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  1. German Authorities Confiscate Bitcoin Worth $30 Million From Pirated Movie Site OperatorGerman authorities, with the help of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), have confiscated about $30 million in bitcoin from an operator of a pirate movie website. An unspecified amount of bitcoin cash was also seized. Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Seized The German state of Saxony’s media service announced Monday the confiscation of “bitcoins […]

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  2. Good news for those who want to upgrade their website with functional tools and features – on August 5st, Lumi Wallet Technologies launched its app web widget. Now everyone can easily embed a “mini digital wallet” into the body of their website. The Lumi Wallet Widget is a useful and interesting tool for a website. […]

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  3. Investment strategist Raoul Pal says bitcoin is the only asset with a growth rate that outpaced that of G4 central bank balance sheets. Pal says G4 central bank balance sheets have grown much faster than traditional safe-haven assets like gold. A founder and CEO at Global Macro Investor (GMI) Pal made the remarks in a […]

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  4. The amount of bitcoin held by small investors has more than doubled in the past five years as so-called whale holdings declined by an almost similar margin during the same period. According to new data from Glassnode, the percentage of supply owned by entities holding 10 BTC or less has grown from 5.1% to 13.8% […]

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  5. BTC Averages Over 1 Million Active Addresses as ETH Transaction Fees Hit $2M DailyBitcoin averaged over a million daily active addresses in the past week for the first time since January 2018. The growing usage metrics add to evidence of a rising bull market. According to data compiled by Coin Metrics, ethereum might be on course to surpass its all-time high if the bull market continues. The data […]

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  6. Grayscale Investments' Ethereum Trust Filed With the SEC to Obtain Reporting StatusThe digital currency asset manager Grayscale told investors on Thursday that the firm has publicly filed a Registration Statement on Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the company’s Ethereum Trust. The recent filing is voluntary and if the SEC approves the registration, the Ethereum Trust will be the second crypto asset […]

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  7. Bitmain has delayed shipments of its Antminer bitcoin mining machines by three months, as the tussle between co-founders, Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan Ketuan, for control of the company intensifies. According to a post on Bitmain’s official Wechat account, the Beijing-based bitcoin miner maker said customers whose orders were due for delivery in June and […]

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  8. Testimony From Craig Wright's Ex-Wife Throws a Twist in the Billion Dollar Bitcoin LawsuitOn June 30, a jury trial was scheduled for the notorious Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit on October 13. Now a recent filing from the plaintiffs notes that when Craig Wright’s ex-wife Lynn Wright recently testified, she revealed a number of interesting findings. Lawyers representing the Kleiman estate say her testimony brings the “infamous “Tulip Trust” […]

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  9. “Japanese licensed exchange Xtheta officially announced that it has a strategic partnership with Bluehelix, the leading blockchain financial infrastructure technology service provider, which to provide Xtheta with the underlying blockchain financial technology services to accelerate Xtheta’s global market advancement.” — Not long ago, an industry news story raised concerns in the Japanese digital currency community. […]

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  10. $5.6 Million Double Spent: ETC Team Finally Acknowledges the 51% Attack on NetworkThe Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain network lost $5.6 million to one miner following a 51% attack initially thought to be a chain split. During the attack, the offending miner managed to double-spend 807,260 ETC ($5.6 million) after spending 17.5 BTC or $200,000 (at time of writing) to acquire the hash power for the attack. The […]

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