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ECB says bitcoin is on ‘road to irrelevance’ amid crypto collapse
European Bank criticises digital currency sector for facilitating illegal activity

Alex Hern UK technology editor

30, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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‘The money is gone’: people who lost out in FTX’s collapse
Smaller investors tell how they found themselves unable to withdraw money as rumours of the exchange’s troubles spread

Jedidajah Otte and Clea Skopeliti

19, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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China circles El Salvador’s economy as country edges toward crypto plunge
President Nayib Bukele bet on bitcoin and its tumbling value has put the Central American country in a financially precarious spot

Mat Youkee

15, Nov, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Why did one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges just collapse? | Molly White
FTX was supposed to be the future – a safe, reliable and innovative way to trade digital currency. Instead it has unleashed a financial meltdown

Molly White

14, Nov, 2022 @1:47 PM

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What happened to FTX and could the crisis spill over to the rest of crypto?
International exchange for crypto assets is in effect unregulated – and may have been built on sand

Dan Milmo and Alex Hern

10, Nov, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Bitcoin climate impact greater than gold mining, study shows
Environmental damage of producing cryptocurrency averages 35% of its market value over past five years

Alex Hern UK technology editor

29, Sep, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Crypto scammers stole £55,000 from my father
MyCoinBanking was known to Barclays but the bank has only offered to repay him half of what he lost

Zoe Wood

12, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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When bitcoin plunges, Buttcoin cheers: the online community praying for the end of crypto
A Reddit subforum for people who are horrified by the proliferation of crypto scams and pyramid schemes pokes fun at cryptocurrency

Wilfred Chan

09, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK forces crypto exchanges to report suspected sanction breaches
New rules in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine cover all notionally valuable digital assets

Jasper Jolly

04, Sep, 2022 @2:18 PM

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Crypto crash: how a teacher’s dream investment turned into a nightmare loss
Small-scale investors left counting the cost this year after value of digital assets fell off a cliff

Zoe Wood

29, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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TechScape: How a major change to ethereum could change cryptocurrency forever
In this week’s newsletter: Ethereum turning off its mining rigs and slashing the currency’s carbon emissions should be good news. But not everyone agrees

Alex Hern

24, Aug, 2022 @10:45 AM

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Another court case fails to unlock the mystery of bitcoin’s Satoshi Nakamoto
As Craig Wright’s legal tussles pile up, the world is no closer to knowing who the currency’s inventor really is

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

06, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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