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The US government will sell R$639 million worth of bitcoins seized on Silk Road

The US government will sell R$639 million worth of bitcoins seized on Silk Road

O The US government has announced this this Thursday (25) that will sell $130 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC). seized from Silk Road, the infamous illegal digital marketplace known for money laundering and drug trafficking. The sale was approved by the US Justice Department as a result of a trial held in August last year. […]

Politicians shouldn’t buy Bitcoin because they have privileged information, says US congressman

Politicians shouldn’t buy Bitcoin because they have privileged information, says US congressman

The US Congressman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezalso known by his initials, AOC, answered questions on his Instagram this week. As a highlight, he stated that he does not invest in it Bitcoin because it has confidential information about the market. Speaking further, she also emphasized that the decision allows her to remain impartial in developing new policies. […]

Bitcoin should fall to $30,000, says Arthur Hayes

Bitcoin should fall to $30,000, says Arthur Hayes

Arthur Hayes, cryptocurrency billionaire and co-founder of BitMEX, shared his thoughts on current US economic policies and their impact on Bitcoin. Hayes’ analysis, based on his market experience and observation of macroeconomic trends, focuses on a scenario of looming challenges for Bitcoin amid economic changes. In his lengthy article, Hayes highlights the dynamic and somewhat […]

Man who claims to be the creator of Bitcoin wants to drop the lawsuit

Man who claims to be the creator of Bitcoin wants to drop the lawsuit

Craig Steven Wrightan Australian computer scientist who claims to be the creator of Bitcoin proposed a proposal COPA (Crypto Open Patent Alliance) ending a case against him before it even begins. This process will begin on February 5 and will take approximately 40 days if COPA does not accept the proposal. The purpose of COPA […]

The ‘Satoshi’ profile promotes suspicious cryptocurrency on Twitter

The ‘Satoshi’ profile promotes suspicious cryptocurrency on Twitter

Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, disappeared in 2010, leaving the development of the project in the hands of other people. However, your name is now being used for scams. On Twitter, the profile @satoshi was caught this week promoting two shitcoins. While much of the community is aware that the profile is not linked […]

Binance announces removal of 7 trading pairs

Binance announces removal of 7 trading pairs

Charts of the token currencies Binance, Dollar and Bitcoin. a Binance announced the upcoming removal of several spot trading pairs from its platform. According to the largest cryptocurrency broker in the market, the pairs will be removed this Friday (26) at 00:00. According to the announcement on Binance’s official website, the trading pairs that will […]

Virus in pirated MacOS applications steals Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

Virus in pirated MacOS applications steals Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

Users of macOS Those investing in cryptocurrencies are warned about new malware infiltrating the system through pirated software. Kaspersky recently released a report detailing how this digital plague works, especially on devices running MacOS Ventura 13.6 or newer versions. According to the security company, criminals are spreading manipulated versions of popular applications. When an unsuspecting […]

Economist Who Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis Mocks Bitcoin Investors: “I Told You So”

Economist Who Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis Mocks Bitcoin Investors: “I Told You So”

Peter Schiff, the famous gold investor, took advantage of the fall of Bitcoin last Tuesday (23) to mock cryptocurrency investors. In “I told you so” style, Schiff says he was ridiculed when he said ETFs would be a “buy the rumor, sell the news” event, but now the market has proven him right. At the […]

Bitcoin broker that went bankrupt in 2014 starts paying customers and could put pressure on the market

Bitcoin broker that went bankrupt in 2014 starts paying customers and could put pressure on the market

Mount Gox, a Bitcoin broker that went bankrupt in 2014, has started paying its former customers. While this is not the full value, Mount Gox holds approximately 141,000 bitcoins (R$27.6 billion), a number that could put even more pressure on the declining market. The information is circulating on Reddit, where some users are sharing emails […]

Reports show that over 580 million people are investing in cryptocurrencies

Reports show that over 580 million people are investing in cryptocurrencies

A report from broker Crypto.com, released last Friday (19), shows that 580 million people are investing in cryptocurrencies. This number corresponds to about 10% of the world’s adult population, which is 5.8 billion according to the UN. Other statistics revealed by the research included the number of investors in the two largest cryptocurrencies on the […]