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Crypto News
Man Jailed After Stealing $2.5M of IOTA from Over 100 Investors
Wybo Wiersma, a Dutchman living in the United Kingdom, had established a website called iotaseed.io, which apparently allowed people to generate a secure seed phrase.
By Connor Sephton
7h ago
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Bitcoin
CoinMarketCap News, Jan 19: Crypto Markets in Disarray After Sudden Reversal in Fortunes
Also today, Amateur rapper Heather Morgan has a new job — despite the fact she's awaiting trial on suspicion of attempting to launder Bitcoin worth billions.
By Connor Sephton
1w ago
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Bitcoin
Bitcoin's Rally Falters as Stock Markets Drop, with Altcoins Tumbling Harder
On Wednesday, the S&P 500 shed 1.6% after gloomy economic data from the U.S. revealed that retail sales fell more than expected in December.
By Connor Sephton
1w ago
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Altcoins
Solana Surges 60%, Overcoming SBF Connection and 2022's Outages
The Solana blockchain was one of the most successful "Ethereum killers" until its close connection to and support by Sam Bankman-Fried undercut trust.
By Leo Jakobson
1w ago
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Crypto News
North Korean Hackers Move $63M Stolen From Horizon Bridge
The Lazarus Group is trying to move a large chunk of the $100 million stolen from the Harmony blockchain's cross-chain payments bridge in June.
By Leo Jakobson
1w ago
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Bitcoin
CoinMarketCap News, Jan 12: Will Today's Inflation Figures Give Bitcoin Another Boost?
Also today, two bits of good news for FTX's new management: They've recovered $5 billion in assets, and its customers' details are going to remain a secret.
By Connor Sephton
2w ago
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Bitcoin
Bitcoin Breaks $18,000 for First Time in a Month After Nine-Day Rally
Among crypto analysts, there is hope that maybe — just maybe — the crypto markets are turning a corner after a truly dismal year that was pockmarked by a slew of bankruptcies.
By Connor Sephton
2w ago
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Crypto News
Man Jailed for 10 Months in 'First-Ever' Crypto Insider Trading Case
Justice Department scores a win in 'first-ever" crypto insider trading case, which the SEC is using as a test case to classify cryptocurrencies as securities.
By Leo Jakobson
2w ago
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Bitcoin
Bitcoin Price Breaks $17,000 for First Time in Three Weeks, But Turbulent Week Ahead
CoinMarketCap data shows the best performers among the 20 biggest cryptocurrencies were Solana and Cardano — up 20% and 15% respectively compared with 24 hours ago.
By Connor Sephton
3w ago
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Altcoins
Where in the World is Do Kwon? Serbia, According to South Korean Officials
While the entrepreneur has persistently denied that he's on the run, Kwon has refused to reveal his whereabouts over concerns for his safety.
By Connor Sephton
1mo ago
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Crypto Basics
FIFA World Cup Meets Cryptocurrency
Which World Cup football teams have their own fan tokens?
By Ivan Cryptoslav
1mo ago
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Crypto News
CoinMarketCap News, Dec 8: Burned EthereumMax Investors Fail in Quest to Sue A-List Celebrities
Plus — Nigerians are being told they can only withdraw $45 a day from cash machines... and it's got something to do with its struggling central bank digital currency.
By Connor Sephton
1mo ago
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Altcoins
Judge Tosses Lawsuit Accusing Kardashian of Helping Pump and Dump EthereumMax
A federal judge ruled that plaintiffs suing celebrity promoters of EMAX, which had lost 99.8% of its value, had not proven they saw and were influenced by the promotions.
By Leo Jakobson
1mo ago
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Altcoins
Arrest Warrant for Terra Co-Founder Dismissed
A South Korean judge refused an arrest warrant for Daniel Shin, whose Terraform Labs issued the terraUSD stablecoin, whose $48 billion crash spread bankruptcies across the industry.
By Leo Jakobson
1mo ago
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Altcoins
Double Hack Sees Stablecoin Issuer Helio Hit by Ankr Attack Fallout
After a hacker robbed staking infrastructure provider Ankr for $5 million, a second used its then-nearly worthless wrapped BNB tokens to scam stablecoin issuer Helio Protocol for $15 million.
By Leo Jakobson
1mo ago
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Altcoins
Coinbase Wallet Drops Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Stellar Lumens and XRP
The top U.S. cryptocurrency exchange's wallet will no longer support BCH, ETC, XLM and XRP due to "low usage."
By Leo Jakobson
2mo ago
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Altcoins
Polygon Bridge Users Forgot to Reclaim $27M
The two-step process for shifting funds from Polygon back to Ethereum has caused thousands of the blockchain's users to accidentally leave funds behind according to a report.
By Leo Jakobson
2mo ago
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Tech Deep Dives
What Is Sei? The Ultimate Guide To The Sei Ecosystem
CoinMarketCap takes a deep dive into Sei — a trading-focused layer-one chain, built with the Cosmos SDK.
By Ivan Cryptoslav
2mo ago
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