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Bitcoin.com: Zimbabwe to Hike Benchmark Rate to 200%, Central Bank Minted Gold Coins to Act as Store of Value

After seeing the country’s inflation rise to 191.6% in June, Zimbabwean monetary authorities said they have resolved to increase the benchmark interest rate to 200% per annum. In addition, the central bank said it will introduce gold coins which will act as an instrument that will “enable investors to store value.” Discouraging Speculative Borrowing Monetary

NewsBTC: What Is Play-and-Earn by BeaRex and Why It Is Revolutionary for GameFi

BeaRex has kicked off a new era for GameFi fans: the Play-and-Earn era (P&E). This approach takes into account the interests of all participants in the blockchain gaming ecosystem: those who want to play for money, as well as those who just play for fun. After all, the cheerful 2D runner was primarily created so that players could enjoy themselves in its universe, and if they can earn money from their skills and acquire resources in the process, all the better! In this article, we explain why making money in games is a revolutionary concept, what obstacles Play-to-Earn players currently...

NewsBTC: More security, transparency, and scalability: What blockchain needs for mass adoption

In February 2022, the Ukrainian government ran a crypto donation campaign to support victims of the Russian invasion. When the nation tried to reward those who had contributed to the fundraiser by sending crypto wallet holders complimentary NFTs, a slew of scammers took advantage of the government’s generosity, causing the operation to cease. Rug pull scams like this, where cyber criminals drain money from unsuspecting investors, aren’t uncommon in the crypto space, unfortunately. Shortly following the Ukraine rug pull, in March this year, hackers discovered a weakness in the Ronin blockchain used by popular play-to-earn platform Axie Infinity. In the...

NewsBTC: CoinEx Institution|From NFT to NFT-fi: Real Demands or False Propositions?

  It has been more than a year since the NFT boom in 2021. According to NFTGO, the market cap of NFTs peaked at $36.8 billion in March 2022. As the market later cooled, the trading volume and market cap of NFTs started to shrink. This crypto novelty expanded its influence beyond the crypto community and fostered a huge market, which also gave rise to the combination of NFTs and DeFi. The market has witnessed the appearance of NFT lending platforms, NFT aggregators, and NFT derivatives markets, which constitutes the second debut of DeFi Lego enabled by NFTs. However, one...

NewsBTC: TA: Ethereum Turns Red, Why ETH Must Hold This Key Support

Ethereum declined below the $1,200 zone against the US Dollar. ETH is now at a risk of more losses if it fails to stay above the $1,150 support zone. Ethereum started a fresh decline from the $1,250 and $1,280 levels. The price is now trading below $1,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,200 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could decline sharply if there is a clear move below the $1,150 support zone. Ethereum Price Struggles Ethereum failed to continue higher...