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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has explained its dogecoin issue which resulted in withdrawal suspension and Tesla CEO Elon Musk calling the problem “shady.” The exchange says it was a “rare issue” and no one was at fault. Binance’s ‘Rare’ Dogecoin Issue, Withdrawals Resumed Binance explained its dogecoin problem Monday, stating: What began as a fairly straightforward
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Mexico’s third-richest billionaire, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, has advised investors to “buy bitcoin right now.” He explained that the U.S. is “looking more and more like any other irresponsible third world country.” Ricardo Salinas Pliego on US Economy and Bitcoin Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego commented on the U.S. economy and bitcoin Wednesday. He is the
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Australian Senator Jane Hume says we need to acknowledge that cryptocurrency is not a fad, adding that there are huge opportunities in decentralized finance (defi). “We should tread cautiously, but not fearfully,” she said, emphasizing that “Australia mustn’t be left behind by fear of the unknown.” Australian Senator Says Crypto Is Not Going Away, Sees
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Israeli police have arrested eight suspects in connection with a cryptocurrency fraud scheme after raiding their homes and seizing evidence. One of the suspects is Moshe Hogeg, a well-known owner of the premier soccer team Beitar Jerusalem Football Club. 8 People Arrested in Crypto Fraud Scheme in Israel Israeli police arrested eight suspects Thursday allegedly
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Ripple has published a proposal for a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies called “A Real Approach to Cryptocurrency Regulation.” CEO Brad Garlinghouse explained that his company’s “proposed policy framework is a three-pronged approach of what can be done now,” noting that it is the result of Ripple’s “direct interactions with regulators and bipartisan policymakers.” Ripple’s ‘Real
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Bitcoin’s (BTC) bullish sentiment received a minor setback on Nov. 12 afte the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected VanEck’s Bitcoin exchange-traded product that planned to track Bitcoin’s spot price. However, this negative development was followed by the successful activation of the Taproot soft fork on November 13. Bitcoin developer Hampus Sjöberg, who runs a
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Goldman Sachs’ head of energy research says, “Just like we argue that silver is a poor man’s gold, gold is maybe becoming the poor man’s crypto.” He sees funds starting to flow from gold into bitcoin as inflation fears escalate, noting that “We’ve argued historically that crypto and gold do not have to cannibalize each
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Global investment bank JPMorgan has doubled down on its bitcoin price prediction of $146K. The bank’s analyst explained that the price of the cryptocurrency could reach that level if its volatility subsides and institutional investors start investing in bitcoin more than gold in their portfolios. JPMorgan Renews $146K Bitcoin Price Prediction JPMorgan released an inaugural
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The United States House of Representatives passed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, which if signed into law by President Joe Biden, would enforce new provisions in relation to crypto-tax reporting for all citizens. The infrastructure bill was first proposed by the Biden administration aimed at primarily improving the national transport network and internet coverage.
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New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams says that he will take his first three paychecks in bitcoin. He has also promised to make NYC the center of crypto. “NYC it’s going to be the center of the cryptocurrency industry and other fast-growing innovative industries,” he said. Eric Adams’ Bitcoin and Crypto Promises New York City
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   It was a quiet week in the mainland as much of the Chinese crypto community was either lying low, off in Lisbon, or
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