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CryptoRelief refunds $100M SHIB donation to Vitalik Buterin
India’s COVID-19 aid fund, CryptoRelief, has announced plans to return $100 million worth of USDC from the SHIB donation funds to Vitalik Buterin.
Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum and a strong global crypto figure, donated 50 trillion SHIB tokens given to him by Shiba Inu developer to the charity organization last May. According to market prices at the time, the tokens were worth $1.2 million. Read more here.
Google Cloud assembling a team of Blockchain Experts to dominate Web3
Alphabet’s Google Cloud unit employs a team of blockchain experts to expand its operations around decentralized Web 3 blockchain applications. As reported by CNBC, Rich Widmann, a former legal employee at Alphabet, will lead proceedings in this regard in his new position as Head of Strategy for digital assets. Read more here.
Meta files trademark application to offer bitcoin and crypto services in Brazil
The world’s largest social media platform, Meta (formerly known as Facebook), has submitted a trademark application with the Brazilian authorities to offer bitcoin and crypto services of different degrees in the South American country.
According to reports, the trademark registration, which was filed with the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI), will allow Meta to design and develop both hardware and software technologies to facilitate crypto services such as trading, exchange activities, and digital wallet creation. Read more here.
Crypto Hodlers Protest against error-ridden El Salvadoran Bitcoin Wallet
Crypto investors in El Salvador have registered their frustrations against Chivo, the country’s bitcoin wallet.
Back in December, one Twitter user, @Josh_91_L, lamented a problematic transaction worth around $1,000 that has been left unresolved for about two months. Read more here.
Robinhood Wallet Feature is “fantastic” for Dogecoin – Elon Musk
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is bullish about Dogecoin featuring on Robinhood’s crypto wallet. Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus revealed that the token can now be used to tip or trade on the trading platform. Read more here.
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