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Africa

The number of crypto transactions in Africa has grown by almost 2500%

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Recently, the popular cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin published its financial report for 2021. The document aroused great interest among analysts and the media, who, among other things, drew attention to a significant increase in crypto transactions from African users. The report of the exchange...

Shiba

Investors began to withdraw money from Shiba Inu

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Shiba Inu Token (SHIB) is ranked 15th in the ranking of the largest digital currencies. Over the past 24 hours, its price has fallen by 3.88% to $0.00002308. Against the backdrop of winter sales and a fall in the value of the altcoin, a decrease in the number of its holders began. The number of...

Hack

DeFi protocols Li Finance and Umbrella Network were hacked

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DEX aggregator Li Finance has reported a hack that resulted in the theft of 205 ETH (~$591,630) from 29 wallets connected to the service. The project team closed the exploit and compensated for the losses of most users. According to the report, on March 20, an attacker exploited a vulnerability in...

BitMex

BitMex founder predicts Bitcoin will reach $1M

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Many representatives of the cryptosphere are positive about the long-term prospects for Bitcoin (BTC). For example, Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz said last week that BTC would set a new record in the next three years. According to his forecasts, the bitcoin rate will reach $500,000. BitMEX...

Aiko

AIKO Project Announces Its IDO on the Solana Network

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The NFT ecosystem finally gets a grown-up upgrade with the platform designed for the adult market with its NSFW digital art AIKO Project, the ecosystem of services designed for the adult market, has announced an IDO that is set to change the face of the NFT landscape. AIKO leverages the earning...

Ethereum

Almost 9% of Ether is locked in the ETH 2.0 deposit contract

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8.56% of the total Ether supply is locked in the ETH 2.0 deposit contract. Experts positively assess this trend, as the number of investors in the network is growing, expecting its breakthrough development this year. At the end of the second quarter, there should be a merger of the two versions of...

AAve

Whales have invested more than $10M in Aave crypto in two months

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DeFi token Aave (AAVE) is ranked 54th in the ranking of digital currencies. Over the past seven days, its capitalization has grown by almost 30% to $2.035 billion. Aave starts the new week at just over $150. In the DeFi market, this protocol is in fifth place, with $12.76 billion worth of digital...

Litecoin

Litecoin developers roll out Mimblewimble update to testnet

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The Litecoin team has deployed a new version of the Litecoin Core 0.21.2 client on the testnet. The release includes Mimblewimble Extension Block (MWEB) and Taproot updates. “We have been working very hard to fix all the bugs before the final release. Thanks to everyone who helps us test MWEB on...

Russia USA

US authorities may block Russian users of crypto exchanges

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As part of compliance with the sanctions policy, the American leadership is preparing a bill that prevents the use of cryptocurrencies by Russian individuals and legal entities. A bill developed by a group of senators, which included Elizabeth Warren, who advocates strict crypto regulation, was...

GameStop

GameStop to launch NFT marketplace by the end of July

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US video game console and game retailer GameStop has announced that it will launch an NFT marketplace before the end of the second fiscal quarter of 2022. The firm first announced the initiative in February. The platform will be based on the second-level Ethereum solution from the Australian...

Rarible

Rarible integrates NFT on the Polygon platform

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The Rarible NFT marketplace has added support for assets issued on the Polygon second-tier network. The integration brought the number of platforms used by the protocol to four, along with Ethereum, Tezos, and Flow. Rarible said that as part of the partnership, the NFT and gaming division of...

Do Kwon

Terra founder to replenish reserves of his project with billions of dollars

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The founder of the Terra cryptocurrency project, Do Kwon, has officially announced his intention to replenish the reserves of bitcoins, which are collateral for UST stablecoins. According to reports, the startup intends to carry out almost the largest purchase of military-technical cooperation in...

Novogratz

Mike Novogratz Predicts Bitcoin to Rise to $500,000

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Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz represents the so-called bitcoin bull camp. He periodically predicts that in the long term, the value of bitcoin will reach unprecedented heights. This week, the billionaire announced the rise of cryptocurrency to $500,000. Moreover, in his opinion, this will...

Canaan

Canaan commits up to $100M to share buybacks

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The Chinese company Canaan has announced a share buyback from the market. For these purposes, the manufacturer of mining equipment will spend up to $100 million. During the year, the company's shares sank by 85%. The company attributed such dynamics to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and...

Crypto whales

Bitcoin whale activity drops to yearly low

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The Bitcoin network has seen a weakening of whale activity over the past few days. According to the Santiment team, the number of transactions worth more than $100,000 fell to the lowest level in a year. A similar situation is observed on Ethereum. Researchers believe that most of the largest...

FCA

FCA is looking for a specialist in cryptocurrencies

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The British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has repeatedly expressed concern about the growth of citizens' investment in digital currencies. The regulator periodically urges the inhabitants of the kingdom not to invest in bitcoin and other virtual coins. For example, last summer the head of the...

USA

Law enforcement officers will return stolen BTCs worth $450K to a US citizen

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American law enforcement officers seized about $ 450,000 worth of bitcoins, which phone scammers stole from an elderly US citizen. This is stated in a statement by the District Attorney of the State of North Carolina Dena King. In August 2021, attackers, presumably from abroad, called a resident of...

Russia

DEX aggregator Matcha blocked transactions from Russian IP addresses

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The aggregator of decentralized exchanges Matcha has deprived users with IP addresses from Russia of the opportunity to make transactions. The original message "trading from Russia is not supported" was later changed to "region is not supported". A similar message can be seen by...

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