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.

Dingo crypto token flagged as scam over 99% transaction fee backdoor

Cybersecurity firm Check Point said it discovered a smart contract function called "setTaxFeePercent" which can reportedly change the contract's buy and sell fees.

What is the global financial crisis and its impact on the global economy

The Global Financial Crisis was a widespread economic downturn that began in 2008 and resulted from the collapse of the housing market and investment banks.

Starkware commits to open source its ‘magic wand’ Starknet Prover

The prover is the crucial engine Starkware uses to roll up hundreds of thousands of transactions and compress them into a tiny cryptographic proof written on the Ethereum blockchain.

SBF bail guarantor to go public, UK crypto framework and Celsius news: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

Top Stories This Week SBF’s $250M bail guarantors should be made public, rules judge The identities of two individuals who helped former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried with his $250 million bail bond could be revealed next month following a recent ruling by United States District Judge Lewis Kaplan. Bankman-Fried’s legal counsel has until Feb. 7 […]

The world must take a 'collective action' approach to regulations – suggests India’s Finance Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman hopes that finance ministers and central bank governors will be able to agree on crypto regulations in the G-20 meeting in Bengaluru later this month.

Protocol Labs, Chainalysis and Bittrex add to crypto layoff season

Crypto execs suggested that the "extremely challenging" times forced them to cut jobs in order to “weather this extended" crypto winter.

FBI seizes $100K in NFTs and 86.5 ETH from scammer following ZachXBT investigation

The seized property included a Bored Ape Yacht Club and Doodles NFT, 85.6 Ether and a flashy Audemars Piguet watch which ultimately helped ZachXBT identify the alleged scammer.

The IBM–Maersk blockchain effort was doomed to fail from the start

Observers can learn a few things from the failed effort by IBM and Moller-Maersk to develop TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled global trading platform.

Are Cosmos’ ecosystem growth and roadmap enough to sustain ATOM’s current 50% monthly rally?

ATOM gained 50% in January and while the wider crypto market could remain bullish for some time, does the Cosmos ecosystem have strong enough fundamentals to support further upside?

'Crypto summer' likely to start in Q2 2023, Morgan Creek Capital CEO says

Bitcoin's bull market is likely to start earlier than expected due to anticipation of the BTC halving and favorable macroeconomic conditions, according to Mark Yusko, founder and CEO of Morgan Creek Capital Management.

Australia bolsters crypto watchdogs in ''multi-stage' plan to fight scams

The new measures from the Australian government come as cryptocurrency scams skyrocketed 162% to $221 million in 2022.

OpenSea serves as an example of why crypto security must improve

For cryptocurrency to achieve mass adoption, breaches that can be easily prevented — like the phishing attack that resulted in OpenSea losing $1.7 million — need to end.

Fiat is in 'jeopardy' but Bitcoin, stablecoins aren't the answer either: Ray Dalio

The hedge fund manager instead wants to see an “inflation-linked coin” be brought to the masses which would serve to ensure consumers secure their buying power.

Huawei NFTs, Toyota’s hackathon, North Korea vs. Blockchain: Asia Express 

Our weekly roundup of news from East Asia curates the industry’s most important developments. Huawei moves to trademark its NFTs According to a Jan. 28 report by Sina News, Chinese telecom giant Huawei has recently filed for eight trademarks related to its Huawei “YunYunBao” nonfungible tokens (NFT) series. The trademarks include digital collectibles in the […]

Lack of liquidity mitigated damages to BonqDAO exploit: Report

After amassing $120 million in tokens through an infinite minting glitch, hackers reportedly only cashed out around $1 million due to a lack of liquidity on BonqDAO.

Chinese Communist Party officials issue KPIs for e-CNY transactions in Suzhou

CCP officials want to see the e-CNY surpass $300 billion in transactions in 2023 through promotional efforts.

Is the Metaverse really turning out like ‘Snow Crash’?

Neal Stephenson’s science fiction novel Snow Crash predicted the Metaverse in 1992. This cult book has the amusingly-named Hiro Protagonist running around in an artificial cyber world, trying to stop a virus that wipes minds, aided by his hacker friend Y.T. Reality is a place to escape from, a neoliberal future wrecked by hyperinflation and […]

Top 7 blockchain courses and certifications for beginners

Blockchain courses and certifications help individuals understand the underlying principles and applications of blockchain technology.

State of play: Decentralized domain services reflect on industry progress

Major decentralized domain services weigh in on the state of the industry and the potential for future growth.

Bitcoin Ordinals creators look for fix after first instance of shock porn

A rather unsavory image made it to the front page of the Ordinals website for 30 minutes before it was hidden, however, the image itself is immutable.

Image