Crypto "hodlers" just received a way to earn passive income from their cryptocurrency stakeholdings. DLease.io, a new Steem-based application, recently launched its professional-grade leasing platform, which allows STEEM token holders to earn additional coins through its peer-2-peer leasing program. With an average Annual Percentage Rate of double digits for the past 12 months in its closed community beta, the DLease app offers passive returns not common to the cryptocurrency industry.
Many users have recently lost access to watching all videos of popular creators because of the tougher censorship policy of YouTube. Simultaneously, given the latest data scandal with Facebook, more and more people seek alternatives, such as blockchain-powered networks.
Coin Idol TV News channel digest on April 4 features the following topics from the world of Blockchain and crypto currency: Kazakhstan plans to ban Bitcoin tradings, fashion store in Lithuania to accept Cryptocurrencies
This year, a large number of decentralized social networks have been created: some of them are already functioning and some are undergoing different stages of testing. The real battle for users is just beginning, and the content creators can yet again feel their value, being rewarded for their work. The era of decentralized Internet is gaining its momentum.
Internet has instigated a huge paradigm shift in the way we communicate with each other and participate in global discourse. Historically governments and large corporations used to boast media monopoly when it came to addressing mass audiences. Media channels were objectively too expensive to build and maintain hence big players had little competition when pushing their narratives. But everything changed at the turn of the century.
September 17, 2016 - Ripple (XRP) gets 55 million funding, rises nearly 100%; Stellar (STR) follows Ripple and rises 50%; STEEM reaches from 0.007 and now sits at 0.0008 down nearly 90% since launch; XCP quietly creeping up, gains 80% this week.
One of the newest cryptocurrency tokens, STEEM Dollars, designed as the reward token on the Blockchain-powered social network Steemit, strengthens its position on cryptocurrency markets and becomes one of the currencies that is gaining popularity faster than any other.