Australian university researchers have questioned Bitcoin’s reputation as the best store of value network in cryptocurrency, with Ethereum on track “to becoming the world’s first deflationary currency.” A Nov. 18 paper by four Australian researchers discusses how the EIP-1559 upgrade makes ETH a potentially better store of value. The research comes was coauthored by Ester
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   Top of the food chain This probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone in the crypto industry, but Binance founder CZ has
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In this article NOC Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA awarded a trio of companies with contracts to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for the retirement of the International Space Station. Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman, and Nanoracks were awarded a combined $415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial LEO
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Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Bill Clark | Bloomberg | Getty Images Foreign public companies that are listed in the United States may be delisted if their auditors do
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Municipals continued to cut their own path and were little changed with a few large deals taking the focus again Thursday even as U.S. Treasury yields rose and equities rallied. Stocks rose on optimism the latest COVID variant “won’t completely upend economic activity,” said Edward Moya, senior market analyst at OANDA. “The next couple of
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The much-anticipated Aston Martin Residences in Miami achieved another milestone this week with the topping out of the 391-unit building, bringing it one step closer to expected completion in 2022. Located in downtown Miami, it is the first residential project for Aston Martin, who was tapped by developer G&G Business Developments to create the design
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courtneyk | E+ | Getty Images With soaring home values, many sellers expect a sizable profit when listing their property. However, capital gains taxes may put a damper on their windfall.  Home sales profits are considered capital gains, taxed at federal rates of 0%, 15% or 20% in 2021, depending on income. The IRS offers
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Two days ago on November 30, the price of bitcoin (BTC) tapped a high that day reaching $59,250 per unit, but it has since dropped close to 5% in value to just above the $56K region. Onchain statistics indicate that whales and long-term holders (LTHs) have been spending over the last month and blockchain parsers
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California is well-positioned to qualify for the plethora of federal broadband infrastructure money available through the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, according to Sen. Alex Padilla and others who spoke during an online event Tuesday. California Forward and California Emerging Technology Fund hosted the online webinar with Padilla, D-Calif., and several other speakers. The topic: what
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Four blockchain-based Metaverse projects generated more than $100 million worth of virtual land NFT sales last week according to data from DappRadar. A Nov. 30 post from the decentralized application (DApp) analytics firm reported that between Nov. 22 and Nov. 28 activity was “booming” on The Sandbox, Decentraland, CryptoVoxels and Somnium Space with a combined
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With or without the pandemic, the construction and building products industry has found ways to evolve. Companies are leveraging technology to differentiate themselves, which has the added benefit of creating more collaboration in an industry typically divided into silos. I spoke with experts from all facets of the supply chain who shared how technology has
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A software rendering shows a recreation of Russia’s anti-satellite weapons test and the destruction of satellite Kosmos 1408, with the debris field in red. AGI The Pentagon called for a global halt to anti-satellite weapons testing on Wednesday, further decrying the practice after Russia’s destructive demonstration last month showered low Earth orbit with debris. “We
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Municipals were mostly steady throughout the day and the primary was the focus while U.S. Treasuries whipsawed and stocks sold off after the first Omicron case was reported in California. The Investment Company Institute reported $974 million of inflows into municipal bond mutual funds and another round of small outflows from exchange-traded funds. Treasuries ended
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