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MakerDAO Co-Founder Proposes Dumping $3.5 Billion USDC Reserves for ETH

MakerDAO co-founder Rune Christensen recently proposed removing all USDC from the DAI stablecoin’s peg-stability module. He suggested that the USDC within, worth $3.5 billion, could be used to buy ETH instead.  Yet despite what such a conversion could do to boost ETH’s price, Vitalik Buterin said it was a “terrible idea.” Removing Exposure to USDC In the governance channel of MakerDAO’s official Discord, Rune expressed concerns over the US Treasury Department’s latest...

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New NFT Federation Album Available for Purchase

Federation – a psy-punk music project – has unveiled a new limited edition non-fungible token (NFT) album it’s calling “F.” The album is only available on RCRDSHP, an NFT platform that features a wide variety of collectibles all purchasable by cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Federation NFT Album “F” Now Available to Buy The NFT space has gotten huge in just the last two years alone. While NFTs have technically been around since 2017, they expanded heavily in 2020 –...

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MEXC Activated the Investor Protection Fund After DMA Hack, Launches Potion Airdrop

[PRESS RELEASE – Please Read Disclaimer] MEXC Exchange A few days ago, the Polygon Network ecosystem project Dragoma (DMA) experienced abnormal price fluctuations after its listing on MEXC, as it fell sharply from 0.85USDT. MEXC immediately suspended DMA/USDT trading on August 8th due to abnormal on-chain transactions. It is understood that although MEXC announced an emergency plan immediately and closed related trading activities, some users still incurred certain losses due...

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Gala Film Spearheads a New Era of Entertainment

[PRESS RELEASE – Please Read Disclaimer] Gala, the successful blockchain gaming and music platform have announced the launch of Gala Film. The new platform continues the brand’s commitment to providing fans with unique opportunities to enrich their experiences with levels of involvement only possible through Web3. The core benefit of Gala Film is its ability to offer a ‘Watch and Earn’ mechanic through the same blockchain technology that underpins Gala Music’s ‘Listen and...

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Poll: Bitcoin Will Hit $40K Next Year

The bitcoin price isn’t doing very well as of late, but this isn’t deterring people from thinking the world’s number one digital currency by market cap won’t make a huge comeback next year. A New Poll Suggests Major Recovery for Bitcoin According to a recent poll, many crypto advocates and traders believe the digital currency could head to the top of the financial ladder in 2023. In fact, many of them believe that the currency could nearly double by the end of 2023,...

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ETH Eyes $2K on Further Merge Developments (Ethereum Price Analysis)

The crypto market has seen a flurry of activity over the past few days, and Ethereum was no exception; most of the conversation centered around inflation and the Merge event. At long last, it seems that calmness has prevailed on the market, and everyone is waiting for ETH to reach the crucially important level of $2000. Technical Analysis By Grizzly The Daily Chart Ethereum has recorded an astonishing 16% gain in the past two days as it touched a high of $1930 at the time of...

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BlackRock Makes Crypto Splash With Private Bitcoin Investment Trust Product

BlackRock has followed up its Coinbase partnership with its first institutional crypto investment product: a private bitcoin trust that offers direct exposure to spot BTC price action. BlackRock has debuted its first investment product offering direct exposure to bitcoin, according to a statement issued on Thursday (August 12, 2022). The product is a private bitcoin trust for institutional clients based in the US that offers direct exposure to the spot price of the largest...

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Ankr Receives a Strategic Investment from Binance Labs

Ankr is a well-known Web3 infrastructure provider. In a nutshell, the protocol works in the background, but it makes using decentralized applications, wallets, as well as crypto-based games possible by connecting them to the blockchains that they need to communicate with. Known for its continuous support for the BNB Chain by introducing BNB Liquid Staking, as well as building some of its core infrastructures, including their Erigon upgrade, Ankr has now received a strategic...

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Omnia Markets Unveils New Crypto Education Tool

Omnia Markets, Inc.  – an artificial intelligence platform that offers crypto data and industry market information – is launching a new We Funder campaign to garner support for its new cryptocurrency education tool that will help investors understand the volatility that comes with digital assets. Omnia Markets Wants Educated Investors Many of the world’s biggest virtual currencies, such as bitcoin and Ethereum, will often experience heavy price swings that make the...

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dYdX Confirms Blocking Accounts Linked to Tornado Cash

Just days after the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) barred American citizens from transacting with Tornado Cash, dYdX has revealed blocking accounts that had previously engaged with the coin mixer. To comply with the new sanctions set by the OFAC, dYdX observed a significant increase in accounts flagged by one of its compliance vendors that were subsequently blocked. It cited that a certain portion of the funds in these account wallets had, in some way, interacted...

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