Prospects Don’t Look so Hot for Sam Bankman-Fried’s Invitation-Only Crypto Bahamas Event

By | November 25, 2022

Following the FTX collapse and amid the aftermath, people have been wondering about the company’s Crypto Bahamas conference that was scheduled to happen on April 17-20, 2023, at the exclusive Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, in Nassau. The event planned for April 2023 was supposed to be hosted by the now-bankrupt FTX and the Skybridge Capital-backed… Read More »

FTX Contract Deployer Unlocks 192 Million FTT, Exchange Token’s Questionable Tokenomics Highlights Red Flags

By | November 13, 2022

Following the collapse of FTX and the exchange filing bankruptcy on Nov. 11, the trading platform’s exchange token called ftx (FTT) has shed 91.6% in value during the last seven days. While the FTT token’s utility is based entirely on the backing of the now-bankrupt FTX and Alameda Research, the token is still trading for… Read More »

The Girles Token Presale Raised Over $1 Million – What to Expect?

By | October 16, 2022

sponsored Girles Token is a decentralized NFT GameFi token created on the Ethereum platform that also has a Proof-of-Staking protocol. The Girles Token is the main product in the Girles Metaverse , which has applications in over 15 different products. Girles Token was tested before being released on the main Ethereum network, and also after… Read More »

South African Court Releases Former Monero Developer Riccardo Spagni From Custody

By | July 18, 2022

A South African regional court recently ruled to release former Monero lead maintainer, Riccardo Spagni, from custody. The ruling came just a few days after his arrest by local law enforcement agents, a report has said. Prior to his release, Spagni aka Fluffypony told the court he had returned to South Africa voluntarily and that… Read More »

Risk of ‘Significant Drawdowns’ Pushes Cypherpunk Holdings to Sell Entire Stash of Bitcoin and Ethereum

By | June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, the Canada-based investment firm Cypherpunk Holdings Inc. announced that the company has sold all of its bitcoin and ethereum due to the “risk of further significant drawdowns.” The company has transitioned its treasury to cash after selling 214.72 bitcoin and 205.82 ethereum as Cypherpunk Holdings continues “to see systemic risks propagating” across the… Read More »

Goldman Sachs Sees Higher US Recession Risk Citing Concerns the Fed Will ‘Respond Forcefully’ to High Inflation

By | June 22, 2022

Goldman Sachs’ economists now see an increased risk of a U.S. recession. “We are increasingly concerned that the Fed will feel compelled to respond forcefully to high headline inflation and consumer inflation expectations if energy prices rise further, even if activity slows sharply,” they explained. Goldman Sachs on Increased Risk of Recession Goldman Sachs’ economists,… Read More »

Plan B’s Stock-to-Flow Price Model Denounced by Vitalik Buterin, Says Model Can Be ‘Harmful’

By | June 22, 2022

For a few years now, the pseudonymous creator of the popular stock-to-flow (S2F) bitcoin price model, Plan B, has become a very well known bitcoin influencer gathering 1.8 million Twitter followers. However, after the S2F price model didn’t come to fruition and dropped well below the price targets in 2022, Plan B and his price… Read More »

Central African Republic President on BTC Volatility: ‘Mathematics Don’t Account for Human Emotions’

By | June 22, 2022

In an apparent message to critics of the Central African Republic’s bitcoin decision, the country’s president, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, recently argued that understanding the crypto’s disruptive power is crucial and that “mathematics don’t account for human emotions.” According to Touadéra, the country’s future generations are likely to applaud his government for “choosing the right path during… Read More »

Australian Tax Office to Prompt 400,000 Crypto Holders to Report Their Gains

By | May 29, 2021

Australia’s revenue service has reminded a growing number of crypto investors about their tax obligations. Rejecting the common misconception that crypto gains are only taxable when coins are cashed back into dollars, the tax office is going to prompt hundreds of thousands of taxpayers to report profits and losses from their cryptocurrency transactions. Tax Office… Read More »

Religious Ban on Cryptocurrencies Provokes Social Media Reproach in Ingushetia

By | May 29, 2021

A decision by a prominent religious body in Ingushetia to prohibit dealings with cryptocurrency has sparked controversy in the predominantly Muslim Russian republic. Critics have taken to social media to express their disagreements with the ban, pointing out that the treatment of bitcoin in Islamic jurisdictions is not one-sided. Islamic Cleric Explains Reasoning Behind Crypto… Read More »