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Poolin launches Ethereum hash rate token worth $30 million

Poolin halts payout for BTC, ETH hash rate tokens after China’s crackdown

Poolin, one of the major Chinese crypto mining pools, has temporarily halted the bitcoin and ether mining payouts to users who have staked their hash rate tokens on Poolin’s Mars protocol. Poolin said in a blog post on Friday that the operations of its proprietary bitcoin miners that serve as the underlying assets backing its …

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SEC issues no-action letter in response to digital asset securities questions

WisdomTree becomes the second to file for an ETH ETF with the SEC

WisdomTree has filed for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on ether, according to a new S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The so-called WisdomTree Ethereum Trust plans to list on Cboe BZX Exchange, the same venue it plans to list shares of its proposed bitcoin ETF. The proposal will be updated as it …

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Publicly-listed beauty apps maker Meitu buys $40 million in BTC, ETH

Publicly-listed beauty apps maker Meitu buys $40 million in BTC, ETH

Meitu, a Chinese photo retouching app listed in Hong Kong, has announced it purchased $40 million worth-of bitcoin and ethereum. The firm said in disclosure Sunday on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that it has bought 15,000 units of ETH and 379.12 units of BTC in open market transactions at an average cost of $22.1 …

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ETH price tops $2,000 for the first time to hit new all-time high

ETH price tops $2,000 for the first time to hit new all-time high

The price of Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency on the Ethereum network, has set new record highs.  The second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is now changing hands at $2,003 on Coinbase Pro as of writing, after topping the $2,000 level for the first time around 3:45 UTC on Saturday. The price rally of ETH …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Steam at $15.9K; Over 600K ETH Yanked From DeFi

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Steam at $15.9K; Over 600K ETH Yanked From DeFi

A bitcoin rally to new 2020 highs has been slowed by lower spot volume. Meanwhile, some ether investors are moving capital out of DeFi. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $15,502 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.6% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $15,190-$15,934 BTC near its 10-day moving average but above …

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The One-Way ETH 'Burn' That Will Kick-Start Ethereum 2.0

The One-Way ETH ‘Burn’ That Will Kick-Start Ethereum 2.0

With final preparations for the launch of Ethereum 2.0 soon to be underway, CoinDesk’s Christine Kim spoke with developers Raul Jordan and Eduardo Antuña Díez about what’s left to do and what comes next. The final preparations for Ethereum 2.0 launch will soon be underway.  Lead developer at Prysmatic Labs Raul Jordan, who has been …

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