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An epic Bitcoin price rise will dwarf all previous BTC bull runs in May 2020

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Last week was just murder for Bitcoin. It dropped significantly twice, and it had already gone down for more than 11 months. So there are two questions in the mind of every crypto enthusiast in the world. First, when is Bitcoin going to start recovering value again? Second, when is Bitcoin going to reach an all-time high again?

We think it unavoidable for Bitcoin to recover, and we also think it inevitable for it to reach unprecedented heights at some point in the future. When? We don’t know to be honest.

But there are cryptocurrency observers who think they do have an answer, even a date. In this article, we will explain their arguments. We can’t assure you they’re right, but information is power, so this is probably an idea everybody should know about.

We’ll start with the answer; then we give you the explanation. The next Bitcoin hyperjump will start on May 2020. It will prompt a huge and prolonged bull run that will culminate on December 2021. By then Bitcoin will be around 100k in price. Fascinating, isn’t it?

Before we give you the rationale behind that answer, we’ll give you the context you’ll need to understand it.

As you surely know, Bitcoin needs to be mined. This means that a bunch of enthusiasts all over the world (well, mainly in China) use a lot of computer power to solve a mathematical problem known as an “SHA-256 collision”.

Since it has no analytical solution, it must be calculated randomly, using a computer, and that takes time. This creates a “chain” of “blocks” (hence, “blockchain”), one at a time, and with every new block, a number of new Bitcoins are created. How many? Good question!

In the beginning, every new block created 50 new bitcoins. But Satoshi (the mythical digital superhero who created Bitcoin) wanted to avoid inflation in the Bitcoin environment, so he designed the protocol to make the total amount of tokens limited and progressively harder to mine.

One of the ways in which this goal is achieved is that, every so often, the number of coins created by every new block is halved. So, for instance, after November 28th, 2012, only 25 coins are produced per new block, and after July 9th, 12.5 coins. Next halving event is on May 2020 (you see where we’re going?).

Historically, each time that a halving has been implemented, the Bitcoin prices go through the roof. It happened in 2012, then in 2016. So, many observers are utterly convinced that the next halving event, in May 2020, will also bring about an epic rise in price that will dwarf any of the previous Bitcoin bull runs.

That’s it. That’s what some aficionados are expecting, and that’s the reason supporting their expectations.

But how reliable is this? It’s really hard to say. While it could indeed be a legitimate phenomenon, the fact is that Bitcoin is too young, there have been only two halvings, and there’s not enough data (or data analysis) to guarantee that every halving is going to jumpstart Bitcoin again.

So while this is an idea every serious observer in the crypto verse should know, it should be taken with a grain of salt because, so far, it’s impossible to say it’s not merely anecdotal. Lots of things happen around Bitcoin besides halvings. Now you know, though. We hope it will become useful information to you.

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Blockchain technology outshines Bitcoin and Gold during global pandemic

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As the popularity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin begins to level up with investments made in metals such as Gold, together they have both made significant advantages for investors who have taken a leap to invest in them.

However, thanks to the pandemic and the dynamic shift in investing and the economy, many investors have seen fluctuating losses and gains thanks to the uncertainty of the current business world. 

Many investors that backed companies who have exposure to blockchain technology have seen an approximate amount of 54% return on investments over the past year. This is even after considering how hard the global tech market and companies have been hit since the beginning of the pandemic.

What is blockchain technology?

Blockchain technology was first introduced as a supportive technology for Bitcoin. A blockchain is a simple, unchangeable and un-hackable digital ledger that holds transactions in little blocks attached to a chain. The transaction is duplicated and distributed across the entire network of systems on the blockchain, making it available for everyone on the network to see. 

Each block in the chain contains various transactions which are recorded on the participant ledger every time a transaction takes place. The database is decentralised and is managed by multiple participants known as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

Although blockchain technology was birthed from Bitcoin and was widely adopted for the use of cryptocurrencies, the way it works and its security has made…

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Bitcoin Surges After Tesla Bought $1.5 Billion Worth of BTC

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The sudden rise of Bitcoin has been connected to the decision taken by the Tesla electric car company to buy $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin.

The company explained in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it bought Bitcoin to diversify its cash returns and more flexibility.

Musk’s Tweets also impacted Dogecoin’s price

Tesla also added that it will start accepting Bitcoin payments for all its products, although this will be based on a limited basis and applicable laws. If the company concludes and starts accepting cryptocurrency, it will make it the first major car manufacturer to accept Bitcoin payments. The company’s founder and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has developed an interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.

He has been tweeting severally about the viability of the Dogecoin (DOGE), which doesn’t have an important market value attached to it.

Few hours after endorsing Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency rose by an impressive 50%. But regulatory authorities are still concerned about the risks in cryptocurrency investments, with several regulatory bodies warning traders and investors they could lose all their money from crypto investments.

But for Tesla, the company decides to diversify its funds and increased its cash returns. However, Tesla also warned investors about the volatility of Bitcoin’s price in its SEC filing. According to the SEC…

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XNO Token of Xeno NFT Hub listed on Bithumb Korea Exchange

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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //

Xeno Holdings Limited (xno.live ), a blockchain solutions company based in Hong Kong, has announced the listing of its ecosystem utility token XNO on the ‘Bithumb Korea’ cryptocurrency exchange on January 21st 2021.

Xeno NFT Hub (market.xno.live ), developed by Xeno Holdings, enables easy minting of digital items into NFTs while also providing a marketplace where anyone can securely trade NFTs.

The Xeno NFT Hub project team includes former members of the technology project Yosemite X based in San Francisco and professionals such as Gabby Dizon who is a games industry expert and NFT space influencer based in Southeast Asia.

NFT(Non-Fungible Token) technology has recently gained huge focus in the blockchain arena and beyond, making waves in the online gaming sector, the art world, and the digital copyrights industry in recent years. The strongest feature of NFTs is that “NFTs are unique digital assets that cannot be replaced or forged”. Unlike fungible tokens such as Bitcoin or Ether, NFTs are not interchangeable for other tokens of the same type but instead each NFT has a unique value and specific information that cannot be replaced. This fact makes NFTs the perfect solution to record and prove ownership of digital and real-world items like works of art, game items, limited-edition collectibles, and more.

NFTs are already being actively traded in markets globally. For…

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