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 2021-10-20 05:00 

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Play-to-Earn on Playdapp's Flagship RPG "Along With the Gods: Knights of the Dawn" in 7 Days...

PRESS RELEASE. Fast-rising Blockchain gaming platform PlayDapp has revealed the addition of a Play-to-Earn feature on its flagship game ''Along with the Gods: Knights of the Dawn''. This development is expected to build on the existing fea...

 2021-10-20 03:30 

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Chainalysis Adds Bitcoin to Balance Sheet — Its First Cryptocurrency Acquisition...

Blockchain data platform Chainalysis has announced that it is adding bitcoin to its corporate investment portfolio. This is the company's first acquisition of cryptocurrency, the CEO revealed. Chainalysis is valued at $4.2 billion. Chainalysis' Fi...

 2021-10-20 01:30 

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Gary Gensler Explains Why SEC Approves a Bitcoin Futures ETF...

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler has shared why the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decided to approve a bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) to trade on the NYSE. Meanwhile, the Commission has not approved a spot bitcoin ETF. Why SEC Approve...

 2021-10-20 00:00 

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Coinbase Becomes Exclusive Cryptocurrency Platform for NBA, WNBA, USA Basketball...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has partnered with the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Nasdaq-listed crypto company is now the exclusive cryptocurrency platform partner of the NBA, Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA G Leag...

 2021-10-19 22:32 

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Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Captures Close to $1 Billion in Volume...

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) launched in the United States and smashed records on Tuesday, capturing close to $1 billion in total volume. Eric Balchunas, the senior ETF analyst for Bloomberg said that the Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BI...

 2021-10-19 21:30 

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Concierge Service Catering to Crypto Whales Sees 500% Increase in Clients Over the Last 6 Months...

On Tuesday, Concierge.io, the exclusive travel service backed by Travala.com announced it added new luxury services in order to give crypto investors "a more premium experience to live out their travel dreams." The concierge service for "the c...

 2021-10-19 21:00 

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Chimeras Play-to-Earn Metaverse Completes Successful Funding Round...

PRESS RELEASE. Chimeras successfully raised over $2 million in its latest fundraising round, which will help to fund the play-to-earn project's market and product development. October 18th, 2021 The Chimeras Play-to-Earn metaverse project has complete...

 2021-10-19 19:30 

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Iran to Pilot 'National Cryptocurrency,' Amend Central Bank Law...

The central bank of Iran is gearing up to begin the pilot phase of its digital currency project in the near future, its new head announced to representatives of local media. The monetary authority is also preparing to move forward with a plan to reform th...

 2021-10-19 17:30 

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BTC Futures Open Interest Soars Leading up to Bitcoin ETF's Official Launch...

Prior to the launch of the Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO), open interest in bitcoin futures products has been surging since the start of the month, according to data from the Coinbase Institutional arm Skew Analytics. Binance and FTX command the li...

 2021-10-19 15:30 

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As DOGE, SHIB Markets Fall Back, Baby Doge Coin and Dogelon Mars Prices Skyrocket...

Following shiba inu's 260% gains during the last 30 days, the third-largest meme-based crypto asset in terms of market capitalization, baby doge coin (BABYDOGE), has taken the lead in terms of market performance. Another meme asset, dogelon mars (ELON...

 2021-10-19 13:30 

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Hindu Paramilitary Group Calls on Indian Government to Regulate Cryptocurrencies...

Hindu nationalist group Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has called on the Indian government to regulate cryptocurrencies. "The government has to ensure that it is regulated in the larger interest of the society," the group reportedly said. Rasht...

 2021-10-19 13:00 

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ZoidPay Chrome Extension Lets Shoppers Buy with Crypto on Amazon, eBay and 40M+ Online Retailers...

PRESS RELEASE. The ZoidPay Chrome extension will allow users to spend their cryptocurrencies on products, pay subscriptions, and even book flights with 40+ million online retailers. October 19th, 2021, Bucharest, Romania — ZoidPay has announced the ...

 2021-10-19 11:30 

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Fraud-Accused South African Bitcoin Trader to Turn Himself Over to Police: Report...

Sandile Shezi, the young South African bitcoin trader who is facing fraud charges, has denied allegations he scammed shareholders in his Global Forex Institute. Shezi: Shareholders Signed Up for Education, Not Investments Despite his rejection of the alle...

 2021-10-19 10:00 

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Brazilian Asset Manager Kinea Makes Exploratory Investment in Ethereum...

One of the biggest asset managers in Brazil, Kinea, disclosed it made an exploratory investment in Ethereum. The announcement was made by Marco Aurlio Freire, manager of funds for Kinea, who stated the company had invested a small amount of its holdings i...

 2021-10-19 08:30 

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National Police in Spain Warn of Surge in Cryptocurrency-Related Scams...

The National Police have issued a warning for a wave of cryptocurrency-related investment scams in Spain. The amount that has been lost in these kinds of investments recently is 240,000 related to just two complaints. However, there has been a rise in the...

 2021-10-19 07:00 

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FinCEN Links More Than $5 Billion in Bitcoin Transactions to Ransomware...

FinCEN, the U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, linked more than $5 billion in bitcoin transactions to the most common ransomware variants out there. The organization stated in a report issued last week that the mean average total monthly suspiciou...

 2021-10-19 05:30 

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Microstrategy CEO Advises Nigeria and Zimbabwe to Adopt Bitcoin Standard, Says BTC Is 'Kingmaker'...

Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor has suggested Nigeria and Zimbabwe issue currencies that are backed by bitcoin if they want to fix their economies. He surmised that using the bitcoin standard will end starvation and allow citizens of both countries to ha...

 2021-10-19 05:00 

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Charity and Community Focused Project 'TheFloorNFT' Announces New Artistic Collectibles on Ethereum...

PRESS RELEASE. The Floor NFT's are fresh, hand-drawn, non-PFP (Profile Picture), artistic collectibles on the Ethereum Blockchain, crafted with love by DAHR in his pleasing cartoonish art style. Only 7777 provably rare artworks were generated from 150...

 2021-10-19 03:30 

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Financial Advisors Managing $110 Trillion Can Now Offer Crypto Trading to Clients via Interactive Brokers...

Registered investment advisors (RIAs) with about $110 trillion under management can now offer their clients cryptocurrency trading through Interactive Brokers. RIAs manage portfolios of almost 61 million clients. Registered Investment Advisors Can Now Off...

 2021-10-19 01:30 

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NY Attorney General Targets 5 Crypto Companies: 2 Lending Platforms Ordered to Shut Down...

New York Attorney General Letitia James has ordered two cryptocurrency lending platforms to shut down and requested three other platforms to answer questions regarding their activities immediately. The letters to the companies published on the attorney ge...

 2021-10-18 23:30 

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Grayscale Confirms Plan to Convert GBTC Into Bitcoin ETF...

Grayscale Investments has confirmed its plan to file for its bitcoin trust (GBTC) to be converted into a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). "The NYSE Arca will file a document called the 19b-4 to convert GBTC into an ETF," said Grayscale's of...

 2021-10-18 21:30 

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Top Ten Crypto Market Capitalizations Shifted a Great Deal Since the Last Time BTC Hit $60K...

The price of bitcoin recently jumped above the $60,000 per unit mark on October 15, and the leading crypto asset has not seen prices this high since mid-April six months ago. However, as far as the top digital assets are concerned, in terms of market capi...

 2021-10-18 21:00 

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BEUROP Launches DeFi Trading and Marketing Platform for Blockchain Startups...

PRESS RELEASE. Blockchain Euro Project BEUROP has announced the launch of its DeFi trading and Marketing platform for cryptocurrency startups and everyday users. Monday 18th, London, England — Following the launch of it's deflationary BEPR token...

 2021-10-18 19:30 

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A Slew of Defi Tokens Outperform Bitcoin's Weekly Gains, Defi TVL and NFT Sales Spike...

October has been a strong month for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin but a number of decentralized finance (defi) tokens have seen higher double-digit gains this past week. Moreover, non-fungible token (NFT) sales have picked up and after the total-value loc...

 2021-10-18 17:30 

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Big Three Credit Agency Fitch Says Stablecoin Growth Could Be 'Disruptive' to Securities Markets...

American credit rating agency Fitch Ratings, one of the 'Big Three' credit rating agencies, has published a report that says stablecoin growth could affect securities and commercial paper (CP) markets. The agency says stablecoins could be "dis...

 2021-10-18 15:30 

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Local Businesses in New York Urge Governor to Impose Statewide Bitcoin Mining Moratorium...

The governor of New York state, Kathy Hochul, has been urged by a group of local companies to deny business permits to bitcoin miners. The letter specifically asks for the "denial of permits for the Greenidge Generating Station and the Fortistar North...

 2021-10-18 13:30 

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Cardano Subsidiary Emurgo in Partnership With Pan-African Venture Studio...

Emurgo, the investment arm of Cardano, has partnered one of its subsidiaries with Adanian Labs, a pan-African venture studio that is focused on building a platform where African tech start-ups can thrive and access all key resources that allow them to gro...

 2021-10-18 13:00 

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CoinFLEX AMM+ Arena: Bring Your Competitive Edge to the AMM Experience...

PRESS RELEASE. CoinFLEX, a crypto futures exchange, is the first centralized exchange to launch a hybrid Automated Market Maker called AMM+. CoinFLEX will be hosting an 'AMM+ Arena' competition where users will be rewarded based on their ranking a...

 2021-10-18 11:30 

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Russia, Belarus Move to Introduce Special Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners...

Authorities in Belarus and the Russian Federation are taking steps to separate cryptocurrency miners from other groups of power users and deny them access to subsidized energy. This could lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for busine...

 2021-10-18 09:30 

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Liquidator of Defunct South African Crypto Exchange Says He Found a 54 BTC Discrepancy in Ice3's Accounts...

A court-appointed liquidator, Dewald Breytenbach of National Liquidators, recently claimed that out of the 76 bitcoins that belonged to the now-defunct South African cryptocurrency exchange, Ice3, his firm can only account for 22. Ice3's Abrupt Shut D...

 2021-10-18 07:30 

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Central Bank of Brazil Reports Brazilians Have Bought More Than $4 Billion in Cryptocurrency This Year...

Brazilians have brought over $4 billion of cryptocurrencies to the country, according to numbers from the Central Bank of Brazil. The commercial asset balance report presented shows that Brazilians have consistently acquired over $350 million dollars of c...

 2021-10-18 05:30 

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As Bitcoin's Price Spikes Pods of BTC Whales Begin to Shrink in Size...

Recent metrics from a variety of analytical web portals show that the quantity of bitcoin whales has been shrinking in recent times. The data indicates that the leading crypto asset has been distributed quite a bit since the price run-up started. Pods of ...

 2021-10-18 05:00 

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Popular BTM Operator: Bitcoin of America Adds Ethereum to Its Bitcoin ATMs...

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin of America is a popular virtual currency exchange, registered as a money services business with the United States Department of Treasury (FinCEN)(RegNum). Apart from ensuring a fast and hassle-free transaction, they are known for th...

 2021-10-18 03:00 

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'Big Short' Investor Michael Burry Not Shorting Bitcoin, Warns 'Cryptocurrencies Are in a Bubble'...

Hedge fund manager Michael Burry, famed for forecasting the 2008 financial crisis, has confirmed that he has not been shorting cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, despite speculations that he may have. His confirmation came after he recently asked how to...

 2021-10-18 01:00 

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Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Sees 'Very Bright' Future for Bitcoin, Plans to Buy More BTC After Next Pullback...

Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, now says bitcoin's future is "very bright," after predicting a "giant stock market crash" that could also tank the crypto market. He further revealed that he is waiting for...

 2021-10-17 23:00 

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Coinbase Publishes Proposal for Crypto Regulation Pushing 4 Core Recommendations...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has published its proposal for crypto regulation after "more than 75 meetings with stakeholders in government, industry, and academia," CEO Brian Armstrong revealed. In its Digital Asset Policy Proposal, the compan...

 2021-10-17 21:00 

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The 'Holding Billionaires Accountable' Lie — Media, Big Tech Fact Checkers Mischaracterize Angst Toward Biden's Tax Proposal...

U.S. citizens and financial institutions are concerned about the Biden administration's goals to get banks to report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) aggregate inflows from a customer's bank account annually that exceed $600. Mainstream media...

 2021-10-17 19:00 

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Valve Bans Games Built on Blockchain, NFTs, and Cryptocurrencies From Steam Gaming Platform...

This past week, Valve, the parent company of the video game digital distribution service Steam updated its distribution onboarding guidelines. According to the newly updated rules, the company is banning any "applications built on blockchain technolog...

 2021-10-17 17:00 

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Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Taunts Economist Steve Hanke After Bitcoin's Price Skyrockets...

On October 15, the day bitcoin's price surpassed the $60K per unit handle, Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele taunted the professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, Steve Hanke, over his recent statements. At the time, the well known e...

 2021-10-17 15:00 

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Bitcoin's Unknown Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Is Now the 20th Wealthiest Person on Earth...

In mid-April the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto entered the world's top 20 richest billionaire list but after bitcoin's price dropped, the inventor's wealth plummeted. This week, Nakamoto has once again joined the top 20 rich...

 2021-10-17 10:30 

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Digital Asset Firm Bakkt to Go Public After Completing Merger — BKKT Shares Set to Trade on NYSE Monday...

The digital asset company Bakkt Holdings has completed a merger with a firm called VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings and the combined business will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 18. Bakkt revealed it was aiming to go public last...

 2021-10-17 08:00 

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President of Mexico Denies Having Interest in Adopting Bitcoin as Legal Tender...

The President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, denied having any interest in adopting cryptocurrencies as legal tender in the country. The statements, offered in a press conference in the National Palace this week, also confirmed that the Mexican g...

 2021-10-17 05:30 

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JMP Securities Sees Crypto Entering the Mainstream, Says Adoption Has Hit Escape Velocity...

Investment banking and asset management firm JMP Securities says that "The crypto economy is entering the mainstream," emphasizing that crypto "adoption and early use cases have established 'escape velocity." However, the firm's an...

 2021-10-17 02:30 

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US Senator Lummis Thanks God for Bitcoin as Congress Discusses Raising Debt Ceiling...

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis said, "Thank God for bitcoin," during her speech to the Senate about raising the U.S. debt limit. "Bitcoin is not issued by a government, so it is not beholding to the debts that are run up by governments," she ...

 2021-10-17 00:00 

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Mark Cuban Won't Invest in Bitcoin ETF, Prefers to Buy BTC Directly...

The owner of the NBA team Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, has said "no" to investing in bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs), one of which could start trading next week in the U.S. The Shark Tank star does not see a reason for him to invest in...

 2021-10-16 21:30 

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Economics Professor Warns 'Cryptocurrencies May Contribute to Monetary and Financial Instability'...

Cornell University's professor of economics and former head of the IMF's China division, Eswar Prasad, has warned that "Cryptocurrencies may contribute to monetary and financial instability." He added that the risk is amplified if the indu...

 2021-10-16 19:00 

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Jack Dorsey Says Square Is Considering Building a 'Bitcoin Mining System Based on Custom Silicon'...

Following the latest report from Cambridge University that shows a large percentage of the Bitcoin network's hashrate resides in the United States, the CEO of Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey, has announced that Square is considering building a "bi...

 2021-10-16 16:00 

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The Ongoing Effort to Free Ross — Ulbricht's Clemency Petition Closes in on Half a Million Signatures...

As the end of 2021 nears, Ross Ulbricht remains in prison as he continues to serve his draconian double-life prison sentence for creating a website called the Silk Road. Ever since he was arrested, there's been an ongoing effort to free Ulbricht, as a...

 2021-10-16 12:00 

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Impossible to Run Away From Cryptocurrencies Says Zimbabwe Finance Minister...

Zimbabwe's increasingly pro-crypto finance minister, Mthuli Ncube, recently told his colleagues in government that it is now impossible to run away from cryptocurrencies. Ncube said this after revealing that some 30% of the country's youth are now...

 2021-10-16 10:00 

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Survey: 14% of Americans Want Crypto Rewards for Using Their Credit Cards...

During the last few years, prepaid cards that offer cryptocurrency rewards have grown popular and a number of digital asset payment cards offer these types of rewards. This means instead of accruing frequent flyer miles or points, consumers get rewarded i...

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