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September 30, 2020

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How Bitcoin Mining Works

For thousands of years, men have gone beneath the dangers of the earth to extract minerals and precious metals such as gold, copper, platinum, and

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Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? This is one of the most important and unanswered questions in the crypto sphere. Many people and organizations have been linked

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Here’s what might be Bitcoin’s most popular use case in 5 years

A new survey by the Royal United Services Institute and ACAMS seems to have ruffled a few feathers, while also strengthening few of the market’s prevailing narratives. The survey found that a majority of the respondents associated with either the government or financial institutions, private or otherwise, think of cryptocurrencies as a risk, rather than […]The post Here’s what might be Bitcoin’s most popular use case in 5 years appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Easily Spend Your Bitcoin via Prepaid Debit Card or a PayPal Account with Bitcoin of America’s Easy to Use Trading Platform

Bitcoin of America offers a number of convenient ways to transfer your bitcoin or litecoin to commonly used USD payment gateways like prepaid debit cards or a PayPal account. Read the guides below to find the method that’s best for you. Most commonly, bank transfers are used to transfer bitcoin, but using popular fiat gateways […]The post Easily Spend Your Bitcoin via Prepaid Debit Card or a PayPal Account with Bitcoin of America’s Easy to Use Trading Platform appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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DeFi critics criticize freezing of $130m in Kucoin crypto: here’s what they get wrong

KuCoin underwent a brutal hack last week that resulted in millions of dollars worth of coins lost. The post DeFi critics criticize freezing of $130m in Kucoin crypto: here’s what they get wrong appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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Institutional Investors Want to HODL Bitcoin: Report

Institutional investors dealing in Bitcoin futures increasingly prefer to receive the digital asset rather than the cash equivalent, a ZUBR report has found.
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Tezos, Stellar Lumens, DigiByte Price Analysis: 29 September

With the world’s largest altcoin Ethereum priced above $350, at press time, major cryptocurrencies now appeared to be less conflicted with their price recovery. At the same time, Tezos and Stellar Lumens continued to improve from their weekend valuations, as a bullish market momentum resurfaced for the two altcoins. DigiByte, however, had witnessed a dip […]The post Tezos, Stellar Lumens, DigiByte Price Analysis: 29 September appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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A blog post by Coinbase’s CEO has raised a fury. Will it affect a potential IPO?

Most — but not all — will probably look past Brian Armstrong's controversial views as Coinbase readies for an initial public offering.The post A blog post by Coinbase’s CEO has raised a fury. Will it affect a potential IPO? appeared first on The Block.
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US Lawmakers Just Passed a Crypto Bill. Here's What's in It

The Digital Taxonomy Act and Blockchain Innovation Act snuck through the House as part of the Consumer Safety Technology Act.
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Coinbase introduces staking rewards for Cosmos [ATOM]

Popular San Francisco-based crypto-exchange, Coinbase, announced today that eligible users can now earn 5% APY on their Cosmos (ATOM) held on the platform, according to a press release shared with AMBCrypto. The announcement follows the launch of staking rewards for Tezos, which were made available to customers in the U.S, U.K, France, Spain and The […]The post Coinbase introduces staking rewards for Cosmos [ATOM] appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Moving into the age of ‘Optimistic Ethereum’

Quick TakeOptimistic Rollups are a Layer 2 scaling solution that derive their security from an underlying blockchain (Ethereum)ORs are most notably being developed by Optimism, formerly known as Plasma Group. In January, the team raised $3.5 million from Paradigm and IDEO CoLab VenturesSynthetix is the first project to trial on the Optimistic Ethereum testnet, which launched on September 25th
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Waves Exchange Launches ‘Decentralized Forex’ Market Using Stablecoins

Cryptocurrency exchange Waves Exchange has announced the launch of a ‘decentralized forex’ market within its platform powered by stablecoins pegged to various fiat currencies. According to a press release shared with CryptoGlobe, Waves Exchange will initially support seven stablecoins pegged to the value of fiat currencies: USDN, EURN, JPYN, CNYN, RUBN, UAHN and NGNN. The […]
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Overstock Short Sellers Fall Short as Judge Gives Digital Dividend Claims Short Shrift

Patrick Byrne and Overstock.com have prevailed over the digital dividend-doubting short sellers.
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Malaysian billionaire steps down to pursue 'horse currency' offering

“I am handing over the public-listed company’s business to the new directors and I will concentrate on cryptocurrencies,” said the 65-year-old.
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Malaysian billionaire steps down to pursue 'horse currency' offering

“I am handing over the public-listed company’s business to the new directors and I will concentrate on cryptocurrencies,” said the 65-year-old.

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Cardano, Monero, Algorand Price Analysis: 29 September

Cardano showed a bearish divergence on the charts that played out in the near-term and saw the price drop toward $0.1 once more. Monero registered some selling pressure beneath an important level of support. Algorand showed signs of bullishness and could be set to register good gains in the coming days after a break out […]The post Cardano, Monero, Algorand Price Analysis: 29 September appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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US Senate Candidate Is a Hodler, Sees Bitcoin as Alternative Store of Value to US Dollar

US Senate candidate Cynthia Lummis is pro-bitcoin. She bought her first bitcoin during her time in Congress. Now she calls herself a hodler and sees the cryptocurrency as a viable alternative store of value to the US dollar. Bitcoin Advocate in the Senate Cynthia Lummis served Wyoming as a conservative Republican in the U.S. House […]The post US Senate Candidate Is a Hodler, Sees Bitcoin as Alternative Store of Value to US Dollar appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Coinbase and Y Combinator-backed startup Multis raises $2.2 million in seed round

The French startup has raised $2.2 million in its seed funding with investments from Coinbase and Y Combinator. The post Coinbase and Y Combinator-backed startup Multis raises $2.2 million in seed round appeared first on The Block.
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Bitcoin Marketplace OpenBazaar Narrowly Escape Bankruptcy Thanks to Donations

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Investors Ponder Big Crypto Question in Viral Post – Will Bitcoin Really Reach $100,000?

A new, viral post on Reddit centers on an oft-debated question in the world of crypto – will Bitcoin ever hit $100,000? This year alone, numerous BTC analysts and traders, as well as top-ranking crypto entrepreneurs, have hinted at the possibility or issued formal predictions that the leading cryptocurrency will reach six figures in value […]The post Investors Ponder Big Crypto Question in Viral Post – Will Bitcoin Really Reach $100,000? appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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How MIT’s ‘Pool Detective’ could help prevent attacks on blockchains

Quick TakeResearchers at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative say better monitoring of mining pools and hash rental marketplaces could prevent 51% attacks.The team is developing surveillance tools with an eye toward early warning systems for exchanges and other targets of such attacks.
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DeFi Tokens Sink as Bitcoin Price Holds Steady

Bitcoin is having a bad September, but the last 24 hours have been relatively stable. DeFi tokens, however, are taking big losses.
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Bitcoin Sets a New Five-Figure Record for Itself

When it comes to bitcoin, these last few weeks have been classic cases of “the good news and the bad news.” Bitcoin Has Been Shaky, but It’s Also Been Pretty Solid in Several Ways The bad news is that not too long ago, bitcoin was trading for over $12,000 and unfortunately, this didn’t last. The...The post Bitcoin Sets a New Five-Figure Record for Itself appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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For cryptos like Bitcoin managing risk may be tricky, not impossible, here’s why

“We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful” Warren Buffet’s quote may sound like a cliche when discussing risk management in a crypto portfolio, nevertheless, it is true. Recently, on-chain analyst @DaanCrypto suggested risk management techniques for crypto traders in a long twitter thread. While these insights […]The post For cryptos like Bitcoin managing risk may be tricky, not impossible, here’s why appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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So Now They’re Hacking DeFi Protocols Before They’ve Even Launched?

When the DeFi degens caught wind of a new pre-release Andre Cronje project they piled in, only to get $16 million hacked away in a flash.
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Congress weighs crypto payments and fintech lending in hearing today

Despite skepticism about loosening regulations on loans, the Fintech Task Force couldn't stop talking about crypto as a way of upgrading payments in the U.S.

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Congress weighs crypto payments and fintech lending in hearing today

Despite skepticism about loosening regulations on loans, the Fintech Task Force couldn't stop talking about crypto as a way of upgrading payments in the U.S.
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Afraid of DeFi? Here’s how to earn 41% APY on Bitcoin without wrapping it

Decentralized finance yields are incredibly attractive, but options markets can also provide similar sized returns for those willing to take risks.
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Afraid of DeFi? Here’s how to earn 41% APY on Bitcoin without wrapping it

Decentralized finance yields are incredibly attractive, but options markets can also provide similar sized returns for those willing to take risks.

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Cardano Marks Third Anniversary As Over 50% ADA Is Delegated In 1200+ Stake Pools

The growing Cardano Community has celebrated the third anniversary of the Cardano network, almost three months after the successful launch of Shelley Network as the most decentralized blockchain ecosystem. Hoskinson shared on his YouTube Channel that the growth of the Cardano’s community has been accelerated by Shelley’s success, improvements on Daedalus, the launch of Catalyst […]
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Coinbase Offers Staking Rewards for Cosmos

Eligible customers can start earning 5% of rewards of Cosmos ATOM tokens, starting today.
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Chainlink, Cosmos, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 29 September

Chainlink appeared to be in a phase of consolidation, although the price could also suffer a minor drop. Cosmos was perched on a level of support, and can be expected to rise higher after breaking out of a bullish reversal pattern. Dogecoin continued to trend lower, as it has done since its huge pump in […]The post Chainlink, Cosmos, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 29 September appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Paxful Users Convert $1.5 million in Bitcoin to Tether in Weeks

The Paxful peer-to-peer trading platform added Tether support just three weeks ago. It’s proving a popular addition.
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Holds at $10.7K; Uniswap Volume Drops

Bitcoin’s price struggles to stick to $10,700 as Uniswap’s decentralized exchange trading volume falls to cap September.
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Coinbase now offers staking rewards for Cosmos token

Crypto exchange Coinbase is now offering rewards for staking Cosmos (ATOM) token through its platform.The post Coinbase now offers staking rewards for Cosmos token appeared first on The Block.
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Coinbase Launches 5% Staking Rewards for Cosmos’ ATOM

ATOM is only the second cryptocurrency to join Coinbase’s staking rewards program.
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Blockchain legislation passes the House, heads for Senate

Bills from the Energy and Commerce Committee are making their way to the Senate following votes this afternoon.

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Blockchain legislation passes the House, heads for Senate

Bills from the Energy and Commerce Committee are making their way to the Senate following votes this afternoon.
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Setting Records: Bitcoin Price Has Stayed Above $10,000 Longer Than Ever In History

The bitcoin price has been holding above $10,000 since July 27. This resilience has excited well-known bull Anthony Pompliano who noted that the flagship cryptocurrency has been able to successfully discredit the BTC bear case. Bitcoin Sets Record Of 63 Consecutive Daily Closes Above $10K Morgan Creek Digital co-founder, Anthony Pompliano, took to Twitter on […]
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Kadena Looks to Capture DeFi Energy With New Decentralized Exchange

Kadenaswap, the hybrid blockchain protocol's coming DEX, will begin rollout later this year.
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Coinbase’s New Policy: Anti-Woke or Just a Joke?

CEO Brian Armstrong’s letter has not just the crypto world but the larger world of tech and business talking about the role of corporations in society.
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How long before Bitcoin is truly uncorrelated with stocks?

Time and again, the digital assets industry has witnessed a domino effect. In case you missed it, on 21st September, Bitcoin’s price declined by 6.46%, falling from $10996 to $10286. A little recovery was observed on the 22nd, but on the 23rd, the asset shaved another 3.82 percent. The bearish floodgates in the crypto market […]The post How long before Bitcoin is truly uncorrelated with stocks? appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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DeFi is too 'noisy,' MyEtherWallet CEO says

Hype can be hectic and unorganized.

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DeFi is too 'noisy,' MyEtherWallet CEO says

Hype can be hectic and unorganized.
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KuCoin hack: Over a million XRP moved…… to a defunct exchange?

Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin’s hack has been the talking point of the week, with the culprits involved later making headlines after they tried to move the stolen crypto onto several decentralized exchanges. The hack and its perpetrators are in the news again today after Whale Alert revealed that part of the stolen funds, including a lot […]The post KuCoin hack: Over a million XRP moved…… to a defunct exchange? appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Eminence Finance Exploit Leads to 'Degen' Soul Searching

Degen traders are questioning their YOLO ethos following a flash loan attack of Eminence Finance contracts that hadn’t been officially released to the public yesterday.
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Better Broadband Will Pave the Way for a ‘Brand New World’

Self-help guru James Altucher sees a world where we can jump between virtual realities. Will it be a better world? Time will tell.
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Bitwise Has Put Away a Lot of Cash for Its BTC Fund

Over the past year, Bitwise – a crypto asset management firm – has managed to put away roughly $9 million for its bitcoin fund. Bitwise Is Growing Fast A regulatory form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) discussed the data and suggested that the money came from more than 40 separate investors....The post Bitwise Has Put Away a Lot of Cash for Its BTC Fund appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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Tether is losing ground, but stablecoins supply peaks with $20 billion

This year witnessed close competition between major assets raking in great profits. However, the actors who also contributed to the smooth transfers of most major cryptos were stablecoins, which have also witnessed exponential growth in the year 2020. The total volume of stablecoins in circulation has reached $20 billion, as USDC carves a higher share. […]The post Tether is losing ground, but stablecoins supply peaks with $20 billion appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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$14,000 By End of 2020 a Reasonable Target for Bitcoin’s Price: Filb Filb in Exclusive Trader’s Digest

CryptoPotato had a chance to do an exclusive interview with famous crypto trader FilbFilb on his first days in crypto, defi, BTC price in 2020, and more.The post $14,000 By End of 2020 a Reasonable Target for Bitcoin’s Price: Filb Filb in Exclusive Trader’s Digest appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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KuCoin hackers move 18 million XRP to a controlled wallet

KuCoin hackers have moved a huge sum of XRP tokens from the exchange hack to a controlled. As reported by Whale Alert’s Twitter handle, hackers have moved $4.5 million worth of XRP from the KuCoin hack 2020 to a “hack wallet.” As Cryptopolitan previously reported, KuCoin hackers raided the exchange’s hot wallets and stole more […]
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Blockchain patent filing rose significantly in China after Xi Jinping’s 2019 endorsement

Chinese companies are angling to overtake the United States in blockchain adoption.

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Blockchain patent filing rose significantly in China after Xi Jinping’s 2019 endorsement

Chinese companies are angling to overtake the United States in blockchain adoption.
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Bitcoin Exchange Was a Front for Romanian Mob, Feds Say

The US Department of Justice has convicted a Bulgarian national for laundering nearly $5 million in Bitcoin from a cyber crime syndicate.
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Goldman Sachs looking to round out digital asset team with new international hires

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs is looking to round out its digital asset team with two new international hires, according to people familiar with the situation. The post Goldman Sachs looking to round out digital asset team with new international hires appeared first on The Block.
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The Cardano Foundation’s new CEO says he will prioritize the platform’s longevity

The incoming CEO wants to convey to the corporate sector that Cardano will be around in 30 years.

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The Cardano Foundation’s new CEO says he will prioritize the platform’s longevity

The incoming CEO wants to convey to the corporate sector that Cardano will be around in 30 years.
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Polkadot, VeChain, BAT Price Analysis: 29 September

Polkadot, VeChain, and Basic Attention Token all exhibited bullish patterns or demand from buyers and could be set to surge in the near-term. However, Bitcoin’s inability to rise past $11,000 and $11,200, accompanied by a rising Bitcoin Dominance, could spell more losses for altcoins in the coming weeks. At press time BTC was trading at […]The post Polkadot, VeChain, BAT Price Analysis: 29 September appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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NY Fed report: interest in non-bank digital payment options grew in pandemic era

Interest in non-bank digital payment options grew during the Covid-19 pandemic era, according to recent research findings.The post NY Fed report: interest in non-bank digital payment options grew in pandemic era appeared first on The Block.
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Mainstream lags in crypto understanding, think tank survey finds

The crypto industry exudes more confidence against industry risks than outsiders looking in.

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COVID-19: Decentralization the norm as workplaces adjust to new normal

COVID-19 has forced businesses around the world to adapt to new ways as crypto companies embrace the “decentralized normal.”

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What the COVID-19 pandemic means for blockchain and crypto

Blockchain and cryptocurrency have great potential to help us, especially in these challenging times of the global coronavirus outbreak.

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David Guetta secures deal with crypto-centered VR platform

DJ David Guetta goes virtual.

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Launch rehearsal for Ethereum 2.0 ‘90% successful’ despite participation issues

Participation is low once again, but it doesn't seem to matter.

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Chainalysis expands presence in APAC in response to KuCoin hack

But it remains unclear where KuCoin is actually headquartered.

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Crypto and blockchain won’t catch on until they’re actually useful

Taking blockchain tech from buzzword to essential technology should have a singular focus: Making it useful for people’s everyday lives.

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Should Bitcoin traders be worried about lower highs ever since $12K?

Bitcoin price technical analysis shows some key levels that traders should watch this week as BTC remains range-bound below $11,000.

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Blockchain technology now powers a privacy-focused security camera

The new camera from IoTeX reportedly features a private key for access and end-to-end encryption of all data.

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Gemini crypto exchange adds shielded withdrawals for privacy coin Zcash

“Regulators can get comfortable with privacy-enabling cryptos,” Gemini says.

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Report: Impermanent loss on Uniswap and other AMMs is always permanent

Is it time to find another name for this phenomenon?

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Traders discuss what’s next for Bitcoin after abrupt 3% overnight drop

Traders are mixed after the price of Bitcoin sees a sudden pullback from $10,950 to $10,630 overnight.

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Bitcoin ‘difficulty ribbon’ chart hasn’t been this bullish since March

Bitcoin difficulty ribbon compression has broken out of a bear trend it has been in since the March coronavirus crash.

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Venezuela sees its first Blockstream Bitcoin satellite node

"Users can’t afford to be cut off from the Bitcoin network."

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Blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare signs on Paris Saint-Germain

PSG players Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, as well as club veterans like David Beckham, will be issued as collectible digital player cards on blockchain platform Sorare.

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Bored with Bitcoin price, traders chase gains in altcoins and DeFi tokens

Bitcoin price is sideways and pinned below $11K, leading traders to seek greener pastures in altcoins and DeFi tokens.

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Kenya’s golf stablecoin highlights need for Africa-wide regulations

A stablecoin that will be used to pay entrance fees for the golfing tournaments of a Kenyan 'entrepreneurs network’ has started testing under the local regulatory sandbox.

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Hacker steals $15M after degens pile into unreleased Yearn Finance project

Eminence, an unreleased project being built by Yearn’s Andre Cronje has been drained of $15 million.

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$30M MakerDAO 'Black Thursday' lawsuit sent to arbitration

A class-action lawsuit accusing MakerDAO of misrepresenting the risks associated with its DAI stablecoin has been stayed pending arbitration proceedings.

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Bulgarian exchange owner convicted over auction fraud scheme

The owner of a Bulgarian crypto exchange has been convicted of providing money laundering services to a Eastern European cyber fraud syndicate.

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Soaring decentralized exchange volume suggests the DeFi craze is not over

Data shows decentralized exchange volume skyrocketed in the last 6-months and Uniswap leads the pack.

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Anonymous donor saves OpenBazaar... for now

OpenBazaar received a temporary lifeline, but they aren’t out of the woods yet.

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One of Hal Finney's lost contributions to Bitcoin Core to be 'resurrected'

While Hal Finney may no longer be with us, one of his proposals from 2011 may soon find its way to Bitcoin thanks to an expired patent.

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