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Developers of Bitcoin side-chain MicroVisionChain (MVC) have unveiled a BRC-20 decentralized exchange (DEX) as part of its roadmap for Q1 2024. In an interview with Cointelegraph, MVC chief operating officer Jason Kwok claims to have developed a “1:1 mapping relationship” with Bitcoin on its sidechain. “This essentially creates a parallel version of your Bitcoin assets,
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Financial payment processor Block, co-founded by Jack Dorsey, has launched its self-custody Bitcoin (BTC) wallet. Dubbed “Bitkey,” developers said during the Dec. 7 announcement that the wallet, available as a mobile app or hardware storage, will be accessible in over 95 countries. Bitkey will feature a two-of-three multi-signature wallet consisting of a mobile key, a
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 Trading and brokerage firm Robinhood announced the launch of its crypto services for all eligible European Union customers on 7 December. The platform will allow traders to buy and sell more than 25 cryptocurrencies. Robinhood’s entry into the European crypto market comes just a week after the firm launched its stock trading application in the
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Animoca Brands co-founder Yat Siu is confident that a number of investments and partnerships could prove fruitful in 2024 as mainstream institutional interest in Bitcoin (BTC) gathers steam. Speaking exclusively to Cointelegraph at the Next Block Expo event in Berlin, the chairman of the gaming venture capital firm highlights some 70 investments made in 2023
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Bitcoin (BTC) returned above $42,000 on Dec. 5 as analysis remained suspicious of market manipulation. BTC/USD 1-hour chart. Source: TradingView Analysis: New Bitcoin bids not “organic” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed a BTC price rebound taking BTC/USD to highs of $42,498 on Bitstamp. These beat the 19-month peak set the day prior,
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The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, received $100,000 in seed funding from an unknown investor for its spot Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) in October 2023, according to its latest United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing. The SEC filing revealed that the investor agreed to purchase 4,000 shares for $100,000 on Oct. 27, 2023,
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Grayscale, a significant player in digital asset management, has expressed enthusiasm about the potential transformation of its Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) into a Bitcoin ETF. This move could eliminate the current 8.09% discount of approximately $1.89 billion, aligning GBTC’s price more closely with the actual value of Bitcoin, offering significant benefits for investors. The company’s
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Following cryptocurrency exchange Binance reaching a substantial multi-billion-dollar settlement with United States regulators last week, an on-chain data analytics firm reported a surge in Coinbase’s market share. On November 21, Binance and the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) reached a settlement of $4.3 billion, settling allegations related to anti-money laundering. However, the legal challenges
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British legislators are urging a careful stance regarding implementing a retail digital pound. They stress the importance of finding an equilibrium between technological advancements and potential drawbacks.  Members of the Treasury Select Committee have expressed reservations regarding the possible launch of a retail digital pound, underscoring the need for thoughtful examination before execution. Despite recognizing
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