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Akon

Rapper Akon will create the second "crypto city" in Africa

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American rapper Aliam Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, will build a second "crypto city" named after him in Uganda. The authorities of this East African country have allocated a land plot of one square meter for the project. mile (~ 2.6 sq. km). The estimated costs were not...

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Sacramento Kings to Offer Staff BTC as Salary

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The players of the American famous basketball squad, Sacramento Kings will be able to get their salaries in BTC. The CEO of the association Vivek Ranadivé revealed the news on April 5 in terms of the Clubhouse talk. He was a host of the room “Draper and Friends” created by a successful venture...

Marathon

Marathon increases Bitcoin reserves to 5134 coins

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In the Q1 of 2021, the American mining company Marathon Digital Holdings mined 196 BTC. The total assets of the firm in the first cryptocurrency reached 5134.2 BTC worth about $ 301 million. In January, Marathon allocated $ 150 million from reserves for the purchase of the first crypto. The company...

Ebang

Chinese mining giant Ebang launches crypto exchange

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Ebang, a major Chinese manufacturer of mining equipment, has launched the Ebonex.io cryptocurrency exchange. Ebonex.io offers both spot and margin trading services and allows only qualified investors to interact with digital assets. Since mid-March 2021, the exchange has been operating in a test...

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XRP Price Hits $1, The Token Ranks 4th By Market Cap

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The native token of Ripple, XRP has reached a three-year high of $1.10. At the moment the cryptocurrency trades at around $1.03 ranking fourth with a market cap of over $46.6 B. It's the first time since February 2018 that XRP crossed the $1 mark. Yesterday, April 5, the token broke its highest...

Litecoin

CoinShares launches Litecoin ETP

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Digital asset manager CoinShares has announced the launch of an Exchange Traded Product (ETP) based on Litecoin (LTC) with physical backing in cryptocurrency. This was reported in a press release from the firm. Each CoinShares Physical Litecoin (LITE) share is backed by 0.2 LTC upon release. It...

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Tron (TRX) and BitTorrent (BTT) Surge Coming to the Top 25

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Blockchain-based decentralized platform Tron's tokens TRX and BTT are among the best performing cryptocurrencies of the week. The price of Tron's native token TRX went up by over 102%, surpassing $0.1. At the moment the token ranks 16th with a market cap of over $9.4 Billion. Tron network adopted...

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MicroStrategy Invested Another $15 M in BTC

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Another time, business analytics platform Microstrategy invested $15 million in Bitcoin by acquiring 253 coins. The company announced the news via a blog post on April 5. Thus, the total sum of the firm in BTC surpassed $5.4 B. Michael Saylor, the CEO of MicroStrategy wrote on Twitter that the...

NFT

Average NFT price has fallen threefold from peak in February

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The average price of non-fungible tokens (NFT) is down 67% from its February peak. Such dynamics may indicate a decline in the NFT mania. Chris Wilmer, an academic at the University of Pittsburgh and co-editor of the blockchain research journal, told the publication that the technology of...

Trading volume

Trading volume on decentralized exchanges fell 8% in March

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March turned out to be a less successful month for decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges (DEX) compared to February. Over the past 30 days, the number of transactions on such trading floors amounted to $ 67.32 billion. Compared to the previous month, the trading volumes fell by about 8.12%. The...

Digital Yen

Bank of Japan launches phase I digital yen test

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The Bank of Japan announced the start of the first stage of testing the national digital currency. At the end of last year, it became known that Japanese banks will take part in testing the CBDC. During the first stage of testing the token, the regulator will assess the possibilities of CBDC as a...

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GrayScale Intends to Change Its BTC Trust Into an ETF

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Leading digital currency asset manager on the global scale, Grayscale announced its plans to turn the BTC Trust (GBTC) into an ETF. The asset manager filed a paper with the US SEC. Grayscale requested an ETF authorization back in 2016 but took back the request because of regulatory issues....

BTC

Bitcoin dominance index plunges to a seven-month low

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Against the background of the stagnation of bitcoin (BTC), the rest of the cryptocurrencies are confidently strengthening their positions. The BTC dominance index is now at its lowest level in seven months. This indicator fell to 55.9% in early April. The price of bitcoin on Monday, April 5, fell...

Fei Protocol funds

Fei Labs Raised Around $1.3 B for Its Stablecoin

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On April 3, the Genesis event of the FEI Protocol took place due to which the network raised over 639,000 Ether - around $1.3 B for its algorithmic stablecoin Fei. More specifically, collected capital will be managed as collateral for minting stablecoins. 639K $ETH committed and $1.3B $FEI...

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XRP Surges, Breaking Its Highest Weekly Close Since May 2018

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Saturday, April 4, the price of XRP, the cryptocurrency created by Ripple Labs, reached $0.62. This is the first time since May 2018 that the token closes the week with a new high. At the moment XRP trades at above $0.7 ranking the 7th by market cap. This shows that now the token's price is more...

ETH

Ethereum price renews maximum at $2146

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On the night of Saturday, April 3, the rate of the second-largest cryptocurrency by capitalization Ethereum reached $2,146, having renewed its all-time high. Currently, the digital asset is trading at $2,048. On April 2, the ETH rate tested the $2000 level and later updated the maximum at levels...

Jesse Powell

Kraken CEO believes crypto companies will soon replace banks

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The cryptocurrency industry could deal a devastating blow to the banking market. So says Jesse Powell, head of the Kraken exchange. In his opinion, only those financial structures that will have time to enter the cryptosphere will be able to survive. The rest of the traditional players, and...

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Polkadot (DOT) Price Reaches New All Time High

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The price of the native token of the Polkadot blockchain protocol DOT has reached a new all time high of $46.85. The token ranks fifth in terms of market cap, which is above $41.3 B. Generally, the majority of altcoins have increased lately. The price of Ether surpassed $2.150. Filecoin reached a...

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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