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Venezuela’s Bitcoin Use Soars Amid Hyperinflation: 3rd on Global Crypto Adoption Index

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Three veteran CoinMarketCap executives leave the company

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After over two years, CMC’s chief strategy officer Carylyne Chan is leaving the site.

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Chainlink lands on Bitcoin sidechain RSK with new integration

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Developers on RSK no longer need to create their own oracle to build their DApps.

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South Korea’s Central Bank Starts Technical Phase for Digital Currency Ahead of 2021 Pilot

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First Mover: Huobi Takes on OKEx in Futures, Opening New Front in ‘Chinese’ Rivalry

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Binance lists WBTC amid the ongoing DeFi craze

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Demand for Wrapped Bitcoin is increasing along with the DeFi rally.

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How bot trading influences the crypto market, explained

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Trading bots have become a major factor in the world of cryptocurrency, but are they potentially doing more harm than good?

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CipherTrace develops Monero-tracing tool to aid US DHS investigations

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Cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace claims a new tool can trace Monero transactions, but skepticism remains.

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Meet Torus, the One-Click Blockchain Wallet Trying to Make Web3 as Easy as Chrome

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OPEC to cover blockchain tech in second workshop on energy and IT

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Will the oil cartel put black gold on the blockchain?

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US Stocks Closing on Bigger August Gain Than Bitcoin

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Someone Just Lost $16M in Bitcoin By Using a Malicious Install of the Electrum Wallet

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Craig Wright files another libel suit against Roger Ver after 2019 fail

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Craig Wright and Roger Ver are finally in the same jurisdiction.

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Huobi and OKEx Battle for Supremacy in China

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Wyoming's 'Crypto Cowboy' unsaddled in primaries by alt-right candidate

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The house Majority Whip fell as right wing factions sought to remove moderate Republicans from the party, but blockchain legislation is safe, says Tyler Lindholm.

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DeFi explosion: Uniswap surpasses Coinbase Pro in daily volume

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The volume of Uniswap has surpassed the daily volume of Coinbase Pro after the demand for DeFi has exploded.

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USD has ‘more room to fall’ — 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

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Amid multiple warnings over the world’s reserve currency, Bitcoin stands to gain if recent macro correlation remains intact.

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DeFi Is a ‘Complete Scam,’ Says Controversial Entrepreneur Craig Wright

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Cryptocurrency Earned From Carrying Out Microtasks Is Taxable, Says IRS Memo

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Chainlink Doomsday Predictions: Zeus Capital Warns Investors Not To ‘Get Fooled’

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Binance advertising BTC at London bus stops in advance of UK launch

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‘Money is evolving,’ Binance’s new ads across London state, showing four generations of coins ending with Bitcoin.

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Japanese crypto traders ditching XRP and MONA for Bitcoin

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Most Japanese crypto traders may be leaving altcoins behind entirely.

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Total Value Locked in Defi Jumped 85% in August, $8 Billion in Assets Held

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Nigerian Crypto Startup Yellow Card Raises $1.5 Million For Expansion in Africa

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Bitrue, OKEx to offer both DeFi and CeFi options

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Hybrid offerings to suit different needs.

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Synthetix (SNX) surpasses $1B TVL as DeFi investor interest grows

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DeFi platform Synthetix (SNX) surpassed $1 billion in total value locked but what’s fueling the protocol’s growth?

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Bitcoin Will Break Out This Year, Says Devere CEO

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Lopp warns people not to take opinions on social media too literally

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Bitcoin believers can be curious about altcoins.

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, ATOM, LEND, XEM, YFI

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Bitcoin is likely to consolidate for a few days but during this time select altcoins are likely to extend their up-move.

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Cloudflare goes down; crypto websites hit

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This time it’s not your Wifi that’s the issue.

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Ethereum Classic suffers another 51% attack

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It’s the third attack this month.

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Maria Bustillos on Tokenizing Journalism, the Death of Civil and Rise of Brick House

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Russia Blocks Cryptocurrency Websites Ahead of Regulation

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Aave’s path to decentralization hopes to attract institutional investors

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Developers are building the future of finance.

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Crypto has a chance to upgrade the legacy financial system

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Humanity may never have a better chance to change finance than we do now, and crypto and blockchain could help us.

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DeFi’s meteoric rise continues as locked in value hits $9 billion

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It just keeps going up.

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The Case for $500,000 Bitcoin

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Ethereum Classic Suffers 51% Attack Again: Delisting Risk Amplified

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Trump’s Former Pro-Bitcoin Chief of Staff Now Runs a Hedge Fund

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Former Trump administration chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, who is known for his positive stance on Bitcoin, is launching a hedge fund.

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Ledger CTO discusses wallet’s safety after multiple security setbacks

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What’s behind Ledger’s tough stint recently? Charles Guillemet, the company’s CTO, responds to all the questions and criticism.

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Polkadot Top 10 Redenomination Shot: Is the Token Now Bigger Than Chainlink?

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Institutional crypto interest hasn’t been affected by COVID-19

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In a world where almost every asset has shown vulnerability, digital assets have proven themselves to be reliable.

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YFI price soars to $38.8K hitting $1B market cap — can it go higher?

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Yearn.finance’s YFI token achieved a new record high at $38,883, as its market capitalization surpassed $1 billion.

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Lysander Spooner: Natural Law – The Science of Justice

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Defi Project Yearn Finance Smashes Records as Native Token Surpasses $30K

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Federal agencies turning to blockchain for its benefits

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Even the FDA uses blockchain

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Building the blockchain community is essential for further developments

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The power of a strong community in scaling blockchain-based projects should not be understated.

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Cryptocurrency news from Japan: Aug. 23 - Aug. 28 in review

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Another action-packed week for crypto in Japan has passed.

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Binance Charity and Integro Foundation raise $1 million for PPEs

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More donations can be expected.

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Mr. Powell, If You Want Higher Inflation, Give People Money

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After Empire’s Exit Scam, Darknet Market Patrons Scramble to Find Alternatives

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This early Bitcoiner sold BTC on eBay for a 100% markup in 2015

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Another story that helped pave Bitcoin's early road to adoption.

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Bitcoin price holds key support level as focus shifts back to $12,000

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The price of Bitcoin has shown resilience after the bears failed to push the price down below $11,200, which means the overall uptrend is still intact.

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Australian racing groups probe firm allegedly involved in OneCoin

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Phoenix Thoroughbreds may need to wait before racing again.

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A minster's look at healthcare: Providing fertile ground for blockchain innovation

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Further breakthrough deployments of DLT solutions have the potential to strengthen healthcare systems globally.

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Chainlink acquires a privacy-preserving oracle protocol from Cornell University

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One of the men who coined the term "proof-of-work" to join as chief scientist

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Oasis Network Announces Chainlink Oracle Integration to Enable Privacy-Focused DeFi Applications

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3.5 Million Crypto Wallets Downloaded in July, Active Users up 110% in the Year

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Bitcoin price at a critical weekly close: Crypto traders outline likely outcomes

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Bitcoin approaches the last weekly candle for the month of August. Traders discuss where BTC might be headed next in the short to long term.

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The End of an Era? Why Bitcoin and MMT Won the Week

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History shows Bitcoin price may take 3-12 months to finally break $20K

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The price of Bitcoin could now trade sideways for several months to potentially a year, historical data shows.

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How much do you know about crypto funds? Take our quiz to find out

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Do you know how a crypto fund works, and what investors should look for in a tokenized portfolio? Put your knowledge to the test in our quiz.

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73% of Argentines Say Cryptocurrency Best for Saving in Economic Crisis: Survey

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Chinese Bank Disables Digital Yuan Wallet After Soft Launch Draws Wide Attention

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Uniswap and automated market makers, explained

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Decentralized exchanges such as Uniswap have now become popular thanks to automated market makers, but what does it all mean?

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Ripple Sued by 13 Australian Banks for Trademark Infringement

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Chainlink Acquires Blockchain Oracle Solution From Cornell University

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Free Market Family: Goldbug Peter Schiff Asks the Bitcoin Community to Gift Crypto to His Son

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Bitcoin price shakes off $157M BTC futures expiry — Is $12,000 next?

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Bitcoin barely reacted to today’s CME futures expiry, but is this a bullish or bearish signal?

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Winklevoss Brothers Say Bitcoin Could Reach $500K as the ‘Only’ Long-Term Inflation Hedge

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Data Ownership Should Be About Software, Not Lawsuits

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Visa exec says buy Bitcoin as dollar index nears $12.5K BTC trigger

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A key bull trigger for Bitcoin reemerges as even a Visa executive pours scorn on the Fed and calls on consumers to “opt out with Bitcoin.”

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FBI and Tesla thwart $4 million Bitcoin ransomware plot

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The FBI have arrested one of the conspirators in a planned ransomware attack against electric car maker Tesla.

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Binance’s Bitcoin ‘Bid-Ask Spreads’ Tighten as Cryptocurrency Markets Mature

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Zimbabwe’s Mobile Money on Life Support as Central Bank Tightens Screws: Restrictions to Affect P2P Bitcoin Trading

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Japanese financial giant SBI to launch CFDs for Bitcoin, Ether and XRP

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A forex exchange in Japan will start crypto CFD trading soon.

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DeFi Studio Framework Labs Leaves Stealth Mode With $8M in Seed Funding

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Bitcoin trader sees 6 bullish signs for BTC after Fed ‘non-event’

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Bulls are still king as market signs point up, not down, says filbfilb — but Friday’s futures expiry could spell trouble.

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Bitmain, Ebang Among 21 Bitcoin Mining Farms Stripped of Energy Perks in Inner Mongolia

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Banks in Mexico Pose Greater Money Laundering Risk Than Crypto Firms, Says Report

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‘Irrational, even by crypto standards’: KSM moons as Kusama looks to Mars

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Polkadot’s ‘canary network’ has tripled in price this month, with Kusama having unveiled an ambitious plan to relay blockchain transactions from Mars.

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Crypto leaders at odds over SEC’s ‘accredited investors’ move

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Many prominent crypto players responded positively to the SEC decision, while others said the move falls short

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Media controversy over RMIT blockchain unit's links to right-wing think-tank

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An Australian university blockchain hub has been linked to a right-wing think-tank, causing controversy among uni staff members.

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The Robonomics token is trading for $95,000 each on Uniswap

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Robonomics’ lifetime subscription token is trading for close to six-figures on Uniswap.

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Framework Labs nabs $8m in funding round

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‘DeFi is not a spectator sport,’ says Framework Labs co-founder Vance Spencer

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Grayscale pulls ads from Fox News after US shooting controversy

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The world’s largest digital asset management firm has pulled advertising from a Fox News prime-time show following controversial comments about a recent U.S. shooting.

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As Gold Prices Soar, Two Gold-Backed Tokens See Increased Demand Fetching Premiums

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Binance and Oasis Labs launch intelligence sharing platform for exchanges

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Binance and Oasis Labs are building a platform to facilitate threat intelligence sharing among exchanges.

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