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Traders say ATOM could eventually do an AVAX-like surge to $100

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Cosmos (ATOM) has the potential to record major gains in the upcoming weeks primarily because its longer-timeframe chart is showing a bullish continuation pattern.  Dubbed “bull flag,” the structure appears as the asset trends lower while bouncing between two downward Read More

US lawmaker urges congressional action on crypto as government avoids shutdown

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Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, one of the ranking members of the Senate Banking Committee, has suggested Congress step in with legislation should the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) be unable to provide sufficient guidance on cryptocurrencies. In a Friday announcement Read More

US infrastructure law could brace up digital assets — but first some fixes

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Back in August, there were some dire warnings about what the Biden Administration’s proposed infrastructure bill might do to the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector by driving crypto miners out of the United States, crippling America’s leadership role, etc. In response, Read More

Crypto lending firm Celsius reportedly affected in BadgerDAO exploit

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Cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius has reportedly lost over $50 million in the exploit of decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol BadgerDAO. As reported by Cointelegraph on Dec. 2, the attack targeted the protocol on the Ethereum network, reaping an unconfirmed $120 million Read More

MercadoLibre plans to accept BTC and cryptocurrencies as payment for all products

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MercadoPago, the fintech arm of e-commerce giant MercadoLibre, has enabled its Brazilian customers to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and the Paxos-issued U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin Pax Dollar (USDP). In a statement issued Thursday by U.S.-based Paxos, the Read More

The Taliban will never understand crypto, according to founder of LEARN Afghanistan

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Pashtana Durrani, the founder of an organization working to make education available to women and girls across Afghanistan as the country remains under Taliban rule, said the Islamic fundamentalist group has poor financial literacy, especially when it comes to crypto. Read More

Iota set to launch decentralized smart contract platform to expand Web3 ecosystem

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Iota has announced the release of decentralized layer-one smart contract network Assembly, and accompanying ASMB token, in a bid to accelerate the expansion of smart contracts across a multitude of sectors, including decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Assembly Read More

US firm WisdomTree lists crypto ETP on Euronext

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United States-based companies are increasingly listing cryptocurrency-based investment products in Europe, with asset manager WisdomTree getting another listing for its crypto basket exchange-traded product (ETP). On Dec. 2, WisdomTree listed its Crypto Mega Cap Equal Weight ETP on Euronext exchanges Read More

NFT drop causes glitch in The Matrix, FTX.US adds Ethereum NFTs, token Baby Sharks…

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The Matrix’s NFT revelations Soaring demand for the Warner Bros.’ Matrix NFT avatar drop on Nifty’s this week caused the website’s purchasing page to crash. Earlier this month, the film studio announced it would be dropping 100,000 unique Matrix-inspired avatar Read More

Crypto.com to acquire two US exchanges for derivatives and futures offerings

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Global crypto exchange Crypto.com is looking to strengthen its foothold in the United States by acquiring IG Group’s stakes in two exchange platforms. Crypto.com announced that it is purchasing the U.S.-regulated North American Derivatives Exchange (Nadex) and the Small Exchange Read More