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Pricey pixel: Digital artist Pak’s NFTs auctioned off for $16.8M | Arts and Culture News

Among the non-fungible tokens (NFTs) up for auction by Sotheby’s was a work called The Pixel, an image of a…

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US stocks end mixed despite stellar bank earnings | Banks News

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo all unveiled earnings for the first quarter that surpassed analysts’ forecasts, but Wall Street ended mixed on…

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Crypto watershed: Coinbase is making its big debut | Business and Economy News

On Wednesday, cryptocurrencies will take another huge stride towards the mainstream when digital currency exchange Coinbase Global Inc becomes the…

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Asia

Bitcoin leaps to all-time high ahead of $100bn Coinbase IPO | Crypto News

In one of the most potent signs of Wall Street’s growing acceptance of cryptocurrencies, Coinbase will list on the Nasdaq on April…

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Bitcoin flirts with all-time high ahead of Coinbase listing | Business and Economy News

Bitcoin is making a run at its all-time high ahead of the April 14 listing of digital token exchange Coinbase…

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To the moon? Cryptocurrency market cap surges past $2 trillion | Crypto News

Bitcoin is worth more than $1 trillion alone after its price more than doubled in 2021, and the five next…

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What’s behind the Bitcoin hype? | Start Here

Bitcoin is the most popular digital currency on the planet. Why? Credit

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Beyond Bitcoin: Ether breaks past $2,000 as crypto gains widen | Business and Economy News

The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency gained as much as 2.3 percent on Friday, having surged 170 percent this year alone. Ether,…

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Bitcoin for Babe Ruth? Sports auction house will accept crypto | Crypto News

Goldin Auctions announced it will accept Bitcoin and Ether in its sports memorabilia auctions, becoming one of the first physical…

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Europe

NFT craze: Why are non-fungible tokens all the rage? | Arts and Culture News

SHORT ANSWER Explaining the popularity of digital art with ownership recorded on blockchain and purchased in cryptocurrency. Some of the…

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Europe

Virtual land and spaceships: NFTs and the new crypto frontier | Business and Economy News

Since time immemorial, humans have fought over land — a scarce resource that determines where people can grow food, build…

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Fed-up employees, NFT land grab, and Prince Harry’s unicorn | Automotive Industry News

It’s Friday, and that means you have officially made it through another week of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve got…

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Europe

Bitcoin selloff takes a bite out of cryptocurrency’s biggest fund | Crypto News

The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust free fall highlights the extent to which the latest leg of the retail-driven crypto craze is cooling.…

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NFT ‘self-portrait’ by Sophia the Robot sells for nearly $700,000 | Arts and Culture News

‘I’m so excited about people’s response to new technologies like robotics,’ Sophia told Reuters news agency. A digital artwork by…

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Asia

Nigeria’s crackdown on Bitcoin echoes global crypto conundrum | Business and Economy News

Lagos, Nigeria – When the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a circular in early February warning banks and financial…

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‘You can now buy a Tesla with Bitcoin’: Company’s ‘Technoking’ | Automotive Industry News

The electric carmaker said last month it had bought $1.5bn of Bitcoin, sending the price of the cryptocurrency soaring. Tesla…

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Europe

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sells for $2.9m | Arts and Culture News

The tweet was sold as a non-fungible token, unique digital assets that are growing rapidly in popularity; the proceeds were…

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‘Highly volatile’: Powell’s not-so-cryptic warning on Bitcoin | Business and Economy News

The US Federal Reserve chairman warned that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were ‘not really useful as a store of value’…

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Bitcoin’s dirty secret: ‘This thing is taking a lot of energy’ | Climate Change News

The energy used by the network of computers that power the digital coin is comparable to that of many developed…

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Coinbase pegs valuation at $68bn ahead of landmark listing | Business and Economy News

Coinbase Global, the biggest US cryptocurrency exchange, says recent private market transactions value the firm at around $68bn. Coinbase Global…

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Europe

Climate concerns to crime: Bitcoin’s dark side draws scrutiny | Business and Economy News

Bitcoin’s latest rally to another all-time high north of $60,000 may have lost some steam this week, but its blistering…

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Monday blues: Bitcoin drops after surpassing $60,000 | Crypto News

After topping out at $61,742 on Saturday, Bitcoin fell by as much as 9.2 percent. Bitcoin dropped Monday as traders…

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Asia

Promotion? Musk is ‘Technoking of Tesla’, CFO is ‘Master of Coin’ | Automotive Industry News

Tesla’s Elon Musk and his finance chief added tongue-in-cheek titles to their resumes. Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk and his finance…

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Asia

Mysterious crypto investor Metakovan paid Ether in Beeple auction | Arts and Culture News

A digital asset investor who goes by the handle Metakovan and refuses to give his full name, announced that he is…

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Bitcoin backlash: Iran cracks down on crypto exchanges | Business and Economy News

Tehran, Iran – Iranian officials are cracking down on the use of cryptocurrencies in the country again, with crypto exchanges…

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Asia

Working moms, Kenya’s champion maker and a $69.3m Beeple pleaser | Arts and Culture News

COVID-19 vaccines are going into arms, people around the world are starting to get outside again and digital art is…

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Power to the Beeple: Digital art fetches $69.3M at auction | Arts and Culture News

American artist Beeple became the first to sell a purely digital piece of artwork at auction, fetching more than $69.3m…

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Poor regulation pushing South Africa’s crypto firms to relocate | Business and Economy News

The world’s biggest cryptocurrency scam of last year was a jolt to South Africa’s regulator — and not everyone will…

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After the rout: Bitcoin rallies back above $50,000 | Business and Economy News

After last week’s selloff, the Bitcoin bulls are back, pushing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency back above the $50,000 mark.…

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Asia

Cboe seeks green light for first US Bitcoin ETF | Business and Economy News

Cboe Global Markets Inc is seeking approval to list and trade shares of what could be the first Bitcoin exchange…

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Asia

The value of ‘digital gold’: What is bitcoin actually worth? | Crypto News

Billionaire Elon Musk threw $1.5bn into bitcoin before tweeting that its value does “seem high.” Microsoft founder Bill Gates, a…

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Europe

Rebound: Bitcoin rises after volatile crypto swing | Crypto News

The digital token rose as much as 7 percent on Wednesday, climbing to near $50,000 after sinking 13 percent on…

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Bitcoin buy-in: MicroStrategy pours $1bn more into cryptocurrency | Crypto News

The business intelligence firm said it now owns close to 90,531 bitcoins and will continue to buy more. Major bitcoin…

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Tesla shares sink below S&P entry level, wipe out 2021 gains

Bitcoin’s gains had skyrocketed to new highs recently after Tesla announced two weeks ago it added $1.5bn in Bitcoin to…

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Bitcoin slumps 14% as pullback from record gathers pace | Business and Economy News

Cryptocurrency sinks to $46,568 in its largest daily drop in a month after surging past $50,000. Bitcoin has dropped below…

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Asia

Soaring high: Bitcoin hits record $53,750, $1 trillion market cap | Business and Economy News

The world’s top cryptocurrency has surged 60 percent this month alone, fuelled in part by mainstream investors like Tesla. Bitcoin…

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Latin America

Mars landing, Kitty goes to Washington and auctioning digital art | Arts and Culture News

It’s been a week of wild weather for regions across the globe — from snow in Jerusalem to a deep…

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Crypto mania! Bitcoin leaps past $52,000 for the first time | Crypto News

For some, the Bitcoin rally is a symptom of the speculative frenzy caused by ultra-low interest rates and other stimulus…

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Bitcoin tops $50,000 for the first time ever in dizzying rally | Business and Economy News

The world’s largest cryptocurrency vaulted to over $50,000 early Tuesday morning in New York. Bitcoin blew through another milestone, surging…

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Europe

Bitcoin on the path to $50,000 as Wall Street’s interest grows | Crypto News

More companies are beginning to add services for cryptocurrencies, although the asset class remains lightly regulated and controversial among policymakers. Signs…

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