Celsius’ customers may expect 72% of deposits, war on crypto continues in EU and against Coinbase

* Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Payment restriction in EU anti-money laundering bill irks crypto industry A single article introduced by the European Parliament to the anti-money laundering rule for commercial crypto payments has stirred Europe’s digital asset industry. Policymakers hope that they can close a loophole for untraceable transactions by prohibiting payments over a €1,000 ($1,070) threshold […]

Bitcoin smashes past $26.000 after CPI Report, Europol shuts cryptomixer and banking crisis in U.S.

Europol shuts crypo tumbler ChipMixer, seize $46m in bitcoin Crypto tumbler ChipMixer is the target of law enforcement as American and European federal authorities took action to seize assets and dismantle the platform, according to announcement from the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol. U.S. and German authorities took down the ChipMixer infrastructure for […]

U.S. Government wallet moves 40.000 BTC, Coinbase blocked Binance transactions and deadline for Mt. Gox Creditors

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Wallets associated with U.S. government transfer 40,000 BTC Wallets associated with the government of the United States transferred around 40,000 bitcoin, a majority of which are internal transfers. Among the total amount of Bitcoin transferred, which is worth more than $2 billion, a definite quantity of coins was moved to the leading crypto […]

Already 100.000 Ordinal-NFT’s on bitcoin, DBS records 80% increase BTC trading and El Salvador opens second Bitcoin Embassy

Photo by Pierre Borthiry – Peiobty on Unsplash Bitcoin NFT protocol Ordinals surpasses 100,000 inscriptions Just five days after reaching 50,000 inscriptions, Bitcoiners using the Ordinals protocol have now inscribed more than 100,000 pieces of data onto the Bitcoin blockchain. Since the project’s launch in January 2023, a seemingly endless stream of pictures, audio files […]

Lebanon devalues currency 90%, South Africa retail giant accepts BTC and Strike expands to Phillipines

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Lebanon devalues its currency by 90% Lebanon is adopting a new official exchange rate, devaluing its local currency by nearly 90%. The new rate is set at 15,000 Lebanese pounds against the U.S. dollar, according to a January 31 report, which cited a statement from the country’s central bank governor, […]

Blockstream secures funding, banks EU allowed to hold 2% in crypto and Binance linked to money laundering platform

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Blockstream secures $125 million in funding for bitcoin mining operations Digital asset infrastructure firm Blockstream has secured $125 million in funding aimed at expanding its bitcoin mining facilities. Blockstream has received the funding in convertible note and secured loan financing, the company announced in a Tuesday press release, adding that […]

Bitcoin bonds approved in Assembly El Salvador, fiat wars with oil trades and Russian stablecoin

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash El Salvador paves way for first sovereign Bitcoin Bond In 2021, the Republic of El Salvador announced that it would raise $1 billion through bitcoin bonds, also referred to as the Volcano Bonds, because of the use of renewable energy, including that generated from the country’s active volcanoes, to fund […]

FTX discovers $5 billion in digital assets, Group One Trading buys 13,5% of MicroStrategy shares

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash $5 billion digital assets unearthed by FTX FTX has discovered $5 billion in cash and liquid crypto currencies and is considering a sale. Two months after the financially challenged crypto currency exchange filed for bankruptcy protection, the newly installed leadership of FTX has stated (1) that it has discovered $5 […]

Presidential candidate Argentina pro-bitcoin, 25% crypto taxes in Italy and Iran returns confiscated mining rigs

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash Leading presidential candidate Argentina preaches Bitcoin Leading presidential candidate Argentina preaches Bitcoin Argentina will elect a new president in October 2023, and there is a real chance that a pro-Bitcoin candidate will be elected as the new head of state. The candidate in question is Javier Gerardo Milei, who is […]

MicroStrategy buys 2.500 BTC, Argo sells biggest facility to Galaxy Digital and BTCcom attacked by hackers

Photo by Kanchanara on Unsplash MicroStrategy acquires 2,500 BTC, now holds 132,500 BTC MicroStrategy recently said that it has spent over $55 million to buy almost 2,500 bitcoins over the preceding two months. Following these purchases, Microstrategy is now holding approximately 132,500 bitcoins. Specifically, Michael Saylor’s business paid over $42.8 million to buy 2,395 bitcoins. […]