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Cryptograffiti Launches Bitcoin Micropayment Plugin For DJs And Music Producers

Bitcoin-inspired artist cryptograffiti has launched the open-source project to better compensate DJs and music producers directly. Bitcoin-inspired artist cryptograffiti has announced the launch of an open-source project meant to facilitate bitcoin revenue streams for DJs and music producers with an accompanying public demonstration including a live DJ set performed at the U.S. Mint in San […]

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Hester Peirce: Banning Bitcoin is Almost Impossible 

Hester Peirce has made it clear during a Market Watch virtual panel discussion on April 7, 2021, that placing a blanket ban on bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptoassets will be a foolish thing for the United States government to do, as such action may not yield the desired result since bitcoin is a decentralized digital […]

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Crypto Analyst Expects “Escape Velocity” When Bitcoin Breaks $60K. Here’s Why

Bitcoin price is still stuck under $60,000 but unable to push any lower than $55,000. The tightening across the crypto market has been long and arduous but when $60,000 is finally broken, the crypto asset should reach what one analyst calls “escape velocity.” Here’s what the term means and what that could look like post-breakout […]

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Why Bitcoin could favor USD dominance over Digital Yuan

Contrary to what many in the crypto space are discussing, Senior Commodity Strategist for Bloomberg, Mike McGlone, has made the case for Bitcoin being beneficial for the U.S. dollar over China’s digital Yuan. According to McGlone, the cryptocurrency is “eclipsing” Yuan’s global adoption. Specifically, the U.S. dollar is showing “organic adoption” in the digital ecosystem, […]

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LA Real Estate Mogul Buys Bitcoin, Accepts BTC For Rent

A massive LA-based luxury real estate firm has begun accepting Bitcoin for rent payments. In addition to loading up on BTC for its corporate reserves, the company has also tapped popular exchange Gemini to help build a crypto centric ecosystem for its retail, residential, and resort customers. Rick Caruso and Caruso Real Estate Tap Gemini […]

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Bitcoin Surge Has Kraken Considering Direct Listing

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is reportedly considering following in Coinbase’s footsteps and conducting a direct public listing. In a move that would significantly cement the position of bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges as major businesses, Kraken, a prominent U.S.-based exchange, is reportedly considering going public next year via direct listing, according to CNBC. The report cited “record […]

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Kava Lets Institutional Bitcoin Holders Earn Over 45% APR without Counterparty Risk

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Bitcoin Adoption Grows Following Lightning Network’s Nodes Doubling

The mainstream adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) may soon be a reality following the Lightning Network’s nodes doubling. Bitcoin’s Scalability Issues Data from Bitcoin Visuals suggests that the number of Lightning Network nodes grew from 4,000 – 5,000 between April 2019 and April 2020 before skyrocketing to over 10,000 this month. The growth stems from the […]

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Interview: All In On Bitcoin With Gary Leland

This week on the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” host Christian Keroles sat down with the Bitcoin Boomer Gary Leland. Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast Leland is a lifelong entrepreneur and he has created several small businesses, pioneered podcasting and founded one of the largest podcasting events in […]

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Tesla's landlord accepts crypto; will Elon Musk pay rent in Bitcoin?

Elon Musk will accumulate Bitcoin, but will he spend it? The Tesla CEO now has the chance to pay his rent in BTC following its adoption by the real-estate firm he uses. After becoming a corporate pioneer in cryptocurrency adoption, Elon Musk could be about to take the next step and begin paying rent in […]

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The Bitcoin Bhavacakra

Artists Yonat Vaks, Chiefmonkey and mosaic.rocks combine Bitcoin and Bhuddism in The Bitcoin Bhavacakra. collaboration by Yonat Vaks, Chiefmonkey and mosaic.rocks Buddha and Satoshi’s Teachings: How to Ascend From Fiat Samsara to Bitcoin Nirvana Legend has it that the Bhavacakra, also known as the Wheel of Life, was created by the Buddha himself. It depicts […]

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Ukraine’s Civil Servants Report Owning $2.6 Billion Of Bitcoin

A Ukranian government data report indicates that public officials there have declared owning 46,351 BTC, with several whales among them. According to Ukranian government data transparency provider Opendatabot, civil servants in the country have declared owning a total 46,351 BTC (worth some $2.6 billion at the time of this writing). The declarations came as property […]

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Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Kiyosaki is Buying More Bitcoin Today, But Why?

People usually buy Bitcoin in hopes that they would be able to sell it to others for higher profits. But for a celebrated financial expert like Robert Kiyosaki, Bitcoin is an opportunity to break away from government surveillance. The ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ author delivered a tweet Wednesday morning in which he said that he […]

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Palihapitiya Replies to Munger’s Bitcoin is a “Scum Ball Activity” Assessment

The Founder of Social Capital, Chamath Palihapitiya said Buffett, Munger, and Gates are wrong about their negative assessment of Bitcoin. Like Buffett and Munger, the Canadian venture capitalist is also considered something of a savvy investor. However, when it comes to cryptocurrency, that’s where the similarities end. Palihapitiya Defends Bitcoin During a CNBC interview, a […]

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Bitcoin price struggles to reach $60k

Mixed feelings about BTC Bitcoin has seen countless mentioned when it comes to online media outlets over the past week, and as always, some were positive, while others were negative. One particular example came from Singapore, which warned the public against cryptocurrencies, despite the fact that most of the world has been warming up to […]

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TA: Bitcoin Corrects Below $58K, But Here’s Why Uptrend Is Still Intact

Bitcoin price failed to surpass the $59,500 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is now trading below $58,000, but it is still above important supports such as $56,500. Bitcoin failed to gain strength above the $59,200 and $59,500 resistance levels. The price is now trading below the $58,250 support and the 100 hourly simple moving […]

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U.S. Professional Basketball Club to Pay Players and Staff in Bitcoin (BTC)

Sacramento Kings has announced plans to start paying players and its staffers’ salaries in bitcoin (BTC). The American professional basketball team has been accepting bitcoin payments for merchandise since 2014, according to a Forbes report on April 5, 2021. Sacramento Kings Goes All in on Bitcoin (BTC)  In another exciting development for the burgeoning distributed […]

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Today, Bitcoin’s Satoshi Nakamoto Turns 46

An online profile for the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, includes an auspicious birthday of April 5, 1975. Eighty-eight years ago today, the United States Federal government issued Executive Order 6102, making citizen’s private ownership of gold illegal. This egregious overstep of government-mandated monetary policy is, coincidentally, the chosen date of Satoshi Nakamoto’s birthday, […]

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Crypto market cap surges to record $2 trln, bitcoin at $1.1 trln

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – The cryptocurrency market capitalization hit an all-time peak of $2 trillion on Monday, according to data and market trackers CoinGecko and Blockfolio, as gains over the last several months attracted demand from both institutional and retail investors. At midday, the crypto market cap was at $2.02 trillion. The […]

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Bitcoin Gambling and Online Casinos Growing alongside Cryptocurrency

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JP Morgan Revises Bitcoin Target To $130,000, Citing Decreased Volatility

The financial giant is gradually becoming more bullish on Bitcoin and institutional adoption. JPMorgan, in an email note released to clients on Thursday, cited decreasing Bitcoin volatility as a positive for institutional interest in the asset. In an article covering the release by Bloomberg, strategists including Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou at JPMorgan wrote: “These tentative signs of […]

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Why Bitcoin Price Could Restart Rally Unless It Dives Below $56.5K

Bitcoin price is correcting gains from $60,000 against the US Dollar. BTC is likely to start a fresh increase as long as there is no close below $56,500 and $55,250. Bitcoin gained bullish momentum above $58,000, but it failed to settle above $60,000. The price is now trading above the $56,500 support and the 100 […]

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RSK takes the lead on the Bitcoin-Powered NFT Space

With the unprecedented rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible-tokens (NFTs) it was about time leading public blockchains such as RSK would join in the movement. RSK Actively Shaping DeFi Landscape DeFi was the theme of the cryptocurrency industry in 2020. This burgeoning subspace within the wider digital asset industry boomed last year in what […]

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