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FTX Launches Futures Contracts on Bitcoin Hashrate

In what is likely to be the first such offering in the world, a crypto derivatives exchange has announced the launch of a new futures market that represents hashrate, or the computational power, of the Bitcoin (BTC) network.Announced today by Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of crypto derivatives exchange FTX, the new product drew mixed reactions from the co..

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Bitcoin News

Europe Heats Up Competition in Bitcoin Mining, Layer1 Plans Bold Move in US

As China’s dominance in Bitcoin (BTC) mining has already decreased this year, Europeans are taking even more steps to become more attractive to crypto miners. At the same time, BTC miners in the US also have ambitious plans.While Ukraine plans to offset the financial chaos of the coronavirus pandemic with nuclear-powered crypto mining, the most r..

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Altcoin News

Bithumb Delists Monero as Telegram Nth Room Rape Video Anger Festers

South Korean crypto exchanges have said their final farewell to monero (XMR) after Bithumb, the last major trading platform still trading in the token, officially delisted it yesterday. The so-called privacy token has endured a torrid past few weeks in South Korea, after media outlets unearthed evidence that the admins of a notorious sexual exploit..

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Ethereum News

Cryptoverse Upvotes and Downvotes Reddit's Experiment on Ethereum

Though it has many supporters from the Cryptoverse, the long speculated-about, newly-introduced, blockchain-based points system on the popular discussion forum Reddit, unsurprisingly, has its critics too.As reported yesterday, Reddit has confirmed their point system built on top of the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Points can be customized by each com..

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