Winklevoss twins infuse Gemini with personal $100M loan: Report

[ad_1] Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, co-founders of the United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, have reportedly dipped into their own pockets to fund the business amid the crypto market downturn.According to an April 10 Bloomberg report, the Winklevoss twins made a personal $100-million loan to Gemini following attempts to get funding from outside investors. Cointelegraph reached out to Gemini for comment, but did not receive a response at the time of

MetaMask launches new fiat purchase function for cryptocurrency

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency wallet and decentralized application (Dapp) provider MetaMask has announced the launch of a new feature that will allow users to purchase crypto with fiat currency directly from its Portfolio Dapp. The move is intended to provide users with an easier way to purchase crypto with fiat currency.We foxes at MetaMask are excited to announce that our Buy Crypto feature now also resides in our Portfolio Dapp, providing a

Bitcoin price rallies to $29.4K as traders gear up for this week’s CPI print

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) rose to its highest level in ten months on April 10 as traders await this week's April 12 consumer price index report to gain deeper insight into the Federal Reserve's fight against sticky inflation. If the report shows inflation dropping, it could be the next possible catalyst that further's BTC's upward move. On April 10, BTC price soared 3.37% to over $29,300 after a quiet Easter weekend. Interestingly,

Texas’ gold-backed digital currency project: Law Decoded, April 3–10

[ad_1] The topic of central bank digital currencies is in the crossfire of United States politicians, with figures like Ron DeSantis and Ted Cruz trying to prevent them from existing. But what about a statewide digital currency? The first of its kind, a gold-backed state-based digital currency project has appeared in Texas. On the same day, two Texan lawmakers introduced identical bills for creating a state-based digital currency backed by gold.

Coinbase head of exchange departs and plans to start new crypto project: Report

[ad_1] Vishal Gupta, who has been the head of exchange at Coinbase, is reportedly leaving his position after more than two years at the United States-based cryptocurrency exchange.According to an April 10 Bloomberg report, Gupta planned to exit Coinbase but remain in the crypto space, suggesting he could be planning to start a new project focused on digital assets or blockchain. Prior to his time at Coinbase, Gupta was the

Men under 50 shoring up US cryptocurrency market: Pew Research

[ad_1] The Pew Research Center’s latest U.S. cryptocurrency report, published April 10, shows little in the way of surprises when it comes to the nation’s adoption and confidence in the burgeoning crypto market. Perhaps the biggest takeaway is Pew’s finding that 75% of U.S. adults who’ve heard of cryptocurrency have little or no confidence in their safety and reliability. That statistic may not express the actual sentiment of the average cryptocurrency

An eclectic display at the 2nd Metaverse Fashion Week

[ad_1] Inspired by success in 2022 and an impressive list of designers who attended that year’s Metaverse Fashion Week, Decentraland held another event this year from March 28–31. The week’s theme, “Future Heritage,” aimed to connect the next generation of creators with traditional fashion designers.It’s the second time digital fashion’s core members — including Zero10, DressX and The Fabricant — have participated in MVFW, though the total number of brands

Fortune debuts ‘Crypto 40,’ Ethereum takes top honors for protocol category

[ad_1] In what it’s calling an industry first, Fortune released the ‘Fortune Crypto 40’ on April 10. This analysis-based list highlights five cryptocurrency companies in each of eight categories and relies on a combination of analysis and executive polling to determine the winners.Congratulations to the Fortune Crypto 40 winners — a list of the best companies in crypto based on data and reputation in eight categories.The list is the first

Etherscan hides zero-value token transfers to deter address poisoning attacks

[ad_1] According to an Apr. 10 post from Etherscan, the blockchain explorer has disabled the display of zero-value token transfers on its website by default. From now on, users must manually switch on the display from the website's setting page. Etherscan says it made the update to deter "address poisoning" attacks that have phished and spammed unsuspecting users. "Preventing scams and attacks in a neutral and scalable way is an infinite