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Investors buy Bitcoin Simplex

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...

HIVE mining Ethereum farm

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...

Human Rights Foundation donation Bitcoin

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....

Ethereum mining 2019

Ethereum miners “dug up” $936 million in 2019: 75% less 2018

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According to The Block researchers, last year Ethereum miners mined $936 million worth of cryptocurrency. The decline compared to the previous period was about 75%. Largely due to the advent of ASIC devices, the air hash rate reached a historic maximum in August 2018 at around 292 TH/s. After that,...

Bitwala supports Ether

Berlin-based Bitwala bank now supports Ethereum

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Europe's premier Bitcoin bank Bitwala is extending its service and now will support Ethereum. The Berlin-based bank is considered to be one of the most successful Bitcoin banks, that has everything a trader usually needs. This platform combines crypto and fiat speculation and lets its users make...

Rakuten Group

Rakuten will let its customers swap points for crypto

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One of the most remarkable e-commerce businesses Rakuten has declared, that its users will have a new service soon that will let them swap their loyalty points for three preeminent crypto coins. Rakuten Group has about 1.3 billion members. According to the corporation, it is an excellent move for...

Forbes accepts crypto payments

The Forbes magazine starts accepting cryptocurrency payments

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The Forbes magazine starts accepting cryptocurrency for its subscription. The American magazine started posting news about cryptocurrency and blockchain not so long ago but started accepting crypto payments just now. The users will have to pay only $1 in digital currency for one week. For one month...

Ethereum hard fork Istanbul

Ethereum network Istanbul hard fork completed: what changed

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The planned Istanbul hard fork on the Ethereum network has officially taken place. The update occurred on block #9069000 at 00:25:09 GMT on Sunday, December 8th. The block on which the hard fork took place found the Chinese mining pool SparkPool. Congrats to @sparkpool_eth for mining the Istanbul...

Chainalysis ERC-20 tokens

Chainalysis tracks suspicious transactions on 10 ETH tokens

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Chainalysis, an analytic startup, added support for 10 ERC-20 tokens to its solution to counter money laundering using cryptocurrencies. This was reported by The Block. Support added for Maker, Dai, 0x, OmiseGo, Basic Attention Token, and other assets. Chainalysis will also provide its customers...

Ethereum almost full as controversial coin eats up capacity

Ethereum almost full as controversial coin eats up capacity

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Ethereum’s digital ledger, which was thought to be a greater version of Bitcoin, is running out of capacity. Co-founder of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin warned that the price of processing transactions performed in the digital token Ether on the underlying blockchain may become too expensive for some...

Ether follows Bitcoin and hits the highest price in the last 10 months

Ether follows Bitcoin and hits the highest price in the last 10 months

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Ethereum’s native currency ETH hits the highest price in the last 10 months period and bypasses $300. The second most successful cryptocurrency in the world reached a price of $306 at 01:10 UTC. This rate was last seen in August 2018. ETH represents 9.7% gains in 24 hours and 129% gains...

Two companies are cooperating for enabling Ether payments in Amazon

Two companies are cooperating for enabling Ether payments in Amazon

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Two blockchain-based startup companies are cooperating for enabling Amazon shopping with Ether. CLIC Technology declared its alliance with Opporty platform on June 14. They are teaming up for developing an app-like extension for browser, which is going to let Amazon buyers pay for goods with Ether,...

A $100 million crypto fund launches and aims to go long

A $100 million crypto fund launches and aims to go long

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A new investment firm known as Darma Capital is launching to those investors, who want to bet that digital assets such as Ether are poised for a 10-year long run. Of course, Ether saw one of the greatest boom-and-bust periods in crypto, rising an astounding 17,775% in 2017 only to see 94% of its...