The Weekly News Roundup, ending 7 November 2021

Lots of news this week, including in the Twitterverse.

Any comments or suggestions, feel free to reach out.

Be well, Everyone. Think for yourself, and let NO ONE take your agency.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“From a business perspective, cryptocurrencies are becoming too big to ignore…”

Cointelegraph, “Burger King serves up free crypto with meal purchases

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Articles on Medium this week

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Podcasts

The Co$t of Crypto Podcast home page


This Week In Twitter


Look up “cantillon effect”


Headlines


Adoption
Tampa mayor to accept pay in Bitcoin — Report
NY Mayor-elect Eric Adams will take his first three paychecks in Bitcoin
Miami mayor plans to accept next paycheck entirely in Bitcoin
India’s top payment firm Paytm reportedly considers Bitcoin services
Commonwealth Bank to enable crypto trading for 6.5M Aussies, ‘other banks will follow’ [This is basically what PayPal, CashApp, Square, et al are already doing.]
Crypto​.com co-ops with esports host Twitch Rivals for global crypto outreach
Patreon to explore expansion into crypto realm
NYDIG acquires Bitcoin micropayments firm Bottlepay



CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
Over 140 million people have digital yuan accounts, says PBoC head



Company / Product News
Chainlink’s total value secured surpasses $75B as DeFi continues to surge
Enjin wants to decentralize its metaverse with new $100M fund
EOS community ramps up battle for organization control against former developer Block.one
Amazon job posting hints company’s Web Services are preparing to adopt crypto
Burger King serves up free crypto with meal purchases
Bakkt Exchange Integrates Ethereum-based Offerings on Its Platform
Coinbase Users Can Now Borrow Up to $1M Loan with BTC Serving as Collateral
Coinbase Tests New Subscription Model for Select Users with Attractive Benefits


Chatter, Commentary and Opinions


Crime/Scams
Investors rug-pulled after pouring $57M into dog-themed OlympusDAO fork
For $200, You Can Trade Crypto With a Fake ID



DeFi
Layer-two and multichain DeFi platforms see record inflows as Ethereum fees soar


DYOR
Nothing of note this week.


Exchanges




Implementation


Legistlation & Regulation & Legal Matters
EU central banks working on DLT-based asset settlement
Korea’s FSC confirms that NFTs will not be regulated
8-word crypto amendment in Infrastructure Bill an ‘affront to the rule of law’
Connecticut jury finds crypto-related products are not securities


Mining
https://cointelegraph.com/news/7-lessons-learned-from-building-and-scaling-bitcoin-mining-operations
Ex-Wall Street execs lead new Bitcoin mining firm as US hash rate soars
Argo Blockchain mines record 597 BTC during Q3 2021
Industrial Bitcoin mining breathes new life into tiny Texan town


NFT (Tokenization)
We haven’t even begun to tap into the potential of NFTs
NFTs and play-to-earn are future of gaming industry, says EA boss
Monster-battle NFT game Axie Infinity soars in popularity among developing nations
Cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto.com to debut UFC NFTs


Taxation
Nothing of note


The Wall Street
KEEP AN EYE ON THIS –> https://bitcointreasuries.net/
CHECK IT OUT –> https://www.buybitcoinworldwide.com/treasuries/

Congressmen Emmer and Soto to SEC Chair Gensler: We want BTC Spot ETFs
Marathon Digital stock reaches 6-year high as company HODLs $460M Bitcoin
Hong Kong regulator re-evaluates retail crypto ETFs laws
CME introduces micro Ether futures as ETH nears ATH above $4.4K


Time Capsule


Supply Shocks
I’m A Twenty Year Truck Driver, I Will Tell You Why America’s “Shipping Crisis” Will Not End


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


Reports:
Go look online. They’re there.


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The global currency app that lets you buy/sell/trade cryptos and international currencies, send them around the world, and borrow against your crypto or earn yields on your crypto deposits

changelly

Changelly is a good option for exchanging coins without having to use an exchange and the fees are reasonable


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Get crypto-themed shirts, stickers, mugs and more at Teepublic


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Click here to download the Brave browser and block unwanted ads and earn rewards when you browse online 


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Binance is a great exchange to buy and sell cryptos


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If you want a good, basic crypto wallet for your PC, download the Exodus wallet

coinami

Download the Coinami wallet for both the PC and smartphone



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