"The Hash" hosts take a deep dive into today's hot topics in crypto: BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, is close to filing an application for a Bitcoin ETF, according to a CoinDesk source. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority put pressure on 3 major banks to take on crypto exchanges as clients, the Financial Times said. Apple (AAPL) has rejected the latest version of the non-custodial Lightning-enabled Bitcoin wallet Zeus, according to a tweet by Zeus founder Evan Kaloudis. Plus, Telos Foundation Head of Business Development AJ Dinger joins the show to discuss its new partnership with Gamestop.

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This episode has been edited by senior producer Michele Musso and the executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “Neon Beach.”