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Police Recover ETH 1,360 Stolen from an Exchange in 2018

South Korean police have recovered a bumper haul of ethereum (ETH) tokens stolen from an exchange by hackers in 2018 after a three-year search – and the victims, the trading platform’s customers, are set to be reunited with their coins, which have appreciated in value, despite the recent market slump. An unnamed domestic crypto exchange was raided to the tune of around… Read more →

Bitcoin Should Be Treated as a Five to Ten Year Investment - Kraken CEO

Jesse Powell. Source: A video screenshot, Youtube/Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Despite the recent sharp correction in the crypto market, Jesse Powell, Co-founder and CEO of major crypto exchange Kraken, still claims that one bitcoin (BTC) will buy you a Lamborghini (starts at USD 200K) by the end of the year, but he stressed that people should not gamble with their much-needed money in the crypto… Read more →

Sentiment Against Elon Musk on Twitter Rose in May Post-Bitcoin-Criticism

Elon Musk. It seems that Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s argument that the markets would pay less attention to Tesla chief Elon Musk’s Bitcoin (BTC)-related tweets got a continuation - with a sentiment tracking company finding less than 15% of May tweets about Musk being positive. The positive-to-negative sentiment of tweets about the SpaceX chief reached… Read more →

Polygon, Enjin, Decred, Uniswap, and Horizen Led the Market Last Week

Despite the recent selloff, some cryptoassets did much better than others last week, as the market started showing some early signs of a potential recovery. The top five coins leading the market out of the slump were decentralized finance (DeFi) darlings polygon (MATIC), enjin coin (ENJ), decred (DCR), uniswap (UNI), as well as crypto platform Horizen’s ZEN - all of… Read more →

What EIP 1559 Brings to the Ethereum Table

Source: Adobe/H_Ko Ethereum (ETH) is changing. Not only is it undertaking the gradual process of transitioning to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism, but it’s only a couple of months away from significantly revamping its monetary system, via Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559. EIP-1559 proposes to split Ethereum gas fees into two parts: a tip which can be set by a transaction’s… Read more →

There’s Close to 300,000 Bitcoin-Pegged Tokens Hosted on ETH and BSC, Value Exceeds $12 Billion

For quite some time now cryptocurrency traders have been leveraging bitcoin-based assets tethered to alternative blockchains. Mid-May statistics show there’s more than 299,000 bitcoin, worth over $12.8 billion today, tied to wrapped or synthetic bitcoin projects hosted on Ethereum or the Binance Smart Chain. Layer 2 and Sidechain Competitors Command $251 Million in Bitcoin Value […]… Read more →

Tether to Launch USDT Natively on Avalanche

The blockchain company Tether has announced it will make available its stablecoin token as a native asset in Avalanche, a smart contract platform that has picked steam in the last year. Avalanche has a growing decentralized finance (defi) ecosystem, so this launch will most likely improve its state, providing users an official and safe way […]… Read more →