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Ethereum cryptocurrency passes $4,000 for the first time

On May 5, 2020, one Ether token was worth $186. One year later, on Sunday night, the cryptocurrency hit $4,000 for the first time, a rise of over 2,100%. Though Dogecoin is sucking up most of the world’s cryptocurrency attention, it’s been a huge May for Ethereum already, as Sunday’s milestone comes just a week since the cryptocurrency hit $3,000 for the first time. 



a close up of a logo: Cryptocurrency has captured the attention of more investors this year. Getty Images


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Ether is a cryptocurrency minted on the Ethereum blockhain. Bitcoin, the most known currency, is built on its own, separate

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As Scrutiny of Cryptocurrency Grows, the Industry Turns to K Street

The board of advisers at the digital chamber is stuffed with former federal regulators, including a former member of Congress and a recent chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, J. Christopher Giancarlo, who was named to the board of BlockFi, a financial services company that tries to link cryptocurrencies with traditional wealth managers.

Max Baucus, the Democratic former chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Jim Messina, a former top Obama adviser, also have recently been named to senior industry posts.

Lobbying disclosure records show that at least 65 contracts as of early 2021 addressed industry matters

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Dogecoin: Will the recent Robinhood app change help the cryptocurrency?

The Robinhood app will soon make a change that could help Dogecoin investors spend the money they’ve earned by investing in the cryptocurrency.

What Robinhood did for Dogecoin

Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev said the Robinhood app — which allows people to trade and invest in cryptocurrencies — will try to make it so that people can easily withdraw and deposit cryptocurrency, according to Business Insider.

This is in reference to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who said Dogecoin’s biggest problem is that the people who invested in it can’t spend or withdrawn their holdings from Robinhood.

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What Is Chainlink and Why Is It Important in the World of Cryptocurrency?

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Blockchain has seen a staggering rise in popularity since Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, launched in 2010. Blockchain has a number of advantages, including decentralization and security. The demand for a decentralized currency has catapulted Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to worldwide popularity.

Read: Bitcoin Cash (BCH): How’s It Differ From Bitcoin and What’s It Worth?

But blockchain has its limitations. These systems are inherently closed off from the rest of the world, which is good for security and integrity but also limits the input data they can accept.

Thus, there is a need for a sort of bridge

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Bitcoin ($BTC) Cryptocurrency: JPMorgan Plans Fund for Wealthy

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is preparing to offer a Bitcoin fund to wealthy clients, the latest sign that Wall Street is warming to the largest cryptocurrency after it soared in recent months.

The actively managed fund will be available as soon as this summer, CoinDesk reported Monday, citing sources familiar with the plans. NYDIG will be the custody provider, a person with knowledge of the situation said, asking not to be identified because the decision hasn’t been made public.

Spokespeople for JPMorgan and NYDIG declined to comment.

Bitcoin rose as much as 12%

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Crypto definitions: A beginner’s guide to cryptocurrency lingo

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency created in 2009 by an unknown person (or people) using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Unlike traditional currencies such as the US dollar, bitcoin isn’t controlled by a bank or government. Bitcoin is by far the most valuable and popular cryptocurrency in use today.

A blockchain is a digital ledger and the key technology underpinning most cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (more on those later) and other unique digital items.

Blockchain can be used to store all kinds of information, but so far its most common use is in recording cryptocurrency transactions. Once a transaction is made, it’s entered

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How to Buy SafeMoon | Cryptocurrency

Things change quickly in the cryptocurrency arena.

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A few weeks ago, powered by Elon Musk and Mark Cuban’s enthusiastic comments, Dogecoin was the hottest altcoin around. Now, though, Dogecoin has fallen back a bit after its tremendous run. Meanwhile, traders have turned their attention to the latest surging token: SafeMoon.

SafeMoon has had a wild April. It surged as much as 2,000%, hitting $0.0000130 at one point. However, it has fallen by roughly two-thirds from its peak to around $0.000006 now. With that sort of price volatility, it’s no surprise that traders are quickly figuring out how to

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Delchain Partners With Flare to Advance Seamless Cryptocurrency Transactions

NASSAU, Bahamas, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Delchain, an innovative financial digital asset service provider looking to bridge the gap between regulated financial services and blockchain, today announces its partnership with Flare, a specialized blockchain network, with the purpose of facilitating safe, peer-to-peer transactions of cryptocurrencies on the Flare platform.

Delchain is a leading one-stop shop for blockchain financial services and aims to bridge the gap between regulated financial services and the world of cryptocurrency. 

Flare is a new smart contract platform and the first such platform to apply Federated Byzantine Agreement (FBA) consensus to smart

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Bitcoin (BTC USD) Cryptocurrency Price Selloff Was a Long Time Coming

Bitcoin has rewarded investors with massive gains all year, but now the cryptocurrency’s famous volatility is back.

The token plunged below $50,000 in Friday trading for its worst week in almost two months as a proposed tax hike for wealthy Americans intensifies an industry selloff.

While the digital token is known for its big price swings, this latest bout has been particularly head-spinning after the all-time high notched on April 14.

Still, talk to investors and analysts and many will say it was a long time coming — with last week’s rally in the satirical Dogecoin and the eye-watering valuation

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