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Brave privacy browser adds built-in secure cryptocurrency wallet

Brave privacy browser adds built-in secure cryptocurrency wallet

Brave, the browser known for its privacy-centric features, has announced the integration of a cryptocurrency wallet, enabling users to hold, manage, exchange, and send various digital coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum. The new feature is called Brave Wallet and, unlike some alternatives, it doesn't involve installing a browser extension.

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AMC Theatres now accepts Bitcoin, but that’s only the start

AMC Theatres now accepts Bitcoin, but that’s only the start

As promised earlier this year, AMC Theatres now accepts certain cryptocurrencies as payment for tickets and concessions. It didn't take long for the company to roll out support for these cryptocurrencies, but they're just the start. As part of the update about its crypto payment option, company CEO Adam Aron said AMC Theatres will also add support for a certain popular dog-themed coin.

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FBI warns crypto scammers are using ATMs and QR codes to steal money

FBI warns crypto scammers are using ATMs and QR codes to steal money

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has published a new public service announcement warning the public to avoid a popular scam involving fiat currency, cryptocurrency ATMs, and QR codes. Though multiple variations of the scam have been reported, the agency says, they all operate in essentially the same manner, convincing unwitting individuals to send crypto directly to the scammer's wallet.

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Square Bitcoin mining system teased by CEO and enthusiast Jack Dorsey

Square Bitcoin mining system teased by CEO and enthusiast Jack Dorsey

It's no secret that Jack Dorsey is a big fan of Bitcoin (his Twitter bio only contains a bitcoin hashtag, for example), and so it's likewise no surprise that his companies have started dabbling with the popular cryptocurrency. In his latest statement about the crypto, Dorsey said it is possible Square may make its own "Bitcoin mining system" that utilizes open-source software.

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Biden crypto executive order tipped to tighten rules on Bitcoin & others

Biden crypto executive order tipped to tighten rules on Bitcoin & others

Signs of an impending crackdown on cryptocurrency by the US government continue to grow, with reports suggesting a new Biden executive order could intensify the White House's approach to non-traditional finance. The news follows earlier commitments by President Biden to bring together 30 countries around the world in an attempt to tackle "cyber threats," including potential misuses of crypto.

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China name-checks Bitcoin, Ethereum, TEDA in blanket crypto ban

China name-checks Bitcoin, Ethereum, TEDA in blanket crypto ban

The People's Bank of China just released a note that effectively outlawed cryptocurrency in China. This note was issued to "the people's governments of all provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities under the Central Government, and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. That's basically everyone in China - every Chinese citizen, anyway. They're targeting what they're called "virtual currency trading hype activities" of all sorts.

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Twitter brings Bitcoin aboard, NFT might be next

Twitter brings Bitcoin aboard, NFT might be next

Twitter started using Bitcoin this week with the addition of a feature called Tips. You might've seen Tips in Twitter before when it was called "Tip Jar" - now it's just Tips. This Tips feature also just rolled out to all iOS users around the world - and Android is next.

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Robinhood crypto wallets inbound: Testing, release date, and details

Robinhood crypto wallets inbound: Testing, release date, and details

Trading platform Robinhood plans to test cryptocurrency wallets starting next month, the company has revealed, though only some users will get access to the product initially. The company promises a variety of features that may lure in casual crypto enthusiasts, including the ability to receive, send, and hold supported digital coins, track one's portfolio, and more.

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AMC Theatres’ crypto rollout will include more than just Bitcoin

AMC Theatres’ crypto rollout will include more than just Bitcoin

AMC Theatres CEO Adam Aron has announced a plan to support more cryptocurrencies than just Bitcoin, highlighting the growing role these digital coins play in society. The company previously said that its customers would be able to pay for concessions and buy tickets online using Bitcoin, the most popular crypto, but it turns out that Litecoin and others will also be options.

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Bitcoin now official legal tender of El Salvador

Bitcoin now official legal tender of El Salvador

As of the 7th of September, 2021, El Salvador became the first country in the world to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. "For the first time in history, all the eyes of the world will be on El Salvador," said El Salvador President Nayib Bukele, "The bitcoin achieved this." Officials in the country hope that Bitcoin will open opportunities for new business in the country, "reduce costs and attract tourists from anywhere in the world."

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Twitter leaks indicate Tip Jar Bitcoin support will arrive soon

Twitter leaks indicate Tip Jar Bitcoin support will arrive soon

Earlier this year, Twitter introduced a feature called Tip Jar that allows users to give creators tips directly on their profiles. The feature is one of the multiple new ways Twitter is enabling its users to monetize their tweets, a particularly useful feature for artists, musicians, and anyone else who creates content and has built an online audience.

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Coinbase tells users not to panic if they got unexpected 2FA message

Coinbase tells users not to panic if they got unexpected 2FA message

On Friday, thousands of Coinbase users received a message telling them that their account's two-factor authentication had been changed. This, as you'd expect, sent many users in a panic, including some who said they sold off their digital assets out of concern their accounts had been compromised. Over the weekend, Coinbase revealed the message was an error.

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