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Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship

Oct 19, 2020 at 16:05 UTC Filecoin creator Juan Benet(CoinDesk archives) Blockchain Bites: Filecoin Strike, Bitcoin Fees Fall, Coinbase Censorship Top shelf Token protestFive of the largest Filecoin miners, which secure that data storage network, have gone on strike, bringing attention to the project’s “unfair” economic model. According to a report by 8btc.com, miners are […]

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Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain

Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain

Oct 19, 2020 at 14:53 UTCUpdated Oct 19, 2020 at 15:17 UTC Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (Wikimedia Commons) Major Meeting of Central Banks Produces Same Old ‘Evaluating’ CBDCs Refrain Central bankers continued to evaluate the merits, or lack thereof, of a digital currency (CBDC), explaining that digital innovation has its benefits but policy considerations […]

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Binance Jersey Is Shutting Down

Binance Jersey Is Shutting Down

Oct 19, 2020 at 13:26 UTCUpdated Oct 19, 2020 at 13:47 UTC Binance, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange platform by trading volume, is closing its dedicated Jersey branch. In an announcement provided to CoinDesk on Monday, Binance said all deposits to the local platform will be disabled on Oct. 30, and trading and other services will […]

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‘Boring’ Bitcoin Market Sends Miners’ Fee Earnings to 3-Month Low

‘Boring’ Bitcoin Market Sends Miners’ Fee Earnings to 3-Month Low

Oct 19, 2020 at 11:30 UTCUpdated Oct 19, 2020 at 14:01 UTC ‘Boring’ Bitcoin Market Sends Miners’ Fee Earnings to 3-Month Low Bitcoin’s (BTC) on-chain transaction activity has cooled amid the recent lull in price action, and that’s hurting miners’ earnings. The cryptocurrency’s blockchain processed 231,437 transactions on Oct. 18, the lowest since May 24, […]

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