Cryptocurrency

Two citizens who attacked crypto exchanges were detained in Belarus

Law enforcement agencies of Belarus have detained residents of Bobruisk and Minsk, suspected of hacking cryptocurrency exchanges. As the agency “Sputnik” clarifies, one of the detainees was a 30-year-old businessman. Since January 2018, he has been purchasing malicious software from various Internet sites. Then he used it to hack into exchange sites in order to gain access to…
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Bill Miller Praises Bitcoin | Cryptocurrency.Tech

Famed investor Bill Miller on Thursday published a letter to investors with a fourth quarter report, in which he again defended bitcoin. Miller said that his firm Miller Value Partners acquired 0.75% of convertible bonds from MicroStrategy, which thus raised capital for…
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Marathon bought 4,813 bitcoins

Marathon Patent Group, listed on the Nasdaq exchange, today announced the purchase of 4,813 bitcoins worth about $ 150 million. Marathon CEO Merrick Okamoto told The Block that the money was allocated from the company’s reserves. In addition, Marathon mines bitcoin using its own computing power. “By leveraging the fiat funds we had to invest in bitcoin now, we are leveraging our…
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DeFi blocked a record amount of funds

According to CoinGecko, the total market capitalization of DeFi tokens today exceeded $ 45 billion. Interestingly, literally at the beginning of 2020, this figure was $ 2 billion. DeFi total market cap2020 was at $ 2 billion2021 now at $ 43 billion 👉 https://t.co/7yZOe3FgNe pic.twitter.com/HKisdgiLkh – CoinGecko (@coingecko) January 24, 2021 At the same time, the average daily trading…
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Mining company Marathon acquires 4,813 bitcoins for $ 150 million

Mining company Marathon Patent Group on Monday, January 25, announced the acquisition of 4,813 bitcoins for $ 150 million. Marathon CEO Merrick Okamoto said in a comment to The Block that the investment is part of the company’s reserve allocation strategy. Marathon also became the first mining company to buy BTC on the market. “We believe that holding some of our reserves in bitcoin is a…
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