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Alexis Ohanian about Ethereum

Alexis Ohanian Talked About Meme Coins and His Eth Holdings


In one of his recent interviews to CNBC, Reddit co-founder, American internet entrepreneur and investor Alexis Ohanian talked about crypto, momentum investments and his crypto holdings. When asked what cryptocurrency is worth thinking about, Ohanian said his answer won’t be Dogecoin. He...

Bitcoin Mining Council Elon Musk

Elon Musk Has No Role in BTC Mining Council


BMC (Bitcoin Mining Council) gave more information about the organization and who are its members. The Chief Executive Officer of the enterprise intelligence firm MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor is a co-founder of the undertaking, who describes it as an open forum for joining Bitcoin miners. The...

Ken Moelis crypto

Billionaire Financer Ken Moelis Interested in Crypto


Ken Moelis, the chairman of an international investment bank and financial advisory Moelis & Co disclosed during a Bloomberg Deals that he is exploring the crypto industry and for new possibilities both for himself and for business. Talking about the crypto industry, Moelis said his entity is...

China arrests

1100 Crypto Traders Arrested in China on Money Laundering


The Ministry of Public Security in China announced arresting more than 1.100 persons, who are accused of money laundering for telecommunication network fraud. Beforehand, the Chinese government reiterated the crackdown on crypto trading and mining. The country's police and security authority...

Tim Wu Bitcoin Filecoin

Government Official Tim Wu Owns At Least $1 M in BTC


Tim Wu, network neutrality coiner, professor of Law, Science, and Technology, advisor for the White House disclosed he holds a significant part of his capital in crypto. The news was published in the magazine "Politico". As noted in the publishment, Wu holds between $1 M and $5 M in BTC...

Vitalik Buterin Dogecoin Investment

Vitalik Buterin's $25.000 Doge Investment Brought Him $4.3 M


Ethereum co-founder, the youngest crypto billionaire Vitalik Buterin revealed that he made an investment of $25.000 in Dogecoin in 2016, and in 2020 he sold the coins for $4.3 M. This means that in 3 years the capital raised by around 8000%. Vitalik Butein talked about the deal in terms of the Lex...

US disclosed Ransomware attack

FBI Returned $2.3 M in BTC Paid at Colonial Pipeline Hack


On June 7, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) stated that investigators succeeded in recovering huge amounts in crypto that were paid in ransom to cybercriminals who attacked the American oil pipeline system Colonial Pipeline. CNN was the first to publish the news. The hack took place in...

MicroStrategy BTC

MicroStrategy Began $400 M Private Offering to Buy More BTC


On June 7, enterprise analytics and software solutions entity MicroStrategy revealed starting to receive $400 M via a private offering of senior secured notes. The goal is to use the net income from the sale to increase its Bitcoin holdings. MicroStrategy Announces Proposed Private Offering of...

Hungary Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto's Statue Will be Placed in Budapest


First time in history, BTC architect Satoshi Nakamoto's statue will be raised. The place is going to be the capital of Hungary. The sculpture's face features a mirror-like surface with a hoodie. Thus, designers Réka Gergely and Tamás Gilly build Satoshi's image which symbolizes his...

Square & Blockstream

Square and Blockstream to Create Solar-Powered BTC Mining


Cryptography and blockchain technology firm Blockstream and payments operations provider Square teamed up to create a solar-based Bitcoin mining facility. On June 5 Blockstream issued a blog post informing it received a $5 M investment from Square to provide the framework and arrange the project. ...

Bitcoin Conference 2021 Miami

BTC Conference 2021: The First Day


The biggest BTC conference with around 12.000 participants was started in Miami on June 4. It will be over on June 5. Miami major Francis Suarez opened the conference. He mentioned the importance of BTC in making Miami a technological leader. The head of growth at the crypto exchange Kraken Dan...

Square Bitcoin wallet

Jack Dorsey Says Square Aims to Launch a BTC Hardware Wallet


San Francisco-based financial services company Square intends to launch a Bitcoin hardware wallet. The company's CEO Jack Dorsey shared the news on Twitter. Dorsey says the building process from engineering to design is going to be open and with the community's cooperation. He posted series of...

FTX NFT marketplace

Cryptocurrency Exchange FTX Presents an NFT Market


Major crypto services provider FTX platform released a sector for NFTs. The network already has a number of collectibles that are listed on FTX's main exchange and also on the FTX. US. The owner of one of the NFTs called "SBF Launch" will get a half-hour launch with FTX Chief Executive...

Elon Musk Bitcoin Tweet

Elon Musk's New Tweet About BTC Has a Vague Concept


Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk referred to Bitcoin once again in his tweet. On June 4, he posted a meme-like tweet about a breakup citing the words of Linkin Park's song "So, in the end, it didn't even matter?". In the description, Musk put Bitcoin's hashtag and the broken heart emoji. ...

Google crypto

Google to Make Changes in Its Ad Policy Concerning Crypto


Internet giant Google reviews its ad approach concerning the crypto industry. In a released post related to policy change on finance goods and services, the entity informs that from August 3, ad issuers suggesting crypto exchanges and wallets focused on the US may advertise products and operations...

Ron Paul about crypto

Former US Politician Ron Paul Finds BTC Is Money


Ron Paul, former U.S. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district, said in a recent interview that he finds Bitcoin is a form of money and should be treated like that. There were discussed topics as inflation and issues with money printing and supply. Dr. Paul has always been a...

Vitalik Buterin about Ether

Vitalik Buterin Says Eth2 Takes More Time Than Was Assumed


Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract now holds over 5 million Eth worth around $13.6 B. The Ethereum environment is in the process of moving from a Proof-of-Work consensus mechanism to a Proof-of-Stake as a step of the system's development. The difference between these two is that PoW requires a lot of...

Coinbase Pro Dogecoin

Coinbase Pro Starts Dogecoin Trading on June 3


On June 1, leading crypto exchange Coinbase published a blog post informing about the addition of DOGE to its platform for professional traders. The option to purchase Dogecoin will be unlocked for Coinbase Pro users from 9 AM June 3 if liquidity requirements are preserved. The launch will take...

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