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Multichain hack

A Hacker Exploiting Multichain Bug Offers to Return 80%


On Jan. 17, the blockchain interoperability network Multichain was hacked. The team announced that a critical vulnerability affected 6 cryptos; WETH, PERI, OMT, WBNB, MATIC, and AVAX. The company mentioned that it fixed the vulnerability, and transactions could be done safely. However, Multichain...

Bitcoin mining Intel

Intel Plans to Present an Efficient BTC Mining ASIC


Leading technological corporation Intel is going to unveil a new, environmentally friendly BTC mining ASIC at the upcoming International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), which will take place next month. In the program, published by ISSCC, it's mentioned that session 21, highlighting chip...

Mark Cuban DAOs

Mark Cuban Keeps 80% of His Portfolio in Crypto


Entrepreneur Mark Cuban unveiled that he invests 80% of his holdings in crypto. In a later interview during "The Problem With Jon Stewart", Cuban said that currently, he doesn't invest in traditional establishments. The NBA team Dallas Mavericks owned by Cuban partners with the publicly...

Singapore MAS crypto ads

Singapore Regulator Issues Guideline on Crypto Promotions


MAS (The Monetary Authority of Singapore) released a guideline that set rules for those offering crypto trading services, from advertising their services publicly. The new rules aim to protect investors from possible risks. According to the regulator, the public shouldn't be provoked to trade...

Fidelity crypto research

Fidelity Says Countries Securing BTC Will Gain Advantage


International financial services corporation Fidelity published research on cryptocurrencies. The report covers the spheres of regulations, adoption, market awareness, the expansion of the industry, and other analyses. Fidelity mentioned that in 2021 Bitcoin saw significant growth. At the start of...

Bitfinex crypto

Bitfinex Closes Ontario Users Accounts


Bitfinex, the 8th largest crypto exchange by trading volume, published a notice on Jan. 14 for Ontario (Canada). The team said that from March 1, 2022 services will become unavailable for Ontario customers. Bitfinex has started some actions. Accounts that have no balances on the market will be...

Rio de Janeiro crypto city

Rio de Janeiro to Acquire BTC and Build Crypto City


Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro’s mayor Eduardo Paes, disclosed plans to buy BTC with 1% of the city's treasury funds at the Rio Innovation Week. Also, he said that there'll be up to 10% discount on prices in the case of BTC payments. As Paes stated, Rio aims to turn into South America's tech...

FTX ventures crypto

FTX Establishes $2B Fund to Invest in Crypto Startups


Cryptocurrency exchange FTX launched a new venture capital to back web3 and crypto startups. FTX Ventures will be led by Amy Wu, a partner at VC Lightspeed Venture. Previously, in November 2021, Lightspeed in the leadership of Wu, together with FTX and Solana Ventures, launched a $100 M Web3...

International Monetary fund cryptos

IMF Says Crypto's Growth Raises Fin. Stability Concerns


On January 11, the International Monetary Fund issued a report on cryptos. The institution said that BTC and other digital currencies have grown from an unknown asset category to an integral component of the digital money revolution, which causes financial stability worries. The IMF mentioned that...

Near protocol crypto

NEAR Protocol (NEAR) Hit a New All-time High of Over $18


The price of the native token of the dapp platform Near Protocol, NEAR hit a new all-time high of $18.28. In the last 24 hours, the NEAR price went up by over 14%. At the moment, NEAR is the 19th largest crypto with a market cap. of more than $11 bln The number of projects built upon the protocol...

Gary Gensler Ethereum securities

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....

crypto mining Kosovo

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...

Cosmos ATOM crypto

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. ...

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...

Airbnb crypto

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...

Kosovo crypto mining

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...

Sam Bankman Field crypto future

Sam Bankman-Fried Expects Regulatory Clarity for Crypto


The founder and CEO of FTX crypto exchange, Sam Bankman-Fried, is optimistic about the future developments in the crypto environment. He finds that in 2022 the sector will see more regulatory clarity on a global scale, which will boost institutional adoption. In his recent interview with Bloomberg,...

Vitalik Buterin older crypto predictions

Vitalik Buterin Looked Back at His Older Crypto Predictions


Crypto billionaire, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin shared his previous articles written over a decade, where he expressed his views on various aspects of the blockchain industry and cryptocurrencies. On Twitter, Buterin wrote which predictions were correct, which ones were not, and what he...