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Crypto Trends February 12, 2021

Crypto Trends February 12, 2021

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India to ban cryptocurrency investment completely: Report
The Indian government is said to be levying a complete ban on crypto. Existing investors will reportedly get a 3-6 month transition period.
Chainlink Supporter Deutsche Telekom Has Quietly Started Staking on Blockchains - CoinDesk
A Deutsche Telekom subsidiary says it’s begun staking on the Flow Network, the scalable blockchain from CryptoKitties creator Dapper Labs
WSJ News Exclusive | Bitcoin to Come to America’s Oldest Bank, BNY Mellon
The custody bank plans to eventually treat digital currencies like any other asset
Why Mastercard is bringing crypto onto its network
By directly supporting select digital assets, we are enabling many more merchants to accept cryptocurrency and giving people more ways to save, store and spend money.
CME saw nearly 400 ETH futures contracts traded on first full market day
CME’s ETH futures product saw 388 contracts traded on its opening day, according to its Managing Director and Global Head of Equity Products.
Coin Metrics’ State of the Network: Issue 89
Tuesday, February 9th, 2021
Decentralized Finance: On Blockchain- and Smart Contract-Based Financial Markets | St. Louis Fed
Decentralized Cryptocurrency, Financial Markets, Blockchain, and Smart Contracts

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Tether Freezes $1.7 Million in Profits From Yearn Finance Hack - Decrypt
Centralization to the rescue again?
Chainlink Supporter Deutsche Telekom Has Quietly Started Staking on Blockchains - CoinDesk
A Deutsche Telekom subsidiary says it’s begun staking on the Flow Network, the scalable blockchain from CryptoKitties creator Dapper Labs
MEV and Me
An exploration of MEV’s implications for Ethereum.
Uber won’t buy bitcoin with its cash but would consider accepting it as payment, CEO says
“We’re going to keep our cash safe. We’re not in the speculation business,” Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC
Amazon Preparing to Launch a ‘Digital Currency’ Project in Mexico - CoinDesk
Job postings describe a walled garden-type digital currency that could roll out in emerging economies.
Uber won’t buy bitcoin with its cash but would consider accepting it as payment, CEO says
“We’re going to keep our cash safe. We’re not in the speculation business,” Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC
Lindsay Lohan’s Bitcoin ‘Lightning’ NFT Sells for $50,000 - Decrypt
The Mean Girls star says she’s donating the proceeds to charity.
A bitcoin stash worth $68 million was seized by German police, but the owner won’t give up his password
Prosecutors in Bavaria, Germany, said they’d seized about 1,700 bitcoin worth $68 million, but the owner won’t give up his password.

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