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Goldman Sachs Former CEO Says Crypto Is Happening, Amid the Dip


Lloyd Blankfein, who served as the senior chairman of Goldman Sachs previously, expressed his views on the crypto sector during a recent talk at Squawk Box. Being skeptical about crypto previously, Blankfein said that his views have been evolving. To the question of what his opinion is for the...

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White House to Present Government Policy of Crypto in February


The US presidential administration is going to issue an initial government strategy for the crypto industry next month, after which agencies will estimate the risks and advantages of digital assets. A report by Bloomberg, based on the information from people familiar with the subject, reveals that...

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El Salvador to Provide Crypto-Based Loans


El Salvador continues to increase Bitcoin’s role in the country’s economics. Currently, the government considers offering small and medium businesses $10 M in crypto-backed loans. The program will start in the first quarter of this year. Director at Technological Economic International Affairs...

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Google Forms a Group to Work on Distributed Technologies


One of the top tech companies, Google revealed that the company has a new unit which will work on blockchain and other disruptive computing and data processing techs. As per a report by Bloomberg, Google assigned an engineering vice president of Advertising Infrastructure and Payments Systems at...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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...