Bitcoin Truth Beauty Love – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an opinion editorial by Tomer Strolight, editor-in-chief of Swan Bitcoin and author of “Why Bitcoin.” I dropped into a Twitter Spaces the other afternoon focused on Bitcoin. In it were at least a dozen grown men talking about how much they loved, appreciated and admired everything about Bitcoin. Over a hundred others were … Read more

Basilisk (BSX) starts trading on Kraken today – deposit now

We’re thrilled to announce that Basilisk (BSX) starts trading on Kraken today! Funding and trading Add BSX to your Kraken account by navigating to Funding, selecting Basilisk, and then Deposit. Trading begins today, August 11. Here’s what you need to know: Ticker BSX Tradable against EUR, USD Price precision 7 decimal places Deposit confirmations required … Read more

Bitcoin Miner Genesis Digital Acquires Additional 708 MW Capacity – Bitcoin Magazine

Genesis Digital Assets secured an additional 708 MW of operating capacity. The bitcoin mining company expects to create 130 full-time jobs with an additional 495 construction jobs. Starting in 2013, the company has reportedly mined over $1 billion in bitcoin. Genesis Digital Assets, one the leading industrial bitcoin miners in the U.S., just acquired an … Read more

Bangko Sentral Halts Virtual Asset Service Provider Applications – Bitcoin Magazine

The central bank of the Philippines will not accept applications from virtual asset service providers for three years. The bank claims the institutions pose varied risk to financial stability. Previously existing service providers can still expand operations and continue operating based on regulatory compliance. The Bangko Sentral, central bank of the Philippines, will close the … Read more

BlackRock Launches Spot Bitcoin Private Trust – Bitcoin Magazine

BlackRock has launched a spot bitcoin private trust for institutions. Earlier this month, BlackRock announced a partnership with Coinbase to offer bitcoin trading service to its clients. Last year the $10 trillion asset manager stated they were not aware of any institutional interest in bitcoin. BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager with $10 trillion … Read more

Brightvine announce $147 million securitisation of subordinated debt

Blockchain – the mysterious and seductive technology upon which Bitcoin, and so many other cryptocurrencies, are built. As our industry continues to grow, there are more and more applications to this novel form of technology, invented by Satoshi Nakamoto when he wrote the Bitcoin whitepaper back in 2008.  Today I interview the CEO of Brightvine, … Read more

The Sandbox Expands Footprints in Hong Kong for Alpha Season 3

Decentralized virtual gaming developer The Sandbox, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, announced Thursday to roll out the first-ever pop-up presence in Hong Kong for the upcoming seasonal events. To facilitate the experience in the Metaverse, the leading virtual real estate developer is actively establishing a virtual platform for global users. By offering a virtual land … Read more

Defi Wallet Unstoppable Finance Raises $12.8M in Series A Fund

Berlin-based Unstoppable Finance has announced a €12.5 million ($12.8 million) Series A funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. According to Unstoppable Finance, Speedinvest, Rockaway Blockchain Fund, Backed, Inflection, Discovery Ventures, Fabric Ventures, and newly added Anagram participated in the financing. Founded by Max von Wallenberg-Pachaly, Peter Grosskopf and Omid Aladini, Unstoppable Finance is building … Read more

US CFTC Approves Clear Markets For Operating Crypto Derivatives

The U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) confirmed it has approved the U.S. subsidiary of electronic trading platform developer Clear Markets to offer physically settled crypto derivatives, according to the firm’s shareholder SBI Holdings. SBI Holdings acquired a 12% stake in Clear Markets in August 2018 and plans to increase its stake in the … Read more