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Binance, World’s Biggest Crypto Exchange, Banned from the U.K.

Published by ValueWalk The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned Chinese cryptocurrency platform Binance, one of the world’s largest in terms of volume, from operating in the United Kingdom as of June 30. According to The Block Crypto data cited by the Financial Times, Binance moved more than a trillion dollars in May. [soros] Q1 […]

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CFO of World’s Largest Hedge Fund Joins Institutional Bitcoin Firm NYDIG

NYDIG, a leading bitcoin financial services firm, has announced that it will welcome the CFO of Bridgewater Associates John Dalby to its team. Dalby joins NYDIG as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in what represents one of the biggest personnel shifts from the mainstream financial industry to the crypto world. Contributing to the Greater […]

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World’s Third Richest Insurer AXA Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments in Switzerland

AXA, a multinational insurance firm is all set to offer a Bitcoin payment option for its customers in Switzerland, making them the first all-line insurer to do so. The new payment option is available for all the customers in Switzerland since the start of April and would allow them to pay premiums for all non-life […]

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World’s Largest Hedge Fund Founder Says Government Outlawing Bitcoin is a Good Thing

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates believe Bitcoin would have a similar impact as gold in the 1930s. Dalio suggested that just like the 30s when people started investing in gold as the return on bonds and cash diminished due to the war. Bitcoin today is attracting similar investment […]

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World’s Biggest Bitcoin Conference Moving From LA to Miami, Mayor Wants to Make the City Bitcoin Hub

Mayor Francis Suarez has been taking huge initiatives to promote Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto innovation in the city. In the latest development, Suarez has been successful in convincing organizers of the Bitcoin 2021 conference to move it from Los Angeles to Miami. The world’s largest in-person Bitcoin (BTC) conference is scheduled to be held between […]

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Bitcoin Market Cap Beats That of 3 World’s Biggest Banks Combined

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Canadian regulator clears launch of world’s first bitcoin ETF: investment manager

By Fergal Smith and David Randall TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main securities regulator has cleared the launch of the world’s first bitcoin exchange traded fund, an investment manager said on Friday, providing investors greater access to the cryptocurrency that has sparked an explosion in trading interest. The Ontario Securities Commission has approved the launch of […]

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Cantillon Effect 2.0: Bitcoin Is The World’s First Truly Fair Money

This essay strives to explain the Cantillon Effect and how the natural unfairness of all previous monies have always created a world in which the privileged few could take advantage of the unprivileged many. We explore how bitcoin, as the world’s most fair money, alleviates the prevalence of the Cantillon Effect and creates a fairer, […]

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World’s First Ethereum ETF Goes Live in Toronto Stock Exchange With $75M Raised

The world’s first Ethereum-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) has gone live on December 11. 3iQ Corp, Canada’s preeminent digital asset fund manager, has raised $75 million and listed the new Ethereum ETF on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Ether Fund Goes Live on the Toronto Stock Exchange According to the official announcement by 3iQ, The Ether […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Becomes World’s Second-Richest Person as Company Approaches $500B Market Value

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Swiss Exchange Lists World’s First Active Bitcoin ETP

FiCAS has listed the world’s first actively managed bitcoin ETP on Switzerland’s SIX exchange.

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FiCAS Launches World’s First Actively Managed Bitcoin ETP on Swiss SIX Exchange

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The Origins of the World’s Oldest Bitcoin Metric, Explained

Bitcoin days destroyed (BDD) was first introduced as a concept back in 2011. At the time, it had only been two years since the creation of the world’s first cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Individuals were already beginning to innovate ways to measure on-chain transaction activity and value.

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World’s Second Largest Bitcoin Mining Wants to Lend you Bitcoin, Partners with BlockFi

China’s Poolin is bolstering its cryptocurrency lending business. The firm announced a partnership with BlockFi, the U.S.-based lending firm late on June 2, 2020.  Bitcoin Liquidity for Miners As reported on Coindesk, Poolin’s mining business will now expand to include more lending and financial services. New York’s BlockFi will act as an “interbank lender,” proving […]

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Bitcoin Halving 2020: How the World’s Largest Mining Pool Is Helping Miners ‘De-Risk’

F2Pool, the largest bitcoin mining pool in the world, controls 20% of the network’s hashrate. F2Pool’s Thomas Heller explains the economics of mining.

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How the World’s Largest Economies Plan to Implement Bitcoin

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How Bitcoin Optech Is Connecting the Open-Source and Corporate Worlds

Bitcoin Core and other open-source projects have, over the years, built a range of technologies to improve Bitcoin scaling and the general Bitcoin user experience. With examples including Segregated Witness (SegWit), Replace-By-Fee and the Lightning Network, Bitcoin users have a number of tools at their disposal to utilize the Bitcoin blockchain as best and efficiently […]

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Two Bitcoin Mining Startups Merge to Work on World’s Biggest Mining Facility

Consistent with its previously announced mission to build the planet’s largest Bitcoin (BTC) mining facility in Texas, Northern Bitcoin AG has just announced a new partnership. The Frankfurt-based company will be working with former rival Whinstone US, Inc. on the 300 megawatt facility. The site chosen for the mining operation spans more than 100 acres. […]

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Bitcoin Price Trending Higher as World’s Economic Order Derails

On the day the US President Donald Trump announced tariffs on more than $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, he unknowingly woke up a bullish trend in a completely unrelated market. Bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency, climbed more than 58 percent to hit $9,090 in May 2019, a month which parallelly saw US market’s benchmark […]

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Sparkswap, World’s First Lightning Atomic Swap Exchange, Now in Beta

Bitcoin’s first decentralized exchange to make use of the Lightning Network’s Atomic Swaps is now in beta. Sparkswap, an exchange with backing from Pantera Capital (which announced its ambitious mission to become the most decentralized bitcoin exchange on the market in August 2018), has now opened its beta to users. Leveraging the Lightning Network, the […]

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Bitmain Says It Won’t Give Up on World’s Biggest Cryptocurrency IPO

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has officially announced its new CEO and says it will restart the IPO listing process sometime in the future. The company endured a difficult 2018 with administrative upheavals, staff layoffs, and significant losses. Bitcoin Mining Giant Gets New CEO In the latter part of 2018, Bitmain laid off a couple of […]

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Owner of Burj Khalifa, World’s Largest Building, Plans ICO

Emaar Group, which owns the Burj Khalifa, is developing a “community token” for a loyalty program, with an ICO planned next year.

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The First Car Purchased With Bitcoin Is Now the World’s Most Expensive Prius

CoinDesk takes a ride in the first car ever purchased with bitcoin – a Prius paid for with 1,000 BTC.

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