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CRYPTO INSIDER: Bitcoin regains some of its dominance

Bitcoins share of the cryptocurrency universe is up to its highest levels of 2018.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers in Caracas

CRYPTO INSIDER: Venezuela launches a cryptocurrency

The petro is aimed at being a hedge against rampant inflation in Venezuela.

The iced tea company that pivoted to blockchain is spinning off its beverage business as it once again risks being delisted

The company on Tuesday announced a new CEO and plans to spin off its original iced tea business.
The logo for the petro, as seen at a news conference in Caracas last month.

The petro — Venezuela’s government-issued cryptocurrency — launches today

The cryptocurrency, first mooted in December, will be backed by oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves in the economically stricken Latin American nation.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England’s Mark Carney: Bitcoin has ‘failed’ one of its key aims

Speaking at a private event at London's Regent's University, Carney told students that bitcoin fails two key tests of whether or not it is a currency.
A man uses his phone as he walks past ATM machines for digital currency Bitcoin in Hong Kong.

Criminals are reportedly abducting the ‘cryptorich’ to steal their Bitcoin

There are methods to prevent such situations from happening, but there is a lot more that needs to be done on that front.

Bitcoin climbs back above $11,000

Having lost more than half its value between November and late January, bitcoin has staged a strong rally over the last week or so.
A screenshot from Marcin Dubiel's anti-cryptocurrency video.

Poland’s central bank is reportedly funding a YouTube ‘smear campaign’ against cryptocurrencies

The Narodowy Bank Polski reportedly spent around 91,000 zloty (£19,430; $27,300) on a marketing campaign designed to attack the legitimacy of cryptocurrencies.
A poster for Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions' film "Much Ado About Nothing."

S&P: Warnings that cryptocurrency could crash the global financial system are ‘much ado about nothing’

'If the value of cryptocurrencies dropped substantially, we expect retail investors would endure most of the impact.'