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Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization

Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization

Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan has decided to take “even more” of a “background role” for the sake of further decentralizing the project, according to a new blog post.  Bitcoin Core is the key software underpinning the Bitcoin network. While van der Laan’s work is mostly “janitorial” in nature, making sure the …

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Bitcoin price briefly fell below $30,000 as derivatives positions worth more than a billion-dollar get liquidated

Big institutions are only interested in bitcoin, says NYDIG CEO

A crypto rally has been in full swing, but the biggest investors looking at the market are only interested in bitcoin, according to one industry CEO.  In the latest episode of The Scoop, NYDIG chief executive Robert Gutmann said that most of the serious investors he’s speaking with are only interested in the largest crypto …

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Deltec, the bank for stablecoin issuer Tether, bought ‘large position’ in Bitcoin for clients

Deltec, the bank for stablecoin issuer Tether, bought ‘large position’ in Bitcoin for clients

Deltec, the Bahamas-based bank that holds the reserves for stablecoin giant Tether, holds a “large position in bitcoin” according to its chief investment officer. CIO Hugo Rogers disclosed the investment during a year-in-review video published on January 14. Specifically, the comments about the bitcoin position were in the context of a question about Deltec’s “high …

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'Crypto is exactly like dot com bubble; Bitcoin, Ethereum can survive it'

‘Crypto is exactly like dot com bubble; Bitcoin, Ethereum can survive it’

American television personality and entrepreneur, Mark Cuban thinks that the current Bitcoin market trend is similar to the dot com bubble burst caused by much speculation that inflated the stocks of internet companies.  Bitcoin had been on a rally and set a record for another ATH of over $40k. However, as experts predicted, an incoming …

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Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Rebounds, Addresses Above 2017 Peak, Sci-Hub Decentralizes

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Rebounds, Addresses Above 2017 Peak, Sci-Hub Decentralizes

Bitcoin’s price is bouncing back, having found a floor of around $30,000 to stand on. Meanwhile, the number of active bitcoin addresses and transaction volumes has climbed above peaks set in 2017. Also, content moderation decisions from Amazon, Shopify and Twitter following the Capitol riots in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6 have put efforts to “decentralize” …

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