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August 11, 2020

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Price Analysis 8/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, BSV, LTC, ADA, BNB, CRO

Bitcoin price continues to decline at $12,000, but altcoins have taken advantage of the range bound action by rallying higher.

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China’s Blockchain Service Network Releases An International Website

China's ambitious Blockchain Service Network targets international developers following the launch of its global website. The post China’s Blockchain Service Network Releases An International Website appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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Interactive Brokers to pay $38M penalty for violating federal laws

United States’ largest brokerage firm, Interactive Brokers, has been charged by the US SEC for failing to detect and report suspicious transactions. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Commission have settled charges against the broker-dealer. In the settlement, the brokerage […]
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Russian Rail Network Could Join the Blockchain Adoption Wave

Russia may soon have a Blockchain-powered railway if Sergey Vinogradov gets his way.

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Russian Rail Network Could Join the Blockchain Adoption Wave

Russia may soon have a Blockchain-powered railway if Sergey Vinogradov gets his way.
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Bitcoin Cash short-term Price Analysis: 10 August

Bitcoin Cash, the popular fork of Bitcoin, seemed to be holding well on the charts with its price noted to be $305, at the time of writing. Bitcoin Cash, formerly the 4th largest crypto-asset in the market, had a market of $5.66 billion, with the last 24 hours ringing with positive developments for BCH. Now, […]The post Bitcoin Cash short-term Price Analysis: 10 August appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Huobi Global enables Band token for trading

World-leading digital currency exchange Huobi Global has announced the addition of Band Protocol (BAND) token on its platform for trading. Huobi, in a statement, explained that the addition of BAND comes in view of its brilliant performance in the crypto space recently. Users would be able to purchase BAND from Monday, August 10. Currently, BAND […]
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Ethereum Closing Down On $400 a Matter Of Time? ETH Price Analysis

Ethereum saw a small 1.7% price increase today as the coin reached the $395 level. The cryptocurrency has struggled to break above $398 for the past four days. Against Bitcoin, Ethereum continues to remain supported at the 0.0326 BTC support. ETH/USD: Bulls Halted By $398 Resistance Key Support Levels: $380, $370, $350. Key Resistance Levels: […]The post Ethereum Closing Down On $400 a Matter Of Time? ETH Price Analysis appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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Grayscale's national TV ad goes out but no mention of Bitcoin

Grayscale Investments launched a digital currency advert that spends most of its time talking about fiat. Bitcoiners were not impressed.
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Millennials and Institutions are Pushing the Bitcoin Space Forward

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency continue to make serious headway, and according to one source, the reason for this is purely because people have become more intrigued by what crypto can do. Bitcoin Is the Choice of Young Traders Everywhere The interest is primarily driven by millennials and institutional players. Millennials have long been a strong audience...The post Millennials and Institutions are Pushing the Bitcoin Space Forward appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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DEX protocol Uniswap added nearly 58,000 users in July

Uniswap, the leading decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol, has hit a record high in terms of user growth.The post DEX protocol Uniswap added nearly 58,000 users in July appeared first on The Block.
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Public VC Funding: Stopgap or Future Solution for Blockchain Startups?

As private investors withhold seed funding from blockchain enterprises, venture capital firms armed with public funds are filling the void.

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Public VC Funding: Stopgap or Future Solution for Blockchain Startups?

As private investors withhold seed funding from blockchain enterprises, venture capital firms armed with public funds are filling the void.
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Blockchain Bites: Inside Cosmos, Bitcoin at $200B, DeFi Surges

Traders are expecting bitcoin to go higher. DeFi is surging in web traffic. And Cosmos is alive and well, despite internal feuding.
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Peter Schiff Bashes Bitcoin and Grayscale’s ‘Drop Gold’ Ad Campaign

Gold bug and crypto critic Peter Schiff has bashed cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments for its “drop gold” ad campaign, as the firm plans to run another campaign advertising bitcoin. On Twitter, Schiff claimed that since Grayscale Investments ran its original ad campaign telling investors to “drop gold” and instead invest in bitcoin – which […]
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Bitsgap Reinventing Automated Cryptocurrency Trading

The idea of cryptocurrency trading platforms has been around for a few years now, but rarely do they offer much flexibility for their users. Recently unveiling a redesigned, next generation platform that lets users connect their account with 30+ top crypto exchanges, Bitsgap provides clients with top-notch automated crypto trading bots, opening a vast opportunity […]The post Bitsgap Reinventing Automated Cryptocurrency Trading appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Three Crypto Analysis Firms Advance in ‘TechSprint’ RegTech Competition

The fintech showcase has three $50,000 cash prizes for three regtech focus areas.
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Defi Assets Near $5 Billion While Market Cap Crosses $12 Billion

The amount of assets locked in decentralized finance (defi) has jumped again to $4.75 billion. That makes it a 5x increase in just two months with Maker’s smart contracts holding...
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South Korean Banking Giant Plans to Launch Bitcoin and Crypto Custody Services

KB Kookmin, one of the largest banks in South Korea, is on the move to launch Bitcoin and crypto custody services after teaming up with crypto trading platform Cumberland Korea and blockchain venture fund Hashed. In a blog post, Jin Kang, legal and compliance officer at Hashed, says the strategic partnership will focus on securing […]The post South Korean Banking Giant Plans to Launch Bitcoin and Crypto Custody Services appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Facebook Goes All-In On FinTech With Launch of New Subsidiary

Facebook is determined not to take “no” for an answer when it comes to FinTech.
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Facebook Goes All-In on Fintech With Launch of New Product Group

Facebook is determined not to take “no” for an answer when it comes to fintech.

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President Macron Could Leverage Blockchain to Transform Lebanon Aid

Blockchain technology has the potential to bring transparency to the deployment of financial aid.
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President Macron Could Leverage Blockchain to Transform Lebanon Aid

Blockchain technology has the potential to bring transparency to the deployment of financial aid.

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Coinbase Snags Lyft Engineering Executive Manish Gupta

Gupta will help Coinbase 'through the next phase of company growth.'
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Interactive Brokers to pay more $38 million in penalties for transactional violations

Broker-dealer Interactive Brokers LLC will need to pay tens of millions of dollars in penalties for anti-money laundering violations and failing to detect and report suspicious transactions, U.S. regulators announced today.The post Interactive Brokers to pay more $38 million in penalties for transactional violations appeared first on The Block.
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This American firm will custody Bitcoin donations for NGOs battling COVID

A Bitcoin nonprofit partnered with American custodian and security firm BitGo the past week to bring custody services to crypto donations, according to a release shared with CryptoSlate. The post This American firm will custody Bitcoin donations for NGOs battling COVID appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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Cardano, EOS, Dash Price Analysis: 10 August

Cardano, EOS, and Dash, all seemed to be consolidating/range-bound, with their prices waiting to break out on the charts, at the time of writing. However, in the short-term time frame, all the aforementioned cryptos seemed to be expecting a short decline in the near-term. Cardano [ADA] Cardano [ADA] no longer holds the eighth position on […]The post Cardano, EOS, Dash Price Analysis: 10 August appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 10, 2020

With the price of bitcoin knocking on $12K, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with another time-saving news roundup.
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Bitcoin [BTC] Flash Drop Adds Another $500 Million to Tether [USDT] Supply

Another effort by Bitcoin [BTC] bulls to surpass $12,000 gets rejected with a flash drop to lows at $11,500. According to Datamish, the move liquidated $30 million in Bitcoin longs. Nevertheless, the market is witnessing a quick reversal to $11,950 looking to break resistance around $12,000. The trader sentiments are bullish despite the drop. It
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Ethereum Google Searches Reach Yearly High

People want to know what’s going on with ethereum more than at any other time this year. That’s both in the United States and worldwide, with interest worldwide seemingly bigger...
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Iden3 builds fast scaling solution for Ethereum

With the DeFi industry causing a bottleneck on the Ethereum blockchain, Iden3's latest scaling solution should provide some relief.
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Researchers Find Flaws in Security Protocols Developed by Major Crypto Exchanges

Private key protocols for some crypto exchanges have been implemented with bugs that could have been exploited by a well-placed malicious party, researchers say.
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Bitcoin may peak in 2022-2023, but it can still go wrong

We are currently part of an unusual Bitcoin rally. Unlike Ethereum, Bitcoin hasn’t surpassed its highs from 2019. It hasn’t even come close, to be fair. However, many in the community remain bullish about Bitcoin only because it is not dropping from its yearly-high levels. As simple as that. At press time, the world’s largest […]The post Bitcoin may peak in 2022-2023, but it can still go wrong appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Bitcoin could benefit from Fed-led inflation, says Diginex CEO

The coronavirus’ effect on the global economy could drive institutional investment in digital assets, says Diginex CEO Richard Byworth.
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Weekly Cryptocurrency Recap: Bitcoin and Ethereum Fail to Break Above Resistance

Coinspeaker Weekly Cryptocurrency Recap: Bitcoin and Ethereum Fail to Break Above ResistanceA few hours before the weekly open Bitcoin’s price crashed.Weekly Cryptocurrency Recap: Bitcoin and Ethereum Fail to Break Above Resistance
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Play Table Games Like Never Before at Bitcasino with Immersive New Titles from OneTouch

Coinspeaker Play Table Games Like Never Before at Bitcasino with Immersive New Titles from OneTouchMobile games supplier OneTouch to provide leading bitcoin casino Bitcasino with immersive table games offering.Play Table Games Like Never Before at Bitcasino with Immersive New Titles from OneTouch
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Market Outlook: BTC Trend Targets $15K, Bitcoin Bull Raoul Pal ‘Irresponsibly Long’

Cryptocurrency markets have been fluctuating quite a bit lately, as bitcoin and a number of crypto assets have been testing new resistance levels. The market valuation of the entire crypto-economy is hovering around $360 billion as a decent portion of the top twenty digital assets have gained 1-15% in the last 24 hours. This Week’s […]The post Market Outlook: BTC Trend Targets $15K, Bitcoin Bull Raoul Pal ‘Irresponsibly Long’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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SEC Charges Interactive Brokers

The Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) has charged the biggest U.S.-based brokerage firm, Interactive Brokers for failing to file suspicious activity reports (SARs). “According to the SEC’s order, over a...
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Korea’s largest commercial bank to begin crypto custody service

With crypto custody becoming an in-demand service owing to growing crypto adoption globally, KB KooKmin Bank is set to join the bandwagon already providing the service to crypto users. KB KooKmin Bank began its trademark application for digital assets custody with the Korean Intellectual Property Office since January, covering over 20 crypto-related areas. The bank […]
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Expert: Digital Currency Does Not Take the Place of Bank Deposits

Digital currency is mainly used to replace cash in our daily transactions.
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Bitcoin Transaction Fees Dropped 58% Last Week as Congestion Eased

The cost of transacting on the Bitcoin blockchain fell sharply last week as the network reverted to less frantic levels of activity.
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Bitcoin Reaches All Time High in Turkish Lira

Bitcoin is close to reaching 100,000 TRY (Turkish Lira), rising by some 20,000 this month and by 10,000 just this week. It has now reach 87,000 TRYs, significantly more than...
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Bitcoin is going longer by escaping exchange acquisition

Bitcoin’s recent burst past $12,000 was unlike the first, and is potentially a sign of things to come. Over a week ago, on 2 August, when Bitcoin rose past $12,000 for the first time since June 2019, its price dropped by 8 percent within the hour. The rapid rise tested a bull trap where trigger […]The post Bitcoin is going longer by escaping exchange acquisition appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Plans Next Move Following Consolidation At $0.30?

XRP saw a small 2% price rise today as it reached $0.295. The coin dropped by a total of 3.4% over the past week after it reached the $0.313 level. Against Bitcoin, XRP found support today at 2435 SAT (200-days EMA and .382 Fib Retracement). XRP/USD: XRP Bulls Find Support At .236 Fib Retracement Key […]The post Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Plans Next Move Following Consolidation At $0.30? appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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yEarn Finance Token YFI Gains 50% Upon Binance Listing Announcement

Binance continued its foray in DeFi, announcing that will list YFI with trade commencing at 12 PM UTC. The token’s price reacted positively to the news but had already begun...
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The Fourth Era of Blockchain Governance

Blockchain systems have clear business advantages, but systemic governance design is key to building enterprise involvement.
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Impressive Feat: Chainlink Overtakes Bitcoin To Become The Most Traded Cryptocurrency On Major Exchanges

LINK’s winning streak continues. The token which is now ranked as the sixth-biggest by market capitalization has registered a near-constant upsurge over the past couple of weeks. Following this meteoric rise, LINK’s trading volume has surpassed that of the benchmark cryptocurrency on major cryptocurrency exchanges. LINK’s Trading Volume Outruns That Of Bitcoin LINK has continued […]
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Grayscale Kicks Off National Ad Campaign to Bring Crypto to the Masses

Grayscale‘s national ad campaign to “bring crypto to the masses” has just got off the ground with a TV ad on CNBC, MSNBC, FOX, and FOX Business. Barry Silbert, Grayscale’s parent company CEO announced the campaign on Friday. The national ad campaign aims to push for more awareness of crypto-assets and to promote the mainstream […]
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Why Binance’s New Debit Card Fails to Fulfill Satoshi’s Vision

Binance’s debit card process makes it a more of a centralized bank-like institution than the decentralized tech dreamed by Bitcoin’s creator.

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Why Binance’s New Debit Card Fails to Fulfill Satoshi’s Vision

Binance’s debit card process makes it a more of a centralized bank-like institution than the decentralized tech dreamed by Bitcoin’s creator.
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Why Grayscale’s New Digital Currency Ad Could Bring Crypto Investing To Millions

Just as Merrill Lynch’s 1948 New York Times ad introduced boomers to stocks, Grayscale’s cable news ad blitz suggests the time is right for digital currency.
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Why Grayscale’s New Digital Currency Ad Could Bring Crypto Investing To Millions

Just as Merrill Lynch’s 1948 New York Times ad introduced boomers to stocks, Grayscale’s cable news ad blitz suggests the time is right for digital currency.

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Lumi Wallet Web Widget: Cryptocurrency Exchange on Your Website

Coinspeaker Lumi Wallet Web Widget: Cryptocurrency Exchange on Your WebsiteLumi has released the Lumi Wallet Web Widget for those who want to upgrade their website with a real-time crypto exchange.Lumi Wallet Web Widget: Cryptocurrency Exchange on Your Website
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DeFi token YFI's price explodes 50% on Binance listing

Binance’s support gave a significant boost to yEarn’s YFI token—even as its price was growing exponentially on its own.
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Chainlink (LINK) trading volume briefly surpassed Bitcoin on Coinbase

Chainlink was the most traded cryptocurrency on Coinbase Pro on August 9, according to data by on-chain firm Messari. The post Chainlink (LINK) trading volume briefly surpassed Bitcoin on Coinbase appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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Grayscale launches ad campaign, telling investors to move to digital currencies

Crypto asset manager Grayscale has launched a national advertising campaign, telling investors to move to digital currencies like bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) via its products.The post Grayscale launches ad campaign, telling investors to move to digital currencies appeared first on The Block.
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Billion-Dollar Investment Giant Bringing Bitcoin to the Masses, Launching Crypto Ad Campaign on CNBC, MSNBC and FOX

Billion-dollar investment giant Grayscale is launching a national crypto advertising campaign to bring Bitcoin and other digital assets to the masses. The digital asset management firm paid for ads that will kick off next week on CNBC, MSNBC, FOX, and FOX Business, according to Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group – […]The post Billion-Dollar Investment Giant Bringing Bitcoin to the Masses, Launching Crypto Ad Campaign on CNBC, MSNBC and FOX appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Web Traffic on Global Crypto Exchanges Surged 13% in July

Crypto analytics startup ICO Analytics reveals the fastest growing crypto exchanges and DeFi protocols in terms of web traffic.

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Bitcoin Price Suddenly Drops by $500 in Seconds to Fill Futures ‘Gap’

A bounce off $11,500 saves investors from serious pain, but $12,000 remains a problematic level to flip to support.

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‘Capital Flight out of Asia Is Taking Bitcoin Express’ Says Max Keiser

Bitcoin is one of the few ways to move an entire fortune abroad, Bitcoin bull Max Keiser says.

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China: Loudi City Mayor Promotes Blockchain to Fight Crime

Blockchain is making further inroads with municipal authorities in China, as the mayor of Loudi supports its use to combat crime.

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Q&A: How Blockchain Could Transform the Art Industry

Blockchain is transforming industries left, right and center — but how could this technology benefit the art world?

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IP Australia and National Rugby League Use Blockchain Against Fake Products

The intellectual property rights issuer of Australia will use blockchain to help NRL fight the sale of counterfeit merchandise.

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Bitcoin Price Seals Best Weekly Close in 2.5 Years: 5 Things to Know

Bitcoin has put in a crucial bull market sign for long-term investors as $12,000 returns to the market — can it hold?

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Canadian Weatherman Frankie MacDonald Is Bullish on Bitcoin

Frankie MacDonald is the latest internet personality to use his platform to push adoption of Bitcoin to a seemingly new audience.

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China’s National Blockchain Network Launches International Website

China’s first government-backed blockchain initiative has just launched an official international website.

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New York Financial Regulator Greenlights 10 Tokens for Custody

The regulator responsible for issuing licenses to crypto firms in NY greenlisted 8 coins for trading, including all 3 Paxos tokens.

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Number of Bitcoin Cash Whales Drops Following 39% Price Surge

The number of Bitcoin Cash investors holding at least $3M dropped by 10 since Aug. 1 following the price surge to more than $311.

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Bitcoin Price Tackles $12,000 After Breaking Through a Key Resistance Zone

Bitcoin price has pushed through $12,000 for the second time this month but will it hold?

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Japanese Messaging Giant LINE’s LN Token Trading on BitMax

The native token of Japanese messaging giant LINE is now available for trading on crypto exchange BitMax.

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How Miners Can Hedge Their Inventory to Increase Return on Investment

Strategies from the world of traditional finance could offer promise for miners who want to lower the risk associated with holding inventory.

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BAND Token is Now Available for Trading on Huobi Global

The BAND native token will be supported for trading on Huobi Global beginning August 10.

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Ethereum Options Data Suggests Pro Traders Expect ETH Price to Break $400

Ethereum price has stalled below $400 but ETH options data suggests the altcoin will push through the resistance level soon.

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Minneapolis Fed’s Kashkari Calls for Stricter Lockdown

The president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve calls for stricter lockdowns to help save the economy.

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More Than 10,000 New Blockchain Companies Established in China in 2020

LongHash said China’s blockchain companies have increased substantially and recorded an all-time high in 2020 despite Covid-19.

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, ETH, XRP, XMR, XTZ

Bitcoin and most altcoins are likely to remain range-bound for a few more days before resuming the next leg of the up move.

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Researchers Claim Crypto Exchange Hacks Happen in Three Ways

Hacks into crypto exchanges target open-source libraries and take advantage of inside jobs researchers said.

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China’s Mining Dominance Unlikely to Last: Lopp

With more chips produced outside of Asia and more countries offering cheaper power, China’s mining dominance may not last said Jameson Lopp.

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Bitcoin Halving and Ethereum 2.0 Bring Big Changes for Crypto Miners

How Bitcoin’s third halving, Ethereum 2.0’s launch and the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting the crypto mining industry.

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Facial Recognition Could Help to Stamp Out Bitcoin Social Media Scams

Coincurve’s Rod Hsu says facial recognition can stamp out social media Bitcoin scams.

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