Top news of the week: 18.08.2020.

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Bitcoin Futures

On Aug 11, 2020
@SatoshiLite shared
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On Aug 12, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: JUST IN: @coinbase will offer bitcoin-backed cash loans to select U.S. customers, beginning this fall. @Nate_DiCamillo reports https://t.co/pE9YP0jZNL
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Coinbase to Offer Bitcoin-Backed Loans to US Customers

Coinbase to Offer Bitcoin-Backed Loans to US Customers

Coinbase will allow U.S. retail customers to borrow fiat loans against as much as 30% of their bitcoin holdings starting in the fall.

On Aug 11, 2020
@aantonop shared
RT @CoinDesk: India is among the 5 fastest-growing bitcoin user groups in the world. Paxful’s Indian volumes surged from around $576,000 in May 2019 to $8.97 million in July 2020. Data from @paxful and @Coin_Dance. @La__Cuen and @haobing_shuaike report. https://t.co/lenXxrCpf6
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India May Be Starting Its Biggest Bitcoin Bull Run Yet

India May Be Starting Its Biggest Bitcoin Bull Run Yet

India’s crypto trade volumes have soared since the Supreme Court of India lifted banking restrictions for exchanges in March. According to Coin Dance's Paxful and LocalBitcoins volume data, ...

On Aug 12, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
RT @CointelegraphZN: Some of Africa's most prominent blockchain advocates are women: Steven Msoh looks to Botswana, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to find four educators who are seeking to help women become financially independent. https://t.co/HudBjfdMQ0
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Championing Blockchain Education in Africa: Women Leading the Bitcoin Cause

Championing Blockchain Education in Africa: Women Leading the Bitcoin Cause

Women hold positions of influence in the blockchain industry across Africa, particularly when education is involved. "The crypto space needs to be bold and brave enough to seek out other ...

On Aug 17, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: Some traders weren't surprised by bitcoin’s big gain Monday. “Bitcoin has been trading in a $11,000-$12,000 range, threatening to break past $12,000, so this is not too surprising,” said a trader. Report by @danielcawrey. https://t.co/VE4k2DxVAm
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Cracks $12.4K; DeFi Crosses $6B Locked

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Cracks $12.4K; DeFi Crosses $6B Locked

Bitcoin experienced a big jump Monday as investors continue to drop crypto into DeFi.

On Aug 17, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
“The government can’t stimulate the markets forever,” George Ball, former Prudential Securities CEO, told Reuters. Ball added bitcoin could make for an attractive speculative bet, or long term hedge. Get more Blockchain Bites, with @danielgkuhn https://t.co/kcQAZHTlph
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Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin on DeFi and DeFi on Bitcoin

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin on DeFi and DeFi on Bitcoin

More bitcoins are being tokenized than mined, DeFi is coming to the Bitcoin system and a former Prudential Securities CEO thinks crypto is a safe bet.

On Aug 17, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
IN DEPTH: DeFi may be coming to #bitcoin, thanks to work by @dglab_official, @jeremyrubin and others. @La__Cuen reports https://t.co/JSnr4097Rj
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Bitcoin DeFi May Be Unstoppable, What Does It Look Like?

Bitcoin DeFi May Be Unstoppable, What Does It Look Like?

Bitcoin veterans are about to join the decentralized finance (DeFi) bull run, and they are taking a very different approach than Ethereum fans.

On Aug 16, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
A number of cryptocurrency-focused gadgets have made headlines over the years, but have they lived up to the hype? https://t.co/WjK8kUEmp4
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Blockchain Phones and Bitcoin Watches: Revisiting the Crypto Tech Hype

Blockchain Phones and Bitcoin Watches: Revisiting the Crypto Tech Hype

Blockchain smartphones and crypto-storing watches: Which innovative devices have actually gone from concept to reality?