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Study: Exchanges Accepted $1.3 Billion in Bitcoin Stemming from ‘High-Risk Addresses’

Study: Exchanges Accepted $1.3 Billion in Bitcoin Stemming from 'High-Risk Addresses'A recently published report from the research and analysis firm Peckshield indicates that during the last two quarters of 2020, cryptocurrency exchanges accepted 147,000 BTC ($1.3 billion) from high-risk addresses. During the last few years, blockchain research and surveillance firms have been classifying “risk levels” to specific transactions stemming from suspicious addresses and wallets. For […]

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Crypto Facilities Gets FCA Nod to Set up Crypto Futures Venue

Crypto Facilities Gets FCA Nod to Set up Crypto Futures VenueCrypto Facilities, a subsidiary of Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, has obtained a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) license from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). An MTF is a European regulatory term for a self-regulated financial trading venue. MTFs are an alternative to a traditional stock exchange where a market is made in securities, typically using electronic […]

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More Than $220M in Bitcoin Withdrawn from Crypto Exchanges Since the Halving

More Than $220M in Bitcoin Withdrawn from Crypto Exchanges Since the HalvingIn mid-April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a great number of BTC withdrawn from cryptocurrency trading platforms and after the third BTC halving, the trend has picked up once again. Data from Glassnode’s Bitcoin Exchange Net-Flow statistics show that close to 24,000 BTC has been withdrawn since May 11. Additionally, statistics from Bituniverse’s exchange reserve data indicate […]

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12 Months of Onchain Data Shows Bitcoin Whales Obtained Hundreds of BTC from Small Fish

12 Months of Onchain Data Shows Bitcoin Whales Obtained Hundreds of BTC from Small FishAccording to recent data, crypto participants known as ‘bitcoin whales’ have been steadily accumulating bitcoins, and not selling since the ‘Black Thursday’ market carnage on March 12, 2020. Onchain data and blockchain analysis firms indicate that the number of bitcoin whales with 1,000 to 10,000 BTC or more on a single address has increased significantly. […]

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Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday’s Market Rout

Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday's Market RoutSince the market carnage on March 12 otherwise known as Black Thursday, the exchange Bitmex has seen 36% of the trading platform’s bitcoin reserves withdrawn. A few other well-known crypto exchanges have seen cold wallets drained, while other trading platforms have witnessed reserve increases. Also read: Spain’s Lawmakers Plan to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income […]

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400 Kraken Survey Respondents Predict Bitcoin Price Will Surpass $22K in 2020

400 Kraken Survey Respondents Predict Bitcoin Price Will Surpass $22K in 2020San Francisco-based exchange Kraken conducted a poll that stems from the responses of 400 “VIP” cryptocurrency traders. Despite the current economic climate, surveyed participants indicate they still believe the cryptoconomy is in a “bull market.” Moreover, Kraken’s survey respondents think BTC prices will touch a new all-time high at $22,866 per coin. Also read: 2x […]

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While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites for Remote Crypto Jobs

With Coronavirus Spreading, Check These Sites for Remote Jobs in the Crypto IndustryIf you are on the lookout for a job in these pressing times, when the coronavirus pandemic has limited public movement and shut down businesses, it’s worth exploring opportunities to work from the relative safety of your home. The number of people doing so globally has been steadily growing, including in the crypto industry which […]

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Global Investments Into Indian Crypto Sector Surge After Supreme Court Lifts Ban

Global Investments Into Indian Crypto Sector Surge After Supreme Court Lifts BanIndia has become increasingly attractive to new crypto businesses and investors from all over the world now that the supreme court has lifted the banking ban. Some companies are expanding operations into the Indian market while others are investing in the country’s crypto ecosystem. Also read: Bitcoin Legal in India — Exchanges Resume INR Banking […]

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