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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...

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Binance will launch a regulated Bitcoin exchange in the UK

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Binance will launch a digital asset trading platform in the UK. It will target both retail and institutional investors. The unit will be regulated by the local FCA regulator, reports Reuters. Binance.UK will support 65 crypto coins, which will be denominated in euros and pounds. Deposits and...

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Report: 72% of Fortune 100 companies research blockchain

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72% of the largest US companies on the Fortune 100 list are exploring opportunities of blockchain technology. Many of them are already launching services based on a distributed registry, reports The Block. Fortune 100 is a list of one of the 100 largest revenues of public and private companies in...

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,...

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Study: Japanese investors prefer XRP over Ethereum

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XRP became the second most popular crypto coin among Japanese investors, almost catching up with BTC. This is evidenced by a study of the local BitMax exchange. The trading platform polled 1,498 customers. The favorite cryptocurrency of 26% of respondents is Bitcoin, while Ripple was preferred by...

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Shares of mining giant Canaan hit historic lows

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Shares of the mining giant Canaan on the Nasdaq exchange have updated their historical low, closing below $2 on Monday, June 15th. This is evidenced by Yahoo Finance. On this day, the stock fell to $1.98, losing 3.9% during the trading session. Thus, since November last year, Canaan quotes fell 78%...

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...

Bitcoin wallets record

Number of wallets with 0.1 BTC broke the 2nd record in a day

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On June 15, the number of addresses with a balance of at least 0.1 bitcoin exceeded 3 057 754 units. The previous record, 3 057 647, is also recorded today. 📈 #Bitcoin $BTC Number of Addresses Holding 0.1+ coins just reached an ATH of 3,057,754.000Previous ATH of 3,057,647.000 was observed on 15...

Bitcoin hash rate

Bitcoin hash rate has recovered to levels preceding halving

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BTC hash has almost recovered to levels that preceded halving. It was reported by the analytical company CoinMetrics. After the halving on May 11, about 30% of miners disconnected from the network, and the income of the remaining miners fell by 50%. Despite this, the CoinMetrics CMBI Bitcoin hash...

Tudor Jones investment in BTC

Fujimaki explains interest of billionaire Tudor Jones in BTC

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The former adviser of George Soros said he was "not surprised" by the investments of trader and billionaire Paul Tudor Jones in BTC, given the current monetary policy of central banks, reports Cointelegraph. Takeshi Fujimaki had close contact with Tudor Jones when he was engaged in...

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Craig Wright BTC address is associated with hacking of MtGox

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One of the BTC addresses, indicated by Craig Wright's lawyers as belonging to him, contains about 80 thousand BTC (~$756 million) stolen from MtGox in 2011. This was stated by the former CEO of the exchange Mark Karpeles. The 1Feex address contains ~80k BTC stolen from MtGox in March 2011. Craig...

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,...

Binance

Binance announces quarterly Bitcoin futures launch

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Binance announced the launch of quarterly BTC futures. Since 2019, Binance has been offering futuristic futures contracts with no expiration dates. Quarterly contracts expire on the last Friday of the corresponding three-month period. Like perpetual contracts, quarterly futures are offered with...

Tether

Tether technical director explained rise in USDT market cap

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Tether (USDT) capitalization is now about $ 9.2 billion. According to experts, soon, this figure will reach $ 10 billion, which is a very good signal for the cryptocurrency industry. Paolo Ardoino, technical director of Tether, a development company, said that the increase in the capitalization of...

Ukraine crypto law

The bill "On virtual assets" is introduced in Ukraine

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On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered the draft law "On Virtual Assets", which introduces cryptocurrencies in a regulated plane and obliges exchanges to register with the Ministry of Digital Transformation. The final version of the document has undergone changes. In...

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