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Women in crypto

CoinMarketCap noted a surge in women's interest in crypto

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In the Q1 of 2020, women's interest in the cryptocurrency sphere sharply increased. CoinMarketСap analysts said that in January-March, the number of female users of this service increased by almost 44%. For comparison, in the last quarter of last year, this number added only 15.5%. The highest...

Hashrate

Bitcoin hashrate approaches 150 EH/s

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Roughly on May 12, there will be a drop in the award of BTC miners or the so-called halving. In anticipation of this event, the amount of computing power used to extract cryptocurrency has approached 150 exams per second (EH/s). In early March, this figure reached 125 EH/s, however, after the cost...

Iran issues mining licence

Iran: authorities issued mining license for Turkish company

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The Turkish-based iMiner company received permission from the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade of Iran to operate a farm with six thousand miners in the province of Semnan. It is reported by Cointelegraph. Presumably, iMiner with the declared fleet of devices will become one of the largest...

Bitcoin drops because coronavirus

Coronavirus report interrupts Bitcoin movement above $9000

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Investors expect an exacerbation of the trade war between China and the United States over the coronavirus. This could affect the price of bitcoin, which previously fell below $9,000. It is reported by Bitcoinist. The day before, bitcoin reached $9203, but subsequently, its market value fell to...

cryptocurrency taxation

66% of Internet users support taxation of digital assets

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66% of Internet users favor digital asset taxation, according to a survey by Childly. This was stated in a press release. The study involved 5750 users from around the globe. According to the survey, 48% of respondents believe that digital assets are required to be taxable, 18% support the idea of ...

Bitcoin mining in one minute

Bitcoin miners mined four blocks in less than a minute

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Last night, May 1, Bitcoin miners mined four blocks in just 46 seconds. In an hour, 12 blocks appeared twice as much as the average figure laid down in the algorithm. According to BTC.com, abnormal activity lasted several hours. For each of them, from 7 to 12 new blocks were registered....

Bitcoin investment

Grayscale report called Bitcoin “Best Investment”

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The promise by the US Federal Reserve that it would print as much money as needed made Grayscale, the client’s asset management company, say that only Bitcoin is now the best investment against central bank policies. It should be noted that Grayscale currently manages assets of $ 3 billion and...

Investors

Coinshares top manager sees investors activation

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According to the director of the strategic development of the British company CoinShares, Meltem Demirors, investors began to become interested in bitcoin massively. The top manager associates such a trend with the approaching date of the so-called May Halving or the reduction of the block mining...

bitFlyer crypto confidence index

Study: two-thirds of Europeans believe in future of crypto

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Two-thirds of Europeans are convinced that in ten years cryptocoins will not disappear and continue to exist. Such results were shown by a survey conducted by bitFlyer. The second annual study to calculate the so-called Crypto-Confidence Index was attended by 10 thousand people from ten countries....

Bitcoin price rises

Bitcoin rises above $8000 and continues to grow

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The first cryptocurrency broke the psychologically important mark of $8,000 and continues to grow. At the time of writing, the price of BTC reached $8645. Bitcoin overcame the previous sign level of $7,000 more than three weeks ago. During this time, the cryptocurrency periodically dropped below...

Tether USDT capitalization

Tether capitalization exceed $7 Billion

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This month, the capitalization of Tether (USDT) has grown by 45%. The asset now ranks fourth in ratings like CoinMarketCap or CoinGecko, "breathing in the back" to the Ripple XRP token. The screenshot below shows that on April 1, the USDT capitalization was at $4.92 billion. Now, this...

China

China's CB attracted another development team to test token

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The number of participants in the Chinese Digital Currency (CBDC) launch project continues to expand. The People's Bank of China announced that a startup specializing in the development of services based on AI is going to take part in testing the digital version of the renminbi. The SenseTime team...

Tezos

Tezos topped Weiss agency rating. BTC is only 11th.

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Altcoin Tezos received first place in the ranking compiled by Weiss Crypto Rating. The researchers presented a list of the best cryptocurrencies at the end of last week. They analyzed the technology of each ecosystem and concluded that the best project is Tezos, which has also aggressively added...

Bitmain Micree Zhan

Micree Zhan attempts to regain control of Bitmain

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Bitmain, the largest producer of mining equipment for Bitcoin, has published an official statement condemning ex-CEO Micree Zhan. This is reported by The Block, citing Bitmain's post on Weibo. The statement said that Zhan ignored the interests of the company and all employees and specifically filed...

dForce hack

Customers of the hacked dForce got back their $25 million

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The management of decentralized finance service dForce announced a plan for the redistribution of assets after an attacker returns all funds stolen from the site in the amount of $24.9 million. Over 90% of assets have been distributed to users in less than 24 hours. 100% users have been made whole...

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Swiss crypto startups asked for financial assistance

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Representatives of the "Crypto Valley" of the Swiss Zug are negotiating with the authorities on the creation of a special fund of 100 million francs (about $102 million) to help startups affected by the crisis against the backdrop of coronavirus. It is reported by Bloomberg with reference...

Kim Jong-un transferred Bitcoin

Kim Jong-un's transfer of $500 million in BTC is a fake

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CoinDesk journalist Zach Voell decided to make a joke about the community in a rather original way, spreading fake news about the transfer of 65,091 BTC (more than 500 million) from the Trezor wallet, allegedly belonging to the DPRK leader Kim Jong-un. He designed his account in the style of the...

Futures

In the Q1, crypto futures trading grew by more than 300%

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The negotiating amount of crypto futures surpassed $2 trillion in Q1 of 2020. Opposed to the Q4 of the last year, trade increased by 314%. Analysts emphasize that in 2019, the trend for an increase in activity in the cryptosphere futures market dominated. A slight decrease in trade was observed in...

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