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Bitmain Will Not Ship Crypto Mining Equipment to China

Bitmain Will Not Ship Crypto Mining Equipment to China

Mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain will no longer ship its products to mainland China. The move is in response to local regulations, the company explained. The announcement follows a prolonged crackdown on crypto mining operations in the country and a recently ...
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Bitcoin Hashrate Climbs 128% Over 83 Days, Network's Mystery Miners Disappear

Bitcoin Hashrate Climbs 128% Over 83 Days, Network’s Mystery Miners Disappear

Bitcoin’s hashrate has been climbing higher during the last two weeks, hitting 174 exahash per second (EH/s) on two occasions since June 28. Currently, Bitcoin’s network hashrate is coasting along at 158 EH/s, up 128% since the low 83 days ...
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Bitcoin Worth $2 Billion Moves For Just $0.78

Bitcoin Worth $2 Billion Moves For Just $0.78

Block data from Blockchain.com reveals that a colossal Bitcoin (BTC) transaction worth $2 billion was processed on Monday night. Despite the enormous financial value, the unknown wallet holder only paid 0.00001713 BTC fees equivalent to $0.78. Although it is unknown ...
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Biggest Bank in El Salvador Now Accepts Bitcoin as Payment for Financial Products

Bancoagricola, the biggest bank in El Salvador, is now accepting bitcoin to pay for debts originated from the use of its instruments, according to a PR statement. The institution partnered with Flexa, a payments network, to include cryptocurrency capabilities in ...
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Ethereum's Crypto Economy Dominance Nears 20% as Ether Prices Rocket to Fresh Highs

Ethereum’s Crypto Economy Dominance Nears 20% as Ether Prices Rocket to Fresh Highs

The world’s second-leading crypto asset in terms of market valuation, ethereum, has seen significant gains during the last few days. Over the last 24 hours, ether values have jumped over 5% and during the course of the last week, ether ...
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Ethereum Bug Leads to Chain Split

Quick Take A bug affecting older versions of a major Ethereum client is causing those nodes to split from the main network. This affects around 54% of Ethereum nodes. A bug in older versions of the Ethereum network client Geth ...
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Bitcoin Tops $50K for First Time in 3 Months

Bitcoin is once again trading above the $50,000 price tag, hitting the mark for the first time in over three months. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market value is up 2.5% over a 24-hour period and is currently changing hands ...
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Cryptocurrency Market Tops $2T for First Time Since May

Cryptocurrency Market Tops $2T for First Time Since May

The crypto market cap surpassed $2 trillion for the first time since mid-May as bitcoin led the rally, according to CoinMarketCap data. Bitcoin climbed up to $48,048 early Monday, the highest level since May 17, CoinDesk data show. The world's ...
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Coinbase Enables Crypto Buys With Apple Pay

The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has enabled crypto buys with Apple Pay, and instant cashouts of up to $100,000 per transaction. The company will also soon enable crypto buys with Google Pay. Buy Cryptocurrencies on Coinbase With Apple Pay Crypto ...
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Bitcoin’s Hash Rate Rises After China's Miner Exodus

Bitcoin’s Hash Rate Rises After China’s Miner Exodus

Bitcoin’s global network appears to be recovering from the recent slump caused by China's crackdown on the crypto mining industry. According to YCharts, the Bitcoin hash rate reached 115.71 EH/s on July 27, and even though it dropped to 106.7 ...
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