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How Are Uniswap’s UNI Governance Tokens Taxed?

How Are Uniswap’s UNI Governance Tokens Taxed?

Uniswap the popular decentralized exchange recently awarded members its UNI tokens. But what do holders need to know about paying tax on UNI governance tokens?

Uniswap DEX Launches UNI Governance Token

Uniswap DEX Launches UNI Governance Token

Uniswap, the decentralized exchange platform, and the on-chain market maker has launched its own governance token called Uni.

Uniswap’s UNI Token Sees Massive Price Plunge as Liquidations are About to Kick In

Uniswap’s UNI Token Sees Massive Price Plunge as Liquidations are About to Kick In

Uniswap's UNI token has experienced enormous sell-off pressure lately, as some UNI whales have been selling their tokens. What's next for UNI?

SushiSwap Receives 130,000 UNI Tokens from Uniswap, Crypto Community Outraged

SushiSwap Receives 130,000 UNI Tokens from Uniswap, Crypto Community Outraged

Decentralized exchange platform Uniswap just launched its own governance token UNI today, and 130,000 UNI tokens were gifted to its hard fork SushiSwap.

Uniswap (UNI) Price Analysis-March 19,2021

Uniswap (UNI) Price Analysis-March 19,2021

UNI is trading at $30.55, but it appears to be caught on a bearish trend. Currently, the bears are retesting the support level of $29.27.

UNI, LINK, VET Price Analysis-March 9,2021

UNI, LINK, VET Price Analysis-March 9,2021

With Bitcoin breaking above its psychological barrier of 54K, altcoins have also rallied higher. Here is a more in-depth look at what's in store for Uniswap (UNI), Chainlink (LINK), and VeChain (VET) this week.

UNI Price Pumps as New Uniswap Addresses Reached 4-Month High

UNI Price Pumps as New Uniswap Addresses Reached 4-Month High

The number of new Uniswap (UNI) addresses has soared to a new 4-month high at 195.917

DeFi Token Price Analysis: COMP, SNX, and UNI

DeFi Token Price Analysis: COMP, SNX, and UNI

This week in crypto, a DeFi Token Price analysis of COMP, SNX and UNI taking into account the prediction of technical indicators and the overall crypto market.

Uniswap Anticipates Voting Outcome on Second Governance Proposal of a 5 million UNI Airdrop

Uniswap Anticipates Voting Outcome on Second Governance Proposal of a 5 million UNI Airdrop

The Uniswap community is currently voting on its second governance proposal for distributing 5 million UNI governance tokens to the DEX's users.

Risk or Opportunity: Uniswap's UNI Rose by 133% and SushiSwap by 143% in the Past 12 Days

Risk or Opportunity: Uniswap's UNI Rose by 133% and SushiSwap by 143% in the Past 12 Days

Uniswap's UNI token has surged by 133% in the past week, with SushiSwap rallying and recording its own increase of 143%.

Coinbase Pro Will List Uniswap Token UNI Instead of Sushi Token

Coinbase Pro Will List Uniswap Token UNI Instead of Sushi Token

Major United States crypto exchange Coinbase will list the Uniswap token UNI which was launched earlier today but snubs Sushi token.

Uniswap’s UNI Price Drops by 30%, but DeFi Protocol Still Winning

Uniswap’s UNI Price Drops by 30%, but DeFi Protocol Still Winning

Uniswap’s very own UNI dropped by more than 30% over the weekend, plummeting from its all-time high of $8.39, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

Litecoin vs Bitcoin: Understanding Litecoin by Comparison with Bitcoin

Litecoin vs Bitcoin: Understanding Litecoin by Comparison with Bitcoin

Litecoin was created by Charlie Lee on Oct. 7, 2011, with its codebase is a fork from Bitcoin. In contrary from hard fork and soft fork, this type "fork" doesn't share the transaction history of Bitcoin and it had its own transactions beginning from its genesis block.

Spotify removes AI-generated music

Spotify removes AI-generated music

Spotify has removed 7% of AI-generated music created by Boomy due to fraudulent streaming activities. Universal Music Group had alerted Spotify of suspicious streaming activity on Boomy tracks. The removal of the songs was due to suspected artificial streaming by bots posing as listeners. Music industry giants like UMG are fighting to control AI, while some artists like Grimes are championing its use.

Why Did Venezuela Block Citizens’ Access to Coinbase Crypto Exchange?

Why Did Venezuela Block Citizens’ Access to Coinbase Crypto Exchange?

Venezuela has blocked access to Coinbase crypto exchange and MercaDolar fiat remittance platform, but why?

Coinbase Going Public Might Not Benefit Cryptocurrency Market After All

Coinbase Going Public Might Not Benefit Cryptocurrency Market After All

Coinbase has allegedly started moving towards a stock market listing that could reportedly occur as early as this year—but would that necessarily enhance exposure for mainstream investors to the crypto market?

Former facilities worker who allegedly set up a secret cryptocurrency mining operation

Former facilities worker who allegedly set up a secret cryptocurrency mining operation

After skipping a court arraignment session, Nadeam Nahas faces arrest for using a school's energy for bitcoin mining.

Australian Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud in $90 Million Crypto Scam in the U.S.

Australian Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud in $90 Million Crypto Scam in the U.S.

An Australian man named Stefan He Qin has pleaded guilty to draining the investor accounts of his New York-based cryptocurrency fund to the tune of $90 million.

Decentralized Exchange dYdX Proposes $20M Incentive Program for v4 Launch

Decentralized Exchange dYdX Proposes $20M Incentive Program for v4 Launch

Chaos Labs proposes a $20M, 6-month Launch Incentives Program for the transition to dYdX v4. The initiative aims to facilitate user and volume migration to the new dYdX Chain, with a robust pre-launch and post-launch strategy. Governance proposals will guide the distribution of DYDX rewards, maintaining transparency and community oversight throughout the program.

Miami Plans to Distribute "Bitcoin Yields" To Local Residents

Miami Plans to Distribute "Bitcoin Yields" To Local Residents

Miami is working on a plan to pay its citizens “Bitcoin yield” from the city’s cryptocurrency known as MiamiCoin.

Uniswap’s Second UNI Airdrop Fails: Governance Proposal Defeated Again

Uniswap’s Second UNI Airdrop Fails: Governance Proposal Defeated Again

The Uniswap community recently voted on its second-ever governance proposal, however, it has ended in defeat as less than 4 percent of UNI token holders voted.

Billionaire Investor Mike Novogratz Refuses to Lose Faith in Bitcoin

Billionaire Investor Mike Novogratz Refuses to Lose Faith in Bitcoin

Mike Novogratz, the CEO and founder of Galaxy Digital asset management company, explains why he still loves cryptocurrencies.

NFT Transactions Projected to Hit $40m by 2027 amid Metaverse Trend

NFT Transactions Projected to Hit $40m by 2027 amid Metaverse Trend

NFT transactions are expected to reach $40 million by 2027 as the metaverse trend continues gaining steam, according to a report by Juniper Research.

Helium Farm's New Mining Plans Promise Lucrative HNT Returns in 2024

Helium Farm's New Mining Plans Promise Lucrative HNT Returns in 2024

Helium Farm unveils three innovative mining plans in 2024, promising attractive returns on HNT. Offering robust services and global reach, the plans are a blend of profitability and security for investors

Conflux to Bring Uniswap v3 and Curve to China's Public Blockchain

Conflux to Bring Uniswap v3 and Curve to China's Public Blockchain

Conflux, the only regulatory-compliant blockchain in China, has proposed deploying Uniswap v3 on its network alongside CNH (offshore Chinese Yuan) stable currency, and joining the Curve Wars with its mainnet token CFX bridged to Ethereum mainnet, known as eCFX. This proposal comes after Binance's announcement that it will support Conflux Network's (CFX) mainnet integration. The hope is to attract more initiatives, establish liquidity pools to facilitate the exchange of CFX tokens, and implement incentives that promote liquidity, ultimately increasing the network's worth and usage.

SushiSwap Reaches Over $1 Billion in TVL as Uniswap Sees Massive Plummet After Rewards Ended

SushiSwap Reaches Over $1 Billion in TVL as Uniswap Sees Massive Plummet After Rewards Ended

SushiSwap’s token SUSHI made a huge rebound this week, surging by nearly 90 percent in one week.

China’s Central Bank Digital Currency DCEP Has Been Processed in Pilot Transactions Worth 1.1 Billion Yuan

China’s Central Bank Digital Currency DCEP Has Been Processed in Pilot Transactions Worth 1.1 Billion Yuan

In the race to be the first country to launch a functional CBDC, China appears to be in the lead, as it has begun experimenting with its digital currency.

Visa Applies for Blockchain-Based Digital Currency Patent to Potentially Remove Physical Currency

Visa Applies for Blockchain-Based Digital Currency Patent to Potentially Remove Physical Currency

Visa has filed a patent application to create a blockchain-based digital currency on a centralized computer, according to a publication by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent was originally filed in November 2019, and was described as “Digital Fiat Currency.” The US dollar was mentioned as one of the fiat currencies to be used potentially, although the patent could also apply to other central bank digital currencies including the pound, yen, and the euro.

Senate Banking Committee to Develop Bipartisan Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrencies

Senate Banking Committee to Develop Bipartisan Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrencies

The Senate Banking Committee, led by Sherrod Brown and Tim Scott, may regulate crypto in the upcoming Congress.

IRS Crypto Disclosure Letters Violated US Taxpayer Rights in 2019

IRS Crypto Disclosure Letters Violated US Taxpayer Rights in 2019

The IRS shook up the US crypto sector last year, when it issued Letter 6137 to American taxpayer’s which demanded that all citizens declare any unreported crypto gains within 30 days. One year on and an IRS watchdog has slammed the letter as a violation of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Fed Chair Powell Says Central Bank Will Engage with US Lawmakers On Digital Dollar

Fed Chair Powell Says Central Bank Will Engage with US Lawmakers On Digital Dollar

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says it will be up to United States lawmakers whether or not to bring a digital dollar to the market.

UAE to Strive for Virtual Service Provider Licenses before Q2

UAE to Strive for Virtual Service Provider Licenses before Q2

In a bid to become a global crypto hub, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is gearing up to issue federal licenses to virtual asset service providers (VASPs) by the end of Q1 2022.

ZachXBT's Defamation Lawsuit Receives Over $1 Million in Donations as Prominent Figures Rally Support

ZachXBT's Defamation Lawsuit Receives Over $1 Million in Donations as Prominent Figures Rally Support

In a surprising turn of events, renowned on-chain analyst ZachXBT has exceeded his initial fundraising target, amassing a staggering $1,055,233 in donations, according to Nansen data. This remarkable achievement has been made possible through contributions from various entities and influential figures within the crypto industry.

DeFi Hack Linked to North Korea

DeFi Hack Linked to North Korea

The $197 million DeFi hack on Euler Finance has been linked to North Korea after blockchain investigator Chainalysis identified that 100 ETH from the stolen funds was transferred to an address associated with North Korea-linked actors. While Chainalysis suspected the involvement of North Korea, it highlighted the possibility of misdirection by other hackers. Euler Labs CEO expressed disappointment in the hack, revealing that ten separate audits over two years assured its security.

7,500 Ether Stolen from Uniswap in Phishing Attack

7,500 Ether Stolen from Uniswap in Phishing Attack

The hacker stole 7,500 ether from a wallet said to be a liquidity provider on the Uniswap decentralized exchange.

Brad Garlinghouse Predicts Ripple-SEC Feud to End by 2022

Brad Garlinghouse Predicts Ripple-SEC Feud to End by 2022

The ongoing court case between the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and blockchain payments firm Ripple Labs Inc is likely to close next year, drawing on the optimism of the firm’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse.

CoinList Raises $100M Series A Funding Round, Reaching Unicorn Status With $1.5B Valuation

CoinList Raises $100M Series A Funding Round, Reaching Unicorn Status With $1.5B Valuation

CoinList announced that it raised $100 million in a Series A round of financing, which brings its valuation to $1.5 billion.

Uniswap V3 Protocol License Expires, Allowing Developers to Fork Code

Uniswap V3 Protocol License Expires, Allowing Developers to Fork Code

Uniswap V3 protocol’s Business Source License (BSL) has expired, allowing developers to fork the code and deploy their own decentralized exchange (DEX). The new “General Public License” now applies to the protocol. To fork the code, developers must use an “Additional Use Grant.”

US Justice Department Charges Six People for Laundering Drug Cartel Money Using Crypto

US Justice Department Charges Six People for Laundering Drug Cartel Money Using Crypto

The US Eastern District Court of Virginia has charged six people for allegedly involved in laundering millions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels using cryptocurrency.

Washington DC Lawyers Can Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Legal Services

Washington DC Lawyers Can Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Legal Services

Lawyers working within the metropolitan area of Washington DC can now accept cryptocurrency payments for legal services so long as the fee agreement is reasonable and fair, and the lawyer is able to safeguard their digital assets, the District of Columbia Bar stated in an ethics opinion.

49% of Americans are Aware of NFTs: Pew Research Center

49% of Americans are Aware of NFTs: Pew Research Center

Nearly half of Americans have shown awareness of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), according to a survey by Washington-based think tank Pew Research Center.

Uniswap Founder Reveals Sophisticated Scam Targeting the Chinese Community

Uniswap Founder Reveals Sophisticated Scam Targeting the Chinese Community

Uniswap's founder, Hayden Adams, recently took to Twitter to expose an elaborate scam targeting the Chinese cryptocurrency community.

Kraken Is the First Cryptocurrency Exchange to Become a US Bank

Kraken Is the First Cryptocurrency Exchange to Become a US Bank

Kraken San Francisco-based crypto exchange was approved yesterday by the Wyoming Banking Board and is now the first exchange to become a US bank.

Uniswap allows debit and credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies.

Uniswap allows debit and credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies.

Moonpay, a fintech business, and Uniswap, a company that trades in digital currency, have formed a partnership that will enable users of Uniswap's web app to purchase cryptocurrencies using debit cards, credit cards, or bank transfers. Purchases of cryptocurrencies will also be possible to be made through bank transfers for users of the decentralized exchange. Users in most states in the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the Single Euro Payments Area will soon have access to the bank transfer option (SEPA).

Two Major Events Will Influence the Bitcoin Price in the Next 24 Hours

Two Major Events Will Influence the Bitcoin Price in the Next 24 Hours

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency traders face a moment of pause as they await two major events that will either send the BTC price soaring or cause a major bearish correction.

Uniswap’s UNI Becomes a Top 10 DeFi Token After a Day, Driving Ethereum Transaction Fees to an All-Time High

Uniswap’s UNI Becomes a Top 10 DeFi Token After a Day, Driving Ethereum Transaction Fees to an All-Time High

Uniswap recently launched its own governance token UNI, and since its launch, Ethereum’s transaction fees have reached new highs.

Mysten Labs Partners with Alibaba Cloud to Bolster Sui Blockchain Ecosystem

Mysten Labs Partners with Alibaba Cloud to Bolster Sui Blockchain Ecosystem

Mysten Labs collaborates with Alibaba Cloud to enhance the Sui blockchain ecosystem, introducing AI-assisted development tools, educational programs, and global infrastructural support.

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried to Appear in court remotely

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried to Appear in court remotely

According to a Feb. 18 court filing, Sam Bankman-Fried has days to provide documentation to Voyager Digital's unsecured creditors committee.

What Biden’s Presidency Could Mean for Crypto

What Biden’s Presidency Could Mean for Crypto

With Joe Biden's presidential win, the crypto community has speculated on how this would impact the industry.

Apple Faces Major Complaint for Tracking Code that Allegedly Violates EU Privacy Regulations

Apple Faces Major Complaint for Tracking Code that Allegedly Violates EU Privacy Regulations

A complaint that alleges that Apple’s Identifier for Advertisers code (IDFA) is a privacy breach going against European laws has been filed.

Analyzing Market Making Dynamics on Uniswap (UNI)

Analyzing Market Making Dynamics on Uniswap (UNI)

Explore the intricate dynamics of liquidity supply and demand on Uniswap.

Uniswap (UNI) and Automated Market Making: A Comprehensive Primer

Uniswap (UNI) and Automated Market Making: A Comprehensive Primer

An in-depth look into Uniswap and Automated Market Making concepts.

Highlights from SSV Foundation AMA: Key Insights and Community Engagement

Highlights from SSV Foundation AMA: Key Insights and Community Engagement

Discover key insights from the SSV Foundation AMA, covering updates and community impact.

Understanding Ambiguity: Causes and Effects

Understanding Ambiguity: Causes and Effects

Explore the concept of ambiguity, its causes, and its impacts on communication.

Uniswap (UNI) Integrates ZKsync for Enhanced Trading Experience

Uniswap (UNI) Integrates ZKsync for Enhanced Trading Experience

Uniswap (UNI) now supports ZKsync, offering users lower gas fees and faster transactions.

Uniswap (UNI) Labs Acquires Blockchain-Based Interactive Game, 'Crypto: The Game'

Uniswap (UNI) Labs Acquires Blockchain-Based Interactive Game, 'Crypto: The Game'

Uniswap (UNI) Labs acquires Crypto: The Game, enhancing onchain experiences.

Effective Strategies for Crafting a Follow-Up Email

Effective Strategies for Crafting a Follow-Up Email

Learn effective strategies for writing follow-up emails, according to Quillbot Blog.

Tezos (XTZ) Unity SDK Simplifies Large-Scale Game Development

Tezos (XTZ) Unity SDK Simplifies Large-Scale Game Development

Baking Bad's new shooter game illustrates how Tezos simplifies authentication, player inventory management, and more for large-scale games.

Matrixport Secures Spot on Hurun Global Unicorn List 2024

Matrixport Secures Spot on Hurun Global Unicorn List 2024

Matrixport, a leading digital assets financial services platform, has been listed on the Hurun Global Unicorn List 2024, highlighting its significant market influence.

AI Brain Implant Enables Bilingual Communication for Stroke Survivor

AI Brain Implant Enables Bilingual Communication for Stroke Survivor

A neuroprosthesis implant, powered by AI, helps a stroke survivor communicate in both Spanish and English, marking a significant advancement in medical technology.

Uniswap (UNI) Expands to Zora Network, Offering Enhanced User Experience

Uniswap (UNI) Expands to Zora Network, Offering Enhanced User Experience

Uniswap (UNI) now supports Zora Network, providing users with lower gas fees and faster swaps. This integration is available on both the Uniswap interface and mobile app.

Uniswap (UNI) v4 Hooks: EigenLayer Research Calls for AVS Proposals

Uniswap (UNI) v4 Hooks: EigenLayer Research Calls for AVS Proposals

EigenLayer Research invites proposals for Uniswap v4 Hooks, aiming to collaborate with innovative builders to enhance the decentralized finance ecosystem.

Ethereum Foundation Launches Quadratic Funding for SEA Communities

Ethereum Foundation Launches Quadratic Funding for SEA Communities

Ethereum Foundation introduces a $30K quadratic funding round for Southeast Asia communities, promoting grassroots initiatives.

Injective  (INJ)Announces Groundbreaking Developments in June Community Update

Injective (INJ)Announces Groundbreaking Developments in June Community Update

Injective's June Community Update highlights significant progress, including the launch of the Injective (INJ)Builder House event.

Wormhole Launches Native USDT Transfers Across Multiple Blockchains

Wormhole Launches Native USDT Transfers Across Multiple Blockchains

Wormhole introduces native USDT transfers on Ethereum, Arbitrum, Base, Optimism, Polygon, BNB Chain, and Avalanche, leveraging Uniswap v3 and PancakeSwap pools.

Gala Games Community Thrives on Discord Engagement

Gala Games Community Thrives on Discord Engagement

Gala Games' Discord serves as the core of its community, offering real-time updates, team engagement, and valuable discussions.

Uniswap: Everything You Need to Know

Uniswap: Everything You Need to Know

Learn about: What Uniswap is, what the core concepts of UniSwap are. In this guide, we explain what's new in Uniswap V2, and the process of swapping tokens.

Binance.US Could Be in Violation of Securities Law

Binance.US Could Be in Violation of Securities Law

SEC opposes Binance. US acquisition of nearly $1 billion in Voyager Digital assets.

European Union Paves The Way For AI Development With Landmark Act

European Union Paves The Way For AI Development With Landmark Act

The European Union has approved the Artificial Intelligence Act, aiming to ensure ethical and safe AI development, categorizing applications into high-risk, limited-risk, and minimal risk categories.

Polkadot Developer Parity Technologies Reportedly Cuts Over 300 Staff This Week

Polkadot Developer Parity Technologies Reportedly Cuts Over 300 Staff This Week

Parity Technologies lays off over 300 employees amidst a strategic shift towards community-driven operations. The move comes as Polkadot faces ecosystem challenges, including a large upcoming supply event and a seeming lack of demand in parachain auctions. Community members have expressed mixed reactions, and concerns are rising on Polkadot's ability to maintain its market valuation in the medium term.

Manchester United Selects Blockchain Firm Tezos as Technical Partner

Manchester United Selects Blockchain Firm Tezos as Technical Partner

Manchester United has inked a multi-year deal with Tezos as its training kit sponsor, indicating it is one of the sustainable, reliable, and advanced blockchains providers.

U.K. Central Bank and Treasury Believe Digital Pound is Needed

U.K. Central Bank and Treasury Believe Digital Pound is Needed

The Bank of England predicts a UK CBDC by 2030.

Airdrop Hunters Consolidate Millions Worth of ARB Tokens

Airdrop Hunters Consolidate Millions Worth of ARB Tokens

A blockchain analysis platform revealed that two "super airdrop hunters" consolidated tokens worth $3.3 million from 1,496 wallets into two wallets. One wallet received 1.4 million ARB from 866 addresses, adding all the tokens to Uniswap, while the other received 933,375 ARB from 630 addresses. Community members speculated about the identities behind the wallets, with some praising their efforts and others expressing negative sentiments.

Leaked FinCEN Files: $137M Linked to Crypto Ponzi Scam OneCoin Laundered Through Bank of New York Mellon

Leaked FinCEN Files: $137M Linked to Crypto Ponzi Scam OneCoin Laundered Through Bank of New York Mellon

A leaked trove of US official documents revealed that five major banks were involved in illicit transactions pertaining to mobsters and crypto Ponzi schemes.

Decentralists criticize Uniswap's new privacy policy.

Decentralists criticize Uniswap's new privacy policy.

Some crypto community members say this violates decentralized ideals. The cryptocurrency's developers. Firo said Unisweap's privacy change is "dangerous precedent" for DEXs.

Bitcoin Ordinals Create Stir Within Crypto Community

Bitcoin Ordinals Create Stir Within Crypto Community

Luxor CEO Nick Hansen stated Bitcoin Ordinals might produce "synergies" between the mining pool and OridinalHub.

Brock Pierce For President, Crypto Venture Capitalist Announces Candidacy

Brock Pierce For President, Crypto Venture Capitalist Announces Candidacy

Brock Pierce has announced that he will be joining the presidential race in the 2020 US elections.

Conflux to Deploy Uniswap v3 on Network

Conflux to Deploy Uniswap v3 on Network

Conflux plans to deploy Uniswap v3 on its network, offering access to millions of potential new users in the Chinese and Asian markets. The move comes after the Uniswap v3 code license expired, allowing developers to fork the protocol and deploy their own decentralized exchange. Conflux has experienced a spike in traffic in the first quarter of 2023 and has a market capitalization of nearly $1 billion.

Shiba Inu ShibArmy Rallies Community Amidst 30% SHIB Price Drop and Shibaswap Delay

Shiba Inu ShibArmy Rallies Community Amidst 30% SHIB Price Drop and Shibaswap Delay

Shib Army acknowledges the current crypto market frustration and the bearish month of September, emphasizing the importance of crediting the Shibarium project and the #SHIBARMY community for their support and unity, encouraging positivity and resilience.

Tornado Cash Community Fund Signatories Relinquish their Positions

Tornado Cash Community Fund Signatories Relinquish their Positions

The signatories to Tornado Cash's community funds have relinquished their role, automatically ceding control of the funds to the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO).

NSA’s Mass Phone Tapping and Data Collection was Illegal Says United States Federal Court

NSA’s Mass Phone Tapping and Data Collection was Illegal Says United States Federal Court

The NSA’s controversial phone data collection program first brought to light by former NSA agent Edward Snowden has been called illegal by a US Federal Court.

First US DAO to battle SEC without lawyers

First US DAO to battle SEC without lawyers

In its 2021 SEC filing, the DAO listed its native, interdependent tokens — the stablecoin Ducat and governance token Locke. The regulator has started the process of issuing a stop order, citing a slew of issues with the registration. American CryptoFed plans to file a motion to extend the deadline for responding to the SEC's Order Instituting Administrative Proceedings.

Leading Asian Fintech Company WeLab Completes the Largest Ever Fintech Fundraising in China

Leading Asian Fintech Company WeLab Completes the Largest Ever Fintech Fundraising in China

Leading fintech company, WeLab announced on Dec. 12 that it has raised US$156 million in Series C of strategic financing, becoming the largest fintech fundraising in China so far. WeLab was one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong, after receiving a virtual banking license from Hong Kong’s de facto central bank, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in April 2019.

Why Did the University of California San Francisco Pay Hackers $1.4 Million in Bitcoin?

Why Did the University of California San Francisco Pay Hackers $1.4 Million in Bitcoin?

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has recently paid criminal hackers $1.14 million to resolve a ransomware attack. The university reportedly paid the amount in 116.4 Bitcoins worth over $1 million.

President Trump Instructed Clamp Down on Bitcoin, Alleges Former National Security Advisor

President Trump Instructed Clamp Down on Bitcoin, Alleges Former National Security Advisor

John Bolton, a former national security advisor in the Trump administration, has purported that the US president ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to crack down on Bitcoin in mid-2018.

StanChart and UnionBank of the Philippines Collaborate on PoC of $187 Million Blockchain-Powered Bond

StanChart and UnionBank of the Philippines Collaborate on PoC of $187 Million Blockchain-Powered Bond

The UnionBank of the Philippines and Standard Chartered have created a proof of concept required in the issuance of a blockchain-powered retail bond.

TOFU: How AI Can Forget Your Privacy Data

TOFU: How AI Can Forget Your Privacy Data

TOFU, a AI model, tackles the challenge of machine unlearning, aiming to make AI systems forget specific, unwanted data while retaining overall knowledge.

CFTC Commissioner Questions VCs' Due Diligence

CFTC Commissioner Questions VCs' Due Diligence

Investor due diligence in the failing crypto-exchange FTX has sparked concerns from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTCP). VCs had to write down their multimillion-dollar investments to practically nothing, raising "serious doubts" about their responsibility.

Grayscale Bitcoin Survey Reveals More Than 50% of US Investors Are BTC Hungry, Clear Crypto Regulations May Onboard More

Grayscale Bitcoin Survey Reveals More Than 50% of US Investors Are BTC Hungry, Clear Crypto Regulations May Onboard More

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Investor Study revealed that Bitcoin interest and knowledge among investors have been steadily growing this year, accelerated by COVID-19.

Trump Signs TikTok Executive Order and Seeks to Clean the Free World's Networks of China State Tech Espionage

Trump Signs TikTok Executive Order and Seeks to Clean the Free World's Networks of China State Tech Espionage

United States President Trump has issued two executive orders against Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat, which are suspected of sharing US citizens’ data with the Chinese Communist Party.

Janet Yellen says Crypto Terrorist Financing is a Concern Following Attacks on US Capitol

Janet Yellen says Crypto Terrorist Financing is a Concern Following Attacks on US Capitol

Janet Yellen highlighted the “growing concern” of crypto being leveraged to finance terror just weeks after the US Capitol was attacked by domestic terrorists paid in BTC.

Ripple CTO Advocates for Community Consensus on XRP Ledger's AMM Feature Integration

Ripple CTO Advocates for Community Consensus on XRP Ledger's AMM Feature Integration

Ripple's CTO, David Schwartz, stresses the importance of community consensus for integrating the Automated Market Maker (AMM) feature on the XRP Ledger. Through discussions on X (formerly Twitter), Schwartz outlines a methodical approach to addressing concerns and urges validators to support the amendment only after achieving community agreement. The AMM feature, seen as a significant stride in decentralized finance on XRPL, was introduced in rippled version 1.12.0 alongside a potential clawback feature aimed at legal liability protection for developers. Schwartz's engagement exemplifies a balanced approach to evolving XRPL while preserving its decentralized character.

Trump's National Security Council Sees DLT as Critical Weapon in US-China Tech War

Trump's National Security Council Sees DLT as Critical Weapon in US-China Tech War

The United States National Security Council has named distributed ledger technology (DLT) as one the most critical focus areas in its tech war with China and Russia.

Uniswap Reaches $3 Billion in TVL, Anticipates Community Call to Deliberate Liquidity Mining Rewards

Uniswap Reaches $3 Billion in TVL, Anticipates Community Call to Deliberate Liquidity Mining Rewards

The Uniswap community has set a community meeting to discuss the network’s liquidity mining rewards program, as it is about to end in a week.

DOJ Wants to Bypass End-to-End Encryption to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation – Cause for Concern for Tech?

DOJ Wants to Bypass End-to-End Encryption to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation – Cause for Concern for Tech?

US government officials want to bypass encryption on websites, under allegations that child sexual exploitation runs unmonitored on strongly encrypted platforms.

Florida Governor Reveals Plan to Permit Crypto Tax Payments

Florida Governor Reveals Plan to Permit Crypto Tax Payments

Speaking at a press conference, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis disclosed plans to roll out a cryptocurrency payment option for businesses remitting taxes.

Tether and INHOPE Join Forces to Fight Child Abuse Material Online

Tether and INHOPE Join Forces to Fight Child Abuse Material Online

The cooperation intends to combat the unlawful use of cryptocurrency to finance child abuse content on the dark web and in personless online marketplaces like INHOPE.

Cryptocurrency Has No Inherent Worth, But Creates Trading Opportunities for Businesses, Says Man Group CEO

Cryptocurrency Has No Inherent Worth, But Creates Trading Opportunities for Businesses, Says Man Group CEO

Luke Ellis, the CEO of Man Group, admitted that cryptocurrencies have no inherent value, but their volatility makes them good trading instruments.

United States Congress Will Vote on American COMPETE Act to ‘Beat China’ in Blockchain Technology

United States Congress Will Vote on American COMPETE Act to ‘Beat China’ in Blockchain Technology

United States Congress will vote today on a bill that specifically aims to ensure the US remains competitive with China in the race for blockchain supremacy.

EU's ESMA Wants Public Input on Proposed DLT Regulation

EU's ESMA Wants Public Input on Proposed DLT Regulation

The European Union’s Securities and Markets Authority has called on concerned market stakeholders to comment on its proposed regulation for the use of Distributed Ledger Technology in securities trading and settlement.

LINE Messaging App Launches Digital Asset Wallet and Blockchain Platform to Run Dapps and Tokens

LINE Messaging App Launches Digital Asset Wallet and Blockchain Platform to Run Dapps and Tokens

LINE communications app recently launched a new blockchain digital wallet that can be used to manage various crypto assets.

CipherTrace Life Hack for Criminal Investigations: How to Know if Cryptocurrency Was Utilized

CipherTrace Life Hack for Criminal Investigations: How to Know if Cryptocurrency Was Utilized

CipherTrace blockchain analytics firm has revealed guidelines that could help law enforcement identify that cryptocurrency was used for illicit activities.

United States Moves Forward With Crypto Regulation

United States Moves Forward With Crypto Regulation

Two new crypto-related bills were discussed among the House Agriculture Committee this week as the United States moves forward with crypto regulation.

Lido Finance Halts Operations on Solana Following Community Consensus

Lido Finance Halts Operations on Solana Following Community Consensus

Lido Finance is discontinuing its operations on Solana blockchain following a community consensus within its DAO. The decision, revealed on October 16, 2023, comes after a proposal highlighting the unsustainable financials of Lido on Solana. Despite this cessation, Lido expresses continued optimism for Solana's ecosystem.

Reddit to Discontinue Blockchain-Based Community Points Program

Reddit to Discontinue Blockchain-Based Community Points Program

Reddit is discontinuing its blockchain-based Community Points program due to scalability issues, moving towards more scalable rewards programs. Despite initial promise, high transaction fees and bandwidth limitations on Ethereum led to a transition to Arbitrum Nova in 2022. However, scaling challenges persisted, prompting the phase-out by early November 2021. The termination caused a significant drop in associated token values. Reddit now focuses on other community incentive programs like the Moderator Rewards Program and the Contributor Program.

Joe Biden Considers Crypto-Friendly Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler For Deputy Treasury Secretary

Joe Biden Considers Crypto-Friendly Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler For Deputy Treasury Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden is considering Gary Gensler, the former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman, to become Deputy Treasury Secretary.

Harvard's Breakthrough in Quantum Computing: A Leap Towards Error-Correction and Noise Reduction

Harvard's Breakthrough in Quantum Computing: A Leap Towards Error-Correction and Noise Reduction

Harvard researchers have developed a processor using logical qubits for error-correction and noise reduction, a groundbreaking advancement in quantum computing that could potentially revolutionize the field.

IOTA Co-Founder: DLT is Ideal for Smart Infrastructure in the United States

IOTA Co-Founder: DLT is Ideal for Smart Infrastructure in the United States

As the world is moving on to the 21st century, there is growing interest in upgrading city systems, which would require new technology as a solution.

Want a Masters in Blockchain? Look no further than the "Blockchain Island"

Want a Masters in Blockchain? Look no further than the "Blockchain Island"

Malta has been deemed the “Blockchain Island” based on the incredible steps made by the administration. As a result, the University of Malta is offering a Masters of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology with the first enrollment taking place this October.

United Nations Development Programme to Conserve and Increase Kazakhstan’s Forestland Using Blockchain

United Nations Development Programme to Conserve and Increase Kazakhstan’s Forestland Using Blockchain

BitFury, a blockchain development firm has been making plans to get into partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in an effort to help the country reduce its greenhouse emissions by more than 15 percent as this would conserve and boost Kazakhstan’s Forestland.

FBI Arrests 2 Hackers for Ransomware and “Crypto-Jacking” Scams, 5 Chinese Suspects Still at Large

FBI Arrests 2 Hackers for Ransomware and “Crypto-Jacking” Scams, 5 Chinese Suspects Still at Large

The DoJ and the FBI seized two criminals connected to a cybercrime targeting over 100 companies in the US and abroad with ransomware, crypto jacking and more.

Coinbase CEO Warns Exiting President Trump May Drop Crypto Wallet Regulation Bomb

Coinbase CEO Warns Exiting President Trump May Drop Crypto Wallet Regulation Bomb

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong shared rumors that the Trump Administration may rush crypto wallet regulations on traders with privacy-invading data-collection requirements.

Breaking: Binance Sells Russian Operations to CommEX, Exits Market

Breaking: Binance Sells Russian Operations to CommEX, Exits Market

Binance has announced the sale of its entire Russia business to CommEX, citing compliance issues as the primary reason for the exit. The transition process for existing Russian users is expected to take up to one year, with no financial strings attached to the deal for Binance.

EU to Regulate AI Use of Copyrighted Material

EU to Regulate AI Use of Copyrighted Material

The European Union has passed a draft bill to regulate AI use of copyrighted materials. AI tools will be classified according to their risk level, with high-risk tools subjected to stricter transparency procedures. The bill is part of the EU's Artificial Intelligence Act and aims to strike a balance between protecting citizens and fostering innovation.

TikTok Encryption Layer Bypassed Google Android Safeguards to Track Users Data

TikTok Encryption Layer Bypassed Google Android Safeguards to Track Users Data

Following President Trump’s executive order against TikTok, new evidence has revealed that the social media app had been collecting unique identifiers from millions of mobile devices, allowing the China-based app to track user’s online without permission.

Grayscale AUM up $3.4 Billion in a Week, $500 Million in a Day, GBTC 33% Premium Shows High Bitcoin Demand

Grayscale AUM up $3.4 Billion in a Week, $500 Million in a Day, GBTC 33% Premium Shows High Bitcoin Demand

Institutional-grade digital asset manager, Grayscale Investments is up $3.4 billion in assets under management (AUM) over the last week, bringing total AUM to $16.4 billion.

Defunct Crypto Lender BlockFi Has $227 Million in Uninsured Funds with Troubled Silicon Valley Bank

Defunct Crypto Lender BlockFi Has $227 Million in Uninsured Funds with Troubled Silicon Valley Bank

A bankruptcy filing has revealed that BlockFi has $227 million in uninsured funds allocated to a money market mutual fund (MMMF) offered by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), which was shut down by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation on March 10. While the investment may not be at risk despite SVB's troubles, the filing highlights that the funds are not FDIC-insured, not insured by any federal government agency, and "not guaranteed by the bank." The recent Silvergate bankruptcy has also impacted the crypto market.

Bitcoin Mining Experiences 8th Consecutive Difficulty Since China’s Ban

Bitcoin Mining Experiences 8th Consecutive Difficulty Since China’s Ban

Even though miners have found the right footing by relocating to other areas like the United States, the eighth consecutive difficulty is being witnessed.

Uniswap (UNI) Momentum Fades, Chainlink (LINK) Faces Correction as Selling Pressure Takes Over

Uniswap (UNI) Momentum Fades, Chainlink (LINK) Faces Correction as Selling Pressure Takes Over

The UNI token reached its all-time high of $8.50 before shortly facing a correction, which led to the cryptocurrency’s price plunge to $3.93, as of press time.

Singapore Regulators and Banks Develop Crypto Customer Screening Standards

Singapore Regulators and Banks Develop Crypto Customer Screening Standards

Singapore's monetary authority and police forces are collaborating with traditional banks to optimize their procedures for opening accounts for digital asset service providers. After six months, results and conclusions for risk management and due diligence will be published. The guidelines will cover stablecoins, NFTs, and transferable gaming or streaming credits, with banks reserving the right to make decisions based on their own risk assessment.

The Fed Rejects Custodia Bank's Membership Application

The Fed Rejects Custodia Bank's Membership Application

The Fed rejected cryptocurrency-focused Custodia Bank membership again, citing "sound banking operations."

Turkey Leveraging Blockchain to Break US Dollar and SWIFT Dominance

Turkey Leveraging Blockchain to Break US Dollar and SWIFT Dominance

In an effort to break economic ties with the United States and escape the US Dollar dominance of the global markets, Turkey is adopting blockchain and cryptocurrency at a greatly accelerated rate.

UK Treasury to Omit Derivatives, Unbacked Tokens from Sandbox

UK Treasury to Omit Derivatives, Unbacked Tokens from Sandbox

The United Kingdom Treasury Department has suggested in its recommendations for a digital securities sandbox that unbacked crypto assets and derivatives be removed from the scope of the project.

The Number of Crypto-Related Enforcement Actions in the United States Grows

The Number of Crypto-Related Enforcement Actions in the United States Grows

Blockchain risk monitoring business Solidus Labs predicts a significant rise in US federal and state enforcement actions in 2022.

DeFi Liquidity Project Paradigm Labs Shuts Down, Unable to Find Niche in DEX Ecosystem

DeFi Liquidity Project Paradigm Labs Shuts Down, Unable to Find Niche in DEX Ecosystem

The ambitious DeFi liquidity project, Paradigm labs are shutting down its operations citing an inability to build a resilient business within the DEX ecosystem.

Exclusive: Access, Connectivity and Inclusion—How UNICEF Leverages Blockchain to Close the Digital Divide

Exclusive: Access, Connectivity and Inclusion—How UNICEF Leverages Blockchain to Close the Digital Divide

Christina Lomazzo is the Blockchain Lead for UNICEF’s Office of Innovation; whose work mainly involves leading the blockchain efforts at UNICEF Ventures where she heads up a diverse team of six. Together they invest in early technology prototypes that they assess and determine could have an exponential impact on UNICEF’s operations and ability to fulfill its mission across the developing world.

US DHS Cybersecurity Official Expects to be Fired in Trump’s Post-Election Purge for Debunking Fake News

US DHS Cybersecurity Official Expects to be Fired in Trump’s Post-Election Purge for Debunking Fake News

A United States Homeland cybersecurity official, Christopher Krebs expects to be cut in President Trump’s post-election purge for proactively debunking disinformation.

South Dakota Governor Vetoes Bill Excluding Cryptocurrencies from State's Definition of Money

South Dakota Governor Vetoes Bill Excluding Cryptocurrencies from State's Definition of Money

Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota has vetoed House Bill 1193, which sought to exclude cryptocurrencies from the state's definition of money. The governor believes that the bill would put South Dakota at a disadvantage and potentially lead to future overreach from the federal government in issuing a digital dollar.

US House of Representatives Passes Blockchain Innovation Act On to the Senate

US House of Representatives Passes Blockchain Innovation Act On to the Senate

Two bills introduced by Rep Darren Soto—the Digital Taxonomy Act and the Blockchain Innovation Act—have passed the Lower House and are on their way to the Senate.

NFT Firm Yuga Labs Faces Criticism Over Bitcoin Auction Plan

NFT Firm Yuga Labs Faces Criticism Over Bitcoin Auction Plan

Yuga Labs has come under fire from the cryptocurrency community for its plan to auction its new Bitcoin NFT collection. The company's plan requires participants to send their entire bid amount in Bitcoin to a unique BTC address controlled by Yuga, and winners would pay up the BTC they bid while Yuga said it would return BTC to those unsuccessful in placing a top bid. The manual refund process for unsuccessful bids and the potential for significant price discrepancies in the top 288 bids have led to criticism from some within the crypto community.

Over 1,000 Firms Expected to Join Crypto Space in UAE by 2022 End, Expert Says

Over 1,000 Firms Expected to Join Crypto Space in UAE by 2022 End, Expert Says

During the Top CEO event in Dubai, Crypto Oasis co-founder Saqr Ereiqat opined that at least 1,000 companies will enter the crypto space in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by the end of the year based on a fast-paced ecosystem.

AI : Experts Predict Human-Level Intelligence Within Decades

AI : Experts Predict Human-Level Intelligence Within Decades

A 2023 Oxford University survey forecasts a 50% chance of AI surpassing human performance in a decade, potentially reshaping jobs and industries by 2116. This rapid AI development calls for equitable access and bias mitigation.

Cryptocurrency Hackers Target Trump Presidential Campaign Website with Monero Scam Addresses

Cryptocurrency Hackers Target Trump Presidential Campaign Website with Monero Scam Addresses

US President Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign website was briefly compromised yesterday in an attempt by hackers to gain cryptocurrency funds.

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices Unaffected Despite $150M Hack Suffered by KuCoin

Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices Unaffected Despite $150M Hack Suffered by KuCoin

Bitcoin and Ethereum prices have been reported to be unaffected by the security breach that impacted coin exchange KuCoin and that resulted in a loss of $150M.

FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco Warns Banks to Take Crypto AML Seriously

FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco Warns Banks to Take Crypto AML Seriously

Kenneth Blanco, the Director of the FinCEN warned banks to seriously consider how virtual currencies should fit into their anti-money laundering (AML) policies.

IRS Delays Crypto Reporting Requirements for US Businesses

IRS Delays Crypto Reporting Requirements for US Businesses

The IRS delays enforcing crypto transaction reporting requirements for US businesses, pending a comprehensive regulatory framework. This follows the crypto community's concerns over the practical challenges of complying with the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act's rules.

Uniswap Labs Hires Former NYSE President Stacey Cunningham as Adviser

Uniswap Labs Hires Former NYSE President Stacey Cunningham as Adviser

Despite the current challenging environment and the associated market uncertainties, crypto firms such as Binance, Kraken, and Polygon have joined Uniswap Labs in driving their recruitment strategies.

Cambridge University Partners with 16 Financial Institutions to Develop Crypto Asset Ecosystem

Cambridge University Partners with 16 Financial Institutions to Develop Crypto Asset Ecosystem

The University of Cambridge has rolled out a multi-year research initiative with 16 key financial institutions like WorldBank, IMF, and MasterCard to shed more light on the rapidly evolving crypto-asset ecosystem.

Tencent, Huawei, and Baidu Executives to Join China’s New National Blockchain Committee to Set Industrial Standards

Tencent, Huawei, and Baidu Executives to Join China’s New National Blockchain Committee to Set Industrial Standards

The Chinese central government has put together a national blockchain committee to work on setting industrial standards. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a notice on April 13 of the “Public Notice on the Formation of a National Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Standardization Technical Committee.”

KuCoin Labs Rolls Out Incubation Program with Univers Network to Boost Web3 Exploration

KuCoin Labs Rolls Out Incubation Program with Univers Network to Boost Web3 Exploration

KuCoin Labs, the incubation and investment arm of crypto exchange KuCoin, has launched an incubation program with Univers Network to aid the exploration of the Web3 space.

Demand for Blockchain Courses Available at 56% of the Top 50 Universities

Demand for Blockchain Courses Available at 56% of the Top 50 Universities

Cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase brought to light new research highlighting 56% of the top 50 universities now offering one or more classes on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

Ethereum Based Tokens Surge Following London Hardfork Launch

Ethereum Based Tokens Surge Following London Hardfork Launch

Thanks to the London Hardfork, which went public, Ethereum is surging with its associated tokens.

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen Confirmed in Senate as new US Treasury Secretary

Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen Confirmed in Senate as new US Treasury Secretary

After being nominated by President Joe Biden, the United States Senate has now confirmed former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as Treasury Security.

SushiSwap CEO Proposes New Token Model

SushiSwap CEO Proposes New Token Model

SushiSwap's CEO, Jared Grey, is leading a community proposal to revamp the platform's tokenomics, aiming to improve reward efficiency, recalibrate incentives, and diversify revenue streams.

Leaked EU Commission Draft on Crypto Assets Law: How Will Cryptocurrency be Regulated?

Leaked EU Commission Draft on Crypto Assets Law: How Will Cryptocurrency be Regulated?

A leaked European Union legislative draft on digital assets reveals the country's plans for cryptocurrency trading and issuance across the nation.

LedgerX Co-Founders Put on Leave Following US CFTC Scrutiny

LedgerX Co-Founders Put on Leave Following US CFTC Scrutiny

Ledger Holdings face trouble surrounding Bitcoin Futures trading markets. The CFTC has come forward to make it clear that any trading in the USA must be certified and then released to the public.

Stanford University's Percy Liang Spearheads AI Transparency Initiative

Stanford University's Percy Liang Spearheads AI Transparency Initiative

Stanford's Foundation Model Transparency Index highlights a significant transparency gap in AI foundation models, highlighting the need for enhanced practices and regulations.

Uniswap v3 Protocol to Be Deploy to BNB Chain

Uniswap v3 Protocol to Be Deploy to BNB Chain

80% of Uniswap users opted for BNB Chain's third decentralised exchange system. A "temperature check" determined community support. Five to seven weeks are needed to implement smart contracts.

SBI Holdings to Launch Investment Fund for Emerging Companies like Web3, AI, and Metaverse Startups

SBI Holdings to Launch Investment Fund for Emerging Companies like Web3, AI, and Metaverse Startups

SBI Holdings plans to invest 100 billion yen in startups focusing on Web3, AI, and metaverse, with financial institutions supporting Japan's goal to nurture its startup ecosystem and enhance its Asian startup hub position.

SEC Chair Gary Gensler Warns Crypto Companies

SEC Chair Gary Gensler Warns Crypto Companies

Kraken agreed to shut down its U.S. staking services and initiatives, but SEC chair Gary Gensler advised other businesses to “come in and respect the law.”

Ethereum Foundation Brings Blockchain to UNICEF

Ethereum Foundation Brings Blockchain to UNICEF

The Ethereum foundation team made a series of donations to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), in a move considered both charitable and good for blockchain adoption.

CoinList announces Bondex (BNDX) community sale with Revised Participation Model

CoinList announces Bondex (BNDX) community sale with Revised Participation Model

CoinList announces Bondex's community sale with new user-friendly updates, including a 7-day purchase window and no queues. Token listing expected on June 11, 2024.

What Does Oracle's TikTok Deal Mean for the US? ByteDance Confident President Trump Will Approve Deal

What Does Oracle's TikTok Deal Mean for the US? ByteDance Confident President Trump Will Approve Deal

ByteDance is confident that its deal with Oracle tech giant for TikTok’s US operations will be approved by both Chinese and American regulators.

US Seizes $24M in Cryptocurrencies Tied to Brazilian Investment Fraud Probe

US Seizes $24M in Cryptocurrencies Tied to Brazilian Investment Fraud Probe

The US Department of Justice has seized $24 million in cryptocurrencies following investigations linked to online investment fraud.

Binance Labs Announces ColLabs: A Web3 Investment Community Platform

Binance Labs Announces ColLabs: A Web3 Investment Community Platform

Binance Labs has launched ColLabs, an invite-only Web3 investment community, aiming to bridge the gap between venture capitalists, startups, and investors in the Web3 space. The platform combines a blog, newsletter, and Telegram channel for exclusive content and deal-sourcing opportunities.

US Tax Office Warns Coinbase Users To Declare Crypto Holdings Before IRS Clampdown

US Tax Office Warns Coinbase Users To Declare Crypto Holdings Before IRS Clampdown

The IRS may soon start clamping down on crypto users particularly those affiliated with Coinbase exchange who do not properly report their crypto holdings.

Grayscale Predicts Bitcoin Price and Use-Cases to Increase as Economic Inflation Accelerates

Grayscale Predicts Bitcoin Price and Use-Cases to Increase as Economic Inflation Accelerates

Grayscale believes that the US floating the economy with aggressive quantitative easing has seen Bitcoin investors convert to long-term holders

UEFA Champions League Winners FC Bayern Munich Embrace Ethereum Blockchain for Tokenization

UEFA Champions League Winners FC Bayern Munich Embrace Ethereum Blockchain for Tokenization

FC Bayern Munich, is the latest entrant in the Ethereum-based fantasy soccer game platform called Sorare, which leverages non-fungible tokens.

Reddit Community Points Ready for Ethereum Mainnet through Off-Chain Labs

Reddit Community Points Ready for Ethereum Mainnet through Off-Chain Labs

Off-Chain Labs has announced that it has been selected to help bring the Community Points (CP) initiative of the Reddit social media network onto the Ethereum Mainnet.

Universal Music Label Acquires Ape NFT to Build Virtual Music Group

Universal Music Label Acquires Ape NFT to Build Virtual Music Group

Universal Music Group has bought one of the popular NFT to build a virtual music group, according to Reuters.

Bitcoin is a Good Long-Term and "Plan B" Investment for Black Investors, says KRBE Digital Assets Group Co-Founder

Bitcoin is a Good Long-Term and "Plan B" Investment for Black Investors, says KRBE Digital Assets Group Co-Founder

Isaiah Jackson, the author of “Bitcoin & Black America”, described cryptocurrency as a way to address income inequality in society.

Ondo Points Program Launches

Ondo Points Program Launches

Ondo Foundation's new Ondo Points program and ONDO token unlock plan mark significant steps in community engagement and token utility in the DeFi sector.

Uniswap Surpasses $2 Billion in Total Value Locked Amid KuCoin Hacker Dumping on the DEX

Uniswap Surpasses $2 Billion in Total Value Locked Amid KuCoin Hacker Dumping on the DEX

Decentralized exchange platform Uniswap, recently became the first decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol to surpass $2 billion in total value locked (TVL).

Financial Services Reforms Advance UK Crypto Ambitions

Financial Services Reforms Advance UK Crypto Ambitions

The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, laid out a number of reforms aiming to "drive growth and competitiveness" to the country's financial services sector. The reforms include consulting on proposals for the establishment of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), extending a crypto tax break for investment managers and creating a sandbox that lets firms and regulators test new technologies.

Craig S Wright Challenges Cypherpunk Interpretation of Bitcoin

Craig S Wright Challenges Cypherpunk Interpretation of Bitcoin

Dr. Craig S Wright criticizes the cypherpunk movement for misinterpreting Bitcoin's goals, emphasizing on Twitter and his blog the importance of legal frameworks in cyberspace. He highlights the growing global regulations due to cybercrime, and explores blockchain technology's potential and the necessity of legal adherence for its evolution across various sectors.

BNB Chain Partners with University of Zurich to Boost Blockchain Education

BNB Chain Partners with University of Zurich to Boost Blockchain Education

Binance-backed smart contract platform BNB Chain has announced a new partnership with the Blockchain Center of the University of Zurich for blockchain education.

Fed Reserve Chair Says Central Bank Needs to Issue Digital Currency Right not First

Fed Reserve Chair Says Central Bank Needs to Issue Digital Currency Right not First

Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, discussed digital currencies and cross-border payments on an IMF panel, revealing the United States' approach to CBDC.

Uniswap Deploys V3 Smart Contracts on Major Ethereum Testnets Ahead of Network Upgrade

Uniswap Deploys V3 Smart Contracts on Major Ethereum Testnets Ahead of Network Upgrade

Uniswap has announced the deployment of Uniswap V3 Core and periphery smart contracts on the Ethereum network.

UNICEF to Commemorate its 75th Anniversary of Changing Children’s Lives by Selling 1,000 NFTs

UNICEF to Commemorate its 75th Anniversary of Changing Children’s Lives by Selling 1,000 NFTs

To celebrate efforts of saving children's lives and defending their rights for seventy-five years, UNICEF intends to sell 1,000 data-driven NFTs.

Can XRP Token Price Ever Recover from SEC Lawsuit Against Ripple?

Can XRP Token Price Ever Recover from SEC Lawsuit Against Ripple?

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse remains defiant in the face of the SEC’s lawsuit but the XRP token continues to lose value with multiple exchange de-listings. Can XRP recover?

Tether Criticizes UN Report for Overlooking USDT Traceability and Law Enforcement Collaboration

Tether Criticizes UN Report for Overlooking USDT Traceability and Law Enforcement Collaboration

Tether rebuts a UN report accusing USDT of facilitating illicit activities, underscoring its traceability and law enforcement collaboration, and highlighting USDT's positive impact on developing economies.

HeartX Launches Web3 Marketplace and Community Aim to Revolutionize Digital Art Industry

HeartX Launches Web3 Marketplace and Community Aim to Revolutionize Digital Art Industry

HeartX, previously known as ArteX, a trailblazer in the digital art industry, has recently rebranded and unveiled a groundbreaking web3 marketplace and community that empowers artists, collectors, art consultants and art lovers to redefine the value of digital art. The HeartX platform provides a secure, immersive, and transparent space for creating, sharing, and trading digital artworks, catering to artists, collectors, and the web 3 community alike.

UK Treasury Drafting Private Stablecoin Regulations and Researching CBDC with BoE

UK Treasury Drafting Private Stablecoin Regulations and Researching CBDC with BoE

The United Kingdom’s Treasury Department has announced it is drafting private stablecoin regulation while it continues central bank digital currency (CBDC) research.

US CFTC Commissioner Says Crypto Derivative Contracts Had an Enormous Positive Impact on the US Economy

US CFTC Commissioner Says Crypto Derivative Contracts Had an Enormous Positive Impact on the US Economy

United States Commissioner of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Brian Quintenz spoke about the current and future regulation in Fintech at the Singapore Fintech Festival held last week.

Nearly 67% of UAE Residents are Interested in Crypto Investments, Study Shows

Nearly 67% of UAE Residents are Interested in Crypto Investments, Study Shows

In the next five years, 67% of residents in the UAE will be interested in entering the crypto space, according to a survey by British market research and data analytics firm YouGov.

US Department of Justice Releases Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

US Department of Justice Releases Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has released a cryptocurrency enforcement framework, which offers a comprehensive overview of the emerging threats in the crypto space.

Why PancakeSwap is Eating Uniswap’s Lunch

Why PancakeSwap is Eating Uniswap’s Lunch

If you’ve been paying attention to the decentralized exchange (DEX) landscape recently, then you have almost certainly seen that PancakeSwap has emerged from seemingly nowhere to become one of the largest DEXes by trading volume.

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam Continues Calls for Non-Security Tokens Regulations

CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam Continues Calls for Non-Security Tokens Regulations

Chair Rostin Behnam said the CFTC was "ideally positioned" to solve crypto regulatory shortcomings, but legislators needed to provide it power.

Will SushiSwap's Sushi Token Suffer a Second Price Drop Below $1?

Will SushiSwap's Sushi Token Suffer a Second Price Drop Below $1?

The SUSHI token may suffer a second drop, which could plummet below $1. Here's why.

US Senate Banking Committee Chair Sends Letter to the OCC to Clarify Crypto Payment Rules

US Senate Banking Committee Chair Sends Letter to the OCC to Clarify Crypto Payment Rules

The US Senate Banking Committee Chair Mike Crapo sent a letter to the OCC to develop guidelines on digital payments.

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Says Japan or Singapore Could be Firm's New Home

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Says Japan or Singapore Could be Firm's New Home

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said that his company has earmarked Singapore and Japan as the most crypto-friendly countries where Ripple Labs could relocate.

Enhancing AI's Operational Efficiency: Breakthroughs from Microsoft Research and Peking University

Enhancing AI's Operational Efficiency: Breakthroughs from Microsoft Research and Peking University

Researchers from Microsoft Research and Peking University have developed groundbreaking methods to enhance LLMs' ability to follow complex instructions and generate high-quality graphic designs, showcasing significant advancements in AI operational efficiency.

US SEC Halts American Cryptofed DAO’s Registration for Digital Tokens

US SEC Halts American Cryptofed DAO’s Registration for Digital Tokens

The US regulator stopped American Cryptofed DAO based on the ground that the firm failed to register its two digital tokens “Ducat” and “Locke” as securities.

Bitcoin Price Bull Run Sees Grayscale Investments add $300M AUM in One Day

Bitcoin Price Bull Run Sees Grayscale Investments add $300M AUM in One Day

Grayscale Investments CEO Barry Silbert has announced a breathtaking increase of $300 million in AUM after a single day this week as Bitcoin went on its $13K bull run.

Ripple Co-Founder says US-China Tech Cold War Will Be Won and Lost on Crypto and Blockchain Battlefield

Ripple Co-Founder says US-China Tech Cold War Will Be Won and Lost on Crypto and Blockchain Battlefield

Ripple Co-Founder, Chris Larsen believes the Cold Tech War between China and the United States is going to be won and lost on the blockchain battlefield.

Uniswap (UNI) Proposes Governance Upgrade to Incentivize Delegation and Protocol Growth

Uniswap (UNI) Proposes Governance Upgrade to Incentivize Delegation and Protocol Growth

Uniswap Foundation's new governance proposal aims to activate protocol governance by incentivizing token holders through staking rewards.

Uniswap Makes its Way onto StarkNet with Nethermind's Help

Uniswap Makes its Way onto StarkNet with Nethermind's Help

Nethermind, an Ethereum Development Company is helping to launch the Uniswap Decentralized Exchange (DEX) onto the StarkNet Layer-2 network.

Members of Congress Start Blockchain Education with $50 Dollar Bitcoin Donation

Members of Congress Start Blockchain Education with $50 Dollar Bitcoin Donation

Members of the United States Congress will receive a $50 campaign contribution in Bitcoin today to educate lawmakers on the potential of blockchain technology.

Uniswap Price Analysis - March 29, 2021

Uniswap Price Analysis - March 29, 2021

As the eighth-largest digital currency, Uniswap is likely to be restrained by short positions on the next trading day. Here is an analysis of what to expect of UNI in the short-term.

Crypto.com's $10.5 Million Mistake Leads to Legal Fallout for Australian Couple

Crypto.com's $10.5 Million Mistake Leads to Legal Fallout for Australian Couple

A Melbourne couple faces legal repercussions after Crypto.com mistakenly transferred $10.5 million AUD to their bank account. Thevamanogari Manivel and her partner, Jatinder Singh, allegedly spent the funds on property and other assets. Manivel has been sentenced to an 18-month community corrections order, while Singh is set to face a plea trial on October 23, 2023.

Poundtoken and BitcoinPoint will make the country's first 100% backed GBP stablecoin

Poundtoken and BitcoinPoint will make the country's first 100% backed GBP stablecoin

Two UK firms employ ATM stablecoins to make Britain a "crypto centre."

Federal Reserve Has Been Advancing CBDC Research with US Regional Banks’ Contributions

Federal Reserve Has Been Advancing CBDC Research with US Regional Banks’ Contributions

The Federal Reserve's research and development on a central bank digital currency issuance has been complemented by several regional Federal banks' efforts.

Trump Administration Wants Clean 5G Networks Free of China State Actors

Trump Administration Wants Clean 5G Networks Free of China State Actors

Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State for the Trump administration has announced the expansion of the Clean Network program, outlining five new lines of defense to protect America’s critical telecommunications and technology infrastructure from untrusted Chinese state-owned enterprises like Huawei and ZTE.

BIS has long taken a cautious approach

BIS has long taken a cautious approach

Agustin Carstens mocks crypto and Bitcoin. Tech doesn't work for money, he told Bloomberg.

DeFi Growth Could be Hindered if US Regulators Go After Decentralized Exchanges

DeFi Growth Could be Hindered if US Regulators Go After Decentralized Exchanges

Recently many DeFi tokens have plunged drastically in the past few weeks, with Uniswap’s UNI token and Yearn.finance (YFI) plunging over 38 percent.

Microsoft’s Bill Gates on Big Tech Antitrust Hearing – Government Scrunity Inevitable with Tech Success

Microsoft’s Bill Gates on Big Tech Antitrust Hearing – Government Scrunity Inevitable with Tech Success

Bill Gates discussed the antitrust hearing opposing US congress and Big Tech - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google (Alphabet) - and gave his input.

ShapeShift Responds to Elizabeth Warren

ShapeShift Responds to Elizabeth Warren

Shapeshift responded to Senator Warren's Valentine's Day Senate hearing statements on Twitter on Feb. 19.

Decline in Cryptocurrency ATMs in 2023: A Global Perspective

Decline in Cryptocurrency ATMs in 2023: A Global Perspective

In 2023, the global number of Bitcoin ATMs decreased by 11.1%, marking the first decline in a decade, with the U.S. being the largest host, contrasting with growth in the EU and other regions.

US Department of Homeland Security to Host Blockchain-Based Digital Wallet Event with $25K Reward

US Department of Homeland Security to Host Blockchain-Based Digital Wallet Event with $25K Reward

DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) will host a virtual event for a Digital Wallets Challenge on Oct 27.

Property linked to FTX customer funds pulled from market

Property linked to FTX customer funds pulled from market

The seller withdrew a property tied to Sam Bankman-political Fried's expenditures.

Communist Party of China: Members Can Show Allegiance Through Blockchain

Communist Party of China: Members Can Show Allegiance Through Blockchain

The Communist Party of China is offering a new app, whereby members will be in a position to show their loyalty by noting down the reasons for joining. The answers will be stored on a perpetual distributed ledger.

How Does Blockchain Enhance Traditional Project Management?

How Does Blockchain Enhance Traditional Project Management?

Projects are very different from every other type of activity; they have a definite beginning, ending and time frame. They are created or initiated to fulfill a specific objective, which after fulfilling they cease to exist. But did you know that 7 out of ten projects overrun their deadlines? How can blockchain enhance the process of project management?

Telegram Abandons TON and Gram Tokens, Durov Critical of US Regulating Whole World

Telegram Abandons TON and Gram Tokens, Durov Critical of US Regulating Whole World

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov has announced that they are calling it quits on the Telegram Open Network (TON) and its Gram tokens after a drawn-out battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

69 % Female Crypto Investors in U.S. Adopt Holding Strategy, Survey Shows

69 % Female Crypto Investors in U.S. Adopt Holding Strategy, Survey Shows

Real Talk survey BlockFi suggests that female crypto investors on American soil had a long-term outlook because they had adopted the buy-and-hold strategy.

Stimulus Checks and Gary Gensler: Is President-elect Joe Biden Long on Bitcoin and Altcoins?

Stimulus Checks and Gary Gensler: Is President-elect Joe Biden Long on Bitcoin and Altcoins?

Is President-elect Joe Biden long on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency?

NFT Collectors Buy for Status and Uniqueness

NFT Collectors Buy for Status and Uniqueness

A recent survey by Metajuice found that 74% of NFT collectors buy for status and uniqueness, while 13% plan to resell. Real Vision CEO Raoul Pal believes NFTs are becoming status symbols like luxury cars and houses.

$600 Dollar Stimulus Checks to Stimulate Bitcoin Price Bullish Momentum

$600 Dollar Stimulus Checks to Stimulate Bitcoin Price Bullish Momentum

Data indicates a high possibility that many US stimulus recipients will opt to invest their $600 check into Bitcoin, which could further boost BTC's upward price momentum.

US House Committee Chairman Seeks Insights into Crypto Retirement Plans

US House Committee Chairman Seeks Insights into Crypto Retirement Plans

Bitcoin is increasingly becoming a larger part of many institutional portfolios, including pension funds. A number of public pension funds, which have been investing in private equities to increase their investment yields, are now investing in cryptocurrencies.

US proposes new bail conditions for former FTX CEO

US proposes new bail conditions for former FTX CEO

The US Department of Justice has proposed new bail conditions for former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, which include communication restrictions and monitoring of his online activity. The proposal also requests that temporary bail conditions recently imposed should be made permanent. Bankman-Fried's $250 million bail has been under scrutiny since he was found to have contacted potential witnesses on his case, and a superseding indictment against him was unsealed containing 12 criminal counts.

EU Imposes 8th Wave Sanctions over Russia to Include Blanket Crypto Ban

EU Imposes 8th Wave Sanctions over Russia to Include Blanket Crypto Ban

The European Union (EU) has updated its sanction on Russia, the 8th package, and this time, it unveils zero tolerance for crypto-related transactions.

Biden's Administration to Release Crypto Strategy on Digital Assets Next Month

Biden's Administration to Release Crypto Strategy on Digital Assets Next Month

US President Joe Biden's administration is working on an initial government-wide strategy on digital assets for release next month.

Romanian Programmer Confesses to Orchestrating BitClub Crypto Scam Worth $722 Million

Romanian Programmer Confesses to Orchestrating BitClub Crypto Scam Worth $722 Million

Silviu Catalin Balaci, a 35-year old Romanian citizen living in Germany, has owned up to helping create BitClub Network, a crypto mining Ponzi scheme that siphoned off investors’ funds worth $722 million.

AI-Powered Cryptocurrency Trading - Tips and Tricks

AI-Powered Cryptocurrency Trading - Tips and Tricks

AI-powered trading bots can help manage your crypto portfolio by analyzing real-time trading signals and identifying potential opportunities. However, they lack human judgment and can miss important information. To use AI-powered trading, invest in a good trading platform, use a trading robot, develop a strategy, and monitor your trades. Use secure wallets, decentralized exchanges, and AI trading bots that combine data analytics with predictive algorithms to minimize risks and maximize profits.

Stanford's WikiChat Addresses Hallucinations Problem and Surpasses GPT-4 in Accuracy

Stanford's WikiChat Addresses Hallucinations Problem and Surpasses GPT-4 in Accuracy

Stanford's WikiChat elevates AI chatbot accuracy by integrating Wikipedia, addresses the inherent problem of hallucinations, significantly outperforms GPT-4 in benchmark tests.

ECB to Announce by Mid-2021 Whether It Will Move Forward with CBDC Issuance

ECB to Announce by Mid-2021 Whether It Will Move Forward with CBDC Issuance

European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde said that a decision on whether or not to launch a CBDC will be made by the middle of this year.

US Sanctions Crypto Addresses of Russian Hackers Accused of Running Presidential Election Interference

US Sanctions Crypto Addresses of Russian Hackers Accused of Running Presidential Election Interference

The US has released a sanctions list of Russians and their crypto addresses, under allegations that they have been interfering with the presidential election.

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez: Bitcoin Will Be "Biggest Story For Next Few Years"

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez: Bitcoin Will Be "Biggest Story For Next Few Years"

Francis Suarez, Miami Mayor, wants his city to embrace blockchain technology, Bitcoin and digital assets.

Why Uniswap's First Governance Proposal Failed, Although 98% Were in Favor

Why Uniswap's First Governance Proposal Failed, Although 98% Were in Favor

The first governance vote for decentralized exchange Uniswap has ended in defeat, although the proposal has attracted 98 percent of supporting votes.

ISPs Must Ban Crypto Websites Or Risk Legal Action In Nepal

ISPs Must Ban Crypto Websites Or Risk Legal Action In Nepal

Nepal's telecoms authority ordered ISPs to prohibit all bitcoin trading websites. The Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) ordered ISPs and email providers to block crypto-related websites, applications, and networks on Jan. 8. Promoting crypto is also illegal.

Gensler Alleged Crypto Hypocrisy

Gensler Alleged Crypto Hypocrisy

Gary Gensler, head of the US securities regulator, is facing accusations of hypocrisy from the crypto community after a 2018 video surfaced of him stating that cryptocurrencies are commodities or cash and not securities. Several crypto leaders have expressed their shock and disgust at Gensler's apparent change of stance on the matter.

Bitcoin and the Crypto Market Could Go Down Again—Market Recap and Price Analysis

Bitcoin and the Crypto Market Could Go Down Again—Market Recap and Price Analysis

Both the stock and crypto market could go down, the bitcoin price appears ready to drop.

SEC Finalizes Lawsuit Against the Founder and CEO of Fraudulent ICO

SEC Finalizes Lawsuit Against the Founder and CEO of Fraudulent ICO

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed that it has received a final judgment in a US district court action against Eran Eyal, the CEO and founder of Shopin token offering for carrying out an allegedly fraudulent ICO.

Trademark Applications Show Western Union Entering Crypto Space

Trademark Applications Show Western Union Entering Crypto Space

Western Union has registered trademark applications associated with cryptocurrency and related financial instruments.

Mid-Size Banks Ask for Deposit Insurance Extension

Mid-Size Banks Ask for Deposit Insurance Extension

The Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America (MBCA) has requested that the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) extend insurance on all deposits for the next two years, which would immediately halt the outflow of deposits from smaller banks and stabilize the banking industry, according to a Bloomberg report. The MBCA proposed that the banks themselves fund the insurance program by raising the deposit-insurance assessment on lenders who opt to participate in the increased coverage, and the failure to provide this could result in up to 300 banks going under.

Uniswap's Front-End Fees Surpass $1 Million

Uniswap's Front-End Fees Surpass $1 Million

Uniswap's front-end fees exceed $1 million in 24 days, contributing 17.4% to its total fees, with an estimated annual revenue of $15.2 million.

Greece Establishes High-Level Advisory Committee for Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Greece Establishes High-Level Advisory Committee for Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the formation of a High-Level Advisory Committee for AI on October 19, 2023. Led by MIT Professor Constantinos Daskalakis, the committee aims to prepare Greece for the rapid advancements in AI and their applications. The committee will focus on long-term national strategy, including policy development and guidelines, in key areas such as economy, society, and innovation.

Atomicals Market Addresses Security Breach and Announces Compensation Measures

Atomicals Market Addresses Security Breach and Announces Compensation Measures

Atomicals Market has implemented measures to restore user trust and enhance platform security following a significant security breach, emphasizing community engagement's crucial role in protocol's future.

Revenue for United States-based Coinbase Exchange Beats Expectations for 4th quarter

Revenue for United States-based Coinbase Exchange Beats Expectations for 4th quarter

Coinbase exceeded Wall Street profit projections in Q4 2022 despite a drop in exchange transaction volumes.

The launch of a nonfungible token protocol on the Bitcoin mainnet

The launch of a nonfungible token protocol on the Bitcoin mainnet

On Jan. 21, Bitcoin introduced "Ordinals," an NFT-like programme. However, meme-inspired JPEGs are filling Bitcoin blockspace.

US SEC Hiring Attorneys for Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit

US SEC Hiring Attorneys for Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit

The US SEC is hiring general attorneys in New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. for its Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit in the Division of Enforcement. The job will involve investigating crypto asset securities and cyber issues, drafting subpoenas, and questioning witnesses. This move comes after the SEC chairman Gary Gensler asked for $2.4 billion in funding to chase down crypto misconduct.

University of Cambridge: Crypto Asset Users Have Skyrocketed to 101 Million Globally

University of Cambridge: Crypto Asset Users Have Skyrocketed to 101 Million Globally

The University of Cambridge has found that the estimated number of cryptoasset users stands at 101 million worldwide.

Digital Dollar's Benefits Could Affect Financial Stability & Privacy: US Fed

Digital Dollar's Benefits Could Affect Financial Stability & Privacy: US Fed

The US Federal Reserve said that the introduction of an official digital version of the US dollar could benefit Americans but it may also potentially affect financial stability and privacy.

United Nations Showcases NFTs Meant to Foster Climate Change Awareness

United Nations Showcases NFTs Meant to Foster Climate Change Awareness

The United Nations, through its UN-Habitat program, is taking advantage of NFTs to create awareness about the global climate crisis through an initiative called DigitalArt4 Climate.

GameStop Phases Out NFT Platform in Response to Regulatory Challenges

GameStop Phases Out NFT Platform in Response to Regulatory Challenges

GameStop has announced the closure of its NFT marketplace, citing regulatory uncertainty. Effective from February 2, 2024, the platform will cease operations but assures that NFTs remain accessible on the blockchain.

Arbitrum Foundation Proposes Control of $1 Billion in ARB Tokens

Arbitrum Foundation Proposes Control of $1 Billion in ARB Tokens

The proposed "special grants" program on the Arbitrum blockchain, which would allocate 750 million ARB tokens worth nearly $1 billion to the centralized Arbitrum Foundation without input from token holders, has caused community concerns.

Tackling DeFi Scams: Making Pre-sale Ecosystems Safer

Tackling DeFi Scams: Making Pre-sale Ecosystems Safer

Investors are aware that “rug pull” scams have negatively affected the reputation of the DEFI/DEX space in recent times. But liquidity protocols could be an effective solution.

Chainflip Announces Community Sale on CoinList, Scheduled for August 31, 2023

Chainflip Announces Community Sale on CoinList, Scheduled for August 31, 2023

Chainflip, a decentralized and trustless protocol that enables seamless value transfer between various blockchains, has announced its Community Sale on CoinList. The sale is set to begin on August 31, 2023, at 17:00 UTC.

NFT Trading Platform Giant OpenSea Raises $100 M in Series B Funding, Becoming Next Crypto Unicorn

NFT Trading Platform Giant OpenSea Raises $100 M in Series B Funding, Becoming Next Crypto Unicorn

The well-known NFT trading platform giant OpenSea announced the completion of a US$100 million Series B financing, joining the track of crypto unicorn officially.

Binance.US Digital Asset Trading Marketplace is Now Available in North Carolina

Binance.US Digital Asset Trading Marketplace is Now Available in North Carolina

Binance.US has now expanded its digital asset trading services to include North Carolina investors.

Alerting! CoinList's Twitter Account Hacked

Alerting! CoinList's Twitter Account Hacked

Crypto platform CoinList's Twitter account was hacked on July 22, 2023. Neon EVM alerted users to avoid clicking any links.

DSF Launches to Promote DLT Adoption and Provide Grant Support

DSF Launches to Promote DLT Adoption and Provide Grant Support

The DLT Science Foundation (DSF) has been launched with the aim of promoting the adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and providing grant support to its university network. The network includes prestigious institutions such as the London School of Economics and the University of Zurich, and is supported by the open-source public ledger project Hedera.

FATF Assessment Finds Majority of US Exchanges are Compliant with Virtual Asset Guidance

FATF Assessment Finds Majority of US Exchanges are Compliant with Virtual Asset Guidance

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published an assessment of the US’s compliance with its revised criteria for anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing (CTF) through virtual assets and found that most virtual asset providers are compliant.

Golden Gate University Establishes Blockchain Law for Social Good Center to Aid Regulation

Golden Gate University Establishes Blockchain Law for Social Good Center to Aid Regulation

The Golden Gate University School of Law has teamed up with Algorand Foundation to set up Blockchain Law for Social Good Center to eliminate regulatory scepticism.

Louisiana State Congress Unanimously Pass Crypto-Business Licensing Bill

Louisiana State Congress Unanimously Pass Crypto-Business Licensing Bill

Crypto businesses may be offered a regulated path to legalization in the state of Louisiana. The proposed bill has been backed by Louisiana state representative Mark Weight. Should the bill be passed, the state would have a regulated crypto framework to operate within and would provide an official definition of traditionally ambiguous cryptocurrency-related terms.

European Union Introduces Comprehensive Crypto Law

European Union Introduces Comprehensive Crypto Law

The European Union has introduced a new crypto licensing regime called Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA), making it the first major jurisdiction in the world to introduce a comprehensive crypto law. The EU also voted in favor of a Transfer of Funds regulation that requires crypto operators to identify their customers in a bid to halt money laundering.

3 Reasons Behind the Recent Crypto Market Crash—Why Bitcoin Price Dropped $600

3 Reasons Behind the Recent Crypto Market Crash—Why Bitcoin Price Dropped $600

The Bitcoin price started to plunge in coincidence with our report of the Korean police raiding Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb for fraud. 

Facebook Diem Project to Launch USD Stablecoin after Dropping Swiss License Application Plan

Facebook Diem Project to Launch USD Stablecoin after Dropping Swiss License Application Plan

Diem Association is planning to move its main operations from Switzerland to the United States.

Attorneys for Ex-FTX CEO Samuel Bankman-Fried Challenge Proposed Jury Questions Ahead of Fraud Trial

Attorneys for Ex-FTX CEO Samuel Bankman-Fried Challenge Proposed Jury Questions Ahead of Fraud Trial

The defense attorneys for former FTX CEO Samuel Bankman-Fried have submitted a letter challenging the proposed jury questions for the upcoming fraud trial. They assert that the government's proposed questions could harbor bias against Bankman-Fried, potentially leading to an unfair trial. The defense suggests an alternative voir dire to ensure a fair jury selection process, while the prosecution opposes these suggestions. The trial is slated to begin on October 4, 2023, following jury selection on October 3.

dYdX Utilizes $9M Insurance Fund Following Alleged Targeted Attack on YFI

dYdX Utilizes $9M Insurance Fund Following Alleged Targeted Attack on YFI

dYdX deployed $9 million from v3 insurance fund to cover YFI market liquidations, suspecting targeted attack and market manipulation. No user funds affected, insurance fund remains at $13.5 million.

Ohio Democrat Lawmakers Propose Blockchain Voting in Bill For Election Overhaul

Ohio Democrat Lawmakers Propose Blockchain Voting in Bill For Election Overhaul

In the Ohio House of Representatives, Democrats have included a new voting system pilot based on blockchain as part of their elections law overhaul bill. The system will be used to count and track the votes of military personnel stationed outside the US and registered to vote in Ohio.

Crypto Investors’ Realized Gains Increased by 400% to Hit $162.7m in 2021, Study Shows

Crypto Investors’ Realized Gains Increased by 400% to Hit $162.7m in 2021, Study Shows

With 2021 emerging as a strong year for cryptocurrencies, global investors made $162.7 million in realized gains, according to blockchain analytic firm Chainalysis.

Crypto Token Backed by $25M Diamond Ponzi Scam Flagged by DoJ

Crypto Token Backed by $25M Diamond Ponzi Scam Flagged by DoJ

The US Department of Justice charged a Florida native with wire fraud, for soliciting investors in a diamond-backed cryptocurrency Ponzi and investment scam.

Democrat Nancy Pelosi Says $1.8T COVID-19 Stimulus Package Talks at Standstill, How will Bitcoin react?

Democrat Nancy Pelosi Says $1.8T COVID-19 Stimulus Package Talks at Standstill, How will Bitcoin react?

Democrat Nancy Pelosi said yesterday that discussions over a new $1.8 trillion stimulus package have ground to a halt, what could the stimulus delay mean for Bitcoin?

Mask Network (MASK) Bonfire Union Achieves $100 Million Milestone

Mask Network (MASK) Bonfire Union Achieves $100 Million Milestone

Mask Network launches $100 million fund under Bonfire Union, supporting decentralized social networks and infrastructure, driving Web3 innovation, and contributing to Mastodon and Web3 education through $10 million builder initiative.

G7 Bank Sector Higher Money Laundering Risk than Crypto Industry, Reports Mexico Financial Intelligence

G7 Bank Sector Higher Money Laundering Risk than Crypto Industry, Reports Mexico Financial Intelligence

According to a report released by the Financial Intelligence Unit of Mexico, the G7 banking sector was most at risk of money laundering operations.

Base Layer-2 Protocol Shatters DEX Trading Volume Record with $1.21B Surge

Base Layer-2 Protocol Shatters DEX Trading Volume Record with $1.21B Surge

Base, a prominent layer-2 Ethereum scaling solution, set a new trading volume milestone of $1.21 billion on decentralized exchanges, spearheaded by activity on Uniswap.

Republicans Cry Foul Play, USPS Postal Employee Retracts Claims of Ballot Tampering

Republicans Cry Foul Play, USPS Postal Employee Retracts Claims of Ballot Tampering

The US elections have finally come to an end, amid a flurry of anticipation and misinformation that have left the Republican party incredibly infuriated.

Dutch Government Invests Heavily in AI to Compete Globally

Dutch Government Invests Heavily in AI to Compete Globally

The Dutch government has allocated €204.5 million ($222.07 million) for AI development, signaling a robust commitment to advancing the Netherlands' position in the global AI landscape and adhering to the EU's AI Act.

Google Assistant to Integrate Bard AI for Enhanced Capabilities

Google Assistant to Integrate Bard AI for Enhanced Capabilities

Google Assistant is set to integrate with Google's Bard AI to offer enhanced functionalities. The integration will allow Google Assistant to perform complex tasks like planning vacations and sorting emails. Although the feature is still under testing, it marks Google's aggressive efforts to compete in the AI space.

UniSat Commemorates BRC-20 Anniversary with Key Updates and Future Plans

UniSat Commemorates BRC-20 Anniversary with Key Updates and Future Plans

UniSat celebrates the first anniversary of BRC-20, announcing new features, upcoming projects, and a call for beta testers for their latest app.

SEC Adopts Expedited Public Listing Review Process—Blockchain ETFs Could Qualify

SEC Adopts Expedited Public Listing Review Process—Blockchain ETFs Could Qualify

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has voted to adopt rule amendments to expedite the review procedure for companies applying for public listing, which could potentially create an expedited and cheaper application process for crypto and blockchain ETFs.

President Biden’s Tax Plans Spark Fear, Triggering a Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Drop

President Biden’s Tax Plans Spark Fear, Triggering a Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Drop

The speculation that U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration will increase capital gains taxes sent shock waves in the crypto space as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) dropped amid fears that this initiative could limit investment in digital assets.

SK Chairman Chey Tae-won Champions AI Transformation in Business

SK Chairman Chey Tae-won Champions AI Transformation in Business

SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won urges businesses to adapt to the AI era by reshaping their models, focusing on flexibility, strategic partnerships, and offering comprehensive AI solutions.

Treasury Secretary Nominee Janet Yellen Plans to Encourage Legitimate Crypto Use

Treasury Secretary Nominee Janet Yellen Plans to Encourage Legitimate Crypto Use

Biden's pick to lead the United States Treasury Department, Janet Yellen thinks crypto has potential to enhance the financial system and wants to encourage its legitimate use.

G20 Lays Regulatory Foundation to Accept Digital Payments by November Summit

G20 Lays Regulatory Foundation to Accept Digital Payments by November Summit

G20 officials have announced that they will begin the preliminary regulatory groundwork for the group to accept digital payments.

Western Union Counts its Losses in Advance as El Salvador Bitcoin Era Begins

Western Union Counts its Losses in Advance as El Salvador Bitcoin Era Begins

Western Union may lose business because of the rise of Bitcoin, as remittance costs are bound to be significantly lower through Bitcoin henceforth.

Former Coinbase Product Manager Seeks to Dismiss SEC Charges of Insider Trading

Former Coinbase Product Manager Seeks to Dismiss SEC Charges of Insider Trading

Ten lawyers from five law firms filed a move to dismiss an SEC insider trading lawsuit against two brothers, calling the regulator "wrong" and lacking government authorisation.

Bentley University Rolls Out Crypto Payment Option for Tuition Fees

Bentley University Rolls Out Crypto Payment Option for Tuition Fees

To offer students and their families new methods to pay tuition, US-based Bentley University has started accepting crypto payments.

UAE Investors Enable Crypto Trading in Dirhams following Kraken and RAKBANK Partnership

UAE Investors Enable Crypto Trading in Dirhams following Kraken and RAKBANK Partnership

Kraken, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, has joined hands with RAKBANK to enable UAE residents to trade crypto in dirhams through their local bank accounts.

Protego Becomes the Second Federally Chartered Crypto Bank in United States

Protego Becomes the Second Federally Chartered Crypto Bank in United States

Protego, Washington state-chartered trust firm, has received a conditional approval from the OCC to become the second nationally chartered crypto bank in the U.S.

The United Kingdom Tax Reform Council Launches Campaign Against Bank of England

The United Kingdom Tax Reform Council Launches Campaign Against Bank of England

UK Tax Reform Council and Bitcoin community worry over Bank of England's CBDC intentions.

Union Bank of The Philippines Launches Crypto Trading Services

Union Bank of The Philippines Launches Crypto Trading Services

The Union Bank of the Phillippines has launched crypto trading services for its customers in partnership with Metaco

US Federal Reserve Weighs the Pros and Cons of a Digital Dollar CBDC

US Federal Reserve Weighs the Pros and Cons of a Digital Dollar CBDC

The US Federal Reserve has continued to research the benefits and impact of implementing a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Brazil and Argentina explore a common currency

Brazil and Argentina explore a common currency

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong promotes Bitcoin for Brazil and Argentina. A alternative currency to the Argentine peso and Brazilian real is being prepared by the two South American nations. BTC might become the second-largest currency bloc after the US dollar.

Uniswap Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for V4 RFPs

Uniswap Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for V4 RFPs

The Uniswap Foundation announced the winners of its first round of RFPs for Uniswap V4 on November 1, 2023. The projects include developing a Deposit Liquidity Widget, creating an open-source design package, compiling POC hook developer documentation, and researching malicious hook design space.

Bitcoin Smashes New High of Over $60K as Valuation Now Exceeds JPMorgan, BoA, and ICBC Combined

Bitcoin Smashes New High of Over $60K as Valuation Now Exceeds JPMorgan, BoA, and ICBC Combined

Over the weekend, Bitcoin crossed a crucial milestone, hitting a record-high of over $61,000 before falling back slightly.

Nigeria’s Unity Bank Collaborates with Binkabi for Blockchain-Based Agricultural Solutions

Nigeria’s Unity Bank Collaborates with Binkabi for Blockchain-Based Agricultural Solutions

Nigeria's Unity Bank has partnered with Binkabi so that blockchain-based agricultural solutions can be availed in this nation.

Total value locked in Ethereum-based Decentralized exchange

Total value locked in Ethereum-based Decentralized exchange

After community approval, Boba Network will instal Uniswap v3 as the sixth chain.

Uniswap Labs Announces Upcoming v4 and Developer Training Program

Uniswap Labs Announces Upcoming v4 and Developer Training Program

Uniswap Labs teases the launch of Uniswap v4 and introduces an 8-week developer course to master v4 hooks, led by industry experts including Will Pote.

Arizona State Senator Wendy Rogers Proposes Bills to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

Arizona State Senator Wendy Rogers Proposes Bills to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

Arizona state senator Wendy Rogers also supported a tax-exempt crypto bill.

UAE Rolls Out Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Platform to Fight Fraud

UAE Rolls Out Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Platform to Fight Fraud

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a blockchain-enabled trade finance platform dubbed UAE Trade Connect to curb economic crimes like money laundering, under-invoicing, and fraud.

FTX was the "fastest" company collapse in American history, says U.S. Trustee.

FTX was the "fastest" company collapse in American history, says U.S. Trustee.

The US Trustee overseeing FTX's bankruptcy proceedings has requested an independent investigation into its demise. In a Dec. 1 motion, U.S. Trustee called the defunct exchange the "fastest large business collapse in American history". An independent examiner has been requested by the Department of Justice. Independent examiners are usually called in when creditors want them or when unsecured debts surpass $5 million. Trustee Andrew Vara said debtors "suffered an almost unparalleled fall in value" over eight days in November. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and Securities and Exchange Commission have allegedly submitted many requests to investors.

Uniswap Tops $50 Billion in Trading Volume but Its Sources of Liquidity Are Questioned

Uniswap Tops $50 Billion in Trading Volume but Its Sources of Liquidity Are Questioned

Uniswap has recently made headlines with its total trading volume surpassing $50 billion.

Trump Handed Digital Future to China by Going After Bitcoin, Bolton's Book Reveals

Trump Handed Digital Future to China by Going After Bitcoin, Bolton's Book Reveals

President Trump’s opposition to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is well documented as is his determination to maintain the US Dollar's global status. According to a passage from ex-national security advisor John Bolton’s book—Trump’s administration has actually handed Bitcoin and Ethereum a huge advantage over other cryptocurrencies.

US Lawmakers Question Tron Founder Justin Sun and DLive CEO on Extremist Content Following Capitol Riots

US Lawmakers Question Tron Founder Justin Sun and DLive CEO on Extremist Content Following Capitol Riots

Two U.S. lawmakers have questioned Tron founder Justin Sun and DLive CEO Charles Wayn in the wake of the Capital riots—asking them how they moderate extremist content.

Binance to Launch UK Crypto Exchange to Meet Client Demand

Binance to Launch UK Crypto Exchange to Meet Client Demand

Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it will launch a regulated crypto trading platform in the UK, in the coming months. Binance.UK is planning to create a trading platform to allow retail and institutional investors to sell and buy cryptocurrencies using euros and pounds.

Paxful Exits Venezuela’s P2P Crypto Bitcoin Market Following US Sanctions

Paxful Exits Venezuela’s P2P Crypto Bitcoin Market Following US Sanctions

Paxful has withdrawn its crypto trading services from Venezuela after the country was classified as high-risk by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Estonia's Central Bank Launches Research Project into CBDC

Estonia's Central Bank Launches Research Project into CBDC

Estonia’s Central Bank also known as Eesti Pank has launched a multi-year research project into central bank digital currencies.

Ethereum Developer’s Trial for Attendance at North Korea Blockchain Conference Set for September 2021

Ethereum Developer’s Trial for Attendance at North Korea Blockchain Conference Set for September 2021

Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith has been accused by the US government of assisting North Korea in questionable affairs involving cryptocurrencies.

Conflux to Deploy Uniswap v3 on Its Blockchain

Conflux to Deploy Uniswap v3 on Its Blockchain

Conflux plans to deploy Uniswap v3 on its blockchain, which would offer access to millions of potential new users, particularly in China and Asian markets. This comes days after the Uniswap v3 code license expired, allowing developers to fork the protocol and deploy their own decentralized exchange. Conflux has a market capitalization of nearly $1 billion and has $45 million in total value locked on-chain. The network also announced a partnership with China Telecom to develop a blockchain SIM card.

3 Ways Biden Can Be Friendly With China

3 Ways Biden Can Be Friendly With China

I’ve often viewed myself as both a global citizen and a bridge between East and West. The Biden Administration has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to redefine America’s role in the global economy and pave the way for success in world with two equal economic superpowers. Here’s how…

China and EU Trade Talks Included the Potential Cooperation of Central Bank Digital Currencies

China and EU Trade Talks Included the Potential Cooperation of Central Bank Digital Currencies

The European Union and China recently had trade and economic discussions regarding topics including central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and supply chain.

IBM Food Trust: Cutting Through the Complexity of the World’s Food Supply with Blockchain

IBM Food Trust: Cutting Through the Complexity of the World’s Food Supply with Blockchain

IBM Food Trust was first launched in August 2017, with 10 Foundation members aiming to use blockchain in food traceability to solve issues in the food supply chain. Prior to the launch, IBM, Walmart and Tsinghua University announced a collaboration to improve the way food is tracked, transported and sold to customers in China. Juniper Research recently announced that IBM Food Trust is one of the leading blockchain players in the food provenance space.

Uniswap Foundation Seeks $62.37M in Second Funding Tranche

Uniswap Foundation Seeks $62.37M in Second Funding Tranche

The Uniswap Foundation has requested a second tranche of $62.37M in funding to continue its ecosystem development efforts. While the proposal outlines a comprehensive financial plan and future initiatives, some community members have raised concerns about the size of the funding request.

China to be First Cashless Society with Digital Yuan Launch in 2022, SCMP Report

China to be First Cashless Society with Digital Yuan Launch in 2022, SCMP Report

China is poised to become the world’s first cashless society should roll out its Digital Yuan DCEP before it hosts the 2022 Winter Olympics according to the SCMP

US Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Ban on TikTok Downloads

US Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Ban on TikTok Downloads

A federal US judge granted an injunction request against the Trump Administration’s order to ban TikTok downloads across all US app stores.

Nancy Pelosi Says Tuesday is Deadline if White House Wants Pre-Election Stimulus, BTC Traders Standby

Nancy Pelosi Says Tuesday is Deadline if White House Wants Pre-Election Stimulus, BTC Traders Standby

Dem Nancy Pelosi told the White House it has until Tuesday to reach a deal with Democrats if it wants additional stimulus before the elections next month. How will BTC react?

US-Based Mortgage Firm Permits Homebuyers to Use Crypto Holdings as Collateral

US-Based Mortgage Firm Permits Homebuyers to Use Crypto Holdings as Collateral

Milo, a financial technology company that reimagines mortgage credit, removes the obstacle for down payments if homebuyers use crypto holdings as collateral for home loans.

Union Bank of Philippines Cooperates with Hex Trust for Promoting Pilot Digital Assets Custody Service

Union Bank of Philippines Cooperates with Hex Trust for Promoting Pilot Digital Assets Custody Service

Union Bank of Philippines (UnionBank) announced the bank has paired with Hong Kong-based Hex Trust to pilot digital assets custody service.

PWC Singapore's Venture Hub: A Breeding Ground for Singaporean Unicorns

PWC Singapore's Venture Hub: A Breeding Ground for Singaporean Unicorns

Following Part 1 of the interview, Lim Shu Ning, Director in PwC Singapore’s Venture Hub specializing in Blockchain analyzed the key challenges for startups to become a “Unicorn” in Singapore and shared with us how PwC Singapore’s Venture Hub partners with local regulators and accelerators to foster FinTech innovation in Singapore.

Bitstamp acquires a Spanish crypto licence

Bitstamp acquires a Spanish crypto licence

Bitstamp has been focusing on the European Union market since its launch in 2011. The approval from the Bank of Spain lets Bitstamp's local subsidiary offer digital currency exchange services for fiat currency and electronic wallet custody services to Spanish users. By this fall, the country became home to the third-largest network of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ATMs after the United States and Canada.

ConsenSys Acquires US Brokerage Firm to Tokenize Outdated Municipal Bonds Market

ConsenSys Acquires US Brokerage Firm to Tokenize Outdated Municipal Bonds Market

ConsenSys has made a major acquisition of a U.S brokerage Firm to put traditional municipal bonds on the blockchain.

Uniswap Sets New All-Time High Ahead of Coinbase Public Listing

Uniswap Sets New All-Time High Ahead of Coinbase Public Listing

Coinbase’s public debut this week has drawn numerous investors' attention to DeFi tokens and served to push altcoins higher.

Mersinger feels crypto regulation is needed

Mersinger feels crypto regulation is needed

Commissioner Summer Mersinger suggested that the time to act on cryptocurrency regulation may have arrived. "We are getting to the point that maybe we are past the education stage and now it's the action [stage]," she said. She dissented from the commission's treatment of Ooki DAO, calling it regulation by enforcement. Real-time proof of reserves may be part of digital asset regulation in the future.

U.S. Should Align Itself with Digital Assets to Safeguard its Interests, Says Chainalysis Founder

U.S. Should Align Itself with Digital Assets to Safeguard its Interests, Says Chainalysis Founder

During a Senate hearing, Chainalysis founder Jonathan Levin opined that the U.S. ought to prioritize and invest in digital assets to get the upper hand when enhancing financial transparency, public safety, and national security.

Federal Reserve FOMC Meeting Inflation Targets Might See Bitcoin Price Retest $10,400 Resistance

Federal Reserve FOMC Meeting Inflation Targets Might See Bitcoin Price Retest $10,400 Resistance

Bitcoin traders await the Federal Reserve’s upcoming policy meeting on Wednesday to hear how the United States central bank will enact its inflation policy.

EU Plans to Bar Interest Payments on Deposits in Stablecoins

EU Plans to Bar Interest Payments on Deposits in Stablecoins

Patrick Hansen, the head of Strategy at DeFi startup, Unstoppable Finance, said the expected MiCA bill could come as early as this month’s ending.

Uniswap Labs Unveils New Venture Capital Unit Focused on Web3 Projects

Uniswap Labs Unveils New Venture Capital Unit Focused on Web3 Projects

Uniswap Labs Ventures seeks to become a catalyst for the new web3 economy by supporting innovative and disruptive firms that are creating new financial applications and concepts.

Ethics of Web3 Discussed at Paris Blockchain Week

Ethics of Web3 Discussed at Paris Blockchain Week

The second day of Paris Blockchain Week 2023 featured a panel discussion on the Ethics of Web3. The panelists agreed that ethical frameworks often lag behind technology and that innovation comes before any ethical standards are implemented. They highlighted the upcoming Markets in Crypto-Assets framework in the European Union as an example of turning ethics into law to protect people and innovation.

The Dapp of 2019? How MakerDAO Took Charge of the DeFi Field

The Dapp of 2019? How MakerDAO Took Charge of the DeFi Field

The MakerDao project is the contemporary success story for decentralized finance (DeFi). DappRadar has tagged Maker as the most influential Dapp of the year and the driving force behind the entire DeFi ecosystem.

Can US Lawmakers Really Just Mint Two $1 Trillion Coins to Back a Digital Dollar COVID Stimulus with "No Additional Debt"?

Can US Lawmakers Really Just Mint Two $1 Trillion Coins to Back a Digital Dollar COVID Stimulus with "No Additional Debt"?

As the economy continues to deteriorate in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic climate, US Lawmakers are once again pitching the creation of a sovereign digital dollar to quickly distribute the proposed stimulus packages. The bill further proposed the new minting of two trillion dollar coins.

Tachyum's Prodigy Processors: A Game-Changer for Blockchain in Banking and FinTech

Tachyum's Prodigy Processors: A Game-Changer for Blockchain in Banking and FinTech

Tachyum, a leading tech company, has recently published a paper titled "Credit Unions, Blockchain, CBDC, FinTech and Tachyum Prodigy", which highlights the potential of Prodigy to revolutionize transactional banking and significantly reduce the environmental and financial costs associated with blockchain's energy consumption.

British Farmer Attempted £1.4M Bitcoin Extortion from Tesco by Contaminating Baby Food

British Farmer Attempted £1.4M Bitcoin Extortion from Tesco by Contaminating Baby Food

Nigel Wright, a 45-year-old sheep farmer from Lincolnshire, England, has been accused of trying to extort Bitcoin worth £1.4 million, approximately $1.8 million, from retail giant Tesco. He made this blackmail to reveal the Tesco stores he had planted the contaminated baby food.

Grayscale CEO challenges SEC's denial of application

Grayscale CEO challenges SEC's denial of application

If GBTC becomes a spot BTC ETF, Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein stated investors will get a "few of billion dollars" back.

US Supreme Court Rules Against SEC’s Ability to Fine Crypto and Blockchain Firms

US Supreme Court Rules Against SEC’s Ability to Fine Crypto and Blockchain Firms

The US Supreme court has limited the amount in punitive fines that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) can impose on cryptocurrency and blockchain firms, in a historic ruling yesterday.

Standard Chartered Research Head Sees Depreciating US Dollar as Perfect Storm for Emerging Assets

Standard Chartered Research Head Sees Depreciating US Dollar as Perfect Storm for Emerging Assets

The United States dollar is facing significant depreciation following the US elections according to Standard Chartered Bank’s Head of Research.

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin Dark Web Chemical Weapon Purchase

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Bitcoin Dark Web Chemical Weapon Purchase

A 45-year-old man from Columbia, Missouri pled guilty yesterday in a US federal court to one count of aggravated identity theft and one count of attempting to acquire a chemical weapon—via the dark web using Bitcoin.

Goldman Sachs Warns Inflation Threatens US Dollar’s Role as Global Reserve Currency

Goldman Sachs Warns Inflation Threatens US Dollar’s Role as Global Reserve Currency

Goldman Sachs strategists say risks to the U.S dollar’s reserve status include increasing pandemic and political uncertainty and rising debt.

Billionaire Ray Dalio believes that fiat is in jeopardy

Billionaire Ray Dalio believes that fiat is in jeopardy

A Bitcoin admirer said the billionaire is close to "really understanding Bitcoin."

Oxford Study Reveals "Prospective Configuration" - A Novel Brain Learning Principle Surpassing AI

Oxford Study Reveals "Prospective Configuration" - A Novel Brain Learning Principle Surpassing AI

Oxford University and the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit have discovered a new principle of brain learning called "prospective configuration," suggesting the human brain has a superior learning mechanism compared to AI systems. Future research aims to develop learning algorithms.

KeyFi Announces Native Token Listing on ApeSwap DEX

KeyFi Announces Native Token Listing on ApeSwap DEX

KeyFi, an AI-Powered DeFi aggregator platform backed by SelfKey Credentials, is listing its native token, KEYFI, on decentralized exchange ApeSwap.Finance.

Uniswap Foundation Seeks Additional $46.2M Funding for Next Two Years of Operations

Uniswap Foundation Seeks Additional $46.2M Funding for Next Two Years of Operations

The Uniswap Foundation initiates a governance proposal for an additional $46.2M funding to sustain its operations for the next two years. This follows a Temperature Check, ahead of an on-chain vote slated for October 12, 2023. The funds, converted based on a 30-day TWAP of UNI, are designated for grants and operational costs, among other strategic initiatives aimed at bolstering Uniswap's position in the DeFi sector.

Oracle Confirms Partnership with TikTok, President Trump Still Needs to Approve Deal

Oracle Confirms Partnership with TikTok, President Trump Still Needs to Approve Deal

Oracle, the tech company that was said to have acquired TikTok’s US operations, has finally commented on the partnership and confirmed it.

Unizen (ZCX) enters a strategic partnership with THORChain (RUNE)

Unizen (ZCX) enters a strategic partnership with THORChain (RUNE)

The team at Unizen, operating the Web3 ecosystem found at zcx.com, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the team at THORChain. Specifically, Unizen has integrated the THORChain settlement layer to enable swaps between ETH (Ethereum) and AVAX (Avalanche C-chain) to BTC (Bitcoin) and vice versa.

XRP Price Drops During Ripple Swell Conference

XRP Price Drops During Ripple Swell Conference

The XRP price looks set to continue a downtrend, while Ripple hosts the annual Swell conference which brings together world industry leaders and policymakers.

Bitcoin Educator Andreas Antonopolous Believes Oil Price Crash Gives US Bitcoin Miners an Advantage

Bitcoin Educator Andreas Antonopolous Believes Oil Price Crash Gives US Bitcoin Miners an Advantage

Following the oil market crash in April, electricity prices have continued to fall globally. Bitcoin educator Andreas Antonopoulos believes that despite the disruption to industries, the oil market downturn could give US cryptocurrency miners an advantage.

PAID Network DeFi Platform Attacked as Hacker Gains $3 Million Of ETH After Minting $166 Million Of Tokens

PAID Network DeFi Platform Attacked as Hacker Gains $3 Million Of ETH After Minting $166 Million Of Tokens

PAID token crashed by over 75% instantly after the popular PAID Network DeFi protocol experienced a massive hack.

Kraken Agrees to Cease Staking Services for U.S. Clients

Kraken Agrees to Cease Staking Services for U.S. Clients

Kraken settled with the SEC by ending its staking program and paying $30 million in disgorgement, prejudgment interest, and civil penalties.

EARN IT Act Introduced in US House of Representatives, Critics View It as Threat—What This Means for Crypto

EARN IT Act Introduced in US House of Representatives, Critics View It as Threat—What This Means for Crypto

Despite being perceived as an “anti-security bill” by many, the EARN IT Act has made its way to the US House of Representatives and currently awaits approval.

Ethereum to Implement New "Devcon Improvement Proposals" for Devcon Colombia 2021

Ethereum to Implement New "Devcon Improvement Proposals" for Devcon Colombia 2021

Ethereum has announced a new way for its crypto community to get more involved for next year’s Devcon event.

FBI Says Cyber Criminals Dealing With Crypto are Rapidly Upgrading

FBI Says Cyber Criminals Dealing With Crypto are Rapidly Upgrading

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says that law enforcement can barely keep up with the advancements of criminal activities in the cryptocurrency sector.

Uniswap Expands Mobile Footprint with Android Wallet Launch

Uniswap Expands Mobile Footprint with Android Wallet Launch

Uniswap has launched a beta version of its mobile wallet for Android on October 12, following the successful iOS app release in April. The Android wallet facilitates easier swaps on various chains without manual network switching, offers robust swap protection against frontrunning, and ensures a transparent fee structure for its users. The launch, part of a broader trend among decentralized exchanges, signifies the growing emphasis on mobile platforms in DeFi.

Russian Cybercriminals Sanctioned by DoJ for Crypto Laundering Scam Generating More than $16.8M

Russian Cybercriminals Sanctioned by DoJ for Crypto Laundering Scam Generating More than $16.8M

TheDoJ has sanctioned two Russian nationals for their cybercrimes, where millions in cryptocurrency were accumulated through scamming and phishing schemes.

US Federal Court Defines Bitcoin As Money

US Federal Court Defines Bitcoin As Money

A US Federal court has classified Bitcoin as a “money” under the Washington, D.C, Money Transmitters Act (MTA).

Reactions to Genesis Global Trading's Bankruptcy

Reactions to Genesis Global Trading's Bankruptcy

New York crypto lender Genesis Global Trading filed for bankruptcy. Social media users weighed in. Some think bankruptcy attorneys will prosper and no one will be held responsible. Crypto lending was called "dumb" by others.

The United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority is cracking down on unregistered cryptocurrency

The United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority is cracking down on unregistered cryptocurrency

West Yorkshire crypto ATM operators were penalized by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below Critical Level as Joe Biden Officially Inaugurated as 46th US President, What's Next for BTC?

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below Critical Level as Joe Biden Officially Inaugurated as 46th US President, What's Next for BTC?

Bitcoin has been losing steam and struggling to clear the $35,000 level, for a second straight day.

Banks Are Increasingly Starting to Offer Cryptocurrency Services in 2020

Banks Are Increasingly Starting to Offer Cryptocurrency Services in 2020

Banks have increased their interest in cryptocurrencies. Many of them have decided to join the cryptocurrency market, either by offering investments in cryptocurrency or by exploiting the capabilities of blockchain technology, which is already used in various areas with financial services.

AI Image Editing: The Rise of Unified Concept Editing in Diffusion Models

AI Image Editing: The Rise of Unified Concept Editing in Diffusion Models

Exploring the groundbreaking advancements in AI with Unified Concept Editing in diffusion models, offering enhanced precision and control in image editing.

Yearn.Finance (YFI) Loses Over 45% in a Week, Further Correction Expected

Yearn.Finance (YFI) Loses Over 45% in a Week, Further Correction Expected

For the past few weeks, the DeFi market has seen major losses, including Yearn.finance’s YFI token, Uniswap’s token, SushiSwap’s token, and Curve’s token.

The University of Wyoming Commits $4M to a Staking Program

The University of Wyoming Commits $4M to a Staking Program

The University of Wyoming has reportedly committed funds to a staking pool for three different cryptocurrencies.

U.S. Financial Regulators Warn Crypto Firms to Tighten Stablecoin AML Risk Controls

U.S. Financial Regulators Warn Crypto Firms to Tighten Stablecoin AML Risk Controls

U.S. regulators have issued a strict warning on money laundering risks associated with stablecoins and has warned providers to tighten AML protections and controls.

NASA is Funding a Blockchain Solution for Space Communication

NASA is Funding a Blockchain Solution for Space Communication

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funding two US-based companies to develop a blockchain solution to enhance space communication

DappRadar—What is the Dapp of 2019?

DappRadar—What is the Dapp of 2019?

In the second part of our exclusive interview with Skirmantis Januskas, CEO and Founder, DappRadar - we discuss Ethereum’s transition to proof-of-stake, the growing Dapp ecosystem and the DeFi revolution instigated by MakerDao.

DeFi and Crypto Community Explode as Robinhood Halts GameStop (GME) Trades

DeFi and Crypto Community Explode as Robinhood Halts GameStop (GME) Trades

Robinhood’s decision to stop the purchases of GameStop (GME) shares, along with AMC and Blackberry (BBE), has spurred outrage from the cryptocurrency community.

ECB to Meet the Growing Demand for Digital Payments with a CBDC Digital Euro

ECB to Meet the Growing Demand for Digital Payments with a CBDC Digital Euro

President of the ECB Christine Lagarde broached the topic of CBDC issuance and why the bank was seriously considering the creation of a digital euro.

MicroStrategy Bitcoin Buying Splits The Crypto Community

MicroStrategy Bitcoin Buying Splits The Crypto Community

MicroStrategy, a business that specializes in software analytics, has just increased the amount of Bitcoin it holds. Following the transaction, the company now has a total ownership of 132,500 BTC, which were acquired for a sum of $4.03 billion. Some people believe that this new move may have the ability to cause a new minimum price for the leading digital asset. Others say that increasing one's Bitcoin holdings exposes one to the danger of centralization.

Chainalysis Partners with Wyoming Watchdog to Fight Cybercrime and Crypto Laundering Scams

Chainalysis Partners with Wyoming Watchdog to Fight Cybercrime and Crypto Laundering Scams

Chainalysis has announced partnered with Wyoming’s Division of Banking to fight cybercrime, crypto laundering, crypto scams, sanctions violations, and more.

ChatQA: A Leap in Conversational QA Performance

ChatQA: A Leap in Conversational QA Performance

The study "ChatQA: Building GPT-4 Level Conversational QA Models" by Zihan Liu, Wei Ping, Rajarshi Roy, Peng Xu, Mohammad Shoeybi, and Bryan Catanzaro from NVIDIA focuses on the development of a new family of conversational question-answering models, including Llama2-7B, Llama2-13B, Llama2-70B, and an in-house 8B pretrained GPT model, which improves 'unanswerable' questions.

President Trump Ends COVID-19 Stimulus Negotiations, Bitcoin Price Plummets

President Trump Ends COVID-19 Stimulus Negotiations, Bitcoin Price Plummets

Trump has decided to delay negotiations regarding a second coronavirus stimulus package until after the presidential elections, sending Bitcoin's price down.

Ripple CTO Regrets Selling Ether for $1 Each, Missed Out on Millions as ETH Looking Bullish

Ripple CTO Regrets Selling Ether for $1 Each, Missed Out on Millions as ETH Looking Bullish

Ripple chief technical officer (CTO) David Schwartz disclosed that he previously had 40,000 Ether in his possession, but that he liquidated it in 2012.

Hong Kong’s OneDegree to Provide Digital Asset Protection Insurance with Munich Re

Hong Kong’s OneDegree to Provide Digital Asset Protection Insurance with Munich Re

OneDegree is developing more technology to provide protection to participants in the digital assets market.

UK FCA Regulator Proposes Mandatory AML Data Reports from Cryptocurrency Firms

UK FCA Regulator Proposes Mandatory AML Data Reports from Cryptocurrency Firms

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed obligatory AML reporting requirements for crypto exchanges.

Uniswap Monthly Volume Surpasses Coinbase Under the Influence of the DeFi Craze

Uniswap Monthly Volume Surpasses Coinbase Under the Influence of the DeFi Craze

Under the influence of the decentralized finance (DeFi) craze, decentralized exchange Uniswap has processed $15.3 billion in monthly volume in September.

FTX Gets Full Approval to Operate Crypto Exchange in Dubai

FTX Gets Full Approval to Operate Crypto Exchange in Dubai

FTX has received full government approval to expand its services in Dubai. In March, the exchange obtained a partial license to offer its services in the region.

Tether Tokens (USDt) Community and Utility Pushes Market Cap Over $20 Billion

Tether Tokens (USDt) Community and Utility Pushes Market Cap Over $20 Billion

Tether.to, the blockchain-enabled platform that powers the largest stablecoin by market capitalization, has surpassed US$20 billion, driven purely by community and utility.

Binance.US Opens Crypto Assets Marketplace to Millions of Florida Cryptocurrency Traders

Binance.US Opens Crypto Assets Marketplace to Millions of Florida Cryptocurrency Traders

Binance.US will now open its digital assets marketplace to Florida citizens and cryptocurrency traders.

SEC Chair Gary Gensler Called Out by House Representatives Over FTX

SEC Chair Gary Gensler Called Out by House Representatives Over FTX

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried was supposed to appear before the House Financial Services Committee in December. Lawmakers are questioning his arrest.

FCC Targets AI-Generated Voice Scams Under New Proposal

FCC Targets AI-Generated Voice Scams Under New Proposal

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel proposes making AI-generated robocalls illegal under the TCPA, aiming to combat fraud and misinformation. The initiative follows incidents like misleading robocalls in New Hampshire, with broader measures to protect consumers and enhance enforcement tools for law enforcement.

Arbitrum Community Seeks Return of 700 Million ARB Tokens

Arbitrum Community Seeks Return of 700 Million ARB Tokens

The Arbitrum community has proposed the return of 700 million ARB tokens to its DAO Treasury after the Arbitrum Foundation transferred the funds without community approval. The proposal requires the foundation to return the tokens before proceeding with its budget plan, and voting ends on April 14.

Ethereum User Pays $9,500 In Transaction Fees to Send $120 of ETH

Ethereum User Pays $9,500 In Transaction Fees to Send $120 of ETH

An Ethereum user has found himself paying $9,500 in transaction fees to send only $120 of Ether.

US Credit Unions Gain Access to Partner with Crypto Assets Service Providers

US Credit Unions Gain Access to Partner with Crypto Assets Service Providers

The United States National Credit Union Administration granted domestic credit unions under the aegis of the Federally Insured Credit Unions the permission to enter into partnerships with third-party digital currency trading platforms.

Former Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler Loses Crucial Republican Senate Seat

Former Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler Loses Crucial Republican Senate Seat

Former CEO of Bakkt Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga) has lost her senate seat to Democrat Raphael Warnock in a special election held on Jan 5.

Bitcoin Mining Geographical Distribution Shifts as U.S. Becoming the Biggest Beneficiary

Bitcoin Mining Geographical Distribution Shifts as U.S. Becoming the Biggest Beneficiary

BTC mining is becoming more geographically distributed after China's clampdown on Bitcoin mining recently.

Gmail Enhances AI Email Drafting with Voice Input

Gmail Enhances AI Email Drafting with Voice Input

Google is set to revolutionize Gmail with the integration of a voice input feature in its AI-powered 'Help Me Write' tool, enhancing the email drafting process and reflecting the evolving role of AI in digital communication.

Chainlink Rebounds While Large-Cap Altcoins Lag Behind, DeFi Market Reaches $10B in Total Value Locked

Chainlink Rebounds While Large-Cap Altcoins Lag Behind, DeFi Market Reaches $10B in Total Value Locked

Chainlink (LINK) has been making over 18 percent gains in the past 24 hours, taking the lead ahead of most of the large-cap altcoins and Bitcoin.

Consumers See Crypto as Investment Tools, Study says

Consumers See Crypto as Investment Tools, Study says

Consumers in the United States view cryptocurrencies as ideal investment vehicles, according to a new study by Paxos.

Union Bank of the Philippines to Enhance Crypto Trading & Custody Services

Union Bank of the Philippines to Enhance Crypto Trading & Custody Services

Union Bank of the Philippines plans to choose Metaco and IBM to enhance cryptocurrency trading and custody services, taking advantage of the Asian country's rapid adoption of digital tokens.

Ethereum Team Leader Critiques University's Apathy Towards Crypto Education

Ethereum Team Leader Critiques University's Apathy Towards Crypto Education

Ethereum head, Péter Szilágyi, expressed frustration over his alma mater's lack of interest in blockchain technology, contrasting with global demand for blockchain education driven by major corporations and student interests.

Yuga Labs Sets Up BAYC Community Council to Boost Innovations

Yuga Labs Sets Up BAYC Community Council to Boost Innovations

The council brings together seven long-standing community members that have a proven track record of supporting the collection.

DeFi Bubble Burst: SushiSwap and Uniswap Lead the DEX Token Crash, Reaching New Lows

DeFi Bubble Burst: SushiSwap and Uniswap Lead the DEX Token Crash, Reaching New Lows

Uniswap's UNI token reached a new low at $2.478 today, dropping by 83.48% from $15 of a record high on Sept. 17, the first day it launched.

Deloitte seeks crypto experts

Deloitte seeks crypto experts

Deloitte is actively seeking individuals with cryptocurrency expertise, with over 300 job openings in the United States, including positions such as Blockchain & Digital Assets Manager and Tax Manager, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency. The firm signals its continued support and interest in Web3 and crypto.

Russian National Extradited to the U.S. to Face Crypto Money Laundering Charges

Russian National Extradited to the U.S. to Face Crypto Money Laundering Charges

Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national accused of running an illegal crypto exchange BTC-e was extradited to the United States to face fraud charges.

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says Bitcoin Can Evolve Into Global Asset and Impact Dollar

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says Bitcoin Can Evolve Into Global Asset and Impact Dollar

Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock the world's largest asset manager with $7.4 trillion assets under management, says Bitcoin can evolve into a global asset and impact the US dollar.

Hong Kong is the Most Crypto-Ready Economy, Study Shows

Hong Kong is the Most Crypto-Ready Economy, Study Shows

Crypto adoption in Hong Kong is going to expand, as the city has emerged as the readiest country/ region to embrace digital assets era, according to a study by trading platform Forex Suggest.

European Investment Bank to Harness Blockchain Technology for Bond Sale

European Investment Bank to Harness Blockchain Technology for Bond Sale

The European Investment Bank (EIB) intends to deploy blockchain technology for selling bonds.

The UK's Regulatory Policy Committee is Against the FCA

The UK's Regulatory Policy Committee is Against the FCA

The Regulatory Policy Committee thinks the 2021 action is unjustified now. The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy funds the committee. The restriction is "red," meaning it's unsuitable.

Universal Music Group Calls for AI Music Copyright Protection

Universal Music Group Calls for AI Music Copyright Protection

Universal Music Group has called for streaming services to block AI services from harvesting melodies and lyrics from copyrighted songs. AI-generated music on Twitter, YouTube, and popular streaming platforms, such as Spotify and Apple Music, has raised concerns about intellectual property rights.

Why Uniswap is the DeFi Catalyst for Many Projects

Why Uniswap is the DeFi Catalyst for Many Projects

If there is one thing that has been made perfectly apparent in the last year, it’s that there is incredible demand for decentralized finance (DeFi) solutions. 

Crypto Twitter Explodes as US SEC Aims to Sue Ripple For Sale of XRP Token as Securities

Crypto Twitter Explodes as US SEC Aims to Sue Ripple For Sale of XRP Token as Securities

The US SEC is suing Ripple for selling its XRP token, meanwhile, Crypto Twitter has erupted with support and criticism of the less than decentralized crypto firm.

The New House Financial Services Committee Head Wants To Postpone Crypto Tax Measures

The New House Financial Services Committee Head Wants To Postpone Crypto Tax Measures

Patrick McHenry wants the Treasury to postpone the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act's digital asset and tax collection portion. McHenry claims the clause is poorly written and that brokers might be misinterpreted. The rule was challenged earlier this year by Coin Center, a blockchain advocacy organization. Crypto miners and stakers are exempt from the new law, according to Senator Rob Portman's tweet of a Treasury letter.

Director of National Intelligence Warns US SEC of China’s Cryptocurrency Dominance

Director of National Intelligence Warns US SEC of China’s Cryptocurrency Dominance

National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe has warned the US Securities and Exchange Commission that China’s cryptocurrency dominance could put the US at a disadvantage.

US Congress Planned Hearings on GameStop Market Conditions Shows Value of Bitcoin

US Congress Planned Hearings on GameStop Market Conditions Shows Value of Bitcoin

The US House Financial Services and Senate Banking Committee has announced that it will hold hearings on the chaos surrounding GameStop stocks.

ChromaWay and COMUNITYmade to Reinvent Near Shore Fashion Supply Chains with Web3 Technology

ChromaWay and COMUNITYmade to Reinvent Near Shore Fashion Supply Chains with Web3 Technology

Stockholm headquartered blockchain technology company ChromaWay announced today that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with COMUNITYmade to co-design and develop supply chain solutions that leverage decentralized Web3 technologies to strengthen product-provenance and transparency, empower designers, and bring high-quality fashion to market faster.

Is The US Ready for CBDC? Most Americans Opposed to Digital Dollar Adoption, Survey Reveals

Is The US Ready for CBDC? Most Americans Opposed to Digital Dollar Adoption, Survey Reveals

Most American citizens appear to be against a digital dollar adoption within the US, preferring paper money to CBDC, according to a study.

Starling Bank prohibits crypto purchases and deposits citing danger

Starling Bank prohibits crypto purchases and deposits citing danger

Starling has banned crypto-related activity for its cards. Customers can't buy cryptocurrency or accept inbound transactions from exchanges or businesses. The online bank informed clients and posted on Twitter.

Ripple Co-Founder Hints Move From US Regulation: “Blockchain and Digital Currencies are not Welcome”

Ripple Co-Founder Hints Move From US Regulation: “Blockchain and Digital Currencies are not Welcome”

Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen is considering moving Ripple’s base from the United States due to crushing biased regulation.

Binance to Donates $10M to Support Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis

Binance to Donates $10M to Support Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis

Binance Exchange announced to donate the sum of $10 million to support the humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine.

How to Build a Decentralized Exchange (DEX) Like Uniswap in Less than One Hour

How to Build a Decentralized Exchange (DEX) Like Uniswap in Less than One Hour

Uniswap is an open-source exchange, it could be easily built by the existing codes that exists on GitHub and etherscan.

Charity Commission investigating Effective Ventures Foundation over ties to FTX

Charity Commission investigating Effective Ventures Foundation over ties to FTX

The Charity Commission for England and Wales began the probe because crypto exchange FTX is a "major sponsor" of Effective Ventures Foundation.

United Arab Emirates to Issue its First NFT-Backed Stamps

United Arab Emirates to Issue its First NFT-Backed Stamps

The United Arab Emirates, through the Emirates Post Group (EPG), is set to launch the region’s first Non-Fungible Token-backed postage stamps.

87% of Merchants Believe Crypto Payments Enhancing Competitive Advantage: Deloitte Survey

87% of Merchants Believe Crypto Payments Enhancing Competitive Advantage: Deloitte Survey

87% of merchants believe crypto payments will enable them to stay at the top of their game based on the competitive advantage rendered, according to a survey by big four audit firm Deloitte.