Author: Chris Smith
Rollkit Project Introduces Infrastructure for Deploying Rollups in BTC
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Rollkit team has developed a modular framework to enable sovereign rollups on the Bitcoin blockchain.
US Exchange Kraken Will Launch its Own Bank
Reading Time: < 1 minute Kraken’s Chief Legal Officer Marco Santori has reported that their own bank, Kraken Bank, is on track to launch soon.
Lark Davis: The Interest of Large Companies in Cryptocurrencies is Growing
Reading Time: < 1 minute Despite the bear market, crypto investor and blogger Lark Davis has listed the biggest companies involved in the digital asset industry.
US Senators: Crypto Custodians Are Risky
Reading Time: < 1 minute US senators have questioned the risk of losing client funds due to the collapse of a crypto custodian when the SEC releases SAB 121 in April 2022.
Snoop Dogg Co-Founds a Web3 Streaming Platform
Reading Time: < 1 minute American rapper Snoop Dogg has joined forces with entrepreneur Sam Jones to co-found the live streaming web3 startup Shiller.
US Senators Say Binance is Evading Regulatory Bodies
Reading Time: < 1 minute The US Senate Banking Committee has sent a letter to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao and his US representative Brian Schroeder.
LedgerX Abandons Silvergate Services in Favor of Signature Bank
Reading Time: < 1 minute LedgerX has informed customers that it will stop working with Silvergate and transfers must now be done through Signature Bank.
Crypto Wallet ZenGo Raises $10M
Reading Time: < 1 minute ZenGo has raised $10 million in convertible bonds through an extended Series A funding round.
Changpeng Zhao Responds to Forbes’ FUD Allegations
Reading Time: < 1 minute Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has responded with a series of tweets to a Forbes post about “billions of exchange collateral being moved.”
Ether.Fi Raises $5.3M
Reading Time: < 1 minute Ether.Fi has recently announced the completion of a $5.3 million investment round led by North Island Ventures and Chapter One.
Fujitsu and Mitsubishi Will Create Japan’s Economic Zone in the Metaverse
Reading Time: < 1 minute Fujitsu, Mitsubishi and Mizuho have recently announced a new partnership to create an economic zone in the metaverse.
Alchemy Pay Gets License in Indonesia
Reading Time: < 1 minute Alchemy Pay has announced that it has received a license from the Central Bank of Indonesia to operate as a payment system operator.
Circle’s CEO Says SEC Should Not Regulate Stablecoins
Reading Time: < 1 minute Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire has urged the SEC not to regulate stablecoins as securities.
Gary Gensler: Cryptocurrencies Should Be Recognized as Securities
Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Gary Gensler, chairman of the SEC, any cryptocurrencies with the exception of Bitcoin can be classified as securities.
3AC’s NFT Collection is Put Up for Sale by Liquidators
Reading Time: < 1 minute The collection of NFTs collected by bankrupt crypto hedge fund 3AC will be put up for sale.
Base Protocol Token Rises by 275% After Coinbase Launches its L2 Network
Reading Time: < 1 minute The price of the BASE token has jumped from around $2 to a high of $7.5.
Reddit Co-founder Bought 50K ETH in 2014
Reading Time: < 1 minute Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, invested $15,000 in Ethereum at 30 cents in a 2014 presale.
BIS: The Majority of Retail Bitcoin Investors Are Suffering Losses
Reading Time: < 1 minute The average retail investor lost about half of the funds invested in Bitcoin from 2015 to 2022.
Arbitrum Network’s Activity Approaches Ethereum’s
Reading Time: < 1 minute The daily volume of transactions in second-tier network Arbitrum has approached the milestone of 1 million.
Cameron Winklevoss Believes Asian Investors Will Help Bitcoin Grow
Reading Time: < 1 minute Cameron Winklevoss believes digital currencies will increase in value due to the activation of Asian investors.
A Top FTX Executive Will Plead Guilty to Fraud
Reading Time: < 1 minute FTX’s former CTO intends to plead guilty to fraud for his role in the crypto exchange.
OneCoin Founder Was Murdered
Reading Time: < 1 minute Ruja Ignatova, founder of cryptocurrency pyramid scheme OneCoin, was killed in November 2018 on a yacht in the Ionian Sea.
Gaming-focused Web3 Startup Nefta Raises $5M
Reading Time: < 1 minute Gaming-focused infrastructure startup Nefta has recently raised $5 million in seed funding.
Blur CEO Urges NFT Creators to Boycott Competitor OpenSea
Reading Time: < 1 minute Pacman, the head of NFT marketplace Blur, has called on the creators of non-fungible tokens to ignore competitor OpenSea.
South Korea’s Financial Watchdog Will Investigate Staking Services
Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korean financial regulators will explore services to provide staking services to local crypto exchanges.