2- Former British Member of Parliament Nick Boles has said “Central banks should ban the trading of it, and force anyone who holds Bitcoin and wants to use it in any transaction, to exchange it for another currency that does not have such a damaging side effect.”
3- Bitcoin market cap surpasses Russian ruble.
4- ConsenSys has launched an updated version of AirSwap, introducing staking options.
5- A breach at Blockfolio’s signal feed allowed a hacker to post racist messages to the users, Blockfolio apologized.
6- Autorité des Marchés Financiers chairperson Robert Ophèle has proposed that the European Securities and Markets Authority should be the regulatory authority to supervise blockchain and cryptocurrency projects.
7- Rhode Island Republican House representatives David Place and Blake Filippi have introduced the regulatory proposal bill, Rhode Island Economic Growth Blockchain Act.
8- US Senator Cynthia Lummis has invited Elon Musk to move to Wyoming, asking whether he would consider move his company to “one of the most business-friendly states.”
9- Matic rebrands to Polygon.
10- ethereum sees a new all-time high, topping above $1,830.
11- IDEO CoLab Ventures has filed with SEC to launch a $100M crypto fund.
12- Curve Finance will be moving to Equilibrium’s Polkadot parachain.
13- OKEx integrates .crypto payments.
14- Thailand’s 113-year-old Siam Commercial Bank’s venture arm SCB 10X has announced their $50M blockchain & DeFi fund.
15- G7 will be discussing CBDCs at February 12 meeting.
16- Virtual land on Axie Infinity is sold for 888 ethereum.
17- Jason Les becomes the new CEO of Riot Blockchain.
18- Canaan CFO Quanfu Hong resigns, naming Tong He as the acting CFO.
20- United Nations alleges North Korea with funding nuclear weapons with crypto.
21- According to a US Dept. of Justice press release, 36-year-old telecommunications company employee Stephen Defiore is alleged for aiding in transferring one’s SIM to another lawbreaker.
22- 37-year-old Wisconsin woman Kelly Harper has been charged for attempted dark web murder paid with $BTC
23- $BTC = $BTC | 1 Satoshi is 1 Satoshi.