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Miami Set to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency, Reward Users in Bitcoin

Miami will launch its very own cryptocurrency tomorrow, MiamiCoin, which will be used to fund infrastructure projects or events in the city.  The idea is that people [...]


2 August 2021 21:59

Ex-Monero Developer ‘Fluffypony’ Has Been in Jail For Two Weeks Over Theft at Cookie Company

Former Monero developer Ricardo Spagni was arrested on fraud charges nearly two weeks ago, according to documents filed with a Tennessee district court. The charges have to [...]


2 August 2021 20:51

NFT Market Comes Roaring Back as Ethereum Rises

The market for crypto collectibles sold as NFTs cooled down in recent months following the spring boom, but a recent flurry of high-dollar sales and staggering levels [...]


2 August 2021 20:08

US Infrastructure Bill Crypto Clause Updated, But ‘Not Good Enough’ Yet Say Insiders

The massive $550 billion United States infrastructure bill apparently has bipartisan support to pass the Senate, but a small clause introduced last week regarding cryptocurrency tax information [...]


2 August 2021 18:14

China’s Digital Yuan vs Bitcoin

Today, over 80 governments around the world (representing 90% of global GDP) are exploring or experimenting with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). As of July 2021, only [...]


2 August 2021 17:41

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Processed Nearly $100M in 2 Days

OpenSea, a popular marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), generated roughly $95 million in trading volume over the past weekend—nearly five times more than during the whole year [...]


2 August 2021 15:44

Matrixport Joins Growing List of Crypto Unicorns After $100M Investment

Matrixport, the digital assets financial services platform co-founded by former CEO of Bitmain Jihan Wu, has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round, bringing its [...]


2 August 2021 10:12

Square Customers Spent $2.7 Billion on Bitcoin in Q2

Digital payments company Square, led by Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, has revealed that users of its Cash App bought $2.72 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC) [...]


2 August 2021 09:28

Bitcoin Slips Below $40,000 Amid Concerns Over U.S. Infrastructure Bill

Bitcoin has mounted an impressive recovery in the last couple of weeks—but its rally has hesitated amid concerns over the U.S. infrastructure bill’s potential impact on the [...]


2 August 2021 09:03

‘Friendship Ended With Mudasir’ Meme Sells for 20 ETH As NFT

In September 2015, Pakistani government worker Muhammad Asif Raza made an earth-shattering announcement on Facebook: “Friendship ended with Mudasir. Now Salman is my best friend.” The news [...]


1 August 2021 19:24

Founder of NFT Game Loses 16 CryptoPunks and ‘Bunch of ETH’ to Scammer

The founder of an NFT videogame lost 16 CryptoPunks “and a bunch of ETH” after falling prey to a scammer. “I was lying in bed yesterday evening, [...]


1 August 2021 16:22

Ethereum Price Surpasses $2,600 While Bitcoin Growth Slows Down

The price of Ethereum has reached $2,600, a price not seen since early June, when the cryptocurrency was still descending from its all-time high of $4,357 on [...]


1 August 2021 15:02

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