Privacy-Focused Gnosis Chain to Undergo Its Own Proof-of-Stake ‘Merge’

This "Merge" will mark the second time in blockchain history that a chain swaps out its old model for proof-of-stake

Bitcoin Bullish Signal: Exchange Whale Ratio Sharply Declines

On-chain data shows the Bitcoin exchange whale ratio has sharply declined recently, a sign that may prove to be bullish for the price of the crypto. Bitcoin 7-Day MA Exchange Whale Ratio Has Rapidly Gone Down Recently As pointed out by an analyst in a CryptoQuant post, the metric also saw a similar decline during…

Strike Launches Bitcoin Lightning Network-Enabled Money Transfers to Africa

United States-based users of Strike, a digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, can now transfer funds instantly and at a low cost to Kenya, Ghana, and Nigeria via the recently added new feature known as “Send Globally.” The new feature instantly converts the funds to local currencies prior to moving them to recipients’…

Blockchain Entrepreneur Arrested in California on Fraud Charges

Rikesh Thapa is accused of bilking his start-up firm of over $1 million in U.S. currency, cryptocurrency and utility tokens.

Be Patient: Sam Bankman-Fried Could Go to Prison for a Very, Very Long Time

The former wonder boy could be behind bars for the rest of his life, according to U.S. federal sentencing guidelines.

Number of Brazilian Companies Transacting With Digital Assets Increased Again in October

More than 41,000 Brazilian firms conducted some form of operation with crypto assets, according to the local tax authority, Receita Federal.

US Sen. Cynthia Lummis: Ether Is Now a Security; My Bill Might Have Stopped...

The Wyoming Republican says the second-largest cryptocurrency was transformed by the Ethereum Merge.

South Korea’s Central Bank Wants to Oversee Stablecoins

The country joins other jurisdictions in proposing standards for stablecoin issuance.

Spain’s Central Bank Opens Call for Proposals for Wholesale CBDC Project

The proposal period will be open until January 31, 2023 for financial institutions and technology solution providers.

Telegram Introduces No-SIM Sign-ups With Blockchain-Powered Numbers

Popular messenger Telegram now allows users to open accounts without the need to provide their mobile phone numbers. With the app’s latest update, they can log in using blockchain-based numbers instead, and they can be purchased with cryptocurrency on the Fragment platform. Telegram Promises ‘New Era of Privacy’ With Accounts That Don’t Require Phone Numbers…