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Canaan mining stock

Shares of mining giant Canaan have fallen by almost 40%

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Since listing on Nasdaq last month, Canaan, a Chinese mining company, has dipped by nearly 40%. In November, Canaan Creative raised $90 million during an IPO, posting 10 million US depositary receipts for $9. Оn December 13, the securities of a mining company are trading at around $5.71. In a...

Weibo block Justin Sun

Justin Sun's and Binance CMO's Weibo accounts are blocked

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The Chinese social network Weibo, an analogue of Twitter, has blocked the account of TRON founder Justin Sun, whose branded marketing techniques have often been criticized both in China and the rest of the world. BREAKING and FINALLY ... @justinsuntron 's weibo (Chinese Twitter) account is now...

Santander Ethereum bond

Santander bank redeemed issued $20 million Ethereum-bond

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Santander, which is the largest bank in Spain, redeemed a $20 million bond, issued on the Ethereum blockchain this September. The head of digital investment banking at Santander and chairman of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, John Whelan, also wrote about this in his Twitter account. We just...

Nike token CryptoKicks

Nike will issue its own tokens similar to CryptoKitties

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The world-famous manufacturer of sportswear and footwear Nike has patented the mechanism of tokenization of products using the Ethereum blockchain. The company intends to issue tokens to protect the authenticity of the sneakers, according to a document published by the US Patent and Trademark...

TON investors Gram

Russia, Israel, Pavel's Fan Club: who are TON's investors

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeatedly appealed to the court with a request to receive evidence from John Hyman, whom Pavel Durov Telegram CEO called the chief investment adviser of the company and the person “involved in the distribution of Gram tokens”. It is reported by...

Ethereum hard fork Istanbul

Ethereum network Istanbul hard fork completed: what changed

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The planned Istanbul hard fork on the Ethereum network has officially taken place. The update occurred on block #9069000 at 00:25:09 GMT on Sunday, December 8th. The block on which the hard fork took place found the Chinese mining pool SparkPool. Congrats to @sparkpool_eth for mining the Istanbul...

Millenials invest bitcoin

Millennials invest in bitcoin more than in Microsoft

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Born in the late 80s and early 90s, people prefer to invest in cryptocurrencies and high-tech startups, rather than in the entertainment industry. This is evidenced by research data from the American brokerage company Charles Schwab. Millennials invest more in Bitcoins managed by the Grayscale...

Microsoft Azure token

Microsoft Azure developers will receive tokenized badgers

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Microsoft has launched the Ethereum blockchain recognition program. Now, developers who are actively contributing to the development of the Azure cloud platform will be awarded Azure Heroes tokenized badgers. Are you an @Azure practitioner who loves to learn and who contributes to a strong...

Kazakhstan taxation mining

Kazakhstan developed a bill on taxation of mining and crypto

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A bill defining the legal status of mining and the features of its taxation has been sent to the presidential administration of Kazakhstan for consideration. This was announced during the Blockchain Day conference by Madi Saken, senior legislative coordinator for the Association for the development...

Saxo bank forecast

World currency on the blockchain and capital outflow from AI

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Experts at Danish investment bank Saxo Bank have published a traditional list of provocative and shocking forecasts for 2020. One of the main events that will affect the global economy in 2020 will be the release by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank of a new reserve asset on the blockchain....

TRON Poloniex twitter

Poloniex exchange urged to buy TRON, but then changed mind

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A message appeared on the Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange's Twitter account calling to buy TRON. After 28 minutes, the platform deleted the tweet. The removal of the post may be due to fears of the exchange of various charges on the part of not only the community but also regulators. Firstly,...

Mike Novogratz bank

$58 million: 3 quarters profit of Mike Novogratz crypto bank

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The net cumulative income of Galaxy Digital, the cryptocurrency trading bank for the first nine months of this year, was $58.4 million, despite a net loss of $68.2 million in the third quarter. The most problematic enterprise for Galaxy in the third quarter was the OTC platform. It accounts for...

Russia law bitcoin

Russia declared impossibility of virtual ban on BTC payments

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It is legally possible to prohibit the use of crypto as payment for services and goods, but in fact, it will be very difficult to enforce the ban. This was stated by Chairman of the State Duma Committee on the financial market Anatoly Aksakov, reports TASS. According to him, those “who are ready...

Microsoft found a crypto miner that attacked 80000 computers

Microsoft found a crypto miner that attacked 80000 computers

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Microsoft security engineers talked about a new kind of crypto-miner Dexphot, which since October 2018 has infected almost 80,000 computers running Windows. The malware reached its peak in June 2019. Microsoft experts emphasized the rather high level of complexity of the new crypto-jacking program....

Bitcoin drugs

Laundering money in BTC: Russian drug peddlers face prison

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Cherepovets police are investigating a criminal case against two residents of the city who distributed drugs for a fee in cryptocurrency. This was reported by the press service of the department. The investigation established that the suspects worked for one of the darknet marketplaces involved in...

Charles Schwab Bitcoin

$26 billion: Charles Schwab buys BTC-friendly TD Ameritrade

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American financial giant Charles Schwab has announced the purchase of its Bitcoin-friendly competitor, broker TD Ameritrade, according to a press release. The absorption will take place through the exchange of shares, the transaction amount is $26 billion. The premium to shares of TD Ameritrade...

miner burned Russia

Miner burned eight apartments in Russia

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The investigation was completed on the case of a miner from the city of Artyom in the Primorsky Territory, due to which in 2018 a fire broke out in an apartment building. This is reported by RT. The man installed a cryptocurrency mining farm in the attic of a multi-story building, connecting at...

ShapeShift FOX token

ShapeShift launched FOX token, offering 0-commission trading

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ShapeShift, an instant crypto exchange platform has announced the launch of its FOX token, thanks to which users have the opportunity to make transactions without trading fees. We're revolutionizing #crypto trading by making it free. Read the announcement from #ShapeShift Founder & CEO...

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