Crypto exchange operator FTX looked at making a deal with troubled crypto lender Celsius but ultimately walked away, two people with knowledge of the matter told The Block. FTX began talks with Celsius about providing financial support or making an acquisition but decided against proceeding after lo...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today reprimanded embattled crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital, known as 3AC, for providing false information and exceeding the assets under management threshold permitted by the regulatory authority.  In 2013, the authority granted the hedge fund regist...
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30 jun 2022
OpenSea hit by data breach
NFT marketplace OpenSea has suffered a data breach after an employee at its email delivery partner leaked user data. In a blog post published late on June 29, OpenSea said that an employee of Customer.io had “misused their employee access to download and share email addresses – provided by OpenSea u...
NFT marketplace OpenSea has suffered a data breach after an employee at its email delivery partner leaked user data. In a blog post published late on June 29, OpenSea said that an employee of Customer.io had “misused their employee access to download and share email addresses – provided by OpenSea u...
Singapore, Singapore, 30th June, 2022, ChainwireRecently numerous new blockchain networks have emerged, but only few have had both strong technical expertise and rich content to fill the ecosystem from the beginning. Since it's impossible to create an ecosystem with infrastructure alone, new blockch...
Crypto asset management firm Grayscale Investments has filed a lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission, the United States regulator. The company announced on June 29 that it would challenge a decision by the watchdog to deny its bid to convert the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust into a spot b...
Crypto exchange operator FTX is seeking to acquire BlockFi outright, The Block has learned. The development comes in the wake of reports that FTX was in talks to buy a stake in the crypto lender, which struck a $250 million credit agreement with FTX earlier this month. A source with knowledge of the...
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has denied Grayscale's proposal to convert its flagship product into a spot-bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The securities regulator issued a rejection order for the conversion of Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) today after repeated extensions on the...
Crypto exchange firm Coinbase has expanded its staking reward offerings to include Solana.  The minimum starting balance a user needs to start staking Solana is $1. Payouts occur every seven days.  Previously, tokens that could be staked on Coinbase included Ethereum, Algorand, Cosmos, Tezos, Dai an...
Polkadot has announced a new version of its governance system called Governance version 2 (or Gov2).  With Gov2, the team hopes to significantly decentralize the decision-making process for Polkadot — an interoperability network that connects many application-specific blockchains.  At the ongoing De...

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