“You’d have to shut down the Internet” to ban Bitcoin, says SEC’s Hester Peirce

Any of the government’s efforts to ban Bitcoin would be “foolish,” said Hester Peirce (aka “Crypto Mom”), a very Bitcoin-friendly commissioner at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), during a MarketWatch virtual conference earlier this week.
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You can now shop at Amazon, Ebay, and Walmart with Crypto.com

Hong Kong-based Crypto dot com will now allow users to shop at global marketplaces Amazon and eBay, and retail giant Walmart after a new partnership with Shopping.io, the firm said in a release.
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Op-ed: Bitcoin has lost its altruism

My first real relationship with Bitcoin started when I was living in a Costa Rican indigenous village.
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Inside America’s largest Ethereum mine with its anonymous founder

Global revenue for Ethereum miners broke a new monthly record, surpassing $1 billion dollars in February 2021.
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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong to release 3 electronic music tracks as NFTs

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has big things up his sleeve for the next week: There’s the much-awaiting public listing of Coinbase on April 14, and there’s his first set of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
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Could civil war in Ethiopia affect Cardano’s Africa plans?

Cardano’s strategy in Africa could face a setback following the intensification of civil war in Ethiopia.
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