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SIMBA Chain Launches Smart Contract as a Service Platform on Microsoft AppSource

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SIMBA Chain, a self-described blockchain innovator and Microsoft licensed platform, has revealed that its Smart Contract as a Service (SCaaS) platform has launched on Microsoft AppSource, according to a press release from the group.

This platform “democratizes dApp design, development, and deployment” allowing users to drag-and-drop their way to their own platform, all without a deep understanding of code, the release states.

Speaking on the matter is Joel Neidig, the CEO and co-founder of SIMBA Chain, who said:

“Our platform is so simple, intuitive, and fast that literally anyone with an idea can create a blockchain dapp. With the increased visibility and accessibility afforded by Microsoft AppSource, we hope to engage and motivate new users to design and test dapps for specific use cases. Ultimately, we want empowered analysts—individuals with deep expertise in a specific industry who have an intuitive understanding of technology—to experiment with blockchain and unleash the next wave of digital transformation.”

Also sharing thoughts on the matter is Toby Bowers, the General Manager of the Business Applications Group at Microsoft Corp., who said:

“We’re happy to welcome the SIMBA Chain SCaaS platform to Microsoft AppSource, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe. Microsoft AppSource offers partner solutions such as the Simba Chain platform to help customers meet their needs faster.”

Source: https://insidebitcoins.com/news/simba-chain-launches-smart-contract-as-a-service-platform-on-microsoft-appsource

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Coinbase unwilling to participate in Spark’s airdrop

Coinbase has remained silent about participating in Flare’s spark token.  Some users could end up missing on free XRP tokens Coinbase’s camp has been tumultuous over the past few weeks, from the removal of margin trading from its Pro platform, to the CEO’s tweet about a planned regulation on crypto wallets.  However, a new development […]

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  • Coinbase has remained silent about participating in Flare’s spark token. 
  • Some users could end up missing on free XRP tokens

Coinbase’s camp has been tumultuous over the past few weeks, from the removal of margin trading from its Pro platform, to the CEO’s tweet about a planned regulation on crypto wallets. 

However, a new development has gotten XRP traders talking as they have refused to join up in the imminent airdrop from Flare Network. 

Flare network have stated that Coinbase’s participation is highly unlikely. The addresses of all XRP users that would be benefiting from the airdrop will be made on the 12th of December.  By implication, it would be too late for the token’s support  to be enabled on their platform. 

Thus, Coinbase users will end up missing out on the free Ripple’s XRP token.

No airdrops for Coinbase and Kraken users.

XRP has been available on Coinbase since the second month of 2019. From that time, it has accumulated over $1.9 billion worth of token. 

However, its refusal to comment on the Spark airdrop suggests that some of its users might not know about it. Invariably, their users would miss out on the free tokens that Ripple holders are entitled to get at a ratio of 1:1. 

Flare Networks have specified that other users will be getting any token that’s unused. 

Other top Exchanges like Binance and Bitstamp have announced their participation in the distribution of the token already. 

Kraken seems to have followed in Coinbase’s footsteps at its support team posted on Twitter that they were not planning to support Flare Network’s airdrop. They advised their users to withdraw their coins and put them in wallets that they have control of. They also stated that they had no plans and are not obligated to credit anyone with airdrops that have or will occur. 

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Bitcoin SV, Maker, Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: 29 November

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Ethereum appeared to form a strong region of demand around the $500-zone, a bullish development for the crypto’s long-term outlook. In fact, ETH has been climbing steadily over the past few days, something that could be bullish for a part of the altcoin market. And yet, taken individually, some of these coins had a short-term bearish outlook.

Bitcoin SV formed a bear flag, while Maker and Ethereum Classic appeared to exhibit a divergence between its recent gains and trading volume.

Bitcoin SV [BSV]

Bitcoin SV, Maker, Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: 29 November

Source: BSV/USDT on TradingView

BSV was forming a bear flag, with the ascending channel representing the flag of the pattern and being formed on the back of falling trading volume.

The level at $172 has acted as strong resistance in recent months, with BSV struggling to flip the level to support since losing it in early September.

The short-term momentum was bullish, with the coin forming a series of higher lows over a lower timeframe. If a trading session closes above $177 in the coming days, the bear flag would be invalidated.

A break to the downside on the back of strong volume would see BSV drop to as low as $150.

Maker [MKR]

Bitcoin SV, Maker, Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: 29 November

Source: MKR/USDT on TradingView

MKR has ranged between $555 and $500 for the better part of November, with a brief breakout to touch $650 facing immediate resistance from the market’s bears.

The momentum was neutral for MKR, and the RSI stood at 50. The 20 SMA (white) dipped sharply under the 50 SMA (yellow), as can be expected from the volatility of the previous week.

It is possible that MKR can rise as high as $555, but it is more likely that MKR would oscillate between $550 and $500, as it has in recent weeks.

Ethereum Classic [ETC]

Bitcoin SV, Maker, Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: 29 November

Source: ETC/USDT on TradingView

The Fibonacci Retracement levels showed likely places of support for the price. ETC wicked down to the 61.8% retracement level, and even dipped as far down as the $5.59-support level.

Since then, the price has ground its way north on the back of falling volume. While the volume has been greater in comparison to the accumulation phase before 16 November, the volume paled in comparison to the volumes of the previous week.

Hence, while the MACD formed a bullish crossover under zero, the level of resistance at $6.42 and the 38.2% retracement level at $6.5 can offer stout resistance to ETC’s advances and push it back down towards $5.74 in the coming days.

Source: https://eng.ambcrypto.com/bitcoin-sv-maker-ethereum-classic-price-analysis-29-november

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Bitcoin: Temporary Correction or No ATH This Year? The Crypto Weekly Market Update

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Bitcoin has a way of surprising people. This week was no exception. A few days ago, almost everyone believed that the cryptocurrency is inevitably headed to a new all-time high. And how could they not? BTC was trading at a few hundred USD below the record from back in 2017. Unfortunately, things took a turn for the worst.

Yesterday was undoubtedly a bad day for bitcoin as it plunged a total of around $3,000 in less than 24 hours. From a high of about $19,500 down to $16,200, the bears poked and showed their faces. The entire market lost around $80 billion of its capitalization as altcoins actually had it worst.

During the market dive, Bitcoin’s dominance actually increased, showing that not only altcoins failed to hold their ground, but they dropped harder than BTC. Since then, there has been a slight recovery and at the time of this writing, the primary cryptocurrency is trading at around $17,000.

The move was seemingly propelled by the news that US regulators might seek to require identity verification from crypto wallet providers. Coinbase’s CEO, Brian Armstrong, commented on the matter, expressing his worries that if the new rules are implemented, they would be rather harmful to the users and the industry, in general.

At the same time, the popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx opened withdrawals for the first time since they were shut down around a month ago, which might have prompted users to cash out the profits that they have been sitting on. In fact, CryptoPotato reported that around $500 million were withdrawn from the exchange as the crash started to take place.

In any case, the results are here, and it remains particularly interesting to see where will bitcoin go from here.

Market Data

Market Cap: $512B | 24H Vol: 181B | BTC Dominance: 62%

BTC: $17,132 (-7.98%) | ETH: $516.86 (+1.71%) | XRP: $0.56 (+74.08%)

Bitcoin Worth $500 Million Withdrawn From OKEx as Users Look for Other Alternative. Data shows that users withdrew a total of 29,300 BTC from the popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx right after it resumed full functionality. This happened just as bitcoin plunged $3,000 in a matter of 24 hours. The exchange also resumed the withdrawals a day earlier than announced and during the Chinese trading hours.

Bitcoin Black Friday 2020: The Sales You Better Not Miss. It’s the end of November, and with this comes the long-anticipated shopping season. For many, this is a time to enjoy massive sales. We’ve taken the liberty of listing a few sales within the cryptocurrency field that aficionados might find interesting.

Facebook’s Libra Could Reportedly Arrive in January 2021 in a Scaled-Down Version. Libra, Facebook’s long-awaited cryptocurrency project, might be set to launch in early 2021. However, the version that’s potentially hitting the market is scaled-down and specifically intended to abide by the regulations of Switzerland’s FINMA.

Research Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Launched Bitcoin From London. New research shows that activities associated with Satoshi Nakamoto from 2008 and 2010 might have taken place in London when Bitcoin’s network went live. This brings the experts a step closer to identifying who’s behind the legendary pseudonym.

6 Possible Reasons For Bitcoin’s $3,000 Daily Price Crash. Bitcoin went through a massive crash two days ago when it lost around $3,000 of its value in a sudden red candle. These are six reasons for which this may have happened and a brief outline of what might be next to come.

Coinbase CEO Fears Rumored Regulations Proposed By The Trump Administration. Brian Armstrong, the CEO of the leading US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinabse, has said that he’s worried about the rumored regulations concerning third-party wallet providers having to identify their users. He said that this might harm users and the entire ecosystem.

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This week we have a chart analysis of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Chainlink, and Stellar Lumens – click here for the full price analysis.

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Source: https://cryptopotato.com/bitcoin-temporary-correction-or-no-ath-this-year-the-crypto-weekly-market-update/

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