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Pantera Capital CIO Finds Competitors Can’t Beat Ethereum


Serial entrepreneur, co-chief investment officer at crypto-focused hedge fund Pantera Capital, Joey Krug finds that although crypto protocols are growing, Ethereum will keep dominating the market with the biggest share. Moreover, during an interview with Bloomberg, Krug said that, possibly in 10 or...

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Gary Gensler Doesn’t Say If He Finds Eth Is a Security or No


The US SEC chair Gery Gensler was asked whether he finds Ethereum is a security or not during a recent Squawk Box program. To the question of his views on Ether and XRP, which the regulator argues is security, Gensler said that he wasn't going to speak about a certain project during a public forum....

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Bitfarms Purchased 1000 Bitcoins


Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin self-mining company Bitfarms announced adding 1000 Bitcoins for $43.2 M to its holdings. Presently, the company owns more than 4300 coins. With the recent acquisition, Bitfarm's holdings of bitcoin went up by 30%. In the published press release, the mining operations provider...

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Kosovo Regulators Seized Mining Machines after the Ban


The police of Kosovo disclosed seizing 300 BTC mining machines on Jan. 8. In a release published by the country's police, it’s said that performing legal duties, officials together with the regulator Kosovo Customs found BTC mining hardware ANTIMER in the region of North Mitrovica. In another...

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Binance CEO CZ Is among the 15 Richest Billionaires


Changpeng Zhao, The CEO and founder of Binance, the leading crypto exchange by trading volume, is among the richest billionaires globally. According to a report by Bloomberg, with a fortune of $96 bln, CZ is now ahead of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Larry Page, and ranks 11th....

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Australian Open Partners With Decentraland and Launches NFTs


Major tennis championship Australian Open collaborates with the open-source VR environment Decentraland to launch NFTs and join the metaverse. AO is launching a collection of 6776 NFTs. There will be 6776 court sections with one section assigned to one asset. Also, AO will hold a virtual event for...

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Cosmos (ATOM) Is Close to Surpassing Its All-Time High


The native token of the Cosmos blockchain protocol, ATOM is close to its all-time high of $44.7, reached in September 2021. In the last 7 days, the ATOM price went up by more than 17%. Currently, the coin trades at around $40 and is the 25th largest crypto with a market cap of over $8.8 billion. ...

PayPal stablecoin plans

PayPal to Release Its Own Stablecoin


Leading payments company PayPal considers releasing its stablecoin. As per a report by Bloomberg, the company is exploring a digital currency pegged to the US dollar. At the moment, details of the project development aren't known. Paypal's senior vice president of blockchain, crypto, and digital...

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Chainlink To Enable Cross-Chain Smart Contracts in 2022


Ethereum-based decentralized oracle network Chainlink announced that it will launch the Chainlink Cross-Chain Interoperability Protocol (CCIP) this year. Talking about the ecosystem’s future, the CEO Sergey Nazarov said that the CCIP is an app addressed to solving challenges of cross-chain...

Solana issues

Solana Network Announced Experiencing Degraded Performance


The Solana protocol announced on Jan. 6 that there were some issues causing performance degradation. In the published tweet, the team mentioned that the reason for the slowdown was the high volume of activities, which is dropping the protocol’s capacity to carry out txns in a second. Because of...

Mike Novogratz Bitcoin price

Mike Novogratz Assumes BTC May Fall To $38.000 Before Rising


In the last 7 days, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies saw a major decline, except for Chainlink LINK, Cosmos ATOM and some others. Bitcoin dropped by over 12%, and currently trades at around $42.400. The second largest crypto, Ether, declined by over 14%. Ether's price at the moment is...

GameStop NFT division

GameStop Will Launch an NFT division, Sources Say


The leading game retailer, GameStop is said to launch a division to release an NFT marketplace, and start collaborations with crypto companies. Washington Street Journal reported the news on January 6, mentioning that the source was persons aware of the company's plans. It was mentioned in the...

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Vitalik Buterin About the Ethereum Roadmap and Where It Is


During a recent podcast of the program Bankless, Vitalik Buterin talked about the future of Ethereum, what the protocol will look like when the upgrades are complete, how much time is needed for it, and more. Buterin said that the previous year was great for the adoption of crypto, mentioning the...

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Airbnb CEO Says Users Suggest Adding Crypto Payments


Co-founder and CEO of e-marketplace Airbnb, Brian Chesky announced that the top suggestion by the platform's users is to have the option of crypto payments. On Jan. 3, the CEO asked on Twitter, if Airbnb would launch anything this year, what it would be. Chesky mentioned that there were various...

OpenSea Series C

OpenSea Closed Series C Investment Round With $300 M Raised


Leading NFT marketplace OpenSea revealed raising $300 M in the Series C investment round. Currently, the company's market value stands at above $13.3 bln. Investment companies Paradigm and Coatue led the round. In the published blog post, OpenSea says there were also new and exciting investors...

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Kosovo Halts Crypto Mining To Save Electricity


The government of the Republic of Kosovo told Bitcoin and other crypto miners to stop activities, while the country faces challenges with electricity. Kosovo local media Gazeta Express informs that the Minister of Economy, Artane Rizvanolli said that law enforcement suggests identifying locations...

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NFTs as a Part of Electoral Campaign in South Korea


A candidate for the presidency in South Korea, Lee Jae-myung aims to manage the fundraising for the electoral campaign via NFTs. As local media informs, the Democratic Party of Korea, a representative of which 57-years-old Lee is, will be the first party to release NFTs for elections. DPK will...

WOO Network Receives $12 Million from Binance

Binance Revealed $12 M Investment in WOO Network


Binance Labs, the division of Binance, which backs and supports blockchain projects, unveiled a $12 M investment in the startup Woo Network. Established in 2019 in Taiwan, the network provides liquidity to over 40 institutional customers, different protocols and traders. It has a native utility...

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