sostenere direttamente gli individui e i team che lavorano su progetti specifici all’interno della rete Bitcoin. Il 95% di queste donazioni andrà agli sviluppatori, mentre il restante 5% sarà utilizzato per sostenere gli sforzi generali della Human Rights Foundation.

Il Fondo per lo sviluppo Bitcoin della Fondazione per i diritti umani ha ricevuto 188.668 dollari in donazioni da 93 donatori al 1 dicembre 2020. Un certo numero di rispettabili sviluppatori e team hanno ricevuto donazioni dal fondo.

Tra questi, lo sviluppatore con sede nel Regno Unito e l’esperto di privacy Bitcoin Chris Belcher, che sta lavorando a ‚CoinSwap‘, che ha lo scopo di rendere molto più difficile per le autorità rintracciare le transazioni Bitcoin. Gloria Zhao è un altro beneficiario del finanziamento. La laureata della UC Berkeley Graduate sta attualmente lavorando al pacchetto Mempool Accept, che mira ad aumentare la capacità di elaborazione dei Bitcoin, migliorare l’usabilità del Lightning Network e gettare le basi per il „package relay“.

Un altro destinatario è Evan Kaloudis, creatore di Zeus, che è un’applicazione per iOS e Android che permette agli individui di utilizzare i nodi Bitcoin e Lightning da dispositivi personali.

$150k a NPO Brink

Il Gemini Opportunity Fund donerà inoltre 150.000 dollari in BTC al programma di borse di studio senza scopo di lucro Brink, con sede a Londra. L’organizzazione fornirà finanziamenti e tutoraggio agli sviluppatori Bitcoin, con l’ex sviluppatore dei Chaincode Labs John Newbery e l’ex allievo di Blockstream Mike Schmidt a capo del progetto.

Entrambi gli sviluppatori sono stati coinvolti nello spazio di sviluppo Bitcoin Core per un certo numero di anni.

Kucoin-Mitbegründer gibt bekannt, dass 84% ​​der gehackten Gelder zurückgefordert wurden

Kucoins Mitbegründer Johnny Lyu informierte die Community in einem Tweet am Mittwoch, dem 11. November 2020, über die bisherigen Fortschritte bei dem jüngsten Hack, der den Austausch im September erschütterte. Lyu machte in seinem Tweet bekannt, dass 84% ​​der gehackten Gelder nun wieder eingezogen werden, wobei die Bemühungen, den Rest zurückzugewinnen, noch andauern. Obwohl Lyu relativ still über den Prozess der Rückforderung der Gelder war, sagte er hier, dass Einzelheiten des Rückforderungsprozesses veröffentlicht würden, sobald der Fall geklärt sei.

Kucoin gewinnt die Mehrheit der gestohlenen Gelder zurück

Wie ZyCrypto am 26. September 2020 berichtete, wurden einem der führenden Kryptowährungsbörsen, Kucoin, Vermögenswerte in Höhe von 250 Millionen US-Dollar gestohlen.

Wie zu diesem Zeitpunkt mitgeteilt, enthielten die gestohlenen Münzen und Token Bitcoin, Ethereum und mehrere andere ERC-20-Token. Es wurde berichtet, dass diese Gelder aus Kucoins heißer Brieftasche entnommen wurden.

Zu dieser Zeit versprach die Börse, dass betroffene Benutzer entschädigt würden, während sie sich an andere Börsen wandten, in der Hoffnung, die gestohlenen Gelder aufzuspüren und möglicherweise zurückzugewinnen.

Das Ereignis führte dazu, dass der Austausch einige seiner Dienste auf der Plattform herunterfuhr

Einige gute Nachrichten werden schließlich bekannt, als der Mitbegründer der Börsen, Johnny Lyu, verrät, dass ein beträchtlicher Teil der gestohlenen Gelder, genauer gesagt 84%, bereits zurückgewonnen wurde.

Lyu informierte über die Schritte zur Rückforderung der genannten Mittel und sagte, dass die betroffenen Vermögenswerte über einen On-Chain-Tracking-Ansatz, ein Vertrags-Upgrade und eine gerichtliche Rückforderung wiederhergestellt wurden. Obwohl er nicht weiter ging, sagte Lyu, dass jedes Detail des Hacks veröffentlicht werden würde, sobald der Fall abgeschlossen ist, wie von den Strafverfolgungsbehörden gefordert.

Ferner dankte Lyu denjenigen (einschließlich Einzelpersonen und Organisationen), die sich bemühten, die gestohlenen Gelder zurückzugewinnen.

In Zukunft versprach er, dass die Börse ihre Anstrengungen zur Sicherung der Vermögenswerte der Benutzer auf der Plattform verdoppeln werde.

How many bitcoins should you buy?

Not at all, if the purpose of your investment is only to secure a pension or to form a safety cushion in case of loss of employment. But there are good reasons to invest in bitcoin or other cryptocurrency, and it is up to you to determine if they are relevant to you. This is roughly what the distribution of cryptocurrency in your portfolio should look like depending on your investment objectives.

The prospect of low risk only adds to your excitement

Investing in bitcoin is a risk. Its course can take off or fall. There are many risky assets, but Bitcoin is particularly attractive because it is a phenomenon of its time that has a great future (most likely) ahead of it. Its presence in your portfolio will bring an element of risk, and it may well pay off, you know.

Some argue that the value of bitcoin is that it is not tied to any stock market, so it is able to diversify and reduce risk. There are reasons to be sceptical about this argument. Reliable evidence of correlation has been collected for decades and bitcoin only appeared in 2009. Since then, it has mostly thrived, but there have been misfortunes as well. We will not be able to determine whether Bitcoin will really help hedge stock market risks until assets begin to fall significantly and sustainably. Investing in crypt currency for the sake of diversification at this stage is for luck only.

Optimal share in your portfolio: 5-10%, depending on how ready you are to take the risk.

You feel uncomfortable in a world where there is no certainty, but there are large computing resources. The value of bitcoin can increase if the dollar collapses or high inflation occurs.

It may indeed make sense to diversify your foreign exchange savings, especially if you plan to move abroad one day. But you can do this with much less risk by buying any other government-supported currency. Of course, nobody has eliminated the risk of the financial apocalypse:

civilisation will collapse and all government-supported currencies will turn into ordinary papers. In this case, Bitcoin could become our main currency. However, the economy provided by Bitcoin will still need a good Internet – and it is not known what will remain of it if we have to survive something like the Hunger Games.

Optimum share in the portfolio: 0%, because we need to save money on medicines and canned food.

You put your privacy first or want to do something illegal.

One of the main advantages of cryptological currency is confidentiality. You can perform completely anonymous transactions (a function that credit cards cannot boast of). For some people confidentiality is really very important.

And if this is your priority, then cryptographic risks are the price you pay for anonymity. But keep in mind: Darknet sellers sometimes complain that bitcoin volatility is about to destroy their business.

Optimal share in your portfolio: 30-40%, depending on the volume of your transactions

Someone is blackmailing you or you want to be ready for this turn of events.

Relative anonymity of bitcoin has its downside. It is what criminals use to do their dark stuff. Hackers often demand a round sum in bitcoins from cyber victims. If you need to pay back, it is a good idea to stock up on bitcoins. It can act as insurance – which is not uncommon in our world.

Optimal share in your portfolio: 1-5%, depending on how likely the threat is

This Bitcoin fair launches its own hardware wallet with fingerprint scan

Cryptobeurs Gate.io comes up with a new product.

It is a separate hardware wallet that allows the user to act with extra security on the platform. The device is called the Wallet S1 and it offers extra security for the storage of private keys from, for example, Bitcoin.
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Hardware wallet

Gate.io is located in Hong Kong. More than $63 million worth of different crypto coins pass through the order book every day. The stock market is striving to improve the security of customers‘ funds with this hardware wallet, writes Decrypt.

According to the release, the Wallet S1 is a solution for storing the private keys. The device even has a built-in display with fingerprint recognition. This gives each owner and customer a unique password. This way they don’t have to remember difficult passwords and the unique fingerprint is sufficient.

Signing orders

In a statement, Marie Tatibouet, the CMO of Gate.io, explains how it works:

„The private key is locked in the hardware itself, and therefore not in contact with the Internet. It makes it easier to sign certain things when the user is using it on a daily basis“.

She added that „it’s the first hardware wallet that uses an algorithm to detect brute-force attacks“. They also claim it’s the first hardware wallet with a fingerprint scanner.

Gate.io claims that the S1 supports over 10,000 cryptocurrencies. Of course, this is Bitcoin, but it also supports Ethereum and a lot of (other) altcoins that are not even on CoinMarketCap.

The intention is that this wallet will also work with DeFi apps and other applications that will be built on the proprietary blockchain at a later stage.

By the way: the device is initially only intended for customers from China. Users can synchronize the device with a laptop or Android smartphone. It is said to cost $50 each.

Buying bitcoin from wallet

The question is whether this approach will catch on, given that there are also regular hardware wallets that work with trade fairs. For example, with Ledger’s wallets you can use so-called AirSwaps to ’swappen‘ ERC-20 tokens.

For Bitcoin lovers, the Trezor option is much more interesting: you can buy Bitcoin directly at the Dutch fair BTC Direct.

SatoshiLabs previously rolled out a partnership with Changelly and CoinSwitch for purchases directly from the wallet. Since July this year, BTC Direct has also been included as a Dutch party.

Whether with or without a device, remember this motto: not your keys, not your coins. A hardware wallet from a trade fair can solve part of this problem, but with a wallet like Ledger or Trezor you can achieve exactly the same.

IOTA publishes final alpha version of IOTA Streams

IOTA has published the new version of its data transfer protocol IOTA Streams – and is laying another cornerstone for the decentralized data economy of tomorrow.

The IOTA Foundation has released the final alpha version of IOTA Streams

IOTA Streams is intended to enable the secure transfer of encrypted data and messages within the Tangle, IOTA’s disitributed ledger technology. This should set the course for the decentralized exchange of and trade in data in the Internet of Things. In contrast to cloud-based solutions, the data should remain in the owner’s possession until a buyer can be found.

If there is a device that produces data, then there is a good chance it is valuable to someone or something. This value must be included as close as possible to the point of data creation, because waiting until this happens in the cloud harbors a multitude of security risks, single points of failure and the potential for data theft and manipulation,

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The data exchange between network participants takes place via „channels“. In order to be able to access a data stream – for example from a network node that supplies sensor data – a user must know the name of the channel (Channel ID). A channel can support one (single branch) or several strands (multi branch) of data.

IOTA Streams is a second layer solution: This means that part of the authenticity check of the data takes place outside the Tangle. Among other things, this should enable a higher data throughput.

„Own your data“ IOTA streams for the responsible data producer

The IOTA Foundation provides a concrete use case in the blog post. IOTA cites the “Zero Dollar Car” as an example. This is a thought experiment by John Ellis, who was technology chief at the car manufacturer Ford.

Cars are currently being equipped with sensors that collect valuable information about the driver and the road conditions. What if the driver could exchange this information for money? This information could be so valuable that they could pay for the car,

Ellis describes the “Zero Dollar Car” in the blurb of the book of the same name.

In a TedX talk, to which the IOTA Foundation referred in their blog post, Ellis put the value of the data that an average family of four generates for Google in one year just from the use of laptops, smartphones and the like at US 5,500 -Dollar.

Technologies like IOTA streams can, according to the blog posthelp to ensure that data producers have a way of monetizing them in the future; especially when not only search queries but also sensor data from cars, refrigerators and the like can be sold.

Gemini échange des partenaires avec un processeur de paiement crypté sous licence au Royaume-Uni

La cryptographie Gemini simplifie les virements en monnaie fiduciaire pour les clients britanniques.

Le central de crypto des jumeaux Winklewoss Gemini continue de consolider ses services réglementés pour les clients du Royaume-Uni.

Le 12 octobre, Gemini a annoncé un partenariat avec BCB Group – un processeur européen de paiement crypté qui travaille déjà avec les principales plateformes telles que Coinbase, Bitstamp et Galaxy Digital.

Le groupe BCB se concentre sur les services de paiements institutionnels et offre des comptes professionnels et des liquidités sur le marché de la cryptographie pour les institutions financières „cryptées“. La principale filiale du groupe a été officiellement approuvée par la Financial Conduct Authority en tant qu’établissement de paiement autorisé (API) au début de l’année.

La collaboration avec BCB vise à fournir aux clients de Gemini au Royaume-Uni des options plus rapides pour envoyer et recevoir des livres sterling. La bourse sera connectée à l’API de la BCB, ce qui simplifiera les interactions de Gemini avec les différentes banques et les monnaies fiduciaires, et réduira la nécessité d’une intervention manuelle dans le traitement des transactions.

Ce développement aidera Gemini à „sécuriser l’accès à l’infrastructure de règlement en temps réel, ce qui nous permettra de nous intégrer avec nos partenaires bancaires“, selon Blair Halliday, responsable de la conformité de Gemini pour l’Europe. Un porte-parole de la bourse a déclaré à Cointelegraph que les clients britanniques de Gemini peuvent effectuer des dépôts et des retraits en livres sterling via le système Faster Payments, les transferts CHAPS et SWIFT, ainsi que relier leurs cartes de débit aux comptes Gemini :

Notre intégration avec l’API du groupe BCB nous permet spécifiquement de rationaliser les étapes du traitement de ces virements vers et depuis les comptes des clients.
Cette année, Gemini s’est étendu au Royaume-Uni, où il a été agréé comme société de cryptage d’actifs enregistrée par la FCA, conformément aux obligations de lutte contre le blanchiment d’argent et le financement du terrorisme. Elle a également obtenu une licence d’établissement de monnaie électronique dans le pays.