VanEck is rewarding its dedicated NFT community with a special treat! They have reserved a unique rarity tier of “Adventurer” NFTs from the upcoming SegMint project specifically for VanEck NFT holders. This exciting news was announced on the VanEck Community Twitter page, encouraging holders to get ready to claim their character.
A group of former FTX and Alameda Research employees have raised $17 million to develop Backpack, a new crypto exchange. With a Series A round valuing the startup at $120 million, Backpack aims to fill the void left by the collapse of previous industry giants. Led by experienced figures from FTX and Alameda Research, the project signals a new chapter in the crypto exchange landscape.
High net worth individuals are flocking to Bitcoin like never before, signaling a seismic shift in investor sentiment and an impending bullish surge in the cryptocurrency market. At a recent function hosted at his golf club, Bob Burnett, affectionately known as “Bitcoin Bob” among his peers, witnessed a remarkable transformation in attitudes towards Bitcoin among attendees, most of whom were in their 50s and 60s.
MicroStrategy, a prominent business intelligence firm known for its significant Bitcoin holdings, faced a security breach on its Twitter account. The breach resulted in the posting of a phishing airdrop link, leading to financial losses for unsuspecting users. According to reports from ZachXBT, an analyst and cryptocurrency commentator, the hack has resulted in a loss of approximately $440,000. ZachXBT shared details of the incident on Twitter, revealing the wallet address associated with the compromised funds: 0xe7645b8672b28a17dd0d650a5bf89539c9aa28da. The phishing scam likely targeted users with promises of free airdropped tokens or cryptocurrency rewards, enticing them to click on the fraudulent link shared via MicroStrategy’s compromised Twitter account. Once users interacted with the malicious link, their funds were redirected to the attacker’s wallet, resulting in substantial financial losses.
Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson recently commented on the remarkable achievement of BUTANE, a project built on the Cardano blockchain, raising a staggering $49.5 million in ADA. Hoskinson’s remarks come amid discussions about the growing prominence of projects on the Cardano ecosystem.
Renowned financial educator and author Robert Kiyosaki issued a cautionary message to investors, highlighting the worsening banking crisis and the growing threat of war. In a tweet, Kiyosaki emphasized the potential for central banks to introduce Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to increase surveillance on individuals. Amidst these concerns, Kiyosaki announced his decision to increase his holdings in Bitcoin and silver coins, citing silver as the biggest bargain and expressing his intention to use it as a form of currency over the US dollar.
The Uniswap community is buzzing with excitement as over 100,000 uni.eth usernames have already been claimed. To secure your unique uni.eth username and personalize your profile, download the Uniswap mobile app today.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has agreed to temporarily suspend its mandatory survey of cryptocurrency miner energy use following a lawsuit by prominent miner Riot Blockchain and an industry group. The Energy Information Administration, the DOE’s statistical arm, will halt its survey and sequester the data received after initiating data collection from bitcoin miners earlier this month.
Martii ‘Sirius’ Malmi’s release of Satoshi Nakamoto’s email history offers invaluable insights into the early development and vision of Bitcoin, providing researchers and enthusiasts with a deeper understanding of its origins and principles.