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West Starts Turning Tide as Cases Fall by Percentage

Is the worst over, is the question in everyone’s mind and going by a fall across the board on the percentage increase in new cases, it might well be. USA…
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Anyhedge to Launch Blockchain-Enforced Synthetic Derivatives for Bitcoin Cash

Developers from the organization General Protocols have announced the launch of a synthetic derivatives platform built on Bitcoin Cash. The project Anyhedge aims to be the first decentralized finance (defi) protocol on any branch of Bitcoin and the platform will launch in cooperation with Cryptophyl’s new non-custodial exchange, Detoken. Also read: Film Reels and Steel: […]

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Will Coronavirus Break the Internet?

With the outbreak of COVID-19, nearly two-thirds of the world is now at home as governments the world over are taking steps to slow the progression of the disease. With everyone home, the internet is now under heavier stress than ever. In the U.S. internet usage is at record-breaking highs. Seattle, one of the U.S.’s hardest hit cities, internet traffic spiked since January – by March internet traffic in the area had risen by 30%. This kind of spike is normally only seen during the Olympics. WiFi-calling has increased by 88%, online gaming has increased by 75%, and VPN usage

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Revolut Standard Users Can Now Use Cryptocurrency Feature

British fintech company Revolut with over 10 million users is now offering its cryptocurrency feature to standard users. Revolut Allows All Users to Try Cryptocurrencies One of Europe’s largest and most successful fintech companies is getting serious about taking cryptocurrencies to the masses. Today, its users received an email advising them that the company’s cryptocurrency […]

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Tiger King’s Archnemesis Big Cat Rescue Accepts Bitcoin

The number one show on Netflix in the U.S. right now is a television series called “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” and American audiences are eating it up like candy. While the docuseries costar Joseph Maldonado, aka “Joe Exotic,” spends 22 years behind bars, costar Carole Baskin is still the owner of the Big […]

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CoinMarketCap Opens Up On the Binance Acquisition

Executives of CoinMarketCap have released an open letter discussing the Binance acquisition. In it, soon-to-be CEO Carylyne Chan seeks to reassure users that the website will remain independent, and will put greater efforts into offering more services. New Chief Executive Officer Addresses User Concerns The reportedly $400 million purchase came as a surprise to the […]

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Oil Goes Nuts, Bitcoin, Stocks on the Rise

Brent Crude Oil has jumped some 40% from $26 to $36 to then ‘plunge’ to $28, now at $30 but moving with some considerable speed. WTI Oil is up some…
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3 Reasons Why the Crypto Market is Flashing Green Today

Prices across the crypto space are moving into positive territory. Bitcoin is up five percent over the past twenty four hours and many alt coins are breaking weekly highs. Several factors are at play which are pushing up these values. FEAR OF FIAT INFLATION IS PUSHING PEOPLE INTO CRYPTO Last week, politicians across the globe […]

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Binance acquires cryptocurrency data tracking site CoinMarketCap

Leading crypto exchange company Binance, today announced that it has acquired CoinMarketCap (CMC), the world’s most-referenced crypto asset data tracking site, for an undisclosed sum. CoinMarketCap will continue to be run as an independent business ent…

Spain’s Tax Authority Sending Notices to 66,000 Cryptocurrency Owners

The Spanish tax authority has reportedly started sending notices to about 66,000 cryptocurrency owners in the country. This number represents a massive increase from the 14,700 tax letters the agency sent to crypto owners last year. The letters will continue to be sent until the end of June despite the coronavirus crisis Spain is facing. […]

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Anti-Crypto Bank Wells Fargo Wants its $384B Lending Power Back

US banking giant Wells Fargo has the capacity to provide about $384 billion of additional loans to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and individuals, which is especially relevant during the corona crisis. However, the bank can’t help customers because of the asset cap imposed by the Federal Reserve (Fed). Wells Fargo Asks Fed to Remove […]

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Toilet Paper Token: Was This April Fools’ Joke Followed by Negative Reactions?

Due to April Fools’ Day, the CoinMarketCap analytics service has listed above Bitcoin a non-existent currency called the Toilet Paper Token, causing ambiguous reactions from the crypto community. An interesting circulation supply, “out of stock” instead of a real supply indicator and a jump in prices more than 10 times have created a hype around […]

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Former UBS Vice Chairman Joins Blockchain Firm

Hong Kong-based Diginex, which provides cryptocurrency and blockchain services, has appointed a former UBS executive as head of Asia operations. Diginex Hires Another UBS Executive Diginex has hired Chi-Won Yoon, who held the position of vice chairman at UBS Wealth Management and retired from the investment bank last year. The appointment is another piece of […]

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Egyptian Central Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bitcoin Fixes This

As panic and uncertainty mount due to the coronavirus, Egypt has become the latest country to limit bank withdrawals. Individuals can now only take out a maximum of $635 per day from their bank and just $317 from ATMs. Bitcoin fixes this. Egypt Banks Limit Cash Withdrawals According to the New York Times on Sunday, […]

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Cryptocurrency Now Accepted at Arkansas Jewelry Retailer

Diamond Gems Jewelry, in Jonesboro, AR has launched a new E-Commerce website accepting multiple forms of Cryptocurrency including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dai, Ethereum, Litecoin, USD Coin and you can even pay using your Coinbase account. • *11% of the American population owns the major cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC), according to a new survey. • Traditional credit […]

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OKEx CEO Jay Hao Hopes Projects Like Libra Will Help Transform the Global Monetary System

TheMerkle_FinanceThe current global monetary system has come under a lot of pressure. Even before the coronavirus outbreak, things were not looking all that great. OKEx CEO Jay Hao is convinced now is the time to reconstruct the global monetary system as people know it today. A Problematic Global Monetary System There are many problems associated with the current global monetary system. Not only is it unbalanced on a good day, it appears that central banks tend to make the situation even worse when a crisis occurs. The global coronavirus pandemic has confirmed that the current system in place will not

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Binance Korean Cloud Exchange Adds Zero-Fee Trading

The leading crypto exchange quietly dropped the news that it was entering the South Korean market with Binance KR earlier this week. Not only will this be the first exchange to run on the Cloud but it will be zero-fee as well. Binance KR to Leverage Core Functionalities When Binance announced the launch of Binance […]

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Mobikwik to Offer 100 Million Indian Users Direct Cryptocurrency Trading Via Buyucoin Integration

Mobile payment platform Mobikwik, which has about 107 million users in India, has partnered with Delhi-based cryptocurrency exchange Buyucoin. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the CEO of the crypto exchange to find out how Mobilkwik users can soon buy and sell cryptocurrencies within the Mobikwik app. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the […]

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Mobikwik to Offer 100 Million Indian Users Direct Cryptocurrency Trading Via Buyucoin Integration

Mobile payment platform Mobikwik, which has about 107 million users in India, has partnered with Delhi-based cryptocurrency exchange Buyucoin. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the CEO of the crypto exchange to find out how Mobilkwik users can soon buy and sell cryptocurrencies within the Mobikwik app. Also read: 2x Bitcoin — Wanna Double Your BTC to the […]

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SWYFT Network: Catering to the Global Demand for a Crypto-based Mobile Payments Ecosystem With an Incentivized Approach to All Abilities

SWYFT Network: Catering to the Global Demand for a Crypto-based Mobile Payments Ecosystem with an incentivized approach for Users of all Skill Levels! The demand for mobile-based systems has been on a massive rise. As per the latest report from Markets and Markets, ”The global mobile money market size is expected to grow from USD […]

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Drug Vendors on the Darknet Struggle with Declining Bitcoin Revenue

TheMerkle Sanctuary Darknet HackThere are some obvious consequences to the coronavirus crisis. Various businesses are being put out of business, including drug vendors on the darknet. It is interesting to note how darknet vendors struggle during the coronavirus crisis.  Darknet Bitcoin Revenue is on the Decline More specifically, the people buying items from these vendors are in a real pickle right now. Most of the drug-selling spots are under surveillance, making it very difficult to move any sort of product. Given how prominent Bitcoin is as a payment method on the darknet, things are heading in an interesting direction.  A lot less money

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Free Crypto: Best Bitcoin Faucets in April 2020

Bitcoin Faucets are cryptocurrency payment systems, which involve a website or an app that rewards users for interacting with the advertisements they run with fractions of free Bitcoins. Depending on the faucet site they choose, users are able to claim coins on various tasks, such as staying on a webpage for a specific period, watching […]

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Coronavirus Fuels P2P Connectivity: Crypto-Driven Meshnet Gives Rural Towns Internet

While the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the economy across the U.S., a number of the 1,737 residents from Clatskanie, Oregon can’t obtain an internet service provider (ISP). The situation has motivated the town to adopt a decentralized meshnet ISP called Althea and the network’s users are paid in cryptocurrency for relaying. Also read: Film Reels […]

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New York Has Flattened the Curve Says Study, is This Nearly Over?

New York has managed to flatten the curve according to a new study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). “There already appears to be sufficient evidence to conclude that…
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Major Swedish Bank Fined $386 Million for Hiding Money-Laundering Evidence

Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), ’Finansinspektionen’, has fined Swedbank a record sum of 4 billion Swedish krona ($386M) for breaching anti-money laundering regulations on a large scale. Around $5.8 billion had been funneled between suspected accounts in Swedbank and Danske Bank in the Baltics, the latter already fined large amounts for previous money-laundering activities. Also […]

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Film Reels and Steel: Github Plans to Archive Bitcoin Code for 1,000 Years

The Microsoft subsidiary, Github recently revealed the “Archive Program,” an initiative that aims to preserve open source technologies for 1,000 years. The newly launched effort plans to store snapshots of open source technology 250 meters underground on the Norwegian island of Svalbard. The source code management and collaboration platform also plans to store the Bitcoin […]

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XRP Falls Behind Bitcoin SV, Dogecoin in Active Addresses

Evidence suggesting a change in investor behavior continues to grow as XRP and a handful of other projects see serious declines in crypto wallet addresses over the past 4 weeks.  XRP Investors Hodling or Losing Interest? Analyst CryptoRand has posted a chart showing the number of dynamic addresses has decreased among many major platforms over […]

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OKEx to Host 11th IEO Amid Crypto Bear Market

OKEx has announced its 11th exchange-based token sale coming soon on the Jumpstart platform. With the crypto market still in a state of decline, will investors be tempted to try and make quick returns?  OKEx Helps Entertainment Platform Launch Token Malta-based OKEx, which operates a spot and derivative trading platform, will launch the sale of […]

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Details You Should Know About Cryptocurrency Brokers

TheMerkle False 1Broker AccusationThe world is getting more and more digital each day. In the process, different spheres of people’s lives become linked to the Internet and the online world. The financial markets aren’t the exception. The advancements in the shape of cryptocurrencies and forex trading have revolutionized the way people transfer money forever. Not to mention that the new digital coins have different values and uses than what people are usually accustomed to. Therefore, all of this can be a bit confusing and complicated to handle by yourself. That’s why many people turn to individuals with advanced experience in this matter. They

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The Many Facts Pointing to Wei Dai Being Satoshi

Satoshi Nakamoto has been an enigma for well over a decade and there’s been a number of suspects and self-styled Bitcoin inventors. One particular suspect is the computer engineer Wei Dai, the creator of the b-money system and the Crypto++ cryptographic library. Since the Bitcoin network was launched in 2009, a number of people have […]

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Las Vegas Casinos Close for Pandemic

The Merkle Las Vegas CasinosSlot machines off, poker tables empty: Several of Las Vegas’ giant casinos and hotels will close their doors, a measure to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. But in this radical gamble, those who bear the brunt are the thousands of workers left on the streets. A first death by COVID-19 was reported Monday in Clark County — which encompasses the Las Vegas Strip, the street of the giant, dazzling hotel-casinos of the gaming capital — the first death recorded in the state of Nevada. Until further notice In an effort to stop the spread of the virus, U.S.

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Coinbase Pumps $1.1M USDC Into DeFi Sites Uniswap and PoolTogether

Coinbase is putting its digital dollars where the traction is.  Announced Wednesday, Coinbase has deposited $1.1 million in USDC stablecoins into the pools powering two of the most popular decentralized finance (DeFi) applications on Ethereum: Uni…

Index Chain: The Complete Scalable Privacy Solution with Tor Integration

Data is now more valuable than oil. And traditional companies are reaping big from free user-generated content. Facebook and Twitter, and basically all social media platforms, are building their business model around free data, minting billions. But in the midst of all this, it’s the end-user who is being exposed. Privacy must therefore be protected […]

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