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Simplex: retail investors buy bitcoin due to price crash

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Simplex payment processor said that during the fall of the price of Bitcoin last week, retail investors increased their cryptocurrency purchase volume by 50%. It is reported by The Block. Bitcoin was the most popular asset among cryptocurrency buyers during March 12-14 it accounted for 59.6% of the...

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Google Trends: “buy bitcoin” request jumped to record levels

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Amid the collapse of stock markets, investors became interested in buying bitcoin, despite the fact that the crypto market also experienced a serious fall. This is evidenced by data from Google Trends. So, on March 13, the number of search queries “buy bitcoin” jumped sharply to the highest...

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Rapper Akon unveils white paper of his digital currency

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American rapper Akon unveiled white paper of his own digital currency Akoin, designed for entrepreneurs in a growing economy in Africa and beyond. The coin is a Stellar blockchain utility token designed for atomic swaps between cryptocoins, digital assets and fiat. Users will be able to store...

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Bakkt begins testing a crypto payment option for Starbucks

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Bakkt crypto platform has started testing the Bakkt Cash option in the Starbucks application, with which consumers can pay for purchases in the coffee shop chain. We're reducing payment costs for merchants, improving their bottom line.Open your @Starbucks app account settings to see our first...

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Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will regulate cryptocurrencies

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Two years after the ban was introduced by local banks on operations with bitcoin and other cryptocoins, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) plans to create a regulatory environment for their regulation, reports The Chronicle. In particular, RBZ has already begun to develop a policy framework to...

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Bitcoin miner found a forgotten multi-million fortune

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An anonymous Bitcoin miner has discovered a wallet with coins that were mined back in 2010, follows from his message on the BitcoinTalk forum. The block reward was then 50 BTC. Opening the topic “Newbie returning after long hiatus", he wrote that he mined “a few bitcoins” when it was...

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BTC ransomware built an Android app as a COVID-19 tracker

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Attackers use panic because of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) to spread cryptocurrency ransomware applications. Previously, under the pretense of a COVID-19 tracker, cybercriminals distributed desktop versions of the software. Now, similar programs are downloaded by many users of Android...

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Amount of USDC in circulation reached a record high

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The number of USDCoins (USDC) in circulation, stablecoin from Circle startup, has grown amid falling markets. On March 14, CEO Circle Jeremy Allair announced reaching 568 million, and on Monday, March 16, the figure exceeded $597 million. 1/ #USDC surging in market demand over the past days,...

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NY demands BTC companies prepare coronavirus emergency plan

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) recommended that regulated cryptocurrency companies submit a meticulous and thorough action plan in the event of an outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic no later than in 30 days. The actions of the regulator are due to an increase in the...

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Edward Snowden wants to buy Bitcoin

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Former US National Security Agency and CIA agent Edward Snowden, in the midst of falling Bitcoin prices, is thinking about buying a cryptocurrency. “This is the first time in a while I've felt like buying bitcoin. That drop was too much panic and too little reason,” he wrote. This is the first...

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Swedish Ethereum mining farm will increase capacity to 25 MW

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Despite the adverse situation in the crypto market, Canadian HIVE Blockchain Technologies will expand the capacity of its mining farm in Sweden by 20% over the next six months, writes Finance Magnates. They plan to expand the facility by 10% without hiring additional employees, continuing to...

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Peter Brandt: Bitcoin will crash to $1000

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The price of the first crypto coin will continue to fall and may bottom out below $1000, according to the legendary trader and tech analyst Peter Brandt. If I interpret the chart without bias, I would say sub $1,000— Peter Brandt (@PeterLBrandt) March 12, 2020 In this way he answered the...

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US presidential candidate intends to create AmeriCoin crypto

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One of the candidates on the presidency in the US, Adam Kokesh, intends to introduce the AmeriCoin crypto to return power to the American nation, reducing the intervention of the federal regulation in the life of citizens. Kokesh has selected a special adviser to develop AmeriCoin. It is expected...

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Bitcoin hashrate decreased by almost 30%

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Currently, the bitcoin hash is at 97.9 EH/s, although a little over a week ago, this indicator was 136.264 EH/s. Thus, the decrease in the total network capacity of the leading crypto amounted to 30%. Alejandro de la Torre, Vice President of the Poolin mining pool, noted that the hashrate directly...

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Human Rights Foundation began accepting donations in Bitcoin

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Human Rights Foundation has announced that it will accept donations in bitcoins through the BTC Pay Server. HRF now accepts #Bitcoin donations through @BtcpayServer!A great project that helps with privacy + doesn’t collect your information. Special thanks to @artdesignbySF for his design work....

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The number of wallets with more than 1 BTC exceeded 795 600

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Despite the decline in the price of the first crypto coin, its owners prefer to accumulate coins. This is evidenced by the data of the analytical company Glassnode. 📈 #Bitcoin $BTC Number of Addresses holding 1+ coins just reached an ATH of 795,630.000Previous ATH of 795,300.000 was observed on...

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Kraken bitcoin exchange launches trading for nine fiat pairs

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Kraken cryptocurrency exchange will launch trading between fiat pairs today, on March 12, including the Canadian dollar (CAD), Swiss franc (CHF), euro (EUR), British pound (GBP), Japanese yen (JPY) and US dollar (USD). 📈*NEW* FX IS GOING LIVE ON KRAKENStarting TOMORROW, eligible clients can...

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The volume of venture investments in crypto fell by 40%

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Since the beginning of 2020, the total amount of venture capital investments in the crypto industry has decreased by about 40% compared to the previous similar period. Since the beginning of this year, projects have raised $ 275 million: in the first quarter of 2019, this figure amounted to $ 449...

Cryptocurrency came to us in 2009 and became a twofold phenomenon. Many think these assets will bring freedom to the traditional financial system: many suppose they can give opportunities to scammers and fraud. But no matter what, everyone understands that crypto has become a serious game-changer in world economics.

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