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Bitcoin4Olympics

L’initiative Bitcoin4Olympics met en avant les commerçants acceptant Bitcoin et accompagne des commerçants désireux de le faire à franchir le pas et à accepter Bitcoin comme moyen de paiement. Il s’agit d’informer le public, francophone et anglophone, sur les commerçants acceptant Bitcoin à l’approche des Jeux olympiques et paralympiques. L’adoption et la légitimation de Bitcoin, possédé par plus...

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German Government Moves Another 900 BTC, Selling Portions on Coinbase and Kraken

The Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), or the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany, moved 900 BTC on Tuesday, selling 400 of those to Coinbase and Kraken. Both exchanges received 200 BTC, respectively. On-chain analysis shows a wallet labeled German Government (BKA) moved the assets over three different transactions. While two of those transactions sent assets to exchanges for liquidations, the third transferred 500 BTC to a wallet labeled ‘139Po.’ The reason for the transfer and the relationship...

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The Orange Pill Jam Project

This song goes out to all the Toxic Maxis doing their part for the Bitcoin (R)evolution with a special dedication to Giacomo Zucco and the great work he is doing with the PlanB Network. The song was born in El Salvador at the Plan B Rockamoto Jam session after our concert at Adopting Bitcoin. The night was hot, the music was pumping, and the party was fire. Giacomo Zucco, The Bitcoin Mermaid, and many others rocked that stage and everyone was dancing like they were high on Orange Pills… A...

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EZB beteiligt Gruppe Börse Stuttgart als einzigen europäischen Börsenbetreiber an EU-weiten Blockchain-Tests

EZB beteiligt Gruppe Börse Stuttgart als einzigen europäischen Börsenbetreiber an EU-weiten Blockchain-Tests Erprobung von Marktinfrastruktur für tokenisierte Wertpapiere // Direkte Abwicklung auf der Blockchain mit sechs Partnerbanken und Bundesbank Als einziger Börsenbetreiber in Europa hat sich die Gruppe Börse Stuttgart erfolgreich für die zweite Welle der EU-weiten Tests der Europäischen Zentralbank (EZB) beworben, in denen die Abwicklung von Blockchain-basierten...

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Bitcoin Mining Firm Hut 8 Receives $150 Million Investment For Powering AI Use Cases

Hut 8 has secured $150 million from Coatue Management, causing its stock price to rise by at least 4%. Other Bitcoin miners who provide AI-related services also saw their stock values increase because of the news. Soluna Holdings (SLNH) jumped 17%, and Applied Digital (APLD) rose 10%. The investment depicts Bitcoin miners expanding their computational capabilities to AI firms. Miners are trying to increase revenues, which have taken a hit across the board because of the Bitcoin halving. Hut...

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The Two Reasons Bitcoin’s Price Is Taking A Beating: Bitwise

Bitcoin’s price took a steep tumble early this week, driving over $300 million in crypto market liquidations in a single day. Why the sudden volatility? Gayatri Choudhury, Quantitative Research Analyst at Bitwise, says there have been two key drivers of the selloff – and neither relates to the Bitcoin ETFs. Miners Are Dumping The analyst first noted on Tuesday that the activity of Bitcoin miners – a cohort “often overlooked” by market watchers. Since the fourth Bitcoin...

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U.S. Congressman Pitches Bill To Allow Federal Tax Payment In Bitcoin

A popular Republican congressman introduced legislation that would require the United States Treasury to accept tax payments in bitcoin. Pay Taxes With Bitcoin The bill, authored by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), would order the Treasury Secretary to “develop and implement a method to allow for the payment with bitcoin of any tax imposed on an individual.” The legislation marks the first official national-level efforts from a U.S. politician to bring bitcoin closer to being a...

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Bybit is Now the Second-Largest Crypto Exchange: Kaiko

The Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bybit has overtaken its rival, the U.S.-based Coinbase, to become the second-largest digital asset trading platform after Binance. According to a press release citing a report from crypto analytics platform Kaiko, Bybit’s market share has surged from 8% to 16% since October 2023, while Coinbase’s share increased by 1% over the same period. Due to the steady growth, Bybit surpassed Coinbase in March to become the second-largest...

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Ordinal Hive and Merlin Chain Join Forces to Revolutionize Ordinals Trading

[PRESS RELEASE – Los Angeles, California, June 25th, 2024] Ordinal Hive, a cutting-edge player in the Bitcoin ecosystem, has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Merlin Chain. This collaboration aims to create the first Ordinal trading protocol specifically designed for professional traders, addressing a significant gap in the current market landscape. The partnership between Ordinal Hive and Merlin Chain represents a major step forward in the evolution of...

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