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Massachusetts Senator Forwards Bill Aimed at Forcing Crypto Miners to Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Massachusetts Senator Forwards Bill Aimed at Forcing Crypto Miners to Report Greenhouse Gas EmissionsOn Dec. 8, 2022, three Democratic politicians from Massachusetts, Oregon, and California revealed legislation aimed at combatting “energy-intensive” cryptocurrency mining operations. The bill introduced by senator Ed Markey (D-MA) alleges that crypto mining “strains the grid” and the industry “undermines U.S. climate goals.” 3 U.S. Bureaucrats Believe Crypto Miners Need to Report Carbon Emissions and […]

Kevin O’Leary Reveals FTX Paid Him $15 Million to Become a Spokesperson for the Exchange

Kevin O’Leary Reveals FTX Paid Him  Million to Become a Spokesperson for the ExchangeShark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has revealed that the collapsed crypto exchange FTX paid him about $15 million to become its spokesperson. “I put about $9.7 million into crypto. I think that’s what I lost. I don’t know. It’s all at zero,” O’Leary said. Kevin O’Leary Was Paid $15M by FTX Shark […]

US Senator Calls Sam Bankman-Fried to Answer for Failure of FTX and Alameda Research

US Senator Calls Sam Bankman-Fried to Answer for Failure of FTX and Alameda ResearchTwo congressional hearings will be held next week on the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX and U.S. lawmakers have asked former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) to testify. As the founder of FTX and Alameda Research, “you must answer for the failure of both entities that was caused, at least in part, by the clear […]

Paraguayan Cryptocurrency Law Shelved After Presidential Veto

Paraguayan Cryptocurrency Law Shelved After Presidential VetoThe cryptocurrency and mining law that the Paraguayan Congress passed in June was finally shelved on Dec. 5. The document, which sought to bring order to crypto mining and exchange activities in Paraguay, was ultimately dropped after failing to obtain the votes needed to reject the presidential veto it received. Paraguayan Crypto Law Dropped After […]

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Expects Bitcoin and Ethereum to Be ‘Substantially Higher’ Despite FTX Collapse

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Expects Bitcoin and Ethereum to Be ‘Substantially Higher’ Despite FTX CollapseJordan Belfort, aka the Wolf of Wall Street, expects bitcoin and ethereum to be “a lot higher” than they are now. Noting that the collapsed crypto exchange FTX is a scam, he stressed that its implosion “doesn’t mean that you can disregard bitcoin completely and say it’s worthless or going to zero.” The Wolf of […]

FTX-Hosted NFTs Point to Broken Metadata, Issue Illuminates Flaws With NFTs Tied to Centralized Clouds

FTX-Hosted NFTs Point to Broken Metadata, Issue Illuminates Flaws With NFTs Tied to Centralized CloudsOn Wednesday, non-fungible token (NFT) supporters discovered that NFT metadata hosted on the platform FTX US points to broken metadata, and the links now point to FTX’s restructuring website. Specific collections that were minted on the Solana blockchain via the FTX US NFT platform do not show the NFT’s imagery and marketplace listings on the […]

FTX’s Odd Relationship With Vertical Farming Firms — A Look at Exchange Boss Ryan Salame’s and Bahamian PM Philip Davis’ Trip to 80 Acres

FTX’s Odd Relationship With Vertical Farming Firms — A Look at Exchange Boss Ryan Salame’s and Bahamian PM Philip Davis’ Trip to 80 AcresAfter discovering that ten holding firms associated with FTX Digital and Alameda Research invested roughly $5.4 billion into nearly 500 firms and projects, people have been curious about a few specific investments. One specific investment made by FTX Ventures Ltd. was for $25 million into the Ohio-based firm 80 Acres, a company that specializes in […]

Alameda-Funded Ren Tells Users to ‘Bridge Back to Native Chains’ as It Sunsets 1.0 Platform

Alameda-Funded Ren Tells Users to ‘Bridge Back to Native Chains’ as It Sunsets 1.0 PlatformAccording to the team behind the open protocol Ren, developers are winding down the Ren 1.0 network following the FTX and Alameda Research collapse. Last year, under previous Ren leadership, Alameda acquired Ren and was funding development every quarter. On Dec. 7, 2022, Ren developers warned Ren 1.0 and 2.0 compatibility “cannot be guaranteed” and […]

Biggest Movers: LTC, ATOM Extend Declines, Hitting 10-Day Lows 

Biggest Movers: LTC, ATOM Extend Declines, Hitting 10-Day Lows Litecoin fell for a third consecutive session on Thursday, as the token continued to move away from recent highs. Cryptocurrencies have been mostly lower in recent days, as traders continue to fear a global recession. Cosmos also remained in the red during today’s session. Litecoin (LTC) Litecoin (LTC) dropped to a ten-day low on Thursday, […]

Drones, Fertility, and Defi — A Look at Alameda Research’s Massive $5.4 Billion Portfolio of Investments

Drones, Fertility, and Defi — A Look at Alameda Research’s Massive .4 Billion Portfolio of InvestmentsOver the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of information revealed surrounding the recent FTX and Alameda Research disaster. On Dec. 6, the Financial Times (FT) published documentation that shows Alameda’s investment portfolio, which alleges the company spent more than $5 billion on hundreds of investments. Some of the funds went to odd investments […]