Traders debate whether Solana (SOL) is a buy now that it’s down 87% from its all-time high

The crypto sector is caught in a deep correction and recent reporting shows that a majority of altcoins are more than 70% down from their 2021 highs. Solana is among that list and investors are on the fence about whether the token has strong enough fundamentals to warrant buying SOL at its current value.  Data … Read more

Report Claims Samsung Is Producing 3nm ASIC Chips — Speculators Assume First Customer Is a Bitcoin Mining Rig Manufacturer – Bitcoin News

Jamie Redman Jamie Redman is the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,700 articles for Bitcoin.com News … Read more

CFTC brings $1.7B fraud case involving Bitcoin against South African national

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has taken enforcement action against a South African national in what the regulatory body called its “largest fraudulent scheme involving Bitcoin.” In a Thursday announcement, the CFTC said it had filed a civil enforcement action in federal court for fraud and registration violations against Cornelius Johannes … Read more

Project Kick-Off: STRMNFT Marketplace Hits 5,000 Registered Users – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. StreamCoin announced that more than 5,000 users have registered for its STRMNFT marketplace. The Web 3.0 live streaming company says it accomplished this feat in less than a month after opening user registration on May 31, 2022. StreamCoin users have been supporting its vision since January 2022, though the company also … Read more

Reserve Bank of India ranks crypto near the bottom of systemic risks despite harsh criticism

In its latest financial stability report published on Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India, or RBI, reiterated its skepticism of digital assets, writing:  “We must be mindful of the emerging risks on the horizon. Cryptocurrencies are a clear danger. Anything that derives value based on make-believe, without any underlying, is just speculation under a sophisticated … Read more

Reporting ‘limited progress,’ FATF urges countries to introduce legislation for travel rule

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) reported that 11 out of 98 responding jurisdictions have started enforcing its standards on Combating the Financing of Terrorism, or CFT, and Anti-Money Laundering, or AML. In an update released Thursday on the “Implementation of the FATF Standards on Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers,” the FATF reported … Read more

EU Agreement Reached on Anti-money Laundering Rules for Cryptocurrencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

European institutions have reached an interim consensus on a set of EU regulations that will burden crypto companies with the obligation to help prevent money laundering, among other illicit activities potentially involving digital assets. The progress comes as the Union seeks to comprehensively regulate the continent’s cryptocurrency market. EU Officials and Lawmakers Agree on AML … Read more

Basel Committee wants to limit banks’ digital asset exposure to just 1% of equity

On Thursday, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision suggested during its second consultation on the prudential treatment of crypto-asset exposures that banks limit their exposure to so-called Group 2 crypto assets to just 1% of their Tier 1 capital.  Group 1 digital assets consist of tokenized traditional assets, such as synthetic stocks, or those with effective … Read more

Bitcoin nears worst monthly losses since 2011 with BTC price at $19K

Bitcoin (BTC) drifted further downhill into the June 30 Wall Street open as United States equities opened with a whimper. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView U.S. dollar returns to multi-decade highs Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it abandoned $19,000 to hit its lowest in over ten days. Bulls failed … Read more

OP Crypto launches $100M fund to back early-stage crypto VCs

OP Crypto, a cryptocurrency venture capital firm founded by former Huobi executive David Gan, is launching a new fund to support emerging fund managers focused on early-stage crypto investments. Named “OP Funds of Funds I,” the fund has secured $50 million in commitments from major companies like FTX’s investment subsidiary LedgerPrime and FJ Labs. The … Read more