Monthly Archives: December 2021

Crypto lending firm Celsius reportedly affected in BadgerDAO exploit

The BadgerDAO attack has reportedly impacted Celsius Network for more than $50 million, sources suggest. Cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius has reportedly lost over $50 million in the exploit of decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol BadgerDAO. As reported by Cointelegraph on Thursday, the attack targeted the protocol on the Ethereum network, reaping an unconfirmed $120 million in assets. According to one Redditor, the biggest alleged victim of the hack was an address that lost 896 Wrapped Bitcoin ($51 million). The address is supposed to be owned by Celsius “since […]

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Russia’s Telecom Watchdog Roskomnadzor Targets Another 6 VPN Providers

Roskomnadzor, the government body responsible for oversight of communications in Russia, is taking steps to block six more VPN providers. The move comes after the agency cut access earlier this year to a number of VPN services helping Russians to reach “banned” information. Roskomnadzor Moves to Block More VPNs in Russia The Russian Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) is preparing to restrict another six VPN platforms active in the country. The targeted providers are Betternet, Lantern, X-VPN, Cloudflare Warp, Tachyon […]

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‘We want to be the AWS of crypto,’ says Coinbase exec

Coinbase officials have suggested that they need to become the “Amazon Web Services of cryptocurrencies” as soon as possible. With Amazon Web Services (AWS) being one of the most popular cloud service providers on the planet, it’s no surprise that Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange based in the United States, is attempting to capitalize on its success by developing its own cloud infrastructure solution, Coinbase Cloud. “We want to be the AWS of crypto,” said Coinbase chief product officer Surojit Chatterjee in an exclusive interview with Forbes. “We are […]

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Crypto community responds to Charlie Munger yelling at Bitcoin again

The Berkshire Hathaway vice-chair compares crypto to the dot-com era, blames crypto projects for selfishness. As 97-year-old investment veteran Charlie Munger continues scolding cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), the crypto community is quick to respond to his latest comments. The vice-chairman of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway spoke of crypto at Australia’s investor event, the Sohn Hearts and Minds conference, on Friday, reiterating his extreme skepticism to the industry, local news agency The Sydney Morning Herald reported. A known cryptocurrency naysayer, Munger has provided some fresh remarks on the […]

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Russia to Decide Fate of Crypto Exchangers in 2022

Discussions on the future of “virtual currency exchangers” in Russia should be completed in 2022, a high-ranking representative of the country’s financial watchdog has indicated. Following international standards, authorities in Moscow would have to either regulate or ban such platforms. Decision on Digital Currency Exchangers in Russia Expected Next Year Considerations regarding the regulatory treatment of online exchangers working with cryptocurrencies must come to an end in 2022. That’s according to a statement by the Deputy Director of Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) Herman Neglyad, quoted […]

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Discussing Fighting For Freedom With Andrew Bogut

NBA Champion Andrew Bogut explains the fight for freedom happening in Australia, and how Bitcoin fits into the bigger picture. Watch This Episode on YouTube Listen To This Episode: Spotify Apple Google Libsyn  Overcast [0:07] CK: Andrew, welcome to your first Twitter Spaces. Thanks for hustling to figure it out. Really excited and honored to have you talking with us. [0:16] Andrew Bogut: Yeah, appreciate it. Thanks for having me. [0:18] CK: So, I guess really quick, why don’t we just start off with what’s your story? […]

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Digital dollar needs broad consensus among authorities, says US Treasury Secretary

Such a move would require broad consensus among Congress, the U.S. central bank and the White House. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has given her opinions on the potential of a digital dollar but is hesitant to come to any conclusions at this stage in proceedings. Yellen said on Thursday that she had not formed a view on whether the Federal Reserve should create a digital version of the dollar, but such a move would require broad consensus among Congress, the U.S. central bank and the White […]

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NFT music platforms to disrupt Spotify in 2022, Saxo Bank predicts

Spotify and Apple Music reportedly cut 75% from musicians’ revenues together with the cut paid to labels. As popular music streaming services like Spotify cut much of musicians’ revenues, new technologies like nonfungible tokens (NFTs) are likely to help artists grab back their fair share, Saxo Bank predicted. According to one of Saxo Bank’s Outrageous Predictions 2022: Revolution, music creators would benefit from NFT-based streaming platforms as they allow distributing music directly to listeners without centralized middlemen charging a fee. Saxo Bank’s cryptocurrency analyst Mads Eberhardt argued […]

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Marathon Expands Miner Deployment Deal With Compute North, Aims to Power 100K+ Miners With Renewables

Marathon Digital Holdings, a Nasdaq-listed bitcoin mining-based company, has announced a new deal with Compute North, a data center service provider, to host more than 100,000 mining machines in its data centers. The deal is an expansion of an earlier deal that secured positioning for 73,000 mining machines in Texas. Now, the new partnership secures hosting for all of these machines, to be powered with renewables. Marathon Expands Mining Operations Marathon, one of the largest bitcoin mining companies in the U.S., has announced it will expand its […]

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Empire Token on the Rise: Empire NFT Marketplace Now Supports Ethereum; Plans to Expand to Solana and Major Exchange Listing

PRESS RELEASE. Abu Dhabi, UAE – Empire Token’s flagship utility, the Empire NFT Marketplace, is now live on the Ethereum mainnet. The Ethereum Blockchain is a global computing platform and operating system which can be used to create decentralized services and applications. Fortunately, the bright future of this blockchain now has Empire on its side. NFT creators and traders can now use Ethereum coin and Ethereum based tokens to mint and trade NFTs on the Empire NFT Marketplace. Projects that are powered by Ethereum may include anything […]

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