The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Inks Long Term Deal With Crypto Exchange FTX

Following a number of partnerships this year, FTX Trading Limited announced on Thursday that the company has partnered with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team. According to FTX, the relationship will “span multiple race seasons” and the FTX logo will be “featured prominently” by both cars and drivers. FTX Teams up With Mercedes F1 in Long Term Partnership for Several Race Seasons Well known car brands and world-famous race teams have been entering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space in great numbers this year. Whether it be through advertising crypto platforms…

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Polker Is Integrating Chainlink Price Feeds Into Its Multi-Crypto Marketplace

Polker is proud to announce the upcoming integration of Chainlink Price Feeds. By integrating Chainlink-powered decentralized oracles, the Polker platform will be able to offer an even more decentralized and trusted service to players. The initial Chainlink Price Feed implementation will replace the current price feed API within Polker’s patented Multi Crypto Marketplace protocol. Although migrating the previous API to Chainlink Price Feeds is impressive, Polker has a lot more planned with Chainlink in the future. Polker.Game & Chainlink Polker’s patented Multi Crypto Marketplace solution requires that all cryptocurrency prices…

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Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Calls Evergrande a ‘House of Cards’ While China’s Officials Prep for Firm’s Demise

The world is still focused on the financial downfall of China’s real estate giant Evergrande and according to Chinese authorities have told the private sector to get “ready for the possible storm.” Reports show that even though the People’s Bank of China already provided $18.6 billion in liquidity to ease the brunt, Beijing may not be so willing to bail the company out. Chinese Authorities Warn of a ‘Possible Storm,’ PBOC Injects $18.6 Billion Into China’s Markets Financial markets could still be in for an unruly storm if Evergrande defaults…

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Wormhole Releases Solana and Ethereum NFT Bridge — A Bi-Directional Highway for Blockchain Collectibles

Last Friday, blockchain project the Wormhole Network launched the protocol’s ethereum solana bridge which enables users to exchange assets from both networks in a cross-chain fashion. Five days later, the Wormhole Network team announced the launch of a non-fungible token (NFT) bridge for transferring NFTs between both blockchains. Wormhole Launches Ethereum Solana NFT Bridge The cryptocurrency network Solana (SOL) has been making waves during the last few months and recently made it into the top ten crypto assets ranked by market valuation. SOL has gained more than 12% today and…

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Blacklisted Suex Addresses Received Over $900 Million in Crypto, Report Reveals

Cryptocurrency addresses allegedly used by Russian exchange Suex, recently placed under U.S. sanctions, have received more than $934 million in crypto assets, blockchain analysis suggests. According to the Treasury Department, over 40% of the platform’s transactions involved criminal actors. A Suex co-founder has denied any illegal activity. Sanctioned Crypto Broker Suex Processed $370 Million of Illicit Crypto Funds, Report Taking steps to counter ransomware attacks, the U.S. Department of the Treasury set its sights on digital asset exchanges this week. As part of the measures, the Department’s Office of Foreign…

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Former Monero Developer Spagni Released From US Prison, Pledges to Address Fraud Allegations

Former Monero developer Riccardo Spagni has been released from a U.S. prison where he reportedly spent “sixty-one days in solitary confinement.” The developer’s release was prompted by the failure of South African authorities “to make a timely submission in support of an extradition request.” South African Government Fails to Submit Extradition Documents As previously reported by Bitcoin.com News, Spagni was arrested in the U.S. while en route to Mexico. His arrest by U.S. law enforcement had been made courtesy of a request by the South African government, which wants to…

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Hackers Compromise Web Portal Bitcoin.org — DNS Hijack Replaces Site With BTC Doubler Scam

On Thursday, the pseudonymous operator of Bitcoin.org told the public on Twitter that the web portal has been “compromised.” The operator, Cobra, explained that the hackers were able to implement a bitcoin doubler scam model and stressed that the site would be down for a “few days.” Website Operator Cobra Warns Bitcoin.org Has Been Compromised The mysterious operator of the web portal Bitcoin.org, Cobra, is once again surrounded by controversy. According to the pseudonymous operator of the website, Bitcoin.org has been attacked. “Bitcoin.org has been compromised,” Cobra tweeted early Thursday…

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Central Bank of Ukraine Supports Crypto Industry, Fears Cryptocurrency

The National Bank of Ukraine recognizes the benefits of endorsing crypto innovations but also fears cryptocurrencies could gain ground on the national fiat. Announcing its monetary policy guidelines for the near future, the regulator noted it’s going to defend the status of the hryvnia as the only legal tender in the country. Bank of Ukraine Won’t Let Crypto Replace Fiat Money Under the current administration in Kyiv, Ukraine has taken steps to regulate its expanding crypto space. Earlier this month, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a law “On Virtual Assets” legalizing…

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Infrastructure Provider Blockdaemon Raises $155 Million With Participation of Goldman Sachs

Blockdaemon, a blockchain infrastructure provider, has raised $155 million in its Series B funding round, which will aid its expansion plans to make acquisitions in the crypto infrastructure market. The funding round had the participation of Goldman Sachs, Softbank Vision Fund 2, Matrix Capital Management, Sapphire Ventures, and Morgan Creek Digital, among others. Blockdaemon Raises $155 Million in Series B Funding Round Blockdaemon, one of the leading node infrastructure providers, has raised $155 million in its latest Series B funding round. The company, which specializes in providing node support for…

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Solana-Powered Defi Platform Orca Raises $18 Million — AMM Commands Over $300 Million TVL

The decentralized exchange (dex) platform Orca has announced the platform has raised $18 million in a Series A financing round with Polychain, Placeholder, and Three Arrows co-leading the funding. The dex platform is a Solana-based project that aims to be the “go-to swap” platform for Solana. Solana’s Orca Gets an $18 Million Capital Raise On Wednesday, the Solana-based decentralized finance (defi) service Orca revealed the team has raised $18 million in a Series A funding round. The investment, Orca says, will “jumpstart our path toward making Orca the go-to swap…

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