Category: Cryptocurrency

Brazilian Authorities Seize $33 Million in Money Laundering Investigation Linked to Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Brazilian Authorities Seize $33 Million in Money Laundering Investigation Linked to Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The Brazilian authorities seized $33 million linked to a money-laundering investigation involving cryptocurrency exchanges. The operation, called “Exchange Transaction” by the Brazilian police, involved six search warrants in different locations of the country. These searches were directed to find shell companies that used cryptocurrency exchanges for alleged money laundering purposes. Brazilian Police Seize $33 Million […]

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Finder’s Experts Predict Ethereum Will Reach $4.5K This Year, $18K in 2025

Finder’s Experts Predict Ethereum Will Reach $4.5K This Year, $18K in 2025

Ethereum will have a very bullish year, according to a price prediction poll made by Finder. The average price that the second-ranked crypto asset by market capitalization will reach this year is about $4.5K, according to polled experts in the cryptocurrency industry. The panel is also bullish about ethereum long term, expecting a price of […]

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Aave to launch institutional DeFi platform Aave Arc within weeks

Aave to launch institutional DeFi platform Aave Arc within weeks

DeFi lending platform Aave has rebranded its upcoming institutional DeFi platform from Aave Pro to Aave Arc, according to CEO Stani Kulechov. The decision was made to represent its purpose as a gateway to bring institutions into the decentralized finance industry. And while the platform is likely to miss its initial estimated launch of July, […]

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Binance Smart Chain Creates a $10 Million Bug Bounty Fund to Tighten Protocol Security

Binance Smart Chain Creates a $10 Million Bug Bounty Fund to Tighten Protocol Security

The Binance Smart Chain has launched a $10 million bug bounty fund for projects building on top of the protocol, called “Priority One.” The initiative aims to keep the blockchain network secure by encouraging bug bounty hunters and ethical hackers. Binance Smart Chain Reveals $10 Million Bug Bounty Fund ‘Priority One’ Security experts and bug […]

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Binance to lower futures trading leverage limit to 20 times for existing users

Binance to lower futures trading leverage limit to 20 times for existing users

Crypto exchange Binance is poised to lower down the futures trading leverage limit for existing users. Binance co-founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao said in a tweet on Sunday that Binance futures has already started “limiting new users to max 20x leverage” since July 19. “In the interest of Consumer Protection, we will apply this to […]

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Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

With a friendly attitude towards financial innovation, the Republic of Ireland has become a desired destination for fintech businesses that need unimpeded access to the common European market. Cryptocurrency companies have been opening offices in the EU member state with some well-known players now looking to hire local talent. Major Crypto Companies Set Up European […]

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A Deeper Look Into The Pirate Bay’s Mysterious ‘Piratetoken’ Soft Launch

A Deeper Look Into The Pirate Bay’s Mysterious ‘Piratetoken’ Soft Launch

In mid-May, the popular and perhaps the largest torrent tracker on the internet, The Pirate Bay, mysteriously revealed a new cryptocurrency called piratetoken (TPB). The token has seen a 20% gain in 30 days and following the quiet launch, the torrent tracker’s website explained that the new piratetoken is a soft launch for a myriad […]

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Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range. […]

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Chinese Miners Pivot to Alternative Currencies to Keep Operating

Chinese Miners Pivot to Alternative Currencies to Keep Operating

The Chinese mining crackdown forced many miners to stop their operations and relocate. But another group of miners is planning to pivot to new, more efficient mining schemes to keep operating in the country. Lesser-known tokens and proof-of-stake-based systems are now in the sights of these miners as ways to continue their work away from […]

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