Oluwapelumi Adejumo · 56 mins ago · 2 min read
Theta Network to release limited edition NFT to celebrate Mars Rover landing
Theta Network, the leading decentralized video delivery platform will celebrate the landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars on February 18 with the minting of special collectible and rare NASA-themed non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its live streaming site Theta.tv, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
BlackRock Chief Investment Officer admits the firm “dabbles” in Bitcoin
Speaking on CNBC Squawkbox, BlackRock’s chief investment officer Rick Rieder admits the firm dabbles with Bitcoin.
What CryptoWendy says of Bitcoin, Polkadot, and NFTs in 2021
You’ve probably already heard of CryptoWendy if you’ve been following the space since at least 2017.
Cardano (ADA) and Polkadot (DOT) push XRP out of the top five cryptos
Cardano (ADA) and Polkadot (DOT) outpaced Ripple’s XRP today, pushing it out of the top five cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.
Justin Sun reacts after allegations of Tron (TRX) paying celebrities for tweets
Tron has been marred with controversy ever since its launch in 2017.
British private jet firm says 19% of its tickets are bought via Bitcoin
Who said using Bitcoin for purchasing things was a lost cause? Bitcoin for air travel Move over the Bitcoin-can’t-be-used-to-buy coffee narrative.
$2 billion Ethereum NFT sector finds a way to legacy bank BNP Paribas
A private subsidiary of the French bank took a liking to the fast-growing NFT space in its latest note.
Almost 72% of all ADA is now staked on Cardano
With 71.9 percent of the total circulating supply of ADA now staked, Cardano is still the most decentralized blockchain network on the market.
Christie’s and MakersPlace team up for historical auction of NFT digital artwork
Despite the controversy surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs), world-famous auction house Christie’s, in conjunction with MakersPlace, has announced their first-ever digital artwork auction.
Hong Kong’s crypto users could shift to “unregulated” and riskier venues to trade their digital assets should the government move forward with tighter controls on the rising sector, a group of crypto exchange owners said over the weekend.
Bitcoin breaches $50,000 after MicroStrategy drops $600 million announcement
Expect Michael Saylor and MicroStrategy to buy all your Bitcoin when you aren’t watching.
Uniswap’s (UNI) trading volume exceeds $100 billion
Uniswap (UNI) has become the first decentralized finance (DeFi) trading platform to generate over $100 billion in volume, the protocol’s founder Hayden Adams announced today.
Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego adds #Bitcoin to his Twitter bio
Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego took a leaf from Elon Musk’s playbook and added the Bitcoin hashtag to his Twitter bio.
$1.7 billion in crypto liquidations occurred after Bitcoin dipped below $46,000
The market cleaned out overleveraged traders in a sudden move downwards yesterday before recovering in the afternoon hours on Monday.
The NFT hype has taken over the crypto space in the past few weeks.
MicroStrategy is reportedly creating an enterprise software product focused on Bitcoin
Enterprise business analytics maker MicroStrategy is reportedly building a software product focused on corporate Bitcoin strategies, two recent job postings suggested.
The price of Ethereum is declining against both Bitcoin and the United States dollar.
Bitcoin flirts with $50,000 at the end of a lovely week
On Valentine’s Day, the crypto market was infatuated with Bitcoin (BTC) as the coin broke yet another all-time high, reaching roughly $49,530, according to metrics platform CoinGecko.
Report: Morgan Stanley’s $150 billion arm contemplates Bitcoin investment
Counterpoint Global, a $150 billion unit of multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley, is considering investing in Bitcoin (BTC), knowledgeable sources told Bloomberg today.
Bitcoin could “easily” reach $100,000 by 2022, says Anthony Scaramucci
Anthony Scaramucci, founder of $9.2 billion hedge fund SkyBridge Capital who also served (albeit briefly) as communications director in the Trump administration, said that Bitcoin (BTC) could “easily trade” at $100,000 within a year, Forbes reported today.
USDtz to enable private stablecoin transactions on Tezos (XTZ)
Prelude – zkChannels – a layer 2 scaling solution from Bolt Labs building on Tezos, will enable private transactions for USDtz and the whole StableTez token family.
Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z to collaborate on Bitcoin development fund
Twitter boss Jack Dorsey and rapper Shawn Carter, also known as Jay-Z, are funding a Bitcoin trust.
This crypto hedge fund has grown its AUM by 400% over the past 4 months
CryptoSlate obtained an update on Strix Leviathan, a Seattle-based crypto hedge fund, The team has been in business since 2018 and exclusively trades the crypto markets using proprietary trading tools and algorithms.
In a conversation with CNBC about Bitcoin, JPMorgan co-president Daniel Pinto said the demand for Bitcoin will come at “some point.” Albeit the message seems ostensibly optimistic, Pinto is implying that the demand for Bitcoin isn’t here just yet.