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Fear and Greed Index

Over the past decade, Bitcoin has been an extremely polarizing investment. Critics dismiss crypto as just another bubble, but staunch supporters see the immense potential of a decentralized, inflation-proof currency. Most investors, though, fall somewhere between these two sentiments. They buy or sell based on instinct, which is influenced by these opposing mindsets, and drives […]

Mastercard’s Shift to Cryptocurrencies

Mastercard has launched a new crypto-linked cards program which will allow users to convert cryptocurrencies to fiat currency instantly. This service will remove barriers to transactions between buyers who want to use cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment and merchants who do not accept cryptocurrencies. Larger context of the move The technological shift towards cryptocurrency […]

Market Manipulation In Meme Coins

Meme Coins are everywhere, from the barrier-busting Dogecoin (DOGE) to the new crypto on the block, Shiba Inu (SHIB). The Doge meme inspired Dogecoin, to poke fun at cryptocurrency. Today it has grown to a serious investment that is currently trading at over ₹21. Shib was created to poke fun at Doge and has now […]

Tesla may start accepting Shib

Elon Musk calls himself the “Doge father” but recently he has been showing more support for the “Doge killer” aka Shib coin. Is Tesla about to accept Shib as a mode of payment? Tesla’s history with adopting crypto Tesla has been very on the fence about its stance on adopting cryptocurrencies. In March 2020, Elon […]

ENS: The Game Changer

Ethereum name service or ENS has been in the spotlight for a while now. It calls itself “an open public utility that belongs to the community.” The vision is starting to take form as the project has taken the shape of a DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization. ENS tokens are now live on ZebPay for […]

SHIB overtakes DOGE!

Update as of 10th November – Doge has overtaken Shib again. Doge stands at #9 while Shib stands at #11. SHIB coin was launched only in August 2020 while DOGE was launched in December 2013. So how did SHIB coin manage to overtake DOGE in magnitude of market cap? Let’s dive right in. At the […]

Bitcoin Lightning Network

The Bitcoin Lightning network is a second layer protocol operating on top of the blockchain. The main intent is to improve scalability by facilitating faster transactions. However initially the focus was on taking the load off the network and reducing network fees.  History of the Lightning Network The Lightning Network was proposed by two researchers, […]

Squid Coin: The Scam

Just like how the show Squid Game had an unexpected twist, so did it’s cryptocurrency that left investors in shock.  The cryptocurrency was based on the Netflix original show called Squid Game that garnered a lot of popularity. The show depicts a deadly survival game set in South Korea, in which financially unstable players compete […]

Bitcoin’s 13th Birthday!

Yesterday was the Bitcoin whitepaper’s 13th birthday! It’s officially a teenager. The whitepaper may be just a mere nine pages long but Bitcoin has completely disrupted the world for the better! Let’s look at the journey so far! November 1st, 2008. The white paper was released by Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonymous person, 13 years ago […]

Bitcoin Monday

 01 Nov 2021 | ZebPay Trade-Desk BTC currently trades around the $60k mark. The asset witnessed a correction of ~10%  after it hit its new ATH of $66,999 last week, and some profit booking was seen. BTC has a market capitalization of $1.1T, and a dominance of 46%. The asset now faces a stiff psychological […]

HODLing vs Staking

In India, cryptocurrency is still in the nascent stages. The value of Bitcoin started to grow exponentially in 2012, and that sparked the curiosity of many Indians. Today, buying cryptocurrencies is easy. The tricky part is to use prudent strategies to manage cryptocurrency portfolios, just like any other investment. Among tried and tested strategies of […]

Tanla Platforms helps India fight COVID

The ongoing vaccination drive in India with a population of 1.4 billion is no walk in the park. It requires a lot of planning, infrastructure, logistics and financing. Hyderabad based Tanla platforms has assisted the government in facilitating a smooth communication line. CoWin integrated with Blockchain Tanla Platforms developed a Blockchain-based Communication Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) to […]