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Oct 25 2021

US Government To Auction 4.94 Bitcoin Worth Over $300,000

Oct 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  auction bitcoin government markets us

GSA Auctions will auction 4.94 BTC in five different lots between October 26 and 28, its website shows.The U.S. government will auction 4.94 BTC worth over $300,000 in the next few days.The auction will be held by GSA Auctions, the federal government’s online clearinghouse for surplus, U.S.-owned assets and equipment it wishes to sell.The 4.94 BTC will be auctioned in...

Oct 20 2021

VanEck To Launch Second Bitcoin Futures ETF In The US

VanEck will join ProShares and launch the second ever bitcoin-linked ETF in the United States.VanEck is the latest asset manager to receive approval by the SEC for its bitcoin-linked offering.The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF (XBTF) is set to go live on Monday, October 25.At the moment, that will be the second listing of a bitcoin futures ETF in the U.S.,...

Oct 15 2021

Senator Cynthia Lummis On US Debt Limit Raise: "Thank God For Bitcoin"

Oct 15 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin cynthia lummis debt markets us

The Wyoming Senator delivered a speech saying we're lucky to have Bitcoin amid governmental irresponsibilities."Thank God for Bitcoin...that transcends the irresponsibility of governments," Senator Cynthia Lummis said.Sen. Lummis' remarks came in response to the Senate's approval of a bill to increase the U.S. debt limit by $480 billion."Time and again…presidents of both parties have...

Oct 13 2021

Wall Street Giant a16z Set to Lobby for Better Crypto Regulations

Oct 13 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  a16z btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), with over $3 billion worth of funding into crypto and web3 is going to send its executives to Washington, D.C. this week to propose crypto regulations. According to CNBC, the firm confirmed its meeting with “top leaders at the White House, executive agencies, regulators, House, and Senate” to further The post Wall Street Giant a16z Set to...

Aug 09 2021

US Senator Shows Optimism Regarding New Cryptocurrency Bill

Cynthia Lummis mentioned that the crypto community would be pleased with the outcome.

Aug 06 2021

How Congress Might Pass Laws Bad for Proof-of-Stake and DeFi

Aug 06 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 defi irs regulation shows

Kristin Smith, executive director at the Blockchain Association, discusses the latest news on a provision in the infrastructure bill that seeks to raise $28B from the crypto industry in taxes. Show highlights: how the original crypto provision within the infrastructure bill came to be...

Jun 20 2021

US Congress Creates New Crypto Working Group to Tackle Blockchain Regulation, CBDCs, and More

Jun 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain cbdc china congress crypto

Earlier this week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced that Congress had formed a new working group that would focus on cryptocurrency and fintech policy. Called the Blockchain Caucus or Fintech Task Force, the House Democrat group will feature 12 members of the House Financial Services Committee. I applaud Chairwoman...

Apr 01 2021

PayPal Crypto Checkout Service Launches

Apr 01 2021 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bitcoin bitcoin cash crypto ether litecoin

PayPal has launched a crypto checkout service that enables consumers in the U.S. to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay its global online merchants. This move could accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency amongst merchants and consumers. PayPal has been working on this service since late 2020. In the coming weeks, PayPal will make this service available to all of its 29 million merchants....

Mar 04 2021

Chiliz (CHZ) Plans $50 Million U.S. Expansion

Chiliz, a European-focused blockchain sports platform, has plans to invest $50 million in its expansion to the United States. Chiliz (CHZ) is known for issuing tokens to football fans, allowing them greater engagement with their favorite clubs. The CEO of the Malta-based blockchain company, Alexandre Dreyfus, revealed that the platform...

Dec 05 2020

Editorial: Is “Digital Yuan” China’s Weapon to Rule Global Markets?

Dec 05 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin altcoin news bitcoin bitcoin news blog

The advent of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as a mainstream investment market and a reliable payment gateway has forced governments around the globe to take notice of the nascent technology. The ongoing bitcoin bull run driven by the...

Nov 13 2020

PayPal Removes Waitlist for Crypto Trading

All PayPal account holders in the U.S. can now start cryptocurrency trading using Paypal. The company has announced that it has removed the waitlist for cryptocurrency trading. The company also raised the amount of crypto that users can buy in a week. PayPal customers will be able to trade up to $20,000 a week...

Oct 14 2020

U.S. Fintech Being Stifled by Regulators

Fintech innovation has been stifled in the United States, and this has attracted the attention of many concerned and renowned experts. According to Dan Tapiero, the co-founder of 10T Holdings, fintech regulations in the U.S. are a "big problem." He claims that this is because the current fintech regulations have not put the future into consideration. His tweet reads:...

Oct 11 2020

Monero Price Rises While IRS Tries to Break Anonymity

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is the U.S. tax authority, has been drawn towards the most renowned private cryptocurrency, Monero. Reportedly one of the best choices for privacy-focused cryptocurrency, Monero has attracted the attention of the tax agency. As a result, the IRS has employed analysts to unmask Monero's activities. However, it does appear that Monero price is...

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