The banking crisis could be the spark that will kick off the next crypto bull run, in which Bitcoin (BTC) is likely to outperform all other cryptocurrencies — according to Mike McGlone, senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence. Following the collapse of major banks such as Silicon Valley Bank and Credit AnalystAssetsBankingBitcoinCrisisCryptoExplainsoutperform Read More
Blockchain-oriented VC firm Contango plans to use the seed round proceeds to facilitate increased Web3 adoption globally.
Contango Digital Assets recently successfully concluded a $1.2 million seed round geared toward establishing Web3 infrastructure. To date, the leading blockchain venture capital firm has deployed more than $7 million globally to support Web3 1.2MAssetsClosesContangoDigitalInfrastructureSeedSuccessfullyWeb3 Read More
Metamask users in Nigeria can now directly and instantly buy crypto assets within the mobile app, Consensys and its Web3 infrastructure partner Moonpay have said. According to a Consensys executive, rolling out this feature helps to reduce friction while bringing down barriers that block or stop Nigerians from embracing Web3. AppAssetsBitcoinBuyCryptocryptoexchangeEnablesExchangesfeatureMetaMaskNewsNigerianUsersWalletWallets Read More
On Monday, U.S. president Joe Biden published the administration’s economic report and addressed the subject of cryptocurrencies. The section titled “The Perceived Appeal of Crypto Assets” describes the currencies as “mostly speculative investment vehicles” that are “unbacked” and “traded without fundamental anchors.” The White House insists that crypto assets do AdministrationsAssetsBidenBitcoinCryptocryptoexchangeDeemsEconomicExchangesInvestmentNewsReportSpeculativeVehicles Read More
Crystal Blockchain, a company that provides blockchain data and analytics, published a study covering security breaches, fraud, and scams related to cryptocurrency and decentralized finance (defi). According to the study, approximately $16.7 billion in crypto assets have been stolen since 2011. Last year, Crystal’s intelligence team documented 199 incidents resulting AssetsBillionBitcoinBlockchainCryptocryptoexchangeCrystalExchangesNewsRevealsStolenStudy Read More
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission is set to be announced as the body that will oversee and regulate the virtual asset industry. According to a report, the collapse of crypto exchanges like FTX prompted Taiwanese officials to seek ways of protecting users against similar events should they recur.
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The global cryptocurrency exchange OKX released its fifth edition of its proof-of-reserves (PoR) report, which it began releasing in Nov. 2022 in its effort for more transparency in the industry. According to the latest edition, OKX holds $8.9 billion across Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and the Tether stablecoin (USDT). This 8.9BAssetsBitcoincryptoexchangeExchangesLatestOKXProofofReservesReveal Read More
“Mr. Bankman-Fried, and others at his direction, maintained a close, accommodating relationship with Bahamian law enforcement agencies” including the prime minister, attorney general and Securities Commission, the filing reads, adding that the FTX founder “aimed to leverage that relationship to minimize his criminal and civil exposure should the massive fraud ArmAssetsBahamasCourtFilingsFTXsNullityStripped Read More
Zk layer 1 blockchain Manta Network announced on March 20 that it has added support for assets including Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and Soul Bound Token (SBTs) to its protocol. The MantaPay protocol, which initially supported only fungible crypto assets, promises to now allow for privacy-preservation support for NFTs and SBTs through the AssetsBringCryptoMantaNetworkNonFungibleNPOPlatformPrivacySeeks Read More