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A cryptocurrency mining computer is seen in front of bitcoin logo during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei

The biggest bitcoin trust brought in a record $608 million last year – and most of it was from hedge funds

Grayscale Investment's inflows in 2019 surpassed the value of the previous six years combined, the company said in its annual investment report.

Bitcoin is on its best start-of-year streak since 2012

The digital currency is up 20% just two weeks into 2020, and crypto-enthusiasts expect institutional interest to drive prices higher through the year.
Akon.

Singer Akon has finalized plans to build a 2,000-acre city in Senegal that’s powered by his cryptocurrency, Akoin

Akon, whose cryptocurrency is called "Akoin," has said he thinks the system could be the key to growth in Africa.
Gerald Cotten.

A major crypto trader with sole access to $137 million in funds mysteriously died while on vacation. Some outraged users are asking for his body to be...

Soon after Gerald Cotten's death, questions surrounding the mysterious circumstances and rumors of mismanagement within the company swirled.
Erik Finman is 20-years-old and worth $3.2 million in bitcoin — he just led a successful "crypto space drop."

This 21-year-old bitcoin millionaire beamed cryptocurrency from space to a school in Ghana

Erik Finman sent $1,000 worth of MTL in a "crypto space drop" to a school in Ghana, which used the funds to repair the school's roof.
People wait for the main Christmas tree to be lit up at Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Nov. 30, 2019.

Lithuania will offer the world’s first collectible crypto token in 2020

The coin commemorates Lithuania's 1918 declaration of independence, and each of the 24,000 tokens will feature one of the declaration's signatories.
Entrepreneurs Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss arrive at the Met Gala in New York

The Winklevii just made their first-ever acquisition — and they’re buying a crypto firm run by another pair of identical twins

The twins of Facebook-founding fame bought Nifty Gateway, a company that lets users buy digital collectibles called "nifties" with credit cards.
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, speaks about investing in Detroit during a panel discussion at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., April 11, 2018.

JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon dings Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra, saying it will never happen

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is a Libra detractor. Dimon is just the latest in a slew of people and businesses who have expressed skepticism.

‘Countries will only want control’: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak warns governments will stifle crypto grow through heavy regulation

"We're going to see a little bit of a revolution in that sense, and regulation, very tight regulation," Wozniak said at the Nordic Business Forum.
A copy of bitcoin standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture

Bitcoin tumbles below $8,000 for the first time since June

Bitcoin surged through the summer as geopolitical tensions and fears of recession sent investor capital to the popular cryptocurrency.