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Crypto exchange FTX is getting into stock trading

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX has announced that it’s giving select users in the US a chance to try out its new stock trading functionality ahead of...

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How the Anchor protocol helped sink Terra

If a 20 percent interest rate sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Ultimately, Anchor weighed its investors down when Terra ran aground. If Do...

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Robinhood developing non-custodial crypto wallet launching later this year

Robinhood has announced it’s working on a second cryptocurrency wallet. It’s non-custodial, which means that its users will hold the private keys...

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DeviantArt is expanding its system for flagging stolen NFT art

DeviantArt is expanding Protect, its feature for detecting stolen art in NFTs on blockchains like Ethereum, to add support for users outside the...

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MiamiCoin crypto lost 88 percent of its value in less than a year

Miami’s CityCoin is reportedly going unused, can only be traded on one exchange, and it’s currently worth less than one-half of a penny. NYCCoin...

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Terra’s crash has left some other stablecoins and protocols on shaky ground

The DEI stablecoin from Deus finance has lost its peg to the US dollar, as has Fantom USD. This comes in the wake of TerraUSD basically crashing. In...

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US prosecutors are going after crypto sanctions evasion

A DC judge has revealed the existence of a criminal case against an unnamed crypto payment platform that sent $10 million in Bitcoin to an unnamed...

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Spotify experiments with musician NFT galleries

Spotify is testing a way for artists to display their NFT collections from their profiles on the app. Users can scroll and click through their...

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Phishing attack pop-up targets MetaMask users visiting popular crypto sites

A pop-up prompted users on popular cryptocurrency sites to connect their MetaMask wallets, likely in an attempt to drain them of their contents. The...

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Over $200 billion wiped off from cryptocurrency market in a day: Report

Over $200 billion were wiped off from the global cryptocurrency market in around 24 hours after TerraUSD stablecoin collapsed. Nearly $200...

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Vergecast: Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Google I/O 2022

Sundar Pichai joins The Vergecast to chat about Google I/O announcements. Also: the crypto crash, USB-C on the iPhone in 2023, and Apple discontinues...

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Major exchanges delist Terra stablecoin as price collapse continues

After the Terra stablecoin broke its dollar peg and the paired Luna token lost almost all value, exchanges have begun to delist both cryptocurrencies...

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Meta even brings up the metaverse when rebranding its payment system

Meta is planning to rename Facebook Pay, its payment system available across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, to Meta Pay...

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Stablecoins are struggling to survive the crypto crash

After the Terra stablecoin broke its dollar peg and dropped to less than 30 cents, investors have been watching closely for repercussions across...

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Coinbase experiencing major outage as crypto prices plummet

A leading cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, has been hit hard by a recent drop in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, making the recent...

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What happens to the foot soldiers of the meme trading revolution?

Coinbase, Block, PayPal and Robinhood have fallen farther than the stock market at large. Meme stocks have crashed. Crypto has cratered. What now for...

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OpenSea is adding NFT copy detection and verification features

OpenSea is introducing a new system to detect copycat NFTs and is overhauling its verification process. The updates are an attempt to cut down on...

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Number go down

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other crypto assets are falling. No one knows how far. The market has swung from greed to fear. People will say all kinds of...

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Instagram will begin testing NFTs this week

Instagram will begin testing NFTs this week with a small group of US creators. NFTs will display as "digital collectibles" on the app, and...

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California governor signs executive order shaping cryptocurrency regulation in the state

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order that lays the groundwork for cryptocurrency regulation in the state. California...

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US punishes Blender.io for helping North Korea launder millions in stolen Axie crypto

Blender.io, a cryptocurrency mixer, has been sanctioned by the US government for allegedly laundering stolen funds tied to the North Korean...

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Nvidia fined $5.5 million for hiding how many gaming GPUs were sold to crypto miners

The SEC has announced a $5.5 million settlement with Nvidia for not informing investors how many of its gaming GPUs were sold to cryptocurrency...

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OpenSea’s official Discord compromised in a phishing attack that stole at least $18k worth of NFTs

OpenSea is the world’s largest NFT marketplace. On Friday morning, someone hacked its Discord to send a message with a phishing link that pretended...

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Elon Musk-Twitter deal: Tesla CEO secures $7.1 billion in new financing

The highest contribution comes from Lawrence J. Ellison Revocable Trust, which has agreed to commit $1 billion to finance the Twitter deal ...

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Starbucks plans a ‘global digital community’ around coffee with an NFT loyalty program

Starbucks execs told investors they will roll out a loyalty program built around NFTs later this year, complete with coffee art and exclusive perks....

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SEC nearly doubles crypto enforcement unit, citing fraud risk in booming market

The US Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will add 20 staff to the Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit, signaling its intent to prosecute...

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Telegram now allows you to send crypto payments to other users: Here are the details

After the encrypted messaging app Telegram previously gave up on its own token, it now supports crypto payments. The Open Network (TON), a...

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The Wikimedia Foundation has stopped accepting cryptocurrency donations

The Wikimedia Foundation has stopped accepting donations in cryptocurrency after community members raised concerns about its environmental...

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