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Cash App

Cash App helps users automatically invest in Bitcoins

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Square payment network said that bitcoins and promotions are now on the menu of Cash App users who would like to “minimize the impact of market fluctuations.” Square's Cash App now allows users to make automated Bitcoin purchases at regular intervals. The Cash App already has a Bitcoin wallet,...

Hack

Hackers attacked supercomputers in Europe for mining plans

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Hackers tried to crack supercomputers in European countries last week to use their power to mine crypto. Entire clusters of supercomputers were stabbed in several countries, such as Germany, the UK, Spain, and Switzerland. Hackers tried to crack mainly university machines. Last Monday, the press...

CME

CME Bitcoin options market activity increases after halving

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Trading volumes and open interest in the CME Group bitcoin options market increased after a reduction in remuneration for a (halving) block last Monday. According to data from the analytical company Skew, open interest (or the number of open positions) grew from $ 35 million on May 11 to $ 142...

Bitcoin Cash

What is Bitcoin Cash?

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After the vote for the introduction of the SegWit2x protocol, in Summer 2017, the hard fork of the leading crypto was released. That is precisely how owners of Bitcoins become owners of Bitcoin Cash, and how the currency was made. This fork is the largest and loudest in the history of digital...

Visa

Visa filed patent application for "digital fiat currency"

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Visa payment company filed a patent application for "digital fiat currency." On Thursday, May 14, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the Visa patent application, which was incipiently filed in November 2019. The application describes a system for combining the advantages of...

Pantera Capital

Pantera Capital CEO tells why rulers won't let stablecoins

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Pantera Capital's founding partner and CEO Orchid (OXT), Dr. Stephen Waterhouse, said the US government would never allow private companies to challenge the dollar. In an interview that was recorded before the head of Telegram, Pavel Durov, officially announced the abandonment of the TON...

Glassnode

Glassnode analysts noted a decrease in major Ether holders

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A report from the Glassnode platform said that since the beginning of 2020, the number of large holders or so-called “whales” has been declining. This week, on the Ethereum network, the number of addresses with 10,000 ETH and bleat dropped to 1,050. This is the lowest since last January. In...

FATF

East Asia is most prepared to implement FATF principles

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CoolBitX founder Michael Ou says Asian countries are leading the way in introducing a “travel rule” for the FATF, which should be offered no later than June 2020. CoolBitX itself has developed a solution to implement the travel rule called Sygna Bridge. It allows exchanges to communicate with...

BTC

After halving, bitcoin hashrate decreased by 16%

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Bitcoin hash rate decreased by about 16% after the third decrease in block reward. According to estimates, the daily income of miners fell by about 44% after halving - from $ 16.1 million to $ 9 million. Most old miners, such as Antminer S9, are now unprofitable. Miners of the new generation -...

Durov

Telegram officially abandoned TON and Gram tokens

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In a message dated May 12, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced that after a long struggle with the SEC, his company officially terminated its participation in the TON and Gram projects, which were launched in 2017. In his post entitled “What is the TON project, and why was it stopped?” Durov...

Youtube

YouTube disabled live streaming of Cointelegraph

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YouTube video hosting has disabled the live streaming of the halving process hosted by the Cointelegraph website. The Cointelegraph intended to broadcast live the third BTC halving, which took place on May 11 at 2 PM Central Time. Before the interruption of the broadcast on YouTube, Tim Draper,...

Buterin

Ethereum 2.0 will be launched in July

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At the Consensus: Distributed conference on Monday, May 11, Vitalik Buterin announced that the launch of Ethereum 2.0 is going to begin in July. The update, also known as Serenity, has been repeatedly delayed. It was incipiently planned for January 2020, then moved to the second quarter, and then...

Paylup

Paylup.com pays 5% interest cause people are lending

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When it comes to opportunities for earning interest with no account fees, more and more individuals are turning to Paylup.com – an up-and-coming fintech business comprised of techsavvy entrepreneurs with vast experience in finance and banking. The company is located in Vanuatu, a small island in...

Buybitcoins

Crypto exchange Buybitcoins rolls out new marketplace

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Created by a group of businessmen to offer a global financial market for peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange, Buybitcoins aims to make the buying and selling process more accessible for everyone. The step-by-step process is designed to help all users from absolute beginners to experienced old...

New York City District Court

The court made Telegram report on all transactions of Grams

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The New York City District Court inquired Telegram to present the SEC with all information about the placement of the Gram digital currency. Pavel Durov’s advocates and delegates of the US regulator will meet to discuss the terms of transaction disclosure between the organization and investors....

BitMex

15% drop in BTC rate caused BitMEX $226M positions loose

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The price of bitcoin fell sharply from $9,500 to $8,100 at 7 AM Central time on May 10, losing 14.6% in just 10 minutes. Since then, the price has recovered to $8800. As a result of a sudden drop, the volume of liquidations of positions on the BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange reached $226...

SEC

Telegram agreed to transfer part of TON documents to SEC

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The team of Pavel Durov agreed to transfer part of the documentation about his crypto project Telegram Open Network for consideration by the SEC. That was reported the day before by business media concerning the press center of the American regulator. Reporters learned that Telegram is ready to...

Peter Schiff

Changpeng Zhao calls Peter Schiff "sheep in wolf's skin"

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Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao tweeted that critic of bitcoin and “golden bug” Peter Schiff speaks more about digital assets than about his favorite precious metal. Oddly enough, most Schiff followers are proponents of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, which attack him whenever he discredits...

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