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Ripple, in partnership with The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan, will start trials for a digital Ngultrum. The San Francisco-based company will integrate its distributed ledger technology into Bhutan’s existing payment system with the help of its CBDC Private Ledger product. Related Reading | Ripple and XRP: The Complete Guide The leading provider of enterprise
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The Crypto.com security breach saga gets clarity with an official statement from the Singapore-based crypto exchange following a halt on withdrawals after detecting “suspicious activities” in user accounts. In a statement on Thursday, Crypto.com revealed that “4,836.26 ETH, 443.93 BTC and approximately US$66,200 in other currencies” had been taken from clients’ accounts without their permission. The overall
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Big Four accounting firm EY has recommended that banks should change their regulatory perimeter to address the oncoming launches of state-backed central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and private stablecoins.  EY’s 2022 Global regulatory outlook highlighted the need for a policy change that can help financial services firms overcome business uncertainties amid mainstreaming of digital assets
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Hong Kong’s central banking institution, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), released a questionnaire to gauge public opinion on regulations for crypto-assets and stablecoins. The state-backed regulator intends to establish a regulatory framework by 2023-24. HKMA’s “Discussion Paper on Crypto-assets and Stablecoins” highlights the explosive growth of the stablecoin market in terms of market capitalization
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla now accepts Dogecoin (DOGE) as payment for the company’s merchandise. DOGE-eligible products in the Tesla store can be purchased by sending DOGE to Tesla’s Dogecoin wallet.  While it’s accepting DOGE, the firm also clarified that they are not taking any other crypto. The company states that it cannot
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Bank of America digital asset strategist Alkesh Shah has predicted that Ethereum competitor Solana could become the “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem” in a Jan 11 research note. The Solana network launched in 2020, and has since grown into the fifth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $47 billion. An order of magnitude
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On Monday, Polygon (MATIC), a layer two Ethereum (ETH) scaling solution known for its fast transaction times and negligible gas fees, announced the launch of Plonky2, a zero-knowledge scaling technology claimed to be the fastest in the world. Zero-knowledge algorithms ensure everything is correctly computed on layer two and return the succinct proof to Ethereum
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The Mozilla Foundation’s back-tracking on crypto has earned a reaction from the creator of the world’s first meme cryptocurrency. On Dec. 31, 2021, Mozilla, the developers of the Firefox internet browser, tweeted that the company was accepting cryptos like Dogecoin (DOGE), Ether (ETH), and Bitcoin (BTC) as donations, along with a Bitpay donation link. However, less than
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Exactly one year ago, on Jan. 9, 2021, Cointelegraph launched its subscription-based data intelligence service, Markets Pro. On that day, Bitcoin (BTC) was trading at around $40,200, and today’s price of $41,800 marks a year-to-year increase of 4%. An automated testing strategy based on Markets Pro’s key indicator, the VORTECS™ Score, yielded a 20,573% return
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The hack was first identified by PeckShield, a blockchain security company, based on the suspicious transfer of ERC-20 tokens from LXC to an unknown Ethereum (ETH) wallet. Liechtenstein-based crypto exchange LCX has confirmed the compromise of one of its hot wallets after temporarily suspending all deposits and withdrawals on the platform.  hot wallet compromised? @lcx
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The cryptocurrency community has raised concerns about Maricoin, a new token supposedly related to the LGBT+ community, with some people even suspecting the project to be a scam. Launched in December 2021, Maricoin promises to enable a “social, ethical, transparent and transversal means of payment” targeting the global “pink economy,” which is estimated to amount
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