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Belarusian crypto exchange stops trading for Russians over war in Ukraine
The Belarusian crypto exchange Currency.com announced on Tuesday they will put a halt on trading on behalf of Russian citizens following Russia’s invasion and war in Ukraine.
Ethereum’s Merge will no longer happen in June, new date unknown
Tim Beiko has advised Ethereum miners to stop buying new mining equipments.
LunarCrush launches DeFi suite called LunrFi
LunrFi will initially offer users staking options with its native token Lunr, with up to 25% monthly return on investment.
Circle to raise $400M in BlackRock-led funding round
BlackRock has also entered a strategic partnership with Circle to become USDC’s primary asset manager.
75% of Bitcoin wallets are in profit despite bearish market
Glassnode data shows that 75% of Bitcoin wallets are in profit, compared to only 50% during the 2018 bear market.
Social media giant Meta eyes 47.5% cut on every NFT sale in Horizon Worlds
Meta is planning to take a massive cut on the sale of NFTs on its virtual reality platform Horizon Worlds
More than 60 celebs invest $87M in MoonPay including Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher
Over 60 influential figures and organizations from music, sports, media and entertainment have collectively invested in the company.
Ex-Ethereum dev given 5 year sentence over helping North Korea evade sanctions
Virgil Griffith was warned against attending a crypto conference in North Korea but he refused to heed the warning.
Ethereum wallet buys $400K worth of tokens 24-hours before their Coinbase listing
An Ethereum wallet bought roughly $400,000 worth of tokens that were going to be listed on Coinbase before the company made the information public.
Janet Yellen calls crypto transformative, shares five crypto lessons
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen believes the government should actively participate in the crypto ecosystem to ensure responsible innovation.
Hoskinson discloses the new challenges facing Cardano as its ecosystem expands
Input Output CEO Charles Hoskinson talks about the problems encountered when it comes to overseeing competing projects.
Celsius stops offering new products to non-accredited investors in US
The SEC is clamping down on crypto services companies who have not registered their products as securities.
New NASDAQ survey reveals that spot crypto ETF in high demand by financial advisors
A NASDAQ survey revealed that about 72% of active financial advisors in the industry would likely invest their client's assets in crypto.
$500 billion in crypto managed by CoinStats as it raises $3.2M to enter DeFi
The 1.2 million users of the CoinStats portfolio management app will soon be able to access DeFi yield farming tools directly through the app.
Bitcoin’s “scaling solution” for fast payments, the Lightning Network, is becoming increasingly popular around the globe.
Coinbase may quell listing-day pumps by providing ‘information symmetry’
Tokens such as Binance USD, Gemini USD, BitDAO, DappRadar, PolkaFoundry, and 45 others are currently "under consideration" for listing on Coinbase.
Rappi to accept crypto payments in Mexico via BitPay, Bitso partnership
Rappi’s President Sebastian Mejia says launching the crypto payment option in Mexico will help the company learn and continue integrating crypto into its operations.
Report: Coinbase is least risky crypto exchange to trade on
Increased regulatory scrutiny has forced crypto exchanges to take a more proactive approach to protecting their users, according to CryptoCompare.
Bitcoin has initial positive reaction as inflation hits 8.5% with March CPI data matching forecast
Inflation in the U.S. has hit a 40 year high at 8.5% and Bitcoin reacts positively moving up on the news
Uniswap launches Labs Ventures to support like-minded web3 projects
DeFi giant Uniswap officially launched its venture capital fund called Labs Ventures to support web3 project that share its objectives.
Ethereum tests first mainnet shadow fork in anticipation of Proof-of-Stake
Ethereum's "shadow fork" has over two million wallets connected to it and has completed around 4 million transactions.
Animoca Brands acquires French video game studio Eden Games
Animoca Brands seeks to leverage Eden Games' capabilities and expertise to introduce a series of new blockchain-based racing games.
Technicals show Bitcoin is in ‘poor shape’ — what happens next?
Macroeconomic factors continue to weigh heavy on Bitcoin, this appears reflected in the technicals.