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The hype around NFTs has been massive. The sense of ownership that NFTs let you have over a digitized token is what people are attracted to. In today’s crypto news, Hindustan Times is allowing Indians to now own a piece of Indian history to their names. Hindustan Times is releasing the digitized version of some of the most historic events in India first published in the newspaper over the decades and converting them to NFTs. This would lead people to own a piece of history, such as the first announcement of India winning the 1983 world cup and more. 

According to reports, the famous rapper Drake has bet $1.3 million Bitcoin during a Super Bowl match between Bengals and Rams. Another important news for stock and crypto lovers is that Robinhood, the stock trading platform is going to go global with its ‘Crypto-first’ approach. This was stated in an interview by the chief brokerage officer, Steve Quirks. More on this crypto news is below. 

 

Daily Crypto News  Feb 13, 2022

 

Drake bets $1.3M in Bitcoin during the Bengals vs Rams Super Bowl match

The award-winning rapper, Drake, spends time betting more than $1 million in Bitcoin (BTC) on Super Bowl matches between Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams. He conducted this bet using the crypto sports betting platform Stake, the rapper has bet more than $471,000 on the Rams to become a winner. He expressed his confidence in the wide receiver from the Rams named Odell Beckham Jr.

Source: Cointelegraph  

 

Hindustan Times Launches NFTs pegged on Crucial events from India’s History

After Big Indian companies venturing into the world of NFTs, Hindustan Times has also forayed into the Web3.0 by launching NFTs representing the digitized version of some of the historic events that were published in the Hindustan Times through several decades under the umbrella of “HT Timeless Tokens”. 

These exclusive digital artworks can be purchased via crypto or Fiat currency and offer an opportunity to the collectors and crypto enthusiasts to claim a piece of the glorious Indian history that was filtered with the HT lenses. These historic events from the archive of the Hindustan Times have India’s 100-year-old history documented and preserved now as digital art. 

If you are a cricket fanatic, owing to the first announcement of India’s historic 1983 World Cup win would mean a dream come true, wouldn’t it? There are many such amazing events being converted into NFTs for the common public to own a part of India’s amazing history. 

Read Top 10 most expensive NFTs of all time 

Source: Best Media 

 

Robinhood Aims for “Crypto-First” approach for Global expansion 

According to the reports from the Chief Brokerage officer of Robinhood, crypto is going to facilitate the easiest way to go global. This comes after the stock-trading platform Robinhood has decided to spread its wings and go global. The Company has adopted a “crypto-first” approach. In an interview, the chief brokerage officer, Steve Quirk mentioned that the company is looking to expand the brand offshore and crypto is the most convenient way to gain the most traction. 

The executive believes this from a regulatory standpoint and other facets that play a vital role, during an expansion that probably crypto is the easiest means to become a global brand. 

Read: 8 cryptos with Low transaction fees 2022

Source: Blockworks 

 

Crypto Market Trend February 13, 2022

Here is a quick summary of the top crypto gainers and losers for the day. 

Top 3 Crypto Gainers 

Cryptocurrency  Price (latest by February 13, 2022)  Change in % 
Ripple (XRP) ₹65.50 6.85%
Elrond eGold (EGLD) ₹15889.14 6.37%
Terra (LUNA) ₹4250.60 4.51%

*All prices are latest by 10:30 AM February 13, 2022.*

Top 3 Crypto Losers 

Cryptocurrency  Price (Latest by February 13,  2022)  Change in % 
IoTeX (IOTX) ₹7.36 7.79%
Tezos (XTZ) ₹319.22 6.93%
Theta Token (THETA) ₹306.05 4.52%

*All prices are latest by 10:30 AM February 13, 2022.*

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