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Bitcoin Mining Firm Bitfarms To Be Traded On Nasdaq

Toronto-based Bitcoin mining firm Bitfarms expects to begin trading under “BITF” on the Nasdaq stock market on June 21. Toronto-based Bitcoin mining business Bitfarms has announced that it will begin trading under the symbol “BITF” on Nasdaq on June 21. Common shares of the company have received DTC eligibility and it will retain its listing on the TSX Venture Exchange, according to a tweet thread from the company. “Listing on Nasdaq is an important achievement for Bitfarms and is a significant milestone following multiple years of development […]

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Hawaii had largest increase in demand for crypto out of US states this year

“Around 6% of the U.S. population now use or own crypto, and the trend is growing,” said the report. A new report from MiQ Digital indicates that demand for cryptocurrency has increased the most in the U.S. states of Hawaii and California in 2021. According to data gathered from Google Trends comparing the average interest from 2020 to 2021, MiQ Digital reported that Hawaii had seen a more than 687% increase in demand for cryptocurrencies over that in 2020, even more than runner-up state California at 655%. […]

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As NFT market cools, a chance to learn lessons from its explosive growth

What’s next for the NFT industry? Now the heat has escaped the market, there’s an opportunity to tackle some of the obstacles that arose during the sector’s explosive growth. What a difference three months makes. Back in March, there was a jubilant atmosphere when Beeple’s mega nonfungible token sold for $69.3 million. You didn’t have to look far to find bold proclamations that crypto art was the next bold frontier in culture — offering opportunities to fledgling creators and transforming the way we interact with masterpieces. Things […]

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Lolli Bitcoin Rewards App Available On iOS

Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has launched a mobile app available on iOS devices. Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has announced the launch of a mobile app available on iOS devices. The app gives users the ability to take advantage of Lolli’s “sats-back” ecommerce model, which offers bitcoin rewards for purchases and mainstream retailers including Microsoft, Kroger and Ulta Beauty. Previously, this was only available through Lolli’s web extension. “The Lolli bitcoin rewards app offers even greater reward accessibility for mobile shopping and includes premium reward rates, a growing […]

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Bulls aim to reclaim $40K ahead of Friday’s $520M BTC options expiry

Bulls will eliminate 99% of the bear’s protective puts if BTC trades above $40,000 on June 19. Bitcoin (BTC) bulls have little reason to celebrate the 25% rally over the past nine days. After testing the $31,000 support on June 8, top traders’ optimism faded, and even the recent $41,000 high was unable to boost their expectations. Contrary to market sentiment, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority has indicated a significant increase in cryptocurrency ownership in the country. A consumer survey found that 2.3 million adults in […]

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“Bitcoin maximalists? They can’t stop innovation”, says Mati Greenspan

Mati Greenspan shared some strong opinions about Bitcoin maximalists in this interview from Bitcoin 2021. In an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph during Bitcoin 2021 in Miami, Greenspan criticized a segment of Bitcoin maximalists for being “small-minded and insecure”, pointing out that they don’t have control over the main cryptocurrency. “They cannot stop any kind of innovation from happening. So let them yap, it doesn’t bother me,” said Mati Greenspan, CEO & Founder at Quantum Economics, about Bitcoin maximalists.  Greenspan‘s statements came a few days after a number […]

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Iron Finance Token Slides From $64 to Near Zero Following ‘Large-Scale Crypto Bank Run’

The Iron Titanium token (TITAN) value has quaked a great deal after the project suffered from what the team called “the world’s first large-scale crypto bank run.” After touching a high of $64 per token on Wednesday, the project slid to near zero and remained worthless on Thursday afternoon. Iron Finance Claims Project Suffered from a ‘Bank Run’ The world of decentralized finance (defi) is exciting but it also comes with major risks stemming from smart contract exploits, flash loans, and alleged bank runs. That was the […]

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Lightning Network Capacity Breaks 1,500 BTC

The Lightning Network, Bitcoin’s Layer 2 solution for fast and cheap transactions, has crossed the 1,500 BTC capacity milestone. The Lightning Network, a Bitcoin Layer 2 scaling solution proposed in 2015 by Joseph Poon and Thaddeus Dryja, has grown a lot in just a few years. Now, the network has achieved a significant milestone of housing more than 1,500 BTC in its channels, roughly $56.55 million at the time of writing. How The Bitcoin Lightning Network Works The Lightning Network is a decentralized scaling solution for Bitcoin […]

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National Republican Congressional Committee To Accept Bitcoin Donations

The National Republican Congressional Committee has become the first national party committee to solicit bitcoin donations. According to Axios, the Republican Party’s U.S. House of Representatives campaign division will start accepting contributions in bitcoin, making the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) the first U.S. party committee to accept BTC donations. “We are focused on pursuing every avenue possible to further our mission of stopping Nancy Pelosi’s socialist agenda and retaking the House majority, and this innovative technology will help provide Republicans the resources we need to succeed,” […]

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NASCAR driver opts for crypto payment in sponsorship deal

“There are a handful of pilots who like crypto, but I am probably one of the ones who has been around long enough and I am quite comfortable with how it works,” said Landon Cassill. Landon Cassill, a professional race car driver in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series, will be receiving part of his salary in Bitcoin and Litecoin as part of a sponsorship with crypto broker Voyager. According to a Thursday report from the Associated Press, Voyager has finalized a 19-year agreement to sponsor Cassill starting this weekend […]

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