The latest Bitcoin, DeFi, NFTs and web3 news from CryptoSlate.
Huobi delists seven privacy tokens, citing compliance policies
DASH, DCR, FIRO, XMR, XVG, ZEC, and ZEN will cease to exist on the Huobi platform effective Sept. 19.
Fireblocks records over $100M in annual recurring revenue, solidifies unicorn status
Fireblocks justifies its new unicorn status with its growing multi-party computation and treasury mangement services.
Research: Ethereum gas usage by stablecoins, DeFi, NFTs, and ERC -20 contracts
During the current bear market, gas usage has trended downwards for each of the four categories, however, ERC-20 contract gas usage appears to have bottomed.
Starbucks launches NFT loyalty program on Polygon
Starbucks revealed that users could buy the NFTs with their debit and credit cards in order to increase accessibility.
Tether USDT launches on NEAR as protocol launches $100M Web3 fund
Tether successfully integrated USDT on NEAR to drive more liquidity to the DeFi ecosystem and reduce the adverse effect of market volatility.
Pumping Parrots NFTs see 753% increase in sales volume with pyramid scheme model
Pumping Parrots markets itself as a pump-and-dump opportunity for collectors to make money before the Merge.
Keplr wallet trends as Kujira claims $360K integration fee prohibits development
Popular Keplr wallet is trending on Crypto Twitter Monday after users are alarmed at $360k/year integration cost.
Celsius token among top ten 24 hour gainers, up 13%
Celsius price gains are attributed to a short squeeze, which don't typically provide sustainable gains over the long term.
Bitcoin maxis bullish on new leader of Canada’s Conservative Party
Pierre Poilievre has vowed to make Canada the blockchain capital of the world and also use crypto to combat inflation.
CryptoSlate Daily wMarket Update – Sept. 9 to Sept. 11
The wMarket Update on Mondays condenses the most important price movements in the crypto markets over the weekend, published 08:00 UTC.
Research: As the merge approaches, on-chain data suggests ETH used as store of value
Ethereum may be a better store of value than Bitcoin according to on-chain data.
Google adds Ethereum Merge countdown clock as searches reach all-time high
Google Cloud blockchain developer Sam Padilla showcased the latest update to Google Search which includes a real-time Merge countdown with merging pandas
Blockchain can potentially resolve these 5 critical issues in the real estate industry
Here are five critical aspects that blockchain technology has the potential to improve or completely transform.
Here’s why miner capitulation is actually good news for Bitcoin
While brutal, fluctuations in mining profitability purge the network from unprofitable operations and weak miners unable to bear the volatility.
Op-ed: Zoom out
Education is an essential companion to financial freedom. Crypto is a wild west on the best of day so we must better educate others, especially the unbanked, to ensure a safe experience within our industry.
Statemind saving crypto companies $350M shows industry why blockchain audits matter
Over the last several days, a widespread investigation was launched into an anonymous white hat tipster who miraculously saved several top crypto protocols from substantial losses to the tune of $350M and still counting.