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Bitcoin Tops $63K for First Time Since November 2021

Bitcoin reached a new high, surpassing $63,000 on Wednesday for the first time since November 2021. This surge was fueled by increased trading in Bitcoin exchange-traded funds. Investor interest in Bitcoin was also boosted by a decrease in its supply...

Bitcoin Price Hits $50,000 at Two-Year High

Early on Monday, February 12, Bitcoin reached its highest price since December 2021, surpassing $50,000 for the first time in over two years. This caused a surge in the value of other cryptocurrencies and related stocks. Coinbase's stock, as...

Cryptocurrency as Fuel for Hamas Attack

The war between Israel and Hamas marked the biggest escalation in the Middle East since 1973, but now cryptocurrencies play a special role. The hostilities began with an attack by Palestinian militants on units of the Israel Defense Forces...

Bitcoin Surges as Crisis Hits Global Banking

Bitcoin was close to nine-month highs on Monday and had its best week in four years as the global banking crisis drives some investors to turn to digital assets. The biggest cryptocurrency by market value hit its highest since June...

Giannis Antetokounmpo NFT Sells for $187K, Breaking Sorare NBA Record

On Sunday, an NFT (non-fungible token) of Giannis Antetokounmpo sold for $187,000 worth of ETH, setting a new record on Sorare NBA, for the highest-sold NFT on the platform. Sorare NBA is an NFT-driven fantasy basketball game, officially licensed by...

Bankrupt Crypto Giant FTX Recovers $5 Billion of Assets

FTX Trading Ltd., the giant crypto exchange company forced to file for bankruptcy in November 2022, has reportedly located more than five billion dollars worth of assets. FTX has been in hot water since a mass exodus of its users...

US Bitcoin Miner, ‘Core Scientific,’ Is Filing for Bankruptcy

Core Scientific, one of the largest bitcoin miners registered in the US, is filing for bankruptcy. The Texas-based company filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday. The firm said that it would continue mining bitcoin whilst it works out a restructuring deal...

Bitcoin Mining is Environmentally Unsustainable, New Research Shows

The world's most controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has a climate impact greater than the production of beef and results in nearly as much environmental damage as crude oil, researchers in the United States have calculated. Research from the University of New...

Greece Sixth for Most Cryptocurrency ATMs in European Union

Even with little awareness of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, Greece ranks sixth in terms of the number of cryptocurrency ATMs. This is out of twenty-seven European member states. There are currently sixty-four active ATMs for usage, mostly concentrated in the...

Greece Extradites Russian Money Launderer to the US

Greece extradited a Russian money launderer to the United States on Thursday where he is accused of running a multibillion-dollar cryptocurrency exchange that allegedly profited from various hacking and extortion schemes. Alexander Vinnik was put on an airplane on Thursday...