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Bitcoin’s price increased after Jack Dorsey’s announcement

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CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey has always talked about Bitcoin as a future of currencies. In a statement made in 2018, he has even mentioned that Bitcoin will become the world's single currency. Still, he understands that there are some improvements in the leading cryptocurrency system that need to be...

House for 1 bitcoin

A resident of Lipetsk built a house for one bitcoin

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An entrepreneur from Lipetsk, whom partners pay with bitcoins, gave an educational interview to the local publication most.tv. He told about migrants in Russia, who send money in crypto and about a new house for 1 BTC. During the conversation, Alexander told what is Bitcoin, mining, and also about...

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Dfinity showed a decentralized version of LinkedIn

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The Dfinity blockchain startup showed an open decentralized variant of a social network LinkedIn for finding and establishing business contacts called LinkedUp, The Block reports. The application runs on the decentralized “Internet computer” Dfinity. According to the company, it will compete...

Tether's gold-backed stablecoin

Tether launches a new gold-backed stablecoin

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Tether proclaimed the launch of a new stablecoin backed from gold, which, as the company mentioned: "grants the right to own about 31 gram of pure material gold in certain gold bullion." A stablecoin with the XAU₮ will be released on the Ethereum and TRON blockchains. Gold, which is...

Ukraine hidden mining

Student faces 5 years in prison for hidden mining

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Ukrainian cyber police detained a 20-year-old student from Odesa on suspicion of hidden crypto mining. This was reported on the official website of the department. “Having received a technical education, the young man used the acquired knowledge to commit illegal actions. As a member of hacker...

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Tesla electric car was turned into a bitcoin node

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The developers of the Bcoin were able to launch a full-fledged bitcoin node on the on-board computer of the Tesla electric car. #Bitcoin full node syncing in the dashboard of a @Tesla!Try it in your Roadster: https://t.co/dWjYgiD7w8#JavaScript pic.twitter.com/xRMQsliujL— bcoin (@Bcoin)...

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Ripple CEO hints at IPO during the WEF

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At the WEF in Davos, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse called the initial public offering (IPO) the company's “natural evolution.” So, he said that in the next year, in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, it will be possible to observe an IPO boom and did not exclude its Ripple. “We are...

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Gemini completes 2nd level of cybersecurity compliance exam

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Gemini Exchange proclaimed the successful fulfillment of a detached audit of SOC Type 2 security control systems. The audit was administered by Deloitte from the Big Four global checking firms. Tyler Winklevoss emphasized that Gemini was preeminent in the crypto space to pass the SOC 2 Type 2 exam...

WEF Davos CBDC guide

Guideline for central bank digi-currency introduced in Davos

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The Swiss non-governmental organization World Economic Forum (WEF) has introduced the first of its kind guide for central banks developing their own digital coins. This was reported on the WEF website. The CBDC Policy Maker Toolkit framework provides guidelines for central banks in various...

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Pornhub started accepting Tether stablecoin

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One of the world's most popular websites for adult content, Pornhub, has added the Tether stablecoin (USDT) as a payment option. The Pornhub blog says USDT support comes from a partnership with TRON. Therefore, to make a payment using Tether, the service recommends using the TRONLink wallet. A new...

Jack Dorsey's Square

Square Inc. got patent for Fiat-to-Crypto payments network

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Jack Dorsey's Square Inc. received an American patent on payment network technology for direct crypto-fiat transactions on Tuesday. According to a report from the US Patent and Trademark Office, the payment network allows users with assets of various types to conduct transactions between...

Petro coin

Venezuelans selling Petro on LocalBitcoins at half price

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Venezuelans, who got state crypto coins as a result of free distribution, now trade it on LocalBitcoins for half the official rate. The authorities of Venezuela lately carried a free distribution of Petro coins, as a result of which each citizen received 0.5 Petro. The authorities insist that the...

Venezuela Locha Blockchain

Venezuela develops solution to use bitcoin without Internet

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The Venezuelan development team is preparing a new solution for BTC operations without an Internet connection. The solution is a mesh network called Locha. The developers are also working on two devices that will allow users to connect to the BTC blockchain using long-range waves. This was reported...

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AB InBev Brewing Company will use BanQu blockchain platform

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The international brewing company AB InBev will use blockchain to work with farmers from Africa who supply raw materials. Due to the lack of developed banking infrastructure in the country, local farmers face difficulties in obtaining tax benefits. Thanks to the new blockchain solution developed by...

Binance P2P platform

P2P merchant program of Binance goes live

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Binance's P2P Merchant program is live now. The platform is used for fiat-crypto speculation and is user-oriented. On January 21, Changpeng Zhao mentioned that, in the preceding quarter, the negotiating volume on the platform has drastically increased, and the global society is looking for more...

Vodafone left Libra

Vodafone left Facebook-founded Libra Association

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British telecom Vodafone has become the eight corporation to quit the Libra Association. Both Libra Association and Vodafone affirmed the news on 21 Jan. Vodafone plans to give support earlier proposed for Libra to its well-organized and thriving digital payment service M-Pesa, which the...

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CEO Binance and Buterin reacted to Peter Schiff's BTC loss

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Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance crypto exchange, commented on an incident in which CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Peter Schiff lost access to his mobile bitcoin wallet. According to Zhao, centralized exchanges are the best way to store cryptocurrency. In particular, he cited the example of Binance,...

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18-year-old hacker accused in fraud of $50 million in crypto

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Montreal’s prosecutor’s office has filed four charges of $50 million in cryptocurrency fraud involving the substitution of SIM cards against an 18-year-old hacker. This was reported by local media. The indictment says that Bensaci was in a gang robbing Canadian and American crypto holders. SIM...

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