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Galaxy Digital to Provide Crypto Price Data Through Chainlink
  • Partnering with Chainlink will allow Galaxy Digital to distribute its crypto pricing data to various blockchains, and help developers build better applications.
  • The company noted that its high-quality pricing data will play a valuable role in “unlocking exciting new use cases and driving innovation across the DeFi ecosystem.
September 27, 2022, 2:42 PM
Web 3.0 and not Bitcoin will bring a revolution, according to Michael Novogratz

Michael Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Digital Adam Jeffery/CNBC

Nasdaq to Launch Crypto Custody for Institutional Clients
  • Stock market operator Nasdaq has formed a new digital asset division, which will develop and launch a digital asset custody services to institutional clients.
  • The move is in line with Nasdaq’s mission to be a service provider in the crypto space, rather than facilitate trading of cryptocurrencies.
September 20, 2022, 6:08 PM
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NASDAQ MarketSite location at Times Square, New York, September 9, 2016. andersphoto/Shutterstock

Funds From Ronin Hack Transferred to Bitcoin Network
  • SlowMist researchers have found that all tokens stolen in the $625 million Ronin bridge exploit have already been transferred to the Bitcoin network.
  • The hacking group, which is believed to be North Korea-sponsored Lazarus Group, used a number of crypto mixing services and privacy tools to hide their identities.
August 22, 2022, 2:02 PM
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Coinbase to Provide Crypto Access to BlackRock’s Institutional Investors
  • Users of BlackRock’s institutional investment management platform Aladdin will soon have access to Bitcoin thanks to the new partnership with Coinbase Prime.
  • Shortly after the news were announced, Coinbase’s publicly traded shares jumped in price by 31%, forcing NASDAQ to briefly pause COIN trading due to volatility.
August 4, 2022, 5:27 PM
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, talking about the future of crypto and Facebook's Libra

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, October 2019.Vanity Fair

Aug 3, 2022
Riot Blokchain Mined 21% Less BTC in July Due to Texas Heat Wave
  • The crypto mining firm said it had voluntarily curtailed its energy consumption to ensure more power was available in Texas during the heat wave in July.
  • While it produced 21% less BTC than it could, the company had earned around $9.5 million in power credit and benefits, as well as reduced its power consumption for the month.

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Jul 25, 2022
Tesla Recorded $64M Profit From Q2 BTC Sale
  • The company’s 10-Q filing with the SEC revealed Tesla had made a $64 million profit from selling its Bitcoin in the second quarter of 2022.
  • The electric car manufacturer also reported an impairment loss of $170 million, which was the result from changes to the carrying value of its BTC holdings.
Jun 2, 2022
CFTC Sues Gemini Over 2017 BTC Futures Contract Evaluation
  • One of the main points of the complaint is that Gemini provided misleading information on how susceptible to manipulation the BTC futures contract could be.
  • The CFTC seeks disgorgement of ill-gotten gains, civil monetary penalties, injunctions relating to registration and trading, and an injunction against further violations of the Commodity Exchange Act.
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