Author: Liam Frost

Thailand’s SEC looks to regulate the issuance of DeFi tokens | CryptoSlate

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has announced that it may require decentralized finance (DeFi) projects that issue cryptocurrencies to obtain corresponding licenses in the future, Bangkok Post reported today. “The issuance of digital tokens must be authorized Read More

‘I felt like a moron’ for not buying Bitcoin, says billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller | CryptoSlate

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Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller has recently explained why invested only $20 million in Bitcoin (BTC), skeptical of Ethereum (ETH), and prefers to pretend that Dogecoin (DOGE) doesn’t exist at all. “For the first move in Bitcoin—I think from like $50 Read More

Ripple (XRP) likely to go public after its legal battle with SEC is over, CEO confirms

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The likelihood of Ripple, the company behind the XRP token and blockchain-based payments network RippleNet, to go public is “very high at some point”—but not before its legal battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is resolved, said Read More

Move over DOGE: Uma launches DeFi insurance contracts for SpaceX flights

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Decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms Uma and Opium Network have announced the launch of a new—quite unusual—crypto derivative product that would allow individual users to act as insurers for SpaceX flights. “Using Uma’s Optimistic Oracle, Opium Protocol launches decentralized financial derivatives Read More

‘Green mining’ crypto maker Chia Network valued at $500 million ahead of possible IPO

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Chia Network, the firm behind recently launched home mining-friendly cryptocurrency XCH, has raised $61 million in a Series D funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and Richmond Global Ventures, Bloomberg reported today. https://t.co/MQ8U7Y4SVW — Chia Project (@chia_project) May 24, Read More

Goldman Sachs studies crypto as an asset class—a year after stating the opposite | CryptoSlate

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Major American investment bank Goldman Sachs has seemingly recognized that cryptocurrencies are an emerging new asset class after all—despite stating otherwise just a year ago, according to its recent report. A part of this paper, posted on Twitter by economist Read More

Search query ‘Should I sell my Bitcoin’ skyrockets on Google Trends | CryptoSlate

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Cryptocurrency-related search queries have surged in popularity to a new all-time over the past week—but not for positive reasons, according to Google. “#cryptocurrency is at an all-time high for search interest, Worldwide,” Google Trends’ Twitter account reported on Thursday. “What Read More

Dutch Bitcoin exchange fends off Central Bank’s verification demands for crypto users | CryptoSlate

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Netherlands-based crypto exchange Bitonic today announced that a recent court order has convinced the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) to withdraw its demands for “unlawful and onerous” user verification requirements such as mandatory wallet screenshots. “After reconsideration, DNB comes to the Read More

A 4chan ‘insider’ predicted yesterday ‘Bitcoin dump FUD,’ says it was China-led shakeout

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An anonymous user apparently not only predicted yesterday’s massive sell-off on the crypto market but also claimed that it was an organized China-related campaign aimed at a single “stakeholder”—half a day before the trading carnage actually began.  Of course, the Read More

JPMorgan says investors fleeing to gold after Bitcoin dipped to near $30,000 | CryptoSlate

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DeFi tool FinNexus (FNX) plunges by 90% after hack—some allege an inside job

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Decentralized finance (DeFi) project FinNexus (FNX), which touts itself as the “most versatile DeFi options platform,” claimed that it was hacked yesterday, leading to a massive dump of its tokens by the attacker. But some users suspect foul play. “FinNexus Read More