Mastercard Payment Index: More Consumers in Three African Countries Plan to Use Crypto Based Payment Methods

According to a recent Mastercard payment index report, the Covid-19 related lockdowns helped spread the use of cryptocurrency in three African countries, namely Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. The report also reveals that a greater number of consumers from these countries are “likely to use one emerging payment method in the coming year.” More Respondents… Continue reading Mastercard Payment Index: More Consumers in Three African Countries Plan to Use Crypto Based Payment Methods

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Dfinity’s ‘Internet Computer’ token (ICP) launches straight into the top 10 cryptos

Dfinity Foundation, a blockchain startup that aims to revolutionize the World Wide Web by creating a decentralized “Internet Computer,” has launched its long-awaited governance token ICP—and it has already landed among the top 10 cryptos, following a day of trading carnage. The token was first launched on American crypto exchange Coinbase Pro on Monday. Since… Continue reading Dfinity’s ‘Internet Computer’ token (ICP) launches straight into the top 10 cryptos

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Launch of Bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. could see further delays, here’s why

Several industry leaders say recent comments by US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Gary Gensler have delayed the possible launch of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the country, financial industry outlet Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Not coming soon ETFs are regulated financial instruments that track the value of an underlying asset and provide asset… Continue reading Launch of Bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. could see further delays, here’s why

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Launch of Bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. could see further delays, here’s why

Several industry leaders say recent comments by US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Gary Gensler have delayed the possible launch of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the country, financial industry outlet Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Not coming soon ETFs are regulated financial instruments that track the value of an underlying asset and provide asset… Continue reading Launch of Bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. could see further delays, here’s why

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Goldman Sachs Executive Reportedly Resigns After Making Millions Investing in Dogecoin

A Goldman Sachs executive has reportedly resigned from the investment bank after he made a fortune investing in dogecoin. The meme cryptocurrency is touted by a growing number of celebrities, including the Dogefather Elon Musk and Mark Cuban. Goldman Sachs Executive Quits After Making Millions in Cryptocurrency Aziz McMahon, a managing director at Goldman Sachs… Continue reading Goldman Sachs Executive Reportedly Resigns After Making Millions Investing in Dogecoin

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100,000 Micro Bitcoin Futures Trade on CME Exchange in First Six Days

More than 100,000 micro bitcoin futures traded on CME in the first six days since launch, the exchange has revealed. CME’s global head of equity index says that this new smaller contract, along with the full-size bitcoin futures, strengthens the exchange’s ability to help a broad array of clients. CME Group, the world’s largest financial… Continue reading 100,000 Micro Bitcoin Futures Trade on CME Exchange in First Six Days

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100,000 Micro Bitcoin Futures Trade on CME Exchange in First Six Days

More than 100,000 micro bitcoin futures traded on CME in the first six days since launch, the exchange has revealed. CME’s global head of equity index says that this new smaller contract, along with the full-size bitcoin futures, strengthens the exchange’s ability to help a broad array of clients. CME Group, the world’s largest financial… Continue reading 100,000 Micro Bitcoin Futures Trade on CME Exchange in First Six Days

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A Privacy Standard In Bitcoin, And How It Will Protect Bitcoin Users

There exists a security problem inherent to Bitcoin’s transparency that needs to be addressed by the community. Bitcoin has a fungibility issue; it is transparent, which can be both good and bad. Transparency allows everyone to check how many bitcoin are in circulation and to ensure that nobody is cheating. But it also allows bad… Continue reading A Privacy Standard In Bitcoin, And How It Will Protect Bitcoin Users

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Shiba Inu carnage: Traders lose $46.5 million on first day of SHIB futures

Shiba Inu (SHIB) , the meme coin that was launched as a Dogecoin rival back in 2020, zoomed to the top-20 market cap yesterday after a TikTok- and social media-driven frenzy , data shows. Traders, however, lost millions of dollars punting on the currency’s futures. Millions gone SHIB “investors,” as recent as those in the… Continue reading Shiba Inu carnage: Traders lose $46.5 million on first day of SHIB futures

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