Coinbase Warns Some Russian Users Their Accounts May Be Blocked, Report Reveals
Leading U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly notified certain Russian customers that their accounts may be blocked at the end of this month. According to Russian media, the trading platform has offered them to withdraw their funds unless they prove they are not under sanctions.
Elon Musk Secures $7 Bn In Funding From Sequoia, Binance, And Other Investors To Back Twitter Bid
A group of investors, including Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Binance and Fidelity 89 has invested over $7 billion to back Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover of Twitter.
US watchdog says it cannot block Musk’s Twitter purchase
Open Market Institute says Musk’s Twitter purchase is “a threat to “American democracy and free speech.”
Report: Japanese Carmakers Toyota and Nissan Enter the Metaverse
Two Japanese carmakers, Nissan and Toyota, have launched operations in the metaverse. Nissan’s virtual showroom can host vehicle launches and other events, while Toyota’s workspaces are being used to hold employee meetings.
Elon Musk’s $43B bid on Twitter causes DOGE, SHIB to spike
Elon Musk has made an unsolicited offer to fully acquire social media giant Twitter for a total cash consideration of $43 billion
MMA Entertainment Giant UFC to Pay Fighters Bitcoin Bonuses
On April 7, the digital currency exchange Crypto.com announced that fighters from the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), will be able to win Fight Night bonuses that will be paid in bitcoin. Fight Night bonus payouts will vary depending on placement, and contestants that finish first place will get paid $30,000 in bitcoin for the win.
Why A Twitter Edit Button Could Be Disastrous For Crypto Users
Twitter and crypto have gone hand in hand for the longest time, which is why the talk of an edit button has direct implications on the crypto community using the social media platform. The talk of adding an edit button had been one that has been going on for a long time and while Twitter has acknowledged it, this is the first time that there has been any definitive announcement about the inclusion of an edit button on the site.
Private Equity Fund Reportedly Plans to Buy Majority Stake in Japan Major Crypto Exchange
A Japanese, Singapore-based private equity fund is allegedly set to buy a controlling stake in bitFlyer, Japan’s major crypto exchange.
Is Apple about to send Bitcoin to the moon? A rundown of the rumor
Rumors of Apple utilizing Bitcoin in some capacity are running red hot. Fanning the hearsay, YouTuber Crypto Rover summed up sentiment by saying the knock-on effects will see Bitcoin moon.
Binance Signs As Crypto Partner For The Grammy Awards
Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange operator in terms of trading volume, has become the first-ever official crypto exchange partner of the Grammy Awards for music.
Bengal Energy to mine Bitcoin using ‘stranded wells’ in Aussie outback
Canadian oil and gas miner Bengal Energy, is set to begin its trial project of accessing formerly “stranded” gas wells with portable Bitcoin mining rigs.
MetaMask rolls out Apple Pay integration and other iOS updates
Starting with iPhone users, MetaMask is adding integrations with payment gateways on its mobile wallet to increase options for buying crypto.
Coinbase To Acquire Brazil’s Largest Crypto Exchange In Latest Deal
According to local reports, Coinbase Global is in talks to acquire 2TM, which is the parent company of Brazil’s largest crypto exchange - Mercado Bitcoin.
Japanese Software Giant Line Plans to Launch NFT Market Next Month
The Japanese social media and messenger software firm Line Corporation has announced the company is introducing a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace on April 13. Line detailed on Wednesday that the market will be called “LINE NFT” and it will showcase “more than 100 types of NFTs.”
Volvo's parent company establishes blockchain joint venture headquarters in Wuxi, China
Geely Holding sold over 2.2 million vehicles in 2021, including 698,693 Volvo cars.
Visa Is Expanding Its Crypto Strategy And Is Hiring Graduates To Help With This
Visa has a number of crypto products and services that it now offers to its customers. A new job posting by the payments platform indicates that Visa is now seeking to further grow this area of their business.
The creators of Bored Ape Yacht Club acquires the rights to CryptoPunks and Meebits
Yuga Labs announced they acquired the rights to CryptoPunks and Meebits and they will grant commercial rights to NFT owners before they decide what comes next.
Kraken will donate fees generated from Russian transactions to Ukraine
Kraken is donating a total of $10 million to help Ukraine against Russia's invasion and part of it will be funded via the fees generated from Russian transactions on the exchange.
Binance Joins Russian Banking Union, Will Head New Crypto Department
The crypto exchange giant Binance has joined the Association of Russian Banks (ARB), where its Russia and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) lead will head a new crypto department.
Silvergate Capital Purchases Diem Operations to Develop Own Stablecoin
Silvergate Capital, an investment firm that is the parent company of the Silvergate Bank, acquired the technology and assets of Diem, the formerly Facebook-backed stablecoin payment system. The payment totaled $182 million. The technology and assets acquired will reportedly be used for the launch of a Silvergate branded stablecoin.
CFTC Chairman Confirms Bitcoin, Ether Are Commodities
TA: Why Bitcoin Price Could Explode Above $30.6K In Near-term
Cryptocurrency Is ‘Worthless,’ European Central Bank President Says
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Arthur Hayes to serve 2-year probation owning up to BitMEX’s AML mishap
Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Warns Bitcoin (BTC) Could Test New Epic Lows – Here Are His Targets
Report: Finder’s Panel sees the end of Shiba Inu by 2030
Commonwealth Bank puts crypto trading trial on ice as regulators dither
Trademark Applications Suggest Meta May Launch Crypto Platform
Impermanent loss challenges the claim that DeFi is the ‘future of France’
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Global Debt Reaches a Record USD 226 Trillion