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OWNR Wallet Ends 2020 With the Launch of VISA Prepaid Crypto Card and its Own Crypto Exchange

OWNR Wallet — a multifunctional, multi-crypto wallet solution has been working on constant upgrades and new features to create a comprehensive one-stop solution for crypto-related needs. The Estonia based company has moved beyond just offering non-custodial wallets for a handful of cryptocurrencies to create an entire ecosystem that includes a low-fee crypto-to-crypto exchange platform and […]

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OWNR Wallet — a multifunctional, multi-crypto wallet solution has been working on constant upgrades and new features to create a comprehensive one-stop solution for crypto-related needs. The Estonia based company has moved beyond just offering non-custodial wallets for a handful of cryptocurrencies to create an entire ecosystem that includes a low-fee crypto-to-crypto exchange platform and a prepaid VISA card to facilitate easy spending of cryptocurrency as well.

Launched recently, the OWNR Wallet prepaid VISA Card is easy to lay hands on as users can directly order one for themselves from within the app. Once received, the euro-denominated card can be used to make online as well as offline purchases and withdraw funds from ATMs, just like they would do with a regular bank card. The OWNR Wallet VISA Card also works with Apple Pay and takes no more than EUR 40 to acquire one.

Adding to the convenience of spending crypto with OWNR Wallet VISA prepaid card is the mechanism of replenishing the card balance. Users can fund their prepaid card accounts with multiple cryptocurrencies in their wallet balance.

OWNR Wallet Crypto Exchange

Apart from the VISA prepaid crypto card, OWNR Wallet achieved another significant milestone in the previous year by launching its own in-built crypto-to-crypto exchange solution. This new exchange replaces the previously used Changenow.io service for crypto exchange, thereby further reducing its dependency on third-party services to provide secure and convenient services to its userbase.

Currently, OWNR Wallet users can quickly exchange BTC, ETH, USDT, DASH, ZEC and LTC from within the app or on the website at attractive exchange fees.

Acknowledging the OWNR Wallet team’s efforts to swiftly develop and deploy these new features, CEO Grygoriy Sytenko said, “I’m happy to state that OWNR Wallet team has managed to keep the work going despite the pandemic and bring to life two significant features… Prepaid cards and own exchange are a valuable addition to the ecosystem we are building, but there’s even more ahead.”

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OWNR Wallet enables users to securely purchase cryptocurrency of their choice using leading credit and debit cards, UnionPay and SEPA transfer. As an official partner of Bitfinex, OWNR Wallet also serves as a payment gateway for verified Bitfinex customers to purchase cryptocurrencies at lower fees.

To further promote adoption and use of cryptocurrencies, OWNR Wallet recently slashed its fees for crypto purchases from earlier 7% + USD 10 to 4% + USD 3 for all users. Similarly, the fees for verified Bitfinex customers was also reduced from 5% to 3%.

With more new features on the horizon, the OWNR Wallet crypto ecosystem is shaping up at breakneck speeds. Started in 2018, OWNR Wallet is a regulated crypto operator licensed by US FinCEN. The foundation of OWNR Wallet’s crypto ecosystem is its wallet solution compatible with a whole range of platforms while supporting 11 different crypto assets and a long list of ERC20 tokens. Some of its features include autodiscovery of crypto assets including ERC20 tokens, SegWit compatibility, customizable seed phrase (seed phrase length and language) and transaction fees, 24/7 customer support, full EOS support and additional security levels.

The OWNR Wallet ecosystem will soon get its own blockchain explorer and various advanced features that can prove to be immensely helpful for professional traders, developers and enterprises.

Learn more about OWNR Wallet at – https://ownrwallet.com/

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SafeEarth Donates $100,000 to TheOceanCleanUp Kicking Off Blockchain Eco Project

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Bitcoin Press ReleaseBlockchain eco project SafeEarth has donated over $100,000 to TheOceanCleanUp charity with more donations planned for other global charities. 

 

16th April, 2021, London, UK SafeEarth, a blockchain eco project, has donated over $100,000 to community selected charity TheOceanCleanUp. The donated funds will help towards the removal of plastic waste from the planet. This generous donation represents the first act of SafeEarth’s continuing initiative to help charities across the globe. 

 

The money was raised from SAFEEARTH token transaction fees. From each token transaction a portion of the fees will continue to be used for further donations to charities that focus on green initiatives as SafeEarth looks to effect a lasting and positive change on the planet.

 

The Ocean Cleanup Head of IT Steven Bink offered his thanks to Safe Earth on Twitter, stating: 

 

Dear SafeEarth community. On behalf of the entire crew at The Ocean Cleanup, I would like to thank you for this very generous donation. We are also honored that you chose The Ocean Cleanup to be the first charity to receive this gift from @SafeEarthETH”

 

Safe Earth & Earth Fund

Deforestation, pollution, global warming and many other factors have had an adverse effect on the environment for decades. As the world shifts more towards renewables and eco-friendly alternatives, initiatives like that of  Safe Earth represent a changing mentality in industry 

 

SafeEarth’s sole focus is to generate capital and build a community which is able to repair the ecological damage done to the planet. Safe Earth also collaborates with another green charity called The Earth Fund, which has raised around 50 ETH ($125,000 at the time of writing) to be used for similar causes. 

 

#PlasticChallenge

As a part of their plan to raise awareness for ecological causes SafeEarth have also started a #PlasticChallenge on twitter, which urges people to get rid of plastic waste. The challenge (which launched on 27th of March) rewards users from a prize pool of $3,600 in SAFEEARTH tokens. 

 

In the short time since the challenge began the SAFEEARTH token has been listed on the number one DEX Uniswap, recorded $3 million in trading volume and locked away more than $1.5 million in liquidity. 

 

SAFEEARTH Token Burn & Benefits

The SAFEEARTH token is a deflationary asset that uses an autonomous yield and liquidity generation protocol. Each transaction charges a total of 4% in fees, which is then broken up evenly with 1% going to charities, 1% refunded to holders, 1% for advertising and 1% token lock-ups to increase liquidity. By burning at least 50% of the total supply after launch, (which will go to a black hole address) SafeEarth ensures increased token scarcity and liquidity. 

 

$SAFEMARS

$SAFEMARS is the sister token to SafeEarth and available on PancakeSwap exchange. The token uses very similar tokenomics to SAFEEARTH and over 50% of the tokens have already been burned. As none of the transaction fees from SafeMars go towards charity the company has chosen to give more back to users, with a total of 2% going instantly back to the holders wallets and the other 2% is auto-locked to increase scarcity and liquidity. Right now the number of $SAFEMARS holders is growing steadily with 93,699 holders at the time of writing. 

 

Save Earth Through Safe Earth

Harnessing blockchain technology through it’s unique protocol in the interest of both charitable giving and community incentives is helping SafeEarth to stand out from its competition. This $100,000 donation is just the beginning of the company’s mission to effect a lasting and positive change to the planet. 

 

SafeEarth blockchain eco project is already gearing up for another large donation with another 35 ETH (roughly $87,600) reserved for 5 charities that focus on humanitarian causes, such as access to clean water and wildlife preservation. The charities will be chosen by the SafeEarth community and will be announced on Earth Day, April 22nd, 2021. 

 

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Learn more about SafeEarth https://safeearthcrypto.com/ 

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Did Elon Musk’s ‘jet fuel’ set GameStop (and Bitcoin) ablaze?

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Depending on where you stand on the GameStop saga, which saw organized retail traders extract $6 billion from Wall Street overnight, you may think someone should either take the matches away from Elon Musk, or give him more.

The CEO and “Technoking” of Tesla was accused of pouring “jet fuel” on the GameStop short-squeeze at a critical moment by hedge fund manager David Einhorn, founder of Greenlight Capital, in a letter to investors published Thursday.

Einhorn said Elon Musk and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya were the real instigators behind the short-squeeze, claiming both had supplied “the real jet fuel” for the pump with their tweets and TV appearances.

“We note that the real jet fuel on the GME squeeze came from Chamath Palihapitiya and Elon Musk, whose appearances on TV and Twitter, respectively, at a critical moment further destabilized the situation,” wrote Einhorn, according to Markets Insider.

Amid the orchestrated short-squeeze on GameStop by redditors on r/WallStreetBets, Elon Musk tweeted what some interpreted as his support for the endeavor. On Jan. 26, shortly after GME stock was pumped 91% in a single day, Musk tweeted the phrase “Gamestonk!!” accompanied by a link to the WallStreetBets sub-reddit.

Over the course of the next 24 hours, GME stock soared 134%, climbing from a unit price of $147 to $347. The following 24 hours brought even more fireworks, and by Jan. 28, the value of GameStop shares had hit an all time high of $483 — an 18,693% increase on the stock’s value just nine months earlier.

Chamath Palihapitiya appeared to voice his support for the short-squeeze on Jan. 27, when he told interviewers on CNBC that the GameStop saga was an example of the man on the street pushing back against the man on Wall Street.

Einhorn said that “quasi-anarchy” now reigns, based on what he sees as toothless regulation of the stock market. Einhorn compared the situation, where “the laws don’t apply to [Elon Musk]” to the defunding of the police force.

“Many who would never support defunding the police have supported — and for all intents and purposes have succeeded — in almost completely defanging, if not defunding, the regulators,” said Einhorn.

Previously Elon Musk was suggested to have unduly influenced the cryptocurrency market with his vocal support of Bitcoin (BTC) and Dogecoin (DOGE) via Twitter. Legal professionals suggested in February that Musk’s tweets may have acted as a catalyst for the coins’ gains at the time, and warned that such tweets could attract SEC attention.

Musk laughed off the suggestion at the time, claiming that he would welcome any SEC investigation into his tweets, and that he simply liked “dogs and memes.”

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Turkey to ban cryptocurrency payments

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A new ban in Turkey will prohibit crypto holders from using their digital assets for payments, in addition to preventing payment providers from adding funds to their digital wallets at crypto exchanges.

According to a Friday announcement by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, the ban will come into effect on April 30, rendering any crypto payments solutions and partnerships illegal.

The bank stated, “any direct or indirect usage of crypto assets in payment services and electronic money issuance” will be forbidden.

While banks are excluded from the regulation, which means users can still deposit Turkish lira on crypto exchanges using wire transfers from their bank accounts, payment providers will be unable to provide deposit or withdrawal services for crypto exchanges.

Payment providers and digital wallets are widely used in Turkey to transfer fiat funds to crypto exchanges and vice versa. Major global exchange Binance partnered with local payment provider Papara when they first entered the Turkish market to provide a lira onramp for several different cryptocurrencies. 

This new regulation means that users have two weeks to clear their balances if they exclusively use payment providers as fiat-to-crypto gateways. 

Historically, the Turkish government has always had a tight grip on the payment ecosystem. In 2016, Turkey banned major global payment provider PayPal in the country.

Crypto regulation is a hot topic for Turkey in recent months. Last month, the Turkish Ministry of Treasury and Finance announced that they are monitoring the crypto ecosystem and working with the Central Bank, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency, and Capital Markets Board to regulate crypto.

Additional reporting by Cointelegraph Turkey’s Emre Günen.

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