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Ethereum rally to $3,700? Unlikely, say two derivatives metrics

Ether derivatives were unable to maintain elevated optimism levels, despite the potential spot ETF and recent macroeconomic data.

Roaring Kitty buys another 4M GME stocks, birthing conspiracy theory

Keith Gill, known as Roaring Kitty, buys 4 million more GameStop (GME) shares, increasing his holdings to over 9 million shares worth $262 million.

Bitcoin breaks 18-month hashrate uptrend: Are BTC miners capitulating?

Despite the drop in hashrate, Bitcoin miner selling isn’t correlated with the BTC price drop from $71,100 to $66,000.

Andrew Tate and Iggy Azalea parodied in Beeple’s artwork

Beeple unveils “Mother and Daddy (2024),” blending digital finance and celebrity culture, featuring Iggy Azalea and Andrew Tate.

Storm Partners launches Web3 innovation sandbox in Geneva

The new blockchain sandbox aims to bolster Geneva’s status as an emerging crypto hub.

Lil Pump and dump: Rapper tattoos ‘Solana’ on forehead after selling SOL tokens

Lil Pump’s new Solana tattoo sparked mixed reactions from fans and the crypto community, with some criticizing and others celebrating the move.

Can Bitcoin whales protect BTC price from new $48K downside target?

Bitcoin is not filling traders with hope as a stubborn BTC price range endures despite mass whale purchasing.

Wall Street must be accountable for Bitcoin mining emissions — Greenpeace

Greenpeace alleges that Wall Street titans such as BlackRock and Vanguard contribute to the environmental harm coming from Bitcoin mining.

Trezor to simplify self-custody with onboarding sessions and new wallet

Self-custody raises concerns about the burden of holding the private key, which Trezor wants to solve with a dedicated onboarding division and new wallets.

BIS inaugurates Toronto Innovation Centre with Bank of Canada

Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem said that as finance evolves, the industry must innovate and apply new skills, allowing Canadians to benefit from advancements.

Bitfarms expands into Pennsylvania amid Riot’s growing stake

Bitfarms announces U.S. expansion in Pennsylvania, while Riot Platforms increases its ownership stake in the company to 14%.

How to transfer NFTs from OpenSea to MetaMask

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea, select your NFT, hit “Transfer” to your MetaMask address, and confirm the fee to move your NFT.

Altcoins signal buy after taking it ‘on the chin’ since March

The altcoin crypto market may present “some opportunities” for investors after “taking it on the chin” the last four months.

UwU Lend offers a $5M bounty to whoever catches its exploiter

The UwU Lend hacker has now stolen a combined $24 million from the protocol across two attacks.

Trader claims to lose $310K on dodgy exchange pitched in LinkedIn request

The investor said they learned about the exchange from a “random friend request on LinkedIn.”

Tesla investors sue Elon Musk for diverting resources, talent to xAI

Shareholders accused Tesla boss Elon Musk of “brazen disloyalty” with his xAI startup that created “billions in AI-related value at a company other than Tesla.”

Holograph fell 80% in 9 hours after exploiter mints 1B additional HLG

The 1 billion HLG tokens were worth $14.4 million at the time of the first mint, Etherscan data shows.

Ether notches second-biggest hodler buying day in history

Demand for Ether from long-term holders rocketed on June 12 as the price fell below $3,500, just before the SEC’s Gary Gensler gave a forecast for spot Ether ETF approval.

Swiss regulator forces crypto-friendly FlowBank into bankruptcy

The Swiss-based bank had ties to the TrueUSD stablecoin issuer, Techteryx, crypto asset manager CoinShares and reportedly Binance.

Deepfake AI ‘gang’ drains $11M OKX account, Zipmex zapped by SEC: Asia Express

OKX blames “coin-stealing hacking gang” for deepfake AI theft of $11M, Zipmex unlicensed, Microvisionchain’s millions in grants: Asia Express

Solana Labs debuts blockchain customer loyalty platform Bond

Solana Labs has launched Bond, a new platform that will let non-crypto brands leverage the power of blockchain tech to engage with customers.

US judge approves Terraform’s $4.5B settlement with SEC

A New York district court judge has rubber-stamped Terraform Labs and Do Kwon’s nearly $4.5 billion settlement with the SEC.

MiCA regulation takes shape under EBA’s newest guidelines

The European Banking Authority has introduced a series of technical standards and guidelines for token issuers as MiCA implementation moves forward.

Bitoro launches perpetual futures on Injective protocol

The perpetual futures trading network is now available on five other ecosystems, including Avalanche, Base, Arbitrum, Optimism, and Mantle.

Taiwan establishes association to help crypto firms self regulate

The association was formed after the country’s Justice Ministry proposed AML amendments for crypto firms that could result in penalties, including up to two years in prison.

Paradigm raises $850M for third crypto fund

Paradigm has been discussing its new crypto fund for the past few months as markets rebounded.

Curve founder repays 93% of $10M bad debt stemming from liquidation

The DeFi protocol's native token plunged by 28% in a single day due to liquidations stemming from a hack attempt.

President Biden announces picks for SEC, FDIC and Treasury leadership

CFTC Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero could replace Martin Gruenberg after allegations of a toxic workplace culture at the FDIC.

Traders: Bitcoin price needs “fresh all-time highs” to end pump-and-dump cycles

Bitcoin price requires high demand side liquidity to push the price out of a long-lasting consolidation.

Chinese court sentences gang for money laundering using digital yuan

The Chinese CBDC’s “controllable anonymity” seems to be very highly controlled.