Yet Another Issue of ADB drops today.

Kind of a kitchen sink issue - lots of stuff here, but one of the main topics is a perennial, on the topic of Bitcoin's greenness.

Also: Second Turkish cryptocurrency exchange, Vebitcoin, collapses amid crackdown. The cryptocurrency exchange Vebitcoin went offline days after Theodex closed amid a crackdown on the crypto industry in Turkey.

Also: Gemini launching new crypto-rewards credit card. Bitcoin exchange Gemini partnered with Mastercard to launch a new credit card that will provide cryptocurrency rewards this summer.

Also: Coinbase links up with PayPal for crypto buys. Customers in the U.S. can now fund their Coinbase balances from PayPal and cash withdrawals are available for the U.S., Canada, E.U., and U.K.

Also: U.S. authorities arrest alleged mastermind behind Bitcoin Fog. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it has arrested and charged the alleged operator of Bitcoin Fog, the longest-running bitcoin “mixer” site.

Also: Tesla reveals $101M bitcoin profit in first quarter crypto investment. Tesla says it cashed out $272 million in bitcoin in the first quarter of 2021 and made $101 million in profits from its sale to prove that crypto assets can be an investment.

Also: Lobus raises $6 million for blockchain art management platform. With much attention aimed at digital art, Lobus seeks to provide non-fungible token blockchain technology marketplaces for physical artwork as well and allow artists to maintain fractional ownership.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!