Bitcoin sets up nail-biting weekly close after Taproot goes live

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) traded above a key zone into the weekly close on Nov. 13 after the successful activation of the Taproot soft fork. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView What ETF rejection? Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD holding above $64,000 at 10 am UTC Sunday. The pair had gained in the latter part of Saturday after briefly acting below $63,000 thanks to U.S. regulators rejecting what would have been the first spot-based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Seemingly unfazed by the move, however, Bitcoin then returned…

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DOGE co-founder sets sights on Ethereum bridge and NFTs for mass adoption

[ad_1] Dogecoin (DOGE) co-founder Billy Markus has set his sights on nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and an Ethereum-to-Dogecoin bridge to help bring about for mass adoption of the meme coin. In a Sept. 30 tweet, Markus emphasized the importance of completing the Ethereum-Dogecoin bridge so that the asset could be integrated with top Ethereum-based NFT platforms such as OpenSea, enabling non fungible purchases with DOGE. Markus said that there is “high demand” to purchase NFTs within the crypto community and that enabling NFT purchases with DOGE “greatly increases its utility.” DOGE…

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South African Exchange Sets New Crypto Withdrawal Limits — Restrictions ‘a Deterrent for Illicit Actors’ – Exchanges Bitcoin News

[ad_1] One of South Africa’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Luno, has confirmed that it has started restricting withdrawals by clients. The exchange insists the limits are meant to “act as a deterrent for illicit actors moving large amounts of funds within the crypto ecosystem.” Transfers From Luno to Binance Blocked However, despite this acknowledgement, Luno has so far refused to explain how the exchange sets the so-called “dynamic risk-based limits.” According to a report, the limits — which are separate from the send limits that appear on Luno’s website — were…

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