From the greatest Bitcoin whale movements of all time to an unusual encounter simulator on the NEO blockchain, here are some of the stories that break in the world of Crypto.
A new look at the biggest Bitcoin whale movements in history reveals some mind-blowing numbers.
The biggest BTC transfer ever recorded took place in November 2011, when 500,000 Bitcoins moved to a single address, according to a cryptic Chepicap mashup. That sum of BTC would today be worth around 1.77 billion dollars.
The next largest movement took place in November 2013, when 194,993 BTC – now worth about 689 million dollars – were transferred. The third largest Bitcoin whale transfer of all time occurred in March 2014, when someone moved 180,000 BTC, which is now valued at $ 636 million. The list leaves out a series of large transfers made by the cryptocurrency trade.
Ripple and XRP
On Thursday, Ripple's head of technology, David Schwartz, will speak at a blockchain conference hosted by the Harvard Center for Mathematical Sciences and Applications.
The conference covers a wide range of topics related to blockchain, from cryptography, game theory, graph theory and theoretical computer science to concrete applications such as accounting, government, economics, finance, management and medicine.
Schwartz will deliver his next presentation entitled "The Future of Digital Currency: Building the Internet of Value". You can check the full range of speakers here.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Zcash
The decentralized Openbazaar marketplace says it is releasing a new app designed to give users a completely private way of buying, chatting and sending crypto.
The app is called Haven. The team says it will "arrive soon", even if there is no official launch date.
The app will use the Openbazaar wallet, which supports Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Zcash. Support for Ethereum is expected in the near future.
The BitTorrent file sharing platform states that the first airdrop of the BitTorrent token (BTT) to Tron (TRX) tokens will take place on February 11th.
You can check a breakdown of how much BTT BitTorrent is distributing here.
The mobile game NEO.Girl has launched its public beta. The game is based on the NEO blockchain technology and, according to its developers, allows players to interact with the protagonist Luna and also develop a "friendship" with her.
"It is said that being in love can be an expensive activity, but it is the opposite in the Neo.Girl game.The biggest feature is that players can actually make money while they fall in love .Each of clothing in Neo .Girl has its own special value and besides being able to buy clothes like limited edition dresses in the mall, players can sell them to earn money …
As a simulation game based on the NEO blockchain technology, Neo.Girl has added blockchain technology to the gene system in which the original genes of the characters can be inherited from the next generation, and each girl will have a unique set of genetic codes that determines the characteristics features like hair color, skin color, eyes, height and so on for every girl. At the same time, the costumes and clothes that players enter the game are also stored on the blockchain. Because of the distributed register and the immutable features of blockchain technology, the security of online transactions is guaranteed and virtual resources with a certain user name can be preserved, appreciated and never disappear. "
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