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Elon Musk wrote about Bitcoin again without fear of blocking

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The head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, once again shook the crypto community with a tweet about the first cryptocurrency. "Bitcoin is not my safe word", the entrepreneur briefly wrote. Bitcoin is *not* my safe word— Buff Mage (@elonmusk) January 10,...

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World of Tanks author will create a blockchain party

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The director of the Wargaming.net World of Tanks videogame, Vyacheslav Makarov, plans to create a “Direct Democracy Party” with an application on the blockchain, Kommersant writes. It is going to first take part in the 2020 regional elections, and then in the parliamentary elections of 2021....

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Mt.Gox ex-head asked court to acquit him on charge of fraud

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The former head of the bankrupt Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox, Mark Karpeles, intends to stop the lawsuit initiated by the former user of the platform back in 2014. This was reported by the Cointelegraph with reference to documents sent to the federal court of Chicago. Karpeles’s lawyers asked the...

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Bithumb will invest $8.6 million in a free blockchain zone

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South Korea's leading crypto exchange Bithumb intends to invest 10 billion won (about $8.6 million) in the “regulatory-free zone” of Busan to develop the blockchain technology. This was reported by The Block, citing a statement by the local ministry of small and medium-sized businesses and...

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CEO Binance refused dancing like Musk and gave in to Buterin

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The head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, danced on January 7 at the Tesla factory in Shanghai in honor of the launch of the Model Y SUV assembly. The crypto community could not ignore this. Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance cryptocurrency exchange, noted that Musk once again raised the bar for...

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Bitcoin price unexpectedly touched $8000

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On the night of January 7, quotes of the first cryptocurrency in less than 4 hours rose from a level of about $7,500 to almost $8,000. Big Cheds crypto trader noted the formation of an inverted head and shoulders pattern on the Bitcoin price chart. In his opinion, for further growth, the...

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Bitcoin users made transactions for $673 billion in 2019

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In 2019, users transferred $673 billion on the Bitcoin network. This is 11% less than it was last year, according to Coinmetrics analytical service. Adjusted value settled on Bitcoin reached $673 billion in 2019, which is down 11% from last year, roughly the same as in 2017 but still nearly 4 times...

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Head of Ripple predicted disappearance of 99% of cryptocoins

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Most cryptocurrencies will disappear and only quality assets will remain. This opinion was expressed by Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse in his forecast for 2020. According to him, in the near future, the futility of more than 3,000 existing digital assets will become clear to everyone and...

Russia fraud trader

Russian lost 4 million in crypto after an unknown call

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A resident of Kaluga (Russia) became a victim of a telephone fraudster, who, under the guise of an experienced trader, suggested to earn money on cryptocurrencies. This was reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Kaluga region. On the advice of the attacker, the victim registered two...

Satoshi Nakamoto game

Bitcoin is dead, bro: new shooter with Satoshi Nakamoto

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The user of Reddit under the nickname Ethissuperior developed a game Satoshi vs. the Shills, a survival shooter. The protagonist of the game is the creator of bitcoin Satoshi Nakamoto, who will protect the world from opponents of the first crypto coin, the so-called shills. During the game,...

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YouTube deleted crypto videos, listing as dangerous content

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Recently, YouTube removed videos related to the topic of crypto from its platform. This was announced by the authors of the channels from which the video clips were deleted. At least 11 channels reported the removal of content, including Altcoin Daily, Chico Crypto, The Cryptoverse, Crypto Tips,...

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Justin Sun again got into a scandal with the alleged pyramid

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TRON founder Justin Sun has once again been criticized by the community. He supported the launch of the decentralized Just.Game application, which is very similar to the financial pyramid. The new application is a game in which you need to send TRX tokens to a smart contract, and then publish the...

China confiscated miners

7,000 bitcoin miners confiscated during police raid in China

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Tangshan City District authorities seized 6,890 ASIC miners illegally connected to the electricity grid. It is reported by Trustnodes with reference to local media. Police raids took place in more than 70 thousand households, as well as in factories, retail outlets, and communities. In one of the...

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Poloniex returns unlimited trading for unverified accounts

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The Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange returned unlimited trading and unlimited deposits for accounts without KYC. The only limit is set for the daily withdrawal of $10 thousand. Start trading in seconds 🚀We just introduced a new account tier for new customers! All you need is an email address and...

France ICO legal

First ICO approved in France

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The French Financial Markets Authority for the first time approved an application for an initial coin offer. The regulator’s website says that approval was received by French-ICO, which developed a platform for financing projects with crypto. The permit will be valid until the deadline for...

Blockstream introduced an updated c-lightning solution

Blockstream introduced an updated c-lightning solution

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Blockstream, a leading provider of bitcoin and blockchain solutions, has introduced a new version of the c-lightning solution, which took about ten months to develop. Solution c-lightning v0.8.0. by default, works on the main Bitcoin network, unless the “-network" parameter is manually set...

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Justin Sun will donate $1 million to Greta Thunberg

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TRON founder Justin Sun announced his desire to support environmental activist Greta Thunberg. For this, he is ready to allocate $1 million. He stated that he shared the desire of Greta to change the world. At the same time, according to Sun, cryptocurrencies can make a significant contribution to...

Russia FSB bitcoin crime

Threatening to torture FSB pseudo-officers stole $1 million

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The Petrograd District Court of St. Petersburg has registered a criminal case against two accused of extortion and theft of funds, including cryptocurrencies. Total damage is estimated at more than 60 million rubles (almost $1 million). According to the joint press service of the judicial system of...

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