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Crypto exchange Huobi to cease all mainland China user accounts

Crypto exchange Huobi to cease all mainland China user accounts

Huobi Global, one of the major crypto exchanges that cater to mainland China customers, has said it will suspend all China-based user accounts later this year. The exchange said in an announcement on Sunday that it has already discontinued account registration for new users in mainland China, effective on Friday, shortly after the People’s Bank …

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BlockFi ordered to stop opening new interest accounts in New Jersey

BlockFi ordered to stop opening new interest accounts in New Jersey

Popular crypto trading and lending platform BlockFi has been ordered by the New Jersey Bureau of Securities to suspend accepting new interest account users in the Garden State. In a Twitter thread on Monday night Eastern time, BlockFi’s CEO and founder Zac Prince said the firm remains operational for its existing clients in New Jersey …

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Bitcoin's price slips as Weibo suspends crypto influencer accounts

Bitcoin’s price slips as Weibo suspends crypto influencer accounts

More than two dozens of crypto influencers on Weibo suddenly found their accounts suspended by the Chinese social media company in what appeared to be a targeted censorship effort. Around 10:00 UTC time on Saturday, Chinese users on Weibo started to share that as many as 25 accounts of influencers and media outlets who had …

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Almost 2000 Robinhood accounts hacked: Report

Almost 2000 Robinhood accounts hacked: Report

Hackers have compromised “almost 2,000” Robinhood Markets Inc trading accounts in the recent cyberattacks spree that have stolen funds from crypto users, according to anonymous sources who provided the estimated figures. While Robinhood has not yet made the news public, it did however send a push notification to its users this week that encouraged them …

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Twitter says 130 accounts were targeted in Wednesday’s attack

Twitter says 130 accounts were targeted in Wednesday’s attack

Following the wide-spread attack on Wednesday, which resulted in the posting of bitcoin giveaway scams from accounts owned by major figures like Barack Obama and Bill Gates, Twitter has released a post-mortem report detailing its findings. According to the social media giant, the attackers targeted 130 Twitter accounts and were able to initiate a password …

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Hackers Take Over Prominent Crypto Twitter Accounts in Simultaneous Attack

Hackers pumping a crypto giveaway scam appear to have compromised the Twitter accounts of leading exchanges, individuals and at least one news org. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating …

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Blockchain to launch interest-bearing accounts with initial support for bitcoin

Blockchain to launch interest-bearing accounts with initial support for bitcoin

Crypto wallet and services provider Blockchain.com is set to roll out interest-bearing accounts, letting users earn yields on their bitcoin deposits. Founded in 2011, Blockchain.com is best known for its bitcoin blockchain explorer and cryptocurrency wallet services. According to information shared with The Block, 28% of all bitcoin transactions in 2020 took place in Blockchain.com wallets.  …

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Bitcoin’s halving breathes life into CME’s options product with new accounts rapidly growing

Bitcoin’s halving breathes life into CME’s options product with new accounts rapidly growing

Bitcoin’s halving appeared to have fueled a surge in a trading product at one of Wall Street’s most important financial institutions. Trading volumes and open interest in CME Group’s bitcoin options product has surged since the event last Monday, which saw the number of bitcoins produced with each transaction block falling from 12.5 BTC to …

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