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Number of Americans Owning Crypto Doubled in 2019: Finder

The number of Americans who own cryptocurrencies has almost doubled in 2019, from 7.95% in 2018 to 14.4%, according to a new survey by Finder. 36.5 million Americans own crypto Finder, an Australia-based financial services firm, has surveyed 2,068 Americans to figure out that 36.5 million people in the United States own some form of …

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104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research Reveals

</header> <strong>The ownership of tether (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/USDT” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>USDT</a>) turns out to be quite concentrated. According to a recent report, a few addresses control the bulk of the stablecoin, which is widely used by bitcoin traders. The finding comes on top of fresh accusations of creating a bubble levied in a lawsuit against …

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Survey: Chinese Students Want Crypto Jobs, 8% Own Cryptocurrencies

</header> <strong>A poll conducted among university students in China indicates that many of them see a bright future for cryptocurrencies in their country. A quarter of the respondents said they would seek employment in the industry that deals with digital assets and related technologies. Approximately one in 12 students already owns digital coins. </strong> Also …

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Bitcoin Cash Outshines BTC Retail Spending in Australia by a Wide Margin

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The BCH-centric web portal Bitcoinbch.com published an in-depth report that shows the aggregate of cryptocurrency expenditure for Australian retail businesses. According to the 10-page document, <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> transactions in the country exceed <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> transactions by a wide margin and <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” …

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Market Rebound Boosts Adoption of Cryptocurrencies for Payments

</header> <strong>The use of digital assets to make payments is growing, according to a recently published </strong><strong>study. It reveals that cryptocurrency’s role as a viable means of payment has been expanding and this year’s market rebound has increased the turnover of crypto payments. The report suggests that debit cards linked to digital currency wallets will …

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Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows

</header> <strong>Cryptocurrency usage has been expanding globally and a new survey confirms that trend. The poll conducted by Statista shows that the citizens of troubled countries tend to exploit the benefits of decentralized digital money far more readily than the citizens of thriving nations. </strong> Also read: VPN Providers Defy Order to Connect to Russia’s …

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Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>An Indian government-initiated program is offering a course for undergraduates to learn about cryptocurrency, blockchains, and their use cases. This 12-week interactive course is free to enroll and learn from. Among the topics covered are Bitcoin basics and consensus. Meanwhile, India’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrency is reportedly ready.</strong> Also read: Indian Cryptocurrency …

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‘Craig Is a Liar’ – Early Adopter Proves Ownership of Bitcoin Address Claimed by Craig Wright

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On May 16, an unknown person posted a signed message to social media concerning a bitcoin address that was used as evidence in the ongoing Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit. According to the message, which is verified to be the rightful owner of the address used in the Florida lawsuit, the address never …

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Blockchain Researchers Mock Craig Wright’s Unsealed Bitcoin Address List

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The ongoing lawsuit between the relatives of Dave Kleiman and Craig Wright continues to unfold as a filing has been unsealed that shows a list of addresses tied to the first 70 bitcoin blocks Wright claims to have mined. However, not long after the redacted list was unsealed, researchers at Wizsec Security …

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Putting eyes on a donation jar made people more charitable

Sponsored Links Jenny Dettrick via Getty Images A recent paper published in International Journal of Behavioural Biology found a novel way to make people more generous. All it takes is some eyes. Researchers found by sticking eye images on charity donation jars in a supermarket resulted in people giving 48 percent more compared to standard, …

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