Month: February 2022

KPMG Canada Follows Bitcoin Buy With Purchase of World of Women NFT

The Canadian branch of KPMG has purchased a non-fungible token (NFT) from the World of Women collection, marking the global accounting firm’s foray into digital collectibles, the company announced Monday. The NFT, Woman #2681, was purchased on Feb. 13 for 25 ETH before being transferred to a separate wallet, a spokesperson told CoinDesk via email. …

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Meme Cake Social NFT Platform Goes Live on Feb. 28 in Alpha: Details

Meme Cake, an all-in-one multi-chain marketplace, unveils the details of its public launch and introduces the first featured products. Meme Cake explodes onto Solana with NFT toolkit As Solana cements itself as the most cost-efficient and powerful platform for NFT marketplaces and decentralized games, Meme Cake protocol attempts to push the barriers of its gaming …

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Leading English-language newspaper in Ukraine launches crypto donations

One of Ukraine’s main English-language news outlets has begun soliciting cryptocurrency donations to fund its work. The Kyiv Independent has started advertising its new cryptocurrency wallets, which are the latest in the newspaper’s means of funding. The Bitcoin wallet has received just over 0.126 BTC ($5,000), while the ether wallet has taken in donations of …

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State Street Corporation To Offer Custodial Services For Bitcoin And Crypto

State Street, the largest asset custodian in the world, plans to launch a custodial service for bitcoin and other digital assets. Globally Systemically Important Financial Institution (G-SIFI) State Street has regulatory hurdles. VP and head of State Street digital says market will “take comfort” from largest custodian in the world offering digital custody of assets …

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Billionaire Accepting Crypto for $70 Million Basquiat Painting

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is auctioning his Jean-Michel Basquiat painting for $70 million in partnership with British auction house Phillips, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Maezawa, who launched fashion retail giant Zozotown in 2004, is willing to accept an unspecified cryptocurrency for the iconic artwork. Basquiat was an African-American neo-expressionist painter …

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Shiba Inu Enters Twitter’s Top Ten Most Mentioned Cryptocurrencies Ahead Of Doge, Babydoge And ADA

Shiba Inu (SHIB) Ranks Ahead of Dogecoin (DOGE) in Twitter’s Top Ten Most Mentioned Cryptocurrencies. Popular dog-themed cryptocurrency project Shiba Inu (SHIB) has continued to become famous among crypto enthusiasts on various social media platforms. According to a recent study of the ten most mentioned cryptocurrencies last week, Shiba Inu occupied the fifth position in …

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War puts BTC price to the test — 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week in the shadow of a new geopolitical conflict — what are the main hurdles that investors face? In what has become an unrecognizable macro-environment compared to even days ago, Bitcoin, like many other assets, is feeling the pressure. Russia’s invasion of and subsequent war against Ukraine is wreaking havoc …

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