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Dariusz Z

Dariusz is a tech enthusiast passionate about futurology who was deeply transformed when he discovered Bitcoin in 2012 and understood its profound implications.

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News   -   Apr 19, 2021 What Caused Bitcoin's Flash Crash? Here Are Some Theories
What Caused Bitcoin's Flash Crash? Here Are Some Theories

Industry insiders are calling it "Bloody Sunday". Over the weekend, the price of bitcoin lost 12% of its value, dropping from $61,300 to a low of just over $53,800 within 24 hours, and many are speculating about the causes behind such a selloff. Among the theories

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News   -   Apr 08, 2021 Italian Man Arrested For Paying Bitcoin to Hitman to Kill His Girlfriend
Italian Man Arrested For Paying Bitcoin to Hitman to Kill His Girlfriend

An Italian citizen was arrested after allegedly hiring a hitman in exchange for bitcoin. According to a news article published by European policing entity Europol on April 7th, Europol-assisted Italian communications crime law enforcement Polizia Postale e Delle Comunicazioni jointly arrested a local citizen suspected of paying about €10,000

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News   -   Mar 29, 2021 Miami Mayor Wants to Build a Bitcoin Mining Hub
Miami Mayor Wants to Build a Bitcoin Mining Hub

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez plans to turn the region into a Bitcoin mining hub. Speaking during an episode of the Unchained Podcast on March 26th, Suarez explained that he believes the United States can and should provide more opportunities to Bitcoin miners, and could make this industry cleaner from an

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News   -   Mar 26, 2021 Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Trades at a 20% Discount as Bitcoin Falls
Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Trades at a 20% Discount as Bitcoin Falls

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), the world's biggest closed-end bitcoin fund, saw its trading price fall twice as much as the drop in the price of bitcoin. Market data from YCharts shows that shares of GBTC are now trading nearly 10% lower than the value of its underlying bitcoin.

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News   -   Mar 24, 2021 Turkey Turns to Bitcoin as Turkish Lira Collapses
Turkey Turns to Bitcoin as Turkish Lira Collapses

Turkey residents flee to Bitcoin as a change in the leadership of the local central bank spurs fears of inflation. Al Jazeera reported on March 20 that Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree firing the central bank governor Naci Agbal. Agbal had held this position for

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News   -   Mar 19, 2021 Canadian Bitcoin ETF Holds More than 14,000 Bitcoin One Month After Launch
Canadian Bitcoin ETF Holds More than 14,000 Bitcoin One Month After Launch

Just over a month post-launch, Purpose Investment's Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) holds more than 14,000 bitcoin, approximately $820 million at press time, in assets under management. The Canadian asset management firm reported its milestone on Thursday, when it disclosed that the ETF had cracked the $1 billion

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News   -   Mar 17, 2021 Morgan Stanley to Offer High-Net-Worth Clients Access to Bitcoin Funds
Morgan Stanley to Offer High-Net-Worth Clients Access to Bitcoin Funds

Morgan Stanley plans to offer Bitcoin funds to its wealthiest customers. CNBC reported on March 17th that the investment bank, which manages $4 trillion of client assets, told its financial advisors in an internal memo that it would offer three separate Bitcoin funds to the wealthiest of its clients as

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News   -   Mar 17, 2021 Visa Plans to Enable Bitcoin Payments at 70 Million Merchants
Visa Plans to Enable Bitcoin Payments at 70 Million Merchants

Visa seemingly plans to follow in PayPal's fresh footsteps as it works to adopt Bitcoin. The firm's CEO Alfred Kelly said on Fortune’s Leadership Next podcast on Tuesday that the payment processing behemoth is willing to facilitate not only bitcoin purchases, but also spending functionalities,

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