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Some of the largest university endowment funds in the U.S. have been quietly buying cryptocurrency for the past year or so through accounts held at Coinbase and other exchanges, CoinDesk has learned.According to two sources familiar with the situation, Harvard, Yale, Brown and the University of Michigan as...
ARK Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood said she believes more companies will load their balance sheets up with bitcoin.In a Saturday interview with Yahoo Finance, the exchange traded fund (ETF) magnate and outspoken bitcoin advocate said large companies have asked her if they should follow Square. Inc’s lead....
Hawaii is letting more companies play in its no-license-necessary digital currency sandbox.The state reopened applications for Digital Currency Innovation Lab (DCIL) hopefuls on Monday, raising the possibility that yet more crypto exchanges and service providers could soon do business in the historically restrictive-to-crypto islands. State law requires crypto...
The standoff between Russia President Vladimir Putin and his main opponent, Alexey Navalny, rose to a new level last week – and so did bitcoin donations to the dissident. Navalny, a Russian politician and vocal critic of Putin, is also a successful bitcoin fundraiser in Russia, receiving 657...
In this episode, Anna Baydakova, Tanzeel Akhtar and Nik De discuss what to expect from U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration regarding crypto, how QuadrigaCX users are doing and trying to predict the future for Ripple. President Joe Biden has named Gary Gensler as his pick for chairman of...
When it comes to the “next big thing” for independent platforms, the newsletter platform Substack has been at the forefront of the charge. The company has lured big-name independent writers such as Casey Newton and Glenn Greenwald to the platform to start their own newsletters. Substack is now also...
Recently, following a change to Whatsapp’s privacy policy, hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world left for other services. Signal, an encrypted messenger service, saw so many sign-ups that it temporarily crashed.This was followed by a mass exodus from social media, as Twitter and Facebook...
Ethereum’s and Chainklink’s native cryptocurrencies, ether and link, have set new record highs while bitcoin is in motion to recover losses from its worst week in at least five months. Meanwhile, an early blockchain-based digital collectible sold for $762,000 … what!?Top shelfCalling bitcoin bulls:The Income Strategy fund for...
The year is 2028. Although no new coronavirus variant has become a pandemic since 2025, the three passengers boarding the plane in Austin, Texas, are wearing protective masks and glasses. They are flying to Washington, D.C., in a shared private jet designed and manufactured by SpaceX-wing and owned...
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