Epic Games raises $2B for Metaverse, Mastercard scales NFT plans and Ripple scores big win against SEC: Hodler’s Digest, April 10-16

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Mastercard files 15 metaverse and NFT related trademarks Multinational payments […]

Ripple scores ‘a very big win’ in SEC case

Ripple Labs has struck a blow against the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) case after the presiding judge made a ruling that one Ripple community lawyer calls “a very big win for Ripple.” The SEC filed suit in 2020 against Ripple and executives Brad Garlinghouse and Christian Larsen for selling unregistered securities. Presiding Judge Sarah […]

Developer Successfully Hacks Bitcoin Wallet to Win a Contest

Bitcoin and Lightning Network project developer, John Cantrell, explained how he was able to successfully hack a BTC address by checking around a trillion seed combinations over the course of 30 hours. The feat was accomplished as part of a contest launched on Twitter by Alistair Milne — the CIO of the Atlanta Digital Currency […]

In Trump Versus Twitter, Decentralized Tech May Win

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday, seeking to amend Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Section 230 prevents social media companies from civil liability for the content posted on them. The order targets Twitter and Facebook after Twitter fact-checked two of the President’s tweets.  The text emphasizes Trump’s “commitment to free […]

Cryptopia Users Win Victory in Court Case Over Crypto Assets Worth Over $100M

In the fallout from a hack of the New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, users at last have a little good news. In a court ruling over how the remaining crypto assets will be distributed, Justice David Gendall at the High Court in Christchurch said that users of the exchange are entitled to the assets they […]