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Bitcoin

In 2020, the share of the illegal use of BTC has decreased

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Researchers from the Chainalysis company found that in 2020 the share of the illegal use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has significantly decreased. However, such tools are still very popular among criminals because they can be used to send funds anonymously, the analysts said in a report....

Bitcoin

Ruffer predicts gradual institutional adoption of Bitcoin

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British financial firm Ruffer Investment believes institutional investors will gradually move into bitcoin. That is stated in the review of the giant, dedicated to assessing the market situation over the past six months. The authors noted that as early as last year, there was a tendency in which...

Mining

Iranian authorities confiscate another batch of miners

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Iranian law enforcement agencies have confiscated another batch of underground mining equipment. According to the local news agency Tasmin, this illegal mining farm stole electricity from the state-owned company Tavanir. In the Islamic Republic, power engineers, together with law enforcement...

BNB

Binance Coin has risen in price by 189%

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On January 18, 2021, the Binance Coin (BNB) rate rose to a record high: the coin rose to $ 46.18. Today, the token retreated as part of the correction and fell to $ 45.46. Cryptocurrency capitalization on Tuesday, January 19, fell to $ 6.474 billion, but BNB is still in the top ten altcoins. Over...

Chainlink

Open interest in futures on ChainLink exceeded $287 million

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According to the latest data, open interest in futures contracts on ChainLink (LINK) has surged to a new high. Researchers from the Bybt.com team found that this figure reached $ 287.72 million at the end of this week. The surge in interest in LINK-futures is observed against the backdrop of...

Bitcoin

US Treasury Ex-Secretary predicts BTC price will increase

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Former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said that bitcoin will not collapse, its price will continue to rise in the long term. “The cryptocurrency looks much more resilient after the price set a new record and then declined,” he said. Summers believes that the reason for the continued...

Synthetix

Synthetix launches Ethereum level 2 Optimism solution

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Synthetix platform for synthetic assets has carried out a preliminary launch of the second level Ethereum solution L2 Optimistic Ethereum (OΞ). Smart contracts of the Synthetix decentralized platform have been converted to the Optimistic Virtual Machine (OVM) format. Users can stake the native SNX...

Elon Musk

Musk supported BTC as a shield against the madness of banks

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SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been active in Bitcoin-related discussions lately. Recently, the author of the book "Bitcoin Billionaires" Ben Mezrich tweeted that, in the future, he will never give up receiving payments in Bitcoin. In response to a tweet from Mezrich, Musk...

Winklevoss

Gemini exchange is considering entering the stock market

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Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are thinking about the possibility of the Gemini crypto exchange entering the stock market. In an interview with Bloomberg, the twins, who founded the exchange in 2013, said entering the stock market is one option they are now considering in the context of the company's...

Bitcoin

Pantera Capital CEO expects BTC to skyrocket to $115K

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By August 2021, Bitcoin will be able to skyrocket to $ 115,000, Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead said. Moreover, he expressed this point of view earlier. Back in August last year, the CEO of Pantera Capital said that the largest digital currency would periodically renew highs. We are now entering...

Darknet

Over 340 ads for COVID vaccines sale found on the darknet

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Fake advertisements for the sale of COVID-19 vaccines are spreading on the darknet, for which they ask for payment in bitcoins. Specialists found more than 340 similar ads on 34 sites. According to Check Point's calculations, there were eight such pages back in December. The average cost per dose...

Ki Young Ju

CryptoQuant CEO expects institutionals to keep BTC over $30K

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On Thursday, January 14, bitcoin is trading slightly above $ 37,390. Cryptocurrency capitalization per day increased by more than 9% to $ 693.7 billion. BTC is gradually recovering positions lost as a result of the fall at the beginning of this week. Last Monday, bitcoin on some trading floors fell...

Whales

Whales took advantage of the fall in BTC and risen purchases

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The fall in the value of bitcoin last Monday was used by large cryptocurrency holders. It was these players who strengthened the purchases of BTC and prevented it from falling below $ 30,000. Although some analysts did not rule out a scenario in which support would return only in the region of $...

Google

Internet interest in ether has risen to record levels

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The number of Internet searches related to Ether (ETH) has reached the highest level in the history of the altcoin. According to Google Trends, people around the world are now much more interested in this digital currency than at the turn of 2017-2018. As a reminder, in January 2018, ETH reached $...

Stellar

Stellar has the best performance out of the top 10 cryptos

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Of the top ten digital currencies, Stellar (XLM) has achieved the best results over the past 24 hours. Over the past 24 hours, the price of this altcoin has risen almost 15% to $ 0.285. XLM capitalization exceeds $ 6.387 billion. The coin moved up to ninth place in the CoinMarketCap rating. At the...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin skeptics woke up and comment on the fall of crypto

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Yesterday's drop in the value of bitcoin was commented on by many experts, including skeptics and outright enemies of the largest cryptocurrency. Financier Peter Schiff was one of the first to react to the weakening bitcoin rate. On Twitter, he recalled that last Friday, BTC reached $ 42,000, and...

Bitcoin

Number of active bitcoin addresses has reached a new high

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Since the beginning of January 2021, against the background of the rapid growth in the value of bitcoin to a new maximum, the number of addresses on the network making daily transactions has increased. A report from the LongHash team says that since BTC surpassed $ 37,000, network activity has hit...

DeFi

The total value locked in DeFi approaches $22B

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The decentralized finance market continues to expand. The value of funds locked in this ecosystem has already reached $ 21.78 billion. Last weekend, this figure exceeded $ 23 billion, updating its all-time high. Then, as part of the general correction of the crypto market, the cost of DeFi tokens...

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