FTX To Acquire Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Liquid – February 2

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Current Bitcoin Price$37,469

Bitcoin price has cooled off somewhat from recent highs, currently sitting back in the $37,000 range to begin Wednesday.

Top-20 altcoins have also dipped slightly, as Ethereum falls 4%, BNB drops 3% and Solana takes a 5% tumble.

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👉 FTX To Acquire Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Liquid

Prominent cryptocurrency exchange FTX is in the process of acquiring the Japanese exchange Liquid and its parent company, Liquid Group.

Liquid Group was the first to announce the news, with FTX reportedly planning to integrate FTX’s products and services into Liquid’s “Quoine” platform. Further details of the acquisition have not yet been disclosed.

👉 Alphabet Explores Blockchain For Flagship Products And Services

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is looking at ways it can integrate blockchain technology into its flagship products and services.

CEO Sundar Pichai claims that there are multiple areas of interest for Alphabet to apply Web 3 technology and implied applications for augmented reality, YouTube and Google Maps.

👉 Grayscale Launches Equity ETF Tracking Bloomberg BGFOF Index

Crypto asset management firm Grayscale has launched an equity exchange-traded fund (ETF), which tracks the Bloomberg Grayscale Future of Finance (BGFOF) index.

The BGFOF index tracks the performance of 22 crypto-related financial services companies, including Coinbase Global, Robinhood Markets and Silvergate Capital. The ETF will trade under the ticker GFOF.