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Robert Shiller: mystery of Satoshi behind bitcoin popularity

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Descriptive information plays an important role in the popularity of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. This statement was made by Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller in an interview with the official portal of Yale University. According to him, it was the mysterious background to the creation of...

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7th hack in a year: Bitcoin exchanges lost $105 million

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Hackers hacked the Vietnamese VinDAX exchange, losses amounted to $500 thousand. Funds in 23 digital assets were withdrawn from the site, reports The Block. Hacking and the amount of damage was confirmed by the administrator of the Telegram channel of the exchange. According to him, the incident...

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Number of blockchain vacancies has grown by 26% since 2018

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According to a study by Indeed's employment service, the number of job postings in the bitcoin and blockchain industry has grown by 26% since 2018. The #blockchain job boom continues, with the share of job postings for roles related to #cryptocurrency increasing 1,457% in 4 years. @IEEESpectrum...

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Russia developing a mechanism for seizure of crypto by 2021

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The board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation instructed law enforcement agencies to develop a legal mechanism for the seizure of virtual assets for confiscation by December 31, 2021. This is reported by RBC with reference to an unnamed source. Rosfinmonitoring, the...

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Ukraine adopted FATF rules for crypto market regulation

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The deputies of the Verkhovna Rada adopted in the 1st reading a draft law on the implementation of FATF standards to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism while regulating the crypto market. This was announced by the chairman of the deputy association Blockchain4Ukraine, People's...

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Indian Minister praises blockchain potential in defense

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Rajnath Singh, Defense Minister of India, believes that AI, blockchain, and Big Data have already changed the paradigm of warfare. Their use is necessary to protect critical infrastructure, he concluded. Singh made this statement during a speech to representatives of 80 states who will visit the...

DJ from Germany proclaimed himself the co-founder of Bitcoin

DJ from Germany proclaimed himself the co-founder of Bitcoin

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Crypto enthusiast Kenneth Bosak discovered at a conference the next self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto. This time, the former creator from Germany, Jörg Molt, became the “creator of bitcoin”. Bosak’s Twitter video provoked a violent community reaction and instantly became viral. Confronting a...

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Binance US users will be able to buy bitcoin by debit cards

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The US division of the Binance has added the opportunity to purchase crypto using debit cards. https://t.co/AZwoBOy3iq Launches Debit Card Payments, Gains Momentum in First Month Exceeding $15 Million Daily Trading Volumehttps://t.co/uISYqHJAOx pic.twitter.com/AGJR98L6wO— Binance.US...

BitMEX data leak

BitMEX exchange leaked data

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BitMEX, the largest exchange of Bitcoin derivatives, has leaked user data. Some users received emails containing the email addresses of other platform clients. We are aware of an email privacy issue impacting our customers. We have identified the root cause and will be in touch with any users...

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German Banks Association calls for digital euro release

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The Association of Private Banks of Germany, which includes more than 200 financial institutions, has called for the release of digital euro. Its creation will help the EU withstand competition from the United States and China, as well as prevent possible negative consequences from the launch of...

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CEO Binance: attacks and Russia as key blockchain market

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The Binance cryptocurrency exchange is exposed to 5-10 attacks daily, but confidence in its own security provides cooperation with white hackers. Zhao said the attacks are constant. They work with 10 groups of white hackers on an ongoing basis, so today he can confidently say: they are safer than...

Chinese official supported development of the Bitcoin mining

Chinese official supported development of the Bitcoin mining

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The Chinese province of Sichuan, which produces 70% of all bitcoins in the world, has all the opportunities for an even wider attraction of miners. This was reported by CoinDesk with reference to a statement by the former vice president of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, Yang Jiang. In...

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Starbucks for bitcoins: Bakkt launches consumer-oriented app

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The Bakkt crypto platform has announced the launch of an application with which consumers can pay at retail outlets, including the popular Starbucks coffee shop chain. A statement from Bakkt product director Mike Blandina said the application will launch in the first half of 2020, with Starbucks...

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Justin Sun announces partnership with billionth corporation

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TRON founder Justin Sun announced that next week he will enter into a partnership with megacorporation. Its capitalization allegedly exceeds $100 billion. #TRON will partner with a hundred billion USD megacorporation next week. It will not only benefit $TRX but all TRC10&20 tokens including...

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TON investors don't demand back money invested in project

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Investors of both rounds of financing the TON project, by a majority vote, refused to demand a return on the money invested in the project and agreed to wait until the blockchain platform was launched until April, Forbes sources said. Investors in the TON blockchain platform approved the delayed...

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SEC: crypto market is less likely to violate securities laws

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission is increasingly seeing "flagrant violations" of law by cryptocurrency market participants. This was stated by the head of the department Jay Clayton, reports Bloomberg Law. Speaking at a financial technology conference in Washington, Clayton said...

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Ukrainian cyber policemen are suspected of stealing bitcoins

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Four Kharkiv cyber police officers are suspected of stealing bitcoins after a search. Law enforcers allegedly transferred cryptocurrency from a wallet to a mobile device after it was withdrawn. The court decided to provide access to the data of mobile operators to clarify the circumstances. In...

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Startup Casa helps to transfer bitcoins after death

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Casa introduced a service, which allows transferring bitcoins to the heirs of their owner. It uses multi-signature and its security protocol. To date, there are 3 scenarios:...

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