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The FTX debacle sparked an increase in calls for crypto self-custody this week, including Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao describing it as a “fundamental human right.” However, some warn that there are still risks involved when opting to hold your digital assets on your own.  Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, highlighted on Twitter that while the decentralized
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The “Bitcoin-is-dead” gang is back and at it again. The fall of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange has resurrected these infamous critics that are once again blaming a robbery on the money that was stolen, and not the robber. “We need regulation! Why did the government allow this to happen?” they scream.   For instance, Chetan Bhagat,
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Singapore government’s Temasek has written down the full value of its $275 million investment in the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX. “Our belief in the actions, judgment, and leadership of Sam Bankman-Fried … would appear to have been misplaced,” Temasek admitted. Temasek’s Investments in FTX Now Worth $0 The Singapore government’s Temasek Holdings issued a statement
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Bitcoin (BTC) ranged around $16,500 on Nov. 17 as markets digested the latest events surrounding exchange FTX. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView FTX CEO tells of “complete failure of corporate controls” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD seeing only mild volatility at the Wall Street open. The pair showed acclimatization
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Both facing sanctions, Russia and Cuba are looking into alternative options for cross-border payments, including cryptocurrencies, a Kremlin advisor has unveiled in Havana. Moscow is already developing a mechanism for crypto settlements to circumvent financial restrictions imposed over its invasion of Ukraine. Crypto and Ruble Considered for Payments in Trade Between Russia and Cuba The
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Investment firm Paradigm is still optimistic about crypto’s potential following the collapse of FTX. “The blowup of FTX has caused some to question crypto’s value. But the issues at FTX are precisely ones that decentralized finance [defi] can solve through increased transparency and security,” the firm’s co-founder emphasized. Paradigm on FTX Collapse, Defi Paradigm co-founder
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Bitcoin (BTC) fell to intraday lows after the Nov. 16 Wall Street open as the FTX scandal appeared to claim another victim. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Genesis Trading liquidity “exceeded” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD trading around $16,400 at the time of writing. Downside had entered again for
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