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The police raid 6 offices of Worldcoin, cryptocurrency from the maker of ChatGPT

The police raid 6 offices of Worldcoin, cryptocurrency from the maker of ChatGPT

Hong Kong data protection authorities raided six offices of the cryptocurrency Worldcoin (31) this Wednesday. According to the official statement, the agency is concerned about the company’s activities that could pose “serious risks to data privacy.” Founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, Worldcoin has been causing controversy since its launch. Basically, the project scans people’s […]

New US IRS rules should ‘kill’ the DeFi sector, says expert

New US IRS rules should ‘kill’ the DeFi sector, says expert

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) last week published a guide on how cryptocurrency investors should report their transactions. The text is comprehensive and is already causing controversy. According to Patrick White, CEO of Bitwave, the new IRS rules will destroy the decentralized finance (DeFi) industry. In his op-ed published in The Defiant, White notes […]

ETF manager receives mysterious Bitcoin donations and says how much goes to investors

ETF manager receives mysterious Bitcoin donations and says how much goes to investors

Bitwise, responsible for the BIBT ETF, published the address of its bitcoin wallet this week, stating that transparency is linked to the essence of Bitcoin. As expected, several people have made donations to this wallet. Commenting on the issue, Hong Kim, co-founder and CTO of Bitwise, stated that donations will be counted as part of […]

OKX broker abandons its mining pool

OKX broker abandons its mining pool

a OKX, a famous cryptocurrency broker, announced on Friday (26) that it will exit its mining pool. The service shutdown will happen in two phases, starting today and lasting until February 26. To explain further, the broker will not be accepting new user registrations from next Friday (26th). Already registered users can continue to use […]

Brazilian Project That Funds Bitcoin Developers Announces New Member

Brazilian Project That Funds Bitcoin Developers Announces New Member

Vinteum.org Vinteum.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to Bitcoin research and development, has announced the funding award Leonardo Limasoftware engineer and Bitcoin enthusiast. The Brazilian project, a reference in the development of Bitcoin from Latin America, which finances developers of the largest cryptocurrency in the world, praised Leonardo’s contributions in the field of Free software It […]

The US government will sell R$639 million worth of bitcoins seized on Silk Road

The US government will sell R$639 million worth of bitcoins seized on Silk Road

O The US government has announced this this Thursday (25) that will sell $130 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC). seized from Silk Road, the infamous illegal digital marketplace known for money laundering and drug trafficking. The sale was approved by the US Justice Department as a result of a trial held in August last year. […]

1,300 fake cryptocurrencies, 42,000 victims and more than R$150 million lost

1,300 fake cryptocurrencies, 42,000 victims and more than R$150 million lost

More than 42,000 victims have been scammed using fake cryptocurrencies on the Ethereum network. The amount reaches 14,000 ETH, equivalent to more than R$150 million at the current price. The research was done by Blockfence, a security company focused on web3. The report points out that scammers are taking advantage of “refined techniques”. In total, […]

Politicians shouldn’t buy Bitcoin because they have privileged information, says US congressman

Politicians shouldn’t buy Bitcoin because they have privileged information, says US congressman

The US Congressman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezalso known by his initials, AOC, answered questions on his Instagram this week. As a highlight, he stated that he does not invest in it Bitcoin because it has confidential information about the market. Speaking further, she also emphasized that the decision allows her to remain impartial in developing new policies. […]

Cryptocurrency platform loses R$400 million and blames security director

Cryptocurrency platform loses R$400 million and blames security director

a Track bridge, a service that allows the conversion of assets between different blockchains, was hacked on January 1, causing the loss of approximately R$400 million worth of cryptocurrencies. On Thursday (25), Ozys, the company behind Orbit, published a statement about the incident. The main suspect was initially said to be the North Korean hacker […]

Bitcoin should fall to $30,000, says Arthur Hayes

Bitcoin should fall to $30,000, says Arthur Hayes

Arthur Hayes, cryptocurrency billionaire and co-founder of BitMEX, shared his thoughts on current US economic policies and their impact on Bitcoin. Hayes’ analysis, based on his market experience and observation of macroeconomic trends, focuses on a scenario of looming challenges for Bitcoin amid economic changes. In his lengthy article, Hayes highlights the dynamic and somewhat […]