Zcash Foundation Cuts Q1 Spending 17% to $2.7 Million – ZEC Tanks 9% in 24 Hours

The Zcash Foundation cut spending by 17% during the first three months of this year due to Covid-19 pressures. In its first-quarter report, the foundation said it spent only $2.68 million from an initial budget of $3.24 million. The report says: Our budget reduction primarily stems from cancelling Zcon2 and reduced travel expenses. Zcash is …

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Bitcoin Halving Searches Surge – Phrase Touches Google Trends All-Time High

The notorious bitcoin halving is expected to happen in 20 days either on or around May 12, 2020. The anticipation leading up to the event is at an all-time high, as last week worldwide queries for the phrase “bitcoin halving” using Google peaked with a top score of 100. On Tuesday, Google Trends shows the …

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Consensys Cuts Hundreds of Jobs This Year – About 25% of Its Staff Slashed

Ethereum-based company Consensys has cut hundreds of jobs since January. In its latest action, the US-based blockchain development team confirmed it will slash more than 90 jobs – or 14% of its workforce – citing the global impact of Covid-19. The decision comes after a virtual town hall meeting on April 20, reports say. The …

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Stablecoins and Crosschain Loans: 2 Projects Attempt to Bring Defi Solutions to Bitcoin

While decentralized finance (defi) solutions have grown popular on the Ethereum blockchain, developers have recently created similar systems by leveraging BTC’s network. A project called Atomic Loans claims to offer a noncustodial bitcoin-backed stablecoin solution, while Money on chain a new smart contract built on the RSK protocol, also offers a stablecoin token. An Attempt …

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Crypto Countdown: Exactly Three Weeks Remain Until The Bitcoin Halving

Bitcoin‘s halving is just three weeks away at this point, and with the critically important event happening so soon, the first-ever crypto asset is at an especially pivotal junction that could shape the future of the asset in the near and long term. But what exactly does the halving mean, and why is it that …

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Bitcoin Price Could Collapse to $2,000 Based On Golden Ratio

Bitcoin price has failed to reclaim and hold above $7,000 and could retest lows set a month ago on Black Thursday. However, if that recent low fails to hold, the first-ever cryptocurrency could fall to nearly $2,000 according to a mathematical figure that coincidentally is located at an untapped support level from past Bitcoin bull …

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Bitcoin Bulls Absorb Heavy Selling Pressure; But Move to $5,000 Still in the Cards

Bitcoin’s recent decline below the support that had been established in the lower-$7,000 region has been driven by heavy selling pressure, and it does appear that bears are vying to break the short-term support level that has been established at $6,800. One analyst is noting, however, that the crypto’s buyers have been able to absorb …

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Chainlink Poised for Upside After Narrowly Avoiding an Invalidation of Its Uptrend

Chainlink’s immensely bullish uptrend came incredibly close to being invalidated last week during the market-wide downturn, but bulls have since been able to propel LINK higher and bolster its market structure. One top trader is now noting that he is anticipating the crypto to see near-term upside. This possibility could be further enhanced by bull’s …

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Here’s Why Bitcoin’s Recovery From $3,800 Makes it the “Most Resilient Asset”

In early-March, Bitcoin incurred some of the roughest price action it has ever seen, with the benchmark cryptocurrency finding itself caught within a capitulatory decline that led it from over $8,000 to lows of $3,800. This meltdown occurred concurrently with the global equities market seeing a massive selloff as investors began growing aware of just …

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Bitcoin Poised For Short Term ‘Sell’ as Buyers Take Last Stand at $6,550

Bitcoin is currently consolidating above the $6,760 low against the US Dollar. BTC price could correct higher, but upsides are likely to face hurdles near $6,955 or $7,030. Bitcoin is showing signs of an upside correction from the $6,761 low against the US Dollar. A few key hurdles are forming on the upside near the …

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