Tag: #btc

Digital Asset Insights #22

Reading Time: 12 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com MicroStrategy buys 13,005 more Bitcoin, now holds 105,000 BTC CEO Michael Saylor of the business analytics firm MicroStrategy said in a tweet in the beginning of last week that his company has acquired 13,005 more Bitcoin (BTC). The firm now holds over 105,000 Bitcoin in […]

Digital Asset Insights #14

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Mastercard to pair with Central bank digital currencies? Last week marked the end of April and ushered in the new month. The digital asset space for the week seemed to be centered around the price of bitcoin and the interest of several financial […]

Digital Asset Insights #15

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Marathon OFAC Pool Attracts Criticism The new week ushered in a variety of events. One major event is mining a fully regulation-compliant mining pool by Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA). The new mining pool was successfully mining a bitcoin block that is “fully compliant […]

Digital Asset Insights #16

Reading Time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Digivault Gains FCA Approval This week in the digital currency community, a lot of developments are coming to light. There are new developments in anti-money laundering regulations in the U.K. as Digivault, a custodial arm of Diginex won regulatory approval from the Financial […]

Digital Asset Insights #17

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com CHINA SECURITIES JOURNAL SOUNDS ALARM ON CRYPTOCURRENCY FINANCIAL RISKS On Sunday, May 16th, as per an opinion piece in the China Securities Journal (CS), a broader consensus on strengthening supervision of Bitcoin and crypto transactions is currently being undertaken. This comes through several commissions – The China […]

Digital Asset Insights #18

Reading Time: 9 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Goldman Sachs finally considers Crypto as an asset class – a year after having stated just the opposite The powerful American investment bank, Goldman Sachs, has just now recognized that cryptocurrencies are an emerging new asset class—despite stating otherwise just a year ago. […]

Digital Asset Insights #19

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Reserve bank of India slams banks after they stop services for crypto users The Reserve Bank of India, the country’s central bank, released a new directive early last week after local banks ceased crypto services for users citing a directive from 2018, an official […]

Digital Asset Insights #20

Reading Time: 9 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com El Salvador set to become first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender “Next week, I will send to Congress a bill that will make Bitcoin a legal tender,” said El Salvador’s President, Nayib Bukele, while speaking during a video broadcast at the […]

Digital Asset Insights #21

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post was originally published on jpfs.com Tanzania’s president is now calling for Bitcoin and crypto adoption As per local newspaper The Citizen, Tanzania’s President Samia Sulhulu has asked the country’s Central Bank to start exploring the crypto sector, in what appears to be the latest move by a sovereign country […]

The Digital Asset Landscape February 2021

Reading Time: 12 minutes The month of February began quite like any other, save for a few eventful happenings in the digital currency/asset space. The introduction of blockchain wallet recovery services by Wallet Recovery Services, co-founded by anonymous individuals, one of whom goes by the name “Dave Bitcoin.” The service quickly gained traction with more than 60 requests for…
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The Digital Asset Landscape March 2021

Reading Time: 14 minutes The month began with the adoption of digital currencies for use by institutions and individuals, and its daily purchase experienced an increase. The first indication of digital assets’ adoption was when Google Finance added a dedicated digital currency field as one of its placements, making the digital market one of the five default markets available…
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The Digital Asset Landscape April 2021

Reading Time: 15 minutes MIAMI WHAT? The month of April started on a high note as the Mayor of Miami stated his intention to transform Miami into a “clean energy” bitcoin mining hub. Even though he intends for there to be hydrogen-powered and solar technology to be added in the future, he intends for the city to be a…
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The Digital Asset Landscape May 2021

Reading Time: 20 minutes By the third week of May, the crypto markets saw a bit more volatility coming its way. Did I hear someone shouting, Opportunity? As always in trading asset classes of any kind, patience and a calm-hand are virtues. For those who get emotional, or who are looking to get in and out right quick and…
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“No one learned their lesson after the last crash” and “It’s all fake news”

Reading Time: 2 minutes These were some of the headlines running in the mainstream media following the resurgence of the cryptocurrency markets. An article by Sebastian Sinclair in Coinbase picked out some choice commentary from the titles above down to ‘it is only an April Fool’s joke.’ How we wish they would start commenting sensibly on this sector. We don’t want mainstream media to shill the projects but we would like some rational commentary please.

Emal Safi: The Diamond Heist

Reading Time: 4 minutes Emal Safi has perhaps been a treasure hunter all his life. From diamonds to hunting for crypto through gaming, he talks to Jillian from Blockleaders about why blockchain and why now. Emal Safi has been a fan of technology from a very early age. “My whole life,” he says. As […]

Stephen Cutter: Dream Chaser

Reading Time: 8 minutes What is a suitable job for a rebel in search of a cause? It may have taken some time but, for blockchain zealot Stephen Cutter, it turns out his path was always moving toward blockchain. When he finally intersected with the industry last year it was to propel him to the […]