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FTX Moves HQ From Hong Kong to Bahamas

FTX Moves HQ From Hong Kong to Bahamas

Derivative exchange FTX confirmed that it moved its headquarters to the offshore jurisdiction, where it recently registered its subsiduary by the Securities Commission of the Bahamas as a digital assets business under the Digital Asset

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Twitter starts rolling out BTC tips but does it really?

Twitter starts rolling out BTC tips but does it really?

Twitter announced in a blog post that it started rolling out tips to its platform. Quick takeaways: Twitter will require you to register and verify at third-party companies: Cash App, Patreon, Venmo, Bandcamp, Chipper, Razorpay,

DeFi
Portal Secures $8.5M From Coinbase for Bitcoin Layer-2 DEX. What is Portal/Fabric?

Portal Secures $8.5M From Coinbase for Bitcoin Layer-2 DEX. What is Portal/Fabric?

Portal is self-hosted wallet and DEX (Decentralized Exchange) built on top of Layer-2 platform Fabric. It utilizes Atomic-Swaps to exchange Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies natively (not wrapped tokens). Fabric is a "layer-2 and layer-3" smart-contract

DeFi
Bitcoin Transactions Come To The Internet Computer Smart-Contracts

Bitcoin Transactions Come To The Internet Computer Smart-Contracts

The community voted in favor of integrating Bitcoin into Dfinity's Internet Computer (IC). This upgrade includes two different capabilities: Smart-contracts will be able to validate and make native Bitcoin transactions.Smart-contracts and users will be able

Companies
SwanBitcoin acquires Swan.com domain name

SwanBitcoin acquires Swan.com domain name

JamesNames reports that Swan Bitcoin has acquired the swan.com domain name. Other notables acquisitions in the crypto industry include Exodus.com, Sushi.com, Tent.com or NFT.com. Just like Bitcoin for cryptocurrencies, .com is still the undisputed king

DeFi
Launch of Wormhole bridge between Ethereum and Solana

Launch of Wormhole bridge between Ethereum and Solana

The Wormhole Network has announced on Twitter the launch of the Wormhole V2 bridge between ERC-20 tokens and Solana's SPL: https://twitter.com/wormholecrypto/status/1438940760548667393 A quick description of this protocol can be found here: https://wormholecrypto.medium.com/?p=32b16d795c01 Cross-chain interoperability is

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Bitcoin accepted for 3-store condominium space

Bitcoin accepted for 3-store condominium space

Magnum Real Estate Group is reported selling a three-store retail condominium for $29M in its CODA building, 385 First Avenue, NY, and only bitcoin is accepted.

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Laos Legalizes Cryptocurrency Mining and Trading

Laos Legalizes Cryptocurrency Mining and Trading

Communist-ruled Laos has authorized crypto mining and trading. A notable policy shift for the debt-laden country of 7 million, after its central bank issue a warning against cryptocurrencies. Laos produces a surplus of hydroelectricity, after

DeFi
Bitcoin DeFi Token Sovryn (SOV) Lists on Singapore-based exchange AscendEX

Bitcoin DeFi Token Sovryn (SOV) Lists on Singapore-based exchange AscendEX

Sovryn (SOV) token listed on the Chinese crypo exchange AscendEX (based in Singapore). Sovryn is a DeFi platform built on Rootstock (Bitcoin layer-2).