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Jack Dorsey's Square

Square Inc. got patent for Fiat-to-Crypto payments network

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Jack Dorsey's Square Inc. received an American patent on payment network technology for direct crypto-fiat transactions on Tuesday. According to a report from the US Patent and Trademark Office, the payment network allows users with assets of various types to conduct transactions between...

Petro coin

Venezuelans selling Petro on LocalBitcoins at half price

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Venezuelans, who got state crypto coins as a result of free distribution, now trade it on LocalBitcoins for half the official rate. The authorities of Venezuela lately carried a free distribution of Petro coins, as a result of which each citizen received 0.5 Petro. The authorities insist that the...

Binance P2P platform

P2P merchant program of Binance goes live

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Binance's P2P Merchant program is live now. The platform is used for fiat-crypto speculation and is user-oriented. On January 21, Changpeng Zhao mentioned that, in the preceding quarter, the negotiating volume on the platform has drastically increased, and the global society is looking for more...

Vodafone left Libra

Vodafone left Facebook-founded Libra Association

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British telecom Vodafone has become the eight corporation to quit the Libra Association. Both Libra Association and Vodafone affirmed the news on 21 Jan. Vodafone plans to give support earlier proposed for Libra to its well-organized and thriving digital payment service M-Pesa, which the...

Chinese blockchain investments

In 2019 China’s total investments in blockchain dropped 40%

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The newest investigation shows blockchain spending in spheres of investment and funding ventures has lost the upper 40% in China during the last year. China had 245 funding and investment ventures in 2019 altogether, which is almost 60% less than in 2018. China's government held a study with...

Nicholas Maduro

Maduro announces crypto casino to relief Petro

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President of Venezuela Maduro proclaimed the founding of a new crypto casino in a beaten country where betting rooms have all but gone dead. Maduro said that a new casino is going to be in Ávila National Park’s Hotel Humboldt. The new casino is going to work on Venezuela's national crypto coin...

Telegram Open Network

Amid legal controversy, TON explorers are already available

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Operating blockchain explorers are ready for TON's testnet, notwithstanding the SEC's lawsuit that made Telegram delay the mainnet start. Blockchair declared the construction of a user-oriented option to Telegram's version. Telegram Open Network gathered over $1.7B in a private ICO in 2018. It...

Craig Wright

It’s official: Craig Wright doesn’t have the private keys

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Lawyer of Craig Wright affirmed that his ward doesn't hold - nor even declare to hold - the private keys that can be applied to transfer $8 billion BTC that Satoshi mined in early times of the leading crypto. On Tuesday, Wright registered a statement affirming that he had acquired data to open...

Seba crypto bank

Swiss-based Seba digital asset bank plans $95M capital raise

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A young Swiss-regulated crypto bank Seba, which is carrying administrative licensing, plans to try a secondary funds raise to collect upper $95 million in extra reserves. Seba intends to obtain $96.5 million from new investors during the second round. After FINMA established the equipment to...

Pavel Durov

Pavel Durov was interrogated in Dubai for two days

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It was supposed that Pavel Durov is going to be interrogated in Dubai on January 7 and 8, and it actually happened. The transcript of the interrogation follows from the document in which Durov explains to the lawyers of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) how much money he spent on...

Russia's prime minister

Russia’s new prime minister about the digital economy

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Russia has appointed a new Prime Minister - Mikhail Mishustin. The former head of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation (FTS) repeatedly spoke out about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Back in 2016, Mishustin gave an interview to the Russian information television channel RT, in which...

Bitfinex moved over $1.1 billion worth BTC

Bitfinex moved $1.1 Billion worth BTC for an $83 fee

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A crypto whale Bitfinex moved over $1.1 billion worth leading cryptocurrency on January 14 and paid only $83 fee for the transaction. This has become the network’s second-largest address. This move was initially spotted on social media, and users have immediately found out that the transaction...

Akon city

Akon got permission to build his crypto city in Senegal

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Famous rapper and businessperson Akon made a post on Twitter that he agreed with the state of Senegal. According to their adjustment, Akon got permission for founding his crypto-oriented - Akon City. Just finalized the agreement for AKON CITY in Senegal. Looking forward to hosting you there in the...

Craig Wright

Craig Wright claims to prove Bitcoin holdings

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Advocates of Craig Wright have notified the trial session that the accused was given the required private keys to open the encrypted records that contain data about Wright's BTC reserves. The plaintiff Ira Klaiman has also received the confirmation about Wright's access to BTC holdings. February 3...

President of Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Maduro promised to revive Petro Coin

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During his speech on the Constituent Assembly on January 14, Nicholas Maduro vowed to renew the country's flunked crypto coin for everything from federal payments to oil purchases. He mentioned that state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA is going to begin negotiations of 5000 barrels in Petros...

Huobi partnered with fäm Properties

Huobi started a partnership with a real estate company

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fäm Properties is an oriented-on-technologies real estate company, which has decided to open itself for cryptos. A famous blockchain-based platform Huobi started a partnership with fäm Properties, and now they give a possibility of making crypto payments to investors. Investors are now going to...

The US Department of the Treasury

US Treasury tests blockchain for tracking federal grants

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The Department of the Treasury in the US, which controls government income, is examining blockchain tech for tracking governmental grant refunds. Modernization program administrator at the USDT Craig Fischer told during one of the last conferences that the Treasury is near to completing a PoC...

hodling bitcoin

“HODLing” trend: 10M BTCs haven’t moved in more than a year

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“HODLing” has become trendy again. The cumulative number of Bitcoins that haven't moved in more than a year has reached the mark of 10M. An organization that creates crypto data supports Digital Assets Data reported that approximately 10.7 million BTCs haven't swapped hands in over 12 months....

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