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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...

Shopin ICO fraud

The organizer of Shopin $42 million ICO paid a $450 000 fine

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A federal judge in the southern district of New York ordered Eran Eyal, CEO of Shopin, a crypto company, to pay a fine of $450,000 after being convicted of three fraud episodes through an unregistered $42 million ICO. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in December 2019 accused...

Bitcoin whales

Bitcoin whales withdrew $125 million from Binance

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Over the past day, increased activity has been recorded in the BTC network. The whales conducted 10 transactions with a total volume of 29,986 BTC ($287.9 million), according to the analytic service Whale Alert. Three transactions in the amount of 13,049 BTC ($125.7 million) were sent from the...

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...

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Fraudsters posing as Elon Musk stole $2 million in BTC

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Fraudsters posing as Elon Musk have engaged in a new trick that has already robbed at least $2 million of trusting BTC holders, The Block reports. The organizers of fake distributions of cryptocurrency began to use the so-called vanity addresses, which can contain words, names, or phrases....

GHOST McAfee

John McAfee launches GHOST distributed exchange

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The odious entrepreneur and critic of bitcoin John McAfee announced the launch of a new decentralized exchange GHOST with anonymity function through the use of the same private coin. The GHOST Distributed exchange is now live:https://t.co/7ACzQi49QH— John McAfee (@officialmcafee) June 21,...

PlusToken EOS

PlusToken pyramid withdrew $67 million in EOS

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A few hours ago, 26 316 340 EOS ($67.1 million) were transferred from the wallet of the PlusToken crypto pyramid to an anonymous address. The transaction was noticed by the analytical service Clank. According to the EOSX block explorer, a recipient account named jnhgvbkkfdjf was created a few...

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Nassim Taleb called bitcoin maximalists "total idiots"

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The philosopher and author of the cult work “Black Swan” Nassim Taleb during a small skirmish on Twitter called the vast majority of bitcoin maximalists “total idiots”. 1) I explain in #SkinintheGame scale transformations: Bitcoin is a good idea but almost all bitcoiners are total idiots,...

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...

Mt.Gox Craig Wright

WizSec: bitcoins Craig Wright claims were stolen from Mt.Gox

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WizSec team leader Kim Nilsson reiterated that the 80,000 BTC allegedly owned by Craig Wright were actually stolen from the Mt.Gox exchange in March 2011 and have not moved since then. In his new record, Nilsson once again recalls the events of 2011-2013, when significant amounts were stolen from...

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...

XRP Open Payments Coalition

Ripple joins Open Payments Coalition

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Fintech company Ripple has become a member of the recently created Open Payments Coalition, which launches the PayID global payment system based on simple and clear identifiers. The consortium unites more than 40 participants with a user base of over 100 million people. The founders of the project...

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...

Mark Karpeles Mt.Gox court

US court upholds fraud charges against former head of Mt.Gox

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The U.S. District Court dismissed the appeal of former CEO Mt.Gox exchange Mark Karpeles. He petitioned for the removal of fraud allegations made by the last remaining plaintiff, reports Cointelegraph. District Judge decided in favor of Gregory Greene, the initiator of a class action lawsuit...

Bancor vulnerability

Bancor users reported loss of funds because of vulnerability

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Decentralized Liquidity Provider Bancor announces vulnerability in BancorNetwork v0.6 new smart contract protocol. Against this background, the internal token of the BNT platform has lost more than 10% of the cost. The developers assured that all user tools are safe. According to them, after the...

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