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Paypal Completes Rollout of Crypto Offering in UK: First International Expansion Outside US

The rollout of the U.K. crypto service was completed by payments giant Paypal Inc., the company announced Friday. The rollout started in August, when the company launched its crypto service in U.K. Twitter account for Paypal U.K. We are pleased to announce that all UK customers can now purchase, hold, and sell cryptocurrency bitcoin, ethereum or bitcoin cash […]

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This country just made Bitcoin legal tender

The biggest test Bitcoin has ever faced in its 12-year history is about to come when El Salvador adopts it Tuesday as legal tender. Both supporters and opponents of crytocurrencies are going to be watching the experiment closely to determine if there is a substantial number of people who want to transact Bitcoin, when it […]

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Nearly 1 million shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust are owned by Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is the US’s largest investment bank. It was established in 1935. The headquarters are located in Manhattan. Morgan Stanley, a long-standing firm, is thrilled to embrace new technology. Recent reports suggest that Morgan Stanley may have nearly one million shares in Grayscale Bitcoin Trust. This amounts to almost $36 million and accounts for approximately 700 Bitcoins. It […]

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The fiendish new trick cyber-criminals are using to evade capture

This battle between authorities and criminals has been going on for years in cyber-realm. Many cyber-criminals were caught in the past two years despite the anonymity of cryptocurrency. This was due to new techniques that allow them to track their funds using the blockchain. Could the tide be changing? On the darknet, a new service […]

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Bitcoin and Ethereum Test Resistance

The price of Bitcoin is now at $40,000 resistance, an area where BTC has not been able to move above since it fell below it on May 19, . Resistance is also found at $42,000, $44,000 and $40,000 respectively. However, a break above $40,000 will be significant and could signal another rally in Bitcoin. BTC also tested […]

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Amazon ‘definitely’ lining up Bitcoin payments and token, confirms insider

An insider claims that Amazon wants to accept Bitcoin payments “by the end of this year” and is currently investigating its own token for 2022. After publishing a job posting for a lead in cryptocurrency and blockchain, the internet giant set tongues wagging this weekend. This vacancy is clearly an indication that the company intends […]

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Public Association Wants To Attract Bitcoin Miners To Russia

Russian public association focused on the representation of the interests cryptocurrency industry has unveiled a new project to attract Bitcoin miners to Russia. The project, which is headed by the Russian Association of Cryptoeconomics, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain, reveals that the Russian Federation’s energy production could be attractive to bitcoin mining operations. According to the report, excess […]

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Hashdex to Launch Bitcoin ETF Seeking to Offset Mining Emissions

The Brazilian asset manager Hashdex announced Tuesday that it will launch an Bitcoin-based exchange traded fund (ETF), which seeks to reduce carbon emissions. Roberta Antunes from Hashdex’s chief growth officer, said that the ETF will use part of the management fee for carbon credits to offset the carbon generated by the Bitcoin in the fund. Antunes announced that […]

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Square is building a hardware crypto wallet and service with the goal of making bitcoin ‘more mainstream’

Square executives confirmed that they plan to create new tools for Bitcoin on Thursday. “We have decided that a hardware wallet will be built and a service will be offered to facilitate bitcoin custody. Square hardware lead Jesse Dorogusker stated that they will continue to answer and ask questions openly. “With that, @jessedorogusker and I will listen to […]

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Cambridge and IEA data shows bitcoin carbon intensity peaked last year

According to data available from the University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, and the International Energy Agency (IEA), bitcoin’s carbon emission intensity could have already reached its peak, according to public records. Its environmental impact is a popular talking point for its critics and journalists covering the crypto beat. However, Hass McCook (a retired chartered […]