Latest Episode of The Simpsons Prices Bitcoin at ‘Infinite’ as the Crypto Consolidates Above the $60K Threshold

Bulls are taking the reins of the price action in the bitcoin across the board, making a solid breakout above the $60,000 threshold, reaching new all-time highs, and it seems The Simpsons “did it again.” In a new episode broadcasted on Sunday, BTC is highlighted in a ticker news feed with the infinite sign. Gamestop Stock Is Also Featured in the Episode The 18th episode titled “Burger Kings” in Season 32 of the popular animated series featured bitcoin (BTC) during a news broadcast, whose ticker news feed at the bottom…

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Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Jumps Into the Bitcoin ETF Fray

The investment company Galaxy Digital Holdings has revealed it is joining the growing list of firms looking to sponsor a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Novogratz’s crypto firm applied with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday to launch a product called the “Galaxy Bitcoin ETF.” Galaxy Digital Wants to Provide a Bitcoin ETF Galaxy Digital Holdings (TSX: GLXY) filed a Form S-1 registration with the SEC on Monday in order to get approval for a new bitcoin ETF. The “Galaxy Bitcoin ETF” filing was submitted on April 12, 2021,…

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How African Users Can Buy and Trade Bitcoin Cash Without Facing KYC or Geoblocking Hurdles

Africa remains the home to a large proportion of the world’s population that is unbanked according to a 2017 World Bank Global Index survey. Many of those who are unbanked cite their lack of official identification particulars as one of the main reasons for their predicament. Cryptos Narrowing Financial Exclusion Gap Therefore, in their effort to reduce the number of people that have no access to banking services, Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency and network that is available to anyone. Now, more than ten years later, the…

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US Government Concerned China’s Digital Yuan Could Threaten Dollar as the World’s Dominant Reserve Currency

The U.S. government is reportedly concerned that China’s digital yuan could threaten the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s dominant reserve currency. Officials at the Treasury, State Department, Pentagon, and National Security Council are increasing their efforts to understand the implications of China’s central bank digital currency. Digital Yuan Could Be a Threat to US Dollar The U.S. government is reportedly increasing scrutiny of China’s digital yuan. Some government officials are concerned that the Chinese central bank digital currency “could kick off a long-term bid to topple the dollar as…

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Bitcoin Price Taps New All-Time High, Analyst Says ‘Fertile Grounds for BTC to Take a Fresh Leg Up’

The price of bitcoin has crossed a new all-time high (ATH) on Tuesday, as the leading crypto asset has jumped to $63,275 per unit during the early morning trading sessions (EST). At the time of publication, the entire market economy with over 9,203 cryptos is valued at $2.153 trillion with $164 billion in global trade volume. Bitcoin Price Touches New Highs Bitcoin (BTC) has finally crossed the psychological resistance at the $60k mark and even brushed past the last all-time price high. At around 5 a.m. (EST), bitcoin’s price jumped…

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TIME Magazine Gets Into Bitcoin: Partners With Grayscale, Will Hold BTC on Balance Sheet

TIME Magazine will be holding bitcoin on its balance sheet, the company’s president has confirmed. TIME is also partnering with Grayscale Investments to produce a video series on cryptocurrency and has agreed to be paid in bitcoin. TIME Magazine Will Hold Bitcoin on Balance Sheet TIME Magazine has partnered with Grayscale Investments to produce a crypto video series. The company will be paid in bitcoin and has committed to keeping the cryptocurrency on its balance sheet. Founded in 1923, TIME Magazine provides guides for current affairs, politics, business, health, science,…

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OptionRoom Listing on AscendEX

PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the OptionRoom Token (ROOM) under the pair USDT/ROOM on Apr 13 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. OptionRoom is a user-governed oracle and forecast protocol built on Polkadot. OptionRoom can serve as an OaaS — Oracle as a Service where oracle requests are solved by governance. Oracle requests cost a fee and a solution incentive paid in ROOM, rewarded to request solvers. OptionRoom allows users to create and participate…

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Venezuelan Guards Seize 76 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Due to ‘Inconsistencies’ in Transport Documents

The Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela (GNB) is known for having a tough stance against crypto mining rig counterfeits, as several operations have been assigned to combat the issues over the last few months. This time, the Venezuelan authorities seized 76 mining rigs after allegedly detecting inconsistencies in the transport documentation. Rigs Are Presumably ASIC Miners According to a press note published by the GNB, the procedure took place in a checkpoint on the Bolivar state, specifically in the Puente Angostura. An individual transported the bitcoin (BTC) mining equipment on…

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Bitriver to Sell Tokens Backed by 100 Megawatts of Low-Carbon Siberian Mining Power

On April 12, the international provider of colocation services for low-carbon cryptocurrency mining Bitriver announced it is launching a pre-sale of tokens backed by 100 megawatts (MW) of mining power in Siberia. The ERC20 tokens called “bitriver token (BTR)” will represent a single watt-hour (Wh) of Bitriver’s power in Bratsk. A Low-Carbon Crypto Mining Token The blockchain and mining firm Bitriver announced the organization is launching the public sale for its new tokens called “bitriver token (BTR)” on April 19, 2021. Each token represents a single watt-hour (Wh) of Bitriver’s…

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Spanish Tax Authority Issues 14,800 Warning Letters to Cryptocurrency Holders

Spanish authorities are enforcing their tough stance on the cryptocurrency industry, and the national tax agency seems to be taking it very seriously. Now, the Hacienda issued 14,800 warning letters to Spaniards under their watch for allegedly having failed or need to declare crypto holdings. Fines Could Be ‘Over $5,900’ if a Crypto Holder Fails to Declare Mandatory Tax Filings According to Telemadrid, Spain’s tax agency was clear on making cryptos taxable, and notifications have already arrived to their correspondent receivers. Spanish crypto holders should declare their earnings in the…

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