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12th anniversary of Hal Finney’s legendary tweet
On January 11, 2009, Hal Finney became the first after Satoshi Nakamoto to launch a Bitcoin node on his computer, which was the beginning of the network’s expansion, he wrote about this in his now legendary tweet “Running bitcoin”… Finney also became the recipient of the first 10 BTC transaction, which took place on January 12, 2009.
It has already been 12 years since Hal first launched the Bitcoin network, which after so many years continues to function, despite all the difficulties.
Bakkt went public and listed on NYSE
Institutional investor-focused crypto derivatives trading platform Bakkt announced today that it will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under its SPAC deal.
The firm has teamed up with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings for an estimated $ 2.1 billion. VPC conducted an initial public offering in September 2020.
Bakkt also announced the planned launch of its Bakkt Cash app for retail investors this March. To date, over 400,000 users have signed up for early access to the application.
Bitcoin mining difficulty and network hashrate are at an all-time high!
While the price of BTC has dropped today, the main on-chain indicators are growing, which indicates the high resilience and health of the network.
More $ 2.7 billion was liquidated in a day
After a sharp drop in BTC over the past 24 hours, $ 2.74 billion positions have been liquidated, most of these positions are long.
- Binance – $ 1.02 billion
- Huobi – $ 582 million
- Bybit – $ 543 million
- Okex – $ 272 million
- Bitmex – $ 163 million
- FTX – $ 122 million