Maxine Waters Criticized for Praising SBF — Lawmaker Says ‘We Appreciate That You’ve Been Candid’

Congresswoman Maxine Waters has been heavily criticized for saying that she appreciates former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) being candid in his discussions about the collapse of his crypto exchange, FTX. “SBF... Read more »

Demand for Cryptocurrency Miners Rises in Russia Amid Low Prices of Hardware

Russia’s market for specialized crypto mining equipment has been seeing high demand over the past couple of months, with buyers attracted by the low price tags. Russian experts also predict an increase... Read more »

Defi Platform Moola Exploited for $8.4 Million in Incident Described as ‘Incredibly Simple Attack’

Moola, a decentralized finance (defi) lending and borrowing platform, was recently exploited for $8.4 million in what has been described as an “incredibly simple attack.” Moola responded to the attack by pausing... Read more »

EU Parliament to ‘Vote on Adopting the Regulation on MiCA’ — Expert Says Industry Needs Legal Clarity

In a recent statement, the European Parliament said its members would shortly “vote on adopting the regulation on markets in crypto-assets (MiCA).” According to the parliamentary body’s think tank, the envisaged regulations... Read more »

Bitcoin’s Total Hashrate Slides Lower in December as BTC Miners Struggle for Profits

While bitcoin prices have been lower than the estimated cost of bitcoin production, the network’s hashrate has dropped a great deal since mid-November. Presently, the total hashrate dedicated to the Bitcoin network... Read more »

Defi Platform Moola Exploited for $8.4 Million in Incident Described as ‘Incredibly Simple Attack’

Moola, a decentralized finance (defi) lending and borrowing platform, was recently exploited for $8.4 million in what has been described as an “incredibly simple attack.” Moola responded to the attack by pausing... Read more »

Cryptocurrency Law Approved in Brazil — Green Mining Tax Exemptions and Asset Segregation Issues Left Out

A cryptocurrency law, which had been in discussion for several months, has been approved by the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil after having shed some of the changes presented by the Senate.... Read more »

Manitoba Halts New Crypto Mining Projects Due to Expected High Energy Demand

Authorities in Manitoba are temporarily suspending the connection of new crypto mining facilities to the power grid. The Canadian province, which relies heavily on hydroelectric generation and attracts miners with low electricity... Read more »

Defi Platform Moola Exploited for $8.4 Million in Incident Described as ‘Incredibly Simple Attack’

Moola, a decentralized finance (defi) lending and borrowing platform, was recently exploited for $8.4 million in what has been described as an “incredibly simple attack.” Moola responded to the attack by pausing... Read more »

Report: Nigerian Securities Regulator to Exclude Crypto in its Digital Asset Agenda

According to Lamido Yuguda, the director general of the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission, the regulator does not plan on including cryptocurrencies in its digital asset agenda. Yuguda reportedly said the commission... Read more »