TRON, Stellar Join Mousebelt’s Blockchain Education Alliance to Train Student Developers

Crypto firms need young developers, university students need jobs and a new alliance of blockchain educators wants to give both a hand. The Blockchain Education Alliance will address crypto recruiters’ perennial high-demand-and-low-supply quandary with a raft of tools, resources, mentorships and industry contacts that it hopes will create a new generation of students in the field. “It’s better for everyone in the ecosystem if we have more talent and better projects being built,” said coordinator Ashlie Meredith, the program director for Mousebelt University, adding: “It’s a long-term investment in the…

Stellar Wants to Remove Inflation Since It’s No Longer ‘Serves Its Purpose’

Cryptocurrency protocol Stellar (XLM) announced that it intends to remove its inflation feature in an upcoming upgrade. According to the Stellar Development Foundation’s (SDF) blog post published on Sept. 30, developers are keen to discard the inflation tool, which they say now offers little functionality to network participants.  Users to vote on inflation removal Per the blog post, the protocol’s new incarnation, version 12, should no longer include it, with a vote aiming to achieve consensus. The post reads: “After listening to what everyone had to say and weighing the…

Coinbase Now Supports Stellar and Chainlink Cryptocurrencies in New York

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that New York residents now have access to two cryptocurrencies launched for other jurisdictions months ago. In two tweets late on Wednesday, the exchange said customers based in New York state can now hold, buy, sell, send and receive both Stellar lumens (XLM) and Chainlink’s LINK token. The cryptos will now be available on Coinbase.com and the exchange’s iOS and Android apps in the state. XLM had previously been launched in most jurisdictions on Coinbase back in March, while LINK followed in June. The high regulatory…

Coinbase Rolls Out Stellar Lumens (XLM) Trading in New York State

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase that it made Stellar’s Lumens (XLM) trading available also to those users who reside in New York. The exchange made the announcement in a tweet sent by its official Twitter account on Sept. 25. New York state residents can now trade, store, send and receive Stellar Lumens using both the service’s official website and mobile app.  The company announced: “Stellar Lumens (XLM) is now available to Coinbase users who are New York residents. New Yorkers can now log in to buy, sell, convert, send,…

Stellar Development Foundation and Keybase Jointly Launch $120M Airdrop

The Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit founded to support the development of the open-source Stellar network, is launching a $120 million airdrop in collaboration with encrypted messenger Keybase. According to a Sept. 9 blog post, Keybase will be giving 100 million Stellar (XLM) each month over the next 20 months to their users, which totals to 2 billion XLM, or almost $120 million. Keybase will distribute XLM among its more than 300,000 users. *Certain conditions may apply The foundation states that eligible participants in the airdrop must have had a…

Asset Management Giant Puts Government Money Market Fund on Stellar

American asset management firm Franklin Templeton Investments has filed a preliminary prospectus with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a government money market fund with a focus on blockchain-based shares. According to a Sept. 3 SEC filing, Franklin Templeton’s fund will make investments in a range of products such as U.S. government securities, repurchase agreements, and blockchain-based shares. However, the document notes that the fund will not invest in cryptocurrencies. Stellar network-recorded shares Franklin Templeton chose the Stellar network to record the ownership of the fund’s shares.…

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Down 50% Since IBM Parted Ways With Jesse Lund

Stellar Lumens (XLM) battered, slides 14.5 percent Even with IBM, bears are relentless Coinciding with Jesse Lund and CTO Yang exit, XLM prices are in a downtrend. Presently, XLM is at a precipice with traders aware that losses below 7 cents could see bears aim for new lows. Meanwhile, the coin is down 14.5 percent from last week’s close. Stellar Lumens Price Analysis Fundamentals Despite seamless communication, finance appears to be lagging. However, the introduction of a new layer, a web built on top of the internet is where future…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV, Stellar, Tron: Price Analysis June 3

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Hester Peirce, commissioner at the United States securities regulator, believes that the exchange-traded fund (ETF) application by the Winklevoss twins should not have been rejected. She has requested her co-commissioners to be open to innovation in the ETF space because a Bitcoin ETF, if passed,…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV, Stellar, Cardano: Price Analysis May 31

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Michael Novogratz, founder and CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital, believes that the adoption of the blockchain technology by mainstream technology companies and interest by Wall Street firms helped start the rally. He now expects Bitcoin to remain range bound between $7,000 and…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 29

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The chief commercial officer of cryptocurrency payments processor BitPay believes that Bitcoin will only rise higher, led by business interest and real use cases for cryptocurrencies around the world. Contrary to this opinion, a report by the United States think tank, the Congressional Research Service,…