New NFT marketplace LooksRare allows traders to earn rewards

LooksRare, a recently launched nonfungible token, or NFT, marketplace, says it wants to index all NFT collections on the Ethereum blockchain. The site went live on Monday with a token airdrop. #LooksRare NFT Marketplace Now Live! $LOOKS airdrop claim open⏰ Staking starts at block 13977012Trading reward calculations start tomorrow LFG! https://t.co/Y1jt9Kmqt6 — LooksRare – NFT Marketplace (@LooksRareNFT) January 10, 2022 Created by two anonymous co-founders, known as Zodd and Guts, LooksRare claimed to be made “By NFT People, for NFT People.” According to its blog announcement, the LooksRare team is…

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Instant Bitcoin: My First 30 Days On Lightning

This is a journal of my experience with Lightning that will be useful to any newcomers to Bitcoin or Lightning. As a disclaimer, there are many more ways to do things than I have shown here. There are a range of products and solutions for getting started, some more complicated than others. While there are certain standards and best practices for using Bitcoin and Lightning, the only way to get better is to jump in wherever you feel comfortable and learn a lot as you go. Before diving in, it’s…

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Bitfarms purchased more than $43M in Bitcoin to start the new year

Canadian crypto mining firm Bitfarms has already bought 1,000 Bitcoin in 2022, making its total holdings of the crypto asset more than $177 million. In a Monday announcement, Bitfarms said it purchased 1,000 Bitcoin (BTC) for $43.2 million in the first week of January, roughly the same amount the company added to its treasury in both the third and fourth quarters of 2021. According to the mining firm, it currently holds more than 4,300 BTC as of Jan. 10, roughly $177 million at a price of $41,183. “Our guiding company…

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the World’s Most Diverse Payment Network, Bringing ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ to the Crypto Industry – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. XRPayNet is a cryptocurrency built on the XRP Ledger, with an upcoming global team focused on one goal: a globally adopted interface and ecosystem for payment settlements that is suitable for stores, businesses, peer to peer transactions and those who sell products and services. Whilst aiming to challenge existing technology such as Klarna, ClearPay/AfterPay. This will allow consumers to be able to ‘buy now, pay later’ which is an almost first in the entire crypto industry. The XRPayNet app currently under development promises just that, a…

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Arbitrum network suffers minor outage due to hardware failure

The Ethereum layer-two network Arbitrum has suffered its second outage in less than five months following a hardware failure. Arbitrum is back online at the time of writing but the team did report some downtime during the late hours of Jan. 9. The timing of the tweets suggests that the network was down for around seven hours. At the time, the Offchain Labs platform reported that it was experiencing some issues with the sequencer which prevented transactions from being processed for the period. We are currently experiencing Sequencer downtime. Thank…

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How To Use A Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

This is not a guide on the most advanced security for your bitcoin holdings. It is an easy way to improve on what most people do. It is not about any one type of hardware wallet, but hardware wallets in general. Aiming for extreme security right from the beginning is an unreasonable expectation; it must be done in stages, otherwise, you will have gaps in understanding, and such gaps are a security risk. It’s also a security risk to blindly follow advice if you are going to self custody; you…

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