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Bitcoin is still caught up in coronavirus market carnage

Bitcoin loses ground for fourth straight day, falling as much as 18 percent on Monday.

Bitcoin is still caught up in coronavirus market carnage

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Thought bitcoin was the new safe-haven asset? Think again

The world's most valuable cryptocurrency is being sold off along with most other asset classes amid market turmoil.

Thought bitcoin was the new safe-haven asset? Think again

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Dead or reimagined? Facebook mulls Libra cryptocurrency revamp

Libra's journey is one of hubris, wary legislators, protective regulators and partners fearful of the risks involved.

Dead or reimagined? Facebook mulls Libra cryptocurrency revamp

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Distrust in Lebanese banks spurs bitcoin boom

More Lebanese are embracing the notoriously volatile cryptocurrency as the country's economy founders.

Distrust in Lebanese banks spurs bitcoin boom

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Crypto boss 'sees' bitcoin mining shift from China to Americas

Grayscale says 'real growing' effort is under way to move activity away from China, which dominates digital coin mining.

Crypto boss 'sees' bitcoin mining shift from China to Americas

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After breaking above $10,000, bitcoin euphoria fades

The world's most popular cryptocurrency has also struggled after having crossed the $10,000 threshold previously.

After breaking above $10,000, bitcoin euphoria fades

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After halving, bitcoin believers expect a rally in 2020

After block payment was cut in 2012, bitcoin prices surged 8,200 percent in a single year.

After halving, bitcoin believers expect a rally in 2020

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Crypto mystery: Digging up Gerald Cotten's body to trace money

QuadrigaCX shut down weeks after its CEO died, leaving 76,000 users out of $163m in cash and cryptocurrencies.

Crypto mystery: Digging up Gerald Cotten's body to trace money

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Crypto expert charged with helping North Korea evade US sanctions

Virgil Griffith has been arrested in Los Angeles and is alleged to have conspired to evade US-imposed sanctions.

Crypto expert charged with helping North Korea evade US sanctions

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HSBC to use blockchain to track $20bn in private assets

The platform - Digital Vault - will give investors real-time access to records of securities bought on private markets.

HSBC to use blockchain to track $20bn in private assets

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Bitcoin plunges to six-month low

For the first time since April, bitcoin fell below its 200-day moving average without bouncing back.

Bitcoin plunges to six-month low

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US prosecutors: Lawyer laundered $400m in crypto scam

Defendant claims he was unaware Bulgaria-based OneCoin was a fraudulent operation.

US prosecutors: Lawyer laundered $400m in crypto scam

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China's digital currency will give 'anonymity', says official

China wants to be first country to launch a digitised domestic currency as it tries to crack down on money laundering.

China's digital currency will give 'anonymity', says official

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Could central bank digital currencies soon become a reality?

Some governments believe these units can fend off the cryptocurrency threat and may take root in key economies.

Could central bank digital currencies soon become a reality?

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Alipay, Tencent beware: China's digital yuan is closing in

A senior Chinese central bank official said in August that it is close to issuing its own cryptocurrency.

Alipay, Tencent beware: China's digital yuan is closing in