Bitcoin hits $25K as bearish voices call BTC price ‘double top’

Bitcoin (BTC) spiked through $25,000 for the first time in months on Aug. 14, but traders refused to take any chances on a bull run. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView... Read more »

Merge Hype Helps Ethereum Reclaim $2,000

Share this article Ethereum developers set a tentative mid-September launch date for “the Merge” this week.  ETH Breaks $2,000 on Merge Rally The Merge trade is still going strong.  ETH extended its... Read more »

DeFi protocols Aave, Uniswap, Balancer, ban users following OFAC sanctions on Tornado Cash

Several decentralized applications on the Ethereum network have implemented code changes to revoke access from “sanctioned” addresses. The currently identified protocols are Aave, Uniswap, Ren, Oasis, and balancer. Banteg from Yearn identified... Read more »

Crypto Trading, Investing Illegal in Iran, Central Bank Governor Reiterates

It is illegal to buy or sell cryptocurrency in Iran, the head of the country’s monetary authority has recently reminded citizens and businesses. The governor noted, however, that mining cryptocurrencies and using... Read more »

Ethereum hits 8-month highs in BTC as money heads for ‘riskier’ altcoins

Ether (ETH) is worth more in Bitcoin (BTC) than at any time since the start of the year amid renewed appetite for altcoins. ETH/BTC 1-day candle chart (Binance). Source: TradingView Altcoin market... Read more »

The Race to Scale Ethereum With zkEVM Rollups

Key Takeaways zkSync, StarkNet, Polygon zkEVM, and Scroll are some of the top ZK-Rollup projects building with EVM-compatibility in mind. Each project is tackling the questions of throughput, cryptographic proofs, and levels... Read more »

Netskope Discovers Hackers Are Using Google Sites and Microsoft Azure to Steal Crypto

Attackers are taking advantage of certain SEO techniques to direct users to phishing sites for wallet apps like Metamask and exchanges such as Coinbase and Kraken. These sites, created in Google Sites... Read more »

Tornado Cash DAO shuts down as it “can’t fight the US” and keep contributors safe

CryptoSlate spoke exclusively with a member of the Tornado Cash team who has been granted anonymity for their own protection and will be referred to as “TC Member” for the sake of... Read more »

Coinbase posts $1.1B loss, Polygon dApps rocket 400% in 2022 and Elon Musk says inflation is on the decline: Hodler’s Digest, Aug 7-13

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much... Read more »

India Freezes Peter Thiel-Backed Vauld’s Crypto and Bank Assets Worth $46 Million

India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has frozen crypto exchange Vauld’s crypto and bank assets worth about INR 370 crore ($46,439,181). Vauld halted deposits and withdrawals last month. The Indian law enforcement agency is... Read more »