Cryptocurrency

Joe Biden ordered to freeze tightening of crypto regulation in the USA for now

One of Joe Biden’s first orders after taking office as President of the United States was to freeze all “new or pending” rules under Donald Trump’s rule pending their consideration by the new administration. This includes an initiative by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) launched under previous Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on December 18. Under its…
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IPFS Support Added to Brave Crypto Browser

The developers of the privacy-oriented browser Brave have integrated support for the IPFS (“Interplanetary File System”) protocol. With today’s desktop browser update (v1.19), Brave is the first browser to offer a native @IPFS integration, enabling users…
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Almost half of Russians are ready to use the crypto-ruble

Otkritie Bank interviewed a group of respondents and found out that up to half of them are ready to use the digital ruble, the launch of which the Central Bank of the Russian Federation is working on. 47% of the respondents said that if the token appears on the market, they will use it when paying for goods and services. 53% of Russians participating in the study are generally neutral about the…
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Paolo Ardoino: USDT has excess collateral

The days when Tether’s cash reserves were not sufficient to back up all the USDT stablecoin tokens are gone. This conclusion can be made based on the statement of Tether technical director Paolo Ardoino. … @Cointelegraph ‘s quick mafh…
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Bitcoin fell to $ 34,300: When to expect support to return?

Bitcoin on Thursday, January 21, fell to $ 34,300, cryptocurrency capitalization fell to $ 641.86 billion. The BTC rollback was the result of a shift in support zones, analysts at WhaleMap say. In their opinion, the “whales” will help bitcoin keep its position at $ 33,000. It was in this area that large players bought, so they are not interested in further correction of the value of…
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Why is there so much controversy surrounding the Taproot Bitcoin update?

On January 14, version 0.21.0 of Bitcoin Core, the most popular client of the Bitcoin network, was released. In addition to various innovations and improvements, it includes the final version of the Schnorr / Taproot code, an update designed to improve the privacy and scalability of the network, as well as coin interchangeability. The immediate timeline for activating the solution has not yet…
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