Tornado Cash (TORN) has lost almost half its market valuation two days after being slapped with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department. The department accused Tornado Cash, a crypto mixer platform, of laundering more than $7 billion in cryptocurrencies, including a stash of $455 million allegedly stolen by North Korea-based hackers. Immediate reactions were followed
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The Celsius (CEL) community has rallied on Twitter once again to fight off short positions against their favored crypto token despite multiple challenges faced by the exchange, including bankruptcy and rumors of the company’s CEO fleeing from the United States. Thousands of tweets with the #CelShortSqueeze tag have been posted on the social media platform,
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Bitcoin (BTC) hit multi-day lows into Aug. 10 as crypto traders braced for impact with fresh United States inflation data.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader: Market “could get ugly” if CPI keeps rising Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD dipping to $22,668 on Bitstamp at the most recent daily
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Hot on the heels of an official announcement from USD Coin (USDC) issuer Circle Pay, stablecoin giant Tether has now also officially confirmed its support behind Ethereum’s upcoming Merge upgrade and switch to a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism-based blockchain. The announcement came on the same day as its stablecoin competitor, who pledged they will only
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Crypto platform Bitcoin.com is looking to expand its ecosystem by introducing Bitcoin (BTC) holders to the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) and implementing new services such as a decentralized exchange (DEX) in its platform.  Speaking with Cointelegraph’s Andrew Fenton at the Korea Blockchain Week (KBW) 2022, Bitcoin.com’s head of financial services Corbin Fraser said that
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This month, Bitcoin (BTC) is facing new competition from altcoins, as data suggests that – technically — it is already “alt season.” BTC now accounts for 41% of the total crypto market cap, its lowest market share since January. According to CoinMarketCap and TradingView data, BTC currently accounts for roughly 41% of total crypto market
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The protocol was at the heart of recent decentralized finance hacks and exploits, notably the reported theft of $455 million by the North Korea-affiliated Lazarus Group. The U.S. Treasury Department has placed more than 40 bitcoin addresses purportedly linked to the controversial mixer Tornado Cash on the Office of Foreign Asset Control’s (OFAC) Specially Designated
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