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Digital assets firm Cred eyes global expansion using Visa’s network

Crypto borrowing and lending platform Cred has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program to further the adoption of DeFi loans. The decentralized finance platform Cred …

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Andrew Yang would love this new token project, but can it succeed?

This initiative wants to turn Universal Basic Income into a global reality. Universal Basic Income is a hypothesized way to stimulate the world economy by …

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DeFi Meets Universal Basic Income With Just-Launched Project From eToro

eToro’s GoodDollar initiative will provide a universal basic income for some of the world’s poorest by incentivising people to yield farm on its platform.

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A new enterprise blockchain features private real-life identities, but not without controversy

Combining privacy and auditability requires unconventional solutions. A new enterprise-focused blockchain is trying to carve a spot in this competitive market by focusing on an …

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European Crypto Exchange Falls Victim to $1.6M Hack

Slovakia’s Eterbase said early on Tuesday that hackers had managed to steal a total of $1.6 million in various cryptocurrencies.

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Ukraine Leads Global Crypto Adoption, Chainalysis Says in New Report

Ukraine, Russia and Venezuela are the top three countries by crypto adoption in the world, according to Chainalysis.

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The rise of DEXs: Fueled by DeFi and ready to disrupt the status quo

With Uniswap surpassing Coinbase, are decentralized exchanges taking over, or is it just a fad? Uniswap recently surpassed Coinbase Pro in trading volume, overtaking one …

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Chinese mining giant Canaan announces $10 million share buyback

Canaan will try to drive up its Nasdaq-listed stock from the $2 price mark. Canaan, China’s major cryptocurrency mining company, will soon launch a $10 …

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A new decentralized exchange lets users trade commodity and crypto derivatives

Ever wanted to yield farm gold, silver or oil? Fetch.ai is launching Mettalex, a decentralized exchange that allows its users to trade commodity and crypto …

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Fireblocks, X-Margin Partner to Offer Institutions Cross Margin Trading in Crypto Derivatives

The firms will leverage privacy enhancing zero-knowledge proof technology to enable institutional trading firms to cross margin and bilaterally trade derivatives from a single pool …

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Bitcoin options data shows traders anticipate BTC price to fall soon

After a 17% drop in the Bitcoin price within a seven-day span, options market data shows investors are turning cautious. Market data from Skew shows …

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First Mover: SushiSwap’s Billion-Dollar ‘Rug Pull’ Is Thriller to Crypto Geeks

The “Sushi rug pull” is a gripping drama in the fast-moving arena of decentralized finance, which apparently is still limited to crypto geeks.

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Just Eat adds Bitcoin payments for 15,000 restaurants in France

The price of Bitcoin will be calculated depending on its current price on Bitpay and the delivery platform. Just Eat, a major British online food …

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European Crypto Tax Companies Announce Merger to Power US Expansion

The merger means Blockpit and Crypto Tax can look at taking their newly combined regtech offering to the lucrative U.S. market

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Bithumb Exchange’s Offices Raided Again by Korean Authorities: Report

Local officials are said to have raided Bithumb’s offices for the second time in a week as part of a fraud investigation.

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Bitcoin ‘plankton’ wallets hit record — plus 4 more bullish BTC charts

Both big and small hodlers are amassing BTC, statistics confirm, a trend which has only accelerated as the United States prints more dollars. More and …

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Bitcoin Options Suggest Investors Hedging but Still Long-Term Bullish

Bitcoin’s options market retains long-term bullish bias despite the recent price pullback, data shows.

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Major Chilean bank shuts down all branches following ransomware attack

There is a nationwide alert for future ransomware campaigns against Chilean companies. Banco Estado, the only public bank in Chile and one of the three …

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South Korean police reportedly raid Bithumb for second time

Bithumb has remained quiet despite the second police raid in the course of a week. Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, is reportedly …

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European crypto tax firms merge in bid to expand to North American markets

Another crypto merger targets tax reporting. European experts in cryptocurrency tax reporting are joining forces to enter markets in the United States and Canada. Blockpit, …

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DeFi Is Hot but Retail Interest Nowhere Close to ICO Frenzy

It may be too early to draw parallels between the DeFi explosion and the ICO bubble of two years ago.

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Consultancy firm to investigate blockchain transactions in QuadrigaCX case

Lawyers representing creditors of the collapsed exchange QuadrigaCX have hired blockchain forensics specialists to help with the ongoing investigation. The Canadian law firm representing creditors …

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New Bitcoin-stablecoin metric reveals ‘intense’ buy pressure — analyst

Bitcoin is seeing continued “intense buy pressure,” says CryptoQuant, as $10,000 proves attractive for market entrants. A new Bitcoin (BTC) metric says that investors are …

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Binance buys virtual property in blockchain game The Sandbox

Binance has acquired virtual real estate property on the leading blockchain gaming platform The Sandbox. The cryptocurrency giant Binance has acquired virtual space within the …

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Bitfinex Invests in Derivatives Exchange Built With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

The raise came after the new trading platform reached nearly $10 million in aggregate trading volume.

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QuadrigaCX Users’ Law Firm Launches Blockchain Analytics Investigation

Miller Thomson, the law firm representing QuadrigaCX’s former users, has hired Kroll and Coinfirm to conduct blockchain sleuthing services.

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Crypto Firm Bitsonar Had Signs of a ‘Deliberate Fraud’, Ex-Employee Claims in FBI Report

Former Bitsonar employee Yaroslav Shtadchenko has filed an FBI complaint accusing the crypto investment firm of operating like a pyramid scheme.

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Global P2P trade volume plummets amid crypto crash

While many centralized exchanges benefited handsomely from the recent sell-off, P2P trade on Paxful dropped by almost 50% this week. The recent crypto market slump …

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Exchanges suffer as Chinese users chase DeFi gains

Chinese demand for DeFi is surging, with local exchanges reportedly struggling under the weight of withdrawals destined for yield farming protocols. Despite the recent sell-off …

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Blockchain powered ‘Smart Brain’ to govern China’s new ‘Aerospace City’

Blockchain firm CyberVein is partnering with the Chinese government to build a blockchain-powered governance system for its aerospace ‘smart city.’ Singapore-based blockchain data firm CyberVein …

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Was Tim Draper’s support of BCH the result of a hack?

The crypto investor may not have promoted Bitcoin Cash on Twitter after all. Tim Draper, a famous American venture capitalist and serial cryptocurrency investor, might …

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The number of active DAOs is up 660% since 2019

DeepDAO has launched a new interface for examining the health and wealth of the top decentralized organizations in crypto. The growth of active decentralized autonomous …

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Starling Bank Co-Founder’s New UK-Licensed App Adds P2P Crypto Payments

Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency payments are now live on Ziglu, a week after the app-based platform got its EMI license from a U.K. watchdog.

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First Mover: As Bitcoin Falls for Second Day, Long-Term Holders Probably Won’t Care

The growing number of long-term bitcoin investors might be the cryptocurrency’s most simple bullish indicator – more so than “600,000 asteroids.”

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Schiff buys more Bitcoin: But there’s a twist

It all goes horribly wrong for Peter Schiff, as Twitter rejects his advice in favor of his college freshman son’s wisdom. The vast majority of …

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‘Exclusive mining’ could have negative implications for the Blockchain industry, say experts

A new mining concept is facing criticism in the blockchain sphere. Dr. Elias Strehle of the Blockchain Research Lab and Lennar Ante of the University …

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DeFi boom leaves former altcoin darlings in the dust — But for how long?

The strong performance from DeFi tokens has far eclipsed that of many top-10 altcoins but how long can this trend last? The rapid popularity and …

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Ransomware hackers shut down Argentina’s borders, demand $4M BTC

Officials shut down border checkpoints for 4 hours on Aug. 27. Government officials in Argentina are refusing to negotiate with a ransomware group that forced …

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Blockstream’s Liquid pushes for DeFi with new decentralized exchange

Bitcoin DeFi is coming, but it’s not really on Bitcoin. A decentralized exchange built on the Liquid network is opening for early access on Monday. …

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Price analysis 9/7: BTC, ETH, XRP, LINK, BCH, DOT, BSV, BNB, LTC, CRO

Bitcoin and altcoins could consolidate in a tight range for a few days before making the next decisive move. Corrections are healthy for the strength …

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Crypto Firm Bitsonar had Signs of a ‘Deliberate Fraud’, Ex Employee Claims in FBI Report

Former Bitsonar employee Yaroslav Shtadchenko has filed an FBI complaint accusing the crypto investment firm of operating like a pyramid scheme.

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Bitcoin price charts hint at double-bottom, relief rally to $10,800

Bitcoin has been clinging to the key $10,000 BTC price level all weekend as technical factors point to a short-term relief rally. Last weekend was …

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Tech Mahindra to Offer Blockchain Solutions on AWS

The Indian tech giant will offer blockchain solutions built on Amazon-managed blockchain.

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August’s Bitcoin Rally Led to Record Crypto Derivatives Volumes: Report

CryptoCompare’s latest report shows crypto derivative volumes were up 54% in August – likely a result of a rally in bitcoin’s price.

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Bitcoin Should Be Regulated Like Stocks in India, Says Think Tank Founder

Since it’s similar to other financial assets, India should legitimize bitcoin by regulating it like a corporate stock, according Deepak Kapoor.

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How to provide liquidity to cryptocurrency exchange

Liquidity is one of the most important factors in a cryptocurrency exchange or brokerage’s long term success. A trading venue’s liquidity represents how easily a …

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Ethereum Developers Weigh Gas Rule Change to Ease Fee Pressure

As Ethereum fees soar, a proposal to nix “gas tokens,” which let users prepay fees when they’re cheap and spend them later, is getting renewed …

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Bitcoin price hits $9.8K as quest to fill futures gap sees 6-week lows

Amid ongoing strength in the U.S. dollar currency index, Bitcoin bears gain strength, sending BTC/USD to its lowest since late July. Bitcoin (BTC) hit fresh …

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Sorry, Governments, We’re Entering the Era of Private Money

Whether the U.S. government likes it or not, the world is demanding crypto-dollars and the private market is ready to supply them.

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Bitcoin Banking App Mode Eyes £40M UK Listing

Mode is expected to announce plans for a £40 million stock market listing sometime in the next month.

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Dev finds major governance bug in SushiSwap, but no threat to the project yet

A massive bug cannot be exploited yet, but it may put migration plans on hold. SushiSwap appears to be vulnerable from a sneaky bug that …

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