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Spain’s Largest Asset Managers Still Reluctant to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

The biggest Spanish asset managers are still not convinced of cryptocurrencies as an asset class, and therefore have no plans to invest in the space yet. The declarations of several spokespeople linked to these companies state that, while there is a significant opportunity in the nascent cryptocurrency sector, it is still too young and volatile… Read More »

Every Fourth Australian Willing to Be Paid in Bitcoin, Poll Finds

A new survey has established that one in four Australians would like to receive at least part of their salary in cryptocurrency. While the motives vary between the members of this diverse group, the results indicate that the Australian nation’s overall interest in decentralized digital money remains strong. 4.7 Million Australians Would Accept Bitcoin Remuneration… Read More »

Q1 SEC Filing Shows Argentinian Tech Giant Globant Invested in Bitcoin

Globant, one of the big four tech firms in Argentina, has quietly made its first foray into the world of cryptocurrency investing, according to its latest filing to the SEC. The firm bought bitcoin during the first three months of this year, and is now part of a select number of LATAM unicorns that have… Read More »

US Convenience Store Chain Sheetz to Accept Cryptocurrencies for Payments

The American chain of convenience stores and coffee shops, Sheetz, announced on Thursday that the firm would be accepting digital currencies like bitcoin, ether, and dogecoin for payments. The major Mid-Atlantic chain’s executive payments manager says accepting crypto-asset acceptance bolsters Sheetz’s mission to provide customers with the “ultimate one-stop-shop.” Convenience Store Chain Sheetz Adds Digital… Read More »

Apple Hiring Manager With Cryptocurrency Experience to Launch New Alternative Payments Programs

Apple Inc. has posted a job notice for a business development manager with cryptocurrency experience. “This position will be responsible for the end-to-end business development, including screening partners, negotiating and closing commercial agreements, and launching new programs,” the job posting describes. Apple to Hire Manager With Crypto Experience to Lead Its Alternative Payments Efforts Apple… Read More »

BOJ’s Kuroda Criticizes Bitcoin — Central Bank Governor Says Trading Is ‘Barley Used for Settlement’

Following the recent developments in China and the environmental concerns about bitcoin’s energy consumption, the Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda criticized the leading crypto asset bitcoin in an interview on Thursday. BOJ’s Kuroda Says Bitcoin ‘Volatility Is Extraordinarily High’ Bitcoin prices have slumped again on Friday after a tumultuous week. After tapping a daily… Read More »

NFT Weekly Roundup: Bluezelle’s Innovative Solution, Rob Prior’s Live Stream, Ap’s Iconic NFT Collection, and the Br8ve Auction

While cryptocurrencies experienced their fair share of ups and downs over the week, nothing is holding back the stratospheric rise of NFTs. As another busy week comes to a close, a lot has unfolded in the world of NFTs. Here’s a quick rundown of the top events of this week. Bluzelle Revamps Itself to Overcome… Read More »

Gamestop NFT Website Discovered With Hidden Easter Egg Retro Game

Following the infamous Wallstreetbets story a few months ago, the company Gamestop is doing much better than it did a year ago. Now a new website called nft.gamestop.com indicates that the firm is dipping its feet into blockchain technology via non-fungible tokens built with Ethereum. ‘Power to the Players’ The publicly listed company Gamestop (Nasdaq:… Read More »

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,” the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories… Read More »

USDC Attestations Run Late, Raising Alarms in the Crypto Community

USDC, the second most popular stablecoin in the cryptocurrency market, is late in releasing its attestations, which are documents that certify the number of dollars the custodian Centre holds in banks. The last attestation available for the currency dates back to February when the currency had a market cap of nine billion dollars. This fact… Read More »