Algorand Explorer Powered By ChatGPT launched, Will ALGO Find Reprieve From Aggressive Sellers?
GoPlausible, a team of developers for Algorand, has launched AlgorandExplorer, an interface for users to explore the Algorand smart contract platform. The explorer incorporates ChatGPT to enhance interaction and offers features such as conversational searches and language translation.
SEC reportedly wont appeal court decision on Grayscale Bitcoin ETF
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reportedly has no plans to appeal a court decision that favored Grayscale Investments, which requires the SEC to review Grayscale's spot Bitcoin ETF application. This news suggests that the SEC will need to review the application, but it does not guarantee approval.
Genetic Data Stolen from 23andMe in Credential Stuffing Attack
A hacker gained unauthorized access to millions of ancestry and profile data by taking advantage of recycled login credentials.
VitaDAO Launches Biotech Firm to Fight Aging With Naked Mole-Rats
Matrix Biosciences is a research institution founded by a decentralized collective and a prominent biologist focused on studying longevity.
Huobi Reclaims $8 Million In Stolen Ethereum After Offering Bounty to Hacker
The centralized exchange rewarded the attacker with around $400,000 worth of ETH as a payment for discovering and reporting vulnerabilities.
Crypto Traders Suffer Over $100M in Liquidation Losses as Market Rout Deepens Amid Middle East Turmoil
According to Coinglass data, crypto traders experienced over $100 million in losses due to liquidations on Monday, as the market downturn escalated.
Why NFL Alumni Are Turning to NFTs to Support Retired Football Players
The NFL Alumni Association is partnering with Aventus to assist retired players in creating and selling non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Polkadot. This collaboration aims to provide support and opportunities for former professional football players.
Bitcoin Price At Risk? Whale Transfers $137 Million In BTC After 3-Year Dormancy
A Bitcoin whale, who had not made any transactions for three years, recently moved 5,000 BTC (worth around $137 million) to new addresses. This activity has caused some caution in the market as large transactions from whales can influence the Bitcoin price and potentially cause temporary price fluctuations.
Enlisting AI in Medicine and Longevity Research Will Be a ‘Net Positive’: Microsoft VP
Computer scientist Peter Lee finds that GPT-4 has played a crucial role in improving communication in healthcare discussions, leading to improved family harmony.
Crypto Should Ghost the SBF Trial
Katherine Snow, head of legal at Messari, believes that the industry should prioritize passing enabling legislation instead of being distracted by other matters.
FTX Favorite Solana Dips After Frequent Mentions in Sam Bankman-Fried's Trial
The asset was brought up during Bankman-Fried's trial and has since decreased in value significantly from the previous week.
Blocknative Reduces Headcount by Third, After Suspending Work on Relay Project
After deciding to stop offering services related to their MEV-Boost Relay software for Ethereum network validators, the company underwent a restructuring.
Bitcoin And XRP Set To Shine: Shock $8 Trillion Predicted Amid US Dollar ‘Collapse’
Major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP have experienced a slowdown in momentum after a promising start in 2023. However, leaked information from a tech company, coupled with the Federal Reserve potentially restarting its money printing presses, could trigger a collapse of the US dollar and lead to a significant price boom for Bitcoin. Experts suggest Bitcoin and gold as hedges against inflation and the uncertainty surrounding the US dollar, while growing institutional interest in cryptocurrencies is also contributing to their price surge.
Caroline Ellison: Sam Bankman-Fried Told Me to Take Billions From FTX Customers
During the trial, Caroline Ellison testified that Bankman-Fried instructed her to engage in criminal activities.
Key Points From the Sam Bankman-Fried Trial's First Week
Multiple individuals, including a co-founder, developer, customer, and investor, have testified in the trial against FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried, which began less than a week ago. This early testimony highlights the diverse perspectives involved in the case.
Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Backs Bitcoin and Gold as Geopolitical Risks Rise
Jones expressed concern that the United States is headed towards a financially unsustainable situation.
Huobi, KuCoin, over 140 crypto exchanges ‘non-authorized’ — UK regulator
The UK's financial regulator, the FCA, has added several crypto exchanges to its warning list of non-authorized firms, bringing the total number of entities on the list to 143. This comes as the FCA has approved only 38 out of 291 applications for registration since 2020, which is roughly 13% of the total.
What’s Behind XRP Price Retreat? Assessing Some Eye-Opening Metrics
XRP's price has experienced a significant decline, raising concerns among enthusiasts and experts. The recent drop is compared to a previous downward spiral and technical indicators suggest a potential bearish momentum.
Cardano (ADA) Struggles To Stay Above $0.26: What This Means For Traders
Cardano (ADA) is struggling to stay above the $0.26 threshold and has dropped below this level, potentially leading to further selling momentum and a potential decline to $0.2. However, despite these challenges, the completion of Cardano's decentralized funding initiative, Project Catalyst, and the active participation of ADA holders in shaping the platform's future indicate a strong foundation for long-term growth.
Yield Generating Stablecoin USDR Loses Peg, Plummets to $0.50
USDR is a cryptocurrency supported by real estate assets that aims to generate profits for its holders through yield generation.
'We Do Not Speak Your Language': Fashion Brands Signal Crypto Divide in Milan
Milan Fashion Week showcased leading fashion brands embracing emerging technology, while some brands displayed reluctance towards adopting such innovations.
Amazon and Immutable Want to Make it Easier to Launch Crypto Games
Immutable, a crypto firm, has partnered with Amazon Web Services' ISV Accelerate Program to create advanced blockchain gaming infrastructure solutions. This collaboration aims to optimize the integration of blockchain technology in the gaming industry.
Rugpull Case in This BNB Chain Based Altcoin! Price Dropped 99 Percent!
PeckshieldAlert reported a rug pull incident involving Lucky star Currency (LSC) on the BNB Chain, resulting in a 99 percent drop in price.
Ether could reach $8,000 by end-2026, says Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank predicts that the price of ether (ETH) could reach $8,000 by the end of 2026, as it is the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum.
No Love For FTX: Ex-Girlfriend Delivers Scathing Testimony Against Sam Bankman-Fried
The trial of former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has resumed with the prosecution calling Caroline Ellison, Bankman-Fried's ex-girlfriend and ex-CEO of Alameda Research, to testify against him. Ellison confirmed their relationship and provided key insights into how Bankman-Fried allegedly misappropriated funds and directed fraudulent activities at FTX and Alameda.
Doge Team Makes Important Warning to Dogecoin Army
The team behind DOGE has used a social network to emphasize the significance of self-custody, advising Dogecoin holders to store their crypto in personal wallets separate from exchanges or third-party platforms. They stress the need to prioritize security and control over digital assets.
Is Sam Bankman-Fried a Sociopath?
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How Hamas Lost its Crypto In An Israeli Operation, Binance Supports Security Forces
Israeli law enforcement, with support from Binance, launched an operation to target crypto addresses associated with terrorist group Hamas. The operation aimed to freeze funds raised by Hamas through crypto donations, with evidence suggesting previous cooperation between Binance and Israeli law enforcement in freezing accounts connected to terrorist groups.
History’s Warning: Is Ethereum Set For A Huge Plunge? Here Is What This Analyst Predicts
According to a recent analysis by Benjamin Cowen, Ethereum's performance in comparison to Bitcoin has not been ideal. The ETH/BTC valuation has shown a downward trend, similar to patterns seen in 2019, raising concerns about Ethereum's future. However, Cowen acknowledges the impact of the Merge upgrade and believes it could be a game-changer, making Ethereum's trajectory unpredictable. Additionally, Ethereum's price against the US dollar has experienced a bearish trend, falling below $1,600 in the past week.
The economy is refusing to die — which may mean it’s time to go risk-on
The US economy showed strong resilience by adding 336,000 jobs in September, surpassing predictions and continuing to grow despite high yields on longer-term Treasury. This remarkable achievement highlights the economy's ability to withstand various challenges.
Uniswap Launches Mobile Ethereum Wallet on Android
Uniswap's beta wallet allows for seamless switching between mainnet and layer-2 networks, offering users a range of additional features.
Week Ahead for Bitcoin and Crypto With Eyes on US CPI and Other Macros
The first week of October 2023 has been a volatile period for Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market. While Bitcoin's gains remained relatively unchanged, trading around $28,000, altcoins experienced some selling pressure.
BAPE Bets on Virtual Pet Nostalgia With Tamagotchi Streetwear Collab
A Bathing Ape (BAPE) and Bandai are collaborating on a fashion release that includes co-branded virtual pets from the popular Tamagotchi brand. This exciting partnership brings together streetwear and nostalgic virtual pet gaming into one unique collaboration.
Ellison Was CEO But SBF Was Still Boss at Alameda, Her Testimony Suggests
Caroline Ellison, Sam Bankman-Fried's former partner, started her testimony quite vaguely after being identified by prosecutors.
Tornado Cash Trading Volumes Nosedived 90% After U.S. Sanctions
According to TRM Labs, while many North Korean hackers have transitioned to different Bitcoin mixers, there are still instances of illicit activity involving Tornado Cash.
Startup demos upcoming decentralized GPU infrastructure network to OpenAI, Uber
io.net has developed a decentralized physical infrastructure network that sources GPU computing power for AI and machine learning. It aims to significantly reduce the cost of renting GPU computing power, which is becoming increasingly expensive as AI and machine learning advances.
Trezor Launches New Hardware Wallets, Metal Seed Backup for Crypto Beginners
Czech-based manufacturer Trezor has expanded its product offering with a new line-up, in addition to its flagship Bitcoin hardware wallet, the Trezor Model T.
Bulls Vs Bears: XRP Price Gears Up For Big Squeeze, Which Side Will Prevail?
XRP price has shown volatility in October following a successful case by Ripple against the SEC. However, the current status quo is fragile, and indicators suggest a potential short squeeze, although the crypto market is also poised for downside price action.
Asian markets surge as European stocks show mixed performance
Asian stocks, led by South Korea, surged while European markets had a mixed day. South Korea's stock market had a bullish rally driven by tech stocks, while luxury stocks underperformed, causing European shares to face downward pressure.
Navigating decentralized governance in Web3: Balance of transparency and control
The article discusses the importance of decentralized governance and the roles and responsibilities of organizations in this new paradigm. It emphasizes the need for transparency, inclusiveness, and user-centric design in order to create a positive and sustainable future in the Web3 era.
G20 adopts IMF-FSB Synthesis Paper on crypto regulation
The Group of Twenty (G20) has accepted a regulatory roadmap for cryptocurrencies proposed by the International Monetary Fund and the Financial Stability Board. The roadmap emphasizes comprehensive supervisory oversight, cross-border cooperation, and information sharing between regulators.
The Tech Guru Behind Worldcoin: a Q&A With Tiago Sada
The head of product for Tools for Humanity, who hails from Mexico, brings expertise in robotics and has obtained a scholarship to study in the U.S. Currently, he is leading a noteworthy blockchain project, known for its intriguing and contentious nature.
Mark to market accounting meets crypto: New FASB changes
The US Financial Accounting Standards Board has approved mark to market accounting for corporations and businesses holding crypto assets, allowing them to declare gains and losses based on the acquisition price. This change, coupled with the anticipated approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF by the SEC, is expected to attract institutional investors and potentially reduce the volatility of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Crypto Bills May Depend on U.S. House GOP Battle Over Scalise Speaker Pick
The U.S. House of Representatives will not resume work on crypto legislation if Republicans cannot come to a consensus on a majority choice, such as Steve Scalise, following the removal of Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy. The Republican upheaval has disrupted the congressional agenda.
Islamic Coin Plunges 100%, PeckShield Alerts
Islamic Coin experienced a complete loss in value on the BNB chain after being accused of being a scam on Twitter. Despite this, the cryptocurrency announced community rewards and its upcoming listing on the KuCoin exchange.
Here are key catalysts set to fuel 2024 crypto bull market
Bitcoin experienced a strong start to the year, reaching above $30,000, but has faced obstacles and decline in the crypto market since then, partially due to the decisions of the Federal Reserve.
Alameda Research Accused Of Bribing Chinese Officials To Recover $1 Billion In Exchange Accounts
During the trial of Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of crypto exchange FTX, it was revealed that the trading firm Alameda Research paid Chinese officials to unlock their trading accounts on OKX and Huobi. Bankman-Fried was not charged with bribery, but the evidence presented demonstrated trust and motive between him and former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison.
Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyers seek to introduce evidence about Anthropic stake
The defense plans to provide evidence during the trial that demonstrates the favorable results of Bankman-Fried's investment in Anthropic in 2022. They aim to highlight the positive investment outcomes to strengthen their case.
Alameda Trader Phished for $100 Million After Clicking Malicious Google Link, Says Ex-Engineer
A former employee alleges that Alameda Research, the sister trading firm of FTX, placed a higher emphasis on speed over adhering to adequate security measures.
Did Caroline Ellison and SBF Cook Alameda’s Books to Save the World?
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Account Labs Raises $7.7 Million for New Google-Enabled Crypto Wallet
UniPass wallet by Account Labs is a new crypto wallet that employs account abstraction, making it more advanced and intelligent. This technology is a step forward in the development of smarter crypto wallets.
THNDR Targets $95 Billion Gambling Sector With New Bitcoin Lightning API
The Bitcoin Lightning Network enables users to bet in bitcoin on online games and receive instant payouts, eliminating the need for traditional payment processes.
Inflation and war impact markets, but Paul Tudor Jones says, ‘I love Bitcoin and gold’
Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones is bearish on US stocks but bullish on Bitcoin and gold. He cites geopolitical conflicts and subpar fiscal conditions in the US as the main reasons for his stance.
Binance rolls out self-trade prevention for spot and margin trading
Binance, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, is expanding its tools to help users avoid incurring unnecessary trading fees from unintentional self-trades. This includes implementing the self-transaction prevention (STP) function for all spot and margin traders.
Ethereum’s Top 10 Non-Exchange Addresses Hits All-Time High of 39.22M ETH Despite Selling at $1,570 ETH Price
The cryptocurrency market is experiencing a downturn with Bitcoin's value dropping to approximately $27K and Ethereum trading near $1,550. Indicators from blockchain activity further support this bearish trend.
NBA's LaMelo and Lonzo Ball—And Their Dad—Star in NFT Game 'StrayShot'
NBA stars and their families have agreed to feature in the video game StrayShot, a battle royale shooter that utilizes the SKALE blockchain.
CEO Pleads Guilty to Crypto Futures Cherry-Picking Scheme
A commodities trading advisor has been charged for the first time with running a fraudulent cryptocurrency trading scheme. This marks a significant development in the enforcement of regulations in the crypto trading industry.
FTX hacker moves $120M amid Sam Bankman-Fried trial: Report
Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic has suggested that the $477 million hack of the now-defunct exchange FTX may have been an inside job. Anonymous hackers have been moving stolen assets from FTX, converting a portion of the stolen Ether into Bitcoin through a decentralized exchange.
Scroll zkEVM Launches, Blockchain Data Shows, Competing With Polygon, Matter Labs
The introduction of the new Ethereum layer-2 network increases competition in the market for "zkEVMs," joining rivals like Polygon and Matter Labs. This development showcases the growing emphasis on layer-2 solutions within the Ethereum ecosystem.
Why AI Arena is Building on Arbitrum
AI Arena CEO Brandon Da Silva and COO Wei Xie share their insights on the obstacles encountered while developing on Ethereum, including ETH sidechains and layer-two blockchains.
Bitcoin Spot ETFs Approval Partially Priced In, Coinbase Says
According to Coinbase, Spot-based ETFs are anticipated to attract significant investment, potentially revolutionizing mainstream finance. However, Coinbase suggests that the influx of funds into these ETFs may take some time to materialize.
Crypto Markets Lose $40B in Days as Bitcoin Price Slides to $27K (Market Watch)
Bitcoin experienced a 2% drop to $27,000, following other market-wide price drops. The total market cap has been negatively affected by the decline in altcoins, resulting in a decrease of over $40 billion.
Hamas' Crypto Ties May Lend Energy to Sen. Warren's Money Laundering Bill
The recent discovery that a terrorist group involved in a deadly attack in southern Israel received some funding through cryptocurrency adds support to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's push for a law specifically addressing money laundering and sanctions violations involving digital currencies.
Bitmain powers Bitcoin mining
Nasdaq-listed Iris Energy has acquired Bitmain's latest Antminer S21s, totaling 1.4 exahash per second (EH/s), in a strategic move valued at $19.6 million. This acquisition is a significant development in the Bitcoin mining sector.
Mechanics and Stability of Stablecoins: An In-depth Analysis
Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that are tied to the value of traditional fiat currencies like USD, GBP, or EURO, as well as commodities like gold or silver. This pegging ensures that their value remains stable and less volatile than other cryptocurrencies.
Crypto price prediction: Loom Network, ThorChain, Lido DAO (LDO)
Cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, faced a tough week with declining prices despite a decrease in the US dollar index and bond yields. The market lacked significant developments aside from the continued trial of Sam.
Compute Anything on Bitcoin? What You Need to Know About BitVM
A recently proposed Bitcoin concept suggests that the network could handle any type of computation, but there is disagreement among developers about its feasibility and desirability.
Twitter Thread Suggests Sam Bankman-Fried Mulled Shutting Alameda Months Before FTX Collapse
Bankman-Fried described Alameda Research as both a major success and a significant failure, according to a Twitter thread draft.
Google Bard Projects When XRP Could Hit New ATH Beyond $3.3
Google's AI chatbot Bard has predicted that XRP, a cryptocurrency, has the potential to reach a new all-time high value of over $3.3 next year, based on certain conditions. XRP previously reached its highest value of $3.3 in January 2018 and has since seen a significant decrease.
Ethereum Inflation Rises as Onchain Activity Declines; $35.31M Added in 17 Days
Ethereum has recently transitioned to an inflationary model, resulting in a slight increase of 0.178% in the last 17 days. During this time, the network added 22,502 ether, worth $35.31 million, to its total supply.
Stablecoin Lender Liquity’s Token Gains 80% in Month as Activity Increases
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SBF’s lawyers ask court to allow introduction of Anthropic evidence
Sam Bankman-Fried's lawyers have requested the court to allow the introduction of evidence regarding their investment in Anthropic as a positive investment outcome, despite the government's objection that it was made using fraudulent funds. Anthropic has recently received major investments from Amazon and SK Telecom.
Islamic Coin Launches Community Rewards on Haqq Network
Islamic Coin has introduced a Community Rewards program called #ISLM Rewards, which is designed to engage and appreciate its community members. The initiative seeks to foster a Shariah-compliant financial ecosystem on the Web3 platform and will begin distributing rewards on October 11, 2023, excluding Dubai residents from participating.
Bitcoin Wallet Maker Finances 3D-Printed Gun Documentary
Bitcoin wallet company, Samourai Wallet, is being recognized as an executive producer of the documentary "Death Athletic: A Dissident Architecture," which explores the life and work of Cody Wilson. Known for its privacy features, Samourai Wallet is venturing into the arts world.
Flow Blockchain Proposes Full EVM Equivalence to Enhance Composability and Usability
Flow blockchain has proposed full Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) equivalence to improve interoperability and user experience in the blockchain space by bridging the Ethereum dApp ecosystem with Flow's unique capabilities. This move aims to enhance composability and allow for seamless integration across different blockchain platforms.
NFTs Can’t Catch a Break as Protracted Drop in Sales Continues
NFT sales have continued to decline for seven consecutive weeks, with transactions totaling $66.11 million in the past week alone, representing an 11.65% decrease from the previous week. This decline in NFT sales is in contrast to the overall positive trend in the broader crypto market.
Layer 1 project Initia emerges from stealth with a pre-seed investment from Binance Labs
Layer 1 blockchain project Initia has secured a pre-seed investment from Binance Labs, a notable venture capital firm in the cryptocurrency industry.
Analyst Jim Cramer, Whose Opinions Are Always Wrong, Talks About Bitcoin Again
CNBC analyst Jim Cramer discussed Bitcoin on a television program. The article highlights a link to further details about Cramer's opinions on Bitcoin.
Shiba Inu: Node Provider Teases Another Major Shibarium Integration
NOWNodes, a prominent node service provider in the cryptocurrency sector, hinted at a major update for the Shiba Inu community on the X platform. The NOWNodes team revealed that they are developing a new integration, offering a promising development for Shiba Inu enthusiasts.
Bitcoin’s ‘Head and Shoulders’ Pattern Shows a Path to $70K
According to a renowned cryptocurrency trader, Bitcoin is expected to reach $70,000. This projection is based on analyzing an inverted Bitcoin chart and identifying a 'Head and Shoulders' pattern.
FCA's Commitment: Cybersecurity and Data Protection
Equifax Ltd, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc, has been fined £11,164,200 by the FCA for a significant cybersecurity breach in 2017 that exposed the personal data of around 13.8 million UK citizens. The breach resulted in a penalty imposed on the company by the UK regulatory authority.
Best Litecoin Faucet | Your Ultimate Guide of 2023 and Beyond
Whether you are new to investing or have more experience, earning free Litecoin can bring joy at any stage, and the best part is that you can start earning anytime without any obligations. To find the best platform for earning free Litecoin, it is recommended to conduct thorough research.
Another Set of Vintage 2012 ‘Sleeping Bitcoins’ Emerge From Dormancy With $6 Million Transfer
In the last month, several bitcoin addresses that had not been used for over 11 years suddenly became active, with four transfers occurring this month alone. Two addresses from 2012 recently completed a transaction of 227 BTC.
You Can Now Add Thomas the Tank Engine to Starfield—Yes, Really
A modder has integrated Thomas the Tank Engine into Bethesda's new game, Starfield, which cannot be unseen once noticed.
Market Maker Bought This Altcoin Listed on Binance, The Price Increased!
GSR Markets purchased 675,000 Worldcoin (WLD) from Bybit and Gate.io exchanges, according to Spot on Chain's blockchain analysis platform. The article suggests that the price of the altcoin increased due to this market maker's acquisition.
Why BTC’s 2024 Halving is Tipped to Eclipse Previous Surges
The upcoming 2024 halving event for Bitcoin is expected to increase demand by reducing the supply of new BTC, following the historical trend of previous halvings sparking bull markets. This measure aims to enhance the appeal of Bitcoin by introducing scarcity.
XRP Price Retest: A Prelude To A Stunning Surge To $2, Predicts Expert
Renowned crypto analyst Egrag believes that despite the bearish market trend, XRP has the potential for bullish movement on higher time frames. He identifies a bullish pennant pattern on the monthly chart, suggesting a potential rapid price increase if XRP stays within the pattern and breaks out to the upside.
Flare Network Will Burn 2.1B FLR to Support Ecosystem Health
A total of 198 million FLR will be burned right away, and an additional 66 million will be burned each month until January 2026.
Inside Caroline Ellison’s Explosive Testimony — Former Alameda CEO Accuses SBF of Directing Fraud at FTX
Caroline Ellison, the former CEO of Alameda Research, made explosive accusations against Sam Bankman-Fried, alleging that he instructed her and others to commit fraud at FTX and Alameda. Ellison stated in her testimony that Alameda had taken billions of dollars from FTX customers and used it for investments.
Caroline Ellison tells court that SBF directed her to commit crimes
According to former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison, Sam Bankman-Fried instructed her to carry out illegal activities, which ultimately led to the downfall of both individuals involved.
Bitcoin Forks, Sui, Aptos and Apecoin Hit Hardest as Market Plunges
Today, several altcoins, including two Bitcoin forks, experienced difficulties as the markets declined.
Crypto advocates weigh on race for next US House Speaker
Lawmakers are set to return to the House of Representatives on October 11 to vote on a new Speaker, following the ousting of Kevin McCarthy. The leading candidates for the position are reported to be Republicans Jim Jordan and Steve Scalise, with uncertainty surrounding the new Speaker potentially causing delays in passing crypto-related legislation.
Stars Arena recovers 90% of stolen funds after offering $257K bounty
Stars Arena, a Web3 social media platform, announced that it has recovered almost all of the cryptocurrency that was stolen in an exploit, except for a 10% bounty that was given to the person responsible. The platform has written a new smart contract and is finalizing an audit before launching the returned funds.
Bitcoin price could hit $750K to $1M by 2026 — Arthur Hayes
BitMEX founder Arthur Hayes predicts that the price of Bitcoin will reach $750,000 to $1 million by 2026. He cites factors such as mounting debt, out of control inflation, and structural problems in the US banking system as catalysts for Bitcoin's rise.
Ethereum, Solana and XRP Lead Losses in Rough Week for Crypto Market
The lowest price Ethereum has reached in the past seven months is being described.
Digital Shovel Announces S300 MiniPOD Line Of Module Crypto Mining Data Centers
The S300 MiniPOD provides significant cost savings by reducing transportation costs, improving pod airflow, and incorporating filter augmentation. It is available at a 35% lower price compared to similar products in the market.
Bitcoin Price Could Restart Increase But Can Bulls Send BTC To $30K?
Bitcoin price is looking to increase towards the $28,500 resistance level and could start a strong upward movement if it clears that zone. There is immediate support near $27,800, while a failure to break above $28,000 could result in a fresh decline towards $26,650.
Brazilian Congress puts Binance CEO CZ in crosshairs for indictment
A Brazilian congressional committee has recommended indicting Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” and three other executives after investigating financial pyramid schemes in Brazil. The committee released a 500-page report with the recommendation for local law enforcement to act on.
XRP and Bitcoin (BTC) Trading Unlocked for International Institutions by Coinbase and Talos
Talos, an institutional digital asset trading platform, has successfully integrated with Coinbase International Exchange. This integration allows clients from certain non-U.S. regions to conveniently engage in perpetual futures trading.
Ethereum Foundation Trades 1,700 ETH for $2.76 Million in USDC
The Ethereum Foundation recently traded 1,700 ETH for $2.76 million in USDC stablecoins, following Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin's own transfer of $3.79 million in ether. Both transactions were conducted through the decentralized platform, Uniswap.
Crypto Aid Israel Fundraiser to Help Victims of Hamas Assault
Crypto Aid Israel is a fundraiser organized by Israel's Web3 community, aiming to gather cryptocurrency donations to help those impacted by the recent conflict with Hamas. The fundraiser seeks to alleviate the humanitarian crisis faced by Israelis who have been displaced due to the surprise attack by Palestinian militants.
XRP Price Outlook: Analyst Forecasts $2 Surge Amid Bullish Signals
Crypto analyst EGRAG predicts that XRP may reach $2 as it retests a descending channel, with support from a bullish pennant on the monthly chart. EGRAG notes that periods of consolidation in uptrends generally precede upward movements, further supporting their positive forecast.
Ethereum Open Interest Rising: Is This A Signal Bulls Have Been Waiting For?
Despite Ethereum's stagnant spot prices, its open interest has been gradually increasing since September 2023, with over 2.2 million contracts observed as of October 10. Rising open interest can indicate bullish sentiment and may support prices amidst the current pressure.
Curve Founder Michael Egorov Withdraws Near 12 Million CRV Tokens
Michael Egorov, founder of Curve Finance, has withdrawn around 12 million CRV tokens worth $5.08 million from the platform's vesting contracts according to the CRV vesting schedule, allowing him to claim approximately $235,000 worth of CRV tokens daily.
SBF's Lawyers Want to Ask Caroline Ellison About FTX's Anthropic AI Stake
Sam Bankman-Fried's lawyers have requested permission from Judge Lewis Kaplan to question Caroline Ellison, a former CEO, on whether she followed FTX lawyers' advice to delete Signal messages and to gain insight into the impact of Anthropic AI's recent fundraise on FTX creditors.
Shiba Inu-Based BONE Gearing Up For Massive Rally, Here’s Why
The Shiba Inu ecosystem has seen a surge in BONE Shibaswap investors, with whales increasing their holdings to over 43% of the ecosystem. Although the price of BONE has been trending downward, the increase in large wallet holdings and trading volume suggests a potential bullish reversal.
Bitcoin Price Predictions, XRP Targets, and Shiba Inu Issues: Bits Recap Oct 9
BTC is predicted to experience a bullish trend in 2024, Ripple has achieved a legal win against the SEC, and Shiba Inu has successfully resolved its hacking issues.
Ripple's chief financial officer steps down amid SEC lawsuit
The SEC has filed a lawsuit against Ripple for using XRP to raise funds in violation of securities laws. Ripple's CFO, Kristina Campbell, has left the company and joined Maven Clinic as their CFO, with no explanation given for her departure from Ripple.
Estonia-Licensed Crypto Firms Blamed for €1 Billion in Damages
An investigative report reveals that Estonia's lenient licensing regime for cryptocurrency companies was exploited by criminals to defraud investors and engage in illicit activities. After stricter regulations were implemented, many of these entities have left Estonia.
US Justice Department Charges Ex-CEO Over Cryptocurrency Fraud
Peter Kambolin, former CEO of investment firm Systematic Alpha Management, has admitted to participating in a fraudulent "cherry-picking" scheme involving securities. The scheme involved brokers or traders selectively allocating profitable trades to themselves while passing on losing trades to clients.
What to Expect When Caroline Ellison Takes Stand in Sam Bankman-Fried's Trial
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Ethereum Price Grinds Lower And It’s Vulnerable to a Drop Below $1,500
The price of Ethereum struggled to surpass $1,660 and has since dropped, putting it at risk of further losses if it breaks the $1,550 support. There is a bearish trend line forming with resistance around $1,610, and a close below $1,550 could lead to a significant decline.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Shares Thoughts on Bitcoin Halving
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao believes that Bitcoin prices will not immediately double after the upcoming halving event, and that new all-time high prices will only be reached a year later. Zhao shared his thoughts through Binance Feed, the exchange's social feed platform.
Tether Continues To Flow Into Exchanges: Why This Is Bullish For Bitcoin
The supply of Tether (USDT) on exchanges has reached its highest level in seven months, indicating an increase in buying power for the stablecoin. This could potentially lead to a bullish effect on the prices of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as investors swap their USDT for volatile coins.
Big Investors Accumulate 1.5B+ XRP, Now Hold 26.8% of XRP Supply
Over the past year, whale and shark addresses on the XRP Ledger have amassed more than 1.5 billion XRP, despite a decrease in large transactions. These addresses, which hold between 100,000 and 100 million XRP, have continued to grow.
Bitmain Halts Employee Salaries Amid Financial Woes, Report
Bitmain, a leading mining hardware manufacturer, has stopped paying salaries to its employees as it faces financial troubles due to poor operational performance. The company is reportedly experiencing difficulties, as it delays both salaries and bonuses.
Someone Is Inscribing All of WikiLeak's Infamous Afghan War Logs on Bitcoin
"Project Spartacus" is a newly emerged initiative aiming to preserve the Afghan War logs released by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2010, using bitcoin. The project's main objective is to ensure the long-term availability and immutability of these classified documents.
First Mover Americas: Crypto Funds See Largest Inflows Since July
The latest price movements in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets on October 9, 2023 are discussed in CoinDesk's daily newsletter, First Mover, which provides valuable context for understanding these actions in the crypto markets.
XRP’s Bullish Long-Term Outlook: Defying Challenges, Aiming for $7+
A crypto analyst is optimistic about XRP, predicting that it could go beyond $7 in terms of price. The current stock RSI for XRP indicates that it is not oversold, indicating a good time for investors to get involved.
XRP Options To Debut On Deribit: A Game-Changer For Price
Deribit, a leading crypto options exchange, is set to launch options contracts for XRP, Solana (SOL), and Polygon (MATIC), which could impact the pricing dynamics of XRP. With its dominant position in the options market, the addition of XRP options on Deribit may lead to increased attention and potential volatility in XRP's pricing, particularly around the expiration of these contracts.
Bitstamp’s departure from Canada is ‘timing issue,’ says CEO
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp will halt operations in Canada starting from January 8, 2024, but plans to return in the future, citing a timing issue related to expansion priorities. Bitstamp is urging Canadian customers to withdraw their funds and deactivate their accounts, assuring customers that their crypto assets will be returned.
Huobi, KuCoin Among Crypto Firms on UK Watchdog’s Radar
FCA has issued warnings to 145 digital asset companies, including Huobi-owned HTX and KuCoin, as part of their efforts to increase regulations for cryptoasset service providers. These warnings serve as a clear message about the FCA's intention to enforce stricter rules in the industry.
DOGE Co-founder Reveals Lack of Productivity in the Dogecoin Community
Billy Markus, co-creator of Dogecoin, addressed the lack of productivity in the DOGE community, which garnered attention in the crypto markets and made headlines. Markus' remarks were critical and impactful.
Price analysis 10/13: BTC, ETH, BNB, XRP, SOL, ADA, DOGE, TON, DOT, MATIC
Bitcoin has been trading in a range for several months, causing a drop in spot volumes. Traders need to be cautious as long consolidations are often followed by significant price movements, but it is difficult to predict the direction of the breakout.
Crypto Fundraising in Q3 Hit By Bear Market, Plunged to 2020 Levels: Report
Investors are taking strategic measures to benefit from the current bull market by prioritizing projects with higher profit potential.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority Advances e-HKD Tests, Mbridge Project
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has conducted tests on the programmability of the e-HKD, the proposed central bank digital currency. HKMA CEO Eddie Yue highlights the potential of the e-HKD and mentions the Mbridge project as well.
Mistake or money laundering? User pays $1.6 million for CrypToadz NFT
A non-fungible token (NFT), part of the CrypToadz collection, was bought for 1,055 Wrapped Ethereum (WETH), equivalent to $1.6 million, on the OpenSea market. The purchase raised concerns due to the significant increase in price and the involvement of a digital wallet linked to the Ethereum coin mixing service, Tornado Cash, known for its usage by scammers.
How the Justice Department Unveiled Peter Kambolin's DoJ Crypto Futures Fraud
CEO Peter Kambolin has pleaded guilty to a high-profile crypto futures fraud case, which the Justice Department hails as a groundbreaking case within the cryptocurrency world. Kambolin misused funds for personal luxuries, such as a beachfront property.
Alameda Research Minted Over $39 Billion USDT, Amounting to Nearly Half of Tether's Circulating Supply
Alameda Research, one of the major crypto trading firms, has minted almost half of Tether's circulating supply, amounting to $39.55 billion USDT. This highlights the significant involvement of such firms in the creation and redemption processes of stablecoins like USDT.
Dating App Tool Upgraded with AI Is Poised to Power Catfishing
Cybersecurity firm Avast has identified an upgraded tool that has been targeting popular dating apps, using artificial intelligence to create fake profiles and manipulate users. Avast has provided information to the affected apps to help protect their users from this threat.
Piecing Together The Pre-History Of Bitcoin With Aaron van Wirdum's 'The Genesis Book'
Bitcoin was not created spontaneously; it was the result of years of efforts by computer scientists, privacy activists, and economists seeking to develop a digital currency. Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin, built upon the work of this diverse group to create the cryptocurrency we know today.
Google rolls out in-search AI text-to-image generator for select users
Google has introduced a new feature that allows users to create AI-generated images by submitting prompts through its main search bar. Users can receive up to four image results and further refine them according to their preferences.
Renowned Investor Jim Rogers Warns of US Dollar Dominance Ending — Sees Chinese Yuan as the Only Competitor
Renowned investor Jim Rogers predicts the end of U.S. dollar dominance and sees the Chinese yuan as the only potential competition, stating that no currency remains on top forever.
Bitcoin analysts look to November as price action looks to mirror past cycles
Market observers believe that Bitcoin's current sideways price movement may turn bullish in November, following a pattern observed before previous halving events. Crypto analyst Miles Deutscher highlighted a chart from Oct. 10 as evidence supporting this theory.
Galxe announces $396,000 refund to affected users following DNS attack
Galxe, a web3 credentials and rewards platform, has decided to offer a complete refund to users who were affected by a DNS attack.
Satoshi's Sophon: Destroyer of BRC-20s
A highly advanced Artificial Intelligence is causing chaos in the mempool, disrupting operations.
CoinMarketCap launches ChatGPT plugin
Crypto data aggregator, CoinMarketCap, has created a plugin for the AI chatbot ChatGPT, allowing users to access up-to-date crypto data and ask crypto-related questions. The plugin is free to use with a ChatGPT Plus subscription and provides real-time information sourced from CoinMarketCap.
European regulators assess DeFi risks, Uniswap launches Android wallet: Finance Redefined
EU securities regulators have released a report on the risks and benefits of the DeFi ecosystem, while the top 100 DeFi tokens had mixed price action over the past week, mostly trading within a tight range. Uniswap has launched an Android wallet beta on Google Play, and DeFi platform Star Arena recovered 90% of stolen AVAX tokens after offering a bounty. Platypus Finance, however, fell victim to another flash loan attack.
Crypto Analyst Puts Litecoin Price At $84, Here’s The Timeline
The Litecoin price fell after its third halving event due to profit-taking from investors, but an analyst predicts a 30% increase in price to $83. However, declining daily transactions and trading volumes could pose challenges for a potential price rally.
BNB Crashes 5% Weekly but How Low Can it Go? Three Things to Watch this Week (Binance Coin Price Analysis)
Despite a lack of buyers, BNB is attempting to maintain a price above $200, but is facing challenges. The key support levels to watch are $206 and $180, while resistance levels are at $220 and $230.
Lies & Deception: Ex-Alameda CEO Ellison Testifies Against Bankman-Fried
Caroline Ellison, former CEO of Alameda Research, testified against Sam Bankman-Fried, revealing the fraudulent practices and misuse of funds within his crypto empire. Her statements exposed how Bankman-Fried and his associates deceived investors to sustain their companies.
Digital Asset Fund Inflows Reach $78m as Trading Volumes Soar to $1.13bn: Coinshares
Digital asset investments made a strong comeback last week, as popularity increased significantly, resulting in a surge of $78M in inflows, which was twice the amount from the previous week.
Everlodge (ELDG) Surges as Dogecoin (DOGE) and Axie Infinity (AXS) Face Exodus
Dogecoin (DOGE) and Axie Infinity (AXS) are facing challenges, however, there is optimism for Everlodge, a new cryptocurrency platform that allows users to trade luxury vacation properties. Everlodge is offering a chance to win a luxury holiday in the Maldives through their presale.
Bank of Korea teams up with BIS, local institutions for wholesale CBDC experiment
The Bank of Korea (BoK) is moving forward with plans to trial a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) in collaboration with local and international organizations to determine the most effective approach. In an official statement, the BoK announced its intention to proceed with the experiment.
Bull Run Speculations: Ethereum And Bitcoin Spark Two High-Potential Cryptocurrencies
The cryptocurrency market is filled with optimism and anticipation, especially with the imminent bull run. Ethereum and Bitcoin Spark (BTCS) are garnering attention due to their strong market presence and unique features, suggesting a promising future.
DeFi User Mistakenly Swaps $131,350 in USDR for $0 in USDC
A DeFi user lost a significant amount of money after mistakenly swapping $131,350 worth of wrapped USDR for $0 in USDC on OpenOcean. The incident highlights the risks involved in decentralized finance.
Report: Cyprus Mulls Imposing Hefty Fines on Unregistered Crypto Service Providers
Cyprus is considering imposing hefty fines and potential jail time on unregistered cryptocurrency service providers, with fines of up to $350,000 and potential sentences of up to five years. The Finance Ministry is proposing these measures to bring the country's laws in line with international standards.
FTX used Python code to fake its insurance fund figure: Gary Wang
FTX co-founder Gary Wang testified that the crypto exchange used undisclosed Python code to manipulate the valuation of its insurance fund, which is meant to protect users during large liquidation events. This revelation has raised concerns about FTX's transparency and its commitment to preventing user losses.
SEC Says Crypto Assets Have No ‘Inherent Value’ in New Court Motion Against Coinbase
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently argued in court that digital assets lack intrinsic value. This came in response to a motion filed against Coinbase, the leading cryptocurrency exchange in the United States.
HTX Returned $8 Mln Of Stolen Funds And Paid The Hacker A Bounty Of 250 ETH
Cryptocurrency exchange HTX Huobi Global lost 5,000 ETH but recovered the stolen funds and resolved the issue, as confirmed at the end of September.
Fantom Becoming Ghost Chain? Dramatic Multichain Hack Killed Whole Network
The recent Multichain hack has exposed vulnerabilities in the decentralized finance (DeFi) landscape, highlighting the ongoing challenges faced by the industry. Fantom, a secure smart contract platform known for its high performance and scalability, has also been significantly impacted by the hack.
Ordswap urges users to recover keys after losing control of website
Ordswap, a marketplace for Bitcoin Ordinals, is working to regain control of its website domain and has developed a system to help users retrieve their private keys. They announced this development in a Twitter post on October 10th.
Avalanche Price Falls Following Hack, But New P2E Token Meme Kombat Raises $400k
Over the weekend, Avalanche (AVAX) faced challenges as its value plummeted by 16% due to an exploit on the network resulting in the theft of millions of AVAX tokens from the Stars Arena app, leading some investors to explore alternative options.
Japanese yen-backed digital currency, DCJPY, to go live in July 2024
A group of Japanese companies, known as DeCurret, plans to launch a digital currency called DCJPY in July 2024. The DCJPY network will consist of a Financial Zone for digital currency banking and a Business Zone for transactions and issuing tokens.
The Bitcoin-Gold-China Connection
Bitcoin and gold, both seen as inflation hedges, currently have a slight difference in their inflation rates. However, this is expected to change significantly after Bitcoin's halving event, potentially leading to a shift in their inflation narrative.
Sandbox Price Prediction: SAND Price Undervalued Near $0.2800?
The sandbox price prediction suggests that bulls are in control and caution is advised for short sellers. The price of the sandbox crypto has consolidated and formed a strong foundation, indicating that it is currently undervalued and cheap.
How Hamas Leverages Crypto to Fuel Its Operations
The increasing popularity of cryptocurrencies has transformed the financial system, providing greater privacy and decentralization. However, extremist organizations like Hamas have also leveraged this technology for their own purposes.
Coinbase spot trading volume falls by 52% compared to 2022: Report
Coinbase, one of the largest crypto exchanges in the US, experienced a 52% drop in spot trading volume in Q3 2023, reaching its lowest point since before it was listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market in 2021. Despite the decline, Coinbase gained market share as competitor exchange Binance faced increased regulatory scrutiny.
Reserve expands stablecoin protocol to Coinbase’s Base network
The Reserve Protocol, a stablecoin platform, has now been launched on the Ethereum Layer 2 Base. This allows users to easily create tokens that are backed by real-world assets.
Ukraine rolls out its AI regulation roadmap
The Ministry of Digital Transformation in Ukraine has released a regulatory roadmap for artificial intelligence (AI) to assist local businesses in preparing for upcoming legislation. The roadmap, available on the Ministry's website, aims to facilitate the adoption of AI while ensuring compliance with future laws.
Crypto Prime Broker Membrane Labs Raises $20M From Brevan Howard, Point72 and Jane Street
Cryptocurrency platform Membrane Labs secures $20 million in a Series A funding round, attracting notable investors Brevan Howard Digital and Point72 Ventures. The funds will be utilized to develop a mature trading infrastructure that addresses potential issues within the crypto industry.
Pet3rPan_ on venture DAOs and blockchain games
In the 4th episode of "This Time Will Be Different," Pet3rpan_ from Metacartel, 1kx, HydraVentures, and other ventures is the featured guest. The podcast is sponsored by 1000x.
Controversial Market Maker DWF Labs’ Crypto Wallet: How Much of Which Altcoin? Here is its 22 Altcoin Portfolio
DWF Labs, a highly controversial market-making company in the cryptocurrency space, faces accusations of market manipulation from other players in the industry. However, details about which altcoins the company holds and in what quantities remain undisclosed.
Understanding Support & Resistance in Crypto Trading
Technical analysis is an important method in crypto trading that involves studying charts and using indicators to identify opportunities. One popular technique is the Support and Resistance strategy, which involves analyzing support levels and resistance levels on charts.
Legendary Investor Declares Now Is The Time To Buy Bitcoin: Here’s Why
Paul Tudor Jones, a billionaire hedge fund manager, spoke in a recent interview about his bullish stance on Bitcoin and the importance of diversifying investment portfolios with assets like Bitcoin and gold due to global tensions and economic uncertainties. Jones emphasized that the current geopolitical environment, including conflicts in the Middle East and tensions between Russia, Ukraine, China, and the US, along with the US's weak fiscal position, make Bitcoin and gold attractive investments during recessions.
South Korea’s Upbit Faces Increased Threats: Fortifies Asset Security
Upbit experienced a significant increase in attempted network breaches in the first half of 2021 compared to the previous year. To enhance security, the exchange has implemented cold wallets for more than 70% of its asset management while transitioning hot wallets towards a different approach.
Crypto lending invalidated by Chinese court in second landmark ruling
A Chinese court has ruled that crypto lending falls outside the protection of the country's legal system, denying a plaintiff the ability to recover an 80,000 Tether loan after the borrower defaulted. This ruling is consistent with China's ban on cryptocurrencies, which prohibits virtual currency investment and trading activities.
VeChain Price Prediction 2023: Why VET Crypto Slipped Today?
The VeChain price prediction shows a decrease in VET crypto over the daily time frame chart, with VET dropping below multiple moving averages. However, VeChain cryptocurrency has gained approximately 4.31% year-to-date.
Axelar prepares tokenomic overhaul for AXL
Cross-chain communication platform Axelar plans to streamline the integration process of its native token AXL and improve its tokenomics. The network has already facilitated over $6 billion in cross-chain transactions since its inception, as reported by Axelarscan.
Shiba Inu’s Stylish Surprise: SHIB-Themed Champion Hoodies Now Shipping!
The lead developer of Shiba Inu is excited about the launch of Shibacals, which ships Shiba Inu-themed Champion hoodies. Shibacals has partnered with HP for 3D printing and offers worldwide shipping. Additionally, they have conducted a successful hoodie design contest and have now started the public sale of the hoodies.
Best Layer 1 Crypto You Should Know
Layer 1 crypto refers to the foundational blockchain protocol that supports an entire network, functioning as a secure and immutable distributed ledger technology. It records transactions on a public and trustless platform.
War, CPI and $28K BTC price — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week
Bitcoin is entering a testing week as geopolitical uncertainty affects gold, oil, and the US dollar, but Bitcoin's price has yet to react. Traders are waiting to see how Bitcoin will respond to upcoming macroeconomic triggers and the war in Israel.
XRP Community Speculates on Ripple Vs. SEC Settlement
XRP community members are speculating about the possibility of a settlement in the SEC v. Ripple lawsuit after the two parties were instructed by the court to engage in a physical settlement discussion. The recent court ruling has spurred discussions on a potential resolution between the SEC and Ripple.
Hong Kong Police Uncover 11 Binance Scam Cases Worth Millions!
Fraudsters pretending to be Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange, are sending phishing text messages to deceive and compromise users. They are actively targeting individuals and utilizing deceptive tactics for their scams.
Nothing to see here: OpenSea denies exec involved in $60M rug pull: Nifty Newsletter
OpenSea, the NFT marketplace, is denying any involvement of its former executive in a $60 million rug pull. Meanwhile, an art gallery in Dubai plans to educate artists on NFTs and Web3, and a Chinese government-owned newspaper is launching its own NFT platform.
FTX Bankruptcy: Caroline Ellison Was Comforted She Wont "Lie Anymore"
Caroline Ellison, ex-CEO of FTX's crypto hedge fund Alameda Research, testified in Sam Bankman-Fried's fraud trial that the collapse of FTX brought her immense relief. Her statement implied that the collapse meant an end to her burdens and worries.
Digital Asset Recap Q3 2023: Bitcoin and Ether Outperform Wider Market Amid Regulatory Pressure and the Promise of ETFs
In the last quarter, the CoinDesk Market Index (CMI) decreased by 11%, with bitcoin outperforming by declining 10.9% and ether underperforming by posting a loss of 12.5%.
Paxful offers Bitcoin via Costco card, sells out in hours
Paxful, a reputable peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading platform, now allows users to trade Bitcoin using Costco Cash cards as a payment option. This expansion of payment methods offers users more flexibility when transacting Bitcoin on the platform.
Just One Game on Solana Is Doing More Daily Transactions Than All of Polygon
SAGE Labs, a sci-fi game experience on Solana, had over 2.29 million transactions on Sunday, surpassing the total transactions on the entire Polygon network by approximately 256,000 transactions. This is according to analytics data.
Deribit to List XRP, SOL, MATIC Options; Seeks License in EU
Deribit, the top crypto options exchange globally, will be introducing options linked to popular alternative cryptocurrencies like XRP, SOL, and MATIC. The exchange revealed this expansion plan shortly before the press time.
Argentine Peso Plummets as Presidential Candidate Milei Compares It to Excrement, Gets Accused of Causing Bank Run
The Argentine Peso has dropped to record lows following comments by presidential candidate Javier Milei comparing its value to excrement. Milei, who advocates for dollarization and eliminating the central bank, has been accused of "public intimidation" by President Alberto Fernandez.
The Key Role Market Makers Play In Crypto Trading
the lack of regulation and oversight in this area raises concerns about manipulation and unfair trading practices in the cryptocurrency market. There is a need for further research and regulation to ensure the transparency and integrity of market makers in the cryptocurrency industry.
Morpho Blue seeks to upend decentralized lending by removing 'DAO bottlenecks'
Morpho Labs, supported by Variant and a16z, has unveiled a white paper detailing their new protocol aimed at enhancing the decentralized lending market for cryptocurrencies. The project aims to provide a stronger and more efficient foundation.
6 Best Bitcoin Miners (Crypto Mining Rigs) in 2023
Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency, holding about 50% of the total digital asset market. It relies on a decentralized network of miners to verify transactions and ensure its safety.
Sam Bankman-Fried used political donations for influence: SBF trial live updates
FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is currently on trial in Manhattan, facing seven federal charges for allegedly misappropriating billions of dollars of customer funds for personal use and various investments. The charges include using the funds for real estate, political contributions, and donations.
Current DOGE Comments: Will Dogecoin Rise?
Market fluctuations have caused BTC's price to drop to $27,200, but it has since recovered to $27,500. However, altcoins are not experiencing the same recovery and are hitting new lows due to ongoing similar movements in the market.
Bitcoin’s market dominance approaches multi-year high
Bitcoin's market dominance rate, measuring its share of the overall cryptocurrency market, is reaching a multi-year high.
Shiba Inu (SHIB) Achieves Another Huge Milestone: Details
Shibarium has achieved over one million blocks, a significant milestone for the platform.
Uniswap launches Android wallet beta for Google Play
Uniswap has launched a beta version of its wallet app for Android, with plans for a Google Play Store launch once testing is complete. The app allows users to select coins on different chains without switching networks and routes Ethereum transactions through a private pool to avoid front-running and sandwich attacks.
Biggest Movers: XRP Losing Streak Extended to a 6th Day
XRP has experienced a six-day losing streak, coinciding with a decline in the global cryptocurrency market cap. Solana has also dropped and is approaching a price floor of $21.00.
Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya Says Fed Unlikely To Cut Rates Anytime Soon Amid Breakout of New Armed Conflict
Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya believes that the Federal Reserve will maintain high interest rates for an extended period, linking this prediction to the emergence of a new war. Palihapitiya shared this view with his 1.6 million followers on the social media platform X.
Cryptocurrency and Taxation: Navigating the Complexities of Declaring Digital Wealth
This description provides an overview of cryptocurrency taxation, including legal recognition, tax obligations, identifying taxable events, dealing with volatility, strategies for compliant tax filing, and the importance of record-keeping for digital assets. It covers various aspects of cryptocurrency taxation and offers guidance for individuals and businesses in meeting their tax obligations in this emerging field.
Trezor releases new hardware wallet and metal private key backup
Trezor is celebrating its 10th anniversary by launching three new self-custody products, including a new hardware wallet, a private key backup solution, and a Bitcoin-only wallet. The new products aim to provide entry-level options for users and incorporate features such as open-source development and physical backup solutions.
Despite hideously hot summer, bitcoin miners manage 13 EH jump in hashrate
Big bitcoin mining companies, such as Bitdeer, CleanSpark, Marathon Digital, Cipher, Bit Digital, Bitfarms, and others, have played a significant role in driving a substantial increase in average network hashrate during the third quarter. These seven companies have contributed to the surge in bitcoin mining activity and its associated computational power.
Ripple CFO Kristina Campbell exits company
Ripple's CFO, Kristina Campbell, has left the company after a tenure of approximately two and a half years. She has now taken up the position of CFO at Maven Clinic, a digital healthcare company.
The Economic Engine of War — Tracing Fiat Currency's Role in Global Conflicts
Bitcoin was seen as a remedy for the issues with fiat money, which has a history of numerous failures. Nakamoto's creation aimed to address the flaws of fiat currencies and provide a potential alternative.
Get Ahead with Tomorrow’s Leaders Aptos, Mantle, and Bitcoin Spark
Aptos is a layer-one (L1) blockchain launched by former Facebook employees, and it is recommended as a future leader in the crypto space along with Mantle and Bitcoin Spark. Its launch signifies the growing presence and stability of the cryptocurrency industry.
How Does Tension Between Israel and Hamas Affect Bitcoin? Bloomberg Analyst Evaluated!
Bitcoin is expected to be influenced by economic data from the USA this week, including the Consumer Price Index (CPI), Producer Price Index (PPI), and the minutes of the Federal Reserve (FED).
Chainlink Integrates Price Feeds For ZIL Trading Pairs
Zilliqa has integrated Chainlink data feeds on its mainnet and testnet, which allows developers to enhance the functionality of smart contracts and dApps on the network. The addition of Chainlink data feeds enables the availability of real-time and accurate data for various applications.
Russia Could Use Digital Ruble to Evade SWIFT, Wants Foreign Banks to Use its CBDC
Russia's Central Bank is considering the introduction of a digital ruble that could facilitate international payments independently from the SWIFT banking platform. The proposed bill also aims to allow foreign banks to utilize Russia's central bank digital currency (CBDC).
After last year’s crypto crash, there are still fresh companies to be excited about
Some crypto companies are still new and passionate, unaffected by the difficulties of running a business.
7 Senators Urge Treasury and IRS to Rapidly Implement Crypto Tax Reporting Rule
Seven U.S. senators have urged the Treasury Department and the IRS to quickly implement the proposed crypto broker reporting rule, expressing concern over the two-year delay.
Crypto-powered, fantasy horse racing startup raises $5 million
Fantasy horse racing startup, Game of Silks, has secured $5 million in funding for its NFTs tied to actual thoroughbreds, allowing NFT owners to receive rewards based on the real-world performance of the horse.
Binance, OKX to comply with new financial promotions rules in UK
Major cryptocurrency exchanges such as Binance and OKX have announced their commitment to adhere to new financial promotion regulations in the UK, as introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA's regulations aim to regulate the promotion and sale of cryptocurrencies in the country.
Bitcoin Price Prediction by Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao: What Will Happen After the Halving?
Binance's CZ recently shared his thoughts on the future price of Bitcoin, suggesting it could reach new all-time highs in the coming years. He expressed optimism about Bitcoin's potential for growth and emphasized the importance of long-term investment strategies.
Solana (SOL) Clocks Largest Weekly Institutional Inflows Since March 2022, What's Next?
Solana, a competitor to Ethereum, has recently gained attention and significant institutional investments. In September, the price of Solana surged above $23, driven by institutional interest.
Crypto Companies Come Together to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Israel
Several crypto companies have joined forces to support civilians affected by recent attacks, aiming to assist and provide relief to those who have become victims of these incidents.
Bitcoin Dominance Reaches 4-Month Peak as Altcoins Lose Momentum (Market Watch)
Despite Bitcoin's lackluster price movement, its dominance in the market has reached 50%, the highest since June. Meanwhile, most other cryptocurrencies, including AVAX, are experiencing losses.
SHIB, XRP, ADA Most Hit in Crypto Market Flash Crash
The digital currency market is experiencing an unexpected flash crash, causing a decrease of 1.52% in the combined digital currency value to $1.07. This decline is leading to the reduction of gains even for coins that had a positive start to the week.
Crypto Exchange Listing and Delisting Announcements: October 9, 2023
This is a weekly compilation of cryptocurrency exchanges' announcements about adding or removing digital assets from their platforms. If there is any information missing or if you have news about new listings or delistings, please let us know.
Ethereum Foundation Makes New ETH Sales Amid Price Drop: Here’s What Its Portfolio Looks Like
The Ethereum Foundation's wallet address sold approximately 1700 ETH coins for 2.738 million USDC, as reported by the crypto data analytics platform Arkham Intelligence. This significant sale has attracted attention and caused a shift in the market.
Analyst: Synthetix (SNX) has multiple mid-term bullish catalysts
Crypto prices are experiencing a negative start to the week due to stock market declines caused by the Israel-Hamas conflict. Synthetix Network's native token, SNX, has dropped by 4% in the last 24 hours.
Bitcoiner drops BitVM paper — bringing Ethereum-like contracts to Bitcoin
A Bitcoin developer named Robin has proposed BitVM, a new method to enable more advanced off-chain smart contracts on Bitcoin without requiring a soft fork. This proposal was detailed in a whitepaper titled "BitVM: Compute Anything on Bitcoin" by ZeroSync's project lead.
This Analyst Predicts When Bitcoin (BTC) Price Will Reach $20,000
Crypto analyst Rekt Capital believes that the current Bitcoin market structure resembles the end of 2019, and despite recent price trends suggesting otherwise, they forecast a bearish turn for BTC. They expect Bitcoin to decline to a certain level, but the specific level or target is not mentioned in the description.
Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Hits 10-Day Low, Caroline Ellison Confirms Fraud on Behalf of SBF
Bitcoin experienced a decline to a ten-day low due to ongoing legal proceedings involving Sam Bankman-Fried and allegations of fraud committed by Caroline Ellison. This, along with other market factors, contributed to a decrease in market performance.
Brazilian securities regulator plans sandbox for tokenization in 2024
The Comissão de Valores Mobiliários (CVM) of Brazil intends to launch a second regulatory sandbox program in 2024. Daniel Maeda, the superintendent of institutional investor supervision at CVM, revealed this plan during a speech at Rio Innovation Week on Oct. 4.
JPMorgan Forecasts 20% Bitcoin Hash Rate Drop by April 2024
According to JPMorgan's report, they predict that the Bitcoin Network Hash Rate may decrease by 20% following the Bitcoin halving in April 2024, resulting in the potential removal of around 80 EH/s.
Ripple v. SEC case update as of October 9, 2023
The long-standing legal dispute between Ripple and the SEC has sparked a heated social media debate over the significance of a recent court decision, with some claiming it won't greatly affect the cryptocurrency.
Weekly Crypto Inflows Surge by 370%, According to CoinShares
Last week, crypto assets experienced a significant increase in inflows, with $78 million invested, compared to the previous week's $21 million. This surge in investment indicates growing interest in digital asset investment products.
Bitcoin Bears Turn The Tide As Risk of More Downsides Escalate
Bitcoin's price is currently decreasing, trading below $27,000, and there is a possibility of further decline below support levels of $26,500 and $26,200. The bearish trend continues as Bitcoin shows signs of moving lower and failing to surpass the $27,000 mark.
Gold ETFs could shed light on the SEC’s thinking about proposals for spot bitcoin funds
The Block interviewed Sui Chung, CEO of CF Benchmarks, the provider of an index set for potential bitcoin ETFs.
Chinese government-owned newspaper to launch NFT platform
China Daily, an English-language newspaper owned by the Chinese Communist Party, plans to launch its own metaverse and NFT platform. The newspaper is offering a significant prize pool for a virtual reality design competition to kickstart this project.
How Blur's low royalty fee helped decimate Yuga Labs' revenue
Crypto winter affected the NFT market negatively, resulting in a significant decline in sales and royalties. However, the introduction of Blur as a marketplace has reversed this trend by offering attractive incentives and implementing a new, more favorable royalty system.
Defi Not a Risk to Financial Stability Yet, EU Securities Regulator Reports
Europe's securities watchdog has stated that decentralized finance (defi) carries risks for investors but does not currently pose significant risks to financial stability. Despite this, the agency believes that defi deserves attention due to the EU's new cryptocurrency regulations and its increasing user base.
Bitcoin's First Trade Now Worth $130 Million
14 years ago, a significant trade took place that played a crucial role in establishing the Bitcoin economy. Today, that trade is worth around $130,000, despite originally being valued at only a few pennies.
Whistleblower Alleges Alameda Research Lost $190M to Avoidable Scams
Baradwaj's findings suggest that SBF prioritized speed over other factors, causing Alameda to challenge traditional industry practices.
Analyst Expects The Worst For Bitcoin: Will Bears Force Prices To $17,000?
Trader Zoran Kole predicts that Bitcoin could drop to the $17,000 - $18,000 range, which would be a 35% slide to levels last seen in December 2022. Despite optimistic expectations from Bitcoin bulls, the current market conditions suggest a bearish trend, with potential further decline if prices breach the $25,000 support level.
BNB Chain Airdrop Marathon Launched To Promote The Ecosystem
The BNB Chain Airdrop Marathon is a two-month initiative aimed at encouraging participation and engagement. It will feature weekly airdrop activities starting every Tuesday, with one to three projects being highlighted each week.
Friend.tech adds new security upgrade in wake of SIM-swap attacks
The decentralized social media platform Friend.tech has introduced a 2FA security feature in response to a series of SIM-swap attacks targeting its users. This optional security measure allows users to add an additional password for extra protection if their cell carrier or email service is compromised.
Pro-crypto RFK Jr. leaves Democrats to campaign for U.S. president as independent
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., to be known as RFK Jr., declared during a rally in Philadelphia on October 9 that he would no longer compete in the Democratic primary, but would instead run as an independent candidate for the United States presidency with a pro-crypto stance.
Can Asia’s progressive regulators tame crypto’s Wild West?
Mr. Christopher Hui, Hong Kong's Secretary for Financial Services, believes that with proper regulation, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Web 3.0 have the potential to revolutionize finance and commerce by improving efficiency and transparency.
Google to protect users in AI copyright accusations
Google has committed to protecting users of generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems within its Google Cloud and Workspace platforms from allegations of intellectual property infringement. They explicitly outlined seven products that qualify for this legal protection, while also extending their protection to both the training data and outcomes generated from their foundational models.
Bitcoin faces elevated CPI with BTC price tackling $26.8K focal point
Bitcoin is holding steady at $26,800 as U.S. inflation data beats expectations, causing concern among Bitcoin analysts about the potential impact on the price of BTC. Market indicators suggest a lack of bid liquidity above $24,750, indicating a potential downward trajectory for Bitcoin.
Financial Giant Bank of America Warned About US Bonds! Markets May Be Moved!
Bank of America has warned that the decline in US Treasury bonds could impact both traditional and cryptocurrency markets. The concern was expressed in relation to the potential movement of markets.
Bitcoin Price Prediction as BTC Recovers Past $26,000 Resistance – Are the Bulls Taking Over?
Bitcoin was unable to reach the $28,000 mark due to sluggish movement, partly attributed to the Israel-Hamas conflict causing cautious investor behavior.
SHIB Price Analysis: Will SHIB Prepare for a New Decline?
The cryptocurrency Shiba Inu (SHIB) has maintained its position above the critical support level of $0.00000720 for more than a week, but the lack of significant recovery may indicate a period of potential price volatility in anticipation of the release of the September US CPI.
Analysts of a Giant Crypto Exchange Answer the “Will Volatility Surge in Bitcoin?” Question
A major cryptocurrency exchange has released a report that includes the insights of its analysts regarding the Bitcoin market. The report addresses the question of whether Bitcoin's volatility will increase in the future.
DEX Dominance Sets Mexico Apart, While Argentina and Venezuela Seek Financial Stability in Crypto: Chainalysis
Mexico's cryptocurrency market is diverging from the centralized exchange pattern, while Argentina and Venezuela are embracing cryptocurrencies as a means to navigate their economic crises.
Tensions in Israel Reverberate Globally — US Equities, Cryptos Falter Amid Mideast Conflict; Oil and Metals Capitalize
On Monday, the U.S. stock market experienced a decline due to the Israel-Hamas conflict which intensified into a full-scale war. Additionally, the crypto economy suffered a 1.8% decrease compared to the U.S. dollar.
Solana Outshines Bitcoin? A Dive Into Last Week’s Crypto Asset Inflows
Solana experienced a significant increase in investment inflows last week, surpassing Bitcoin and emerging as the most sought-after altcoin. With around $24 million invested in Solana, its recent performance has gained significant attention and popularity.
Litecoin celebrates two milestones as it struggles to hold relevancy
Litecoin has reached a significant achievement of processing its 180 millionth transaction, but its relevance to crypto investors has been diminishing as it struggles to remain relevant in comparison to other cryptocurrencies. This development was shared in a post by X, previously known as... (additional details not provided).
Daily Analysis: BTC, ETH, BNT, BAT, COTI
Global markets have opened the week with bearish activity, resulting in a 0.8% decrease in the overall market cap, which currently stands at $1.09 trillion. The fear and greed index remains neutral at 46.
Ethereum’s validator queue clears out amid staking demand decline
The Ethereum network's validator queue has reached its lowest point, with only 377 validators in the entry queue. This decline in staking demand has led to significantly shorter wait times for participants.
HTX Hacker Returns Stolen Ether, Rewarded with Bounty
A hacker who stole 5,000 Ether from Huobi Global's exchange, HTX, returned the funds following a bounty offer from HTX. The hacker was rewarded with a 250 ETH bounty, valued at approximately $410,000, for returning the stolen funds.
Neo News: Week in Review – October 2 – October 8
General Updates: COZ and AxLabs have announced a partnership called ITEM Systems to accelerate the development of non-fungible item (NFI) technology, which combines physical assets with digital cryptographic bindings. This joint venture seeks to merge the digital and physical realms through the use of NFIs.
This Bitcoin Exchange Has Experienced 160 Thousand Hack Attempts!
Upbit, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, faced over 159,000 hacking attempts in the first half of 2023, according to a report. You can find more information about this on the website linked.
Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust Discount to NAV Narrows Sharply to a 16.59% Gap
Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) has experienced a notable reduction in its discount to net asset value (NAV), narrowing from 48.31% in January 2023 to 16.59% currently. This suggests a shift in market sentiment and potential implications for investors.
This San Diego bank’s client list is a who’s-who of questionable characters in crypto and beyond
A recent Protos report highlights business connections between Axos Bank and individuals who have faced regulatory or legal difficulties. Axos Bank, affiliated with Axos Financial, is based in San Diego.
Trader swaps 131k stablecoins for $0 during USDR depeg
A trader accidentally swapped USDR stablecoins for 0 USDC during a liquidity crisis, resulting in a complete loss. The swap was picked up by an MEV bot, which profited $107,002 from the discrepancy.
Bitcoin Could Fall Due to Israel-Hamas Tensions, Traders Worry
The ongoing tensions in the Middle East may have a negative impact on the crypto markets, particularly bitcoin, as traders believe the riskier assets could experience a temporary decline. The conflict between Palestinian political and militant groups is creating uncertainty and contributing to the market's volatility.