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 2021-10-04 22:30 

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Grayscale Adds Solana and Uniswap to Crypto Investment Fund...

Grayscale Investments has added solana and uniswap to its large-cap investment fund. This is the first time solana has been added to a Grayscale fund. The company now offers 15 funds, two of which are diversified portfolios. Solana and Uniswap Added to Gr...

 2021-10-04 21:00 

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GNO City Play-to-Earn Game Created the Biggest and Most Diverse WAX Blockchain Game...

GNO City features an already playable trading card game on the WAX blockchain. In GNO City you can collect NFTs, win experience points, level up and earn tokens by just playing the game and having fun. Players can explore the story mode or go head to head...

 2021-10-04 20:30 

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Compound Facing More Problems: More Than $140 Million in Tokens up for Grabs...

Compound, one of the main cryptocurrency lending protocols on Ethereum, is facing serious problems again. According to banteg, a Yearn developer, someone called a function that moved more funds to be available for users to claim. Now, users can claim up t...

 2021-10-04 18:30 

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Donald Trump on Crypto: 'I Don't Want Other Currencies Coming Out and Hurting the Dollar'...

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has commented on the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies and the crypto crackdown by the Chinese government. He reiterated his anti-crypto stance: "I don't want to have other currencies coming out and hurting ...

 2021-10-04 16:30 

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Bitcoin's Mining Difficulty Continues to Rise: 37% More Difficult to Mine BTC Than 3 Months Ago, Difficulty Nears 20 Trillion...

Bitcoin's hashrate has been climbing steadily over the last three months and rose more than 40% after the network's hashpower was below 90 exahash per second (EH/s) on July 5. The trend has led to a consecutive run of five bitcoin mining difficult...

 2021-10-04 14:38 

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Gold Spikes on US Debt Fears — Finance Portal Disowns End-of-Year Gold Price Prediction...

While the price of bitcoin has surged during the first few days of October, the price of the precious metal gold has also increased percentage-wise as the U.S. dollar and the country's 10-year Treasury yields slid in value this past week. An ounce of ...

 2021-10-04 13:00 

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Cryptowisser : China Crypto Ban Sheds Light on Over 15 Countries That Restrict or Ban Cryptocurrency...

PRESS RELEASE. October 2021, leading Crypto service comparison site Cryptowisser, take an in-depth look at the recent crypto ban in China as well as several other countries who legally restrict crypto currency in some way and why. As the Cryptowisser repo...

 2021-10-04 10:00 

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South African University to Commence Blockchain and Digital Currency Education in November...

A South African university, the University of Cape Town (UCT) has revealed it will commence blockchain and digital currency classes starting in November. According to the institution, students that enroll and complete the $693 six-week course will be issu...

 2021-10-04 08:00 

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Canadian Bitcoin Mine Operator Facing $7 Million Fine for Setting Up Power Plants Without Permission...

Link Global, a bitcoin mine operator in Canada, is facing a fine of up to $7 million for installing power plants to run its miners without government permission. The company installed several power plants without following legal procedures and alleges tha...

 2021-10-04 06:30 

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Venezuela Slashes Six Zeroes off Its Currency, Bolivar Keeps Losing Ground Against the Dollar...

The Central Bank Of Venezuela applied the announced redenomination plan for the national fiat currency, the bolivar on October 1. This redenomination implied slashing six zeroes from the currency, to make payments and currency handling easier, according t...

 2021-10-04 05:00 

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The History of DeFi Revised: Marnotaur NFT Collection Public Launch Date Set for October 4th...

PRESS RELEASE. Right after the Marnotaur DeFi leverage platform announced the extremely quickly completed of its Marnotaur NFT collection presale, the team announced that the collection would go public. The date for the sale has been set for October 4th o...

 2021-10-04 04:30 

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Cryptocurrencies Have 'No Intrinsic Value' Says South African Hedge Fund Guru...

Jean-Pierre Verster, the founder of a South African hedge fund Protea Capital Management, has said he does not believe there is "intrinsic value" in cryptocurrencies. He insists that cryptocurrencies have "elements of a Ponzi scheme" and f...

 2021-10-04 03:00 

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Russia, US in Top 3 for Crypto-Related Threats, Cybersecurity Report Unveils...

Threats related to cryptocurrency have followed prices, decreasing significantly after the market slump in May, suggests a recent report released by a leading internet security firm. Detections fell by almost a quarter but Russia remains the most affected...

 2021-10-04 01:00 

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Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya Says Bitcoin Has Replaced Gold...

Virgin Galactic's chairman and CEO of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya, says bitcoin has effectively replaced gold. Having predicted that the price of the cryptocurrency would hit $200,000, the executive said bitcoin's "market cap is just ...

 2021-10-03 23:00 

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Coinbase Meeting With US Lawmakers to Discuss Crypto Regulatory Proposal...

The Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange Coinbase has been meeting with members of Congress to discuss the cryptocurrency regulation it plans to propose, according to CEO Brian Armstrong. In addition, the company has met with more than 30 crypto firms, four majo...

 2021-10-03 21:00 

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Laos to Study Digital Currency With Help From Japanese Fintech, Report Reveals...

The central bank of Laos intends to explore issuing its own digital currency, according to a media report that provided details on the plan. A study on the matter will commence soon and will be conducted with the support of a fintech startup based in Japa...

 2021-10-03 19:00 

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Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Says Citizens Paying for Gas With the Chivo Wallet Will Get a Discount...

The Salvadoran president, Nayib Bukele revealed on Friday that Chivo wallet users will be able to get a discount on petroleum fill-ups at the largest gas stations in the country. Chivo wallet users paying for fuel will save $0.20 per gallon using the gove...

 2021-10-03 17:00 

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US Lawmakers Urge Fed Chair Jerome Powell to Support Crypto Innovation...

Several U.S. lawmakers have called on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to support cryptocurrency innovation. "The Federal Reserve must work to support domestic innovation ... Our government should never be in the business of thwarting innovation...

 2021-10-03 15:00 

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Joe Biden: US Bringing 30 Countries Together to Stop 'Illicit Use of Cryptocurrency'...

President Joe Biden says that the U.S. will bring together 30 countries to stop "the illicit use of cryptocurrency." The United States is "partnering closely with nations around the world" to respond to the cybersecurity threats, Biden fur...

 2021-10-03 13:00 

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The Founder of Wallstreetbets Jaime Rogozinski Discusses Defi, NFTs, and Crypto Regulation...

In 2021, the subreddit forum r/wallstreetbets, also known as Wallstreetbets (WSB) became an extremely popular forum after the members played a major role in the Gamestop short squeeze escapade. In recent times, the founder of WSB, Jaime Rogozinski has bee...

 2021-10-03 11:00 

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Kyrgyzstan Raises Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners...

The government of Kyrgyzstan has recently revised its electricity tariffs for various groups of consumers. Authorities in Bishkek have raised the rates at which crypto mining businesses buy power citing the energy-intensive nature of the coin minting proc...

 2021-10-03 07:30 

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Axie Infinity Co-Founder Says Blockchain Game Plans to Launch a Decentralized Exchange...

Sky Mavis, the team that created the Ethereum-powered non-fungible token (NFT) game Axie Infinity, revealed the project plans to launch a decentralized exchange (dex), according to the company's co-founder Jeff Zirlin during a podcast with Frank Chapa...

 2021-10-03 04:00 

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Crypto Miners Blamed for Power Supply Deficit in Kazakhstan, Government Mulls Restrictions...

Kazakhstan is facing electricity shortages and cryptocurrency mining has been singled out as the main culprit. Amid an ongoing crackdown in China, the Central Asian nation has become a magnet for crypto miners who are taking advantage of its low electrici...

 2021-10-03 00:30 

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IMF Warns Crypto Boom Poses New Financial Stability Challenges, Urges Regulators to Step Up...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warns that the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies poses new challenges to financial stability. "Cryptoization can reduce the ability of central banks to effectively implement monetary policy. It could also crea...

 2021-10-02 21:30 

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World's Largest Monero Accepting Darknet Market Reveals Retirement Plan — White House Admins Say DNM 'Reached Its Goal'...

One of the largest darknet markets (DNM), White House, announced the market is retiring as the DNM's administrators say the team has reached its goal. After revealing the retirement plan, White House admins explained that user registration and orders ...

 2021-10-02 18:30 

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Federal Reserve Chairman Powell Says No Intention to Ban or Limit Use of Cryptocurrencies...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee that he has no intention to ban or limit the use of cryptocurrencies. He also commented on the regulation of stablecoins. Powell Says 'No I...

 2021-10-02 15:30 

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Coinbase Reveals Massive Hack of User Accounts: Over 6,000 Customers Lost Funds...

The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has disclosed that at least 6,000 users were victims of a hacking campaign to gain unauthorized access to the accounts of Coinbase customers. The hackers also took advantage of a flaw in Coinbase's SM...

 2021-10-02 13:30 

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October's Historical Bitcoin Price Trend Extends Hope for a Renewed Bull Run to End the Year...

Bitcoin logged price losses once again for the crypto asset's fifth consecutive September in its lifetime, but as soon as the month ended, billions of dollars came back into the crypto economy. Metrics show that while September has consistently been a...

 2021-10-02 10:30 

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Study Findings Show 83.7% of Luno Users Are Bullish on Bitcoin's Resurgence...

About 83.7% of those surveyed by Luno in a recent study believe the price of bitcoin will rise significantly in the next few months. In fact, 59.4% of the more bullish respondents are expecting the leading crypto to rise to as much as $100,000. Bullish Be...

 2021-10-02 08:00 

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Nigeria CBDC Countdown: Central Bank Delays E-Naira Rollout...

A spokesperson for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osita Nwanisobi, has said the launch of the much-hyped e-naira central bank digital currency (CBDC) has now been postponed to a later date. Nwanisobi's announcement came less than 24 hours before t...

 2021-10-02 06:00 

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Argo Blockchain Purchases 20K Miners From Bitmain for Future Mining Center in Texas...

Argo Blockchain, a London-based cryptocurrency mining company, has announced an expansion of its mining capacity that will more than double its current hashrate. The expansion will be done through the acquisition of 20,000 S19J Pro bitcoin miners from Bit...

 2021-10-02 05:00 

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YIELD App Named Official Partner of Premier League Football Club West Ham United...

PRESS RELEASE. YIELD App, a FinTech company, is thrilled to announce it has become the Official Digital Asset Wealth Management Partner of top Premier League football club, West Ham United. This exciting partnership comes just seven months after the publi...

 2021-10-02 03:00 

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Uzbekistan Warns Citizens to Avoid Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Exchanges...

A government agency in Uzbekistan has published a list of unauthorized crypto exchanges that residents of the country have been advised to avoid. The trading platforms collect personal data and bear no responsibility for the cryptocurrency transactions, o...

 2021-10-02 01:30 

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Defi Platform Compound Bug Allows Users to Claim $88 Million in Tokens...

Compound, one of the trademark defi protocols on the Ethereum blockchain, is experiencing a bug that allows users to reclaim unusually high amounts of its native token. The issue was caused by the implementation of a proposal that modified the contract th...

 2021-10-01 22:30 

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Italian Luxury Fashion House Dolce & Gabbana Sells NFT Collection for $5.7 Million...

On September 30, the Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana sold an NFT collection for $5.7 million or 1,885 ether. The designers' Collezione Genesi collection was sold via the platform UNXD, a Polygon network-powered marketplace. Dolce and Gabb...

 2021-10-01 21:00 

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Mars4: Highly Liquid MARS4 Dollars and Revenue Generating Mars Terrain NFTs...

The red planet is a mystery to man and his obsession with it has created many legends and myths over the centuries. As the US's Perseverance rover lands on Mars and drills its first Martian rock core for NASA, interest in Mars is at an all-time high, ...

 2021-10-01 20:30 

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Third-Largest Bank in France Societe Generale Proposes Use of Defi Protocol Makerdao...

French multinational investment bank and financial services company, Societe Generale, has proposed to leverage the decentralized finance (defi) protocol Makerdao. The proposal dubbed "Security Tokens Refinancing" was published on October 1 to Mak...

 2021-10-01 18:30 

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SEC Delays 4 Bitcoin ETF Deadlines — Regulator 'Finds It Appropriate to Designate a Longer Period of Time'...

On Friday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed four bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) deadlines for another 45 days. The regulator notes that the entity needs more time to decide on the ETF applications. Global X, Kryptoin, Val...

 2021-10-01 16:30 

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Tehran Stock Exchange Head Resigns Over Mining Rigs Found at Organization's Office...

The director of Tehran's Stock Exchange has resigned from his post following the discovery of cryptocurrency mining rigs in his organization's basement. The scandal has erupted as licensed crypto miners in Iran are reportedly resuming operations a...

 2021-10-01 14:30 

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Singapore Grants Crypto Licenses to DBS and Independent Reserve...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country's central bank, has formally approved two companies to provide crypto services. One is the brokerage arm of DBS, the largest bank in Singapore and Southeast Asia. The other is Independent Reserve,...

 2021-10-01 13:00 

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Popular Bitcoin ATM Operator: Bitcoin of America Working With WGN Radio to Promote Cryptocurrency Education...

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin of America (BOA) is a popular virtual currency exchange, headquartered in Chicago, IL. They are known for their extensive number of Bitcoin ATM locations across the United States. Bitcoin of America's CEO, Sonny Meraban, and Dir...

 2021-10-01 12:30 

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Egyptian Banks Set to Launch Multi-Million Dollar Fintech Fund...

Egyptian banks are reportedly on course to launch a $69.6 million fund which is earmarked to support the country's fintech companies. According to a report, this fund is expected primarily to target the digital banking and financial services sector. F...

 2021-10-01 10:30 

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Reserve Bank of New Zealand Seeks Public Opinion on Central Bank Digital Currency...

The central bank of New Zealand has lined up among monetary authorities exploring the question of issuing their own digital currencies. The financial regulator is now seeking feedback from the public about the need for a digital form of the national fiat ...

 2021-10-01 08:30 

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Crypto Exchange Bitbay Passes Audit Under Estonia's Tougher New Regulations...

Bitbay has become a fully licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Estonia which introduced stricter rules for the industry last year. The European trading platform has recently passed an independent audit that confirmed its "solvency, security and fiscal ...

 2021-10-01 06:30 

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Dydx Trading Volumes Explode After Latest Chinese Crypto Ban...

Dydx, a decentralized exchange, has seen its trading volumes explode in the last few days, surpassing other recognized decentralized exchanges like Uniswap and Pancakeswap. Some analysts have suggested this might be the result of the latest Chinese crypto...

 2021-10-01 05:00 

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The ARwards: The Official OVR Contest for Content Creators...

Following the announcement of a few days ago, the decentralized multiverse platform OVR, which unites the physical and virtual worlds through Augmented Reality, has launched "The ARwards" contest open to all creators who are looking for an opportu...

 2021-10-01 04:30 

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Dogecoin Co-Founder Suggests an Ethereum Bridge to Doge and Compatible NFT Markets...

Billy Markus, the co-founder of Dogecoin, explained on Wednesday that an Ethereum bridge to the Doge network would bolster the dogecoin ecosystem. Markus also said that non-fungible token (NFT) markets "would help Dogecoin" as well. Dogecoin Co-Cr...

 2021-10-01 02:30 

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Former Federal Prosecutor: There's Much More to Crypto Than Financial Use Cases, Regulation Cannot Be One Size Fits All...

Former federal prosecutor Katie Haun says that regulators really need to take stock of the fact that we're beyond just financial use cases of cryptocurrency. "There's much more to crypto than that," she said, adding that "Regulation ca...

 2021-10-01 00:30 

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SEC Chairman Gary Gensler Looks Forward to Review of Bitcoin Futures ETF Filings...

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, explains that some laws provide "significant investor protections" for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including those seeking to invest in bitcoin futures. He looks fo...

 2021-09-30 22:30 

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Billionaire Orlando Bravo Owns Bitcoin, Says 'It Will Increase Significantly, I'm Very Bullish'...

Orlando Bravo, the billionaire who co-founded private equity firm Thoma Bravo, says he is very bullish on bitcoin, expecting the cryptocurrency to "increase significantly." He described: "Crypto is just a great system. It's frictionless. I...

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