Daily Crypto News | 08.02.2021

1- Bitcoin saw an all-time high, topping above $47K.
2- Tesla announced that they have acquired $1.5B worth of Bitcoin back in January 2021, allocating 7.7% of their cash.
3- Bitwise files with SEC to launch Crypto Innovators ETF.
4- Cardano saw 139% surge after successful testnet integration with the smart contracts functionality.
5- Rumors are going around on Apple to be the next company to buy Bitcoin.
6- China’s State Administration for Market Regulation has released the final anti-monopoly regulation against e-commerce and payment giants like Alibaba and Tencent.
7- Chinese GPU miners are bulk buying laptops with NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 30 hardware.
8- Exchanges struggled with outages as the price of BTC saw a new all-time high.
9- India is reportedly planning to ban crypto.
10- Tesla announced that they will be accepting Bitcoin for payments.
11- Bitcoin Cash is no longer in the top 10 list.
12- Toronto-based crypto platform Coinsquare has launched their quick trade app that allows instant funding.
13- Central Bank of South Korea has published a book on legal issues that can come with CBDCs.
14- Bill Miller is planning to invest $400M in Grayscale Investments’s GBTC Fund.
15- Malaysian Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad announced that they will be acquiring a 19% equity stake of a licensed cryptocurrency exchange.
16- CME Ethereum futures go live.
17- China’s digital yuan hardware wallet produced by the Agricultural Bank of China debuts in Xiong’an New Area.
18- $XRP’s market cap falls behind Polkadot and Cardano’s.
20- China’s BSN has integrated an ethereum fork layer 1 PoS blockchain Casper Network.
21- Binance has dropped its defamation lawsuit against Forbes.
22- Ledger is adding DeFi support to its mobile app, integrating WalletConnect.
23- Canada-based crypto lending company Ledn has raised $2.7M in a second seed round led by White Star Capital.
24- The first US children charity to accept crypto donations, The Songs of Love Foundation has created a Bitcoin superhero named “Billy Bitcoin” to attract further crypto donations.
25- $BTC = $BTC | 1 Satoshi is 1 Satoshi.

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