BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager with $7.81 trillion under management, appears to have granted at least two of its funds the ability to invest in bitcoin futures. Prospectus documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday indicate that BlackRock Global Allocation Fund Inc. and BlackRock Funds V are at least eyeing bitcoin. […]
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A new patent shows a radical version of Touch ID, ready for iPhone or Apple Watch integration. Apple A new patent adds fuel to the fire that Apple will restore Touch ID to the iPhone but, unlike previous iPhones where it sat next to the display, and unlike the iPad Air where it lives in […]
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Stock-picking personality Jim Cramer recommended the unknown Maryland-based winner of Wednesday’s $731 million Powerball jackpot allocate 5% of his or her newfound fortune in bitcoin. “You know what, if you won the lottery – Yes, I’m gonna say it: 5% in bitcoin,” Cramer said Thursday night on his Mad Money program. His investment advice, of […]
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The Bitcoin community is debating the extent to which Bitcoin Core developers and maintainers should shoulder the symbolic burden of hosting its white paper, particularly when doing so could unnecessarily sap their time and finances. The question arose after the Bitcoin white paper was taken down from Bitcoincore.org, a canonical repository for the Bitcoin software […]
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Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan has decided to take “even more” of a “background role” for the sake of further decentralizing the project, according to a new blog post. Bitcoin Core is the key software underpinning the Bitcoin network. While van der Laan’s work is mostly “janitorial” in nature, making sure the […]
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Apple AAPL stock helped the Nasdaq hit new highs this week and the company reached its own records on Friday heading into the release of its first quarter fiscal 2021 earnings results on Wednesday, January 27. Apple has now jumped nearly 30% since the end of October and analysts are high on its newest iPhone. […]
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Following the recent bitcoin price pullback, the latest Skew data now indicates that the premium rate on Grayscale’s GBTC is under 10%. The lower rate comes just weeks after the premium peaked at 41% towards the end of December. The GBTC premium is a measure of the extent of differences in the value between the […]
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If the proposal is approved, Apple’s car will allegedly be built at Kia’s US production plant in Georgia. Hyundai, on the other hand, apparently doesn’t want to get involved with Apple. Instead, the Korean automaker wants to focus on developing its own brand and launch its upcoming Ioniq sub-brand starting with the Ioniq 5. According […]
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The price of Bitcoin (BTC) recovered in the past two days after dropping to as low as $28,850. Following the swift rebound, however, BTC has been unable to break past heavy resistance at $33,000 on Jan. 23, pulling back below $32,000 at the time of writing. BTC/USD 1-hour price chart (Coinbase). Source: TradingView.com Coinbase premium […]
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(Bloomberg) — Hedge funds have fallen back in love with technology giants after spending the final months of last year cutting back on these stocks. Just days before earnings land from the likes of Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., professional investors turned more upbeat the industry. On Tuesday, the cohort made its largest net buying […]
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