Regardless of how much crypto you own, Elon Musk has affected the value of your portfolio over the last few weeks. It appears he can make the market go up or down on the basis of a single tweet. One minute he is ‘The Dogefather’ and everyone flocks to buy the memecoin. Weeks later he says ‘it’s a hustle’ and the cost per coin tumbles.

He did the same thing with Bitcoin. The price of BTC rallied when Musk said he’d accept the leading crypto as payment for his Tesla cars, only several weeks later to renege on that offer…

We have all seen the way in which entrepreneur Elon Musk has helped the meme-based crypto Dogecoin skyrocket over the last few weeks. While he appears to cooling a little in his role as ‘Dogefather’, a Canadian -based company is using the doggy cryptocurrency to pay SpaceX to take a satellite to the Moon.

According its press release, Geometric Energy Corp. said the DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in Q1 2022, and it will be “the first-ever commercial lunar payload in history paid entirely with dogecoin,” they say.

SpaceX Vice President of…

ETH the native token of the Ethereum blockchain has pushed to even greater heights over the last few days, and at the time of writing was $3,144. This major rise comes after a shaky April for the second largest cryptocurrency, which crashed by 20% on 17th April.

This crash caused a $1-billion liquidation on long futures contracts, and it also drastically reduced investors’ appetite for risk, but this position appears to have recovered thanks to several situations that have arisen in the last week.

One is that PayPal’s CEO announced that its users interest in cryptocurrencis had far exceeded expectations…

Last week many crypto owners went into a panic as bitcoin, followed by the entire altcoin market, took a nosedive. People messaged each other. “What just happened?” In the end, the answer appeared to be an announcement about capital gains tax from President Biden. It was that simple!

Bitcoin dipped as low as $47, 875, and retail investors wondered if it would drop further. Those that were able to hold their nerve were repaid by seeing the market slowly climb again over the weekend, with BTC now at $52,735 at the time of writing on 26th April. …

Pelé, one of the world’s most famous and most respected footballers, is launching his first NFT on the Ethernity Chain on 2nd May.

The collection of trading cards, always popular with football fans in printed format, are the work of artists Kingsletter and Visual Lab, and have taken months to create. It is the first collection to feature Pelé.

“We are focused on building the biggest NFT collectible library ever,” Nick Rose Ntertsas, the CEO and founder of Ethernity, told CoinDesk via Telegram. “Pelé is a very important milestone for us. He’s the biggest soccer player of all time.”

Pelé…

Scott Melker, a professional trader believes Ethereum (ETH) has “tremendous upside potential” and could outshine bitcoin this year, according to Cointelegraph. That’s good news for ETH holders.

In his exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, the trader said that he sees “this period of Bitcoin’s price consolidation as particularly bullish for the second largest cryptocurrency,” as ETH reaches a new all time high. Melker also believes “Ether’s outstanding performance is the main catalyst of the recent altcoin market bull run.”

Recently, Melker has been largely switching his dollar-cost averaging strategy from Bitcoin to Ether in the last few months, in order to…

Two Coinbase employees, Rebecca Rose and Peter Kacherginsky,

recently got legally married on the Ethereum blockchain, showing us another use for the network. The two got married on the blockchain on 14th March, announcing on 3rd April that they had got married on the blockchain in words both physical and virtual.

In addition to their traditional Jewish wedding ceremony., Kacherginsky wrote an Ethereum smart contract named Tabaat that issued tokenized “rings” NFTs in the form of TBT tokens to the couple’s wallets. Tabaat is the Hebrew word for ring.

The 2,218 line smart contract cost the couple 0.25 ETH to…

Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York state , announced the launch of its IBM-made, blockchain-based, digital health app that will allow users to carry proof of a Covid-19 vaccination or negative PCR, antigen test results on their phone.

According to the press release and Coindesk, “individuals will be able to either print out their pass or store it on their smartphones using the Excelsior Pass Wallet app much like a mobile airline boarding pass.” It is hoped that this will allow the faster reopening of businesses and event venues for sport and entertainment, such as Madison Square Garden.

Businesses can…

Cardano’s native token ADA is now available for trading on Coinbase. Having recently become the third largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $41,9 billion, it is now available to retail traders on Coinbase, whereas previously it had only been available on Coinbase Pro.

Cardano is a cryptocurrency network and open source project that aims to run a public blockchain platform for smart contracts.

Coinbase made the announcement on 19th March: “Cardano (ADA) is launching on http://Coinbase.com and in the iOS and Android apps within the next 15 minutes. You may need to refresh your app to properly buy, sell…

Bitcoin has beaten all over asset classes by at least a factor of 10 over the last decade, according to Compound Capital Advisors’ CEO and founder, Charlie Bilello. He has compiled a report of the top asset classes based on data from YCharts.

Others agree with him. Roberto Talamas, a Messari research tweeted that Bitcoin has produced an annual return of 230% on average — more than 10 times higher than the second-ranked asset class. That second asset is class is the U.S. Nasdaq 100 Index with an annual return of 20%, while U.S. Large Caps sat in third place…

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