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April 11, 2024

Paradigm Leads $225M Investment in Ethereum Rival Monad Labs


Venture capital company Paradigm led a $225 million fundraising round for Monad Labs, a new Layer 1 (L1) network ready to take on existing heavyweights like Ethereum and Solana, in a significant development for the blockchain space. With this funding, Monad Labs is taking an essential step towards its goal of redefining the blockchain industry […]

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April 9, 2024

Chinese Funds Pursue Bitcoin ETFs in Hong Kong


Two significant Chinese institutions, Harvest Fund and China Southern Fund, are moving forward with plans to create spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Hong Kong, a noteworthy step in the cryptocurrency investment scene. This calculated action is being taken when interest in spot Bitcoin ETFs in the US is dwindling, as the weekly inflows into […]

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April 8, 2024

The New Integration of Memecoins on Fantom


With the emergence of memecoins, the cryptocurrency environment is undergoing a major revolution, and one well-known blockchain platform leading this change is Fantom. A new chapter in the history of digital currencies has begun with Andre Cronje, a primary Fantom developer, announcing plans to include memecoins into the ecosystem. The Rise of Memecoins A subgroup […]

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April 4, 2024

Binance Executive Detained in Nigeria


The leading cryptocurrency exchange in the world, Binance, is currently mired in a legal dispute in Nigeria. Tigran Gambaryan, the exchange’s executive, was imprisoned for five weeks before being charged with money laundering. In support of Gambaryan, Binance has issued an official statement claiming that he has no decision-making authority within the organisation. The circumstances […]

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April 3, 2024

US Authorities Relocate $2 Billion in Bitcoin Seized from Silk Road


Blockchain data from April 2 highlighted a transfer of over $2 billion in Bitcoin (BTC), revealing that a US Justice Department-affiliated wallet first made a modest test transaction before transferring a substantial sum of 30,174 BTC. The money that was moved represents part of the Bitcoin that was seized from James Zhong, who was found […]

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April 2, 2024

Tether Achieves Major Security Milestone with SOC 2 Type 1 Audit


The well-known stablecoin issuer Tether has reached a significant milestone in its dedication to security and dependability by successfully completing the System Organisation Control (SOC) 2 Audit Type 1. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) audit provides evidence of Tether’s robust IT control procedures and commitment to system security. Tether is reaffirming its […]

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March 27, 2024

Munchables NFT Game Recovers $62 Million After Exploit


Operating on the recently built Ethereum Layer 2 network Blast, the NFT game Munchables was vulnerable to a $62 million breach. The Munchables crew responded quickly to reassure the community that all money was safe. By providing the keys to all of the Munchables funds, a project developer helped to facilitate the recovery of the […]

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March 26, 2024

US Treasury Expands Sanctions on Russian Financial Institutions


Expanding its penalties, the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is now targeting individuals and organisations operating in Russia’s banking and technology industries. Thirteen organisations and two people are implicated in this action, all associated with virtual assets that can evade US sanctions. Interestingly, five of these organisations have relationships with people previously […]

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March 25, 2024

Nigeria’s Tax Evasion Charges Against Binance


Binance has been the target of a criminal investigation by the federal government for potential tax evasion. The action, filed on March 25 at the federal high court in Abuja by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), attempts to uphold fiscal discipline and safeguard the nation’s economic integrity. Binance is accused of not meeting specific […]

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March 20, 2024

Brazil’s Blockchain Evolution: Bug Proofs on OP Sepolia Testnet


Globally, blockchain technology is still advancing rapidly, with Brazil emerging as a prominent participant in this changing field. The creators of Optimism, an Ethereum Layer-2 scaling solution, OP Labs, just made a significant statement. Before its deployment on the OP Mainnet, the team made bug proofs available on the OP Sepolia testnet. This achievement represents […]

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March 19, 2024

Fidelity’s Staking-Enhanced Ethereum ETF: A Game Changer?


Fidelity has submitted a proposal to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) asking for permission to incorporate staking rewards into its Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF) in a daring attempt to completely transform the cryptocurrency investment landscape. By attempting to enter the growing Ethereum staking industry, this novel strategy can provide investors with higher returns […]

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March 18, 2024

Hoskinson Clears Up Cardano FUD


Charles Hoskinson, the creator of Cardano, has stepped forward to address concerns in light of the developing culture of Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt (FUD) inside the Cardano community. This action is primarily related to the April 2021 announcement of Cardano and World Mobile’s collaboration. Hoskinson’s involvement tries to dispel myths and restate the goals of […]

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