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While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto gold

While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto gold

The United States is divided politically these days into red states and blue states, and increasingly, it seems to be fracturing into cryptocurrency-friendly and crypto-wary locales, too. On Feb. 21, it was revealed that San Francisco-based Ripple Labs had registered as a Wyoming business. Wyoming is arguably the most blockchain and cryptocurrency-welcoming state in the […]

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Top Crypto Exchanges Experience Difficulties as Tesla News Prompts Trading Frenzy

Top Crypto Exchanges Experience Difficulties as Tesla News Prompts Trading Frenzy

Binance, Coinbase, Gemini and Kraken are all having technical difficulties under heavy trading load. (Shutterstock) Feb 8, 2021 at 3:46 p.m. UTC Top Crypto Exchanges Experience Difficulties as Tesla News Prompts Trading Frenzy Some of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges were experiencing technical issues Monday after Tesla’s announcement of a $1.5 billion bitcoin investment saw prices […]

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Grayscale donates $1M to Coin Center, pledges up to $1M more in matched contributions

Grayscale donates $1M to Coin Center, pledges up to $1M more in matched contributions

Grayscale hopes to build off the success of Kraken’s donate-and-match program from 2018. 5106 Total views 16 Total shares Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital-asset manager, has pledged $1 million to Coin Center, Washington, D.C.’s most influential cryptocurrency advocacy group — a move it believes will help broaden “foundational knowledge” of the industry. The million-dollar […]

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Kraken announces Lightning Network integrations for 2021

Kraken announces Lightning Network integrations for 2021

Kraken will integrate the Lightning Network to support instant Bitcoin transfers and reduced withdrawal fees. 2254 Total views 13 Total shares Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has announced on Wednesday that it will integrate the Bitcoin Lightning Network in 2021. Kraken emphasized that the integration will drive significant improvements in speed and fees, claiming that […]

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