Bitcoin’s Difficulty Slides 7.32%, Reduction Marks the Largest Drop in 2022

On Dec. 5, 2022, at block height 766,080, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty adjustment dropped 7.32% lower, making it the largest difficulty reduction in 2022. The current difficulty is approximately 34.24 trillion and it will remain at this point for the next two......

This Week’s NFT Sales Slid 5% Lower Than Last Week, Ethereum NFT Sales Accounted for 76.8% of the Volume

On Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, market data shows that non-fungible token (NFT) sales dropped 5.23% lower than last week’s sales despite a 15.16% increase in NFT buyers. Out of the $112.70 million in NFT sales volume over the last week, Ethereum-based......

North Korean Lazarus Group Linked to New Cryptocurrency Hacking Scheme

The Lazarus group, a North Korean hacking organization previously linked to criminal activity, has been connected to a new attack scheme to breach systems and steal cryptocurrency from third parties. The campaign, which uses a modified version of an already existing......

Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison Reportedly Spotted at a Coffee Shop in Manhattan With FTX Dog ‘Gopher’

On Dec. 4, 2022, the Twitter account and citizen journalist called Autism Capital shared two pictures of a woman that closely resembles the Alameda Research CEO, Caroline Ellison. The pictures were taken at a coffee and sandwich shop in Manhattan at......

The Crypto 6 Case Heads to Trial With Only 1 Defendant Left, Prosecutor’s So-Called ‘Expert’ Excluded

On Dec. 6, 2022, the “Crypto Six” case will be heading to trial, and out of all six defendants, only Ian Freeman, co-host of the radio broadcast Free Talk Live, has not accepted a plea bargain. According to the most recent......

Report: AAX Users Storm Crypto Exchange’s Nigerian Offices, Attack Employees

Nigeria users of the crypto exchange AAX, which suspended withdrawals on Nov. 12, reportedly stormed its offices in Lagos and began assaulting employees. Reports that disgruntled AAX users have harassed the crypto exchange’s workers came just days after the Nigerian crypto......

Elon Musk Suspects Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Donated Over $1 Billion to Support Democrats

Tesla CEO and Twitter chief Elon Musk says that former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) probably donated over $1 billion to support the Democratic Party, which would be a much larger sum than the number publicly disclosed. Many people slammed Musk......

Report: Genesis Owes Gemini Customers $900 Million, Exchange Is Attempting to Recoup Assets

According to a recent report from the Financial Times (FT), Genesis Global Capital allegedly owes $900 million to Gemini customers. The exchange operated by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss is attempting to recover the funds from Genesis, according to FT’s sources. Report......

Korean VC Firm Daesung Private Equity Announces $83 Million Metaverse Fund

Daesung Private Equity, a Korean venture capital firm, has announced the launch of a metaverse fund of 110 billion won ($83.5 million). The fund, which will have the participation of the Korean state represented by Korea Venture Investment Corporation’s Korea Fund......