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Philadelphia 76ers to launch NFTs after signing on Crypto.com as sponsors
NBA team Philadelphia 76ers have signed on crypto exchange and services business Crypto dot com as official jersey sponsor, the teams announced in a release yesterday.
Bitcoin.org website gets hacked by ‘double your money’ scammers
In an audacious move by scammers, the Bitcoin.org website was hacked earlier today with a giveaway scam placed on the homepage.
Roughly 1 in 5 U.S. adults heard about Kim Kardashian’s promotion of “Ethereum Max”
Roughly one in five adults reported seeing something about Kim Kardashian’s Instagram post promoting the cryptocurrency Ethereum Max, according to data intelligence company Morning Consult.
SEC Chair Gensler responds to Coinbase allegations of failing to provide crypto clarity
Speaking on CNBC, SEC Chair Gary Gensler responds to claims made by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong that his organization refused to provide clarity and threatened legal action.
69% of AMC cinema-goers say the brand should accept Dogecoin (DOGE)
One of the largest movie theater chains in the world, AMC Entertainment, is considering accepting Dogecoin (DOGE) for online payments.
Founder of controversial BitClout platform discusses the next big thing – “DeSo”
Former Google engineer and founder of BitClout, Nader Al-Naji, talks about the next revolution in crypto as he sees it – DeSo, or decentralized social.
Kava announces $185 million DeFi fund following similar moves by Fantom, Algorand
Eager to scale decentralized finance (DeFi) for mainstream adoption, the cross-chain platform Kava, which counts three protocols, $2,1 billion in assets on-chain, and over 280 thousand users, is ready to expand.
Bitcoiner Peter McCormack discusses the ‘problem with ETH’ and why he doesn’t bother with ‘shitcoins’
Few people in the public Bitcoin space have made more impact than Peter McCormack, a veteran of the crypto markets and host of the popular ‘What Bitcoin Did’ podcast.
NFT Artist pplpleasr and Fortune donate 214 ETH for new Ethereum-powered philanthropic fund
FORTUNE and digital artist pplpleasr have announced the FORTUNE Journalism PleasrFund, a decentralized donor-advised fund run entirely on the Ethereum blockchain through Endaoment.
New Solana DEX Orca raises $18 million from Coinbase, Three Arrows, and others
Orca, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange based on the high-speed Solana blockchain, announced today that it has raised $18 million in Series A funding led by Polychain, Placeholder, and Three Arrows Capital.
Bitcoin crashes to $5,400 on Solana-based oracle Pyth Network after glitch
On Monday, September 20th, Solana-based oracle provider Pyth Network showed the aggregate price for the BTC/USD pair to be below $40,000.
SEC chair Gary Gensler says stablecoins are like ‘casino chips’
In his latest remarks about cryptocurrencies, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission chair, Gary Gensler, has compared stablecoins to instruments for gambling at old-timey casinos.
VanEck lists Solana, Tron, and Polkadot crypto ETNs on Deutsche Börse
Deutsche Börse recently expanded its crypto derivatives offering with three new products by investment management company VanEck.
Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson heads to Washington DC to sort out Infrastructure Bill
The Cardano founder, Charles Hoskinson, will be speaking live from warm sunny Washington DC to enlighten legislators and officials on the impact of the Infrastructure Bill on the blockchain industry.
Ripple plans to take the ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit all the way to trial, saying it does not intend to settle with the regulator.
How employees can return to the office “Crypto Style”
The great Spanish Flu in 2018 may have killed many more people – some 50 million and may not even have been Spanish at all – but that was before we lived in a world of the internet, citizen-curated news and fast-track vaccines.
Another hit on Avalanche as Vee Finance exploited for $35 million
Another decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol on Avalanche (AVAX) chain, Vee Finance, has fallen victim to an attack, merely a week after Zabu Finance got hit. The lending protocol platform has confirmed the exploit on Twitter, which counts as the second major attack in the Avalanche ecosystem.
Binance suspends futures, options trading in Australia amidst regulatory troubles
In its latest attempt to be more regulatory compliant, Binance has announced that it would not be able to offer its users in Australia access to futures and options trading.
Following a series of upward move in its activities spanning over 90 days, Bitcoin hashrate is moving forward again as it has recorded a 128 percent increase within this period.
Paybis: Regulated exchange for trading and liquidity services
The proliferation of new platforms may appear to make transacting digital assets easy, however, many are plagued with a lack of liquidity, low downtime, regulatory challenges, and other porous security inadequacies.
Coinbase cancels lending product due to SEC threat
Brian Armstrong-led crypto exchange, Coinbase, has abandoned its proposed plans to launch a crypto lending product, which the United Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has argued is a violation of its securities law.
Terra’s Anchor protocol hits $4 billion in TVL 6 months after launch
Just six months after its launch, Terra‘s Anchor protocol surpassed $4 billion in total value locked (TVL).
Cardano (ADA) boss gives his take on NFTs and why money launderers flock to them
Recent weeks have seen a renaissance in NFTs as trade volumes surge, and high-profile sales continue with no sign of letting up.