News overview: cryptocurrencies and blockchain [13.05.2022] | posts

Kryptowaluty & blockchain, news from May 13, 2022

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Until Kwon, he calls for police protection

Seongdong police in Seoul are reportedly investigating a break-in at Terraform Labs Do Kwon’s apartment. This case comes amid the huge drama in the Terra ecosystem over the past week. -> learn more


Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter postponed

Twitter shares fell 18.5% in the pre-sale after Musk said the deal to acquire Twitter had been delayed. -> learn more


Grayscale Bitcoin Trust rebate hits all-time low of 30.79%.

The $18.3 billion Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), the world’s largest bitcoin fund, saw its market discount rise this week to an all-time low of 30.79%, the data showed. -> source: Coindesk


Ethereum whale transactions peak in 4 months

Ethereum Whales has seen a surge in activity over the past few days, again yesterday completing nearly 2,600 transactions worth over $1 million each. This is the result of data from the analysis company Santiment.


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Emirates Airlines intends to accept payments in BTC

The national airlines of the United Arab Emirates also plan to use other Web3 technologies such as the metaverse and NFT tokens. Official statements about this appeared during the Arabian Travel Market. –-> learn more


Proposed BTC ban rejected in Norwegian parliament

In a vote on May 10, Norwegian MPs rejected a proposal by the Red Party (Norwegian communists) that wanted large-scale cryptocurrency mining banned. According to research by Arcane Reaserch, mining operations in the Scandinavian country use 100% renewable energy. -> learn more


Binance and OKX exchanges remove Luna and UST

Binance, OKX, Bybit and eToro are the latest platforms to remove all trading pairs with Luna and UST.

Binance CEO CZ commented on Twitter saying he was concerned about user safety and was “very disappointed” with the LUNA team’s response to the cryptocurrency crash.


Blockchain Terra resumes operations

Blockchain Terra has restarted after a 9-hour downtime, cryptocurrency developers reported.

However, there is no indication that Terra’s situation will improve. He was certainly not helped by reports that reports of a $3 billion cryptocurrency rescue loan from Swiss GAM Investments turned out to be fake news. LUNA currently has a price that starts with 4 decimal places.

LUNA / USDT - May 13, 2022 / 4:00 p.m.
LUNA / USDT – May 13, 2022 / 4:00 PM – CMC

South Korea will regulate cryptocurrencies in 2023

South Korea is preparing a new law regulating the cryptocurrency market – according to local media reports, the regulations will be passed next year and come into force in 2 years. -> learn more


Chainsmokers will give fans free NFT tokens

The musicians making up the duo The Chainsmokers have announced that they will spend 5,000 NFT tokens, which will be given to their most loyal fans. In addition to the collector’s value, their holders will be able to count on financial advantages – participation in the royalties of the group’s latest album. -> learn more

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