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India’s Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a Mumbai resident known as “crypto king,” who allegedly used bitcoin to purchase narcotics on the dark web. Indian cryptocurrency exchange Wazirx says the accused is not one of its customers. ‘Crypto King’ Arrested in India A Mumbai resident, Makarand Pardeep Adivirkar, also known as “crypto king” in
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Bitcoin will experience three halvings this decade, the first in 2020, the second in 2024 and the third in 2028. Counting the 2020 halving that already occurred last year, Bitcoin has experienced a total of 3 halvings since its launch in 2009. Historically, in the year following each halving, the bitcoin price shoots up exponentially
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Danske Bank will not block credit cards used in crypto trading, according to its newly announced position on cryptocurrencies. The Danish bank would also accept deposits related to crypto investments, although it follows a cautious approach towards decentralized digital assets. Denmark’s Largest Bank Clarifies Its Stance on Cryptocurrencies Responding to mounting inquiries from customers and
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Galaxy Digital’s co-president Damien Vanderwilt announced today that his firm has partnered with Goldman Sachs to help provide bitcoin futures products. The partnership marks one of the first occasions where an American multinational investment bank has partnered with a crypto asset service provider. Galaxy Serves as Goldman’s Counterparty for Bitcoin Futures Trading Goldman Sachs is
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Madrid-based financial services giant BBVA, one of the largest financial institutions in the world, will soon offer bitcoin trading and custody services through its Swiss subsidiary. “After six months of testing with a selected group of users, BBVA Switzerland makes its first crypto-asset trading and custody service available to all its private banking clients,” according
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I’m going to talk about the security behind Bitcoin addresses and keys, called Public Key Cryptography. This includes SHA256, Random Number Generators(RNGs), Hash Functions, and Elliptic Curve Digital Signatures (ECDSA.) If you have questions beyond this, please feel free to DM me. I am a mathematician by training, and I have a deep love for
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