Cardano Price Sits Pretty At $0.5, Why A Breakout Is On The Horizon

Cardano has been one of the cryptocurrencies that have been able to hold despite the market crash. With the recent recovery, the digital asset has seen some movement, although it continues to trend around the same level without any significant swings upward. However, there are some things that are coming up for the network that suggests there might be some upward movement happening soon. The Awaited Vasil Upgrade The Cardano Vasil upgrade has been on that has been in the works for a while. It is a hard fork that…

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TA – Harmony (ONE) Price Shows Bullish Signs

The price of Harmony (ONE) has shown bullish signs and could be set for a major run against Tether (USDT) as it eyes $0.04.  Ethereum price rallied with so much strength from a region of $1,670 to $1,924 ahead of Ethereum merge. This has brought relief bounces for many altcoins including the price of Harmony (ONE). Ethereum merge is an upgrade on the Ethereum network from Proof-Of-Work (POW) to Proof-Of-Stake (POS) so as to increase its network efficiency in transactions. (Data feeds from Binance) Harmony (ONE) Price Analysis On The…

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Indian authorities freeze more crypto funds over money laundering allegations

India’s Directorate of Enforcement (ED) announced Friday that it has frozen the financial accounts of Bengaluru-based financial services company Yellow Tune Technologies, some of which were held by Flipvolt crypto exchange, the Indian branch of Singaporean Vauld. The move is linked to an ongoing investigation into money laundering by China-linked instant loan companies. This is the second time this week the agency has taken action in the crypto sphere in connection with that case.  The financial watchdog announced it was freezing Yellow Tune’s bank balances, payment gateway balances and balances…

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Curve Finance resolves site exploits, directs users to revoke recent contracts: Finance Redefined

Welcome to Finance Redefined, your weekly dose of essential decentralized finance (DeFi) insights — a newsletter crafted to bring you significant developments over the last week. This past week, cross-bridge protocols became the center of DeFi discussions as a new report showed RenBridge was used to launder $540 million in stolen funds. Curve Finance, on the other hand, resolved its site exploit and directed users to revoke any recent contracts. Interlay, a London-based blockchain firm, launched a Bitcoin (BTC)-based cross-chain bridge on Polkadot named interBTC (iBTC), DeFi platform Oasis.app says…

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A Futurist take on crypto

You might not know it, but Canada is quietly becoming a major player in the blockchain and crypto scene: Ethereum has strong Canadian roots, Toronto-based 3iQ launched North America’s first physically-settled Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) and the percentage of active crypto holders in the country has increased steadily over the past two years.  Against this backdrop, I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Blockchain Futurist Conference in Toronto, where I got to moderate two panels on rebuilding the financial system through Web3 and onboarding the next wave of crypto…

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Uzbekistan blocks access to foreign crypto exchanges over unregistered trading

The government of Uzbekistan, which has previously made significant steps toward a moderate approach to crypto, announced Wednesday that it has restricted access to a number of large international crypto exchanges due to accusations of unlicensed activity.  In a statement from Aug. 10, the National Agency of Perspective Projects (NAPP) projects informed that “various electronic platforms” provide services for trade and exchange of crypto-assets without obtaining the required license in violation of the existing legislation and thus access to them was restricted. However, the tone of the statement suggested that…

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Tornado Cash DAO goes down without explanation following vote on treasury funds

The Tornado Cash DAO went offline after many social media users reported the community discussing ways to challenge sanctions recently imposed by the United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control. At the time of publication, the Tornado Cash DAO was offline reportedly following a discussion in which community members voted unanimously to add its governance layer as a signatory to its treasury’s multisig wallet, which manages a reported $21.6 million. It’s unclear what was responsible for the decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) going dark, but it followed a series…

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Crypto markets bounced and sentiment improved, but retail has yet to FOMO

An ascending triangle formation has driven the total crypto market capitalization toward the $1.2 trillion level. The issue with this seven-week-long setup is the diminishing volatility, which could last until late August. From there, the pattern can break either way, but Tether and futures markets data show bulls lacking enough conviction to catalyze an upside break. Total crypto market cap, USD billion. Source: TradingView Investors cautiously await further macroeconomic data on the state of the economy as the United States Federal Reserve (FED) raises interest rates and places its asset…

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Ethereum Price Forecast Remains Bullish As Network Nears Another Milestone

Ethereum has been recording win after win over the last month. If it’s not a win in its price, then it is another step forward in its move to being a proof of stake network. These major milestones have reverberated throughout its community, spurring bullish sentiment amongst even the most skeptical of investors. Now, another milestone moving into view for the network promises even better things to come. Staking Nears 13.3 Million ETH The amount of ETH staked on the network continues to rise drastically. The first validator node was…

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Mailchimp bans crypto content creators without prior notice

The email marketing platform Mailchimp appears to have suspended its services to crypto content creators. Platforms associated with crypto news, content or related services started to have issues logging into accounts, followed by notices of service interruptions that began surfacing this week.  Crypto-associated accounts such as the Edge wallet, a provider of self-custody crypto holding services, and Messari, a crypto research company, were among some of the affected. Early this morning, Sam Richards, at the Ethereum Foundation Tweeted that the Ethereum Foundation Ecosystem Support Program is likewise facing suspension. Add…

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