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Inverse Finance seizes tokens, ships code: Launches stablecoin lending protocol

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One of DeFi's strangest experiments continues to push the envelope in both governance and architecture. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dTtgGc

3 reasons why Reef Finance, Bridge Mutual and Morpheus Network are rallying

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Strong fundamentals and new partnerships back the strong rallies in Morpheus Network, Bridge Mutual and Reef Finance. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3syaYOP

Harvard Professor Kenneth Rogoff Warns Central Banks Will Never Allow Bitcoin to Go Mainstream

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Bitcoin plunges, Ethereum suffers, Musk loses billions: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 21–27

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This bullish Bitcoin options strategy lets traders speculate on BTC price with less risk

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Hate being liquidated? Here’s how traders use the Long Butterfly options strategy to generate profits with less downside risk. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dREcEk

Transaction batching protocol Furucombo suffers $14 million “evil contract” hack

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The latest attack relied on user permissions granted to the protocol from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2PkSDGP

Institutional Investors Pile Into Crypto Exchange-Traded Products: Managed Assets Rise to $44 Billion This Month

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Economist warns of dystopia if ‘Bitcoin Aristocrats’ become reality

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Critics of the digital currency have visions of the future every bit as silly as maximalists'. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3bL3cdN

6 Questions for Kain Warwick of Synthetix

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Here are 6 DEX tokens that have seen exponential growth in 2021

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These DEX tokens are quietly accruing triple-digit gains as the total value locked in DeFi reaches new highs each week. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aW3XkZ

The $282 Million Awakenings: 120 Bitcoin Block Rewards from 2010 and 2011 Woke Up This Year

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Institutions and miners accumulating through Bitcoin chop; whales uncertain

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Bitcoin in, and Bitcoin out: major players are deploying different strategies as BTC consolidates well under $58,400 highs. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37SxVEO

Is Bitcoin at risk of another drop below $40K in a historically corrective March?

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Bitcoin is showing signs of weakness as February draws to a close. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dW8827

Moving beyond the crisis narrative: Crypto in a post-pandemic world

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Over the last decade, crypto has weathered what feels like crisis after crisis. It’s time to think about what comes next. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aWPnd5

Arca to Join the Bitcoin Trust Race Competing Against Numerous Crypto Fund Rivals

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While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto gold

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While Wyoming was luring crypto businesses, such as Ripple Labs, New York’s AG was bringing enforcement action against Bitfinex. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3qZsNWU

What DeFi needs to do next to keep institutional players interested

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In order for DeFi to have access to institutional actors, it will need to adapt. But by adapting, it might lose some of its core tenets. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3bNWiV2

Grayscale's Bitcoin premium has dropped to record lows below zero

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Grayscale Investments’ GBTC might be the absolute market leader but it is currently trading below fair value as the TSX Purpose Bitcoin ETF is seeing record inflows. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3uB8xgr

Crypto can be lucrative, but make sure you’re ready for the taxman

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Investing in digital assets can offer a plethora of opportunities, but when the taxman comes, investors best be prepared. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZWzhK4

Investment Firm Launches the First ‘Crypto Hedge Fund’ in Spain- Plans to Expand Across Europe, Latin America

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Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Contradicts Central Bank, Says Cryptocurrencies Must Regulated and Not Prohibited

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Chinese Authorities Warn About ‘Sophisticated’ Digital Yuan Scam- Promotes Access to a ‘$186M Secret’ Government Fund

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Blockchain and crypto will challenge current finance, Nigeria VP says

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Yemi Osinbajo sees potential for crypto and blockchain. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3suqmvI

Why is Bitcoin $86K in Nigeria? Here's why the BTC premium is huge in some countries

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Traders are accustomed to slight price differences between exchanges, but is a 70% gap sustainable? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZVNTt8

Cyber Criminals Are Now Hiding Their Stolen Cryptos 13x Faster, Says Report

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Elon Musk unfazed by rumored possibility of SEC probe into Dogecoin tweets

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The Tesla CEO avowedly loves "dogs and memes" and is greeting the alleged possibility of federal scrutiny of his Dogecoin tweets with a consistently droll attitude. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3utgJPE

Belarus government explores potential move into crypto mining

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The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Belarus has launched an investigation into the potential pros and cons of crypto mining. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3aUM9qh

Bitcoin price 'macro top'? Not so fast — data shows the real FOMO isn't even here

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If this bull cycle is like 2017 or even 2019, then the majority of investor "FOMO" and associated price gains lie ahead. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pVXXgt

Bitcoin needs clear regulations to be less volatile, Bridgewater analyst says

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Bitcoin will become more stable and liquid when regulatory certainty is in place, Bridgewater’s director of investment research argued. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZUvJrY

FATF updates guidance on crypto service providers, calls for public comments

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The Financial Action Task Force is looking to adapt its guidance standards for stablecoins and crypto peer-to-peer transactions. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3r0XNpe

Chicken and greens: $97B retail firm uses IBM blockchain to track food supply

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Multinational retail giant Carrefour will use IBM's blockchain tech to track two major food categories as part of a growing reorganization of global supply lines. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dL8TuU

Bitcoin price nears $44K as large Coinbase outflows fail to stop the sell-off

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It seems weak hands are not done selling, and data hints that institutions, as ever, are reaping the benefits. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZSkYGu

Philippine Crypto Exchange Demands Users Return Bitcoin Bought at $6,000 Following System Error

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One of Switzerland’s leading banks now offers crypto trading

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Bordier & Cie partners with digital asset bank Sygnum to offer crypto trading to clients. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dRvPbQ

Spanish Real Estate Agency Offers an Apartment in Barcelona for Sale in Bitcoin- Taxes Must Be Paid in Fiat

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Hashbon Launches Its HASH Token and Gets Listed on Coinsbit

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Kraken seeks $10B+ valuation in new funding round: Report

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Kraken is reportedly in talks with top investment firms including Fidelity and Tribe Capital for a fundraising round that could value the company at $10 billion or more. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3r9B9LL

More Aussies invest in cryptocurrency than in gold and silver: Survey

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A new poll has found that more Australians invest in cryptocurrencies than in gold and silver .... but only by a tiny margin. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3bK7gLe

Crypto leaders back MIT’s four-year initiative to harden Bitcoin’s security

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Crypto industry captains are throwing their support behind a long-term project from MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative to enhance Bitcoin’s security. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZRpAg3

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Defends Decision to Exclude Crypto Players, Says the Order Is ‘in the Best Interests of Nigerians’

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Beeple NFT sells for record $6.6M as bidding for 'Everydays' at Christie's hits $2.2M

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Beeple’s Crossroads NFT has been resold for $6.6 million, more than 100 times its original price, and smashing the previous record of $1.5 million for an individual NFT. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2NE07nG

JPMorgan note to clients endorses 1% allocation to Bitcoin as a hedge

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Bitcoin would serve as a hedge against fluctuations in traditional assets. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pTH7ik

6M noobs have bought coins on Robinhood Crypto already in 2021

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Retail users have flocked to cryptocurrencies in 2021, with Robinhood reporting an increase in new monthly crypto traders of 15 times last year's average. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dKnLtu

Grammy-winning producer Illmind auctions rights to new samples as NFT

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The innovative NFT includes a special link that is accessible only by its owner, conferring rights to use audio files for their own purposes. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kpzMWp

Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger Advises Investors to Never Buy Bitcoin or Gold

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Simplex and Skrill Broaden Cryptocurrency Convenience by Launching New Onramp Solutions

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Animoca Brands Brings “MotoGP™ Ignition” to Flow Blockchain, Announces First Collectibles NFT Sale

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Polkadot could introduce ‘common good’ parachains with DOT-based smart contracts

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Polkadot is likely to offload many of its core features to special-purpose public parachains. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dLGEwc

Supercar maker Mazzanti Automobili launches security token offering

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The STO will take place on the Luxembourg-based STOKR marketplace. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3byI0HQ

Finance Redefined: Ethereum exodus continues as Binance ‘helps,’ Feb 17–24.

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Binance is flexing its muscles in a bid to promote BSC over Ethereum. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pNn1Gk

Blockchain soccer gaming startup Sorare raises $50M

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Sorare has raised $50 million in a Series A round, bringing its total funding to $60 million. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZR6UNj

Coinbase has held Bitcoin on its balance sheets since 2012

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The American exchange is offering services and advice to other private and publicly traded firms who want to hold digital assets in their treasuries. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kmGj49

The US SEC Revokes Registration of Long Blockchain Corp’s Securities

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People who bought Bitcoin in 2017 becoming the strongest HODLers, new data shows

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Investors who began their Bitcoin journey three to five years ago have stronger hands than you might think. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2NwD0M2

What Bitcoin price levels will invalidate the short-term bearish scenario?

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Bitcoin struggling to break above $51,600 could trigger another big drop in BTC price. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3soW0KV

Nvidia supply shortage won’t stop $50M Q1 crypto miner sales, says CFO

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A perfect storm consisting of COVID-19, supply shortages and surging crypto prices has resulted in the best financial quarter in Nvidia's history, as the stock hits all-time highs. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pU5LiP

Thai SEC consults public on crypto investor income rules

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Thai investors who do not qualify for crypto trading under proposed SEC rules would still be able to invest through licensed fund managers. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3uuIJCC

Former MLB star sells $1M worth of NFTs in one minute

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Former baseball player Micah Johnson sold $2 million worth of NFTs depicting his sculpture. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dGFrGp

Meme pioneer launches NFT lolcats on OpenSea

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Meme master ‘Cheezburger’ is releasing a series of NFTs based on his website’s famous captioned ‘lolcat’ photos. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dIX2gK

Andreessen Horowitz leads $25m round for Optimism's L2 scaling solution

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Optimism has been on a hiring spree and plans to expedite its mainnet launch after securing backing from Andreessen Horowitz. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3bGutOm

South Korean PC Gaming Rooms Rely on Crypto Mining to Profit During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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India’s largest crypto exchange adopts decentralized Unstoppable Domains

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India's largest cryptocurrency exchange will use Unstoppable Domains to create and host blockchain-based URLs, despite the nation's impending Bitcoin ban. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dLhyh4

New Crypto Rules in Thailand Could Require Traders to Show Income Before Opening Trading Accounts

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DEX volumes have already surpassed $120b in 2021

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DEX trading volumes on Ethereum hit $63 billion in January, smashing the sector’s previous record of $28 billion. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2ZPwKl2

Ethereum on track to settle $1.6 trillion this quarter

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Ethereum's quarterly settlement value is on course to increase by 1,280% year-over-year. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37MbBML

Bitcoin whale from 2010 moves 100 BTC for first time in 11 years

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Blockchain analysts have identified 100 BTC mined in June 2010 that were moved for the first time today. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3dJdo9b

Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Hits $19 Billion, Harsh Intraday Swings, Analyst Says ‘Fresh Rally’ Expected

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Cross-chain bridges and DeFi integration are pushing these 3 altcoins higher

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Cross-chain interoperability and lucrative DeFi yield opportunities appear to be supporting the price recovery in Cardano, Matic and Stacks. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3pTvqb8

Bitcoin Has No Intrinsic Value, Asset Is Too Volatile, Says Bank of Korea Governor

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MicroStrategy purchases another $1 billion worth of Bitcoin, now owns 90,000 BTC

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CEO Michael Saylor said the firm didn't intend to slow down the rate of its Bitcoin acquisitions after buying another $1 billion worth of BTC. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/37HcEh0