Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Lower, as Both Run Into Strong Resistance

Bitcoin remained close to a ten-day high on Monday, as prices consolidated following gains from the weekend. Although ETH was lower to start the week, it was also able to remain close to Sunday’s peak around the $1,280 level. Bitcoin BTC was consolidating during today’s trading session, as bulls appear to have secured some profits following recent gains. Coming from the back of a high at $21,783.72 on Sunday, BTC/USD rose to an intraday low of $20,965.11 on Monday. This decline sees bitcoin start the week trading almost 2% lower,…

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Meta Launches Meta Pay, a Metaverse Dedicated Digital Wallet

Meta, the metaverse-based platform, has announced the launch of a new wallet directed to support value interaction in the metaverse. Meta Pay, a rebrand of the former Facebook Pay service, will keep fulfilling the same functions that Facebook Pay did in the past, but will be developed as a universal way of paying for goods and services using digital identities in the metaverse. Facebook Pay Rebrands to Meta Pay Meta is trying to solve the problem of transaction and value interactions in the metaverse. The company announced the launch of…

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Pocket Network Advances Its Multichain Strategy With Latest Milestone

PRESS RELEASE. TAMPA, Fla., June 27, 2022 / — Pocket Network, an infrastructure middleware protocol which facilitates decentralized multichain blockchain access to developer applications in Web3, including Ethereum, Polygon, Gnosis Chain, Avalanche, Solana, Fuse, Fantom and Near, recently marked a significant milestone in its multichain strategy with 50 supported blockchains on its network after integrating Moonbeam and Moonriver blockchains. Pocket has its sight on the century mark – with 100 blockchains supported by the end of 2022. “As we see developer demand drive more activity and apps to a wider…

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Binance Announces New Payments Partner Amid Fiat Deposit and Withdrawal Suspension in Brazil

Binance has chosen a new payments partner amid the suspension of direct fiat deposits and withdrawals in Brazil. The company stated it will now work with Latam Gateway, a payments processing company that has been in the payments intermediation business since 2019. Binance reported it would be working to normalize the fiat deposit and withdrawal situation shortly. Binance Partners With Latam Gateway for Payments Processing Binance, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges by volumes traded, has announced a new partnership to solve the problems it had been facing with fiat…

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Tencent Launches Extended Reality Unit to Tackle the Metaverse Market

Tencent, the Chinese technology and entertainment giant, announced the creation of its own metaverse-driven division. The division, named the extended reality unit, will be the one tasked with encompassing all metaverse-driven efforts, including hardware and software developments. According to reports, the company aims to employ over 300 in this unit, with Tencent giving it big importance even among executing cost-cutting measures. Tencent Officially Announces Metaverse Division Tencent, one of the biggest Chinese software companies, has taken another step toward getting into the metaverse. According to Reuters, the Chinese tech and…

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My Liquidity Partner (MLP) Is Now Available for Trading on LBank Exchange

PRESS RELEASE. INTERNET CITY, DUBAI, Jun. 27, 2022 – LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, has listed My Liquidity Partner (MLP) on June 23, 2022. For all users of LBank Exchange, the MLP/USDT trading pair is now officially available for trading. Utilizing liquidity partners’ crypto within the liquidity pools, My Liquidity Partner (MLP) enables them to receive a weekly passive income from a major DEX with over $1 Trillion U,S. Dollar in trade volume. Its native token MLP has been listed on LBank Exchange at 22:00 (UTC+8) on…

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Mining Ban Sparks Negative Reactions From Iran’s Crypto Community

The recently reintroduced seasonal ban on cryptocurrency mining has provoked backlash from the local crypto community. This week, the country’s power distribution company ordered miners to suspend activities citing electricity shortages during the hot summer months. Restrictions on Crypto Mining Are Ousting Iran From Global Coin Minting Industry, Critics Say After last year crypto miners were forced to deal with interruptions in power supply on more than one occasion, the Iran Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Company (Tavanir) has told them to halt operations again, until the end of this…

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Mark Zuckerberg Expects Billions of People to Use the Metaverse Generating Massive Revenue for Meta

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, formerly Facebook, has shared how the metaverse will be a key part of his business and bring hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue. “Our playbook over time has been build services, try to serve as many people as possible,” said Zuckerberg. Mark Zuckerberg on the Metaverse Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta Platforms, formerly Facebook, talked about the metaverse in an interview on Wednesday with Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money. The Facebook co-founder explained that he expects the metaverse to be…

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SEC Chair Gensler Proposes ‘One Rule Book’ Crypto Regulation

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has reportedly proposed “one rule book” for the regulation of crypto assets. “If this industry is going to take any path forward, it will build some better trust in these markets,” said Gensler. SEC Chairman Calls for One Rule Book for Crypto SEC Chairman Gary Gensler has proposed “one rule book” for the regulation of crypto, the Financial Times reported Friday. He is looking to strike agreements with other financial regulators, including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC),…

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Yuga Labs Sues Artist Ryder Ripps for ‘Scamming Consumers’ and Misusing Bored Ape Trademarks

The creators of the popular non-fungible token (NFT) project Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), Yuga Labs, have sued the artist dubbed Ryder Ripps and collaborators for attempting to devalue the BAYC brand. Yuga Lab’s lawsuit claims Ripps and associates trolled the company and started “scamming consumers into purchasing RR/BAYC NFTs by misusing Yuga Labs’ trademarks. Yuga Labs Files Lawsuit Against Ryder Ripps, Aims to ‘Fight Against Slanderous Claims’ A lawsuit has been filed by Yuga Labs in the state of Califonia against the artist Ryder Ripps and a few associates.…

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