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Blockstream, the firm behind the Bitcoin (BTC) sidechains Liquid and Lightning Network, has launched its “Liquid Ventures Initiative,” which seeks to connect developers looking to build on the commercial sidechain with crypto investors. The announcement follows the completion of the first Liquid Demo Day, which saw participation from startups and developers from Hong Kong, Israel,
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Despite local cryptocurrency uncertainty, Russia is strengthening its leadership on major peer-to-peer exchange LocalBitcoins in the share of Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes. Russia has traded the most Bitcoin on LocalBitcoins exchange for two consecutive months, April and May 2020, according to an analysis by crypto media startup CryptoDiffer. Russia trades nearly twice as much BTC
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Malware team, NetWalker, launched a ransomware attack against the Austrian village of Weiz. This attack affected the public service system and leaked some of the stolen data from building applications and inspections. According to the cybersecurity firm, Panda Security, hackers managed to penetrate the village’s public network through phishing emails related to the COVID-19 crisis.
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A leaked slide from a client meeting shows Goldman Sachs does not believe Bitcoin is an asset class. Coinbase angel investor Seth Ginns and Fundstrat analyst David Grider explain why Goldman continues to hold this antiquated position. Ginns and Grider joined Cointelegraph’s weekly Crypto Live Show to bring an investor’s perspective to the usual trader-heavy
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