26 Jan 2023

Why You Should Avoid Investing In Cryptocurrency In Retirement

Many people feel that investing in cryptocurrency is a way to increase their retirement savings, but it is not without risks. Cryptocurrency is a highly volatile asset class with prices that can fluctuate wildly in a short amount of time. This makes it a risky choice for those who are

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24 Jan 2023

Ethereum Shanghai Mainnet Shadow Fork Goes Live

Ethereum users are one step closer to accessing the $26 billion worth (and counting) of ETH staked with the world’s largest smart contract network. On Monday, Ethereum’s core developers announced the successful deployment of the first mainnet shadow fork designed to test the readiness of ETH staking withdrawal capability, a

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08 Dec 2022

Ethereum change cut cryptocurrency power demand

A change in the way the cryptocurrency Ethereum works may have cut its power consumption by country-sized amounts. The amount of electricity saved is similar to that used by Ireland or even Austria, work published in the data-science journal Patterns suggests. Bitcoin, the largest crypto, is thought to use more electricity than

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21 Nov 2022

FTX hacker dumps 50,000 ETH, still among top 40 Ether holders

The hacker behind the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX started transferring their Ether (ETH) holding to a new wallet address on Nov. 20. The FTX wallet drainer was the 27th largest ETH holder after the hack but dropped by 10 positions after the weekend ETH dump. The FTX hacker drained nearly $447

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09 Nov 2022

FTX: Cryptocurrency market rocked by near-collapse of exchange

The digital assets market has been rocked by the near-collapse of one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, FTX. On Tuesday, FTX struck a bailout deal with larger rival Binance after a surge in withdrawals caused a “significant liquidity crunch”. Concerns about FTX’s financial health reportedly triggered $6bn (£5.2bn) of withdrawals in

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02 Nov 2022

Moneygram to enable users to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency via mobile app

Global digital peer-to-peer payments company MoneyGram announced on Nov. 1 that users in nearly all U.S. states and the District of Columbia, can buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrency, specifically Bitcoin , via its MoneyGram mobile app. The digital payments company said that it plans to add more digital currencies to its app

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31 Oct 2022

Google Introduces Cloud-Based Blockchain Node Service for Ethereum

Tech giant Google said Thursday it will be launching a cloud-based node engine for Ethereum projects. The company said its Google Cloud Blockchain Node Engine will be a “fully managed node-hosting service that can minimize the need for node operations,” meaning that Google will be responsible for monitoring node activity

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21 Oct 2022

Ethereum Alarm Clock exploit leads to $260K in stolen gas fees so far

A bug in the smart contract code for the Ethereum Alarm Clock service has reportedly been exploited, with nearly $260,000 said to have been swiped from the protocol so far. The Ethereum Alarm Clock enables users to schedule future transactions by pre-determining the receiver address, sent amount and desired time of

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21 Oct 2022

The Next Terra Luna? A Major $5 Billion Cryptocurrency Could Be About To ‘Self-Destruct’—Potentially Hitting The Price Of Bitcoin and Ethereum

Bitcoin, Ethereum and the wider crypto market was hard hit by the collapse of the terra stablecoin and its support coin luna earlier this year—with the market’s “fate” still to be decided. The bitcoin price has crashed under $20,000, down more than 70% from its all-time highs, while ethereum and other

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19 Oct 2022

Blockchain Hackers Stole Nearly Half a Billion in Q3 2022

Even though the cryptocurrency market is in a deep slump, cybercriminals are still actively hacking blockchain technologies or launching scams. According to the data analyzed by the Atlas VPN team, blockchain hackers stole $478 million worth of cryptocurrencies. The Ethereum ecosystem suffered the most significant losses of $348 million over

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