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Relax, Tether won’t be targeted by SEC, says Bitfinex CTO

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Paolo Ardoino says Tether hasn't done anything to warrant any additional investigations from the SEC. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aUiePC

Vaneck Files New Bitcoin ETF Proposal With SEC Under New Administration

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Low Circulation and High Demand at Opening of SCU Trading

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Enterprise blockchain trends that will drive adoption in 2021

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Enterprise blockchain matured throughout 2020 and will continue to do so moving forward, here’s how it may become mainstream. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/38VQsQi

A crypto New Year’s resolution: Modernize security infrastructure

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In 2021 and in the years to come, the digital-asset space must take steps to identify and implement solutions for its security. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2MczogX

New name, old problems? Libra’s rebrand to Diem still faces challenges

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The Diem Association’s rebrand from Libra was supposed to herald a new day for the project, but a touted 2021 launch may not go as planned. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pEXteY

US exchanges are suspending or delisting XRP left and right

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Binance.US and eToro are the latest exchanges to discontinue XRP trading in America as Ripple faces the SEC's enforcement hammer. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3n3PR3Y

$30K BTC price imminent? This Bitcoin hodler metric hints at the next rally peak

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Bitcoin HODLer volume suggests a prolonged correction is not likely, but that could change. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2WWnrht

Cover Protocol announces compensation plan following mining contract attack

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Cover Protocol will distribute new "coins" to token holders as Binance announces compensation for affected traders. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3hyDdZm

Bitfinex CTO: Tether Is Registered and Regulated Under FinCEN- USDT Not Next Target of the US SEC

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Top 10 crypto and blockchain stories of 2020

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Corporations and institutional investors seeking an alternate store of value amid the pandemic crisis drove crypto to new heights in 2020. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2L9WqVr

Polkadot's founder looks back on the year, teases Substrate 3.0 in early 2021

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Polkadot has recounted its gains in 2020, identifying its dominance of the crypto staking scene among other notable milestones for the year. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3naTK7n

Gold Bug Peter Schiff’s Understanding of Money is Flawed, Says His Pro-Bitcoin Son

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CyberGhost VPN Will Shield Your Bitcoin Transactions With a Special 83% off New Year’s Offer

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Production of $2.7 Million-per-Episode: South Korean Crypto-Related TV Drama Series Is Set to Start in 2021

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The US has already lost the 2020 crypto regulation race to Europe

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When it comes to crypto regulation, the United States is falling further behind more progressive and visionary nations. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3rGPZK2

'Rat poison squared' Bitcoin passes Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway by market cap

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Bitcoin sees a fresh surge in trading activity as $30,000 nears and mainstream interest pours in. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34WpN4D

Nasdaq Listed Greenpro Capital to Set up Bitcoin Fund Using a $100 Million Loan

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Ripple Assails the SEC, Claims the $1.3 billion Lawsuit is an ‘Attack on the Entire Crypto Industry Here in the United States’

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Elon Musk Endorses Cryptocurrency for Martian Economy

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XRP the 'third largest collapse of all time' says The TIE’s Josh Frank

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The token has lost more value than former commodities trading giant Enron. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2KRWqJE

4 reasons why Ethereum options traders expect ETH price to reach $880

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Ethereum options data show traders anticipate a continued surge to $880 over the next four weeks. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34WNidU

US Treasury Warns of Increasing Ransomware Campaigns Against Coronavirus Vaccine Research Institutions

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These 2020 blockchain tech developments have set the stage for 2021

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2020 has been a stellar year for blockchain technology, laying important foundations for the year ahead. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2WZjDfD

Price analysis 12/30: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, DOT, ADA, BNB, LINK, BSV

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Bitcoin price continues to chase after $30,000 but continued rejections below the key level are negatively impacting altcoin prices. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3hvdKjD

2020 has provided the incentive to rethink our approach to money

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A terrible year has still presented a unique opportunity to rethink how money is managed and used in our society. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3rFtx3Y

Las Vegas luxury auto dealership rakes in Bitcoin payments

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Vegas Auto Gallery has seen an influx of Bitcoin payments amid the bull market. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34ZkFwC

Bitcoin Miners Earn Over $1 Million per Hour — Revenue Increases 185% Since the 2020 Halving

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Grayscale reportedly dumps massive stakes in XRP, XLM

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The digital asset manager has reduced its holdings of both cryptocurrencies significantly. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2MgLd5P

'Bitcoin liquidity crisis' — BTC is becoming harder to buy on exchanges, data shows

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Bitcoin liquidity is declining, data from Glassnode shows, which could propel BTC price even higher. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3rI7dXo

Bitcoin Price Touches $28,600, Crypto Asset’s Value Gains Over 288% in 2020

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2020 in review: Cointelegraph art team limited edition NFT drop

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Crypto 20/20 hindsight: A visual review of 2020 limited to 2,020 copies... for just 0.02020 ETH from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2WUBqEP

Attackers Drain Millions From Cover Protocol, Token Holders Attack Compensation Plan

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SEC lawsuit against Ripple set for virtual pretrial conference in February

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The SEC’s case against Ripple for selling XRP as an unlicensed security will begin with a pretrial in February 2021. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3hruVTl

Publicly-Listed Bitcoin Mining Operations See Shares Skyrocket, Riot Blockchain Market Cap Reaches $1B

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Indian crypto bank opens physical location, eyes 100 branches by 2022

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India is now home to the world’s first physical crypto bank branch despite regulatory uncertainty surrounding virtual currencies in the country. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2KCM2pl

Japan’s crypto market matured in 2020, but 2021 may see huge growth

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2021 may be the year of natural selection for the Japanese crypto industry. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2KLpwul

Bittrex joins Coinbase in delisting Ripple’s XRP following SEC lawsuit

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Major exchanges scramble to disassociate themselves with XRP as Ripple tries to regain control of the narrative. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3n0isHo

How DeFi trading is evolving after a whirlwind 2020

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Although DeFi’s market cap has surged by 2,100% over the course of 2020, critics argue that the industry needs to evolve to be on a more sustainable footing. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3b64i5l

Nomura and Ripple Partner SBI Holdings Support XRP, Reject Token’s Categorization as Security

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Bitcoin price inches closer to $30,000 with new all-time highs

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A swift return to form for Bitcoin sparks 8% daily gains and gives no hint of a deeper reversal under $30,000. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3htDGfu

Physical Crypto Bank Opens in India — These 14 Locations Offer In-Person Banking, Lending, Crypto Exchange

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Betting Your Coins Online? Be Sure to AskGamblers First

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Large Bitcoin Futures Gap Causes Temporary Trading Pause, ETH Open Interest Hits All Time High

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Is Defi Coming to Bitcoin Cash? An Overview of Detoken and the Anyhedge Protocol

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NY Times report alleges history of pay discrimination at Coinbase

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“The pay disparities at Coinbase appear to be much larger than those in the tech industry as a whole," wrote the New York Times. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3n24iFw

'Christmas magic,' says Chainlink user who received $11K in donations for $50K mistake

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Aavegotchi sent the crypto user donations from more than 200 deposits for Christmas Day. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aPJTB5

Bitcoin mining: The next decade of sustainable crypto innovation begins today

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The crypto mining industry has had a phenomenal record of growth and innovation over the past decade, but this is just the beginning. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2KNQt0v

Crypto enthusiasts could make $122K per year mining Ethereum with this setup

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All you'd need is 78 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics cards... and a decent air conditioning system. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34TlF5g

Ripple vows to respond to SEC ‘attack’ amid exchange delistings of XRP

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Ripple issued a statement on Tuesday urging market participants to hear its side of the story amid the ongoing SEC saga. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3o0mn8a

Crypto-friendly trading firm eToro rumored to be prepping for 2021 IPO

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eToro has ambitions to join Coinbase as a public company as the social trading platform looks to a 2021 IPO. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37YQ9EI

Augmented Reality Firm Nextech AR Joins the Bitcoin Treasuries Bandwagon, Buys $2 Million BTC

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'Bullish year ahead' — Bitcoin primed for Q1 2021 gains, strength index suggests

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The monthly RSI of Bitcoin has surpassed 80, which has historically led to larger rallies in the past. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aRuh0b

Redditor memes his way to $25K in Bitcoin profits

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This is the story of a Redditor’s roundabout way of making a hefty Bitcoin profit. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37YrXCy

Cointelegraph Consulting: Dormant Bitcoin on the move as price volatility rises

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The increasing conflict between regulators and digital currencies doesn’t seem to slow down BTC. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2L1tIGf

The Bitcoin revolution: The new ‘Bank of England’ is 'no bank at all'

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The heirs to the Bank of England may think they’re still leading, but their only options are to follow crypto or get out of the way. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/38KDsg3

Okcoin and Coinbase to Halt XRP Trading Due to the US SEC Lawsuit Against Ripple

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New York authorizes first Yen stablecoin operator in the US

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Japanese firm GMO will now be able to offer Yen and dollar-pegged stablecoins to the public in New York. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3mZIJ8F

Simplex partners with Visa to issue crypto debit cards

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Fiat-to-crypto on-ramp service provider Simplex has partnered with Visa to allow its client firms to issue crypto debit cards. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34TsDaj

Bringing carbon emissions reporting into the new age via blockchain

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Blockchain can bring transparency and traceability to mining and metal supply chains, although data challenges may hamper successful use cases. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2KKhzWf

India ponders Bitcoin tax law to target $5B market

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India’s government could levy taxes on Bitcoin trading despite the lack of legal clarity for the country’s crypto space. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37XL3sk

India Considers 18% GST on Bitcoin Transactions

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Crust Network Launches Crust Storage Market, Decentralized Cloud Service Built on Polkadot

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How low could XRP go? Watch these price levels next

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XRP price hit new monthly lows after Coinbase revealed it will delist the token in January. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aMX2ek

Bitcoin price rally cools down as Polkadot gains 34% in first week of 'altseason'

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Bitcoin dominance is likely topping out, Michaël van de Poppe argues, as Bitcoin gives way to strong moves from some top ten altcoins. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2X5qGUd

Spanish Municipality Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency to Boost Economy Hurt by Coronavirus Crisis

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Digital Currencies Could Outshine SWIFT System, Says Central Bank of Russia’s Deputy Governor

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The Bitcoin Treasuries List Exceeds $30 Billion – 29 Companies Hold BTC Reserves

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Coinbase announces it will suspend XRP trading as price drops another 10%

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Coinbase plans to suspend trading for the token on Jan. 19 but added it "may be halted earlier as needed." from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pzvbT9

Legal Battle Between Bitmain Co-Founders Appears to End With Micree Zhan Taking Control of the Company

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OKCoin latest exchange to suspend XRP trading and deposits

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The crypto exchange said the situation between Ripple and the SEC "will take time to reach a resolution." from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3hneGGE

Bitcoin whales are buying more aggressively since Christmas, data finds

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High-net-worth investors, or whales, have been buying Bitcoin more aggressively since Christmas, on-chain data show. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3mUomd3

Vauld Raises $2 Million to Establish Stronghold in India

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XRP price faces a rocky road to recovery ahead of SEC’s Ripple lawsuit

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Though Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse is prepared to challenge the SEC over its lawsuit, the knock may be hard to come back from. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2WRIoKM

BlackRock is looking to hire a blockchain VP with experience in crypto assets

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The world’s largest asset manager is looking to fill the role of vice president, blockchain lead. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2X4eSl7

Central Bank of Iran Official Says Cryptocurrencies Have ‘Made No Contribution to Bypassing Sanctions’

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Can blockchain technology make online voting reliable?

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Blockchain could possibly help verify voter registration and audit results. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2MfkqHa

Crypto taxes, reporting and tax audits in 2021

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Just remember, the IRS is quite interested in crypto and is taking steps to unearth those who do not report. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3puqOZj

Price analysis 12/28: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, DOT, ADA, BNB, LINK, XLM

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Bitcoin is taking a breather after the recent rally while altcoins are attempting to play catch up. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/38DqAZi