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Galaxy Digital discloses $77M exposure to FTX, $48M likely locked in withdrawals

The exposure amounts represents a small fraction of the firm's $1.5 billion in liquidity.

L2 is crucial to Ethereum decentralization, censorship resistance, says researcher

Swedish researcher Eric Wall highlighted StarkNet’s influence on Ethereum’s scalability as he joins the board of the newly formed StarkNet Foundation.

Blockchain intelligence firm TRM Labs raises $70M in expanded Series B round

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo led the expansion round, bringing the total amount raised to $130 million.

Binance tops up SAFU fund at $1 billion amid price fluctuations

Binance CEO CZ took to Twitter to assure users that the crypto exchange's insurance funds have been topped off at $1 billion as the debacle with FTX rages on.

Middle East, Asia and Africa blockchain association launches in Abu Dhabi

A new blockchain body has been launched with the backing of industry leaders in the Middle East region including figures from Binance,, and the largest crypto exchange in the region.

Binance Proof-of-Reserve pledge gains support following FTX crisis

The call for a more detailed disclosure of liquidity through the use of "Proof-of-Reserves" has been backed by many high-profile industry figures.

Ethereum Shanghai upgrade: EIP-3651 to cut gas fees for key network participants

Traders using builders to execute their complex trades could save a significant chunk of their gas fees as they no longer have to pay for failed transactions.

‘Do not delay’ — ASIC warns Aussies to look for 10 signs of a crypto scam

The list comes out as part of Australia's 2022 Scams Awareness Week.

Russia's Central Bank report examines crypto's place in the financial system

Russia's Central Bank has released a report on digital assets which looks at how the technology could be integrated into its traditional financial system.

AAA gaming companies will look like peanuts as GameFi evolves: Skale CEO

Finding a sustainable GameFi model is still challenging, as user experience ranks at the top of industry concerns.

Bitcoin miner Iris Energy faces $103M default claim from creditors

The company is facing a cash flow crisis due to tough market conditions.

Report: GALA token exploit resulted from public leak of private key on GitHub

It appears that the leaked private key caused a change of ownership in the compromised smart contract 70 days prior.

Trademarks filed for NFTs, metaverse and cryptocurrencies soar to new levels in 2022

Trademark applications filed for NFTs alone grew from a total of 2,142 filed for 2021 to 6,855 by the end of October 2022.

Crypto hits the main stage at Web Summit in front of record crowds

Web Summit attracted over 71,000 attendees to Lisbon for the renowned technology summit, with cryptocurrency and blockchain taking a more central role in 2022.

Deribit hackers move stolen Ether to Tornado Cash crypto mixer

The Deribit hot wallet hacker has transferred 1,610 ETH (over $2.5 million) to Tornado Cash, according to data from the Ethereum block explorer Etherscan.

Solana’s co-founder addresses the blockchain’s reliability at Breakpoint

In 2022 the blockchain has suffered from ten partial or full outages along with slow block times and Solana’s co-founder said it’s “not the experience that we want to deliver.”

Vitalik reveals a new phase in the Ethereum roadmap: ‘The Scourge’

The remaining milestones of the Ethereum roadmap consist of The Surge, The Scourge, The Verge, The Purge and The Splurge.

OpenSea launches new "on-chain" tool to enforce NFT royalties

Royalty enforcement tool only applies to new NFT collections at this stage, with a decision to be made on existing collections at a later date.

Meta reportedly plans 'large-scale layoffs,' but what of its metaverse division?

As of the end of September, Meta had more than 87,000 employees — a large proportion of which is said to work in the Reality Labs division.

What are crypto whale trackers and how do they work?

Crypto whale action can affect the price of cryptocurrencies and tracking these whales can offer invaluable and timely insights into price movements.

DeFi at the crossroads of the trucking industry to ensure efficient payments

A handful of organizations are combining crypto with decentralized finance models to create better payment systems for trucking companies.

Future of Web3 security with Immunefi and Brave CEOs: The Bug House 2022

Web3 security’s not only about money; it’s about the culture and values that the community protects, which brings out the need for education, points out Cointelegraph’s Kristina Cornèr.

What is Humanode human-powered blockchain?

Humanode is the decentralized crypto-biometric network based on 1 human = 1 node = 1 vote ethos that brings Sybil resistance to the crypto space.

Polygon Studios' Ryan Watt talks Web3's core principles and fairer internet

Ryan Wyatt, the CEO of Polygon Studios, shares his thoughts on blockchain upgrades and his plans for Polygon in supporting the upcoming Web3 disruption.

Automation opens up pathway to a simplified, more user-friendly DeFi

Hunting for the best opportunities in the world of DeFi is often time consuming. But automation is changing that.

CBDCs are a declaration of war against the banking system claims economist

Richard Werner discusses decentralization's challenges and blockchain's role in it in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph.

Inflation is killing us; cryptocurrency alone cannot beat it

Traditional currencies are failing, and research has shown that cryptocurrencies may be susceptible to the same shortcomings.

Elrond rebrands as MultiversX, shifts focus to the metaverse

The blockchain developer announced it will transform into MultiversX, as it shifts focus on metaverse development and introduces three new products.