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Wikileaks Gathers $37M in BTC Since 2010 – Over $400K Sent After Julian Assange’s Arrest

[ad_1] The world was shocked when Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange was arrested in April after being cooped up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012. Following his arrest, the original Wikileaks bitcoin address saw significant support as $32,000 worth of BTC poured into the wallet in two days. Since 2010, Wikileaks’ address saw 4,043 BTC donated or around $37 million at today’s exchange rates. Moreover, Wikileaks has gathered over
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Germany’s Second Largest Exchange Adds New Bitcoin Trading Product

[ad_1] Boerse Stuttgart, Germany’s second-largest stock exchange, has added a new inverse Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product (ETP). This will be the first crypto ETP, called 21Shares Short Bitcoin ETP, which allows traders to short Bitcoin. World’s first Bitcoin short product, will the halving leave investors rekt? Boerse Stuttgart has just introduced a brand new investment product for institutional and retail traders, which will allow them to short Bitcoin. This is
BLOCKCHAIN

Unity in Europe — DGen’s Conclusion to Fueling Blockchain Innovation

[ad_1] Besides China’s ongoing struggle with the coronavirus, one of the defining narratives for the world’s largest country entering the new decade was its central bank-issued digital currency. Reportedly in its final phase of testing and ready for rollout in 2020, the Chinese CBDC has sparked speculation and intrigue from governments around the world.Just recently, a Federal Reserve governor detailed how the United States central bank is exploring digital currencies
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Pompliano Says He Wouldn’t Buy XRP

[ad_1] Anthony Pompliano, host of the “Off the Chain” podcast and co-founder of Morgan Creek Capital, said he would not buy XRP when asked in an interview with CNN’s Julia Chatterley. Pomp set Bitcoin apart from other blockchain projects and said XRP has nothing driving value that he could point to. Pomp Shows No Love For Ripple’s XRP Final question: If you couldn’t buy #Bitcoin, what would you buy?Final, final
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Ripple Partner Reports Loss In Q4 2019

[ad_1] In a just-released earnings report, Ripple partner, MoneyGram, showed a USD $11.9 million loss for the fourth quarter of last year. This is the fifth consecutive quarter without a profit. Nevertheless, the company’s partnership with Ripple is set to open new sources of revenue. REVENUE FROM RIPPLE PARTNERSHIP IS OBSCURED Whereas there are many factors that are contributing to MoneyGram’s continued losses, the company has clearly been affected by
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Where You Can Spend Your Bitcoin in 2020

[ad_1] Bitcoin catches a lot of flack because of its low transaction throughput and at times, higher fees and wild volatility. These can make it impractical to use for small purchases like coffee. However, let’s take a look at where you can actually use Bitcoin to buy stuff in the real world in 2020. Even though Bitcoin may not be the most convenient cryptocurrency to use for smaller consumer purchases,
ANALYSIS

Crypto Goes Plastic — Coinbase’s Visa-Approved Solution Suggests Growth

[ad_1] On Feb. 19, Coinbase announced that it has become a principal member of Visa. In an apparent first for the cryptocurrency industry, the firm is now able to issue debit cards without having to involve third parties. Prior to that, Coinbase had been releasing its physical cards in collaboration with authorized intermediaries, similarly to dozens of other crypto companies that offer such options to their clients.While Coinbase didn’t share
Business

The Mystery of Warren Buffett’s Missing Crypto is Solved

[ad_1] The mystery that has haunted the crypto community for years… days… is finally resolved.We may never know the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, but we just cracked the second greatest mystery in the history of Bitcoin: what happened to the bitcoins that Justin Sun supposedly gifted to Warren Buffet?The Sun — Buffett Bitcoin and TRX SagaJustin Sun claimed that during his much-discussed lunch with Warren Buffet, he presented the
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Bitcoin History Part 24: Celebrating the First Halving in 2012

[ad_1] As the third Bitcoin halvening approaches, a handful of OGs will wistfully recall the first such event, which occurred in November 2012. Back then, following the completion of block 210,000, the mining reward halved from 50 to 25 BTC. To commemorate the milestone, early adopters threw parties throughout the world, from Tel Aviv and Macau to Munich and Helsinki. Also read: Get Ready for the Bitcoin Halving – Here
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Coronavirus & 3 Technical Reasons Why Bitcoin Price Broke Below $9.4K

[ad_1] Bitcoin price (BTC) dropped another 3.07% on Feb. 25, marking the second day of losses as global equities markets sharply corrected on fears of the Coronavirus spreading to more countries.Crypto market daily price chart. Source: Coin360Tweezer tops show supports becoming levels of resistanceThe price dropped below what analysts have labeled as crucial support at $9,450-$9,400 to a new 3-week low at $9,281. Similar to the Feb. 18-19 drop from