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U.S. Senator blames crypto for rising ransomware attacks
Ransomware has been around for decades, but trust political figures to blame crypto for its rise.
Mexican Football Federation stops Liga MX team from selling a stake in a NFT
The ownership group for Necaxa, the Liga MX team, wants to capitalize on the NFT hype by selling a 1 percent stake in the team through an NFT.
Crypto community reacts to El Salvador becoming first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender
The decision was announced by the country’s President, Nayib Bukele, while speaking during a video broadcast at the Bitcoin 2021 conference held in Miami.
GTA 6 rumoured to have in-game Bitcoin rewards
Popular YouTuber and gaming leaker Tom Henderson shared that Rockstar’s upcoming Grand Theft Auto release (GTA 6) will reward players with an in-game cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin faces ‘death cross’ if bulls don’t step up
Crypto YouTuber Lark Davis points out that Bitcoin is headed for a death cross “unless something changes soon.” At the current trajectory, the bearish technical pattern will occur in mid-June.
SpaceX just sent an Ethereum node to the International Space Station
Space transportation and aerospace company SpaceX carried an Ethereum node to the International Space Station (ISS) yesterday, the SpaceChain Foundation said in a tweet today.
Jack Dorsey reveals Square could launch a hardware Bitcoin wallet
Payments company Square is weighing the launch of a hardware Bitcoin wallet, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Twitter today.
U.K. authorities say crypto firms ‘fall short’ of AML rules
Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said yesterday that numerous crypto businesses are withdrawing their application to legally register, while failing to meet anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules.
Dogecoin on-chain analysis: Is speculative DOGE price action back?
Since the beginning of the year, the meme crypto asset has surged from $0.0055 to over $0.40 in 2021, or a 72x return year-to-date.
RBI governor “surprised” that Indian banks cited 2018 laws to block crypto users
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das said this week the central bank has ‘no change’ with regards to its approach towards the crypto sector, local outlet Business Standard reported today.
Chinese province sounds fresh alarm on ‘illegal’ crypto schemes
China’s Hainan province issued a fresh warning about illegal crypto schemes yesterday, adding to what is an ongoing campaign against the growth of the industry in the region.
Bitcoin falls $3,000 after Musk tweets out a ‘broken heart’
Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap, tumbled down $3,000 this morning after Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the coin with a Linkin Park song reference.
Norton could soon bring in-built Ethereum mining to everyday laptops
NortonLifeLock announced the launch of Norton Crypto, a new feature fashioned for safe and easy Ethereum mining through its Norton 360 platform, as per a report today on tech publication Verge.
Ripple transfers another $420 million in XRP for co-founder Jed McCaleb to dump
Blockchain payments company Ripple today sent its co-founder and former chief technology officer Jed McCaleb another payment of over 408 million XRP tokens, worth around $420 million at current prices.
Elon Musk’s reputation plummets following his Bitcoin energy attack
Earlier this year, Elon Musk was considered a crypto hero following Tesla’s $1.5 billion Bitcoin buy.
Former U.S. congressman Ron Paul says legalize Bitcoin and ‘let it compete with dollar’
Ron Paul, former 12-term US Congressman from Texas, warned about the intricacies of the current inflation and the government’s crackdown on crypto in an interview for Kitco News.
IOTA 2.0 ‘Nectar’ goes live, here’s how the network will improve
IOTA Foundation, a non-profit building the underlying infrastructure for IOTA, announced the release of the 2 Development Network (DevNet) “Nectar” this week, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate.
Miami mayor Francis Suarez holds Bitcoin and Ethereum, and he’s ‘planning to’ buy the dip
Miami mayor Francis Suarez holds Bitcoin and Ethereum, he revealed during an interview with business outlet CNBC today.
Bitcoin miners made over $1.4 billion last month, despite plunge
Despite the market crash, Bitcoin (BTC) miners appear only marginally affected with reduced revenues in May, according to data from analytics tool Coin Metrics.
This DeFi platform is launching exclusive music drops on the Binance NFT marketplace
The music releases, which will be issued as NFTs, will feature the work of major artists including Lil Yachty and Kyle and are sure to pique the interest of NFT collectors and fans of the artists themselves.
US courts say Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak can’t blame YouTube for Bitcoin scams
A California state judge has ruled that Steve Wozniak, a co-founder of tech giant Apple, can’t sue YouTube over Bitcoin scam videos that used his image, Bloomberg reported today.
Standard Chartered unit to offer crypto trading services in UK and Europe
SC Ventures, the innovations and ventures unit of global bank Standard Chartered, announced Wednesday it would launch a crypto brokerage and exchange platform for institutions clients in UK and Europe, as per a release.
Crypto traders were excited to see Ethereum (ETH) move ahead of Bitcoin (BTC) in percentage terms today, data from multiple sources showed. Bitcoin prices ran into a ‘resistance’ level at $38,000, while Ethereum surged by 10% as of press time.
Chinese state-run TV network draws attention to DeFi scams on Uniswap
CCTV-13, a TV channel that is part of the state-controlled China Central Television (CCTV) network, aired a new report today, highlighting how easy malicious actors can create fraudulent tokens and sell them on decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms such as Uniswap.