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House for 1 bitcoin

A resident of Lipetsk built a house for one bitcoin

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An entrepreneur from Lipetsk, whom partners pay with bitcoins, gave an educational interview to the local publication most.tv. He told about migrants in Russia, who send money in crypto and about a new house for 1 BTC. During the conversation, Alexander told what is Bitcoin, mining, and also about...

LinkedUp decentrelized LinkedIn

Dfinity showed a decentralized version of LinkedIn

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The Dfinity blockchain startup showed an open decentralized variant of a social network LinkedIn for finding and establishing business contacts called LinkedUp, The Block reports. The application runs on the decentralized “Internet computer” Dfinity. According to the company, it will compete...

Ukraine hidden mining

Student faces 5 years in prison for hidden mining

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Ukrainian cyber police detained a 20-year-old student from Odesa on suspicion of hidden crypto mining. This was reported on the official website of the department. “Having received a technical education, the young man used the acquired knowledge to commit illegal actions. As a member of hacker...

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Tesla electric car was turned into a bitcoin node

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The developers of the Bcoin were able to launch a full-fledged bitcoin node on the on-board computer of the Tesla electric car. #Bitcoin full node syncing in the dashboard of a @Tesla!Try it in your Roadster: https://t.co/dWjYgiD7w8#JavaScript pic.twitter.com/xRMQsliujL— bcoin (@Bcoin)...

WEF Davos CBDC guide

Guideline for central bank digi-currency introduced in Davos

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The Swiss non-governmental organization World Economic Forum (WEF) has introduced the first of its kind guide for central banks developing their own digital coins. This was reported on the WEF website. The CBDC Policy Maker Toolkit framework provides guidelines for central banks in various...

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Pornhub started accepting Tether stablecoin

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One of the world's most popular websites for adult content, Pornhub, has added the Tether stablecoin (USDT) as a payment option. The Pornhub blog says USDT support comes from a partnership with TRON. Therefore, to make a payment using Tether, the service recommends using the TRONLink wallet. A new...

Venezuela Locha Blockchain

Venezuela develops solution to use bitcoin without Internet

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The Venezuelan development team is preparing a new solution for BTC operations without an Internet connection. The solution is a mesh network called Locha. The developers are also working on two devices that will allow users to connect to the BTC blockchain using long-range waves. This was reported...

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AB InBev Brewing Company will use BanQu blockchain platform

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The international brewing company AB InBev will use blockchain to work with farmers from Africa who supply raw materials. Due to the lack of developed banking infrastructure in the country, local farmers face difficulties in obtaining tax benefits. Thanks to the new blockchain solution developed by...

Peter Schiff Changpeng Zhao

CEO Binance and Buterin reacted to Peter Schiff's BTC loss

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Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance crypto exchange, commented on an incident in which CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Peter Schiff lost access to his mobile bitcoin wallet. According to Zhao, centralized exchanges are the best way to store cryptocurrency. In particular, he cited the example of Binance,...

Samy Bensaci Don Tapscott

18-year-old hacker accused in fraud of $50 million in crypto

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Montreal’s prosecutor’s office has filed four charges of $50 million in cryptocurrency fraud involving the substitution of SIM cards against an 18-year-old hacker. This was reported by local media. The indictment says that Bensaci was in a gang robbing Canadian and American crypto holders. SIM...

Peter Schiff lost bitcoin

Peter Schiff reported he lost access to his Bitcoin wallet

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Well-known Bitcoin critic Peter Schiff told that he had lost access to all his coins, as his wallet password is no longer valid. For what reasons this happened, the financial expert was at a loss to answer, saying only that the wallet was compromised. I just lost all the #Bitcoin I have ever owned....

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Survey: over a third of US companies accept cryptocurrencies

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36% of US small and medium-sized businesses accept cryptocoins as a payment method, and 59% of them previously acquired such assets for their own use. This is evidenced by a survey conducted by the order of the insurance company HSB. PRESS RELEASE: Our new national survey results conducted by...

Bitcoin SV research

Arcane Research: Craig Wright provoked a Bitcoin SV pump?

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Arcane Research analysts published a report, in which they shared their thoughts on the reasons for the recent Bitcoin SV rally, which grew by almost 200% in 7 days. The Weekly Update: 2017 sentiments are back in the crypto market, as altcoins register wild gains. Read more about this and other...

Malaysia ICO IEO

Malaysia has developed rules for IEO and ICO

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The Malaysian Securities Commission (SC) has developed rules for organizers of Initial Coin Offers (ICOs) and Initial Exchange Offers (IEOs). Startups are allowed to distribute tokens through venture capitalists and financial institutions without selling shares and without using debt instruments....

Binance Japan exchange

Binance will begin expansion into the Japanese market

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Binance has begun negotiations on a strategic partnership with Z Corporation Inc. - a division of Softbank holding with a 60% stake in Yahoo! Japan and TaoTao exchange. Z Corporation, a subsidiary of Yahoo Japan, and TaoTao begin negotiations with #Binance for strategic partnerships in the Japanese...

digital US dollar

Former CFTC CEO leads blockchain-based digital USD project

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Ex-Chairman of the CFTC Christopher Giancarlo plans to promote the idea of digitizing the US dollar using blockchain technology by launching The Digital Dollar Project for this purpose. The organization’s statement said the launch of The Digital Dollar Project was a logical follow-up to an...

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Gemini Exchange opens cryptocurrency asset insurance company

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Gemini bitcoin exchange owned by the Winklevoss brothers created Nakamoto Ltd. for insurance of own custodial service for $200 million. Help for Nakamoto, Ltd. launch was provided by large insurance brokers Aon and Marsh. Gemini customers will be able to purchase additional insurance of their own...

Visa Coinbase Plaid

Visa takes over Coinbase exchange partner for $5.3 billion

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Visa payment system acquired fintech startup Plaid for $5.3 billion, working with the Coinbase crypto exchange and the Abra wallet. The deal will allow Visa to provide users with advanced payment options and related services for fintech developers. Visa's Executive Director and Chairman Al Kelly...

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