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Bitcoin

Grayscale becomes ‘crypto sponsor’ of American football team New York

Crypto investments behemoth Grayscale and the National Football League team New York Giants have partnered up and are committing to “support the New York metro area,” according to an announcement published today. “Our partnership with the Giants is incredibly meaningful because our roots are in New York,” said Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein, adding, “We’re excited […]Read More

Blockchain

New York turns to IBM blockchain to battle the coronavirus

An app for tracking coronavirus test results and proving an individual’s vaccine status launched in New York over the weekend, and it’s using blockchain technology to ensure tamperproof results. The Excelsior Pass Called the Excelsior Pass and launched by Governor Andrew Cuomo, the app is based on technology firm IBM’s proprietary blockchain technology and is […]Read More

Market

New York governor Cuomo reveals COVID-19 pilot built on IBM

A sense of relief has begun to emerge as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be administered across the world. While hopeful, a new challenge remains: distinguishing between individuals vaccinated and those unvaccinated.  Various statistics claim that very little of the world’s population has been fully vaccinated as of the start of March 2021. While this number is still low, some regions […]Read More

Bitcoin

Top New York Executive Sees Bitcoin Price at $150,000 by

There is nothing stopping Bitcoin from attempting to become a six-figure asset, the Magentic managing director William E. Quigley professed in an interview with CNN Business. The New York-based senior executive listed a string of reasons behind his bullishness on Bitcoin, the world’s leading decentralized cryptocurrency whose rates surged from as low as $3,858 just […]Read More

Regulation

Another billionaire moves into crypto, but New York regulators sound

Separate instances this morning saw a billionaire embrace the crypto sector and a regulator move away from it. One steps into crypto  Dan Loeb, founder and billionaire investor of Third Point, a New York-based hedge fund, said in tweets yesterday that he was “looking into” the crypto sector and assessing the various opportunities it provided. […]Read More

Bitcoin

Bitcoin jumps $4,000 as Bitfinex and Tether settle with New

A long-running case regarding Tether’s alleged fake dollars and Bitfinex’s involvement in covering up parts of the former’s business have drawn to a close today. $18.5 million fine Stablecoin issuer Tether and Bitfinex, a prominent crypto exchange and its parent company, have today settled with New York courts on a long-running case that saw the […]Read More