• Elizabeth Warren Responds To Senate Challenge From John Deaton: “I’m Not Afraid”
    by Andrew Throuvalas on February 20, 2024 at 10:09 pm

    Progressive senator and staunch crypto skeptic Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) claims a well-funded member of the “crypto lobby” is vying to displace her from her seat on Capitol Hill. New Challenger For Elizabeth Warren As reported by Fox Business journalist Eleanor Terret, a source received an email from Warren’s campaign team claiming that she’s “not afraid” The post Elizabeth Warren Responds To Senate Challenge From John Deaton: […]

  • First Photo of Sam Bankman-Fried Released, Former Fellow Inmate Tells Biden to “Free Sam”
    by Julia Smith on February 20, 2024 at 9:21 pm

    The first prison photo of Sam Bankman-Fried in prison has been released by crypto influencer Tiffany Fong. The post First Photo of Sam Bankman-Fried Released, Former Fellow Inmate Tells Biden to “Free Sam” appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • CME Group Expands Derivatives to Micro-Euro Bitcoin and Ether Futures
    by David Pokima on February 20, 2024 at 9:00 pm

    CME Group announces plans to launch Micro Bitcoin Euro and Micro Ether Euro futures in March, pending regulatory approval. The move will provide investors with greater tools to manage their crypto exposure as the adoption of digital assets continues to rise. CME Group cites the success of previous products and strong investor demand as drivers for this expansion. The post CME Group Expands Derivatives to Micro-Euro Bitcoin and Ether Futures […]

  • MetaMask Launches Real-Time Security Alerts on Major Chains
    by Brian Yue on February 20, 2024 at 8:44 pm

    MetaMask’s security alerts now cover Ethereum, Linea, BNB Smart Chain, Polygon, Arbitrum, Optimism, and Avalanche. The system proactively warns users of potential threats during transactions. This feature has a proven track record, including successful protection during the Vitalik Buterin phishing scam and the recent Ledger Connect Kit incident. The post MetaMask Launches Real-Time Security Alerts on Major Chains appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Cardano’s Hoskinson Stresses on Web3 Social Platforms Over “Unsustainable” Centralized Models
    by David Pokima on February 20, 2024 at 8:32 pm

    The co-founder of Cardano Charles Hoskinson called for more development around web3 social media platforms rather than dependence on centralized platforms. The post Cardano’s Hoskinson Stresses on Web3 Social Platforms Over “Unsustainable” Centralized Models appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • COPA Trial: Craig Wright Became ‘Very Annoying’ But Was ‘Probably’ Bitcoin’s Creator
    by Jimmy Aki on February 20, 2024 at 7:56 pm

    In the ongoing legal battle between the Crypto Open Patent Alliance (COPA) and self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright, intriguing revelations have emerged, suggesting that Wright could be the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. The post COPA Trial: Craig Wright Became ‘Very Annoying’ But Was ‘Probably’ Bitcoin’s Creator appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Web3 Luxury Fashion House 9dcc Set to Debut First NFT-Linked Collection During Paris Fashion Week
    by Julia Smith on February 20, 2024 at 7:47 pm

    Crypto influencer Gmoney’s Web3 fashion house 9dcc unveils its first full NFT-integrated apparel collection at Paris Fashion Week and NFT Paris. The line features wearable items linked to Ethereum NFTs with near-field communication (NFC) chips. Gmoney seeks to challenge crypto stereotypes through 9dcc’s blend of sophisticated style and technological innovation. The post Web3 Luxury Fashion House 9dcc Set to Debut First NFT-Linked Collection […]

  • Bitcoin Price Prediction as BTC Drops Below $52,000 – Dip-Buying Opportunity?
    by Arslan Butt on February 20, 2024 at 7:24 pm

    Bitcoin hovers at $51,385, eyeing the $50,800 support after a slight dip. Will the upcoming FOMC remarks offer a dip-buying opportunity? The post Bitcoin Price Prediction as BTC Drops Below $52,000 – Dip-Buying Opportunity? appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • STRK Price Surges 23% as Starknet Kickstarts with Massive Airdrop, Over 140 Million Tokens Claimed
    by Brian Yue on February 20, 2024 at 6:53 pm

    Ethereum layer-2 project Starknet launched its STRK token airdrop, resulting in a 23% price surge and over 140 million tokens claimed. The token saw brief highs of $7 on Binance and $5 on KuCoin. Starknet addresses feedback around eligibility criteria and promises continued evolution for its growing network. The post STRK Price Surges 23% as Starknet Kickstarts with Massive Airdrop, Over 140 Million Tokens Claimed appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • UK Prosecutors Challenge Defendant’s Claim of Innocence in $6.3 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Case
    by Tim Hakki on February 20, 2024 at 6:38 pm

    UK prosecutors are challenging the claims of a British-Chinese national who says she had “no idea” she was part of a $6.3 billion Bitcoin money laundering plot. The 42-year-old dual national Jian Wen has pled not guilty to three counts of money laundering on behalf of her former employer, Yadi Zhang, according to a report The post UK Prosecutors Challenge Defendant’s Claim of Innocence in $6.3 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Case appeared […]

  • Here are the Top Potential Crypto Airdrops to Watch Right Now
    by Tim Hakki on February 20, 2024 at 6:35 pm

    Airdrops have become a popular way for those involved in digital currencies to receive extra tokens, essentially free money, just for being part of a cryptocurrency community. They work by distributing new tokens directly into the wallets of active participants as a reward or promotional boost, without any cost to the recipients. Let’s dive into The post Here are the Top Potential Crypto Airdrops to Watch Right Now appeared first on […]

  • Crypto Experts are Accumulating This Green Crypto Before 2025 – Here’s Why
    by Joel Frank on February 20, 2024 at 6:20 pm

    Crypto experts are accumulating an exciting new green crypto called eTukTuk ahead of 2025, a year when the crypto bull market is really expected to explode. The post Crypto Experts are Accumulating This Green Crypto Before 2025 – Here’s Why appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Is It Too Late to Buy VeChain? VET Price Rockets 50% and This New AI Meme Coin is About to Explode
    by Sam Cooling on February 20, 2024 at 6:15 pm

    As institutional layer-1 VeChain continues to mount an impressive climb, many are asking if it’s now too late to jump on the VeChain train. This article will provide an analysis of VET’s current price trends and look to see whether a newer AI meme coin, Scotty AI, represents a more promising investment opportunity at this The post Is It Too Late to Buy VeChain? VET Price Rockets 50% and This New AI Meme Coin is About to Explode appeared […]

  • Top Crypto Gainers Today on DEXTools – BABYSORA, Spider, VEIL
    by Joel Frank on February 20, 2024 at 5:51 pm

    With Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) prices choppy on Tuesday in wake of hitting fresh multi-year highs earlier in the session, crypto degenerates hunting for big gains continue to scour on-chain markets using websites like DEXTools for top crypto gainers today. The post Top Crypto Gainers Today on DEXTools – BABYSORA, Spider, VEIL appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Best Crypto to Buy Today February 20 – Filecoin, Chiliz, Siacoin
    by Joel Frank on February 20, 2024 at 5:38 pm

    With Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) prices choppy in wake of hitting fresh multi-year highs earlier in the session, investors are hunting for altcoins with more convincing bullish momentum in the hope of finding the best crypto to buy today. The post Best Crypto to Buy Today February 20 – Filecoin, Chiliz, Siacoin appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Payment Executives Are Eyeing Blockchain B2B Payments: Ripple Survey
    by Shalini Nagarajan on February 20, 2024 at 5:18 pm

    Payment leaders actively investigating blockchain’s potential find business-to-business (B2B) payments to be the most promising application, a Ripple survey published Tuesday showed. The post Payment Executives Are Eyeing Blockchain B2B Payments: Ripple Survey appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Is Injective on the Verge of a Downturn? INJ Price Dips as Anticipated Meme Coin SPONGE Sets Stage for Launch
    by Sam Cooling on February 20, 2024 at 4:49 pm

    The leading AI-powered DEX project, Injective Protocol, has seen resistance trigger a downtick in price. This article will provide an analysis of INJ’s current price trends and look to see whether a newer meme coin, SPONGE, represents a more promising investment opportunity at this time. Injective Protocol has been attempting to push up out of The post Is Injective on the Verge of a Downturn? INJ Price Dips as Anticipated Meme Coin SPONGE […]

  • ChatGPT’s Artificial Intelligence Predicted Bitcoin’s Price After Halving – Here’s the Latest
    by Joel Frank on February 20, 2024 at 4:32 pm

    ChatGPT’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) just predicted Bitcoin’s price after the halving, and the chatbot’s latest prediction will come as music to the ears of the Bitcoin bulls. The post ChatGPT’s Artificial Intelligence Predicted Bitcoin’s Price After Halving – Here’s the Latest appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • David Johansson, CEO of BLOCKLORDS, on Blockchain Gaming, Web3 Gaming Airdrops, and User Acquisition for Web3 Games | Ep. 310
    by Sead Fadilpašić on February 20, 2024 at 4:28 pm

    BLOCKLORDS CEO David Johansson discusses the indestructible link between crypto and gaming; how BLOCKLORDS came to where it is today, despite the obstacle; how the team utilized the circumstances in the space and the knowledge they gained to set up a platform to help others launch Web3 games; and how user acquisition changed over the past six years. The post David Johansson, CEO of BLOCKLORDS, on Blockchain Gaming, Web3 Gaming Airdrops, and User […]

  • Bold BlackRock Ad Campaign Says iShares Bitcoin ETF is “Progress”
    by Hassan Shittu on February 20, 2024 at 4:19 pm

    BlackRock has intensified its media advertising campaign for its recently launched iShares spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), framing the asset as a symbol of “progress.” The post Bold BlackRock Ad Campaign Says iShares Bitcoin ETF is “Progress” appeared first on Cryptonews.

  • Cybertruck Engineer Addresses Legacy Media’s Claims About “Rusting” 
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 11:40 pm

    Cybertruck Engineer Addresses Legacy Media’s Claims About “Rusting”  Lead Cybertruck engineer Wes Morrill addressed the surge in legacy news articles last week that claimed “Cybertrucks Are Rusting.”  Barron’s: “Tesla Cybertrucks Are Rusting”  Wired: “This Is Why Tesla’s Stainless Steel Cybertrucks May Be Rusting”  CBS News: “Tesla Cybertruck owners complain their new vehicles are rusting”  “A lot of MSM […]

  • Goldman Boosts Physical Uranium Trades Amid Soaring Prices
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 11:20 pm

    Goldman Boosts Physical Uranium Trades Amid Soaring Prices By Tsvetana Paraskova of OilPrice.com Goldman Sachs, Macquarie, and some hedge funds have boosted physical trading and options trades in uranium amid soaring prices, as many countries look to increase nuclear power generation to meet their climate goals while reducing the need of fossil fuel imports.    Goldman has been increasing trade in physical uranium and has […]

  • US To Hit Moscow With New “Major Sanctions Package” Over Navalny’s Death
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 11:00 pm

    US To Hit Moscow With New “Major Sanctions Package” Over Navalny’s Death Russia has already been subject of the most steadily applied US and EU sanctions regimen on earth over the last two years due to the Ukraine war. But in the wake of Alexei Navaly’s reported death in a far northern Russian prison, which Western officials are blaming “dictator” President Putin for, Washington is about to roll out with… more sanctions — which […]

  • FBI Warns Of ‘Widespread’ QR Code Scams By Cybercriminals To Steal Your Money
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 10:40 pm

    FBI Warns Of ‘Widespread’ QR Code Scams By Cybercriminals To Steal Your Money Authored by Tom Ozimek via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), The FBI has issued a new warning to Americans that they should exercise caution when scanning QR codes with their smartphones because cybercriminals tamper with the codes to steal login and financial information. A mobile ordering QR code is seen on the back of a seat at a baseball game at […]

  • Palo Alto Plummets 20%, Wiping Out All 2024 Gains, After Slashing Revenue Guidance Amid “Spending Fatigue”
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 10:33 pm

    Palo Alto Plummets 20%, Wiping Out All 2024 Gains, After Slashing Revenue Guidance Amid “Spending Fatigue” This was not the release tech bulls wanted ahead of the most anticipated report of earnings season. Shares of cybersecurity company Palo Alto crashed as much as 20% after it slashed its revenue forecast for the year, sparking concerns that tech euphoria may be misguided and that customers are reining in tech spending. Here’s […]

  • US Claims Russia To Launch Anti-Satellite Nuclear Weapon Into Space This Year
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 10:20 pm

    US Claims Russia To Launch Anti-Satellite Nuclear Weapon Into Space This Year Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday weighed in directly on last week’s wild US media reporting that Russia has obtained “troubling” nuclear capabilities in space as part of a new anti-satellite weapon. Putin in the fresh statements rejected the entire premise of White House and media talking points, explaining that Russia only possesses space […]

  • Utah’s New “Sovereignty Act” Will Overrule The Federal Government, Constitutional?
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 10:00 pm

    Utah’s New “Sovereignty Act” Will Overrule The Federal Government, Constitutional? By Mish Shedlock of MishTalk A bill recently signed into law in Utah sets up a process for the state to overrule or otherwise ignore federal rules and decisions. I post a musical tribute below. Can you guess it? And think about the constitutionality. Utah State Capital, Image by Mish Utah Constitutional Sovereignty Act Please consider the Utah […]

  • Biden Running For Re-Election Is “One Of The Greatest Gags Ever Put Over On The American Public”
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 9:20 pm

    Biden Running For Re-Election Is “One Of The Greatest Gags Ever Put Over On The American Public” Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, “We are going to have the most diverse and inclusive civilizational collapse in history” – Oilfield Rando on “X” Hark! We were informed on Presidents’ Day by The New York Times that a poll out of the University of Houston, led by one prof of poly-sci named (get this […]

  • Bonds, Bullion, & Big-Tech Fear Bid, Stocks Skid Ahead Of NVDA’s Big Day
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 9:00 pm

    Bonds, Bullion, & Big-Tech Fear Bid, Stocks Skid Ahead Of NVDA’s Big Day After yesterday’s holiday – to celebrate dead (or nearly dead) presidents? – US markets stumbled to start the week (ahead of NVDA’s big earnings announcement tomorrow after the close). NVDA vols are a little ‘bid’ let’s say (with an implied move of +/-11% or a $200BN range of outcomes)… Source: Bloomberg That helped drag Nasdaq’s ‘VIX’ up to its […]

  • SBF Jail Photo Leaks: Former Inmate Says Crypto Convict ‘More Gangster’ Than 6ix9ine
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 8:40 pm

    SBF Jail Photo Leaks: Former Inmate Says Crypto Convict ‘More Gangster’ Than 6ix9ine Photos have emerged of disgraced former crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, who has been locked up at New York’s Metropolitan Detention Center while he awaits sentencing following his conviction for defrauding clients of the now-bankrupt FTX cryptocurrency exchange. SBF, 31, can be seen in the newly surfaced photo obtained by crypto crime […]

  • Fani In The Hot Seat: Former Harvard Professor Warns DA Willis May Have Committed Perjury
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 8:20 pm

    Fani In The Hot Seat: Former Harvard Professor Warns DA Willis May Have Committed Perjury Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Retired Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz said that Fulton County’s district attorney may have lied under oath last week during hours of testimony in court to determine whether she would be disqualified from prosecuting a case in Georgia against former President Donald […]

  • Biden’s War On Domestic Energy Intensifies
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 7:40 pm

    Biden’s War On Domestic Energy Intensifies Authored by Matt Egan and Brent Bennett via RealClear Wire, On Jan. 26, President Joe Biden took an aggressive step forward in his war on American energy by halting the permitting of new liquified natural gas (LNG) export terminals. This action has massive global implications, as TPPF’s Mark Mills laid out when the decision was publicly announced. It also has the added benefit for […]

  • Houthis Boast Of Fresh Attack On ‘Several’ American Warships
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 7:20 pm

    Houthis Boast Of Fresh Attack On ‘Several’ American Warships A military spokesman for Yemen’s Houthis has announced the group carried out fresh attacks Tuesday, as they continue keeping up the pressure on the US-led naval coalition patrolling the Red Sea.  Significantly, the spokesman announced in the new operation attacks using kamikaze drones “targeting several American warships in the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea.” Image […]

  • Don’t Fear All-Time Highs, Understand Them
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 7:00 pm

    Don’t Fear All-Time Highs, Understand Them Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Don’t fear all-time highs in the market. Such is a natural response for investors who are concerned about market risk. However, rather than fearing market exuberance, we must understand what drives it. There is an essential concept investors should understand about markets when they are hitting “new records.” “Record […]

  • Ford Slashing Prices And Increasing Incentives On Electric Mach-E, F-150 Lightning
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 6:40 pm

    Ford Slashing Prices And Increasing Incentives On Electric Mach-E, F-150 Lightning It’s not just Tesla…the increasing saturation of the electric vehicle market continues driving down prices as manufacturers strive to remain competitive. At the same, manufacturers are starting to realize that hybrids present a more cost-effective option than battery electric vehicles due to lower initial purchase prices and the ability to save on […]

  • “How Can We Fix NATO Spending If Nobody Understands What Drives Global Economics?”
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 6:20 pm

    “How Can We Fix NATO Spending If Nobody Understands What Drives Global Economics?” By Michael Every of Rabobank 1 Corinthians 13:11 “When I was an economist, I spoke as an economist, I understood as an economist, I thought as an economist: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” – 1 Corinthians 13:11 Yesterday was quiet in markets because of the US Presidents Day holiday. But it wasn’t quiet in the real […]

  • Mexican Army Kills 12 Suspected Cartel Members In Shootout Near Texas Border
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 6:00 pm

    Mexican Army Kills 12 Suspected Cartel Members In Shootout Near Texas Border Mexican troops killed 12 gunman in the border town of Miguel Alemán Sunday night. Members of the federal police patrol the border city of Reynosa in the Tamaulipas state of Mexico on April 6, 2018 According to the security department of Tamaulipas, the state that includes Miguel Alemán, Mexican troops were “attacked by armed civilians” around 2 p.m. […]

  • “I’m Not Going Anywhere”: Haley’s Hawkish Position On War Takes Center Stage In South Carolina Primary
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 5:40 pm

    “I’m Not Going Anywhere”: Haley’s Hawkish Position On War Takes Center Stage In South Carolina Primary On Tuesday, Nikki Haley vowed to remain in the Republican presidential primary race against former President Trump – telling a crowd in her home state of South Carolina: “I’m not going anywhere.” “I’m not afraid to say the hard truths out loud. I feel no need to kiss the ring. I have no fear of Trump’s retribution. I’m […]

  • US Is Lone Veto Of UN Resolution Demanding Ceasefire In Gaza 
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 5:00 pm

    US Is Lone Veto Of UN Resolution Demanding Ceasefire In Gaza  Another UN Security Council vote on Gaza… another resounding veto by the United States. Tuesday’s vote marks no less than the third US veto of a security council resolution demanding ceasefire in Gaza.  The US blasted the resolution set before the council as “wishful and irresponsible” and alleged that it puts current sensitive truce negotiations between Israel and […]

  • NYT Publisher Defends Coverage Of Biden’s Age, Says It’s Made White House “Extremely Upset”
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 4:40 pm

    NYT Publisher Defends Coverage Of Biden’s Age, Says It’s Made White House “Extremely Upset” Authored by Bill Pan via The Epoch Times, The New York Times’ reporting on concerns about President Joe Biden’s age has made the White House very unhappy, according to the publisher of the newspaper. The revelation came in an interview with Oxford University’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, during which NY Times […]

  • NTSB Argues Against Having Third Party Examine Evidence From East Palestine Derailment And Chemical Spill
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 4:20 pm

    NTSB Argues Against Having Third Party Examine Evidence From East Palestine Derailment And Chemical Spill The NTSB is working to try and prevent a third party from examining evidence in a class action regarding the East Palestine train derailment that wound up spilling noxious chemicals.  The regulator, supposedly working on the behalf of the American public, using American tax dollars, and overseen by Mayor Pete, has said having […]

  • Watch: Pelosi Goes On Unhinged Rant About Trump Being ‘Blackmailed’ By Putin
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm

    Watch: Pelosi Goes On Unhinged Rant About Trump Being ‘Blackmailed’ By Putin Authored by Steve Watson via Modernity.news, Nancy Pelosi has once again floated the tired conspiracy theory that Donald Trump is controlled by Vladimir Putin, and that the Russian leader is blackmailing Trump with “something financial.” Appearing on MSNBC with Democrat mouthpiece Jen Psaki, the pair claimed Trump is a “fanboy” of Putin and that […]

  • US Leading Indicators Disappoint, Equal Longest Losing Streak Since ‘Lehman’
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 3:50 pm

    US Leading Indicators Disappoint, Equal Longest Losing Streak Since ‘Lehman’ The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Indicators (LEI) continued its decline in January, dropping 0.4% MoM (notably worse than the -0.1% MoM expectations), and December’s 0.1% declin e was revised down to a 0.2% decline. The biggest positive contributor to the leading index was stock prices (again) at +0.10 The biggest negative contributor was […]

  • Pay-To-Play: Trump Faces A Staggering Cost For Appeal
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 3:32 pm

    Pay-To-Play: Trump Faces A Staggering Cost For Appeal Authored by Jonathan Turley, In the wake of the massive judgment against Donald Trump, many in New York are celebrating the prospect that the former president could be forced to sell off his property just to be able to appeal the $355 million judgment against him. While Trump has good grounds to object to this excessive fine, he still has to come up with close to a half billion […]

  • Walmart Hits Record High After Earnings Beat, Despite Soft Guidance, Warning About “Choiceful” Consumers Spending Less
    by Tyler Durden on February 20, 2024 at 3:17 pm

    Walmart Hits Record High After Earnings Beat, Despite Soft Guidance, Warning About “Choiceful” Consumers Spending Less Walmart shares hit a new all-time high after the largest bricks and mortar retailer reported earnings that beat expectations despite providing guidance that was marginally softer, as choosy shoppers nevertheless kept buying in its stores. Here is what the company report for the final quarter of 2023: Adjusted EPS […]

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  • Alex Mashinsky wants to continue retaining SBF’s defense lawyers for his trial
    by Mike Dalton on February 20, 2024 at 11:47 pm

    Celsius co-founder and ex-CEO Alex Mashinsky intends to rely on the same lawyers used by former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) to defend him against the criminal charges filed by the Department of Justice’s Southern District of New York (SDNY) in July 2023, Bloomberg News reported on Feb. 20. Prosecutors have asked Judge John Koeltl The post Alex Mashinsky wants to continue retaining SBF’s defense lawyers for his trial appeared first on […]

  • Ripple would “welcome” an XRP ETF, CEO says
    by Mike Dalton on February 20, 2024 at 10:13 pm

    Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse commented on prospects for an XRP exchange-traded fund (ETF) in an interview with Bloomberg on Feb. 20. When asked whether Ripple would support an XRP ETF, Garlinghouse said: “We would certainly welcome it.” However, he did not describe any definite plans toward that end. When asked whether Ripple is currently in The post Ripple would “welcome” an XRP ETF, CEO says appeared first on CryptoSlate.

  • Coinbase International Exchange hits $1 billion in daily trading volume
    by Mike Dalton on February 20, 2024 at 9:00 pm

    Coinbase’s non-US exchange saw over $1 billion in daily trading volume on Feb. 20. Coinbase International Exchange wrote: “In the last 24 hours [our] perpetual futures surpassed $1 billion in notional contract volume traded.” Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong commented that it was the “first time” the non-US unit surpassed the $1 billion daily volume mark The post Coinbase International Exchange hits $1 billion in daily trading volume […]

  • Hong Kong issues regulatory standards for tokenized financial products
    by Assad Jafri on February 20, 2024 at 7:38 pm

    The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) unveiled comprehensive regulatory standards on Feb. 20 for the sale and distribution of tokenized financial products by authorized institutions. The initiative aims to foster innovation while ensuring robust consumer protection within the burgeoning field of tokenization, where real-world assets (RWA) are digitally represented using distributed ledger technology or similar The post Hong Kong issues […]

  • Crypto advocate John Deaton launches campaign to unseat Elizabeth Warren in US Senate
    by Oluwapelumi Adejumo on February 20, 2024 at 6:45 pm

    Pro-crypto advocate John Deaton has launched his official campaign to unseat Elizabeth Warren in the US Senate. In a Feb. 20 post on social media platform X (formerly Twitter), Deaton revealed that he wants “the opportunity to fight for change, and for the people of Massachusetts in the United States Senate.” Deaton’s campaign’s website and The post Crypto advocate John Deaton launches campaign to unseat Elizabeth Warren in US Senate […]

  • MetaMask and Blockaid partner to develop “privacy-preserving module” to enhance web3 security
    by Oluwapelumi Adejumo on February 20, 2024 at 6:30 pm

    MetaMask, a leading crypto wallet, has partnered with Web3 security firm Blockaid to fortify security measures for its users across various chains, including Ethereum, Linea, BNB Chain, Polygon, Arbitrum, Optimism, and Avalanche. In a Feb. 20 statement shared with CryptoSlate, the firms explained that the collaboration would equip users with enhanced security alerts that would The post MetaMask and Blockaid partner to develop […]

  • Year 18 witnessed unprecedented record flows into gold ETFs – Matt Hougan
    by James Van Straten on February 20, 2024 at 6:03 pm

    Quick Take Visual Cap data shared by Matt Hougan, CIO of Bitwise, illustrates the two-decade-long journey of Gold ETFs since the first Gold ETF — GLD — launched in the US in 2004. The data shows that between 2003 and 2012, Gold ETFs initially attracted substantial inflows due to the convenience they offered over holding The post Year 18 witnessed unprecedented record flows into gold ETFs – Matt Hougan appeared first on CryptoSlate.

  • Chainlink exec says leading banks have begun tokenizing real world-assets
    by Assad Jafri on February 20, 2024 at 5:14 pm

    Chainlink Labs is guiding major financial institutions towards adopting blockchain technology and tokenization, which is already underway, according to Niki Ariyasinghe, Head of Business Development for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. During a recent talk, Ariyasinghe shared insights into this transformative journey, emphasizing the industry’s pivot from pilot programs to full-scale production deployments. Real Transactions, The post […]

  • Groq’s $20,000 LPU chip breaks AI performance records to rival GPU-led industry
    by Liam ‘Akiba’ Wright on February 20, 2024 at 3:54 pm

    Groq’s LPU Inference Engine, a dedicated Language Processing Unit, has set a new record in processing efficiency for large language models. In a recent benchmark conducted by ArtificialAnalysis.ai, Groq outperformed eight other participants across several key performance indicators, including latency vs. throughput and total response time. Groq’s website states that the LPU’s exceptional performance, particularly The post Groq’s $20,000 […]

  • Gaunt photos of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in prison emerge online
    by Oluwapelumi Adejumo on February 20, 2024 at 2:01 pm

    The first photos of Sam Bankman-Fried, the convicted founder of the bankrupt FTX exchange, at New York’s Metropolitan Detention Centre, have emerged online from crypto influencer Tiffany Fong. Fong shared the exclusive images of SBF on Feb. 20 via the social media platform X (formerly Twitter), describing it as the “first and only” photos of The post Gaunt photos of FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in prison emerge online appeared first on […]