Bank of International Settlements aims for new platform to test CBDCs

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Months after Bank for International Settlements (BIS) posted a job announcement requiring a “host” of blockchain experts to join BIS Innovation Hub, the international financial institution’s...

Japanese police nab 30 suspects involved in Coincheck hack

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Japanese Police have identified and remanded in custody 30 people for their involvement in illegal transactions worth $530 million in NEM tokens, associated with the Coincheck...

Justin Roiland’s tokenized Rick and Morty ‘crypto art’ sells for $150,000

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Animator and video producer Justin Roiland’s tokenized art piece has been sold for $150,000 in a silent auction on 19 January. The art work titled “First...

Robbers steal $500,000 in cash from crypto trader in Hong Kong

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Four unidentified men stole more than 3.5 million yuan ($500,000) from a cryptocurrency trader in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong on 18 January.According to local news site...

$1 billion worth SNX transferred for $7 in gas fees

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According to reports from Etherscan, a whopping $1 billion was transferred on the Ethereum blockchain for only $7 in gas fees.This transfer, which was perhaps one...

‘Companies will invest in Bitcoin over inflation fears’

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Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony Pompliano shared his opinion on where Bitcoin is heading, especially amid a volatile week that saw the asset reach ATHs of over...

New SEC chair could favor Bitcoin, but not XRP?

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Earlier today, reports emerged stating that President-elect Joe Biden’s administration will appoint former chair of CFTC Gary Gensler to lead US Securities and Exchange Commission. Both...

GAC NIO says it accepts payments in Bitcoin, digital currency, then retracts statement

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GAC NIO, a joint venture between GAC Group and NIO, recently announced that the firm had begun accepting payments in e-yuan, China’s digital currency, which would...

450 Bitcoins moved from Binance address to Mt. Gox cold wallet

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Years after the Mt. Gox incident in 2014, an update published by Whale Alert Twitter account today stated that more than $14 million in Bitcoin or...

Crypto user who lost $50,000 in LINK receives $11,000 donation in tokens

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Jesse Johnson, co-founder of Aavegotchi smart contract on the Ethereum blockchain shared an update today with regard to an incident in which a crypto user lost...