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Hash Watch: Bitcoin Cash Services Reveal Contingency Plans for Upcoming Fork

<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/387399″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/wb_728x180-5.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>The Bitcoin Cash blockchain is set to upgrade on Sunday, November 15 and it’s still expected that the network will bifurcate. So far, a number of crypto services have revealed contingency plans for the fork, and today’s data …

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OCC’s Brian Brooks Against Government Issued Digital Dollar – Supports Regulation of Privately Issued Stablecoins

<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/398571″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/lottery_exclusive_1456x360_copy1-7.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>The acting director of the U.S. Office Comptroller of Currency (OCC) Brian Brooks says the creation of the U.S. digital dollar is a terrible one because the government is not good at building things. Instead, Brooks believes tech …

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Coinbase Launches Cryptocurrency Visa Card in the US

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><div id=”bitcoin-505017858″><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/419836″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/728×90-9.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div></div><strong>U.S. customers can now apply for the Coinbase Visa, a card that allows users to spend digital assets anywhere Visa is accepted. In addition to the U.S. launch, Coinbase cardholders will be able to earn up to …

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Onchain Data Shows Rising Bitcoin Whale Index Surpassing 4-Year High

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><div id=”bitcoin-895198107″><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/419836″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/728×90-2.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div></div><strong>Onchain analytics from the research and analysis firm Glassnode shows that the number of bitcoin whales (addresses with at least 1,000 bitcoins) has surpassed 1,900 clusters. The number of network participants in terms of 1,000 coin whales …

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Defi Protocol Harvest Finance Hacked for $24 Million, Attacker Returns $2.5 Million

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><div id=”bitcoin-940958266″><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/419836″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”https://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/728×90.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”90″></a></div></div><strong>Decentralized finance (defi protocol) Harvest Finance was hacked on Monday for $24 million. The attacker targeted the protocol’s liquidity pools, performing an arbitrage attack using a large flash loan – a type of uncollatarized loan – but …

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The curious case of Coinbase — employees driven out by ‘apolitical’ stance

America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, made headlines over the past few weeks for an internal culture change that effectively told employees that there will be no space for social activism within its walls. Furthermore, a recently leaked audio apparently reveals that most employees approve of the new direction. The “apolitical” stance that is being adopted by …

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Coinbase Received 1,900 Requests for Client Info From Law Enforcement During First Half of 2020

Interest in Bitcoin Soars in Egypt Amid Economic Crisis and Unemployment A growing number of Egyptians are reportedly turning to bitcoin amid rising unemployment and the economic crisis. An Egyptian bitcoin community is seeing a huge spike in the number of members interested in bitcoin mining and trading. Egyptians Increasingly Attracted … read more. UK …

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187,000 BTC Drained: Over $2 Billion in Bitcoin Leave the Top Exchanges Since June

<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/387399″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/wb_728x180-22.jpg” alt width=”728″ height=”180″></a></div><strong>Cryptocurrency reserves held on digital asset exchanges have been dropping to new lows, as some of the top exchanges have seen significant bitcoin reserve balance drops. A few months ago trading platforms had a lot more bitcoin reserves …

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New York polls crypto firms on security measures after Twitter hack

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has released a lengthy report analyzing the impact of July’s high-profile Twitter hack, which resulted in the theft of over $118,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC).  Far beyond the immediate material impact, the NYDFS states that the incident exposed the deep cybersecurity weaknesses of a publicly-traded social media company valued …

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Coinbase Wallet Users Can Now Purchase Crypto Inside the App

For Coinbase users who don’t want to keep their funds on an exchange, the buying and storing crypto just became a lot easier.  On Monday afternoon, the company announced Coinbase Wallet users would now have a fiat on-ramp within the wallet itself.  Previously, users holding their crypto in the self-custodial wallet would have to buy …

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