Canaan to Ship 11,760 Next-Generation Bitcoin Miners to a US-Listed Firm, CAN Shares Jump 11% – Mining Bitcoin News

On April 21, the bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Canaan announced the firm will be supplying 11,760 next-generation A1246 ASIC Avalonminers to a company called Mawson Infrastructure Group. The announcement notes that the mining units will be dispersed among Mawson’s bitcoin mining operations, and will add over an exahash of hashrate to Mawson’s mining facilities. Canaan to Supply Mawson Infrastructure Group With 1 Exahash of Hashpower via 11,760 Delivered Machines Bitcoin mining has grown massive during the last few years and during the last six months, massive purchases have been made…

Hedge Fund Investment Firm Brevan Howard to Start Investing in Cryptocurrencies – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

Brevan Howard, one of Europe’s largest hedge funds with $13.7 billion in assets under management, is reportedly set to start buying cryptocurrencies. The investment firm previously bought a 25% stake in One River Asset Management, which runs a number of cryptocurrency funds. Major Hedge Fund to Start Investing in Cryptocurrencies Investment management firm Brevan Howard is reportedly preparing to start buying cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The firm’s cryptocurrency investments will be overseen by Distributed Global’s co-founders Johnny Steindorff and Tucker Waterman. Distributed Global is…

Asset Management Firm Brevan Howard to Invest in Crypto Market

Brevan Howard intends to diversify into various digital assets beyond Bitcoin and Ethereum.  Brevan Howard, an asset management firm with approximately $10 billion in AUM, is reportedly eyeing the crypto market, according to a report by Bloomberg. Bloomberg reported that the firm hedge fund is ready to invest 1.5% of a $5.6 billion portfolio into cryptocurrencies. Notably, the cryptocurrency investment dubbed ‘initial allocation’ will be headed by Johnny Steindorff and Tucker Waterman, co-founders of Distributed Global, a cryptocurrency investment firm. Distributed Global has made significant investments in various blockchain startups…

US firm splashes out on 4,800 Bitcoin miners worth $34M

Pennsylvania software firm Integrated Ventures has announced the purchase of 4,800 Bitcoin (BTC) mining rigs from Chinese manufacturer Bitmain. The deal is worth just over $34 million and will see 400 of Bitmain’s Antminer model S19J’s delivered to Integrated Ventures each month for the next year. Integrated Ventures partnered with Wattum Management — a mining solutions provider — to carry out the deal, with Wattum expected to help host and manage INTV’s mining operations. The mining rigs deliver 100 terahashes each, giving IV close to 0.5 million TH/s by the…

Chinese Tech Firm Meitu Buys 175 Bitcoin, Treasury Now Holds $100 Million Worth in BTC and ETH – Finance Bitcoin News

The China-based smartphone and internet app maker Meitu has announced the acquisition of $10 million worth of bitcoin for its treasury after the firm purchased digital assets two times prior last month. The company’s cryptocurrency holdings now stack up to $100 million worth of ethereum and bitcoin. Meitu Stacks Another 175 Bitcoin, $100 Million in Crypto Recorded on its Balance Sheet Meitu has revealed another cryptocurrency purchase after it announced two purchases last month. According to the announcement, on April 8, 2021, Meitu HK which is listed on the Hong…

Spanish Travel Compensation Firm Signs Deal With Domestic Exchange to Reimburse Travelers With Cryptos – News Bitcoin News

Spanish travelers will soon be available to fill out claims for incidents related to airline delays, baggage losses, overbooking, among others, and be compensated with cryptocurrencies. The possibility is now a reality thanks to a partnership between a domestic crypto exchange and an airline platform. Platform Allocated Euros in an Account on the Crypto Exchange to Arrange Payments According to El Mundo Financiero, Criptan, based in Valencia, Spain, signed an agreement with Wings to Claim– a Spanish legal association that owns a platform specialized in handling travel-related incidents and now…

Chinese Lottery Firm Rebrands, Purchases Bitcoin Mining Rig Manufacturer for $100 Million – Mining Bitcoin News

Following the acquisition of the Chinese mining pool Btc.com, the China-based lottery company 500.com revealed the purchase of a bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Bee Computing. The Shenzhen firm purchased the semiconductor and mining device manufacturer for roughly $100 million in a share exchange agreement. 500.com Changes Name to Bit Mining Limited and Acquires Bee Computing for $100 Million On April 5, 2021, the company 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) registered a statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in a Form 6-K filing. The Shenzhen-based firm detailed that it…

Bitcoin miner firm Ebang launches Ebonex crypto exchange

Ebang, a publicly-listed company providing mining hardware for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), has officially announced the launch of its own crypto exchange. According to an announcement on Monday, qualified investors will be soon able to register and trade on Ebang’s cryptocurrency exchange dubbed Ebonex. Ebang CEO and chairman Dong Hu said, “In recent years we have made a considerable investment in R&D talent recruiting, as well as product innovation and iteration. The launch of our cryptocurrency exchange business will not only expand the revenue sources from our cryptocurrency business, but…

Former Apple Music exec joins crypto firm Ledger as head of NFT division

Apple Music veteran Parker Todd Brooks is leaving the company to join Ledger, one of the biggest providers of cryptocurrency hardware wallets. According to a Friday announcement, Brooks will now head Ledger’s non-fungible token, or NFT, division as the company expands its support for the storage, display, management and security of NFT pieces. Brooks is joining Ledger after spending the last seven years with Apple Music, helping launch Apple Music and music radio station Beats 1 after Beats Music was acquired by Apple in 2014. Prior to his role at…

Assurance Report Says Tether Stablecoins Are Fully Backed- Firm Exceeded Its Consolidated Liabilities – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The company behind the world’s largest stablecoin disclosed a report by aiming to show “transparency commitment” to clarify whether Tether’s reserves are fully backed or not. Tether Holdings Limited published its “Assurance Opinion” issued by an auditing firm based in the Cayman Islands. Accounting Firm Recognizes Two Ongoing Legal Cases According to the statement, Tether Holdings Limited stated that USDT tokens have “always been fully backed.” The report was signed by Moore Cayman on March 26, 2021, and compiled on February 28, 2021 “at 11:59 PM UTC.” Per the accountant’s…