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Bit Mining Secures $9.3 Million Registered Direct Offering From Institutional Investors – Mining Bitcoin News

Bit Mining Limited has announced that it has entered a $9.3 million registered direct offering with specific institutional investors. Bit Mining explained that it aims to use the funds from the offering to expand infrastructure and invest in new mining machines. Bit Mining to Use Fresh Capital for Expansion, Mining Rigs,

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Binance CEO Says Exchange Recovered $450 Million From the Curve Finance Attack – Bitcoin News

Following the recent Curve Finance attack, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced that the exchange had recovered $450 million from hackers. The decentralized finance (defi) platform Curve saw roughly $570 million siphoned from the application on August 9. Binance Boss Says Exchange Froze 83% of the Curve Finance Hack Funds, Domain Provider

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

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 reportedly investigating more than 10 cryptocurrency exchanges. Indian Authority Freezes Another Cryptocurrency Exchange’s Assets The Enforcement Directorate (ED), a

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Picpay Rolls Out Crypto Trading Options to More Than 30 Million Users in Brazil – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Picpay, a payments and wallet app, is now providing cryptocurrency services to more than 30 million users in Brazil. The company, that had announced this rollout last month, now allows its customers to purchase, hold, and sell digital assets from its platform. The organization partnered with Paxos, the issuer of

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60 million NFTs could be minted in a single transaction: StarkWare founder

Zero-knowledge (ZK) rollup tech company StarkWare founder Eli Ben-Sasson says its new Recursive validity proofs could theoretically roll up as many as 60 million transactions into one on the Ethereum blockchain.The zkSTARK co-inventor made the comments to Cryptox during ETH Seoul on Aug. 7 after announcing the start of production

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Bankrupt Crypto Firm Voyager Digital Approved to Release $270 Million in Cash Deposits – Bitcoin News

The now defunct and bankrupt Voyager Digital has been approved by the court to distribute $270 million in funds to creditors and affected customers. The news follows the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Federal Reserve Board ordering Voyager to remove any statements that allege Voyager is FDIC insured.

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ENS Domain Registrations Skyrocketed Last Month, Total Names Created Nears 2 Million – Bitcoin News

The number of Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains is nearing the two million mark as 1,888,209 ENS names have been etched into the Ethereum blockchain to date. The project recently detailed that July saw the largest monthly rise in revenue scoring 5,400 ether worth roughly $2.48 million during the course

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Fintech Firm Galoy Raises $4 Million, Startup Introduces Bitcoin-Backed Synthetic Dollar Product – Bitcoin News

On Wednesday, Galoy, the firm behind El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach Wallet, announced that the company raised $4 million in funding in an investment round led by Hivemind Ventures. On the same day, the startup launched a new product called Stablesats, a stablecoin concept that leverages derivatives contracts to create a

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Robinhood’s Crypto Unit Fined $30 Million By New York Financial Regulator

The New York Department of Financial Services, or NYDFS, has fined Robinhood's cryptocurrency arm $30 million for suspected anti-money laundering violations, cybersecurity, and consumer protection regulations. NYDFS Superintendent Adrienne Harris announced on Tuesday that Robinhood Crypto would pay a $30 million penalty to the state "for major violations in the areas

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