Bitcoin falls below $4000

The corrective phase: Bitcoin price falls below $4,000
15 August 2017   978

Bitcoin price falls below $4,000 losing over 10% in value after reaching a new all-time record high above $4,400. At the time of writing, the price is around $3970.

Bitcoin price chart on coinmarketcap.com Bitcoin price chart on coinmarketcap.com

As the data from the Bitstamp Price Index shows, Bitcoin price reached $4,400 during the early hours of Tuesday around 02:00 AM (GMT). Then, the trading period over the day saw Bitcoin’s value slip back toward $4,200 around 07:00. A sharp drop at 11:00 resulted in Bitcoin price dipping to $3,925.

Data on Bitcoin price from the Bitstamp Price Index Data on Bitcoin price from the Bitstamp Price Index

As Sheba Jafari, Goldman Sachs' chart analyst, claims, Bitcoin is riding a “fifth wave", so this rapid price fall must be the correction phase after which, according to the predictions, the price may drop to about $2,000.

Play2live announced the release of its MVP and a token sale

Blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers release a full-fledged esports streaming service
21 February 2018   18

On February 21 the first blockchain-based streaming platform for gamers, Play2live, opened its LevelUp Coin (LUC) token sale event with a deadline on March 14 at 17:00 UTC along with the rolling out of its MVP. The platform is based on BitShares 2.0, already successfully passed a heavy testing stage with with live matches and streams.

The service is already capable of accepting around 200,000 viewers. A special tournament for CS:GO - CryptoMasters with the world's first prize pool entirely comprised of the virtual currency ($100,000 worth of LUC) is also announced under the banner of Play2live. The event is set to take place in Minsk, Belarus on February 24-25. The broadcast will be arranged in 7 languages - English, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, and German.

The service also features a voting system during matches using the same LUC. This token acts as an internal currency that can be easily converted to another cryptocurrency or a fiat currency by means of the Play2live's API.

The company itself was established in 2017. Its purpose is to merge blockchain technology and streaming service to provide all the participants of the streaming process a seamless platform for prioritizes interaction and encourages the diversity of monetization schemes. It is reported that Play2live will have up to 15 sources of revenue.

On February 21 at 17:00 UTC CEO of Play2live opened the token sale with a Q&A stream session with topics concerning the update of P2l, product and sale related matters.