Month: October 2021

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale and purchase lenders in the United States, is ditching Bitcoin (BTC) payment plans after running a test. UWM officially announced Thursday that the company has successfully conducted its first-ever cryptocurrency mortgage pilot, accepting five crypto payments in October and one in September. The firm did not
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The chief executive officer of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, says he is “more on the Jamie Dimon camp” when asked whether he thinks bitcoin is worthless. However, the executive says he is fascinated by people’s interest in crypto and sees “a huge role for a digitized currency.” Blackrock’s CEO Sides With JPMorgan’s Jamie
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   This week China is back to work after its week-long national day celebrations, an event that is always filled with flag-waving, military parades
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On Oct. 14, cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase published its Digital Asset Policy Proposal, a document offering both a justification and conceptual framework for comprehensive regulation of digital assets in the United States. Coinbase presented the proposal as a product of dozens of meetings with industry participants, policymakers, crypto innovators and academics that the company’s representatives
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President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country was unlikely to follow in El Salvador’s footsteps by adopting cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as legal tender alongside fiat. In an Oct. 14 press conference, Obrador, also known as AMLO, said Mexico “must maintain orthodoxy” in its financial management and would not be changing its position
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Richard Buckminster Fuller was a well known American architect, systems theorist, author, and inventor. Similar to the visions expressed by the industrialist Henry Ford, the Nobel laureate Friedrich Hayek, and Austrian economist Milton Friedman, Buckminster Fuller also predicted a concept that resembled Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin invention 54 years ago in 1967. Buckminster Fuller: ‘Build a
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Crypto Billionaire Mike Novogratz of Galaxy Digital believes the crypto market will likely 20X from where it is today. Mike Novogratz is not just a former Goldman Sachs exec, at his time at Goldman he went on to become a partner of the company. Now a billionaire, he founded Galaxy Digital, a crypto investment firm
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Bitcoin (BTC) challenged brand-new support levels on Oct. 14 after overnight successes took the market past $58,000  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin “dips” to near $57,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView tracked BTC/USD as it reversed towards $57,000 after hitting highs of $58,540 on Bitstamp. The moves mimicked the first time
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The Russian Ministry of Energy is looking to introduce special electricity tariffs for cryptocurrency miners following migration of the industry into the country from nearby China. Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov announced Wednesday that the authority is working on a new framework to differentiate tariffs between general usage and cryptocurrency mining, local news agency RBC
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