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July 12, 2024

Coinbase Ventures and US Representative Michael Collins Scoop Up Aerodrome’s AERO Token

AERO, which is distributed to liquidity providers and can be locked up to give holders governance rights, has seen its price jump nearly 20% in the past seven days to 61.8 cents.

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Bitcoin

July 12, 2024

German Government Has Under 6,400 Bitcoin Left to Sell

After a selling spree spanning the better part of three weeks, the German government’s bitcoin holdings have dropped under 6,400 BTC.

July 8, 2024

BTC on Exchanges at More Than Five-Year Low Amid German Government Selling

While the German government has been transferring large sums of bitcoin to exchanges and market makers, exchanges are holding a multi-year record low of BTC, suggesting that people are self-custodying their assets or using custodial entities.

July 8, 2024

Short-term Holders Underwater Amid Bitcoin Sell-off: Glassnode

Short-term holders are feeling the punch of Bitcoin’s recent downtrend, with data from Glassnode showing that they are “disproportionately underwater” on their positions.

July 5, 2024

Bitcoin Drops Under $54,000 as Mt. Gox Starts Repayments

A wallet tied to Mt. Gox moved $2.71 billion in BTC from cold storage to a new wallet as the exchange announced it had started making repayments in bitcoin and bitcoin Cash.

Business

July 12, 2024

Coinbase Ventures and US Representative Michael Collins Scoop Up Aerodrome’s AERO Token

AERO, which is distributed to liquidity providers and can be locked up to give holders governance rights, has seen its price jump nearly 20% in the past seven days to 61.8 cents.

July 12, 2024

Friend.Tech Token Reaches All-Time Low as Two Other Metrics Plummet

After it dropped plans to launch its own chain, multiple of Friend.tech’s main metrics dropped, while users criticized them for “greed or incompetence.” 

July 12, 2024

The Chopping Block: The Role of Media in Crypto, Blockworks Op-Ed, and Apps vs. Infrastructure

Trust in Crypto Journalism , Apps vs. Infrastructure, and Media Controversies

July 12, 2024

Weekly Recap: SEC Ends Stablecoin Probe, Celsius Sues Users

This week in crypto: Polychain’s internal conflict, legislative moves in the Senate, Solana’s Firedancer milestone, and more! 

DeFi

July 12, 2024

Weekly Recap: SEC Ends Stablecoin Probe, Celsius Sues Users

This week in crypto: Polychain’s internal conflict, legislative moves in the Senate, Solana’s Firedancer milestone, and more! 

July 11, 2024

Front-end Domains of Over 100 Crypto Projects Are at Risk of Attack via Squarespace

Two prominent crypto projects have been exploited and many more could be at risk after two-factor authentication (2FA) was disabled, at the front-end, for projects using Google Domains amid a migration to Squarespace.

July 10, 2024

Arbitrum DAO Approves Investing in 6 Real-World Asset Products, Including BlackRock’s BUIDL

ARB token holders signaled almost unanimous support in diversifying part of the DAO’s multi-billion dollar treasury into real-world assets.

July 10, 2024

Aave DAO Delegate Takes Aim at MakerDAO Over Spark Profit Sharing Deal

The Aave Chan Initiative’s Marc Zeller claims that “creative accounting” by MakerDAO puts the actual revenue share from Spark Lend much closer to 1% of profit, as opposed to the agreed upon 10%.

Ethereum

July 12, 2024

Weekly Recap: SEC Ends Stablecoin Probe, Celsius Sues Users

This week in crypto: Polychain’s internal conflict, legislative moves in the Senate, Solana’s Firedancer milestone, and more! 

July 9, 2024

BlackRock’s BUIDL Crosses $500 Million in Tokenized Treasuries

BlackRock’s tokenized treasury fund is the first of its kind to reach the $500 million market cap milestone.

July 9, 2024

Ethereum Foundation and Immunefi Launch ‘Attackathon’ With Plans to Raise $2 Million Reward Pool

The crowd-sourced security audit competition will reward security researchers for identifying vulnerabilities in Ethereum’s code.

July 5, 2024

Weekly Recap: Pump.Fun’s Revenue Surge, Polkadot’s Treasury Concerns

This week in crypto: Grayscale’s Solana Trust trades at a premium, Silvergate Bank’s regulatory settlement, and more!

NFTs

June 20, 2024

Has the Market Decided NFTs Aren’t Worth Millions of Dollars Anymore?

CryptoPunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club are reaching multi-year lows in floor price amidst a broader NFT downturn. However, Milady Maker and Pudgy Penguins are exceptions to the ongoing trend.

May 10, 2024

Weekly Recap: Binance’s Controversial Client Management and Ethereum’s EIP-7702 Progress

This week in crypto: Robinhood faces SEC enforcement action, Grayscale retracts its Ethereum Futures ETF application, Fantasy.top and Pump.fun rise in DeFi rankings, and more!

May 3, 2024

Weekly Recap: CZ’s Sentence, DeFi Tokens Tumble, and Tether’s Triumph

This week in crypto: Stablecoin regulation stalls, Hong Kong debuts spot ETFs, a16z buys into Optimism, FTX unloads Solana holdings, and more!

April 26, 2024

How OpenSea’s Weekly NFT Volumes Plummeted From $1 Billion to $20 Million in Just 2 Years

Magic Eden recently surpassed OpenSea in weekly trading volume for the first time, highlighting how the competitive landscape among NFT marketplaces is continuing to shift. 

Regulation

July 12, 2024

Coinbase Ventures and US Representative Michael Collins Scoop Up Aerodrome’s AERO Token

AERO, which is distributed to liquidity providers and can be locked up to give holders governance rights, has seen its price jump nearly 20% in the past seven days to 61.8 cents.

July 12, 2024

Weekly Recap: SEC Ends Stablecoin Probe, Celsius Sues Users

This week in crypto: Polychain’s internal conflict, legislative moves in the Senate, Solana’s Firedancer milestone, and more! 

July 11, 2024

SEC Ends Investigation Into Paxos Over BUSD

Paxos received a formal letter from the SEC stating that the regulator will not pursue an enforcement action against the firm in its investigation of the BUSD stablecoin.

July 11, 2024

Both Bitcoin and Ether Are Commodities: CFTC Chair Rostin Benham

Nearly a decade of digital asset experience has given the CFTC staff a deep understanding of the digital asset market, said the agency’s chairman Rostin Benham.

Tech

July 12, 2024

Friend.Tech Token Reaches All-Time Low as Two Other Metrics Plummet

After it dropped plans to launch its own chain, multiple of Friend.tech’s main metrics dropped, while users criticized them for “greed or incompetence.” 

July 12, 2024

How Satoshi Nakamoto and Vitalik Buterin Inspired Key Parts of Celestia

Mustafa Al-Bassam, cofounder of Celestia, shares his most vivid stories of his early days of hacking, the next steps for Celestia, and what he’s cautious about.

July 11, 2024

Front-end Domains of Over 100 Crypto Projects Are at Risk of Attack via Squarespace

Two prominent crypto projects have been exploited and many more could be at risk after two-factor authentication (2FA) was disabled, at the front-end, for projects using Google Domains amid a migration to Squarespace.

July 10, 2024

StarkWare Proposes Staking Plans in Incremental Steps for L2 Network Starknet

In the first stage, stakers are expected to run a full node, interact with the staking smart contracts, and follow StarkWare’s proposed rules to stake, while later stages will require additional validating software for sequencing and proving activities that secure the network.

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