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Max Keiser

Max Keiser urges US protesters to buy bitcoins

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Popular TV presenter Max Keiser continues to talk about the tremendous potential of Bitcoin. He previously repeatedly pointed to the strengths of cryptocurrency and predicted an increase in its value. This week, a presenter on the Keiser Report analyzed the political situation in the United States...

Novogratz

Novogratz says economic support measures reinforce bitcoin

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On CNBC, Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz once again spoke about the tremendous potential of Bitcoin. He also stressed that the US authorities need to accelerate the creation of a digital version of the dollar. Novogratz cited China as an example, which has already achieved exceptional results in...

Paypal

PayPal plans to add cryptocurrency support

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PayPal plans to add cryptocurrency support for 325 million of its users. It is reported by Coindesk, citing its sources. “As far as I understand, they will allow purchases and sales of cryptocurrencies directly in PayPal and Venmo,” a CoinDesk source said. “They will add cryptocurrency wallet...

Anthony Pompliano

Anthony Pompliano calls on pension funds to invest in BTC

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Morgan Creek co-founder Anthony Pompliano again appealed to pension funds with a call to more actively channel their funds to buy bitcoins. The businessman sent a letter to investors at the end of last week. It says that every pension fund should strive to increase its portfolio by including...

Euro

Italian banks are ready to test digital euro

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The Italian Banking Association (ABI) announced last week that the country's banks are ready to test the digital euro. ABI includes more than 700 Italian banks. The association expressed a desire to help accelerate the introduction of the digital currency (CBDC) from the ECB by participating in...

Peter Brandt

Peter Brandt called on the youth to invest in BTC and tech

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According to trader and analyst Peter Brandt, the most promising areas for investment are real estate and innovative projects. He expressed his point of view on Twitter and appealed to the young generation with an appeal to buy bitcoins. Besides, the expert believes that the so-called generation of...

Thailand

Another Central Bank is planning to launch its crypto coin

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The number of countries wishing to develop their digital currency continues to grow. This week, the Central Bank of Thailand announced the launch of a project to create its token (CBDC). The regulator’s statement notes that before the official release of the cryptocurrency, it is planned to test...

Matter labs

Matter Labs launches zkSync, Ethereum network scaling tool

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Startup Matter Labs has announced the launch of a Level 2 solution for scaling the Ethereum network. A tool called zkSync developed based on zkRollup technology, can process up to 2000 transactions per second. In comparison, the Ethereum blockchain currently processes an average of 15 transactions...

Mike Novogratz

Novogratz hopes institutional adoption of BTC will quicken

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Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz hopes institutional investors will soon start massively switching to BTC. Otherwise, we will not be able to see a new rise in the value of crypto, the businessman said in an interview. Novogratz is on the list of ardent supporters of BTC. He recently said that by...

Ryde

Ryde launches its wallet for bitcoin payments

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The Ryde Singapore-based carpooling (ride sharing) application has announced the launch of its cryptocurrency wallet, which will allow bitcoin payments for its services. Carpooling (Riding) is the sharing of private cars through online travel search services. On June 17, Ryde announced that it was...

China

China considers the launch of stablecoin for East Asia

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China offers another crypto project aimed against the leadership of the US dollar in international payments. Chinese leaders intend to create a cryptocurrency for East Asia to reduce dependence on the US dollar and strengthen trade ties in the region. According to Nikkei Asia, ten members of the...

Prison

Founder of Centra Tech sentenced to 7 years in prison

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The US Federal Court in Manhattan sentenced the founder of a fraudulent ICO worth $25 million to 87 months in prison and a fine of $250,000. On June 16, the founder of the cryptocurrency firm Centra Tech, Robert Farkas, who organized the ICO, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud....

ATM

Number of crypto ATMs in the world has become more than 8200

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According to CoinATMRadar, now in 73 countries, there are 8,208 cryptocurrency ATMs through which users can buy and sell bitcoins, as well as various altcoins. More than 6,000 devices are located in the United States. Now Bitcoin-ATM allows operations with ether, litecoins, BCH, DASH, ZEC, XMR,...

Heath Tarbert

CFTC Chairman points to need for a crypto regulation concept

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According to Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Heath Tarbert, it is necessary to develop the concept of cryptocurrency regulation before adopting legislation. That is, the US authorities should not just introduce laws on the control of the industry, but determine the...

Cybercriminals

Fraudsters steal coins of secret message service users

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Cybercriminals have formed a phishing site that personifies privnote.com, a genuine secret messaging service, to hijack users' bitcoins. On June 14, the KrebsOnSecurity website announced that the authors of privnote.com, an encrypted note service, complained about the privnotes.com clone site,...

China may deploy CBDC based on existing economic structure

China may deploy CBDC based on existing economic structure

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The People's Bank of China can launch digital currency (CBDC) based on the country's existing payment foundation. So says Glen Wu, head of the Ledger Vault office in the Asia-Pacific region. He emphasized that the Chinese authorities could take such a step so that people would not notice the...

EOS

EOS ecosystem is rapidly losing developers

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Over the past year, the number of developers launching EOS-based applications has fallen by about 85%. That is the conclusion reached by researchers from Outlier Ventures. Recall that Block.One, a key developer of EOS, was able to raise $ 4 billion during the ICO. During its work, its specialists...

Forbes

Steve Forbes has criticized Bitcoin's sharp volatility

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Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes, a reputable business publication, enters the cryptocurrency industry camp. However, the same businessman systematically points out the shortcomings of bitcoin that impede its more active implementation in the global market. In one of his recent interviews,...

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