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BlackRock’s spot Bitcoin ETF surpasses $10B in AUM, faster than any other to date

BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) now has more than $10 billion in assets under management (AUM), according to data from CoinGlass. Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas noted that IBIT is one of just 152 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that have reached the $10 billion mark. Currently, roughly 3,400 ETFs exist in total. He observed that IBIT […]
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Anthropic releases next generation of Claude, claims it is ‘superior’ to GPT-4

Anthropic is launching its latest generative AI (GenAI) technology, Claude 3, with the claim that it is superior to OpenAI’s Chat GPT-4, according to a March 4 press release. The new suite of models, comprising Claude 3 Haiku, Claude 3 Sonnet, and the most advanced, Claude 3 Opus, is positioned to rival OpenAI’s GPT-4 in […]
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India mandates tech firms to seek regulatory approval before launching AI tools

The Indian government has announced a new requirement for technology companies to secure government approval before publicly releasing artificial intelligence (AI) tools that are still in development or considered “unreliable,” Reuters reported March 4. The move is part of India’s efforts to manage the deployment of AI technologies, aiming to promote accuracy and reliability in […]
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TRON DAO at ETH Denver and Host of TRON Builder Tour Denver Stop

Geneva, Switzerland, March 4, 2024 – The TRON DAO team attended ETH Denver, one of the leading events in the blockchain space. In conjunction with this, the TRON Builder Tour (TBT) ETH Denver event unfolded, drawing enthusiasts into the dynamic world of the TRON ecosystem with an event packed with insights, networking, and more. At […]
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Crypto investment products near all-time high with $1.84 billion weekly net inflow

Crypto-related investment products saw significant inflows last week, totaling $1.84 billion—this year’s second-largest weekly inflows—according to CoinShares’ latest weekly report. This significant inflow was also matched by a record trading volume of more than $30 billion during the same period, which at times represented 50% of global Bitcoin daily trading volumes on trusted exchanges. James […]
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How stablecoins have fueled the recent rise in Bitcoin’s value

Quick Take The Stablecoin Supply Ratio (SSR) created by Glassnode has emerged as a significant factor in analyzing Bitcoin price action. The SSR, a ratio between Bitcoin supply and the supply of stablecoins expressed in BTC, serves as a proxy for the supply/demand dynamics between Bitcoin and USD. This ratio reveals that when it’s low, […]
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Worldcoin userbase nears 4 million amid global privacy probes

Worldcoin’s adoption continues to grow despite the growing privacy concerns from several jurisdictions. According to its website, registered users on its platform have reached almost 4 million in less than a year after its launch, registering more than 600,000 accounts within the past week. Worldcoin, a crypto project co-founded by Sam Altman, is a blockchain-based initiative […]
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Record-breaking Bitcoin price surge on horizon as OTC desks dry up, predicts 10X Research

Bitcoin’s price is primed for a surge that could hit record-breaking highs this week, according to a 10X Research report shared with CryptoSlate. Why BTC will print new ATH The report outlines key factors driving this bullish momentum. It suggests that Bitcoin will experience a significant upswing if the outflows from Grayscale’s Bitcoin ETF drop […]
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Bitcoin ETPs surpass 1 million BTC, amid gold and bond ETF outflows

Quick Take Recent data from ByteTree highlights Bitcoin held in global Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) had crossed the one million Bitcoin mark, setting a new record. In the past 90 days, these ETPs have experienced a significant inflow of 133,000 BTC, largely attributed to the success of US spot Bitcoin ETFs. Interestingly, this surge in […]
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GBTC AUM sees modest $1.6 billion drop post-ETF launch, despite major outflows

Quick Take Data from BitMEX shows March began with the first total outflow since Feb. 21. The day saw an outflow of $140 million, significantly impacted by a massive $492 million outflow from the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), marking one of the largest single-day outflows. According to BitMEX data, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) has […]
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