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Crypto Market Madness Leads To Surge In Bitcoin On-Chain Activity

The current crypto market climate has seen bitcoin on-chain activity light up like a Christmas tree. All across the board, on-chain activity is surging. This is a result of the recent dips and recovery that has investors scampering to move their coins around to either avoid losses or make a profit and that has seen …

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BitMEX launches spot crypto exchange following $30M penalty

BitMEX launches spot crypto exchange following $30M penalty

Global crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX is expanding its platform beyond just derivatives by finally launching a spot crypto trading platform. BitMEX officially announced on May 17 that its spot crypto exchange, the BitMEX Spot Exchange, is now live, allowing retail and institutional investors to buy, sell and trade cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). …

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Amidst the Mounting Risks to Bridge Security, A New Non-custodial Liquidity Bridge Focuses on Decentralization

Amidst the Mounting Risks to Bridge Security, A New Non-custodial Liquidity Bridge Focuses on Decentralization

In late March, Ronin bridge, an Ethereum sidechain built for the widely popular play-to-earn (P2E) NFT game Axie Infinity to handle surging demand from gamers, was hacked for over 173,600 Ether (ETH) and 25.5 million USD — a combined value of over $600 million. The company’s official report regarding the hack noted that the hackers …

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Employee note: An update on hiring plans | by Coinbase | May, 2022

Employee note: An update on hiring plans | by Coinbase | May, 2022

By Emilie Choi, President and Chief Operating Officer I shared an update with our employees today that I want to also share publicly. Please note that these changes are not expected to have any material impact to our previously communicated expense outlook for Q2, or full-year 2022, as disclosed in our Q1 shareholder letter. Tl;dr: …

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fraud - I was sent money through vantagevend and ive been paying fees to withdrawal am i being scammed

fraud – I was sent money through vantagevend and ive been paying fees to withdrawal am i being scammed

I received 4000 in btc from boyfriend out of country. I paid 500 for a plan in vantagevend to withdrawal. As I’m withdrawing the 4k I’m told 20,000 come in also and had to buy bigger plan 1400 I think. So I’ve put around 5grand trying to withdrawal. Very long story. Now the amount of …

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Bitcoin & Energy Merge In Texas: 3 Giant Companies Announce New Mining Facility

The bitcoinization of Texas is one step closer. The Texas Pacific Land Corporation, Mawson Infrastructure, and JAI Energy partnered to build a facility that guarantees “60 megawatts of bitcoin mining on TPL’s surface in West Texas.” Using today’s hardware, it “could accommodate up to 2.0 Exahash of Bitcoin mining operational capacity.” The operation will be …

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S&P Global Ratings Forms DeFi Group to Build Out Crypto Framework

S&P Global Ratings Forms DeFi Group to Build Out Crypto Framework

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US federal judge approves of Justice Dept criminal complaint on using crypto to evade sanctions

US federal judge approves of Justice Dept criminal complaint on using crypto to evade sanctions

The United States Department of Justice may move forward on a criminal prosecution case against a U.S. citizen who allegedly violated sanctions through cryptocurrency. According to a Friday opinion filing in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the unnamed individual who is the subject of a criminal investigation by the Justice Department allegedly …

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json rpc - Will remote RPC under http expose the rpcusername and rpcpassword?

json rpc – Will remote RPC under http expose the rpcusername and rpcpassword?

I’m confused with the examples of contacting bitcoin-cli as the examples always show sending user name:pass to http does this expose the name:pass? This command: (I modified the help example from bitcoin-cli help) curl –user ‘rpcuser:rpcpassword‘ –cacert /home/ssl/mycert.pem –data-binary ‘{“jsonrpc”: “1.0”, “id”: “curltest”, “method”: “signrawtransactionwithkey”, “params”: [“myhex”, “[“key1″,”key2″]”]}’ -H ‘content-type: text/plain;’ https://777.77.7.7:8332/ produces the error: …

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Big-Money Investors Who Boosted Bitcoin’s Price Might Now Crash It

Big-Money Investors Who Boosted Bitcoin’s Price Might Now Crash It

“Client interest [is] concentrated more heavily onto the two main crypto assets, BTC and ETH,” analysts at data provider VandaTrack wrote, according to the newspaper. ETH stands for ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum blockchain. ”This matters because, as more institutions await the first results of the White House executive order on crypto regulation …

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