FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Thinks Bitcoin Has No Future as a Payments Network

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has given his take regarding the future of Bitcoin’s usage. Bankman-Fried stated he doesn’t believe that Bitcoin will work as a payments network, due to its limited capability for scaling to fulfill this task. However, he believes it might become “an asset, a commodity, and a store of value.” Sam Bankman-Fried on Bitcoin as a Payments Network FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has given his opinion about where bitcoin is going and the real value of its structure in the…

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This Expanding Triangle Pattern Could Be The Last Hope For Bitcoin Bulls

Bitcoin broke through support and plunged to the lowest prices seen since 2020. However, despite all the fear the drop has caused, it could be the last low before the top cryptocurrency continues its bull run. Here is why an extremely rare Elliott Wave expanding triangle pattern could be the last hope Bitcoin bulls have for new highs before a bear market. Ralph Nelson Elliott And His Theory On How Markets Move Ask most crypto investors and they would probably agree: we are in a bear market. However, based on…

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Bitcoin․com Exchange Market Insights Report for May 2022

This is the May 2022 monthly market insights report by Bitcoin.com Exchange. In this and subsequent reports, expect to find a summary of crypto market performance, a macro recap, market structure analysis, and more. Crypto Market Performance May got off to a rough start as the Federal Reserve confirmed a hawkish bias on the back of lingering inflation. Markets reacted by going risk-off. The collapse of LUNA and UST added fuel to the fire, with the result that crypto markets saw historically large drawdowns. BTC reached a low of $25.4k…

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Tezos Foundation Launches Fund to Collect NFT Creations by African and Asian Artists

The Tezos Foundation recently said it has committed $1.23 million to a fund that will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) created by African and Asian artists. Photographer Misan Harriman has been selected as the curator of the foundation’s permanent art collection. Supporting a New Generation of Artists The Swiss non-profit organization, Tezos Foundation, recently said it has committed about $1.23 million (£1 million) to a fund, which will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of upcoming artists from Africa and Asia. The artists’ works will be curated…

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Report: Central African Banking Regulator Says Crypto Ban Still Effective

An African regulator has told members of the six-nation Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) that a ban on cryptocurrencies is still effective. The regulator said the prohibition is designed to ensure financial stability is maintained within the economic bloc. COBAC to Set Up System to Identify Crypto Transactions An African regulator, the Banking Commission of Central Africa (COBAC), has reminded members of a regional economic bloc that includes the Central African Republic (CAR) that its ban on cryptocurrencies remains in effect. The regulator’s latest warning follows the…

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Public Consultations Reveal Positive Interest in Bank of Israel’s Digital Shekel

A survey carried out by the central bank of Israel has returned mostly positive responses from stakeholders regarding the possible issuance of a digital shekel currency. Many of the participants in the public consultations support the continued development of the project, the regulator said. Bank of Israel Releases Results From Consultations on Digital Shekel Project Israel’s monetary authority has recently published a paper detailing the outcome of public consultations held to gather opinions from interested parties on its central bank digital currency (CBDC) project. The regulator announced it had received…

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Dogecoin Has Dropped 90% Since “The Dogefather” Debuted On SNL

Dogecoin, the most popular meme cryptocurrency, has dropped 30% in the last 24 hours, but has already started to rebound. Someone moved around 250 million Dogecoins during this enormous price drop, with little more than half of that amount going to Robinhood. Whale Move Dogecoin To Robinhood The @DogeWhaleAlert account, which monitors large Dogecoin transfers, has discovered two transactions totaling more than 100 million Dogecoins. The two DOGE lumps had a total of 110,614,220 and 139,261,848 meme coins worth $8,497,274 and $11,625,997, respectively. The second Dogecoin payment was made via…

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Coinbase Ventures Backed Startup to Build Pan-African Crypto Exchange With $23 Million Capital Raise

The African startup, Mara, recently said it has raised about $23 million in funding from organizations ranging from Coinbase Ventures to individual angel investors like Amit Bhatia and Hamad Alhoimaizi. Mara has also partnered with the Central African Republic (CAR) and will act as an adviser to the country’s president. Enhancing Africa’s Competitiveness An Africa-focused crypto startup, Mara, has raised $23 million in funding for building a so-called pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, a report has said. Participating in the startup’s capital raise were Coinbase Ventures, Alameda Research, Distributed Global, TQ Ventures,…

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How to Get Fit and Earn Crypto with MoveZ

Tokenomics emerged as a popular concept in the crypto space in 2017 as a way to incentivize certain behaviors on blockchains through the use of tokens. The idea is that by aligning the economic incentives of a project with its users, you can more effectively drive adoption and usage. One area where tokenomics have been applied is in the realm of fitness and exercise. The theory goes that if you can reward people for getting in shape and staying active, you can help address the global obesity epidemic. Recent years…

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Russian Crypto Mining Giant Bitriver Considers Challenging US Sanctions

Russia’s Bitriver, one of the largest operators of crypto mining data centers, may take legal action against the U.S. over the decision to place it under sanctions. The company insists it does not help the Russian government to circumvent international restrictions. Bitriver Rejects US Accusations as Unfounded, Sees No Legal Ground for Sanctions Leading Russian mining enterprise Bitriver is considering filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Treasury Department, which recently designated the Swiss-registered company and a number of affiliated entities in a new round of sanctions against Russian businesses and…

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