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* Big Investors Deny Involvement In Crypto Miner Bitmain's Pre-IPO Funding

Following reports of Bitmain closing a $1 billion pre-IPO investment round, some notable investors have disputed their alleged participation.


* eToro to Pay for Major UK Soccer Sponsorship Deal With Bitcoin

Online investment platform eToro has inked a deal that will see it use bitcoin to pay for sponsorship at seven Premier League soccer teams.


* Rally Ahead? Bitcoin's Price May Be Charting a Previous Bull Pattern

Bitcoin is mimicking the price action witnessed in early April, which indicates the corrective rally could gather pace in the next few days.


* Energy Firm Discloses Major Crypto Losses Amid Blockchain Rebrand

A publicly owned firm chaired by a Chinese billionaire lost millions through crypto investments, yet it's still seeking to rebrand around the tech.


* Threats Fly As Fight Over Siacoin's Crypto Mining 'Kill Switch' Intensifies

A cryptocurrency community is devolving into infighting amid a controversy that has ensnared its creator and the founder of two of its key startups.


* Chinese Bank Issues Securities Worth $66 Million on a Blockchain

One of the largest privately held commercial banks in China has completed the issuance of securities worth $66 million via blockchain.


* Tron's BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String of Employee Exits

At least five BitTorrent employees have left BitTorrent due to disagreements related to its acquisition by Tron founder Justin Sun.


* US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers

Researchers at the University of California–San Diego will receive more than $800,000 to develop a distributed ledger to store scientific data.


* Senior BitConnect Promotor Arrested by Indian Authorities

Former BitConnect India head Divyesh Darji was arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Sunday.


* Softbank, Baidu Lead $3 Million Funding for Ex-Googler's Crypto Startup

Atlas Protocol is getting initial backing from Softbank China Capital and BV (Baidu Venture), who are betting on onchain data as a marketing asset.


* Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevoss Backed Self-Regulatory Group

Bitstamp, bitFlyer, Bittrex and Gemini launched a self-regulatory organization (SRO) for crypto exchanges on Monday.


* The SEC Is Weighing a Bitcoin Futures ETF – Here's What That Means

The distinction between a physical and futures-backed ETF is worth unpacking given that one may or may not have a better shot at SEC approval.


* Bakkt CEO: Crypto Trading Platform Won't Support Margin Trading

Two weeks after ICE introduced Bakkt, a new digital assets platform, the latter's CEO has set out to explain what the service will offer consumers.


* Blockchain Enters 'Trough of Disillusionment' on Gartner's Hype Scale

Interest in blockchain technology is waning, research firm Gartner said in its latest "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies" report.


* SEC Faces Thursday Deadline for ProShares Bitcoin ETF Decision

The SEC will approve or disapprove a rule change proposal to list the ProShares Bitcoin ETFs sometime this week.


* Blockchain Firm to Raise $24 Billion for Electric Bus Upgrades in China

A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on electricity.