cryptocurrency

Ethereum’s shift to proof-of-stake draws increasing institutional interest

Ethereum’s shift from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake increased interest for staking across a number of parties — including institutions.

Deal Box’s venture arm to invest $125M in startups using web3 technology

Deal Box, a capital markets advisory and token offering packaging platform, has launched its venture arm with plans to invest $125 million in startups using web3 technology, the company shared Wednesd

Delphia co-founder placed on leave after sexual assault allegations from former employee

Delphia, a mobile investment platform, is facing a lawsuit and allegations that its co-founder and CTO Cameron Agius-Westland sexually assaulted and harassed a former employee, according to a complain

Web3 developer activity spiked in Q4 2022 despite market volatility

Web3 developer activity still grew in the last quarter of 2022, according to a new report, despite crypto market volatility.

Check out the final four startups pitching tomorrow at CCC Web3 Demo Day

Tomorrow, January 11, is a big day in the web3 universe. It’s The Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day, a showcase of 12 boundary-pushing early-stage startups building projects across web3, DeFi, NFT

Bankruptcy judge rules Celsius Network owns users’ interest-bearing crypto accounts

A federal bankruptcy judge ruled cryptocurrencies deposited into interest-bearing accounts at Celsius Network, a now-bankrupt cryptocurrency lending platform, actually belong to the firm — thanks to

Solana price spikes as newly launched dog coin BONK gains community hype

Last week, Solana (SOL) fell to its lowest level since February 2021. But its price has risen over 12% in the past 24 hours on Tuesday after almost nine days of consecutive losses that brought its pri

Sneak peek: Look who’s pitching at the CCC Web3 Demo Day

We’re excited to announce two more early-stage startups participating in the Cross Chain Coalition Web3 Demo Day on January 11. If you haven’t heard, this free online showcase features more than 1

All we are saying is give due diligence a chance in 2023

You should never be signing checks because all the cool kids are doing it — that is never a sound approach to doing most things in life, let alone investing millions of dollars.

Twitter now displays stock and cryptocurrency prices directly in search results

Amid all the chaos, Twitter rolled out a useful feature that lets you search for listed company stocks and cryptocurrency prices. To do this, users have to just type the dollar symbol followed by the

Starbucks’ NFT program may drive more digital collectible integrations with big brands

As the world becomes more digital, the demands and needs of everyday consumers are changing — and NFTs might be a big part of the future for brands looking to shake up their rewards programs.

Coinbase launches asset recovery tool for unsupported Ethereum-based tokens

The new tool will help Coinbase's customers recover more than 4,000 unsupported Ethereum-based tokens mistakenly sent to wallets.

Kevin O’Leary and Anthony Scaramucci discuss SBF, FTX and what’s next for crypto

At the Benzinga Future of Crypto event, Kevin O’Leary and Anthony Scaramucci discussed what crypto's future may hold after the downfall of FTX.

Seoul court rejects warrants for former Terraform Labs employees and investors over Luna collapse 

A Seoul court rejected a request from prosecutors for warrants to detain eight people related to Terraform Labs, including the co-founder of Terraform Labs, Daniel Shin, early investors and former eng

As BlockFi files for bankruptcy, how contagious will FTX’s downfall become?

BlockFi joined FTX, Celsius, Three Arrows Capital and Voyager in bankruptcy proceedings. Some wonder which crypto firm could be next.

Hackers are locking out Mars Stealer operators from their own servers

A security research and hacking startup says it has found a coding flaw that allows it to lock out operators of the Mars Stealer malware from their own servers and release their victims. Mars Stealer

SoftBank writes down nearly $100 million investment in FTX

As more details emerge regarding the events that led to FTX’s bankruptcy and stunning collapse, the cryptocurrency exchange’s investors are also being scrutinized. Namely, many people are asking j

Binance’s plan to acquire FTX is ‘real-life Game of Thrones’ as crypto winter winds blow

Binance has signed a letter of intent to buy its closest competitor, FTX, making huge waves in the crypto community after the CEOs of the exchanges engaged in a multiday public dispute on Twitter.

FTX’s seemingly sluggish withdrawals raise eyebrows

On-chain data shows limited withdrawal requests for users trying to transact on FTX's exchange.

Here’s the rundown on the Binance and FTX fiasco

Binance and FTX faced off in recent days. But let’s take a few steps back -- what exactly happened?
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