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Cleanspark, a Nevada-based energy technology and clean bitcoin mining firm, has announced the purchase of 4,500 Bitmain-brand Antminer S19 bitcoin mining rigs. The company says the mining devices were purchased by leveraging a portion of the company’s bitcoin holdings. Cleanspark Purchases 4,500 ASIC Mining Rigs From Chinese Manufacturer Bitmain The publicly-listed bitcoin mining firm Cleanspark
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Bitcoin (BTC) wallet and exchange platform Blockchain.com has announced the introduction of margin trading services. In a blog post issued on Tuesday, Blockchain.com stated that Bitcoin margin trading had been a regular request from users since launching its exchange service in 2019. According to the announcement, the platform will launch margin trading for the Bitcoin-U.S. dollar
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On Monday, the blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic announced the company has raised $60 million in a Series C financing round. Elliptic plans to leverage the capital to expand the team and “accelerate” blockchain research and development (R&D). Elliptic Raises $60 Million to Bolster Expansion There’s been a number of capital investments and finance injections directed
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Countries in the developing world will soon follow in the steps of El Salvador and make Bitcoin (BTC) legal tender, BitMEX CEO Alexander Höptner recently predicted. In a Wednesday blog post, Höptner expressed support for El Salvador adopting Bitcoin as legal tender in September, predicting that developing countries will be “leading the way” in Bitcoin adoption:
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sponsored New Bybit users can get up to $600 in welcome rewards upon completing simple tasks and hitting trading milestones after signing up. The rewards include an exclusive $50 coupon when a new user makes a first time deposit of at least 0.05 BTC or equivalent within 48 hours of joining the cryptocurrency exchange. If
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While the world of non-fungible token (NFT) assets continues to swell, the notorious artist and art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi has joined the NFT industry with a collection of NFTs called “The Greats.” Beltracchi is well known for admitting that he forged hundreds of paintings and sold the artworks in the name of the original famed
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Another batch of Russian online crypto exchanges in Russia face closure following a recent decision by a regional court. Information published on their websites has been deemed illegal meaning the country’s telecom watchdog can block access to their platforms. Roskomnadzor May Take Down Blacklisted Crypto Exchanges A number of websites providing options to exchange, cash
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To compare Bitcoin (BTC) to the Dutch tulip bulb bubble is to perpetuate a fallacy. Technology evolves more rapidly than nature, and decentralized networks have more financial utility than a bouquet. Bitcoin is a technology, tulips are plants, and no discerning person would take the comparison much further. Tulipmania, a 17th-century market bubble in which
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U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has disclosed her bitcoin purchase worth between $50K and $100K. The senator from Wyoming sees bitcoin as an “excellent store of value” that should be in every investment portfolio. Senator Lummis Buys Bitcoin The pro-bitcoin senator from Wyoming, Cynthia Lummis, disclosed her recent bitcoin purchase in a periodic transaction report (PTR)
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There are good reasons why pension funds should not invest in the crypto and blockchain space. The industry is too new, too volatile, and stultifyingly technical. Moreover, the rules and regulations to govern the sector have yet to be settled.  But the fixed-income financial instruments that pension funds typically favor — like long-term government bonds
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Former teen soap star from the popular television series “The O.C.,” Ben McKenzie, has called out his fellow celebrities for shilling specific cryptocurrency projects. McKenzie calls the trend a “moral disaster” and he’s named a bunch of celebrities that have shilled a few crypto projects to their loyal fans. ‘The O.C.’ Star Ben McKenzie Writes
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With cryptocurrencies, every time a transaction takes place, it is broadcast to every computer on the network, and this interconnected system verifies the transactions. Mining inefficiency, causing the environmental costs, threatens the notion of blockchain as a long-term enterprise solution.  Thankfully, efforts are well underway towards environmentally friendly digital assets, and we are seeing rapid
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