ConsenSys Plots Massive Expansion Following $200M Raise

The Ethereum builder, now valued at $3.2 billion, is planning to hire 400 staffers.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

SEC Reportedly Looking Into BlockFi’s Crypto Yield Products

The crypto lender was already in hot water with a number of state securities regulators earlier this year.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

Bit Digital Migrates All of Its Bitcoin Mining Out of China Amid Ban

The New York based miner expects to increase its mining power to 2.6 EH/s by mid-next year.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

Oasis Launches $160M Ecosystem Fund With Backing From Jump Capital and Others

The layer 1, long in development, is finally preparing for prime time.

Tech  ·  17 November 2021

Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Upsizes Its IPO, Valuing Company at $1.5B

The Australian bitcoin miner expects to start trading on the Nasdaq Nov. 19 under the ticker symbol IREN.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

KuCoin Labs Launches $100M Fund for Metaverse Projects

KuCoin Labs, the investment and research firm spun out of the crypto exchange KuCoin has launched a $100 million fund to invest in Metaverse start-up projects.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

‘Ethereum Killers’ Are Helpful, Not Harmful

Also: Real-world countries and constitutions collide with the digital world.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

ECB Sounds Alarm Over Linkages Between Stablecoins and Conventional Financial Markets

The central bank also warned against the excessive use of crypto-based leverage trading.

Others  ·  17 November 2021

Some Chinese Crypto News Sites Appear to Go Dark as Crackdown Continues

ChainNews, Odaily, and Block123 were unavailable on Nov. 17.

Others  ·  17 November 2021

Indian Central Bank Governor Says Blockchain Technology Can Thrive Without Cryptocurrencies

There are far deeper issues involved with cryptocurrencies, RBI’s Shaktikanta Das said.

Others  ·  17 November 2021

LA’s Iconic Staples Center to Be Renamed Arena

The naming deal is one of the biggest in sports history, according to the L.A. Times.

Business  ·  17 November 2021

India to Ban Crypto as Payment Method but Regulate as Asset: Report

The Modi government will also ban active solicitation from crypto firms, such as ads.

Others  ·  17 November 2021

One-Fourth of Fund Managers Expect Bitcoin Price Over $75K in 12 Months: BofA Survey

Long bitcoin trades more crowded than long ESG positions.

Business  ·  17 November 2021