Fidelity Says Bitcoin Adoption Will Keep Accelerating — ‘We’ve Reached a Tipping Point’

Fidelity’s head of digital assets says that bitcoin adoption will continue “at an accelerated pace,” noting that “we’ve reached a tipping point.” He explained that investors are increasingly drawn to bitcoin “Particularly, in an environment where we’ve seen unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus from central banks and governments in response to the pandemic.” The Tipping Point of Bitcoin Adoption Tom Jessop, president of Fidelity Digital Assets at Fidelity Investments, talked about bitcoin adoption Wednesday during an interview at Marketwatch and Barron’s “Investing in Crypto” event. Jessop is also head of…

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Wildly Popular Live Casino Games from Evolution Now Available on Bitcoin.com’s Gaming Portal

Bitcoin Games adds live casino games and shows from the most sought-after gaming software provider. Play Live Casino Games with Real Dealers Bitcoin Games is a one-stop gaming portal for players to enjoy a variety of casino games playable with cryptocurrency. There is something for everyone – from slot lovers to jackpot chasers, the online casino offers all kinds of exciting video games that members can play and win cryptocurrencies. The premium crypto gaming portal is now expanding its arsenal with the addition of live casino games and shows from…

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Another Hedge Fund Gets Crypto Exposure via Grayscale’s GBTC

Millennium, the U.S.-based alternative investment management firm, has become the latest hedge fund to get exposed to cryptocurrencies via Grayscale Investments’ bitcoin trust. However, the extent of Millennium’s exposure to the crypto asset has not been disclosed as both Millennium and Grayscale executives have refused to comment. Nevertheless, a report by The Street says two sources claiming to have knowledge of the deal have confirmed Millenium’s acquisition of the shares. The report also quotes one of the two unnamed sources suggesting that Millennium, which has $48 billion worth of assets…

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Lawyer Files Class Action Complaint to Stop Argentinean Central Bank from Collecting Crypto Users Data

The idea of the Argentinean central bank asking local banks for information on customers who deal with cryptocurrencies is generating controversy in the local industry. A new chapter in this story has been written, as a local lawyer has filed a class-action complaint before a national court to overturn such a ruling. Argentinean Central Bank Measure ‘Violates’ Privacy Rights, Says Lawyer According to Victor Castillejo, an Argentinean lawyer, the “habeas data” complaint filed argues that the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) decision to ask such data is illegal.…

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US Regulator Accuses Lbry Project of Selling Unregistered Securities, CEO Denies Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a complaint against the blockchain-based file-sharing and payment network called Lbry last week, as the U.S. regulator has accused the company Lbry Inc. of selling unregistered securities. However, the CEO of Lbry denies the project’s native tokens are securities and says the SEC’s logic will put a number of public blockchain projects at risk. US Regulator Accuses Lbry of Selling Unregistered Securities U.S. financial regulators have filed a complaint against another blockchain project as the SEC claims the company Lbry Inc. sold…

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State Street Collaborates With Pure Digital to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

State Street, one of the largest asset management firms, is collaborating with crypto startup Pure Digital to set up a cryptocurrency trading platform. “Pure Digital will be a fully automated, high throughput OTC market for digital assets and cryptocurrencies with physical delivery and bank custody,” the company explains. State Street Providing Tech for Crypto Trading Platform Puremarkets Ltd., with trading name Pure Digital, announced Thursday that it is launching a “new and unique wholesale digital currency trading platform.” The company has also “entered into an agreement with State Street’s Currenex”…

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Real Estate Billionaire Buys Bitcoin, Accepts BTC for Rent Payment at His Residential and Retail Properties

Billionaire real estate mogul Rick Caruso has revealed that his company has invested in bitcoin for its treasury and will begin accepting the cryptocurrency for rent payment at its properties. Among the tenants of one of his properties is Elon Musk’s Tesla. Caruso said, “We believe that cryptocurrency is here to stay.” Caruso Going the Tesla Route, Investing in Bitcoin and Accepting It as a Means of Payment Billionaire real estate developer known for his lavish outdoor malls, Rick Caruso announced Wednesday on CNBC that his real estate company, Caruso…

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NFTs Come to Live in Uquid Shop as NFTD

PRESS RELEASE. Uquid Shop, the largest digital asset eCommerce platform is ready to buy and sell digital art, Social & Digital Content, Copyright Products, and Digitals Products involving non-fungible tokens(NFT). Uquid non-fungible tokens are known as NFTD. Scheduled to take place in 2021, the Uquid NFTD project will be the first in the field of NFTs, where users can give a unique identity and list their Gaming streams, TikTok video content, Youtubers videos, Music Cd’s and Records and copyright contents and sell it. In a Uquid shop with a merge…

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Petition Calls on New SEC Chairman to Drop Ripple Lawsuit and ‘End War on XRP’

A petition has been started calling on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman-Designate Gary Gensler to end the lawsuit against Ripple Labs and its executives over XRP tokens. The petition also demands “a thorough investigation of the matters that led to the last-minute lawsuit against Ripple, filed on the last day in office by former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.” Petition to End SEC Lawsuit Against Ripple An XRP advocate, Thomas Hodge, has started a petition on Change.org calling on SEC Chairman-Designate Gary Gensler to “end the war on XRP.”…

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Cryptojacking Activity Decreased for the First Time Since 2018, Says Intelligence Report

Cryptojacking activity seems to be losing momentum, specifically types that mine monero, as a recent report unveiled a slowdown in the illicit crypto-mining activities in the cloud. A threat intelligence firm compiled the results. Report Focused on Cryptojacking Incidents With Monero According to Unit 42 in their “Cloud Thread Report,” cryptojacking attacks have been decreasing for the first time since 2018 – the year when the firm started to trace illicit mining activities. But the study put its focus specifically on monero (XMR). Threat actors in cryptojacking attacks mainly mine…

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