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SEC Commissioner concerned about the US lagging behind global Bitcoin ETFs

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Securities and Exchange Commissioner (SEC) Hester Peirce voiced concerns over the United States lagging behind global jurisdictions in adopting cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETF). During an online appearance at the Bitcoin (BTC) conference “The B Word,” Peirce pinpointed that many other countries Read More

NatWest cuts payment channels to Binance, citing regulatory uncertainty

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NatWest, a major United Kingdom-based retail and commercial bank, has blocked all credit and debit card payments to crypto exchange Binance until further notice, the bank confirmed to Cointelegraph on Thursday. “All credit and debit card transactions to Binance have Read More

3AC-backed DeFi protocol Tranchess launched to track Bitcoin performance

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Three Arrows Capital CEO Su Zhu has announced the launch of decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Tranchess. Tweeting on Thursday, Zhu described Tranchess as a “Tokenized Asset Management and Derivatives Trading” protocol. While the project aims to become a multi-chain and Read More

Vitalik Buterin’s surprise cameo in Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ living room

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Actor and venture capitalist, Ashton Kutcher, has published a video to Twitter featuring himself, his wife Mila Kunis, and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, to explain the project to newcomers For the first minute, the video shows Kutcher quizzing Kunis on Read More

Auditors reveal USDC backing as Jim Cramer sounds alarm over Tether’s mad money

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Auditors working for Circle have disclosed the reserves backing the firm’s USDC stablecoin, while Mad Money’s Jim Cramer has questioned Tether’s lack of transparency with its USDT reserves. Multi-national tax advisory firm Grant Horton conducted the audit, and a reserve Read More

FTX smashes crypto funding record with $900m raise to become exchange decacorn

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FTX, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange founded by Sam Bankman-Fried, has closed a $900 million funding round – highlighting once again that venture capitalists are shrugging off market turmoil in their quest to uncover quality blockchain plays. The Series B investment Read More

Mastercard’s latest partnership to help banks distribute crypto cards

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American fintech giant Mastercard has announced plans to revamp its crypto card program, to enable traditional banks and crypto companies to offer cards to its users for transacting with digital assets. According to the official statement: “Mastercard and its partners will Read More

Osprey Funds CEO says US will approve Bitcoin ETF in 2022 ‘at earliest’

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The CEO of Osprey Funds — the issuer of over-the-counter Bitcoin trust OBTC —isn’t holding his breath for a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) approval in the United States this year. Speaking to Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre and Seana Smith on Read More