Daily Crypto News | 07.01.2021

1- Bitcoin has seen an all time high, surpassing $40,000.
2- Cryptocurrency market cap sees an all time high, surpassing $1T.
3- Coinbase, Binance and many other major exchanges suffer from connectivity issues as Bitcoin surpasses $40K.
4- Grayscale Investments’ new CEO is announced to be Michael Sonnenshein.
5- BTSE launches wrapped Monero.orgas an ERC-20 token on ethereum blockchain.
6- South Korea is planning to introduce a 20% tax on crypto profits in 2023.
7- Coinbase acquired Routefire; a trade execution platform.
8- Visa backed Zap announced their Bitcoin payment app Strike.
9- FTX — Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange’s pre-IPO Coinbase token $CBSE sees an all time high at $311.
10- BitMEX announced that all of its users are now KYC verified.
11- Southern Cyprus is using VeChain blockchain to verify Coronavirus vaccinations.
12- UK based cryptocurrency exchange CoinCorner introduces Lightning Network.
13- Iran shuts down 1,620 illegal crypto mining farms.
14- Crypto exchange EQUOS introduces Bitcoin perpetual futures contract.
15- Korean video game company Nexon is planning to acquire Bithumb.
16- Bitcoin is up 12.9% at $38.887.
17- Nano (NANO) is the highest gainer in top 100 list with a 113.2% daily profit.
18- {ess} (ESD) is the highest loser in top 100 list with a 9.0% daily loss.
19- $BTC = $BTC | 1 Satoshi is 1 Satoshi.