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Aave and Chainlink hit new highs as Bitcoin price fights to hold $32K

Bitcoin (BTC) price opened the weekend trapped within the $33,500 to $32,000 range but at the time of writing the digital asset is struggling to hold above $32,000.  A few analysts have warned that the recent price loss of momentum may be a sign of ‘institutional exhaustion’ as selling pressure from Asia has increased since …

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The real reason to file taxes as early as possible this year. Hint: It isn’t your tax refund – CNET

The deadline for filing your taxes this year is April 15, or Oct. 15 if you file for an extension. Angela Lang/CNET There are two terrific reasons to organize your taxes in anticipation of tax season 2020, but neither has to do with a tax refund (though that’s good, too). The IRS may not officially start processing returns …

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Bitcoin Whales Grow After Price Bottoms, Analyst Says ‘Coins Are Moving to Very Strong Holders’

<strong>While the price of bitcoin has been consolidating just above the $30k handle, onchain data shows that when the price dropped to $28,800, bitcoin whales bought the dip. Statics from Glassnode’s web portal shows the number of addresses with more than 1,000 bitcoin has spiked after hitting the price bottom.</strong> The Number of Addresses Holding …

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Pixar’s ‘Soul’ was so popular on streaming that it beat ‘The Office’

Pixar/Disney There was little doubt Pixar’s Soul would find a large audience by going straight to Disney+ in many countries, but it’s now clear just how successful that strategy was. Deadline reports that the existential movie topped Nielsen’s streaming rankings for December 21st through December 27th, racking up 1.669 billion minutes of viewing. It even …

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Early CryptoPunk Digital Collectible Sells for $762K in Ether

Some rudimentary pixel art just sold for 605 ETH, or $761,889 at purchase. FlamingoDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) for investing in digital collectibles, is behind Saturday’s eye-popping CryptoPunk sale. Only nine such “Aliens” exist in the CryptoPunk universe, which pioneered non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in 2017 and are the “Holy Grail” for an emerging class …

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Tesla accuses engineer of stealing crucial company software

Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images Tesla is no stranger to allegations of staff stealing its technology, but its latest case may be particularly brazen if true. As Electrek has learned, the EV maker has sued engineer Alex Khatilov for allegedly stealing the company’s custom Warp Drive software (used to automate purchasing and other systems) within …

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Janet Yellen Clarifies Her Stance on Bitcoin — Promises ‘Effective’ Crypto Regulation

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Joe Biden’s pick to become the new U.S. Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, has clarified her stance on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. This follows her remarks during a Senate hearing when she said that cryptocurrencies are mostly used for illicit financing.</strong> Janet Yellen Clarifies Her Crypto Plans Janet Yellen clarified her position on the …

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Ultra-rare alien CryptoPunk NFT sells for 605 ETH, or $750,000

Amid a wild market-wide bullrun for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), an ultra-rare “alien” CryptoPunk has sold today for 605 Ether, worth over $750,000 at today’s prices.  CryptoPunks are widely considered to be the original NFT project, released even before Cryptokitties, the blockchain-based collectibles project that propelled NFTs to mainstream consciousness. CryptoPunks developers Larva Labs report that …

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Tesla Powerwalls selected for first 100% solar and battery neighborhood in Australia

By Simon Alvarez Posted on January 23, 2021 Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) recently announced a landmark deal with Tesla for the use of its Powerwall 2 batteries in a massive sustainability community project. The initiative aims to establish the first government-backed community in Australia that is 100% powered by solar energy and batteries.  The project …

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Bitcoin in jeopardy, Ether briefly breaks records, Biden takes action: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 17–23

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Three reasons Bitcoin tumbled below $30,000 in a surprise overnight …

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