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Cryptocurrency News Digest: BTC Becomes Legal Tender
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The Bitcoin community is excited to see Bitcoin finally officially recognized as a currency. While this is truly a historic moment, there was other news worth following! Find the most relevant of them in our weekly cryptocurrency news digest.

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Latest Cryptocurrency News Digest

Bitcoin Digest


BTCUSD chart: June 11, 2021
Source: TradingView

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Video of the Week

99Bitcoins host Nick coming in with the cryptocurrency news recap from the Miami Bitcoin 2021 conference.  Some of the news we have covered in our previous digest. But he also talked about Square planning to make a hardware BTC wallet and a collaboration between BitMEX and Astrobotic.

Cryptocurrency News Digest from Twitter

Instead of a price pump after the in-person Miami Bitcoin 2021 conference, the community got several COVID-19 cases. Not quite what was supposed to happen at the Bitcoin 2021, but hardly surprising considering more than lax safety procedures.

El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele is the new darling of Crypto Twitter, and for a good reason: after all, he made Bitcoin legal tender. Now he is sharing the progress of building national mining rigs powered by geothermal energy, or simply, volcanoes!

Lightning Network payments in Twitter? Jack Dorsey says it’s coming eventually!

Influencer of the Week

Trader and influencer Nico focuses on market updates and technical analysis. From the retweets from fellow community members or political figures you can learn a lot about the current state of the market!

Top Coin Digest

At the moment of writing the digest, the general market stats are:

7d Change in Top Coins

7D crypto digest: June 11, 2021
Source: CryptoRank

After recovering for a bit, the market is all over the place again. Bitcoin is in the black but will Ethereum go up? We’ll have to wait until next week for that. At the moment of writing, the weekly change of the top currencies is:

Gainers of the Week

Which altcoin has the most potential? While most of the market is in the red, Solana (SOL) $59.15 (↑11.65%) is scoring some yields for its holders.


This week is nothing short of historical: Bitcoin was finally recognized as legal tender. It would indeed be intriguing to see where volcano mining and the national Lightning Network-powered financial system will take El Salvador. We hope you found this weekly crypto news digest insightful. Check our blog for more! Follow ChangHero on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and Telegram for live updates.