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From March 9, the decentralized exchange platform PancakeSwap will reportedly start blocking access to Iranian IP addresses. On Thursday, a Persian language cryptocurrency community hub called CryptoClub showed a message from PancakeSwap indicating plans for the ban. According to the tweet, PancakeS...
The couple accused of laundering $4.5 billion in stolen bitcoin will continue negotiating their bail agreement in Washington DC, according to a new transport order. Heather Morgan, known also by the rap moniker "Razzlekhan," and her husband Ilya Lichtenstein, were arrested in Manhattan on February 8...
The popular subscription platform OnlyFans, known for its adult content, will now let users post verified NFTs as profile pictures.  The platform will only support NFTs minted on the Ethereum blockchain and will show an Ethereum icon on NFT profile pictures to mark them as authentic. The company sai...
Dom Hofmann, the co-founder of the now-defunct short-form video platform Vine and creator of the non-fungible token (NFT) project Loot, has a new venture — Blitmap, a decentralized science fiction project where the community guides the story.   Paradigm led a $12 million seed funding round for Sup, ...
As Congress mulls new stablecoin laws, members clearly want to keep anything like the stablecoin Tether from cropping up again. For context, the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee have been hosting Treasury undersecretary Nellie Liang’s testimony on stablecoins. The ...
Quick Takes Somnium Space is a VR-focused metaverse platform that focuses on building an NFT open world on top of the Ethereum blockchain. Somnium Space is the least popular blockchain-based metaverse platform among its peers – Decentraland and The Sandbox. It focuses on creating...
Developers for the Ethereum scaling project Optimism said Thursday that it patched a “critical bug” earlier this month. As noted in a disclosure blog post, the team said that the bug was discovered in the project’s fork of Geth, the popular Ethereum implementation. “The bug made it possible to creat...
Quick Take Each Tranchess fund has three tokenized tranches with different risk exposure. The BISHOP tranche enables risk-averse investors to earn passive yield without price risks, whereas the ROOK tranche provides liquidation-free leveraged exposure to risk-seeking speculators. CHESS...
New York-based Fitch Ratings has downgraded El Salvador’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) to “CCC” from its most recent rating of “B-.” “In Fitch's view, weakening of institutions and concentration of power in the presidency have increased policy unpredictability, and the adop...
The online media giant YouTube shared in a Thursday blog post which sported a positive view of Web3 technology like blockchain and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for content creators.  “Web3 opens up new opportunities for creators. We believe new technologies like blockchain and NFTs can allow creators ...

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