Blockchain and Crypto News

Don’t miss real-time updates

Decentral Block Post

Access real-time blockchain and cryptocurrency news updates from around the globe.

Reddit prepares to drop Gen 4 collectible avatars on Polygon

Despite the downturn in the NFT industry, Reddit continues to attract new holders of digital collectibles issues on blockchain.

Ant Group reportedly plans IPO, blockchain firm discloses offer price on Nasdaq, and more

Ant Group is reportedly cutting off its blockchain and database management businesses from its main entity to prepare for an upcoming public offering.

UK crime agency scouts for seasoned crypto investigators

The ideal candidate to join the National Crime Agency will be an existing member of the police staff who is a certified accredited financial investigator (AFI).

Deloitte, Chainalysis alliance to give law enforcement a crypto edge

Big Four accounting firm Deloitte said the partnership could help authorities identify and take down bad actors hiding "behind the keyboard."

Researcher envisions smart education system built on blockchain, DAO, NFT, and AI

According to the research, combining the technologies will result in 12 distinct advantages over the traditional educational system.

Zero-knowledge tech development heats up amid bear market

The intersection of ZK proofs and multichain bridges has become one of the industry's more intriguing development.

Alphapo payment provider hack now estimated at over $60M — ZachXBT

The on-chain sleuth ZachXBT claims to have found an additional $37 million in losses suffered from the unconfirmed attack.

Avalanche Foundation allocates $50M investment to on-chain asset token purchases

Called "Avalanche Vista," the initiative will consider investing in any asset that can be tokenized.

Era Lend on zkSync exploited for $3.4M in reentrancy attack

The lending app was drained of funds using a “read-only reentrancy” bug, a type of vulnerability that is often difficult for auditors to spot.

Solana game developer Automata announces mass layoffs

"It is with a heavy heart that I am writing today to share news about team restructuring efforts we are effectuating today," wrote CEO and co-founder Michael Wagner.

Axie Infinity creator to develop new game in partnership with CyberKongz

Sky Mavis executive Kathleen Osgood said that the catalyst for the revival of blockchain gaming would be an experience that understands the motivations driving users into Web3.

Bitget surpasses 20M users as wallet integration spurs trading volumes

The platform is now among the four largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume after integrating with recently acquired wallet service Bitkeep.

Former CFTC chairman says stablecoins can be a bridge between two worlds

Timothy Massad, the former CFTC chairman, highlighted the benefits of stablecoins and urged regulators not to discredit their utility when it comes to regulations.

Worldcoin may face UK data regulators inquiry days after launch: Report

The project has faced criticism from within the fintech world over its dystopian features and privacy concerns.

China’s blockchain satellite in space, Hong Kong’s McNuggets Metaverse: Asia Express

China launches world’s first blockchain satellite into space, meanwhile, McDonalds Hong Kong brings McNuggets into the Metaverse.

Gaming DAO warns users of fake airdrops amid social media hacks

The decentralized game publisher said their team has witnessed a significant rise in phishing attempts within their community and in the Arbitrum ecosystem.

Japan PM reaffirms Web3 plans as Binance announces imminent launch

Fumio Kishida described Web3 as a "new form of capitalism" in a keynote address at WebX conference in Japan.

Arkham Intel Exchange approves $5K bounty for info on Do Kwon and Terra wallets

Terra co-founder Do Kwon is currently in Montenegrin prison as the platform remains under scrutiny in South Korea, but crypto users continue to seek out information on wallets.

Worldcoin launch raises eyebrows as WLD price notches a double-digit gain

Worldcoin price soared to $3.58 shortly after launching but traders and crypto advocates have many concerns.

Twitter vs. Threads: Users are the real losers

The world’s eyes turned in excitement to the battle between Elon Musk's Twitter and Mark Zuckerberg's Threads, but users emerged as the real losers.

New research shows how brain-like computers could revolutionize blockchain and AI

A CMOS-compatible neuromorphic computing chip could be on the horizon thanks to breakthrough research out of Technische Universität Dresden.

Worldcoin launch divides opinions - crypto community has its say

“What could go wrong?” Decentralized ID protocol Worldcoin has launched, receiving mixed takes from the cryptocurrency community.

XRP court ruling marks milestone, but new crypto law could take years

Ripple’s partial victory against the SEC is positive, but crypto firms still face uncertainty without a regulatory framework.

Worldcoin token launch sparks response from Vitalik Buterin

The Ethereum co-founder released a long-form response to the launch of Worldcoin’s decentralized human identity verification system.

Korean banks to research the stablecoins alternative

Hana Bank plans to conduct research on certificate of deposit tokens, while Woori Bank’s research department has already recently released a report on them.

Bitcoin block 800,000 mined — What’s next?

Tick tock, next block. The Bitcoin network passed block 800,000 with less than a year to go to the next block reward halving.

Worldcoin launches token to distinguish humans from bots

The project provides a decentralized and private way to verify human identity online amid the rise of artificial intelligence technologies.

Crypto lender Delio warns normal operations in jeopardy after asset seizures

The South Korean crypto lender has had to halt certain interest payments amid a recent investigation resulting in the company and its customers' assets being seized.

Alphapo hot wallets hacked for over $31 million

The funds have been reportedly taken on the Ethereum blockchain. The number of Bitcoins stolen remains uncertain.

Nigeria's CBN enhances eNaira with NFC upgrade for contactless payments

The CBN reportedly emphasizes that the latest addition of NFC technology will play a crucial role in boosting the adoption rates for the CBDC.

Image