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Russian Appellate Court Cancels Decision to Block Tor Project’s Website

A court of appeals in Russia has overturned a ruling by a regional court which allowed the blocking of the Tor Project’s website in the country. Due to violations during the initial proceedings, the case has been returned to the court of the…
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So-Called ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Turns ‘Crypto Bro’ — ‘I Started Using Uniswap in Prison’

Following his release from prison, the former hedge fund manager and convicted felon, Martin Shkreli, discussed cryptocurrencies and using the decentralized exchange (dex) platform Uniswap from a federal penitentiary. The so-called ‘Pharma…
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Crypto Mining Farm Uncovered in Russia’s Oldest Prison

Russian law enforcement officials are investigating a crypto mining operation at Butyrka, Russia’s oldest prison. A deputy warden has been accused of stealing electricity to mint digital coins with the help of unidentified accomplices…
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Bitcoin Held on Trading Platforms Continues to Drop Lower, Over 68% of the Total Held by 5 Exchanges

Amid the market carnage tied to Terra’s recent fallout, bitcoin sent to exchanges saw a brief spike on May 7, jumping more than 2% higher from 2.481 million to 2.532 million bitcoin. Despite the recent increase of bitcoin sent to trading…
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Circle to Issue Weekly USDC Reserve Reports — Tether Publishes May 2022 Assurance Report

The co-founder and CEO of Circle, Jeremy Allaire, has announced the cryptocurrency firm that issues the stablecoin usd coin plans to provide the public with weekly stablecoin reserve reports. Additionally, the company Tether has also released an…
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Prepare for Recession: Musk and Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Weigh In; Galaxy Digital’s CEO Talks on Terra Collapse — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

This week, both Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein and Tesla boss Elon Musk weighed in on the issue of an impending recession in the U.S., issuing sobering estimations. In the wake of Terra’s epic implosion, the topic is all the more…
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Sony Announces Metaverse Push in Latest Annual Corporate Strategy Meeting

Sony, the global electronics giant, has announced it will take a more focused approach when it comes to metaverse experiences as part of its entertainment strategy. The company that owns the Playstation brand revealed that prior investments in…
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Singapore High Court Injunction Blocks Sale or Transfer of BAYC #2162 NFT

The Singapore High Court has granted a court injunction which stops or blocks the sale of a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) that one man claims was wrongfully taken away from him. NFT Used as Collateral A Singapore man has won…
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Report: BRICS Countries Told to Consider Countering the Dollar’s Global Hegemony

Chinese experts have called on leaders of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries to consider countering the dollar, whose global hegemony is thought to be abusive. Still, the experts concede that any attempt to diminish the…
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Bill Gates: Crypto Has No Valuable Output — It’s Not Adding to Society Like Other Investments

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has explained why he does not own any bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. “I like investing in things that have valuable output,” Gates said, adding that crypto is “not adding to society like…
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Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki Thinks Bitcoin Could Bottom Out at $9K — Reveals Why He Remains Bullish

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has explained why he is still bullish about bitcoin. He’s waiting for the cryptocurrency to test a new bottom before getting in, which he indicated could be as…