BlockFi settles with the SEC, Russia’s CBDC trials begin and Cointelegraph releases its 2022 top-100 list: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 13-19

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week $1T opportunity: JPMorgan becomes first major bank in the metaverse […]

BlockFi Taps Defense Department, Microsoft Alum as Security Chief

Cryptocurrency lending platform BlockFi has hired a veteran of the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft to take charge of the firm’s security. The New York-based company announced Monday that Adam Healy will be coming aboard as chief security officer, charged with fortifying the firm’s defenses to protect client data, digital assets and proprietary information. […]

Bitcoin Mining Pool Poolin Partners With BlockFi to Expand Crypto Lending Service

Poolin, the second largest bitcoin mining pool, is expanding its cryptocurrency lending and financial services businesses. The pool announced Monday that it has started working with U.S.-based crypto lender BlockFi, which will be acting like an interbank lender, providing a source of capital for Poolin. The firm initially rolled out crypto lending offerings in February […]