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CFTC commissioner asks Senate not to permit exchange self-certification
Christy Goldsmith Romero has urged the Senate to strengthen a crypto bill.
Infrastructure protocol Intu seeks to provide complete ownership to crypto accounts
Intu allows ownership to be distributed across multiple devices or wallets, which can be changed or revoked in the event of a compromise, according to the co-founder.
SEC lawsuit against Ripple may end by summer: Ripple CEO
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse expects a judgment in the first half of 2023.
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Genesis reportedly preps for bankruptcy filing; ConsenSys plans layoffs
Genesis is reportedly preparing a prepackaged bankruptcy filing, while ConsenSys' CEO has confirmed layoffs. These and other stories in today's CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
DCG’s CoinDesk receives buyout interest; exploring partial or full sale
The firm is reportedly exploring a potential transaction.
IPwe, Casper Labs converting 25 million patents to NFTs as enterprise blockchain usage grows
Patent industry to be overhauled with dynamic NFT usage to track IP management
ConsenSys CEO confirms layoffs, firm to focus on scaling core offerings
ConsenSys' CEO assured terminated employees that the firm would provide "generous packages" as they seek new employment.
Research: Bitcoin Spot to Futures ratio shows retail drove price above $20,000
Retail buyers continue to pile into Bitcoin at a greater proportion compared to institutions, professional traders.
Genesis rumored to be preparing bankruptcy filing as soon as next week
A prepackaged bankruptcy filing is looking increasingly likely as Genesis fails to secure funds
Hong Kong exchange Bitzlato seized; founder arrested
Bitzlato was the second-largest crypto transactions counterparty for users of Hydra, the darknet marketplace shut down last year.
Bitcoin sinks 4% to $20,400 as US producer prices show inflation easing
The leading cryptocurrency tanked after news of better than expected producer inflation data.
Spanish central bank approves digital Euro token EURM
Monei to issue El Banco de España digital currency pilot to last up to 12 months.
SEC crypto enforcement actions up 50% in 2022 – nearly half against ICOs
Out of 127 enforcements actions launched since 2013, 73% alleged unregistered securities offering, 59% alleged fraud and 44% alleged both.
Fox News host credits Bitcoin pump to ransomware hackers
Tucker Carlson speculates the White House was forced to buy Bitcoin to pay cyber attackers to release control of U.S. airspace.
Every third member of the US Congress received money from FTX
Sam Bankman-Fried and other executives at FTX donated cash to 196 members of the new U.S. Congress.