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Darknet Users Allege Wall Street Market Exit Scammed, Possibly Snatching $30M

[ad_1] During the first week of April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a large swarm of darknet market (DNM) users flocking from Dream to the Wall Street marketplace. However, the migration hasn’t been as successful as it may have first seemed, with some vendors alleging that Wall Street has pulled an exit scam and ran off with $30 million in crypto held in escrow. Also read: The Darknet’s Largest Marketplace Is Closing
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Binance CFO Talks About His ‘Exciting’ Journey in Exclusive Interview

[ad_1] It was the last hour of the final day at Paris Blockchain Week Summit. The charismatic Binance CFO Wei Zhao had been speaking back to back. Yet, despite the time and the fact that he must have repeated himself over and over for two solid days, he seemed undeterred. Wearing jeans and a Binance hoodie, he bounded up to meet me, vigorously shaking my hand, clearly enjoying being the
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Craig Wright Continues to Chase His Critics as Major Crypto Platforms Boycott His Cryptocurrency, BSV

[ad_1] Bitcoin SV (BSV) — the altcoin that emerged during the bitcoin cash (BCH) hard fork last November and which took the moniker “Satoshi’s vision” — has been on the periphery of crypto news this week. BSV is famously backed by Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur, chief scientist at his startup called nChain and self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto.After Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies, decided to delist BSV amid Wright’s
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Brazil: Highest Inflation in 4 Years Propels Bitcoin Volume to Record Highs

[ad_1] The inflation rate in Brazil, the world’s ninth largest economy, spiked to its highest level in four years, driving more people to Bitcoin, as indicated by the recent rise in Bitcoin trading volumes. Inflation in Brazil Hits 4.5% President Jair Messias Bolsonaro took office on January 1, 2019. Since then, Brazil’s inflation rate has shown an upward trend. The Rios Times writes, “The latest result of the IPCA was
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Bitcoin Holds Over $5,300 as Top Altcoins See Mixed Signals

[ad_1] Saturday, April 20 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight gains and losses capped under 2% on the day to press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering above the $5,300 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is up about one percent on the day, trading at $5,342 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up a solid 5%.Bitcoin 7-day price chart.
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Vote to Increase MakerDAO’s (DAI) Stability Fee by 3% Has Commenced

[ad_1] In what appears to be a reoccurring event, the MakerDAO ethereum (ETH)-based DAI decentralized stablecoin community as commenced another voting exercise to determine if the stability fee for the stablecoin should be increased by 3 percent. Voting on MakerDAO Portal Started on April 19 The voting exercise which is currently in progress, on the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) portal started on April 19. This move by MakerDAO, to increase
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MakerDAO Token Holders Vote About Whether to Raise DAI Stability Fee by 3%

[ad_1] Another vote about whether to raise the so-called stability fee for Maker’s ethereum (ETH)-based DAI decentralized stablecoin by 3% has started on the governance portal of the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) on April 19.MakerDAO, which issues the USD-pegged aforementioned algorithmic decentralized stablecoin, is seeking to improve the token’s peg by increasing the yearly stability fee. The stability fee is a charge levied by Maker participants when Dai is used
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These Next-Generation Mining Rigs Pack a Ton of Hashpower

[ad_1] Last week, mining manufacturer Bitmain launched its latest Antminer 17 series. Now Canaan Creative has published its own device specifications and pricing for the new Avalonminer 10 series that process between 31-33 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). In addition to Canaan’s latest miners, two more China-based companies are releasing next-generation miners this summer that mine at maximum hashrates between 46-70TH/s. Also read: Statistics Show Bitcoin Cash Is a Strong
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Binance Coin Becomes First Crypto to Surpass January ’18 All-Time High

[ad_1] Binance Coin has had a stellar performance since the beginning of 2019. Up more than 315 percent since January 1. BNB has managed to surpass its former all-time high values from January 12th, 2018. The First to Breach Former USD ATH  As Bitcoinist reported earlier this week, Binance Coin is one of the top performing cryptocurrencies, having a breakout year against Bitcoin. BNB 00 continues its surge not only against BTC,
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Thailand Is Opening Up to Crypto, One Step Closer to ICO and STO

[ad_1] Since July, Thailand and its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have voiced their intent to legalize the local initial coin offering (ICO) market and open it to startups.On Dec. 1, 2018, however, Cointelegraph reported that the Thai SEC declared Thai-related security token offerings (STOs) in international markets to be illegal and said that it will take appropriate legal action against companies that attempt to distribute STOs created in Thailand