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Russian Billionaire and Crypto Businessman Dies in Helicopter Crash in France

Russian financier and cryptocurrency entrepreneur Vyacheslav Taran has been killed in a helicopter crash on French territory. The accident marks the latest in a series of deaths of crypto executives and adds another name to a list of Russian billionaires who died this year under mysterious circumstances. Libertex President Perishes as His Helicopter Crashes on…

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Bitcoin Family Says They Are Moving $1M in Crypto to Decentralized Exchanges After FTX Collapse

In October 2017, Netherlands native Didi Taihuttu and his family sold all their valuable belongings and their house for bitcoin. The decision paid off and the Taihuttu family has traveled all around the world and recently moved to the island of Phuket. On Nov. 30, the 44-year-old Didi Taihuttu told CNBC that after storing crypto…

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No, Christine Lagarde, Inflation Did Not “Come From Nowhere”

ECB President Christine Lagarde declared that inflation “came from nowhere,” yet Bitcoiners know this isn’t really the case. This is an opinion editorial by Federico Rivi, an independent journalist and author of the Bitcoin Train newsletter. We are raising interest rates “because we are fighting inflation. Inflation has come out of practically nothing.” So said…

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Bitdao Reveals Modular Ethereum L2 Called Mantle, Public Testnet to Launch in 2023

On Wednesday, one of the world’s largest decentralized autonomous organizations, Bitdao, announced the soft launch of a modular Ethereum layer two (L2) network called Mantle that claims to bolster lower fees and fast transactions. According to the Bitdao team, Mantle’s public testnet is scheduled to release in 2023. Decentralized Autonomous Organization Soft Launches Mantle, a…

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Turning Garbage Into Digital Gold: The Rise Of Landfill Bitcoin Mining

Powering bitcoin mining operations with landfill waste is the latest trend in sector growth as miners capitalize on wasted and stranded energy resources. Powering bitcoin mining machines with literal garbage is an emerging trend within the mining sector as a crop of new companies focus on harnessing this abundant and otherwise wasted energy resource. Contrary…

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DLCs On Lightning Open The Door For Bitcoin Smart Contracts

The first successful discreet log contract has been executed on the Lightning Network by creating a new type of transaction when opening a Lightning channel. The below is a direct excerpt of Marty’s Bent Issue #1286: “The first mainnet DLC on Lightning has been executed.” Sign up for the newsletter here. Transaction graph showing how…

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Collapsing Crypto Yield Offerings Signal ‘Extreme Duress’

The leverage-fueled mania in crypto is over with yield arbitrage opportunities collapsing. How can companies still offer yield products above risk-free rates? The below is an excerpt from a recent edition of Bitcoin Magazine Pro, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis…

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Bitcoin Price Prediction: On-Chain Data And Analysts Predict More Upside For BTC

Bitcoin price finally breakout above the $16.5k level today after struggling near the level for many days. The BTC price hit a high of $17,021, rising almost 3% in the last 24 hours. While on-chain data and crypto analysts expect Bitcoin to record more gains, resistance remains much stronger at $18k. Moreover, Fed Chair Jerome…