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Bitcoin  |  Business  |  Markets Jul 23, 2024 BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Sees $526 Million Inflow
BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Sees $526 Million Inflow

BlackRock's spot Bitcoin ETF, the iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT), saw an inflow of $526 million on July 22nd, marking its largest single-day increase since March.  This nearly $527 million influx brought the total assets under management for BlackRock's Bitcoin fund to over $22 billion. This recent

by Deniz Saat
Bitcoin  |  Technology  |  News Jul 18, 2024 Liquid Federation Adds Nine New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches Record
Liquid Federation Adds Nine New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches Record

The Liquid Federation has announced the addition of nine new Bitcoin-focused members, expanding its global reach to a total of 73.  Today, we welcome nine new members. This expands the Liquid Federation to a total of 73 Bitcoin-focused members, which now includes major P2P platforms, Lightning companies, and leaders in

by Deniz Saat
Bitcoin  |  Press Release  |  Technology Jul 17, 2024 Liquid Federation Matures With Addition of 9 New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches New Highs
Liquid Federation Matures With Addition of 9 New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches New Highs

The Liquid Federation has today announced the addition of nine new Bitcoin-focused members, expanding its global reach to a total of 73, in what has proven so far to be a momentous year for the Liquid Network, Bitcoin’s first and most popular sidechain.  The new members - Alby, Botev

by The BTC Times
Bitcoin  |  Business  |  News Jul 16, 2024 Controversy Erupts Over Volet Allegedly Withholding Bitcoin Funds
Controversy Erupts Over Volet Allegedly Withholding Bitcoin Funds

A heated dispute has surfaced on X, with allegations against Volet, a cryptocurrency service provider, suggesting they are withholding user funds under dubious pretenses. The accusations were made public by Giacomo Zucco, Director of Plan B Network, who claims that the company is refusing to return his deposited Bitcoin. 🚨🚨⛳️ALERT:

by Deniz Saat
Bitcoin  |  Politics  |  News Jul 15, 2024 Bitcoin Price Surges After Attempted Assassination of Trump
Bitcoin Price Surges After Attempted Assassination of Trump

The price of Bitcoin rose above $63,000 following an assassination attempt on former U.S. President Donald Trump at a campaign rally. Bitcoin increased nearly 10%, climbing from below $58,000 on Friday to over $63,000 by Monday morning. This sharp increase occurred after a gunman opened fire

by Deniz Saat
BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Sees $526 Million Inflow
Bitcoin  |  Business  |  Markets Jul 23, 2024 BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Sees $526 Million Inflow

BlackRock's spot Bitcoin ETF, the iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT), saw an inflow of $526 million on July 22nd, marking its largest single-day increase since March.  This nearly $527 million influx brought the total assets under management for BlackRock's Bitcoin fund to over $22 billion. This recent

by Deniz Saat
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Jul 23, 2024 BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Sees $526 Million Inflow
BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Sees $526 Million Inflow

BlackRock's spot Bitcoin ETF, the iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT), saw an inflow of $526 million on July 22nd, marking its largest single-day increase since March.  This nearly $527 million influx brought the total assets under management for BlackRock's Bitcoin fund to over $22 billion. This recent

Jul 23, 2024 Blockstream and STOKR Launch Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2) Following BMN1 Success
Blockstream and STOKR Launch Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2) Following BMN1 Success

Blockstream and Luxembourg-based digital asset marketplace STOKR are launching the Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2), an EU-compliant hashrate-backed security token on the Liquid Network.  Today, we’re launching the next generation of Bitcoin mining investments: the Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2). It offers investors direct exposure to hashrate generated at

Jul 22, 2024 Hong Kong Set to Launch Asia’s First Inverse Bitcoin ETF
Hong Kong Set to Launch Asia’s First Inverse Bitcoin ETF

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is set to make history tomorrow with the debut of Asia's first inverse Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The CSOP Bitcoin Futures Daily (-1x) Inverse Product will start trading on July 23rd. This ETF will invest in short positions on Bitcoin futures contracts

Jul 18, 2024 Blockstream and STOKR Reunite for the Launch of the Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2) After Highly Successful BMN1
Blockstream and STOKR Reunite for the Launch of the Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2) After Highly Successful BMN1

Blockstream, the global leader in Bitcoin infrastructure technology, is partnering with Luxembourg-based digital asset marketplace STOKR for the launch of an EU-compliant hashrate-backed security token issued on the Liquid Network: the Blockstream Mining Note 2 (BMN2).  BMN2 builds on the successful track record of its predecessor, BMN1, by offering qualified

Jul 18, 2024 Liquid Federation Adds Nine New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches Record
Liquid Federation Adds Nine New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches Record

The Liquid Federation has announced the addition of nine new Bitcoin-focused members, expanding its global reach to a total of 73.  Today, we welcome nine new members. This expands the Liquid Federation to a total of 73 Bitcoin-focused members, which now includes major P2P platforms, Lightning companies, and leaders in

Jul 17, 2024 Liquid Federation Matures With Addition of 9 New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches New Highs
Liquid Federation Matures With Addition of 9 New Members as Bitcoin on Liquid Reaches New Highs

The Liquid Federation has today announced the addition of nine new Bitcoin-focused members, expanding its global reach to a total of 73, in what has proven so far to be a momentous year for the Liquid Network, Bitcoin’s first and most popular sidechain.  The new members - Alby, Botev

Jul 16, 2024 Controversy Erupts Over Volet Allegedly Withholding Bitcoin Funds
Controversy Erupts Over Volet Allegedly Withholding Bitcoin Funds

A heated dispute has surfaced on X, with allegations against Volet, a cryptocurrency service provider, suggesting they are withholding user funds under dubious pretenses. The accusations were made public by Giacomo Zucco, Director of Plan B Network, who claims that the company is refusing to return his deposited Bitcoin. 🚨🚨⛳️ALERT:

Jul 09, 2024 Australian Stock Exchange Greenlights Its Second Bitcoin ETF
Australian Stock Exchange Greenlights Its Second Bitcoin ETF

Australia's leading stock exchange, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), has approved the listing of its second Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). On July 9th, the ASX authorized digital asset manager DigitalX to launch a spot Bitcoin ETF, set to start trading on July 12th under the ticker BTXX. 🎉🎉 DigitalX

Jul 05, 2024 Bitcoin Price Drops as Mt. Gox Begins Repayments
Bitcoin Price Drops as Mt. Gox Begins Repayments

Bitcoin's price dropped this week, falling below $55,000 for the first time since February, as the defunct Mt. Gox exchange began distributing billions in owed funds. Mt. Gox announced it has started repayments to creditors, ending years of waiting since its 2014 collapse. The Japan-based exchange will

Jul 01, 2024 Sony Announces Launch of New Bitcoin Exchange
Sony Announces Launch of New Bitcoin Exchange

Sony Group is set to introduce a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange in Japan after acquiring Amber Japan, a local subsidiary of Amber Group. The revamped exchange will be named S.BLOX. In 2023, Sony acquired Amber Japan through its subsidiary, Quetta Web. Previously, Amber Japan was known as DeCurret until

Jun 27, 2024 Coinbase Sues SEC and FDIC Alleging Regulatory Overreach
Coinbase Sues SEC and FDIC Alleging Regulatory Overreach

Coinbase has filed lawsuits against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), alleging attempts to undermine the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency sector. The lawsuits, submitted on June 27th in the Washington D.C. district court, claim that the SEC and FDIC did not comply with

Jun 25, 2024 German Government Transfers Millions of Dollars Worth of Bitcoin to Exchanges
German Government Transfers Millions of Dollars Worth of Bitcoin to Exchanges

The transfers originated from a wallet linked to the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA). In 2013, the BKA confiscated nearly 50,000 Bitcoin from a film piracy site. On June 25th, the BKA wallet transferred $24 million worth of Bitcoin across two transactions to Kraken and Coinbase. Additionally, $30

Jun 24, 2024 Mt. Gox To Begin Bitcoin Repayments Starting in July
Mt. Gox To Begin Bitcoin Repayments Starting in July

The now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has announced it will commence the distribution of assets stolen from clients during a 2014 hack starting in July, following years of delayed deadlines. In a statement posted on the Mt. Gox website today, trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi said, "the Rehabilitation Trustee has been

Jun 21, 2024 Standard Chartered Is Launching a Bitcoin Trading Platform
Standard Chartered Is Launching a Bitcoin Trading Platform

Global banking powerhouse Standard Chartered is set to introduce a spot trading desk for Bitcoin and Ether, making it one of the first prominent banks to provide direct spot trading services for Bitcoin. Bloomberg reports that the new Bitcoin trading desk, based in London, will begin operations shortly and will

Jun 20, 2024 Bitcoin Travel App Satlantis Unveiled at BTC Prague 2024
Bitcoin Travel App Satlantis Unveiled at BTC Prague 2024

One of the major announcements at BTC Prague 2024 was the introduction of Satlantis, a new project led by Aleks Svetski. According to Svetski, Satlantis is a project designed to blend elements of the digital and physical worlds to create a unique experience. It aims to integrate Nostr with Bitcoin,

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Jul 15, 2024 Bitcoin Price Surges After Attempted Assassination of Trump
Bitcoin Price Surges After Attempted Assassination of Trump

The price of Bitcoin rose above $63,000 following an assassination attempt on former U.S. President Donald Trump at a campaign rally. Bitcoin increased nearly 10%, climbing from below $58,000 on Friday to over $63,000 by Monday morning. This sharp increase occurred after a gunman opened fire

Jul 11, 2024 Donald Trump Set To Address Bitcoin 2024 Conference in Nashville
Donald Trump Set To Address Bitcoin 2024 Conference in Nashville

Former President Donald Trump has been confirmed as a speaker at Bitcoin 2024, the largest Bitcoin conference globally, scheduled for July 25th to 27th in Nashville, Tennessee. This announcement marks a notable moment for the event, known for significant industry announcements and news. In 2021, El Salvador’s President Nayib

Jul 09, 2024 Republican National Committee Supports Pro-Bitcoin Initiative in Party Draft
Republican National Committee Supports Pro-Bitcoin Initiative in Party Draft

On July 8th, 2024, a committee within the Republican National Committee endorsed a preliminary version of its 2024 party platform, which firmly backs Bitcoin. In the document, page nine clearly declares, "we will defend the right to mine Bitcoin, and ensure every American has the right to self-custody of

Jul 08, 2024 German Government Transfers Additional $56 Million in Bitcoin
German Government Transfers Additional $56 Million in Bitcoin

On July 8th, the German government continued its transfer of Bitcoin to exchanges, moving over $56 million worth in several transactions. Blockchain data shows that government-associated addresses transferred 500 Bitcoin to Bitstamp and Coinbase (250 Bitcoin each) at 14:48 UTC+8, valued at approximately $27.9 million, and an

Jul 04, 2024 German Government’s Bitcoin Wallet Sees Continued Activity With Recent Transfers
German Government’s Bitcoin Wallet Sees Continued Activity With Recent Transfers

The German government transferred $175 million worth of Bitcoin to various exchanges, reducing its total to 40,359 Bitcoin. Shortly after, Arkham Intelligence reported via X and its on-chain explorer that the wallet received inflows of 1,915 Bitcoin from Kraken, Bitstamp, and Coinbase. Update: German Government BTC Movements German

Jul 01, 2024 German Government Transfers Additional Bitcoin to Exchanges
German Government Transfers Additional Bitcoin to Exchanges

The German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) transferred an additional 1,500 Bitcoin, valued at nearly $95 million, to various Bitcoin and crypto exchanges, including Bitstamp, Coinbase, and Kraken, on July 1st. Since June 19th, the German government has moved Bitcoin worth approximately $220 million to different exchanges, according to

Jun 27, 2024 U.S. Government Transfers Millions in Bitcoin to Coinbase
U.S. Government Transfers Millions in Bitcoin to Coinbase

On June 26th, the US government transferred 3,940 Bitcoin to Coinbase Prime, Coinbase's platform for institutional trading. This transaction was identified by blockchain analytics firm Arkham Intelligence. The Bitcoin that was transferred had been confiscated from Banmeet Singh, a convicted drug trafficker, earlier in 2024.  Singh was

Jun 27, 2024 Coinbase Sues SEC and FDIC Alleging Regulatory Overreach
Coinbase Sues SEC and FDIC Alleging Regulatory Overreach

Coinbase has filed lawsuits against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), alleging attempts to undermine the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency sector. The lawsuits, submitted on June 27th in the Washington D.C. district court, claim that the SEC and FDIC did not comply with

Jun 26, 2024 Anonymous Donor Pays $500,000 in Bitcoin to Julian Assange
Anonymous Donor Pays $500,000 in Bitcoin to Julian Assange

An anonymous Bitcoin donor has contributed over $500,000 in Bitcoin to cover the expenses for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's return to Australia. Assange has been released after pleading guilty in a U.S. court as part of a deal ending his 14-year legal battle. Julien Assange received

Jun 25, 2024 Congressman Matt Gaetz Proposes Legislation for Federal Income Tax Payments in Bitcoin
Congressman Matt Gaetz Proposes Legislation for Federal Income Tax Payments in Bitcoin

Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has proposed a new bill to allow federal income tax payments in Bitcoin, as first reported by the Daily Wire. This legislation seeks to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, directing the Treasury Secretary to devise a plan for accepting Bitcoin as payment. BREAKING: Today,

Jun 13, 2024 Trump Pledges To Support Bitcoin Mining Initiatives
Trump Pledges To Support Bitcoin Mining Initiatives

Donald Trump recently met with David Bailey, CEO of Bitcoin Magazine, along with several prominent U.S. Bitcoin miners. During the meeting, Trump pledged to advocate for Bitcoin mining both in Washington D.C. and internationally. Today was a historic moment in our journey towards hyperbitcoinization. The former and next

Jun 03, 2024 President Biden Faces Setback With Controversial Veto on Cryptocurrency Bill
President Biden Faces Setback With Controversial Veto on Cryptocurrency Bill

President Biden and the Democrats have recently been projecting a more moderate and conciliatory stance on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency issues.  However, following a record-breaking surge in TikTok memberships for Trump, driven by his supporters, it is uncertain how the Democrats will regroup around Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as an issue. Biden&

Jun 02, 2024 Trump Breaks Ground as First President To Allow Bitcoin Lightning Donations for Campaign
Trump Breaks Ground as First President To Allow Bitcoin Lightning Donations for Campaign

Donald Trump has become the first American President to accept Bitcoin Lightning Network payments for campaign donations.  This announcement signifies a major milestone in integrating Bitcoin into mainstream politics, demonstrating Trump's commitment to advancing Bitcoin's future in the U.S. Trump's campaign has collaborated

May 22, 2024 White House Expresses Enthusiasm To Collaborate With Congress on Crypto Framework Bill
White House Expresses Enthusiasm To Collaborate With Congress on Crypto Framework Bill

The Executive Office of President Joe Biden has issued a Statement of Administration Policy concerning H.R. 4762, the Financial Innovation and Technology Act of 2021 (FIT 21).  This legislation seeks to establish clear guidelines for Bitcoin and other digital assets. The Chamber of Digital Commerce, an advocacy group for

May 21, 2024 Trump Follows in RFK Jr.’s Footsteps and Accepts Bitcoin Donations
Trump Follows in RFK Jr.’s Footsteps and Accepts Bitcoin Donations

The Trump campaign has announced the launch of a fundraising page allowing federally permissible donors to contribute Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies through the Coinbase Commerce platform.  This initiative marks the second time a major party Presidential nominee has adopted Bitcoin for campaign donations.  Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s donation page has

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