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Twitter talks about crypto

Twitter talks about crypto

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New research provides us with a very interesting statistics about various countries and their tweets about the crypto industry. So the first position is the US because 38.9% of tweets about Bitcoin are from here. The UK takes second place with 10.5%. Top five countries are US, UK, Canda, Turkey...

Electroneum is going to support Lightning Network technology of Bitcoin

Electroneum is going to support Lightning Network technology of Bitcoin

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One of the most widespread digital wallets Electroneum is working to do an update and add support for Bitcoin’s lightning network. The founder of Electroneum, Thomas Voegtlin said that technology release on the wallet is really close, but he didn’t mention the exact date of the official launch....

Nouriel Roubini, aka Dr Doom, opposes Bitcoin

Nouriel Roubini, aka Dr Doom, opposes Bitcoin

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Famous economist Nouriel Roubini, who’s recognized as Dr Doom for his downhearted warnings, made some noise with his freshest assault on Bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies. Professor Roubini considers that Bitcoin is “overhyped”. On 2 June at a summit in Taiwan, he compared crypto coin with...

$1 Billion was spent in Darknet by Bitcoin criminals this year

$1 Billion was spent in Darknet by Bitcoin criminals this year

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According to a Chainalysis report, this year set a record in Bitcoin’s use on the illegal Internet and the amount of money reached $1 billion. While the number of Bitcoin transactions dedicated to forbidden buyings is failing, about $515 million of the digital coin has already been used this year...

Iran finds 1,000 Bitcoin mining computers after a power spike

Iran finds 1,000 Bitcoin mining computers after a power spike

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Iranian governments caught over 1000 mining computers from two former factories. The operation was performed after governments discovered a spike in electricity consumption. The minister of energy announced that request for electricity grew by 7% in June and it’s considered that Bitcoin mining is...

Bitcoin is losing its value just as quickly as gained it

Bitcoin is losing its value just as quickly as gained it

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Everyone was following the swift rise of Bitcoin’s price this week. The rate of crypto coin passed $14000 mark on June 26 and this was the most high-priced level since January 2018. Then, just in several minutes, the coin changed its course and started to lose in price....

Bitcoin's price increased to $13000, afterwards it lost almost 13%

Bitcoin's price increased to $13000, afterwards it lost almost 13%

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On June 26, Bitcoin passed the mark $13000, after several minutes it shed about $1000. At 6 pm ET, Bitcoin’s price was back to $12000-plus cost. The reason for this wasn’t clear, but we all know that cryptocurrencies are famous for their price swings. A preceding bitcoin craze hit a fever...

Asian cryptocurrency stocks rise as Bitcoin is reliving

Asian cryptocurrency stocks rise as Bitcoin is reliving

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Asian stocks started to rise on Monday after Bitcoin’s price got over $10000 for the first time since the last year. As Bloomberg reported, Metaps Inc. raised 11%, GMO Internet Inc. jumped 7% to its greatest level from October 2019, Ceres Inc. climbed 4.4% and Remixpoint Inc. 6.2% in Tokyo. Woori...

FATF tightens bitcoin industry

FATF decided to tighten control over the bitcoin industry

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The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) decided to tighten the regulation of the cryptocurrency industry, in particular, to oblige the bitcoin exchanges and other crypto service providers (VASPs) to comply with AML and CFT (countering the financing of terrorism) procedures...

Bitfinex launches derivative instruments

Bitfinex will go offline seven hours before preparing to launch derivative instruments

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Bitfinex, a popular Bitcoin exchange, has announced technical work that can take up to seven hours and will be aimed at improving the experience of user interaction with the platform in the trading process. Among other things, this means creating the foundation for launching derivative instruments....

Bitcoin's price is higher than $10K! This happened for the first time since 2018

Bitcoin's price is higher than $10K! This happened for the first time since 2018

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In the last 15 months, Bitcoin’s price became higher than $10000 on cryptocurrency exchanges for the first time. This rate was reached at 7:35 pm Eastern time. Basing on 24 hours statistics, Bitcoin is bypassing top 10 cryptocurrencies with 7% gains. A 12% hike of trading volumes brought to this...

Threatening to kill, anonymous demands 100 million euros in bitcoins from German politicians

Threatening to kill, anonymous demands 100 million euros in bitcoins from German politicians

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Immediately, several well-known politicians in Germany received letters threatening of “execution” from an anonymous author, who extorted bitcoins from them. About it reports Koelner Stadt Anzeiger. These threats were sent to the mayor of Cologne, Henriette Röcker, the mayor of Altena,...

A new Bitcoin POS on the Colombian-Venezuelan border aims to help refugees

A new Bitcoin POS on the Colombian-Venezuelan border aims to help refugees

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There’s a new cryptocurrency exchange, which intends to help refugees. The location of the exchange is Colombia-Venezuela border, right next to the bridge over the Tachira river. Now all travellers have an opportunity of using POS service to apply crypto coins to purchase items. The location of...

Breez launches a lightning-powered iPhone app for Bitcoin payments

Breez launches a lightning-powered iPhone app for Bitcoin payments

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Breez is presenting an iOS version of their application. According to information provided by the corporation, this’s going to be the primary app that runs on Neutrino, a lightning network client for Bitcoin. Roy Sheinfeld, the founder of Breez, announced that the corporation has fixed the puzzle...

Bitcoin features will disappear from the CHX listing after June 19

Bitcoin features will disappear from the CHX listing after June 19

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The expiration of the latest BTC features on the Chicago Stock Exchange will take place on June 19 by 3:00 pm Chicago time, reports Bloomberg. CHX became the 1st regulated exchange to launch urgent financial instruments based on the 1st cryptocurrency in the end of 2017, when Bitcoin was steadily...

Who are emerging crypto leaders and what to do with other coins?

Who are emerging crypto leaders and what to do with other coins?

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Present time and November 2017 have a similarity, it’s the same cryptocurrency circulation volume, which is approximately about $275 billion. But a lot of things happened with values in this period, they have been soaring from $800 billion to $100 billion. Wild things always happen on the...