Month: February 2021

While the price of Bitcoin (BTC) continues to reach record-breaking all-time highs, the hype around enterprise blockchain adoption may seem like it’s dwindling.  Enterprise blockchain started gaining traction in 2017 when Bitcoin’s price hit a high of nearly $20,000. It was during this time that blue-chip companies, such as IBM, JP Morgan and Walmart, announced
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On February 22, 2021, an author published a post on substack.com about an anonymous Twitter account that may have belonged to the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. The researcher discovered a Twitter account dubbed ‘Goldlover,’ and found some interesting coincidences with the account’s tweets and Bitcoin’s creator. The Curious Goldlover Tweets An author called Varun published an
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Interoperability has emerged as the hot topic in February as platforms like Binance Smart Chain and Polkadot work on building Ethereum network bridges that allow users to escape high transaction costs and network congestion. Fantom (FTM) is the latest project to receive a boost by offering cross-chain functionality with Ethereum, and data from Cointelegraph Markets
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An Israeli start-up that aims to establish a digital ledger technology-based digital securities exchange in the country has received its first, encouraging go-ahead from the Israel Securities Authority. In an application letter filed with the regulator on Feb. 14, Simetria had sought the ISA’s approval to operate a digital bulletin board as a preliminary step in
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Russia’s parliament has advanced the bill that proposes to recognize cryptocurrencies as property. The proposed law will provide legal protection for cryptocurrencies but income from their activities will also be subject to taxation. Cryptocurrencies to Be Considered Property in Russia Russia’s State Duma, the lower house of Parliament, adopted a bill that recognizes cryptocurrencies as
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Bitcoin’s (BTC) current bull run continues to attract institutional investors who are finally realizing its long-term potential. The latest to take the Bitcoin plunge is BlackRock Financial Management, which has “started to dabble a bit” in crypto investments, according to the investment giant’s chief investment officer Rick Rieder. In another positive, investment advisory The Motley
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United States lawmakers are set to grill Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev over the GameStop trading frenzy at a Congressional hearing later today. In his prepared remarks, Robinhood CEO appeared to place responsibility for the platform’s stock trading suspensions on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Tenev said that the company blocked trading to meet “regulatory deposit requirements”
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Renowned gold bull and CEO of investment management firm Doubleline, Jeffrey Gundlach says bitcoin may be the “stimulus asset” while adding it “doesn’t look like gold is.” Gundlach, a self-professed long-term dollar bear, had preceded his comments about bitcoin by remarking that “lots of liquid poured into a funnel creates a torrent.” BTC Outperforming Gold
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