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More than 40 German banks want to become Bitcoin custodians

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According to the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, more than 40 banks are interested in obtaining a license for crypto depository services, reports Handelsblatt. On January 1, 2020, the updated Anti-Money Laundering Law entered into force, which requires a license to provide customers...

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Hacked Altsbit bitcoin exchange announces its closure

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The Altsbit cryptocurrency exchange, which lost $285 thousand as a result of the hack on February 5, announced the closure. withdrawal instructions published.https://t.co/w73IrCRmEQ— Altsbit (@altsbit) February 9, 2020 A significant part of the facilities was in cold storage. These assets...

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Justin Sun admitted that Tron is a shitcoin

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TRON founder Justin Sun, in a conversation with a popular bitcoin podcast maker, Peter McCormack, called his cryptocurrency a shitcoin. My exclusive interview with @justinsuntron is now available.Hot tip for a Pulitzer. pic.twitter.com/TZaedkezOX— Peter McCormack (@PeterMcCormack) February 9,...

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New mandatory identification for senders of $1000 in crypto

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The Swiss Financial Market Supervision Authority has announced new amendments aimed at combating money laundering. Now, when carrying out cryptocurrency transactions on the exchange for an amount of more than a thousand francs (about $1,024), it will be necessary to pass identification, according...

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Coronavirus: Asian crypto conferences are being delayed

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Coronavirus plague has become a reason why various crypto-related conferences have been postponed. The latest one that put off the event was TOKEN2049. It's a conference that's being held yearly in Hong Kong. This year TOKEN2049 was supposed to be held in March, but alternatively, it's going to...

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IOTA founders quarrel on Twitter: even charges of exit scam

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IOTA founder David Sonstebo and former board member Sergei Ivancheglo quarrel on Twitter. The conflict began with Ivancheglo’s tweet about refusing further cooperation on the development of the Jinn Labs startup and his readiness to sue Sonstebo with a demand to pay him 25 million MIOTA coins...

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FTX exchange users could trade Trump re-election futures

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Binance-supported FTX cryptocurrency exchange has added the TRUMP-2020 futures contract, which allows you to earn on the results of the US presidential election scheduled for November 3 this year. According to FTX representatives, this financial instrument works in the same way as the rest of the...

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Genesis hard fork took place in the Bitcoin SV network

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On January 4 in the morning, the planned Genesis hard fork on the Bitcoin SV network took place. The update was activated on block 620 538. According to the observations of BitMEX researchers, the following block, found after an update, 620 538, was found invalid because the client version 0.2.1...

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Justin Sun met Warren Buffett and gave him the first bitcoin

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Justin Sun announced that a meeting with billionaire Warren Buffett, which was planned last year, successfully happened. Amazing dinner w/ @WarrenBuffett finally! Thx for your support & advice on how to take #TRON to the next level! Loved our talk on #Bitcoin, @Tesla & #TRON! Glad to...

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A man was mining in basement of children educational center

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Law enforcement authorities opened a criminal case against a resident of Minsk, who illegally installed a mining farm in the basement of one of the children's educational institutions. This was reported by the agency Minsk-News. The father-in-law, working in the institution as a worker, helped the...

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Elon Musk complained about crypto scammers: McAfee replied

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Famous entrepreneur John McAfee believes that the problem of cryptocurrency fraud on the social network Twitter can be solved in a day. So he replied to the head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, who said that the attackers reached a new level. Musk takes Twitter to task over fake accounts...

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Binance Launchpad reveals results of WazirX’s token sale

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Binance Launchpad has already published the results of WazirX's token sale. That is the initial token sale of 2020. According to a press release published on the Binance on February 4, the total amount of winners reached 9033, and the number of winning tickets was 10000. Over 20000 users were...

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Winklevoss’ crypto exchange adds TradingView integration

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Gemini Exchange, established by the Winklevoss brothers, has integrated TradingView, a leading platform for a professional analysis. Have you heard the news?! Gemini is now the only fully integrated crypto exchange on @tradingview!🎉TradingView users with a Gemini account can now buy and sell...

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The Templar Fund Earned 56% in 2019

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It is a common error for one to think that Bitcoin is anonymous, when in fact, Bitcoin itself is completely transparent. Every single transaction conducted since its inception in 2009 can be found on the blockchain by anyone with an internet device. Thanks to a largely ignorant media, the public...

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Justin Sun promises to transform Internet with new project

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Justin Sun revealed the details of a project called MPC Torch, which is part of the user-centric TRONZ protocol, which is based on zk-SNARKS technology. According to the TRON Foundation's CEO, to date, 20 people have already joined the project, and now he is inviting representatives of the wide...

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Ethereum miners “dug up” $936 million in 2019: 75% less 2018

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According to The Block researchers, last year Ethereum miners mined $936 million worth of cryptocurrency. The decline compared to the previous period was about 75%. Largely due to the advent of ASIC devices, the air hash rate reached a historic maximum in August 2018 at around 292 TH/s. After that,...

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Some users faced withdrawal daily limitations on Coinbase

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The well-known American crypto exchange Coinbase doesn't allow some users to withdraw over $10 per day. A Reddit user, a Coinbase client, said that for some customers, the platform set a daily withdrawal border of $10. A user with the nickname Unholy_Crab1 insists that his applications for...

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LTC leads BTC: Litecoin gains 65% in price

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For the initial period since September 2019, Litecoin came close to the level of $70 this weekend, which spurs rumors about the start of the bull race of Bitcoin. On February 1, LTC/USD briefly overcame the $70 barrier, saying it had reached local highs of $71.50. Like numerous other significant...

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