Ethereum’s successful shift from proof of work to proof of stake was a public relations win for the cryptocurrency thanks to dramatically shrinking the network’s energy consumption.  But the most influential markets regulator in the world suggested the code shift could have an unintended consequence...
Zug, Switzerland, 22nd September, 2022, ChainwireUnveiling multiple technological breakthroughs, SupraOracles is excited to announce its novel cross-chain oracle infrastructure enabling highly accurate, robust data porting across a multitude of blockchains and DLTs with only 3-5 second finality. Now...
Crypto trading firm Alameda Research is launching a permissioned borrower pool on Clearpool.  Investment management firm Apollo Capital and decentralized finance (DeFi) trading platform Compound Capital will be the first lenders to contribute to the Alameda pool, according to a statement from Clearp...
Tel Aviv, Israel, 22nd September, 2022, ChainwireDecentralized Time-Weighted Average Price (TWAP) order protocol from Orbs aims to overcome DeFi's liquidity and volatility issues while unlocking opportunities for traders and platforms. Orbs , the decentralized layer-3 blockchain infrastructure, has...
Market making firm Wintermute has sent a message over the Ethereum blockchain to the hacker that stole $160 million from the firm on Tuesday. Sent at midnight UTC on Thursday, the message told the hacker to return the funds by end of the day, or else Wintermute would proceed to approach the authorit...
Chiru Labs, the Los Angeles-based creator of the much-hyped Azuki NFT collection, plans to raise at least $30 million in an upcoming Series A funding round. Three people familiar with the fundraising effort confirmed the intended size of raise. One of those sources suggested that the bulk of the fun...
Crypto exchange FTX reportedly is in talks to raise up to $1 billion in new funding and keep its valuation close to the previously established $32 billion.  CNBC first reported the news, citing people with knowledge of the discussions. An FTX spokesperson declined to comment to The Block. The firm w...
Funko, the pop culture retailer behind Funko Pop! collectible figurines, has teamed up with Warner Brothers and the U.S. retail giant Walmart to sell NFT-linked comic books, CoinDesk first reported.  These comic books come from DC’s “The Brave and the Bold” comic series, which include notable figure...
The U.S. Federal Reserve has raised the US federal funds rate by 75 basis points and marking a 15-year high. Wednesday’s decision was largely expected, with the market pricing in a rise of 75 basis points ahead of time. "The Committee seeks to achieve maximum employment and inflation at the rate of...
Some of the largest banks in the United States do not have plans to finance crypto mining, CEOs said during a congressional hearing on Wednesday. Chief executive officers of major banks including Citigroup and Bank of America appeared on Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee. Durin...

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