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Cryptoverse: Blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned. When thieves stole an estimated $190 million from US crypto firm Nomad last …

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India freezes assets of Binance-linked WazirX

Representations of cryptocurrencies in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MUMBAI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – India’s financial crime-fighting agency said on Friday it had frozen the assets of WazirX, linked to the world’s largest digital currency exchange Binance, as part of its investigation …

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US crypto firm Nomad hit by $190 million theft

Representations of cryptocurrencies in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – US crypto firm Nomad has been hit by a $190 million theft, blockchain researchers said on Tuesday, the latest such heist to hit the digital asset sector this year. …

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Cryptoverse: Bitcoin beats the heat in a jumpin’ July

A representation of virtual currency bitcoin and a US one dollar banknote are seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken January 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Aug 2 (Reuters) – It’s been a good month for bitcoin – and we haven’t said that …

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Cryptoverse: What crisis? Venture capitalists bet big on crypto

July 26 (Reuters) – It’s not all doom and gloom. Even as the crypto sector shivers in the bleak winter, venture capitalists are pouring money into digital currency and blockchain startups at a pace that’s set to outstrip last year’s record. In the first half of the year, VCs bet $17.5 billion on such firms, …

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Cryptoverse: What crisis? Venture capitalists bet big on crypto

A stock graph is seen with a representation of bitcoin in this picture illustration taken taken March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register July 26 (Reuters) – It’s not all doom and gloom. Even as the crypto sector shivers in the bleak winter, venture capitalists are pouring money …

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Cryptoverse: Holding your breath for a bitcoin bounce

July 19 (Reuters) – If you’re waiting for a bitcoin recovery, you may have to sweat it out for months. That’s the conclusion of some technical specialists seeking method from the madness. Bitcoin’s slide since May, swamped by economic angst, has knocked it below its 200-week moving average, at around $22,600, as well as its …

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G20 watchdog to propose first global crypto rules in October

Representations of cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, DogeCoin, Ripple, Litecoin are placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – The Financial Stability Board (FSB) said on Monday it would propose “robust” global rules for cryptocurrencies in October, …

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Cryptoverse: The bonfire of the NFTs

July 5 (Reuters) – The NFT dream isn’t dead, but it’s taken a big non-fungible beating. The market shone gloriously last year as crypto-rich speculators spent billions of dollars on the risky assets, pumping up prices and profits. Now, six months into 2022, it’s looking ugly. Monthly sales volume on the largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, …

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Hacker claims to have stolen 1 bln records of Chinese citizens from police

A police officer in a protective suit checks on a commuter at a subway station, after the lockdown placed to curb the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak was lifted in Shanghai, China June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register SHANGHAI, July 4 (Reuters) – A hacker has claimed …

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