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CRYPTOVERSE-Bitcoin could be laid low by miners’ malady

Bitcoin miners are feeling the heat – and the pain’s rippling downstream to pressure prices.

FBI

FBI to form digital currency unit, Justice Dept taps new crypto czar

The US Justice Department has tapped a seasoned computer crimes prosecutor to lead its new national cryptocurrency enforcement team and announced that the FBI is launching a unit f...

Platform News: NFT

Marketplace bug sees at least $1 million of NFTs sold below market price

A bug in the largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, allowed attackers to purchase at least $1 million worth of NFTs across multiple different wallets for significantly below market pric...

Chinese Flag

China’s digital yuan wallets swell but usage lags

China’s digital currency has debuted on app stores with fanfare, with online wallets for the electronic yuan seeing mass adoption in the two weeks since a public launch, yet ...

Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

‘Has anyone seen Web3?’ Musk, Dorsey mock tech’s latest buzzword

Billionaires Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey dismissed the so-called Web3 and criticized the involvement of venture capital firms such as Andreessen Horowitz in building out what some ha...

Platform News: NFT

Controversial social media app Parler plans to expand into NFTs

Social media platform Parler has said it will expand its business into non-fungible tokens (NFT), in a move that underpins the rapid growth of the digital asset in recent months.

Platform News: Facebook VR

Metaverse won’t be turning point in cryptocurrency adoption, investor Chesnais says

The growth of online virtual worlds will help advance the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies for payment transactions but it won’t be a game-changer, according to Frédér...

MoonPay

Crypto start-up MoonPay valued at $3.4 billion after latest funding round

Cryptocurrency start-up MoonPay has raised fresh capital from investors led by Tiger Global Management and hedge fund Coatue at a valuation of $3.4 billion, becoming the latest ven...

Platform Economy: SEC

US securities regulator halts Wyoming crypto firm’s tokens

The US securities regulator has halted registration for two digital tokens offered by Wyoming-based American Cryptofed DAO LLC, accusing the company of providing misleading informa...

Facebook

Understanding the “metaverse”?

Facebook, which is under fire from regulators and lawmakers across the world, is planning to rebrand itself with a new name that focuses on the metaverse, well connected tech publi...

Bitcoin soars to $50,000 again on institutional demand

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cyrptocurrency in terms of market value, passing the $50,000 mark for the first time in four weeks and adding to gains this month on mounting ins...

Cryptocurrencies China

CoinShares data: Cryptocurrencies see sixth straight week of inflows

Cryptocurrency investment products and funds posted inflows for a sixth consecutive week, as investors viewed recent regulatory challenges in the sector as buying opportunities, da...

Bitcoin attempts recovery as Evergrande-led selloff eases

Cryptocurrency prices bounced off 1-1/2 month lows today  as a heavy selloff overnight linked to concerns about a possible loan default by property developer China Evergrande eased...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

SoftBank leads $680 million funding round in NFT fantasy soccer game Sorare

Blockchain-based fantasy football game Sorare has raised $680 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, with players including ex-England international Rio Ferdinand and Spain...

Platform News: Bitcoin and the rise of cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency prices tumble and exchange trading falters as snags crop up

The price of cryptocurrencies plunged and crypto trading was delayed on Tuesday, a day in which El Salvador ran into snags as the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender.

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