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,......

Bitcoin Miner Cleanspark Acquires 3,853 Bitmain-Made BTC Mining Rigs for $5.9 Million

On Nov. 1, 2022, the bitcoin miner Cleanspark revealed it acquired 3,853 Bitmain-brand Antminer S19J Pro mining rigs for $5.9 million. According to Cleanspark, the company has purchased 26,500 bitcoin mining machines since the crypto winter started in June. Cleanspark Purchases......

Core Scientific Shares Downgraded After SEC Filing Hints at Possible Bankruptcy

One of the largest publicly listed bitcoin miners, Core Scientific, has shaken investors with a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that raises the possibility the company may apply for bankruptcy protection. The filing notes that Core Scientific......

Mad Money’s Jim Cramer Apologizes for Being Wrong About Facebook Parent Meta After Stock Plunges

The host of Mad Money, Jim Cramer, has apologized to investors for being wrong about Facebook parent Meta Platforms after its stock plunged to a record low. “I made a mistake here. I was wrong,” he said emotionally after stating previously......

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......

Fed’s Inflation Nowcasting Data Shows Future CPI Increases, US Gross National Debt Hits $31 Trillion

A recently published forecast stemming from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Inflation Nowcasting data indicates upcoming U.S. consumer price index (CPI) metrics will likely be elevated. The newly predicted CPI levels were recorded the same day America’s gross national debt......

Vietnam Crypto Miners Complain About Losses From Ethereum’s Merge

Miners in Vietnam have expressed grievances over the loss of business following Ethereum’s transition to a consensus mechanism that does not require the energy-intensive computing they were providing. Many are in trouble, local media reported, quoting entrepreneurs and mining enthusiasts. Cryptocurrency......

Police in Kazakhstan Arrest Gang Forcing IT Specialists to Run Crypto Farms

Law enforcement in Kazakhstan detained members of a crime group suspected of forcing IT experts into operating underground facilities for cryptocurrency mining with threats and blackmail. The racketeers allegedly made up to half a million U.S. dollars a month from their......

India Freezes Crypto Exchange Wazirx’s Bank Assets — Binance Claims Acquisition of Wazirx Was ‘Never Completed’

A major Indian cryptocurrency exchange, Wazirx, has had its bank assets of more than $8 million frozen by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED). The exchange was supposedly acquired by Binance in 2019. However, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) now claims that......

Iran Amends Regulations to Ease Crypto Miners’ Access to Renewable Energy

Authorities in Iran have revised some rules for the crypto mining industry in order to facilitate its access to green power. Licensed miners will now be able to purchase electricity produced from renewable sources from across the country at lower rates.......