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Russia prepares to test crypto in “regulatory sandboxes”

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In Russia, cryptocoins and blockchain can be tested within the framework of “regulatory sandboxes,” follows from a bill prepared by the Ministry of Economic Development. This is reported by Izvestia. The bill was submitted to the State Duma on March 17. According to it, the experimental legal...

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US developing bill to fight coronavirus with digital dollar

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The Democrats bill on supporting the economy in the context of the coronavirus pandemic involves the creation of a digital version of the dollar and wallet to provide incentive payments. About it writes The Block. The current version of the bill has not yet been published and will undergo further...

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Тhe correlation of Bitcoin with the S&P 500 index declined

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A recent report by Arcane Research said that the correlation rate of Bitcoin with the stock market markedly fell. Experts note that the panic due to the spread of coronavirus and a sudden supply shock led to uncertainty in the financial markets. Because of this, world indices plummeted. Bitcoin,...

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Genesis Mining: Bitcoin will boom during the economic crisis

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Genesis Mining Service Operations Director Philip Salter is convinced that the deepening economic crisis will increase the popularity of Bitcoin as a tool for hedging the risks of the banking system and increase the value of cryptocurrencies. It is reported by Cointelegraph. The manager of the...

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Bitcoin in top-100 projects with the best design

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Bitcoin is recognized as a project with a unique design solution. Fortune Magazine, in collaboration with the Design Institute of the Illinois Institute of Technology, interviewed faculty, influencers, freelance designers, and corporate design teams about creations that they find truly magnificent....

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6000 video cards from CoreWeave to find coronavirus vaccine

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Ethereum mining company, CoreWeave, will allocate 6,000 video cards for coronavirus research. This was reported by CoinDesk. Capacities will be provided by Stanford University's initiative [email protected] On February 27, the organization published a coronavirus research project using a unique...

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Volume of investments in blockchain companies fell by 33%

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According to a new report by CB Insights, the volume of venture financing in the blockchain companies last year decreased by a third from $4.2 billion to $2.8 billion. Though the number of deals decreased only from 822 to 807. We just published a new report: The Blockchain Report 2020. Download the...

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Fraudsters extort bitcoins, pretending fighting coronavirus

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Unknown persons under the guise of the Solidarity Fund of the WHO are collecting donations in Bitcoins, allegedly to fight against coronavirus. Sophos security researcher Chester Wisniewski posted a screenshot of the attacker's email. In their message, the scammers claim the funds will go to study...

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BitMEX: world crisis and coronavirus biggest chances for BTC

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Specialists at the BitMEX crypto-derivative exchange research unit have analyzed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on financial markets. Analysts say the market’s response to the virus will mark a significant change in the economic structure. The study said that ultimately, with this new...

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Wave Financial will tokenize four million bourbon bottles

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Startup Wave Financial will create a digital fund, the tokens of which will receive collateral in the form of products worth up to $20 million released by the Wilderness Trail Distillery. This was announced by CoinDesk. Available to accredited investors, the token sale will take place this year. In...

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Simplex: retail investors buy bitcoin due to price crash

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Simplex payment processor said that during the fall of the price of Bitcoin last week, retail investors increased their cryptocurrency purchase volume by 50%. It is reported by The Block. Bitcoin was the most popular asset among cryptocurrency buyers during March 12-14 it accounted for 59.6% of the...

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Google Trends: “buy bitcoin” request jumped to record levels

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Amid the collapse of stock markets, investors became interested in buying bitcoin, despite the fact that the crypto market also experienced a serious fall. This is evidenced by data from Google Trends. So, on March 13, the number of search queries “buy bitcoin” jumped sharply to the highest...

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Rapper Akon unveils white paper of his digital currency

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American rapper Akon unveiled white paper of his own digital currency Akoin, designed for entrepreneurs in a growing economy in Africa and beyond. The coin is a Stellar blockchain utility token designed for atomic swaps between cryptocoins, digital assets and fiat. Users will be able to store...

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Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will regulate cryptocurrencies

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Two years after the ban was introduced by local banks on operations with bitcoin and other cryptocoins, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) plans to create a regulatory environment for their regulation, reports The Chronicle. In particular, RBZ has already begun to develop a policy framework to...

Bitcoin miner found fortune

Bitcoin miner found a forgotten multi-million fortune

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An anonymous Bitcoin miner has discovered a wallet with coins that were mined back in 2010, follows from his message on the BitcoinTalk forum. The block reward was then 50 BTC. Opening the topic “Newbie returning after long hiatus", he wrote that he mined “a few bitcoins” when it was...

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NY demands BTC companies prepare coronavirus emergency plan

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) recommended that regulated cryptocurrency companies submit a meticulous and thorough action plan in the event of an outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic no later than in 30 days. The actions of the regulator are due to an increase in the...

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Edward Snowden wants to buy Bitcoin

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Former US National Security Agency and CIA agent Edward Snowden, in the midst of falling Bitcoin prices, is thinking about buying a cryptocurrency. “This is the first time in a while I've felt like buying bitcoin. That drop was too much panic and too little reason,” he wrote. This is the first...

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Swedish Ethereum mining farm will increase capacity to 25 MW

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Despite the adverse situation in the crypto market, Canadian HIVE Blockchain Technologies will expand the capacity of its mining farm in Sweden by 20% over the next six months, writes Finance Magnates. They plan to expand the facility by 10% without hiring additional employees, continuing to...

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