Hebdo Crypto #210 – Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news of the week
The week of 09/26 in short – The news about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is constantly boiling. It can happen that crucial information gets lost in the daily information flow and that you miss important points. This format is there to remedy that. We return to thenews from the past week‘Crypto Weekly to keep you informed about the current situation of cryptocurrencies.
Crypto news in brief
▶ Lightning Labs announced the launch of Taro. Thus, the software publisher has just presented the alpha version of its solution for issuing tokens on the Lightning Network.
▶ Censorships identified in the production of blocks on Ethereum. Thus, the relay of the mev-boost tool developed by Flashbots systematically censors transactions related to the Tornado Cash protocol.
▶ Kathmandu update successfully deployed on Tezos mainnet. Initially scheduled for the month of July, this aims to improve the scalability of the network.
▶ Circle’s USDC migrates to new blockchains. Thus, the stablecoin will soon be available natively on the Polkadot, Abitrum, Cosmos, Near Protocol and Optimism chains.
▶ Apple is getting into NFTs. Indeed, the company is preparing to allow apps from the App Store to sell NFTs. However, such sales will be subject to Apple’s fees.
▶ Alex Mashinsky steps down as CEO of Celsius. Through this manoeuvre, the company hopes to calm regulatory and legal pressures.
▶ New week, new Coin Trading video.
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The 5 metrics of the week
➤ 3313 BTCit’s about amount belonging to the Luna Foundation Guard which was frozen by KuCoin and OKX. This freezing follows a request for seizure emanating from the South Korean justice.
➤ $950,000it’s the amount which was stolen from Ethereum via the flaw in the tool Profanity. Indeed, this flaw would make it possible to regenerate the private keys of addresses generated thanks to Profanity.
➤ 80%it’s about the share of minors of Ethereum who have shut down their machines following The Merge. Indeed, the latter could not find the profitability of Ethereum on a competing chain.
➤ $1.4 billionit is the amount disbursed by the giant FTX for repurchase the assets of Voyager. In parallel with the fall of cryptocurrencies, the company Voyager had found itself on the verge of insolvency.
➤ 227 million TH/sit’s about new hashrate record registered by the network Bitcoin.
Tweet of the week
Tweet of the week goes to @its_airdrop and sharing a strategy to prepare to potential airdrop of the token of the second layer solution Arbitration.
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