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Bitcoin ETFs secure regulatory approval from SEC

After years of delays, the US SEC has finally approved spot Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (EFTs). This landmark event has caused a significant uptick in the prices of several cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin-backed Volcano Bonds secure regulatory approval in El Salvador

El Salvador’s Digital Assets Commission has granted regulatory approval to Volcano Bonds, the world’s first-ever Bitcoin-backed bonds. 

Bitcoin surpasses $40K resistance after 20 months

The price rally of Bitcoin continued over the weekend, with the token finally crossing the $40,000 threshold for the first time since April 2022.

Bitcoin Price Surges With a New Bullish Run in 2023

A comprehensive analysis of Bitcoin’s bullish run in 2023 to help understand the latest trends and price surges.

Tether grants $610M debt financing to Northern Data

Stablecoin issuer Tether has offered $610M worth of debt facility to Northern Data, a Bitcoin mining firm.

A Detailed Distinction of Security Token Offering (STO) vs. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

Security token offerings (STOs) and initial coin offerings (ICOs) are two distinct strategies for raising capital for blockchain and digital money enterprises.

Coinbase launches futures trading services for US retail traders

Coinbase has expanded its Bitcoin and Ether futures offerings to US-based retail crypto traders.

Coinbase secures regulatory approval to list crypto futures in the US

The National Futures Association (NFA) has permitted Coinbase to operate a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM).

Litecoin blockchain successfully completes third halving event

Litecoin’s third halving event occurred on August 2, causing the altcoin’s mining rewards to reduce to 6.25 LTC per block.

Binance to list 34 crypto tokens on its Japanese exchange

Binance plans to add trading services for 34 tokens on Binance Japan, a new exchange that caters to Japanese clients.

SEC reportedly ordered Coinbase to delist all coins except Bitcoin

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong claimed that before suing the exchange in June, the SEC had asked Coinbase to halt trading services for all cryptocurrencies except Bitcoin.

How to Forecast the Next Crypto Bull Run

Factors like multi-month accumulation bottoms, undervalued metrics, sentiment changes, and smart money accumulation can help forecast the next crypto bull run.

Coinbase to shut down Borrow program over the coming months

Coinbase announced its plans to gradually wind down its Borrow program and requested clients to repay all outstanding loans by November 20.

Binance enables Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals on Lightning Network

Binance has completed the integration of Bitcoin on the layer-2 protocol Lightning Network to enable faster BTC deposits and withdrawals for its clients.

Bitcoin and Data Privacy: Balancing Convenience and Security in the Digital Age

Discover the delicate balance between convenience and security in the digital age. Explore Bitcoin's role and the importance of data privacy.

Binance.US delists advanced trading pairs for BTC and BUSD

Binance.US announced its plans to delist ten BTC and BUSD advanced trading pairs after the SEC pressed charges against its parent company.

Coinbase to list Bitcoin and Ether futures on its derivatives exchange

Coinbase’s CFTC-approved derivatives exchange will add Bitcoin and Ether futures for institutional clients on June 5.

Tether to commence Bitcoin mining operations in Uruguay

Stablecoin issuer Tether announced its plans to mine Bitcoin using renewable energy in Uruguay.

Binance to launch new crypto exchange in Japan by summer 2023

Binance will re-enter the Japanese crypto market following the launch of a new crypto exchange in summer 2023.

Tether aims to diversify its reserves portfolio by investing in Bitcoin

Stablecoin issuer Tether announced its plans to strengthen its reserves by using a fraction of the firm's realized profits to purchase Bitcoin.

Coinbase establishes international crypto derivatives trading platform

Coinbase launched an overseas derivatives exchange in Bermuda after securing a Class F license from Bermuda Monetary Authority.

CFTC sues Binance for violating federal laws

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against Binance and its CEO, Changpeng Zhao, over alleged violations of federal laws.

Binance to convert $1B worth of IRI funds to native crypto tokens

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said the exchange will convert nearly $1B worth of Industry Recovery Initiative funds into native crypto assets following recent turmoil in the stablecoin market.

Blockchain.com to halt operations of its asset management subsidiary

Blockchain.com will halt operations of its subsidiary, Blockchain.com Asset Management, on account of the prolonged crypto winter.

CFTC Chair asserts Ethereum and Stablecoins are commodities

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam said Ethereum and stablecoins are commodities during Wednesday's Senate Agricultural court hearing.

Celsius debtors unveil NovaWulf-sponsored sale plan

Celsius’ debtors have released a sale plan that outlines their strategy to compensate the bankrupt crypto lender’s clients. The proposed sale plan will be sponsored by investment firm NovaWulf Digital Management.

Luxor Launches World’s First RFQ Platform For ASIC

Luxor has launched the first-ever request-for-quote platform where miners can buy or sell Bitcoin mining hardware. This marketplace will promote transparency and increased market liquidity.‍

Independent Examiner’s Report Shows Celsius Was Running A Ponzi Scheme

An independent examiner report has revealed that Celsius used new customer funds to pay for withdrawals. Celsius operated a riskier business different from what it advertised to customers.

Alameda seeks to recover $446M from Voyager

Alameda Research filed a complaint against Voyager Digital to recover $446M worth of crypto assets from the bankrupt lender.

Best Bitcoin Lightning Network Wallets

Have you heard of the Bitcoin Lightning Network, a Layer-2 solution that makes your Bitcoin payments faster and cheaper? Check out our Best Bitcoin Lightning Wallets list to learn about digital wallets compatible with this solution and how they work.

Binance Collaborates With Huobi To Recover $2.5M Worth Of Bitcoin Assets From Hackers

The security teams of Binance and Huobi teamed up to recover 124 Bitcoin from the hackers responsible for the Horizon Bridge Hack of 2022.

7 Best Bitcoin Wallets

There's a famous saying: "Not your keys, not your coins." That means you are not really in control of your crypto assets if you don't store them in your personal wallet. Even if you keep them with a centralized exchange, you may still be locked out of your coins if the exchange suffers bankruptcy, hack, or any other calamity.

Midas Investments Shuts Down Following Significant Losses

Midas Investments announced its plans to shut down its platform after incurring significant losses that have led to a large asset deficit for the firm.

OKX Releases Second Proof-Of-Reserves Report

OKX published its second Proof-of-Reserves report to continue providing transparency to its users.

Brazil’s President Signs Bill To Recognize Bitcoin As Means Of Payment

President Jair Bolsonaro signed a bill that legalizes using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for payments.

Paxful Delists Ethereum From Platform Due To “Integrity” Issues

Paxful removed Ethereum from its platform due to integrity issues caused by Ethereum's transition to a Proof-of-Stake model.

Celsius Attracts 30 Potential Bidders For Its Retail Platform And Mining Business

Celsius provided an update on its ongoing business processes and disclosed that it has received multiple bids for its assets ahead of its auction process.

Nigeria Seeks To Legalize Bitcoin And Crypto Usage

The Nigerian government is set to pass a bill that will recognize Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legal capital for investment.

Mazars Suspends Proof-Of-Reserves Audit Services For Crypto Exchanges

Binance reported that Mazars has stopped offering services to crypto exchanges. The auditing firm removed the web pages that showed its Proof-of-Reserves (PoR) audits conducted on Binance, Crypto.com, and KuCoin's reserves.

Hong Kong To Launch Asia’s First Bitcoin And Ether Futures ETFs

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange will list Asia's first Bitcoin and Ether exchange-traded funds on December 16.

CFTC Declares Bitcoin, Ethereum And Tether As Commodities

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission labeled Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether as commodities in its lawsuit against FTX and Alameda Research.

Court Approves The Issuance Of Subpoenas To 3AC Co-Founders

The court has authorized the issuance of subpoenas to 3AC co-founders. Liquidators now have permission to demand documents, communications, financial records, or any information related to the hedge fund since 2012.

Binance.US Removes Spot Trading Fees For Ethereum

Binance.US expanded its Zero Fee Trading program to Ethereum (ETH). This will allow users to trade on ETH/USD, ETH/USDT, ETH/USDC, and ETH/BUSD pairs without paying any fees.

Binance Transfers 127K Bitcoin To An Unknown Wallet As Part Of Proof-Of-Reserves Audit

After Binance moved 127K Bitcoin tokens to an unknown wallet, Changpeng Zhao claimed that the transaction was a part of the exchange's Proof-of-Reserves (PoR) audit.

Alameda Research Withdrew $204M From FTX US Before Filing For Bankruptcy

Arkham Intelligence reported Alameda Research pulled out crypto assets worth $204M from FTX US before filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 11.

Bitcoin Assets Worth $1.65B Withdrawn From Coinbase In 2 Days

Coinbase recorded the third-highest volume of Bitcoin withdrawals as 100K BTC tokens were pulled out of the exchange in the last 48 hours.

Iris Energy Unplugs Its Miners Following $100M Loan Default

Iris Energy has unplugged many mining machines due to a loan default. The lender has demanded that the payments be made in full immediately, and the hosting arrangements with the facilities have been terminated.‍

Binance Surpasses Coinbase In Holding The Largest Bitcoin Exchange Reserves

CryptoQuant's report revealed that Binance’s Bitcoin reserves have hit the 575K mark, thus making it the exchange with the largest BTC holdings.

Investors Sue Nexo For Blocking $126M Worth Of Crypto

Three investors filed a lawsuit in the London High Court against Nexo for blocking them from withdrawing their crypto assets.

FTX Hacker Converts Over 30K Ethereum Tokens Into Bitcoin

The perpetrator behind the recent FTX hack swapped 30,990 Ethereum tokens (worth $36M) for Bitcoin via RenBridge.

Bitcoin Lender Unchained Capital Downsizes And Reshuffles Management Amid Bear Market

Bitcoin lender, Unchained Capital, has laid off 15% of its employees and restructured its management. This action is due to the prolonged bear market and not any form of exposure to FTX.

Bitcoin Sees Record Increase In Number Of Holders Who Use Self-Custody Wallets

A recent report published by Glassnode revealed that the number of Bitcoin (BTC) users who have stored their BTC assets in self-custody wallets has hit an all-time high.

Binance Publicly Shares Major Asset Holdings To Improve Transparency

Binance has disclosed its major asset holdings to the public to improve transparency and foster trust in the industry. The company is making this move the cushion the effects of the FTX bank run.

Binance’s Acquisition Of FTX Causes Crypto Prices To Plummet

The Binance-FTX acquisition deal sparked liquidity fears in the crypto community, causing huge selloffs and wild fluctuations in the prices of crypto assets.

Iris Energy Faces $103M Loan Default Claims From Lenders

Iris Energy is facing default claims from its lenders over a $103 million default loan of the Non-Recourse SPVs. The firm has disagreed with the alleged notice, stating that modifications need to be made for each term of the facility.

Bank Of America Claims Investors See Bitcoin As “Safe Haven”

Bank of America’s analysts Alkesh Shah and Andrew Moss stated that investors consider Bitcoin as a "safe haven" due to its 40-day correlations with gold.

Charles Schwab Reports 45% Of Younger Population Wants Crypto In 401(k)s

A survey conducted by Charles Schwab revealed that nearly half of Gen Z and Millennials want crypto investments as part of their retirement plans.

Kazakhstan Retains Its Position As The Third Largest Hub For Bitcoin Mining

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) revealed that Kazakhstan-based miners accounted for 13.22% of the total Bitcoin hash rate, with the country’s monthly hash rate averaging 24.6 Eh/s. 

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A Detailed Distinction of Security Token Offering (STO) vs. Initial Coin Offering (ICO)

Security token offerings (STOs) and initial coin offerings (ICOs) are two distinct strategies for raising capital for blockchain and digital money enterprises.

Coinbase launches futures trading services for US retail traders

Coinbase has expanded its Bitcoin and Ether futures offerings to US-based retail crypto traders.

Coinbase secures regulatory approval to list crypto futures in the US

The National Futures Association (NFA) has permitted Coinbase to operate a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM).

Litecoin blockchain successfully completes third halving event

Litecoin’s third halving event occurred on August 2, causing the altcoin’s mining rewards to reduce to 6.25 LTC per block.

Binance to list 34 crypto tokens on its Japanese exchange

Binance plans to add trading services for 34 tokens on Binance Japan, a new exchange that caters to Japanese clients.

SEC reportedly ordered Coinbase to delist all coins except Bitcoin

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong claimed that before suing the exchange in June, the SEC had asked Coinbase to halt trading services for all cryptocurrencies except Bitcoin.

How to Forecast the Next Crypto Bull Run

Factors like multi-month accumulation bottoms, undervalued metrics, sentiment changes, and smart money accumulation can help forecast the next crypto bull run.

Coinbase to shut down Borrow program over the coming months

Coinbase announced its plans to gradually wind down its Borrow program and requested clients to repay all outstanding loans by November 20.

Binance enables Bitcoin deposits and withdrawals on Lightning Network

Binance has completed the integration of Bitcoin on the layer-2 protocol Lightning Network to enable faster BTC deposits and withdrawals for its clients.

Bitcoin and Data Privacy: Balancing Convenience and Security in the Digital Age

Discover the delicate balance between convenience and security in the digital age. Explore Bitcoin's role and the importance of data privacy.

Binance.US delists advanced trading pairs for BTC and BUSD

Binance.US announced its plans to delist ten BTC and BUSD advanced trading pairs after the SEC pressed charges against its parent company.

Coinbase to list Bitcoin and Ether futures on its derivatives exchange

Coinbase’s CFTC-approved derivatives exchange will add Bitcoin and Ether futures for institutional clients on June 5.

Tether to commence Bitcoin mining operations in Uruguay

Stablecoin issuer Tether announced its plans to mine Bitcoin using renewable energy in Uruguay.

Binance to launch new crypto exchange in Japan by summer 2023

Binance will re-enter the Japanese crypto market following the launch of a new crypto exchange in summer 2023.

Tether aims to diversify its reserves portfolio by investing in Bitcoin

Stablecoin issuer Tether announced its plans to strengthen its reserves by using a fraction of the firm's realized profits to purchase Bitcoin.

Coinbase establishes international crypto derivatives trading platform

Coinbase launched an overseas derivatives exchange in Bermuda after securing a Class F license from Bermuda Monetary Authority.

CFTC sues Binance for violating federal laws

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against Binance and its CEO, Changpeng Zhao, over alleged violations of federal laws.

Binance to convert $1B worth of IRI funds to native crypto tokens

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said the exchange will convert nearly $1B worth of Industry Recovery Initiative funds into native crypto assets following recent turmoil in the stablecoin market.

Blockchain.com to halt operations of its asset management subsidiary

Blockchain.com will halt operations of its subsidiary, Blockchain.com Asset Management, on account of the prolonged crypto winter.

CFTC Chair asserts Ethereum and Stablecoins are commodities

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam said Ethereum and stablecoins are commodities during Wednesday's Senate Agricultural court hearing.

Celsius debtors unveil NovaWulf-sponsored sale plan

Celsius’ debtors have released a sale plan that outlines their strategy to compensate the bankrupt crypto lender’s clients. The proposed sale plan will be sponsored by investment firm NovaWulf Digital Management.

Luxor Launches World’s First RFQ Platform For ASIC

Luxor has launched the first-ever request-for-quote platform where miners can buy or sell Bitcoin mining hardware. This marketplace will promote transparency and increased market liquidity.‍

Independent Examiner’s Report Shows Celsius Was Running A Ponzi Scheme

An independent examiner report has revealed that Celsius used new customer funds to pay for withdrawals. Celsius operated a riskier business different from what it advertised to customers.

Alameda seeks to recover $446M from Voyager

Alameda Research filed a complaint against Voyager Digital to recover $446M worth of crypto assets from the bankrupt lender.

Best Bitcoin Lightning Network Wallets

Have you heard of the Bitcoin Lightning Network, a Layer-2 solution that makes your Bitcoin payments faster and cheaper? Check out our Best Bitcoin Lightning Wallets list to learn about digital wallets compatible with this solution and how they work.

Binance Collaborates With Huobi To Recover $2.5M Worth Of Bitcoin Assets From Hackers

The security teams of Binance and Huobi teamed up to recover 124 Bitcoin from the hackers responsible for the Horizon Bridge Hack of 2022.

7 Best Bitcoin Wallets

There's a famous saying: "Not your keys, not your coins." That means you are not really in control of your crypto assets if you don't store them in your personal wallet. Even if you keep them with a centralized exchange, you may still be locked out of your coins if the exchange suffers bankruptcy, hack, or any other calamity.

Midas Investments Shuts Down Following Significant Losses

Midas Investments announced its plans to shut down its platform after incurring significant losses that have led to a large asset deficit for the firm.

OKX Releases Second Proof-Of-Reserves Report

OKX published its second Proof-of-Reserves report to continue providing transparency to its users.

Brazil’s President Signs Bill To Recognize Bitcoin As Means Of Payment

President Jair Bolsonaro signed a bill that legalizes using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for payments.

Paxful Delists Ethereum From Platform Due To “Integrity” Issues

Paxful removed Ethereum from its platform due to integrity issues caused by Ethereum's transition to a Proof-of-Stake model.

Celsius Attracts 30 Potential Bidders For Its Retail Platform And Mining Business

Celsius provided an update on its ongoing business processes and disclosed that it has received multiple bids for its assets ahead of its auction process.

Nigeria Seeks To Legalize Bitcoin And Crypto Usage

The Nigerian government is set to pass a bill that will recognize Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as legal capital for investment.

Mazars Suspends Proof-Of-Reserves Audit Services For Crypto Exchanges

Binance reported that Mazars has stopped offering services to crypto exchanges. The auditing firm removed the web pages that showed its Proof-of-Reserves (PoR) audits conducted on Binance, Crypto.com, and KuCoin's reserves.

Hong Kong To Launch Asia’s First Bitcoin And Ether Futures ETFs

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange will list Asia's first Bitcoin and Ether exchange-traded funds on December 16.

CFTC Declares Bitcoin, Ethereum And Tether As Commodities

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission labeled Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether as commodities in its lawsuit against FTX and Alameda Research.

Court Approves The Issuance Of Subpoenas To 3AC Co-Founders

The court has authorized the issuance of subpoenas to 3AC co-founders. Liquidators now have permission to demand documents, communications, financial records, or any information related to the hedge fund since 2012.

Binance.US Removes Spot Trading Fees For Ethereum

Binance.US expanded its Zero Fee Trading program to Ethereum (ETH). This will allow users to trade on ETH/USD, ETH/USDT, ETH/USDC, and ETH/BUSD pairs without paying any fees.

Binance Transfers 127K Bitcoin To An Unknown Wallet As Part Of Proof-Of-Reserves Audit

After Binance moved 127K Bitcoin tokens to an unknown wallet, Changpeng Zhao claimed that the transaction was a part of the exchange's Proof-of-Reserves (PoR) audit.

Alameda Research Withdrew $204M From FTX US Before Filing For Bankruptcy

Arkham Intelligence reported Alameda Research pulled out crypto assets worth $204M from FTX US before filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on November 11.

Bitcoin Assets Worth $1.65B Withdrawn From Coinbase In 2 Days

Coinbase recorded the third-highest volume of Bitcoin withdrawals as 100K BTC tokens were pulled out of the exchange in the last 48 hours.

Iris Energy Unplugs Its Miners Following $100M Loan Default

Iris Energy has unplugged many mining machines due to a loan default. The lender has demanded that the payments be made in full immediately, and the hosting arrangements with the facilities have been terminated.‍

Binance Surpasses Coinbase In Holding The Largest Bitcoin Exchange Reserves

CryptoQuant's report revealed that Binance’s Bitcoin reserves have hit the 575K mark, thus making it the exchange with the largest BTC holdings.

Investors Sue Nexo For Blocking $126M Worth Of Crypto

Three investors filed a lawsuit in the London High Court against Nexo for blocking them from withdrawing their crypto assets.

FTX Hacker Converts Over 30K Ethereum Tokens Into Bitcoin

The perpetrator behind the recent FTX hack swapped 30,990 Ethereum tokens (worth $36M) for Bitcoin via RenBridge.

Bitcoin Lender Unchained Capital Downsizes And Reshuffles Management Amid Bear Market

Bitcoin lender, Unchained Capital, has laid off 15% of its employees and restructured its management. This action is due to the prolonged bear market and not any form of exposure to FTX.

Bitcoin Sees Record Increase In Number Of Holders Who Use Self-Custody Wallets

A recent report published by Glassnode revealed that the number of Bitcoin (BTC) users who have stored their BTC assets in self-custody wallets has hit an all-time high.

Binance Publicly Shares Major Asset Holdings To Improve Transparency

Binance has disclosed its major asset holdings to the public to improve transparency and foster trust in the industry. The company is making this move the cushion the effects of the FTX bank run.

Binance’s Acquisition Of FTX Causes Crypto Prices To Plummet

The Binance-FTX acquisition deal sparked liquidity fears in the crypto community, causing huge selloffs and wild fluctuations in the prices of crypto assets.

Iris Energy Faces $103M Loan Default Claims From Lenders

Iris Energy is facing default claims from its lenders over a $103 million default loan of the Non-Recourse SPVs. The firm has disagreed with the alleged notice, stating that modifications need to be made for each term of the facility.

Bank Of America Claims Investors See Bitcoin As “Safe Haven”

Bank of America’s analysts Alkesh Shah and Andrew Moss stated that investors consider Bitcoin as a "safe haven" due to its 40-day correlations with gold.

Charles Schwab Reports 45% Of Younger Population Wants Crypto In 401(k)s

A survey conducted by Charles Schwab revealed that nearly half of Gen Z and Millennials want crypto investments as part of their retirement plans.

Kazakhstan Retains Its Position As The Third Largest Hub For Bitcoin Mining

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) revealed that Kazakhstan-based miners accounted for 13.22% of the total Bitcoin hash rate, with the country’s monthly hash rate averaging 24.6 Eh/s.