BITCOIN

 

What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the first cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. With the underlying technology blockchain, bitcoin has redefining money in terms of money form, money issuance standard and money movement. Bitcoin has a limit of 21 million coins and uses proof-of-work (POW) consensus. In some sense, bitcoin removes our reliance on central banks and traditional financial institutions that we have to trust on. Bitcoin brings monetary freedom.


Jpmorgan Chase Adopts Blockchain for Collateral Settlement
Financial tycoon, JPMorgan Chase (JPM), announced to use of blockchain technology in the collateral settlement, planning to expand to other asset types such as equities and fixed income, according to Bloomberg.
Crypto-financial Lender Babel Finance Secures $80m in Series B Funding, Valuated up to $2Bn
Hong Kong-based crypto-financial lender Babel Finance has raised $80 million in Series B funding at a valuation of $2 billion.
Thailand Exempts Crypto Transfers from VAT Payments until 2024
The Thai government has decided to exempt crypto transfers from value-added tax (VAT) payments until December 31, 2023, following a royal decree, the Bangkok Post reported.
Crypto Exchange Bitso Lays off Over 10% Employees
South American trading platform Bitso announced the decision to lay off 80 employees in consideration of its long-term business strategy.
Ark Invest Refiles Application for Bitcoin Spot ETF Alongside 21 Shares
Ark Investment Management, the investment company tagged with Cathie Wood is taking another dig at a spot Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) product.
Sortium Blockchain Studio Launches 1st 3D Living NFT "Kymera"
Web3 technology provider Sortium Blockchain Studio has launched the first 3D living NFT called "Kymera" based on-chain DNA.
JPMorgan Backs Bitcoin to Rise 28%, Saying Cryptos are Preferred Alternative Asset
In its latest report, JPMorgan gives Bitcoin a higher valuation. The bank is also more bullish on cryptocurrencies than other traditional financial assets.
Mobile Game Publisher Kongregate Launch $40M Fund for Web 3 Developer
Mobile game publisher Kongregate has partnered with Immutable X, Ethereum's leading Layer 2 (L2) scaling solution, to launch a $40 million blockchain developer fund.
Blockchain Foundry Pairs with Palmer Group to Launch Web3 Education Platform Metacademy
Canadian blockchain software development company Blockchain Foundry has partnered with Palmer Group to launch Metacademy, a Web3 education platform focusing on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and more.
Bitcoin Could Protect Americans Because ‘It Can’t Be Made from Nothing’: Kevin Roberts
The Heritage Foundation President said that Bitcoin can improve the financial security of U.S. citizens, as "Bitcoin is the biggest destructive innovation in a positive sense that can protect the American people."

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