Bitcoin: Unseen Satoshi Nakamoto Emails Unveiled
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Adam Back, Bitcoin, Bitcoin News, bitcoin price, btc, COPA trial, Craig Wright, Satoshi Nakamoto

On Thursday, previously unseen emails between Adam Back and the enigmatic Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, were disclosed in the ongoing trial between the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) and Craig Wright. Wright, who has controversially claimed to be Nakamoto, is facing legal challenges over his attempt to copyright the BTC whitepaper and related materials. The […]

Block Scores Big: $2.5 Billion In Bitcoin Sold In Q4, Sales Jump Nearly 40%
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Bitcoin, block, btc, Crypto, Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey’s Block, the payments company riding the wave of digital innovation, reported a stellar Q4 2023, fueled by a 37% year-over-year surge in Bitcoin sales and strong performances from both Cash App and Square. Bitcoin Bonanza: Sales Skyrocket, Holdings Strengthen Bitcoin continues to be a bright spot for Block, with total sales reaching a […]

FTX Creditors Rejoice: Bankrupt Crypto Exchange Is Adding $1 Billion To Its Balance Sheet | Bitcoinist.com
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A United States Judge has granted the request of FTX, the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, to sell off its substantial stake in an Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup company, Anthropic, enabling the exchange to accumulate more funds to repay its customers. FTX To Sell $1 Billion Anthropic Stake On Thursday, February 22, US bankruptcy Judge John Dorsey […]

Bumpy Road Ahead For Bitcoin? CEO Reveals Predictions On BTC Possible Price Floor
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Bitcoin, btc, Crypto, Galaxy Digital, mike novogratz

Michael Novogratz, CEO of cryptocurrency investment firm Galaxy Digital, offered a nuanced outlook on Bitcoin’s future in a recent interview. While acknowledging short-term risks like a potential price drop to $42,000, his overall tone leaned towards long-term bullishness fueled by institutional adoption and a maturing market. Stumbling Blocks On The Road To $69K Novogratz was […]

Trump’s Bitcoin U-Turn: Ex-President Shares New Take
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin News, bitcoin price, btc, btc price, Donald Trump, Donald Trump news

In a Wednesday television interview on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle,” former US President Donald Trump has articulated a more open stance towards Bitcoin, signaling a potential shift in his previously critical stance.. When asked by host Laura Ingraham about his views on the popular digital currency, Trump acknowledged the growing trend of BTC adoption, […]

Surprise! Reddit Joins The Crypto Club, Discloses Bitcoin And Ether Investments
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Bitcoin, btc, Crypto, Ether, IPO, News, Reddit

Get ready for the stock market to welcome a new player. Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet,” has officially filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO), setting its sights on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol “RDDT.” This move marks a significant evolution for the platform, known for its diverse […]

Bitcoin Miners Under Siege: House GOP Leader Exposes Biden Administration’s Alleged Overreach | Bitcoinist.com
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According to a recent report by Fox journalist Eleanor Terret, House Majority Whip Tom Emmer has accused the Biden administration of abusing its power to “unfairly” target Bitcoin (BTC) miners within the cryptocurrency industry.  Emmer’s concerns stem from the approval of an emergency request by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 82 Bitcoin […]

Without Spot Bitcoin ETFs, BTC Would Have Been Down 20%: Founder
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Bitcoin, bitcoin price, BlackRock, btc, BTCUSDT, liquidity, Spot Bitcoin ETFs

Samson Mow, a developer and founder of a crypto project, has attributed the current Bitcoin price stability to the launch of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States. Taking to X on February 22, Mow argued that these spot ETFs have prevented a significant price drop. Bitcoin Remains Higher Because Of Spot ETFs The […]

729,400 Bitcoin Wallets Left In Past Month, What’s Going On?
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Bitcoin, bitcoin addresses, bitcoin ETFs, Bitcoin Exit, Bitcoin News, Bitcoin Selling, Bitcoin Selloff, Bitcoin wallets, btc, btcusd

On-chain data suggests around 729,400 Bitcoin wallets cleared themselves out in the last month. Here’s what could be behind this trend. Bitcoin Wallets Carrying A Balance Have Taken A Sharp Hit In Past Month In a new post on X, the on-chain analytics firm Santiment discussed the trend in the “Total Amount of Holders” for […]

Polygon At A Crossroad: Token Unlock Fest Or Price Fizzle?
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Altcoins, Crypto, Crypto News, Matic, meme coins, Polygon

Polygon, the Ethereum scaling platform, finds itself at a crossroads. On one hand, it recently completed its final token unlock, marking a milestone in its development. On the other hand, its native MATIC token grapples with a price dip and underperformance compared to peers. Let’s examine this multifaceted narrative. Polygon: Unlocking The Future On February […]

Shiba Inu ERC-404 NFTs Ready To Go: Marketing Lead Drops Crucial Information | Bitcoinist.com
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After much anticipation, Shiba Inu’s new ERC-404 Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs), Sheboshi is now available for claiming. Notably, Shiba Inu marketing influencer Lucie has shared valuable information for NFT enthusiasts seeking to secure these unique doggy-themed NFTs.  Phase One Of The Shiba Inu NFT Claim In a recent X (formerly Twitter) post on Wednesday, Lucie announced […]

Shiba Inu Burn Rate Explodes Over 4000%, What’s Behind It? | Bitcoinist.com
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Shiba Inu burn initiative has yet again experienced a significant rise in its token burn rate, which saw millions of SHIB being sent to the burn address, thereby reducing its circulating supply. Shiba Inu Burn Rate On The Rise By lowering the number of SHIB tokens in circulation, the Shiba Inu burn feature seeks to […]

Crypto Sleuth Exposes ‘Real’ Reason For USDC-Tron Breakup
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BoringSleuth, Circle, Crypto, Crypto News, Justin Sun, tron, TruthLabs, USDC

Circle, the entity behind the prominent crypto stablecoin USDC, announced its decision to discontinue its association with the TRON blockchain yesterday. This cessation of USDC operations on TRON, effective immediately, will stop the minting of new USDC tokens on TRON, though transfers and redemptions will be facilitated until February 2025. The surprising announcement led to […]

Bitcoin As Fee? UK Prime Minister Denies Claims Of Bitcoin Or $1 Million Payment For Interview
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Bitcoin, Boris Johnson, Crypto, News, SEC, Tucker Carlson

In a recent turn of events, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finds himself embroiled in a media spat with former Fox News host Tucker Carlson. The dispute revolves around an alleged demand by Johnson for Bitcoin or a million-dollar fee for an interview, a claim vehemently denied by the Prime Minister’s team. Carlson, known for […]

Coinbase To SEC: 5 Arguments For A Spot Ethereum ETF
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Coinbase, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has formally responded to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding the proposal for a spot Ethereum Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). Paul Grewal, Coinbase’s Chief Legal Officer, announced through social media platform X that the company submitted a comprehensive 27-page response, complete with 96 citations, to advocate for the […]

Legal Clash: Texas Crypto Firm Files Lawsuit Against US SEC Over Digital Asset Regulation
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btc, BTCUSDT, Crypto, Crypto Firm, Crypto News, Crypto Texas, Digital Assets, Legit.Exchange, Lejilex, SEC

A Texas-based crypto company, Lejilex, along with the Crypto Freedom Alliance of Texas (CFAT), has filed a lawsuit against the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), alleging ‘regulatory overreach’ and seeking ‘clarity on the classification of digital assets.’ The lawsuit, filed in a federal court in Fort Worth, contends that the SEC’s “jurisdiction over the […]

Bitcoin Plunges Under $51,000, What’s Behind This Drop?
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin drop, Bitcoin News, Bitcoin Plunge, Bitcoin Selling, Bitcoin Whale Selloff, bitcoin whales, btc, btcusd

Bitcoin has witnessed a plunge under the $51,000 level during the past day, here’s what’s potentially behind this decline according to on-chain data. Bitcoin Has Slipped Under The $51,000 Level During The Past Day Yesterday, Bitcoin had observed a sharp surge to touch the $53,000 level and set a new high for the year, but […]

Bitcoin On Fire: Data Reveals Robust Demand For ETFs Amid Record Performance
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analysis, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Spot ETF, btc

Bitcoin (BTC) is experiencing a bullish surge, reaching a new year-to-date high of $52,900 this week, fueled by strong inflows into spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Analysts attribute this positive momentum to several key factors, including rising investor demand for these ETFs, their positive impact on BTC price, and an overall shift in market sentiment. Spot […]

Shiba Inu Burn Rate Crashes With Only 2 Million SHIB Burned, What’s Going On? | Bitcoinist.com
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shib, SHIB burn, SHIB news, SHIB price, Shiba Inu, Shiba Inu burn, Shiba Inu news, Shiba Inu price, Shiba Inu team, SHIBUSD, SHIBUSDT

The Shiba Inu burn rate has flatlined over the last 24 hours as the burned tokens, as well as the number of burn transactions carried out during this time, dropped dramatically. This drop in the burn rate could be indicative of SHIB users not being as involved in reducing the meme coin’s supply as they […]

Pro-XRP Lawyer Makes Bold Move With Senate Candidacy Intentions | Bitcoinist.com
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Crypto News, Elizabeth Warren, John E Deaton, New England School Of Law, Pro-XRP lawyer, US Marines Corps, US Senator, Washington Insiders, XRP, XRPUSD, XRPUSDT

John E Deaton, a well-known crypto lawyer representing over 75,000 XRP holders, has revealed his intentions to run for the senate seat in the upcoming elections this year. Pro-XRP Lawyer To Run For Senate Seat The pro-XRP lawyer announced his desire to participate in the impending senate elections on the social media platform X (formerly […]

Michael Saylor Says He’ll Be Buying Bitcoin ‘Forever’ – Here’s The Scoop
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Bitcoin, btc, michael saylor, price action

Tech titan and outspoken Bitcoin advocate Michael Saylor remains unfazed by market fluctuations, reaffirming his unwavering commitment to the world’s leading cryptocurrency. In a recent Bloomberg TV interview, Saylor declared his intent to “buying forever,” solidifying his bullish stance and potentially influencing the ever-volatile crypto market. At the time of writing, Bitcoin was trading at […]

Arthur Hayes Labels Cardano “Dog Shit”, Hoskinson Reacts
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ADA, ADA news, ADA Price, adausd, Arthur Hayes, Cardano, Cardano news, Cardano Price, Charles Hoskinson, Crypto News

Arthur Hayes, the co-founder and former CEO of BitMEX has made a controversial comment about the Cardano blockchain. Hayes shared an image via social media highlighting the fee generation of various decentralized applications (dApps) and protocols across the crypto ecosystem, questioning the presence and performance of ADA-based applications within this landscape. Hayes Blasts Cardano As […]

XRP ETF Debate: Ripple CEO Garlinghouse Weighs In
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Brad Garlinghouse, ripple, ripple ceo, ripple labs, ripple news, XRP, XRP ETF, XRP news, XRP price, XRPUSD

In a recent interview with “Bloomberg Crypto,” Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse shared his perspectives on the potential for an XRP Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), the crypto regulatory environment, and Ripple’s strategy in the evolving digital asset space. With the crypto community still buzzing from the SEC’s recent approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF, speculation has […]

Creditors Rejoice As Worldcoin (WLD) Skyrockets 188%, Providing Vital Relief To 3AC And FTX | Bitcoinist.com
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In a challenging year for creditors of bankrupt investment firms Three Arrows Capital (3AC) and FTX’s trading arm Alameda Research, a recent surge in Worldcoin (WLD) has provided some solace.  The coin, which is associated with the crypto project co-founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, has seen a significant 188% surge over the past fourteen […]

Ripple Vs. SEC Legal Dispute: Expert Speculates On April Conclusion | Bitcoinist.com
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The ongoing legal battle between San Fransisco-based payment firm Ripple Labs Inc. and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is presently in the limelight as today marks the deadline of the lawsuit’s discovery phase. Set Of Crucial Dates For Ripple Vs. SEC Lawsuit Ashley Prosper, an XRP community member, shared the latest development […]

Really Now? Bitcoin Will Hit $100,000 This June 2024, Finance Guru Predicts
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Bitcoin, btc, Crypto, Crypto News, Finance Guru, price prediction

Financial guru Robert Kiyosaki has ignited the crypto community with his latest price prediction, claiming Bitcoin will hit $100,000 by June 2024. However, experts urge caution, reminding investors of the inherent volatility and uncertainty surrounding such forecasts. Bold Prediction, Familiar Voice Kiyosaki, author of the bestselling “Rich Dad Poor Dad” book, is no stranger to […]

Ethereum LSTs, LRTs, And Stablecoins: Decoding The Effects Of ‘Magic Money’ On Bitcoin And Crypto | Bitcoinist.com
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A crypto analyst has provided insights into how the structure of the Ethereum ecosystem could bring Bitcoin and the broader crypto market down. His analysis focused on Ethereum’s liquid-staked tokens (LSTs), liquid-restaked tokens (LRTs) and stablecoins backed by these tokens and how they could lead to the next “bubble” burst.  Magic Money That Could Lead […]

Experts Warn Of 6102-Style Bitcoin Ban In The US
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The Bitcoin community is currently hotly debating the possibility of a US government crackdown on BTC akin to the historic 1933 gold confiscation, an event now ominously referenced in crypto circles as “6102.” David Bailey, CEO of BTC Media, has catapulted this conversation into the spotlight with a series of predictions on X (formerly Twitter), […]

Someone Just Bought $160 Million In Ether – Was It Justin Sun?
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Altcoins, Crypto, Crypto News, ETH, Ether, Ethereum

The cryptocurrency community is abuzz after a wallet with suspected ties to Tron founder Justin Sun gobbled up a staggering $161 million worth of Ether on February 19th. This whale-sized purchase has sent shockwaves through the market, igniting speculation and potentially signaling a positive outlook for the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency. At the time of writing, […]

Pro-XRP Attorney’s Potential Candidacy Worries Sen. Warren
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Crypto News, John E Deaton, Massachusetts, Pro-XRP lawyer, US Senate, US Senator Elizabeth Warren, XRP, XRP price

US Senator Elizabeth Warren is reportedly mobilizing her donor base in response to the potential candidacy of pro-XRP attorney John E. Deaton, a staunch crypto advocate, for her Massachusetts Senate seat. This development, first reported by Fox Business journalist Eleanor Terrett via X (formerly Twitter), signifies a notable escalation in the clash between crypto proponents […]

Japan Embraces Crypto: Investment Funds Given Green Light To Hold Digital Assets | Bitcoinist.com
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According to a Bloomberg report, Japan is progressing towards enabling venture capital firms and other investment funds to hold crypto assets directly. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s administration has agreed to submit a revised bill to implement this change, marking a significant development in the country’s approach to cryptocurrencies. Prime Minister Kishida Backs Crypto Integration Per […]

Bitcoin Roadmap To $150,000: Why A 40% Correction Is Expected | Bitcoinist.com
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The Bitcoin price surged above $50,000 and mounted a sustained rally to $53,000 before retracing back downward, something that has taken the market by surprise. However, with expectations waxing stronger for the cryptocurrency, it could signal time for a possible correction and crypto analyst and market expert Michaël van de Poppe believes this correction could […]

Market Expert Slams Spot Bitcoin ETFs As “Giant Mistake”, Here’s Why | Bitcoinist.com
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Bitcoin, bitcoin ETF, Bitcoin News, bitcoin price, Bitcoin Spot ETF, btc, btc price, btcusd, BTCUSDT, ETF, ETF news, spot Bitcoin ETF

Since its launch in January, Spot Bitcoin ETFs have been growing steadily, gaining widespread adoption amongst investors and traders. However, despite its surging popularity, Jim Bianco, President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, has expressed his beliefs that launching Spot Bitcoin ETFs was a “Giant mistake”.  The renowned Wall Street professional has highlighted substantial shortcomings […]

Is Bitcoin Headed For A Shakeout? Price-Driven Changes Spark Questions About Miner Future
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Bitcoin, btc, btc price, btcusd, Crypto, Crypto News, price action

The recent price rally in Bitcoin (BTC) has brought a double-edged sword for miners, boosting network security but raising concerns about their long-term sustainability. While the hash rate, a measure of computing power dedicated to securing the network, has surged to over 610 trillion hashes per second, miner fees have simultaneously plunged to their lowest […]

Ethereum Innovations: Founder Looks Forward To Verkle Trees Launch | Bitcoinist.com
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The Ethereum (ETH) ecosystem continues to be a flurry of activity, with several upcoming new projects and updates expected to be introduced in the near future, one of which is the “Verkle Trees” feature. Ethereum Co-Founder Hints On Verkle Trees Introduction  Ethereum founder, Vitalik Buterin, has shown his enthusiasm over the integration of the impending […]

Veteran Trader Warns SEC Chair Gensler Shouldn’t Be Trusted
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Bitcoin, Crypto, Gary Gensler, Peter Brandt, SEC

The spotlight on Gary Gensler, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), intensifies as veteran trader Peter Brandt and figures within the crypto industry voice their doubts about his ability to safeguard investors and effectively regulate the burgeoning digital asset market. Brandt, known for his outspoken views and market expertise, has launched a […]

Snowden Reveals ‘Unpopular But True’ Opinion On Bitcoin
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin News, btc, btc price, btcusd, Edward Snowden

In a recent statement shared on X (formerly Twitter), Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower, hailed Bitcoin as “the most significant monetary advance since the creation of coinage.” Snowden, known for his 2013 leak of NSA documents that exposed the extent of global surveillance programs, has been a vocal commentator on […]

Crypto Probe Unveils Federal Officer’s Connection To Alleged Bitcoin Theft
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin theft, btcusd, Crypto News, William Wheatley

A dark cloud hangs over the Australian federal police as one of its own, Officer William Wheatley, stands accused of a daring crypto heist. The missing loot? A staggering 81.62 Bitcoins, valued at a then-humble $309,000 in 2019, but now a cool $4.2 million. This high-profile case hinges on cutting-edge crypto-tracking technology and raises critical […]

Will Bitcoin Hit Turbulence? 40% Correction Eyed Before Reaching $150,000, Analyst Warns
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Bitcoin, btc, btc price, btcusd, Crypto, Crypto News, Michael Van de Poppe

The recent surge in Bitcoin (BTC) prices, pushing past the $52,000 mark, has ignited a wave of optimism within the cryptocurrency community. Visions of a six-figure future dance in investors’ heads, with some analysts even proposing a $150,000 target. However, a prominent voice has emerged casting a shadow of caution: Michaël van de Poppe, a […]

Bitcoin ETFs Record $2.2 Billion Net Inflows In Past Week | Bitcoinist.com
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Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) had another positive performance over the past week, with billions of dollars flowing into the crypto investment products. The latest data by BitMEX Research shows that the Bitcoin spot ETFs recorded more than $2.2 billion in total inflows between February 12 and February 16. According to Bloomberg analyst Eric Balchunas, this […]

FTX Exchange Saga: Law Firm Handling Bankruptcy Accused Of Complicity In Fraud
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FTX, FTX bankruptcy, FTX creditors, LegderX, Ryne Miller, SC, Voyager Digital

In an interesting development, FTX creditors have launched a class action lawsuit against Sullivan and Cromwell (S&C), the law firm that is currently responsible for handling the bankruptcy proceedings of the defunct exchange. In a petition submitted on February 16 to the US District Court of the Southern District of Florida, S&C is accused of […]

USDT To The Moon? Tether Inches Closer To $100 Billion Market Cap
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Crypto, Crypto News, Stablecoins, Tether, Tether (USDT), USDT, USDTUSD

The cryptocurrency world watches with a mix of intrigue and apprehension as Tether (USDT), the most prominent stablecoin, inches closer to a seemingly mythical $100 billion market capitalization. This monumental milestone signifies Tether’s undeniable market dominance, but it also casts a spotlight on the regulatory clouds gathering around the stablecoin and the potential implications for […]

SEC Cracks Down On Van Eck For Failing To Disclose Influencer Involvement In ETF Launch
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Bitcoin, bitcoin ETF, Crypto, Crypto News, SEC, US SEC, Van Eck, Van Eck Associates Corp

American investment advisers, VanEck Associates, have been formally penalized by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for violating transparency laws. The investment company has agreed to pay a substantial penalty fee related to their failure to disclose information about a prominent influencer’s participation in the launch of its Spot Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund […]

Coinbase Supports Bitcoin Developers With $3.6 Million Donation To Brink | Bitcoinist.com
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Bitcoin, Brink, coin, coinbase

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, has donated $3.6 million to Brink, a non-profit organization aimed at supporting the Bitcoin developer community. Brink To Funnel Donations Toward Bitcoin Core Developers On Friday, February 16, Brink shared – via a post on X – this significant monetary contribution by Coinbase. The non-profit organization […]

Yuga Labs Acquires Moonbirds NFT In PROOF Takeover
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BAYC, Moonbirds, NFT, Proof, Yuga Labs

Yuga Labs, developers of the prominent non-fungible token collection (NFT) collection Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), has announced the acquisition of rival NFT company PROOF. This transaction is understood to grant Yuga Labs full ownership of all PROOF’s assets and products, including the Moonbirds NFT collection. Yuga Labs To Introduce Moonbirds In Metaverse Project Via […]

Lack Of Disclosure Costs VanEck Almost $2 Million Fine In SEC’s ETF Investigation | Bitcoinist.com
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In a recent development, VanEck, a registered investment adviser and issuer of Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), has settled with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The company has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $1.75 million to settle charges related to its failure to disclose the involvement of a social media influencer […]

Whale Doubling Down On Ethereum, Exits Bitcoin Despite Stellar Performance
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aave, Bitcoin, bitcoin price, DeFi, ETH, ethbtc, Ethereum, ethereum price, ETHUSDT, wBTC

On-chain data shows that one whale is rapidly accumulating Ethereum (ETH), selling large amounts of Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) via Aave, a popular non-custodial protocol.  Whale Borrows WBTC From Aave, Buys ETH As of February 16, Lookonchain data showed that the whale borrowed 280 Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), equivalent to approximately $14.6 million, Aave, one of the leading […]

Bitcoin Open Interest Hits Alarming Level, Brace For Impact?
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin futures, Bitcoin News, bitcoin open interest, Bitcoin Rally, Bitcoin Volatility, btc, btcusd

Data shows that Bitcoin Open Interest has surged to extreme levels recently, a sign that a large amount of volatility may soon clutch the market. Bitcoin Open Interest Has Been Rapidly Moving Up Recently As an analyst in a CryptoQuant Quicktake post pointed out, the BTC Open Interest is very high. The “Open Interest” indicator […]

Elizabeth Warren’s Flag For Satoshi: A Meme Or Crypto Olive Branch? | Bitcoinist.com
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin creator, Bitcoin News, btc, btc price, btc price analysis, BTC price chart, BTCUSDT, Crypto regulation, Elizabeth Warren, Satoshi, Satoshi Nakamoto

On February 15, an unconfirmed report circulated in the crypto community, suggesting that outspoken crypto critic and US Senator Elizabeth Warren had honored Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto with a ceremonial US flag. However, that wasn’t the case, as more context has been provided regarding what happened.  Warren Didn’t Exactly Honor Nakamoto As highlighted by an […]

Bitcoin Contract Explosion: Frenetic Activity As $23 Billion Floods Major Exchanges
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Bictoin ETF, Bitcoin, btc, btc price, btcusd, Crypto, Crypto News

Bitcoin (BTC) is back in the spotlight, with a surge in investor activity and contract holdings fueling more than 20% price jump this week. The leading cryptocurrency smashed through the $52,000 barrier for the first time since December 2021, sending shockwaves through the market and igniting bullish sentiment. However, analysts caution that short-term holders could […]

6th Country Joins Elite Bitcoin Mining Circle
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin Mining, Bitcoin News, bitcoin price, btc, btc price, Ethiopia

Ethiopia has officially announced its foray into Bitcoin mining, aligning itself with a growing list of countries that have integrated cryptocurrency mining into their national economic strategies. This development comes through a partnership between the Ethiopian government and Data Center Service PLC, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based West Data Group. The collaboration is part […]

Change Of Heart? Crypto Skeptic US Senator Honors Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto
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Bitcoin, btc, Crypto, Crypto News, Elizabeth Warren, Satoshi Nakamoto

In a surprising move, Senator Elizabeth Warren, a long-standing critic of cryptocurrency, publicly recognized the contributions of Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of Bitcoin, on December 18, 2023 –  a date Bitcoiners refer to as “HODL Day.” This action, marking the 15th anniversary of the Bitcoin network launch, has sent shockwaves through the crypto community […]

Bitcoin Boom Countdown: Galaxy CEO Casts Bullish Sentiments As Halving Draws Near
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Bitcoin stands on the cusp of a pivotal moment — its much-anticipated halving event slated for April 2024. This event has captured the attention of investors and analysts alike, with Mike Novogratz, a prominent figure in the crypto investment sphere, voicing his optimistic outlook on Bitcoin’s future. Novogratz’s insight is notable, especially considering BTC’s recent […]

Popular Youtuber Accused Of Crypto Market Manipulation
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btc, BTCUSDT, Crypto News, Crypto youtubers, market manipulation, Pump and Dump, YouTube scam, YouTuber

On Tuesday, popular YouTuber KSI returned to crypto after almost two years. After his return, a crypto investigator discussed some of the YouTuber’s alleged shady practices from 2021 and 2022. KSI’s Second Coming To The Crypto Kingdom British YouTuber and boxer Olajide Olayinka Williams Olatunji, professionally known as KSI, came back to the crypto community […]

US Congressman Demands Investigation Into Crypto’s Alleged Use In Terrorism Financing | Bitcoinist.com
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Tom Emmer, a United States Congressman, sought specific explanations on claims regarding the alleged use of crypto to finance terrorism reports during a House Financial Services Committee hearing held on Wednesday. Cryptocurrencies Are Not A Tool For Terrorists In the court hearing, the Congressman asked the US Department of Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial […]

Bitcoin Trader Calls For New ATH Spike, Sign Of Local Top?
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Data shows that Bitcoin traders have been clamoring on social media for the price to reach a new all-time high (ATH) after breaking above $52,000. Hype Among Bitcoin Investors Has Risen As Price Continues To Rally According to data from the analytics firm Santiment, Bitcoin investors have been loud in their celebrations about the asset […]

Bitcoin Miners Face Pressure From US EIA, CEO To Fight Back
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin Miners, Bitcoin Mining, bitcoin price, btc, btcusd, EIA, environment

Dennis Porter, the CEO of a non-profit, Satoshi Action Fund, has notified the crypto community that Bitcoin miners across the United States reportedly face pressure from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) after being sent letters requiring them to surrender sensitive data.  EIA Wants Bitcoin Miners To Submit Sensitive Data In a post on February 14, […]

PEPE Price Leaps 20% As Meme Coin Gets Listed On Major Exchange
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Pepe the Frog, the internet’s amphibian turned meme icon, has hopped onto a new platform – the crypto exchange Bitstamp. This milestone listing sparked a 31% price surge for Pepe’s namesake cryptocurrency, PEPE, but questions linger about its long-term hop potential. Bitstamp Welcomes PEPE The listing, announced on February 13th, offered PEPE increased legitimacy and […]

Bitcoin Price Faces Deep Retracement, Here’s When: Experts
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Bitcoin, Bitcoin News, bitcoin price, btc, btc price, btcusd

Due to the remarkable success of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States, the Bitcoin price has risen by 35% in the last 22 days. Amidst this bullish momentum, investors and market watchers are keenly looking for indicators that could signal the approach of a (local) top. To navigate these waters, several experts have offered […]

Digitex Futures Exchange CEO Faces Criminal Charges, Potential 5-Year Sentence | Bitcoinist.com
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Adam Colin Todd, the CEO of Digitex Futures Exchange (DGTX), is facing federal charges for alleged compliance failures, including violating the Bank Secrecy Act, according to an announcement by the US Department of Justice (DOJ).  The charges stem from Todd’s purported failure to establish and implement an anti-money laundering (AML) program at Digitex Futures. The […]

Missing Bitcoin Investigation Points At Police Foul Play
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Per local reports, Australian Federal Police officer William Wheatley has appeared in court after being accused of stealing 81.616 Bitcoin seized during a drug-trafficking investigation in 2019. Bitcoin Heist: Crypto Wallet Found Amid Drug-Related Raid The committal hearing in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court will occur this week after the now-replaced Australian Commission for Law Enforcement […]

Blockchain Adoption: CitiBank Trials Tokenization Of Private Equity Funds On Avalanche | Bitcoinist.com
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CitiBank, one of the world’s largest banks, has successfully conducted a simulation demonstrating the tokenization of a private equity fund on the Avalanche blockchain network, specifically using Avalanche’s Layer 1 Spruce subnet.  Interestingly, this development has the potential to accelerate the adoption of distributed ledger technology in the financial industry, particularly on Wall Street. Blockchain […]

Crypto Under Watch: Japan’s FSA Sets Sights On Curbing ‘Unlawful’ Transfers
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In a move aimed at tightening the reins on financial transactions within the crypto space, Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued a directive to financial institutions nationwide. This directive calls for an enhanced monitoring mechanism targeting “unlawful” transfers to digital currency exchange providers, underscoring the regulatory body’s resolve to curb financial crimes leveraging digital […]

Bitcoin’s Alleged Ransomware Dominance Alarms SEC Chair Gary Gensler As BTC Price Hits $52,000 | Bitcoinist.com
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In a recent interview with CNBC, Gary Gensler, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, reiterated his concerns about the alleged involvement of Bitcoin (BTC) in ransomware attacks.  Bitcoin Disapproval Continues Despite the significant success of Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) within just one month of trading, which has played a pivotal role in driving […]

Crypto Futures Bleeds $221 Million As Bitcoin Breaks $51,500
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Data shows the futures side of the crypto market has witnessed liquidations of $221 million as Bitcoin has broken above the $51,500 mark. Bitcoin Has Continued Its Latest Rally With A Break Above $51,500 Bitcoin had slumped back under the $49,000 mark just yesterday, prompting many to wonder whether the earlier surge above $50,000 was […]

128 Crypto Wallets Drained By New Attack, Is Your Money Safe? | Bitcoinist.com
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Web3 security firm Blockaid recently reported another significant security breach that Angel Drainer carried out. The notorious phishing group is said to have drained 128 crypto wallets of their funds.  How These Wallets Were Drained Blockaid revealed in an X (formerly Twitter) post that Angel Drainer phished users and led them to a single Safe […]

Next Bitcoin Crash? Insight On Genesis’ $1.5B GBTC Sale
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The crypto community has been abuzz with discussions surrounding Genesis’ intent to sell approximately 36 million shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), a move valued around $1.5 billion. This announcement stoked fears of a potential market downturn, reminiscent of the apprehensions following the FTX bankruptcy estate’s sale of over $1 billion worth of GBTC. However, a […]

Cardano Founder Declares Crypto Under Attack: ‘Legacy Is Eating Crypto’
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In a recent video titled “Legacy is Eating Crypto,” Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson has expressed concerns about the increasing centralization of power in the cryptocurrency industry. Hoskinson specifically highlighted the dominance of a few top companies in the Bitcoin and stablecoin sectors, arguing that this poses risks to users and undermines the decentralized nature of […]

Crypto Gaming Platform PlayDapp Hit By Double Exploits, Losing $290 Million In Massive Breach | Bitcoinist.com
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Crypto gaming platform PlayDapp has been the victim of a series of breaches, resulting in the loss of millions of dollars worth of PLA tokens. Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic has reported that the breaches have led to the theft of PLA tokens valued at $290 million, based on their market value at the time of […]

Here’s What Drove Bitcoin’s Price To $50,000, According To This Expert
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In the last 24 hours, Bitcoin soared to a 2-year peak, briefly breaking the $50,000 barrier. Although it has since pulled back from this mark, BTC’s momentum remains strong, showcasing a bullish trend with a 3.9% increase over the past day. In a recent CNBC interview, Tom Lee, a key figure in the financial analytics […]

Bitcoin Outflows From Coinbase Ramp Up, Bullish Signal?
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On-chain data shows the Bitcoin outflows from cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase have surged recently, a sign that could be bullish for BTC. Bitcoin Exchange Outflow For Coinbase Has Shot Up Recently As pointed out by an analyst in a CryptoQuant Quicktake post, there has appeared to be huge demand for the asset recently. The relevant indicator […]

MicroStrategy Shifts Focus To Bitcoin Development, Amasses $9.5 Billion In BTC Holdings | Bitcoinist.com
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MicroStrategy, the renowned business intelligence firm founded by Bitcoin (BTC) advocate Michael Saylor, has witnessed a significant increase in its holdings as Bitcoin continues to soar to new heights, bolstered by the introduction of Bitcoin spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs).  In a recent interview with CNBC, Saylor delved into the implications of ETFs and shed light […]

XRP Lawsuit: Experts Quash Ripple-SEC Settlement Rumors
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In the XRP lawsuit between Ripple Labs and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speculation regarding a potential settlement has been met with skepticism and outright dismissal by several legal authorities closely monitoring the case. This development follows a recent court ruling mandating Ripple to furnish comprehensive financial records related to its institutional sales […]

Ethereum ETF Showdown: Asset Manager Franklin Templeton Enters The Ring
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Franklin Templeton, a financial juggernaut overseeing an impressive $1.5 trillion, has recently announced its strategic entry into the highly competitive domain of spot Ethereum Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) within the United States. This strategic move comes hot on the heels of their successful initiation into the Bitcoin ETF arena, indicating a growing confidence in the expansive […]

XRP Is Golden Opportunity To Create Wealth, Top Executive Explains Why | Bitcoinist.com
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Despite XRP’s relatively stagnant price, bullish cases continue to be made for the token. This time, a member of the XRP community has alluded to a clip by a top executive to remind the community of the token’s potential amidst concerns about its underperformance.  XRP Presents An Opportunity To Become Incredibly Wealthy Versan Aljarrah, a […]

Wall Street Gobbles Up Bitcoin Nearly 13 Times Faster Than It’s Made
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Wall Street is on a Bitcoin buying spree, acquiring the digital asset at a staggering rate 12.5 times greater than its daily production, according to industry expert Anthony Pompliano. This relentless accumulation hints at big money’s growing conviction in the cypto’s future, fueled by the approaching “halving” event and the recent green light for ETFs. […]

Ethereum Insider Accuses Gensler Of Covert ETH Involvement
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Steven Nerayoff, a former advisor to Ethereum, has launched serious allegations against Gary Gensler, the Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), accusing him of undisclosed involvement with ETH amidst the anticipation of an Ethereum Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). Via a statement on X, Nerayoff’s remarks have reignited concerns around “ETH Gate,” suggesting Gensler’s […]

Russian Central Bank Identifies Crypto Link In “Almost All” Financial Scams Detected In 2023 | Bitcoinist.com
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The Bank of Russia, in its latest report, revealed a concerning rise in financial scams with crypto-related elements in 2023. The number of entities involved in illegal activities, including financial pyramids, allegedly increased by 15.5% compared to the previous year, reaching 5,735 identified cases. Online Scams Skyrocket As Crypto Takes Center Stage The report highlights […]

Crypto Cash Flood: $1 Billion Pours Into Digital Assets With Bitcoin ETFs Leading The Charge
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The cryptocurrency investment landscape has recently witnessed a significant uptick in activity, with digital asset investment products recording inflows of roughly $1.1 billion, according to a recent blog post shared by Coinshares, a leading digital asset investment firm. This surge has propelled the year-to-date inflows to roughly $2.7 billion, as reported by the firm. Additionally, […]

1 Month In: How Bitcoin ETFs Have Fared Since Their Highly-Anticipated Launch | Bitcoinist.com
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Spot Bitcoin ETFs have made a notable impact in the financial world, attracting significant inflows and driving the price of Bitcoin to its highest level in over two years, currently at $49,900, after briefly touching the $50,200 mark. According to a Bloomberg report, these ETFs have achieved “unparalleled success” in trading measures, attracting billions of […]

Bitcoin 2021 Bull Buyers Finally Green As BTC Hits $50,000
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On-chain data shows the Bitcoin traders who bought during the 2021 bull run are finally nearing their break-even following the latest price surge. Bitcoin Diamond Hands Holding Since 2021 Bull Run Are Close To Break-Even As explained by CryptoQuant founder and CEO Ki Young Ju in a new post on X, the cryptocurrency’s price is […]

Bitcoin Soars To 10th Largest Asset Globally, Leaving Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan Behind
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Bitcoin’s recent accomplishments and ongoing rally have stirred palpable excitement among cryptocurrency enthusiasts and investors alike. In a groundbreaking move, Bitcoin has secured its position as the 10th largest asset in the world, surpassing stalwarts such as Berkshire Hathaway, Tesla, and JPMorgan. The cryptocurrency’s market capitalization, nearing the $1 trillion mark, reflects an extraordinary ascent, […]

From Boom To Bust: Crypto Ads See Dramatic Drop During Super Bowl | Bitcoinist.com
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Crypto ads were one of the major highlights of the Super Bowl back in 2022, with crypto companies like Coinbase putting up a show. That is why the absence of crypto ads in this year’s Super Bowl couldn’t be ignored. Many in the crypto community wonder why these companies choose not to capitalize on the […]

Bitcoin Will Hit $112,000 This Year, Analytics Platform CEO Predicts
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Institutional interest in Bitcoin continues to surge, with a fresh analysis predicting a significant price surge for the leading cryptocurrency. According to Ki Young Ju, the CEO of analytics platform CryptoQuant, Bitcoin could reach an astonishing $112,000 per unit by the end of this year. The analysis takes into account the recent launch of the […]

Bitcoin Price To Hit $10 Million In 10-20 Years: Expert
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In an in-depth analysis shared on the social media platform X, Fred Krueger, a renowned crypto analyst and the former founder and chairman of Traffic Marketplace, delivered a staggering forecast on the future trajectory of Bitcoin. Krueger’s bold prediction posits that BTC’s price could eclipse the $10 million mark within the next 10-20 years. Why […]

Can Blockchain Solve Healthcare? Nigeria Bets On The Technology To Curb Fake Drugs
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Blockchain technology emerges as a potential robust solution to the persistent issue of counterfeit medicines in the pharmaceutical sector. According to Goldstein Market Intelligence’s forecast, the estimated impact of counterfeit medicines is a staggering $5.3 billion this year. Despite these challenges, industry experts express optimism about the transformative impact of blockchain technology in addressing this […]

Crypto Clash: Clinton Vs. Novogratz In Heated War Of Words
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Sparks flew this week at the Bloomberg New Economy Forum as political heavyweight Hilary Clinton squared off against crypto advocate Mike Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Digital, over the fate of the US dollar. The fiery exchange centered on Bitcoin’s potential role in de-dollarization, a trend where countries reduce reliance on the greenback for international transactions. […]

Gaming Platform PlayDapp Suffers $31 Million Hack – Details
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Popular Web3 gaming platform PlayDapp has suffered a cyber attack resulting in an estimated loss of $31 million worth of assets. The attack was first detected by the security platform Cyvers Alerts before an official confirmation by PlayDapp. Since then, the gaming network has taken several measures to safeguard its users’ assets and recover the loot. […]

Shiba Inu Breaks Out Of Downtrend – Big Gains Ahead?
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Popular meme token SHIB recently broke out of a downtrend that has persisted since December 2023, and current price action points to a consistent surge in the coming months. Analysis of the crypto’s trend indicates the formation of lower highs since reaching $0.00001195 on December 17th, exasperated by a period of consolidation within the entire […]

What Happens If An XRP ETF Is Approved? Crypto Pundit Has Answers
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Cryptocurrency analyst, and professional game designer, Chad Steingraber has delved into the impacts of an XRP Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) on the value of XRP. Steingraber has provided a detailed analysis of how the approval of an XRP ETF could trigger a significant price increase for the cryptocurrency.  XRP ETF To Fuel Price Increase  In […]

XRP’s Underperformance Ruffles Feathers As Community Asks Ripple To Do Something About Price
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The XRP community is currently filled with discontent as concerns are on the rise over the prolonged underperformance of XRP’s price. Various community members have voiced their disappointment and criticism, urging Ripple, a world-leading crypto solutions provider, to take decisive action in addressing the challenges affecting the price of XRP.  XRP Enthusiast Demands Solutions To […]

Hong Kong SFC Raises Alert Over MEXC Imposter – Details
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The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued an alert on a suspected fraudulent platform impersonating the presence and operations of a popular cryptocurrency exchange MEXC. This development comes from a joint operation between the Hong Kong regulator and the local police force aimed at uncovering illicit activities of virtual asset trading platforms […]

Ethereum Co-Founder Cracks Deepfake Code, Unveils ‘Secret Question’ Shield
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As deepfakes, AI-generated simulations of real people, become increasingly sophisticated, the ability to distinguish truth from fiction online becomes ever more challenging. This growing threat to online security and trust has prompted Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, to propose a novel defense mechanism: personalized security questions. Explaining the vulnerability of traditional security measures like passwords and […]

SEC Top Crypto Lawyers Leave As Gary Gensler’s Grip Tightens – Here’s The Scoop
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The cryptocurrency industry is abuzz with reports of potential turmoil within the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) crypto assets and cyber unit. Senior lawyers are reportedly considering departures, raising questions about leadership and the agency’s approach to regulating the rapidly evolving digital asset landscape. Exodus Or Evolution? Fox Business journalist Charles Gasparino first reported […]

Bitcoin Open Interest Hits Highest Level Since 2022 – What’s Next For BTC Price? | Bitcoinist.com
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The price of Bitcoin has been on a tear in the past few days, returning to the lofty levels it once occupied at the beginning of the year. Interestingly, not only has BTC’s price been on the rise, but the coin’s open interest has also witnessed significant growth in the past few days. The Bitcoin […]

Dark Twist In Digital Currency Group Case: NYAG Pursues $3 Billion Restitution | Bitcoinist.com
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New York Attorney General Letitia James has expanded the state’s lawsuit against Digital Currency Group (DCG) and tripled the estimated size of alleged fraud to more than $3 billion.  Digital Currency Group Accused Of Defrauding Investors The amended complaint, filed by Attorney General James, accuses Digital Currency Group, DCG’s CEO Barry Silbert, and the bankrupt […]

US Senators Call Out SEC’s Chair For Handling Of Crypto Case
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Following the recent dismissal of the case against crypto firm Digital Licensing by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a group of US Senators have sent a letter to the agency’s chair, Gary Gensler, expressing concerns about the handling of the case. SEC’s “Unethical” Proceedings In Crypto Case On February 7, five republican US […]

Cardano-Backed SingularityNET Sets Up Shop In Switzerland’s Zug For AI Advancements | Bitcoinist.com
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SingularityNET (SNET), a decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) marketplace powered by the Cardano (ADA) network, has recently established its foundation in Switzerland, specifically in Geneva, within the renowned “Crypto Valley” in Zug. SingularityNET Joins Switzerland’s Crypto Valley According to the company’s announcement, this move aims to catalyze the development of new use cases within the ecosystem, […]

Bitcoin Spot ETF: These 9 New Participants Have Accumulated Over 200,000 BTC In Under 30 Days
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In less than 30 days since their debut, new entrants of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which include BlackRock (IBIT), Fidelity (FBTC), Ark 21Shares (ARKB), Invesco (BTCO), Bitwise (BITB), Valkyrie (BRRR), Franklin Templeton (EZBC), WisdomTree (BTCW), and VanEck (HODL) have collectively racked up over 200,000 BTC in assets under management, not counting Grayscale’s converted fund. […]

Cryptocurrency Reigns Supreme In Canada’s Fintech Realm – But Can It Weather The Storm?
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Despite a year marked by turbulence in the fintech investment landscape, blockchain and cryptocurrency have emerged as the undisputed champions in Canada, according to a recent report by KPMG. However, the sector’s future remains clouded by potential challenges, including the introduction of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and hurdles in public adoption. Made public on […]

Ethereum Insider: China’s ETH Stake ‘Jeopardizes Crypto’
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Steven Nerayoff, a former advisor to Ethereum, has publicly voiced concerns about the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) alleged dominance over the ETH blockchain. His comments, made on X (formerly Twitter), echo the investigative findings of TruthLabs, an on-chain sleuth. According to TruthLabs, the CCP is speculated to control approximately 66.6% of ETH supply. This claim, […]

Bombshell Admission: Craig Wright Confesses To Faking Satoshi Evidence
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The enigma surrounding Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of Bitcoin, has deepened after Australian computer scientist Craig Wright admitted forging documents supporting his long-standing claim to be the elusive figure. This bombshell revelation emerged during a high-profile legal battle between Wright and the Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA), casting doubt on his credibility and potentially […]

Crypto Investment Scam: Kansas Banker Arrested For Embezzling $47 Million In Funds | Bitcoinist.com
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According to a Bloomberg report, the former chief executive officer of a Kansas bank has been charged with embezzling $47.1 million from the institution to purchase crypto assets.  The Heartland Tri-State Bank’s failure has shaken the tight-knit community of Elkhart, as investors face significant losses. Shan Hanes, who previously held leadership roles at the Kansas […]

Solana Feeds On Outage FUD To Rocket Back Above $100
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Solana has now recovered back above $100 after the FUD due to the outage earlier, leading to a bottom formation for the cryptocurrency. Solana Social Dominance Spiked Earlier As FUD Rose In Market According to data from the on-chain analytics firm Santiment, Solana’s Social Dominance observed a sharp spike just earlier. The “Social Dominance” is […]

Extradition Denied: Do Kwon Escapes US Jurisdiction As Montenegro Decision Announced | Bitcoinist.com
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In a significant turn of events, Do Kwon, the founder of Terraform Labs, has once again evaded extradition to the United States as the Montenegro government reversed its decision.  The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had been pushing for charges against Kwon, with March 25th being the deadline for the Montenegro government to take […]

Financial Guru Says Bitcoin Is Your Shield In Banking Crisis
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Amid the recent banking turmoil in the US, different financial gurus and important figures have shared their thoughts on the most secure options for investors to protect themselves. Recently, “Rich Dad Poor Dad” Author Robert Kiyosaki warned investors about a looming banking crisis and advocated for Bitcoin as a “parachute” for the landing. Bitcoin, A […]

Kraken Unveils Secret Weapon In European Expansion: Dutch Approval Unlocked | Bitcoinist.com
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Crypto exchange Kraken, one of the largest in the world, is moving forward with its plan to expand to new territory. A recent decision by Dutch regulatory bodies will accelerate this process.  BTC’s price trends to the upside on the daily chart. Source: BTCUSDT on Tradingview Kraken Advances in Europe: Secures Dutch VASP Registration According […]

Ripple Chairman Hack: Cybersecurity Firm Probes Inside Job
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Hacken, a leading cybersecurity firm, has uncovered evidence suggesting an inside job in the recent hacking of Ripple co-founder and chairman Chris Larsen’s personal wallets. The sophisticated breach led to the loss of 213 million XRP, amounting to $112.5 million, and has since been under the microscope for its potential implications on Ripple’s internal security […]

Spot Bitcoin ETF Hits Milestone: BlackRock Influence Evident In $1 Billion Triumph
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The battle for supremacy in the nascent spot Bitcoin ETF market just kicked into high gear. BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) has emerged as the clear leader in terms of daily trading volume, leaving the initially dominant Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) scrambling to catch up. Fidelity Investments’ Wise Origin Bitcoin Fund (FBTC) remains a strong […]

Crypto Market Resurgence: New Data Shows Average Investors Earned Over $800 In 2023
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The crypto investments landscape witnessed a notable shift in 2023, as revealed by a study from CoinLedger, a prominent crypto tax software platform. Compared to the tumultuous market conditions in 2022, the average crypto investor 2023 experienced a modest yet significant upturn in their financial outcomes. The study indicates that the typical investor realized less […]

Crypto Theft Soars: Ransomware Epidemic Hits Record $1B, Chainalysis Study Shows | Bitcoinist.com
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Despite efforts to combat cybercrimes and theft in the crypto industry, a recent study by Chainalysis has revealed a significant resurgence of ransomware in 2023.  Payments exceeding $1 billion were recorded, marking a substantial increase in the scope and complexity of attacks. This represents a major reversal from the decline observed in 2022, indicating that […]

Regulatory Storm Brewing: OKX Faces Probe In South Korea Over Alleged Crypto Violations
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OKX, a major player in the global crypto trading market, is currently facing scrutiny in South Korea. The Digital Asset Exchange Alliance (DAXA), which includes South Korea’s leading 5 crypto exchanges – Upbit, Bithumb, Korbit, Coinone, and Gopax, has formally complained to OKX with local regulatory bodies. The complaint alleges that OKX has engaged in […]

Analyst: Expect The Bitcoin “Supply Shocks Of All Supply Shocks” After April
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A crypto analyst is bullish on Bitcoin (BTC), saying the market should expect a “supply shock of all supply shocks” when the network halves its miner rewards in roughly two months. The Bitcoin Mining Event In Focus Taking to X, Ted believes BTC prices will float higher after Bitcoin halves in April 2024. This event, set at […]

SEC Extends Oversight To Crypto And DeFi, Commissioner Pierce Disapproves | Bitcoinist.com
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has intensified its regulatory efforts targeting the emerging crypto market and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sectors.  The regulatory watchdog has recently adopted new rules imposing registration requirements on “dealers” and “government securities dealers.” While the SEC Chair, Gary Gensler, believes these measures protect investors and enhance market integrity, […]

Bitcoin Halving Supply Shock May Be Significant This Time, Here’s Why
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The CEO of on-chain analytics firm CryptoQuant has explained why the supply shock due to the Bitcoin halving could be significant this time. The Reason Why Bitcoin Halving Could End Up Being Significant In a new post on X, CryptoQuant CEO and founder Ki Young Ju has talked about how the US-based Bitcoin miners are […]

Breaking Down Solana’s Outage: What Went Wrong Yesterday?
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On Tuesday, the Solana blockchain encountered a significant setback, experiencing an outage that halted block production for four hours and 46 minutes. This interruption in service is not the first for Solana, a network celebrated for its high throughput and speed, but also scrutinized for its operational stability. Validators were compelled to initiate a restart […]

Genesis Bankruptcy Plan Faces Criticism As DCG Alleges ‘Overpayment’ Of Customer Claims | Bitcoinist.com
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In a recent development, Digital Currency Group (DCG), the parent company of bankrupt crypto lender Genesis Capital, has objected to Genesis’ bankruptcy plan, arguing that it violates the Bankruptcy Code.  DCG’s objection centers around Genesis’ proposal to pay customers more than they are legally entitled to, a move that DCG believes “unfairly” favors a select group […]

Former SEC Boss Delivers Massive Jolt To Ripple Case, An End In Sight? | Bitcoinist.com
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Former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton recently commented on the long-running battle between the SEC and Ripple. Going by his remarks, there is reason to believe that the case isn’t coming to an end anytime soon. SEC Could Appeal Court’s Ruling In an interview with Henri Arslanian, the host of the Future […]