Crypto Behemoth a16z Suffers Huge Investment Losses In First Half Of 2022: Report
a16z's flagship crypto fund lost around 40% in the first six months of the year.
FTX To Raise Fresh Funds, Sam Bankman-Fried Says
Crypto exchange FTX is set to raise funds at its previous valuation of $32 billion in part to make "efficient acquisitions," as per CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
Binance Debuts Oracle Service To Compete With Chainlink
Binance crypto exchange has debuted Binance Oracle, and the BNB Chain will be the first blockchain to use the new service.
Crypto On Oct. 26: Bitcoin Reclaims $20,000; Ether Eyes $1,500
The crypto market turned bullish on Oct. 26 with Bitcoin breaking $20,000 after weeks of stagnant behavior, while Ether outperformed BTC.
2 Meme Coin Utilities That Are Often Overlooked By Many: Entertainment And Drama
Three meme coins struck out from the entire crypto market in 2021: Shiba Inu (SHIB), Dogecoin (DOGE) and Floki Inu (FLOKI), each of which had a different entertainment value for investors.
Binance's BNB Chain Debuts $10 Million Fund To Support Projects
BNB Chain has introduced a $10 million Growth Incentive Program and will select 10 projects that will be given gas incentives of up to 800 BNB tokens a month in total.
Cash App Now Supports Bitcoin Lightning Payments
The service, which allows users to receive Bitcoin via Lightning Network, is available for all U.S. users, except those in New York.
Bitcoin Breaks $20,000; $800 Million Liquidated In 24 Hours
Bitcoin has broken above $20,000 after weeks of decreased volatility resulting in $805.6 million being liquidated in the entire space in the last 24 hours.
CFTC Chair Calls Ether A Commodity Despite PoS Transition
Rostin Behnam does not agree with Chair Gary Gensler who considers Ether as a security.
Crypto On Oct. 25: Bitcoin Retains $19,000, Ether Above $1,300
The crypto market remained stagnant as the trading volume of a majority of cryptocurrencies took a dip, while Bitcoin and Ether retained $19,000 and $1,300 respectively.
Crypto Staking Platform Freeway Halts Withdrawals, Allegedly Shows Signs Of Rug Pull
Freeway has rug pulled on investors after halting withdrawals, according to crypto analyst FatManTerra, who also alleged that the firm operated a Ponzi scheme.
Chinese Intel Officers Allegedly Tried To Bribe US Government Official With $61K In Bitcoin
Two Chinese intelligence officials, Guochun He and Zheng Wang, attempted to bribe a U.S. government employee with $61,000 in Bitcoin to gain access to crucial info.
Twitter Reportedly Working On A Crypto Wallet For Users
The social networking platform is working on a crypto wallet with deposit and withdrawal features, says blogger Jane Manchun Wong.
Use Of NFTs To Evade Tax Blocked Via Apple's New Policy Update
Apple will not allow applications on the App Store to use NFTs to evade the 30% commission that the tech firm has imposed on every NFT transaction.
Singapore High Court Judge Recognizes NFTs As Property
Justice Lee Seiu Kin stated that digital assets are distinguishable from each other and, as a result, can be considered property.
Social Media Points Fingers At Binance And FTX For APT's Brutal Volatility On Day Of Listing
Following the wild swings in the price of the APT token on the day of its listing, the Twitter community has accused Binance and FTX of price manipulation.
Crypto On Oct. 21: Bitcoin Barely Holds $19,000, Ether Dips Below $1,300
The crypto market remained stagnant as Bitcoin and Ether's volatility decreased due to a lack of trading volume.
Crypto On Oct. 19: Bitcoin, Ether Take A Dip, Altcoins Follow
The crypto market opened on a tad bearish note on Oct. 19 as the price of Bitcoin dipped by 1.34%, while ETH was down 2.12% in the last 24 hours.
Sony-Backed Crypto Platform Nuri Fails To Raise Funds, Shuts Down Amid Bearish Market Conditions
German crypto Neobank Nuri has shut down its operations after filing for insolvency. The firm has not been able to find new investors or acquirers.
A16z Relaunches 'Crypto Startup School' To Invest In Small Crypto Platforms
The relaunch of the Crypto Startup School is focused on tailoring to the specific needs of web3 founders and helping their firms grow amid the crypto winter.
Celo Blockchain-Based Moola Market Loses $8.5 Million In Hacking Incident
The attacker has made away with $8.5 million in MOO, CELO, cEUR and cUSD tokens.
Optimism's BitBTC Bridge Vulnerability Leads To Hacker Minting 200 Billion Tokens
A cross-chain bridge is a link between tokens of two different blockchain networks and Optimism's bridge is no different.
Bitcoin Enters Guinness Book Of World Records: Here's Everything You Need To Know
The Guinness World Records now recognizes Bitcoin as the oldest and most valuable cryptocurrency.
Crypto On Oct. 18: Bitcoin Fails To Break $20,000 As Altcoins Turn Bullish
The crypto market turned bullish as Bitcoin was able to retain the $19,000 level, while Ether remained above $1,300.
Aptos Blockchain Debuts Mainnet, Analyst Claims Its Unusable
Multi-Billion dollar blockchain Aptos has finally debuted but the ecosystem still lacks a token, wallets, NFTs, and other aspects of decentralized finance.
Ripple Starts Testing A Sidechain That's Compatible With Ethereum
Ripple has begun testing a sidechain, which will allow developers to deploy Ethereum-based smart contracts on the XRP Ledger.
Solana Founder Ignores Blockchain's Dubious Record, Claims SOL Is 'Complimentary' To Ether
"What's funny to me is that people call Solana an Ethereum killer, but we're so different," said Solana blockchain's founder Anatoly Yakovenko.
Mastercard To Help Banks Facilitate Crypto Trading For Customers
Mastercard's new program Crypto Source will "enable financial institutions to bring secure crypto trading capabilities and services to their customers."
FTX US, Billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried Under Investigation By Texas Regulators
Texas State Securities Board and the Texas Department of Banking are investing FTX US and Sam Bankman-Fried over alleged sale of unregistered securities.
Crypto On Oct. 17: Bitcoin Consolidates Above $19,000, Ether At $1,300
The trading volume of BTC rose 17.74% in the last 24 hours, while that of ETH surged 15.56%.