UK Bank Starling Blocks Payments to Crypto Platforms — Claims Crypto Is High Risk, Heavily Used for Criminal Purposes

Starling Bank has informed its customers that the bank no longer supports fund transfers to cryptocurrency platforms, including crypto exchanges. The bank stated that cryptocurrencies “are high risk and heavily used for criminal purposes and, as such, we no longer support......

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Warns About Crypto Exchange Website Using Its Name

The Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway has issued a statement warning that a cryptocurrency exchange website is using its name. The company stressed that the crypto firm has no affiliation with Berkshire Hathaway Inc. or its chairman and CEO, Warren E. Buffett.......

New FTX CEO Says Sam Bankman-Fried Does Not Speak on Firm’s Behalf, After SBF’s Candid Interview With Vox

Following the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s (SBF) interview with the New York Times and several direct text messages with Reuters, SBF recently did a much longer and more candid interview with Vox journalist Kelsey Piper. After the interview done via......

Onchain Data Reveals Alameda Acquired Specific Tokens a Month Before FTX Listings

According to a report stemming from the blockchain analytics firm Argus, Sam Bankman-Fried’s trading firm Alameda Research obtained tokens ahead of FTX.com listings. The report claims that Alameda acquired roughly $60 million worth of tokens before the digital assets were scheduled......

Shaky USDT Price Stirs Speculation Tied to Alameda Reserves, Tether Freezes 46 Million Tokens

Amid the market fluctuations on Thursday, data shows the stablecoin tether temporarily tapped a low of $0.961 per unit. Tether’s market fluctuations have affected the decentralized finance (defi) protocol Curve’s 3pool, as the stablecoin pool has become unbalanced Thursday morning. Furthermore,......

White House Is Not Preparing for Recession — Chief of Staff Says US Economy Is Strong

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain says that the U.S. is not in a recession. “The economy is growing. It is strong,” he stressed. In addition, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said there are no meetings or anything happening......

Crypto Firm Freeway Updates Community, Says Trading Strategy ‘Failed’ and ‘Caused a Substantial Loss’

Four days ago, the crypto rewards platform Freeway.io, formally called Aubit, halted withdrawals on October 23 after citing it was protecting the firm’s portfolio from “market fluctuations and volatility.” Two days later, the team updated the community and explained on Tuesday......

An Unknown Miner Commands More Than 51% of BSV’s Hashpower, Consecutive Strings of Empty Blocks Makes Chain Unreliable

A single miner has managed to overtake a large portion of the Bitcoinsv (Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision) blockchain capturing more than 80% of the hashrate on October 17. Today, the unknown miner’s hashpower commands around 54% of the Bitcoinsv’s computational power and......

JPMorgan Hires Former Executive of Bankrupt Crypto Firm as Head of Digital Assets Regulatory Policy

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has hired bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network’s former head of policy and regulatory affairs as its new head of digital assets regulatory policy. The move followed JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon telling U.S. Congress that crypto tokens, like......

S&P Global Report Says EU and UK Are in a Recession, Putin Thinks the West Is Greedy

Today’s blustery global economy has everyone on edge as inflation has wreaked havoc on the wallets of ordinary people and energy prices continue to soar worldwide. According to Credit Suisse, “the worst is yet to come,” as the global investment bank’s......