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DHS Names Blockchain Managers” Among “Critical Infrastructure” Workers

[ad_1] A memorandum published by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named “blockchain managers” among the nation’s “essential critical infrastructure” workers.On March 19, the DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a memo emphasizing the “special responsibility” of workers within a “critical infrastructure industry” to maintain normal working schedules amid the intensifying coronavirus lockdown.Blockchain named alongside healthcare and pharma as “critical infrastructure industries”The document names blockchain
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Bitcoin Price Holds Key $5.9K Support, Avoiding a Retest of Recent Lows

[ad_1] As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, markets, both traditional and crypto, remain highly unpredictable. Even gold has failed to provide safety for investors and Bitcoin is undergoing a demanding test as a new asset class in an unprecedented health and financial crisis.Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360As traditional markets gear up for another week of turbulent trading, volatility is expected to return to the crypto market as well.
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The Internet May Be Next Victim of Coronavirus Pandemic – Netflix, Google, Apple and Amazon React

[ad_1] With an estimated billion people staying home, remote working or just watching shows online all day, telecom infrastructure is coming under great strain. Experts and companies are mostly saying that the risk is far from critical yet, but the EU has taken the possibility of the internet crashing very seriously. Netflix, Google, Apple, and Amazon have begun to restrict HD video streaming to reduce data usage in Europe. Also
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Blockchain Digital ID — Putting People in Control of Their Data

[ad_1] Although some people in life do an extremely convincing job of indicating otherwise, all humans have an identity. This identity comes in many forms, and as modern life has progressed, the ways in which people can identify have multiplied. Technology has now made it easier for people to explore and share their identities. But, at some point in the not-so-distant past, the internet overtook people’s ability to manage their identities
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Tim Draper Wants to Invest in the Coming Crypto “Renaissance” in India

[ad_1] Billionaire investor and the winner of thousands of Bitcoins (BTC) in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s 2014 Silk Road auctions, Tim Draper, has set his sights on India’s nascent cryptocurrency industry.On March 22, the venture capitalist tweeted that the Supreme Court’s recent reversal of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) ban on banks providing financial services to crypto companies will drive a “renaissance” for the country’s cryptocurrency sector.In a
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Maker Foundation Rejects Accusations of Participation in Its Debt Auctions

[ad_1] MakerDAO (MKR) has denied accusations that the Maker Foundation placed the winning bids in all of its recent debt auctions.In a statement shared with Cointelegraph, the Maker Foundation states that it “is not purchasing MKR in the auctions.”Maker Foundation provides “limited technical assistance to some bidders”“Similar to how the Foundation created the Auction UI,” the foundation states that “it has offered limited technical assistance to some bidders on a
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While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites for Remote Crypto Jobs

[ad_1] If you are on the lookout for a job in these pressing times, when the coronavirus pandemic has limited public movement and shut down businesses, it’s worth exploring opportunities to work from the relative safety of your home. The number of people doing so globally has been steadily growing, including in the crypto industry which is more decentralized than other sectors. Also read: 10 Loan Providers Taking Crypto as
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Coronavirus Quarantine Drove “Volume Resurgence” in Asia

[ad_1] Catherine Coley, the CEO of Binance US, revealed that the coronavirus quarantine in Asia drove a surge in trade volume during an interview with Bloomberg on March 16.On the subject of the recent correlation between Bitcoin (BTC) and the S&P 500, Coley asserts that both the traditional cryptocurrency markets are playing out a familiar long-term cycle.She states that the markets are experiencing what she terms the “CRIC cycle” —
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After BitMEX Meltdown, Should Shorting Be Banned on Crypto Exchanges?

[ad_1] Bitcoin’s (BTC) rapid 50% price drop in the wake of coronavirus concerns aroused chatter around banning the ability for traders to assume short positions in cryptocurrency markets. Question is, would that be the right move?Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360Flash crash raises spectre of shorting bansOn March 12 Bitcoin dropped to prices not seen since April 2019, shedding half its value as fear gripped markets worldwide. The massive sell-off
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Coronavirus ‘Didn’t Cause’ Crash, BTC Recovery ‘Will Take Months’: Hodler’s Digest, Mar. 16–22

[ad_1] Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBitcoin price did not crash 60% due to coronavirus, Binance CEO saysIt’s fashionable to think that Black Thursday’s bloodbath on the crypto markets was caused by