Mike Carter

Blockchain

Total crypto market-cap hits $850M as Bitcoin and altcoins recover from FTX’s collapse

The total cryptocurrency market capitalization gained 2% in the past seven days, reaching $850 billion. Even with the positive movement and the ascending channel that was initiated on Nov. 20,

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Blockchain

US CFTC commissioner calls for new category to protect small investors from crypto

United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero spoke at the Futures Industry Association Asia Derivatives Conference in Singapore on Nov. 30. She talked about “how to

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Blockchain

Market maker Keyrock closes $72 million in Series B funding round

Digital asset market maker Keyrock has raised $72 million in a Series B round of funding, according to an announcement on Nov. 30. Ripple, SIX Fintech Ventures, and Middlegame Ventures

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Coinbase clarifies bug bounty policy in response to Uber extortion verdict

In a blog post on November 30, Coinbase sought to clarify its bug bounty program policies in response to the recent Uber data breach verdict. The company stated that it

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Sen. Warren: Biden administration worked to stop crypto being ‘dangerously intertwined’ with banks

Referring to the events surrounding the collapse of FTX as “a handful of magic beans”, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren seemed to frame the “contagion” spreading through the crypto space as

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Blockchain

FTX proves MiCA should be passed fast, officials tell European Parliament committee

The European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee held a hearing on the "FTX cryptocurrency exchange collapse and implications for the EU" on Nov. 30. Three European monetary officials testified,

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Blockchain

Two Bored Apes sell for $1M each: Nifty Newsletter, Nov. 23–29

In this week’s newsletter, read about how two Bored Ape nonfungible tokens (NFTs) sold for almost $1 million during the bear market and how the word “metaverse” made it into

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Security

Google Moves to Block Invasive Spanish Spyware Framework

The commercial spyware industry has increasingly come under fire for selling powerful surveillance tools to anyone who can pay, from governments to criminals around the world. Across the European Union,

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Blockchain

Don’t’ believe the hype — Bitcoin price rally to $17K reflects improving sentiment

Bitcoin (BTC) price gained 6.1% between Nov. 28 and Nov. 30 after briefly testing the $17,000 support. Favorable regulatory winds might have helped fuel the rally after the Binance exchange

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Startup

Bumper: Jaguar Land Rover-backed automotive BNPL raises £26M Series A

UK-based car repairs BNPL payment platform, Bumper has raised £26.1 million in funding from its Series A extension round, highlighted by the backing of Jaguar Land Rover’s investment arm –

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