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Venezuelan army starts mining Bitcoin to make ends meet

The Venezuelan army turns to crypto mining as the country’s economy collapses. The Maduro regime continues to lean on crypto to keep economically solvent. Via Instagram, an engineering brigade of the Venezuelan army inaugurated a new “Digital Assets Production Center of the Bolivarian Army of Venezuela.” As the video shows, the center houses various ASIC […]

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Ethereum 2.0 staking is coming to Coinbase

The U.S. exchange plans to roll out support in early 2021. U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has outlined plans for supporting Ethereum 2.0 staking rewards — possibly setting the stage for even wider adoption of the smart contract platform.  In an official blog post, Coinbase says it plans to roll out Eth2 staking, trading and conversion […]

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Biden should integrate Bitcoin into US financial system, says Niall Ferguson

The economic historian said that President-elect Biden’s administration should consider Bitcoin as an alternative to a “Chinese-style digital dollar.” British economic and financial historian Niall Ferguson said the United States needs to find its own path in adopting cryptocurrencies, rather than “building [its] own versions of China’s electronic payments systems.” In a Bloomberg opinion piece, […]

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Tyler Winklevoss tells CNBC that ‘cash is trash’

He believes that investors will eventually send Bitcoin’s price over $500,000. Not one to mince words, Winklevoss reportedly told the business network that “cash is trash.” In his view, it’s only a matter of time before investors dump the dollar and other fiat currencies for BTC: “At some point, it is hard to look at those […]

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