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Coinbase q1 2021 revenue

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...

Bitcoin performance

Bitcoin Is Seeing Its Best Performance Since 2013


BTC has been seeing the best quarter of its performance after the year 2013. The first quarter of 2021 came to the end. The majority of top cryptocurrencies have made progress during this interval. The entire market cap of all crypto assets stands at around $1.9 trillion currently. Bitcoin trades...

Filecoin Reaches new highs

Filecoin Now Is Among the Top 10 Tokens by Market Cap


FIL, the native token of a decentralized protocol Filecoin, has seen significant price growth. At the moment the token trades at around $210.68 and ranks the ninth in terms of market capitalization which is above $13.3 billion. The interest in investing in FIL has been surging. On March 17, asset...

FCA crypto

UK Crypto Firms to Issue Yearly Financial Crime Reports


The regulatory agency of the United Kingdom, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said that crypto assets firms refer to the class of organizations that must deliver financial reports of crime (REP-CRIM) annually. We have published our policy statement, which will see #crypto asset businesses added...

PayPal allows crypto

PayPal Allows U.S. Clients to Pay Merchants with Crypto


Major payments entity PayPal announced enabling US clients to pay merchants from over the world with crypto. Specifically, users holding BTC, Eth, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC) in PayPal wallets will have the option to exchange them with fiat money at checkouts for trading. PayPal's Chief...

Visa crypto transfers

Visa to Provide Payment Settlements Via Crypto


International payments technology company Visa said on March 29 it will unlock the option of using USD Coin (USDC) to settle transactions on the platform. Visa teamed up with cryptocurrency and payment operations provider to launch the pilot project. The company aims to offer more firms...

Bitcoin addresses

The Number of BTC Addresses With 1 Coin or Less Is Growing


Data provided by blockchain analytics firm Glassnode shows that the number of addresses having one Bitcoin or less now is 5.20% of the entire supply of the cryptocurrency. After hitting tops of around $1.83 Trillion, the market capitalization of Bitcoin fell. At the moment it states at around $989...

Binance hires FATF employees

Binance Hires Two FATF Former Officials


Today, March 25, crypto trading platform Binance issued a blog post informing about the employment of two previous officials of the Financial Action Task Force Rick McDonell and Josee Nadeau as its regulative and compliance specialists. The news came about two weeks later after the US federal...

Robinhood IPO

Robinhood Applies for IPO


On March 23, online broker Robinhood has filed for an IPO (initial public offering) with the SEC in confidence. The team verified the news by posting a blog post. It's not clear yet how the process will be managed. However, according to Bloomberg, Robinhood considers listing the shares on...

Gemini new listings

Gemini Integrates Seven More DeFi and NFT Coins


Crypto services provider Gemini founded by the Winklevoss brothers informed about listing seven new assets. They represent DeFi, non-fungible, and Web 3 infrastructure sectors. Thus, the amount of offered coins and tokens reached 33. Besides, there are 10 crypto assets for custody. The newly added...

CBN about crypto

Nigeria's Central Bank Stated Crypto Trading Isn't Banned


Adamu Lamtek, a senior exec of Nigeria's Central Bank (CBN) informed that cryptocurrency trading isn't prohibited in the republic. In February CBN directed banks to shut down accounts that perform crypto operations. This raised a lot of discussions among the people interested in crypto. Explaining...

PI Wallet testnet

Pi Network Announced Launching Pi Wallet on the Testnet


Pi network shared the news on Twitter about releasing Pi Wallet on the Testnet on March 31. In the announcement, the team mentioned that Test-Pi (or test-π) is not a real Pi. It only aims to test transactions on the Pi Testnet and doesn't carry any value. The Test-Pi balance in the wallet may be...

Vlad Tenev Robinhood

Robinhood Considers Adding More Crypto Services


The CEO of the trading services provider Robinhood, Vlad Tenev talked about the company's plans regarding cryptocurrencies in a video published on Youtube. He answered the questions of the users. Tenev announced that the app has seen 6 million new clients. Now the team wants to invest a large...

FIreblocks raised $133 M in Series C

Crypto Custody Fireblocks Raised $133 M in the Series C


New York-based crypto security provider Fireblocks informed about the finalization of Series C financing. The company boosted $133 M. Round C was lead by fund manager Coatue, the fintech-centered venture capital Ribbit and expansion capital company Stripes. Thus, Fireblocks' summative venture...

Musk decided not to sell the NFT

Elon Musk Changed His Mind About Selling an NFT


Business magnate Elon Musk decided not to sell the NFT he posted on Twitter although there was a $1 M bid. The bid proposal came from a Twitter user with the name @SinaEstavi. On Tuesday afternoon Musk wrote not feeling right selling the collectible. Actually, doesn’t feel quite right selling...

JPMorgan crypto clearinghouse

JPMorgan in Search of Crypto Clearinghouse


Wall Street financial services provider JPMorgan views possibilities of cooperation with a crypto clearinghouse to form liquidity. The news was announced by Forbes on March 15. Commonly shoppers of crypto assets need to store their capital with over-the-counter (OTC) or off-exchange desks before...

India considers a crypto ban

India Put Forward a Crypto Ban Proposal


Reuters writes as stated by an Indian senior government executive the republic is going to put forward a law forbidding crypto assets. If the law passes, trading and holding crypto assets will be penalized. The same refers to release and mining. In January the government of India submitted a draft...

Valkyrie to run Bitcoin ETF

Digital Asset Investment Firm Valkyrie Files for Bitcoin ETF


On March 12, Valkyrie Digital Assets submitted a paper with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for running an exchange-traded fund (ETF). Note that ETFs work like shares in businesses. As reported, the fund plans to invest in firms of all sizes, including non-US firms. Besides common...