UN Agency Urges Authorities to Curb Cryptocurrency Expansion in Developing Countries

A United Nations trade body has recommended a set of policy actions to “curb the expansion of cryptocurrencies in developing countries.” The intergovernmental group stressed that if cryptocurrencies become a widespread means of payment, it could jeopardize the monetary sovereignty of countries. UN Trade Body’s Crypto Policy Recommendations The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) urged authorities in developing countries worldwide to take action to prevent the widespread use of cryptocurrencies last week. UNCTAD is a permanent intergovernmental body established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1964.…

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How a Trezor Wallet Passphrase Taking a Lifetime to Brute Force Was Cracked by KeychainX Experts in 24 Hours

Have you lost the passphrase for an hardware wallet and looking how to recover your coins? Here is how the KeychainX recovery experts have done just that for a client. This is a trusted service provider that specializes in recovering lost crypto wallets and they can even recover funds from broken hardware drives, phones or Trezor/Ledger wallets. Recovering a Trezor Wallet Passphrase A TREZOR hardware wallet is a security device that protects the user from key loggers and phishing e-mail, keeping the user’s Bitcoin and crypto safe. Various hacking groups…

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Latest Ghana Inflation Rate the Highest in 19 Years — Economist Recommends Installation of Currency Board

Ghana’s ongoing economic woes appeared to worsen in July after data from the country’s statistical agency, Ghana Statistical Service, suggested that the inflation rate is now nearly 31.7%. The nearly 2% increase in the country’s inflation rate comes at a time when the local currency is reported to have depreciated by as much as 30% since the start of the year. Economist Recommends Installation of Currency Board According to the latest data from Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), the West African nation’s year-on-year inflation rate for July rose to 31.7%. The…

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‘Durmientes’ Aims to Be One of the First Films Funded Fully With NFT Sales in Latam

“Durmientes,” a new movie that will be directed by Gibran Bazan, a Mexican filmmaker, aims to be funded fully by the sale of a series of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The NFTs, which will be sold on Metaown, a Mexico-based NFT marketplace, and designed by artist Gabriel Colin, will feature 3D models that will be connected to the story of the film and will bring benefits to owners. Durmientes Will Try to Succeed Using an NFT-Based Financing Model Cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are migrating to other industries that can also…

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Galaxy Digital Terminates $1.2 Billion Bitgo Acquisition Deal, Crypto Firm Still Plans for Nasdaq Listing

Galaxy Digital Holdings and the company’s CEO and founder Mike Novogratz announced the company has “exercised its right to terminate” a previously announced acquisition of Bitgo. According to Galaxy the termination of the deal was due to Bitgo’s “failure to deliver” audited financial statements for 2021. Galaxy Ends Deal With the Crypto Custodian Bitgo On Monday, Galaxy Digital Holdings (TSX: GLXY) explained that the company has terminated a proposed $1.2 billion stock and cash deal that would allow the crypto firm to acquire the digital asset custody business and financial…

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Indian Finance Minister Asks Crypto Investors to Exercise Caution as Authorities Investigate Exchanges

India’s finance minister has cautioned investors about cryptocurrency as the country’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigates a number of crypto exchanges and freezes the assets of some trading platforms. Indian Finance Minister Cautions About Crypto Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reportedly warned about cryptocurrency Saturday at an event organized by the BJP Economic Cell. She cautioned the public and entrepreneurs that cryptocurrency is not currency, stating: The government has already warned. I think all of us will have to share our thoughts and move with a bit of caution on this.…

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JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon Warns ‘Something Worse’ Than a Recession Could Be Coming

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon has shared his predictions for the U.S. economy, including a chance of “something worse” than a recession. “There are storm clouds,” the executive said, citing interest rates, QT, oil, Ukraine, war, and China. JPMorgan Chief Jamie Dimon’s Economic Forecasts JPMorgan’s chairman and chief executive officer, Jamie Dimon, reportedly shared his predictions about where the U.S. economy is headed during a client call last week, Yahoo Finance reported Saturday. While noting that the U.S. economy is strong, with consumers’ balance sheets and businesses in good shape, the…

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Spending $276M in Ether — Colossal Ethereum Whale That Participated in the Genesis ICO Transfers 145,000 ETH

After three years of dormancy, a massive ethereum whale that participated in the project’s first token sale, also known as the Genesis initial coin offering (ICO), spent 145,000 ether worth just over $276 million using today’s ethereum exchange rates. Mega Ethereum Whale Distributes 145,000 Ether to 9 Different Addresses On August 14, 2022, onchain data indicates that a whale who participated in the Ethereum Genesis ICO has moved 145,000 ETH to various addresses. The funds were worth $276 million using current ETH exchange rates. It was the first time the…

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Peter Schiff Warns US Faces a ‘Massive Financial Crisis,’ Economist Expects Much Larger Problems Than 2008 ‘When the Defaults Start’

The economist and gold bug Peter Schiff usually has a lot to say, and this past week Schiff explained during an interview that he believes the U.S. will face a financial crisis worse than 2008’s ‘Great Recession.’ Schiff explains that the U.S. has a lot more debt than it did back then, and insists America’s economic downturn “is going to be a much bigger crisis when the defaults start.” Chief Market Strategist at Euro Pacific Asset Management Says the Decline in US Inflation ‘Is Only Temporary’ While Peter Schiff detailed…

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Crypto Economy’s Top Privacy Coins Take a Hit After US Government Banned Tornado Cash

Following the U.S. government prohibiting the use of the ethereum mixing service Tornado Cash, the crypto economy’s top privacy coins lost more than 8% in USD value the following evening after the ban announcement. The top privacy coins like monero and zcash managed to recover the losses two days later, but during the last 24 hours, the top privacy coins by market capitalization today are around $6.44 billion, down 3% from the day prior. While the Top Privacy Coins Have Seen Some Recovery, Most Took a Market Beating Last Week…

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