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Coinbase Users Had Difficulties While Withdrawing Funds

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Users of the crypto exchange Coinbase were reporting difficulties while withdrawing holdings amid the significant fall in crypto prices. On May 12, Coinbase Support tweeted that the team is aware that some customers are having issues trading and using accounts on Coinbase and Coinbase Pro. The...

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Terra Halted Block Production, Plans to Recover the Ecosystem

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Terra announced officially halting at block 7607789 as UST continues to be below its peg and LUNA is 99% down. The tweet published by the company says that validators have stopped the network to build a plan to recover operations. The Terra blockchain has officially halted at block 7607789.Terra...

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Mark Cuban Says Crypto Is Facing the Same as the Early Internet

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Entrepreneur Mark Cuban, who owns the basketball team Dallas Mavericks expressed his opinion about the current crypto market weakness. Currently, Bitcoin trades at around $29,000, and Ether hovers over $2,000. In the last 24 hours, the total crypto market cap fell by around 8% and now is $1.25...

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Shanghai High Court Said Bitcoin Is an Asset Protected by Law

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The Shanghai High People's Court has mentioned that Bitcoin is a digital asset protected by Chinese law, adding that the coin has economic value. According to local media, the declaration was made in connection with a court hearing. A person called Cheng Mou filed a lawsuit demanding that another...

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Germany Released a Crypto Tax Guide

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The Ministry of Finance (BMF) of Germany has updated its crypto policy. According to new rules, the sale of bought digital assets like bitcoin and eth won't be taxed if held longer than a year. It is the first time that Germany issues a nationwide uniform and instructions on cryptos. In addition to...

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US SEC Is Expanding Its Crypto Enforcement Unit

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The US financial watchdog, Securities and Exchange Commission revealed the decision to have 20 new positions to its enforcement unit for the crypto industry to prevent fraud cases in the sector. Changing its name to Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit (previously Cyber Unit) and it will expand to 50...

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Wikimedia Stops Accepting Crypto Donations

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Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization running the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, stops accepting cryptos for donations. It released an update that says the organization will close its Bitpay account. On April 12, the WMF community requested to stop accepting donations in cryptos due to...

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ApeCoin Price Grows Amid New Proposals

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The price of the APE token increased by over 52% in the last 7 days. Currently, the token trades at around $21 with a market cap of over $6 billion. This makes APE the largest metaverse token as it has got ahead of MANA, SAND, GMT, and others. ApeCoin was launched on March 18 by the blockchain...

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MetaMask Partners with MoonPay to Enable More Payment Methods

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Popular crypto wallet MetaMaks announced integration with the payments solutions provider MoonPay to allow all leading purchase methods. ConsenSys, the tech company standing behind the development of Metamask, published a blog post saying that crypto purchases have become easier with the...

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GrayScale Investments Enters the European Market

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Digital currency investing and asset management firm Grayscale is getting ready to enter the European market. The CEO of the firm Michael Sonnenshein told Bloomberg about the plans. Reportedly, it is not certain on which markets and countries Grayscale will offer its products. Sonnenshein said that...

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Morgan Stanley Finds Crypto's Use as a Currency Can Grow

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Global investment bank Morgan Stanley finds that the use of crypto as a payment method can grow. The bank released a report mentioning that few people use crypto to buy goods as costs for transactions are high and merchants don’t accept them for payments. However, that fact is changing, Morgan...

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Binance Puts Some Limits on Services for Russian Users

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Major crypto exchange Binance revealed limiting services for Russian users after the European Union's new package of sanctions. The company said that it is required to limit services for natural persons and legal entities in Russia that hold crypto assets worth over 10,000 euros (equal to...

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33.7 M US Adults Will Own Crypto by the End of 2022; Forecast Says

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Cryptocurrencies have been growing in popularity. According to a forecast by the market research company Insider Intelligence, crypto adoption and usage will continue to rise significantly. This is the company's first forecast on the toptic. The forecast says that payments made in crypto will...

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STEPN (GMT) Hit a New High Surging 34.000% In 41 Days

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The governance token of the Solana-based STEPN lifestyle app that uses the move-to-earn concept, GMT (Green Metaverse Tokon) hit a new high of 3.81 on April 19. GMT was launched on March 9 through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), during which the price of the token was $0.01. Since then, the price...

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Robinhood to Purchase UK-based Crypto Group Ziglu

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Investing and trading application Robinhood revealed signing a deal to purchase UK-based digital money and crypto firm Ziglu. A blog post published by the company says that with the purchase, customers can buy and sell the eleven cryptos offered by Robinhood and earn income by "boosting"...

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Advisor at Allianz Said What Can Cause BTC Price Grow

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Mohamed El-Erian, economist and the chief advisor at the global financial services provider company Allianz talked about the Fed policy and its possible impact on the Bitcoin price. In a recent interview with Squawk Box, he mentioned the current problems that exist in the economy. According to...

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Russian Banks Consider Banning Self-Custody Crypto Wallets

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ARB (Association of Banks of Russia) has suggested banning the use of non-custodial wallets for storing cryptocurrencies. This means that users will need to use traditional exchange accounts. ARB also suggested criminalizing the behavior of not providing wallet private keys to licensed agencies. ...

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Russia to Legalize Digital Currencies

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Russia’s Ministry of Finance revealed that it finalized the bill "On Digital Currency." The updated bill includes clarification on crypto trading and mining. Thus, the bill suggests forming regulations for the crypto sector. According to the document, digital currencies can be accepted...