Bitcoin has slumped below US$30,000 overnight as the world?s largest cryptocurrency recorded its eight straight week of losses last week, a first in its 13-year history. The downward spiral of Bitcoin is largely due to reports overnight that a return to all-time highs above US$69,000 will take at least 2-years.

Financial services and software company Stripe has announced a new partnership with OpenNode?s new app to allow Stripe?s merchant customers to instantly convert all or portions of incoming Fiat payments to bitcoin.

And the prices of popular Milady?s NFT collection ?Milady Maker? have slumped almost 70% over the last week after its creator acknowledged themself as being the person behind an account allegedly linked to an online cult.