Sadiq Khan wins historic third term as London mayor

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. Labour has comfortably won the London mayoral contest with Sadiq Khan securing an unprecedented third term in office, adding to the electoral gloom hanging over Rishi Sunak’s Conservatives. Speaking after his victory was declared, Khan…

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MeWe and Amplica Labs Achieve Historic 500K User Migration to Web3

The 500,000 migrated MeWe users now have personal control over their identities, data, assets, and online experiences. MeWe, a social media platform, has partnered with Amplica Labs to move 500,000 active users to Web3 technologies. This transition uses Amplica’s Frequency blockchain, which gives users more control and independence over their social networking experiences through blockchain…

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APPROVED: Spot Bitcoin ETFs to Trade on US Markets in Historic Milestone

Today, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially approved the listing of the first-ever spot Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). This move marks a historic milestone in the evolution of Bitcoin adoption within traditional financial markets. The approval comes after extensive deliberation and anticipation surrounding the introduction of spot Bitcoin ETFs, which are…

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Sotheby’s Breaks Ground with Historic Auction of Bitcoin Ordinals NFTs

The BitcoinShrooms compilation featured pixelated artworks, with a particularly captivating avocado that outperformed initial expectations, commanding an impressive $101,600. In a groundbreaking move, renowned auction house Sotheby’s has ventured into the world of Bitcoin Ordinals inscriptions, a form of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), with unprecedented success. The auction featured a set of three pixelated images from…

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Vertex And CRISPR Therapeutics: Historic Exa-cel Approval, Why Market Is Nonplussed (VRTX)

Bet_Noire Investment Overview Historic Approval Validates CRISPR Gene Editing Approach News broke this afternoon that the Food and Drug Agency (“FDA”) has granted approval to a CRISPR-based gene editing therapy for the first time in history. It is an historic achievement for both Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) and CRISPR Therapeutics AG (NASDAQ:CRSP), the two companies…

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Sotheby’s Makes Historic Leap into Bitcoin NFT Realm through Shroomtoshi’s Ordinals Art Auction

BitcoinShrooms uses pixelated art from the 1980s that is permanently stored on the Bitcoin blockchain through the Ordinals protocol. Venturing into the world of Bitcoin NFT artwork, the renowned auction house Sotheby’s introduces its first-ever sale titled “Bitcoin Ordinals”, featuring pixel art by an anonymous crypto artist known as Shroomtoshi. This one-of-a-kind auction, which runs…

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GBTC & BITO Witness Historic $1.7B in Trading Volume as BTC Investors Anticipate Bitcoin ETF Approval

In anticipation of this pivotal event, there has been a substantial uptick in trading volume for products launched by ProShares and Grayscale. Activity surrounding Bitcoin investment products, particularly exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has seen a notable increase. This surge is primarily driven by the growing excitement within the market about potential ETF approvals in the United…

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Bitcoin Magazine Donates Third ‘Historic Cover’ to Ordinals Institute

An iconic Ordinal is being donated to the team that kickstarted the upstart protocol. Announced today, Bitcoin Magazine is gifting one of its 23 ‘Historic Covers,’ unique one-of-one Ordinals representing our print magazine’s original run, to the Open Ordinals Institute, a new non-profit dedicated to fostering development of the open-source Ordinals protocol. Launching at the…

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