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Federal reform could transform crypto’s cannabis use case

Federal reform could transform crypto’s cannabis use case The recent vow by United States Senate leader Chuck Schumer to end federal prohibition of cannabis could have knock-on effects for Bitcoin (BTC) and the wider cryptocurrency industry. Schumer and fellow Democratic senators Ron Wyden and Cory Booker released a joint statement on Feb. 1, declaring their […]

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Exchange temporarily halts Ether withdrawals as gas fees hit new highs

Exchange temporarily halts Ether withdrawals as gas fees hit new highs Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Liquid has temporarily disabled Ether (ETH) withdrawals as the altcoin hits new all-time highs. According to a Feb. 4 announcement, Liquid has halted withdrawals for ETH and some ERC-20 tokens due to a massive spike in transaction costs, or gas fees. […]

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Bitcoin Magazine Podcast – Teaching Bitcoin w/ @anilsaidso

Bitcoin Magazine Podcast – Teaching Bitcoin w/ @anilsaidso Published on February 2nd, 2021 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version This week on the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, Host Christian Keroles sits down with Anil (@AnilSaidSo on Twitter) to discuss his amazing Bitcoin educational content. Anil has made a name for himself in the Bitcoin community […]

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New class action against Robinhood alleges oligopoly manipulation

New class action against Robinhood alleges oligopoly manipulation Robinhood, the stock trading app formerly popular with millennials, is facing another class-action suit, following its recent temporary suspension of purchases of GameStop and other “meme-stocks” through its platform. The lawsuit, filed Jan. 29 in Houston, Texas, alleges that Robinhood, along with other named defendants including TD […]

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Winklevoss’ Gemini crypto exchange launches ‘Earn’ offering

Winklevoss’ Gemini crypto exchange launches ‘Earn’ offering Gemini cryptocurrency exchange has launched an interest-earning program for customers in the United States. Dubbed Gemini Earn, the program lets customers earn up to 7.4% annual interest on all cryptocurrencies supported by Gemini, the firm announced Tuesday. The platform supports 26 cryptos like Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin […]

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The Delphi Podcast – Aave: The Road to a Crypto-Powered Neobank

The Delphi Podcast – Aave: The Road to a Crypto-Powered Neobank Published on February 1st, 2021 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version Chain Reaction Host Jose Maria Macedo sits down with Stani Kulechov – Founder & CEO of Aave. Aave is one of the leading DeFi protocols with nearly $3B in TVL and $4B […]

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Digital art project sells out $10M in NFTs in four days

Digital art project sells out $10M in NFTs in four days Hashmasks, a new non-fungible token project has raised over 7,600 ETH (about $10 million) from the sale of more than 15,300 digital collectible cards. The owner of Hashmasks #1 has sold his card named after former United States President Donald Trump for about 97 […]

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Robinhood users are still limited to one GameStop share

Robinhood users are still limited to one GameStop share Troubled stock trading app Robinhood has been narrowing the list of restricted stocks on its platform, but is still keeping major restrictions on shares like GameStop (GME).  According to its website, Robinhood has adjusted its list of restricted stocks to eight shares including GME, AMC, BlackBerry, […]

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Block Crunch – Top Crypto Fund on 2021 Outlook, DeFi and Composable Yield

Block Crunch – Top Crypto Fund on 2021 Outlook, DeFi and Composable Yield Published on January 29th, 2021 by BTCMedia Click to download audio version When will institutions get excited about crypto beyond Bitcoin? Richard Galvin (@richwgalvin), founder of Sydney-based Digital Asset Capital Management, a top-performing fund in the past few years, join us to […]