Month: August 2022

As the crypto winter shows signs of slowing, companies are rushing to become compliant after a string of bankruptcies within the space. Regulatory compliance is critical to improving crypto’s reputation among investors. It is also essential for mitigating liquidity risks, an issue that caused crypto giants Voyager Digital and Celsius to file for bankruptcy. Last
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Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), looks ready to grow stronger compared to the U.S. dollar and Bitcoin (BTC) in the days leading up to its proof-of-stake transition in September. ETH price chart bullish setup The bullish outlook emerges from classic technical indicators on ETH/USD and ETH/BTC charts. For instance, ETH/USD has been forming a “falling wedge”
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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong believe that a gradual mind shift and important community contributions led to their backing of Ethereum’s upcoming move from a proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus. The two industry titans joined Coinbase protocol specialist Viktor Bunin on the Around the Block podcast for an enlightening discussion
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Vitalik Buterin has announced a new book called “Proof-of-Stake,” which is a collection of his writings on the making of Ethereum. The book will be available in both physical and digital editions, and individuals can receive signed digital copies and NFTs on Gitcoin. Ethereum is due to make its transition to Proof-of-Stake next month, a
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Brian Shroder, the president and CEO of Binance US, received a federal letter requesting the urgent disclosure of official documents that prove the exchange’s adherence to various investor-centric safety protocols. The request comes from a Subcommittee chairman under the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. In the letter addressed to Shroder, Congressman
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A continuing debt issue at lending platform BendDAO raises the prospect of the NFT bubble imploding. As concerns about a potential market bubble mount, daily volumes on OpenSea, the world’s most significant nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace, have dropped significantly. OpenSea Volume Plummets to Yearly Lows Notably, the marketplace executed about $5 million in NFT transactions
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Ethereum investment products increased by 2.36% to $6.81 billion in assets under management (AUM) throughout August, outperforming Bitcoin products which saw a 7.16% drop off to $17.4 billion.  The figures were contained in a new report by CryptoCompare. This was also reflected in the Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)-product trading volumes, with Grayscale’s most notable
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Decentralized lending platform Compound has been plagued by a code bug in a recent governance proposal to update its price feeds.  The code error has “temporarily frozen” the Compound ETH (cETH) market, causing cETH transactions to revert, but Compound Labs stated that despite the front end not working, “funds are not immediately at risk.” Compound
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Paraguay’s president, Mario Abdo Benítez, vetoed a bill that sought to recognize cryptocurrency mining as an industrial activity on Monday. He reasoned that mining’s high electricity consumption could hinder the expansion of a sustainable national industry.  The decree stated that crypto mining uses intensive capital with low manpower usage, and therefore would not generate added
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Crypto.com According to 7News, two Melbourne women, Manivel Thevamanogari and her sister Gangadory Thevamanogari got a AUD$10.5 million deposit from Singaporean cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com after the latter made an error in giving a AUD$100 refund. An employee reportedly inserted an account number in the payment box instead of the return amount, resulting in an incorrect
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Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, announced enforcement actions against the chief technology officer of crypto exchange Bitkub, who allegedly used insider information around the purchase of Bitkub Coin (KUB). In a Tuesday announcement, the Thai SEC said it had fined Bitkub chief technology officer Samret Wajanasathian 8,530,383 baht — roughly $234,000 at the
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Interoperability-focused blockchain Flare Network has partnered with software infrastructure firm Lena Instruments to implement a crowdfunding mechanism that lowers the risks associated with startup investing.  Lena Instruments announced what it called a “CloudFunding” launchpad, which lets Flare investors allocate a percentage of the rewards that they earned to investments in new crypto startups without moving
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