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Do Kwon May Lose His Passport According to a Government Notice


While law enforcement agencies have been looking for Terraform co-founder Do Kwon to arrest him after Interpol's red notice, his location remains unknown. In response, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of South Korea released a public notice on October 5 saying it would invalidate Kwon's passport if...

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Middle East and North America are the Fastest-Growing Crypto Markets


A new release by the blockchain analysis platform Chainalysis says the Middle East and North America (MENA) may be one of the smaller crypto markets but it's also the fastest growing. Chainalysis' 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index reveals that from July 2021 to June 2022, MENA-based users received...

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Mastercard Presents a Tool to Fight Crypto Crime


Payments industry giant Mastercard has launched new software to fight against crypto fraud. According to an announcement by the company, the tool with the name "Crypto Secure" allows banks to identify and block transactions from crypto exchange platforms that have been linked to fraud....

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McDonald’s Now Accepts Bitcoin and Tether Payments In Lugano


International fast food chain McDonald’s now allows customers to make payments in Bitcoin and the USDT stablecoin in Lugana, Switzerland. Crypto news provider Bitcoin magazine published a video on Twitter about how customers can use Bitcoin for payments. In March, Lugano signed a deal with Tether...

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NYDIG Raised $720 M for Its Bitcoin Fund


A filing by the SEC reveals that the New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) has raised $720 M for its institutional Bitcoin Fund. In addition, a filing by the US SEC published last week indicates the group's intent to add more Bitcoin to its balance sheet. Around 59 participants have invested in...

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Kim Kardashian Pays Over $1 M Related to Crypto Promotion Charges


Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian has settled the SEC charges that she failed to relieve a payment she received for promoting a crypto asset on her Instagram feed, the agency announced the news. KK's post also included a link to the EthereumMax website, where visitors could see...

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Crypto-Friendly Banking Juno Secured $18 M and Releases Its Coin


Singapore-headquartered digital banking company Juno has secured $18 M in a Series A funding stage to offer clients more products and services. Juno also plans to issue its first tokenized loyalty program along with the JCOIN cryptocurrency. The round was led by the investment firm ParaFi...

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Billionaire David Rubenstein Says Crypto Isn't Going Anywhere


American billionaire businessman David Rubenstein who co-founded a private equity firm The Carlyle Group continues to think positively about the crypto industry despite the current bear market. According to the businessman, crypto could be a good investment for people who are worried about...

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Solana Faces a Major Outage Another Time


The Solana network announced facing an outage. The network said the team was working to detect the issue and restart operations. The Solana network is experiencing an outage and not processing transactions. Developers across the ecosystem are working on diagnosing the issue and to restart the...

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Spain's Top Telecom Company Now Accepts Crypto Payments


Spain's largest telecommunications company Telefónica enables purchases in Bitcoin, Ether, and other cryptocurrencies for its online tech marketplace Tu. To offer this option, the company partners with the cryptocurrency exchange Bit2Me. Telefónica also launched its NFT marketplace that operates...

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Judge Torres Ordered the SEC to Present Hinman's Speech Documents


Ripple scored an essential victory in the case with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. According to judge Analisa Torres' decision revealed on Sept. 29, the financial regulator should present documents by Bill Hinman, former director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance. The judge...

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ECB President Concerned that Crypto Can Affect CBs Negatively


At an international conference held by the Banque de France, the president of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde expressed her concerns about cryptocurrencies. She mentioned two main points regarding crypto assets in general. Lagarde says that the evolution of the industry was stormy as...

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SWIFT Partners with Chainlink to Bridge TradFi to Blockchains


At Web 3 event SmartCon 2022, Chainlink Chief Executive Officer Sergey Nazarov and SWIFT Strategy Head Jonathan Ehrenfeld Solé revealed a new collaboration. SWIFT, a network for international payments and blockchain oracle network Chainlink aim to bring traditional finance closer with blockchains....

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Vitalik Buterin’s Proof of Stake Book Is Out


Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin informed people about the launch of his book "Proof of Stake." Before Ethereum’s launch, the Russian-Canadian writer and programmer has been involved in the Bitcoin community since 2011. He co-founded Bitcoin magazine and wrote articles for the news...

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Robinhood Launches Its Crypto Wallet with Polygon for Some Users


Fintech company Robinhood will issue a beta version of its non-custodial digital asset wallet to 10,000 iOS customers on its waitlist. First, the company revealed the plans for launching a wallet in May. The Chief Technical Officer of the platform, Johann Kerbrat tweeted that Polygon will be the...

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Cosmos Blockchain Ecosystem Released a Now White Paper


Cosmos, a blockchain platform focused on interoperability solutions released a new white paper aiming to update the tokenomics of its native cryptocurrency ATOM. According to the paper, Cosmos Hub will be the center of a new feature, known as interchain security. This means that other chains will...

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Crypto Exchange FTX Wins the Auction to Buy Voyager's Assets


FTX US won the bid to acquire the bankrupt Voyager’s digital assets. An announcement by the crypto lending company says the auction included lots of participants and took 2 weeks of multiple rounds. As a result, FTX US offered the highest and the best bid. FTX US's bid was valued at around $1.422...

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1 M Australians Have Plans to Buy Crypto Over the Next 12 Months


Annual crypto survey by the Australian crypto exchange Swyftx reveals that despite the Crypto Winter, Australian crypto ownership increased by 4% year on year. In 2021, 17% of the survey participants owned crypto, while this year this metric reached 21%. Results show that Australians have long-term...

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