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Liverpool Football Club’s foray into NFTs branded a disaster
The LFC Heroes Club Collection auction ended this week with around 94% of the available NFTs unsold. A look at the public feedback towards the project shows the average fan isn't interested.
NGRAVE’s crypto security study shows 54% of hard wallet owners’ keys are vulnerable
Ngrave’s 2022 Crypto Security Self-Audit report revealed that 54% of crypto investors leave assets vulnerable by using paper backups for security keys.
Bitcoin briefly jumps above $47K after MicroStrategy buys 4,167 BTC
The market price of bitcoin temporarily jumped above $47,000 on the news that Michael Saylor’s MicroStrategy buys another round of bitcoin. This time, the U.S. based company laid its hands on 4,167 BTC.
User loses $570,000 worth of Mutant and Bored Ape NFTs to ‘fake verification’ scam
A crypto enthusiast wanted to swap his Bored and Mutant Apes for other NFTs of equal value — but was left with literal "worthless jpegs" in the end.
Axie Infinity had been losing gamers prior to the Ronin Network hack
Axie Infinity users had plunged from a high of over 8 million to around 1 million before the Ronin bridge hack.
German authorities shut down world’s largest darknet market Hydra
Law enforcement officers have also seized roughly €23 million in Bitcoin from the now-defunct platform.
Musk buys $2.9B stake in Twitter, what does this mean for Dogecoin?
The Tesla boss surprised markets by buying a stake in the social media platform. And, as a proponent of Dogecoin, expectations are he will push for some type of integration.
Singapore tightens laws for crypto companies in a cautious bid to embrace the industry
Market watchdogs now have a tight grip over crypto in the country.
Crypto users report new wave of Discord NFT scams
Malicious actors have started using compromised QR codes to hijack users' accounts.
On March 31, 2022, the People’s Bank of China held a symposium on the pilot work of digital RMB (digital yuan) research and development to summarize the preliminary research and development pilot work, and arrange the deployment of the next stage of work.
Trading volume drops as 30% capital gains tax on crypto goes into effect in India
Crypto stakeholders are predicting that the 1% tax on every transaction will affect liquidity within the sector.
Famous French influencer masterminds $960k NFT rug pull
There are indications that the French star used proceeds from the Billionaire Dogs NFT rug pull to purchase Mutant Ape, Doodle and CloneX NFTs.
Is the Russian-Ukrainian conflict a long-term threat to cryptocurrency?
The armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia is likely to have consequences that stretch beyond the military level, with its effects already being felt throughout the crypto space.
Hackers target Trezor crypto wallet users after mailing list got compromised
A malicious actor used social engineering to access an internal tool used by newsletter delivery service Mailchimp.
Coinbase unveils its aggressive Indian expansion strategy
Tapping into India's software talent to fuel a global expansion.
Senator Lummis says Bitcoin is a commodity and will become a currency soon
Senator Cynthia Lummis recently gave an interview to the NBC News political director Chuck Todd where she discussed the state of Bitcoin and the regulatory bill she prepared with Senator Gillibrand.
Is Apple about to send Bitcoin to the moon? A rundown of the rumor
Rumors are that Apple may incorporate Bitcoin as part of its Apple Pay service. Then again, past Apple rumors have always ended in disappointment.
Crypto miners strike gold in Oklahoma as state introduces new tax incentives
The state of Oklahoma has embarked on an ambitious plan to attract miners.
Australia continues regulation drive with new policy targeting crypto and financial influencers
A 2021 survey in Australia revealed that 33% of Australian citizens follow a financial influencer.
UK begins campaign to become crypto “world leader” with an NFT
Britain has announced plans to mint an NFT and begin work on the regulation of stablecoins and other cryptocurrencies.
Crypto.com’s latest partnership to enable crypto payments at 170 merchants in Australia
More than 170 merchants in South Australia will be able to accept crypto payments starting in July.
Axie Infinity Ronin bridge hacker moved 2000 ETH to the Tornado Cash tumbler
The money stolen from the Ronin bridge has started to move, according to on-chain data. A portion of 1000 ETH has been moved to another address, and 2000 ETH has been moved to the Tornado Cash mixing service.
Allegations Alameda Research is manipulating $WAVES shut down as ‘bullshit conspiracy’
An address linked to Alameda Research shows borrowing and selling activity which some say is responsible for the $WAVES downturn — a claim denied by its CEO.