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Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright committed fraud according to Florida court documents

Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright committed fraud according to Florida court documents

Craig Wright, the controversial creator of Bitcoin SV claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, could be facing jail time for fraud.

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Google showcases Chainlink implementation with its cloud services, LINK skyrockets 70%

Google showcases Chainlink implementation with its cloud services, LINK skyrockets 70%

Google used Chainlink’s features in a showcase implementation to bridge communication between blockchains and cloud-based services.

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Binance to block customers in the United States from trading, plans to launch Binance.US “soon”

Binance to block customers in the United States from trading, plans to launch Binance.US “soon”

Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, announced a partnership with BAM Trading.

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PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Uber and Stripe investing in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Uber and Stripe investing in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and Uber will be among over a dozen companies investing approximately $10 million each to back Facebook’s new cryptocurrency.

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The Tezos Foundation brings in Roman Schnider, the co-creator of PricewaterhouseCooper

The Tezos Foundation brings in Roman Schnider, the co-creator of PricewaterhouseCooper

The Tezos Foundation recently announced that the co-creator of PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Switzerland’s Blockchain initiative will be joining the team to strengthen its operations in the country.

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As the halving approaches Litecoin could plunge like it did in 2015

As the halving approaches Litecoin could plunge like it did in 2015

47 days before the 2015 block rewards reduction, Litecoin’s declined by 70 percent following a 590 percent surge. Now, only 45 days away from this year’s halving and up 540 percent, LTC is showing signs that a correction is underway.

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ICYMI

🇪🇺 Bittrex tackles European markets amid regulatory issues and falling market share

💪 Bitcoin holds at $8,100 support—incoming retrace or continued consolidation?

Blockchain startup replaying 10 years of Bitcoin transaction history in an hour

📈 CNBC reports Bitcoin underperforming the S&P 500 this month, but BTC up 111% this quarter


What else?

Anthony Pompliano emphasizes the gains in Bitcoin had you bought $10 per day over the past 2 years.


Jack Dorsey thinks that stateless cryptocurrencies are the future of global adoption.


Barry Silbert thinks Facebook’s crypto will go down in history one of the major factors to drive mainstream adoption.


Craig Wright sure has a difficult time keeping his story straight.


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