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Charlie Lee: “the bitcoin will reach $20,000 within three years”

The creator of Litecoin Charlie Lee quite often does forecasts of growth of the cryptocurrency market. Now he expressed opinion that the bitcoin will grow to $20 thousand within three years. Charlie Lee made the forecast on the Reddit portal where one of users asked the founder of Litecoin when the bitcoin rises again: “In […]

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Lightning Network capacity in Bitcoin blockchain exceeded 500 BTC

This week the capacity of network of instant payments of Lightning Network (LN) in Bitcoin blockchain for the first time exceeded 500 BTC ($2,066,000 at the rate at the time of the publication). The record is confirmed by statistics from a resource of monitoring of 1ML. Besides it became known that the number of active […]

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The State of Wyoming can equate cryptocurrencies to money

In the American State of Wyoming the bill which suggests to give to cryptocurrencies the same legal status, as well as to money was submitted. The bill will also provide an accurate classification of digital assets, especially for their storage. The bill offered by senator Tara Neterkott and five other senators and deputies of the […]

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The BitPay company reported on record income in 2018

One of the largest payment announced a blockchain providers of the world of BitPay the new record reached in 2018. The company processed payments for the sum more than $1 billion and again showed record income. Besides, the companies Dish Networks, HackerOne and the government of the State of Ohio joined payment network. The division […]

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Nine cryptocurrency firms filed a lawsuit against electricity provider because of increase in tariffs

Nine cryptocurrency firms submitted a claim against one of the largest utility companies of the State of Washington and her representatives. In the claim it is claimed that they “acted in an inadequate way during creation and the statement of the new rate increasing electric power cost for miners of cryptocurrencies”. The utility company of […]

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Santander: Ripple have no competitors in the international payments

Representatives of the Spanish bank Santander said that the cryptocurrency startup of Ripple has no strong rivals who could make though some competition in the field of the international payments. The bank uses the mobile Ripple One Pay FX payment application and, according to the executive chairman of Santander Bank Ana Botin, this decision provides […]

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BIS: most the Central Bank carefully treat CBDC release

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) published the results of poll showing that most the Central Banks “carefully approach” release of own digital currencies (CBDC) – only the few plan to make it in the near future. BIS conducted survey among 63 banks, and about 70% of respondents said that they “are involved in the […]

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CARDANO: CRYPTOCURRENCY OF THE THIRD GENERATION

As it is considered to be in the world a blockchain technologies, Cardano is a cryptocurrency and the decentralized platform of the third generation. Historically, Bitcoin the representative of the first, NEM, NEO, Ethereum is the second generation. Cardano is even more perfect young platform developed from scratch in the highly protected Haskell programming language […]

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Research: in 2019 the bitcoin will occupy two thirds of capitalization of the market of cryptocurrencies

The A.T. Kearney research firm published results of a research according to which the bitcoin will systematically increase a share in the market of cryptocurrencies and next year the index of domination of bitcoin will reach 66%. According to analysts, the cryptocurrency market will begin the second decade in a condition of consolidation and growing. […]

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U.S. authorities recommended to ignore letters with threats of explosion and requirements of repayment to BTC

The U.S. Government confirmed existence of e-mails with explosion threats in which malefactors demand from the organizations of repayment in bitcoins, and suggested to take steps for the solution of this problem. The national center of cyber security and communicative integration (NCCIC) which is a part of the Agency on cyber security and infrastructure declared […]