Surprisingly, unknown whales have managed to move 300 billion Shiba Inu tokens from Binance in one big swoop. The reason for such a significant transfer is questionable given the sheer size of this token migration. Everyone in the cryptocurrency community is wondering who the address owner is and what they’re up to after this unusual
Wallets linked to defunct crypto trading firms FTX and Alameda Research moved $10.8 million to accounts in Binance, Coinbase and Wintermute using eight cryptocurrencies. Blockchain analysis firm Spot On Chain found $10.8 million worth of cryptocurrencies being moved from FTX and Alameda Research accounts to various crypto exchanges. The firm estimated that the defunct entities
Open Exchange Token (OX), the native token of the crypto bankruptcy claims platform OPNX, spiked 50% just 20 minutes after co-founder Su Zhu supposedly posted to X (Twitter) for the first time since his arrest. On Dec. 1, Su posted a simple “gm” — an abbreviation for “good morning” — marking his first X post
The cryptocurrency industry has now seen its most “damaging” month for crypto thievery, scams, and exploits, with crypto criminals walking away with $363 million in November, according to a blockchain security firm. Around $316.4 million came from exploits alone, flash loans inflicted $45.5 million in damage, and $1.1 million was lost to various exit scams,
IOTA, an open-source distributed ledger and cryptocurrency focused on the Internet of Things (IOT), saw its native IOTA token rally 43% on Nov. 29 after announcing the creation of the Iota Ecosystem DLT Foundation and its registration in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. This makes IOTA the first DLT foundation to
XRP has taken investors on an exciting roller coaster ride this year, taking them on a trip through the highs and lows of the market. There have been a lot of ups and downs, from a small rise in March to a huge surge in July and another one in the middle of October. Even
Bitcoin (BTC) rose above $38,000 on Nov. 24, but the bulls could not build upon this strength. This suggests hesitation to buy at higher levels. Bitcoin is on track to form a Doji candlestick pattern on the weekly chart for the second consecutive week. This signals indecision among the bulls and the bears about the
XRP (XRP) price may rally over 20% in the coming weeks thanks to a classic bullish continuation setup. XRP price enters bull flag breakout stage The so-called bull flag pattern develops when the price consolidates inside a parallel channel after a strong uptrend. It resolves after the price breaks above the upper trendline with convincing
Our weekly roundup of news from East Asia curates the industry’s most important developments. HTX exchange hacked… again In the fourth hack affecting the HTX (formerly Huobi Global) ecosystem in just two months, the exchange lost $13.6 million via a hot wallet hack that occurred on November 22. In its November 23 announcement, the exchange promised to
The director of Netflix’s sci-fi series Conquest reportedly used $4 million from the show’s budget to bet on Dogecoin (DOGE) and made $27 million in the process. Now the director, Carl Erik Rinsch, wants another $14 million from Netflix, according to a Nov. 22 report in The New York Times citing a confidential arbitration proceeding.
In a recent interview with CNBC, Brad Garlinghouse addressed the ongoing legal battle between Ripple and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the classification of XRP. Garlinghouse highlighted three consecutive wins for Ripple in the legal proceedings, emphasizing that the first judgment on July 13 clearly stated that XRP is not a security.
In a recent speech at the DC Fintech Week conference, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse addressed the company’s regulatory hurdles. He expressed his views on the cryptocurrency landscape in the United States. Ripple CEO Warns Of US Risking Market Share Loss According to a Fortune Magazine report, Garlinghouse acknowledged during his speech that despite Ripple’s success
The long-awaited “crypto spring” may be upon us as Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency markets rise in anticipation of a full-on bull market. Over the recent crypto winter, many different projects have been growing, gaining users and building new networks. Some of these, like Polygon, are layer-2 (L2) solutions to help scale the primary protocol,
2023 was anticipated to be the comeback year for Bitcoin. Experts predicted that the King of Crypto would soar to $50,000 or more, but it has only bounced back to about $26,000 since the bear market started in late 2021. Cointelegraph Markets Pro, despite the bearish trends ruling the space, has sent investors more than
A pro-XRP lawyer known for advocating for the cryptocurrency has outlined reasons why he believes Ripple would not abandon the XRP token. Lawyer Proclaims That Ripple Is Committed To XRP Pro-XRP lawyer and Managing Partner of the Deaton Firm, John E. Deaton has taken to X (formerly Twitter) to assuage concerns raised about Ripple’s commitment
Arthur Hayes, the former CEO of crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX, has “admitted” to buying Solana’s SOL (SOL) at its possible local top, stressing his bullish outlook for the cryptocurrency. Fam I have something embarrassing I must admit. I just bot $SOL, I know its a Sam-coin piece of dogshit L1 that at this point is
In a recent development, the crypto holdings of Ripple’s most recent partner, Uphold, have been highlighted as further evidence that the Web3 financial platform is very bullish on the Ripple ecosystem and the utility token XRP, which is used to facilitate transactions on Ripple Payments (formerly known as ODL). Uphold’s Largest Crypto Holding In a
The Chainlink’s (LINK) token surged by a substantial 61.3% from Oct. 20 to Oct. 25, reaching a peak of $11.78 and marking its highest point since May 2022. LINK price then stabilized around $10.50, prompting investors to question the sustainability of this new price level. Chainlink (LINK) token price, 12-hour, USD. Source: TradingView It’s worth
Stablecoin TrueUSD (TUSD) announced a potential leak of certain Know Your Customer (KYC) and transaction history data as one of TrueCoin’s third-party vendors got compromised. TrueCoin was the operator of the TUSD stablecoin till July 13, 2023. On Oct. 16, a third-party vendor’s security team informed TrueCoin of “an anomalous account change within [TrueCoin’s] organization
Decentralized liquid staking protocol Lido Finance has announced a decision to cease operations on the Solana blockchain following a community vote in Lido’s decentralized autonomous organization. The proposal to sunset Lido on Solana was first put forward by Lido’s peer-to-peer team on Sept. 5, citing unsustainable financials and low fees generated by Lido on Solana.