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The most important stories in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency covered by the Protos newsroom every week. Follow us on Twitter — @Protos
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The most important stories in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency covered by the Protos newsroom every week. Follow us on Twitter — @Protos
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    ConsenSys lawsuit, Bitcoin-powered cyberwar, shameless shills

    ConsenSys lawsuit, Bitcoin-powered cyberwar, shameless shills

    The headlines this week:
    — Anonymous set for cyberwar with Bitcoin-powered Russian hacker crew
    — Crypto founders exploit Ukraine’s pleas for cash to shill their tokens
    — ConsenSys lawsuit reveals JPMorgan owns critical Ethereum infrastructure

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    • 11 min
    Bitcoin spurs coal, web3 poaches execs, gunman demands crypto

    Bitcoin spurs coal, web3 poaches execs, gunman demands crypto

    The headlines this week:
    — ‘Struggling’ coal plant emits 500% more carbon after Bitcoin mining revival
    — Web3 crypto startups poach top execs from Facebook, YouTube, Amazon
    — Apple store gunman who demanded $220M crypto ransom dies by cop car 

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    • 9 min
    NFT right-clickers, Optimism bounty, Intel miners

    NFT right-clickers, Optimism bounty, Intel miners

    The headlines this week:
    — Hacker could’ve printed unlimited ‘Ether’ but chose $2M bug bounty instead
    — Right-click savers send NFT marketplace Cent into indefinite hiatus
    — Intel hopes new Bitcoin mining chip will reduce its environmental impact 

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    • 9 min
    Trump wash trades, Nike sues NFTs, Bitcoin funds Ukraine

    Trump wash trades, Nike sues NFTs, Bitcoin funds Ukraine

    The headlines this week:
    — Nike sues over sneaker NFTs to clean house before metaverse arrives
    — It sure looks like Melania Trump wash traded her ‘white hat’ NFT for $170K
    — Weaponry and cyberwar: How Bitcoin funds anti-Russia efforts in Ukraine

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    • 10 min
    Cryptoland failure, Biden order, YouTuber rugpull

    Cryptoland failure, Biden order, YouTuber rugpull

    The headlines this week:
    — Cryptoland: Fiji island won’t be crypto’s Fyre Festival after all
    — Biden wants US to regulate crypto as matter of national security
    — YouTuber rugpulls fans for $500K in crypto, token pumps 300% anyway

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    • 10 min
    Quantum Bitcoin ‘threat,’ Myanmar negs crypto, US does too

    Quantum Bitcoin ‘threat,’ Myanmar negs crypto, US does too

    The headlines this week:
    — Fearing revolution, Myanmar’s military gov’t wants to ban crypto and VPNs
    — New US laws make it difficult for small businesses to accept crypto
    — No, quantum computers won’t hack Bitcoin by 2022

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