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Crypto, like railways, is among the world’s top innovations of the millennium

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Crypto, like railways, is among the world’s top innovations of the millennium

You are about to read a half-fiction witty story based on Stuart Hylton’s review of “the making of Modern Britain” and my interpretation of the blockchain’s impact on today’s world. I found it fascinating how the description of the industrial age front-runner technology resembled the awe and fear of blockchain in modern times. Some quotes are so relevant that changing the “railroad company” to “blockchain protocol” would give the same shilling.

After several “bubbles” (actually eight so far) and some huge announcements — remember Libra and TON? — I figured it was a good time to coin (pun intended) the history of the emerging technology that could be the biggest innovation in the last 500 years.

Katia Shabanova is founder of Forward PR Studio, bringing over 20 years of experience in implementing programs for IT companies ranging from Fortune 1000 corporations and venture funds to pre-initial public offering (IPO) startups. She holds BA in English philology and German studies from Santa Clara University in California and earned a Masters in philology from the University of Göttingen in Germany. She’s been published in Benzinga, Investing, iTWire, Hackernoon, Macwelt, Embedded Computing Design, CRN, CIO, Security Magazine and others.

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Technical Analysis Suggests That DOGE Price Will Fall In Next 24H

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© Reuters. Technical Analysis Suggests That DOGE Price Will Fall In Next 24H

  • The number 10 place on CoinMarketCap’s list of the biggest cryptos by market cap, Dogecoin (DOGE), has seen a slight price gain in the last 24 hours.
  • DOGE has strengthened against Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) as well.
  • TA suggests that a bearish move will take place in the next 18-24 hours.

The number 10 place on CoinMarketCap’s list of the biggest cryptos by market cap, Dogecoin (DOGE), has seen a slight price gain in the last 24 hours according to the crypto market tracker.

At the time of writing (9:30 AM GMT + 2), the price of DOGE is around $0.08446, which is a 0.15% price increase compared to what it was 24 hours ago. The weekly performance of Dogecoin has seen it at a loss, however, as its price dropped 4.98% over the last 7 days.

DOGE has strengthened against Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). Currently, 1 DOGE is worth 0.0.000002876 BTC and 0.0000428 ETH. This means that DOGE has strengthe …

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The truth behind the misconceptions holding liquid staking back

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The truth behind the misconceptions holding liquid staking back

Blockchains have relied on proof-of-work (PoW) validation since their inception. Yet the PoW consensus proved to be unsustainable with its high energy usage and its need for fast, powerful hardware creating high barriers to entry. That’s why blockchains are adopting proof-of-stake consensus algorithms (PoS), where those wanting to earn rewards don’t have to compete against other miners, but can simply stake part of their crypto for a chance to be chosen to be a validator — and reap the returns.

Everyone who owns crypto on PoS blockchains must want to take advantage of the opportunities staking provides, right? Actually, according to our report, while 56% of those surveyed had staked before, many who hadn’t staked or wouldn’t stake again pointed toward the same hesitation: They don’t want their assets locked up in staking, not when those assets could be put to use elsewhere. This is why liquid staking provides the best of both worlds. It allows investors to stake their assets while also allowing them to use those assets in other projects during lock-up.

Mohak Agarwal is the CEO of ClayStack. He is a serial entrepreneur and investor on a mission to unlock the liquidity of staked assets.

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Florida Rep. Donalds introduces Financial Freedom Act companion bill in the House

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Florida Rep. Donalds introduces Financial Freedom Act companion bill in the House

Rep. Byron Donalds, a Florida Republican, introduced the Financial Freedom Act into the United States House of Representatives on Friday to prevent the U.S. Department of Labor from limiting the types of investments that can be included in Americans’ self-directed 401(k) retirement plans. The bill is the companion to Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville’s May 5 Senate bill.

The Financial Freedom Act was introduced as a reaction to a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) compliance report dated March 10 that raised objections to the inclusion of cryptocurrencies in 401(k) retirement plans. That report warned the department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration “expects to conduct an investigative program aimed at plans that offer participant investments in cryptocurrencies and related products, and to take appropriate action to protect the interests of plan participants and beneficiaries with respect to these investments.”

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