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August 2021

Solana hits all time high: GoSats launches bitcoin reward card

Solana hits all time high as GoSats launches bitcoin reward card

Unocoin now allows Indians to buy pizza, coffee with Bitcoin

Several cryptocurrency payment methods exist around the world, but new service is the first major one of its kind in India.

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Asia leads world in crypto investment, report says

India gets Bitcoin rewards cards with backing from crypto-averse central bank

Argentinian president tangos with Bitcoin despite central bank warning

Total crypto market cap reaches $2 trillion again

Ethereum investment product market share rises to 26% amid fund outflows

Bitcoin’s price rises above $45K as gold and silver slump

Indian Olympic medalists to get free cryptocurrencies

Mastercard partners with Australian exchange for crypto card

Marathon Digital to buy more mining rigs from Bitmain

Miami prepares launch of city cryptocurrency

Square acquires Afterpay for $29B to expand into ‘buy now pay later’

August 2021

Bitcoin mining difficulty rising again as miners resettle and get back to work

The global Bitcoin hashrate is now on an uptrend as miners pushed out by China resettle on friendlier shores and resume investing big money in mining equipment.

Is Bitcoin mining hot again? These crypto insiders think so

Despite China’s crackdowns on Bitcoin mining and growing consternation about crypto mining’s carbon footprint, some miners are betting big on a rosy future.

Amazon’s brush with Bitcoin. Robinhood IPO looms. Huobi backs out of Beijing.

Top blockchain and crypto news: Is Amazon taking up BTC? Robinhood’s share sale deserves scrutiny. Did Huobi jump or was it pushed?

The many benefits that blockchain can bring to the internet of things (IoT) | Part 3

Blockchain technology can make a big impact on the world we live in, according to authors Kosrow Dehnad and Joe Duncan. A prime example: Tesla’s driverless vehicles.

Bitcoin price surges to almost $40K as Asia wakes to Amazon crypto reports

Led by traders in Asia, Bitcoin saw its biggest one-day gain in over a month amid speculation that Amazon is getting into crypto.

Clean-energy crypto mining ETF launches to put an ‘E’ in Bitcoin

As Bitcoin’s carbon footprint continues to make ESG investors uneasy, a new clean-energy crypto mining ETF aims to allay their environmental concerns.

Bitcoin’s promise of financial freedom still beckons, academic says

In a special Q&A, Yale-NUS College professor Andrew Bailey says the world’s oldest cryptocurrency has untapped potential to promote liberty, equality and justice around the world.

Software firm Meitu loses US$17.3M on Bitcoin

Higher value of Ether investments softens blow to value of Bitcoin holdings.

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Square acquires Afterpay for $29B to expand into ‘buy now pay later’

Thailand telecoms firm to expand into Bitcoin mining

Tesla reports $1.3B in Bitcoin holdings in Q2 2021

CoinShares: Multi-asset crypto investments see inflows amid outflows from Bitcoin and Ethereum

UK finance watchdog to spend £11M to warn young people off crypto investment

Square to build new Bitcoin DeFi platform, says CEO Jack Dorsey

July 2021

What kind of new regulation can help Australia become a global crypto hub?

Through tomorrow, a Senate committee is taking public comments on how best to make Australia into a global crypto leader and fintech hub.

Bitcoin not ideal for cyber crime, says Filecoin Foundation chair

Bitcoin was recovered by the FBI from the Colonial Pipeline ransomware cyber criminals DarkSide, sparking privacy concerns around cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin: Follow the money. Titan goes Titan-ic. China’s footloose miners.

Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: Bitcoin’s still winning. Titan’s troubles as a teachable moment. Beijing creates a crypto mining diaspora.

What lies ahead for CBDCs, Bitcoin and other digital currencies?

In a new report, Bank for International Settlements extols central bank digital currency (CBDC) as the future of money. Will CBDCs replace Bitcoin someday?

Bitcoin price rebounds after falling below $30K for first time in 6 months

After a spate of bad news, Bitcoin’s price tumbled to its lowest level this year before climbing back up to $34,000. Where are BTC prices likely to go next?

What is Ethereum, and could it become the future of blockchain?

Ethereum is much more than a cryptocurrency, and it has already attracted huge interest among investors. What’s all the fuss about? Forkast.News explains.

New crypto mining hot spots emerge; Korea crypto controversy escalates | The Daily Forkast

The next generation of mining hot spots are shaping out in the aftermath of China’s mining exodus as Upbit’s delisting generates new enemies.

Bitcoin and Ethereum prices fall: Is the crypto market in an over-leveraged bubble?

Against a backdrop of El Salvador’s BTC boosts, famed investor Michael Burry warns about a crypto price bubble and China intensifies its crypto clampdown.

Bitcoin price dips but BTC dominance rises with US inflation fears

Bitcoin sheds 4% but BTC’s share of the total crypto market grows after US Fed projects higher inflation and plans interest hikes earlier than expected.

Bitcoin bounces back. Criminals choose crypto. Chinese mining redoubt faces scrutiny.

Top blockchain and crypto news: Bitcoin finds fresh favor in Global South. Why would hackers demand a Bitcoin ransom? Chinese miners eye Yunnan probe.

Bitcoin hot in Singapore; China crypto mining bans widen | The Daily Forkast

El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin has the world buzzing. Can Singapore be next? China mining crackdown continues.

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Square to build new Bitcoin DeFi platform, says CEO Jack Dorsey

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb dismisses ‘listing fee’ claims

Ethereum’s institutional outflows hit record US$50M, CoinShares data says

Mexican finance minister reiterates crypto ban after bank unveils Bitcoin plan

Bitcoin hashrate falls to lowest in 22 months amid China mining clampdown

Lawmaker clarifies Paraguay won’t try to make Bitcoin legal tender

Crypto exchange Gemini buys carbon offsets, pledges carbon-neutrality

Bitcoin ETFs start trading on Brazil, Dubai stock exchanges

Survey: 32% of novice traders only invested in crypto in past year

Australian auction house begins accepting crypto for all items

Bitcoin mining rig maker Canaan breaks ground in Kazakhstan

Report: US cryptocurrency crimes surging by 300% a year

Bearish crypto sentiment focused on Bitcoin, CoinShares says

Sotheby’s will accept Bitcoin and Ether for 101-carat diamond auction

Iran bans blockchain association, citing regulatory breaches

CoinShares partners with Germany’s Finanzen Zero on crypto ETPs

Bitcoin hashrate plunges as Chinese crypto mining crackdown hits Sichuan

Paraguay may adopt Bitcoin as lawmaker seeks to follow El Salvador

U.S. securities watchdog’s regulatory agenda turns blind eye to crypto

MSCI to launch cryptocurrency index

Angry Aussie crypto investors eye Binance class action

U.S. Republican Party to accept donations in cryptocurrency

El Salvador feels confused over salary payments in Bitcoin

India reviews cryptocurrency ‘ban’ legislation

Ethereum sees record institutional outflows of US$12.7M

Bitcoin mining difficulty drops twice in a row to new 2021 low

African P2P Bitcoin trading roars ahead of other regions

El Salvador’s BTC remittances in May quadruple from last year

Twitter chief says integration of BTC Lightning Network “a matter of time”

Foreign crypto exchanges eye India despite regulatory uncertainty

Australian serviced office firm to accept rent in crypto

IMF targets El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption, citing financial and legal concerns

U.S. millennial crypto fans want to spend their coins like cash, study shows

Moonstake ties up with Uzbekistan exchange in blockchain push