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Week in review: August 20, 2021 – Crypto growing in sports

Is crypto the new player in sports? The number 1 pick in this years NBA draft will be paid 100% of his signing bonus in Bitcoin. The crypto market topped $2 trillion for first...
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Week in review: August 13, 2021 – BTC rebounds and ETH cashflow positive

Bitcoin surged Monday to a nearly three-month high as policy makers hashed out last-minute compromises over how to tax crypto assets. Mr Wonderful appears to now be singing Ether's praises as a deflationary asset....

Week in review: August 6, 2021 – Ethereum launches London hardfork

Ethereum has implemented one of its most anticipated network upgrades as EIP-1559 ships with the London hardfork. JPMorgan unveiled access to six crypto funds for institutional investors. Kitco launches a new token backed by...
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Week in review: July 30, 2021 – 6% of US investors own BTC

A poll conducted by Gallups Investor Optimism has noted that cryptos have been increasing in popularity since 2018, with most growth coming from young males. Are Saylor and Musk tweets influencing crypto prices? Read...
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Week in review: July 23, 2021 – Is Bitcoin big tech without company?

Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor called Bitcoin a big tech network without the involvement of any company and that he would not sell Bitcoin. 70% of institutional investors plan to buy cryptocurrencies in the future....

Week in review: July 16, 2021 – Fidelity to expand staff by 70% for crypto

Fidelity Digital Assets is planning to increase its headcount by about 70 percent as demand for cryptocurrency services from institutional investors remains strong. PayPal will be increasing its weekly crypto buying limit to $100k....
Week in review: July 9, 2021 - $1B spent using crypto-linked cards

Week in review: July 9, 2021 – $1B spent using crypto-linked cards

Payments giant Visa has revealed that over a billion dollars was spent using its crypto-linked cards during the first half of 2021. Singapore is becoming a hotspot for global companies and executives. Bitcoin looking...
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Week in review: July 2, 2021 – JPMorgan bullish on crypto stacking

Ethereum network upgrades could help the crypto staking industry boom to $40 billion by 2025 according to analysts at JPMorgan. Germany has passed a law giving institutional investors permission to hold crypto assets! Read...
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Week in review: June 25, 2021 – Crypto firms battling for talent

Despite the crypto drop in May, the cryptocurrencies' total market value is up over 400% over the past year and crypto firms are struggling to find the right candidates to fill hundreds of positions....

Week in review: June 18, 2021 – Moving towards a crypto metaverse

Graphics card giant Nvidia CEO's stated that they are moving towards a crypto metaverse and that they will be paying more attention to crypto. Sports is onboard as a Nascar driver will be paid...

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