Beanstalk Farms offers plea deal to perpetrators of $76M exploit

Beanstalk Farms, a credit-based stablecoin protocol exploited for around $76 million in crypto on April 18, has offered a bounty of 10% if the attackers return the funds.  The offer was posted on the company’s Twitter and sent to the attackers via an on-chain message the following day. It proposed that the exploiters return 90% […]

Solana’s STEPN hits record high as GMT price skyrockets 34,000% in over a month

STEPN (GMT), a so-called “move-to-earn” token using the Solana (SOL) blockchain, has soared incredibly since its market debut in March. GMT’s price jumped from $0.01 on March 9 to a record high of $3.45 on April 19 — a 34,000% upside move in just 41 days (data from Binance). Its massive uptrend appeared primarily due […]

Cointelegraph’s experts reveal their crypto portfolios

On this week’s show, Cointelegraph’s resident experts reveal exactly what percentages of their portfolios are allocated to what coins and why. But first, market expert Marcel Pechman carefully examines the Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) markets. Are the current market conditions bullish or bearish? What is the outlook for the next few months? Pechman is […]

What the Metaverse is like right now – Cointelegraph Magazine

Everyone knows the Metaverse is coming, but no one knows what it will be like. At present, people say it’s clunky and difficult to use and are waiting for further development. Are brands just jumping on a PR bandwagon in hyperspeed? Is this the future? Is it a place or a time that is coming? […]

Andre Cronje sees a ‘necessity for regulation’ ahead of crypto’s new era

Andre Cronje, former Fantom Foundation technical adviser and Yearn.finance founder, resurfaced on Monday via Medium after announcing his departure from the DeFi and crypto space last month. In a post titled “The rise and fall of crypto culture,” Cronje expressed his lamentations of crypto culture as he called for increased regulation and legislation in the […]

Move-to-earn: An active play-to-earn offshoot

Play-to-earn (P2E) games continue to dominate the crypto industry as more than half of the active wallets tracked by Dappradar have connected to blockchain-based games in the first quarter of 2022. Games like Axie Infinity — even with last month’s catastrophic Ronin bridge hack — Pegaxy, Alien Worlds and others continue to put up millions […]

Decred price soars 45% in one day three weeks before a major hard fork

Decred (DCR) prices soared by as much as 45% on April 18 before paring some gains as traders bet on a major hard fork that aims to prevent pump-and-dump schemes by miners.  Key Decred network upgrade in three weeks DCR rallied by nearly 45% to over $86 in one day, its highest level in four […]

Is asymmetric information driving crypto’s wild price swings?

It has long been believed that investors possessing inside knowledge help drive cryptocurrencies’ price volatility, and a number of academic papers have been published on this topic. This is why Coinbase’s intention to regularly publish in advance a catalog of tokens being assessed for listing on its prominent trading platform is noteworthy.  Coinbase’s plans, announced […]

6 Questions for Lynn Liss of Akoin – Cointelegraph Magazine

We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!   This week, our 6 Questions go to Lynn Liss, the chief operating officer and co-founder of Akoin, a cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem designed to empower […]

DOGE price analysis hints at 30% drop despite Elon Musk’s Twitter bid

The brief Dogecoin (DOGE) price rally last week following Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter appears to be fizzling out as DOGE closes the week over 8%.  DOGE’s price dropped to $0.142 on April 17, three days after peaking out locally at $0.149. The Dogecoin correction, albeit modest, raised its potential to trigger […]