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WEF warns CBDCs could be vulnerable to quantum computer attack

“Q-Day” gets closer with every quantum computing breakthrough.

Rally or dud: What to expect if spot Ether ETFs are approved

Market observers are conflicted over what could happen following SEC approval of a spot Ether ETF.

Godzilla vs. Kong: SEC faces fierce battle against crypto’s legal firepower

The SEC has decided to take on half the crypto industry at once. That could be a fatal error given the industry’s combined legal firepower.

SEC fines NYSE parent company $10M for failing to report cyberattack

The Intercontinental Exchange will pay a penalty for failing to timely inform a cyber intrusion. The enforcement action affected several ICE subsidiaries, including the New York Stock Exchange.

White House and SEC chair oppose FIT21 bill ahead of House vote

The House of Representatives is set to vote on H.R. 4763, but U.S. President Joe Biden and SEC Chair Gary Gensler oppose the crypto-focused legislation.

Stripchain raises $10M to simplify blockchain user experience

Stripchain’s funding round included investors such as Sora Ventures, Hyperithm, Shima Capital, Mechanism and several crypto angel backers.

Ether security debate continues as SEC ETF decision deadline looms

The SEC’s decision on VanEck’s spot Ether ETF application is due by May 23, and experts believe the recent debate over Ether’s status as a security could hamper its chances.

Near plans AI agent to help users code decentralized apps

Near co-founder Illia Polosukhin believes that there’s a need for user-owned AIs that are optimized for people’s well-being and economic success.

Casper Labs, IBM launch Prove AI auditing solution on watsonx platform

Blockchain-based Casper Labs will integrate with “wastonx.governance” to provide enhanced security, access and versioning.

BoE regulatory 'culture shift' could open door to new tech

The Bank of England's proactive regulatory shift aims to integrate emerging technologies, highlighted by the introduction of the Digital Securities Sandbox.

Bitcoin and Ethereum ETPs debut on London Stock Exchange after FCA nod

The ETPs will only be available to professional and institutional investors due to the ban on retail customers trading crypto derivatives.

Strong Bitcoin ETF inflows boost BTC stability, says Bitfinex

Bitcoin ecosystem recorded consistent high daily closes, massive BTC outflows from crypto exchanges and inflows into the spot Bitcoin ETF market.

Nigeria reforms blockchain policy committee with new experts

Inuwa claimed the committee’s strategic reconstitution would bring together a fresh wave of experienced professionals and leading minds in blockchain.

Ethereum ETF confirmed? VanEck spot Ether ETF listed by DTCC

VanEck’s ETF is currently designated inactive on the DTCC website, meaning it cannot be processed until it receives the necessary regulatory approvals.

Vitalik Buterin advocates ZK ‘Likes’ on Farcaster after X privacy shift

Vitalik Buterin advocates for zero-knowledge “Likes” on social media in pursuit of combatting preference falsification.

Ether price hits 2-month high against Bitcoin as BTC price tests $69K

Bitcoin is flagging versus Ethereum ahead of the ETF decision, but one target sees $80,000 BTC price emerging from a green light to launch.

Ethereum address checksum, explained

Don’t lose your precious ETH to a typo! Understand Ethereum address checksums and how they safeguard your transactions from costly mistakes.

Coffeezilla calls out AI firm Rabbit over alleged NFT scam

Coffeezilla said that the artificial intelligence product Rabbit R1 was overhyped, similar to the Gama NFT project, which he believes to be a “scam.”

US prosecutors push for 5–7 years in prison for ex-FTX exec

U.S. prosecutors demanded “just punishment” fitting the scale of his crime, but Salame’s lawyers argue that he should serve no more than 18 months.

Worldcoin ordered to stop operations in Hong Kong

The PCPD ruled that Worldcoin’s retention of sensitive biometric data for up to 10 years solely for AI model training, including face and iris images, was unjustified.

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