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Buyer of Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet Reportedly Arrested in Iran
Although Iranian officials confirmed arresting members of Estavi’s company, it is unclear if the Malaysia-based businessman was one of those detained.
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Economic Uncertainty Drives Crypto Growth in Sri Lanka
Paxful's crypto trading volume in 2021 has more than tripled compared to all of 2020.
Colombo, Sri Lanka- December 05, 2018; View of the Colombo city skyline with modern architecture buildings including the lotus towers.

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Solana Foundation Draws $60M to Support Blockchain Development
The funds, provided by Hacken, Gate.io, Coin DCX and BRZ, will focus on growing the Solana ecosystem in Brazil, India, Russia and Ukraine.
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Consensus 2021: Crypto Is Booming in Brazil, but Regulations Lag Behind
Brazil's largest crypto exchange, Mercado Bitcoin, has already traded $5 billion in the first quarter of 2021 alone compared to $1.2 billion in all of 2020.
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Turkish Crypto Exchanges Must Report Transactions Over $1,200, Finance Minister Says
The country is rushing to regulate the crypto market after two local crypto exchanges went offline in April.
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$2.2B Bitso Becomes First Crypto Unicorn in Latin America
The Mexico-based company said it is now valued at $2.2 billion, making it the first cryptocurrency company in the region to exceed a value of $1 billion.
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Colombia’s Crypto Use Soars, and Local Regulators Step In
The Colombian government is implementing new anti-money laundering laws with local exchanges.
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Beijing to Track Crypto Mining Impact on Energy Consumption: Report
A Beijing municipal bureau sent an emergency notice to local data centers, asking about crypto mining operations.
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Balancer Labs Offers $2M Bug Bounty to Spot Vulnerabilities
Balancer Labs wants to know about any vulnerabilities in its V2 Vault architecture, available Tuesday.
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Conflux Launches Cross-Chain Bridge to Connect Asia's Largest Crypto Exchanges
Users on Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, Huobi ECO Chain or OKEx Chain would be able to convert digital assets on one of these networks to an identical asset on a different chain.
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