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09/22/2021 05:57 PM

NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers Score Crypto.com as Jersey Sponsor

The crypto exchange snags another sports partner, following deals with UFC, Formula 1, Paris Saint-Germain, and others.
09/22/2021 04:00 PM

DEX Aggregator 1inch Adds Support for Ethereum Scaling Solution Arbitrum

Both the 1inch Aggregation Protocol and the 1inch Limit Order Protocol are now live on Ethereum's optimistic scaling solution Arbitrum One.
09/22/2021 03:20 PM

Dfinity to Launch Bitcoin Smart Contracts on the Internet Computer

Dfinity’s moves are part of a wider-scale industry initiative to make Bitcoin usable in DeFi and Web 3.0.
09/22/2021 02:09 PM

Decentralized Exchange on Solana Raises $18M in Series A Funding

Polychain, Placeholder, and Three Arrows Capital led a Series A financing round for Solana-based automated market maker Orca.
09/22/2021 02:00 PM

NBA Top Shot Maker Dapper Labs Reveals LaLiga NFTs as It Hits $7.6 Billion Valuation

Dapper Labs has pulled in another $250 million in funding, as the Spanish soccer league plots its own Top Shot-like NFTs.
09/22/2021 01:58 PM

Robinhood Says Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Transfers Coming in October

Robinhood announced its long-awaited crypto wallet, which will let investors move Bitcoin and other assets off its platform.
09/22/2021 12:40 PM

Bitcoin Mining Firm Genesis Digital Assets Raises $431M to Boost ‘Aggressive Expansion’

Genesis Digital Assets has just closed a fresh round of investment after buying 20,000 new rigs less than a month ago.
09/22/2021 12:33 PM

OCC Chief Calls Crypto, DeFi ‘Fools Gold’

OCC chief Michael Hsu thinks that the personalities and promises in crypto today remind him of those that appeared before the global recession.
09/22/2021 11:12 AM

Tom Brady Open to Earn Part of Salary in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Solana

Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady said he’d “love to request” some payment in cryptocurrency.
09/22/2021 11:01 AM

Lockdown Thriller Movie to Be Released as Limited Edition 'Hybrid NFTs'

Pandemic-themed thriller Lockdown will be released as a series of just five NFTs, while NFT tickets will be available for the film's premiere.
09/22/2021 10:46 AM

Galaxy Digital, Invesco File Joint Physical Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Members of the crypto industry still hope to convince the SEC of a Bitcoin-backed ETF as yet another application joins the line.
09/21/2021 11:56 PM

Bitcoin Slides 6% as Ethereum Sinks Below $3,000 to Hit Near Two-Month Low

The entire crypto market took a beating yesterday, seemingly as a result of uncertainty in the Chinese markets. Things don't look better today.
09/21/2021 10:24 PM

Snoop Dogg Reveals Himself as Ethereum NFT Whale With $17M Collection

The rapper says that he is Cozomo de’ Medici, a pseudonymous crypto Twitter personality with a highly valuable NFT collection.
09/21/2021 09:19 PM

Ethereum Startup OpenLaw Rebrands, Aims to Be a DAO Incubator

As Tribute Labs, the company now plans to focus on helping DAOs operate in the U.S. legally.
09/21/2021 08:02 PM

AMC CEO Is Now Considering Adding Dogecoin Payments

The meme stock movie theater chain will soon take Bitcoin and other crypto coins—and DOGE could join the list.
09/21/2021 07:25 PM

QAnon 'Mastermind' Is Selling Ethereum NFTs to Fund 'Secret Project'

Ron Watkins may be banned from Twitter, but now the alleged founder of QAnon is selling his old tweets as NFTs.
09/21/2021 06:07 PM

OpenSea CEO: Exec's NFT Trades Were 'Misframed' as Insider Trading

OpenSea CEO Devin Finzer said the actions of the firm’s now-former head of product last week were not insider trading—but it was wrong nonetheless.
09/21/2021 05:25 PM

Gary Gensler: Cryptocurrencies Are 'Highly Speculative' Asset Class

Cryptocurrency needs to be regulated in order to protect “the stability of the system,” SEC chair Gary Gensler said.
09/21/2021 04:48 PM

U.S. Sanctions Russian Bitcoin Exchange Over $160M in Ransomware Transactions

Suex is the first cryptocurrency exchange to be added to the U.S. Treasury’s list of sanctioned entities.
09/21/2021 04:40 PM

Audius Review: Testing The Crypto-Powered Music Streaming Service

Blockchain-powered music discovery platform Audius has attracted big-name backing—and linked up with TikTok. We find out if it strikes a chord.
09/21/2021 03:16 PM

Overly-Stringent Crypto Regulations ‘Preclude’ Banks From Crypto: Financial Trade Groups

Members of the global financial industry have implored regulators to avoid uncompromising regulations that could stifle crypto.
09/21/2021 03:01 PM

Coinbase Joins $8.5M Raise in Crypto Project Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin

Coinbase Ventures, ArringtonXRP, OKEx, and others have invested in Portal’s vision of "DeFi built on Bitcoin."
09/21/2021 01:33 PM

Avalanche DeFi Platform Vee Finance Suffers $35M Hack

A recently launched DeFi protocol Vee Finance has fallen victim to an exploit, with as much as $35 million siphoned out.
09/21/2021 12:58 PM

Over $1 Billion in Crypto Futures Liquidated Amid Evergrande Concerns

More than 205,000 users lost their crypto futures trading positions in one day as global markets remain in the red zone.
09/21/2021 12:13 PM

BitClout Founder Reveals DeSo, $200M Blockchain to Take on Facebook

Diamondhands, the creator of BitClout, revealed his identity—and his larger aims to build a decentralized social network.
09/21/2021 12:07 PM

Third of U.S. Swing State Voters Favor Crypto as Payment: Newsweek

According to a Newsweek poll, roughly one third of voters living in America’s swing states are in favor of crypto being a legal form of payment.
09/21/2021 11:17 AM

Binance Halts Derivatives Products in Australia

The industry's largest crypto exchange Binance has announced that it’s winding down its derivatives offerings for customers in Australia.
09/21/2021 11:01 AM

Burger King Launches 'Keep It Real Meals' NFT Campaign

Fast food giant Burger King has announced the launch of a new NFT campaign with the NFT marketplace Sweet.
09/21/2021 05:01 AM

Ethereum NFT Fantasy Soccer Game Sorare Raises $680 Million

Now valued at $4.3 billion, Sorare aims to expand its crypto fantasy game into other sports and launch a U.S. office.
09/20/2021 10:46 PM

Solana Blames ‘Denial of Service Attack’ for Last Week’s Downtime

After initially pegging “resource exhaustion” as the cause, Solana gets more pointed in its initial postmortem of last week’s network outage.
09/20/2021 08:51 PM

Ethereum NFT Sales Yield Over $650K for Journalistic Causes

Fortune magazine and artist pplpleasr donate half of the funds raised by last month’s NFT magazine cover auctions.
09/20/2021 07:32 PM

13 of the Biggest NFT Marketplaces

With NFTs exploding in popularity—and price—we take a look at the marketplaces where you can buy and sell these unique digital art tokens.
09/20/2021 05:17 PM

Coinbase Drops Lend Product Plans After SEC Lawsuit Threat

The program, which would provide 4% annual interest on USDC stablecoin holdings, will not be launched.
09/20/2021 04:18 PM

Crypto Exchange FTX Establishes Subsidiaries in Gibraltar and the Bahamas

FTX, a crypto exchange led by Sam Bankman-Fried, has expanded to two new jurisdictions: Gibraltar and the Bahamas.
09/20/2021 01:02 PM

Crypto Prices Plummet Amid Global Market Fears

The top cryptocurrencies have all fallen amidst a drop in stocks and fears over China’s Evergrande.
09/20/2021 10:39 AM

DeFi Bridging Protocol pNetwork Suffers $12 Million Hack

An unknown hacker has exploited a bug in pNetwork’s codebase to steal 277 Bitcoin from the protocol's bridge on Binance Smart Chain.
09/20/2021 10:23 AM

El Salvador Buys the Bitcoin Dip as Top Coins Tumble

Amid a broader crypto market crash, El Salvador’s President moves to add 150 Bitcoin to the country’s stash.
09/19/2021 05:18 PM

An Ancient Bitcoin Stash Worth $30 Million Just Moved

The stash was worth $8,195 when it was first deposited.
09/19/2021 02:45 PM

Emblem Vault NFT Sales Rise 225% in Week

Emblem Vault has reconnected NFT collectors fans with some of the rarest and oldest NFTs.
09/19/2021 12:42 PM

Cosmos Rallies to All-time High Despite Static Global Crypto Market

The blockchain interoperability network is having a great bull run.

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