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Bitcoin (BTC) was fighting to keep support at a key level on Feb. 27 as markets worldwide continued to suffer from fears over coronavirus. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 The make-or-break moment for BTC bulls Data from Coin360 and Cointelegraph markets showed BTC/USD fluctuating around its 200-day moving average (200 DMA) just below $8,800.
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An Israeli startup Starkware believes it can solve two of the most pressing issues in crypto trading — the inherent vulnerability of centralized exchanges and the low transactional capacity of decentralized ones.  The venture was co-founded by professor Eli Ben Sasson, who was a founding scientist for Zcash (ZEC). Besides raising almost $40 million from
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While the Ethereum network is preparing to start shifting to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus, some mining devices might soon stop supporting ETH mining at all. Bitmain’s Antminer E3, once the “world’s most powerful” hardware for mining Ether (ETH), will allegedly stop Ethereum mining in April 2020, according to a Feb. 24 report by altcoin mining pool
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Changpeng Zhao, the co-founder and CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance publicly expressed distrust towards self-proclaimed Bitcoin (BTC) creator and Bitcoin SV (BSV) founder Craig Wright. In a tweet published on Feb. 24, Zhao explicitly said that Craig Wright “is a fraud.” He also seemingly recommended not to invest in Bitcoin SV: “Investing in a
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After numerous big companies exited Facebook’s Libra project and several regulators voiced their concerns, news about the project had taken a back seat. However, this week, the Libra Association announced that E-commerce giant Shopify had joined the network. The Libra Foundation said that Shopify, an online marketplace hosting more than one million merchants, would be
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Italy’s new crypto-powered debit card supplier Bitsa has just expanded its prepaid card with major privacy-focused altcoin Monero (XMR). By enabling Monero support on its Bitsa Card, the company unclocks “all types” of XMR-based card transactions in physical stores and online, including card-to-card transfers and Monero conversion to euro (EUR), Bitsa announced on Feb. 21.
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E-commerce giant Shopify has joined the Libra Association, a network of founding members supporting Facebook’s stablecoin project Libra. Shopify, a major Canada-based digital commerce platform hosting more than one million merchants, will be collaborating on the establishment of a global payment network within the Libra Association, the firm officially announced on Feb. 21. The Libra
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The DigiByte Foundation, the nonprofit community foundation that supports DigiByte (DGB) has inked a partnership deal with Safe Haven, a project that’s focused on developing DeFi solutions for an inheritance, asset distribution, and asset control. The deal will enable the DigiByte blockchain to support Safe haven’s inheritance platform dubbed Inheriti, as well as its SafeKey
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VeChain (VET), a distributed ledger technology (DLT) project that claims to be focused on enhancing supply chain processes, has announced that it’s version 1.3.0 update is now live. VeChain says the latest release is the most significant update since the launch of its mainnet and it offers users better performance, efficiency and more, according to
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AEternity (AE) mainnet token got listed on the instant cryptocurrency exchange platform Changelly. With this important listing, AEternity has joined the ranks of the 150+ most valuable cryptocurrencies available on Changelly for instant exchanges at both fixed and floating rates. On top of that, Changelly users can now buy AE token with a bank card
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According to a report by Decrypt published on February 18, 2020, the Stellar Development Foundation – the organization behind the Stellar blockchain network and its native XLM digital token – has officially joined blockchain industry trade and lobbying group, the Blockchain Association. Stellar Now a Member of the Blockchain Association In a bid to foster
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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) lending platform bZx has reportedly suffered another attack with the hacker making off with a profit of 2,378 ETH (about $645,000). bZx Hits Pause Following Suspected Attack In a tweet published on Tuesday (February 18, 2020), bZx acknowledged suspicious transactions involving flash loans. The suspected attack comes only days after a similar
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Bitcoin.com Executive Chairman, prominent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) evangelist and self-acclaimed foremost investor of Bitcoin startups, Roger Ver, has come out to state that neither Ver nor Bitcoin.com endorsed the controversial Bitcoin Cash Miner Tax.  Roger Ver Removes Himself From Miner Tax Proposal Roger Ver, via a YouTube video on February 16, 2020, stated that he
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Remittances giant MoneyGram announced a new service allowing real-time money sending, but the solutions of its blockchain partner Ripple are not involved. MoneyGram recently announced FastSend, a new service that allows its customers to send money in real-time to a phone number via a dedicated website or mobile application. Still, the firm’s answers to Cointelegraph’s
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