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Global Crypto Regulation: A Glimpse Of The Present & A Window Into What 2022 Might Hold

The last couple of years have witnessed explosive growth in the mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrencies as aggregate global digital asset capitalization surged past $3 trillion in market capitalization amid a flood of institutional demand and expanded use cases. Digital assets like bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), and several other altcoins have come a long way, gradually transitioning from speculative investments to crypto portfolio stablemates. As cryptocurrencies continue...

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China Hit a Milestone of 140 Million Digital Yuan Wallets, Said PBoC Official

The number of digital yuan wallets in China has reportedly surged to 140 million, as 10 million of them are corporate accounts. Transactions in e-CNY reached 62 billion yuan, or $9.7 billion. Seven Times More Than in June When speaking of creating a digital version of a national currency, China’s efforts are among the most advanced globally. In recent months, the most-populated nation has launched numerous campaigns aiming to popularize the e-yuan among the locals. Following...

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Musk Hints Tesla May Be On the Verge of Accepting BTC Payments Once Again

Tesla – the electric car company headed by South African entrepreneur and billionaire Elon Musk – has hinted in a recent filing that it may be open to accepting bitcoin and crypto payments for vehicles again in the coming future. Elon Musk Is At It Again Regarding BTC In a statement, Tesla explained: We believe in the long-term potential of digital assets both as an investment and also as a liquid alternative to cash. The news comes at a strange time when many once-anti...

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Is China Suddenly Planning to End Its BTC Ban?

There are rumors swirling about that China will potentially end its bitcoin ban. If this happens, a serious question will be raised… “What was the darn point?” China, Make Up Your Mind About Bitcoin! China made headlines over the summer when it announced that it was going to force all bitcoin miners from its territory following pressure from Beijing to become more carbon neutral. From there, things took an even uglier turn when the country stated it was making all...

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The US Bests China as the World’s Biggest BTC Miner

Up to this point in time, China has always been the dominant country when it comes to mining bitcoin. Sadly, the region has done all it can to eliminate its standing in the industry, and now it looks like another nation – the United States – has opened itself up to become the world’s primary leader in the world of bitcoin mining. China Has Been Outdone By the U.S. China was – at one point – home to about 65 to 75 percent of the world’s crypto mining projects. It also is...

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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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