Elon Musk and Reddit Among Top Crypto Influencers, Survey Shows

GamblersPick talked to 1,000 US investors recently on their crypto holdings, how they finance their portfolios and maintain their investments. The survey shows a third of the number consulted Reddit before making their crypto investments. Out of the total number, 35% admitted to having dived into crypto via Elon Musk’s influence. The Influence of Reddit According to survey outcomes, crypto enthusiasts have made funding calls after consulting Reddit. More so, over a 3rd of crypto holders reported getting information there. …

Dogecoin Receives Core Updates From Developers

Popular meme token Dogecoin has just received its first update in several years, aiming to respond to the recent influx of users. This shows the growing enthusiasm around the meme coin, which shows no signs of waning.  Minor update to Dogecoin blockchain The latest development was revealed on Reddit by a group of developers. The update named "Dogecoin 1.14.3 Core" is a minor change that includes significant performance improvement on its blockchain.  The most notable change is an improvement in sync speed,…

Crypto Market Recovers as Doge and Aave Make Big Gains

After a few days of bearish trend, the crypto market has rebounded in the past 24 hours of trading.  This upsurge in price movement sees most of the top coins trading in green with a few in double digits profits. Bitcoin recovers towards $32,000 Bitcoin has not enjoyed the best of weeks as the leading coin is on a bearish trend. The price of BTC has struggled to make significant gains since it surpassed the $40,000 mark two weeks ago.…

Reddit-Scale Production Is Coming to the Ethereum Ecosystem

On Jan 27, 2020, Reddit announced it’s first-ever blockchain partnership with the Ethereum Foundation. The social media platform that boasts around 50 million Redditors stated that the new partnership aims to provide development resources to ETH scaling tools. Per the announcement shared on the Ethereum subreddit, admin u/jarins revealed that the Reddit community would contribute to the ETH blockchain by launching upcoming applications that can scale. The admin said that his platform would make immediate efforts to bring ETH to…

Bitcoiner Finds 127 BTC In Forgotten Wallet since 2012

A Reddit user recovered the keys to a 9-year-old Bitcoin wallet, which contained 127 BTC. This unintended long-term holder pocketed not less than $4.2 million after selling his Bitcoin stash. A New Year Gift This remarkable story was shared on Reddit by a Redditor with the user name Bitcoinholderthanku (BHTU). According to his testimony, he had obtained 127 BTC nine years ago from participating in a faucet. This is an application that gives cryptocurrency to users who complete surveys and…

Recent Ledger Leak Allegedly Links Affiliate DB Emails to a Phishing Scam

A new wave of phishing scams has been directed towards Ledger users who have been targeted by scammers. This latest scam attack targets users whose information was leaked following the breach that occurred on the Ledger database earlier in the year. The current phishing scam was discovered by a Reddit user with the moniker sue-ledger. According to the user, he was going through his spam mails, where he noticed a few Ledger phishing emails. On taking a closer look, he…

Santiment Report Shows Optimism in Crypto Twitter Amid BTC’s Price Plunge

Santiment, an analytics platform, recently released a report that revealed positive sentiment still prevails on crypto Twitter, after the recent bitcoin price plunge. Santiment is a platform that analyzes several crypto-related posts on different social media platforms to help investors get an overall feel of the market. According to their recent report, the last 3 months have obviously seen a change of attitude towards crypto, as the price dropped from $10,300 levels to sub-$4,000. However, their report suggests that the…