It seems NFT-themed Bored & Hungry restaurant no longer accepts crypto

The Los Angeles Times reported Friday that recently opened NFT-themed burger joint Bored & Hungry no longer accepts cryptocurrency as a form of payment for its food. When questioned, one Bored & Hungry employee told the Los Angeles Times “Not today — I don’t know.” The individual didn’t give any indication of when the decision was made to cut crypto from the menu of payment options, nor did they know if crypto payments would be making a return. Bored & Hungry initially launched back in April of this year. At…

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Celsius Network hires advisers ahead of potential bankruptcy: Report

Crypto lending platform Celsius Network has reportedly onboarded advisers from a management consulting firm in advance of the company possibly facing bankruptcy. According to a Friday report from the Wall Street Journal, Celsius hired an unknown number of restructuring consultants from the firm Alvarez & Marsal to advise the platform on potentially filing for bankruptcy. The report followed one from June 14, which said Celsius had hired lawyers in an attempt to restructure the company amid its financial issues. Steady lads https://t.co/5YAdmq5kt8 — Ben McKenzie (@ben_mckenzie) June 24, 2022 Celsius…

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YouTuber Paco de la India explains his travels using Bitcoin

A YouTuber started traveling the world to see whether he could survive solely on Bitcoin as a means of payment. In the latest episode of Cointelegraph’s ‘Crypto Stories’ series, Paco from India explained how he started his journey from the city of Bengaluru and learned from the example of travel pioneers who came before him, including Nellie Bly, who circumnavigated the globe in the late 19th century in less than 73 days. Paco worked a variety of jobs before reading up on Bitcoin (BTC) and made a big decision. “This…

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Crypto was in full swing at Collision Conference, June 17-23

For all the gloom and doom in the cryptocurrency market these days, our industry continues to make inroads into mainstream tech. This week, I had the pleasure of attending the sold-out Collision Conference in Toronto, and crypto was featured prominently. During the event, I got to moderate three panels, including two that were crypto-focused. The fact that the biggest tech conference in North America is letting me talk cryptocurrency after a six-month bloodbath proves there’s more to the industry than just price. And, I’m not saying the price isn’t important…

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Solana to Launch New WEB3 Mobile Phone Project

Solana has announced the launch of its new Saga mobile phone that it is developing in collaboration with Osom. This was revealed on June 23 in an announcement made in New York City. The phone is a modified version of the Osom OV1 that was developed by a team of former engineers at Essential. Solana has already started the process of booking preorders for the new device, which is listed at $1000.  Shipping for the new phone is expected to start in the first quarter of 2023. To preorder the…

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Uniswap goes against the bearish trends, overtakes Ethereum

This past week, the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem tried gaining some momentum amid the bear market crash. Uniswap saw a trend reversal and overtook Ethereum regarding network fees paid. However, not all DeFi protocols were as lucky, as Bancor had to pause its “impermanent loss protection” in the wake of a hostile market. DappRadar’s report shows that the GameFi ecosystem continues to thrive despite the current downturn in the market. Solend invalidates Solana whale wallet takeover plan with second governance vote. The top 100 DeFi tokens showed signs of recovery…

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Here’s how pro traders could use Bitcoin options to buy the $20K BTC dip

Bitcoin hit a 2022 low at $17,580 on June 18 and many traders are hopeful that this was the bottom, but (BTC) has been unable to produce a daily close above $21,000 for the past six days. For this reason, traders are uncomfortable with the current price action and the threat of many CeFi and DeFi companies dealing with the loss of user funds and possible insolvency is weighing on sentiment. The blowback from venture capital Three Arrows Capital (3AC) failing to meet its financial obligations on June 14 and…

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FTX may be planning to purchase a stake in BlockFi: Report

Crypto exchange FTX is reportedly in talks to acquire a stake in BlockFi after the company issued a $250 million credit to the lending firm. According to a Friday report from the Wall Street Journal, FTX is currently in discussions with BlockFi regarding the crypto exchange purchasing a stake in the firm, but no equity agreement has been reached. The reported ongoing talks followed BlockFi signing a term sheet with FTX to secure a $250 million revolving credit facility on Tuesday. “BlockFi does not comment on market rumors,” a BlockFi…

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Binance Seals New NFT Deal Involving Football Star, Cristiano Ronaldo

Although many crypto firms are experiencing the bite of the bearish cryptocurrency season, Binance looks to up its game by taking an aggressive stance and signing a deal with football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. This deal with Ronaldo will be centered around NFTs. Last week saw many layoffs in the crypto space. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao was caught in attention when he posted a tweet at competitors who fired workers during the meltdown. It didn’t take much time for Crypto twitter to find the hilarity in the post, as the photo…

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