Monthly Archives: June 2022

Revoland Holding IDO on EverStart

PRESS RELEASE. EverStart, a DAO-controlled multi-chain launchpad built on the Everscale blockchain network and Revoland, a blockchain-based MOBA & Battle Royale video game, are partnering for an initial DEX offering. In the IDO, participants will be able to acquire REVO, a governance token that provides a payment and settlement method to interact with Revoland’s ecosystem. Revoland is the first blockchain-based MOBA game on Huawei Cloud, developed and published by Chain X Game, and backed by a solid set of investors and partners such as Alameda Research, HashKey […]

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Kenyan Law Enforcement Agency Arrests Two Students Accused of Using Stolen Funds to Buy BTC

Two Kenyan students accused of hacking credit cards and using the ill-gotten funds to buy bitcoin have been arrested by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, a statement from the law enforcement agency has said. After converting the cryptocurrency to local currency, the two students would use the fraudulently acquired funds to sustain their lavish lifestyle. The Students’ Lavish Lifestyle A Kenyan law enforcement agency, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said it has arrested two university students it accuses of hacking credit cards and using these to […]

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Coinbase is facing class action suits over unstable stablecoins GYEN, TerraUSD

The cryptocurrency exchange is accused of failing to do due diligence, among other things, after users lost large sums as a result of the depegging of stablecoins. A class-action suit was filed against Coinbase on Thursday claiming the trading platform was negligent in its listing of the TerraUSD stablecoin and alleging that it failed to disclose its financial relationship with Terraform Labs. This is the second class-action suit outstanding against Coinbase. A suit was filed last month in connection with the depegging of GYEN in November.  Thursday’s […]

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Stablecoins highlight ‘structural fragilities’ of crypto — Federal Reserve

“Stablecoins that are not backed by safe and sufficiently liquid assets and are not subject to appropriate regulatory standards create risks to investors,” said the Fed report. The Federal Reserve’s board of governors pointed to stablecoins as a potential risk to financial stability amid a volatile crypto market. In its Monetary Policy Report released on Friday, the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System said “the collapse in the value of certain stablecoins” — likely referring to TerraUSD (UST) becoming unpegged from the United States dollar […]

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5 indicators traders can use to know when a crypto bear market is ending

Calling a market bottom is impossible, but traders can use these five indicators to get an early signal of when a bear market is close to ending. The bull market is gone and the reality of a long crypto winter is surely giving traders a bad case of the shivers. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has fallen to lows not even the bears expected, and some investors are likely scratching their heads and wondering how BTC will come back from this epic decline.  Prices are dropping daily, and the […]

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Crypto Biz: Crypto carnage pushes Celsius, Three Arrows Capital closer to insolvency, June 9-16

It has been a chaotic week for digital assets. Two firms may be inching closer to insolvency while Coinbase, one of the largest crypto exchanges, laid off almost a fifth of its staff. The 2022 version of crypto winter has been unlike anything we’ve seen before. As I warned last month, the meltdown of the Terra ecosystem didn’t end with Luna Classic (LUNC) hitting zero. The biggest threat was contagion. As the dust began to settle, we finally got a glimpse of who was left holding the […]

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Finance Redefined: Three Arrow Capital and Celsius fall brings a tsunami of sell-off in DeFi

DeFi market saw a sharp decline in its TVL, falling over $25 billion from the last week due to sell-off pressure created by the bear market. This past week, the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem faced the brunt of the bears fueled by liquidation rumors of Three Arrow Capital (3AC) and Celsius liquidations. MakerDAO decided to cut off Aave (AAVE) from its direct deposit module as a safeguard in light of the possibility that Celsius folds and crashes the price of staked Ether (stETH). Trading firm 8 Blocks […]

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Report: Bitmex, Deribit Liquidate 3AC’s Positions — Negativity Continues to Plague the Crypto Hedge Fund

Two days ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) after reports claimed that the company was allegedly struggling with financial hardship and possible insolvency. Now the crypto firm Finblox is feeling the effects of 3AC’s troubles, and a few digital currency companies have liquidated the hedge fund’s leveraged positions. Speculation Concerning Financial Hardships Tied to Three Arrows Capital Continue There’s a lot of rumors and speculation surrounding the crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC), and it seems to be affecting […]

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Market selling might ease, but traders are on the sidelines until BTC confirms $20K as support

BTC and altcoins could continue to see selling, but a positive is that traders took shelter in stablecoins instead of completely exiting the crypto market. The total crypto market capitalization fell off a cliff between June 10 and June 13 as it broke below $1 trillion for the first time since January 2021. Bitcoin (BTC) fell by 28% within a week and Ether (ETH) faced an agonizing 34.5% correction. Total crypto market cap, USD billion. Source: TradingView Presently, the total crypto capitalization is at $890 million, a […]

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Senators join chorus of disapproval of ‘backdoor regulation’ in SEC staff accounting bulletin

Five Republican senators, including “Crypto Senator” Cynthia Lummis, have sent a letter to the SEC regarding its March bulletin, which established broad new requirements for trading platforms. United States Senator Bill Hagerty has sent a letter, cosigned by four other Republican senators, to Securities and Exchange (SEC) Commission chair Gary Gensler urging the withdrawal of a staff accounting bulletin, referred to as SAB 121, issued by the agency March 31. According to the senators, the bulletin amounts to “regulation disguised as staff guidance” and does not adhere […]

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