Connect with us
[crypto-donation-box]

Blockchain

Talent Growth System by Coinbase is Already Practiced by Global Giants

Talent growth is a very unique and interesting prospect. Ever since the dawn of civilization, people in charge have looked for

The post Talent Growth System by Coinbase is Already Practiced by Global Giants appeared first on CoinStaker | Bitcoin News.

Republished by Plato

Published

on

Talent growth is a very unique and interesting prospect. Ever since the dawn of civilization, people in charge have looked for ways to always have the best subordinates. Of course with the way technology is advancing, we might not be far off from companies designing their own employees, literally. Coinbase has taken a bold step, which for some might be a slight step over into sci-fi territory. A few months ago, the company has started to offer its employees $5000 yearly benefits for treatments like egg-freezing.

This is done entirely through the fertility benefits startup Carrot. The procedure is known to help women conceive children later in life and is provided by the company as a “health insurance option.”

A move like this is very expensive, but if it finds success with the employees, the investment will be well worth it. It wouldn’t be a surprise if we see other companies start doing similar moves. After all, some experts consider not worrying about family planning on a daily basis a huge luxury.

With the benefits accessible for its employees, Coinbase joins an elite category of companies like Google, Facebook and Apple, which also offer the same benefits. It’s completely natural since the procedure is very expensive and still relatively new, that many companies don’t consider its practice.

Many more companies will adopt the talent growth program in the future

The company, which is valued at roughly $8 billion has now made sure to invest in future talent in the blockchain industry. Of course due to privacy concerns, Coinbase hasn’t disclosed the number of employees, which have opted to use the program. The company is also fully transparent about the benefit program and all employees can join regardless of gender and/or sexual orientation.

Other crypto companies, which are relatively smaller than Coinbase have also started exploring new benefits for their employees. The ethereum-based startup MyCrypto offers paid maternity and maternity, which is a benefit only 1/3 of US-based finance and tech companies offer.

Egg-freezing is a relatively unpopular procedure, with it being undergone by only 9000 women in the US. The costs are also quite high since egg-freezing costs up to $22 000 from extraction to implantation x number of years later. Despite that, many employees want to build solid careers in crypto and this just might be the little extra time they need.

You can also check out:

Know more than others on any Blockchain Party!

Join more than 5000 others to receive the breaking news and weekly summaries! No ICO spam, we promise. 

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Source: https://www.coinstaker.com/talent-growth-coinbase-global-giants/

Blockchain

Coin Metrics Report Details Surges in ETH, Doge Trading

Republished by Plato

Published

on

Digital currency research firm Coin Metrics has released a new report claiming that bitcoin is beginning to lag when compared with the likes of competing altcoins such as Ethereum and Dogecoin.

Coin Metrics: Altcoins Are Taking Over

While bitcoin is still the world’s number one digital currency by market cap (it is currently trading for about $35,000 per unit), the asset has experienced some serious dips over the past month, while by contrast, Dogecoin and Ethereum have exhibited gains and are regularly moving up the digital ladder.

Coin Metrics garnered much of the information for its report by looking at data from Binance, arguably the largest and most popular crypto exchange on the planet in terms of daily trading volume. Additional statistics were gathered from exchanges such as Coinbase and FTX. Coin Metrics points out that thus far, 2021 has been the year for “smaller altcoins,” suggesting that a great many of them have surged heavily between the months of January and early May. From there, however, a serious crypto crash has taken precedence, with Coin Metrics unable to pinpoint what, exactly, might have been the cause.

For the most part, numerous altcoin pairs are offered on Binance, which explains why the company’s trading volume for many of the world’s smaller assets likely overtook that of bitcoin. The report says:

ETH volume surpassed BTC volume on Coinbase by a wider margin than on Binance. Coinbase did not offer Dogecoin trading in May (although they introduced it in early June), so it did not have a Doge rush similar with Binance, but it did have a relatively high amount of volume for some other altcoins, led by MATIC, ADA and Ethereum Classic (ETC)… Continuing the trend, ETH volume edged out BTC on FTX, although not by much, but comparatively, the top altcoins made up a lower percentage of total volume on FTX than on Binance and Coinbase.

Some of the world’s smaller exchanges – such as Huobi – also saw Ethereum and Dogecoin trading surge to levels beyond what people were doing with bitcoin. The report continues to say:

Similar with Binance, DOGE volume surged on Huobi, taking the spot as the third most traded currency by volume.

Bitcoin Hasn’t Been Fully Cut Out Yet

The only place – according to the document – where bitcoin trading appears to remain dominant at the time of writing is the CME in Chicago, Illinois. The company delves in bitcoin futures trading and has recently opened the door to ETH futures, though this is still in its early stages. Coin Metrics writes:

The markets continued to move mostly sideways over the last week. Bitcoin and Ethereum usage both stayed relatively flat, with daily active addresses dropping 2.5 percent and growing by 3.3 percent, respectively. Ethereum daily transaction fees dropped by over 35 percent week over week as gas prices continued to fall, and bitcoin transaction fees followed a similar pattern, dropping by 40.5 percent.

Tags: bitcoin, Coin Metrics, dogecoin, Ethereum Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://www.livebitcoinnews.com/coin-metrics-report-details-surge-in-eth-doge-trading/

Continue Reading

Blockchain

Bitcoin Taproot upgrade finally achieves activation lock-in!

Republished by Plato

Published

on

The much-anticipated Bitcoin Taproot upgrade passed the Speedy Trial, which was a signaling period which gauged support for the upgrade from bitcoin’s mining sector. Since SegWit, Taproot has been touted as the next significant upgrade for Bitcoin.

Data from Taproot.watch, a webpage created by Bitcoin developer Hampus Sjöberg, released an interesting yet hilarious video to announce the completion of the lock-in stage.

On the official page, it read:

“This period has reached 1815 Taproot signaling blocks, which are required for lock-in.”

Different mining pools tweeted their support for the upgrade on their respective platforms with Slush Pool being the first to do so.

AntPool also supported the upgrade.

What’s next?

Bitcoin core developer Pieter Wuille further elaborated on the path leading to the full activation step for Taproot in a series of tweets. He stated:

“As of block 687284, Taproot signalling has reached 1815 blocks this period, guaranteeing that absent very deep reorgs, it is guaranteed to lock in. Following that, it will activate at block 709632, probably around mid-November 2021.”

He also addressed that ‘there is a lot of work left of course’, which included:

a) PSBT extensions to communicate Taproot keys/scripts/signatures,

b) MuSig2 standardization so the software can cooperate in signing,

c) Output descriptors,

Why is it so important?

Fred Thiel, CEO of Marathon Digital Holdings stated:

“With this upgrade, you’ll see Bitcoin to be the settlement network. Funds are transferred from one institution to another, say one bank to another.”

He added,

“The update would lower the data size of smart contracts, in turn lowering transaction costs. Taproot is also expected to enhance smart contract functionality and efficiency.”

Jeremy Rubin, a Bitcoin Core contributor and founder of Judica projected a similar optimistic narrative,

“With taproot, you get optimization of Bitcoin, much different from how people know Bitcoin today- little too inefficient or reveal too much information about what you’re trying to do. Taproot helps to be private and efficient.”


Subscribe to our Newsletter


Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://ambcrypto.com/bitcoin-taproot-upgrade-finally-achieves-activation-lock-in

Continue Reading

Blockchain

Next-Gen Decentralized NFT Platform, NEFTiPEDIA Announces Launch of its ICO In 3 Days

Republished by Plato

Published

on

Next-Gen Decentralized NFT Platform, NEFTiPEDIA Announces Launch of its ICO In 3 Days

Advertisement &  & 

NEFTiPEDIA, a next-generation decentralized NFT platform that operates in a way that contributes to the elevation of digital artists, creators, and investors has announced the launch of its ICO which is set to happen in 3 days.

NEFTiPEDIA has designed a commission-free platform to enable its artists to maximize income, following its aim to help them increase revenue via NFTs.

Following NEFTiPEDIA’s plans to storm the marketplace while launching its ICO, it aims to serve the marketplace with different categories of products including cosmetics, vehicles and property.

“….we believe NEFTiPEDiA will become a community-run marketplace and the industry will make our project as a kind and remarkable one in the world,” the announcement reads.

The development will see the platform provide a decentralized marketplace for Artists, where they can sell and validate their NFT links to fans and interested buyers.

Advertisement &  & 

NEFTiPEDIA Offers Exciting Prizes to Users

The team behind the project have allotted a total of 250,000,000 $NFT tokens for its users to enjoy in the upcoming ICO.

To further celebrate the intended development, the platform has proposed a referral scheme where winners can enjoy amazing and exciting prices.

Users who wish to participate in the program are required to sign up for the platform’s ICO panel and get a referral code.

The code can as well be shared with friends, giving users the opportunity to win exciting prizes.

A minimum of 5 referrals is required for participants to be considered for winning.

“Only those referrals ended in purchase will be added to the count. After the completion of ICO in 30 days, winners will be announced. Notably, winners will bear all the applicable tax.” The team further elaborated on the conditions for winning.

Coinsmart. Beste Bitcoin-Börse in Europa
Source: https://zycrypto.com/next-gen-decentralized-nft-platform-neftipedia-announces-launch-of-its-ico-in-3-days/

Continue Reading
Blockchain5 days ago

World Economic Forum Seeks to Offer Clear Policy Landscape For DeFi

Blockchain4 days ago

The Colombian President’s Advisor to Peter Schiff: Stop Talking and Short Bitcoin

Blockchain5 days ago

World Economic Forum Releases a DeFi Policy Toolkit for Fair and Executable Regulations

4 days ago

Pokemon GO: How to Get Alolan Slowpoke

Blockchain4 days ago

1,100 people arrested by Chinese Police on crypto-related money laundering charges

Blockchain4 days ago

Axie Infinity Price Prediction 2021-2025: AXS Token Can Hit $40 by 2025

Uncategorized4 days ago

Battlefield 2042 officially revealed

Blockchain4 days ago

How Does Bitcoin Mining Work? Is It Profitable in 2021?

Blockchain2 days ago

MT5 Will Phase Out MT4, but It Will Take Time

Blockchain5 days ago

XRP lawsuit: Is the SEC ‘triply wrong’ about its latest filing?

Blockchain2 days ago

Trouble Looms For Bitcoin As U.S Looks to Bar Holders From Converting Crypto To USD

Blockchain4 days ago

XRP lawsuit: What’s the ‘existential threat’ Ripple is facing?

Blockchain3 days ago

TrustDice Review: Features & Promotions

Blockchain2 days ago

LegendsOfCrypto Performance Update

Uncategorized4 days ago

The UNICEF is investing in five crypto startups via Ethereum (ETH)

Featured4 days ago

Revolut App Launches Dogecoin Trading To Its Platform

Blockchain3 days ago

Third-Party Results of Credits’ Blockchain Speed Test

Uncategorized4 days ago

Skins of soccer superstars Marco Reus and Harry Kane to arrive in Fortnite this week, according to data miner

Blockchain4 days ago

Leading Blockchain Game Splinterlands Completes Digital Land Sale of 150k Plots

4 days ago

Pokemon GO: A Very Slow Discovery Challenge Explained

Trending