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Jan 15, 2021 2:00:21 PM
1 Bitcoin briefly loses its spot as top cryptocurrency — Wait, what?
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-briefly-loses-its-spot-as-top-cryptocurrency-wait-what

Bitcoin's twin took over the number-one spot on CoinMarketCap.


Jan 14, 2021 4:08:18 PM
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2 Liquidators seek expanded probe of alleged South African Bitcoin scheme
https://cointelegraph.com/news/liquidators-seek-expanded-probe-of-alleged-south-african-bitcoin-scheme

Liquidators of the embattled Mirror Trading International want a deeper probe of the alleged Bitcoin multi-level marketing scheme.


Jan 15, 2021 10:49:00 AM
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3 US Fed: CBDC a ‘very high priority’ to combat bad private sector money
https://cointelegraph.com/news/us-fed-cbdc-a-very-high-priority-to-combat-bad-private-sector-money

The United States Federal Reserve needs its own digital currency to protect against a possible overnight proliferation of stablecoin technology, says Fed chairman Jerome Powell.


Jan 15, 2021 11:14:03 AM
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4 JPMorgan Provides $100M Financing Facility for Blockchain Mortgage Platform Figure
https://www.coindesk.com/jpmorgan-provides-100m-financing-facility-for-blockchain-mortgage-platform-figure

The facility covers both conforming and jumbo mortgages – loans in excess of the traditional lending restrictions.
Jan 15, 2021 11:40:36 AM
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5 Advisers Allocating Crypto in Clients’ Portfolios Rose 49% Last Year: Survey
https://www.coindesk.com/advisers-allocating-crypto-in-clients-portfolios-rose-49-last-year-survey

The number of advisers allocating to crypto in client portfolios rose from 6.3% to 9.4% in 2020.
Jan 15, 2021 12:57:51 PM
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6 Respect the Pomp: RSK’s token spikes 30% after founder appears on podcast
https://cointelegraph.com/news/respect-the-pomp-rsk-s-token-spikes-30-after-founder-appears-on-podcast

RIF got a nice price boost hours after its founder appeared on Pomp’s podcast.


Jan 15, 2021 4:27:53 AM
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7 Ripple Tech to Power New Malaysia-Bangladesh Remittance Corridor
https://www.coindesk.com/ripple-malaysia-bangladesh-remitance

Malaysia's Mobile Money and Bangladesh's bKash will leverage RippleNet for wallet-to-wallet transactions.
Jan 15, 2021 10:13:00 AM
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8 Did Grayscale push Bitcoin back up to the $40K mark?
https://cointelegraph.com/news/did-grayscale-push-bitcoin-back-up-to-the-40k-mark

Some stats indicate Bitcoin’s current rally could be more reliant on institutional investors than ever before.


Jan 15, 2021 2:29:21 AM
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9 EDM star Deadmau5 teams up with Mad Dog Jones on NFT art collection
https://cointelegraph.com/news/edm-star-deadmau5-teams-up-with-mad-dog-jones-on-nft-art-collection

EDM artist Deadmau5’s NFT collections highlight the potential of digital artworks to his millions of followers.


Jan 15, 2021 4:52:45 AM
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10 The Definitive Breakdown of All Bitcoin FUD, With Dan Held
https://www.coindesk.com/podcasts/coindesk-podcast-network/breakdown-bitcoin-fud-dan-held

From “backed by nothing” to “China mining control,” a complete look at the best response to every category of bitcoin FUD out there.
Jan 14, 2021 7:30:11 PM
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11 Bitcoin Core’s Latest Release Is Out: Here’s What’s in It
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-core-latest-release-out

These new features don’t grab headlines every day, but the improvements they make to the Bitcoin network’s privacy, tooling and complex transaction logic are building a stronger foundation.
Jan 14, 2021 9:57:57 PM
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12 What Crypto Can Expect From Gary Gensler at the SEC
https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-gary-gensler-sec-tea-leaves

A ex-CFTC official on how Biden's rumored pick to head the SEC might treat crypto-related issues.
Jan 14, 2021 10:37:07 PM
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13 Liquidators of South African Bitcoin Trading Club Request Greater Probe Powers
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-liquidators-south-africa

Placed under provisional liquidation last month, Mirror Trading had claimed to be able to offer returns of 10% a month using bots to trade client's bitcoin.
Jan 15, 2021 9:17:43 AM
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14 Galaxy enters Bitcoin mining, launches financial services unit for miners
https://cointelegraph.com/news/galaxy-enters-bitcoin-mining-launches-financial-services-unit-for-miners

Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital is launching its own Bitcoin mining operations and creating a new business unit dedicated to providing financial services to miners.


Jan 15, 2021 8:52:19 AM
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15 Some Asian Traders Are Using Polkadot to Predict Bitcoin’s Future
https://www.coindesk.com/asia-traders-bitcoin-polkadot-prediction

DOT reached its all-time high of $13.22 just six days after bitcoin’s price reached a new all-time high.
Jan 14, 2021 9:56:42 PM
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16 Treasury backs down: Crypto monitoring rule will wait until new administration
https://cointelegraph.com/news/treasury-backs-down-crypto-monitoring-rule-will-wait-until-new-administration

This is a big win for the crypto industry today, which was unanimous in opposition to a new anti-money laundering rule that many saw as rushed and draconian.


Jan 14, 2021 2:49:38 PM
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17 Tether’s Bank Says It Invests Customer Funds in Bitcoin
https://www.coindesk.com/tethers-bank-says-it-invests-customer-funds-in-bitcoin

Deltec Bank & Trust announced it had invested customer funds in bitcoin since the cryptocurrency's price was around $9,300.
Jan 14, 2021 10:51:12 PM
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18 Cointelegraph Consulting: Institutions keep the Bitcoin bull market on track
https://cointelegraph.com/news/cointelegraph-consulting-institutions-keep-the-bitcoin-bull-market-on-track

Volatility and funding rates surge, but large BTC holders continue to accumulate.


Jan 15, 2021 1:57:00 PM
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19 Bitcoin chases new high as analyst says ‘smart money never stopped’ buying
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-chases-new-high-as-analyst-says-smart-money-never-stopped-buying

Increasing trading volume and demand from institutional investors have analysts expecting a new all-time high from Bitcoin price.


Jan 15, 2021 1:42:37 AM
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20 Gnosis receives $2.3B Ethereum in a day, now 3rd largest ETH holder with 2.2% of supply
https://cointelegraph.com/news/gnosis-receives-2-3b-in-a-day-now-3rd-largest-eth-holder-with-2-2-of-supply

The Gnosis safe now contains the third-largest concentration of Ether, according to Etherscan, holding 2.2% of the coin supply — worth $2.9 billion.


Jan 14, 2021 2:38:50 PM
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21 Zcash (ZEC), Kusama (KSM) and Hedget (HGET) soar as Bitcoin hits $40K
https://cointelegraph.com/news/zcash-zec-kusama-ksm-and-hedget-hget-soar-as-bitcoin-hits-40k

Zcash, Kusama and Hedget are a few of the projects seeing their token values increase due to the unique set of issues they address.


Jan 14, 2021 9:28:55 PM
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22 Gamers are still Nvidia’s masters, but Ether miners could change that
https://cointelegraph.com/news/gamers-are-still-nvidia-s-masters-but-ether-miners-could-change-that

Nvidia's chief financial officer says the firm could restart its mining-specific line of graphics cards if demand from cryptocurrency miners increases.


Jan 15, 2021 1:22:19 PM
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23 Grammy winner Portugal. The Man launches fan token on Ethereum blockchain
https://cointelegraph.com/news/grammy-winner-portugal-the-man-launches-fan-token-on-ethereum-blockchain

In a first for the blockchain world, the Grammy Award-winning band will use cryptocurrency tokens to distribute previously unreleased material.


Jan 14, 2021 5:05:00 PM
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24 Bitcoin Worth $1.2M Seized From India Hacker
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-worth-1-2m-seized-from-india-hacker

"Shreeki" allegedly hacked government portals, bitcoin exchanges and poker sites.
Jan 15, 2021 9:48:01 AM
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25 Cream Finance leaps into DeFi ‘corporate debt’ with Iron Bank launch
https://cointelegraph.com/news/cream-finance-leaps-into-defi-corporate-debt-with-iron-bank-launch

The Iron Bank feature will allow protocols to borrow funds without posting collateral.


Jan 14, 2021 2:35:32 PM
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26 $13B Bitcoin futures open interest reflects traders’ strong bullish optimism
https://cointelegraph.com/news/13b-bitcoin-futures-open-interest-reflects-traders-strong-bullish-optimism

Bitcoin price quickly rallied back to $40,000 but key derivatives indicators show traders are happily flirting with overbought levels.


Jan 14, 2021 11:13:10 PM
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27 Bitcoin ETP Trading at Levels Seen by Top European ETFs: FT
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-etp-trading-at-levels-seen-by-top-european-etfs-ft

Only one major ETF was trading at volumes slightly higher than the BTCetc ETP in the first 11 days of January, says the FT.
Jan 15, 2021 11:01:22 AM
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28 Ethereum eyes new all-time high after bears unable to sink ETH below $900
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ethereum-eyes-new-all-time-high-after-bears-unable-to-sink-eth-below-900

The price of Ether is set to test its all-time high in the coming days as Bitcoin leads the market recovery.


Jan 14, 2021 4:00:00 PM
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29 Bittrex Won’t Disclose Why It Withdrew Support for Dash, Zcash, Monero
https://www.coindesk.com/bittrex-disclose-delist-privacy-coins-dash-zcash-monero

As of today, zcash, monero and dash won’t be included among Bittrex’s tradable assets.
Jan 15, 2021 1:30:00 PM
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30 Biden’s $1.9T Relief Package Proposal Fails to Stir Bitcoin Market
https://www.coindesk.com/bidens-1-9t-relief-package-proposal-fails-to-stir-bitcoin-market

The U.S. dollar's rise on the news maybe be playing spoilsport to the bitcoin bulls.
Jan 15, 2021 12:10:07 PM
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31 Minerals giant Norilsk Nickel joins Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network
https://cointelegraph.com/news/minerals-giant-norilsk-nickel-joins-responsible-sourcing-blockchain-network

The world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel is joining a multi-stakeholder initiative that uses blockchain technology.


Jan 15, 2021 12:16:07 PM
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32 Coinbase invests in US-based mining firm amid industry diversification efforts
https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-invests-in-us-based-mining-firm-amid-industry-diversification-efforts

Titan secured funding from Coinbase to offer a U.S.-developed software suite for miners.


Jan 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM
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33 Exchanges running out of ETH with reserves plunging 27% in 48 hours
https://cointelegraph.com/news/exchanges-running-out-of-eth-with-reserves-plunging-27-in-48-hours

Analysts predict Ether may soon hit a new all-time high after ETH reserves on centralized exchanges fell by 27% in two days.


Jan 15, 2021 2:03:29 AM
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34 Bitcoin bubble will pop sooner or later, says famous Russian BTC critic
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-bubble-will-pop-sooner-or-later-says-famous-russian-btc-critic

Anatoly Aksakov of the Russian State Duma suggested that global jurisdictions should ban Bitcoin as a payment method.


Jan 15, 2021 8:42:34 AM
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35 EU Parliament Receives Petition Seeking to Establish Crypto Crime Victims’ Fund
https://www.coindesk.com/europe-superfund-crypto-fraud

The petition asks the EU to take a tiny fee on crypto transactions to be pooled into a fund for victims of fraud and hacks.
Jan 15, 2021 8:44:06 AM
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36 Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $40K Again While Ether Volume Is Erupting This Year
https://www.coindesk.com/market-wrap-bitcoin-hits-40k-ether-volume-erupts

Bitcoin’s price is on a rising trend for the first time this week.
Jan 14, 2021 9:30:05 PM
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37 Coinbase Invests in New US Crypto Mining Pool Titan
https://www.coindesk.com/titan-mining-pool-coinbase-ventures-investment

Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Jan 14, 2021 8:33:25 PM
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38 0x (ZRX) price rallies 35% ahead of v4 mainnet update
https://cointelegraph.com/news/0x-zrx-price-rallies-35-ahead-of-v4-mainnet-update

An upcoming mainnet upgrade and increasing DEX market share back 0x's (ZRX) recent double-digit rally.


Jan 14, 2021 6:19:40 PM
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39 If Bitcoin doesn't break record highs right away, it wouldn't be the worst thing, trader posits
https://cointelegraph.com/news/if-bitcoin-doesn-t-break-record-highs-right-away-it-wouldn-t-be-the-worst-thing-trader-posits

Trading sideways for a while could be healthy for Bitcoin.


Jan 14, 2021 6:26:30 PM
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40 Bitcoin Miners Aren’t Responsible for Recent Price Dips, Data Shows
https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-miners-selling-myth-price-drop

Analysts and mining pools say selling pressure from mining wallets hasn't contributed to recent corrections in bitcoin's price.
Jan 14, 2021 10:24:56 PM
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41 Crypto anti-terrorism bill introduced in the US House of Representatives
https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-anti-terrorism-bill-introduced-in-the-us-house-of-representatives

A bipartisan group of representatives has introduced a bill to the House that seeks to create a task force focused on combating terrorist financing via cryptocurrencies.


Jan 15, 2021 11:57:14 AM
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42 Strap in: New institutions wait for Bitcoin price rollercoaster to end
https://cointelegraph.com/news/strap-in-new-institutions-wait-for-bitcoin-price-rollercoaster-to-end

Bitcoin market volatility is scaring off new institutional investors, but meanwhile, old ones continue to buy up the BTC dips.


Jan 14, 2021 7:18:41 PM
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43 Lido Protocol Does Eth 2.0 Staking but With a DeFi Twist
https://www.coindesk.com/lido-protocol-does-eth-2-0-staking-but-with-a-defi-twist

There's a new yield farm for those backing Ethereum 2.0.
Jan 14, 2021 11:26:51 PM
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44 Tor-enabled Bitcoin nodes are back after bug on network
https://cointelegraph.com/news/tor-enabled-bitcoin-nodes-are-back-after-bug-on-network

Anonymous Tor-enabled Bitcoin nodes normally make up as much as 25% of totally reachable Bitcoin nodes.


Jan 15, 2021 9:28:26 AM
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45 Stacks mainnet launch brings smart contracts and DeFi to Bitcoin
https://cointelegraph.com/news/stacks-mainnet-launch-brings-smart-contracts-and-defi-to-bitcoin

They're celebrating the launch with a one-day virtual event headlined by a number of industry partners.


Jan 14, 2021 3:48:01 PM
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46 Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $1 billion
https://cointelegraph.com/news/canada-s-first-public-bitcoin-fund-hits-1-billion

3iQ’s Bitcoin QBTC fund has surged 900% in market cap since October 2020, breaking a $1 billion milestone.


Jan 15, 2021 12:39:39 PM
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47 Bitcoin refuses to 'die' as BTC price hits $40K just three days after crash
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitcoin-refuses-to-die-as-btc-price-hits-40k-just-three-days-after-crash

Stubborn bulls are firmly back in the saddle, with Bitcoin adding $10,000 to its price in just three days.


Jan 14, 2021 3:34:55 PM
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48 Kraken Daily Market Report for January 14 2021
https://blog.kraken.com/post/7448/kraken-daily-market-report-for-january-14-2021/

Overview


  • Total spot trading volume at $1.76 billion, 27% higher than the 30-day average of $1.36 billion.
  • The top 5 traded coins were, respectively, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Polkadot, and Litecoin.
  • Strong returns today from Polkadot (+32%), Curve Dao (+15%), and Kusama (+15%).

January 14, 2021 
 $1760.4M traded across all markets today
 Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP, CHF, AUD 
XBT 
$39253. 
↑5.2% 
$891.7M
ETH 
$1218.9 
↑7.9% 
$398.4M
USDT 
$0.9987 
↓0.16% 
$117.6M
DOT 
$14.558 
↑32% 
$86.3M
LTC 
$152.10 
↑3.2% 
$35.8M
XRP 
$0.2957 
↓3.2% 
$31.3M
LINK 
$17.789 
↑12% 
$27.8M
ADA 
$0.3102 
↓1.1% 
$27.0M
XLM 
$0.3028 
↓0.11% 
$21.4M
BCH 
$525.39 
↑6.1% 
$20.7M
USDC 
$0.9999 
↑0.0% 
$20.2M
XMR 
$162.99 
↓5.2% 
$18.3M
SNX 
$14.593 
↓7.6% 
$5.6M
XDG 
$0.0093 
↑8.8% 
$5.34M
ATOM 
$6.4468 
↑3.5% 
$4.98M
EOS 
$2.7976 
↑1.1% 
$4.79M
XTZ 
$2.5419 
↑2.5% 
$4.76M
YFI 
$32624. 
↓1.8% 
$4.59M
ZEC 
$111.37 
↓5.5% 
$3.7M
DAI 
$1.0017 
↑0.14% 
$3.6M
WAVES 
$6.4060 
↑0.6% 
$3.11M
KSM 
$88.459 
↑15% 
$3.06M
DASH 
$132.63 
↓0.5% 
$2.78M
UNI 
$6.8654 
↑8.6% 
$2.77M
FIL 
$21.543 
↓0.6% 
$2.72M
GRT 
$0.3334 
↑1.9% 
$2.63M
NANO 
$3.3321 
↓6.3% 
$2.39M
AAVE 
$147.24 
↓0.4% 
$2.0M
ALGO 
$0.4537 
↑0.7% 
$1.82M
TRX 
$0.0300 
↓1.2% 
$1.6M
OMG 
$3.2279 
↓0.6% 
$1.2M
ETC 
$7.7589 
↑2.1% 
$1.13M
COMP 
$213.83 
↑1.1% 
$981K
CRV 
$0.7870 
↑15% 
$776K
BAT 
$0.2451 
↓1.7% 
$686K
QTUM 
$3.0081 
↑2.2% 
$664K
SC 
$0.0045 
↑2.1% 
$651K
KAVA 
$1.6806 
↑1.9% 
$640K
PAXG 
$1869.8 
↓0.02% 
$537K
ICX 
$0.6010 
↓4.1% 
$515K
OXT 
$0.2640 
↓0.9% 
$468K
BAL 
$17.664 
↑1.2% 
$406K
MLN 
$36.707 
↓3.7% 
$392K
REP 
$19.510 
↑0.8% 
$366K
STORJ 
$0.3742 
↑5.5% 
$309K
KNC 
$1.0670 
↓2.9% 
$309K
MANA 
$0.1100 
↓4.1% 
$253K
KEEP 
$0.2189 
↑3.4% 
$206K
LSK 
$1.3568 
↑2.7% 
$188K
ANT 
$3.2633 
↓0.8% 
$108K
GNO 
$110.05 
↑7.1% 
$107K
REPV2 
$19.201 
↑1.2% 
$63.7K
TBTC 
$40590. 
↑6.8% 
$61.1K

The post Kraken Daily Market Report for January 14 2021 appeared first on Kraken Blog.


Jan 15, 2021 4:46:27 AM
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49 Block.one’s Bitcoin reserves are now worth double the entire EOS market cap
https://cointelegraph.com/news/block-one-s-bitcoin-reserves-are-now-worth-double-the-entire-eos-market-cap

Block.one holds a reported 140,000 BTC which is worth around double the EOS market cap. Does that make EOS a buy?


Jan 15, 2021 4:14:47 AM
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50 Galaxy Digital to Start Mining for Bitcoin on Its Own, Provide Financial Services to Miners
https://www.coindesk.com/galaxy-digital-launches-proprietary-mining-farm-miner-services

Galaxy has launched its proprietary mining and miner financial services operations.
Jan 14, 2021 10:46:38 PM
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51 Alt-Right Groups Received $500K in BTC Month Before Capitol Riot: Chainalysis
https://www.coindesk.com/extremist-crypto-donations-chainalysis

Chainalysis declined to directly link the donation to the Jan. 6 storming but said the timing "warrants suspicion."
Jan 14, 2021 7:31:26 PM
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