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The court in France recognized Bitcoin as an asset


BTC became a verified exchangeable asset in France. The court of Nanterre determined this on February 26, but the fact became known just now. French court did a judgment after a conflict among two organizations: the French platform Paymium and the British corporation BitSpread. The exchange...

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Bitcoin 2020 leading conference canceled due to coronavirus


One of the largest Bitcoin conferences Bitcoin 2020 in San Francisco was supposed to take place in late March, but due to the coronavirus, it was postponed to the third quarter of this year. The organizers said the decision to reschedule the conference was made in the light of the state of...

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Buterin and Musk stood up for bitcoin supporter Jack Dorsey


Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin and CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk supported Twitter head Jack Dorsey, who is facing a threat of firing. Musk succinctly noted that his sympathy is on the side of the current head of the social media platform. Just want say that I support @Jack as Twitter CEO. He has a...


AlphaPoint raised $5.6 million in an added round of funding


AlphaPoint collected $5.6 million in an extra round of funding. Investments are planned to go towards the development of new trading functions for cryptocurrency exchanges. AlphaPoint provides white-label trading software used by more than 150 customers from all over the world. The company added...

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India's CB challenges Supreme Court order on cryptocurrency


The Reserve Bank of India plans to file a motion to review the Supreme Court's decision to regulate the first crypto coin and other cryptocurrencies. It is reported by the Economic Times. According to the publication, the regulator fears that the decree could lay the foundation for crypto trading...

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Square Crypto gives grants to two Bitcoin developers


The payment firm Square, as part of an initiative to develop a bitcoin network, provided financing to two developers. Grant time. We’ve got two going out today, plus instructions on how you can get your bitcoin project funded by us. Learn more about our grant process here:...

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Man requires 120 BTC from WEX exchange not to mine aircrafts


Extorting 120 BTC, the “client of the WEX cryptocurrency exchange” has submitted new requirements to government agencies of the Russian Federation and now threatens to mine airports and airlines. This is stated in a letter sent to the Petrodvorets District Court of St. Petersburg on March 4....

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Man lost $15.000 in an attempt to buy cryptocurrency


Law enforcers began an investigation into the theft of 980 thousand rubles ($15.000) from a resident of the Altai Territory, who became a victim of fraudsters in an attempt to acquire cryptocurrency. This was reported by the press service of the local Ministry of Internal Affairs. The victim became...

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The British regulator classified BitMEX as potential scam


The UK Financial Conduct Authority has warned investors that the BitMEX cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has not received permission to operate in the country and could potentially conduct fraudulent activities. The regulator recalled that almost all companies and individuals offering financial...

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Facebook denies reports about refusing from Libra coin


Facebook does not plan to refuse to launch the stablecoin Libra in favor of a more traditional payment system. The press service of the organization denied a statement circulated by the media. Facebook representatives once again emphasized their commitment to the project: “Libra has not changed...

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Facebook plans to modify the Libra to win over regulators


Libra Association partners are weighing reorganizing the project to soften the position of governors. For this, the project's model may be revised in favor of the inclusion of several coins in the network, including those created by central banks. Libra is projected to become a payment network that...

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Elon Musk admired the "dog coin" in his Twitter


The head of Tesla, Elon Musk, shared a photograph of a dog on his Twitter and said that they have the best coin. Dogs rock— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 3, 2020 Social network users immediately perceived this as yet another statement by Musk about interest in...

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India’s Supreme Court removes curbs on crypto trade


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Directive banning accountable organizations from providing banking services to companies involved in the trading of BTC and other cryptos has been repealed by a decision of the country's Supreme Court. Earlier, cryptocurrency exchanges, startups, and other industry...

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Coinbase & Messari: switch to remote work due to coronavirus


The largest American cryptocurrency company Coinbase will transfer part of its employees to remote work due to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic. A similar decision was made by the research company Messari. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong shared an updated version of the plan for the spread of...

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Bitfinex will delist 46 trading pairs on March 6


Bitfinex is planning to perform a large-scale delisting of trading pairs because of low liquidity on March 6. Due to their low liquidity, on Friday, March 6th, we will remove several trading pairs. This measure serves to consolidate and improve liquidity on Bitfinex, leading to a more streamlined...

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Fraudsters "crypto-traders" stole $70 million from retirees


A scam group based in Kyiv in 2019 lured out about $70 million under the guise of investing in cryptocurrencies and stocks. Its victims were thousands of people from more than 50 countries. It is reported by The Guardian, as well as the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, citing an anonymous...

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Google Play deleted crypto news apps


Applications broadcasting bitcoin and blockchain industry news, including Cointelegraph and Coindesk, began to disappear from the Google Play app store. Representatives of the Cointelegraph emphasized that Google did not contact them in advance before uninstalling the application. The news resource...

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Bitfinex repaid another $100 million of the loan to Tether


Bitfinex Bitcoin exchange reported that it gave another $100 million to Tether to repay a previously taken credit of $700 million. 📢Bitfinex Repays $100M of Outstanding Loan Facility to Tether. Read more at— Bitfinex (@bitfinex) February 28, 2020 It is a question of...

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