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Filecoin Plunges 80% in 4 Days While Miners Suffer the Most

Filecoin’s history has been turbulent since its creation in the early days of the crypto-verse. But investors can probably agree that nothing resembles what happened last week. Filecoin Traders Had a Hard Week… Speculators are having a rough time. The token initially had a brief and sudden rise of more than 100% immediately after its […]

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Despite Negative News, Bitcoin Only $1K Away From 2020 High: The Weekly Crypto Update

Despite Negative News, Bitcoin Only $1K Away From 2020 High: The Weekly Crypto Update

Another week passed on the cryptocurrency market, and it surely wasn’t a boring one. The cryptocurrency started off strong, causing many to believe that it might finally breach the coveted $12,000 mark. However, the excitement was short-lived because, just today, news broke out that the founder of OKEx, one of the primary cryptocurrency exchanges, has […]

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Philippines Regulator Warns Investors to Steer Clear of Mining City’s Bitcoin Vault Ponzi

Philippines Regulator Warns Investors to Steer Clear of Mining City’s Bitcoin Vault Ponzi

There’s a mining contract scheme people are discussing and making the rounds on the web called “Mining City” or “Bitcoin Vault.” The Philippines SEC recently put out a warning against the operation and the alleged masterminds behind the project. One thing is for sure, there’s been a number of crypto Ponzi operations over the years, […]

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Calls for Bitcoin Donations in Nigeria’s EndSars Protest Against Police Brutality

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey has urged his followers to donate Bitcoin to support the protest over police brutality in Nigeria. Earlier today, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, showed his support for the ongoing #EndSars protest over police brutality in Nigeria. Dorsey, a Bitcoin proponent, encouraged Bitcoiners to make BTC donations towards the fight […]

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Defi Community Members Aim to Sue Yearn Finance Creator Andre Cronje and Fork YFI

Defi Community Members Aim to Sue Yearn Finance Creator Andre Cronje and Fork YFI

Members of the decentralized finance (defi) community are upset with Yearn Finance founder Andre Cronje over the mishap with Cronje’s secret Eminence (EMN) project. The Eminence protocol gathered $15 million before the project was ultimately hacked before the official launch.According to a recent blog post published on Medium, a group of defi community members plan […]

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Jack Dorsey’s Square purchases $50 million worth of bitcoin 

Jack Dorsey’s Square purchases $50 million worth of bitcoin 

Square, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s payment company, has purchased around 4,709 bitcoin at an aggregate purchase price of $50 million, i.e. at an average price of around $10,600 per bitcoin. Announcing the news on Thursday, Square said “cryptocurrency is an instrument of economic empowerment and provides a way to participate in a global monetary system, […]

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Hit Record Producer Murda Beatz Tells Fans He Purchased Bitcoin

Hit Record Producer Murda Beatz Tells Fans He Purchased Bitcoin

Another hip hop artist has joined the cryptocurrency community, as the Canadian record producer, DJ, and songwriter ‘Murda Beatz’ (Shane Lee Lindstrom) said he bought some bitcoin on Tuesday. The music producer joins a slew of other recording artists that have joined the crypto ecosystem like 50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, and Nas.On October […]

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Square’s Major Bitcoin Buy: Puts 1% of Total Assets Worth $50 Million in BTC

Square’s Major Bitcoin Buy: Puts 1% of Total Assets Worth $50 Million in BTC

Square Inc. has put 1% of its total assets in bitcoin worth about $50 million. The company believes that “cryptocurrency is an instrument of economic empowerment and provides a way for the world to participate in a global monetary system.”Square’s Major Bitcoin BuySquare Inc. announced Thursday that it has bought approximately 4,709 bitcoins at an […]

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The BitMEX v CFTC Case: The Good and the Bad For The Crypto Industry

Yesterday, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commissions (CFTC) filed charges against BitMEX and its executive team, pressing both criminal and civil allegations. Its CTO, Samuel Reed, was arrested. The platform’s CEO, Arthur Hayes, and its cofounder Ben Melo are still under the radar. The news spread quickly throughout Crypto Twitter, and of course, the […]

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Admits: I Only Own Bitcoin, It Is Direct Activism

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has openly criticized Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong following a recent controversial post urging employees of the exchange to steer clear from political discussions. Dorsey, however, believes that the whole purpose of the cryptocurrency field is social activism. Armstrong Highlights The Coinbase Core Mission In a post shared over the weekend, Armstrong […]

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