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Coinbase will consider integration with DeFi platforms


Coinbase is considering integrating with third-party DeFi apps. This was stated by the financial director of the company Alesya Haas during a fintech event organized by City. “We plan to eventually serve third-party applications as part of our core product,” said a top manager. According to...


Allianz economist of making money on BTC and reasons for selling it


Allianz Asset Manager's Chief Economist Mohamed El-Erian was able to make money on Bitcoin after the 2018 crypto winter but sold the coins too early. According to the economist, he acquired a certain amount of bitcoins during the 2018 crypto winter, when the price of the coin dropped to almost $...


Marathon raises $500M to buy Bitcoin and ASIC devices


Marathon Digital Holdings, a mining company, listed on the Nasdaq, will place convertible bonds with a par value of $ 500 million. The received funding will go towards the purchase of bitcoin and equipment for its production. Debt instruments maturing on December 1, 2026, will be offered to...


Paradigm launches venture fund to invest in crypto projects


Investment firm Paradigm has announced the launch of a new $ 2.5 billion venture fund to support "next-generation" cryptocurrency projects. The company called cryptocurrencies "the most exciting technology frontier." Digital assets have come a long way over the past decade,...


Circle to launch stablecoin pegged to Japanese yen


One of the USDC stablecoin operators, Circle, announced the launch of a Japanese yen-pegged stablecoin through the venture arm of Circle Ventures. As part of expanding its presence in Asia, the company will also open an office in Singapore, Bloomberg writes. In an interview with CEO Circle, Jeremy...


Bitcoin mining difficulty increased by 4.69%


As a result of another recalculation, the difficulty of mining BTC progressed by 4.69% - up to 22.67 trillion hashes. The indicator has risen for the ninth consecutive period after falling due to the mining ban in China. The difficulty reached its maximum level in mid-May - 25.05 T. The actions of...


Socios will issue tokens for NFL and MLS clubs


The professional club of the US National Football League, New England Patriots, has announced a partnership with blockchain company Chiliz, operator of the platform for issuing tokens for sports and entertainment clubs and organizations. The companies have also partnered with the US...

Bored Ape

OpenSea daily sales doubles due to interest in Bored Ape Yacht Club


On November 14, daily sales on the OpenSea platform reached a maximum of $ 117.8 million in five weeks. One of the drivers was the tenfold increase in sales of the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection. According to CryptoSlam, on November 14, traders entered into deals with NFT depicting "bored...


India will hold talks with representatives of cryptosphere


At the end of October, Indian media reported on the plans of the country's authorities to decide on the legalization of the cryptosphere. The Ministry of Finance will prepare the corresponding bill by February next year. On the coming Monday, negotiations will take place between representatives of...


Citadel CEO points out the benefits of Ether over Bitcoin


Ken Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel hedge fund, sees Ether (ETH) as a more promising digital asset than Bitcoin (BTC). It is based on a network that acts as a platform for many projects and services. In the future, ETH will become the leading payment instrument, the businessman said in an...


Number of DDoS attacks increased by almost 24% in Q3 of 2021


The cumulative number of DDoS attacks in the world in Q3 2021 increased by almost 24% compared to the same period in 2020. In August, a record number of such attacks per day was recorded over the past few years - more than eight thousand. Most of the hackers' targets were in the United States, Hong...

Illegal mining

Over 221K devices have been confiscated in Iran for illegal mining


During the week, the Iranian authorities seized 227 devices for mining cryptocurrency from illegal miners in 14 residential buildings. The total number of equipment confiscated during the fight against unlicensed mining reached 221,390 units, according to the Financial Tribune. In total, inspectors...


FTX.US increases trading turnover 512% in Q3


In the third quarter of 2021, the trading volumes of the FTX US division jumped 512%. The daily indicator at its peak reached $ 807 million, an average of $ 360 million. FTX.US's share of the US spot cryptocurrency market has grown from 2% to 4.5%. The client base increased by 52%. The press...


Indonesia banned citizens from owning cryptocurrencies


In late October, one of the regional Islamic organizations in Indonesia spoke out against the possession of digital currencies by Muslims. The clergy issued a fatwa urging citizens not to buy bitcoins and other virtual coins or make transactions with such instruments. Now all Muslims in Indonesia...


CityCoins to launch urban cryptocurrency for New York


The CityCoins project, which launched the MiamiCoin city token for Miami, announced that it is going to create a similar solution called NYCCoin for New York. “We are glad to welcome you to the global home of Web3! We look forward to technology and innovation to help our city move forward, ”New...

Jesse Powell

Kraken CEO assumes creation of many metauniverses with shared assets


The head of the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange Jesse Powell predicted the creation of many meta-universes in the future at the Crypto Goes Mainstream event. “I don't think there will be any one metaverse,” he said. Powell said no one would have a monopoly on such development. He called the...


CODI Finance, DeFi Ecosystem On Solana, Announces IDO


November 11, 2021 - After recently extending its Private Sale to November 14th and raising the minimum buy-in price for investors, CODI is proceeding with plans for an IDO on November 7 in the hopes of accelerating the CODI platform's launch. CODI's IDO would start on November 7, 2021, with a 10%...


Binance CEO: Institutionals still wary of investing in cryptos


Despite the increasing influx of institutional capital into the crypto sphere, most financial institutions are still wary of entering this market. According to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, many hedge funds and asset managers still view digital currencies as too risky. However, it is no longer...

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