Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, Litecoin And Chainlink Suddenly Bounce Back

Bitcoin, ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, litecoin and chainlink—five of the biggest cryptocurrencies by value—have bounced back from a sell-off this week.

The bitcoin price climbed to over $18,000 per bitcoin after crashing to around $16,000 on Thursday as ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, litecoin and chainlink recorded even wilder swings.

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The upswing has been led by XRP, which added over 10% over the last 24 hours, with bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and chainlink climbing around 5%.

The combined bitcoin and cryptocurrency market value has swung by around $100 billion this week after bitcoin brushed its 2017 all-time high of almost $20,000.

The sell-off, which saw bitcoin lose 10% of its value in a

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Is This The Real Reason Bitcoin Has Suddenly Soared Toward Its All-Time Highs?

Bitcoin is back in the limelight after almost three years out in the cold, brushing up against its all-time high of around $20,000 per bitcoin this week.

The bitcoin price has risen nearly three-fold since the beginning of 2020, pushed on by unprecedented central bank money printing that’s highlighted its fixed limit and fresh interest from Wall Street and big-name investors.

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Now, after payments giant PayPal
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revealed it would begin to support bitcoin buying and spending services last month, blockchain investment firm Pantera Capital has declared a “bitcoin shortage”—claiming PayPal is “already buying almost 70% of the new supply of bitcoins.”

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Why Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, Litecoin And Chainlink Are Suddenly Soaring

Ethereum, Ripple’s XRP, litecoin and chainlink are the world’s biggest cryptocurrencies after bitcoin and they’ve suddenly soared this week.

Ethereum, XRP, litecoin and chainlink, with a combined market value of around $100 billion, have each added between 20% and 50% this week—outpacing even bitcoin’s rally.

While ethereum, XRP, litecoin and chainlink have been boosted by bitcoin’s growing reputation as digital gold through 2020, other cryptocurrency trends have also pushed them up.

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This week, the ethereum price passed $500 per ether for the first time since June 2018. While ethereum remains far below its all-time high of around $1,500 set in January 2018, the ethereum price

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Millions Of Google Chrome Users Are Suddenly Making A Surprising Switch Because Of One Critical Feature

Google Chrome, reigning undisputed as the king of internet browsers for the last decade, has more-or-less cornered the market with billions of users around the world.

Chrome’s rivals, including Apple’s
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Safari, Microsoft’s
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Edge, and Mozilla’s Firefox have so far failed to convince users to move away from Google but a growing desire for greater privacy has recently proven tempting for millions.

A new Chrome challenger—the cryptocurrency-powered, privacy-focused Brave— has said it’s attracted 20 million users away from the likes of Chrome, FireFox and Safari—with Brave users up 130% in just one year as people opt for its “privacy-by-default” model.

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“Users are fed up with surveillance capitalism, and 20 million people

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