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Digital Asset Inflows of $306M Seen This Past Week, Suggesting Continued Appetite for Crypto Investments, CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (November 29) that for the week ending November 26,… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Announces Support for Bitcoin Core Maintainer Michael Ford

Digital assets firm Gemini recently revealed that they’re pleased to confirm their support for Bitcoin Core Maintainer Michael Ford, also known as “Fanquake.” As mentioned in the update from Gemini, Michael’s sponsorship through the Gemini Opportunity Fund further supports the Fund’s mission or goal to… Read More

Sygnum Bank Onboards VZ VermögensZentrum, an Independent Swiss Financial Services Firm

Sygnum Bank has confirmed that it has now onboarded VZ VermögensZentrum, an independent Swiss financial services firm that’s listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, as the latest partner for its B2B banking solution. VZ VermögensZentrum’s partnership with Sygnum Bank enables them to “expand their offering… Read More

Bitcoin and Ethereum Balances on Crypto Exchanges Keep Falling, Could Drive Prices Higher: Report

In Kraken’s last two Crypto On-Chain Digest reports (End of Summer Sale and SHOCKTOBER), they had pointed out that a supply shock, driven by long-term holders, might push Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) prices considerably higher than current levels. Well, price followed through and the… Read More

HUMBL Pay Mobile Wallet Improves Digital Asset Management, Blockchain Functionality

HUMBL this week released HUMBL Pay, a mobile wallet that includes the latest upgrades to its peer-to-peer (P2P) capability, along with additional features that simplify the management of digital assets and blockchain functionality. The service is now available on the Apple App Store and Google… Read More

Bitcoin Mining: Supercomputing Solution Provider, Canaan, Delivers 2000 Avalon Miner Units in Kazakhstan

Canaan (NASDAQ:CAN), a provider of supercomputing solutions, has confirmed the successful delivery of more than 2,000 Avalon Miner units in Kazakhstan, “marking the commencement of joint mining operations by Canaan’s overseas-registered operating entity,” according to an update shared with CI. As mentioned in the announcement, more… Read More

El Salvador Connects Volcanoes to Blockstream Satellites, Fidelity Now Canada’s First Institution Focused on Bitcoin Custody: Report

The team at Blockstream notes in a report that Bitcoin is on track for its worst weekly drop in over 6 months. Blocktream writes in a blog post that declines this past week looked to be driven by “continued deleveraging and perhaps also exacerbated by… Read More

Synonym Introduces the Architecture for a Self-Sovereign Bitcoin Economy Supported by Lightning Network

Synonym Software Ltd, a firm founded with the goal of bringing self-ownership and control to the crypto-asset ecosystem by “creating an open and free web of trust” has officially launched today (on November 16, 2021). As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the preface… Read More

Bitcoin Inflows Continue to Dominate with $97M in Net Inflows from Past Week, CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (November 15) that for the week ending November 12,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Taproot Upgrade Will Lead to Lower Fees, Improved LN Efficiency, Smart Contract Functionality: Report

On November 14th, 2021, block height 709,632, Bitcoin’s (BTC) Taproot upgrade was activated. This critical update brings with it several important enhancements to the overall flexibility, security, and efficiency of BTC transfers. And as Bitcoin’s first protocol upgrade in more than 4 years, it’s a… Read More

Bahrain’s Digital Asset Trading Platform CoinMENA Secures $9.5M via Seed Round

Bahrain-based digital asset trading platform CoinMENA has acquired $9.5 million via a seed round. @CoinMENA Raises $9.5M Seed Fund #CoinMENA #Blockchain #Cryptocurrency #Crypto #DeFi https://t.co/vVH1vVj6ED pic.twitter.com/V05Ii2CabS — Blockchain Recruiter – Jordan & Blockchain Bully (@JobsBlockhain) November 12, 2021 As mentioned in the announcement, this is… Read More

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin Price Alerts Added to Venmo App

As the Venmo team continues to grow and expand their cryptocurrency platform, they’re pleased to offer a new feature that will enable clients to set price alerts for digital currencies via the Venmo platform. This should help clients with tracking the price of the four… Read More

Sovryn, a Bitcoin-Native App for Decentralized Lending, Introduces Protocols for BTC backed Stablecoins

The developers of Sovryn, a Bitcoin-native app supporting decentralized lending, notes in a blog post that we are all in the middle of a truly historic transition from a global economy largely based on fiat money to an economic system based on crypto-assets and dominated… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Innovator TechniSys Partners with OKCoin to Support Bitcoin and Other Cryptos

Digital banking platform innovator Technisys recently formed a partnership with OkCoin, a globally-accessible crypto exchange serving 190 countries, in order to help traditional banks with supporting Bitcoin (BTC) and other virtual currency services — “enabling banks to elevate the customer experience and uncover new revenue… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Gemini Provides Bitcoin Ecosystem Updates, Following Whitepaper’s 13th Anniversary

On October 31, 2008, an “obscure” whitepaper was released, outlining a virtual currency that was able to operate in a fully decentralized, trustless manner enabling users to send and receive monetary value. The pseudonymous author (or authors) of the whitepaper, Satoshi Nakamoto, called the “revolutionary”… Read More

Bitcoin, Altcoins Surge to New All-Time Highs, Ethereum Network Demand Surges, Kraken Reports

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that the month of October 2021 has been dubbed “UPtober” by many in the cryptocurrency markets as the Bitcoin (BTC) price and that of Ethereum (ETH), as well as other major altcoins surged to new all-time highs…. Read More

STAR Bank Introduces NYDIG Bitcoin Services through the Alkami Platform

Alkami Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKT), a Cloud-powered virtual banking solutions provider for U.S. banks and credit unions, has announced STAR Financial Bank as its first client to empower customers with trading systems that “allow the purchase, sale, and secure storage of Bitcoin, powered by NYDIG.”… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDC Payments Support Enabled by OLB Group via Mastercard Cryptocurrency Processing

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The OLB Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OLB), a provider of Cloud-powered omnicommerce and payment acceptance solutions for small- and mid-sized merchants and Bitcoin mining firm, announced that it is ready to process Mastercard Bitcoin payments. Merchants utilizing OLB’s OmniSoft business management platform and the firm’s SecurePay… Read More

Blockchain Platform Qtum Discusses Benefits of Decentralization

Decentralization is one of the core tenets or value propositions of blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT). As explained in a blog post by Qtum (QTUM), decentralization is the process by which the “governance activities of an organization are distributed or delegated away from a… Read More

Bitcoin Miners are Holding for the Long-Term, Kraken Intelligence Reports

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that after a “predictably underwhelming” September in the crypto-asset markets, “history was made in October as BTC hit new all-time highs.” Kraken wrote in an extensive report that, as foreshadowed last month, data “indicates that a supply… Read More

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