Circle to cease minting USDC on Tron Network effective immediately
The U.S.-based stablecoin issuer said it would discontinue minting USDC on the Tron network “to ensure that USDC remains trusted.”
VanEck’s Bitcoin ETF notches 1,400% daily trading volume increase
VanEck and WisdomTree’s Bitcoin ETFs saw significant trading volume upticks out of the blue, with analysts at a loss for why it happened.
Bitcoin price rejects at $53K as futures open interest hits a 2-year high
Bitcoin price surged to $53,000 today. Cointelegraph explains why.
Crypto advocacy group calls on Senate Banking Chair not to support Elizabeth Warren’s AML bill
The Chamber of Digital Commerce claimed Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sherrod Brown were “trying to kill the entire industry” with the Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act.
Data points to approaching altcoin season even as Bitcoin dominance holds
Bitcoin dominance remains strong at 52%, but on-chain and technical data suggest that altcoin season is fast approaching.
Turkey releases first-phase digital lira project evaluation report
The digital Turkish lira is set to be an intermediated CBDC with self-sovereign identity and offline transfers.
Starknet airdrop largely successful despite controversies
The protocol's total diluted market capitalization has since surpassed $20 billion.
Bitcoin futures open interest near ‘alarm raising’ $24B level — Are bulls at risk?
BTC futures open interest approaches a record high and today’s sharp sell-off triggered alarm from traders.
Here’s what happened in crypto today
Need to know what happened in crypto today? Here is the latest news on daily trends and events impacting Bitcoin price, blockchain, DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and crypto regulation.
Oxford economist who predicted crypto going mainstream says ‘quantum economics’ is next
David Orrell literally wrote the book on Quantum Economics.
Hong Kong regulator issues guidance letters to institutions on tokenization, custody
The two letters, each several pages long, mainly urge common sense and adherence to widely accepted standards.
Alex Mashinsky waives right to ‘conflict-free representation’ after concerns about lawyers
Former FTX CEO Bankman-Fried is scheduled to return to court on Feb. 21 for a similar hearing regarding potential conflicts of interest in his legal representation.
$56M moved from defunct exchange after executives fled: Report
The Atom Asset Exchange had over 2 million registered accounts prior to its collapse in November 2022.
Coinbase earnings suggest strong year ahead, though challenges abound
Coinbase's quarterly earnings report released last week indicated the company is well-positioned to tap into a number of growing revenue streams.
ChatGPT can write smart contracts; just don’t use it as a security auditor
Researchers from Salus Security tested GPT-4 and other artificial intelligence systems’ ability to detect seven common security vulnerabilities.
BTC price spikes to $53K, but resistance catches up with Bitcoin bulls
Bitcoin bulls see swift rejection after attempting to break a week-long BTC price trading range, while open interest remains above $22 billion.
Bitcoin ETFs will drive institutional adoption and company growth: Crystal CEO Navin Gupta
Crystal Intelligence CEO Navin Gupta said ETFs could bring more institutional trust and crypto-friendly regulation.
Lawyer running to unseat Elizabeth Warren doesn’t mention crypto in campaign launch
Senator Elizabeth Warren reportedly called for donations for her 2024 reelection by calling John Deaton a “big cheerleader for crypto interests” ahead his campaign launch.
MetaMask boosts security with alerts for 30M users on major chains
The noncustodial wallet started working on the security alert feature in April 2023 and integrated it with Ethereum mainnet in January 2024.
DeFi Devs get real-time Bitcoin ETF data with Pyth Network
Pyth Network introduces Bitcoin ETF price feeds to allow DeFi developers access to real-time market data, bridging the gap between traditional finance and decentralized finance.
Foreign crypto exchanges in India face uncertain future
India banned crypto exchanges that didn’t comply with FIU guidelines, but market experts point to a lack of regulatory clarity and high taxation, forcing crypto traders to rush to foreign exchanges.
Web3 Gamer: Sweatcoin says shaking is faking, MotoDEX review, Gods Unchained 2024
Shaking your Sweatcoin fitness app won’t lead to millions, MotoDEX review, Gods Unchained 2024 roadmap, WAX on Web2 gaming studios, and more.
AI-generated fake IDs confound crypto exchange KYC measures
AI is escalating the challenge of deepfake frauds in digital identity verification, potentially reshaping cybersecurity.
Starknet’s STRK hits $7 on Binance as millions of tokens claimed on airdrop day
Eligible Starknet token recipients claimed millions of tokens as the Ethereum layer-2 opened its provisions portal to distribute its native token.
Ethereum (ETH) price hits $3K for the first time since 2022
Ether’s price topped $3,000, a level not seen in more than 22 months.
OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo receives stealth update for 2023
OpenAI’s most advanced commercial AI model, GTP-4 Turbo, has been quietly updated to a data training set as recently as December 2023 without any public announcement from the company.
Sports Illustrated moves NFT ticketing platform to Avalanche
SI Tickets CEO David Lane explained that while normal tickets end up in the trash, NFT tickets could bring more experiences to holders and opportunities for event organizers.
Concerns mount over Ethena USDe’s promise of 27% yield following mainnet launch
The attractive yield opportunity is causing widespread concern in the crypto community.
Decentralized physical infrastructure network (DePIN), explained
DePIN reimagines traditional infrastructure by leveraging decentralized technologies to create resilient, efficient and community-driven systems across various domains.
Microsoft pours $2B into AI infrastructure development in Spain
Microsoft continues its European investment spree by announcing a $2 billion investment in Spain to expand its AI and cloud infrastructure and build data centers.