Report: Crypto Adoption Hits New Milestones — Global Crypto Owners Reached 425 Million in 2022

Crypto adoption achieved new milestones in 2022, with the number of crypto owners reaching 425 million during the year, a new report by Crypto.com shows. Moreover, the report reveals that the number of bitcoin owners reached 219 million in December while…

ENS Domain Registrations Skyrocketed Last Month, Total Names Created Nears 2 Million

The number of Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains is nearing the two million mark as 1,888,209 ENS names have been etched into the Ethereum blockchain to date. The project recently detailed that July saw the largest monthly rise in revenue scoring…

Solana Suffers Exploit — Close to 8,000 SOL-Based Wallets Have Been Compromised

The Solana smart contract project is suffering from issues once again after it was discovered that close to 8,000 Solana-based wallets have been compromised. Solana is asking victimized wallet owners to complete a survey and the team stressed that “engineers are…

Solana Halts Block Production, Validators Told to Prep for a Restart, Network’s Decentralization Criticized

On June 1, 2022, the Solana network halted block production again as the blockchain network has stopped working a number of times during the network’s lifetime. According to the Solana status update, validator operators are being asked to prepare for a…

Shelling Out $30K or More in Ethereum — A Look at the Top 5 NFT Floor Prices

Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have been very popular for well over 12 months and a great number of collections have skyrocketed in value. While interest in NFTs has slid to a four-month low according to Google Trends search queries, a vast…

100 NFT Collections Surpass $20 Billion in Volume — Cryptopunks, Bored Apes Capture Top Volumes

Non-fungible token (NFT) assets were extremely popular this year and to date, there’s been more than $20 billion in volume recorded in terms of NFT sales among 100 collections. While many single NFTs sold for millions of dollars a number of…

Crypto Mixing Tools Tornado.cash and Cashfusion Obscure More Than $8 Billion in Transactions

While blockchain monitoring has increased a great deal during the last few years, cryptocurrency mixers have seen significant use from those who don’t want their financial transactions tracked. Meanwhile, two mixing applications, Tornado.cash and Cashfusion, have helped crypto owners make their…

The NFT Magazine Project Plans to Drop a Periodical in the Form of an NFT on Ethereum

On November 2, a non-fungible token (NFT) magazine is coming to the Ethereum blockchain called “The NFT Magazine” — a periodical publication containing articles and illustrations in the form of an NFT. The project, promoted by Advtech IT Solutions, has partnered…

Edward Snowden Calls CBDCs ‘Cryptofascist Currency’ — ‘Closer to Being a Perversion of Cryptocurrency’

On October 9, whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden published an opinion editorial concerning central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and claimed CBDCs are “the newest danger cresting the public horizon.” Snowden stressed that rather than being an innovation, CBDC’s are “closer…