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Silicon Valley VCs and BNY Mellon announce $133M million investment in Fireblocks for Bitcoin custody
The Bank of New York Mellon, known as BNY Mellon, is one of several investment firms investing in Fireblocks, a startup platform for digital asset custody.
Crypto.com announces partnership with Visa to accelerate worldwide crypto-adoption
The widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies continues.
NFT marketplace OpenSea raises $23 million in funding round led by a16z
OpenSea, the second-biggest non-fungible tokens (NFTs) platform by trading volume, has raised $23 million in a Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, the marketplace announced today.
VanEck’s Bitcoin ETF is under review, will the SEC approve it?
The Securities and Exchange Command (SEC) has acknowledged VanEck’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund proposal, publishing it on its website.
US bank Morgan Stanley to launch three Bitcoin funds
Morgan Stanley will soon launch two Bitcoin-focused funds as demand for cryptocurrencies picks up among institutional clients, reported business outlet CNBC on Thursday, citing two people with knowledge of the matter.
Bybit expands USDT-Margined offerings with inclusion of Cardano, Polkadot, & Uniswap
Singapore-based Bybit continues to add to its lineup of crypto derivatives products for users to trade with the latest expansion of its token coverage following other recent augmentations of the exchange’s product portfolio with the launch of new futures contracts.
Famous TikTok user ‘Doggface’ is selling his NFT for $500,000—but there’s a catch
TikTok user Nathan Apodaca, popularly known as ‘Doggface208’ on the platform, is selling the viral video that made him popular as a non-fungible token (NFT), entertainment outlet TMZ reported today.
The U.K. advertising watchdog bans “misleading” Bitcoin advert
The United Kingdom’s advertising watchdog has banned a newspaper advert on the grounds that it irresponsibly promoted Bitcoin.
Web 3, the next generation of the internet, has been envisioned by proponents to run on a fully-decentralized blockchain to create a user-friendly web wherein a user’s identity and data are their own.
Why insurance is needed for DeFi, and what it looks like
NFTs busted the door to decentralized finance wide open.
Latest fake Elon Musk crypto giveaway scam costs man $550,000 in BTC
The latest Bitcoin giveaway scam to pop up on Twitter has claimed a massive victim last month, with a German man telling BBC that he sent 10 BTC, worth over $550,000 at press time, to the scammer believing it would double his money.
Chinese firm Meitu buys $50M worth of Ethereum and Bitcoin, adding $90M in net purchases
Chinese firm Meitu recently announced another crypto-investment, buying an additional 16,000 ETH (around $28.4 million) and 386 Bitcoins ($21.6 million approximately).
This is what Cointelegraph’s Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr finds MOST important in the crypto world
Ask people about crypto and they are likely to talk about price, trends, NFTs, or maybe scams.
Elon Musk passes up Beeple’s $69 million offer for his NFT
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s foray into the non-fungible token (NFT) trading was cut short as he decided against selling his NFT—after jokingly being offered $69 million by Beeple.
Grayscale adds 5 new investment trusts following high demand, including Chainlink and Basic Attention Token
The largest digital asset investment firm, Grayscale, recently added five new investment trusts for its clients.
VISA says it’s developing a Bitcoin and crypto business
Visa is set to enter the cryptocurrency market as the payments processor looks to capitalize on the sector’s growth and expand its worldwide business, a report on business outlet Moneycontrol said Tuesday.
Survey: 2 in 5 Americans to invest stimulus checks into Bitcoin
A new survey found investors were more likely to bet on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies ahead of stocks with the proceeds from the upcoming round of stimulus checks.
Last week, Michael Carter of YouTube channel Bits Be Trippin’ authored Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 3368.
Reef Finance responds to Alameda allegations and refutes events
The CEO of Reef Finance, Denko Mancheski responded to the recent events involving Alameda Research (AR).
Social trading platform eToro to go public via $10 billion SPAC IPO
Crypto-friendly “social trading and investing” platform eToro will become a publicly-traded firm by merging with FinTech Acquisition Corp.
Cardano (ADA) to launch on Coinbase Pro this Thursday, March 18th
Per a blog post, Coinbase will support ADA in all of its jurisdictions.
BitMEX billionaire Ben Delo surrenders on “failure to implement adequate AML procedures” charges
BitMEX co-founder Ben Delo has surrendered before authorities in the US on charges of failure to implement adequate anti-money laundering procedures at his company, reported industry publication Bloomberg this morning.
Four tech firms have bought 66% of all Bitcoin mined since August
Four technology giants from around the world have been quick to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon.