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CRYPTOVERSE-Bitcoin could be laid low by miners’ malady

Bitcoin miners are feeling the heat – and the pain’s rippling downstream to pressure prices.

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FBI to form digital currency unit, Justice Dept taps new crypto czar

The US Justice Department has tapped a seasoned computer crimes prosecutor to lead its new national cryptocurrency enforcement team and announced that the FBI is launching a unit f...

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Bitcoin runs into Russian rules and regiments

Bristling tensions and looming laws in Europe could offer clues to two questions: Can bitcoin be a safe-haven asset? And can Russia emerge as a crypto superpower?

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Global regulators going ‘full steam’ to tame crypto currencies

Regulators came late to the fast evolving cross-border world of cryptoassets but they could come up with their first global framework of rules within months, a senior official has ...

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Head of US derivatives regulator urges key crypto role for agency

The head of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission told lawmakers on Wednesday his agency should take on a leading role in policing cryptocurrency.

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Teenage bitcoin throws an interest rate tantrum

Bitcoin is growing up. The original cryptocurrency turns 13 this year and is showing signs of becoming a more mature financial asset – but watch out for the teenage tantrums.

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Bitcoin investors dig in for long haul in ‘staggering’ shift

As bitcoin heads into 2022, a growing cohort of long-term investors is doubling down on its stashes of the cryptocurrency, hoping a December dip was merely a festive blip.

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Robinhood to permanently shift most employees to remote working

Robinhood has said it plans to move a majority of its 3,400 employees to remote work permanently, joining a slew of top tech firms embracing a hybrid culture.

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Macro and technical headwinds accrue for bitcoin

A weak start to 2022 and a host of looming macro and technical headwinds are setting cryptocurrencies up for a rough ride in the weeks to come.

Bitcoin, ether near multi-month lows following hawkish Fed minutes

Bitcoin fell below $43,000, testing multi-month lows after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showed it leaning toward more aggressive policy action, which sappe...

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The Year of the Doge? 2021 was crypto’s wildest year yet

Bitcoin close to $70,000, “memecoins” worth billions of dollars, a blockbuster Wall Street listing and a sweeping Chinese crackdown: 2021 was the wildest yet for crypto...

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Germany’s trillion-euro savings banks mull crypto wallet

Germany’s savings banks, a conservative bastion that holds more than 1 trillion euros for thrifty Germans, is looking into offering a wallet to trade cryptocurrency, a group ...

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Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor largely prevails in $54 billion bitcoin trial

A computer scientist who has claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin largely prevailed in a Florida jury trial over whether the estate of a former business partner deserved half of a...

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Visa launches crypto advisory service for financial institutions, merchants

Visa, the world’s largest payment processor, launched a global crypto advisory service for clients such as banks and also merchants, as the adoption of digital currencies gai...

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor largely prevails in $54 billion bitcoin trial

A computer scientist who has claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin largely prevailed on Monday in a Florida jury trial over whether the estate of a former business partner deserved...

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