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Bitcoin Mining Firm Genesis Digital Assets Raises $431M to Boost ‘Aggressive Expansion’

American Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Digital Assets has continued its rapid expansion by closing a $431 million funding round led by crypto investment company Paradigm, Genesis announced today. It’s important to remain focused and diligent: https://t.co/TpGacbCaRA...

OCC Chief Calls Crypto, DeFi ‘Fools Gold’

As crypto markets take a thorough beating this week, acting chief of the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Michael Hsu warned investors that cryptocurrencies may be “fools gold.”  In a speech delivered to The Blockchain Association, Hsu outlined his...

Tom Brady Open to Earn Part of Salary in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Solana

Tom Brady, the seven-time Super Bowl winner and quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has said he would be interested in receiving some of his salary in cryptocurrency.  “I’d love to request that to get paid in some crypto and, you know, to get paid in some...

Lockdown Thriller Movie to Be Released as Limited Edition ‘Hybrid NFTs’

Billed as "the first NFT feature film in Asia," Lockdown will be released as a series of five NFTs in October by producers Phoenix Waters Productions and AMM Global, alongside "hybrid NFT company" Marvion Media. NFT tickets will also be made available for Lockdown's...

Galaxy Digital, Invesco File Joint Physical Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Asset managers Galaxy Digital and Invesco have teamed up to submit a joint application for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) backed by the actual underlying asset. A Bitcoin ETF is a publicly-traded investment vehicle designed to track the value of the leading...

Bitcoin Slides 6% as Ethereum Sinks Below $3,000 to Hit Near Two-Month Low

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the wider cryptocurrency market continued to slide today after taking a big hit Monday. In the last 24 hours alone, Bitcoin was down 6.4%, trading at $40,835.76, according to CoinGecko data.  While Ethereum, the second largest digital asset by...

Snoop Dogg Reveals Himself as Ethereum NFT Whale With $17M Collection

Snoop Dogg has already made waves in the NFT space, launching his own branded collectibles this spring, as well as a collaboration with the creator of the popular meme, Nyan Cat. However, the rapper’s latest move is truly unexpected: he claims to be the real person...

Ethereum Startup OpenLaw Rebrands, Aims to Be a DAO Incubator

Digital contract platform OpenLaw is rebranding as a DAO incubator.  OpenLaw, which aims to “automate the connection between the digital world and the real world using legal agreements,” will soon be Tribute Labs, according to co-founder Aaron Wright. It will work to...

AMC CEO Is Now Considering Adding Dogecoin Payments

Last week, movie theater chain AMC announced that in addition to plans to accept Bitcoin payments by the end of 2021, it would add Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash to that list. However, legions of Dogecoin fans took to Twitter to protest the omission of the...

QAnon ‘Mastermind’ Is Selling Ethereum NFTs to Fund ‘Secret Project’

Ron Watkins, who is believed to be a central force behind the QAnon right-wing conspiracy theory, has announced a series of Ethereum-based NFTs that he will auction off to fund a “secret project” that he believes will “save America.” The CodeMonkeyZ Freedom Series is...

OCC Chief Calls Crypto, DeFi ‘Fools Gold’

As crypto markets take a thorough beating this week, acting chief of the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Michael Hsu warned investors that cryptocurrencies may be “fools gold.”  In a speech delivered to The Blockchain Association, Hsu outlined his...

Ethereum Startup OpenLaw Rebrands, Aims to Be a DAO Incubator

Digital contract platform OpenLaw is rebranding as a DAO incubator.  OpenLaw, which aims to “automate the connection between the digital world and the real world using legal agreements,” will soon be Tribute Labs, according to co-founder Aaron Wright. It will work to...

AMC CEO Is Now Considering Adding Dogecoin Payments

Last week, movie theater chain AMC announced that in addition to plans to accept Bitcoin payments by the end of 2021, it would add Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash to that list. However, legions of Dogecoin fans took to Twitter to protest the omission of the...

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