NFT marketplace OpenSea buys crypto wallet Dharma Labs, changes CTO

NFT marketplace OpenSea buys crypto wallet Dharma Labs, changes CTO

A television camera is seen in silhouette standing in front of “Autoglyph #177”, a non-fungible token (NFT), and “CryptoPunk #7523”, a series of 10,000 unique pixel-art characters made by Larva Labs in 2017, during a media preview for the “Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale” auction at Sotheby’s in New York City, U.S., June 4, … Read more

Coinbase Buys FairX to Launch Crypto Derivatives

Coinbase Buys FairX to Launch Crypto Derivatives

FairX is a relatively young futures platform that launched its exchange in May 2021 after receiving regulatory approvals in late 2020. However, FairX has relationships with major brokerages including TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, ABN AMRO, Wedbush, Virtu Financial and a handful of others, which offered FairX’s futures products or provided clearing services, according to the company’s … Read more

Russian lender TCS buys Swiss crypto services firm Aximetria

Russian lender TCS buys Swiss crypto services firm Aximetria

MOSCOW, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Russian lender TCS Group Holding (TCSq.L) has bought Swiss crypto services company Aximetria from venture capital firm Digital Horizon, the companies said on Wednesday, as the bank steps up its international expansion.TCS, which runs Russia’s largest online bank Tinkoff, has seen its customer base surge to more than 18 million, … Read more

Crypto CEO Brian Armstrong Buys Los Angeles Home for $133 Million

Crypto CEO Brian Armstrong Buys Los Angeles Home for $133 Million

Coinbase Chief Executive Officer Brian Armstrong is the buyer of a $133 million Los Angeles estate, according to people familiar with the deal. The transaction, which closed in December, is one of the priciest single-family home sales ever completed in the L.A. area. The seller was a limited liability company tied to Japanese entrepreneur Hideki … Read more

Russia Could Stop Crypto Buys by Blocking Cards

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To prevent people from investing in cryptocurrencies, the Central Bank of Russia is considering restricting the use of debit and credit cards at crypto exchanges, although the option is just one of several being discussed, Forbes reported. Elvira Nabiullina, head of the central bank, said the Russian financial system should not be used in connection … Read more