Singapore Considers Imposing New Restrictions on Crypto Trading – Regulation Bitcoin News

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has told Parliament that the central bank is considering imposing additional restrictions on cryptocurrency trading. They include “placing limits on retail participation, and rules on the use of leverage when transacting in cryptocurrencies.” MAS Considers New Restrictions on Crypto Trading Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the minister in charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), answered a parliamentary question about the regulation of cryptocurrency Monday. Murali Pillai, a member of the Singapore Parliament, asked whether the MAS “intends to implement further restrictions on cryptocurrency trading platforms…

Leaked Personal Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins — Hacker Claims Stolen From Shanghai Police – Security Bitcoin News

A hacker claims to have stolen the personal data of a billion Chinese citizens from the Shanghai National Police (SHGA) and is selling it for 10 bitcoins. “This database contains many TB of data and information on billions of Chinese citizens.” 23 Terabytes of Data on a Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins An anonymous hacker has claimed to have stolen about 23 terabytes of data on a billion Chinese citizens from a Shanghai police database. Experts say that, if true, this would be one of the biggest…

Meta to Slow Hiring in 2022, Hints at Layoffs After Metaverse Pivot – News Bitcoin News

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, is preparing to face a strong market downturn. According to reports, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, announced a change in the hiring policies of the company, lowering the number of engineers planned to be hired from 10K to 6-7K. Previously, Zuckerberg had warned about the metaverse pivot of the company and how it could make it lose money in the near future. Meta Preparing for a Difficult Future Meta, the social media and tech company that pivoted to metaverse tech, has…

Study Shows Singapore Leads in NFT Searches Worldwide, Researchers Say ‘Poland Is the Most Anti-NFT Country’ – Bitcoin News

During the past seven days, non-fungible token (NFT) sales have dropped 23.37% and 30-day statistics show NFT sales are down 63.10% from the month prior. While NFT interest has been waning, a recent study indicates that global regions like Singapore and Hong Kong lead the pack in terms of NFT interest. The research further suggests that “Poland is the most anti-NFT country.” The most searched NFT project worldwide, according to search volumes by country, is Axie Infinity, which commands 112 countries in terms of the top searches by collection. Singapore,…

Alexander Vinnik Serves Prison Term in France but No Freedom in Sight – Bitcoin News

Having served his five-year prison sentence in France, Russian IT and crypto specialist Alexander Vinnik is now facing a return to Greece and possible extradition to the United States. A French cassation court has recently dismissed an appeal filed by his defense against the transfer. US Extradition Continues to Haunt BTC-e’s Alexander Vinnik The alleged operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, Alexander Vinnik, is once again under threat of extradition to the United States. The Russian’s international defense team is still trying to secure his release but the French judiciary…

Bitcoin Miners Continue Selling to Cover Expenses as Core Scientific Sold 7.2k BTC in June for $167M

Summary: Bitcoin miners are continually selling their BTC to cover operational expenses. Bitcoin mining company, Core Scientific, has announced that it sold 7,202 BTC in June for $167 million. The Core Scientific team further explained the revenue was used for payments for ASIC servers, capital investments in additional data center capacity, and scheduled repayment of debt. The earlier identified trend by JP Morgan of Bitcoin miners selling their BTC to cover expenses continues as Core Scientific has announced that it sold 7,202 Bitcoins in June. According to the official announcement…

Euro Drops to 20-Year Low Against the US Dollar, Tapping $1.028 per Unit — Analyst Says Parity Is Imminent – Economics Bitcoin News

The euro has had a sluggish start to the second half of 2022 as the fiat currency slid to a 20-year low against the U.S. dollar. The drop adds to the fear that the global economy is in a recession and analysts believe that the risk of “parity is just a matter of time now.” Euro Nears Parity With US Dollar Policymakers at the European Central Bank (ECB) have been dealing with record inflation levels but have been much slower than the U.S. in terms of raising the benchmark interest…

Legends of Bezogia Reveals Sustainable Play2Earn Mechanics By Publishing Breakthrough Whitepaper – Sponsored Bitcoin News

sponsored ZOGI Labs Ltd. reveals shocking whitepaper detailing next-level blockchain gaming mechanics never seen before in the industry. Eliminating core industry issues like token inflation, the team has formulated proprietary formulas that algorithmically balance a sustainable gaming economy inside Legends of Bezogia. Featuring next generation graphics, a rich and deep storyline along with playable NFTs, Legends of Bezogia is set to take the industry by storm by giving crypto-enthusiastic gamers an MMORPG that truly looks and feels like a deeply immersive game. The Legends of Bezogia resembles a triple A…

ATOM Approaches 1-Month High, While MATIC Hits 1-Week High – Market Updates Bitcoin News

ATOM was fast approaching a one-month high during Tuesday’s session, as bullish momentum continued to rise following recent gains. This move comes as MATIC also climbed higher, hitting its highest level since June 29 in the process. Cosmos (ATOM) ATOM was trading higher on Tuesday, as prices rose to a multi-week high earlier in today’s session. The token rose to an intraday peak of $9.27 following yesterday’s July 4 celebrations, where prices hit a low of $8.14. Today’s peak sees ATOM/USD hit its highest point since June 9, as prices…

ETH Back Above $1,100 as BTC Briefly Hits $20K on Tuesday – Market Updates Bitcoin News

BTC briefly rose back above $20,000 on Tuesday, as U.S. markets reopened following yesterday’s Independence Day holiday. Prices of ETH also surged, climbing over its $1,100 resistance level. Overall, the crypto market cap is trading 0.63% higher. Bitcoin On Tuesday, bitcoin rallied back above $20,000, as traders returned from the U.S. Independence Day celebrations. In what has been a highly volatile trading session, BTC/USD rose to an intraday peak of $20,405.12 earlier in the day. However, these gains were not sustained, with prices since moving to a low of $19,438.48,…