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BitcoinSV’s Social Platform Twetch Streamlines P2P Payments

The Bitcoin SV-powered social platform Twetch has introduced command-line style payments. Bitcoin SV powered social media platform Twetch has launched a feature to streamline peer-to-peer …

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UFC Fighter Changes Twitter Name to Promote Bitcoin Halving

Former UFC fighter Ben Askren has changed the name on his Twitter account to promote the upcoming Bitcoin halving. As Bitcoin (BTC) prepares to undergo …

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Tim Draper: Pandemic Could Be The Tipping Point For Bitcoin

Venture capital investor Tim Draper believes the COVID-19 outbreak and financial crisis could be the tipping point for Bitcoin adoption. The global spread of the …

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It’s Time For Beer & Bitcoin: Quarantine Edition

We drank beers and talked crypto from the comfort of our homes, and the cameras were running. In the latest episode of Beer & Bitcoin, …

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Charity Crypto Poker Tournament: Big-Stacking Sats for COVID-19

The organizers of an online poker game aim to raise thousands of dollars to support charities fighting the coronavirus. The crypto community is rallying around …

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Tim Draper: Pandemic Could Be The Tipping Point For Bitcoin

Venture capital investor Tim Draper believes the COVID-19 outbreak and financial crisis could be the tipping point for Bitcoin adoption. The global spread of the …

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Charity Crypto Poker Tournament: Big-Stacking Sats for COVID-19

The organizers of an online poker game aim to raise thousands of dollars to support charities fighting the coronavirus. The crypto community is rallying around …

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Bitcoin Cash Approaches Milestone With First Halving Expected Wednesday

The event is a foreshadowing of the same process happening on a larger scale on the BTC blockchain next month.

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It’s Time For Beer & Bitcoin: Quarantine Edition

We drank beers and talked crypto from the comfort of our homes, and the cameras were running. In the latest episode of Beer & Bitcoin, …

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Bitcoin Naysayer Jamie Dimon Praises $2 Trillion Stimulus While Predicting Great Recession

JPMorgan chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon predicts a major recession on par with the Great Recession of 2008. JPMorgan Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon praised …

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Jack Dorsey Donates 28% of His Wealth to Global COVID-19 Relief

Who knew 140 characters would go this far? Twitter CEO and Square founder Jack Dorsey has started a new fund called Start Small LLC, aimed …

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Bitcoin Tracks Stocks Up to $7.4K Before Sliding Back to $7.1K

Bitcoin tracked stocks higher Monday, holding its ground until it followed the U.S. markets lower.

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Canaan IPO Class Action: Shareholders Must Decide Who Will Represent Them By May

A deadline was set at May 4 to define who will represent Canaan stakeholders’ interests in class-action lawsuit against the mining firm. Law firm Robbins …

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Bitcoin Cash Halving in T-Minus 16 Hours, BSV to Follow

Bitcoin forks BCH and BSV will both complete their block halvings this week, roughly two days apart. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will complete its block reward …

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A New Ultrasonic Hack Can Exploit Your Siri

A new hack called a SurfingAttack uses ultrasonic guided waves to communicate with a device through the voice assistant.

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Former Facebook Exec: BTC’s Price is Either Going to Zero or Seven Figures

Social Capital CEO and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya believes Bitcoin’s price will either explode amid economic collapse or go to zero. In a recent …

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What Makes DeFi Decentralized? Rune Christensen on Centralized Collateral and Decentralizing Make

The eternal battle between the ideology of decentralization and the pragmatism of the real world underpins most of the discussion on the future of MakerDAO. …

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Bitcoin Spikes by 2x in 26 Days: What’s Actually Behind the Big Rally?

The Bitcoin price has increased by two-fold in less than a month, surging from $3,600 to over $7,350. Here are three main factors that likely …

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Russian Darknet Criminals Sell $13M of Fake Cash for Crypto

Russian authorities detained a group of online criminals that sold massive amounts of counterfeit banknotes on the dark web in return for crypto. Russian authorities …

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What Makes DeFi Decentralized? Rune Christensen on Centralized Collateral and Decentralizing Make

The eternal battle between the ideology of decentralization and the pragmatism of the real world underpins most of the discussion on the future of MakerDAO. …

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Russian Darknet Criminals Sell $13M of Fake Cash for Crypto

Russian authorities detained a group of online criminals that sold massive amounts of counterfeit banknotes on the dark web in return for crypto. Russian authorities …

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Exit Plans, Premature Rallies and Frontline Heroes, Feat. Ben Hunt

Epsilon Theory’s Ben Hunt and NLW discuss why markets are rallying as we enter what promises to be the deadliest week of the virus in …

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Price Gap Between Sellers and Buyers Yawned During Bitcoin’s March Sell-Off, Study Finds

As cryptocurrency markets crashed hard in March, bid-ask spreads on major exchanges widened dramatically, according to a report by market maker B2C2.

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Microsoft, Celo Back Virtual Earth Day Event From Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition

Microsoft is throwing its weight behind the Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition (BSIC) incubator, a six-week hackathon focused on green energy.

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Bitcoin Spikes by 2x in 26 Days: What’s Actually Behind the Big Rally?

The Bitcoin price has increased by two-fold in less than a month, surging from $3,600 to over $7,350. Here are three main factors that likely …

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Ready Layer One: Base Layer Protocols Team Up for Virtual Developer Event

A virtual conference is being organized by a bevy of base-layer protocols – the Web3 Foundation, Near, Cosmos, Tezos, Protocol Labs and Polkadot.

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Your Crypto Startup Needs a Recession Strategy

A shakeout is coming in crypto venture capital and entrepreneurs should react with a new plan, says our columnist.

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The Crypto Industry’s ‘Bloody Friday’ Lawsuits: Do They Hold Weight?

Have those eleven “class action” lawsuits filed against major players from the crypto space any chance of succeeding? On April 3, a massive deployment of …

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Investor Sues Crypto Mining Firm Riot Blockchain to Pay $728K in Legal Fees

Crypto mining firm Riot Blockchain has been sued to pay $728,200 to cover an investor’s legal costs from separate security regulation violation lawsuits. An investor …

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ConsenSys Health Launches Coronavirus-related Virtual Hackathon

The virtual hackathon will take place from April 13 to May 11, aiming to combat coronavirus and preventing future pandemics. ConsenSys Health announced on April …

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Crypto Payment Network Partners With ID Screening Service

The cryptocurrency network aims with the partnership to strengthen their AML/KYC screening processes. Cryptocurrency network TemTum is partnering with identity verification service Shufti Pro to …

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Blockchain Bites: China’s Commitment, Sanctions Evasion, and a Look at Bitcoin’s Core

Dial-up daydreams, Zoom alternatives, and how blockchain is lending a helping hand during the coronavirus crisis.

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Bitcoin News Roundup for April 7, 2020

Crypto beats traditional markets while a COVID-19 vaccine enters human trials. It’s CoinDesk’s Markets Daily podcast.

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Crypto Conference Attendees Prepare to Enter a 3D Virtual World

Cryptocurrency conference Blockdown 2020 is set to defy the coronavirus lockdown by hosting in a 3D virtual realm, and will include several big name personalities …

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One-Third of Bitcoin Cash’s Supply Has Never Been Touched

6 million BCH have not moved since the August 2017 hard fork, meaning that one-third of Bitcoin Cash’s circulating supply remains untouched. Data from CoinMetrics …

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Finding Digital Answers to Global Sustainability Threats

How digital technologies can foster climate action in the context of the European Green Deal and enable global mobilization of SDG impact finance? According to …

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First Mover: Bitcoin’s Back in the Black for 2020

Volatility is returning in a positive way, prices are going up, and enthusiasm is returning to digital-asset markets.

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P2P Protocol Aims to Simplify Crypto Wallet Transactions With Domain Names

A new protocol is hoping to make peer-to-peer transactions between various wallets and cryptocurrencies simpler for users by supporting interoperable domain names. A new protocol …

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NFT Floodgates Open With Impressive Lineup of Blockchain Games in 2020

The blockchain gaming scene will see a number of new projects in 2020 claiming to change the gaming industry. Blockchain in the gaming industry is …

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Tesla Completes Blockchain Pilot to Speed Up China Imports Process

The electric car manufacturer participated in the trial back in December.

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How Cointelegraph Team Is Coping With the Coronavirus Crisis All Over the World

The Cointelegraph team talks about their experiences in handling the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has been changing the global economy, our lifestyle, our ways …

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Peer-to-Peer Crypto Exchange Paxful Now Lets You Trade Bitcoin for Gold

Paxful’s users can now directly trade bitcoin for gold through a new service offered by the peer-to-peer exchange.

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Weeks After Bitcoin’s Record Deleveraging, Bithumb Launches 5x Margin Trading

Bithumb Global has announced support for up to 5x leverage trading for BTC/USDT and ETH/USDT citing a surge in customer demand. Major South Korean exchange …

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Paxful Launches Peer-to-Peer Trading Between Gold and Bitcoin

P2P crypto exchange Paxful has launched support for trade between Bitcoin and gold. Peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency marketplace Paxful announced the introduction of support for trade …

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Streamr to Offer Binance’s Real-Time Trade Feeds on Marketplace

Binance’s real-time trades feed and quotes data will now be available on Streamr’s marketplace. Open-source blockchain infrastructure Streamr announced on April 7 a new integration …

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Blockchain Association Says Court ‘Erred’ With Decision to Block Telegram’s Token Issuance

The advocacy group has supported Telegram’s appeal over a U.S. district court’s decision to block the firm’s token issuance – even outside the country.

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Why Crypto Liquidations Protect Us All

The lack of institutionalization within the crypto space is the main obstacle for its further development and mass adoption. If the current COVID-19 pandemic has …

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Crypto Miner Bitfarms Cuts Costs and Reduces Staff Due to COVID-19 Crisis

Canadian miner Bitfarms is temporarily reducing staff to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and weather the economic crisis. Publicly-listed Canadian mining and blockchain infrastructure …

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Up 3%: Bitcoin Leaves S&P 500 Behind in Year-To-Date Recovery

With HODLers now dominating the market, bitcoin appears on track to extend its recent upward move toward $8,000.

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Max Keiser: Selling Bitcoin Now for ‘Fiat Debt-Coupons’ Is a Crime

Coronavirus will subside but give governments carte blanche to control money and people who have no choice but to use it, warns Simon Dixon. Bitcoin …

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Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Tackles Small Balances With New Offering

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced a new feature that allows its users to convert small balances to the firm’s proprietary token OKB. Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced …

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