3 reasons why Bitcoin’s drop to $21K and the market-wide sell-off could be worse than you think

On Friday, August 19, the total crypto market capitalization dropped by 9.1%, but more importantly, the all-important $1 trillion psychological support was tapped. The market’s latest venture below this just three weeks... Read more »

FDIC sends 5 companies, including FTX.US, cease and desist letters for making false statements about deposit insurance

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) said Aug. 19 that it issued letters demanding Cryptonews.com, Cryptoytosec.info, SmartAsset.com, FTX.US and FDICCrypto.com to stop making misleading statements about FDIC deposit insurance and implement corrective... Read more »

South African Banking Regulator: ‘De-risking’ Crypto Firms Potentially Creates ‘Opacity in Financial Conduct’

According to the latest guidance note issued by the South African banking sector regulator, Prudential Authority, risk assessment does not mean financial institutions should avoid or eliminate risks via the wholesale termination... Read more »

SBI lost 40% of hash rate after stopping mining in Russia: Data

Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings has partly terminated cryptocurrency mining in Russia due to geopolitical uncertainty and the crypto winter. SBI Holdings suspended mining operations in Russia’s crypto mining-rich region of Siberia,... Read more »

Ethereum Optimism Thief Returns $16M in Stolen Tokens

Share this article The attacker also sent 1 million OP to Vitalik Buterin and retained 2 million tokens as a bounty reward.  Optimism Attacker Gives Back Loot The attacker who stole 20... Read more »

September 14 may be the biggest day in the history of the internet

The Merge has been a hot topic of conversation within the Ethereum ecosystem for years. The third revision of the original Ethereum whitepaper included references to proof-of-stake in 2014. Vitalik Buterin added... Read more »

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Rises for the Second Time in a Row — It’s Now 0.63% Harder to Find a BTC Block

On August 18, 2022, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty increased again after the 1.74% rise two weeks ago on August 4. At block height 749,952 at 7:07 a.m. (EST) the network’s mining difficulty rose... Read more »

Bitcoin ‘liveliness’ lowest since 2021 amid new 5-year BTC hodl record

Bitcoin (BTC) long-term holders are knuckling down as a record portion of the BTC supply stays dormant for years. Data from on-chain analytics firm Glassnode confirms that the percentage of the supply... Read more »

British Fintech Revolut Granted Crypto License in Cyprus

U.K.-based digital bank Revolut has been authorized by Cyprus to provide cryptocurrency services to millions of customers on the Old Continent. The fintech firm says the regulatory approval will allow it to... Read more »

A new blockchain search engine Ora emerges from Solana hackathon

A new blockchain search engine called Ora emerged from Solana’s summer camp hackathon to help bring blockchain technology to non-technical users by allowing them to search on-chain data using a natural language.... Read more »