US Secret Service Creates Finance-Related Cybercrime Task Force

The Cyber Fraud Task Force created by the U.S. Secret Service aims to combat the growing trend of cybercrimes related to financial matters.

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YouTube boxer Logan Paul turns himself into an NFT Pokemon card

Winning bidders on Logan Paul's auction of first edition Pokemon card packs will also receive a limited edition NFT featuring the man himself.

New crypto credit card supports selected BSC tokens — and has a twist

A new crypto-focused credit card aims to simplify shopping by ensuring consumers don’t need to manually convert their tokens before making a purchase.

OECD tax director says international crypto tax standards are coming in 2021

The director of the OECD’s tax center has revealed that the organization expects to release a tax reporting standard for crypto assets by the end of next year.

Reddit user warns of a copy & paste exploit that stole his crypto

He doesn’t know if it was the work of crypto malware or a more sophisticated hack.

Polkadot parachains full of promise, but lack of launch date raises concern

The parachain slot auctions are the next big milestone due on the Polkadot roadmap. So, what can we expect?

Bitcoin price hits $9.8K as quest to fill futures gap sees 6-week lows

Amid ongoing strength in the U.S. dollar currency index, Bitcoin bears gain strength, sending BTC/USD to its lowest since late July.

World governments agree on importance of crypto regulation at G7 meeting

A vast number of nations, including many G7 members, want more rules for crypto.

Hundreds of thousands watch as AOC takes on Robinhood on Twitch

AOC and guests explored the conditions that led to the GameStop short squeeze and the ramifications of the institutional response to it.

BTC price nears $60K showdown: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Fresh gains come as the weekend preserves previous performance and Bitcoin heads to $59,000 on Monday.

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Robinhood CEO to reportedly testify before US House committee over GameStop

Regulators want to know the details of the GameStop short squeeze.

DeFi Money Market closure after SEC probe could set rocky precedent

What started with the unexpected closure of an investment platform may have ramifications for U.S. DeFi projects say critics.

Social media problems and solutions: ‘Centralization is not sustainable’

What lies at the heart of the current problems with social media? What can and cannot be fixed?

Why billionaires are suddenly accumulating Bitcoin after 113% YTD gain

Billionaires have been increasingly accumulating Bitcoin in recent months as four main factors are making BTC increasingly attractive to money managers.

Cambridge and Oxford teams compete in algorithmic crypto trading contest

Teams representing the math and science departments of the universities of Cambridge and Oxford are competing to design cryptocurrency trading algorithms.

Binance lists WBTC amid the ongoing DeFi craze

Demand for Wrapped Bitcoin is increasing along with the DeFi rally.

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Kenetic co-founder purchases .NFT domain extension for $84K

"The possibilities of the NFT domain are endless," said Jehan Chu.

No, Goldman Sachs isn’t a bearish indicator for Bitcoin

The Bitcoin market is a different beast compared to late 2017 when Goldman Sachs balked at launching its crypto trading desk.

Bitcoin closes six monthly green candles for the first time since 2013

Bitcoin's last six monthly candles have closed green, tying its previous record streak for bullish monthly candles.

SBI’s digital asset branch and SIX exchange plan joint crypto venture

The new platform aims to establish an institutional corridor between Europe and Asia.

Yearn Finance doppelganger scam tries to trick visitors out of their keys

Scam websites posing as famous crypto projects ask for private keys so they can steal users' funds.
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Ripple could be forced to burn its entire XRP holdings if the community votes for it, the company’s CTO David Schwartz has confirmed.

Uniswap v3 hopes to reinvent its DEX, others see a different path for DeFi

The v3 upgrade seeks to maximize capital efficiency, but it may worsen many impermanent loss-related issues that plague DeFi.

USDC set to land on Stellar in 2021

Stellar joins the ranks of Ethereum and Algorand.

Blockchain and crypto will challenge current finance, Nigeria VP says

Yemi Osinbajo sees potential for crypto and blockchain.

MicroStrategy CEO says ‘Bitcoin scales just fine as store of value’

Arguably the biggest Bitcoin adoption move of 2020 turned 78,338 off-chain transactions into just 18 on-chain ones, with MicroStrategy praising scalability.

Bitcoin miner Luxor eyes North American expansion with $5M funding round

Luxor and NYDIG have teamed up to foster growth for the North American crypto mining industry.

Andrew Yang says he’ll transform NYC into a Bitcoin hub if elected mayor

Andrew Yang has plans for New York City that cryptocurrency users anywhere would find appealing.

Getting Out of Cash Is Key to Wealth and Inflation Protection, Pompliano Says

Describing the current economic state, including pending inflation, Anthony Pompliano noted exiting cash into other assets as the key to wealth.

Blockchain Australia Seeks to Build Industry Confidence With New CEO

Blockchain Australia has appointed a new CEO in an effort to improve blockchain awareness and application across Australia.