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MicroStrategy's Board of Directors to be Paid in BTC

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The CEO of the Business intelligence company MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor announced via tweet that the board of directors now get fees in BTC. The Board of Directors of @MicroStrategy is now paid in #bitcoin. $MSTRhttps://t.co/3ChlkCNZOT— Michael Saylor (@michael_saylor) April 12, 2021 ...

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Judge Decided Ripple CEO's Financial Records Won't go Public

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On Friday, the court disallowed the SEC's request to publish financial statements of Ripple's execs stating it is not assured that the data would indicate wrongdoings. In March the US SEC submitted the petition for eight years of financial history from CEO Brad Garlinghouse and co-founder Chris...

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12 Names Related to Crypto Are in the Forbes List

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The well-known magazine Forbes lately brought out 2021 annual rankings of the most affluent individuals worldwide. The names are issued every year in March. In 2021 the mark surged to a record of 2,755 which is 600 more than that of the previous year. Forbes' research shows the number of names...

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HSBC Bans Trading MicroStrategy Stocks for BTC Investments

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British international banking and financial services provider HSBC informed the customers about the change of its policy concerning virtual currencies and relevant products. Therefore, MicroStrategy is viewed as one of them and is banned on the institution's online trading platform — HSBC...

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Eth and BNB Reached New All-Time Highs

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Almost all of the top cryptocurrencies have seen a price increase in recent days. Bitcoin has gone up to $60.000. Eth and Binance Coin set record highs: $2.200 and $485 respectively. The total crypto market cap stands at above 2.06 trillion. Besides, the top three cryptocurrencies by market cap,...

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Riot Blockchain to Purchase Whinstone for $651 M

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The US-based BTC mining entity Riot blockchain signed a $651 M trade of the mining hosting provider firm Whinstone. As noted in the press release published on April 8, Riot has signed a paper with Whinstone to obtain all of its assets and services. For the deal, the company agreed to pay $80 M...

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WWE Is Launching The UnderTaker NFTs

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is going to launch its first non-fungible tokens in history. The NFTs will represent the most exciting minutes of retired wrestling star William Calaway otherwise known as The Undertaker. WWE revealed the news on Twitter on April 9 ahead of the major annual event...

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A Guide to Chainlink

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Chainlink is a blockchain-powered decentralized platform that employs third-party tools named oracles to get data from other blockchains. The network was founded in June 2017 by the non-profit company SmartContract with the leadership of Steve Ellis and Sergey Nazarov. In September 2017 the firm...

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Robinhood Announced 9.5 M Clients Purchased Crypto in Q1

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On April 8, trading operations provider Robinhood published a blog post announcing that in the Q1 of 2021 the number of customers of its crypto trading service reached 9.5 million. In the last quarter of the previous year, this number was 1.7 million. In March the company said that since the...

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Technology Company Meitu Made Another BTC Investment

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China-based software company Meitu that presents the popular photo editing app, announced an additional $10 M investment in Bitcoin. The firm acquired 175.6 coins on April 8, thus making the total number of its BTC holdings 940. Overall, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed firm now holds $100 M...

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State Street to Integrate Crypto Purchases on Its Platform

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Boston-based leading international financial services provider State Street unlocks crypto purchase function on its network. Particularly, the institution partnered with Puremarkets to offer the option on the Currenex platform. Pure Digital is building an over-the-counter (OTC) crypto exchange...

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Man Sentenced for Trying to Buy a Deadly Substance With BTC

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A man from Missouri has been given 12 years in jail for attempts to buy a poisonous chemical. He wanted to use BTC for the trade and kill the woman who broke up with him. The 46-years old accused Jason William Siesser pleaded guilty on 4 August 2020 for two crimes: one for trying to obtain a...

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Coinbase CEO Releases Musical NFTs Composed With DJ Davi

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Brian Armstrong, the chief executive officer of the cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase disclosed his plans of launching an electro musical collection in the form of NFTs. He produced them with David Khanjian otherwise called DJ Davi. The entrepreneur revealed the news via a tweet on April 7. ...

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Peter Thiel Says China May Use BTC as a Financial Weapon

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German-American businessman, co-founder of Pay Pal, Peter Thiel thinks it is quite possible that China uses BTC as an economic instrument against the US. Thiel expressed this opinion during an online seminar set by Richard Nixon Foundation on April 6. Ex-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and previous...

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Soccer Champion Tom Brady Introduces an NFT Project

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American football legend Tom Brandy will release his NFT network named Autograph. The co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the project Dillon Rosenblatt told CNN about his decision on April 6. He said that Autograph will join many famous individuals and companies who will build and issue...

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Ripple Gets Access to SEC's Docs on Crypto Security Clarity

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According to the judge's decision announced on April 6, Ripple wins a discovery motion to access the SEC's inward papers related to crypto assets and in what case they are considered securities. The technology company together with the CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Executive Chairman Chris Larsen made...

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Coinbase Q1 2021 Revenue Hit $1.8 Billion

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American major cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase reported results of the first quarter of 2021. It was the best quarter of the company as the revenue crossed $1.8 billion. The report was filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 6. Compared to the first-quarter...

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Chainlink Now Is in Grayscale's Digital Large-Cap Fund

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Leading digital currency investing services provider GrayScale has integrated Chainlink's (LINK) to its Digital Large Cap Fund (GDLC). Recently, the token has been seeing a significant price increase. At the time, it stands at above $33 ranking tenth by market cap (above $13.7 B). As stated in the...

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