Bitcoin at 15: A Week of Celebration and ETF Speculations

1ATH.Studio
3 min readJan 5, 2024

As Bitcoin marks its 15th anniversary, the crypto community buzzes with anticipation over potential ETF approvals.

Celebrating Bitcoin’s 15th Birthday: A Milestone in Digital Currency

While some recognize October 31, 2008, as Bitcoin’s birthdate, marking the release of its whitepaper, many view January 3 as its true inception, when the genesis block was mined in 2009. This date signifies Bitcoin’s emergence as a store of value and a transferable currency. Created by the enigmatic Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin has since navigated a path of triumph against critics, media, and global political challenges, marking its 15th anniversary as a pioneering force in the cryptocurrency world.

Microsoft Introduces AI Copilot Key to Windows Keyboards

Microsoft marks a significant evolution in personal computing by unveiling an “AI Copilot” key for Windows keyboard, the first major keyboard addition since the introduction of the Windows key.

Announced by executive vice president Yusuf Mehdi on the Windows Experience Blog, this innovation symbolizes a major shift toward embedding artificial intelligence into daily computing experiences.

Logan Paul Announces CryptoZoo NFT Buyers Refunds

A year after his promise, Logan Paul has initiated a refund process for CryptoZoo NFT purchasers through a new website, dedicating $2.3 million for this purpose. Simultaneously, he’s countering legal action against two co-creators of the now-defunct crypto gaming project, citing “nefarious trading activity.”

TikTok Set to Challenge Amazon in US E-Commerce

ByteDance’s TikTok is planning an ambitious move to expand its US e-commerce business significantly.

Reports suggest that TikTok aims to grow its e-commerce business tenfold, targeting a staggering $17.5 billion in revenue for the year ahead.

Drake Boosts Crypto Presence in F1 with Stake’s Sponsorship

Grammy Award-winning artist Drake has amplified his involvement in the cryptocurrency world, announcing Stake’s two-year naming sponsorship of the Sauber Formula 1 (F1) racing team. This collaboration, which marks a significant crossover between entertainment, sports, and cryptocurrency, began at the start of 2024

Michael Saylor Announces Plans to Sell 5,000 Shares Daily

Michael Saylor has announced his plan to sell 5,000 shares of MicroStrategy daily until April 25th. This strategic move is aimed at fulfilling his personal financial commitments while leveraging the proceeds to enhance his personal Bitcoin portfolio

Multiple Spot Bitcoin ETFs to be Approved Soon, Inside Sources Say

On Jan. 4, TechCrunch’s Jacquelyn Melinek hinted regulators might approve multiple spot Bitcoin ETFs soon. Past speculations now seem closer to reality. She expects news “tomorrow,” while FOX Business eyes Jan. 5 for SEC announcements, days before the deadline.

A recent poll of 1,500 Americans by Security.org reveals that the potential approval of a spot bitcoin ETF is a key influencing decision, with 21% more likely to invest in Bitcoin upon approval. Furthermore, 46% believe that bitcoin ETF approvals in 2024 will boost the blockchain industry.

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