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ripple disappearance alcoins

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,...

Youtube ban crypto

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,...

Justin Sun Just.Game

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...

Poloniex unlimited trading

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...

Greta Thunberg Justin Sun

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...

Bitmain court China

The court decided to freeze Bitmain assets by $676 thousand

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Shenzhen District Court decided to freeze 4.7 million yuan (about $676 thousand) owned by Century Cloud Core one of the divisions of the Chinese mining giant Bitmain. The court upheld the request by the supplier of spare parts for various electronic devices Dongguan Yongjiang Electronics to freeze...

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...

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