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US Federal Reserve, FDIC warn banks against crypto risks
Federal agencies are taking a "careful and cautious" approach to prevent any spillage of crypto-related risks into the banking sector.
4 JANUARY 2023
Financial Giant Fidelity Files Trademarks for Crypto, NFT, and Metaverse Products
Fidelity Investments, a major financial services firm with $10 trillion in assets under administration, has filed several trademark applications for a wide range of cryptocurrency, non-fungible token (NFT), and metaverse products and services.
3 JANUARY 2023
Top Crypto Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Turnaround After the Second-Longest BTC Bear Market – Here’s the Timeline
Widely followed cryptocurrency analyst Benjamin Cowen is expressing a bullish outlook for Bitcoin (BTC) over the coming months.
15 DECEMBER 2022
Creditor offers Bitcoin miner Core Scientific $72M to avoid bankruptcy
B. Riley suggested the embattled miner’s issues were “self-imposed” and outlined a path for it to avoid bankruptcy.
15 DECEMBER 2022
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Binance hits out at Reuters, USDD loses peg, Paxful delists ETH
Binance criticizes Reuters over DOJ articles, Tron USDD loses dollar peg and more in this CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
13 DECEMBER 2022
European Central Bank blasts Bitcoin —community responds
After the European Central Bank released a blog post on the shortcomings of Bitcoin, the crypto community on Twitter took to the comments to defend the cryptocurrency.
30 NOVEMBER 2022
Genesis denies ‘imminent’ plans to file for bankruptcy
The lending firm claims it's having “constructive conversations with creditors” and plans to resolve the situation without the need for a bankruptcy filing.
29 NOVEMBER 2022
Bitcoin Bull Anthony Pompliano Says Confidence Game Now Over for Crypto Industry
Longtime Bitcoin (BTC) supporter and entrepreneur Anthony Pompliano says that people in the crypto space are underestimating just how much damage has been done to the industry following the collapse of FTX and its associated entities.
14 NOVEMBER 2022
Soccer Superstar Lionel Messi Joins NFT Game Sorare as Investor and Brand Ambassador
Lionel Messi, one of the biggest Argentine soccer superstars, has announced his participation as an investor and brand ambassador in Sorare, an NFT (non-fungible token) game. Sorare hopes that Messi’s presence will improve the way in which the company relates to users, setting new standards in this regard. The economic details of the deal were not disclosed.
12 NOVEMBER 2022
White House says ‘prudent regulation of cryptocurrencies‘ is needed, hinting at situation with FTX
According to Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, the administration and financial agencies will “closely monitor” developments in the crypto market.
11 NOVEMBER 2022
Crypto Exchange Binance Dumping All FTX Tokens on Its Books — CEO Cites 'Recent Revelations'
Binance is dumping all of its FTX token (FTT) holdings “Due to recent revelations that have come to light,” CEO Changpeng Zhao has confirmed. “Regarding any speculation as to whether this is a move against a competitor, it is not,” he added. “Our industry is in its nascency and every time a project publicly fails it hurts every user and every platform.”
7 NOVEMBER 2022
Billionaire Tim Draper Calls One Bitcoin Metric Extraordinary, Says ‘Great Things’ Coming for BTC
Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper is confident that global Bitcoin (BTC) adoption is proceeding extremely well.
6 NOVEMBER 2022
CBDCs are a declaration of war against the banking system claims economist
Richard Werner discusses decentralization's challenges and blockchain's role in it in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph.
5 NOVEMBER 2022
Democrats and Republicans Agree Cryptocurrency Is the Future of Finance, Survey Shows
A new survey has revealed that Democrats and Republicans agree cryptocurrency is the future of finance. The national survey was conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager. In addition, 44% of the respondents said they expect to have crypto as part of their investment portfolio in the future.
3 NOVEMBER 2022
Switzerland's financial regulator extends reporting requirements for crypto transactions
FINMA said it stood by an AML ordinance requiring identity checks for transactions of virtual currencies to cash or “other anonymous means of payment” exceeding 1,000 Swiss francs.
3 NOVEMBER 2022
Elon Musk Says Twitter to Charge $8 per Month for Blue Checkmark Verification — Plans to Reward Content Creators
Tesla, Spacex, and Twitter boss Elon Musk has decided to charge $8 per month for users of the social media platform to have a blue checkmark. “This will also give Twitter a revenue stream to reward content creators,” Musk explained, adding that “it is the only way to defeat the bots and trolls.” However, many Twitter users are unhappy about the announced charge.
2 NOVEMBER 2022
Moneygram to enable users to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency via mobile app
According to the company, users within select regions can now trade and store Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Litecoin (LTC).
1 NOVEMBER 2022
Crypto Analyst Says Bitcoin Could Triple in Price to $63,000 Before Next BTC Halving
The popular crypto analyst and host of the InvestAnswers YouTube channel says that Bitcoin (BTC) could easily go on a 3x rally before the next halving event.
31 OCTOBER 2022
Japanese Crypto Exchange Aims To Go Public on the Nasdaq Next Year
A Japanese crypto exchange and Web3 platform is looking to grow by going public on the Nasdaq Stock Market by 2023.
30 OCTOBER 2022
Google Launches Blockchain Node Engine, Says 'Ethereum Will Be the First Blockchain Supported'
After revealing Alphabet Inc.’s Google Cloud partnership with Coinbase, the multinational technology conglomerate holding company has announced the firm’s “Google Cloud Blockchain Node Engine.” While more blockchains will be supported, Google said that “Ethereum will be the first blockchain supported by Blockchain Node Engine.”
28 OCTOBER 2022
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Vitalik deems crypto better than gold; SBF hints at creating FTX-backed stablecoin
Messina CEO willing to bet his Porsche on BTC reaching $60,000 again, Ethereum overtakes Alibaba to become 50th most valuable asset and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
28 OCTOBER 2022
Economist Peter Schiff Warns the US Dollar Will Crash — Says 'We're Going to Default'
Economist Peter Schiff has warned that the U.S. dollar will crash. Noting that the U.S. is “in a much bigger fiscal mess than Great Britain,” with a much bigger debt problem, Schiff stressed: “Can we possibly repay this debt? Of course not. Repaying the debt is impossible. So, what’s going to happen? We’re going to default.”
27 OCTOBER 2022
US lawmakers express concern over crypto firms hiring former government officials
The lawmakers said Americans need to be sure that government policies were not being created to "cater to the crypto industry’s desire to 'avoid the sort of regulatory crackdown it has faced in China and elsewhere.'"
27 OCTOBER 2022
Binance Oracle network to bridge Web3 and blockchains via smart contracts
For starters, Binance Oracle will allow existing decentralized applications and Web3 ecosystem partners on BNB Chain to access data sources and advanced computations.
26 OCTOBER 2022
Bitcoin price rises above $19.6K as US dollar strength falls to 3-week lows
Dollar weakness shows instant results for BTC price strength, with local highs coming back in for a test.
25 OCTOBER 2022
Reddit NFT trading volume hits all-time high as wallet holders near 3 million
Meanwhile, the minting volume of nonfungible tokens have been declining steadily.
24 OCTOBER 2022
Wintermute CEO argues Crypto Twitter “doesn’t matter” as much as “US regulators, politicians” in response to SBF discourse
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is in the middle of a heated debate on crypto regulation. Wintermute CEO Evgeny Gaevoy added his comments on Sunday on the state of affairs
23 OCTOBER 2022
Vitalik jokes led to 2 new memecoins that surged over 300%
The interest in the meme coins has also led to increased activity on Uniswap, with users reaching about 30,000 for the first time since March.
22 OCTOBER 2022
Bitcoin’s Hashrate Remains Stronger Than Ever in the Face of Crypto Winter Prices and Sky High Difficulty
Despite the fact that bitcoin miners are getting bare minimums in profits per petahash per second (PH/s), and the myriad of headlines showing specific mining operations folding from the crypto winter, the network’s total hashrate continues to chug along at close to 300 exahash per second (EH/s). With lower bitcoin prices and the mining difficulty at an all-time high, the current trends have not pushed bitcoin miners back in the least. Meanwhile, the next difficulty retarget scheduled to occur on or around October 23, shows another increase will take place.
22 OCTOBER 2022
Did Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Just Resurrect Meme Coins?
Meme coins have fallen into a certain level of obscurity since the bear market began. It is an effect of the market-wide decline in interest in all things cryptocurrencies since prices of digital assets are down more than 70% from their all-time highs. However, it seems that meme coins are not yet completely out of the game. A tweet from Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin has triggered the creation of a meme coin that is finding much success in the market.
21 OCTOBER 2022
JPMorgan Hires Former Executive of Bankrupt Crypto Firm as Head of Digital Assets Regulatory Policy
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has hired bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network’s former head of policy and regulatory affairs as its new head of digital assets regulatory policy. The move followed JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon telling U.S. Congress that crypto tokens, like bitcoin, are “decentralized Ponzi schemes.”
21 OCTOBER 2022
Expert Interview with Bobby Ong on Cryptocurrency
Christine Lagarde: ECB will continue to assess the costs and benefits of issuing a central bank digital currency
Adam Back on Satoshi Emails, Privacy Concerns and Bitcoin's Early Days
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Impermanent loss challenges the claim that DeFi is the ‘future of France’
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