Top news of the week: 18.02.2020.

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Bitcoin Futures

On Feb 17, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @coindesk: Shenzhen-based @Whatsminer_MBT has rapidly grown its share in the bitcoin miner market by selling over half a million units in 2019, chipping away at rival @BITMAINtech's dominance. @WolfieZhao reports. https://t.co/QcmD9LDwE1
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Bitcoin Mining Unit Manufacturer MicroBT Nibbles at Bitmain’s Market Share

Bitcoin Mining Unit Manufacturer MicroBT Nibbles at Bitmain’s Market Share

Bitcoin miner maker MicroBT rapidly expanded market share by selling over half a million units in 2019, chipping away at rival Bitmain's dominance.

On Feb 14, 2020
@Excellion shared
RT @Pixelmatic: "We’re building a game called Infinite Fleet. It’s going to have a Liquid-based asset, a pure utility token. We’re hoping that it can replace in-game currency. Like the World of Warcraft gold." - @Excellion on @InfiniteFleet's unique game currency. 👇 https://t.co/O49t5gUCc4
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Samson Mow: Bitcoin Is a Way to Prevent an Orwellian Future

Samson Mow: Bitcoin Is a Way to Prevent an Orwellian Future

Find out what Blockstream's Chief Security Officer and a seasoned game developer Samson Mow thinks about Bitcoin forks, Lightning Network, and the coins that will dominate future markets.

On Feb 13, 2020
@tylerwinklevoss shared
RT @janehk: Congrats @BlockFiZac & the @TheRealBlockFi team on a successful Series B! 🚀 Crazy growth in #crypto interest accounts & crypto-backed loans 🎁 Credit card w/ #Bitcoin rewards launching in 2020 https://t.co/OeYc2XMRWH
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Bitcoin Lender BlockFi Raises $30M in Series B Led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures

Bitcoin Lender BlockFi Raises $30M in Series B Led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures

Having Hong Kong-based HashKey as an investor will help BlockFi expand into Singapore later this year, said CEO Zac Prince.

On Feb 11, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @coindesk: IN DEPTH: Just four years ago, two lifelong friends turned a small investment into the largest crypto miner in North America. Now they are warring over the company's future. Via @Liqquidity https://t.co/ktmdiJ7VdM
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Childhood Friends Battle Over Ownership of North America’s Largest Bitcoin Mine

Childhood Friends Battle Over Ownership of North America’s Largest Bitcoin Mine

Four years ago, two lifelong friends turned a small investment into the largest crypto miner in North America. Now they are warring over the company's future.

On Feb 12, 2020
@TheLTBNetwork shared
RT @BitcoinMagazine: Skateboarding and #Bitcoin are more alike than you think. Both highly stigmatized during their formative years (and even still), both intuitive approaches to old ways of doing things, bitcoin and skateboarding are both equal parts radical and disruptive. https://t.co/Su4DUWGSCv
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For the Tony Hawk Foundation, Bitcoin Is Radical. And That’s the Point

For the Tony Hawk Foundation, Bitcoin Is Radical. And That’s the Point

Bitcoin and skateboarding are rooted in radical approaches to old ideas, so it’s no wonder that bitcoin was a perfect fit for the Tony Hawk Foundation.

On Feb 14, 2020
@Excellion shared
RT @BtcboxE: We were able to have an interview with the world famous Blockchain developing company @Blockstream Allen Piscitello talks about his thoughts about sidechains, the Liquid Network, and much more. Please have a look. https://t.co/JNG57jUHT2 #blockstream #LIquid #sidechain
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Evolving Sidechains : An in-depth interview with Blockstream Allen Piscitello ①

Evolving Sidechains : An in-depth interview with Blockstream Allen Piscitello ①

On a recent occasion, we were able to have an interview with the world famous Blockchain developing company Blockstream. We did the interview with Allen Piscitello and he tells us his ...

On Feb 12, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
LabCFTC will host office hours to better engage with innovators in the field https://t.co/gRIIs7TtPk
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CFTC’s Fintech Research Unit to Hold Office Hours for Innovators

CFTC’s Fintech Research Unit to Hold Office Hours for Innovators

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s fintech lab will host office hours during New York Fintech Week.

On Feb 14, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
WATCH: Spencer Bogart from Blockchain Capital says we’re in a new era where almost all development will shift to four blockchains https://t.co/CCwfX1F7et
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Watch Spencer Bogart and Jacob Canfield Debate if Bitcoin Will Top $20,000 in 2020

Watch Spencer Bogart and Jacob Canfield Debate if Bitcoin Will Top $20,000 in 2020

Spencer Bogart from Blockchain Capital and Jacob Canfield from Signal Profits debate whether the halving is priced in and if Bitcoin will hit a new all time high in 2020.