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First Brexit, Now Trade Wars: Global Politics Driving Bitcoin (BTC) Investors

In April, after more than a year of falling prices, Bitcoin and the crypto markets took off on a bullish rally. While the initial price jump has been tied to a massive 21,000 BTC buy, geopolitical overtones at the time concerning Brexit contributed to the wave of...

Self-Exiled John McAfee “Goes Dark”

Infamous crypto influencer and self-exiled US Presidential Candidate John McAfee has announced via his Twitter account that he has “gone dark”, fearing for his personal safety, triggering speculations of various conspiracy theories online. His official account...

Tools Used by Hackers to Steal Cryptocurrency: How to Protect Wallets

It’s not a question; the cryptocurrency industry is booming. However, the industry faces certain security challenges and just recently, Bleeping Computer detected a doubtful incident where hackers attempted to swindle over 2.3 million wallets. The attackers are said...

Indian Bank Gets Flack Over Bitcoin Hypocrisy

“Can’t wait to see you become obsolete.” “Shame on you.” “Third class bank with 3rd grade facilities.” “Fu)k you.” “Dinosaur banks hegemony will end soon.” Those are just some of the latest comments on a tweet sent out in 2013 by India’s biggest commercial bank, Kotak...

European Central Bank: Crypto Currently Has No Significant Implications for Monetary Policy

It’s no secret that cryptocurrencies are not looked upon favorably by most major central banks across the world. Some crypto enthusiasts believe that central banks fear that the nascent technology could pose threats to existing monetary systems, while others believe...

Bitcoin (BTC) Beats Donald Trump, Beyoncé, Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian on Google Trends As World’s Leading Crypto Hits 60 Minutes

Bitcoin is beating some of the biggest household names in the US. In the wake of its dramatic price surge in early April, which propelled BTC past $5,000 – its highest level since mid-November – the crypto-curious are googling the world’s number one cryptocurrency....

732,982 Bitcoin Addresses Now Own More Than 1 BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) enthusiasts, it seems, are not ready to regret once BTC register new all-time highs. Statistics now reveals that most crypto enthusiasts are on a spree, accumulating before the unstoppable Bull Run kicks in. “The Bitcoin virus continues to spread....

Top Banks ‘Investing $50 Million’ to Build Blockchain Settlement System

Some of the world’s biggest banks are said to be investing around $50 million to build a blockchain-based digital cash settlement system. A Reuters report on Friday, citing “people familiar with the plans,” said possibly a dozen unspecified banks are involved in the...

Altcoin Season is Back: Over 140 different BTC Pairs Register Gains

Well, the altcoin market is back to green and of all the Bitcoin (BTC) pairs in the world’s largest exchange by adjusted volumes, Binance, only one pair was in red by May-15 close. That’s according to the observation of one crypto enthusiast: Galaxy@galaxyBTCOver 140...

Crypto Hardware Wallet Ledger Saw Sales Double After Binance Got Hacked, CEO Claims

The CEO of cryptocurrency hardware wallet Ledger, Pascal Gauthier, has recently revealed that after leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance got hacked for $40 million last week, the firm’s sales doubled, presumably as users worried about their funds’ security....

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eBay Confirms Leaked Bitcoin Images

eBay has confirmed the veracity of some crypto related leaked images that came out of Consensus. However, it’s not quite what anyone might have speculated. An eBay spokesperson, Candace, told Trustnodes: “The ad is referencing the fact that eBay has a variety of...

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A Euro is a Euro Says Draghi, Bitcoin is an Asset

Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central Bank, has implied the euro is not an asset, but only a currency. “Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, or anything that looks like it, are not really currencies, they are assets,” Draghi said. Echoing Dogecoin’s meme of 1...

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Bitcoin’s Hashrate Nears All-Time High

Bitcoin’s hashrate is close to fully recovering after a significant drop in December to 35 quintillion hashes per second (exahashes). Bitcoin’s hashrate is now at 50 exahashes per second, not far off from the all time high of 55 EH/s it first reached in October 2018....

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