Bitcoin whales: Crypto criminals are now among the biggest holders of cryptocurrencies, says report

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Crypto whales are investors holding $1 million or more in cryptocurrency. Overall, 4,068 criminal whales holding over $25 billion worth of cryptocurrencywere identified. Crypto criminals or criminal entities and individuals holding cryptocurrencies are now among the biggest crypto holders globally. In fact, these crypto criminals accounted for 3.7 per cent of all crypto whales in … Read more

Will crypto be the Super Bowl’s biggest winner? This week’s top cryptocurrency news

Will crypto be the Super Bowl's biggest winner? This week's top cryptocurrency news

Here’s what happened this week in the crypto world. Getty Welcome to Nonfungible Tidbits, a weekly roundup of cryptocurrency, NFTs and their related realms.Our lead story is Sunday’s Super Bowl and all the crypto ads viewers will see. And, while we’re on the topic of crypto and pro sports, the Washington Nationals baseball team also … Read more

We spoke to crypto mega-billionaire and FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Here are the 5 biggest takeaways. | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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Sam Bankman-Fried co-founded the crypto exchange FTX in 2019.FTX Sam Bankman-Fried built a crypto trading empire worth almost $30 billion in just a few short years. The 29-year old founder has worked around the clock for years to fulfill his goal of becoming a major philanthropist. These are the five big takeaways from Insider’s recent … Read more

A DAO is aiming to fund crypto projects in partnerships with some of the biggest names in higher education | Currency News | Financial and Business News

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The EduDAO traces its roots to the University of California, Berkeley.David Madison/Getty Images The newly launched EduDAO will allocate $11 million a year to university-level students working on technology projects.  EduDAO is being financed by decentralized asset manager BitDAO in partnership with Mirana Ventures.  Harvard, UC Berkeley, and Oxford are among the first universities in … Read more

‘Biggest Bubble Ever’—Serious Crypto Warning Issued As The Fed Boosts The Price Of Bitcoin And Ethereum

‘Biggest Bubble Ever’—Serious Crypto Warning Issued As The Fed Boosts The Price Of Bitcoin And Ethereum

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have climbed following a closely-watched Federal Reserve announcement that revealed it will accelerate the winding down of its pandemic stimulus measures. Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains’ The bitcoin price soared toward $50,000 per bitcoin, with the … Read more

The secret Australian origins of the world’s biggest crypto casino

The secret Australian origins of the world’s biggest crypto casino

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeIn a small, low-key office on Collins Street in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, a successful Australian start-up is quietly going about its work.On the surface, the team at Easygo Gaming appear to be a typical group of video game developers, living the start-up dream. Their Instagram … Read more

Crypto is ‘one of the biggest bubbles ever’: Strategist

Crypto is 'one of the biggest bubbles ever': Strategist

When it comes to cryptocurrency, financial adviser Ryan Payne agreed with billionaire Charlie Munger when he said, “This era is even crazier than the dot-com era.””This whole Bitcoin (BTC-USD) thing — this whole cryptocurrency — is one of the biggest bubbles ever,” Payne, president of Payne Capital Management, told Yahoo Finance live on Friday. “I do … Read more

Biggest Ethereum Whales Acculumating Shiba Inu and Two Metaverse Tokens As Crypto Markets Consolidate: WhaleStats

Biggest Ethereum Whales Acculumating Shiba Inu and Two Metaverse Tokens As Crypto Markets Consolidate: WhaleStats

New data shows that the world’s biggest Ethereum whales are loading up on meme crypto Shiba Inu (SHIB) and two of the hottest metaverse tokens.  The latest numbers from WhaleStats are revealing the investment behavior of the 1,000 wealthiest non-exchange Ethereum addresses. The whale-monitoring website shows that in the last 30 days, deep-pocketed crypto investors bought … Read more

Nascent Crypto Sector Is the Biggest Outperformer After Skyrocketing 37,000% This Year, According to Market Research Firm

Nascent Crypto Sector Is the Biggest Outperformer After Skyrocketing 37,000% This Year, According to Market Research Firm

A prominent market intelligence firm has identified one crypto sector that is exponentially outpacing all others in terms of growth. UK-based market research firm MacroHive created four indices which the company believes capture the popular use cases of cryptocurrencies. Each index, except for Bitcoin, consists of five tokens that represent the market value of a … Read more

Coinbase co-founder launches biggest VC fund in crypto

Coinbase co-founder launches biggest VC fund in crypto

Cryptocurrencies are booming, and a three-year-old investment firm has raised the largest new venture capital fund in history to keep the party going.Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam and former Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang have finished raising $2.5bn this month for Paradigm One, their first venture capital fund. Investors jockeyed to commit money to the fund, … Read more

What We Can Learn From OneCoin, Crypto’s Biggest Scam

What We Can Learn From OneCoin, Crypto's Biggest Scam

Cryptocurrency investing can be an adventure. There are over 12,000 coins to choose from, the market can post dramatic gains or losses in a single day, and crypto projects range from the world-changing to the ridiculous.Volatility is part and parcel of crypto investing. Getting caught up in cryptocurrency scams shouldn’t be. Sadly, crypto’s short history … Read more

Covid-19 NZ: The biggest day for the Government since the first day of the first lockdown

Covid-19 NZ: The biggest day for the Government since the first day of the first lockdown

ANALYSIS: Today at 10am, New Zealanders will find out exactly what this nation’s post-vaccinated world will look like and when it is likely to arrive. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, joined by ministers Grant Robertson, Chris Hipkins and Peeni Henare, will today unveil the next steps in opening up a society now divided by lockdowns and … Read more

County-by-county look at COVID-19 in Virginia; which areas saw biggest jumps Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

County-by-county look at COVID-19 in Virginia; which areas saw biggest jumps Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. — The health department reported 14,779 more people tested positive for COVID-19 out of the +238,872 total tests processed over the past week. That brings Virginia’s total number of coronavirus cases to 902,938.As of Friday’s update, 37,767 (+503 from the Friday before) people had been hospitalized and 13,391 (+316) people had died as … Read more

Second Biggest Mortgage Provider in US Stops Accepting Crypto Payments

Second Biggest Mortgage Provider in US Stops Accepting Crypto Payments

“As we said last quarter, we were going to look into accepting cryptocurrency and test it to see if it’s a faster, easier and cheaper solution,” the company’s CEO Mat Ishbia said in a press release. “Due to the current combination of incremental costs and regulatory uncertainty in the crypto space we’ve concluded we aren’t … Read more

New Zealand reports biggest rise in COVID-19 cases in six weeks

New Zealand reports biggest rise in COVID-19 cases in six weeks

A vaccination centre sign directs the public during a lockdown to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Auckland, New Zealand, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona GoodallOct 14 (Reuters) – New Zealand reported on Thursday its biggest rise in COVID-19 infections in six weeks, with all cases detected in Auckland, raising prospects of … Read more

Jacinda Ardern facing biggest challenge yet as New Zealand switches to Covid suppression | New Zealand

This week, New Zealand’s locked down cities woke to a brave new world of lifted restrictions: state-sanctioned picnics in parks, the prospect of reopening schools, a chance to reunite with friends and family. Infusing the visions of grass-stained blankets and beach-side beers, however, is a strong dose of Covid anxiety. Cases continue to circulate in … Read more

Vietnam’s biggest city to start lifting COVID-19 curbs to spur business

Vietnam's biggest city to start lifting COVID-19 curbs to spur business

Motorbikes drive past a billboard warning against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after the government eased nationwide lockdown during the outbreak in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, April 25, 2020. REUTERS/Yen DuongJobs available as industry restarts – government99.6% of Vietnam’s COVID-19 cases recorded since MayCrisis centred largely in Ho Chi Minh CityHANOI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s … Read more