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Bitcoin is shaky but medium-term bull case intact: on-chain analyst

The price of Bitcoin dips below $10,000 for three consecutive weeks but on-chain analyst Willy Woo says it’s mid-term bullish. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) …

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‘Bitcoin Pope’ faces up to 10 years in jail for running two crypto scams

The alleged crypto scam websites are still intact. A securities regulator in the United States, the Texas State Securities Board (TSSB), has detected another batch …

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Investors Buying Bitcoin Amid Price Slump to Near $10K, Data Shows

Despite bitcoin shedding over $2,000 in the last few weeks, the “buy the dip” mentality in the market still appears strong.

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Tech Mahindra to build multiple blockchain solutions on Amazon’s blockchain

Indian IT tech giant Tech Mahindra will build blockchain supply chain solutions for aviation, healthcare and telecom sectors. The Indian IT giant Tech Mahindra is …

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

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

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Binance Card still on its way to Russia despite local crypto payments ban

Russia’s law on digital assets has not affected Binance’s business in any way. International cryptocurrency giant Binance is not going to give up launching the …

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Binance Unveils New Product for ‘Yield Farming’ Crypto Assets

Users of the new Launchpool will be able to stake Binance’s tokens, as well as the ARPA token, for rewards in Bella (BEL).

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Ziglu launches peer-to-peer payments after getting UK e-money licence

Ziglu now offers a fully regulated way to transfer Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash to other users for free. United Kingdom challenger bank Ziglu …

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Fear, politics and the dollar: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

U.S. dollar strength combines with a decision on monetary policy in Europe as a backdrop to fresh fear among Bitcoin investors. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to …

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Australian Financial Watchdog Bans Local BitConnect Promoter for 7 Years

The Australian man was banned from working in financial services by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.

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Number of Ether whales increases during 30% price drop

At least 68 Ethereum whales behaved differently than the majority of holders. During a 30% price drop at the beginning of September, at least 68 …

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Fishy Business: What Happened to $1.2B DeFi Protocol SushiSwap Over the Weekend

SushiSwap experienced a tumultuous weekend after its founder sold $13 million’ worth of his stake in the project before turning the reigns over to investor …

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YouTube pulls the plug on another crypto livestream

The platform has cut off crypto-related videos before Crypto YouTuber Sunny Decree recently saw his livestream cut short by YouTube, with the platform stating the …

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Binance brings out platform for farming new assets

Bella Protocol will be the first project to participate in the platform. The world’s largest crypto exchange Binance unveiled the Launchpool platform on Sept. 6. …

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Blockchain platform commercializes digital bank guarantees in Australia

Australia gets more blockchain projects. The Lygon blockchain platform, which runs on IBM Public Cloud, has reportedly successfully conducted its pilot since last year with …

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Crypto Long & Short: What Investors Get Wrong About Volatility (and Not Just for Crypto)

Many investors conflate volatility with risk, a fundamental error that says more about our collective psychology than it does about portfolio management.

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Bitcoin’s plunge, Twitter hack revelation, Pornhub accepts crypto: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 31–Sept. 6

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every …

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Vid Foundation opens staking

Other features will also be in the network. Vid Foundation, the company behind the social media app Vid which rewards users, unveiled its plans to …

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Peter Schiff: ‘I was wrong about Bitcoin’

The gold bug still thinks Bitcoin’s drop to $10K indicates a bear market. Gold bug Peter Schiff, who has often spoken out against Bitcoin, may …

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Microsoft warns digital currency owners to be aware of new malware

Windows users must be wary. In a tweet, Microsoft Security Intelligence (MSI) warned cryptocurrency owners who are also Windows users on August 27 that their …

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, ETH, LINK, NEO, XEM

A short-term bottom for Bitcoin and altcoins may be confirmed if the bulls do not allow the recent lows to be broken during the next …

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DeFi experts say that Ethereum 2.0 is not the answer to high gas fees

A better solution might come up before it even exists. High gas fees for transactions on the Ethereum blockchain are at record highs amid the …

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Binance defends SUSHI listing after criticism

Innovation comes with high reward and risk said the CEO’s exchange. Following SushiSwap’s dramatic drop, users blasted crypto exchange Binance for even listing the token …

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Could Russia lead Eastern Europe’s crypto boom?

Russia’s new bill brings it in line with U.K. legislators, though there is a distinction between the approach of the FCA and the State Duma. …

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Blockchain studio rep laments that ‘Not all gamers are crypto traders’

And not all crypto traders are gamers either. With the rise of non-fungible tokens (NFT), gamers and crypto enthusiasts are coming together, but gamers may …

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South Korean government agency to use blockchain-based employee ID system

South Korean public entities are becoming blockchain-friendly. The Korea Internet & Security Agency, or KISA, is the first public entity of South Korea to implement …

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DeFi ain’t just about tokens, quality use-cases to overcome challenges

Decentralized finance has taken the crypto world by storm, reshaping the space. Blockchain technology is disrupting every sector of the global economy with its limitless …

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A Practical Utopian’s Guide to the Coming Collapse

A reading on revolutions from the late great David Graeber.

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DeFi project SUSHI gets new ‘master chef’ in an unprecedented move

SushiSwap’s SUSHI gets handed over to FTX CEO after it plunged 88% in 5 days in a surprise move that caused the price to pare …

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Electrum Bitcoin wallet still plagued by known crypto phishing attack

Two new Bitcoin hacks have surfaced recently, showing the Electrum wallet still appears to be troubled by phishing efforts. Two Electrum software wallet users have …

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Blockchain-based app easing pandemic travel launched

That’s one less travel headache A blockchain-based app aimed to make travel during the pandemic easier has been launched. The app, called ICC AOKpass, allows …

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The Care Bears, Roger Ver, and Tesla shenanigans: Bad crypto news of the week

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto podcast. While Bitcoin stays under its $12,000 ceiling, you can take your pick of future price predictions. The Winklevoss …

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Is Tesla a Stock for Suckers?

The markets kicked off the week with a 5-1 Tesla stock split rally and ended with major questions about tech company valuations.

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3 Things You Should Know Before Staking on Ethereum 2.0

It wasn’t long ago that the Ethereum 2.0 upgrade went live on an official test network. Developers have been catching mission-critical bugs in the code …

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Offline Staking, Explained

Defining the concept of offline staking, what benefits and risk it poses, and how it could transform the user experience. Are there any examples of …

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Bitcoin and Economic Uncertainty: Patience Is the Name of the Game

The crypto market as a whole has made tremendous strides monetarily, even though Bitcoin’s price has so far failed to meet the lofty expectations. As …

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Huobi Global Announces Measures to Strengthen Its Presence in Russia

The exchange is taking advantage of the growing Russian crypto market. As part of its Russian expansion plans, Seychelles-based exchange Huobi Global appointed Vladimir Demin …

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Hashgraph Sets to Scale a Mental Health Platform to Billion Users

Could their partnership with a new age guru save lives? Hashgraph has partnered with the Chopra Foundation to develop a mental health platform that they …

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University of Utah Pays Ransomware Gang to Prevent Student Data Leak

This is one instance where the ransomware gang got away with it. The University of Utah’s College of Social and Behavioral Science confirmed that they …

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Bitcoin Macro Trend Unaffected by Chinese Investors’ $50B Tether Exodus

Bitcoin’s macro bullish trend remains intact even after data show Chinese investors moved $50 billion in crypto to overseas addresses in the past 12 months. …

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People Have Spent Almost $7M on ETH Gas for Uniswap

Uniswap now accounts for more gas fees than anyone else on the Ethereum network. Press time data from EthGasStation shows decentralized exchange Uniswap as the …

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Looks Like DeFi is Coming to Prediction Markets

Would you rather bet on YFI or BTC? PlotX seeks to create robust prediction markets for the burgeoning DeFi space by taking a slightly different …

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Hong Kong Regulator Gives Crypto Exchange OSL Tentative Licensure Approval

OSL Digital Securities was the first crypto exchange to apply for the SFC’s opt-in license last November.

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Dips to $11.6K, ETH Options Predict Price Below $400 by End of Year

Bitcoin’s price is trending down while ether options traders expect bearish moves to come.

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Barstool Sports Founder Unprepared for Bitcoin, Exits After $25k Loss

Dave Portnoy talked a strong crypto game right up until it cost him money. After recently entering the crypto space, Barstool Sports founder turned stock …

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Bitcoin Options Open Interest Reaches $2B — Should BTC Traders Worry?

Open interest on Bitcoin options reached $2 billion but should traders be worried that the majority of August options appear worthless? The open interest on …

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Law Decoded: Blockchains and the Eastern Bloc, August 14–21

As protests rage in Belarus and Alexei Navalny remains in a coma, we look at new developments in crypto across the former USSR. Every Friday, …

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Winter Is Coming: Examining the Economy’s Eight-Body Problem

From the devastation of the service industry to never-ending central bank intervention, these factors make predicting the future of the economy nearly impossible.

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Barstool’s Dave Portnoy Is Bad at Trading Cryptocurrency

The day trader now owns zero bitcoins after one week of trading.

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Open Source DeFi Data Platfrom DIA Raises $15M Through Token Sale

Marketed as an open-source data aggregator for DeFi markets, DIA announced on Friday that the $15 million were raised through selling the firm’s governance token.

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Grayscale’s Litecoin-Based Asset Sees Wild Premium Swings

Prices are volatile for Grayscale’s LTCN stock asset. Grayscale’s LTCN asset, boasting publicly quoted over-the-counter shares, currently trades far above the price of Litecoin (LTC) …

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