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Coinbase, Executives, Investors Hit With Lawsuit Over Nasdaq Listing

Coinbase, Executives, Investors Hit With Lawsuit Over Nasdaq Listing

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, its executives, and investors over the company’s direct listing on Nasdaq. “According to the complaint, the registration statement and prospectus used to effectuate the company’s offering were false and misleading,” the lawsuit alleges. Class Action Lawsuit Against Coinbase Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP announced Friday …

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81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

Eighty-one countries are now exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a new tracker. This number is 46 more countries than the number in May last year. In addition, five countries have fully launched their own digital currencies. 81 Central Banks Explore Launching Own Digital Currencies The Atlantic Council’s Geoeconomics Center unveiled a new …

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This Year’s Gallup Poll Findings Suggest 6% of US Investors Own Bitcoin

This Year’s Gallup Poll Findings Suggest 6% of US Investors Own Bitcoin

Young U.S. investors are more interested in bitcoin investments than they were three years ago, according to a poll stemming from the Gallup Investor Optimism Index. This year’s poll surveyed 1,037 participants and findings suggest 6% of American investors own bitcoin. American Bitcoin Investors Increase by 4% in 3 Years The American survey and analytics …

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A Deeper Look Into The Pirate Bay’s Mysterious ‘Piratetoken’ Soft Launch

A Deeper Look Into The Pirate Bay’s Mysterious ‘Piratetoken’ Soft Launch

In mid-May, the popular and perhaps the largest torrent tracker on the internet, The Pirate Bay, mysteriously revealed a new cryptocurrency called piratetoken (TPB). The token has seen a 20% gain in 30 days and following the quiet launch, the torrent tracker’s website explained that the new piratetoken is a soft launch for a myriad …

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Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Irish Banks Hail EU’s ‘Radical’ Anti-Money Laundering Push

Banks in Ireland have welcomed an upcoming reform of the European Union’s anti-money laundering regulations that will affect the crypto space. The Irish banking industry organization voiced support for the changes aimed at disrupting illicit transactions at the union level while calling them “radical.” New AML Body to Weed Out Suspicious Transactions in the EU, …

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Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range. …

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Users Criticize Uniswap’s Decision to Remove Over 100 Tokens From Main Interface

Users Criticize Uniswap’s Decision to Remove Over 100 Tokens From Main Interface

The largest decentralized exchange (dex) platform, in terms of trade volume, Uniswap has revealed the dex has removed a number of tokens from the platform interface. The community assumes the tokens could be deemed securities by global regulators. Uniswap users can still swap these tokens via accessing specific smart contracts themselves, as the company behind …

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Group of Salvadorans Take to the Streets to Protest El Salvador’s New Bitcoin Law

Group of Salvadorans Take to the Streets to Protest El Salvador’s New Bitcoin Law

While some Salvadorans situated near Playa El Zonte beach like the new bitcoin tender law implemented by Nayib Bukele’s regime, a number of other citizens dislike the law. This week, regional reports show citizens from El Salvador have taken to the streets to protest the bitcoin tender law. Salvadoran Protestors Say Bitcoin Is ‘Too Volatile’ …

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Bitmain to Host Miners in 180-Megawatt Data Center in Kazakhstan

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180-Megawatt Data Center in Kazakhstan

Crypto mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has partnered with Enegix to host Antminer S19 Pro devices in one of the world’s largest data centers. The facility located in Kazakhstan is designed to accommodate more than 50,000 mining rigs. Bitmain to Work With Mining Facility Operator Enegix Leading mining equipment producer Bitmain has announced a partnership with …

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Circle K Deploys Bitcoin ATMs in Stores Across US and Canada — Over 700 Machines Already Installed

Circle K Deploys Bitcoin ATMs in Stores Across US and Canada — Over 700 Machines Already Installed

A leading convenience and fuel retailer, Circle K, is deploying bitcoin ATMs in its stores across the U.S. and Canada. More than 700 machines operated by Bitcoin Depot have already been installed. “As one of the world’s leading convenience and fuel retailers, Circle K is the first major retail chain to deploy bitcoin ATMs within …

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