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Valid Points: Price Dips, 60K Validators and Eth 2.0’s ‘Graffiti’ Messages

It’s been a rough start to the week for crypto investors, although numbers are starting to point upwards once again. Eyes were anxiously set on a new all-time high for ether that failed to materialize as Bitcoin miners largely pulled the price rug last weekend out from under the entire crypto market. Let us not […]

HashKey Capital Invests $5M in Decentralized Storage Project Filestar

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Chinese Bank Trials Digital Yuan Services at ATMs: Report

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Apple Suspends Parler From App Store, Amazon Kicks It Off Web Hosting Service

Apple has suspended Parler, a conservative social media service, from its App Store, saying the app’s owner hasn’t done enough to deal with threats of violence on the platform. Meanwhile, Amazon dealt the service a potential death blow by kicking it off its web hosting service, citing the same reason, BuzzFeed News reported. UPDATE (Jan. […]

Donald Trump Permanently Banned From Twitter

U.S. President Donald Trump has been permanently banned from Twitter, less than two weeks before he is set to leave office. Twitter announced the move late Friday, saying it had conducted a “close review” of the President’s recent tweets and how they were being received, and concluding that two tweets from his personal account, @realDonaldTrump, […]

Grayscale CEO Says Crypto Interest Is Rising From Pension, Endowment Funds

Michael Sonnenshein said institutions are also making larger allocations to its crypto products. Source link

PayPal, Coinbase Invest in Crypto Tax Automation Startup TaxBit

PayPal Ventures, Coinbase Ventures and Winklevoss Capital invested an undisclosed amount in the firm. Source link

Valid Points: New Year, New Price Gains For ETH

Bullish price activity has tipped the total value of ETH locked into Ethereum 2.0 past $2.4 billion. Find out what other network metrics have been impacted by ether’s latest price gains.https://www.coindesk.com/new-year-new-price-gains-eth It’s safe to say that 2021 is off to a great start for Ethereum.  Since ringing in the new year on January 1, the […]

Bitcoin Trader Robbed and Pushed Out of Car in Hong Kong

The trader exchanged 15 bitcoin for HK$3 million before being robbed of both. Source link

Blockchain Platform Telos Launches Crypto Tokens That Act Like Treasurys

The “T-Bond” non-fungible tokens will allow cryptocurrency projects to sell tokens that are locked until maturity conditions are met. Source link

Ether Trades Above $800 for the First Time Since 2018

The native currency of the Ethereum network hit a nearly three-year high of $819.65 before settling back to $810. Source link

Bitcoin Hits $30K for 1st Time Ever; HODLers Get a New Year’s Gift

The price of bitcoin (BTC) crossed $30,000 for the first time ever on the second morning (NY Time) of the new year after setting an all-time high the day before, all in all starting 2021 in notable fashion following a remarkable year – and month – by the leading cryptocurrency. Source link