Bitcoin

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin investors dig in for long haul in ‘staggering’ shift

As bitcoin heads into 2022, a growing cohort of long-term investors is doubling down on its stashes of the cryptocurrency, hoping a December dip was merely a festive blip.

Platform News: FinTech trading app Robinhood

Robinhood to permanently shift most employees to remote working

Robinhood has said it plans to move a majority of its 3,400 employees to remote work permanently, joining a slew of top tech firms embracing a hybrid culture.

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Macro and technical headwinds accrue for bitcoin

A weak start to 2022 and a host of looming macro and technical headwinds are setting cryptocurrencies up for a rough ride in the weeks to come.

Bitcoin, ether near multi-month lows following hawkish Fed minutes

Bitcoin fell below $43,000, testing multi-month lows after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting showed it leaning toward more aggressive policy action, which sappe...

Dogecoin cryptocurrency

The Year of the Doge? 2021 was crypto’s wildest year yet

Bitcoin close to $70,000, “memecoins” worth billions of dollars, a blockbuster Wall Street listing and a sweeping Chinese crackdown: 2021 was the wildest yet for crypto...

Platform News: A visualisation of Bitcoin, digital currency and cryptocurrency

Germany’s trillion-euro savings banks mull crypto wallet

Germany’s savings banks, a conservative bastion that holds more than 1 trillion euros for thrifty Germans, is looking into offering a wallet to trade cryptocurrency, a group ...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor largely prevails in $54 billion bitcoin trial

A computer scientist who has claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin largely prevailed in a Florida jury trial over whether the estate of a former business partner deserved half of a...

Visa Payment

Visa launches crypto advisory service for financial institutions, merchants

Visa, the world’s largest payment processor, launched a global crypto advisory service for clients such as banks and also merchants, as the adoption of digital currencies gai...

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor largely prevails in $54 billion bitcoin trial

A computer scientist who has claimed to be the inventor of bitcoin largely prevailed on Monday in a Florida jury trial over whether the estate of a former business partner deserved...

Jack Dorsey

Dorsey-led Square rebrands to Block in nod to blockchain

Square Inc, the payments company led by Twitter Inc co-founder Jack Dorsey, has said it was changing its name to Block Inc, as it looks to expand beyond its payment business and in...

Crypto Coins

Crypto start-up Gemini valued at over $7 billion after latest fundraise

Gemini said on Thursday it had raised $400 million in a funding round led by hedge fund Morgan Creek Digital that valued the startup at $7.1 billion, becoming the latest crypto com...

Swiss Exchange’s new platform to use ‘revolutionary’ crypto tech for bond issuance

SIX Swiss Exchange’s new digital trading and settlement arm will issue a bond to show how blockchain can benefit mainstream securities and not just the cryptoassets it was or...

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Peru’s central bank joins global push to develop a digital currency

Peru is joining the global push to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC), central bank President Julio Velarde said on Tuesday, as policymakers worldwide seek to keep pace...

Jack Dorsey

Square quarterly profit jumps on bitcoin boost

Square reported a nearly 60% rise in third-quarter gross profit on Thursday, fuelled by a jump in bitcoin transactions on its peer-to-peer payment service Cash App.

Commonwealth Bank: Australia

Australia’s CBA breaks ranks to offer cryptocurrency trading

Commonwealth Bank of Australia will become the country’s first to offer retail clients crypto services, Australia’s largest bank has said, marking a change from the sec...

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