Week in review: Feb. 12, 2021 - BMW Now Accepts Bitcoin

ALT 5 Pay Welcomes BMW Laval to Its Merchant Services, Enabling Bitcoin Payments

Yahoo Finance: February 12, 2021

According to the company, BMW Laval, has begun accepting payments in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin.

First North American Bitcoin ETF Approved by Canadian Securities Regulator

CoinDesk: February 11, 2021

The first publicly traded bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America has been given the go-ahead by Canada’s financial regulator.

Apple should enter crypto business, says RBC analyst

CNBC: February 8, 2021

Mitch Steves, RBC Capital analyst, says it’s a smart strategy for Apple to enter the crypto business, perhaps by creating a cryptocurrency exchange. He joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss.

Cryptocurrency Ethereum hits record high ahead of CME futures launch

Reuters: February 3, 2021

Ethereum hit all-time highs on Wednesday, breaking above $1,500, as traders bought the cryptocurrency ahead of the launch of ethereum futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange next week.

JP Morgan Will Get Involved With Bitcoin if There’s Enough Demand, Says COO

Decrypt: February 12, 2021

Daniel Pinto, co-president and COO of multinational investment bank JP Morgan, confirmed to CNBC that if Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies become widespread, the bank will have no choice but to get involved with them.

Youngest HODLer ever? Elon Musk buys DOGE for his 9-month-old son

CoinTelegraph: February 10, 2021

Elon Musk’s child with Canadian musician Claire Elise Boucher, or Grimes, may now be one of the youngest public crypto users on record.

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