Attackers use name of lead exchanges to target crypto startups

Tech giant Microsoft uncovered an attack targeting crypto startups using a pdf file that uses the names OKX, Binance, and Huobi. The pdf file is titled “OKX, Binance & Huobi VIP fee... Read more »

Crypto doesn’t need the FTX’s of the world

Did Sam Bankman-Fried knowingly commingle funds? We shouldn’t need to care. If crypto is to reach its full potential, the industry cannot rely on entities like FTX and other centralized exchanges. There... Read more »

Indonesia Payments digitalisation among 2023 economic growth plans

A new report by the Bank of Indonesia highlights the country’s 2023 economic growth plan which will include the digitalization of payment systems and the creation of a Digital Rupee. This will... Read more »

Maple Finance severs ties with Orthogonal Trading over insolvency concerns

Institutional crypto lending protocol Maple Finance has moved to end all its business deals with Orthogonal Trading over concerns that the latter is “effectively insolvent.” Maple Financial lending partner Orthogonal Trading was... Read more »

Chinese Hangzhou Court calls for NFT regulation

China’s Hangzhou Court claimed that NFTs carry characteristics of property rights like value, scarcity, disposability, and readability, and therefore should be protected by the law. The Hangzhou Internet Court is a court... Read more »

Analyzing the current state of Ethereum, DeFi, stablecoins, NFTs post-FTX fallout

Price drawdown from ATH 2022 approaches year-end; it has been a historical year for all asset classes due to the rapid tightening of monetary policy worldwide and the strength of the U.S.... Read more »

Non-whale BTC investors break accumulation record last seen in 2017

Data compiled by CryptoSlate shows that the number of Bitcoin wallets holding 10 to 100 BTC had their supply rise from 2.98  to over 3.26 million coins between 2018 and 2022. However, in... Read more »

Coinbase Premium Index goes green for the first time since FTX collapse

According to the on-chain data and analytics provider, CryptoQuant, the Coinbase Premium Index has turned green for the first time since the fallout of the FTX collapse. As an indicator that shows... Read more »

Is BTSE a sleeping giant in the crypto exchange space? w/ CEO Henry Liu – SlateCast #39

In this episode of the SlateCast, Akiba speaks with Henry Liu, the CEO of BTSE, to discuss liquidity, crypto markets, and the catalysts to look out for during the bear market. The... Read more »

Bitcoin falls 1.4% after US payroll data, FTX Japan works to offer liquidity

The biggest news in the crypto-verse for Dec. 2 includes Bitcoin’s negative 1.4% reaction to the U.S. payroll data, FTX Japan’s efforts to bring liquidity back, and Binance’s $3 million freezing as... Read more »