The price of Bitcoin started the week with a downtrend. BTC trades at USD 34.120 decreasing by -2.47% in the last 24 hours. During the weekend, a recovery in the market could be observed. But, for this July 5 Bitcoin and the main altcoins recorded falls of more than 3%.

According to information published by several analysts, the increase capitalized last weekend would apparently correspond to the movement of several whales within the market. Which took advantage of the fall in prices to acquire large amounts of BTC.

However, many reports agree that this does not necessarily mean the end of the downtrend. So there is still an expectation that prices may fall a little more in the coming days before it rises again and stays within that trend.

Meanwhile, among the major altcoins there was also a domino effect. Because they are going down for this July 5th with some cases especially pronounced for the time of editing.

With dips ranging between 3% and 7%, we have the cases of Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (DOGE), XRP, Polkadot (DOT) Uniswap (UNI), Solana (SOL), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Chainlink (LINK) , Polygon (MATIC), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Internet Computer (ICP), and many others. This was recorded by our internal tool, crypto online.

Ukrainian e-bank plans to offer Bitcoin trading in July

As the government of Ukraine moves forward with cryptocurrency-related legislation. A major local electronic bank is preparing to launch a debit card with Bitcoin trading.

Ukraine’s online banking app Monobank has completed a pilot integration with a cryptocurrency trading platform. This was announced on Monday by Monobank co-founder Oleg Gorokhovsky.

According to the executive, the new integration will allow Monobank users to buy and sell Bitcoin with a debit card. Monobank expects to launch the new feature later this month pending approval from the National Bank of Ukraine, Gorokhovsky noted.

Launched in 2017, Monobank operates under the license of Universal Bank, owned by tycoon Sergey Tigipko, former head of the central bank and former deputy prime minister of Ukraine. In August 2020, Monobank’s user base accumulated more than 2.5 million customers.

REvil ransomware group attacks hundreds of companies worldwide, demands $ 70 million ransom in Bitcoin

A group of cybercriminals is demanding $ 70 million in Bitcoin to return the hijacked data to hundreds of companies around the world.

The ransomware group allegedly led by Russian cybercriminals, REvil, has orchestrated a massive attack that has crippled the operations of multiple companies. According to various news outlets, the attackers have used Kaseya. A software platform designed to help manage IT services remotely, to infect 1 million computer systems.

According to Bloomberg, the attack has affected more than 1,000 companies in a domino effect. Among them, a supermarket chain in Sweden told the media that it could not open 800 of its stores on Saturday after the attack caused its cash registers to malfunction.

Cryptocurrency ban in China is “big opportunity for Canada,” says head of mining company

China’s regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies continues to complicate major miners. Dubai-based investment firm IBC Group plans to end Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) mining operations in China. After the ban announcements of the different provinces across the country.

The group has major mining operations in China and plans to distribute its operations to the United Arab Emirates, Canada, the United States, Kazakhstan, Iceland and several countries in South America, according to the sources. IBC Group recently moved its headquarters to Toronto, Canada.

Commenting on the crackdown on cryptocurrencies with a focus on mining activities, IBC Group president and iMining CEO Khurram Shroff said it is a temporary drawback.

Of interest

  • Coinbase is looking to hire “hundreds” of recruits for its new hub in India and is offering a $ 1,000 incentive in cryptocurrencies.
  • The exchange seeks to tap into the country’s “world-class community” of engineers, technology builders and entrepreneurs, Gupta wrote.
  • The company wants to ” hire hundreds of world-class engineers in the short term.” To fill your outpost in India, you currently have 20 different vacancies listed.