Spending Sats: A Look at This Year’s Bitcoin Black Friday Deals

Every year the shopping holiday called Black Friday allows consumers to get better deals on products and services. On November 24, the day also known as ‘Bitcoin Black Friday’ will provide crypto users access to deals when they purchase items with digital assets like bitcoin. Due to the fact that bitcoin prices have been on a tear this year, the Bitcoin Black Friday holiday madness is in full swing. Bitcoin Black Friday is back and there are all kinds of deals strewn across the worldwide web. During the crypto winter…

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Ideaology’s IEO Ushers the Launch of Blockchain Platform for Innovators

PRESS RELEASE. DUBAI, UAE – Ideaology is proud to announce its IDEA token pre-sale on December 1, 2020. The pre-sale event is an initial exchange offering (IEO) on P2PB2B exchange. Users will have a chance to purchase IDEA tokens with a 22% discount before the IDEA token public sale. Ideaology aims to be the “Biggest Blockchain Ecosystem in 2021 and beyond”. Along with the pre-sale launch, Ideaology’s Active IDEA platform will go live on December 1, 2021 as well. The very existence of Ideaology is a testament to how the…

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Mike Novogratz: Everyone Should Put 2% to 3% of Their Net Worth in Bitcoin

Bitcoin bull and Galaxy Digital CEO, Mike Novogratz, says bitcoin is for everyone. He argues that those committing 2% to 3% of their net worth to this digital asset today will see substantial gains in five years. Novogratz adds that while bitcoin remains a volatile asset he does not expect its price to drop to levels seen in March when it crashed to under $4,000. Instead, he asserts that “bitcoin prices shouldn’t fall below $12,000 in this current cycle.” Evidence of a Supporting Bitcoin Price According to a report, the…

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Market Update: Crypto Prices Drop Fast, Bitcoin Loses $2K, Correction Considered Healthy

The price of bitcoin and a great number of digital assets plunged in value during the early morning trading sessions on November 26, 2020. Bitcoin’s price dropped from a high of $19,319 on Wednesday evening only to lose over $2,000 during the course of the morning hours (EST) on Thursday morning. Cryptocurrency markets have shed enormous value on Thursday, November 26, 2020. The entire market cap of all 7,700+ digital assets has lost over 5% in value and rests just below the $500 billion mark. ($498B) BTC prices touched a…

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Former Microsoft Engineer Says Nigerian Expatriates Are Using Bitcoin to Circumvent Country’s Overvalued Exchange Rate

A former Microsoft software engineer and co-founder of Buycoins Africa Tomiwa Lasebikan says some Nigerians expatriates are now using bitcoin to circumvent the country’s overvalued exchange rate when sending remittances. According to Lasebikan, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s fixed exchange rate of $1:380 is robbing recipients 20-30% of their remittance value each time they retrieve funds. At the time of writing, the parallel exchange rate of one dollar to the Naira is 1:480, according to Abokifx. Similarly, importers that are hamstrung by the country’s rigid foreign exchange regulations, are…

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ZK International Subsidiary xSigma Introduces New Defi Project

PRESS RELEASE. xSigma Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of ZK International Group (NASDAQ:ZKIN), was launched in 2018 as a blockchain research and development lab to solve real-world infrastructure challenges. After two years of intensive research into smart contracts and other blockchain-based solutions, xSigma shifted its focus to decentralized finance, or defi, in an effort to bring unfettered open-source finance to individuals and businesses worldwide. XSigma’s foray decentralized finance has come at an opportune time in the market’s evolution. Although defi burst onto the scene in 2020, it quickly became the…

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Asset Manager Vaneck Launches Physically-Backed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note

On November 25, the asset manager Vaneck announced the launch of an exchange-traded product (ETP) called the “Vaneck Vector Bitcoin ETN.” The exchange-traded note is physically-backed by bitcoin and listed on the trading exchange Deutsche Böerse Xetra. The newly listed Vaneck bitcoin ETN provides investors with the opportunity to buy and sell the ETN, and participate directly in the performance of bitcoin without actually purchasing the crypto asset. There’s a new bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded note available on the exchange Deutsche Böerse Xetra, a marketplace for the trading of shares and…

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New Research Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Lived in London Creating Bitcoin

The hunt for the mysterious Bitcoin inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto continues to this day, as new data-driven research has been recently deployed in order to figure out the creator’s location while he/she or they worked on the network. The researchers analyzed Satoshi’s 539 Bitcointalk posts, 34 emails, 169 code commits, metadata from all the versions of bitcoin he worked on, the genesis block data, and archived data from the Wayback Machine. Report Suggests Satoshi Nakamoto Lived in London While Creating Bitcoin To this very day, the world is still clueless about…

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Major Australian Investment Firm Moves From Gold to Bitcoin

A billion-dollar Australian investment management firm has gotten into bitcoin, citing that the cryptocurrency is superior to gold. Many of the firm’s clients have been asking about investing in bitcoin. “We have been positioning in gold for our clients for many many years now. Now we’re doing it with bitcoin,” said an executive of the firm. Bitcoin ‘Entering the Realm of the Mainstream’ Australian investment management company Pendal Group has started investing in bitcoin through futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, AFR publication reported Monday. Pendal is a global…

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Lithuania Rakes in 6.4 Million Euros From Selling Seized Cryptocurrencies

Lithuania’s tax authority has sold the cryptocurrencies it previously seized for 6.4 million euros (approximately $7.6 million). The three cryptocurrencies confiscated were bitcoin, ether, and monero. This was the first time the tax authority sold seized cryptocurrencies. Lithuania Sold Seized Cryptocurrencies The State Tax Inspectorate (STI) under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania announced Tuesday that it has sold the cryptocurrencies it confiscated in February and transferred 6.4 million euros to the state budget. The tax authority explained that this is the first time it has sold…

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