May 14, 2024

Coinbase website down as crypto exchange cites ‘system-wide outage’

United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase experienced a “system-wide outage,” rendering its services inaccessible for users on both desktop and mobile platforms.   Outage Notification Coinbase officially […]
May 14, 2024

Coinbase recovers after system-wide outage, but user withdrawals remain offline

Coinbase, the world’s second-largest exchange by trading volume, encountered a significant outage on May 14.   At 4:19 am UTC, Coinbase declared a system-wide outage lasting […]
May 14, 2024

Bitcoin hash rate dips as miners turn off unprofitable ASICs post-halving

The hash rate of Bitcoin witnessed a decline as mining firms began shutting down unprofitable mining rigs following the fourth Bitcoin halving.   On May 10, […]
May 14, 2024

Biden orders removal of Chinese-owned crypto miner near missile base

President Joe Biden has issued an order preventing a China-linked crypto mining firm from utilizing land near a Wyoming nuclear missile base.   National Security Concerns […]
May 14, 2024

Amazon-backed Anthropic brings Claude AI chatbot to European users

OpenAI, a leading developer in artificial intelligence (AI), finds itself embroiled in a privacy dispute following a complaint lodged by the data rights protection advocacy group […]
May 13, 2024

Tether discredits Ripple CEO comments over US scrutiny

Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino has responded to Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse‘s recent remarks suggesting that the U.S. government is targeting Tether, the world’s largest stablecoin issuer. […]
May 13, 2024

Reports of ‘bleached’ counterfeit bills crop up across North America

Counterfeit United States dollars are increasingly surfacing across North America, with incidents reported from Texas to Hawaii and even in Canada.   In Brownsville, Texas, police […]
May 13, 2024

Pudgy Penguins sold 1M plushies in 12 months, says CEO

Luca Schnetzler, CEO of the Pudgy Penguins non-fungible token (NFT) project, announced that sales have exceeded one million over the past year, showcasing the project’s remarkable […]
May 13, 2024

Philippines begins Peso-backed stablecoin sandbox testing

The Philippines central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), is set to initiate controlled trials of a national stablecoin pegged 1:1 to the local peso.   […]
May 13, 2024

North Korean hackers deploy ‘Durian’ malware, targeting crypto firms

Reports indicate that North Korean hackers are employing a new and notable malware variant called “Durian” to target South Korean cryptocurrency companies.   The North Korean […]

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