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US Regulator CFTC Met With Sam Bankman-Fried 10 Times Before Crypto Exchange FTX Collapsed

The chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has revealed that he and his team met with Sam Bankman-Fried and other FTX executives 10 times before the crypto exchange filed for bankruptcy. The regulator sees the FTX collapse as “a classic run based on liquidity crunch.” CFTC’s Meetings With FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried The […]

12/02/2022

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While the FTX Co-Founder Claims He ‘Wasn’t Running Alameda,’ SBF Is Asked Why He Threw Caroline Ellison ‘Under the Bus’

While the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) has done numerous interviews, during these discussions he’s explained on numerous occasions that as far as Alameda Research is concerned, he “wasn’t running Alameda.” SBF wasn’t the CEO of the trading firm Alameda Research as the job was handled by Caroline Ellison, a former Jane Street trader […]

12/02/2022

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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 is coasting along at 236 exahash per second (EH/s) after dropping below the 200 EH/s range six days ago. Bitcoin’s Hashrate Slips Lower […]

12/02/2022

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MEXC’s Changing for You | The 1st Exchange to Launch a Zero Maker Fee Event for Futures Orders

PRESS RELEASE. In September of this year, blockchain media outlet, Cointelegraph, reported that cryptocurrency trading platform MEXC has ranked as the world’s top liquidity provider. Recently, MEXC announced the growth of its contract business, and its average daily trading volume has reached an increase of 1,200%. 「Users first, MEXC’s Changing for you」has always been the […]

12/02/2022

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Biggest Movers: DOT Hits 12-Day High, UNI up for Fourth Straight Day

Polkadot rose to its highest level in nearly two weeks on Dec. 2, despite cryptocurrency markets sliding following the latest nonfarm payrolls report. The global crypto market cap is down 0.57% as of writing, as prices consolidated following the data being released. Uniswap was also higher, despite the turbulent sentiment on Friday. Polkadot (DOT) Polkadot […]

12/02/2022

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US Trustee Plans to Appoint an Examiner to FTX Case, While SBF Describes Strange Margin Trading Practices

On Dec. 1, 2022, an attorney for the U.S. Trustee submitted a written letter to Delaware bankruptcy court officials that seeks to establish an independent examiner to investigate the FTX Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. The U.S. Trustee explained in the letter that FTX’s collapse was comparable to complex bankruptcy cases like Lehman’s, Washington Mutual Bank’s, […]

12/02/2022

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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH, BTC Higher Following US Nonfarm Payrolls Report

Ethereum moved closer to the $1,300 level on Dec. 2, as prices remained near a multi-week high. This comes as the latest U.S. nonfarm payrolls report showed that 263,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy. Markets had expected this to come in at 200,000. Bitcoin was trading above $17,000 prior to the release of […]

12/02/2022

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BNB Chain-Based Defi Protocol Ankr Suffers Major Exploit

Decentralized Web3 infrastructure provider Ankr has become the latest victim of a hacking attack targeting the defi space. The perpetrators who hit the platform were able to mint and steal a massive amount of tokens in a multimillion-dollar exploit. Defi Protocol Ankr Hit by Unlimited Mint Bug Exploit Worth Millions Ankr, a decentralized finance (defi) […]

12/02/2022

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Data Lake Secures First Blockchain-Based Consents for Medical Data

PRESS RELEASE. December 2th, Warsaw – Poland: Data Lake has collected the first consents on the blockchain for patients’ medical data to be used by researchers. The company is an EU-funded startup that is seeking to solve two of the biggest problems in medical science: access to medical data, and bias in datasets. In much […]

12/02/2022

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South African Government to Add Crypto Entities to ‘List of Accountable Institutions’

According to the South African government, crypto entities — or businesses whose activities include the exchange or transfer of crypto assets — are set to be included in the list of so-called accountable institutions starting Dec. 19. Businesses that convert one crypto asset to another or that conduct transactions where a crypto asset is transferred […]

12/02/2022