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NEAR

NEAR Protocol developers launch Green NFT auction

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The NEAR Foundation, a non-profit organization, has partnered with the South Pole and Mintbase to announce a Green NFT auction. ForkLog was informed about this by representatives of the project. “This is part of our journey to decarbonize the entire IT sector and turn important technologies like...

Ripple CTO

Ripple CTO offered to launch a sidechain based on XRP

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Ripple CTO David Schwartz has posted a proposal to launch federated sidechains powered by XRP Ledger. The solution will allow you to connect smart contracts and create decentralized applications using the native network token. According to Schwartz, smart contracts are one of the most requested...

Marc Larsy

Marc Lasry admitted that he bought not enough bitcoins

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Billionaire Mar Lasry, the founder of Avenue Capital Management, said bitcoin's skyrocketing growth in 2021 exceeded his expectations. He also expressed regret that he had not invested enough in the first cryptocurrency. “As more people start using Bitcoin, the chances of continued growth are...

Bitcoin

Analysts noticed raise in outflow of large capital from BTC

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Institutional investors were seriously scared by the fall of bitcoin in May. Recall that the coin lost almost 40% in value last month. A report from CoinShares says that capital outflows from bitcoin-focused funds intensified over the past week. Institutions have withdrawn from such products about...

Chia

PNY cut SSD write resource by 80% due to Chia miners

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PNY has reduced the lifespan of its XLR8 CS3030 series SSD. The resource of some models has decreased by almost 80%. The XLR8 CS3030 series includes 250GB and 500GB devices as well as 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB devices. The new batch of drives has significantly reduced TBW. Depending on the modification of...

SkyBridge Capital

SkyBridge Capital urges investors to save their BTC capital

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Analysts at hedge fund SkyBridge Capital believe that investors need to stay in bitcoin despite the recent drop in bitcoin's value. The attractiveness of BTC has dropped markedly due to the bearish trend that has dominated the market since mid-May. Hedge fund manager Troy Gayesky urges players not...

Trump

Donald Trump attacks Bitcoin again

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Back in the summer of 2019, Donald Trump, who was then president of the United States, tweeted that the dollar is the world's leading financial instrument. Unregulated digital assets like bitcoin are used by criminals to launder money. Trump then stressed that real threats to the state's economy...

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments suppose Bitcoin can fall to $23,000

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The price of the first cryptocurrency could drop to $30,000 or even $23,000, said Jurrien Timmer, head of macroeconomic research at asset manager Fidelity Investments. He compared bitcoin price trajectories to investment bank Goldman Sachs' Retail Favorites Index based on stocks popular with retail...

Bitcoin

Aquis will add Bitcoin-ETP from 21Shares to listing

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ETP provider 21Shares announced the addition of its first cryptocurrency-based instrument to the listing of the British alternative trading system Aquis. Bitcoin-ETP trading will begin in mid-June. The partner will be ETF specialist GHCO, which will act as a liquidity provider. The 21Shares Bitcoin...

Mayweather

Mayweather promotes EthereumMax ahead of Logan Paul fight

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Multiple world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather donned the EthereumMax altcoin t-shirt to weigh in and battle against blogger Logan Paul. EthereumMax (EMAX) appeared about a month ago and is traded on Uniswap and 1inch decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges. At the time of writing, the altcoin is...

El Salvador

El Salvador prepares to legalize bitcoin

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El Salvador could be the first country in the world to recognize bitcoin as legal tender. The corresponding bill was prepared by the team of the President of this Latin American state, Naib Bukele. The text of the document will be published this week. At the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, Jack...

Bank of Ghana

Bank of Ghana announces 'advanced stage' CBDC development

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The Central Bank of Ghana is in a superior stage of developing a CBDC. This was announced by the head of the regulator Ernest Addison. Ghana has become the first country in the region to explore the idea of a CB's digital currency, the official said. “We are moving in stages. The first was...

India

Reserve Bank of India clarifies position on cryptocurrencies

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has remained critical of cryptocurrencies, head of the regulator Shaktikanta Das said during an online conference. “RBI has serious concerns about cryptocurrency that we have reported to the government,” Das said. In 2018, the regulator banned the controlled...

Bitcoin

Three things you shouldn't do when price of Bitcoin drops

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Digital currencies and blockchain technology have already stood the test of time. If once cryptocurrencies and even their technology were considered a bubble, now many companies and investors are betting on them. The volatility of bitcoin attracts many investors, who mostly act on the latest news...

Ethereum

Anchorage will start issuing Ethereum-backed loans

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Institutional-oriented crypto bank Anchorage will launch a USD-secured lending service with deposited Ethereum. BankProv, one of the oldest US banks, will act as a partner. Crypto companies interested in a loan in US currency will be able to satisfy their needs without liquidating their positions...

Miami

Blockchain.com moves headquarters to Miami

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Blockchain.com cryptocurrency exchange announced the move of its US headquarters from New York to Miami and the expansion of the state. As part of its scaling plan, the company expects to hire 100 employees by the end of the year and another 200 in 2022. They noted that the reason for the move was...

Paxful

Paxful launches B2B Bitcoin payment acceptance service

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P2P platform Paxful has launched a service that allows businesses around the world to accept BTC. Their customers can choose from over 400 payment methods. Paxful Pay converts the money received from the customer into digital gold and sends it to the merchant's wallet. Clients of the service can...

green mining

The9 acquires green mining company Montcrypto

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Nasdaq-listed company The9 has signed an agreement to take over green mining company Montcrypto. The9 will invest C $ 7.6 million ($ 6.26 million) in two phases. The partners will build a 20 MW carbon-neutral mining center in Calgary,...

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