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Goldman Sachs Survey Says Insurers' Interest in Crypto Grew

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Leading bank Goldman Sachs published its yearly survey on the insurance sector. The release included cryptos as well. 328 high level financial officials took part in the survey. They present about half the $26 T world’s insurance field. The results of the survey showed that 6% of participants...

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Former OpenSea Executive Accused of Insider Trading

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An ex-employee at the popular NFT platform OpenSea, Nate Chastain, is accused of fraud and money laundering. Each of these counts carries a max sentence of 20 years. However, a judge's sentence is yet to come. According to an announcement by the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New...

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Solana Experienced a New Outage

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On June 1, the Solana blockchain faced a technical difficulty, as a result of which the network was halted for over 4 hours. The team tweeted that a bug led to nodes' generating different results for the same block, because of which operations stopped advancing. After about a 4 and a half hour...

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Optimism's OP Token Falls 65% After the Airdrop

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Ethereum layer 2 scaling solutuion Optimism launched its native token OP today through an airdrop. After the launch the price of the token dropped by around 70%, falling from $4.5 to $0.7. Currently, OP trades at around $1.3. The Optimism team announced an airdrop of the 5% of the total supply of...

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Goldman Sachs Considers Integrating FTX for Derivatives Trading

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Major investment bank Goldman Sachs holds talks with the crypto trading platform FTX to integrate some solutions of their derivatives operations. A report by Barron's says a person close to the subject informed that the company aims to expand its crypto derivatives offering by using some functions...

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UK Authorities to Strengthen Stablecoin Regulations

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The United Kingdom government released a consultation paper on May 31 that recommends improving the current legislation to face risks related to stablecoins. The news came after the Terra ecosystem's collapse. The paper suggests giving the Bank of England additional power to manage the...

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Fidelity Digital Assets to Double the Number of Workers

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Fidelity's crypto unit is going to double the number of its employees as it assumes the demand for cryptos will rise this year. The international financial services company launched Fidelity Digital Assets in 2018 to enable the storage and trading of Bitcoin. A publication by Wall Street Journal...

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Crypto VC Capitals to Slow, Morgan Stanley

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Leading bank Morgan Stanley predicts that the amount of venture capital crypto investments may decrease by 50% this year. The institution said in a report, despite the latest fall of the market, crypto investments remain high. Last year, crypto firms secured a record of $30 bln of VC investments....

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Cardano ADA a Top Gainer of the Week

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Over the last 24 hours, the total crypto market cap increased by around 3% and now stands at above $1.3 trillion. After nine consecutive weeks of losses, Bitcoin price went above $31,600 again. Ether trades at above $1960. The Cardano blockchain's ADA coin is among the biggest gainers of this week....

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South Korean Authorities Investigate Terraform Labs

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Terra's crash caused discussions and questions. The South Korean government now is investigating Terraform Labs, the company that developed the project to find out whether the team manipulated the price. According to local media, authorities have called on Terraform Labs employees as a part of a...

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Luna 2 Drops 70% In 2 Days After Launch

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The Terra ecosystem was relaunched via Terra 2.0 on May 28. Now, the original Terra is called Terra LUNA Classic. The price of the new LUNA token, or Luna 2.0 has seen great volatility. Since the release, the token fell by around 70%. LUNA 2 tokens were airdropped to those who had Luna Classic,...

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SpaceX to Support Dogecoin Payments, Musk Says

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On May 27, Elon Musk revealed that SpaceX will accept Dogecoin. In January, Tesla started supporting DOGE as a means of payments for certain products. A user asked whether they will be able to pay for Starlink subscriptions via the meme coin in the future. Replying to the question, Musk said one...

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Tether’s USDT Now Operates on Polygon

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The third largest crypto and the largest stablecoin USDT now operates on the Ethereum scaling solution, Polygon in addition to other blockchains, including Ethereum, EOS, and others. The Polygon team published a blog post that says the network's DeFi space will benefit greatly from USDT, which...

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STEPN GMT Price Falls After the Announced China Ban

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STEPN, a move-to-earn web 3 application recently revealed blocking users based in China to comply with regulations. The project, based on the Solana blockchain, launched its native token GMT in March 2021. Users can buy and trade NFT trainers in the game and earn rewards in GMT while walking and...

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Buterin Said How to Create Algo Stablecoins That Will Last

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Crypto and blockchain influencer, the co-founder of the Ethereum blockchain, Vitalik Buterin published an analytical article about algorithmic stablecoins and how they can operate efficiently. The most essential thing about stablecoin protocols is resiliency, according to Buterin. He wrote that the...

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Portugal's Parliament Rejects Crypto Tax Bills

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During a budget voting session on May 25, the Parliament of Portugal rejected proposals to tax BTC and other cryptos. The bills suggested taxing crypto profits in excess of €5,000 (equal to $5,340.45). Since 2018, Portugal has considered taxing individual crypto sales. Currently, the country...

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JPMorgan Says Bitcoin Has a Significant Upside Potential

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Amid bearish sentiments prevailing in the market, Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou and other strategists of the leading investment bank JPMorgan said in a note that BTC is likely to go up after the recent fall. They predicted the rise of the coin to $38,000, about a 29% increase of Bitcoin's current trading...

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Andreessen Horowitz Announced a $4.5 B Web3 Fund

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Venture Capital company Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has closed its latest crypto fund of $4.5 billion. This is the fourth crypto fund by the company for crypto and blockchain startups. The VC will dedicate $1.5 billion of the mentioned amount to seed investments, and $3 billion to venture...

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