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Jack Dorsey Hints at Lightning Network Integration on Twitter

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, hinted at the possibility of integrating Lightning Network into Twitter yesterday. Dorsey answered a Tweet of a follower saying it was “just a matter of time” for this to be a fact. Dorsey is a big Bitcoin proponent and has extended...

‘Insane’ Bitcoin price consolidation means $48K is the new BTC support level

A fundamental shift in technicals suggests that bulls should treat $48,000 like the new $35,000, says Glassnode. Bitcoin (BTC) has seen "unreal" price consolidation since the start of February 2021 — and fundamental support is now at $48,000.According to on-chain...

Brave acquires search engine in bid to offer alternative to Google Search

Privacy-focused browser Brave has acquired open search engine Tailcat to introduce its own alternative to Google Search later this year. Major privacy-focused browser Brave is inching closer to offering a private search engine. Brave announced Wednesday that the...

Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Says Ethereum ‘Is Closest Crypto We Have to a True Currency’

The billionaire investor and television personality, Mark Cuban recently did an interview on the recent episode of a podcast and discussed crypto assets at length. Cuban says his cryptocurrency portfolio is 60% bitcoin, 30% ethereum, and the rest is dedicated to...

Dutch Football Team AZ Alkmaar to hold Bitcoin and pay players in BTC

AZ Alkmaar is set to become the first professional football club in the Netherlands to pay player salaries in Bitcoin. AZ Alkmaar is set to become the first professional football club in the Netherlands to pay player salaries in Bitcoin (BTC).In a statement posted on...

A new era of content monetization? Blockchain tech can get you paid

Current content monetization systems are seen as broken, but some blockchain solutions claim to hold the key to solving their issues. By doing so, they have helped regular people become known celebrities, many of whom now hold more influence than TV networks and print...
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Number of Cryptocurrency ATM Locations Soars Past 24K Worldwide

The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has surpassed 24,000 globally. Out of 75 countries with crypto ATMs, the U.S. tops the list with the most locations. 24K+ Cryptocurrency ATMs Worldwide The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has exceeded 24,000 globally, according to the...

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, ICP, AAVE, LUNA

ETH, ICP, AAVE and LUNA could rally higher over the coming days if BTC funds support above the 50-day moving average. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recovery is facing stiff resistance near the $35,000 mark but Bloomberg Intelligence senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone remains...

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Number of Cryptocurrency ATM Locations Soars Past 24K Worldwide

The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has surpassed 24,000 globally. Out of 75 countries with crypto ATMs, the U.S. tops the list with the most locations. 24K+ Cryptocurrency ATMs Worldwide The number of cryptocurrency ATMs has exceeded 24,000 globally, according to the...

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, ICP, AAVE, LUNA

ETH, ICP, AAVE and LUNA could rally higher over the coming days if BTC funds support above the 50-day moving average. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recovery is facing stiff resistance near the $35,000 mark but Bloomberg Intelligence senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone remains...

Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

With a friendly attitude towards financial innovation, the Republic of Ireland has become a desired destination for fintech businesses that need unimpeded access to the common European market. Cryptocurrency companies have been opening offices in the EU member state...

Amazon plans to accept Bitcoin payments this year, claims insider

“It begins with Bitcoin,” an anonymous insider said in describing Amazon’s intent to enter the cryptocurrency payments arena. An anonymous source within Amazon has reportedly told London business newspaper City A.M. that the e-commerce giant is planning to accept...

Namibia Central Bank to Complete Crypto Study By April 2022 — Governor Says Current Laws Do not Permit Use of Digital Assets

The Bank of Namibia (BON) is on course to complete its study into cryptocurrencies by April 2022, the central bank governor, Johannes Gawaxab recently confirmed. The governor however reiterated that cryptocurrencies are not legal tender as there is currently no...

Vermont Is Fourth State to Target BlockFi’s Bitcoin Savings Accounts

Vermont is the fourth state to issue an order against crypto lending firm BlockFi's high-interest savings accounts for offering unregistered securities. Details of the notice served by Vermont's financial regulator aren’t yet available but BlockFi informed customers...

Coinbase, Executives, Investors Hit With Lawsuit Over Nasdaq Listing

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, its executives, and investors over the company’s direct listing on Nasdaq. “According to the complaint, the registration statement and prospectus used to effectuate the company’s offering...

Countries representing over 90% of global GDP are exploring CBDCs

Governments around the world are pouring more resources into CBDC research and exploratory use cases. Among the major economies, China appears to be pulling ahead and has plans to implement digital-yuan usage during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The quest to...

Colonial Pipeline faces legal woes months after ransomware attack

More than two months ago, the U.S. energy infrastructure firm Colonial Pipeline was hit by a ransomware attack, an incident that resulted in shortages at gas stations along the East Coast. Now, at least one gas station operator is taking legal action against Colonial,...

81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

Eighty-one countries are now exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a new tracker. This number is 46 more countries than the number in May last year. In addition, five countries have fully launched their own digital currencies. 81 Central...

Colonial Pipeline faces legal woes months after ransomware attack

More than two months ago, the U.S. energy infrastructure firm Colonial Pipeline was hit by a ransomware attack, an incident that resulted in shortages at gas stations along the East Coast. Now, at least one gas station operator is taking legal action against Colonial,...

Crypto exchange FTX lowers limit on leverage trading to 20X

Crypto exchange FTX has lowered its limit on leverage trading from 101X to 20X, according to FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, mainly due to a lack of use. Bankman-Fried explained on Twitter today that high-leverage trading makes up a small percentage of the exchange's...

Here are the 12 biggest crypto hires thus far in 2021

Quick Take There has been a big increase in the flow of talent from Wall Street to the crypto world. We take a look at the 12 biggest moves that have happened so far this year. This feature story is available to subscribers of The Block Daily. You can continue reading...

Amazon wants to hire a digital currency and blockchain product lead

E-commerce giant Amazon appears set to toe the digital currency waters, outlining a blockchain-specific role in a new job ad. The job spec appears wide-ranging, mentioning "central bank digital currencies" and "distributed ledger" among other catch-all phrases for...

Creative attacker steals $76,000 in RUNE by giving out free tokens

A rather cunning attack is playing out in the cryptosphere, one that has so far stolen $76,000 in tokens — and it’s only been going for a few hours. In short, a bad actor is giving out — or airdropping — tokens to various crypto users. This might seem like free money,...

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