Video game legend Atari seeks public token sale in November

Atari will conduct a public token offering on Bitcoin.com in early November. As soon as the offering is complete, the ERC20-based AtariToken will become available for trading on the Bitcoin.com exchange. While the precise details of the token sale are yet to be announced, Atari CEO Fred Chesnais told Cointelegraph that he believed the token […]

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Trading platform eToro launches Staking-as-a-service feature

The eToro trading platform announced on Thursday the launch of a dedicated staking service for its clients, letting users earn staking rewards from Cardano (ADA) and Tron (TRX). Users who hold positions in either of these currencies will be eligible for staking rewards, awarded monthly. The company said that other assets will be introduced later […]

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Researcher suggests miners are manipulating Ethereum blocks to exploit DeFi

Some Ether (ETH) miners appear to be re-engineering blocks to take advantage of DeFi opportunities in an instance of what is termed “miner extractable value,” or MEV. Miner extractable value was long anticipated by researchers as a potential exploit pattern for DeFi that leverages the miners’ unique protocol influence. Since miners have free reign over […]

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Bitcoin rises against USD after Mnuchin promises second stimulus check

Bitcoin (BTC) may see a price boost this week as the U.S. dollar currency index (DXY) weakens and one analyst tells American voters to buy. Data showed DXY dropping for a fourth day on Oct. 1, as negotiations over a new coronavirus stimulus deal continued in Washington. Vays: “Buy Bitcoin” no matter who wins the […]

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Report: 76% crypto miners use renewables as part of their energy mix

The rising energy demand of proof-of-work cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) has been a hotly debated topic. But the 3rd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study by the University of Cambridge shows that 76% of cryptocurrency miners use electricity from renewable energy sources as part of their energy mix. The study found that over 39% of the […]

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Australian Securities Exchange to triple capacity of DLT system

The Australian Securities Exchange will delay its blockchain-based CHESS replacement after huge trading volumes due to the pandemic required a massive expansion of capacity. The DLT- based system had been scheduled for official trials in December, with a planned launch window of early 2022. At its annual meeting this year, ASX chief executive Dominic Stevens […]

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DueDEX is Paving the Way, Launching Fee-Free LINK/USDT Futures Trading | Press release Bitcoin News

1th October 2020, Belize City, Belize: With new exchanges cropping up, trading becoming ever-more popular, and the interest in Crypto and DeFi rising by the day, the trading market has been crying out for something special to hit for quite some time. That moment comes now, as DueDEX releases news of its zero-fee LINK/USDT perpetual […]

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Organic growth? Bitcoin SV activity up 761% ahead of BSV conference

Active addresses and transaction counts on the Bitcoin SV network saw unbelievable growth in the two days leading up to the CoinGeek Live conference in New York this week. Active BSV addresses grew from 110,000 on September 28, to 947,400 addresses today. That’s an astonishing growth rate of 761%, in just two days leading up […]

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Onecoin Victims Join Petition Seeking Establishment of European Crypto Fraud Compensation Fund | News Bitcoin News

Onecoin victims have joined a consortium that wants the European Parliament to consider a petition seeking the establishment of a compensation fund. The envisioned EU-administered fund will function as an insurance kitty for current and future victims of all crypto fraud. The petitioners are proposing the levying of an “unnoticeable” fee of 0.0001 cent per […]

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