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Crypto continues to move towards mainstream adoption, with more enterprise blockchain applications leveraging cryptocurrencies and other digital assets for operational and transactional purposes. To fully realize this shift, both financial institutions and businesses will have to more wholly embrace the technology by first gaining a better understanding of crypto utility. How Are Enterprises Engaging With
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We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Reeve Collins, co-founder of BLOCKv — a platform for creating, minting and distributing next-generation programmable NFTs. I have always
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There’s a reason why decentralized currencies are more than just a buzzword. With the shift toward a fully interoperable global digital economy, financial institutions have the opportunity to become more competitive in today’s modern landscape and to better serve their customers. One exciting example of this is Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), where central banks
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The speculation regarding the U.S. Federal Reserve’s tightening cycle and recent geopolitical developments may have resulted in panic selling by short-term traders. Analysis from Glassnode suggested that traders who had purchased Bitcoin (BTC) near the November 2021 high liquidated their positions in the past two and half months. This supply was absorbed by high conviction
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Nate Rose, Sr Software Data Engineer, is bringing new meaning to intersectionality by applying blockchain technology to diversity and inclusion initiatives. As a co-lead for the Black at Ripple Employee Resource Group (ERG), Nate is always looking for new ways to elevate ERG programming and engage members in thoughtful conversation.  Over the holidays, his technical
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The European Commission announced to remove a number of Russian banks from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) messaging system, aimed at hindering Russia’s capacity to carry out cross-border payments.  In a joint statement released by the European Commission, leaders from France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States highlighted
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On Wednesday, decentralized finance (DeFi) detective Zachxbt published a long thread on Twitter about TreasureDAO’s front-end engineer Just Cheese, or JC, and his alleged past involvement in several nonfungible token (NFT) projects. According to its white paper, TreasureDAO is a “decentralized NFT ecosystem on Arbitrum that is built specifically for metaverse projects.” Listed projects use
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Bitcoin (BTC) and several altcoins have bounced off their immediate support levels after buyers attempted to arrest the current decline. Bloomberg Senior Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone highlighted in a recent Tweet that Bitcoin was trading roughly 20% below its 50-week moving average and such discounted levels have “often resulted in good price support.” The bearish
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The rise of community-oriented blockchain security companies may be making it more difficult for alleged bad actors to get away without a trace. Early Wednesday, CertiK issued a community alert regarding Flurry Finance, where its smart contracts were allegedly breached by hackers, leading to $293,000 worth of funds being stolen. Shortly after the incident, CertiK
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Avalanche (AVAX) rallied by around 20% in the last two days as a new report revealed millions of dollars flowing into AVAX-based investment products. Penned by CoinShares, an institutional crypto fund manager, the report highlighted that Avalanche-based investment vehicles attracted about $25 million in the week ending Feb. 21, the second-biggest inflow recorded in the
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Seemingly frustrated by the amount of ‘meme coin’ spammers flooding his Twitter threads, Billy Markus, the founder of the Dogecoin (DOGE), blasted the crypto shillers through a series of tweets.   Markus recounts how DOGE was originally created more than eight years ago as a true meme that pokes fun at “idiotic coins.” However, the creator
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The legal battle between payment company Ripple and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) carries on. Going in on its second year, newly released documents could provide the payment company with an advantage over the Commission. Related Reading | SEC Demands Bitwise To Clarify Concerns Over Share Manipulation Starting on December 2020, the regulator
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A new class-action lawsuit demands a jury trial against A-list celebrities and social influencers for their alleged participation in a classic pump and dump scheme relating to SafeMoon tokens. SafeMoon, a Binance Smart Chain-native cryptocurrency, allegedly recruited a number of celebrities to lure investors in with misleading promotions. Some of the prominent names roped in
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In the emerging Web3 world, data is the most valuable commodity, and oracle solutions provide a valuable role in facilitating the accurate and secure transmission of data between blockchains and data sources.  One project that is taking a different approach to developing oracles is API3 (API3), a project which harnesses application programming interfaces (APIs) to
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