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Bitcoin Price Rises 3% as Gold Trades Above $2K for First Time
by Omkar Godbole on August 5, 2020 at 1:35 pm
Bitcoin is again acting like a macro asset, drawing bids amid record rally in gold and broad-based U.S. dollar sell-off.
First Mover: Ethereum’s Transition to Staking Could Push More Traders to Use Derivatives
by Omkar Godbole on August 5, 2020 at 1:08 pm
As Ethereum starts its multiyear transition to a "staking" network, analysts say a reduction in token liquidity may push traders to derivatives markets.
BnkToTheFuture Steps Away From Banks Citing Mounting Risk to Clients’ Assets
by Sebastian Sinclair on August 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm
The online investment platform is moving clients' crypto and fiat assets to a Hong Kong-based trust company.
Square Reports 600% Increase in Quarterly Bitcoin Revenue
by Paddy Baker on August 5, 2020 at 9:30 am
Jack Dorsey's Square has seen one of the largest quarterly increases yet for its bitcoin business.
Dark-Web Vendor and Pharmacist Charged With Trafficking Drugs Worth $270M in Bitcoin
by Sebastian Sinclair on August 5, 2020 at 9:10 am
The two men allegedly shipped opioids into the U.S. and sold them on the dark web for millions in bitcoin.
Social Engineering: A Plague on Crypto and Twitter, Unlikely to Stop
by Benjamin Powers on August 5, 2020 at 8:00 am
The SIM swapping community entered the spotlight after helping the Twitter hacker breach the social media platform, but these threat actors have been going after the crypto community for years.
Square Crypto, Human Rights Foundation Ramp Up Bitcoin Development Grants
by Leigh Cuen on August 5, 2020 at 7:20 am
Square Crypto and the Human Rights Foundation are continuing their support for an open source Bitcoin developer community with new contributor grants.
Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Trying to Buy Chemical Weapons With Bitcoin
by Danny Nelson on August 4, 2020 at 11:39 pm
The chemicals, though never delivered, would have been potent enough to kill 300 people, prosecutors say.