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Peter Schiff lost bitcoin

Peter Schiff reported he lost access to his Bitcoin wallet

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Well-known Bitcoin critic Peter Schiff told that he had lost access to all his coins, as his wallet password is no longer valid. For what reasons this happened, the financial expert was at a loss to answer, saying only that the wallet was compromised. I just lost all the #Bitcoin I have ever owned....

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...

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...

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...

BSV was the best performing coin

BSV was the best performing coin of the recent bull run

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Recent news about CME's Bitcoin options launch and its immediate success boosted crypto bull run even more, with BTC reaching $8,700. But this time the absolute leader was BSV, which has recorded a 100% gain in 24 hours and 200% since the start of the year. For a while, Bitcoin SV even surpassed...

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Trading volume in Bitcoin options on CME exceeded $2 million

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On Monday, January 13, the volume of trading in Bitcoin options on the CME exceeded $2 million. Bakkt failed to achieve such successes in more than a month. The volume at the CME was 55 contracts or 275 BTC. All contracts were call options. Looks like 55 contracts went through on CME's BTC...

Bitcoin ransomware Mark Cheng

Eco-activist paid ransomware 1.4 million baht in bitcoins

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Avelife's cofounder of social and environmental projects in Singapore, Mark Cheng, has been abducted by a business partner in Thailand. The extortionist demanded a ransom of 1.4 million Thai baht (about $46 thousand), writes The New Paper. On January 9, Cheng, along with his colleague Lee Wei Kim,...

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“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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Elon Musk wrote about Bitcoin again without fear of blocking

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The head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, once again shook the crypto community with a tweet about the first cryptocurrency. "Bitcoin is not my safe word", the entrepreneur briefly wrote. Bitcoin is *not* my safe word— Buff Mage (@elonmusk) January 10,...

British rapper Zuby

Rapper Zuby accept BTC payments for his goods and services

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British rapper Zuby published that he can now receive Bitcoin payments for his services and goods. He mentioned that he is not going to convert the cryptocurrency into fiat instantly and will prefer hodling it. Zuby is operating with Coinbase Commerce to make crypto payments available for its...

Qasem Soleimani

Bitcoin will rise if there is a war between the US and Iran

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Events across the world are affecting the price of BTC. The killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani is one of the events that make the market move. As was expected, the oil jumped in price, and gold did so. But in nowadays world, there is a new safe asset - BTC. It rose in price for 5% in just...

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Bitcoin price unexpectedly touched $8000

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On the night of January 7, quotes of the first cryptocurrency in less than 4 hours rose from a level of about $7,500 to almost $8,000. Big Cheds crypto trader noted the formation of an inverted head and shoulders pattern on the Bitcoin price chart. In his opinion, for further growth, the...

John McAfee Won't Eat His Dick!

John McAfee Won't Eat His Dick!

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One of the most popular cryptocurrency enthusiasts and а influencer John McAfee deviated from his prognosis that BTC will reach $1 million by 2020, explaining that it was just a trick to attract more users into crypto sphere. Recall, two years ago McAfee made a tweet predicting Bitcoin to reach...

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A US citizen is accused of trading drugs for Bitcoin!

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Joanna De Alba who was born in Mexico underwent a trial in Brooklyn court over the charges of drug possession and its unlawful trade. US Department of Justice (DOJ) stated that she distributed drugs such as Heroine using the gloomy parts of the web which kept her buyers and her identity secured....

SegWit domination over Bitcoin now rises

SegWit domination over Bitcoin now rises to almost 66%

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As per the recent reports, Bitcoin’s reliance over the SegWit technology sees a new high. It is estimated that this technology is contributing to approximately 66% of the complete proceedings of Bitcoin. This number has seen a drastic rise from just 40% in September to a massive 60%...

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Bitcoin users made transactions for $673 billion in 2019

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In 2019, users transferred $673 billion on the Bitcoin network. This is 11% less than it was last year, according to Coinmetrics analytical service. Adjusted value settled on Bitcoin reached $673 billion in 2019, which is down 11% from last year, roughly the same as in 2017 but still nearly 4 times...

Burger King Venezual now accepts crypto payments

Burger King Venezuela now accepts crypto payments

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All-time famous food chain Burger King has implemented not just Bitcoin but other cryptocurrencies to its system as well. So if you live in Venezuela and have Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB), Dash (DASH), or Tether (USDT) then you can have access to some great food from Burger King!...

Antoni Trenchev

Nexo co-founder predicts Bitcoin at $50,000 in 2020

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Recently on January 3rd Antoni Trenchev who is one of the creators of the crypto company called Nexo sat with Bloomberg TV. During it, he emphasized that the year 2020 could be Bitcoin’s year to bloom and predicted that it could see its value rise to as high as $50,000. Antoni was questioned that...