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NIX-BITCOIN V0.0.45 RELEASED

- bitcoin v0.21.1 with speedy trial support
- update Bitcoin Core HWI

https://github.com/fort-nix/nix-bitcoin/releases/tag/v0.0.45
NY BILL PROPOSES MORATORIUM ON BITCOIN MINING

- three year moratorium proposed
- would also require an environmental impact assessment

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/103703/ny-bill-ban-crypto-mining-environmental-impact
archive: https://archive.ph/dk660
BITCOIN IS COMING TO HUNDREDS OF U.S. BANKS THIS YEAR

- customers of some U.S. banks will soon be able to buy, hold and sell bitcoin through their existing accounts
- NYDIG will be the custodian

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/05/bitcoin-is-coming-to-hundreds-of-us-banks-says-crypto-firm-nydig-.html
archive: https://archive.ph/38PcJ
GALAXY DIGITAL TO BUY BITGO FOR ABOUT $1.2 BILLION

- BitGo shareholders will own about 10% of the combined company with BitGo CEO Mike Belshe serving as Galaxy Digital deputy CEO and board member

https://www.coindesk.com/galaxy-digital-to-buy-bitgo-for-about-1-2-billion-in-stock-cash
archive: https://archive.ph/BC3rj
GRAYSCALE HAS SPONSORED THE NY GIANTS

- first bitcoin company to partner directly with a NFL team

https://www.thestreet.com/crypto/news/grayscale-partners-with-new-york-giants
archive: https://archive.ph/J8X5g
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EL SALVADOR’S BITCOIN COMMUNITY RAISING DONATIONS FOR MEMORIAL SURF CENTER

- Bitcoin Beach’s bitcoin fundraiser is in honor of the late Kathy Díaz, an El Salvador national surf team member who was struck by lightning
- 10 bitcoin funding goal to secure land, build, and maintain the facility
- Cash App and Strike are partnering to collect donations and have donated directly as well

https://bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/bitcoin-beach-fundraising-for-surf-team
archive: https://archive.ph/wip/SOpap
GOLDMAN SACHS LEADS $15 MILLION SERIES B FUNDING ROUND FOR COIN METRICS

- Acrew Ventures, BlockFi, Morningside Group and Warburg Serres Investments also participated
- Goldman's global head of digital assets has joined the Coin Metrics board

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/103886/goldman-sachs-coin-metrics-crypto-data-funding
archive: https://archive.ph/X1mF1
BITCOIN OPTECH #147

- miners should start signaling for taproot
- discussion about closing lost LN channels using only a wallet seed
- Bitcoin Core v0.21.1
- BTCPay v1.1.0

https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2021/05/05/
archive: https://archive.ph/b6OEa
COINBASE TRANSPARENCY REPORT — H2 2020

- 4,227 law enforcement requests in 2020

https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-transparency-report-h2-2020-b8ef1632c4dc
archive: https://archive.ph/cBXtQ
COURT ORDERS KRAKEN TO PROVIDE USER RECORDS TO IRS

- users who transacted over $20K on the platform between 2016 and 2020

https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/court-authorizes-service-john-doe-summons-seeking-identities-us-taxpayers-who-have-used-1
archive: https://archive.ph/6HY5Q
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BIT BUY BIT PODCAST

- bitcoin month in review with BitcoinQ&A

https://bit-buy-bit.libsyn.com/ep85-bitcoin-monthly-with-bitcoinq_a
SQUARE REPORTS $3.51 BILLION IN BITCOIN REVENUE VIA ITS CASH APP FOR FIRST QUARTER OF 2021

- $75 million of bitcoin gross profit

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/104136/square-reports-3-51-billion-in-bitcoin-revenue-via-its-cash-app-for-first-quarter-of-2021
archive: https://archive.ph/ixjnh
GOLDMAN SACHS UNVEILS NEW BITCOIN TRADING TEAM IN EMPLOYEE MEMO

- team exists within the firm’s global currencies and emerging markets trading division
- trading bitcoin futures and non-deliverable forwards

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/07/goldman-sachs-unveils-new-cryptocurrency-trading-team-in-employee-memo.html
archive: https://archive.ph/fFAQK
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TALES FROM THE CRYPT PODCAST

- Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.05.03

https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/episodes/Rabbit-Hole-Recap-Bitcoin-Week-of-2021-05-03-e10d4u9
FULLY NODED V0.2.17 RELEASED

- Adds a link in the node details section which opens a node connection guide
- Adds the Yubico framework for future 2fa/encryption

https://github.com/Fonta1n3/FullyNoded/releases/tag/v0.2.17
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RANSOMWARE SHUTS DOWN BIGGEST GASOLINE PIPELINE IN U.S.

- the main source of gasoline, diesel and jet fuel for the East Coast with capacity of about 2.5 million barrels a day on its system from Texas as far as North Carolina, and another 900,000 barrels a day to New York

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-08/u-s-s-biggest-gasoline-and-pipeline-halted-after-cyberattack
archive: https://archive.ph/JduX5
BLUEWALLET V6.1.2 RELEASED

- Opt-out of analytics tracking in settings/privacy

https://github.com/BlueWallet/BlueWallet/releases/tag/v6.1.2