Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 10, 2020

With the price of bitcoin knocking on $12K, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with another time-saving news roundup.

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Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:41 a.m. UTC

With the price of bitcoin knocking on $12K, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with another time-saving news roundup.

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.comBitstamp and Nexo.io.

Today's stories:

Bitcoin pushed above $12,000 as President Donald Trump ordered emergency economic aid measures that might just be a precursor to a new spending bill worth trillions of dollars. 

The attacker attempted to double-spend roughly $3.3 million during the second attack. 

Ethereum Classic's recent 51% attacks highlight the value of large open-source networks such as Bitcoin and Ethereum – it’s about more than hashrate.

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