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Belgian MP is the first European politician to be paid in cryptocurrency

The Bitcoin (BTC) trend among lawmakers has reached the Belgian Parliament. A member of parliament  in Belgium, Christophe De Beukelaer, has become Europe’s first politician to convert his salary into cryptocurrency. According to media outlet Bruzz, the monthly salary of the Brussels MP will be converted into Bitcoin by Bit4You’s crypto trading platform. Beukelaer, who […]

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Cash App adopts Lightning Network to speed up Bitcoin transactions

Cash App, the popular mobile payment service, has included the Bitcoin Lightning Network in a new update. This allows for faster and more affordable Bitcoin (BTC) transfers via layer-two (L2) payments protocols. Block (formerly Square) is the FinTech company behind Cash App. It was founded by Jack Dorsey, the founder and former CEO of Twitter. […]

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Bitcoin is now officially 13 years old

Today marks 13 years since Bitcoin (BTC) was officially launched. It was created after the Genesis Block was mined. Although the BTC whitepaper was published by Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym used by Bitcoin’s creators, on October 28, 2008, many believe its mint date, January 3, 2009, is the cryptocurrency’s birthday. Despite a ban from China, […]

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Paraguay could be next Latin American country to embrace cryptocurrency

The Senate of Paraguay approved last Friday a new cryptocurrency bill. These provisions, first introduced in July, define key terms such as virtual assets and require licenses to mine cryptocurrencies. They will now be sent to the Deputy Chamber. The bill’s sponsor, Senator Fernando Silva Facetti, revealed that the bill was passed by the Paraguayan […]

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Craig Wright wins Bitcoin court case worth billions of dollars

Craig Wright, the Australian computer science researcher who claims to have created Bitcoin, won a civil lawsuit against the family of a deceased business partner. The family claimed it owned half the cryptocurrency fortune of tens and billions of dollars. A jury in Florida, FL, found Monday that Wright did not owe half 1.1 million […]

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El Salvador takes advantage of Bitcoin slip to make huge purchase

Nayib Bukele, President of El Salvador, purchased the Bitcoin (BTC) dip again and invested more than $5 million in Bitcoin, as the price fell below $54,000 on Friday. El Salvador’s president tweeted Friday that he purchased 100 BTC after a global market selloff due to the discovery of a COVID-19 variant in South Africa. Data […]

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Australian baseball team to pay players in Bitcoin

Australian baseball club Perth Heal announced an association with OpenNode to accept and make payments in Bitcoin (BTC). The association allows the team to pay professional players and staff in Bitcoin. Australia has often been recognized as more accepting of cryptocurrency, and this is another example of its continued embrace of digital money. According to […]

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The Bitcoin white paper turns 13 years old

The 14th birthday celebration of the Bitcoin (BTC) white paper has crawled up as the world keeps on managing a worldwide pandemic, expansion fears, an astonishing memecoin lunacy pattern and developing institutional reception of the cryptocurrency space. 13 years ago, on October 31, Satoshi Nakamoto delivered the BTC white paper to a cryptocurrency mailing list […]

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Europe has the largest cryptocurrency market, but it isn’t led by Bitcoin

The universe of cryptocurrency is refocusing in 2021, following a few unpredictable years. Currently, the value of the worldwide digital currency market has surpassed $2.07 trillion, as indicated by CoinGecko, which tracks in excess of 8,800 coins. According to other information by Chainalysis, Europe is the world’s biggest cryptocurrency market, with interest in Decentralized Finance […]

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The Lightning Network arrives on Paxful marketplace

Paxful, the peer-to-peer digital asset marketplace, wants to improve cryptocurrency transactions on the platform. It announced yesterday that it had adopted the Lightning Network (LN), Bitcoin’s (BTC) layer 2 payment protocol, to facilitate transactions and send BTC “in a matter of seconds with much lower fees.” The LN will reportedly be available across the company’s […]

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