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“Sextortion” Scammers Rake In Over $300K in Bitcoin

A form of blackmail in which sexual information or images are used to extort Bitcoin from victims has so far amassed over $332,000 in digital assets from more than 3,100 crypto addresses.

Speculations Suggesting Plans of Increasing Bitcoin Supply Sparks Contention

A recent tweet posted last week purporting that the development team behind Bitcoin is allegedly working on increasing the supply has since sparked a Twitter war, with Bitcoin Core developer Wladimir van der Laan vehemently controverting the allegations.

QuadrigaCX Turns Over Remaining Digital Assets to Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young, the court-appointed monitor of the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, has taken over the exchange’s remaining digital assets, according to the accounting firm's latest monitoring report.

US SEC Reviews Two Bitcoin ETF Proposals

Following last week’s publication of Bitwise Asset Management’s Bitcoin ETF proposal with NYSE Arca, on Wednesday, VanEck/SolidX has also resubmitted its Bitcoin ETF application with Cboe BZX Exchange, marking the 45-day provision for the securities regulator to evaluate and decide whether or not to approve the applications.

Countdown Restarts for SEC Ruling on CBOE-VanEck Bitcoin ETF

The countdown begins for the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision on the CBOE-VanEck Bitcoin ETF.

Twitter Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Tips via Lightning Network

Twitter users can now send small bitcoin transactions to support favorite tweets.

Blockstream Publishes Test Code for Bitcoin’s Anticipated Schnorr Upgrade

Schnorr signature, a code modification anticipated by many in the crypto community to be one of Bitcoin’s biggest upgrade, has moved one step closer from conceptual to real after Blockstream’s latest release of a new test code called “MuSig.”

QuadrigaCX Funds Were Once Stored in Offline Paper Wallets

As the late Cotten previously claimed, the funds held by QuadrigaCX were apparently once stored in offline paper wallets kept in “our bank’s vault in a safety deposit box,” stressing that it was the “best way to keep the coins secure.”

Coinbase Finally Allows Users to Withdraw Bitcoin Cash Fork BSV

Coinbase is now allowing users to withdraw bitcoin Satoshi vision (BSV).

SEC Staff Requests Withdrawal of ETF Tied to Bitcoin Futures

The removal of the ETF application from the regulator’s list was “at the request of the Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. No securities have been sold in connection with the offering of the Fund.”

Nasdaq to Add Indices for Bitcoin and Ethereum to Its Global Data Service

Nasdaq is adding bitcoin and ethereum indices to its global data service before the month ends.

Global Bitcoin Acceptance Sees 702% Spike in the Last 5 Years

Since December 2013, the number of locations across the globe that have accepted Bitcoin has seen a 702% surge.

Bitwise CEO Says SEC’s Approach to Bitcoin ETF Makes Sense

Bitwise CEO thinks the Securities and Exchange Commission taking time to approve Bitcoin ETF makes “perfect sense.”

EY Report Says QuadrigaCX Lost Another $500K CAD by Mistake

Canada-based crypto exchange QuadrigaCX lost another $500,000 CAD by mistake last week.

Novogratz: Major Macro Funds Should Have at Least 1% Position in Bitcoin

It is only “logical” for large-scale macro funds to have at least 1% investment in Bitcoin, according to former Goldman Sachs partner and TSX-listed Galaxy Digital founder Mike Novogratz.
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