Monthly Archives: February 2021

Cointelegraph announces the Top 100 Notable People in Blockchain 2021

From the obvious to the esoteric, the philanthropic to the acquisitive, and the publicity hounds to the anonymous… the most comprehensive list of crypto’s most fascinating and influential characters. Let’s get one thing out of the way. You will not agree with every selection on the Cointelegraph list of the Top 100 Notable People in Blockchain. In fact, you will almost certainly disagree, vehemently, with many of the people we’ve included in this year’s list. You will rage at the inclusion of [insert comedy villain here] and […]

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Ark Investment Study Suggests BTC Value Will Rise by $40,000 if All S&P 500 Companies ‘Allocate 1% of Their Cash to Bitcoin’

According to the findings of a study by Ark Investment Management (AIM), the value of bitcoin can potentially increase by $40,000 if all S&P 500 companies allocate 1% of their cash holdings to the crypto. Similarly, if all these companies were to convert 10% of cash holdings into bitcoin, the value of the crypto asset will potentially rise to $400,000. Institutional Adoption The study findings, which are based on December 1, 2020 data, seem to get validation from BTC’s price movement after Square and Microstrategy acquisitions. As […]

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Phase one of Switzerland’s blockchain law goes into effect

The first phase of Switzerland’s two-part crypto and blockchain regulatory framework is effective as of today. On Monday, part one of the Swiss blockchain law covering company reforms went into effect. Back in September 2020, the country’s parliament passed an expanded regulatory framework for crypto and blockchain technology in the country. According to a Swissinfo report, the implementation of the new regulatory paradigm will help to improve Switzerland’s burgeoning crypto and blockchain scene. Indeed, industry stakeholders in the country praised the expanded financial and corporate reforms included […]

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Robinhood users are still limited to one GameStop share

As the U.S. SEC looks into how Robinhood has handled GameStop trading, the platform has narrowed its list of restricted stocks. Troubled trading app Robinhood has been narrowing the list of restricted stocks on its platform but is still keeping major restrictions on GameStop (GME) shares.  According to its website, Robinhood has lowered its list of restrictions to eight different stocks including GME, AMC, BlackBerry, Express, Genius Brands International, Koss, Naked Brand Group and Nokia. Robinhood previously limited trading for as many as 50 stocks on Jan. […]

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Digital art project sells out $10M in NFTs in four days

Early adopters have scooped up over 15,300 Hashmask NFTs as one “card” has gone on sale for 97 ETH. Hashmasks, a new non-fungible token project has raised over 7,600 ETH (about $10 million) from the sale of more than 15,300 digital collectible cards. The owner of Hashmasks #1 has sold his card named after former United States President Donald Trump for about 97 Ether (ETH) which amounts to over $126,000 at the current Ether price. Hashmasks #1 was acquired for 0.1 ETH according to the collection timetable […]

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WallStreetBets Plans XRP Pump Feb 1st As Pump And Dump Fad Continues

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Mark Cuban thinks Wall Street stands no chance against digital natives

The entrepreneur says that old-school investors are getting their “ass kicked” by the “Store of Value Generation.” Entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has weighed in on the recent clash between Wall Street and the r/Wallstreetbets Reddit community. In a Jan. 31 blog post, Cuban suggested that the old-school investment community is currently taking a kicking from what he describes as the “Store of Value Generation.” These millennials have developed a greater understanding of the value of digital assets, having been brought up in a world […]

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Wallstreetbets and GameStop saga set for Hollywood treatment in new film

A major Hollywood studio has won the rights to turn the r/Wallstreetbets saga into a movie — less than a week after the GameStop short squeeze. The r/Wallstreetbets saga which saw a group of Redditors join forces to extract billions from Wall Street hedge funds is set to be turned into a movie. As reported by Deadline on Jan. 31, a newly proposed book by The Social Network author, Ben Mezrich, was subject to a bidding war between major Hollywood studios, with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer winning out in the […]

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Former Bank of China exec joins BitMEX operator as non-executive board director

Once reportedly the highest-paid executive at the Bank of China, Wai Kin Chim has joined BitMEX’s parent firm as an independent non-executive board director. BitMEX’s parent company 100x Group has hired a financial veteran with a professional background including the Bank of China. According to a Feb. 1 blog post on BitMEX, 100x has appointed former Chinese banker Wai Kin Chim as its new independent non-executive board director. A non-executive board member participates in policymaking and planning decisions at a firm, as well as monitoring the executive […]

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FutureBit Apollo BTC – A Bitcoin ASIC Miner and Full Node

FutureBit Apollo BTC is an upcoming SHA256 ASIC miner designed for home users that is capable of not only mining, but also running a Full Bitcoin node. The device comes in the form of a compact and silent desktop class computer machine and is intended for home use and not for use in large crypto mining farms. It is based on the same idea of the FutureBit Apollo LTC Pod Scrypt ASIC Miner and Full Litecoin Node, but further improving things and not just only focusing on […]

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