Daily Archives: Feb 16, 2024

Coinbase Vaults Beyond 1 Million Bitcoin Mark, Stash Valued Over $52 Billion

On Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, bitcoin’s value hovered between $51,850 to $52,350, with onchain insights from Arkham Intelligence revealing that the Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange giant, Coinbase, now possesses over 1 million bitcoin. Based on the current market prices, the...

$14M Capital Infusion Catapults Ethena Labs’ Valuation; Stablecoin Ranks 9th Largest

On Friday, Ethena Labs, the creators of the stablecoin USDE, secured $14 million in funding from key investors. Following this recent influx of funds and a previous $6.5 million investment from Maelstrom, overseen by Arthur Hayes, in July 2023,...

New Study Unveils the Total Cost to Attack Bitcoin and Ethereum

A newly published Social Science Research Network (SSRN) paper by Lucas Nuzzi, Kyle Waters, and Matias Andrade introduces a novel approach to calculating the Total Cost to Attack (TCA) Bitcoin and Ethereum. The comprehensive analysis sheds light on the...

I Am Hip Hop TV Redefines Digital Media Distribution Landscape

PRESS RELEASE. February 16, 2024 – I Am Hip Hop TV, a pioneering startup dedicated to revolutionizing digital media distribution, announces its strategic approach to enhancing brand visibility and driving engagement across major social media platforms. With a focus...

Bitcoin Mining Firms Terawulf and Cleanspark Ramp up Hashrates, Boost Financial Footing

This week witnessed significant expansions in the bitcoin mining sector, with two leading firms unveiling substantial increases in their operational hashrate. Terawulf disclosed that its self-mining business has escalated to 7.6 exahash per second (EH/s) this month. Concurrently, Cleanspark...

Microstrategy’s Bitcoin Investment Flourishes, Valued at Nearly $10 Billion

Based on the latest available data, the Nasdaq-traded Microstrategy possesses 190,000 bitcoins, acquired at a cost of $5.96 billion. Presently, the value of the company’s bitcoin holdings has swelled to $9.88 billion. This marks a 66% increase in the...

Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC Consolidates Gains as Traders Eye $53K Resistance Level

As bitcoin weaves through its dynamic trading patterns, its valuation on Feb. 16, 2024, reveals pronounced bullish indicators. Floating within a 24-hour trading window of $51,364 to $52,884, the digital currency’s market worth firmly grips the $1.02 trillion mark....

Blockchain-Based Loyalty Rewards Foster Brand-Customer Connection, Accelerate Web3 Adoption — Gennady Volchek

Universal loyalty programs can serve as potent tools, not only forging a direct link between a brand and its consumers but also influencing the latter’s shopping behaviour, Gennady Volchek, the CEO of the loyalty rewards app Shping, has said....

ZK Proofs Enable Defi Platforms to Meet Regulatory Requirements Without Compromising User Data, Says Ex-FCA Regulator

Diana Tlupova, Head of Compliance at Nexera ID, has argued players in the decentralized finance (defi) space can stay ahead of regulators who might want to impose stringent Know-Your-Customer (KYC) rules by using zero-knowledge (zk) proofs to authenticate user...

Chainalysis Report: Crypto Value Sent From Illicit Addresses Dropped by Nearly $10 Billion in 2023

According to Chainalysis’ report on money laundering trends, the value of crypto transferred by illicit addresses in 2023 fell by nearly $10 billion from $31.5 billion to the latest $22 billion. The report attributes the drop to the overall...

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Bitcoin and Ethereum ETFs would be approved in Hong Kong on Monday: Bloomberg

Hong Kong, the fifth largest monetary market on the earth, could be able to approve spot ETFs for bitcoin...