The UK Lawmakers Who Want to Use Brexit to Rethink Crypto Rules

The U.K. has lost its fintech crown. Could a new approach to crypto regulation get it back?

Nearly $1.5M in Ethereum Still Missing From Multichain Crypto Hack

A vulnerability in a cross-chain router protocol saw $3 million drained from the network by hackers. But there’s still 527 Ethereum at large.

Bank of Russia to Monitor Banks’ Dealings With Crypto Exchangers

The Central Bank of Russia has started to examine the operations of Russian banks with cryptocurrency exchangers, according to local media. Transactions between individuals through these platforms are of particular interest as the regulator believes these carry risks of ...

Crypto Market Slides as Stocks Get Hammered, Bitcoin Falls Below Key Support

Source: Adobe/Rawpixel.com The crypto market continued lower over the past 24 hours following a selloff led by technology stocks in the US on Thursday. The falling prices were accompanied by liquidations across the crypto market, with one analyst saying ...

Binance Has Been Witholding Information From Regulators, Claims Reuters

Changpeng Zhao. Source: video screenshot Whilst claiming that it welcomes regulatory oversight, major crypto exchange Binance was acting against those same regulators, Reuters reported today. Reuters says it conducted “dozens” of interviews with former senior employees of the exchange, ...

Hoo AMM Pool Launched, New Access to Increase User Yields

press release PRESS RELEASE. According to Hoo users who participated in AMM (Automated Market Maker) test, each liquidity pool of Hoo has listed quantitative data, such as total liquidity, 24H transaction fee, 1 day and 7 days annualized return ...

AscendEX Lists the Animal Concerts Token, ANML

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by Cryptonews.com. AscendEX is excited to announce the listing of the Animal Concerts Token (ANML) under the trading pair ANML/USDT on AscendEX starting on January 26 at 2 ...

How to Avoid Getting Scammed Out of Your NFTs

NFTs are the hot new way to collect digital art, but buyers and sellers are getting swindled out of millions of dollars. Avoid falling prey with these tips.

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The Texas facility will boost the miners' total hashrate to 15.2 EH/s in 2023.

Microstrategy, Block, PayPal Stocks Stumble Alongside Crypto Rout

The latest crypto downturn coincides with a bearish run in traditional markets, including several notable crypto-adjacent companies.

Elon Musk Slams Twitter NFT Play Amid Ongoing Spambot Activity

The self-proclaimed “Dogefather” Elon Musk says Twitter has more important things to worry about than NFTs.

Tide rides wave of UK SME creation to add 100,000 customers in 2021

UK-based business financial platform Tide says it added 100,000 customers in 2021, which it claims makes it the seventh-largest banking services provider to UK SMEs. The 30% rise in members of its financial services platform brings the total number ...

US Fed Wants Answers To 22 Questions About Digital Dollar

Source: AdobeStock / Alexey Novikov The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has released its digital dollar whitepaper, and is seeking answers to 22 questions related to its central bank digital currency (CBDC) project from a wide range of stakeholders. The ...

Bitcoin Falls Beneath $40K, Dragging Crypto Economy Below $2 Trillion

On Thursday evening around 10 p.m. (EST), the price of bitcoin fell beneath the $40K zone for the first time since September 21, 2021. During Friday’s early morning trading sessions, bitcoin plunged to a low of $38,250 per coin. ...

SIDUS HEROES: Merging NFTs, DeFi, and Gaming Into a Play-To-Earn Metaverse

The race to set up the building blocks of the metaverse is on and many companies are hard at work establishing the world’s first open-source, decentralized virtual universe. This race has in part been galvanized by the rise of ...

Argentinian e-Commerce Giant Invests in Mercado Bitcoin and Paxos

Source: AdobeStock / piter2121 Argentine-headquartered ecommerce giant Mercado Libre invested in Mercado Bitcoin and Paxos as it aims to boost its presence in the cryptosphere, as well as digital asset development and adoption in Latin America. Nasdaq-listed company said ...

Bitcoin and Ethereum Struggle to Recover, Altcoins Drop in Double Digits

Bitcoin price settled below the USD 40,000 pivot level. Ethereum tested USD 2,800, XRP failed to stay above USD 0.70. Many smaller altcoins are down over 10%. Bitcoin price started a strong decline below USD 41,200. BTC settled below ...

Jan. 6 US Committee Hits Rioters With Subpoenas Over Bitcoin Donations

Two far-right extremists who allegedly received Bitcoin before the Capitol Hill riot have been issued with subpoenas by the U.S. government.

Dow Wobbles, Nasdaq Correction Deepens, Netflix Drops and Bitcoin Tumbles—and What Else Is Happening in the Stock Market Today

Tech stocks keep falling even as bond yields have eased off. Meanwhile, Bitcoin and other cryptos are tumbling after a proposed ban in Russia.

Is Tornado Cash Complicit in Laundering Stolen Crypto? It’s Complicated, Says Former Law Enforcement Agent

Obfuscation of the money trail isn’t necessarily money laundering, according to the expert, but it still makes the protocol worthy of being treated with suspicion.

‘Facebook of Russia’ Exec Rogozov Joins Telegram’s Spin-Off Blockchain Project

Toncoin is on the way to wide integration into the Telegram messaging app, says Andrew Rogozov, who’s joining the project from the Russian internet giant VK.

Laos Licenses 2 Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms

The central bank of Laos has issued licenses to two cryptocurrency trading platforms. Lao Digital Assets Exchange (LDX) and Bitqik are now the only two licensed entities that can offer full brokerage and trading services in cryptocurrencies and other ...

Energy Impact of Crypto Mining Addressed in US House Hearing, Five Industry Experts Submit Testimonies

Photo Credit: Bloomberg Crypto miners solve complex algorithms on advanced computers that heavily consume energy The negative impact that crypto mining has put on power grids in several parts of the world, has become a matter of major concerns ...

New York City Mayor Eric Adams Invests His First Paycheck Into Bitcoin, Ether Through Coinbase

Photo Credit: Reuters Mayor Adams’ paycheck will automatically be converted into crypto The broader crypto market has been on a slump lately with both Bitcoin and Ether witnessing steep price corrections over the past 24 hours and Eric Adams, ...

Arthur Hayes’ ‘Coconut Bribery Comment' Blocked by Judge

Arthur Hayes. Source: CryptoHayes / Twitter A US District Judge blocked prosecutors from presenting the so-called “coconut comment” during the criminal trial of BitMEX Co-founder Arthur Hayes and other crypto exchange executives. The government will not be able to ...

Layer 1 and DeFi Tokens Among Hardest Hit in Latest Crypto Crash

Amid a wider market wipeout, a handful of altcoins have fallen by double digits.

‘Google for Blockchains’ The Graph Raises $50M Led by Tiger Global

The Graph protocol indexes structured data across 26 blockchains.

First 1,000 Robinhood Customers Get Crypto Wallets

Source: AdobeStock / Koshiro US online trading platform Robinhood has launched a beta program for its crypto wallet, and it began to roll out the wallets to 1,000 customers from the top of its WenWallets waitlist.  By March, the ...

The Father of PlayStation Doesn’t Like Metaverse or VR Headsets

PlayStation creator Ken Kutaragi equates the Metaverse to nothing more than an anonymous message board.

India's Crypto Industry Has Great Expectations From the New Budget

The complicated challenge of regulating cryptocurrencies may mean the industry will not be mentioned in the important budget speech.

Ether, Altcoins Tank With Bitcoin as Decoupling Narrative Goes Up in Smoke

Centralized liquidity appears to be dictating the market value of cryptocurrencies promising decentralization.

Twitter Introduces Verified NFT Profile Pics, Sets up Foundation Account

Source: AdobeStock / tashatuvango The social media giant Twitter has taken further tentative steps into the world of Ethereum (ETH) and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) – by moving to allow some users to use verified NFTs as their profile pictures. ...

Tom Brady's Autograph NFT Agency Gets $170 Million in Series B Funding Round

Autograph, the NFT agency co-founded by famous NFL player Tom Brady, has raised $170 million in its series B funding round. The company revealed that the funding round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, with the participation ...

Prada & Adidas Launch NFTs on Polygon, USD 140B Man Group Mulls Crypto Fund + More News

Source: AdobeStock/radub85 Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. __________ NFTs news Italian luxury fashion house Prada and sportswear giant Adidas partnered to launch ...

EQX, a Native Token of a Bank Powered DeFi Platform EQIFI, Is Now Listed on FMFW․io Exchange (Formerly Bitcoin․com Exchange)

press release PRESS RELEASE. EQIFI, the first DeFi platform powered by a global digital bank, announced that its native token, EQX, is now available for trading on FMFW.io exchange to accelerate market entry capabilities further. EQIFI builds a global ...

Report: Meta and Instagram Are Exploring an 'Early Stage' NFT Feature

Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc., is reportedly experimenting with non-fungible token (NFT) technology, according to unknown sources speaking with the Financial Times (FT). Allegedly, Meta is “readying” an NFT feature but it is “at an early ...

Team Proof-of-Work Educates Lawmakers at Bitcoin Mining Hearing in US

Source: Adobe/agnormark Questions ranged from whether Bitcoin (BTC) could potentially transition to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism, to whether crypto mining can be considered “wasteful,” as lawmakers in the US House of Representatives discussed the energy impact of crypto ...

Heroes of Mavia Closes USD 5.5 Million Seed Round Led by Binance Labs, Genblock Capital

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by Cryptonews.com. Hanoi, Vietnam, 21st January, 2022, Chainwire Heroes of Mavia, a blockchain-based play-to-earn massively multiplayer online (MMO) strategy game developed by Skrice Studios, is thrilled to announce ...

“Connect2Earn” Meets Metaverse in Real Life: SmartPlaces to Conduct its IDO on ADAX

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by Cryptonews.com. People long for authentic and meaningful relationships in the real world. Yet our current digital lifestyle is increasingly limited to social activities online. This often prevents ...

No-loss Prize Savings Game INK Protocol Is Off To A Strong Start On The Terra Blockchain

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by Cryptonews.com. INK Protocol launched on the Terra blockchain last December and keeps achieving milestones ever since. The no-loss prize savings game lets users win by saving and ...

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