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BitMEX

The parent company of BitMEX announces restructuring

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HDR Global Trading, the parent company of the BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange, announced the restructuring and creation of a new holding organization called the 100x Group. “100x will become the holding formation for HDR and assets, including the BitMEX platform,” said co-founder Arthur...

Grayscale

Grayscale raised share of BTC and ETH in Digital Large-Cap

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Grayscale investment company has increased the share of bitcoin and ether in its Digital Large-Cap (DLC) fund due to other comprehensive altcoins. On Twitter, the company announced changes to the DLC in the 2nd quarter of 2020. During this period, the share of bitcoin in the fund increased from 81%...

Ukraine

Ukraine is planning the legalization of cryptocurrencies

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The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine continues to develop a mechanism for legalizing cryptos. In particular, options for amending the Tax Code are being considered. That will allow the token operations to be removed from the shadows and to charge appropriate fees from them. The...

G20

G20 will implement a bill to regulate crypto transactions

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The authorities of the countries included in the G20 began preparations for the development and implementation of legislation governing cryptocurrency transactions. According to Kyodo News, a significant milestone in the history of the crypto sphere will be the G20 summit in Saudi Arabia in...

Chainlink

Growing network activity triggered a 30% surge in LINK

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Altcoin Chainlink (LINK) began the new week with updating highs. Over the past 24 hours, the coin soared in price by 30% and reached $ 7.8. Cryptocurrency capitalization now exceeds $ 2.757 billion. Strengthening the LINK course is not surprising among experts, as the number of active addresses in...

Brave browser

Fork of Brave changed name due to legal threats

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Braver, a fork of the Brave browser, announced a name change due to legitimate threats from the developers of the original project. Braver is now called Bold Browser. The controversy arose because the name Brave is too related to Braver. Brave CEO Brendan Eich confirmed that he intended to take...

Changpeng Zhao

Changpeng Zhao demonstrates first use of Binance Card

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On July 7, Binance acquired Swipe, which develops its crypto wallet and issues debit cryptocurrency cards in the Visa payment system. On July 10, Binance CEO Changpen Zhao demonstrated the first use of the Binance Card debit cryptocurrency card, the announcement of which took place in April 2020....

Johann Schneider-Ammann

Former Swiss President sees the country leader in blockchain

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Former President of Switzerland and member of the Board of Directors of CV VC startup Johann Schneider-Ammann spoke about a unique approach to the laws that made Switzerland become the center of cryptocurrencies. CV VC - Crypto Valley Venture Capital is a startup that invests in cryptocurrency...

BTC

The outflow of BTC from exchanges has increased to a new max

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Bitcoin holders continue to withdraw their coins from cryptocurrency exchanges, the latest Glassnode platform data testifies to this. The trend for the outflow of BTC from trading floors has been dominating since March, that is, after the infamous Black Thursday, when bitcoin collapsed to an annual...

Partnership

BitFlyer and Brave will jointly develop a new crypto wallet

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Japan's largest crypto exchange BitFlyer has announced a partnership with the confidential Brave browser to create a cryptocurrency wallet. BitFlyer and Brave have announced that they will develop a cryptocurrency asset wallet for users of the Brave browser. Japanese users of the Brave browser...

Litecoin

Litecoin trading volume drops to a two-year low

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Litecoin (LTC) in 2020 was unable to recover from losses incurred after the August 2019 halving. The volume of transactions with this altcoin fell to the lowest level since 2018. The number of daily transactions is approximately $80 million. That is around 50% higher than EOS, but 45% lower than...

Argentina

Argentina is one of the leading countries by BTC trades

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The scale of operations with bitcoin in Argentina continues to grow. That country has already managed to gain a foothold in the ranking of leaders in terms of transaction volumes on the LocalBitcoins platform. Last week, the number of transactions with BTC in Argentina exceeded 101 million pesos,...

Tim Draper

Tim Draper once again confirmed his commitment to Bitcoin

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During a conversation with businessman Rob Moore, financier Tim Draper again spoke about the benefits of bitcoin. He previously repeatedly expressed his commitment to the first cryptocurrency, but this time he admitted that he owns not only BTC but also some altcoins. Draper evaluates the...

US SEC

SEC introduces accelerated proposal review process

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The US SEC announced that it intends to simplify the application process for investment companies, which could also significantly accelerate decision-making on proposals from cryptocurrency and blockchain companies. On July 6, on its website, SEC announced that it had voted in favor of an...

Telegram

Telegram will disconnect TON test network by August 2020

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Even though in May 2020, Telegram stopped working on TON blockchain, the TON test network has been working for almost a year. On July 6, an official group of developers of the TON test network announced that it would stop supporting it. By August 1, the remaining validators of the TON test network...

Singapore

Singapore's blockchain ecosystem has grown by 50% since 2019

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Singapore’s blockchain ecosystem now has 234 companies. Such statistics were provided by a group of organizations, which also compiled a “map” with the logos of these companies. It turned out that since 2019, the number of blockchain companies has grown by more than 50%. The map, which was...

Broke Pierce

Brock Pierce will run for 2020 US Presidential Election

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Brock Pierce, an American entrepreneur, and actor is known for his childhood and teenage roles, decided to join the 2020 presidential election. The cryptocurrency venture capitalist announced this on July 5, tweeting: Now that I am running for President of the United States - I’d like to make one...

Jack Mallers

Zap and Visa will issue a card for bitcoin payments

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Jack Mallers, a developer of the popular Lightning wallet Zap Wallet, proclaimed the start of Strike's open beta. With it, users will be able to make payments in bitcoin through direct bank transfers. “We have entered the Visa Fintech Fast Track program. It means accelerating integration with...

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