Copper.co expands to US market following Alan Howard investment

United Kingdom-based digital asset and trading platform provider Copper.co is stepping into the United States market after appointing Glenn Barber as head of sales and development. Barber’s appointment to lead the new U.S. office comes as “the next step in the company’s expansion” strategy.

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Uruguay senator proposes bill to classify Bitcoin and other cryptos as ‘legal tender’ | CryptoSlate

A senator in the Uruguayan parliament, Senator Juan Satori has joined the league of politicians supporting Bitcoin as he recently introduced a draft bill that proposes the regulation and enablement of the adoption of crypto payments by businesses.

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Akon’s Akoin pilot heralded success, eyes countrywide rollout in Kenya

Akoin, the cryptocurrency project developed by Senegalese-American singer Akon, has achieved success in its initial pilot testing at western Kenya’s Mwale Medical Technology City, or MMTC, preparing for a national rollout in the near future.

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Move over Shiba Inu (SHIB), a meme token marketplace is coming to Polygon

Layer-2 scaling protocol Polygon announced today that Meme.com, a marketplace for meme-based NFTs and tokens, has launched on Polygon following their successful IDO and will collaborate with Polygon Studios to leverage the team’s extensive NFT expertise to help grow the meme token marketplace.

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Crypto is a fundamental technological breakthrough, a16z co-founder says

Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (also known as a16z), made a case for crypto and blockchain as the most significant new architecture change in the tech industry.

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BTC payments coming to certain Quiznos shops, thanks to Bakkt collaboration

An upcoming collaboration between Bakkt and Quiznos will allow customers to pay for meals at certain locations with Bitcoin (BTC).
Customers will be able to pay in BTC at certain Quiznos shops in Colorado’s capital as part of an initial test run, according to a public statement on Tuesday.

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