U.S. crypto firm Harmony hit by $100 Million Theft

According to a tweet from Blockchain Harmony, the hack of its Horizon bridge, which enables users to transfer currencies between various blockchains, happened on Thursday morning. One further significant weakness in the ecosystem of digital assets was revealed when hackers stole nearly $100 million from a so-called bitcoin bridge. Blockchain harmony assured that it has “begun working with national authorities and forensic specialists to identify the culprit and retrieve the stolen funds.” According to CoinGecko, Harmony’s native ONE token, which is used to pay transaction fees, collect incentives,…

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Elon Musk gets hit with ‘ridiculous’ $258B Dogecoin lawsuit

Billionaire Elon Musk, along with his companies SpaceX and Tesla Inc, are all being sued for an astonishing $258 billion in damages for being “engaged in a crypto pyramid scheme” involving Dogecoin (DOGE). The damages sought are more than 34 times Dogecoin’s current market cap of $7.5 billion and nearly three times its ATH market cap of $88.68 billion in mid-2021. Filed in the New York District Court by an attorney at Evan Spencer Law on Thursday, the class-action lawsuit alleges that Musk “used his pedestal as World’s Richest man…

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Ethereum Takes Major Hit, Can The Bulls Protect More Losses

Ethereum tumbled below the $1,500 support against the US Dollar. ETH must stay above $1,300 to avoid a drop towards $1,120 or even $1,000. Ethereum declined over 20% and traded below the $1,500 support. The price is now trading below $1,500 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,420 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair might start a recovery wave if there is a clear move above the $1,425 resistance. Ethereum Price Declines…

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Global Bitcoin adoption to hit 10% by 2030: Blockware report

The adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) could occur more rapidly than the adoption of past disruptive technologies such as automobiles and electric power, with global take-up likely to hit 10% by 2030 according to a new report. In its June 8 report, Blockware Intelligence said it arrived at this forecast by examining historical adoption curves for nine past disruptive technologies, including automobiles, electric power, smartphones, the internet, and social media, along with the growth rate of Bitcoin adoption since 2009. “All disruptive technologies follow a similar exponential S-curve pattern, but […]…

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Longer-term Bitcoin holder losses hit two year lows

Long-term Bitcoin holders are sitting on their largest losses since the March 2020 capitulation and the 2018-2019 bear market but may have to keep waiting for relief. Calculated by measuring the value of coins deposited to exchanges, aggregated realized losses from long-term holders (LTH) of Bitcoin (BTC) exceeded 0.006% of the market capitalization by May 29 according to Glassnode’s The Week Onchain report from June 6. Long-term holders are suffering their worst losses since March 2020. However, the dramatic losses may continue for some time if historic loss patterns from…

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Bitfinex Bitcoin longs hit a record-high, but does that mean BTC has bottomed?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been unable to close above $32,000 for the past 28 days, frustrating bulls and pushing the Fear and Greed index to bearish levels below 10. Even with June 6’s small boost, the tech-heavy Nasdaq stock market index is down 24% year-to-date. Investors who keep a close eye on regulatory development were possibly scared after New York state made clear its intention to regulate the crypto industry, including Bitcoin mining. On June 2, New York Attorney General Attorney Letitia James issued an investor alert against “risky cryptocurrency investments,”…

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DeFi community rallies behind PoolTogether to hit $1.4M NFT defense funding target

No-loss lottery decentralized finance (DeFi) platform PoolTogether has reached 100% of its legal defense funding goal via the sale of NFTs. It has taken the project just ten days to reach its funding goal of 769 Ether (ETH) or $1.4 million, signaling strong support from the DeFi community who are rallying against a lawsuit that some feel is an attack on the greater sector as a whole. the community has spoken @PoolyNFT https://t.co/pJSRUfjk3f — francom.eth (@francom619) June 5, 2022 PoolTogther is currently selling three tiers of NFTs as part of…

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Bitcoin may hit $14K in 2022 but buying BTC now ‘as good as it gets:’ Analyst

Bitcoin (BTC) faces a “cycle bottom” this year in which it could drop over 50% from current levels, research claims. In a Twitter thread on June 1, Venturefounder, a contributor at on-chain analytics platform CryptoQuant, forecasted 2022 as Bitcoin’s year to “capitulate.” Bitcoin now has “best 3-year ROI ever” Based on historical patterns involving Bitcoin’s halving cycles, this year should be the bearish black sheep of the current four-year cycle, Venturefounder wrote. Just like 2018 and its bear market, BTC/USD should find itself a macro floor at some point in 2022,…

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Ethereum whales get busy as transactions hit highest point since January

Despite widespread losses being posted throughout the crypto market, Ethereum whales have been busy buying and selling Ether (ETH) at a rate not seen since January this year. According to data from Santiment, Ethereum whales made a total of 2,956 transactions, each valued at over $1M on Wednesday, marking the highest day of whale transactions in nearly 5 months. Santiment clarified that whales are typically defined as any account holding between $1M to $10M. #Ethereum‘s whales have been extremely active today, firing off 2,596 transactions valued at $1M or more.…

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