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Darknet

Large darknet market stopped accepting payments in BTC

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The darknet marketplace White House Market stopped supporting the leading cryptocurrency and began to accept payments only in Monero (XMR). The reason for the decision was "unexpected blocking of access from the Tor network." It was influenced by a change in the API of the MorphToken...

Hashrate

Taproot update support reaches 91% of total bitcoin hashrate

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After the Binance mining pool announced its readiness to support the Taproot technology, 91.5% of the total computing power of the bitcoin network signals in favor of the upgrade. That was announced on Twitter on Sunday, December 27, by Poolin Vice President Alejandro De La Torre. According to...

Israel

Crypto owners are obliged to reveal their assets in Israel

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The Israel Tax Authority (ITA) has required crypto owners to reveal their assets and profits. According to the newspaper, dozens of Israelis got notifications from the ITA. The department also sent requests to local and foreign crypto exchanges with the requirement to transfer information about the...

Bitcoin

Major players continue to accumulate bitcoins

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Large investors continue to accumulate BTCs, as evidenced by the latest report from digital asset management company Grayscale. Last Friday, this giant published data, from which it follows that the total amount of funds in the cryptocurrency under its control has reached $ 16.3 billion. Analyst...

Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini believes Biden will crush the cryptosphere

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While billionaire Mike Novogratz expects the new White House administration to be Bitcoin-friendly, economist Nouriel Roubini, by contrast, believes Joe Biden will hit the cryptosphere. In his opinion, the new team will be tougher on digital currency than the administration of the still incumbent...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin dominance index rises to annual high

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The run of the crypto market in November-December 2020 led to a sharp increase in the bitcoin dominance index. This figure rose to the highest level since the end of last year and is close to 70%. The rise in BTC dominance has occurred not only as a result of a rally in the crypto market over the...

EPayments

EPayments CEO left its position

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The ePayments payment system announced the departure of Mike Rymanov from the post of the company's CEO. We are fast approaching the end of 2020. Please visit our blog https://t.co/SKl8MGX1Km to read the latest news.— ePayments (@myepayments) December 24, 2020 The position of the interim CEO...

Binance

Binance closes South Korea division

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Binance crypto exchange announced the closure of the Binance Korea division for users from South Korea. Binance Korea's December 24 post said the closure was due to low transaction volumes. The platform is shutting down just eight months after launching in April 2020. Binance's Korean subsidiary...

PayPal

PayPal refused to acquire crypto custodian BitGo

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PayPal has refused to acquire crypto custody company BitGo. In October, there were reports that PayPal was in talks with BitGo for purchase, but the payment company was considering other options. BitGo, according to CEO Mike Belsh, has "been in talks with everyone for years." The...

Crypto

TradingView manager bets on staying positive trend in crypto

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The rollback of Bitcoin that followed its jump last week will not be able to break the overall positive trend, says Pierce Crosby, manager of the popular TradingView service. Today BTC is trading at $ 23,500 the capitalization of the largest digital currency has decreased over the past day to $...

Skybridge

SkyBridge Capital invested $25 million in bitcoin

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Investment firm SkyBridge Capital has confirmed a $ 25 million investment in BTC through its new fund. In an interview with CNBC, SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci revealed that assets have already been moved and the company has launched a full node on the Bitcoin network. Fidelity...

Coinbase

Coinbase will open a branch in Canada

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The largest American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced the expansion of its staff in connection with the opening of a branch in Canada. That is stated in the company's blog. At the first stage, the exchange posted 19 vacancies for technical and HR positions. In the future, the list will be...

Ethereum

Ether reaches the critical support zone

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The ether (ETH) rate today dropped to $605, the largest altcoin is facing a bigger drop. The decline in the value of ETH is observed against the background of the correction of bitcoin, which dipped below $ 23,000 earlier this week. Over the past 24 hours, the capitalization of ether has decreased...

Ethereum

Grayscale spoke about increased investor interest in Ether

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At the end of last week, the giant Grayscale, which controls digital assets, again reported an increase in capital investments in such instruments. In the third quarter, investor interest in Ether (ETH) skyrocketed. The company's Ethereum trust in the reporting period increased by another $ 220...

Matt Maley

Miller Tabak strategist expects BTC to drop 25-30% in 2021

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According to Miller Tabak strategist Matt Maley, in the new year, we will see a significant drop in the value of bitcoin. From the current values, the largest cryptocurrency may fall in price by 25-30%, the expert said on the air of the CNBC channel. However, in the long term, BTC will retain its...

Whales

Whales got another 500K BTCs since the beginning of autumn

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Over the past several months, large investors have been aggressively buying bitcoins. According to Chainalysis, since September, the so-called "whales" have acquired about 500,000 BTC for a total of more than $ 11.5B. According to the representative of this team, Philip Gradwell, in...

Bitcoin

MCM Partners analyst bets on bitcoin spurt to $ 25000

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Bitcoin this week reached the highest values in its history. The coin has exceeded $ 23,000. Today, it is trading at $23,015. BTC capitalization on Friday, December 18, is just over $ 420.424 billion. Many observers believe that Bitcoin will not stop there and will soon take on new heights. One of...

Attack

Warp Finance lost almost $8 million in attack

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As a result of the attack, Warp Finance's Defi Lending Protocol lost $7.7M worth of stablecoins. “The protocol was attacked using a sophisticated flash credit scheme that permitted the user to borrow more than the collateral, resulting in the loss of creditors' funds. The team is considering...

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