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BTC and ETH: the most unprofitable assets during coronavirus

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The vast majority of assets have shown a significant drop since the onset of the massive coronavirus pandemic. Bitcoin and Ethereum were among the outsiders, said Larry Cermak, an analyst of The Block. S&P 500 is down 25% since the peak but what about all the other indices, sectors and...

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Twitter mentions of altcoins fell to a three-year low number

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The popularity of altcoins on Twitter has fallen significantly amid bearish sentiment in the market. In particular, this is evidenced by the data of the analytical service BitinfoCharts, writes Cointelegraph. So, the number of mentions of coins like Ethereum, Litecoin, and XRP is approaching a...

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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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Ethereum developer Afri Schoedon diagnosed with coronavirus

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Former Ethereum hard fork and release administrator for Parity Technologies Afri Schoedon said his test for coronavirus showed positive. According to Schoedon, he became infected during the recent Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC) in France. “Given the symptoms and the time of their...

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Swedish Ethereum mining farm will increase capacity to 25 MW

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Despite the adverse situation in the crypto market, Canadian HIVE Blockchain Technologies will expand the capacity of its mining farm in Sweden by 20% over the next six months, writes Finance Magnates. They plan to expand the facility by 10% without hiring additional employees, continuing to...

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Human Rights Foundation began accepting donations in Bitcoin

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Human Rights Foundation has announced that it will accept donations in bitcoins through the BTC Pay Server. HRF now accepts #Bitcoin donations through @BtcpayServer!A great project that helps with privacy + doesn’t collect your information. Special thanks to @artdesignbySF for his design work....

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Smart contract given to dead doctor who alerted coronavirus

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A smart contract was created on the basis of Ethereum, dedicated to Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor, who was the first to warn of an impending coronavirus epidemic. He died in a hospital in Wuhan the day before yesterday. The smart contract code contains a biography of the deceased doctor. The...

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Ethereum developers plan to launch Eth 2.0 in July 2020

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Developers won't have the opportunity to release the Ethereum 2.0 update in the first quarter, as previously planned, but they are “95% sure” that they are going to have time to prepare the release before the end of 2020. The team spoke about this during the AMA session on ​​the Reddit...

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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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CEO Binance refused dancing like Musk and gave in to Buterin

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The head of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, danced on January 7 at the Tesla factory in Shanghai in honor of the launch of the Model Y SUV assembly. The crypto community could not ignore this. Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance cryptocurrency exchange, noted that Musk once again raised the bar for...

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Berlin-based Bitwala bank now supports Ethereum

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Europe's premier Bitcoin bank Bitwala is extending its service and now will support Ethereum. The Berlin-based bank is considered to be one of the most successful Bitcoin banks, that has everything a trader usually needs. This platform combines crypto and fiat speculation and lets its users make...

Burger King Venezual now accepts crypto payments

Burger King Venezuela now accepts crypto payments

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All-time famous food chain Burger King has implemented not just Bitcoin but other cryptocurrencies to its system as well. So if you live in Venezuela and have Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB), Dash (DASH), or Tether (USDT) then you can have access to some great food from Burger King!...

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Rakuten will let its customers swap points for crypto

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One of the most remarkable e-commerce businesses Rakuten has declared, that its users will have a new service soon that will let them swap their loyalty points for three preeminent crypto coins. Rakuten Group has about 1.3 billion members. According to the corporation, it is an excellent move for...

Forbes accepts crypto payments

The Forbes magazine starts accepting cryptocurrency payments

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The Forbes magazine starts accepting cryptocurrency for its subscription. The American magazine started posting news about cryptocurrency and blockchain not so long ago but started accepting crypto payments just now. The users will have to pay only $1 in digital currency for one week. For one month...

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Ethereum network Istanbul hard fork completed: what changed

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The planned Istanbul hard fork on the Ethereum network has officially taken place. The update occurred on block #9069000 at 00:25:09 GMT on Sunday, December 8th. The block on which the hard fork took place found the Chinese mining pool SparkPool. Congrats to @sparkpool_eth for mining the Istanbul...

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Chainalysis tracks suspicious transactions on 10 ETH tokens

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Chainalysis, an analytic startup, added support for 10 ERC-20 tokens to its solution to counter money laundering using cryptocurrencies. This was reported by The Block. Support added for Maker, Dai, 0x, OmiseGo, Basic Attention Token, and other assets. Chainalysis will also provide its customers...

Love of Fred Wilson for Ethereum may upset him

Love of Fred Wilson for Ethereum may upset him

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It’s supposed that Fred Wilson, co-founder and managing associate at Union Square Ventures, may upset because of his former favourites in the crypto field: Ethereum. In 2017 Wilson announced that Ether is going to transcend the price of BTC by the end of that year. But as we all know now it never...

Telegram is testing an Ethereum-compatible blockchain

Telegram is testing an Ethereum-compatible blockchain

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Telegram Open Network the most foreseen project of the famous messenger app is being openly tested. It’s declared that TON is going to be designed so it can adapt to Ethereum. This option is going to facilitate users porting smart contracts into the innovative system. Telegram is one of the fast...