Flare Network Adds XLM01-03-2021
Flare Network, which previously held airdrops for XRP, announced that it will add the Stellar network to its ecosystem. Thus, XLM can be used in scalable smart contracts.
Google Finance Starts to List Cryptocurrency
Google Finance also added cryptocurrencies to finance.google.com. Thanks to the prices listed under the "Crypto" section, Google Finance users will now be able to reach the latest state of the cryptocurrency market with a single click.
Goldman Sachs Comments Bitcoin and Gold Rivalry
Banking giant Goldman Sachs analysts stated that Bitcoin and gold are not in competition, but that the two assets can grow and gain value together. Additionally, Goldman Sachs argued that the two entities had a different place in the portfolio.
Chainlink Announces New Collaboration
The Kava DeFi platform chose Chainlink as its official oracle solution. Thus, Chainlink oracles will power all DeFi products to be built on Kava. The main purpose is to move reliable decentralized finance products to the most successful and efficient place possible.
AVAX and Phantom Partnership Announced
The partnership between DeFi project Fantom and AVAX, which is the 49th largest cryptocurrency in market value, was a happy development for both parties. Thanks to the partnership, these two blockchains will be connected to multiple chains.
Mastercard Will Not Support Bitcoin in the Near Future
Mastercard announced in its February 10 statement that it would add cryptocurrencies to the payment network, but did not specify which cryptocurrencies they were. In its current statement, the company stated that they do not think of Bitcoin in the near term because its volatility is high and the transaction speed is very slow.
New Version of XRP Ledger Released
According to the statement made by Ripple developers, the new version of the XRP Ledger, which was created to improve and improve the system usage and increase the efficiency of the software in various server configurations; It plays a key role for the Ripple team and XRP users.
500 BTC Ransom Requested from Tether
Tether, the issuer of the USDT stablecoin, claims to have received 500 Bitcoins (worth about $ 23 million) ransom notes. In the announcement made on Twitter, it was reported that the investigation of this extortion attempt disclosed by Tether will continue.
Giant Mutual Fund Will Sell BTC and Receive DOT and ADA
Dubai-based cryptocurrency fund FD7 Ventures announced that it will buy Polkadot and Cardano by selling $ 750 million of Bitcoin under its auspices. The company, which has a net worth of over $ 1 billion, mostly Bitcoin, will make its sales within a month.
Miami Mayor Responds to Yellen02-03-2021
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez said he was not surprised by Treasury Secretary Yellen's recent statements. In addition, "What is attractive to people who invest in Bitcoin is that it is precisely that it is not supported by a central government. So it cannot be manipulated by the central government." made the explanations.
Asset Management Company Stone Ridge Establishes BTC Fund
Stone Ridge, a New York-based company with $ 13 billion in assets under its auspices, has applied to the US Securities Commission (SEC) to purchase Bitcoin.
Goldman Sachs Restarts Its Crypto Service
According to Reuteurs' exclusive report, Goldman Sachs will launch Bitcoin futures for its clients starting next week. In the work to be done, research on blockchain technology and CBDCs as well as Bitcoin trading will continue.
Citibank: BTC May Be the Preferred Currency for International Trade
Citibank analysts, who previously set a target of $ 318,000 for Bitcoin, stated that BTC is an important milestone in the current article they published on cryptocurrencies. According to the bank, Bitcoin is rapidly moving towards becoming a mainstream currency.
Luxury Car Brand Accepts Crypto Payments
Mazzanti, the Italian supercar manufacturer, has become the first automobile brand in the world to raise funds with cryptocurrencies and provide revenue share to its investors with STO. In addition, the company allows all versions of the model called Evantra to be paid in Bitcoin.
Ministry of Finance Made a Statement on Cryptocurrencies
T.R. Treasury and Finance Ministry a statement indicating that the cryptographic developments on issues related to Turkey's crypto followed the money and the situation in the money released. He stated that CBRT, BRSA, CMB and other relevant institutions are working on cryptocurrencies in cooperation.
Japanese Electronics Giant to Support Cryptocurreny
Rakuten, known as the Amazon of Japan; announced that customers can now use cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash. With the support of crypto assets, the payment service covers a wide range of products.
Ripple Will Offer NFT Support
Wietse Wind, founder of XRP Labs, announced the work to add NFT to its XRP Ledger. Witse Wind also emphasized that NFT transactions on the XRP Ledger will work differently than transactions on other blockchains such as Ethereum.
SEC Releases New Statement
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released an eight-page document detailing the framework under which it will examine digital asset investments. According to the released document, the SEC has made it clear that digital assets will face similar levels of scrutiny as traditional securities.
Stablecoin Launched on Avalanche Platform03-03-2021
TrueUSD (TUSD) was launched to expand US dollar liquidity for applications and users in the Avalanche ecosystem. TrustToken plans to bring additional products to Avalanche built on TUSD and will play a role in DeFi applications on the platform.
Goldman Sachs Activates Bitcoin Trading Desk
It has been announced that Goldman Sachs, one of Wall Street's largest banks, will launch Bitcoin futures for its customers as of next week. It was stated that the company will begin customer transactions next week in Bitcoin futures and non-delivery forwards. Goldman was also noted to be conducting potential research for a Bitcoin ETF.
PayPal May Have Acquired Cryptocurrency Custody Company
Payment giant PayPal is said to be in the process of acquiring Curv, a technology firm that allows cryptocurrencies to be stored more securely. Paypal left the questions unanswered. An Israeli news outlet stated that a sales transaction of approximately $ 300 million was made.
Application for the First ETF in the USA
CBOE Global Markets applied to the SEC to launch the exchange traded fund it prepared for Bitcoin. Although the SEC has rejected all applications for ETF to date, the company stressed that a regulated ETF would be safer for the investor and that the Bitcoin market now has a very large audience.
SEC Presidential Candidate Gary Gensler Comments Bitcoin
The US Securities Commission awaits the approval of Gary Gensler as its presidential candidate. In his statements, Gensler argued that the cryptocurrency market should be free from fraud and manipulation. Bitcoin, on the other hand, dropped three percent after these statements.
Autonomous Region in North China to Stop BTC Miner Activities
Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region in northern China, plans to cease all cryptocurrency mining activities in the region by April 2021 as part of efforts to improve energy efficiency.
Grayscale's Litecoin Demand Smashes in February
While Litecoin miners have generated approximately 200,000 LTC in the last 28 days, Grayscale has purchased most of the Litecoins mined by purchasing 175,000 LTC in the last 30 days. On the other hand, the company's Litecoin trust stock contains $ 15.70 worth of cryptocurrency, while the stock is trading at $ 305 on the open market.
Cryptocurrency Bank in India Opens Another Branch
The world's first crypto-finance institution with physical branches has been operating in India in recent months. According to the institution's current statement, they will open a second branch in New Delhi, the capital of India.
Biden's Incentive Package Sent to the Senate
The US House of Representatives passed the $ 1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid package bill, and the law was submitted to the senate for voting.
MoneyGram Sued for Its Negative Statements About XRP
The giant payment company MoneyGram entered into a strategic partnership with Ripple in 2019. After the lawsuit between the SEC and Ripple, he quickly ended the partnership and made negative statements that the lawsuit process was uncertain for XRP. Now, a class action has been filed against MoneyGram on the grounds that these statements are misleading for investors.
SEC's New Management Staff Welcomed for XRP
Ripple recently stated in a statement with the SEC that it was unable to deal with the previous SEC administration. Gary Gensler, known as a cryptocurrency friend, will approve his candidacy as SEC chairman as of March 2. Ripple manager Brad Garlinghouse congratulated Gary Gensler on Twitter, saying they would be pleased to work with the new SEC administration.
New York Attorney General Warns Crypto Investors
In a new announcement, the New York Attorney General's Office warned cryptocurrency investors and stated that investments in cryptocurrencies carry a high risk.
Amazon Supports Ethereum04-03-2021
The cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services, another pillar of the giant technology company Amazon, announced that Ethereum is now available within the Amazon Managed Blockchain service. Users can now create Ethereum nodes on the platform and join the Ethereum network.
Mexico to Use Avalanche Blockchain
Mexico's Quintana Roo State Congress was the first national convention to use Avalanche technology for digital certification of legal documents operating through official correspondence and a file management system.
XLM Introduces New Update
The Stellar (XLM) team officially unveiled the Horizon 2.0 update. The new version of Stellar Core, called Captive Core, will be much more memory efficient. Additionally, users will be able to track actions on the network, send new transactions, and explore the blockchain.
USA Demands Reporting of Cryptocurrency Transactions
In the question and answer section made on the official website of the U.S. Tax Office, it is stated that cryptocurrency investors are not obliged to report digital assets if they invest in fiat money once a year, but if there is another transaction other than purchasing cryptocurrency once throughout the year, it should be reported and notified. were.
JPMorgan Holds a Survey for Institutional Investors
Most institutional investors do not plan to invest in Bitcoin, according to a JP Morgan survey of 3,400 institutional investors. However, 58% of the participants stated that they believe that cryptocurrencies will be permanent.
Cryptocurrencies One of SEC's Priorities
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced on its official site that financial issues, including cryptocurrencies, will be the priority issues this year. In addition, the SEC will check the security of client assets and funds, whether they are operating in accordance with the rule of digital asset companies.
Ripple Works for Central Banks
Ripple is publicly traded, providing Central Banks a secure, controlled and flexible solution for the issuance and management of digital currencies; It is testing a custom version of the open source XRP Ledger. The new version, developed according to the statements made by the company, will create a bridge between different currencies and assets such as XRP will be released.
Nigeria Vice President Defends Cryptocurrencies
After the ban against cryptocurrencies in Nigeria, the country's president made a statement. In the statement, it was stated that supporting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies would be for the benefit of the country.
Ripple Center to Stay in San Francisco
Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen stated that Ripple company's headquarters will remain in San Francisco. Larsen added that they are deeply connected to San Francisco and that the city will be the best hub for Ripple.
Crypto Payments Will Be Accepted for Used Vehicles
Quebec-based vehicle store HGreg, which has thirty branches in North America, announced that it will accept cryptocurrency payments for new and used vehicles starting this month.
Ripple Sends a Letter to the Court05-03-2021
After Brad Garlinghouse requested a dismissal of the case, Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen sent a letter to the New York court through his lawyers demanding a dismissal of the case, claiming that the SEC was unable to prove its illegal charges on XRP.
Ripple Demands Rejection of Litigation
Ripple (XRP) CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced on Twitter that he has requested the dismissal of the case against the SEC's amended complaints. In a 5-page denial petition, it was argued that SEC claims are invalid.
Presidency Digital Transformation Office Introduces Blockchain
Following the sharing of the Ministry of Treasury and Finance recently, T.C. The Presidential Digital Transformation Office made an informative post about Bitcoin and its technology on its official Twitter account and announced that it will create a blockchain glossary.
Brave Announces Producing Alternative Search Engine to Google
Brave browser, which has Basic Attention Token integrated, announced the acquisition of the open search engine Tailcat. The Brave browser, currently based on external search engines, offers users the opportunity to choose between privacy-oriented search engines. Tailcat, on the other hand, is built on a completely independent index and does not collect IP addresses or personal data to improve search results.
Colombia's Oldest Bank To Include Crypto Services
Banco de Bogotá, one of Colombia's largest banks, will pilot crypto services as part of a regulatory sandbox project.
Travala.com Starts Accepting Payment With Chainlink
Travala, the booking operator whose monthly revenue exceeded $ 1 million in February, added LINK to more than 40 crypto payment tools. The company will accept Chainlink in 90 thousand destinations.
North America's First Bitcoin ETF Surpasses $ 500 Million
North America's first approved BTC investment fund (ETF) holds more than 11,000 Bitcoins as of March 3. Operating in Canada, ETF saw a trading volume of more than $ 165 million on the first day. The ETF, which opened on February 19, increased by 88%.
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