Top news of the week: 13.10.2020.

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Bitcoin Futures

On Oct 8, 2020
@tylerwinklevoss shared
First, it was @michael_saylor and publicly traded @MicroStrategy buying $425million of #Bitcoin. Today, it is @jack and @square buying $50million of bitcoin. Tomorrow, it will be another visionary leader, and another, and another...the tsunami is coming https://t.co/MjF5z6u7ha
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Square, Inc. Invests $50 Million in Bitcoin

Square, Inc. Invests $50 Million in Bitcoin

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 8, 2020 – Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) announced today that it has purchased approximately 4,709 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price of $50 million. For …

On Oct 8, 2020
@barrysilbert shared
RT @mikejcasey: Important. Square Puts 1% of Total Assets in Bitcoin in Surprise $50M Investment https://t.co/HCo5hLddBS via @coindesk
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Square Puts 1% of Total Assets in Bitcoin in Surprise $50M Investment

Square Puts 1% of Total Assets in Bitcoin in Surprise $50M Investment

Square, the payments company helmed by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, announced Thursday it has purchased 4,709 bitcoins.

On Oct 11, 2020
@jgarzik shared
RT @CoinDesk: “Google Cloud is not getting into crypto mining,” says Google Cloud Developer Advocate @allenday. “This is really an infrastructure play for us.” @BradyDale reports https://t.co/2UdZdWSHcn
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Google Cloud Does Not Intend to Take EOS Rewards as a Block Producer

Google Cloud Does Not Intend to Take EOS Rewards as a Block Producer

Following news of yesterday's partnership with Block.one, Google Cloud says it is not getting into EOS for the tokens.

On Oct 9, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
“Technology moves at a breakneck speed and mind-numbingly slow pace at the same time,” @radixdlt CEO Piers Ridyard said. “Fundamentally we are still in the concrete-pouring phase of the industry.” #investeth https://t.co/q1lR9iDIbk
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Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Crosses $11K While DOJ Takes Aim at Crypto

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Crosses $11K While DOJ Takes Aim at Crypto

Bitcoin crossed the $11,000 threshold, central banks enumerate "core principles" for a CBDC, Coinbase sees 60 employees walk.

On Oct 12, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
[email protected]'s own #Bitcoin cold wallet is good but Ledger Vault is better, says its executive, reports @mmviii_2008 https://t.co/AJLsjuVmVl
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Ledger wants to help MicroStrategy secure its $400m Bitcoin treasury

Ledger wants to help MicroStrategy secure its $400m Bitcoin treasury

Square's SubZero cold wallet is great, but Ledger Vault is better says its executive.

On Oct 9, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: Can bitcoin push higher this weekend? “The first hurdle for bitcoin lies around $11,200, the low before the Sept. 3 drop,” said a fund manager. Report by @danielcawrey https://t.co/O3OlZFHIpK
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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Tops $11.1K; Ether Traders Like $400 Options

Bitcoin’s price is trending upward while ether options traders focus around $400.

On Oct 6, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
MARKET WRAP: Bitcoin stakeholders remain optimistic despite a price drop. "It's bullish to see that bitcoin trading infrastructure is so strong,” said one exchange executive. Report by @danielcawrey: https://t.co/19teY4Zgjf
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Bitcoin Trump-Dumps to $10,500; MetaMask Hits 1 Million Users

Bitcoin Trump-Dumps to $10,500; MetaMask Hits 1 Million Users

Bitcoin’s price dipped Tuesday after Trump rejected the latest stimulus proposal, while a popular Ethereum wallet continues to experience growth.

On Oct 7, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
Cryptocurrency exchange @kucoincom is once more allowing deposits and withdrawals for bitcoin, ether and tether after suffering a major hack late last month. Via @Dan_Z_Palmer https://t.co/CS3NB247pd
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KuCoin Restarts Deposits, Withdrawals for Bitcoin, Ether Following $281M Hack

KuCoin Restarts Deposits, Withdrawals for Bitcoin, Ether Following $281M Hack

The South Korean exchange KuCoin is bringing more services back online after suffering a major hack late last month.