Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, SHIB, MATIC, ATOM, APE

Traders are taking a hands-off approach to Bitcoin and altcoins until BTC successfully flips the $20,000 level back to support. The bears are attempting to sink Bitcoin (BTC) below $19,000 to further cement their advantage over the crypto market. Analysts watching Bitcoin’s MVRV-Z Score, a metric which measures how high or low Bitcoin’s price is … Read more

The New Eminem and Snoop Dogg Music Video Showcases Bored Ape Avatars – Bitcoin News

The prominent rap stars Eminem and Snoop Dogg released a new music video that showcases the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) collection. The duo’s latest single called “From the D 2 The LBC” debuted at this year’s Apefest, an annual gathering for BAYC and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) owners. From the … Read more

Nifty News: Apecoin no longer going bananas, Pharrell touts Doodles and more…

Apecoin, the Ethereum-based token tied to the widely popular and almost definitely probably not 4Chan-related Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT project, saw its market cap drop by 67.2% or $4.3 billion during May and it has continued to slide since. Despite bearish macro factors looming over both crypto and stock markets throughout 2022, May in … Read more

Yuga Labs co-founder prewarns possible attack, claims Twitter insider involved

Gordon Goner, the pseudonymous co-founder of Yuga Labs, issued a warning about a possible incoming attack on their social media accounts under the Yuga Labs umbrella after receiving “credible information” that an insider from Twitter would help bypass the security of the accounts. Yuga Labs, home to some of the most popular nonfungible tokens (NFTs), … Read more

ApeCoin DAO officially favor to remain within Ethereum ecosystem

ApeCoin DAO, a governance system serving the democratic rights of ApeCoin holders — a digital asset tied to the Bored Ape Yacht Club ecosystem — published an official proposal on May 2 to debate whether the asset should remain on Ethereum, transition to a layer-2 alternative, or perhaps explore the possibility of chain migration.  The ApeCoin … Read more

Yuga Labs’ BAYC, OtherSide Discord groups breached, over 145 ETH stolen

Yuga Labs, the creator of two of the most popular ape-themed nonfungible token (NFT) offerings — Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) and OtherSide — witnessed yet another orchestrated phishing attack with investors losing over 145 Ether (ETH) or nearly $260,000 at the time of writing. OKHotshot, a blockchain detective and a member of the Crypto … Read more

Apecoin Community Votes on Keeping APE Token in the Ethereum Ecosystem – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The Apecoin community is in the midst of discussing whether or not the crypto asset should remain within the Ethereum ecosystem. While AIP-41 voting started today, the proposal’s voting process will end on June 8, 2022, at 9 p.m. (ET). Meanwhile, the project’s native token APE has lost 57% against the U.S. dollar in the … Read more

What is ApeCoin and how does it work?

The first quarter of 2022 was abuzz with the talks about ApeCoin (APE), a cryptocurrency adopted to be the native coin of Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), developed by Yuga Labs. Since the ApeCoin DAO came into being in April 2021, the BAYC has been among the top nonfungible token (NFT) collections with a vibrant … Read more

Nifty News: BAYC floor price drops 50%, Lonely Apes doesn’t attract women, and more

Prices throughout the nonfungible token (NFT) market have suffered amid the broader market downturn, with the floor price of the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) collection dropping more than 50% since the beginning of this month.  BAYC’s floor price dipped to $198,000 on Wednesday, signaling a 52% drawdown in dollar-denominated valuation from May 1, where … Read more

Etherscan, CoinGecko warn against ongoing MetaMask phishing attacks

Popular crypto analytics platforms Etherscan and CoinGecko have parallelly issued an alert against an ongoing phishing attack on their platforms. The firms began investigating the attack after numerous users reported unusual MetaMask pop-ups prompting users to connect their crypto wallets to the website.  Based on the information disclosed by the analytics firms, the latest phishing … Read more