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📰Your Weekly Crypto News Roundup
The important crypto news from this past week that you should know about!
Here are the major crypto news items from this past week.
BitGo has wrapped Dogecoin to the Ethereum blockchain, allowing holders to use their wDOGE tokens for decentralized applications in the Ethereum ecosystem. All wDOGE is backed by a DOGE token, at a 1:1 ratio. (source)
Crypto Firms, Executives step up campaign donations, lobbying ahead of the midterm elections(source)
Google Cloud is running a block-producing Solana validator to participate in and validate the network. (source)
Bitwise is set to build out a suite of actively managed offerings for institutions. (source)
Coinbase has filed a request to file an Amicus Brief in Support of Ripple's Fair Notice Defense. (source)
Asset management giant Apollo has launched a Bitcoin and crypto custody service for its clients.(source)
FTX now allows users to send crypto via email and phone number.(source)
Crypto․com partners with Visa to launch a FIFA World Cup 2022 NFT event in Qatar. (source)
MoneyGram launches crypto trading on its app. The new feature gives customers in nearly all U.S. states the ability to trade and store BTC, ETH and LTC. (source)
TradFi firm Marex makes Crypto hires to lead Digital Assets push (source)
Deribit exchange hot wallet has been hacked (source)
JP Morgan has conducted DeFi transactions (source)
$9.9 trillion-asset manager Fidelity launches commission-free crypto trading for retail investors.(source)
Mastercard has added 7 startups to its crypto accelerator aimed at making crypto more accessible. (source)
That’s your roundup!
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