Cryptocurrency

Fantom (FTM) is known for its speed and inexpensive layer-1 blockchain. Like other blockchains (for example, Solana (SOL) and Avalanche (AVAX)) that scale better than their counterpart, it has been dubbed an “Ethereum killer.” After raising $40 million in funds, Fantom launched its mainnet in December 2019. Since then, it has grown to become one
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Most crypto investors probably never heard of Wintermute Trading before the Sept. 20 $160 million hack, but that does not reduce their significance within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The London-based algorithmic trading and crypto lending firm also provides liquidity to some of the largest exchanges and blockchain projects. As a crypto-native trading firm, meaning digital assets
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Post-Ethereum Merge proof-of-work (PoW) chain ETHW has moved to quell claims that it had suffered an on-chain replay attack over the weekend. Smart contract auditing firm BlockSec flagged what it described as a replay attack that took place on Sept. 16, in which attackers harvested ETHW tokens by replaying the call data of Ethereum’s proof-of-stake
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Bitcoin (BTC) attempted to violate local lows on Sep. 16 as the latest cross-crypto downtrend intensified. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView No relief for BTC bulls post Merge Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD approaching $19,600 at the time of writing, with buyer support just avoiding a further drop. The
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On this week’s “The Market Report” show, Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss the significance of the Ethereum Merge, the latest CPI data, important things to know in Bitcoin (BTC) this week and altcoins analysis. To kick things off, we broke down the latest news in the markets this week. Bitcoin price sheds $1K in 3 minutes
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Starbucks The nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, are created on Polygon’s proof-of-stake blockchain. Starbucks said on Monday that its U.S. members would be able to earn and purchase digital collectible stamps in the form of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. Each collectible digital stamp, dubbed “Starbucks Odyssey,” will have its ownership validated on the blockchain and will
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Bitcoin (BTC) kept grinding higher at the Sept. 12 Wall Street open as traders called for an imminent correction. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $23,000 proves essential to flip Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD hitting $22,481 on Bitstamp, its highest since Aug. 19. The pair had preserved existing gains
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Huobi’s affiliate Brtuomi Worldwide is one of the first exchanges in the British Overseas Territory to offer compliant crypto derivatives and trading services. In addition, Huobi, a major cryptocurrency exchange, is expanding its worldwide presence by entering the British Virgin Islands, a British Overseas Territory. Huobi stated on Friday that it had obtained an investing
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While on-chain insurance has been around since 2017, only a measly 1% of all crypto investments are actually covered by insurance, meaning the industry remains a “sleeping giant,” according to a crypto insurance executive. Speaking to Cointelegraph, Dan Thomson, the CMO of decentralized cover protocol InsurAce said there is a massive disparity between the total
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