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The bitcoin price chart continues to move rapidly upward, successfully breaking through new resistance levels. Stable positive dynamics led to explosive growth of the cryptocurrency market. Over the past 24 hours, the bitcoin (BTC) rate has grown by 9.51% and at the time of this writing is $ 7,413. The daily gain has reached $ 660, which is comparable to November 2017. The last time the price of the first cryptocurrency was traded at this level 3 August 2018. Since the beginning of the month, the price of military-technical cooperation has increased by 38.5%, and in 2019 it almost doubled (97.6%). Its relative market share reached 59.1%, and its daily trading volume was $ 29 billion.. The impulse for the start of explosive growth was a confident breakdown of the important resistance level of $ 6,000. Today, the market locomotive has successfully overcome the mark $ 7000 and September high of $ 7410.…

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Last week, users of the video streaming service Twitch began reporting that the platform no longer accepts payments in bitcoin and bitcoin cash as payment for subscriptions.. One of the platform’s clients reported on Reddit that Twitch has removed the BitPay service from the list of payment methods, which previously could be used to pay BTC and BTC. He noted that over the past few weeks the function has become available to users of all countries. Crypto-Friendly Browser Brave Hits 8 Million Monthly Active Users Another user pointed out that the new version of Streamlabs – popular software used for recommendations, – now also not allows the possibility of crypto payments. Some customers were outraged by such changes, so they decided to cancel their subscriptions and sent letters to the company’s administration with requests to return the cryptocurrency to the list of payment methods.. Twitch has been accepting bitcoin since 2016 using…

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The Ministry of Health of the United Arab Emirates launched a blockchain platform for storing information on the activities of organizations in the healthcare sector. The new solution will allow you to find the right institution and learn about the qualifications of its staff or the details of the supply of drugs. In the future, an artificial intelligence system is also integrated into the platform, which will expand the functionality of the project.. The main goal of the innovation is to improve the efficiency of the UAE Ministry of Health and other health services. According to the head of the public health department Lubna Al Shaali, the blockchain platform is secure, decentralized and encrypted with a high degree of security, allowing you to verify the accuracy and reliability of information. Earlier, the UAE authorities set a goal By 2021, transfer half of government data exchange operations to blockchain. As of February…

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EXANTE analyst Viktor Argonov told BitCryptoNews why «weekend rally» bitcoin could not stop even the negative events that were observed in previous events. The holidays were marked by the fact that Bitcoin broke through the psychologically important level of $ 7000, slipping a couple of days before that several other significant resistance levels. The breakthrough came despite the negative news background associated with the theft of 7000 BTC at the Binance crypto exchange (the withdrawal of funds could have been prevented by corrections), the controversial situation with Bitfinex and Tether, as well as large withdrawals (\ 21500 BTC) from wallets Bitfinex, Bittrex and Bitstamp. According to Viktor Argonov, the rise in the bitcoin rate is due to a number of global reasons. In the near future, he expects the launch of a new service Fidelity, which will allow institutional investors to purchase, sell and store cryptocurrencies. May 20 is approaching when there…

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Last week, the cryptocurrency market gradually increased its capitalization, raising it by $ 6 billion. The Attack Optimizer affected the course of events, which passes through the psychological mark of $ 4000 and persistently continues to fight for it.. Climbing started back on Thursday, increased interest in bitcoin on Friday and Saturday inspired the rest of the market. Over the week, the cryptocurrency market capitalization increased from $ 134 billion to $ 140 billion. After Saturday’s jump in the price of bitcoin by 3%, its rate reached $ 4070, but the subsequent correction lowered it. At the time of writing, BTC is trading at $ 4020, although over the past day the coin has shown an increase of 0.12%. Ether (ETH) is hovering at $ 139.3 and dropped by 0.4% in 24 hours. XRP has retreated 0.3% and is trading at $ 0.317. Litecoin (LTC) reached the mark $ 60.2 after losing 1.51%, and EOS prices…

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The use of new formulas of chemicals allows scientists to get as close as possible to unraveling the secret of cell rejuvenation. In a recent experiment, it was possible to achieve the same level of performance between young and old human cells… Biologists have appeared a mechanism that allows you to actually turn back time. All the nuances of the experiment were presented in the publication Aging. How ERA Rejuvenate Old Cells – Part II | Dr. Vittorio Sebastiano | Stanford University The essence of the work of the group of scientists is focused on finding solutions to the following problem: throughout a person’s life, an accumulation of cells occurs in his body, functioning when compared with these truncated ones. As a result, we observe aging processes. One of the most striking examples is the deterioration of the elasticity of blood vessels due to a qualitative change at the cellular level.…

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Cuban government is considering using cryptocurrency to fight economic crisis and sanctions. President of the country Miguel Diaz-Canel announced on television that the authorities plan to use virtual currency in a new national program of income of the population (about a quarter) and reform of the market economy. Cuba Crypto Sanction Dodging & Bitcoin Bonds on Bloomberg | TGoC After Cuba faced a crisis due to falling exports, cutback aid from allied Venezuela, and U.S. trade, the government seeks to increase national production and social demand to stimulate economic growth. Cuban Economy Minister Alejandro Gil Fernandez said that the country’s leadership and scientists are exploring the potential use of cryptocurrencies for domestic and international commercial transactions.. The move may have been partially influenced by Venezuela, which launched its national digital currency El Petro last year. and began to transfer social services to it. payments. text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: Unsplash CUBA MAY USE CRYPTOCURRENCY…

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People’s Bank of China and Hong Kong Monetary Authority Discuss Testing Regional RMB-Based Cross-Border Payment Platform.. Organization of the launch of a pilot project in Hong Kong.. According to Executive Director of UDOG Eddie Yue, the use of the digital yuan in the regional system will make it convenient and beneficial for residents of the country traveling from mainland China to the Special Administrative Region or vice versa.. Digital Yuan Compatible with at Least Eight Chinese Bank Platforms The end result of the cooperation will be an integrated cross-border payment platform that will allow payments to be made in the central bank system.. Digital Yuan Explained: What It Will Mean To You? China is actively promoting its CBDC project and has been conducting open trials in several cities since the beginning of the year. The government is also distributing millions of dollars worth of gift cards to motivate people to…

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Investors have already received emails with information about participation in the presale.  According to the report, the amount to be reported has not yet been discussed. However, there is also such information that Telegram wants to receive the same amount that it received during the first round. — $ 850 million. If so, then the total amount of the presale will be more than one and a half billion dollars.. Telegram Open Network (TON): What Happened To Telegram’s Gram Cryptocurrency? | Blockchain Central The first round of presale is already the largest in terms of funds raised in history. Sources say that Pavel Durov deliberately allows a public ICO in the United States because of the SEC, which is increasingly beginning to control the ICO. Raising funds through closed presales is much easier to organize… Recall that on February 19, Pavel Durov reported to the SEC, where he managed to…

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Almost 90% of cryptocurrency exchanges report inaccurate data on their trading volumes, according to research by the analytical platform The Tie… As a result of the analysis of data collected from 97 trading platforms, it was found that most of the reported user transactions do not exist. Researchers concluded that the trading volumes of 87% of crypto exchanges are in doubt, and some kind of suspicious activity was traded on 75% of the exchanges.. South Korea’s Bitcoin Exchanges Had More Trading Volume Than Stock Exchanges! What A Moment For BTC! Darkside of The Exchange. Fake Volume, Wash Trades. Who Can You Trust? Analysts studied the activities of the largest platforms such as Binance or OKEx, and less well-known. According to The Tie, if the top 100 marketplaces expected real performance, then their total the average daily volume would be $ 2.1 billion, and now this figure reaches $ 15.9 billion.Similar accusations were…

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Central Bank of the Bahamas to issue its own digital currency  Sand Dollar next month. According to Bloomberg, immediately after the issue, the Central Bank begins to distribute sand dollars among individuals and legal entities. They will be issued as required and only instead of physical banknotes withdrawn from circulation.. The Bahamas: The World’s First Digital Currency | F&D Magazine Developers have adapted the system to the geographic features of the country.. During project testing in December 2019, the Central Bank of the Bahamas issued 48,000 sand dollars backed 1: 1 by the local currency (Bahamian dollar). CBBO began to form the base and technical infrastructure from the beginning of this year. text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: santour Articles IMF and G20 countries will formulate uniform rules for the use of digital currency in the banking system Russia to launch a digital goods control system Central Bank of China develops digital…

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Excel Online Tutorial [ Excel in The Browser ] Educational portal GeekBrains announced the opening of recruitment for online course by Excel. In a month, students will master Excel from scratch to expert level. Graduates will receive a diploma of a course participant and pass an official certification by Microsoft Office. The course is designed for beginners and those who want to learn how to work more efficiently in Excel using formulas and life hacks. Video tutorials will be useful for those wishing to change jobs: according to HeadHunter, advanced knowledge of Excel is required for more than 20,000 vacancies.  Students will learn to use mathematical, textual and standard formulas to work with data, create combined formulas for business problems, prepare reports using pivot tables, filter, sort and group data, method data, and visualize using charts and graphs. The course program includes eight universal lessons for mastering the basic tools and two thematic lessons,…

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According to the publication of the Libra Association, the cryptocurrency project has been functioning and developing for 5 months… Michael Engle, one of the developers, wrote in his blog, that since September, more than 51 thousand transactions have been made on the Libra testnet and 34 projects have been developed, including 10 wallets and 11 clients. Why Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Is In Trouble The Association also launched a preliminary network. for experimentation. 7 nodes have already been implemented in it and 14 more are in the process of preparation. With the help of the published information, the Libra team hopes to attract new blockchain developers and tell them about the progress of the project, the available tools and future prospects.. Earlier, the association also launched the Bug Bounty program, the remuneration of which depends on the number of errors and can reach $ 10 thousand.. text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: Shutterstock Articles…

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South Korean government held a meeting with private companies.. On April 17, Ko Yun Chol, 2nd Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance, held a conference on the issue, inviting a number of industry experts. During the conversation, he pointed out the need for the development of the blockchain at the national level and promised support from the government.. The industry is projected to grow more than 80% annually over the next few years, providing a competitive edge to countries moving in this direction.. Therefore, in the next 2-3 years, South Korea intends to reduce the technological gap with the United States, China and the EU, while it is still not too great. The second vice minister named this period «golden time» to find a niche. How Blockchain Can Fight Pandemics. Billionaire Tim Draper Bullish on ICON ICX? | iconTV He added that the authorities should take an active part in…

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After one of the Binance crypto exchanges announced the delisting of Bitcoin SV (BSV), the Shapeshift trading platform also decided to withdraw support for this asset, and the Kraken exchange. learns the opinion of users on this issue. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said yesterday that the crypto exchange will exclude all trading pairs with Bitcoin CB from April 22nd. The official reason for this decision was the inconsistency of the platform activation standards. However, at least in part, this move is due to the behavior of Craig Wright, behind the BSV fork, who announced a $ 5,000 reward for identifying Twitter user hodlonaut, who insists that he is not Satoshi Nakamoto. He also behaved inappropriately towards other members of the community who did not believe in his story. The head of Binance held it back.. Later, ShapeShift CEO Eric Voorhees announced that his exchanger would also exclude CB bitcoin from recyclable…

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Testing begins in Germany on a five-kilometer stretch of the A5 Autobahn with overhead electric cables installed to charge hybrid trucks. Since yesterday, the hybrid electric diesel truck has started to move along with natural traffic on the motorway between Darmstadt and Frankfurt. By the middle of next year, 5 of these trucks will regularly travel on this eHighway in both directions. Tests will continue until 2022, and researchers from the Technical University of Darmstadt will study the obtained economic and environmental data. Test trucks equipped with cables laid on masts, laid on masts along the inner lane of the A5, even under bridges.. The system provides for the possibility of overtaking another, and when braking, excess power returns back to the network. Cables with an operating voltage of 670 V will be automatically disconnected in the event of an accidental line break, and in winter their operation is an anti-icing system. AUTOBAHN!…

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