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Cambridge Data: The US Has Become the Leader for Bitcoin Hash Rate

The consequences of the Chinese ban on anything crypto, including mining, have led to a massive flippening as the USA has surpassed China in terms of Bitcoin hash rate share, showed recent data. The Demise of the Chinese Hash Rate Empire Although bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency industry have been banned within China’s borders for almost as long as they exist, the country was responsible for the majority of the BTC hash rate for a long time. In fact, no other nation...

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Crypto Exchange Nordik Coin Sets Its Sights on Asian Customers

Nordik Coin – a cryptocurrency exchange based in Estonia – is moving deeper into Asia. Nordik Coin Is Moving To Asia and Oceania Asia is a continent that has had a very mixed relationship with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. For example, China – one of the largest nations on the continent – has pushed all crypto miners off its turf, and now, regulators have announced that crypto transactions are fully illegal within China’s borders. Thus, anyone who engages in crypto...

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Bitcoin Has Boomed By Another $4,000

The bitcoin and cryptocurrency spaces are really starting to pick up speed. At the time of writing, the world’s primary digital currency by market cap is trading for just over $54,000, which is about $4,000 higher than where it was just a few weeks ago. Bitcoin Continues to Make Its Mark On the World The currency typically experiences bearish activity in September. In 2020, for example, the currency fell to about $10,000 per unit from $12,000 during the previous month....

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Bitmain Stops Shipping Bitcoin Mining Machines to Mainland China

Bitmain – one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bitcoin mining machines – revealed it would no longer deliver crypto mining rigs to mainland China addresses. However, the firm would continue shipping its products to overseas destinations. The Crypto Ban Reached Bitmain The Chinese crackdown on cryptocurrency mining and trading has affected Bitmain as well. The Beijing-based company announced on its WeChat account that it will halt shipping its Antminer crypto mining...

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Edward Snowden: CBDC Is a Perversion of Cryptocurrency

The infamous US whistleblower – Edward Snowden – criticized CBDC’s potential impact on the financial network. He labeled them as a “perversion of cryptocurrency” and a “cryptofascist currency,” as they could grant a lot of power to the governments and leave less freedom to the people. CBDC – ‘a Cryptofascist Currency’ The computer programmer who worked as a subcontractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) – Edward Snowden – opined strongly against the potential use cases...

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More Than 20 Chinese Crypto Companies to Leave The Country Following The Local Ban

Over 20 Chinese digital asset-related businesses revealed they will halt their operations and withdraw from the local market as the country continues its hostile stance on anything crypto. The Effect of The Chinese Crypto Ban China’s negative stance on the cryptocurrency industry has been known for years, and the local authorities tend to remind investors about it frequently. At the end of September, the country’s central bank published a document indicating that trading and...

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Bitcoin Strikes $50K for the First Time in Months

Bitcoin has hit $50,000 per unit once again. The world’s number one digital currency by market cap has surged in recent days to a figure that it hasn’t seen in quite some time. Bitcoin Is Spiking Like Never Before As we have witnessed in the past, September tends to be rather bearish for bitcoin. This was never more evident than in 2020 when the digital currency – which was trading for about $12,000 per unit during August of that year – fell to about $10K just a month...

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Crypto Activity Is Exploding in Asia Despite China Actions

China has banned cryptocurrency. As one of the largest territories in Asia, one would think that the nation of China is setting the stones in place for a continent that has no desire or use for the world’s number one digital asset, but apparently, the situation has led to the exact opposite. Asia Is Moving Ahead as a Crypto Haven Despite China’s sudden hate for BTC, it looks like crypto activity in Asia has grown by more than 700 percent over the past few months, almost...

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Bitcoin Enters Bullish Territory, Gains $5,000

Here’s some good news, folks. Bitcoin has shot up by more than ten percent at press time! The world’s number one digital currency is now trading for just shy of $48,000, the highest it’s been in weeks. Bitcoin Is Really Starting to Move Up The currency has had a rock-and-roll run throughout 2020 and 2021 both. In 2020, the currency fell briefly below the $4,000 per unit line. This was just as the coronavirus pandemic began permeating global economies everywhere. During...

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3 Factors That Could Initiate the Next Bitcoin Price Leg Up

Bitcoin’s price is more than 60% up since the start of the year. Yet, it’s nearly 30% down since the April peak. With just a few months left until the end of the year, predictions are flying left and right about the asset’s price tag at that point. One of the most popular models – the Stock-to-Flow – sees BTC tapping into a six-digit territory by December’s end. If bitcoin is to go into such unseen and unimaginable (until recently, at least) heights, it would have to more...

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