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Bakkt’s Bitcoin Options Volume Plunged to Zero Last Week

Bitcoin options listed on the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt plummeted to zero, as trading volume on the platform completely withers.  Over the period between January 20 and 24, trading volume on the exchange was 0, according to the data published...

VAKT announces $5 million investment from Saudi Aramco

According to a recent announcement from VAKT Global, a firm that focuses on post-trade processing via blockchain technology, the company has just received a $5 million investment in its new shares by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures. This made Saudi Aramco...

Blockchain.com users now have a fiat gateway for Turkish lira

Major crypto-related companies continue to focus on the Turkish market, with many attempting to bring the country’s users to their platform by opening up fiat gateways for Turkish lira. The latest company to do so is Blockchain.com — an exchange...

John McAfee bashes Bitcoin, calls it the ‘Hotmail of crypto’

John McAfee, the creator of a McAfee Antivirus and a known influencer in the crypto world, returned to the spotlight with another unique statement. Yesterday, January 29th, McAfee posted on Twitter in an attempt to bash Bitcoin and ‘relieve’ his...

Crypto exchange Uphold announces commission-free trading

Cryptocurrency exchange Uphold has recently announced the launch of zero-fee trading for digital coins. By making this move, the San Francisco-based exchange is joining numerous others, including Revolut and Robinhood. Furthermore, Uphold is also adding new and unique features that...

Bitcoin IRA hits a new milestone, exceeds $400m in transactions

Bitcoin IRA has recently reached a new ATH by processing digital currency transactions worth $400 million in total. The company, which acts as a crypto investment firm with a focus on retirement savings, started processing transactions back in 2016, immediately...

Montana-based CryptoWatt resumes mining business without its owner

A crypto mining company, CryptoWatt, based in Butte Montana, officially started working again, despite the uncertain legal fate of its owner. As many might remember, the mining firm shut down after its owner, Matthew Goettsche, an alleged fraudster, was arrested....

Ukraine to track crypto transactions over $1,200

According to a recent statement from Oksana Makarova, the head of Ukraine’s Ministry of Finance, the country’s financial watchdog plans to start tracking crypto transactions exceeding $1,200. Makarova revealed this in a recent interview with the local news outlet, MC...

Singapore brings new payments legislation to help crypto firms

Singapore — already one of the crypto friendliest regions around the world — has recently introduced new payment legislation to help crypto businesses. Thanks to the legislation, digital currency companies will be able to expand their businesses in the country,...

Former Employees Sue TRON on Grounds of Hostile Work Environment

Former employees of TRON, Richard Hall and Lukasz Juraszek, filed a lawsuit against the CEO of the company, Justin Sun, on the grounds of workplace mistreatment. According to the employees, TRON harassed and fired them after they opposed the management...

Nearly 80 crypto projects supposedly backed by gold

Everyone in the crypto community has heard Bitcoin’s alternative name of ‘digital gold.’ However, it is worth noting that there are nearly 80 other projects that are active right now, that are backed by actual physical gold. More and more...

TRON Foundation and Justin Sun sued by former employees

Justin Sun, the CEO of a popular cryptocurrency project, TRON, once again finds himself under the spotlight due to a recent lawsuit that accused him, as well as the TRON Foundation of harassing and firing two employees. Allegedly, this happened...

Bitcoin Can Explode in 2020 On Crypto Adoption

Many analysts believe that 2020 could spark mainstream adoption of bitcoin and crypto in general. While many point toward retailers or major international companies that could initiate the process of mass adoption, it seems that central banks may be at...

CME Bitcoin futures experiencing unprecedented growth levels

The demand for Bitcoin futures has increased in the New Year, as the Chigaco Mercantile Exchange (CME) is reporting an increased open interest. Ina recent statement by Arcane, the CME keeps growing steadily in the demand for Bitcoin futures compared...

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