New ETF Proposal Seeks to Invest 25% of Its Fund in Bitcoin Futures

A recently submitted exchange-traded fund proposal is planning on investing 25% of its portfolio on Bitcoin futures.

SEC Commissioner Calls for Regulation Amendment to Govern Bitcoin ETFs and ICOs

Blockchain-based decentralized networks do not fit “neatly” within the Securities and Exchange Commission’s existing regulatory framework, said Commissioner Hester Pierce.  

Bitcoin Investor Loses Life Savings Following QuadrigaCX’s Collapse

Software engineer Tong Zou has reportedly lost all his life savings after Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX has shut down operations.

BlockTower Exec: Feature-Rich Digital Assets Unlikely to Eclipse Bitcoin’s Dominance

Ari Paul, the CIO of crypto asset investment firm BlockTower Capital, recently made headlines claiming that Bitcoin has decidedly more significant value than its underlying technology, blockchain.

Palestinian Islamist Political Organization Reportedly Raises Funds Through Coinbase

Hamas may be leveraging on U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase to raise funds.

Bakkt Impersonator Attempts to Raise Funds

Someone is attempting to raise funds by impersonating the highly anticipated Bitcoin futures trading platform, Bakkt.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Participates in Bitcoin’s “Lightning Torch”

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is the latest to join the Bitcoin’s “lightning torch,” an ongoing payment experiment to spread awareness of the technology.

Pundits Predict Bitcoin to Spike by Over 84% this Year

As Digital Capital Management CEO Ben Ritchie and co-founder Fred Schebesta posited, Bitcoin and its key counterparts could potentially fare better this year, with Ritchie predicting a $9,500 year-end price hike for Bitcoin, while Schebesta believes it could spike back to its $7,000 mark. 

LedgerX Introduces Binary Betting on Bitcoin Halving Block

Dubbed the LedgerX Halving Contract, the new product represents a clean binary option that settles with either a fixed payoff or nothing, according to the estimated date and time of the next Bitcoin halving block.

Bitfury Teams Up with Commons Foundation to Launch Bitcoin Mining Operations in Paraguay

Amsterdam-based IT service management company Bitfury has inked a partnership with Seoul-based R&D firm Commons Foundation to launch a network of Bitcoin mining centers in Paraguay. 

Ayre and Wright Say Bitcoin will Crash to Zero

Calvin Ayre and Craig S. Wright are claiming that Bitcoin is headed to zero.

Merchant Bank Galaxy Digital is Raising $250M Credit Fund for Crypto Startups

Galaxy Digital Holdings, the crypto asset merchant bank launched by Bitcoin King Mike Novogratz, is reportedly raising at least $250 million to offer loans to crypto startups looking to finance their ventures.

NYSE Arca and Bitwise File Paperwork for Bitcoin ETF Approval

NYSE Arca has submitted the paperwork for Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval.

Bitcoin will Eventually “Go To Zero,” Says Tech Veteran Jeff Schumacher 

While Bitcoin has so far captivated the interest of the public as a nascent technology, most still remain skeptical when it comes to the digital assets’ value as a currency, says Digital Ventures founder Jeff Schumacher.

Young Indian Girl Gets Loaded Ledger Wallet

A young girl from India has received a Ledger wallet loaded with various cryptos.