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Mar 7, 2022

‘A Bigger Earthquake Than SWIFT’—What The Russia PayPal, Visa And Mastercard Ban Means For Bitcoin And Crypto Amid Extreme Price Swings

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been pushed into the spotlight over the last week as global financial sanctions on Russia come into force.

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The bitcoin price had bounced higher on expectations sanctioned Russians could turn to bitcoin and crypto but fell back as following comments from Fed chair Jerome Powell.

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Mar 3, 2022

Blockchain Commons Announces Bitcoin Internship Program

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Blockchain Commons’ 2022 internship will focus around Bitcoin and blockchain technology, human-rights privacy, and decentralized identity.


Blockchain Commons, a not-for-profit benefit corporation focused on Bitcoin and decentralized architectures, announced this year’s edition of its annual internship program to be held remotely during the summer months. The program’s focuses include Bitcoin and blockchain technology, human-rights privacy and advocacy, and decentralized identity.

“We are looking for interns with a wide range of expertise including not just software engineers and hardware developers, but also pre-law students, library science students, and technical writers,” said Blockchain Commons founder Christopher Allen in a GitHub post announcing the internship.

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Feb 28, 2022

Bitcoin and Ether Are Helping Fund Ukraine’s Resistance

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Nearly $20 million has been raised in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether since Russian forces invaded Ukraine last week.

Feb 27, 2022

Revisiting Bitcoin’s carbon footprint

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Feb 24, 2022

How Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Could Serve As Workaround For Russians Facing Global Sanctions

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The geopolitical tension surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is intensifying. In retaliation to Russia’s attack on the sovereign nation, Western nations have either imposed or are contemplating sanctions against the country.

Although cryptocurrencies have sunk deep into the red in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, analysts see the space as a potential beneficiary.

What Happened: The sanctions may not produce the intended effect in Russia, where cryptocurrency ownership is relatively higher, according to Bloomberg. The country is also taking steps to legalize cryptos.

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Feb 23, 2022

From Delivery To Hashing In 15 Minutes: Setting Up The FutureBit Apollo Node And Miner

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This guide walks you through setting up the FutureBit Apollo Bitcoin node and miner, letting you mine bitcoin at home within 15 minutes.

Feb 23, 2022

Crypto companies are tempting top talent away from Big Tech to build ‘Web3’

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There’s another thing that’s attracting talent at Big Tech companies to Web3: money.

According to data from Blind, a social network for tech professionals, bitcoin exchange Coinbase offers as much as $900,000 a year for software engineers.

Investment into crypto companies has surged, meaning they’ve got much more cash to spare on lucrative compensation packages for big hires. Blockchain start-ups raised a record $25 billion in venture capital last year, according to CB Insight figures.

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Feb 20, 2022

With Cryptocurrency Law Passed, Ukraine Is Now The Future Of The Global Bitcoin Market

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With Ukraine’s proposed law recognizing bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the stage is set for the country to become a leader in the market.

Feb 15, 2022

Bitcoin price set for ‘$10 trillion earthquake’

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Feb 14, 2022

Two 23-year-old Texans made $4 million from mining Bitcoin in 2021

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