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Cardano price dips after smart contract launch, Walmart working with Litecoin is fake news, Coinbase raises $2B from junk-bond sale: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 12-18

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Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one Read More

CFTC renewed: What Biden’s new agency picks hold for crypto regulation

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On Sept. 14, United States President Joe Biden revealed his picks to fill two vacant seats at the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In addition, the president nominated Rostin Behnam, who has run the derivatives regulator as acting Read More

Evolve or die: How smart contracts are shifting the crypto sector’s balance of power

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One of the familiar themes seen in previous crypto market cycles is the shifting market caps, popularity and ranking of the top 10 projects that see significant gains during bull phases, only to fade into obscurity during the bear markets. Read More

Smashing crypto adoption barrier? Solana aims to do its own ‘thing’

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There was a lot of talk at SALT Conference 2021 about Solana Labs, the supersonic racer of layer-one blockchain networks. Not surprisingly, much of that conversation centered on speed — or, in network parlance, transactions per second (TPS). If blockchain Read More

DCG-backed Korean exchange faces closure if it can’t find banking partner

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South Korean crypto exchange Gopax, which is backed by Digital Currency Group, is facing potential closure ahead of the country’s fast-approaching deadline for platforms to submit their requests for an official operating license. To be eligible for a license, all Read More

Treasury plots stablecoin crackdown even as Tether’s dominance wanes

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The U.S. Treasury Department is reportedly preparing a review highlighting challenges posed by stablecoin redemptions and the effect of a possible run on the crypto asset market. According to a Sept.16 report from Bloomberg citing anonymous sources, Treasury officials are Read More

Multimillion-dollar investment rounds spark rallies in Avalanche and Audius

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Altcoins continue to book notable gains on Sept. 16 as a slew of celebrity endorsements, major investments and the growing popularity of cross-chain bridges catch investors’ attention. Top 7 coins with the highest 24-hour price change. Source: Cointelegraph Markets Pro Read More

Bitcoin ledger as a secret weapon in war against ransomware – Cointelegraph Magazine

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Ransomware, malicious software that encrypts computers and keeps them “locked” until a ransom is paid, is the world’s fastest-growing cyber threat, according to Coinfirm. Recent attacks on critical national infrastructure, like the Colonial Pipeline incursion that crippled oil and gas Read More

Nifty News: Nafty launches naughty NFT site, Dutch DJ pushes limits of physical NFTs

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NFT NSFW Nafty, a blockchain firm that produces decentralized NSFW platforms —such as OnlyFans competitor Nafty.TV — launched an erotic-themed NFT marketplace dubbed “NaftyArt” today. NaftyArt aims to provide a platform for erotic artists and adult-content creators to promote and Read More

Vitalik Buterin makes list of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2021

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Time magazine has named Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin one of the most influential people this year across those in entertainment, world leaders, activists, and others. Appearing in the list of Time’s innovators for 2021, Buterin is named alongside Nvidia CEO Read More