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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency created in 2008. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central control by any authority or any central bank. The bitcoin transactions and the issuing of new bitcoins is managed by the community network. Bitcoin is the biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and accounts for almost 60% of the total cryptocurrencies capitalization.

Toronto Stock Exchange Lists World’s First Bitcoin ETF

Purpose Bitcoin ETF

Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) announced the world's first bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), Purpose Bitcoin ETF, began trading under the symbols TSX:BTCC.B (Canadian dollar denominated ETF non-currency hedged units) and TSX:BTCC.U

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BNY Mellon Forms New Digital Assets Unit to Build Industry’s First Multi-Asset Digital Platform

BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon today announced the formation of a new enterprise Digital Assets unit that will accelerate the development of solutions and capabilities to help clients address growing and evolving needs related to the growth of digital assets, including cryptocurrencies

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Canadian securities regulators warn public about Crypto trading scam using fake accreditation

CSA Canadian Securities Administrators

CSA is warning the public about a trading scam advertised under the name of Mercury Crypto Invest (Mercury). Mercury posted a series of online advertisements, primarily on Kijiji, offering an investment opportunity to people across Canada

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Founder Of $90 Million Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Charged With Securities Fraud And Pleads Guilty In Federal Court

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Stefan He Qin Stole and Dissipated Nearly All the Assets of His $90 Million Flagship Hedge Fund and Attempted to Steal Millions of Dollars from a Secondary Fund to Pay Back Investors

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Kraken to Halt XRP Trading for U.S. Residents

Kraken XRP

Given the recent SEC filing against Ripple Labs Inc., we are halting XRP trading for U.S. residents no later than January 29, 2021 at 5pm PT (January 30, 2021 at 1:00 UTC)

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New Gemini Credit Card with Crypto Rewards

Gemini Credit Card

Gemini, a crypto exchange and custodian, today announced that it will launch the Gemini Credit Card, a credit card with cryptocurrency rewards.

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Bakkt to Become a Publicly Traded Company via Merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings

Bakkt

Bakkt, and VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings a special purpose acquisition company announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in Bakkt becoming a publicly traded company with an enterprise value of approximately $2.1 billion.

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FCA warns consumers of the risks of investments advertising high returns based on cryptoassets

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The FCA is aware that some firms are offering investments in cryptoassets, or lending or investments linked to cryptoassets, that promise high returns. Investing in cryptoassets, or investments and lending linked to them, generally involves taking very high risks

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deVere CEO: “I sold half my Bitcoin holdings over Christmas”

Nigel Green, CEO deVere

As Bitcoin hits nearly $32,000, the CEO of one of the world’s largest financial advisory and fintech organizations has revealed that he has sold half of his Bitcoin holdings.

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Gemini to Support Ethereum 2.0 Trading and Staking

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This month marked the momentous launch of Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0. While the full implementation of Ethereum 2.0 (Eth2) will roll out in phases, we plan to support Eth2 trading and staking as soon as possible.

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