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Visa Buys CryptoPunk #7610

Everybody Is Having Hilarious Fun and You're Not

The seminal top signal of the 2017 crypto bull market was an article in the NY Times titled "Everybody is Getting Hilariously Rich and You're Not." I remember that time well. Everybody I knew was...

The Brilliance of Yield Farming, Liquidity Providing and Valuing Crypto Projects

I’m going to make this as simple and straight forward an explanation as I can. Yield Farming via Staking and Liquidity Providing are a core feature of most, if not all Decentralized Finance (DeFi)...

Ethereum NFT CryptoPunks Hit $1 Billion in Total Sales

Ethereum NFT collectible CryptoPunks has hit a historic milestone as the second project to reach $1 billion in trading volume.

Square’s Jack Dorsey Plans to Build Decentralized Bitcoin Exchange

Leader in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, blockchain, DeFi, digital finance and Web 3.0 news with analysis, video and live price updates.

Bitcoin Eyes 200-Day Moving Average Support as $2B Options Expiration Nears

Leader in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, blockchain, DeFi, digital finance and Web 3.0 news with analysis, video and live price updates.

Can Buying Ethereum Make You Rich?

Let‘s look at the upcoming changes to ethereum to understand the answer.

OpenSea’s Devin Finzer Talks NFTs with Jason Calacanis

The Cryptocurrency Dons of Beirut

Meet the men making a killing in Lebanon’s underground cryptocurrency market.

When You Buy an NFT, You Don’t Completely Own It – Here’s Why

There’s a difference between owning property and owning the copyright in that property.

Budweiser Buys Beer.eth Domain Name for 30 ETH Alongside NFT

Budweiser has changed its Twitter profile picture to that of a rocket designed by NFT platform Rocket Factory.

Why Did Visa Buy a $150K NFT? Why Does Anyone?

Visa's CryptoPunk purchase is real validation for blockchain-backed digital collectibles - even if it was mostly a PR stunt.

Solana Summer - The $21B Blockchain and the Arrow of Time

The $21B Blockchain and the Arrow of Time

Diem: A Dream Deferred?

Diem is not what Facebook wanted, but it could be the start to a better, more inclusive financial future.

China’s Digital Yuan Is a Warning to the World

The digital yuan was born as China’s answer to Facebook's Libra. But it’s much more than that

Cryptocurrency Companies Are Leaving China in ‘Great Mining Migration’

Afghanistan Had a Plan to Free Itself From Cash. Now It Risks Running Out

“I had all my money in the banks, and the banks are closed.”

Forget Dogecoin, the Future of Crypto Is DeFi

The growth of an alternative finance ecosystem built on blockchain is the biggest crypto story you’ve never heard of

Workers in the Global South Are Making a Living Playing the Blockchain Game Axie Infinity

The Philippine province of Nueva Ecija is known for its vast expanse of rice fields, framed by uninterrupted sky. Here, 31-year-old RK Secretario spent more than two years selling rice feed to...

How NFTs Are Reinventing the Digital World

Pumpers, Dumpers, and Shills: The Skycoin Saga

The cryptocurrency promised to change the world and make its users rich in the process. Then it began to fall apart.

This $600 Million Crypto Heist Is the Most Bizarre Hack in Recent Memory

After stealing around $600 million in cryptocurrency, and returning most of it, a hacked cryptocurrency platform rewarded the hacker with half a million dollars.

Stablecoins Find a Use Case in Africa’s Most Volatile Markets

Pegged to the dollar, cryptocurrencies like stablecoins can offer respite from inflation in countries like Nigeria and Zimbabwe — but come at a risk.

Massive Wake-Up Call’: Crypto Faces Growing Legal Crackdown

The enforcement actions are fueling debate about how cryptocurrency players fit into financial regulations.

New Regulation Could Split Bitcoin and DeFi in Two

An article in the US infrastructure bill led cryptocurrency to acquire a great marker of prestige: a lobby. But can it keep a united front?

Liquid Exchange Hacked - $97 Million Stolen

Liquid, a Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange, has suffered a hack, resulting in the loss of over $97 million.

NFTs and Wine: What Could They Mean for Collectors?

NFTs have been a hot trend in the tech world in 2021, and some fine wine companies have started to experiment with the concept...

How Much Energy Does Bitcoin Use?

Bitcoin's energy consumption has been the subject of much debate over recent months. But efforts are underway to improve its environmental impact.

Tell Me a Story...and Make It Decentralized

Back in 2017 I wrote the following in ‘Tell Me A Story‘ : If you can’t code and you can’t tell a story, life will be harder in the workforce as the robots keep keep coming. Here we are in 2021 and...

6 Reasons DeFi May Stay Inefficient (And Profitable)

Traders assume the DeFi market will become more efficient over time, reducing arbitrage opportunities. But that may not be true.

Inside the Largest Bitcoin Mine in the U.S

55% of the World’s Top 100 Banks Reportedly Have Crypto and Blockchain Exposure

About half of these major banks are interested in crypto custody and are either building custodial services or investing in startups offering secure institutional-grade storage of digital assets.

Cuba’s Bitcoin Revolution

As political demonstrations show the world that Cubans are tired of dictatorship, Bitcoin is providing an option to peacefully protest and opt out of a broken system.

A $1.5 Million 'Women-Led' NFT Project Was Actually Run by Dudes

Cybersleuths discovered the Fame Lady Squad was built on a lie. But the story may have a happy ending after all.

What Are Cryptocurrencies Good For?

Maybe the most poorly understood feature of blockchain technology is the role of the cryptocurrencies that power them — and as a result…

I Joined a Penguin NFT Club. Here's What Happened

Is this what the metaverse looks like?

Why China’s Crypto Cowboys Are Fleeing to Texas

Tracking the Bitcoin bros seeking cheap power, lax regulation and Austin’s best brisket.

A Crypto Trading Firm Has Gotten FINRA Approval. It Hopes the SEC Is Next

Startup Prometheum has received FINRA approval for a regulated ATS for trading blockchain securities.

Oscar Mayer Is Including 10,000 Dogecoin In This Promotional Hot Dog Pack

DOGE meets (hot) dog.

My Partner, the Dogecoin Mogul

Status Monkeys - Analyzing NFTs as Social Networks Using the Status-as-a-Service Framework

The Problem With Ethereum

How did Ethereum become a system that looks more like the current financial system than anything revolutionary and just?

Hackers Steal $600m in Major Cryptocurrency Heist

Thousands of digital tokens have been stolen by hackers in one of the largest cryptocurrency heists.

My Nyan Cat NFT Sold for $590K

Gary Gensler’s Insane Crypto Policy [OP]

Gensler is following in his predecessor's footsteps and treating the crypto industry as something to stifle rather than support.

Axie Infinity Becomes Ethereum's First NFT Game to Hit $1 Billion in Sales

Ethereum-based NFT game Axie Infinity has crossed $1 billion in sales, data from CryptoSlam! shows. It's the first game on Ethereum to do so.

How cryptocurrency became a powerful force in Washington

The nascent cryptocurrency industry ” eager to shed a reputation for being lawless and anti-regulation ” is looking to influence ongoing political and regulatory debates that could alter...

Jackson Palmer on Cryptocurrency [Thread]

Thread by @ummjackson: I am often asked if I will œreturn to cryptocurrency or begin regularly sharing my thoughts on the topic again. My answer is a wholehearted œno, but to avoid repeating...

The Economist's Weekly Cartoon 21.08.07

Crypto Industry Faces Reversal Over Infrastructure Bill

The industry flexed its lobbying muscles, but a fresh amendment has put things in doubt again.

Inside the Reddit Forum That Wants to See Bitcoin Die

Cryptocurrency haters have found a home—and common cause—trashing the volatile asset class and wishing for its demise.

How Altcoins Like Ether and USDC Took Over More and More of the Crypto Market

White House Reportedly Supports Only Minor Changes to Crypto Tax Proposal

Industry representatives are warning that a new amendment to the White House’s infrastructure plan could be “disastrous” for privacy in the crypto industry.

Ripple’s CEO is being sued by the SEC. He talked to us anyway

In the face of a lawsuit over its digital currency, Brad Garlinghouse manages to be both confident and conciliatory. "We can't ignore governments. We can't ignore regulation," he said.

American Bankers Association suggests partnership with crypto firms

NYDIG, an institutional trading and custodial firm, disclosed that 80 percent of Bitcoin holders are ready to move their Bitcoins to banks.

CNN Launching NFTs of Historic News Coverage

This … is a non-fungible token of CNN. The WarnerMedia-owned cable news channel is branching into the burgeoning NFT space with a new offering it is calling the “Vault by CNN.” Beginnin…

Will Government Regulate Crypto? SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Bitcoin and Oversight

Monetizing Stupid

Nowadays, it’s all about monetizing “stupid” and Maren Altman is putting on a goddamn clinic.

Why Are Dogecoin, Shiba Inu Clone Tokens CyberDoge, Mini Shiba Seeing High Interest Today?

Two Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) and Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB) clones are trending on CoinMarketCap in the late hours o...

Brazil's Bitcoin Banco Group and Leader Arrested for Alleged Embezzlement of $300M in Crypto

The operation was carried out on intelligence gathered over a three-year investigation into alleged fraud and embezzlement scams.

Who’s the Ethereum Whale Buying Up All the CryptoPunk NFTs?

A single buyer purchased over 1% of the CryptoPunk NFT supply on Friday for 24 to 29 ETH apiece. That's over $6 million collectively.

Out of Control and Rising: Why Bitcoin Has Nigeria’s Government in a Panic

As leaders around the world grapple with cryptocurrencies, what happened when the African country tried to ban them?

Cats Clog Ethereum, the Sequel

Mila Kunis's Stoner Cats NFT series, featuring Vitalik Buterin, caused a hairball in the Ethereum protocol.

Why Stablecoins Are Suddenly in the News

There’s much going on about stablecoins at the moment. Some of it can be overwhelming. Here are the three big things happening right now.

An Artist Died. Then Thieves Made NFTs of Her Work

NFTs are unregulated, and in the case of deceased artist Qinni, scammers have been quick to take advantage. Can they be stopped?

The Town With One Bitcoin ATM

He’s a Dogecoin Millionaire. And He’s Not Selling

Glauber Contessoto went looking for something that could change his fortunes overnight. He found it in a joke cryptocurrency.

Amazon’s Denies Accepting Bitcoin, Sends It Tumbling

A job posting for a digital currency lead briefly pushed Bitcoin past $40,000 on Monday, its highest since June 15.

A Painting or an NFT of It: Which Will Be More Valuable?

The new technology is raising questions about the risks and rewards of investing in digital art forms.

Could China Dethrone the U.S. Dollar With a Digital Yuan?

Just HODL

Just HODL! Bitcoin and Ethereum outperform ‘lower risk’ crypto index funds https://cointelegraph.com/news/just-hodl-bitcoin-and-ethereum-outperform-lower-risk-crypto-index-funds via @cointelegraph

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