6th September — 12th September

📰 Let‘s dive into the news of the week

Football club Paris Saint-Germain Names Crypto.com as Cryptocurrency Partner. The agreement will include the issuing of exclusive NFT’s on the Crypto.com NFT platform. The partnership is just the latest example of the growing intersection of professional soccer and crypto. 📰 Coindesk

Blockstream to pilot renewable Bitcoin mining facility with Australia’s Macquarie Group. Macquarie, best known as a multinational investment bank, will utilize Blockstream’s crypto mining facilities and tap into the firm’s expertise in mining-hardware hosting, Blockstream said Wednesday. 📰 Coindesk

First Crypto Fund in Japan Targets Long-Term Retail Investors. Japanese financial conglomerate SBI Holdings Inc. is aiming to launch the…


30st August — 5th September

📰 Let‘s dive into the news of the week

Twitter for iOS Beta Lays Groundwork for Bitcoin Tips. Bitcoin tipping could be coming to Twitter. Details of payments over the Lightning Network were found in beta code released by Twitter 📰 Mac Rumours

Ethereum scaling continues with Arbitrum launch. Gas fees are skyrocketing but Arbitrum, a major scaling solution for Ethereum, is here and has launched. It enables more transactions on the network, and at lower fees. Notably, Arbitrum works with most of the largest apps on Ethereum, including Uniswap. 📰 Defiant

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka found interest in crypto through Dogecoin. Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka says Dogecoin got…


23rd August — 29th August

📰 Let‘s dive into the news of the week

Over 10 percent of Americans are investing into crypto. Something over 10% of people living in the U.S. have invested in cryptocurrencies a recent survey from CNBC revealed. Crypto investors are more likely to be men, and younger people thought crypto was less risky than older ones. 📰 Decrypt

Visa buys an NFT for $150’000. Visa Inc. bought a CryptoPunk NFT (shown in the blog image) for $150,000 in a show of support for a burgeoning area of investment in the realm of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. 📰 Bloomberg

Substack starts accepting Bitcoin payments. The popular email publishing platform Substack…


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It is plainly obvious that cryptocurrencies have recently surged in popularity. The stigma associated with incorporating cryptocurrencies into different digital payment systems and financial infrastructures has gradually been dissipating, as seen by big corporations such as PayPal, Tesla, Visa, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and more as all of these institutions are now electing to invest in cryptocurrency and allow crypto trading. …


16th August — 22th August

📰 Let‘s dive into the news of the week

Crypto adoption grew close to 10x within just 12 months. Crypto adoption for retail investors grew 880% in the last 12 months, with Vietnam, India, Pakistan, and Ukraine leading the way. This information was provided by the crypto-analysis firm Chainanalysis, which uses indicators such as P2P exchange trading volume to determine the growth. 📰 Bloomberg

U.S. Treasury refrains from crypto tax expansion as stated in the latest infrastructure bill. The U.S. Treasury Department is ignoring the new provisions in the controversial infrastructure bill passed by the senate and will only stick with tax code rules to determine whether someone is…


9th August — 15th August

💡 In the spotlight

This week was all around the biggest cryptocurrency heist ever where $600 million worth of assets were stolen from the Poly Network (not to be confused with the Polygon Network). Some anonymous hackers found some vulnerability in the contracts and drained it by transferring $610 million to their own accounts. The self-proclaimed hacker said the theft was done for fun. It took even a more odd change in events. The hacker started to return the stolen funds in bits back. But there is a catch. The last $268 million of assets is locked in an account that required a password…


Vol 9–1st August to 6th August

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📈 What happened in the markets this week

Ethereum’s “London” hard fork including EIP 1559 is finally here. A major change to the Ethereum network has been implemented, changing the way transaction fees are handled. From now on, a portion of the transaction fees will be burned, potentially leading to a lower supply of Ethereum over time and hence making it a deflationary token. 📰 Decrypt

Germany starting to let some funds hold crypto on their balance sheet. A new law allows certain institutional funds in Germany to invest up to 20% of their assets into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The class of funds looks after $2.1 trillion…


Vol 8–25th July to 31st July

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📈 What happened in the markets this week

JP Morgan will start to offer its wealth management clients exposure to crypto. It became more and more apparent that JP Morgan was exploring options to offer crypto exposure to its wealthy clients. Now its official. Clients will be able to buy into crypto funds such as Grayscale and Osprey. 📰 Coindesk

Elon Musk holds Ether and Bitcoin. Elon Musk did not make many friends during the past month with his negative views on Bitcoin. But in the recent B World Conference Elon Musk revealed that he owns Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin. Musk also mentioned that his rocket firm SpaceX…


Truly understand how the blockchain works

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Satoshi Nakamoto, an anonymous person or group, created in 2008 Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. Bitcoin uses the blockchain technology that was invented with the launch of Bitcoin to help facilitate transactions in a secure, decentralized and peer-to-peer manner. Since then the underlying blockchain technology has found use in many other applications and many experts claim that blockchain technology will have profound implications for many industries and society as a whole.

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are applications utilizing blockchain technology but it is far more than something that can facilitate transactions. View blockchain as a substrate that allows people to…


Vol 7–19th July to 25th July

JP Morgan will start to offer its wealth management clients exposure to crypto. It became more and more apparent that JP Morgan was exploring options to offer crypto exposure to its wealthy clients. Now its official. Clients will be able to buy into crypto funds such as Grayscale and Osprey. 📰 Coindesk

Elon Musk holds Ether and Bitcoin. Elon Musk did not make many friends during the past month with his negative views on Bitcoin. But in the recent B World Conference Elon Musk revealed that he owns Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin. Musk also mentioned that his rocket firm SpaceX…

Rizvi Haider

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