Singapore-based banks see post-pandemic Bitcoin adoption as more than just speculation

Why buy Bitcoin if not to simply speculate on its near-decade track record of wild upward volatility? That’s the question many peripherally interested in Bitcoin ask, and it’s always interesting when large financial organizations not entrenched in the crypto sphere chime in on the issue. Singapore-based banks DBS and Sygnum have touched on it some in recent reports…

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Square forms ‘Crypto Open Patent Alliance’ to stifle patent abuse, but does crypto have bigger challenges?

Square and its CEO Jack Dorsey announced the organization of the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) today. The company says it is putting all of its cryptocurrency-related patents into the non-profit org to be shared among its members — all in an effort to stifle abusive, offensive, or trollish behavior surrounding crypto-related patents.

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Digital Currency Group buys up Luno crypto exchange

Digital Currency Group owns, well, a group of currency products — be that CoinDesk (the popular crypto blog), the Genesis brokerage, digital asset manager Grayscale, or, most recently, the Foundry crypto mining advisory group. Now, the company has added another currency product to the group: Luno. It’s a growing cryptocurrency exchange aimed at retail investors.

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