The latest Bitcoin, DeFi, NFTs and web3 news from CryptoSlate.
Is BTSE a sleeping giant in the crypto exchange space? w/ CEO Henry Liu – SlateCast #39
The need for better internal infrastructure in crypto exchanges is more apparent than ever, BTSE's combined order book and B2B exchange services offers a fresh look
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: Bitcoin falls 1.4% after US payroll data, FTX Japan works to offer liquidity
Binance freezes $3 million after the Ankr attacker stole 6 quadrillions of aBNB, data shows over 8% of Bitcoin was purchased between $15,5K and. $17K, and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.
SBF had detailed info on Alameda’s finances as recently as March, Forbes reveals
Bankman-Fried has sent Forbes documents showing his ownership stakes in Alameda (90%) and FTX (around half) and screenshots of wallets holding cryptocurrencies in January 2021.
FTX Japan to unfreeze withdrawals of client funds
The new FTX trading management team has approved the plan to resume withdrawal services, the Japanese subsidiary announced on Thursday.
Over 8% Bitcoin supply was bought between $15.5K and $17K
The Realized Price Distribution indicator is showing more Bitcoin supply was bought between $15.5K and $17K.
OpenSea’s Ethereum gas usage has declined to almost zero
OpenSea’s Ethereum NFTs trading volume has declined for five consecutive months, according to dune analytics data.
Galaxy Digital wins bid for GK8 in Celsius bankruptcy asset auction
Galaxy Digital acquires custody solution firm GK8 to sure up its product line up.
Bitcoin drops 1.4% on better-than-expected US payroll data
The leading cryptocurrency dropped to $16,780 in response to a buoyant labor market stoking inflation risk.
CryptoSlate Daily wMarket Update – DEC. 1: Top 10 cryptocurrencies record mixed market performance
The wMarket Update condenses the most important price movements in the crypto markets over the reporting period, published 07:45 ET on weekdays.
Mythbusting Solana – downtime, competition and technology with Matt Sorg of Solana Foundation – SlateCast #38
According to Matt Sorg, Solana is a differentiated technology in terms of speed and scalability.
US lawmakers question private firms’ role in development of a CBDC
The lawmakers said there was not enough transparency surrounding the roles of the private companies involved in Project Hamilton.
CBDCs: India’s digital rupee falls flat as low volumes blight trial run
Initial reports suggest the e-rupee has failed to catch on among retail users. Worse still, bankers blasted it as an inefficient administrative burden.
Binance freezes $3M from Ankr exploit
A hacker exploited a bug in Ankr Protocol's code to mint six quadrillion aBNBc tokens and converted part of it into $5 million USDC.
Research: Analysis of crypto transaction fees suggests exchanges prefer to move in Bitcoin
Glassnode data on exchange transaction fees revealed almost no activity for In-House exchange transfers on Ethereum.
CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily: November closes as one of the worst months for ETH or BTC, SBF claims the FTX collapse was a mistake
15 million Bitcoin goes into self-custody, CFTC chair claims Bitcoin is a commodity, and much more in this edition of CryptoSlate Wrapped Daily.