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Industry Leaders Battle over the Future of Crypto in New Documentary

In his new documentary “Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet” award-winning filmmaker Torsten Hoffmann gives his perspective on how the crypto industry has evolved in the last five year. His first documentary about crypto “Bitcoin: the End of Money as We Know it” came out in 2015 but a lot has changed …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Can’t Stick to $9,000 While Stocks Rally

The equities markets far outpaced cryptocurrencies Tuesday on optimism that economic restrictions put in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus are easing. Bitcoin (BTC) poked its head above the $9,000 level briefly during morning trading in New York but fell to below $8,700 on selling. As of 20:35 UTC (4:35 p.m. ET), …

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Swiss Government Rejects $103 Million Bailout for Crypto Companies Battered by Coronavirus

Switzerland’s government has rejected a 100 million franc ($103 million) bailout for local cryptocurrency companies battered by the coronavirus economy, local media reported. Zug finance director Heinz Taennler requested the special funding package in April. He planned to issue out loans to startups, which could be converted into shares. The central government had already unveiled …

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BitAmp – The Next New Open Source Wallet

With the recent rise of Bitcoin prices and the Bitcoin halvening, new entrants into the cryptocurrency field may wonder where they can self-custody their Bitcoin in the most secure way. BitAmp’s Emphasis on Privacy and Security The developers behind new entrant Bitamp’s Bitcoin wallet have created an easy-to-use client-side open-source Bitcoin wallet to fill this …

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Satoshi Didn’t Sign Craig Wright Message, Says Crypto Researcher

Yesterday, a Bitcoin (BTC) miner (or multiple Bitcoin miners) signed a message calling Craig Wright a fraud. One of the addresses used had been previously attributed to the Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. The message was signed with 145 signatures belonging to the 145 corresponding addresses, one of those addresses: 12CTHhyJtr49LgoUShbWgebLBviLAFj6nj, was a Coinbase address for …

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Despite Trust Model Debates, Ethereum Is Bitcoin’s Largest Sidechain by Total Value Locked

The Ethereum network now has more bitcoin held in reserves than the Lightning Network, according to onchain statistics. At the time of publication, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) has close to 4,000 BTC ($34.7M) held in reserves, while the Lightning Network has only 925 BTC ($8.3M). Wrapped Bitcoin Project’s Total Value Locked Climbs to 3.9k Bitcoin Just …

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Bitcoin Bounce Stalls at $9K Amid 2% Rise in S&P 500 Futures

Bitcoin moved back over $9,000 earlier on Tuesday alongside signs of an improved risk appetite in the traditional markets.  Prices rose to a high of $9,010 at 08:05 UTC, but quickly fell back below $8,900, pouring cold water over excitement generated by Monday’s 2.3% bounce from the two-week low of $8,630.  At press time, the …

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Spike in BTC Exchange Inflow Preceded Bitcoin Price Correction to $8.6K

On May 24, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) dropped to $8,800 from $9,300. In the next 24 hours, it declined to as low as $8,600, leaving the top ranked digital asset on CoinMarketCap at risk of a bigger pullback. The initial drop of Bitcoin below $9,000 coincided with a massive inflow of BTC into exchanges …

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Visa Approves New DeFi-Enabled Crypto Card in EU and UK

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) aren’t really easy to spend in day-to-day life, mainly because retailers prefer to stay away from crypto’s volatility. In order to build a bridge between traditional finance and emergent assets like Bitcoin, a Swiss crypto startup called Eidoo has introduced a new Visa crypto debit card that uses regulated stablecoins for …

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Over a Hundred 10-Year-Old Bitcoin Addresses Signed: Message Calls ‘Craig Wright a Fraud’ 

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on Craig Wright’s recently submitted bitcoin address list that contained at least three spent blocks. Following the court filing, on May 25 a pastezone dump of 144 addresses, which are also represented in Wright’s list, contained a verified message that notes “Craig Steven Wright is a liar and a fraud.” The …

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