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Bitcoin ATMs rose by 87% to exceed 10,000 globally

Worldwide, the total number of Bitcoin ATMs has now passed 10,000. According to Norwegian financial services company AksjeBloggen, the number of Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) has jumped from the 5336 recorded in September 2019 to 87% in the past year. There were almost 3,900 new ATMs added in 2020 alone. CoinATMRadar’s monitoring resource currently shows there are […]

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COVID-19 shook out retail investors but incited BTC whales: Report

Retail and institutional Bitcoin investors took very different approaches as the COVID-19 pandemic began, new research from OKEx Insights and Catallact has shown. The research, which looked from January to the beginning of August 2020 at on-chain BTC transaction data, found retail investors largely pulled back and took a wait and see strategy with Bitcoin. […]

The crypto market sent the price of ethereum classic (ETC) higher in the early hours of Monday (UTC time), despite the news that one of the top 35 crypto networks by market capitalization suffered its third 51% attack in a month.

Ethereum Classic Up by 3% Today After Third 51% Attack In a Month

The crypto market sent ethereum classic (ETC) prices higher in Monday’s early hours (UTC time), amid reports that one of the top 35 market capitalization crypto networks experienced its third 51% attack in a month. ETC trades at USD 6.68 at pixel time (04:46 UTC) and rises by 3% per day, decreasing its weekly losses […]

Here’s How the US-China Tension Could Benefit Bitcoin

Tensions between the US and China have risen in recent weeks. The US economy has declined in response, although some observers say it has also helped drive the bitcoin (BTC) cost lower to just under USD 12,000. While the further deterioration of US-China relations could benefit Bitcoin, figures from the crypto-industry told Cryptonews.com that sanctions […]

The Number of Active Crypto Traders in Japan Decreased in March

Before the state of emergency was formally declared slowing the pandemic spread in Japan. Total crypto-exchange activity decreased as fiat deposits peaked. The number of active crypto accounts registered in the country decreased from 2.048.501 in February to 2.044.806 in March. According to data published by the Japan Virtual and Crypto Asset Exchange Association (JVCEA) […]

CWT Travel Management Company Pays $4.5M Bitcoin to Hackers

U.S.-based travel company CWT paid $4.5 million in a Bitcoin ransom to hackers who stole the company’s confidential data. According to Reuters’ July 31 report, CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel) representatives paid 414 Bitcoin (BTC) ransomware hackers on July 27. About $4.5 million at the time — over two transactions. Blockchain data reveals that, within […]