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Sotheby’s Diamond Fetches $12.3 Million in Crypto

Not long ago, Live Bitcoin News reported on a diamond that was being sold by Sotheby’s. The diamond was more than 101 carats – a rare feat for any jewel – and the big clincher was that the auction house was willing to accept crypto bids for the item. It now looks like this little bet has paid off. Sotheby’s Auction Makes Crypto History A crypto fan has ultimately parted with approximately $12.3 million in digital funds in exchange for the jewel. According to a statement...

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Coin Shares: Europe Is Turning Its Back on Crypto

Crypto volumes are continuing to fall through the floor, and according to the latest data from digital asset manager Coin Shares, trading numbers have dropped to their lowest levels. Coin Shares Data Suggests an Ugly Exodus Bitcoin has taken one of its nastiest dives in history. The world’s number one digital currency by market cap was trading for a new all-time high of approximately $64,000 per unit in mid-April, though at press time, it is trading for approximately...

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Aaron Laws Gets Three Years in Jail for Bitcoin Fraud

It looks like a thief’s love of bitcoin has gotten him in big trouble with American legal authorities. 33-year-old Aaron Laws of Atlanta, Georgia was recently sentenced to approximately three years in prison for allegedly stealing credit card numbers through Apple Pay to purchase bitcoin and more than $600,000 in luxury goods for himself. Aaron Laws Is Heading to Prison According to prosecutors in Washington state, Laws bought more than 500 individual credit card numbers...

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China Dumping CPUs; Is There No Hope for BTC Miners?

China’s crackdown on crypto mining has got digital analysts everywhere worried. According to many figureheads in the digital currency space, the prices of assets like bitcoin and Ethereum are about to crack even further given how far China has gone in banning BTC and crypto mining from its territories. China Takes More Action Against Mining China has always had a mixed relationship with cryptocurrencies. In the past, the nation has taken a stance against both crypto...

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Katie Ananina Helps Crypto Holders Keep Their Money Through Repatriation

A Russian woman named Katie Ananina has started a business that allows Americans, Canadians, Australians, and residents of the United Kingdom garner new passports as a means of avoiding taxation on their bitcoin and crypto holdings. Katie Ananina Wants You to Keep Your BTC Ananina first arrived in the United States in 2016. She garnered a green card after proving herself to be one of the best sailing instructors around, but she has since turned her attention to helping...

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How One Man Is Trying to Access His Deceased Brother’s Bitcoin Stash

A young man who committed suicide a few years ago left a massive bitcoin fortune worth more than $300,000 that his family cannot access. A Lot of Bitcoin That’s Inaccessible The brother of the man took to Reddit to seemingly ask bitcoin enthusiasts what his sibling’s password might be. He also asked if it was “morally wrong” to potentially garner access to the bitcoin stash, which contained as many as ten separate units. The person in question relayed the story of his...

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Standard Power Seeks to Utilize Clean Energy for Crypto Mining

Energy Harbor Corp. has announced that it will partner with a firm known as Standard Power over the next five years to provide carbon-free, clean energy from its nuclear sources to ensure Standard Power can mine cryptocurrencies without leaving a heavy mark on the environment. Standard Power will begin utilizing this type of electricity by the end of this year. Standard Power Seeks Green Methods of Extracting BTC Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining has been at the center...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Prepares For Another Decline

Bitcoin price started a fresh decline after it failed to surpass $35,000 against the US Dollar. The price is now trading well below the $34,250 zone and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a major declining channel forming with resistance near $34,000 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase). The pair is likely to continue lower towards the $30,000 support zone in the near term. Bitcoin price is slowly moving lower below $33,000...

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A Large Portion of the BTC Held By Grayscale Could Be Sold Off Soon

Approximately 40,000 bitcoin units held within the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust are about to be unlocked, and many are wondering what this news will mean for the cryptocurrency industry. Grayscale May Lose a Hefty Stash Grayscale has a unique method of operation. Institutional investors who choose to do business with the firm can buy into the enterprise directly, meaning they must hold their shares for a minimum of six months before they are permitted to sell. As it turns...

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Analysts Suggest Bitcoin Could Be Staging a Comeback

Is bitcoin about to stage a comeback? This is the sentiment of a few financial analysts out there, who claim that technical indicators suggest the currency may head north from here. Bitcoin May Be Heading Towards Greener Territory Financial and crypto reporter Omkar Godbole recently wrote about one specific tech indicator pertaining to bitcoin and its present market conditions. He explained: Bollinger bandwidth, a measure of volatility calculated by dividing the spread...

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