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Digital Ticket Stubs: New York Knicks Launch Team’s First NFT Collection

On Tuesday, the New York Knickerbockers, in partnership with Sweet, launched the NBA team’s first-ever non-fungible token (NFT) collection. The NFTs feature limited edition digitally designed 3D game tickets made specifically for the Atlantic Division basketball team. With less than 24 hours left on the auction, the Knicks’ NFT sale has sold out a number of tickets. 3D NFT Tickets from 5 Classic New York Knicks’ Games A number of NBA teams are getting in on blockchain technology and many American professional basketball teams have engaged in […]

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Automated Investment Service Firm Wealthfront Adds Support for Grayscale’s BTC, ETH Trusts

On Thursday, the Palo Alto-based automated investment service firm, Wealthfront Inc., announced that customers can now get exposure to crypto assets via the company’s platform. The firm revealed that clients can choose from two Grayscale investment trusts, as the company now offers investments in the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC). Wealthfront Connects Customers to Two Grayscale Trusts This week Wealthfront has added two Grayscale crypto trusts to the firm’s menu of investments. Wealthfront is an automated investment operation sometimes referred to as […]

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Bank of America, Coinbase, FTX Invest in Paxos Series D Funding Round

Paxos, a blockchain services and tokenization firm has added Coinbase Ventures, FTX, Bank of America, and Founders Fund as backers in its Series D funding round that started last April. These institutions were listed as “strategic investors,” but the amounts of their contributions were not disclosed. Paxos has now raised more than $540 million in funding. Bank of America, FTX, and Coinbase Invest in Paxos Two leading cryptocurrency exchanges and the second-biggest U.S. bank invested in Paxos, a New York-based blockchain infrastructure firm that focuses on offering […]

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Global Cryptocurrency Adoption Doubled Since January Reaching 221 Million Users: Report

A new report issued by Crypto.com, a cryptocurrency exchange and fintech services firm, discovered that the number of people using cryptocurrencies has more than doubled since January, reaching 221 million last June. The report states that the rise of the defi movement, institutions like Tesla, Visa, Mastercard, and Microstrategy adopting cryptocurrency, and El Salvador establishing bitcoin as legal tender, were important events that helped to popularize crypto even more. Cryptocurrency Userbase Jumps to 221 Million Worldwide, According to Crypto.com Report Crypto.com’s “Measuring Global Crypto Users” report found […]

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Central Bank of Ireland Governor Talks Crypto, Praises ‘Secure, Decentralized’ Technology

Gabriel Makhlouf, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), has published a blog post in which he shares his views on the digitalization of finance. While echoing concerns expressed by his counterparts regarding cryptocurrencies, the official has also highlighted some of their positives. Don’t Ignore the Positive Elements of Crypto Technology, Central Bank Governor Says The article titled “Digital Money” was published on the bank’s website on Thursday. In the post, Gabriel Makhlouf discusses the project to issue a digital version of the common European […]

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Breaking NFTs to Pieces: These 4 Projects Are Fractionalizing Grimes, Banksy, Cryptopunk NFTs

While non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles have been all the rage, a few projects have been developing the concept of fractionalized NFTs so investors without deep pockets can purchase shares of an expensive collectible. On Thursday, the firm Otis revealed that people can invest in an NFT created by the world-famous Canadian musician and record producer Grimes. The platform allows anyone to purchase a small fraction of the recording artist’s artwork called “Newborn 1 & 3.” Grimes’ Artwork ‘Newborn 1 & 3″ Gets Fractionalized During the last 30 […]

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Why The $35 Trillion In United States Retirement Accounts Should Be Spent On Bitcoin

American retirement savings represent a new beachhead for bitcoin — we just need to make sure people hold their own keys. “Many adults are struggling to save for retirement and feel that they are not on track with their savings. While preparedness for retirement increases with age, concerns about inadequate savings are still common for those near retirement age.” —Federal Reserve Website Despite the Federal Reserve’s tone-deaf admission that many Americans struggle to retire when one of the central bank’s primary mandates is price stability, as of […]

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Report Suggests Robinhood Owns Largest Dogecoin Address and Third-Largest BTC Wallet

Last February the crypto community was obsessed with a specific dogecoin address that happens to be the largest dogecoin holder today with over 36 billion DOGE. One armchair sleuth studied a number of onchain transactions and suspected the company Robinhood owned the wallet. Now the individual has researched the topic again and claims the latest findings help confirm the dogecoin wallet does belong to Robinhood. Alongside this, the person suspects Robinhood controls the third-largest bitcoin wallet as well. Onchain Research Suggests Robinhood Not Only Owns the Mysterious […]

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$41 Billion Hedge Fund GoldenTree Has Added Bitcoin To Its Balance Sheet

GoldenTree, with $41 billion in assets under management, is one among a growing number of traditional hedge funds purchasing bitcoin. GoldenTree, run by Founder and Chief Investment Officer Steven Tananbaum, has added bitcoin to its balance sheet, The Street reported earlier today. GoldenTree, with $41 billion in assets under management, is one among a growing number of traditional hedge funds purchasing bitcoin. According to The Street, GoldenTree has purchased bitcoin to diversify the conservative, debt-based strategies it has used in the past. The primary sources of this […]

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Hardware Bitcoin Security And Blockstream’s Jade Wallet

Two hands-on hardware wallet developers discuss bitcoin custody and its technicalities Watch This Episode On YouTube Listen To This Episode: BitcoinTV Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast In this episode of “The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado,” Aaron van Wirdum conducted one more interview without his regular co-host Sjors Provoost. Instead, he was joined by Blockstream’s Lawrence Nahum, one of the developers behind the Jade wallet; and Ben Kaufman, one of the developers of the Specter wallet, which is specifically designed to work with hardware wallets. Van Wirdum, Nahum and […]

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