Top news of the week: 20.10.2020.

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On Oct 15, 2020
@BitcoinMagazine shared
RT @PeterChawaga: #Taproot has merged into #Bitcoin Core! Read my article @BitcoinMagazine for an expansion of that headline, then be sure to click around the site for more detailed information about what this could mean and how it could activate, courtesy of @AaronvanW. https://t.co/KgE6E7u4jK
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Taproot Merged Into Bitcoin Core

Taproot Merged Into Bitcoin Core

Taproot, a BTC protocol upgrade for flexibility and transaction privacy, has merged into Bitcoin Core, as a part of the 0.21.0 release.

On Oct 14, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: JPMorgan calls Square's bitcoin investment a 'strong vote of confidence' for the cryptocurrency in a new report. by @kreyofcoindesk https://t.co/oxLHQLoYua
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JPMorgan Calls Square’s $50M Bitcoin Investment ‘Strong Vote of Confidence’ for the Cryptocurrency

JPMorgan Calls Square’s $50M Bitcoin Investment ‘Strong Vote of Confidence’ for the Cryptocurrency

Other payment companies will also likely follow in Square's footsteps or risk getting shut out of a growing segment, JPMorgan wrote.

On Oct 13, 2020
@Bitcoin shared
RT @ForbesCrypto: EXCLUSIVE $10 billion asset manager Stone Ridge reveals $115 million bitcoin position as part of a larger plan: https://t.co/M8jzK8RvSr by @DelRayMan
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Stone Ridge Reveals $115 Million Bitcoin Investment As Part Of Billion-Dollar Spin-Off

Stone Ridge Reveals $115 Million Bitcoin Investment As Part Of Billion-Dollar Spin-Off

A new bitcoin giant has emerged on the cryptocurrency scene. After three years of silence, the mysterious Stone Ridge spin-off revealed it raised over $100 million and has more than $1 ...

On Oct 16, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @CoinDesk: IN DEPTH: Nigerian banks financially marooned @feminist_co when it used donations to fund nation-wide protests against police brutality. Now, the group is using #bitcoin and @BTCPayServer to help finance the #EndSars movement. @AsILayHodling reports https://t.co/hdeq56CywM
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Nigerian Banks Shut Them Out, So These Activists Are Using Bitcoin to Battle Police Brutality

Nigerian Banks Shut Them Out, So These Activists Are Using Bitcoin to Battle Police Brutality

As #EndSARS protests against police brutality surge through Nigeria, the Feminist Coalistion has turned to bitcoin as a financial lifeline.

On Oct 16, 2020
@BitcoinMagazine shared
RT @jimepstein: Have an article up this AM about how a 1987 debate foreshadowed the divide in today's bitcoin community. Mentioned @katie_haun @a16z @davidmarcus @pierre_rochard @saifedean @jillruthcarlson @epopt @marksammiller @agoric @DeanTribble @jimmysong @NickSzabo4 https://t.co/jfg0iwtCqg
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How Will Bitcoin Lead to More Freedom?

How Will Bitcoin Lead to More Freedom?

The 1987 debate that foreshadowed the divide in today's cryptocurrency community

On Oct 15, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: Will bitcoin moon again? “If we do successfully break $12,000 we could see BTC sharply rise, as there are few historical resistance lines past this point,” said one trading firm executive. Report by @danielcawrey https://t.co/vHDs8vnuq3
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $11.5K; Ether Futures Open Interest Flattens

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tests $11.5K; Ether Futures Open Interest Flattens

Bitcoin price is trending up while ether futures open interest has stopped growing the past month.

On Oct 14, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: The bitcoin options market is signaling a sideways move. “There is, as of now, no drastically bullish or bearish sentiment out there regarding expected bitcoin short-term moves,” said one chief investment officer. Report by @danielcawrey https://t.co/hpuN5DYm5W
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slips to $11.2K; Uniswap Flows Dominate Ether

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slips to $11.2K; Uniswap Flows Dominate Ether

Bitcoin price is dipping a bit while ether flows display Uniswap’s prominent market position.

On Oct 16, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @LunoGlobal: Institutional investors are increasingly bullish on #bitcoin, with @Grayscale and @Square's Q3 figures indicating a healthy appetite for #crypto. And it’s good news for #ETH 2.0, whose 2020 launch looks promising. Check out this week’s biggest stories 👇 https://t.co/DKFXWueQd3 https://t.co/RZZXZG9qAi
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The week in review: Institutional investment demand for bitcoin soars

The week in review: Institutional investment demand for bitcoin soars

Institutional investors continue to make bullish bitcoin moves, and Ethereum 2.0 is reportedly all set for a 2020 launch. Catch up on these stories and more in this week's crypto news recap.