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BTC above $22.000

Bitcoin's on a Roll! The Price Hits $23.000.

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Bitcoin continues showing strong bullish signs. Just a few hours later after surging $20000 it records a new all-time high surpassing $23.000. At the moment the cryptocurrency trades above $22.700. The price increased over 12% in a day. Analysts predict the rise will continue. BTC market cap has...

Mining

Clandestine mining explodes in Eastern Europe

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In 2020, the scale of underground mining increased sharply against the background of the rise in prices for bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In the post-Soviet space, Russia, Abkhazia, and Ukraine are leading in terms of the number of discovered mining farms illegally connected to power grids....

BTC new all-time high

BTC Reached Its New All-Time High

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First time in history BTC price surpassed $20.000. Now it trades for around $20800. The leading cryptocurrency's hash rate has been displaying stability for several days. Crypto analytics firm Glassnode informs that along with this, the amount of liquidations of short positions on Binance has gone...

CBOE

Cboe will launch crypto index in Q2 2021

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In 2021, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to launch its cryptocurrency index. It will display the dynamics of the movement of digital currencies, said Catherine Clay, spokeswoman for the Cboe Global Market. The platform partner will be the CoinRoutes team. Initially, the Cboe crypto...

TRC20-USDT  surges $6.4 B

TRC20-USDT Circulation Amount Surges $6.4 B

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On December 14, Justin Sun tweeted that Tron-powered asset TRC20-USDT issued by Tether exceeded 6.4 B. TRC‌-20 is a technical standard used for smart contracts on the TRON blockchain for implementing tokens with the TRON Virtual Machine (TVM). It is entirely cooperative with ERC‌-20. The...

PayPal

Attractivness of PayPal investments has grown

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Investor interest in PayPal shares has been growing steadily over the past 30 days. This trend was the result of the launch of the company's cryptocurrency service in the fall of 2020. Bidding last Monday, December 14, again ended with a record for PayPal securities. Over the month, the company's...

Bitcoin

CNBC TV presenter pointed to the giant potential of BTC

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Among the leading TV channel CNBC there are supporters of the cryptosphere and bitcoin, in particular. Last year, Joe Kernen said on the air of the TV channel that after the May halving of 2020 (reduction of the miners' reward), we will see a rise in the value of BTC. Moreover, the presenter did...

JPMorgan about BTC

JPMorgan Says BTC Institutional Demand to Reach $600B

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New-York based multinational investment bank and financial services company JPMorgan Chase Co finds it possible for bitcoin flow to reach $600 B. Data shows that insurance companies and pension funds in the U.S., Europe, and Japan have put just one percent of their assets into the world’s leading...

Sweden

Sweden will report on the effects of the launch of the token

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The Swedish Ministry of Finance plans to complete work on assessing the consequences of the launch of a regulated token (CBDC) by the end of 2022. The country's authorities decided to accelerate the implementation of the project to create a token pegged to the crown since many countries are also...

Covid-19

Anonymous sell COVID-19 vaccine on the darknet for bitcoins

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On the so-called darknet, unknown persons posted an advertisement for the sale of a vaccine against COVID-19. At the same time, it is not specified what kind of drug is in question, and which company is behind its development, the Check Point team found out. You can buy one ampoule for 0.01 bitcoin...

MicroStrategy offering completed

MicroStrategy's Offering Surged $635 M

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On Friday, major business analytics organization MicroStrategy informed about the completion of a $650 Million contribution of 0.75% convertible senior notes. This means the firm must return funds to the participants at a rate of 0.75% annually, beginning from June 2021 and lasting through June...

MassMutual

MassMutual invested $ 100 million in bitcoin

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Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance (MassMutual) has invested $ 100M in BTC through the New York Digital Investments Group (NYDIG) crypto fund. MassMutual also got a $ 5M stake in NYDIG. NYDIG is one of the fastest-growing investment companies in the cryptocurrency market with $ 2.3 billion under...

Venezuela

Venezuela uses BTC to finance its external operations

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The Venezuelan authorities are using Bitcoin to finance the supply of goods from Turkey and Iran. This is the conclusion reached by the RunRun.es team, founded by investigative journalist Nelson Bocaranda. This researcher received classified data from the country's central bank, which suggests that...

TSX listed  the first Eth Fund product

Eth-based Fund Functions in Canada with $76 M Surged

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Toronto Stock Exchange has officially listed the first Ethereum-powered Fund product, which got over $76.5 M from capitalists. On Thursday authorities announced that the Ether Fund has finished its initial public offering of 7,240,000 Class A Units and Class F Units. the fundraiser managed by the...

Wordpress presents new EthereumAds plugin

WordPress Allows Users to Earn Ethereum Through Ads

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Free and open-source content management system WordPress launched a new plugin named EthereumAds. It allows content creators to purchase the advertising space and get Ethereum in exchange. EthereumAds is similar to other auction-based ad systems; it regularly assigns ad space to the highest offer...

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo lists bitcoin as a speculative instrument

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A Wells Fargo report says bitcoin is classified as a speculative instrument. At the same time, in 2020 BTC showed very good performance and was one of the most efficient assets. The bank's analysts recalled that the value of the largest cryptocurrency this year has grown by more than 170%. The coin...

German Bank launches stablecoin

Stellar-Based Euro Stablecoin Released

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One of the earliest German banks, Bankhaus von der Heydt has introduced a Euro-backed stablecoin powered by the decentralized protocol Stellar. The company informed that for building the new digital currency it collaborated with the P2P lending platform Bitbond. BVDH member of management board...

Mining

Miners have sharply increased the sale of bitcoins

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The volume of cryptocurrency traded by bitcoin miners has grown to its highest level since the beginning of 2018. Their report says that miners are now selling about the same amount of BTC coins that they were able to sell in January 2018. Recall that 2018 went down in history as one of the most...

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