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THORchain Suffers an $8 M Attack By a White Hat

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Decentralized liquidity protocol THORchain became the target of cybercriminals. For the third time in the course of a month, the protocol was attacked. As the team informs via Twitter the hack that took place on July 23, was a white hack, where the attacker willingly caused less damage. THORchain...

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Axie Infinity (AXS) Reached a New All-Time High of Over $32

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Gaining over a 37% increase over the previous 7 days, the native token of the blockchain-based gaming platform Axie Infinity, AXS reached a new high of over $32. In 2021, the token's price has gone up by around 5.000%. Currently, AXS ranks 48 by market cap which stands at over $1.8 B. Founded in...

Busta Rhymes Holds Bitcoin

Busta Rhymes Buys BTC After "The B Word" Conference

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American rapper, songwriter Busta Rhymes or Trevor George Smith Jr., announced holding Bitcoin and eyeing for Ether next. The celebrity announced being inspired by the live discussion by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Space X CEO Elon Musk, and ARK Invest's CEO Cathie Wood in terms of "The B...

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JP Morgan Made Crypto Funds Available for Its Clients

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Wealth managers of one of the US largest banks, JP Morgan now are authorized to provide their customers access to crypto, reports Business Insider. Thus, the establishment became the first of the largest banks in the US to do so. The five crypto products that JP Morgan's consultants can operate...

Global X Bitcoin ETF

Global X Files for a Bitcoin ETF

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New York-based exchange-traded funds operator Global X filed with the US SEC to list its BTC Trust on the Cboe BZX Exchange owned by Cboe Global Markets. The trust's administrator will be leading US bank BNY Mellon. It was mentioned in the filing that the Trust aims to mirror the BTC indicators...

Stellar MoneyGram

Stellar Foundation Approached MoneyGram for Acquisition

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As reported by Bloomberg on Wednesday, Stellar Foundation, a non-profit organization standing behind the development of the Stellar network and the cryptocurrency XLM, contacted money transfer company MoneyGram on a possible purchase. Bloomberg informs the news was provided by unnamed people...

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Vitalik Buterin Says Ethereum Must Go Beyond DeFi

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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said in his speech during Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC), held in Paris that Ethereum aims to progress beyond the DeFi space. The 4th EthCC began on July 20 and will end on July 22. Buterin referred to DeFi and cryptocurrencies as the most interesting part...

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Elon Musk Revealed He Owns BTC During "The B Word" Conference

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On July 21, during Bitcoin-centered "The B Word" conference, Ark Invest's CEO Cathie Wood, Tesla's CEO Elon Musk, and Square's CEO Jack Dorsey had a live discussion with the moderation of Steve Lee. Answering the question about his views on BTC, Musk said "It makes sense to support...

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BTC Goes Up to $31.000: Will It Secure the Support Level?

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After falling below $30.000, the Bitcoin price managed to go up by around 7% over the last 24 hours. Currently, the coin trades at around $31.800. Data from a cryptocurrency information platform Bybt shows that as Bitcoin dropped to its 1-month low of $29.360 yesterday, whales stepped in. In one...

BNY Mellon Pure Digital

Bny Mellon and Others Back Crypto Marketplace Pure Digital

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American investments manager BNY Mellon backs London-headquartered crypto marketplace Pure Digital with State Street and four other banking establishments. As reported by Financial Times, the move is motivated by the increasing interest in crypto by their customers. One of the US ancient banks,...

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Crypto Exchange FTX Attracted $900 M in Series B

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Large crypto derivatives platform FTX headed by Sam Bankman-Fried in 2018, attracted $900 M in the Series B funding phase. Thus, the company's valuation has reached $18 B compared to last year's $1.2 B. Tokyo-based international conglomerate holding company Softbank, American venture capital firm...

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Mastercard Announces Crypto Card Initiative

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International payments giant Mastercard revealed plans to realize a crypto card program to allow traditional banking establishments as well as crypto enterprises to offer their clients cards for digital asset operations. As stated in the press release published on July 20, Mastercard teamed up with...

OpenSea attracts $100 M

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Raised $100 M in Series B

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Peer-to-peer NFT marketplace OpenSea has attracted $100 M in a Series B funding round headed by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). We're expanding! Announcing our $100M raise and $1.5B valuation, led by @a16z 💫 OpenSea is also now cross-blockchain. NFTs that you...

Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, Cathie Wood

Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey and Cathie Wood to Discuss BTC

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On July 21, at 12:00 p.m. ET. the BTC talk called “The ₿ Word” will take place. In its terms, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, ARK Invest's CEO Cathie Wood and others will meet in live discussions. Among the members are Square Crypto PM Steve Lee, engineer Conor Okus,...

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Most Institutions Will Own Crypto By 2026, Fidelity Found Out

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Boston-based international financial entity Fidelity Digital Assets (FDAS) carried out a survey, which shows that the number of institutions investing in crypto will grow considerably by 2026. 1.100 institutional investors from the US, Europe and Asia took part in the study. 70% of them answered...

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Bitcoin Price Below $30.000 For the First Time in a Month

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In the last 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin saw a decline of over 6%. Currently, the coin trades at around $29.750, which is the lowest level in terms of a month. BTC's current rate is under half-price of its all-time high of over $64.800 reached on April 14. Its market cap stands at around $558...

Aave DeFi Twitter

Aave Plans to Launch a Twitter Alternative

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DeFi protocol Aave's CEO Stani Kulechov revealed that the company intends to start an Ethereum-based alternative to Twitter. According to his post, as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is building Aave on Bitcoin, Aave should build Twitter on Ethereum. Since @jack is going to build Aave on Bitcoin, Aave...

ARK Invest Square holdings

ARK Invest Acquires Another $54 M Square Stock

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NY-based investment management ARK Invest has increased its stock holdings of the payments services company Square headed by Jack Dorsey. The company purchased a total of 225,937 shares as mentioned in its daily holding files. This move came a few days later after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared the...

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