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Idle wallet with 321 BTC made a move after eight years

A multimillion-dollar Bitcoin wallet has just come out of its slumber. For some reason, the wallet has not traded for years despite the fact that it has money that “changes your life”. The wallet had not been used since 2013, just a few years after the disappearance of the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The wallet currently contains $ 15 million worth of BTC and it is not clear who owns it or why it was reactivated on Tuesday. The wallet has 321 BTC. After eight years, the value of this amount increased from $ 6,594 to $ 15,103,046.…

The elected mayor of New York will be paid with Bitcoin

New York Mayor-elect Eric Adams has announced via Twitter that he will receive his first three Bitcoin salaries. The new mayor has already stated that his main goal is to make New York the center of the cryptocurrency economy. Following the announcement by the Mayor of Miami that he will start paying his fees in Bitcoin, it is now the turn of the Mayor of New York, who informed those who follow him on Twitter that his first three salaries will be made entirely in Bitcoin. In this way he wanted to emphasize his support for cryptocurrencies, with New York…

Visa launches cryptocurrency consulting services for banks

In a recent Visa study, 18% of global respondents revealed that they are more likely to be transferred to a bank offering cryptocurrency-related products over the next year. Payment giant Visa has set up a global cryptocurrency consulting practice to help financial institutions incorporate them into their services. Cisa Sheffield, head of Visa’s cryptocurrency division, told CoinDesk: “We believe that Visa will play a critical role in bridging banks with the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Every bank must have a crypto-strategy.” The cryptocurrency advisory team will work with the company’s advisory and analysis team to help banks formulate strategies, as well as…

Cryptocurrencies will give the UK an edge over the EU

According to Hammond, the blockchain will be the backbone of the future trading system The use of cryptocurrencies to improve the economic situation of Great Britain is recommended by the former Minister of Finance Philip Hammond. He said in an interview that digital assets such as cryptocurrencies could give the UK a unique edge over its European rivals in the post-Brexit era. He estimated that both bitcoin and altcoins will be used in more and more economies in the coming years. “I believe this trend will not stop.” “We must act quickly to ensure that Great Britain is in a…

George Soros turns his back on US stock market and invests in cryptocurrencies

“We have some coins,” said Soros Fund Management CIO Dawn Fitzpatrick Billionaire George Soros turns to cryptocurrencies, turning his back on Wall Street, which, despite the “revival” seen in today’s meeting, remains… in a downward mood. An indication of the prevailing trend is the fact that the CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, with $ 626 billion in assets under management, said that now is a “good time” for liquidation. On the other hand, Dawn Fitzpatrick, CIO of Soros Fund Management, which manages $ 27 billion in assets, speaking to Bloomberg’s Erik Shatzker, said that after investing $ 5 billion in…

Argentine President Fernandez wants to legalize Bitcoin

According to Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, cryptocurrencies are the emerging category of digital assets Argentine President Alberto Fernandez agreed to legalize Bitcoin, while promising to support the creation of a state digital currency. However, his wish runs counter to the opposition of the country’s central bank. In particular, according to the President of Argentina, cryptocurrencies are the emerging category of digital assets. In an interview with local media outlet Caja Negra, Fernandez answered the question of whether he would consider investigating the CBDC or recognizing bitcoin as legal tender, as El Salvador did. The Argentine president highlighted the growing dynamics…

O «Mr. White Hat “, the hacker of the robbery of $ 600 million in cryptocurrencies returned the money

The hacker, who is responsible for one of the biggest cryptocurrency robberies of all time, returned almost the entire $ 600 million, saying he did it “for fun” and to expose a security breach. Poly Network, which manages an interoperability platform between blockchain chains, confirmed yesterday via Twitter that $ 268 million worth of Ether tokens had been recovered, and over the next 24 hours, $ 342 million worth of tokens belonging to three cryptocurrencies were returned to company. As he explained, the hacker – whom he calls “Mr. “White Hat”, a term referring to a security hacker who is…

Paris Saint-Germain paid Messi with a cryptocurrency!

In the form of a cryptocurrency, Lionel Messi will receive a part of his salary from his agreement with Paris Saint-Germain. According to a telegram from Reuters, which was later confirmed by the French club, a significant part of the signing bonus will be paid to the 34-year-old Argentine ace in the form of fan tokens, which is a kind of cryptocurrency, which allows friends of the team to have right to vote for certain – minor – decisions of the association. As with all cryptocurrencies, fan tokens are tradable and exchangeable through special platforms. Each such “brand” went on…

Cryptocurrencies are under control. The focus is on the operation of exchanges

Investor protection is a priority for the new SEC president In his first major digital money interview, the new chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, hinted that he would not take a lax approach to regulating cryptocurrencies, although he has taught about them at MIT. Policymakers around the world are in the process of finding a way to regulate the $ 1.6 trillion cryptocurrency market, which has seen huge growth and fluctuations. Mr Gary Gensler is in favor of a robust regulatory framework based on securing pads for the millions of investors who have filled…

Historical video from 2013: When the Greek Andreas Antonopoulos was talking about Bitcoin at $ 100

Watch the historical video of Andreas Antonopoulos, host of the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast and lecturer for the M.Sc. Digital coins at the University of Nicosia. Source: https://www.cryptonomist.gr/istoriko-vinteo-apo-to-2013-otan-o-ellinas-andreas-antonopoulos-milouse-gia-to-bitcoin-sta-100/?fbclid=IwAR1mXc8DEJdWWzpVNOOg655pjonbrJuJ6b7QlJuQwso2N53NkiOCwOc2iOU 00