Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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Coinbase to pay $6.5 million to settle CFTC trading probe

"Reporting false, misleading, or inaccurate transaction information undermines the integrity of digital asset pricing," Vincent McGonagle, Acting Director of Enforcement at CFTC, said in a statement.

Bitcoin crosses $60,000 mark for first time

The cryptocurrency hit $60,197 at 12:34 GMT and continued to hover around $60,000, according to the website CoinMarketCap.

Jack Dorsey puts his 1st tweet on sale, bid reaches Rs 2 cr

Dorsey tweeted with a bidding link to NFT (non-fungible token) through a platform called Valuables. NFT is a digital good on the Ethereum blockchain.

Twitter CEO Dorsey’s Square firm invests $170M in Bitcoin

"Combined with Square's previous purchase of $50 million in bitcoin, this represents approximately five percent of Square's total cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2020," the company announced.

Hackers eye cryptocurrencies, DDoS attacks on decline: Report

The number of DDoS attacks detected by global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky DDoS Prevention in Q4 2020 increased slightly in comparison to the same period of 2019.

Cryptocurrency industry hopeful as RBI mulls over digital currency

The RBI made the remarks in a booklet titled "Payment and Settlement Systems in India" released this week.

Bitcoin turns 12, crosses $34K for first time

Once the price of the leading cryptocurrency crossed the $30,000 mark for the first time -- something it had struggled to do for the last couple of days

World’s 3rd largest cryptocurrency crashes after lawsuit

According to CoinMarketCap, the XRP's value declined more than 42 per cent in the past 24 hours and was down more than 63 per cent from its 30-day high of $0.76

Twitter allows hardware security keys for iPhones, Android

Hardware security keys mean hackers cannot easily break into Twitter accounts, even if they have usernames and passwords.

PayPal to support cryptocurrency for all online payments

PayPal also plans to extend support to its money-sending subsidiary Venmo and international markets starting early next year.

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