Crypto Patent Alliance Questions Craig Wright’s White Paper Copyright Claim

Back in January, the notorious Craig Wright who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto had his lawyers send letters to a number of websites like bitcoin.org telling them to remove the Bitcoin white paper hosted on their web portals. On January 31, bitcoin.org’s owner Cobra claimed he was threatened by a Bitcoinsv supporter after the person discovered the anonymous owner’s phone number. Moreover, the organization Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) has sent a letter to Wright’s legal team seeking more information regarding the claims of copyright ownership. Cobra Refuses to Stop Hosting the Bitcoin White Paper, Allegedly Receives a Threat from

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Bit.com’s Daily Volume for Bitcoin Cash Options Doubled Every Day Since Launch

At the end of January, the Matrixport subsidiary and leading derivatives exchange Bit.com announced the introduction of bitcoin cash perpetual swaps and options. Following the launch, the daily 24-hour volume has exceeded expectations doubling every day ever since. During the last few years, there’s been a number of derivatives exchanges leveraging bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) futures. This has been followed by the addition of perpetual swaps and options based on these crypto assets as well. Many assume that the upcoming ETH-based futures launch on the leading derivatives market operated by CME Group has bolstered the price of ether a

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Blockchain Firm Labs Group Taps Enjin to Tokenize Real Estate Assets

The year has started with a batch of announcements regarding tokenization in various sectors. On this occasion, a blockchain gaming platform announced its collaboration with Labs Group to issue non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of real estate assets. Global Real Estate Market Is Valued at $228 Trillion According to the announcement, the blockchain real estate company will use the Enjin platform to mint and issue NFTs. People will be able to buy fractionalized real estate assets starting at $100, making the first step into real estate-related investments. As the global real estate market represents the world’s largest asset class, valued at $228

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Crypto-Friendly Travel Firm Travala Becomes the First Merchant to Offer Binance Pay as a Payment Method

Crypto-friendly travel website Travala has announced the integration of a brand-new payment application, Binance Pay. With such a move, the travel booking company becomes the first merchant to implement Binance Pay as a payment form after its launch on Feb. 3. Five Cryptos and One Fiat Currency Will Be Offered in the First Stage of Binance Pay Per the announcement, Travala allows its customers to use the new payment application, still in beta mode, to book travel products. They include hotels, homes, flights, among others. With Binance Pay, Travala’s users will have the option to pay straight from their Binance

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Report: Bitcoin Overtakes Gold in the U.S. as the 4th Most Popular Investment Vehicle

Research by Bitflyer released today indicates the growing popularity of the cryptocurrency as an American household investment option. But not in Japan. Stocks Remain the #1 Investment Vehicle Bitflyer, a Japanese crypto exchange, released a research paper that dives into cryptocurrency sentiment and investment trends in the U.S. and compares them to the Japanese market. The most glaring difference between American and Japanese as far cryptocurrency acceptance is indicated through a simple question presented to survey participants: While 76% of Americans view cryptocurrencies positively, 78% of Japanese view cryptocurrencies negatively. The complete opposite pie charts demonstrate how the two markets

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Crypto Firm to Launch Polkadot ETP on Swiss Exchange SIX

21Shares AG, a Zurich-based investment provider, is launching what is being dubbed as the world’s first Polkadot exchange-traded product, or ETP. The DOT ETP will be listed on the Swiss exchange SIX on Thursday, February 4, said the company in a statement on Tuesday. DOT is the native token of the Polkadot network. DOT has since been added to 21Shares’ Crypto Basket ETP (HODL), which tracks five major assets including bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH). Since its addition on Jan. 29, DOT now accounts for 27% of the product behind BTC at 50%. Hany Rashwan, chief executive officer of 21Shares,

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Report: Declining BTC Stablecoin Supply Ratio Suggests Exchanges Are ‘Highly Liquid & Ready to Buy’ Crypto Assets

According to a report by Glassnode, bitcoin’s declining stablecoin supply ratio (SSR) indicates an increased supply of newly minted coins on exchanges. In turn, this increase in supply means exchanges are currently “highly liquid and ready to buy up assets such as bitcoin.” Stablecoin Supply Growth As explained in the report, the SSR is a ratio of the total value of all bitcoins versus stablecoins. This metric “decreases when (either) the price of BTC is low or when more stablecoins are entering circulation.” However, with BTC prices are already high, this leaves the increased stablecoin supply as the only possible

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Bitcoin.com Exchange Lists Bitcoin Vault (BTCV) – a Next-Gen Security Focused Cryptocurrency

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin.com Exchange is thrilled to announce the listing of BTCV on the 2nd of February 2021 at 14:00 UTC. BTCV, a cryptocurrency launched back in 2019, claims to have come up with a theft-proof security solution. According to its makers, Bitcoin Vault (BTCV) was developed as the ultimate coin for the crypto enthusiast, hodlers, and traders alike. BTCV will be listed with BTC as a trading pair on Bitcoin.com Exchange, with more trading pairs being introduced at a later stage. What Is Bitcoin Vault (BTCV)? Since decentralized blockchains are immutable, canceling transactions is not possible. So, if someone

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Wall Street Bets and Gamestop Saga to Be Made Into a Movie

The Wall Street Bets saga, an incredibly ridiculous story about a group of amateur Reddit investors who beat career Wall Street hedge funds at their own game, is to be made into a movie. According to a report by online news site Deadline on Jan. 31, Metro Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) won the rights to produce the film in a bidding war involving major Hollywood movie houses. The movie is to be based on a book proposed by author Ben Mezrich. Mezrich’s previous work, “The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding Of Facebook, a Tale Of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal,” was adapted into

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NFL Player Gets a Myriad of Celebrities to Add the Bitcoin Hashtag to Their Twitter Profiles

Following the day the Tesla founder, Elon Musk, added the Bitcoin hashtag to his Twitter profile, the popular Carolina Panthers offensive tackle, Russell Okung told his social media followers to put the Bitcoin hashtag in their bio. Okung has managed to get hundreds of people to do it, but more recently the NFL player started a decent train of celebrities with very large Twitter follower counts to join the bandwagon too. Russell Okung: ‘Plant the Flag to Declare You’re Ready for the Future’ Last week, Elon Musk put the Bitcoin hashtag in his Twitter bio, and after he did that,

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