Celebrities called out for shilling NFTs: Nifty Newsletter, Aug 10–16

In this week’s newsletter, read about how Justin Bieber, along with other celebrities, was called out to disclose their connections to nonfungible token (NFT) firms. Check out the market performance of blue chip NFTs and how NFT games have an advantage over traditional gaming business models. In other news, learn about how OpenSea is implementing new ways to combat NFT theft. And check out how experts feel about carbon offset NFTs that aim to help the environment.  Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton among 19 celebs called out for shilling NFTs Consumer…

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Coinbase posts $1.1B loss, Polygon dApps rocket 400% in 2022 and Elon Musk says inflation is on the decline: Hodler’s Digest, Aug 7-13

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week   Elon Musk: US ’past peak inflation’ after Tesla sells 90% of Bitcoin With Tesla now having sold 90% of its Bitcoin holdings during the bear market, Elon Musk says the U.S. economy is “past peak inflation” and predicts that only a “mild to moderate” recession…

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CryptoPunk to be split into pieces: Nifty Newsletter, Aug 3–9

In this week’s newsletter, read about Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s proposal for stealth nonfungible token (NFT) ownership. Check out how a CryptoPunk will be split into thousands of pieces to enable smaller investors to access it, and how the NFT play-to-earn game Axie Infinity plans to double down on South Korea despite regulatory hurdles. In other news, learn about how NFT storage works according to two NFT experts. Lastly, check out how a Redditor turned criticisms of the NFT space into NFTs.  Vitalik Buterin proposes stealth addresses for anonymous NFT…

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Two more lawsuits for Coinbase: Law decoded, Aug. 1–8

The Coinbase drama, which started at the end of July, continues with new developments. Last week, former Coinbase Global product manager Ishan Wahi pleaded not guilty to two counts of wire fraud conspiracy and two counts of wire fraud in a Manhattan federal court. Wahi was arrested during his attempt to board a flight from the United States to India in May and accused of insider trading.  While the Wahis are central to two separate court cases, another two lawsuits appeared last week against the San-Francisco-based crypto exchange. Legal firm…

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Voyager plans to resume cash withdrawals on Aug. 11

Crypto lender Voyager Digital Holdings has reported users may be able to make cash withdrawals from the app more than a month after suspending trading, deposits, withdrawals and loyalty rewards. In a Friday blog post, Voyager said clients with U.S. dollars in their accounts could withdraw up to $100,000 in a 24-hour period starting as early as Aug. 11, with the funds received in 5-10 business days. The announcement followed a judge ruling on Thursday the crypto lending firm was cleared to return $270 million in customer funds held at…

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Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Nigeria’s central bank partners with fintech firm Bitt Inc. for CBDC rollout Central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs,  which some have described as the spawn of Satan, made headlines this week after multiple countries ramped up efforts in developing their own digital money. On Aug.…

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U.S. Congress submits 18 crypto bills in 2021, Visa buys $150K CryptoPunk, MicroStrategy snaps up more BTC: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 22-28

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Congress has put forward 18 bills on digital assets in 2021 so far The U.S. Congress has been ramping up its efforts to provide a regulatory framework for crypto in 2021 and has put forward 18 bills concerning digital assets and blockchain tech so far…

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Walmart is seeking a crypto product lead, the Dogecoin Foundation is active again after a long break, Coinbase has amassed a $4 billion cash-backed war chest: Holder’s Digest, Aug. 15-21

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week   Infrastructure bill passes US Senate — without clarification on crypto On Tuesday, the controversial infrastructure bill passed in the U.S. senate In a 69-30 vote. The bipartisan bill proposes roughly $1 trillion of funding into transportation and electricity infrastructure projects. The bill also puts…

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An Ethereum blockchain upgrade, crypto regulatory battles, and Bitcoin price discussion: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 1-7

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week   Square to acquire Australian fintech Afterpay in $29B deal Jack Dorsey’s digital payments firm Square entered into a $29 billion stock deal to purchase Australian buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Afterpay this week.  Just like the name Afterpay implies, Square will essentially be…

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