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Cryptocurrency crime in 2021 hits all-time high in value

Cryptocurrency-linked crime surged to a record high last year in terms of value, with illegal addresses receiving $14 billion in digital currencies, up 79% from $7.8 billion in 202...

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Crypto start-up Gemini valued at over $7 billion after latest fundraise

Gemini said on Thursday it had raised $400 million in a funding round led by hedge fund Morgan Creek Digital that valued the startup at $7.1 billion, becoming the latest crypto com...

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Crypto platform Poly Network says hacked funds returned

Cryptocurrency platform Poly Network has said that almost all of the $610 million stolen this month in one of the biggest crypto heists had now been returned by the unknown person ...

Platform News: State backed hackers, cyber crime and cyber security

Hackers return $260 million to cryptocurrency platform after massive theft

Hackers behind one of the biggest ever cryptocurrency heists have returned more than a third of $613 million in digital coins they stole, the company at the center of the hack has ...

Ethereum news

Ether near two-month high ahead of major protocol change

Ether held near two-month highs on Thursday ahead of a major adjustment to its underlying ethereum blockchain that would alter the way transactions are processed.

Platform Economy: SEC

US SEC Chair Gensler calls on Congress to help rein in crypto ‘Wild West’

The chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission has called on Congress to give the agency more authority to better police cryptocurrency trading, lending and platforms, a &#...

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Oracle unit partners with Everest to bring blockchain to banks worldwide

Oracle Financial Services Software, a unit of Oracle Corp, has teamed up with financial technology provider Everest to bring blockchain to banks worldwide to enhance their product ...

Ethereum news

Ethereum hits record high again as Dogecoin slumps

Cryptocurrency ethereum climbed to a new peak for a third straight day on Monday on continued optimism about further growth in decentralized finance or “DeFi”, although...

Crypto

Welcome to the world of crypto lending

It appears to be a surefire bet. You lend money to a borrower that puts up collateral that exceeds the size of the loan, and then you earn interest of about 20%. What could possibl...