80% of wallets holding Bitcoin contain less than $100

This ball-busting bear market has lasted almost a full year. No better time to check on how the circulating supply of Bitcoin is currently distributed. Recent analysis run by digital asset investment firm Delphi found 22.9 million Bitcoin addresses currently hold some Bitcoin (as in, more than none). Uncomfortably, nearly half contain less than 0.001 BTC ($3.40), and almost 90 percent hold less than one-tenth of a BTC ($340). At this stage, the “#HODLgang” seems to be more of a “#HODLskeletoncrew.” Most holders can’t afford to buy Beats with their Bitcoin A sobering statistic is that just 20 percent of Bitcoin addresses…

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Day 1 of TNW’s Advent Deals: laser tag, wireless, and DNA

This holiday period, Plugged is running a very special advent calendar. Over the next twelve days we’ll be sharing a selection of sweet, sweet deals. Thank us later. On the first day of TNW’s advent, the lovely team gave to me… Three months of premium wireless from Mint Mobile for only $20 Mint Mobile offers an easy way to get wireless service on your phone in the US and the company is currently running an offer you’re gonna love. For only $20, you can get three months of wireless service. Yep, you get 5GB of 4G LTE data each month,…

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Binance launches a new platform to teach you about blockchain and cryptocurrency

Exchange desk Binance wants to introduce you to the basics of cryptocurrency and blockchain with its latest offering. The company has launched its own education platform to help users get more familiar with the technology. The new undertaking, called Binance Academy, features a wide array of explainer pieces. It is also available in 15 different languages, including French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Chinese. You’ll find information on fundamental concepts like the “history of blockchain” and mining. The Binance Academy is currently divided into four broad categories: blockchain, economy, security, and tutorials. It also has a separate ‘glossary’ segment, for those that…

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HP’s $1,500-ish Omen 15 is the sort of laptop gamers dream about

Talk about good timing: it just so happened I was in the market for a new laptop, when HP sent over one of its new Omen gaming machines a couple of weeks ago. And while it’s an excellent performer, it’s not the one I want to buy for myself. Here’s my deal: my day job involves researching stories, writing, and editing images. It may not sound like much, but I usually have between 30 and 50 browser tabs open, as well as Adobe Photoshop CC, Slack, and a text editor. And I need to be able to flit between these…

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