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5.27.2021

World War Bitcoin

Bitcoin turned this flight attendant into a millionaire

The Egyptian-born resident of Dubai turned roughly $50,000 in savings into $1.7 million on a series of white-knuckle bets on bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.52%, Chinese electric-vehicle maker NIO NIO, +3.05%, and videogame-retailer GameStop Corp. GME, +4.77% over a four-year period, he told MarketWatch in an interview.

Bitcoin 2021: World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Conference

Have you bought into the cryptocurrency craze yet or is it all a bit too confusing? Well get ready because Miami is about to be taken over by Bitcoin 2021, the world’s largest cryptocurrency conference.

Attempts To Regulate Bitcoin Emissions Are Pointless

As Bitcoin gains prominence and edges closer to becoming a mainstream currency, the value, popularity, and ecological footprint of the cryptocurrency are skyrocketing. For all of the positive media attention and new adoptees that Bitcoin has received, providing a needed boost to its perceived legitimacy, the crypto-asset is also receiving more and more criticism from high-profile dissenters.

Fidelity Bitcoin Fund Attracts $102M in First 9 Months

Fidelity Investments’ first bitcoin fund has raised $102 million from wealthy investors since launching in August, according to Wednesday regulatory filings.

What’s Really Behind China’s Bitcoin Mining Ban?

Listen to the latest podcast and get into the discussion.

Mastercard Exec Shares Thoughts on Crypto Rewards

While perhaps somewhat self-serving – the card, co-branded with the Gemini exchange, is to run on Mastercard’s payment network – her comment underscores the 55-year-old company’s growing enthusiasm for the nascent digital asset field.