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Bitcoin (BTC) mining hashrate rises twice in the last 90

‘Green mining’ crypto maker Chia Network valued at $500 million ahead of possible IPO Chia Network, the firm behind recently launched home mining-friendly cryptocurrency XCH, has raised $61 million in a Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and Richmond Global Ventures, Bloomberg reported today. 2 min read → Source linkRead More

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El Salvador buys 150 more Bitcoin as BTC falls to

El Salvador purchased 150 more Bitcoin today as it looks to add to its existing Bitcoin coffers, President Nayib Bukele confirmed in a tweet today. “We just bought the dip. 150 new coins! El Salvador now holds 700 coins,” the tweet read, implying over $6.7 million were invested in the asset. The nation now sits […]Read More

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47% of South Africans own Bitcoin (BTC), holding $70 worth

As conversations regarding the use and purchase of digital assets in Africa continues to gain ground, details have emerged that about 47 percent of South African adults hold at least one form of cryptocurrency. South Africa’s are investing in BTC Per data from a recent finding conducted by the foremost market research and data specialist […]Read More

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Bitcoin (BTC) protestors step up campaign of terror on Independence

It’s coming up to a week and a half since El Salvador passed the Bitcoin law, making it legal tender in the country. Throughout the process, sections of the population have voiced their discontent. But reports at the ground level suggest the situation was calming down following the law’s passing. However, on El Salvador’s independence […]Read More

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This needs to happen before Peter Schiff will buy Bitcoin

It’s no secret that gold-bug Peter Schiff loathes Bitcoin. But, to his credit, he still ponders the arguments and is active in debating the issue. In his latest discussion with Anthony Pompliano, Schiff reveals what it would take for him to bite the bullet and invest in Bitcoin finally. Bitcoin as real, usable money over […]Read More

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Data: Bitcoin (BTC) adoption grows 1,200% in Africa

The adoption of Bitcoin in Africa has swelled immensely over the past year, making it the third fastest-growing Bitcoin economy globally.  BTC adoption up by 1200% in Africa A report produced by Chainalysis estimated the growth to be over 1,200%, which means there has been an increase in Bitcoin activities carried out by retail investors […]Read More

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‘Lost and HODLed’ Bitcoin (BTC) hits 34% of supply, what

Data from the on-chain market analysts Glassnode shows the number of hodled or lost Bitcoin tokens has hit a seven-month high of 7,167,889.595 BTC. This represents 34% of the total supply. Source: @glassnodealerts on Twitter.com This metric is derived by looking at the movement of large and old stashes. But it has limitations in that […]Read More

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El Salvador’s ‘Chivo’ Bitcoin (BTC) wallet allegedly has privacy issues

El Salvador’s proprietary ‘Chivo’ Bitcoin wallet officially launched earlier this week, but users have already been struggling with bugs within the app’s interface. And while most bugs users reported were minor errors when sending Lightning payments, a significant privacy issue was revealed within the app’s code. Matt Ahlborg, the head of research at BitRefill, pointed […]Read More