OKX, a prominent Web3 technology company, has announced its pioneering initiative to become the first platform to support four new inscription token standards, namely Atomicals, Stamps, Runes, and Doginals. On January 29, OKX announced its plans to add Atomicals and Runes to its marketplace as part of its commitment to Bitcoin NFTs. Atomicals (ARC-20), Stamps (SRC-20), Runes, and Dogecoin’s Doginals ...

Belarus is edging closer to the launch of its CBDC, the digital Belarusian ruble, with a new “platform” built on the open Hyperledger Fabric blockchain network. Per Ekononmicheskaya Gazeta, the National Bank of Belarus and the Center for Banking Technologies “began developing a platform for the digital ruble” this month. The bank is also “currently recruiting new employees” to spearhead ...

Amazon MGM Studios is reportedly in the early stages of developing a movie based on the exploits of the couple involved in laundering billions of dollars worth of Bitcoin connected to the 2016 hack of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. According to a report from Deadline on January 26, the film will focus on the actions of Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan, ...

Polygon Labs – the main developers behind the blockchain scaling network Polygon – published a research paper on Monday explaining how the government should go about regulating the DeFi industry. From the Treasury Department to the U.S. Senate, politicians have been loudly criticizing crypto’s potential use for money laundering and terrorist financing, especially when leveraging the power of smart contracts. ...

Newly released data reported by CoinShares reveals Grayscale’s spot bitcoin ETF (GBTC) saw over $2.2 billion in outflows last week, greatly outweighing the total weekly inflows of its competitors. ETF Outflows are Finally Subsiding According to CoinShares’ report, newly issued spot bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. saw an inflow of approximately $1.8 billion last week, in contrast to GBTC’s $2.2 ...

Gods Unchained developer Immutable launched early access for its zkEVM Mainnet powered by Polygon on Monday. In the early access period, a mainnet deployer allowlist will be in place to guarantee operational smoothness and user security. Initially, this allowlist will include specific game studios and ecosystem partners. The zkEVM, a gaming chain based on Ethereum, enables game developers to incorporate ...

Conflux, Sui, and Monero stand out in the hunt for the best crypto to buy today, as progress with their CFX, SUI, and XMR tokens point to upside potential. Conflux’s CFX price surged over 40% over the past week after announcing a strategic partnership with BlockBooster to expand its presence in Asia. Meanwhile, Sui’s SUI coin reached over $358 million ...

Digital asset investment products have recorded a massive $500 million in outflows in the last seven days following a week of sell-offs as the wider market struggled. A recent CoinShares Digital Asset Weekly Funds Flow Report shows huge outflows across Bitcoin (BTC) and multiple altcoins with the United States posting the highest exits weeks after a spot BTC ETF was ...

Bitcoin miners were forced to liquidate a portion of their Bitcoin holdings to cover operational expenses due to the surge in hash rates and mining difficulty, according to data from Compass Mining. In its annual review of the Bitcoin mining ecosystem, Compass Mining highlighted that the older blockchain witnessed a major increase in its hash rate throughout 2023. Bitcoin Mining ...

Image Source: Shutterstock Binance Labs has refuted claims of its involvement in the latest investment round of SkyArk Chronicles’ gaming platform. The venture capital arm of the Binance crypto exchange issued a statement on Monday, clarifying that it did not partake in SkyArk Chronicles’ $15 million funding. However, Binance Labs noted that it served as a strategic partner for the ...