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Korean Regulator Takes Action Against 16 Foreign Crypto Exchanges

Korean Regulator Takes Action Against 16 Foreign Crypto Exchanges
The South Korean financial intelligence unit is taking action against 16 foreign cryptocurrency exchanges for operating illegally in the country. "For illegal business activities of unregistered entities, maximum of 5 years of imprisonment or up to KRW 50 million of fines can be imposed," the regulator said. 16 Foreign Crypto Exchanges Flagged by South Korean Regulator South Korea's top financial regulator,...

Top 10 PoW Dominance Evaporates 9 Years Later, Only Two Proof-of-Work Coins Will Remain After The Merge

The crypto community is patiently waiting for the highly anticipated Ethereum network upgrade from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) as The Merge is expected to happen 27 days from now. After Ethereum transitions from PoW to PoS, only two crypto assets in the top ten market cap rankings will be PoW tokens, which is a stark contrast to the...

Bitcoin Miners Take in Bear Rally Profits by Selling More Than 6,000 BTC Since August 1

Bitcoin’s value against the U.S. dollar lost 7.3% during the last 24 hours after more than $600 million in value was removed from the $1.07 trillion crypto economy. Statistics show that a number of bitcoin miners capitulated over the last two weeks, selling 5,925 bitcoin worth millions, according to cryptoquant.com data. More Than 6,100 Bitcoin Sold Since the First of...

Crypto Fear and Greed Index Shows Market Sentiment Remains Fearful

Crypto Fear and Greed Index Shows Market Sentiment Remains Fearful
After the Crypto Fear and Greed Index (CFGI) dropped to significant lows and pointed to “extreme fear” in crypto markets at the end of May, and throughout most of June, today the CFGI rating is still in the “fear” zone, but it has seen an improvement. On June 19, the CFGI rating tapped a low score of 6 which...

Hype Labs Announces The Successful Launch of Hype Night, A Korea Blockchain Week After-Party Co-Hosted With Huobi Global

PRESS RELEASE. Hype Labs, a web3 company builder and venture capital, hosted its opening event after the first day of Korea Blockchain Week, an event with over 7,000 registered attendees and 120 speakers from around the world. Co-hosted with one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Huobi, Hype Labs held Hype Night to celebrate its commitment to discovering, funding, and...

Biggest Movers: DOGE Extends Recent Declines, Falling by Nearly 15% on Friday

Dogecoin fell for a third consecutive session on Friday, with the token dropping by almost 15% in today’s session. As of writing, the global cryptocurrency market cap is roughly 8% lower, with the majority of the top 100 in the red. Filecoin was another notable mover, falling by nearly 20%. Dogecoin (DOGE) Dogecoin (DOGE) was trading lower on Friday, with the...

Value Locked in Defi Loses $5.7 Billion in 5 Days, Smart Contract Tokens Shed 7.8% in 24 Hours

Value Locked in Defi Loses $5.7 Billion in 5 Days, Smart Contract Tokens Shed 7.8% in 24 Hours
The total value locked (TVL) in decentralized finance (defi) has slid 8.53% over the last five days since August 14, 2022. At the time, the TVL was $67.87 billion but today, the value locked in defi is approximately $62.08 billion. Moreover, the top smart contract platform tokens by market valuation today are worth $372 billion, but overall the dozens...

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Plunges Below $22,000, While ETH Nears 10-Day Low

Bitcoin was significantly lower on Friday, as the token fell by over $1,500 in a 24-hour period. The world’s largest cryptocurrency has been declining all week, however today’s drop engulfed previous losses. Ethereum was also in the red, as the token fell below $1,700 for the first time in almost ten days. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) fell lower for a seventh consecutive...

Qatari National Blockchain Blueprint Spotlights Benefits of the Technology to Country’s Economy

Qatar's recently released "National Blockchain Blueprint" has suggested that the technology, combined with a "solid regulatory framework," can help the country build an innovative information technology (IT) sector. However, for this to happen, Qatar must implement recommendations laid out in the blueprint. Qatar Said to Be Well Placed to Become Blockchain Hub A blueprint jointly drafted by Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority...

ABBC Foundation Announce the Launch of Crypto Payment Shopping Mall Buyaladdin

PRESS RELEASE. ABBC Foundation announced the upcoming global launching of its online shopping mall Buyaladdin, where transactions will be held solely in cryptocurrency. Here, users can buy a vast range of products while also placing their own items up for sale. Notably, ABBC Foundation’s CEO Jason Daniel also announced that 1 ABBC will amount to $100 when shopping at...