US Stablecoin Regulation Could Lead to Geopolitical Competition

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2021. Jul. 30. 14:12

US Stablecoin Regulation Could Lead to Geopolitical Competition Recent regulatory developments could push stablecoins closer to the existing fiat system, unleashing competition for control over a lifeblood of the crypto industry, says our columnist.

Parsing 3 Types of Risk in Digital Assets

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2021. Jul. 29. 19:01

Parsing 3 Types of Risk in Digital Assets In digital assets, high yields are ubiquitous, but it’s not always clear what risks are actually taken to generate these yields, says our columnist.

Crypto Volatility Index 2.0 Rolled Out With USDC Support

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2021. Jul. 29. 12:30

Crypto Volatility Index 2.0 Rolled Out With USDC Support Users can now open USDC positions and stake CVI USDC through the index.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Expected to Pause Before Next Rally

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2021. Jul. 28. 20:28

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Expected to Pause Before Next Rally Analysts expect bitcoin to pause at around $40K before its next leg up.

Traders, Unswayed by Axie Infinity Hype, Are Aggressively Shorting AXS

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2021. Jul. 28. 20:26

Traders, Unswayed by Axie Infinity Hype, Are Aggressively Shorting AXS Data underscores that It’s not that easy to win over a crypto trader’s heart.

How Decentralized Is DeFi?

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2021. Jul. 28. 19:00

How Decentralized Is DeFi? Uniswap’s removal of a set of assets from its interface has the community asking just how decentralized is the platform.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Stalls After Short-Squeeze Rally

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2021. Jul. 27. 20:33

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Stalls After Short-Squeeze Rally Technical data suggests lower support around $34,000 could stabilize the current pullback.

Why Stablecoins Are Suddenly in the News

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2021. Jul. 27. 18:59

Why Stablecoins Are Suddenly in the News From questions surrounding Tether's USDT to Circle's plan to go public, here is your guide to why everyone is suddenly talking about stablecoins.

Crypto News Roundup for July 27, 2021

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2021. Jul. 27. 15:08

Crypto News Roundup for July 27, 2021 With the crypto markets stabilizing after a recent short squeeze and a look at how crypto developers are spending more time optimizing than innovating, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.

Bitcoin, Ether Options Markets Pare Bearish Bias

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2021. Jul. 27. 15:07

Bitcoin, Ether Options Markets Pare Bearish Bias The short-term put-call skews have pulled back due to a flurry of call buying.

State of Crypto: Congress Is Holding 3 Hearings Today, Here’s What to Expect

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2021. Jul. 27. 13:30

State of Crypto: Congress Is Holding 3 Hearings Today, Here’s What to Expect Congress is holding three simultaneous hearings around cryptocurrencies today – and they're all on different types of use cases.

Crypto Fintech Eco Raises $60M for High-Yield USDC Savings App

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2021. Jul. 27. 13:03

Crypto Fintech Eco Raises $60M for High-Yield USDC Savings App The a16z-backed Eco, where users’ deposits are loaned out in USDC, says it’s keeping an eye on the BlockFi case.

Solana’s Saber Labs Raises $7.7M in Seed Funding Round Led by Race Capital

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2021. Jul. 27. 12:00

Solana’s Saber Labs Raises $7.7M in Seed Funding Round Led by Race Capital Funding will go toward three main areas including hiring, marketing as well as business and product development.

Bitcoin Takes a Breather as Stocks Drop, Inflation-Adjusted Bond Yields Hit Record Low

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2021. Jul. 27. 10:53

Bitcoin Takes a Breather as Stocks Drop, Inflation-Adjusted Bond Yields Hit Record Low Deep negative real returns on bonds tend to boost the attractiveness of other assets.

The Tether Put: Crypto Equivalent of Credit Default Swap?

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2021. Jul. 26. 20:37

The Tether Put: Crypto Equivalent of Credit Default Swap? Cryptocurrency market makers say they're fielding inquiries about how to bet on a falling price for the dollar-pegged stablecoin USDT.

Market Wrap: Possible Trend Reversal as Bitcoin Spikes Past $40K

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2021. Jul. 26. 20:24

Market Wrap: Possible Trend Reversal as Bitcoin Spikes Past $40K The strong bounce in bitcoin over the weekend occurred as shorts covered positions.

Tether’s Collapse Would Be Chaotic, Not Cataclysmic

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2021. Jul. 26. 20:21

Tether’s Collapse Would Be Chaotic, Not Cataclysmic Possible criminal charges against Tether executives will put even more pressure on a product that the market is already cooling on.

Bitcoin Climbs Past $40K for First Time Since Mid-June

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2021. Jul. 26. 19:24

Bitcoin Climbs Past $40K for First Time Since Mid-June Market analysts say Monday's price gains accelerated amid a short squeeze.

Bitcoin Spike Fueled by Short Squeeze as Market Shrugs Off Tether News

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2021. Jul. 26. 18:46

Bitcoin Spike Fueled by Short Squeeze as Market Shrugs Off Tether News According to one analyst, some $1 billion in trading positions were liquidated as prices surged.

USDT Maintains Dollar Peg as Traders Shrug Off DOJ Tether Probe Report

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2021. Jul. 26. 18:15

USDT Maintains Dollar Peg as Traders Shrug Off DOJ Tether Probe Report Unlike past scares, Monday’s report of a Department of Justice investigation hasn’t shaken traders’ faith in the stablecoin.

State of Crypto: Inside the NRCC’s Plan to Accept Crypto Donations

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2021. Jun. 29. 13:30

State of Crypto: Inside the NRCC’s Plan to Accept Crypto Donations The NRCC will soon accept crypto donations because Republican donors requested the payment method, the campaign committee's chair said.

Coinbase Enters Japanese Market After Completing Registration With Financial Watchdog

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2021. Jun. 24. 03:53

Coinbase Enters Japanese Market After Completing Registration With Financial Watchdog The move paves the way for Coinbase to begin offering five major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and ether.

Crypto Adoption in Australia Grows Along With Concern Over Volatility

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2021. Jun. 17. 13:42

Crypto Adoption in Australia Grows Along With Concern Over Volatility Around one in six Australians owns crypto, a report by Finder showed.

Market Wrap: Attempts to Push Bitcoin Above $40K Stall

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2021. Jun. 15. 20:16

Market Wrap: Attempts to Push Bitcoin Above $40K Stall Some analysts are optimistic while others prefer to see stronger signs of upside momentum before calling a bottom.

6 Insurers Initiate New Cryptocurrency Investment Positions: Report

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2021. Jun. 15. 01:30

6 Insurers Initiate New Cryptocurrency Investment Positions: Report Insurance firms have increased their interest in crypto investments in recent months.

DeFi Projects Continue Flocking to Layer 2 Solution Polygon

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2021. Jun. 15. 00:51

DeFi Projects Continue Flocking to Layer 2 Solution Polygon Polygon’s cheaper transaction costs and faster block time have driven increased adoption by a number of major projects.

Human Protocol Expands hCaptcha Tool, Launches Wallet to Make AI Smarter

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2021. Jun. 14. 23:56

Human Protocol Expands hCaptcha Tool, Launches Wallet to Make AI Smarter “Proof-of-HUMANity” could also thwart front-running DeFi bots.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sustains ‘Musk Jump’ as Crypto Sentiment Improves

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2021. Jun. 14. 20:42

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sustains ‘Musk Jump’ as Crypto Sentiment Improves Bitcoin tests $40K following positive comments from Tesla's CEO Elon Musk and hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.

Bitcoin and Ether Price Indicators Support Near-Term ‘Relief Rally’

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2021. Jun. 14. 19:17

Bitcoin and Ether Price Indicators Support Near-Term ‘Relief Rally’ Bitcoin's weekly stochastic oscillator has turned up from oversold or below -20 levels, a positive sign for the cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Fund Outflows Slow but Investors Start Exiting Ether Funds

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2021. Jun. 14. 17:00

Bitcoin Fund Outflows Slow but Investors Start Exiting Ether Funds The amount of money leaving was significantly less than the previous, record week of $141 million.

Goldman Sachs Plans to Offer Ether Options: Report

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2021. Jun. 14. 16:59

Goldman Sachs Plans to Offer Ether Options: Report In March, the investment bank relaunched its cryptocurrency trading desk after a three-year hiatus.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Flat at $37K as Investors Tangle With Bulls and Bears

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2021. Jun. 11. 20:48

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Flat at $37K as Investors Tangle With Bulls and Bears Positive news from El Salvador couldn't completely overcome negative news out of China.

Next-Gen Game Developer Mythical Raises $75M for Playable NFTs

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2021. Jun. 11. 16:51

Next-Gen Game Developer Mythical Raises $75M for Playable NFTs The funding round will offer external game developers a way to bring NFTs into their fictional worlds.

DAOs, DeFi and Dollars: the Bold New World of Decentralized Entities

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2021. Jun. 11. 16:42

DAOs, DeFi and Dollars: the Bold New World of Decentralized Entities In this week’s episode, we explore how developers and investors are working through the complex process of bridging the human and legal needs of the outside world with these complex, decentralized systems run by blockchains, automated smart contracts, “multisig” tokenized collateral agreements.

Stake Technologies Raises $10M Ahead of Polkadot and Kusama Auctions

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2021. Jun. 11. 13:00

Stake Technologies Raises $10M  Ahead of Polkadot and Kusama Auctions With auctions to win a place building on the Polkadot blockchain ecosystem beginning soon, projects are coming out with strategies to secure one of the coveted slots.

Market Wrap: Bullish Basel News Causes BTC Jump to Week-High $38K Level; ETH Slips

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2021. Jun. 10. 20:28

Market Wrap: Bullish Basel News Causes BTC Jump to Week-High $38K Level; ETH Slips Bitcoin busted out a quick 5% gain early Thursday on positive news from that continent before losing some steam.

Gold Tokens Take Off as Inflation Accelerates, Bitcoin Retreats

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2021. Jun. 10. 20:27

Gold Tokens Take Off as Inflation Accelerates, Bitcoin Retreats The market cap of gold-backed tokens has surged 30-fold since the start of 2020, according to one research firm.

A Big Carbon Footprint Compared to What?

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2021. Jun. 10. 19:41

A Big Carbon Footprint Compared to What? When blockchain systems reduce human involvement in transactions, the carbon benefits can be substantial, says our columnist.

Arrington Capital Launches $100M Algorand Ecosystem Fund

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2021. Jun. 10. 16:00

Arrington Capital Launches $100M Algorand Ecosystem Fund The TechCrunch founder’s second crypto fund will bet on Algorand projects and coins. But don’t think the firm is abandoning XRP.

Hut 8 Mining’s Shares to Be Listed on Nasdaq

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2021. Jun. 10. 15:03

Hut 8 Mining’s Shares to Be Listed on Nasdaq Hut 8 will also retain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Ethereum Wallet MEW Enables Eth 2.0 Staking Through Your Phone

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2021. Jun. 10. 15:00

Ethereum Wallet MEW Enables Eth 2.0 Staking Through Your Phone MEW is one of several crypto wallet services actively helping onboard new users to the Ethereum blockchain, which has now amassed a market capitalization of over $272 billion. Kosala Hemachandra, the co-founder and CEO of My Ether Wallet (MEW), talks about MEW’s two-step solution to staking on Ethereum 2.0.

Dapper Labs Unveils Flow-Native Stablecoin, FUSD, With Other ERC-20-Like Tokens to Follow

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2021. Jun. 10. 13:00

Dapper Labs Unveils Flow-Native Stablecoin, FUSD, With Other ERC-20-Like Tokens to Follow The maker of NBA Top Shot is deploying new tools for developers to launch tokens on the Flow blockchain.

Bitcoin Peeps Above $38K on Basel News

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2021. Jun. 10. 11:19

Bitcoin Peeps Above $38K on Basel News The top cryptocurrency hit a high of $38,461 during the European hours, extending Wednesday's double-digit rally.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin in Tight $35K-$36K Range; Ether Volumes Still Beating BTC

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2021. Jun. 07. 20:37

Market Wrap: Bitcoin in Tight $35K-$36K Range; Ether Volumes Still Beating BTC Ether’s dominance is at 19.78%, the highest it has been since May 16.

CoinShares Issues Three Crypto ETNs on Deutsche Boerse

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2021. Jun. 07. 10:00

CoinShares Issues Three Crypto ETNs on Deutsche Boerse The three CoinShares ETNs are tracking bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin.

IOTA Takes a Step Closer to Decentralization With 2.0 DevNet

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2021. Jun. 03. 13:25

IOTA Takes a Step Closer to Decentralization With 2.0 DevNet The IoT-focused network is gradually looking to remove its central Coordinator role.

Voting on a Proposal to Reimburse Mt. Gox Victims Begins Today

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2021. May. 31. 16:43

Voting on a Proposal to Reimburse Mt. Gox Victims Begins Today The proposal to reimburse Mt. Gox victims requires a majority vote from all creditors in order to pass.

DBS Bank CEO: We Have Twice as Many Engineers as Bankers

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2021. May. 26. 21:00

DBS Bank CEO: We Have Twice as Many Engineers as Bankers Banks and financial regulators should facilitate the tokenization of the financial system, DBS CEO Piyush Gupta said during Consensus 2021.

What Is the Bitcoin Mining Council – And What Should It Become?

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2021. May. 25. 18:52

What Is the Bitcoin Mining Council – And What Should It Become? Elon Musk and Michael Saylor's plan for a greener bitcoin is light on details so far. Here are some possible approaches, says our columnist.

Bitcoin, Ether Bounce After Disastrous Week for Crypto Market

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2021. May. 24. 10:13

Bitcoin, Ether Bounce After Disastrous Week for Crypto Market The battered crypto market is showing signs of life amid bargain hunting by wealthy investors.

Bitcoin Back to $42K, Nearly Recovering All of Wednesday’s Losses

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2021. May. 20. 13:21

Bitcoin Back to $42K, Nearly Recovering All of Wednesday’s Losses That didn't take long: Bitcoin is already back to where it was at the start of Wednesday, just before the biggest sell-off in 14 months.

Foundry’s Mike Colyer on US-China Mining Rivalry and Why Clean Bitcoin ‘Makes No Sense’

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2021. May. 18. 10:58

Foundry’s Mike Colyer on US-China Mining Rivalry and Why Clean Bitcoin ‘Makes No Sense’ The New York miner says, "We're seeing a lot of hashrate start to come to the U.S." and many states have friendlier regulations these days.

Musk Learns the Hard Way: Crypto Doesn’t Need a Savior

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2021. May. 17. 19:42

Musk Learns the Hard Way: Crypto Doesn’t Need a Savior Crypto doesn't want kings. Elon Musk is finding that out the hard way.

DBS Launches Bank-Backed Crypto Trust Service in Asia First

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2021. May. 14. 07:55

DBS Launches Bank-Backed Crypto Trust Service in Asia First The bank becomes the first in Asia to offer crypto trust services providing custody and trading.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls for Second Straight Day After Tesla Action; Ether Follows

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2021. May. 13. 20:35

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Falls for Second Straight Day After Tesla Action; Ether Follows “What saddens me is the way the weak hands and recent buyers see Elon Musk as a prophet, powerhouse and decisive figure in bitcoin,” said one trader.

UK Court Will Let Craig Wright Serve Claims Against 16 Bitcoin Developers

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2021. May. 12. 19:46

UK Court Will Let Craig Wright Serve Claims Against 16 Bitcoin Developers The entrepreneur's attorneys can now serve the developers of BTC, BCH, BCH ABC and BSV, even though they don’t reside in the U.K.

Bitcoin ETP From Iconic Funds Starts Trading on Deutsche Boerse Xetra Today

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2021. May. 12. 08:52

Bitcoin ETP From Iconic Funds Starts Trading on Deutsche Boerse Xetra Today Iconic Funds plans to bring more products to the market for “crypto-hungry” investors and is also exploring listings outside of Germany.

Market Wrap: Yearn, EOS Rise Over 30% While Ether and Bitcoin Eke Out Small Gains

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2021. May. 11. 20:51

Market Wrap: Yearn, EOS Rise Over 30% While Ether and Bitcoin Eke Out Small Gains The DeFi-related assets have grown by double digits so far this year.

Market Wrap: Stellar, ICP Pop as Altcoin Season Takes Ether to Fresh High

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2021. May. 10. 20:39

Market Wrap: Stellar, ICP Pop as Altcoin Season Takes Ether to Fresh High Jed McCaleb’s stellar token rides the altcoin wave as ether pushes to new levels.

Crypto Long & Short: Why Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Matters

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2021. May. 09. 21:00

Crypto Long & Short: Why Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Matters The most important impact for the investing market overall: It's a reminder that Bitcoin is a technology. Plus: What's next for dogecoin?

Bitcoin Brokerage River Financial Raises $17M: SEC Filings

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2021. Feb. 19. 18:31

Bitcoin Brokerage River Financial Raises $17M: SEC Filings River Financial's equity sale comes as the high-end brokerage embarks on a major hiring push.

Bitcoin Is Now a Trillion-Dollar Asset: Where Do We Go From Here?

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2021. Feb. 19. 18:15

Bitcoin Is Now a Trillion-Dollar Asset: Where Do We Go From Here? The milestone isn’t just psychological, and potentially opens entire new groups of investors who couldn’t participate previously.

Money Reimagined: Tucker Carlson Is Right About Financial Privacy

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2021. Feb. 19. 18:12

Money Reimagined: Tucker Carlson Is Right About Financial Privacy Say what you will about the Fox News host, but he deserves credit for highlighting Bank of America’s transaction snooping, writes Marc Hochstein.

The Business of Art and How NFTs Will Change It, With Nanne Dekking

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2021. Feb. 19. 17:55

The Business of Art and How NFTs Will Change It, With Nanne Dekking With big brands like Christie’s auction house and the National Basketball Association getting involved and some tokens already selling for six-figure sums, the question isn't if NFTs will force a very old industry to adopt some very new practices, it's when.

Why Everyone Wants an Invite to Clubhouse Crypto

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2021. Feb. 19. 17:51

Why Everyone Wants an Invite to Clubhouse Crypto The 11-month old audio app is the latest vector for crypto adoption – memes and all. Here's why everyone wants in.

Bitcoin Is Worth $1T and OKCoin Delists BCH and BSV

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2021. Feb. 19. 17:41

Bitcoin Is Worth $1T and OKCoin Delists BCH and BSV Bitcoin, now worth more than most U.S. corporations, first reached "dollar parity" 10 years ago.

Austrian Regulator Reports Rise in Crypto Fraud

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2021. Feb. 19. 17:36

Austrian Regulator Reports Rise in Crypto Fraud The FMA reports two-thirds of the investment fraud reports filed in 2020 were related to cryptocurrency and digital currency trading products.

Bitcoin’s Price Surge Accelerates After Passing Milestone of $1T Market Value

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2021. Feb. 19. 17:24

Bitcoin’s Price Surge Accelerates After Passing Milestone of $1T Market Value The price could go higher, unless traders start taking profits.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 19, 2021

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2021. Feb. 19. 16:45

Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 19, 2021 With the market cap of bitcoin breaking above $1T for the first time plus a look at the emerging asset class known as NFTs, CoinDesk’s Market Daily is back with the latest news roundup.

Ethereum Core Developers Eye Mid-April for ‘Berlin’ Hard Fork

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2021. Feb. 19. 16:42

Ethereum Core Developers Eye Mid-April for ‘Berlin’ Hard Fork The hard fork will facilitate live swapping Ethereum from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake blockchain.

MicroStrategy Raises $1.05B in Latest Debt-for-Bitcoin Offering

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2021. Feb. 19. 16:04

MicroStrategy Raises $1.05B in Latest Debt-for-Bitcoin Offering MicroStrategy's business strategy is to buy as much bitcoin as it possibly can.

Bitcoin Market Value Tops $1T as Price Passes $53,697

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2021. Feb. 19. 15:40

Bitcoin Market Value Tops $1T as Price Passes $53,697 A year ago, bitcoin's market value was $178 billion.

First Mover: Bitcoin Meets ‘Torrent’ as Lowly Binance Coin Gets $40B Valuation

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2021. Feb. 19. 15:03

First Mover: Bitcoin Meets ‘Torrent’ as Lowly Binance Coin Gets $40B Valuation Cryptocurrency exchange Binance's in-house BNB tokens have shot to a $40 billion valuation, ranking them third among digital assets behind bitcoin and Ethereum's ether.

OKCoin Delists Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV to Avoid ‘Misleading’ New Bitcoin Clients

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2021. Feb. 19. 15:00

OKCoin Delists Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV to Avoid ‘Misleading’ New Bitcoin Clients It became a choice between protecting Bitcoin’s open-source ethos or championing free-market fundamentals. In the end, community won out.

Even Skeptics May Need to Consider Crypto Exposure: WSJ’s Heard on the Street

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2021. Feb. 19. 14:08

Even Skeptics May Need to Consider Crypto Exposure: WSJ’s Heard on the Street Cryptocurrency's viability as an investment may not be in its value as an asset but in the way the financial world is evolving because of it.

A Sudden Loss of Faith in Tether Would Pose Risk to Bitcoin, JPMorgan Says

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2021. Feb. 19. 13:27

A Sudden Loss of Faith in Tether Would Pose Risk to Bitcoin, JPMorgan Says "If any issues arise that could affect the willingness or ability of both domestic and foreign investors to use USDT, the most likely result would be a severe liquidity shock to the broader cryptocurrency market," the report says.

Second Canadian Bitcoin ETF Begins Trading on TSX Today

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2021. Feb. 19. 13:09

Second Canadian Bitcoin ETF Begins Trading on TSX Today This is the second bitcoin ETF approved to trade in Canada.

Kiss’ Gene Simmons Buys $300,000 Worth of Cardano

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2021. Feb. 19. 13:00

Kiss’ Gene Simmons Buys $300,000 Worth of  Cardano The Kiss bassist and frontman says he believes in Cardano because of its affordability compared with other cryptocurrencies.

Volvo Owner Geely and Concordium in JV to Offer Blockchain Services, Apps in China

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2021. Feb. 19. 12:20

Volvo Owner Geely and Concordium in JV to Offer Blockchain Services, Apps in China Geely will own 80% of the venture while Concordium will own the rest.

New Jersey Crime Watchdog Says Crypto ATMs Need More Regulation

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2021. Feb. 19. 12:01

New Jersey Crime Watchdog Says Crypto ATMs Need More Regulation State regulation of crypto ATMs is poor and federal laws aren't much better, the commission said in a report.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 18, 2021

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2021. Feb. 18. 16:15

Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 18, 2021 With the both of the top two cryptocurrencies setting new record high prices plus a look at what dogecoin says about our world, CoinDesk’s Market Daily is back with the latest news roundup.

What Happens if All Stablecoin Users Have to Be Identified?

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2021. Feb. 18. 15:47

What Happens if All Stablecoin Users Have to Be Identified? If the U.S. reins in pseudonymity in stablecoin transactions (as seems possible) there could be big implications for the crypto industry, says our columnist.

BitPay to Pay $500K to Settle OFAC Sanction Violation Charges

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2021. Feb. 18. 15:45

BitPay to Pay $500K to Settle OFAC Sanction Violation Charges BitPay is accused of facilitating over 2,100 transactions with individuals in sanctioned nations.

Nvidia Redesigns Graphics Cards to Limit Their Use in Ethereum Mining

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2021. Feb. 18. 15:30

Nvidia Redesigns Graphics Cards to Limit Their Use in Ethereum Mining Nvidia is also launching Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP) specifically for Ethereum miners.

Bill Gates Says He’s ‘Neutral’ on Bitcoin

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2021. Feb. 18. 15:25

Bill Gates Says He’s ‘Neutral’ on Bitcoin Gates has previously criticized cryptocurrencies and said he'd short bitcoin "if there was an easy way to do it."

Libra Co-Creator’s VC Firm Co-Leads $12M Round in ‘Decentralized GitHub’

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2021. Feb. 18. 15:00

Libra Co-Creator’s VC Firm Co-Leads $12M Round in ‘Decentralized GitHub’ “Web 3 developers should be building on open protocols,” NFX General Partner Morgan Beller said of Radicle, a platform for crypto-native code collaboration.

First Mover: Who ISN’T Dabbling as Bitcoin Passes $52K, Ether Tops $1,900

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2021. Feb. 18. 14:31

First Mover: Who ISN’T Dabbling as Bitcoin Passes $52K, Ether Tops $1,900 The $8.7 trillion-asset BlackRock is "dabbling" in cryptocurrencies – becoming the norm as bitcoin and ether rally to all-time high prices.

Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold, Says DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach

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2021. Feb. 18. 14:30

Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold, Says DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach Gundlach has previously said, "I don't believe in bitcoin."

‘Evil VASP’ Simulation Preps Crypto Exchanges for FATF Travel Rule

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2021. Feb. 18. 14:00

‘Evil VASP’ Simulation Preps Crypto Exchanges for FATF Travel Rule Backed by CipherTrace, TRISA looks to get virtual asset service providers (VASPs) ready for new anti-money laundering rules.

Russia’s Digital Ruble Model to Get Bank-Friendly Redesign

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2021. Feb. 18. 13:43

Russia’s Digital Ruble Model to Get Bank-Friendly Redesign Banks had feared being drained of liquidity under the original concept for the digital currency.

No, Bitcoin Is Nothing Like the South Sea Bubble

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2021. Feb. 18. 13:25

No, Bitcoin Is Nothing Like the South Sea Bubble Those who compare Bitcoin to the great bubbles of the past need to check the historical books. This moment is very different.

Safello Partnership Enables Direct Crypto Purchases From Users’ Bank Accounts

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2021. Feb. 18. 12:54

Safello Partnership Enables Direct Crypto Purchases From Users’ Bank Accounts A new tie-up with payments firm Klarna brings the exchange access to more than 5,000 banks across Europe.

How Crypto Transforms Prediction Markets

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2021. Feb. 18. 12:09

How Crypto Transforms Prediction Markets Betting can be used to predict the future. That's the crazy idea behind prediction markets. Here's how they work and where cryptocurrency fits into the picture.

Kia Motors America Victim of Ransomware Attack Demanding $20M in Bitcoin, Report Claims

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2021. Feb. 18. 11:56

Kia Motors America Victim of Ransomware Attack Demanding $20M in Bitcoin, Report Claims BleepingComputer claims to have evidence that the ransomware gang DoppelPaymer is demanding 404 BTC from the car firm.

Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Has Started Accepting Bitcoin, Ether for Tax Payments

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2021. Feb. 18. 11:26

Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Has Started Accepting Bitcoin, Ether for Tax Payments Local firm Bitcoin Suisse has partnered with the canton of Zug, converting cryptocurrency tax payments into Swiss francs.

Ether Looks Overleveraged as Cryptocurrency Hits New High Over $1,900

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2021. Feb. 18. 10:34

Ether Looks Overleveraged as Cryptocurrency Hits New High Over $1,900 Ether's derivative market looks overheating amid the cryptocurrency's rally to new record highs.

Top Auction House Christie’s to Accept Ether Cryptocurrency for Digital Art Sale

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2021. Feb. 18. 10:16

Top Auction House Christie’s to Accept Ether Cryptocurrency for Digital Art Sale The sale gives Christie's a chance to "dip its toes" in crypto, said a New York representative.

Malaysian Bitcoin Mining Gang Stole Over $2M in Electricity, Say Police

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2021. Feb. 18. 09:40

Malaysian Bitcoin Mining Gang Stole Over $2M in Electricity, Say Police Police seized 1,746 bitcoin mining machines across 21 premises in raids this week.

Chinese Retailer Goes From Bubble Tea to Crypto Mining in Unlikely Pivot

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2021. Feb. 18. 09:15

Chinese Retailer Goes From Bubble Tea to Crypto Mining in Unlikely Pivot Urban Tea has hired two new executives ahead of its expansion into cryptocurrency mining.