The Weekly News Roundup, ending 31 October 2021

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The fear of the threat is usually worse than the actual threat itself.

Brian Cost

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El Salvador Buys Dip by Adding 420 Bitcoins Worth $25 Million
Tesla Hints at Accepting Payments in Crypto Again
Stripe, Klarna Partner on Mega E-Commerce Deal across US and Europe
Spanish Banks Considering Crypto Services for Customers
Dubai finance watchdog approves listing of Bitcoin fund
Stellar partners tap USDC for remittances between Europe and Africa
Winklevoss-Led Gemini Behind Bitcoin White Paper Excerpts on NYC Billboard

CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
Mastercard Preparing Its Network for CBDCs Deployment 
Nigeria Launches eNaira CBDC Project Today

Company / Product News
Ethereum 2.0 Beacon Chain Successfully Undergoes Altair Upgrade, Buterin Praises Layer 2 Solutions
DBS Is Latest Financial Institution to Join Hedera Governing Council
Cardano stablecoin protocol Ardana raises $10M in latest funding round
Crypto exchange Liquid attains Japanese derivatives license
DBS Bank joins Hedera blockchain’s governing council
FTX buys Super Bowl ad slot to promote crypto to a TV audience of 92M
26 companies and advocacy groups call on Valve to reverse its blockchain games ban

Chatter, Commentary and Opinions
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Reiterates on Bright Future of Bitcoin Tipping

CoinMarketCap hack reportedly leaks 3.1 million user email addresses


Nothing of note this week.

FTX US Completes Acquisition of LedgerX

Strike Expands Service to Allow US Users Receive Income Payment in Bitcoin
Bakkt and Mastercard Partner to Offer Crypto Credit and Debit Cards, BKKT Stock Up 234% 
Thailand’s biggest shopping center trialing digital currency

Legistlation & Regulation & Legal Matters
SEC Reportedly Rejects Valkyrie Leveraged Bitcoin ETF Filing
US Senator Hagerty to CFPB Director: Don’t Stifle Crypto Innovation
Australian securities regulator issues guidelines for crypto ETPs
Central Bank of Sri Lanka completes proof-of-concept KYC platform
Indian government is reportedly considering regulating crypto as a commodity
Slovenian finance ministry seeks public opinion on crypto tax laws
US Regulators Weigh Avenues for Banks to Hold Crypto: Report
Tether Enlists Startup to Help It Comply With Money Laundering Rules

Iris Energy Plans to Go for $100M US IPO on Nasdaq, Taps JPMorgan and Citi
Kazakhstan expects at least $1.5B in economic activity from crypto mining within 5 years
Crypto Miners Are ‘Stockpiling’ Bitcoin Amid Recent Rally, Kraken Says

NFT (Tokenization)
NFT-Based Tokens See Massive Upsurge with Facebook’s Name Rebrand
Adobe Joins Rarible in Partnership to Protect NFT Creators
Pro sports leagues are no longer resisting NFTs: Dapper Labs

Nothing of note

The Wall Street

Grayscale Looking to Have Its Own Spot Bitcoin ETF by Q3 2022
MicroStrategy Continues with Aggressive Bitcoin Purchases, Adds 9000 BTC in Q3 2021
NYDIG and Q2 Holdings Jointly Announce First Bank and Credit Union to Offer Bitcoin Service to Clients
More than 40 digital currency ETFs await US regulatory approval


Supply Shocks
Shippers Find New Supply-Chain Hurdles at Alternate Ports

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

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