The Weekly News Roundup, ending 9 January 2022

Quiet news as price markets are down. This isn’t investment advice, but you if you are in for the long term, these are the times that you want to accumulate more crypto.

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

Keep accumulating cryptos.

-Brian Cost, circa Feb 2018

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AMC Theatres on Track to Accept Dogecoin and Shiba Inu Payments in Q1, CEO Confirms

CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
China’s Digital Yuan Wallet Can Now Be Downloaded via App Stores
Tencent’s WeChat to Start Supporting Digital Yuan Payments
Bank of Jamaica completes first CBDC pilot

Company / Product / Project News
Vitalik Buterin Talks about What’s Ahead for Ethereum 2.0 in 2022
Solana Formally Acknowledges Problems With ‘High Compute’ Transactions Clogging the Network
Moneygram Invests in Crypto ATM Operator — CEO Bullish on Opportunities Crypto Offers

Chatter, Commentary and Opinions
Nayib Bukele: Bitcoin to Hit $100K in 2022, More Countries to Adopt BTC as Legal Tender
Devere Group CEO Predicts 3 Countries Will Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender This Year
Three reasons why PlanB’s stock-to-flow model is not reliable
More billionaires turning to crypto on fiat inflation fears
Wait-and-see approach: 3/4 of Bitcoin supply now illiquid
Airbnb users want crypto payment options, according to CEO’s Twitter poll

Investors in Collapsed South African Crypto Platform Push for Jailing of Africrypt Directors

JPMorgan Report States Ethereum Might Lose Defi Dominance Due to Scaling Issues



Italian Banca Generali Partners with Conio to Provide Bitcoin Trading Services
Moneygram Invests in Crypto ATM Operator — CEO Bullish on Opportunities Crypto Offers

Legistlation & Regulation & Legal Matters


RIOT Stock Up 3%, Riot Blockchain Buys 18,000 Bitcoin Antminers from Bitmain Worth $202.86M
Kazakhstan Energy Crisis Looks Set to Dampen Bitcoin Mining Operations

NFT (Tokenization)
Samsung Plans to Integrate NFT Trading Capabilities to Its Upcoming Smart TVs
OpenSea Raises $300M in Funding Round to Take Valuation to $13B
Binance Introduces Subscription Mechanism for NFT Purchases
OpenSea raises $300M for encrypted digital marketplace
Dapper Labs becomes the first NFT company to register to lobby with the US government

Nation States (and other political jursidictions)
El Salvador Drafts 20 Bills for Legal Structure of Bitcoin Bonds — Funds to Be Used to Build Bitcoin City, Buy BTC
Report: Pakistan Likely to Earn Billions From Cryptocurrency

Crypto Investors in Thailand to Pay 15% Capital Gains Tax, Report Unveils

The Wall Street

Grayscale Rebalances DeFi Fund by Relinquishing BNT and UMA Coins, Purchases Flexa’s AMP
Billionaire Ray Dalio Considers It Reasonable to Allocate 2% of Portfolio to Bitcoin
Bividend: Nasdaq-Listed Company to Pay Dividends in Bitcoin at the Option of Shareholders
Goldman Sachs Predicts Bitcoin Could Reach $100K as BTC Continues to Take Gold’s Market Share as Store of Value
Bitcoin holdings of public companies surged in 2021
Bitcoin ETF decision delayed, SEC commissioner wonders why

Time Capsule

Outside News

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