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 2021-10-13 23:30 

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Crypto Is a 'Major Priority' for Miami Mayor Building City Into Crypto Capital of the World...

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez says that cryptocurrency is a "major priority" for him as he attempts to build his city into the crypto capital of the world. "I want us to differentiate ourselves as a crypto capital of the United States or of the w...

 2021-10-13 21:30 

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Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings...

A FINMA-licensed Swiss bank, Seba, has launched a program enabling clients to earn yield on their crypto holdings. In addition, the bank will "provide support for centralized lending and borrowing services, enabling investors to generate yield by lend...

 2021-10-13 21:00 

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NFT Gaming Pioneer Vulcan Forged Launches New DEX for Gaming Tokens...

PRESS RELEASE. Vulcan Forged has launched a new and revolutionary decentralized exchange for gaming tokens following the success of its gaming metaverse, VulcanVerse. Cardiff, United Kingdom Blockchain gaming platform, Vulcan Forged, is announcing the lau...

 2021-10-13 19:30 

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Defi and Algorithmic Stablecoin Demand Grows in 2021 Despite Large Centralized Competitors...

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the market capitalization of all the stablecoins in existence is around $134 billion, which is 5.60% of the entire $2.4 trillion crypto economy. While centralized stablecoin projects dominate the pack of dollar-pegged token...

 2021-10-13 17:30 

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Geographic Distribution Data Shows US Takes Leading Bitcoin Mining Position After China's Crackdown...

After China has reigned for a number of consecutive years as the dominant bitcoin mining epicenter of the world, the United States has "taken the leading position in bitcoin mining," according to new data from Cambridge University. Data Shows US, ...

 2021-10-13 15:30 

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Cardano Slips to 5th-Largest Crypto Market Position — ADA Down 30% Since All-Time High Last Month...

During the second week of October, bitcoin market values have maintained prices between $54K to $57K. Meanwhile, myriad alternative crypto assets have not yet seen the gains the leading crypto asset has enjoyed during the last two weeks. For instance, car...

 2021-10-13 13:30 

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Moscow Not Planning to Ban Russians From Buying Crypto Abroad...

Russia is not going to follow China's course and does not plan to ban its citizens from purchasing cryptocurrency on foreign exchanges, a high-ranking government official has indicated. Russians will not be able to pay with digital coins in their own ...

 2021-10-13 13:00 

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Binance Smart Chain (BSC) Receives $1 Billion to Bring the Next 1 Billion Crypto Users...

Binance, the world's leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency platform, has launched a $1 billion Growth Fund for Binance Smart Chain, to accelerate adoption of digital assets and blockchain technology. In the span of next few months multiple p...

 2021-10-13 11:30 

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Investors Lost $10,000 on Average to Russian Crypto Pyramid Finiko, Poll Reveals...

Investors defrauded by the Russia-based cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme Finiko have sent the crypto pyramid an average exceeding 720,000 rubles, or more than $10,000 at current exchange rates. The assessment comes from a survey of victims conducted by a publi...

 2021-10-13 08:30 

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Report: Kenya Has Fourth-Highest Interest in Cryptocurrency Globally...

Kenya has the fourth-highest interest in cryptocurrency globally, a new research study by Broker Chooser has found. According to the study, only three countries — Ukraine, Russia, and the United States — have had higher searches for cryptocurr...

 2021-10-13 06:30 

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Consensys Aims for $3 Billion Valuation in Upcoming Funding Round...

Consensys, the Ethereum-based software boutique, is aiming to get a valuation that could reach $3 billion dollars in its upcoming funding round. The company would be taking advantage of the bullish climate the industry is experiencing right now to achieve...

 2021-10-13 05:00 

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For the 1st Time, All ERC20 Tokens Can Be Lent and Borrowed With UniLend's Upcoming Version 2...

PRESS RELEASE. UniLend Finance published their protocol update blog introducing UniLend v2. The Binance Innovation Zone project has earlier this year enabled Lending for every token along with Flash Loans. The team published an initial blog explaining var...

 2021-10-13 04:30 

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Bank of Spain Criticizes El Salvador's Foray Into Bitcoin...

The Bank of Spain, the central bank of the country, criticized the adoption process El Salvador chose when declaring Bitcoin legal tender last month. In a report titled "The role of crypto assets as legal tender: the example of El Salvador," the b...

 2021-10-13 02:30 

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Binance Launches $1 Billion Fund to Boost Adoption of Its Smart Chain and Entire Blockchain Industry...

Crypto exchange Binance has launched a $1 billion fund which it calls "the biggest funding program of its kind in the whole cryptocurrency industry." The company aims for the fund to "push the adoption" of the Binance Smart Chain and "...

 2021-10-13 00:00 

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Coinbase Launching NFT Marketplace With Social Features to Grow Creator Community 'Exponentially'...

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching a peer-to-peer marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The Nasdaq-listed company says that "Coinbase NFT" will make "minting, purchasing, showcasing, and discovering NFTs easier than ever."...

 2021-10-12 22:00 

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US Inflation Expectations Highest Since 2013, Gas Prices Skyrocket, Supply Chains Buckle...

Americans are still concerned about dealing with inflation, as the cost of goods and services has continued to rise significantly in a short period of time. The Federal Reserve has published the latest Survey of Consumer Expectations report and U.S. house...

 2021-10-12 21:00 

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NASDAQ-Listed HIVE Blockchain to Expand Data Center in New Brunswick, Canada With 40 Megawatts Capacity...

HIVE Blockchain is set to expand its data center campus in New Brunswick, Canada with 40 megawatts capacity. It is the first publicly-traded cryptocurrency miner, listing in Toronto on the Venture Exchange back in 2017 and added to NASDAQ in 2021. It mine...

 2021-10-12 20:00 

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Millions of Wix Merchants Can Now Accept 12 Different Cryptocurrencies...

On Tuesday, the Atlanta-based cryptocurrency payments company Bitpay announced the Israeli software company Wix has enabled its Software as a service (SaaS) e-commerce product to accept crypto-asset payments. The integration will allow Wix merchants to ac...

 2021-10-12 18:00 

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Nevada-Based Bitcoin Mining Operation Cleanspark Purchases 4,500 Bitcoin Miners From Bitmain...

Cleanspark, a Nevada-based energy technology and clean bitcoin mining firm, has announced the purchase of 4,500 Bitmain-brand Antminer S19 bitcoin mining rigs. The company says the mining devices were purchased by leveraging a portion of the company's...

 2021-10-12 16:00 

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Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $200 Billion — Fantom, Avalanche, Harmony, Arbitrum TVLs Swell...

Decentralized finance (defi) has swelled quite a bit this year and on October 5, the total value locked (TVL) in defi protocols crossed the $200 billion mark. Since January 1, the defi TVL across various blockchains has risen almost 855% from $21.4 billio...

 2021-10-12 14:00 

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Major Turkish Crypto Exchange Coinzo Shuts Down...

Coinzo, one of Turkey's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is terminating its digital asset trading services. The platform said its website will remain online in the next six months to allow users to withdraw their holdings in cryptocurrency and Turkis...

 2021-10-12 12:30 

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iExec Launches Oracle Factory Allowing Anyone To Create Custom Oracles in Minutes...

PRESS RELEASE. Using the iExec Oracle Factory, developers are able to create their own decentralized oracles with just the API's URL and key. October 12th, Lyon, France, 2021 iExec, a decentralized marketplace for computing assets, has announced the l...

 2021-10-12 12:00 

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South Africa Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Fraud-Accused Crypto Trader...

Reports from South Africa say the country's police have now issued a warrant for the arrest of Sandile Shezi, a 29-year-old cryptocurrency trader. The warrant was issued after one Allan Ledwaba, an investor with Shezi's Global Forex Institute, acc...

 2021-10-12 10:00 

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Nigerian Vice President Says Current Naira Exchange Rate 'Artificially Low'...

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recently warned that the country's official naira exchange rate of N411 for every dollar is artificially low. This exchange rate, according to Osinbajo, discourages foreign exchange entrance into the country. Nair...

 2021-10-12 08:00 

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Bitfarms Starts Construction of Mega Bitcoin Mining Farm in Argentina...

Bitfarms, a bitcoin mining company, announced last week that construction is underway for a mega bitcoin mining farm in Argentina. The facility, which is designed to accommodate 55,000 miners, will be finished by next year. This is yet another signal that...

 2021-10-12 06:00 

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Blockchain Intelligence Company Elliptic Raises $60 Million — Evolution Equity Partners, Softbank Bolster Series C...

On Monday, the blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic announced the company has raised $60 million in a Series C financing round. Elliptic plans to leverage the capital to expand the team and "accelerate" blockchain research and development (R&D). ...

 2021-10-12 04:00 

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Wormhole Adds Binance Smart Chain Support to Network Bridge...

During the first week of September, the Wormhole Network's ethereum solana bridge was introduced to the Solana community and the following week, developers released a bi-directional connection for blockchain non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles. On M...

 2021-10-12 02:00 

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JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon Says Bitcoin Is Worthless, Questions BTC's Limited Supply...

The CEO of global investment bank JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, says bitcoin is "worthless," questioning whether the supply of bitcoin is actually limited. He also noted that blockchain and stablecoins can be real, emphasizing that governments are going ...

 2021-10-12 00:00 

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Bank of England: Crypto Assets Pose 'Limited' Risks to Stability of UK Financial System...

The Bank of England says that crypto assets pose "limited" direct risks to the stability of the country's financial system. "Cryptoasset and associated markets and services continue to grow and to develop rapidly. Such assets are becoming ...

 2021-10-11 22:10 

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FTX US Launches NFT Market — Users Can Trade and Mint Solana NFTs, ETH Support on the Way...

On Monday, FTX US announced the launch of its marketplace for non-fungible token (NFT) assets. FTX explained that the marketplace will feature Solana-based NFTs but support for Ethereum-based NFTs is coming in the near future. FTX US Reveals New Solana NF...

 2021-10-11 21:00 

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rhoToken Successfully Launched on Flurry Finance DApp...

Flurry Finance is announcing an exciting development in the world of DeFi, as the successful launch of the rhoToken marks a next level evolution in yield aggregation! Users are now able to freely earn, trade, and spend deposit tokens while farming without...

 2021-10-11 20:00 

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Mining Hardware Manufacturer Bitfury Plans to Go Public...

Bitfury, the leading non-Chinese bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, is reportedly planning to go public in the next 12 months. This would constitute one of the largest listings of a European-based cryptocurrency mining hardware company to date. The com...

 2021-10-11 18:00 

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FBI Arrests Federal Employee Selling Restricted Data on Nuclear Submarines for Cryptocurrency...

A U.S. government employee has been arrested on espionage-related charges after he attempted to sell restricted data on the design of nuclear-powered warships to a foreign government. The federal employee asked to be paid in monero cryptocurrency. "I ...

 2021-10-11 16:00 

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Bitcoin Skyrockets Above $57K, Recaptures Trillion Dollar Market Cap, Double-Digit Weekly Gains...

The price of bitcoin continues to climb higher as the crypto asset has captured over 19% in gains during the last seven days. Bitcoin tapped a daily high on Monday reaching $57,678 per unit, jumping 4.4% in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin Outperforms the Pack ...

 2021-10-11 14:15 

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Pantera CEO Wants a Reminder the Day Before a US Bitcoin ETF Launches — 'I Might Want to Take Some Chips off the Table'...

On October 6, Pantera Capital published an investor's note written by Dan Morehead, the company's CEO. Unlike the myriad of crypto investors who believe that a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) will send the crypto asset's value to the moon, ...

 2021-10-11 13:00 

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Akt.io Shows How DeFi Is Shaping the Future and Why Financial Institutions Are Ripe for Disruption...

Investing has become mandatory for those who want to secure their financial future. Despite this need, the accessible alternatives for those wanting to put their money to work are few. Akt.io will change this and democratize the world of investing. Why do...

 2021-10-11 12:00 

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Poland's Central Bank Says It Will Add 100 Tons of Gold to Existing Holdings in 2022...

The Polish central bank, the National Bank of Poland (NBP), is reportedly planning to raise its gold reserves by 100 tons in 2022. According to bank governor Adam Glapinski, the objective of this decision is to prepare Poland for "the most unfavourabl...

 2021-10-11 10:00 

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Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Announces Construction of Vet Hospital With Bitcoin Trust Funds...

Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador, announced yesterday he will start using surplus funds from the country's bitcoin trust. Part of the $4 million excedent will be invested in a vet hospital that will offer different services for the pets of Salva...

 2021-10-11 08:00 

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Travelers Will Be Able to Purchase Airline Tickets With Crypto in Venezuela...

Travelers will be able to purchase airline tickets in Venezuela using cryptocurrencies in the near future. According to statements made by Freddy Borges, Director of the Maiqueta International Airport, the institution would be working to include cryptocur...

 2021-10-11 06:00 

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Bitmain Will Not Ship Crypto Mining Equipment to China...

Mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain will no longer ship its products to mainland China. The move is in response to local regulations, the company explained. The announcement follows a prolonged crackdown on crypto mining operations in the country and a r...

 2021-10-11 05:00 

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New Bybit User? Get up to $600 in Welcome Rewards...

New Bybit users can get up to $600 in welcome rewards upon completing simple tasks and hitting trading milestones after signing up. The rewards include an exclusive $50 coupon when a new user makes a first time deposit of at least 0.05 BTC or equivalent w...

 2021-10-11 04:00 

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How Henry Ford Envisaged Bitcoin 100 Years Ago — A Unique 'Energy Currency' That Could 'Stop Wars'...

55 days from now will be the hundred-year anniversary of when the American industrialist and business magnate Henry Ford talked about a unique "energy currency" that could "stop wars." The well known founder of the Ford Motor Company sugge...

 2021-10-11 02:00 

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5 Countries Will Accept Bitcoin as Legal Tender by End of Next Year, Says Bitmex CEO...

By the end of next year, at least five countries will have accepted bitcoin as legal tender, the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Bitmex has predicted. He cited three key reasons why he arrived at this conclusion. "Developing countries will jump into cr...

 2021-10-11 00:00 

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'Big Short' Investor Michael Burry Criticizes Shiba Inu Crypto After SHIB Soars 230% — Says It's 'Pointless'...

Hedge fund manager Michael Burry, famed for forecasting the 2008 financial crisis, thinks the dogecoin rival shiba inu token (SHIB) is "pointless," criticizing its supply. The cryptocurrency skyrocketed 230% over the past week. Michael Burry Share...

 2021-10-10 22:00 

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SEC Commissioner: True Decentralized Projects Pose a Challenge to Crypto Regulation...

A commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says that true decentralized projects pose a challenge to crypto regulation. Noting that "decentralized finance carries within itself inherently some ability to self regulate," ...

 2021-10-10 21:00 

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Refinable Authenticates Fine Jewelry Sale on Sotheby's...

PRESS RELEASE. HONG KONG 10th October 2021 Refinable, a leading decentralized NFT marketplace, is taking a step forward in realizing advanced use cases for NFT applications. In a keystone partnership with high-end jewelry maker NALAS, and the support of S...

 2021-10-10 20:00 

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BTC's Price Rise Gives 5-Year-Old Mining Rigs New Life — Bitcoin Hashrate Jumps Close to 20% Since Last Week...

As bitcoin's value has increased, the global hashrate has been steadily climbing higher week after week. On Sunday, the hashrate dedicated to the Bitcoin network is hovering just above the 155 exahash (EH/s) handle and bitcoin's price has made a g...

 2021-10-10 18:00 

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Sri Lanka's E-commerce Platform Kapruka to Introduce Crypto Payments...

Sri Lanka's leading online retailer, Kapruka, has unveiled plans to introduce support for cryptocurrency payments. The news comes as the South Asian country intensifies efforts to adopt legislation tailored to regulate its blockchain space and attract...

 2021-10-10 16:00 

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Beltracchi's 'Salvator Mundi' — Notorious Art Forger Banned from Selling at Galleries Steps Into the NFT Game...

While the world of non-fungible token (NFT) assets continues to swell, the notorious artist and art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi has joined the NFT industry with a collection of NFTs called "The Greats." Beltracchi is well known for admitting that h...

 2021-10-10 14:00 

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Cross-Chain Bridge Value Increases by 89% in Less Than a Month Surpassing $14 Billion TVL...

23 days ago on September 16, cross-chain bridges held around $7.79 billion total value locked (TVL) and since then the TVL has increased 89% since then to $14.75 billion. Currently, the top bridges include network connections like Polygon Bridges with $4....

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