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Here are the top four news stories from the past day as featured by U.Today.
“I sold everything except SHIB and DOGE!” : Jeremy Davinci
Jeremiah Davinci, a well-known bitcoin enthusiast, YouTuber and early crypto adopter, caused a stir within the Shiba Inu and Dogecoin communities with his recent tweet. He wrote that he sold everything except the two meme pieces, SHIB and DOGE. However, Davinci quickly rushed to explain that the message is “not exactly but rather true”, posting a cartoonish gif with “it was a joke” written on it. Over the past few days, DOGE and SHIB have been trading intensely, and news of the increased adoption of both coins as a means of payment does not seem to lift the spirits of coin prices.
Shiba Inu finally listed by Europe’s largest stock exchange
good news for shiba inus Enthusiasts: According to the official announcement, Bitstamp, Europe’s largest exchange, has added support for the SHIB coin. From now on, the Canine Token will become available for trading against the US Dollar and Euro for exchange users. Starting today, order books will be released in limit mode only. Users’ limit orders will then be matched on the same day. Full trading will begin as soon as there is a sufficient level of liquidity. The exchange originally announced a SHIB listing in December. However, it was later postponed indefinitely due to technical issues.
SEC investigates Binance BNB
Bloomberg reports that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission opened an investigation into Binance’s BNB, sending the coin down 4.66% on the news. The regulator is investigating whether the most popular exchange token is an unregistered security. The investigation has not yet reached a conclusion, according to the report. The SEC may not take legal action against the exchange. At the moment, BNB is changing hands at $282, down 7.7% in the past 24 hours, per CoinMarketCap.
Dogecoin Core Exit Plan Announced
The Dogecoin the developers recently presented the release plan for the next version of Dogecoin Core, one of the key wallets and a way to manage DOGE. One of the high priority points of the plan is the elimination of known vulnerabilities in Bitcoin. The solution aims to exclude the possibility of attacks that can prevent Bitcoin nodes from receiving transactions from other nodes, as well as improve the overall security of the Dogecoin Core infrastructure. Other important points concern the protection of users and the preparation of Dogecoin Core, either by adding an RPC method or by setting the wallet rejection threshold at 0.01 DOGE.