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Bitcoin price drops

Bitcoin is lower than $8000. Oil fell by 30%.

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Today, March 9, the price of the leading crypto coin fell below $ 8,000, pulling a broader market. The chart below shows that the fall was sharp, amid a surge in trading volumes. At some point, BTC touched the $ 7684 mark, then won back a bit. Most popular altcoins fell by more than 10%. So, for...

hodling bitcoin

“HODLing” trend: 10M BTCs haven’t moved in more than a year

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“HODLing” has become trendy again. The cumulative number of Bitcoins that haven't moved in more than a year has reached the mark of 10M. An organization that creates crypto data supports Digital Assets Data reported that approximately 10.7 million BTCs haven't swapped hands in over 12 months....

New Satoshi Nakamoto

New Satoshi told his real name and how he lost 1 million BTC

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His full name is James Bilal Khalid Kaan. He was born in Pakistan but lives in the UK. He is a graduate of the Al-Khair University of Pakistan and has also studied remotely at Yale, Duke, and the University of California, Irvine. This is what the next contender for the place of Satoshi Nakamoto...

Owner of NYSE offered to pay out futures in BTC next month

Owner of NYSE offered to pay out futures in BTC next month

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The parent corporation of the NYSE, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. got permission which has opened the gate to its Bakkt system and lets its investors obtain derivatives that are being paid out with BTC. This is happening for the first time. On July 16 The New York State Department of Financial...

Seed CX BTC swaps

Seed CX еxchange begins testing deliverable bitcoin swaps

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Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX has begun the final phase of testing deliverable margin bitcoin swaps, reports The Block. According to representatives of Seed SEF, which specializes in swaps of the exchange division, testing will last throughout August. If the results are successful,...

Bitcoin's hash rate updated its historical maximum

Bitcoin network's cumulative computational power again updated its historical maximum

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Last weekend, the cumulative computational power of the Bitcoin network once again updated its historical maximum, reaching 79.752 EH/s. The peak figure, according to Blockchain.com, was on Saturday, July 20th. On Sunday, the last day for which statistics are available, the hashrate fell slightly...

Craig Wright in the court

Тears, mate, charity and accusations: self-proclaimed Bitcoin's creator Craig Wright in the court

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On June 28, a court hearing was held in Florida on the sensational case of Kleiman vs Wright, during which nChain senior researcher Craig Wright first appeared under oath. The main purpose of the meeting was to hear the explanations of the self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator regarding why he did not...

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