The Weekly News Roundup, ending 16 August 2021

QUOTE OF THE WEEK:
“Bitcoin is the greatest game of Whack-A-Mole that’s ever existed. You can never attack it because…it exists everywhere and nowhere at the same time.”

Busy week, busy weekend. Sorry for the late posting.

Any comments or suggestions, feel free to reach out.

Be well, Everyone. And think for yourself.


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Headlines


#DontKillCrypto Trends As Ted Cruz Warns Of ‘Dangerous’ Provisions In Infrastructure Bill


Adoption
https://cointelegraph.com/news/cinema-operator-amc-plans-to-accept-btc-by-2022
https://cointelegraph.com/news/venmo-enables-users-to-automatically-buy-crypto-with-cash-back-rewards
https://cointelegraph.com/news/dbs-wins-regulatory-approval-in-singapore-for-crypto-payment-services
https://www.coindesk.com/retail-giant-walmart-hire-digital-cryptocurrency-lead


CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
https://cointelegraph.com/news/circle-plans-to-become-a-full-reserve-national-digital-currency-bank
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bank-of-jamaica-mints-the-first-batch-of-national-digital-currency
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bank-of-ghana-to-pilot-cbdc-with-german-securities-printing-firm-g-d
https://cointelegraph.com/news/chilean-peso-stablecoin-goes-live-on-stellar-network
https://www.coindesk.com/south-korea-samsung-cbdc-pilot-mobile-phone


Chatter, Commentary and Opinions
https://cointelegraph.com/news/tether-claims-to-have-increased-total-assets-by-21b-in-new-accounting-review
https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-s-capital-markets-head-reportedly-leaves-company
https://cointelegraph.com/news/shark-tank-s-kevin-o-leary-becomes-ftx-spokesperson-will-be-paid-in-crypto
https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-removes-backed-by-us-dollars-claim-for-usdc-stablecoin
https://cointelegraph.com/news/alex-saunders-sued-for-350k-by-nuggets-news-followerhttps://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-is-no-longer-in-the-early-adoption-stage-bittrex-global-ceo-says
https://cointelegraph.com/news/jordan-peterson-wraps-his-divisive-giga-brain-around-bitcoin
https://www.coindesk.com/tokenization-may-make-real-estate-investment-easier-report


Crime
https://cointelegraph.com/news/hackers-stole-at-least-600m-in-poly-exploit-across-three-chains
https://cointelegraph.com/news/poly-network-hacker-returns-less-than-1-of-the-600m-theft
https://cointelegraph.com/news/poly-network-hacker-returns-258m-conducts-ama-on-how-it-went-down
https://cointelegraph.com/news/bitmex-announces-100m-settlement-with-fincen-cftc


DeFi
https://cointelegraph.com/news/uniswap-has-now-generated-more-than-1b-in-fees-for-liquidity-providers
https://cointelegraph.com/news/dao-maker-crowdfunding-platform-loses-7m-in-latest-defi-exploit


DYOR
Nothing of note this week.


Implementation
https://cointelegraph.com/news/alchemy-pay-to-launch-virtual-crypto-cards-with-visa-and-mastercard-support



Legistlation & Regulation
https://cointelegraph.com/news/crypto-mom-hester-peirce-slams-sec-for-10m-poloniex-settlement
https://cointelegraph.com/news/sec-wants-terabytes-of-slack-communications-from-ripple
https://cointelegraph.com/news/infrastructure-bill-passes-us-senate-without-clarification-on-crypto
https://cointelegraph.com/news/iran-s-tax-authority-wants-to-legalize-crypto-exchanges
https://cointelegraph.com/news/president-of-argentina-open-to-bitcoin-and-a-cbdc-but-central-bank-says-no
https://cointelegraph.com/news/south-korea-s-crypto-regulation-is-now-expanding-to-foreign-businesses
https://cointelegraph.com/news/wyoming-s-crypto-friendly-bill-could-be-a-sandbox-in-action-sen-lummis-says
https://cointelegraph.com/news/ukraine-s-state-security-shuts-down-illegal-crypto-exchanges
https://www.coindesk.com/binance-discontinues-south-korean-won-trading-pairs-payment-options



Mining
https://www.coindesk.com/hive-blockchain-boosts-capacity-with-1800-antminer-order
https://www.coindesk.com/nasdaq-listed-powerbridge-to-take-up-bitcoin-ether-mining
https://www.coindesk.com/hut-8-sees-bitcoin-output-increasing-in-fourth-quarter


NFT
https://cointelegraph.com/news/major-turkish-sports-club-fenerbahce-issues-fan-token-on-ethereum
https://cointelegraph.com/news/opensea-trading-volume-explodes-76-240-ytd-amid-nft-boom
https://www.coindesk.com/lionel-messis-paris-st-germain-transfer-included-crypto-fan-tokens-report


Rumor mill
Nothing of note this week.


Scams
Nothing of note this week.

Taxation
Nothing of note this week.


The Wall Street
https://cointelegraph.com/news/institutions-are-buying-bitcoin-like-it-s-late-2020
https://cointelegraph.com/news/titan-launches-actively-managed-crypto-portfolio-for-us-investors
https://cointelegraph.com/news/coinbase-beats-earnings-estimates-as-analysts-say-regulation-will-stifle-innovation
https://cointelegraph.com/news/wealth-managers-gain-exposure-to-bitcoin-via-grayscale-according-to-new-sec-filings
https://www.coindesk.com/chip-giant-intel-owns-coinbase-shares-report
https://www.coindesk.com/investment-firm-kryptoin-files-for-ether-etf
https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-asset-manager-valkyrie-files-for-bitcoin-futures-etf
https://www.coindesk.com/goldman-exchange-tokens-proof-of-stake-assets


TimeCapsule
Nothing of note this week.


You Do Not Change Bitcoin. Bitcoin Changes You.
Nothing of note this week.


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