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 2021-10-10 13:00 

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B2BinPay: How to Find a Reliable Provider of Bitcoin Payments...

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin is not just the first cryptocurrency to have come onto the scene the role of this asset has substantially increased in recent years. Giant corporations like Tesla and Xiaomi have added BTC to the list of payment options, while El Sa...

 2021-10-10 10:00 

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Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just 'a Couple of Days' Away...

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the country's upcoming digital currency will be launched "in a couple of days from now." According to the governor, the digital currency which is also known as t...

 2021-10-10 07:00 

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Talent Giant Creative Artists Agency Inks Deal With Pseudonymous NFT Whale 0xb1...

On October 8, the leading California-based talent agency Creative Artists Agency announced it has inked a deal with the infamous non-fungible token (NFT) asset collector known as "0xb1." The influential talent agency aims to help the pseudonymous ...

 2021-10-10 04:00 

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Court Ruling Threatens 17 Crypto Exchanges in Russia...

Another batch of Russian online crypto exchanges in Russia face closure following a recent decision by a regional court. Information published on their websites has been deemed illegal meaning the country's telecom watchdog can block access to their p...

 2021-10-10 01:00 

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Start-up Raises $2 Million to Pioneer Cryptocurrency Usage in Francophone Africa...

A Cameroonian fintech start-up, Ejara, has raised $2 million to pioneer the usage of crypto and investment services in French-speaking African countries. Coinshares Ventures and Anthemis Group led the funding round in which they were joined by Mercy Corps...

 2021-10-09 22:00 

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Sri Lanka Appoints Committee to Draft Digital Currency Policy, Seeks Crypto Investments...

In preparation to regulate its fintech space, the government of Sri Lanka has established a special committee tasked to formulate the country's policy on digital banking and crypto-related activities. The committee comprises professionals from the pub...

 2021-10-09 19:00 

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Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs 'Cryptofascist Currency' — 'Closer to Being a Perversion of Cryptocurrency'...

On October 9, whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden published an opinion editorial concerning central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and claimed CBDCs are "the newest danger cresting the public horizon." Snowden stressed that rather t...

 2021-10-09 16:00 

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US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Sees BTC as 'Excellent Store of Value'...

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has disclosed her bitcoin purchase worth between $50K and $100K. The senator from Wyoming sees bitcoin as an "excellent store of value" that should be in every investment portfolio. Senator Lummis Buys Bitcoin The pro-b...

 2021-10-09 14:00 

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Bored Ape Yacht Club Records $542 Million in Lifetime Sales — BAYC Creators to Launch Token in Q1 2022...

Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have been extremely popular in 2021 and it doesn't seem like the NFT hype is going away any time soon. A number of NFT collections have propelled the industry to new heights with enormous sales, outpacing some of the mo...

 2021-10-09 13:00 

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DRepublic Launches Combinable NFT Platform, 'MetaCore' Using EIP-3664...

PRESS RELEASE. Blockchain company DRepublic has announced the launch of their innovative combinable NFT platform MetaCore, and NFT product Legoot, using the new EIP-3664 Modularity. Blockchain MMORPG game "Cradles: Origin Of Species" creators DRep...

 2021-10-09 09:30 

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Abkhazia Extends Internet Restrictions for Cryptocurrency Miners...

The government in Abkhazia has extended an order prohibiting access to internet sites used by cryptocurrency miners. The measure is part of a wider ban on activities related to the extraction of digital coins that also limits the use of electricity and im...

 2021-10-09 07:30 

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Genesis CEO Michael Moro Thinks Mistakes Keep Institutions Away From Defi...

CEO of trading firm Genesis, Michael Moro, stated that according to his views the decentralized finance (defi) space is still too risky for institutions to step in. Moro explained that there have been some important mistakes made by high-profile defi prot...

 2021-10-09 05:30 

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Kardashian, Mayweather Jr., Lohan Slammed Star From 'The O.C.' Says Celebrities Shilling Crypto Is a 'Moral Disaster'...

Former teen soap star from the popular television series "The O.C.," Ben McKenzie, has called out his fellow celebrities for shilling specific cryptocurrency projects. McKenzie calls the trend a "moral disaster" and he's named a bunch ...

 2021-10-09 03:00 

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China to Add Cryptocurrency Mining to 'Negative List for Market Access' Making the Industry Off-Limits to Investors...

China has proposed adding cryptocurrency mining to the country's latest "Negative List for Market Access." This will make cryptocurrency mining an industry that is off-limits to investors, another move by the Chinese government to clamp down o...

 2021-10-09 01:00 

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Crypto Exchange Binance Terminates Some Services in South Africa After Warning by Regulator...

Binance has announced that it is terminating some services in South Africa to comply with regulations. This move followed a warning issued by the South African financial regulator that Binance Group was not authorized to give any financial advice or rende...

 2021-10-08 23:00 

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Google to Help Digital Asset Platform Bakkt Introduce Crypto to Millions of Consumers...

Digital asset platform Bakkt has announced a partnership with Google "to introduce digital assets to millions of consumers." With the partnership, Bakkt says consumers will benefit from the "expanded reach and access" to cryptocurrencies. ...

 2021-10-08 20:00 

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Russian Parliament to Consider Restrictions for Non-Qualified Crypto Investors...

Cryptocurrency can be quite complicated for some and lawmakers in Russia think they need to contemplate restrictions for private investors. According to a high-ranking representative of the legislature, the Russian parliament needs to provide them with &#...

 2021-10-08 17:00 

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Sat Symbol Initiative Attempts to Get Satoshi Design Widely Adopted by the Bitcoin Community...

Over the last few days, cryptocurrency advocates have been discussing the Sat Symbol initiative, a goal that aims to get a specifically designed symbol to represent the smallest unit of bitcoin and also get the symbol widely adopted. The Sat Symbol has be...

 2021-10-08 14:40 

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Meme Crypto Shiba Inu Skyrockets — SHIB Climbs 230% in a Week, Whale Buys 6 Trillion Tokens...

The cryptocurrency shiba inu has managed to capture the 18th position in terms of crypto market valuations. The token has gained 230% during the last seven days and year-to-date, SHIB has gained a whopping 24,177,682%. SHIB's Value Swells After Whale ...

 2021-10-08 13:00 

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Bitcoin.com Wallet Adds DApp Gateway WalletConnect...

The Bitcoin.com Team is excited to announce support for Ethereum-based DApps in the Bitcoin.com Wallet via WalletConnect. Earn interest on your cryptoassets, trade using decentralized exchanges, participate in NFT marketplaces and more. What is WalletConn...

 2021-10-08 12:30 

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Regulation Key to African Fintech Sector Growth — New Study...

According to the findings of a study by Afriwise, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa have the most developed fintech ecosystems on the continent. The study points to early regulation as one of the reasons for the industry's success in these countries. R...

 2021-10-08 10:30 

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Dapper Labs Partners With Chainalysis to Curb NFT-Based Money Laundering...

Dapper Labs, one of the most successful companies in the NFT space, has partnered with Chainalysis, a blockchain intelligence company, to increase its compliance profile in the NFT business. The company will use Chainalysis insights to have a better under...

 2021-10-08 08:30 

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Georgia to Pilot Digital Currency in Retail Commerce Next Year...

The central bank of Georgia is advancing its digital currency project. The monetary authority is preparing to launch the CBDC as early as next year and plans to use the blockchain-based version of the national fiat, the Georgian lari, to facilitate retail...

 2021-10-08 07:00 

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Dreamr Doubles User Base Since DMR Token Launch and Becomes Top-20 Downloaded Lifestyle App in Apple App Store...

PRESS RELEASE. Dreamr Labs flagship product the Dreamr app gains significant traction after its recent $DMR token listing on Bittrex global exchange and sponsoring Charlie Rockets Dream Machine Tour #DMT21 NASSAU, BAHAMAS (OCTOBER 7, 2021) Dreamr (Ticker:...

 2021-10-08 06:30 

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Games and NFTs the Driving Force Behind Dapps During Q3, According to Dappradar...

Blockchain-based games and NFT trading were the driving force behind dapp adoption during Q3, according to defi insight platform Dappradar. In its Dapp Industry Report: Q3 2021 Overview, Dappradar states that the importance of these new activities in the ...

 2021-10-08 04:30 

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Moneygram Partners With Stellar Development Foundation to Allow Users to Make Remittances With USD Coin...

Moneygram, one of the leaders in the cross-border payments and remittances market, has partnered with the Stellar Development Foundation to use the Stellar blockchain for settlements. The company will use the native version of USD coin (USDC), a popular s...

 2021-10-08 02:30 

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George Soros' Fund Holds Bitcoin, CEO Says Cryptocurrency Has Gone Mainstream...

Soros Fund Management, founded by billionaire investor George Soros, has invested in bitcoin. The CEO of the asset management company says bitcoin is not just an inflation hedge: "I think it's crossed the chasm to mainstream." Soros Fund Manag...

 2021-10-08 00:30 

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JPMorgan: Institutional Investors Dump Gold for Bitcoin Seeing It as Better Inflation Hedge...

Global investment bank JPMorgan says institutional investors are returning to bitcoin, seeing the cryptocurrency as a better hedge than gold. The firm's analysts describe three key drivers boosting the price of bitcoin in recent weeks, including assur...

 2021-10-07 22:30 

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'Public' Adds Cryptocurrency Trading Citing Millions of Investors See Crypto as 'Compelling Asset Class'...

Investing platform Public, with over 1 million users, is rolling out cryptocurrency trading. "Crypto is gaining momentum as a compelling asset class for millions of investors," the company said. Public Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Investing pla...

 2021-10-07 21:00 

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Phemex Is a Rebellion Against Traditional Finance, and It's Winning...

Wall Street is often touted as the place where dreams come to life, but the world's economic epicenter can also be an absolute nightmare. From brokers screaming at each other across trading floors to the modern electronic trading systems of today, mon...

 2021-10-07 19:30 

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Matt Furie Adds to 2016 NFT Card Collection — 'Rare Pepe Directory Is Complete,' Says NFT Wallet Creator...

About five years ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the notorious Pepe the frog getting added to the blockchain collectible world after the non-fungible token (NFT) cards were minted on the Counterparty protocol in 2016. Now the creator of Pepe the frog, M...

 2021-10-07 16:30 

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Lawmakers in Kazakhstan Propose Registration for Crypto Farms, Higher Electricity Rate for Miners...

Members of the parliament in Kazakhstan have proposed the establishment of a state register for cryptocurrency farms operating in the country. Alarmed by the growing consumption of energy in the sector, the lawmakers also want to charge miners a higher pr...

 2021-10-07 14:30 

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Bitcoin ETF Approval Expected by Month's End, Prominent Hedge Fund Puts More Weight Behind BTC...

The price of bitcoin soared past the $55K handle on Wednesday for the first time in four months giving proponents hope the crypto bull run has been re-ignited. Speculators are predicting a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) will be approved soon and some ...

 2021-10-07 13:00 

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Cash2Bitcoin: As Bitcoin Greatly Outperforms S&P 500, Bitcoin ATMs Gain in Popularity...

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and after an initial dip, the stock market has performed exceptionally well for such an economically uncertain time. The SPDR S&P 500 electronically traded fund (ETF), which provides a good indicator of the sto...

 2021-10-07 12:30 

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Nigerians Optimistic CBDC Will Improve Payments and Help Promote Cryptocurrencies...

Nigerians are hopeful the planned central bank digital currency (CBDC), also known as the e-naira, is going to enhance cross-border payments and make it "easier for the naira to be widely used and accepted." E-Naira Launch a Boon for Cryptos In fa...

 2021-10-07 10:30 

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Local Experts Say Zimbabwe Not Softening Its Stance on Cryptocurrency Just Yet...

Zimbabwean crypto and economic experts have suggested Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube's positive comments about cryptocurrencies do not necessarily mean monetary authorities are about to remove restrictions that were imposed in 2018. The Case for Blockc...

 2021-10-07 08:30 

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Ukraine President Zelensky Returns Law 'On Virtual Assets' to Parliament...

The Ukrainian president has sent the recently adopted law "On Virtual Assets" back to the Verkhovna Rada, the country's legislature. The head of state has come up with his own suggestions and opposed the establishment of a new regulatory body ...

 2021-10-07 06:00 

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Smartbch Poolside Puffers NFT Collection Sells Out in 3 Days — 100% of Proceeds Goes to Orphanage in Vietnam...

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been extremely popular in recent times as a great number of collections have been dropped and billions of dollars worth of NFTs have been exchanged. Just recently, a collection of NFTs stemming from the Smartbch protocol ca...

 2021-10-07 05:00 

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DeFi Yield Protocol Partners With KyberDMM to Boost DYP Token Liquidity on Avalanche...

Leading yield farming platform DeFi Yield Protocol (DYP) has collaborated with KyberDMM to boost DYP token liquidity on Avalanche blockchain. As part of the partnership, $300,000 worth of DYP and KNC tokens have been made available as liquidity mining rew...

 2021-10-07 03:30 

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Youth Fashion Retail Chain Pacsun Now Accepts 11 Cryptocurrencies...

On October 5, the youth fashion and retail brand Pacsun announced the company is now accepting cryptocurrencies via Bitpay's payment services. Pacsun says the company has a youthful audience that is "very tech-oriented" and the firm has seen a...

 2021-10-07 01:00 

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US Launches National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team to Prosecute 'Criminal Misuses of Cryptocurrency'...

The U.S. has launched the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team, an initiative of the Department of Justice (DOJ), to tackle and prosecute "criminal misuses of cryptocurrency, particularly crimes committed by virtual currency exchanges, mixing and ...

 2021-10-06 22:30 

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AMC CEO Says 'Huge News' for Dogecoin Fans as the Movie Theater Chain Begins Accepting Crypto Payments for Gift Cards...

The CEO of the world's largest movie exhibition company, AMC Entertainment, has announced "huge news" for dogecoin fans. While his company works on accepting cryptocurrencies, he said that customers can now "buy AMC Theatres digital gift c...

 2021-10-06 21:00 

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Spellfire Completes Seed Funding Round Terranova, x21, Autonomy Capital Among Top Investors Onboard...

Spellfire, a legendary card-based NFT game powered by Ethereum and incorporating some unique features, has successfully completed its seed funding round. Terranova, x21 and Autonomy Capital have led 360,000 USD investment into the project, with more inves...

 2021-10-06 20:00 

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Janet Yellen Defends Tax Compliance Agenda — 3 State Treasurers Promise Not to Comply...

The 78th United States secretary of the treasury, Janet Yellen, is very concerned about tax evasion, according to statements she made during an interview with CNBC's "Squawk Box" that aired on October 5. Yellen claims there's an "enorm...

 2021-10-06 18:00 

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US Lawmakers Float the Idea of Minting a Trillion-Dollar Platinum Coin to Avoid Sovereign Debt Crisis...

American politicians have been clamoring about the U.S. facing a significant debt crisis and the debt ceiling putting the country at risk of default. Joe Biden spoke about the debt ceiling and told Republicans to "just get out of the way" when it ...

 2021-10-06 16:00 

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SEC Chairman Gary Gensler: No Plan to Ban Crypto, It's up to Congress...

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler says that the SEC has no plan to ban cryptocurrencies as China has done. He noted that it would be up to Congress to make such a decision. Recently, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell similarly said that the Fed had no intent...

 2021-10-06 14:00 

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FBI Works With Europol to Arrest Ransomware Gang, $1.3 Million in Cryptocurrencies Seized...

A coordinated strike involving Europol, Interpol, and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has led to the arrest of two "prolific" ransomware operators allegedly responsible for ransom demands of up to 70 million euros. In addition, $1.3...

 2021-10-06 13:00 

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Ertha a New Dynamic NFT Metaverse on Binance Smart-Chain...

Ertha is a new P2E game with an exciting backstory launching on Binance smart chain, unlike anything else. The game will encompass an accurate life simulation on a massive scale where players will be able to micromanage their companies and countries in a ...

 2021-10-06 12:30 

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IMF Head Says Central Bank Digital Currencies Are Reliable, Hard to Think of Bitcoin as Money...

Digital currencies backed by central banks are the most reliable form of digital money, according to IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva. At the same time, to think of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin as money is difficult, believes the chief execu...

 2021-10-06 10:00 

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Blockstream's Liquid Sidechain Criticized Over Long Outage — Block Signing Issue Related to Upgrade...

On Tuesday, cryptocurrency supporters on social media and forums discussed Blockstream's Liquid sidechain product as block signing had been down for over 20 hours. While Blockstream had noted the sidechain was undergoing a hard fork upgrade planned fo...

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