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January 19, 2021

FilecoinのQ&A

By Yanying Deng

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FilecoinのQ&A

Q.Filecoinのマイニングはいつ始まりますか?

Filecoinのマイニングは、メインネットがローンチした後から開始されます。当初はメインネットのローンチは9月後半に予定されていましたが、スペースレース2が9月14~10月5日に行われることが決定したため、ローンチ時期はさらに遅くなります。具合的なローンチ時期は、現時点で発表されていません。

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The Elon Musk Effect? Dogecoin Searches Spike After Tesla CEO’s Tweet

A brief history of Elon Musk tweeting about Dogecoin.
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Institutional Buying, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) Buys Another 16,000 BTC Worth $590 Million

Amid the recent price volatility in Bitcoin (BTC), investors might be waiting on the sidelines for further correction. However, we might be reaching $40,000 levels once again sooner than expected. As per the data on Bybt.com, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) has purchased another 16,000 Bitcoin in a single day taking its total BTC holdings The post Institutional Buying, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) Buys Another 16,000 BTC Worth $590 Million appeared first on Coingape.
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EU Seeks to Curb Reliance on US Dollar After American Sanctions Exposed Financial Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

The European Union (EU) is reportedly planning to reduce its reliance on the U.S. dollar-based financial system, after American sanctions on Iran exposed the vulnerabilities of the bloc’s financial infrastructure. According to officials, who are now determined to challenge the dollar’s supremacy, the renewed desire to boost the role of the euro currency is also […]
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Crypto Analyst Luke Martin Gives DeFi Picks to Beat Bitcoin in 2021

Venture Coinist founder Luke Martin gave his list of top DeFi pick that could outperform bitcoin this year, citing a growing market interest in projects with real world utility.
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CoinShares to launch $200m Bitcoin ETP on Swiss stock exchange

CoinShares' CSO says the firm is “starting 2021 off with a bang” by launching a $200 million physically-backed Bitcoin ETP on Switzerland’s SIX exchange.

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CoinShares to launch $200m Bitcoin ETP on Swiss stock exchange

CoinShares' CSO says the firm is “starting 2021 off with a bang” by launching a $200 million physically-backed Bitcoin ETP on Switzerland’s SIX exchange.
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Ethereum trend analysis – ETH/USD knocks at $1,300 amid slow buying

Ethereum trend analysis signals indecision as price stuck in range Selling pressure increasing as ETH/USD approaches $1,250 resistance The price hovers around crucial resistance levels, indicating a trend change Contracting Bollinger Bands indicate a breakout is near TL;DR Ethereum trend analysis is probing lower support levels at $1,200. If the bulls can hold the $1,200 […]
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Binance Coin (BNB) hits a new all-time high one day before its token burn

A growing DEX ecosystem, competitive futures platform and low fee incentives pushed Binance Coin to a new all-time high one day ahead of its scheduled token burn.

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Binance Coin (BNB) hits a new all-time high one day before its token burn

A growing DEX ecosystem, competitive futures platform and low fee incentives pushed Binance Coin to a new all-time high one day ahead of its scheduled token burn.
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Biden Will Name Gary Gensler as SEC Chairman

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NVIDIA May Re-enter Bitcoin Mining Market After Being Burned in ‘18

A NVIDIA executive told investors the tech company may restart a product line geared toward Bitcoin and crypto miners.
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CoinShares to Launch a Bitcoin ETP on SIX Swiss Exchange

It joins several other ETP providers on the exchange, including ETC Group, with its own physically backed bitcoin product.
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Bitcoin trend analysis – BTC/USD holds $36k as bulls push higher

Bitcoin trend analysis still stuck in a range at price declines below $37,000 Extended sell-off threatens BTC/USD post $38,000 level The daily support level at $30,000 must stay intact for another bull rally TL;DR Bitcoin price is still far from the psychological $40,000 level. The recent pullback has caught many bullish traders off-guard since the […]
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Good Griefing: A Lingering Vulnerability On Lightning Network That Still Needs Fixing

The potential for “griefing” attacks on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is a serious threat. Here’s how they work and why they deserve a fix.The post Good Griefing: A Lingering Vulnerability On Lightning Network That Still Needs Fixing appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
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Partner at Crypto Giant ParaFi Capital Reveals Strategy for Investing in Nascent DeFi Market

Santiago Roel Santos, partner at alternative investment firm ParaFi Capital, is revealing key components behind his formula for investing in the embryonic decentralized finance (DeFi) markets. In a new episode of Real Vision, Roel Santos explains that ParaFi’s exposure to DeFi is somewhat concentrated in a handful of main positions, complemented by investments in early-stage […]The post Partner at Crypto Giant ParaFi Capital Reveals Strategy for Investing in Nascent DeFi Market appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Cybersecurity firm uses encrypted hard drive with Bitcoin to test applicants

Successful applicants can use the funds to buy a ticket to the company's headquarters.
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Cybersecurity firm uses encrypted hard drive with Bitcoin to test applicants

Successful applicants can use the funds to buy a ticket to the company's headquarters.

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New Highs Inbound: Ethereum is About to See an Explosive Rally Against BTC

Ethereum’s price action has been strikingly similar to that of Bitcoin’s as of late The crypto is once again showing strong signs of correlation to BTC, which has caused it to see some relatively choppy trading as of late It has continued gaining some slight ground against BTC, although it is now pushing up against resistance on its BTC trading pair It is also nearing a few key USD resistance levels as well, with bears […]
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Defi Tokens Are Continuously Outshining Bitcoin

Bitcoin is trading for just over $36,000. Despite a recent $4,000 drop, the asset is still considered to be doing well by analysts and industry experts alike. However, the cryptocurrency is once again being outdone by several smaller coins, particularly those in the decentralized finance (Defi) space. Defi Is Seriously Outdoing the Ranks of Bitcoin...The post Defi Tokens Are Continuously Outshining Bitcoin appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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Underground stolen card forum to close after making profits during Bitcoin rally

Cybersecurity research company Gemini Advisory found that Joker’s Stash, a dark web carding marketplace will reportedly shut down by next month. Their blog carried a note from the infamous marketplace’s administrator who claimed that he was now retiring. The reason behind the sudden decision to close the forum remains unknown. However, Gemini Advisory’s research team believed […]
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Litecoin, Crypto.com Coin, Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: 18 January

The cryptocurrency market had been moving sideways given the lack of momentum in the Bitcoin market. However, on 18 January, the market saw a slight boost, and the prices of most cryptocurrencies suddenly shot up. Major cryptocurrencies like Litecoin [LTC] surged, but the mid-cap and small-cap alts did not see much movement. Litecoin [LTC] The […]
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Ruffer Chairman Calls Bitcoin a “Unique Beast”

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Shenzhen’s latest $3m digital yuan test sees nearly 140k transactions

Residents in Shenzhen have proceeded nearly 140,000 transactions in digital yuan during the latest test of China's CBDC.The post Shenzhen’s latest $3m digital yuan test sees nearly 140k transactions appeared first on The Block.
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Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Proposes a National Cryptocurrency but It Won’t Replace the Dollar

An Ecuadorian presidential candidate hinted at creating a cryptocurrency in the country as part of its government agenda. Giovanny Andrade said that the national crypto aims to “facilitate” transactions across the country. Crypto Could Be Backed by Gold During an interview with Primicias, Andrade, representing the Union Ecuatoriana party, believes its cryptocurrency idea is a […]
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Crypto community happy as SEC gets Blockchain fan Gary Gensler as new chairman

TL;DR Breakdown Former CFTC is now the new chairman of the US SEC. Gary Gensler is pro-blockchain. The next person to chair the US SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) is someone with a soft spot for the crypto market, as apparent from the latest developments regarding the incoming Biden administration. On Monday (January 18, 2021), […]
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CoinShares Launching Bitcoin ETP on SIX Swiss Exchange

The new Bitcoin exchange-traded products will start with $200 million in assets under management.
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XRP Price Analysis: 18 January

XRP continues to consolidate under the $0.29 level after breaching the $0.30 range during the 2nd-week of January. The asset recently dropped down to 5th position as well, with Polkadot, taking over its 4th place. While the price is currently on a rise since the end of December, there remains a sense of uncertainty about […]
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3 reasons why the price of Curve DAO Token (CRV) tripled in a week

Crypto friendly regulations, rising user activity and a recent collaboration with Yearn finance back Curve DAO Token’s recent triple-digit rally.

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3 reasons why the price of Curve DAO Token (CRV) tripled in a week

Crypto friendly regulations, rising user activity and a recent collaboration with Yearn finance back Curve DAO Token’s recent triple-digit rally.
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Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 3

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today.Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here._________________________________________Binance.USDelistings:XRPBitfinexListings:Stakenet (XSN)
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Biden Confirms Gary Gensler As SEC Chairman – What’s In Store For Bitcoin And Crypto?

Did you hear a few days ago that former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler could be the next SEC chairman? Well, it is now confirmed that he will be taking over from Jay Clayton as the head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Gary is a seasoned Wall Street investor that has a keen interest […]
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Thread calling Bitcoin a “giant smoldering Chernobyl” goes viral on Twitter

As Bitcoin’s price has grown, so has its energy consumption. The post Thread calling Bitcoin a “giant smoldering Chernobyl” goes viral on Twitter appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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US crypto regulations will return Bitcoin to its digital cash origins

The inconvenience of using Bitcoin directly may soon be dwarfed by the headache of moving it on and off exchanges.

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US crypto regulations will return Bitcoin to its digital cash origins

The inconvenience of using Bitcoin directly may soon be dwarfed by the headache of moving it on and off exchanges.
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Bitstamp To Track & KYC Off-Exchange Addresses

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Stellar Lumens, Aave, BAT Price Analysis: 18 January

Stellar Lumens and Basic Attention Token were trading right beside their range highs. However, Stellar Lumens struggled to break past the resistance while BAT already has, and looked to surge higher. Aave made strong gains over the past week, and some levels of support are highlighted if it retraces some of those gains. Stellar Lumens […]
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After $750M Bitcoin Allocation, Ruffer Investment Says BTC is Early in Its Safe Haven Cycle

Zero-interest rates make investors desperate for new safe-haven assets like bitcoin, asserted the $27B worth asset manager Ruffer Investment.
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Officials in Iran Claim Bitcoin Mining Has Caused Several Energy Blackouts

Over the weekend, Iran was the victim of several energy blackouts that saw entire electrical grids go dark for hours at a time. Now, government heads are saying that bitcoin mining may have had something to do with these blackouts. Iran Suffers Blackouts; BTC Mining to Blame? Iran – like many of the world’s nations...The post Officials in Iran Claim Bitcoin Mining Has Caused Several Energy Blackouts appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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XRP At Risk Of Falling Out Of Crypto Top Five For First Time Since 2013

XRP has had an extremely difficult run since 2017 and things have only turned worse. But somehow despite the poor performance compared to its peers, it has managed to hold onto a top five rank by market cap dating back as far as 2013. However, the legal blow dealt by the United States Securities and […]
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Tether Drops $1M Into Crypto Game Infinite Fleet’s Security Token Sale

Online spaceship strategy game Infinite Fleet aims to raise up to $8 million via security token sales, and Tether has already provided the first million of that.
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Australian Bitcoin Entrepreneur Sues Banks for Cutting Him Off

Allan Flynn has filed a lawsuit against two of Australia’s commercial banks, ANZ and Westpac, alleging discrimination against his crypto biz.
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Polkadot price prediction: DOT to observe sideways movement at $17.00

TL;DR Breakdown Polkadot price expected to consolidate at the current level. The closest support level lies at $16.65 DOT price faces resistance in crossing the $19.00 mark Polkadot price is consolidating around the $17.00 level as DOT volatility continues to dwindle. The trade volume has seen a marked decline in the past few days as […]
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How to Track Crypto Portfolios the Right Way

Most crypto investors use dedicated portfolio trackers to monitor their assets. But only a few know that you can get the same wealth of data from a regular Ethereum block explorer, including the value of your coins in USD and the portfolio’s performance chart. Why and how regular investors monitor portfolios How do you know if your […]The post How to Track Crypto Portfolios the Right Way appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Litecoin Price Analysis: 18 January

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis is the sole opinion of the writer and should not be taken as investment advice Litecoin has performed quite well in December, and at the time of writing, it was trading at $140, which is a 100% increase in comparison to the $70 low it registered the previous month. […]
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Multi-Dollar Billion Firm Ruffer Explains Its $745 Million Bitcoin Bet

The firm said its move was “unconventional”—but ahead of the game.
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Freedom Fighting Atilis Gym Chooses to Accept Crypto Donations- BCH Supporters Set Gym Up With an Uncensorable Fundraiser

After the co-owner of the Atilis Gym in New Jersey appeared on TV and told the public the state confiscated over $173k from the gym owner’s bank account, Ian Smith revealed Atilis Gym has now set up a crypto wallet. Smith explained that a number of people didn’t want to donate using the Gofundme platform, […]
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Grayscale holds the key to Bitcoin hitting $40K, says JPMorgan

The BTC price is at a crucial inflection point, according to JPMorgan strategists.

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Grayscale holds the key to Bitcoin hitting $40K, says JPMorgan

The BTC price is at a crucial inflection point, according to JPMorgan strategists.
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Binance Coin, Zcash, FTX TokenPrice Analysis: 18 January

As the price broke out due to a surge in the Bitcoin market, many altcoins mirrored its movement and posted gains. Major altcoin, Binance Coin [BNB] has already been providing good returns to the investors, but other crypto assets were unable to break out of the dull market. Binance Coin [BNB] The above chart indicated […]
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Spanish Football Club Says it Has Made World-first Crypto Pro Transfer

David Barral. Source: A screenshot, Instagram/barraldbA Spanish football club said that it has made a veteran footballer and La Liga veteran the first professional player to complete a transfer conducted entirely in crypto.Per the Spanish football newspaper Sport, David Barral – a former Real Madrid, APOEL and Sporting de Gijón striker who has also played in the Japanese, UAE and Cypriot
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Lyn Alden on Why the Dollar System No Longer Serves the US or the World

At the end of an 80-year global debt supercycle, who benefits from having the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency?
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1/18: BTC, ETH, DOT, XRP, ADA, LTC, BCH, LINK, XLM, BNB

Altcoins are beginning to lose bullish momentum as Bitcoin price struggles to reclaim $40,000.

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1/18: BTC, ETH, DOT, XRP, ADA, LTC, BCH, LINK, XLM, BNB

Altcoins are beginning to lose bullish momentum as Bitcoin price struggles to reclaim $40,000.
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Aussie Bitcoin trader accuses two banks of discriminatory practices

A cryptocurrency trader based in Australia filed a complaint against two local banks in the region for systematic discrimination practices after these entities allegedly closed his bank accounts without issuing any warning. The trader named Allan Flynn has filed for proceedings against commercial banks ANZ and Westpac and wants compensation of about $192,000. Flynn claimed […]
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Bitcoin SV, Maker, Dash Price Analysis: 18 January

Bitcoin SV showed weakly bearish momentum over the past few days, but that might be set to reverse shortly. Maker was in a phase of consolidation, and Dash showed some weak bearish pressure that could gradually push the price toward $116. Bitcoin SV [BSV] Bitcoin SV’s charts resembled Bitcoin’s own price action over the past […]
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Record $3.7 Billion in Bitcoin Options Set to Expire After Open Interest Surpasses $9 Billion

Open interest on Bitcoin options has increased steadily over the last few months to surpass $9 billion, $3.7 billion of which are set to expire on January 29 – a new record – as speculation and institutional adoption keeps growing. According to data from crypto analytics website Bybt, open options contracts are now worth around […]
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First Hyperledger-based cryptocurrency explodes 486% overnight on Bittrex BTC listing

The first Hyperledger-based cryptocurrency to achieve mainnet status just exploded 486% overnight, possibly bouyed by an impending Bitcoin trading pair.
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First Hyperledger-based cryptocurrency explodes 486% overnight on Bittrex BTC listing

The first Hyperledger-based cryptocurrency to achieve mainnet status just exploded 486% overnight, possibly bouyed by an impending Bitcoin trading pair.

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DeFi lending and borrowing, explained

As DeFi protocols continue to garner mainstream traction, here’s an introduction to how lending and borrowing work on these platforms.

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Yearn.finance eyes new all-time high — Can YFI price reach the next $66K target?

YFI price can break above $50,000 if Bitcoin continues to consolidate in the near term.

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Biden team announces pick to lead SEC

Biden’s pick to run the SEC has some serious crypto and blockchain chops.

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Crypto Chi: The future (and energy) of money and technology

Crypto Chi is a combination of financial innovation, libertarian and capitalist ideology, and human empowerment.

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‘Miss Bitcoin’ launches celebrity NFT art charity project

Mai Fujimoto's Kizuna crypto donation platform is partnering with blockchain gaming platform Enjin to sell tokenized celebrity artwork.

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Bitcoin thermocap metric shows BTC price is still in the 'low end' of bull cycle

Cold hard numbers are showing why Bitcoin moons and dumps — and the reasons are more straightforward than you might imagine.

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How compliance software detects fraud and money laundering involving crypto

As the crypto markets mature and institutional money flows into the space, technology to detect fraud and money laundering involving digital assets is more important than ever.

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Huobi Korea scores certification from Korea Internet and Security Agency

The South Korean arm of global crypto giant Huobi has acquired an ISMS certification to comply with the upcoming Special Payment Act.

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Aussie Bitcoin exchange owner accuses banks of discrimination

An Australian Bitcoin exchange operator has taken legal action against two commercial banks in the country, accusing them of discriminatory practices.

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Nornickel to use blockchain for its new ETCs on Deutsche Börse and LSE

A palladium fund founded by Norilsk Nickel will launch exchange-traded commodities for metals custodied using blockchain at the Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange.

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Infinite Fleet publisher launches STO led by $1M investment from Tether

Unlike most blockchain gaming fundraises, this one offers equity in the company and future profit-sharing.

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The case for Bitcoin price dropping to $27K in a possible bearish scenario

Bitcoin could drop to as low as $27,000 in a bearish scenario, analysts say, which would bring panic to the altcoin market.

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AC Milan employs blockchain to reach 450 million fans amid COVID lockdowns

European football giants AC Milan are the latest major sporting institution to employ blockchain-based fan tokens in a bid to reach 450 million fans amid lockdown.

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After alleged hack, Russian crypto exchange Livecoin shuts down

Russian cryptocurrency exchange Livecoin has announced a full shutdown following an alleged hack in December 2020.

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Chainlink surpasses Bitcoin Cash making LINK the 8th largest cryptocurrency

The market capitalization of Chainlink has surpassed Bitcoin Cash, as the DeFi market continues to prosper with TVL exceeding $24 billion.

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Mitsubishi and Tokyo Tech create blockchain system for P2P energy trading

Beginning in April, the electronics giant and university R&D team will evaluate and tweak the new trading system's performance before commercialization.

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Bitcoin meets Biden: 5 things to watch for BTC price this week

The week in which the U.S. presidency changes sees limp stocks and a rangebound Bitcoin, but what could provide a fresh shake-up?

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Bitcoin gets physical: Art or digital heresy?

"Physical Bitcoins are a rarity, they’re sort of like Picasso and Van Gogh paintings were back in those days. Nobody realized how rare they were."

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SBF leads $50M funding round to bring DeFi to Maps.me's 140M users

A travel and mapping application with 140 million users worldwide has raised $50 million to integrate decentralized finance protocols into its platform.

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Bitcoin open interest hits $8.8B as 45% of BTC options expire in 2 weeks

The open interest on Bitcoin options has hit $8.8 billion but data show bulls are in favor after BTC’s rally to a new all-time high.

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Core contributors, investors debate Yearn token mint

After a stormy weekend for DeFi's original yield vault, dust is settling and a path forward is being paved

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Former Canadian prime minister names Bitcoin as possible reserve currency

Bitcoin could be part of a basket of reserve alternatives to the U.S. dollar, according to Stephen Harper.

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