vitalik

27

Nov

Vitalik Buterin proposes calldata limit per block to lower ETH gas costs

Buterin issued a decrease-cost-and-cap proposal, which aims to achieve most of the benefits of the decrease. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new limit on the total transaction calldata in a block to decrease the overall transaction calldata gas cost over the ETH network.  Buterin’s post on the Ethereum Magicians forum, EIP-4488, highlights concerns regarding high transaction […]

crypto

27

Nov

New German government cites crypto in coalition agreement

The new German coalition is aiming to make the “European financial market supervisory law” fit for crypto assets and businesses. The new German government has cited crypto in its coalition agreement, advocating for an equal playing field between traditional finance and “innovative business models.” Three German political parties agreed to a coalition deal this week that will[…]

hack

27

Nov

Hackers can use compromised Google Cloud accounts to install mining software in under 30 seconds: Report

The report said the actors usually gained access to Cloud accounts because of “poor customer security practices” or “vulnerable third-party software.” In a report aimed at assessing threats to Cloud users, Google’s Cybersecurity Action Team said that some attackers are exploiting “poorly configured” accounts to mine cryptocurrency. On Wednesday, the Google team said out of 50 analyzed incidents that[…]

nft

27

Nov

26% of crypto investors in Japan tried out NFTs: Survey

Major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck launched its own NFT marketplace back in March 2021. At least one out of four cryptocurrency investors in Japan had an experience of holding nonfungible tokens (NFTs), according to a new survey. Major Japanese crypto exchange BitBank conducted an online survey diving into the NFT investment trends in the Japanese cryptocurrency market.[…]

shib

26

Nov

1 million Shiba Inu users can’t be wrong… can they?

With over one million token holders, Shiba Inu looks set for great things ahead, despite trading more than 50% below its all time high. Shiba Inu (SHIB) has reached an adoption milestone by surpassing the 1 million holders mark — even though the memecoin is trading 50% below its all-time high.  News of the milestone and daily[…]

solana

26

Nov

Solana TX uses less energy than 2 Google searches – Report

The report also found that a transaction on the Solana blockchain uses 24 times less energy than charging your phone. A transaction on the Solana network takes less energy than two Google searches, and 24 times less energy than charging your phone, according to a Nov. 25 report by the Solana Foundation. The report states that a single transaction[…]

ethereum

25

Nov

Animoca to repay users 265 ETH stolen in fake NFT drop Discord hack

The attack is the latest in a long string of exploits targeting users on Discord with fake “stealth” NFT drops. Hong Kong-based gaming and venture capital company Animoca Brands and subsidiary Blowfish Studios have promised users that they will repay 265 ETH (US$1.1 million) stolen in a fraudulent nonfungible token (NFT) sale on Discord. The fraudulent minting[…]

sec

25

Nov

SEC open meeting on Dec 2 to include crypto panel discussion

The SEC is opening discussion on crypto and blockchain technology with regard to American investors. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, announced Wednesday the title of the upcoming crypto panel for its Dec. 2 Investor Advisory Meeting will be “Helping to Ensure Investor Protection and Market Integrity in the Face of New Technologies.” Previously, on Nov.[…]

bitcoin

25

Nov

Bitcoin sees fresh split-second spikes as analysts say ‘almost time’ for BTC uptick

Fits and starts below crucial resistance at $60,000 continue with Bitcoin’s RSI due to rebound. Bitcoin (BTC) continued its pattern of sudden price spikes on Nov. 24 as sudden momentum produced a brief trip above $57,400. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Analyst: 2021 still conforms to bullish pattern Data from CoinMarkets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD making skittish moves[…]

crypto

24

Nov

Exodus wallet integrates with SportX to enable esports betting with crypto

Cryptocurrency and smart contracts are redefining the future of online betting. Esports, meanwhile, represent a growing market for gambling. Cryptocurrency wallet Exodus has officially integrated with SportX, an online sports and crypto betting platform, giving users the ability to wager on esports games through smart contracts executed on the Polygon network.  The partnership, which was announced Tuesday,[…]

NFTs

24

Nov

How Solana and Cardano are paving new avenues for NFT growth

With strong competition from networks like Solana and Cardano, will Ethereum’s dominance over NFTs hold much longer? The term “digital ownership” has only recently come to mean anything. While nonfungible tokens (NFTs) have been around for some time now, it’s in the last year or two that they’ve caught the attention of mainstream media. The third quarter[…]

BTC Chart

24

Nov

Bitcoin hits new all-time high in Turkey as fiat lira freefalls

Turkish Bitcoin holders avoid an accelerating currency collapse as the lira loses 15% against the U.S. dollar in a single day. Bitcoin (BTC) has frustrated investors with its recent price correction, but in one country, BTC hodlers have never been more relieved. Market data from TradingView on Nov. 23 confirmed that Bitcoin has hit new all-time highs against the[…]