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  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 11:00 pm

    On August 5, Orbis Blockchain Technologies Limited and Marvel Entertainment kicked off the Veve Digital Collectibles' “Marvel Month” celebration. The two companies plan to issue the first non-fungible token (NFT) assets featuring the Marvel Super Hero, Spider-Man. The Orbis Veve App and Marvel to Launch the First Spider-Man Statue NFTs This week, Spider-Man and non-fungible…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 9:30 pm

    On Thursday, the non-fungible token (NFT) platform and digital art gallery backed by Mark Cuban announced the project has integrated with Polygon. The platform allows anyone to showcase NFTs by leveraging a unique lazy URL to social media profiles, and the integration announcement highlights the protocol is now live on Polygon mainnet. Lazy.com Joins Polygon…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 9:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. Torum announces strategic investment by Huobi Ventures, the $100 million venture arm of Huobi Group to foster blockchain adoption and ecosystem expansion. 5th August 2021, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — On the eve of the project's 1st year launch anniversary, social media platform Torum has released its H2 strategic ecosystem expansion plan, prioritizing the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 8:59 pm

    The senator's stance is somewhat surprising, given that he previously called the section on brokers in the proposed bill a “common-sense provision.” Senator Rob Portman, one of the lead Republican voices for negotiations over an infrastructure bill in the United States Senate, said he supports an amendment clarifying the intent of a cryptocurrency provision.In a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 8:22 pm

    $357 million in ETH options expire on August 6 and bears don’t stand a chance given that every neutral-to-bearish put is underwater. Ether (ETH) price rallied 50% leading in the London hardfork because many investors expect the upgrade to solve the issue of high transaction fees and make the altcoin a deflationary asset. Pantera Capital CEO…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 7:30 pm

    On August 4, the precious metals firm Kitco Gold announced the launch of a gold-backed stablecoin which will leverage an audit process via Cohen & Company with monthly attestation reports. Kitco has partnered with Tradewind Markets, First Digital Trust, and Stably, an asset tokenization provider. The gold-backed ERC20 tokens called “kitco gold (KGLD)” “represent one…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 6:23 pm

    Hopes of an eventual BTC ETF approval and the rebound of a key support level pushed Bitcoin price well above the $40,000 level, but can the bulls sustain the current volume? Crypto investors are seeing gains in Ether (ETH) and Bitcoin (BTC) on Aug. 5 after the successful launch of Ethereum's London hard fork and a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 6:15 pm

    Coinbase has added additional user-friendly payment options to its platform. Crypto exchange Coinbase announced on Thursday that users can now use Apple Pay to purchase crypto assets on its platform, with Google Pay integration to follow.“Today, we’re introducing new and seamless ways to enable crypto buys with linked debit cards to Apple Pay and Google…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 5:30 pm

    The Federal Financial Monitoring Service of Russia is going to start tracking cryptocurrency transactions. The agency has already selected a contractor to develop the platform. The entity is affiliated with one of Russia's largest financial institutions, Sberbank. Rosfinmonitoring to Keep Record of Cryptocurrency Wallets Used for Illicit Purposes Russia's financial watchdog, Rosfinmonitoring, has selected a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 4:39 pm

    Christie’s fourth annual Art+Tech Summit was dedicated to discussions of the future of art, collectibles and the world of nonfungible tokens. Christie’s upscale building located in New York City’s Rockefeller Center, Midtown Manhattan. The organizers were exhibiting a 3D frame, which allows a hologram of oneself to be remotely projected elsewhere, and discussing how animated…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 4:28 pm

    Chris Waller’s comments come after Jerome Powell said that the Federal Reserve would be issuing a discussion paper on CBDCs. Chris Waller, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Fed), seems to think it’s unnecessary for the United States government to develop a central bank digital currency, or CBDC.Speaking with…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 4:00 pm

    Book of Aztec dishes out a massive round win worth a little under 2 BTC, leaving the player ecstatic! A small bet results in one of the biggest wins for the player One lucky player has just bagged a massive win worth $75,000 in a popular slot game from Amatic called ‘Book of Aztec' at…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 4:00 pm

    The Invesco Bitcoin Strategy ETF may “at times” invest in Bitcoin ETFs listed outside of the United States. Atlanta-based investment company Invesco is planning to launch a new Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund, or ETF, that will not invest in BTC directly.On Wednesday, Invesco filed an application with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 3:30 pm

    Marathon Digital Holdings has published the company's bitcoin production and mining operation updates for the month of July and bitcoin production increased 66% month-over-month. Furthermore, the financial services giant Fidelity Investments purchased a 7.4% stake in Marathon in July, spending around $20 million for the shares. Fidelity Investments Scoops Up Shares of Marathon for $20…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 3:22 pm

    A sudden change of sentiment on lower timeframes gives bulls something to smile about after a downtrend is swiftly cancelled out. Ethereum’s Ether token (ETH) enjoyed a “massive” rebound towards $3,000 on Aug. 5 as optimism flowed in after its London hard fork went live.ETH/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewData from Cointelegraph Markets Pro…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 3:11 pm

    CeDeFi presents a new financial system and it should be built by using the best of each other, with DeFi leading and CeFi contributing. Decentralized finance, or DeFi, has established itself as a force capable of disrupting traditional systems. While DeFi still mostly keeps opposing itself to traditional finance, the centralized operators are actively looking…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 2:14 pm

    What if sperm were uploaded or perhaps, erm, unloaded onto the Bitcoin network, and those seeking to become pregnant could turn the emotional, complex task into something more approachable, where they choose the right swimmers on the blockchain according to attributes like education level, hobbies and physical attributes?Wei Escala is the founder and CEO of…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 2:00 pm

    The U.S. government has seized cryptocurrencies worth $1.2 billion so far this year, according to an Internal Revenue Service director. This is a significant increase from $137 million in crypto seized the previous year. $1.2 Billion in Cryptocurrencies Seized Jarod Koopman, director of cybercrime at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), shared some information on cryptocurrencies…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 2:00 pm

    “While investor participation in the crypto industry has grown exponentially over the past three years, current crypto research and analysis tools are still lacking the sophisticated signals and data that more advanced investors need,” said Adam Carson of Point72 Ventures. Cryptocurrency market intelligence provider Messari has concluded a $21 million fundraise that was supported by…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 1:45 pm

    The crypto exchange boss is the latest to decry plans to enact sweeping changes to cryptocurrency tax reporting in the United States. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is the latest crypto figure to come out against the wording of the proposed changes to cryptocurrency taxation in the United States.Tweeting on Wednesday, Armstrong stated that the provisions…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 1:07 pm

    MiamiCoin is not just a cryptocurrency, but rather a decentralized application that can function as a developer platform for cities. On June 2, 2021, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez tweeted that “MiamiCoin” will be the first “CityCoin” ever to be launched, representing Miami’s very own cryptocurrency. Fast forward about two months later and the anticipation surrounding…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 1:00 pm

    “Making reliable off-chain data available on decentralized networks is a critical success factor for the future development of digital assets,” said Dominic Vincenz. Switzerland-based telecommunications company Swisscom has said it will join Chainlink’s oracle network as a node operator. In a Thursday announcement, the telecommunications firm said it would be entering the decentralized finance, or DeFi,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 1:00 pm

    OVR is collaborating with BlackPool to add augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to its ERC-721 NFTs at OVRLands. According to reports, the popular digital world of Non-Fungible Token OVRLands, would now have the ability to offer new experiences that give room for every kind of imagination. Thanks to the entry of BlackPool, a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 12:55 pm

    As an early crypto bull, Unstoppable Domains CEO Matthew Gould believes that Bitcoin won’t retest its all-time high of $64,000 for at least one year. The private stablecoin market will surge parabolically in the next four years despite the existing regulatory uncertainty, Unstoppable Domains CEO Matthew Gould believes.In a Thursday interview with Business Insider, Gould…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 12:53 pm

    The decline followed Robinhood Market’s announcement that it would sell up to 98 million Class A shares over time. The cost to purchase one Robinhood share (HOOD) dropped massively in the pre-market session on Thursday, beating even so-called volatile cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin in terms of intraday losses.In detail, HOOD was down 10.2% to $63.25 as…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 12:37 pm

    The much-talked-about London upgrade has finally happened on the Ethereum network as ETH arguably moves closer to becoming a deflationary asset. The London hard fork arrived almost on schedule at 12:33 pm UTC on Thursday at block height 12,965,000, ushering in the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559.With the upgrade triggered, Ethereum will now undergo a significant…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 5 August 2021, 12:30 pm

    Current regulations do not prohibit the swapping of digital currencies, according to the Iranian Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs. The department has stated its position in correspondence with an ICT industry association which wanted to know what rules apply to cryptocurrency exchange, local media reported. Converting a Cryptocurrency Into Another Is Not Against Iranian Law…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 11:51 am

    France’s securities regulator approves: The Bitcoin-tracking fund fully complies with the European Union’s UCITS standards. Paris-based derivatives fund manager Melanion Capital has launched a new, European Union-regulated fund that aims to track the price of Bitcoin (BTC) at a correlation of up to 90%.The fund is the first of its kind to be issued under…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 11:15 am

    Bids for the lending platform token surged dramatically after Bitwise Investments announced an Aave-focused fund for institutional investors. Demand for Aave has boomed dramatically in the previous 24 hours as traders assessed its involvement in Bitwise Investment’s upcoming institutionally focused investment vehicle.The San Francisco-based asset management firm announced Wednesday that it would invest directly in…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 10:40 am

    After a decidedly lackluster IPO debut last week, Robinhood shares have been wildly volatile in recent days, at one point skyrocketing by as much as 81% on the day. After making unwanted headlines with its disappointing initial public offering (IPO) debut on Nasdaq last week, shares in stock and cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood have seen…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 10:28 am

    Copper.co has raised a total of $84.3 million through funding rounds, with the latest being a Series B investment that helped the company raise $50 million. United Kingdom-based digital asset and trading platform provider Copper.co is stepping into the United States market after appointing Glenn Barber as head of sales and development. Barber’s appointment to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 10:13 am

    Zabo’s API integrations include more than 50 crypto exchanges and wallet services, including Coinbase’s rival Kraken. Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase continues its buying spree by acquiring cryptocurrency aggregator service Zabo.According to a Wednesday announcement, Coinbase has started the process of acquiring Zabo, a Dallas-based cryptocurrency startup providing data integration services with major crypto exchanges and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 8:48 am

    FTX wallets now actively support withdrawals for BUSD and BNB, both native to the Binance Chain, and will soon enable users to make deposits via BSC BEP-20 tokens. In what seems like an ongoing streak toward market penetration, prominent crypto exchange FTX has launched support for Binance Smart Chain BEP-20 tokens within its wallet services.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 8:33 am

    Former CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo argued that the CFTC is the only U.S. regulatory agency that has experience regulating markets for Bitcoin and crypto. Amid the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s expanding the scope of oversight of the cryptocurrency industry, a commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission argued that crypto regulation doesn’t fall…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 5 August 2021, 8:31 am

    Another comedown comes as bulls fail to recapture $40,000, adding to the curious contrast between spot price action and bullish on-chain metrics. Bitcoin (BTC) headed lower on Thursday after an attempt to reclaim $40,000 failed to garner buyer support.BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewAccumulation recalls October 2020Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD…Read More