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Technology Company Meitu Made Another BTC Investment


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Sacramento Kings to Offer Staff BTC as Salary


The players of the American famous basketball squad, Sacramento Kings will be able to get their salaries in BTC. The CEO of the association Vivek Ranadivé revealed the news on April 5 in terms of the Clubhouse talk. He was a host of the room “Draper and Friends” created by a successful venture...

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XRP Price Hits $1, The Token Ranks 4th By Market Cap


The native token of Ripple, XRP has reached a three-year high of $1.10. At the moment the cryptocurrency trades at around $1.03 ranking fourth with a market cap of over $46.6 B. It's the first time since February 2018 that XRP crossed the $1 mark. Yesterday, April 5, the token broke its highest...

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Tron (TRX) and BitTorrent (BTT) Surge Coming to the Top 25


Blockchain-based decentralized platform Tron's tokens TRX and BTT are among the best performing cryptocurrencies of the week. The price of Tron's native token TRX went up by over 102%, surpassing $0.1. At the moment the token ranks 16th with a market cap of over $9.4 Billion. Tron network adopted...

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MicroStrategy Invested Another $15 M in BTC


Another time, business analytics platform Microstrategy invested $15 million in Bitcoin by acquiring 253 coins. The company announced the news via a blog post on April 5. Thus, the total sum of the firm in BTC surpassed $5.4 B. Michael Saylor, the CEO of MicroStrategy wrote on Twitter that the...

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GrayScale Intends to Change Its BTC Trust Into an ETF


Leading digital currency asset manager on the global scale, Grayscale announced its plans to turn the BTC Trust (GBTC) into an ETF. The asset manager filed a paper with the US SEC. Grayscale requested an ETF authorization back in 2016 but took back the request because of regulatory issues....

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Fei Labs Raised Around $1.3 B for Its Stablecoin


On April 3, the Genesis event of the FEI Protocol took place due to which the network raised over 639,000 Ether - around $1.3 B for its algorithmic stablecoin Fei. More specifically, collected capital will be managed as collateral for minting stablecoins. 639K $ETH committed and $1.3B $FEI...

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Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke Asks DeFi Advice on Twitter


Major e-commerce company Shopify's CEO Tobias Lütke posted on Twitter that he's looking for ideas concerning the DeFi industry. Hey #DeFi Twitter👋. What are the commerce related opportunities that you are most excited about? What role do you want Shopify to play?— Tobi Lutke...

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XRP Surges, Breaking Its Highest Weekly Close Since May 2018


Saturday, April 4, the price of XRP, the cryptocurrency created by Ripple Labs, reached $0.62. This is the first time since May 2018 that the token closes the week with a new high. At the moment XRP trades at above $0.7 ranking the 7th by market cap. This shows that now the token's price is more...

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Polkadot (DOT) Price Reaches New All Time High


The price of the native token of the Polkadot blockchain protocol DOT has reached a new all time high of $46.85. The token ranks fifth in terms of market cap, which is above $41.3 B. Generally, the majority of altcoins have increased lately. The price of Ether surpassed $2.150. Filecoin reached a...

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