Today at Chaintalk News

April 15, 2024

Crypto Boom Gave Birth To Spacetime Technology

cointelegraph

TradFi firms now prefer public blockchains for tokenization

Celisa Morin, the head of legal at Reed Smith and a former executive at Grayscale, says traditional financial institutions will likely follow BlackRock’s lead in using public blockchains.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Crypto sleuth warns of scammers behind DeFi protocol

The group has been linked to several rug pulls, among them Magnate, Kokomo, Solfire and Lendora.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin price bounce gives BNB, TON, VET and BGB a boost — Will it last?

Bitcoin finds support slightly above $60,000, possibly giving altcoins the green light to move higher in the short term.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

VC Roundup: Capital flows and alternative funding models fuel crypto startups

This edition of Cointelegraph’s VC Roundup highlights Monad, Auradine, Sapien, HYCHAIN, Web3Firewall and Alpen Labs.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Nigeria’s Binance crackdown threatens Web3 industry

According to Uwakwe, the head of Nigeria’s crypto intercommunity working group, investors worry about potential repercussions similar to Binance’s fate when investing in local Web3 companies.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Why is the crypto market down today?

The crypto market is down today due to heightened risk aversion, led by the latest Iran-Israel conflict, which has already caused about $2.5 billion in liquidations.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Blockchain fraud group shifts $1M to Blast for new schemes

This group has a history of launching numerous projects that attract significant TVL but later abscond with the funds.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Binance executive tracked to Kenya, extradition underway

The Nigerian government is collaborating with Interpol and Kenyan police to bring Arjarwalla back to Nigeria to face charges leveled against him.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Solana open interest sheds nearly $440M as price slumps 11%

Open interest in Solana is down 21% compared to the previous day as its price dips below levels unseen in over 30 days.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin’s ‘normal drop’ leads to $256M longs liquidated — Analysts

Traders anticipate further downside, with approximately $1.05 billion in short positions at risk if Bitcoin returns to its price from the previous day.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Altseason on the horizon, SEC targets Uniswap, and BTC halving news: Hodler’s Digest, April 7-13

Altcoin season is just around the corner, SEC pushing Uniswap to court and Bitcoin halving countdown.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin nosedives as political tensions escalate in the Middle East

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fall sharply following Iran’s attack on Israel.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

SEC breaks from past policy guidelines in Uniswap crackdown

The U.S. SEC Wells notice against Uniswap raises questions about consistency in policy enforcement.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin dominance hits 3-year high as BTC price dip pressures altcoins

Bitcoin scores an accidental multiyear high as BTC price volatility sends altcoins shooting lower.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

GBTC sees $166M outflows despite CEO’s ‘equilibrium’ remark

Inflows into Bitcoin ETFs have also slowed, indicating declining investor engagement.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

What is restaking, and how to restake Ethereum to boost rewards?

Staking Ethereum refers to using staked Ether on the Ethereum network to support the security of other decentralized protocols at the same time.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Hollywood union deal with music giants guards against AI use

The proposed agreement with record labels mandates consent and compensation before releasing songs featuring digital replicas of artists’ voices.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Coinbase requests interlocutory appeal over SEC’s ‘controlling question’

Crypto exchange Coinbase argued that a question of law is controlling if its resolution could “significantly affect the conduct of the action.”

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Winklevoss twins become co-owners of Bitcoin soccer club, inject $4.5M of BTC

The Winklevoss twins are on board with Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack’s vision to take Real Bedford FC to the English Premier League.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin price preps for new highs according to increasing stablecoin issuance data

Stablecoin market caps are rising, hinting that traders believe Bitcoin price will soon follow.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

China has a Trojan Horse in US Bitcoin mining infrastructure

China holds an alarming amount of power over Bitcoin miners in the United States. Congress should act to scale back the country's influence.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

'China is about to start bidding' — Will Hong Kong Bitcoin ETFs spark the halving rally?

Mega whales with over 10,000 BTC are accumulating ahead of Hong Kong’s approval of the first spot Bitcoin ETFs that could happen next week.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

VeChain announces tokenized gloves in partnership with UFC — community responds

The new gloves will contain NFC chips that track fight data and provide blockchain evidence that they are genuine.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Crypto Biz: Tokenization spikes, SEC delays Bitcoin ETF options, and more

This week’s Crypto Biz explores the rise of tokenization markets, PayPal’s stablecoin, SushiSwap’s move to a “Labs model,” and the U.S. SEC’s decision to defer Bitcoin ETF options.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin price falls to $65K as $400M crypto market liquidation rocks BTC and altcoins

Bitcoin price sees sharp sell-off as today’s downside move liquidates heaps of BTC and altcoin traders who were caught offside.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Bitcoin falls to new lows as stock markets correct — Did something break?

The crypto market sees a sharp correction as the U.S. stock market waves some concerning red flags.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

BingX exchange openly supports Iranian users, defying sanctions

A Telegram admin for BingX claims that the exchange “has no problem with Iranian users, and it is even possible to authenticate with a national card.”

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Binance Labs shifts focus to Bitcoin DeFi, MarginFi sees $200M of outflows: Finance Redefined

Solana-based DeFi protocol MarginFi saw hundreds of millions in outflows after its CEO rage-quit amid growing controversies and accusations of failed promises.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

Price analysis 4/12: BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, XRP, DOGE, TON, ADA, AVAX, SHIB

Bitcoin's correction deepened as BTC price fell to $65,000, and altcoins were hit with double-digit losses.

READ MORE »
cointelegraph

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.

READ MORE »