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Binance buy CoinMarketCap

Binance plans to acquire CoinMarketCap for $400 million

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The largest crypto exchange Binance is at the final stage of negotiations on the purchase of the CoinMarketCap aggregator. According to The Block, the exchange plans to pay about $400 million per site. The deal is expected to take place during a week. At the moment, the terms of the transaction...

Coinsbit

Coinsbit launches Coinsbit Store marketplace

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The Coinsbit will launch its marketplace on March 31. It will sell goods from Amazon, eBay, and Aliexpress for crypto. Among the currencies accepted are stablecodes USDT, USDN, PLC, as well as the CNB exchange token. Earlier, the exchange held IEO CMT tokens, holders of which will receive discounts...

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BTC and ETH: the most unprofitable assets during coronavirus

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The vast majority of assets have shown a significant drop since the onset of the massive coronavirus pandemic. Bitcoin and Ethereum were among the outsiders, said Larry Cermak, an analyst of The Block. S&P 500 is down 25% since the peak but what about all the other indices, sectors and...

Bittrex Global Euro

Bittrex Global: trading in pairs with euro with 0 commission

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On Tuesday, March 31, the Bittrex Global crypto trading platform will launch pairs with the euro. Until April 30, trading in these markets of the site will be uncommissioned. We are excited to launch Euro Markets! BTC-EUR, ETH-EUR, USDT-EUR, BSV-EUR and TRX-EUR wallets are now open. Markets of...

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Riot Blockchain warned about COVID-19's impact on BTC mining

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Riot Blockchain, an American mining company, is experiencing “serious disruptions” in bitcoin mining operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information about the risk was mentioned in the annual report for the SEC. Unlike the previous year, the “General Risks” section of the report...

Justin Sun

Tron launches DeFi platform with stablecoin

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The Tron Foundation has launched a MakerDAO-style stablecoin emission system secured by crypto. Something new. #DJED #TRON #TRX $TRX pic.twitter.com/k0rbDtjT0Y— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) March 28, 2020 Justin Sun declared concerning the creation of a “decentralized stablecoin secured by...

Bitcoin crisis coronavirus

Peter Brandt calls crisis “the perfect storm” for Bitcoin

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Well-known trader and analyst Peter Brandt believes that the global crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic is crucial for Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency industry as a whole. For BTC, this is the perfect storm.If Bitcoin cannot rally on this, then crypto is in BIG trouble.— Peter Brandt...

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Twitter mentions of altcoins fell to a three-year low number

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The popularity of altcoins on Twitter has fallen significantly amid bearish sentiment in the market. In particular, this is evidenced by the data of the analytical service BitinfoCharts, writes Cointelegraph. So, the number of mentions of coins like Ethereum, Litecoin, and XRP is approaching a...

Coinbase wallet

Coinbase wallet users get direct access to cryptocredit

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Coinbase Wallet developers announced the integration of various decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols into the wallet interface. Thus, obtaining passive income on crypto assets has been hugely simplified. #DeFi is going mobile📱Users can now access lending protocols like @compoundfinance and...

Block.one invests in Voice

Block.one invests $150 million in Voice social network

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Block.one announced the involvement of one of the first block manufacturers in the ranks of the EOS New York team. In addition, the Voice social network based on a separate implementation of EOS will receive further development through investments of $150 million. #EOSIOCommunity update: we’re...

Bitcoin futures Bakkt

Bitcoin transactions on the Bakkt platform increased by 44%

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Interest in the supply of Bitcoin futures offered by the Bakkt crypto platform is growing again. So, during March, the volume of transactions with settlement in the first crypto coin increased by 44% compared to the previous month. Physical #BTC delivery on @Bakkt increased 44% in March, although...

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Pantera Capital CEO told when Bitcoin will reach $20,000

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The current economic crisis will favorably affect Bitcoin and allow it to reach $20,000 within a year. This is stated in the appeal of Pantera Capital crypto hedge fund CEO Dan Morehead to investors, writes The Daily Hodl. Morehead noted the large-scale impact of the crisis on the global economy,...

SEC Gram token security

New York court recognizes Gram tokens as securities

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A court in the Southern District of New York recognized Gram tokens as securities and forbade transferring them to buyers who acquired IPO rights at the beginning of 2018. A preliminary court decision was made on Tuesday, March 24, and can be appealed. The court agreed with the position of the US...

Brad Garlinghouse scam

Fake Brad Garlinghouse gives away 50 million XRP on Youtube

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On a YouTube video hosting service, was found a fake account of the head of Ripple Brad Garlinghouse, on behalf of which scammers announced the distribution of 50 million XRP tokens in exchange for users' coins. The video itself is not fake this is a February interview of Garlinghouse. However, in...

Digital Yuan

China is closer to launching digital yuan thanks to Alipay

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The People's Bank of China, with the support of the payment company Alipay, has finished work on the basic functionality of the digital currency and has now focused on preparing laws to regulate its circulation. Indirectly, the transfer of the project to a new stage is indicated by Alipay's...

Digital dollar fight coronavirus

US developing bill to fight coronavirus with digital dollar

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The Democrats bill on supporting the economy in the context of the coronavirus pandemic involves the creation of a digital version of the dollar and wallet to provide incentive payments. About it writes The Block. The current version of the bill has not yet been published and will undergo further...

Bitcoin hashrate

Bitcoin hash drop reduced block finding speed by 60%

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The recent sharp drop in the price of bitcoin has forced miners to disconnect some of the equipment. That led to a 60% increase, in the time spent on average finding a new block. Such data were cited by Ankit Chiplunkar, a leading researcher at TokenAnalyst. 1/4) Bitcoin prices fell by 50% in the...

Bitcoin S&P 500 correlation

Тhe correlation of Bitcoin with the S&P 500 index declined

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A recent report by Arcane Research said that the correlation rate of Bitcoin with the stock market markedly fell. Experts note that the panic due to the spread of coronavirus and a sudden supply shock led to uncertainty in the financial markets. Because of this, world indices plummeted. Bitcoin,...

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