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Coinbase to Launch Secondary Market for its Private Stocks on NASDAQ

Coinbase to Launch Secondary Market for its Private Stocks on NASDAQ

The U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that they would launch a secondary market for its private stock on Nasdaq Private Market. The move comes ahead of the firm’s initial public offering (IPO).Coinbase promised to provide further details to shareholders on January 25 about the market launch. The move will likely allow current and former […]

Over 200 New Bitcoin Whales Appeared Since the Start of 2021

Over 200 New Bitcoin Whales Appeared Since the Start of 2021

More than 200 new whale entities have appeared in the bitcoin network since the beggining of 2021, as per the statistics from analytics provider Glassnode. The number of Bitcoin whales, by which is meant accounts with greater than or equal to one thousand bitcoins, has increased as the cryptocurrency enjoyed a massive winning rally in […]

American Tourist Arrested in Italy Due to Elon Musk’s Flamethrower

American Tourist Arrested in Italy Due to Elon Musk’s Flamethrower

American Max Craddock ran into difficulties owing a collectible flamethrower from Elon Musk’s latest startup, The Boring Company. Craddock had been arrested in the Sardinian port city of Olbia in June 2018 after trying to board a private party bus with the flamethrower. Craddock had painted his flamethrower black, and written on it the name […]

Bitcoin Rises by 20% After Elon Musk Changes His Twitter Bio to “#bitcoin”

Bitcoin Rises by 20% After Elon Musk Changes His Twitter Bio to “#bitcoin”

Bitcoin jumped to $37,050, the highest level since Jan. 19 after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk changed his Twitter bio to mention the cryptocurrency. Altcoins including Ethereum and XRP also jumped, as much as 5 per cent and 8 per cent respectively.  Around the time of mentioning of the cryptocurrency Musk also tweeted:’In retrospect, […]

Runner in $20 Million ICO Scam Gets Six Months in Prison

Runner in $20 Million ICO Scam Gets Six Months in Prison

Jerry Ji Guo, 33, who allegedly were running $20 million ICO scam, has been sentenced to six months in prison by a U.S. court. The San Francisco resident pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud in late 2019. He also admitted to having posed as an ICO consultant at the height of the 2017 […]

People Tend to Feel Happier The More Money They Make

People Tend to Feel Happier The More Money They Make

More than 10 years ago, researchers suggested that money can buy happiness, and that it costs about $75,000 a year. A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that happiness continues to increase past that threshold. The recent study was conducted by Matt Killingsworth, a senior fellow at Wharton School […]

Pandemic Triggers Worst Job Crisis Since the Great Depression

Pandemic Triggers Worst Job Crisis Since the Great Depression

The coronavirus pandemic wiped out 255 million full-time jobs in 2020, threatening the return to the labour market of a generation of women, young workers and low-skilled employees. Millions of more people suffered a substantial cut in their working hours, causing a crisis of income. “The year 2020 has triggered a jobs crisis of unprecedented […]

Blockchain-powered COVID-19 Passports Testing to Begin in February

Blockchain-powered COVID-19 Passports Testing to Begin in February

The first real-world testing of blockchain-based digital passports containing a traveler’s COVID-19 testing and vaccination status will take place as soon as February. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will soon roll out blockchain-based passports that digitally store an individual’s health information — specifically, their COVID-19 testing and vaccination status. Known as the IATA Travel […]

FBI Investigator Lists Key Features of Financial Scam

FBI Investigator Lists Key Features of Financial Scam

FBI investigator, Steven M. D’Antuono, Section Chief of the FBI’s Financial Crimes Section within the Criminal Investigative Division, has listed the main characteristics of a scam ICO in an interview with ThePaypers. According to the FBR, potential investors should avoid projects with the following features: Misinforming about the experience of project managers, Too aggressive marketing, […]

Bitcoin Drops by 11%. Further Price Falls Predicted

Bitcoin Drops by 11%. Further Price Falls Predicted

Bitcoin fell to as low as US$29,327 after a slide of almost 11% a day earlier. Experts have cautioned that a sustained drop below the $30,000 mark could presage further losses in the wake of last year’s 300% surge. Analysts predict that the cryptocurrency might continue to fall in coming months. “I wouldn’t be surprised […]