Top 100 Bitcoin addresses accumulated $11B more BTC in the past 30 days

The top 100 richest Bitcoin addresses are increasingly bullish, accumulating 16% more Bitcoin over the last 30 days.  In total these addresses added 334,000 more Bitcoin to their bags, or around $11 billion worth. The majority barely reacted to Bitcoin’s recent price drop from $41,000 to below $33,000. Only seven addresses conducted a transfer out of the wallet since the most recent all-time-high on January 10. Of the addresses that have transacted in the last 30 days, only eight of them have more than ten transactions to their name since…

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Bitcoin’s Early Days: Reporter Recalls $200K Sushi Dinner After Spending 10 BTC, Former Bitcoin Dev Sells 55,000 BTC for Under $30 a Coin

As bitcoin touched an all-time price high this week, the tech reporter at the New York Times, Kashmir Hill, recalled how she spent 10 BTC ($224k) for a sushi dinner for a couple of dozen strangers. Hill wrote about the dining experience in a recent article called “How I Blew My Bitcoin on Sushi: My $200,000 Sushi Dinner.” Additionally, the early bitcoiner Martti Malmi wrote about how he sold 55,000 BTC which would now be worth over $1.2 billion. Journalist Spends 10 BTC on a Sushi Dinner With Strangers in…

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Bancor soars 86% in two days as Coinbase lists BNT, DEX volume spikes

The price of BNT, the native token of Bancor, surged 86% in merely two days from $1.02 to $1.919. The rally was fueled by a combination of Coinbase listing BNT and the growing volume of Bancor’s DEX. The Coinbase listing was the primary catalyst behind BNT’s strong 48-hour rally. Almost immediately after its announcement, the token’s price increased by around 16% after spiking to as high as $3.70. Coinbase said on Dec. 16: “Starting today, Coinbase supports Aave (AAVE), Bancor (BNT), and Synthetix (SNX) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase…

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Announcing Bitcoin Magazine’s 21 Days of Data – Bitcoin Magazine

For the next 21 days leading up to Genesis Day, Bitcoin Magazine will be highlighting different data-related projects built by the community (and rolling out a few of our own!). Each of these projects are run by a small handful of developers looking to delight, entertain or educate. We’ll be posting each one to our social channels, plus doing a few more in-depth conversations with the developers working on these projects. Also, we’ll update this article every day with the latest project to go check out. At the end of…

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The ‘12 Days of Zombie Christmas’ to auction NFT holiday horrors for charity

Darren Kleine, known to most by his handle DKleine, is an NFT artist with a decidedly specific niche — Zombies. We’re talking crypto zombies, political zombies, mustachioed Salvador Dali zombies. Zombies of all shapes, sizes, and orientations! If it’s green, dismembered, and loves the savory taste of a good brain, it’s ripe for tokenization (and charity) so far as Mr. Kleine is concerned. What started as a quasi-political statement just a few short months ago (his first zombie NFT was a decaying Donald Trump, still running for president in 2040)…

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The Early Days Of Bitcoin With Vake – Bitcoin Magazine

In this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Meet The Taco Plebs,” I was joined by my good friend, “a man of the people,” Vake. He has been on the Bitcoin scene for a lot longer than many and provided some quality insight into what was going on around BTC in 2013 and 2014. Vake is a proper pleb and I had the opportunity to meet him in person earlier this year. The day I flew into Texas for the popular Bitcoin-only conference BitBlockBoom!, I met up with him and a few…

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Data shows Bitcoin price drops days after BTC futures open interest hits $1B

There was a time when BitMEX derivatives exchange reigned sovereign over other exchanges, and the company effectively held a 50% market share until July 2019. For this reason, traders kept a close eye on every indicator connected to BitMEX, including its funding rate, open interest, and basis. Open interest measures the total number of contracts held by market participants. As the figure rises higher, so does the potential size of liquidations. On Aug. 2, a $1,400 crash happened as $1 billion in futures contracts were forcefully closed due to insufficient…

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XRP Price Climbed 123% in 30 Days, Spark Token Airdrop Pushes Value Higher

During the course of the week digital currency markets have seen colossal gains and one crypto asset, in particular, XRP, has jumped significantly in value over the last seven days. The distributed ledger token XRP climbed 25% upwards on Tuesday alone, and seven-day price stats show the coin has gained 123% as well. At the time of publication, XRP is currently swapping for $0.677 per coin as it gained more than 25% during the early morning (ET) trading sessions on Tuesday. The coin holds the third-largest market valuation today with…

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The Bitcoin price has only been higher than now for 12 days in its history

The Bitcoin (BTC) price, which is currently sitting at $16,320, has only been at this level or higher for 12 days in the coin’s entire 4,332-day history, representing just 0.28% of the cryptocurrency’s life. Crypto analytics platform Messari published data stating that the closing price had exceeded $16,320 only on 12 other days, 10 of which occurred from Dec. 7 to 20 in 2017, with the highest close occurring on Dec. 16 at $19,378. Any investor who bought at the all-time high of $20,089 would still be down 18.35%. In…

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Uniswap farming ends in 4 days, potentially freeing up $1.1B ETH

The world’s largest decentralized exchange, Uniswap, has just conducted its first community call primarily to discuss which direction to take when UNI farming concludes on November 17. But the call ended with no clear direction from Uniswap, and no proposals submitted for extending UNI farming or launching new pools, so next week may well bring a lot of volatility to the space. Uniswap has been running four ETH-based liquidity pools since September 17 that have been earning 583,333 UNI per week, per pool. The collateral injection of over $2.4 billion…

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