Monthly Archives: April 2021

Bitcoin ETF from 3iQ and Coinshares goes live in Canada

The fund’s units began trading roughly three weeks after the investment manager filed a final prospectus with Canadian regulators. Canada-based investment fund manager 3iQ’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund created in partnership with Coinshares is now available for trading. In an announcement from 3iQ today, trading for the 3iQ Coinshares Bitcoin exchange-traded fund, or ETF, began on the Toronto Stock Exchange today. The fund’s units are trading in U.S. dollars under the ticker “BTCQ.U” and Canadian dollars under the ticker “BTCQ.” Trading opened at $11.89 for BTCQ before dipping […]

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Not going anywhere for a while? Grab a Dogecoin, says Snickers candy

Milky Way’s Twitter account also joined in on promoting the meme-based cryptocurrency. Snickers, the chocolate bar sold around the world for more than 90 years, is getting into the crypto space by promoting the meme-based cryptocurrency Dogecoin. In a tweet today, Snickers posted an image of the Dogecoin (DOGE) Shiba Inu dog atop the message “Dogecoinrise” to its more than 407,500 followers. The candy bar brand included the hashtag “DogeDay,” which has been trending in the United States, as well as two rocketship emojis in a reply. […]

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China Calls Bitcoin and Stablecoins ‘Investment Alternatives’ for the First Time Since Crypto Crackdown

After the well-known crypto crackdown launched by the Chinese government four years ago, it seems there is now a change in the tone from the country’s central bank. At least that’s what has been suggested recently by the deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC). Central Bank Clarifies Its Regulatory Framework on Cryptos Will Remain Unchanged During a panel hosted by CNBC at the Boao Forum for Asia, Li Bo is now naming bitcoin (BTC) with the “investment alternative” term for the first time since […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Art Director To Auction Guy Fawkes Painting For Bitcoin

If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of art crafted by the creative force behind Bitcoin Magazine, here’s your chance. Link To Scarce City Auction Here Although I’ve been working my dream job here at Bitcoin Magazine since September 2017, I have only published one other article. I hope to write more after the conference, but for now, I will use this platform to shamelessly shill the fact that I am auctioning a painting with Scarce.City on April 20, 2021. Scarce City is an amazing new […]

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NFTb launches NFT marketplace focused on environmental sustainability

The new marketplace is said to provide a more affordable option for artists launching digital artwork and other rare collectibles. It also lets them donate a portion of their proceeds to charities. NFTb, a nonfungible token platform built on the Binance Smart Chain, is launching a new version of its marketplace focused on supporting social causes and providing artists with more affordable listing options.  The new marketplace connects artists and leading charities, allowing anyone to auction their artwork at an affordable rate and donate a portion of […]

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Interview: Bitcoin Reinforces Good Habits With The Littlest Bitcoin Boomer

The Littlest Bitcoin Boomer joined “Meet The Taco Plebs” to discuss his Bitcoin journey. Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: Apple Spotify Libsyn For this episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s “Meet The Taco Plebs,” I was joined by The Littlest Bitcoin Boomer (@littlesthodler), an optimistic, sat-stacking pleb. We started off this interview by going over The Littlest Bitcoin Boomer’s rabbit hole story, diving into what brought him to Bitcoin. Littlest shares he was going through a rough patch in his life, making bad decisions and […]

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Jordan Peterson’s New Book And Bitcoin

Part 1 of a series discussing the shared values between Bitcoin and Jordan Peterson’s newest book, Beyond Order. Rule I: Do Not Carelessly Denigrate Governments Or Bitcoin A reimagination of Beyond Order by Jordan Peterson through the lens of Bitcoin. Preface This is part 1 of a 12-part series. In an imaginary Venn diagram of Bitcoin and Beyond Order, this writing would reflect the shared values contained in the center. All quotes are credited to Jordan Peterson. All reflections are inspired by Satoshi Nakamoto. Loneliness and Confusion […]

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Smartlands Platform Launch: Tokenizing the Real Economy in Europe With a First-Mover Advantage

In April, Smartlands will launch an alternative investment platform for buying and selling tokenized shares of real-world assets. The platform, built on the Stellar open-source network, will first focus on issuing security tokens that represent a suite of high-yield real estate listings based in Ukraine. Smartlands’ New Platform Is Revolutionizing the Real Economy in Eastern Europe How could blockchain technology revolutionize the real economy? One of the most exciting answers lies in unlocking liquidity. Consider this: The estimated value of tokenizable real estate worldwide is more than […]

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PINT to Tokenize Exposure to the Top Polkadot Initiatives

As the launch date for parachains nears, a new initiative is constructing a decentralized finance (defi) index token that tracks Polkadot projects aimed at helping investors diversify their holdings through a single instrument. Six Projects Provide Soft Commitments to Join Polkadot Index Network Token The growing interest in Polkadot and its novel parachains has seen the blockchain’s native token become the source of frenzied speculation over the last few months, joining the list of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. Now, with approaching parachain launches for […]

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PBOC, Federal Reserve Officials Provide Optimistic Commentary On Bitcoin

Recent comments from officials at two of the world’s largest central banks indicate growing acceptance that bitcoin is the future. Last week, spokespeople from two of the world’s largest and most significant central banks, Robert Kaplan of the Federal Reserve and Lo Bi of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), provided insight into their views on Bitcoin and how the central banks currently think of the asset. Kaplan, the current president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and prior member of the Federal Open Market Committee, […]

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