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Ripple’s Larsen Teams Up With Greenpeace & Co to Spend USD 5M on Recycling Bitcoin Mining FUD

Posted: 29 Mar 2022 02:44 AM PDT

 
One of Ripple's top executives has stoked the ire of the Bitcoin (BTC) community again, with a fresh assault on the way the network operates and its supposed environmental impact.
After last year launching what miners tagged "the stupidest idea" of 2021, suggesting that the Bitcoin protocol should abandon the "climate disaster" of proof-of-work (PoW) consensus mechanisms, Ripple Chairman and co-founder Chris Larsen is now back for more....
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Grayscale Would Consider APA Lawsuit if SEC Rejects its Bitcoin ETF Conversion Application, Says CEO

Posted: 29 Mar 2022 01:12 AM PDT

 
The US-based major cryptoasset management firm Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein has suggested that the fund manager may take legal actions against the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) if the agency rejects the former's bid to convert its Bitcoin (BTC) trust into an exchange-traded fund (ETF)....
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Bitcoin and Ethereum Consolidate Gains, LUNA and WAVES Rally

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 09:44 PM PDT

 
Bitcoin price remained in a positive zone above the USD 46,500 support zone and even tested the USD 48,000 level. It is currently (04:00 UTC) consolidating gains near USD 47,500 and eyeing more gains above the USD 48,000 level.
Similarly, most major altcoins are trading in a positive zone. ETH extended increase above the USD 3,350 and USD 3,400 levels before correcting lower. XRP spiked and tested the USD 0.90 resistance while ADA tested USD 1.245....
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UnionPay Launches Self-service Platform for Merchants to Add Digital Yuan Pay Options

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 06:00 PM PDT

 
Chinese businesses are finding more uses for the digital yuan – with merchants being offered services that allow them to sign up to receive central bank digital currency (CBDC) payments through third-party operators.
Per an article from China National Radio, the domestic financial behemoth UnionPay will launch a self-service signup platform for merchants who want to use the digital CNY....
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Impostors Make Deep Fake Videos of Ordinary 'More Believable' People to Promote Crypto Scams

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 03:00 PM PDT

 
Scammers are impersonating anyone from influencers to high-profile crypto figures using deep-fake technology in a bid to steal crypto from unsuspecting victims -- however, they now seem to have focused on impersonating regular people as they are "more convincing" tools. 
Most recently, Miranda, an e-commerce worker who does not wish to disclose her real name because her company has not given her permission to speak publicly, has been a target of such an attack....
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Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 13

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 12:00 PM PDT

 
Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today.
Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here.
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AscendEXListings:Galaxy Blitz (MIT)
BiboxListings:Terareum (TERA)TerraUSD (UST)Euronin (EURONIN)BigONEListings:TerraUSD (UST)...
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Russia Looks to Bolster its Bitcoin & Crypto Mining Industry Amid War in Ukraine

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 10:00 AM PDT

 
Russia appears keen to foster its Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto mining sector – and appears to have assured miners that sanctions, imposed due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, will not impede their ability to continue mining tokens. However, the long legal struggle for legalization is continuing – despite the intervention of some of the nation's most senior politicians....
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Sentiment Improves as Bitcoin, Ethereum Jump into Positive Territory

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 09:06 AM PDT

 
Sentiment in the crypto market improved markedly over the past week, with the 7-day sentscores of both of the two largest cryptoassets now back in positive territory, according to the market sentiment analysis service Omenics.
With the average 7-day sentscore for the 10 major coins tracked reaching 5.46 this week, sentiment as measured by Omenics and reported every Monday by Cryptonews.com is now at its strongest for the year....
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Bitcoin Investments Hit 3-Month High, Solana Outpaces Ethereum + More News

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 08:27 AM PDT

 
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Former Mt. Gox CEO Releases ‘Commemorative’ NFT Collection

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 07:22 AM PDT

 
The CEO of the now-defunct bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox has announced a "commemorative" non-fungible token (NFT) collection for users and creditors of the infamous trading platform
Writing on Twitter on Monday, former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpelès said that NFTs will be airdropped for free to anyone who "had a balance or filed a claim" with the bankrupt company....
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Zilliqa Rises on Metapolis' Partnership with Photo Sharing App Agora

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 06:11 AM PDT

 
The metaverse-focused Layer 1 blockchain Zilliqa's native token ZIL rose in price today after news that a virtual world built on it has partnered with the photo-sharing and awards app Agora....
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Bitcoin and Ethereum Keep Moving Higher, SOL and DOT Accelerate

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 05:18 AM PDT

 
Bitcoin price gained pace above the USD 46,500 resistance zone and traded above the USD 47,000 level. It is currently (12:02 PM UTC) showing positive signs near USD 47,200 and might aim for more gains.
Similarly, most major altcoins are rising steadily. ETH settled above USD 3,300 and might rise towards USD 3,500. XRP might soon attempt a move towards USD 0.90. ADA is approaching the key USD 1.20 resistance zone.
Total market capitalization...
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Bitcoin Breaks Key Resistance, Crosses USD 47K as Terra Buys More BTC, Liquidations Soar

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 04:33 AM PDT

 
Bitcoin (BTC) broke through a key resistance level and reached a price well above USD 47,000 overnight. The gain was supported by Terra (LUNA)'s continued buying of BTC and by high liquidations of leveraged short positions.
The number one cryptocurrency on Monday reached a high of USD 47,650, before settling just above the USD 47,000 mark as of 10:07 UTC. The current price means that bitcoin is up 5.7% for the past 24 hours and 14% for the past 7 days....
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Crypto Industry Fights Back Against EU 'Unhosted Wallet' Propaganda

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 03:30 AM PDT

 
The global crypto industry is increasingly fighting back in response to regulatory proposals they consider harmful to the sector's future development. 
Following the unsuccessful campaign by some European Parliament (EP) members to ban proof-of-work (PoW) consensus protocol-powered cryptoassets, the crypto industry is now targeting a potential crackdown on so-called "unhosted wallets" in the European Union's forthcoming Transfer of Funds Regulation (TFR)....
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Coinbase Reportedly Nears Mercado Bitcoin Purchase as Binance Readies Rio Expansion

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 01:59 AM PDT

 
Crypto exchange giants Coinbase and Binance could be set to go head-to-head with their expansion plans in Brazil. The former is reportedly eyeing a major M&A deal to buy one of the biggest crypto exchange platforms in the Latin America region, while Binance has confirmed it will open its own Brazilian operations....
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The UK Set to Announce Favorable Crypto Regulations in Weeks - Report

Posted: 28 Mar 2022 01:32 AM PDT

 
The UK government is reportedly slated to reveal its crypto regulatory framework in the coming weeks, and it will include a special focus on stablecoins, per anonymous sources cited by CNBC.
British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak is expected to make the announcement, CNBC reported, citing four industry sources familiar with the matter....
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