On Nov. 30, 2022, the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) discussed FTX’s collapse at the New York Times’ Dealbook Summit with Andrew Ross Sorkin in his first live-appearance interview since the crypto exchange’s downfall. SBF told the Dealbook Summit host that he was “deeply sorry about what happened” and further stressed that he “didn’t
Crypto executives and politicians are becoming louder in their calls for crypto regulation as the aftermath of the FTX collapse continues to reverberate through the industry.  In just the last 24 hours, the European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde called regulation and supervision of crypto an “absolute necessity” for the European Union, while United
Just days after reassuring concerned customers, Marius Reitz, the general manager of crypto exchange Luno Africa, recently reiterated the company has not been impacted by Genesis Capital’s decision to pause withdrawals. He added Luno customers still have access to funds in the savings wallet despite its lending partner’s decision to freeze withdrawals. Customers Retain Access
Greenpeace, the international, environment-conscious non-governmental organization (NGO), has criticized the lack of action that Bitcoin-related groups have adopted in the battle against climate change. Rolf Skar, of Greenpeace USA, stated that Bitcoin was “falling behind” on this issue, explaining that most Bitcoin-linked groups fail to even acknowledge the ostensible problem. Greenpeace Blasts Bitcoin’s Lack of
Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week SBF received $1B in personal loans from Alameda: FTX bankruptcy
The United Kingdom Law Commission recently asked experts and users to participate in a ten-week exercise whose objective is to help the commission better understand how decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) operate. A blockchain expert says the commission’s call shows that the U.K. is “leading the way in thinking and developing the law and other institutions
India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) says that it has frozen 150.22 more bitcoins held at cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The freeze is part of an investigation into mobile gaming application E-nuggets, which was designed to defraud the public, the ED said. India Freezes More Bitcoins at Binance India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) announced Friday that it has frozen
Law enforcement and judicial authorities from Russia and Turkey are joining forces in the fight against cybercrime, including the use of cryptocurrencies for illegal purposes. The collaboration has been agreed upon during a visit by Russia’s Prosecutor General to Ankara. Russia, Turkey Arrange Cooperation on Countering Crime Involving Digital Space and Assets The Prosecutor General
Bitcoin (BTC) liquidated $200 million of long positions on Nov. 8 as BTC price briefly tumbled to two-year lows. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView BTC price sets new two-year low Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView revealed carnage across crypto price charts as exchange FTX kept the mood low. After initially rebounding over
On Nov. 7, 2022, the bitcoin mining firm Core Scientific released the company’s October update after the company’s Form 8-K U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing on Oct. 26, 2022. The filing noted that the company was in the process of exploring “restructuring its existing capital structure.” The update published on Monday indicates that
For many years, Ethereum reigned supreme over the decentralized finance (DeFi) landscape, with the blockchain serving as the destination of choice for many of the most innovative projects serving up their take on decentralized finance. More recently, however, DeFi projects have started to crop up across multiple ecosystems, challenging Ethereum’s hegemony. And, as we look
According to Yi Gang, governor of China’s central bank, the process of designing the country’s digital currency is premised on two principles, the protection of user privacy as well as ensuring “financial security.” To achieve this, the central bank’s role will be limited to managing the digital currency’s “operating system” while the handling of personal