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VanEck Launches Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note on Deutsche Boerse

VanEck, the New York-based investment management firm with around $50 billion in AUM, has launched a bitcoin exchange-traded-note (ETN) that for trading on the Deutsche Boerse Xetra. Listed on the Frankfurt, Germany-based trading venue Wednesday, the VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN (VBTC) is physically backed by bitcoin and tracks the MVIS CryptoCompare Bitcoin VWAP Close index. …

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Colombian Stock Exchange to use blockchain for OTC derivatives trading

The Colombian Stock Exchange announced it is joining the Consorcio Colibrí, a private initiative that promotes the adoption of blockchain technology within the finance industry. As Cointelegraph Español reported on Nov. 18, Consorcio Colibrí was formed by major financial institutions such as Bancolombia, BBVA, Santander Caceis Colombia, Deceval, Contrato Marco, Porvenir and Skandia, among others. …

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Guardians Is A Blend Of FPS And RTS For Quest And PC VR

Upcoming Oculus Quest and PC VR game Guardians mixes elements of first-person shooters and real-time strategy games across single and multiplayer modes. Developed by Virtual Age, Guardians is set in a far-flung future in which elite teams of soldiers travel to alien planets to extract a mysterious energy resource. You’re tasked with fending off each …

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CFTC’s New Rules Cause Coinbase to Stop Offering Crypto Margin Trading

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/387425″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/bitcoin-wallet-banner-12.png” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div><strong>Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is disabling its margin trading product in order to comply with the new rules set by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).</strong> CFTC’s Rules Affecting Margin Trading Offerings Coinbase’s chief legal officer, Paul Grewal, explained …

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Russian Hospitalized After Bitcoin Mining Farm Sets Apartment on Fire

A poorly organized cryptocurrency mining farm has caused a fire in an apartment in St. Petersburg, Russia, and injured the operator, according to a 78.ru report citing the Ministry of Emergencies. The resident of the seven-bedroom apartment had apparently failed to set up sufficient cooling for his equipment, and was hospitalized due to severe burns …

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Want to offset your carbon footprint? Here’s what you need to know

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images In the Middle Ages, the Catholic Church offered indulgences, letting people exchange donations for slips of paper that promised reduced time in purgatory after their death. Less controversially, today someone who over-indulges in the office tea supply might feel obliged to pay for a replacement box. Do carbon offsets …

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The Morning After: ‘Flight Simulator’ update adds high-res US landmarks

While many of us cut down on our travel across the US, anyone playing Microsoft Flight Simulator should be enjoying a better view. The game’s latest update has added high-res versions of many US landmarks, including the White House, the Statue of Liberty and the Hoover Dam. Oddly, for a game that loves unexpected towering …

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Black Friday Walmart sale starts later today: Next PS5, Switch and Xbox restock, plus best prices ever on AirPods Pro and Apple Watch – CNET

Deal Savings Price Show more (11 items) This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family. <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Amazon, Target and Best Buy’s <span class=”link” data-track=”anchorLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/best-black-friday-2020-deals-big-savings-on-tvs-headphones-apple-watch-roku-fitbit-chromebooks-more/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"link_anchor"}”>Black Friday</a></span> deals are already in full gear — so …

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2 counterarguments for CNBC’s Brian Kelly who sees a $19K Bitcoin top

CNBC Fast Money trader Brian Kelly sees three potential signs of a price top as Bitcoin (BTC) hits $19,000. Both fundamental and technical factors suggest a pullback could be imminent as the rally becomes overextended. BTC/USDT 1-hour chart (Binance). Source: TradingView.com Kelly named three reasons why a short-term Bitcoin pullback might occur. The reasons were …

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