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Genesis Mining: Bitcoin will boom during the economic crisis

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Genesis Mining Service Operations Director Philip Salter is convinced that the deepening economic crisis will increase the popularity of Bitcoin as a tool for hedging the risks of the banking system and increase the value of cryptocurrencies. It is reported by Cointelegraph. The manager of the...

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Latin America LocalBitcoins trading rises due to quarantine

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Amid the closure of banks due to quarantine in Venezuela, the popularity of bitcoin began to grow again. That's evidenced by the trading volume of BTC on the peer-to-peer platform LocalBitcoins. ...

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Bitcoin in top-100 projects with the best design

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Bitcoin is recognized as a project with a unique design solution. Fortune Magazine, in collaboration with the Design Institute of the Illinois Institute of Technology, interviewed faculty, influencers, freelance designers, and corporate design teams about creations that they find truly magnificent....

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Data of 538M Weibo accounts sold on the darknet for BTCs

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The Chinese counterpart to Twitter, Sina Weibo microblogging service, has been hacked. 538 million Weibo users data was sold on telephone numbers for 0.177 BTC. Private data of users is tied to 172 million numbers, including an identifier, password, gender, geolocation, number of Weibo posts,...

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Bitcoin hashrate drops amid stability on Ethereum network

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The hashrate of the leading crypto coin network decreased to 82.28 EH/s. Since March 12, when the cost of bitcoin fell to below $5000, the total computing power has lost about 34%. A similar pointer of Ethereum at the same time remains relatively stable since the end of February, although quotes...

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The Italian bank lets customers trade bitcoins

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Clients of the Italian bank Banca Sella got the opportunity to carry out operations with bitcoin. Transactions go through the Hype platform. The Bank acts as an intermediary to prevent potential security risks when exchanging on crypto exchanges. The platform is already adopted by about 1.2 million...

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Fraudsters extort bitcoins, pretending fighting coronavirus

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Unknown persons under the guise of the Solidarity Fund of the WHO are collecting donations in Bitcoins, allegedly to fight against coronavirus. Sophos security researcher Chester Wisniewski posted a screenshot of the attacker's email. In their message, the scammers claim the funds will go to study...

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Square plans to open its own bank in 2021

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Square payment corporation got qualified permission from the US FDIC to open a bank for manufacturing lending. That was announced by the company's CEO Jack Dorsey. Square Receives Conditional FDIC Approval for Industrial Loan Charter Application for Deposit Insurance https://t.co/Sll1UzWVU6—...

STEEM

The price of STEEM rose by 181% in just a day

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The price of the STEEM coin per day increased significantly, which allowed it to achieve a capitalization of more than $121 million and rise to 37th place in the rating of the most influential digital currencies. At the time of writing, the price of STEEM is $ 0.35. The value of the coin began to...

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BitMEX: world crisis and coronavirus biggest chances for BTC

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Specialists at the BitMEX crypto-derivative exchange research unit have analyzed the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on financial markets. Analysts say the market’s response to the virus will mark a significant change in the economic structure. The study said that ultimately, with this new...

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Wave Financial will tokenize four million bourbon bottles

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Startup Wave Financial will create a digital fund, the tokens of which will receive collateral in the form of products worth up to $20 million released by the Wilderness Trail Distillery. This was announced by CoinDesk. Available to accredited investors, the token sale will take place this year. In...

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CEO of Binance has promised not to let Bitcoin depreciate

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The head of the successful cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao, said that he would not allow the price of BTC to drop to zero. Still worried about #btc going to 0?Don't! So long as I have a penny left, it won't happen.— CZ Binance 🔶🔶🔶 (@cz_binance) March 17, 2020 ...

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Simplex: retail investors buy bitcoin due to price crash

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Simplex payment processor said that during the fall of the price of Bitcoin last week, retail investors increased their cryptocurrency purchase volume by 50%. It is reported by The Block. Bitcoin was the most popular asset among cryptocurrency buyers during March 12-14 it accounted for 59.6% of the...

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Google Trends: “buy bitcoin” request jumped to record levels

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Amid the collapse of stock markets, investors became interested in buying bitcoin, despite the fact that the crypto market also experienced a serious fall. This is evidenced by data from Google Trends. So, on March 13, the number of search queries “buy bitcoin” jumped sharply to the highest...

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Rapper Akon unveils white paper of his digital currency

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American rapper Akon unveiled white paper of his own digital currency Akoin, designed for entrepreneurs in a growing economy in Africa and beyond. The coin is a Stellar blockchain utility token designed for atomic swaps between cryptocoins, digital assets and fiat. Users will be able to store...

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Bakkt begins testing a crypto payment option for Starbucks

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Bakkt crypto platform has started testing the Bakkt Cash option in the Starbucks application, with which consumers can pay for purchases in the coffee shop chain. We're reducing payment costs for merchants, improving their bottom line.Open your @Starbucks app account settings to see our first...

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Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will regulate cryptocurrencies

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Two years after the ban was introduced by local banks on operations with bitcoin and other cryptocoins, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) plans to create a regulatory environment for their regulation, reports The Chronicle. In particular, RBZ has already begun to develop a policy framework to...

Bitcoin miner found fortune

Bitcoin miner found a forgotten multi-million fortune

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An anonymous Bitcoin miner has discovered a wallet with coins that were mined back in 2010, follows from his message on the BitcoinTalk forum. The block reward was then 50 BTC. Opening the topic “Newbie returning after long hiatus", he wrote that he mined “a few bitcoins” when it was...

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