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This Week [In] Crypto: Reversible Eth Transactions, Ripple Wins, Technical Recession, And More

This Week [in] Crypto: Reversible ETH Transactions, Ripple Wins, Technical Recession, and More

It has been another glorious week in crypto, but a tough one for the economy as markets around the world faced turmoil. This week we turn back time with Ethereum, and ask whether non-fungible tokens (NFTs) really hold the key to love and happiness. We also reveal who is drinking bourbon with John McAfee in Texas (probably). Let’s …

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Big Bitcoin ‘price move on the horizon’ anticipated heading into October

Big Bitcoin ‘price move on the horizon’ anticipated heading into October

As September comes to an end, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is holding firm, appearing to stabilize above $19,000 as volatility attempts to subside. The stability in Bitcoin’s price is partly backed by the asset standing out as a favorable hedge at a time the U.S. dollar is toppling other global fiat currencies. Based on the recent …

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Bitcoin Had a Rough September. Here Are the Key Metrics to Watch Next

Bitcoin Had a Rough September. Here Are the Key Metrics to Watch Next

Bitcoin is preparing to enter October in a critical posture. With the macro climate weakening and on-chain data pointing to low interest, the top crypto faces a potential selloff. Key Takeaways Bitcoin’s market value dropped nearly 14% in September. Market sentiment has turned pessimistic due to the top crypto’s poor price performance. On-chain data shows …

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SEC must show Hinman speech drafts to Ripple, Judge rules again

SEC must show Hinman speech drafts to Ripple, Judge rules again

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been denied a motion to conceal former director William Hinman’s speech drafts, in which he said ether wasn’t a security. District Judge Sarah Netburn ordered the emails and drafts of Hinman’s speech weren’t protected by deliberative process privilege (DPP) in August 2021, because they reflect the director’s personal opinions of …

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Theta upgrade goes live to support wTHETA as TNT20 token

Theta upgrade goes live to support wTHETA as TNT20 token

Theta Labs (THETA) successfully deployed the Theta v3.4.0 upgrade at block height 17285755, which supports wrapped THETA (wTHETA) as a TNT20 token. This upgrade was key for the launch of the Theta Metachain, which is expected to happen in December 2022. The new version allows the wTHETA to be transferred to Metamask wallets and other smart contracts. …

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Paradigm leads crypto firewall provider Blowfish’s .8 million raise

Paradigm leads crypto firewall provider Blowfish’s $11.8 million raise

QUICK TAKE Web3 firewall provider Blowfish emerges from stealth having raised $11.8 million in funding and secured a partnership with Solana wallet Phantom.  Investors in the round include Paradigm, Dragonfly Capital and 0xLabs.  Web3 firewall provider Blowfish emerged from stealth having announced the closure of an $11.8 million funding round led by Paradigm.  Other investors …

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Bittrex, BitGo, six others sign on to crypto market integrity pledge

Bittrex, BitGo, six others sign on to crypto market integrity pledge

QUICK TAKE A self-regulatory organization in development has picked up eight new members. Launched with support from Coinbase and Circle earlier this year, the Crypto Market Integrity Coalition now counts 38 members. Eight more firms have signed on to a crypto market integrity pledge that hopes to promote the industry’s efforts at self-regulation. The news comes from …

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Ethereum censorship: 24% of blocks reject transactions

Ethereum censorship: 24% of blocks reject transactions

Some MEV-boost relays in Ethereum are choosing to refuse transactions that include addresses on the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) list. MEV-boost is an open-source tool developed by Flashbots that allows for validators to use blocks built and relayed to them by individuals hoping to make arbitrages, or find other …

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Synthetix Related Mentions on Social Media Spike by 80%, Can SNX Price Keep Up?

Synthetix Related Mentions on Social Media Spike by 80%, Can SNX Price Keep Up?

Interest in Synthetix Network Token (SNX) has spiked tremendously on social media as SNX gains a mere 4% on the daily chart; but with on-chain indicators glimmering can SNX start a rally any time soon? After Synthetix founder Kain Warwick submitted a proposal to turn off SNX’s high yield returns and cap its supply at 300 million tokens, the …

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$ADA: How Cardano’s Vasil Upgrade Is Making DApps ‘More Efficient and Cheaper To Run’

$ADA: How Cardano’s Vasil Upgrade Is Making DApps ‘More Efficient and Cheaper To Run’

This article looks at two examples of how Cardano’s Vasil upgrade, which was deployed on the mainnet on September 22, is helping DApps to significantly reduce transaction size and cost. On September 22, Input Output Global (“IOG”), the blockchain technology company behind Cardano’s R&D, announce that at 9:44 p.m. UTC on that day IOG and …

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