Leaked Personal Data of 1 Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins — Hacker Claims Stolen From Shanghai Police – Security Bitcoin News

A hacker claims to have stolen the personal data of a billion Chinese citizens from the Shanghai National Police (SHGA) and is selling it for 10 bitcoins. “This database contains many TB of data and information on billions of Chinese citizens.” 23 Terabytes of Data on a Billion Chinese Citizens on Sale for 10 Bitcoins … Read more

Layer-1 blockchains: How crypto winter could slow the challenge to Ethereum

Given Ethereum’s dominance coupled with the current crypto bear market, it remains questionable if L1s will flourish. This was recently highlighted in a Chainalsys blog post entitled “New layer 1 blockchains are expanding the DeFi ecosystem, but no ETH killers yet.” Ethan McMahon, an economist at Chainalysis, told Cointelegraph that Chainalysis published this report to … Read more

Binance to assist Cambodia in developing crypto regulations

Crypto exchange Binance has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia (SERC), according to a June 30 announcement. Binance and SERC will work together to develop crypto regulations in the country. SERC is looking to leverage Binance’s technical expertise and experience in the field to develop its own legal … Read more

Unizen ‘CeDeFi’ smart exchange secures $200M investment from GEM

Cryptocurrency exchange Unizen has scored a $200 million investment from private equity group Global Emerging Markets (GEM) which it will use to expand its business and its ecosystem. Rather than receiving the $200 million in funding all at once, Unizen noted on June 27 that the investment will come in the form of a “capital … Read more

Binance Announces New Payments Partner Amid Fiat Deposit and Withdrawal Suspension in Brazil – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Binance has chosen a new payments partner amid the suspension of direct fiat deposits and withdrawals in Brazil. The company stated it will now work with Latam Gateway, a payments processing company that has been in the payments intermediation business since 2019. Binance reported it would be working to normalize the fiat deposit and withdrawal … Read more

Binance Launches New Platform for VIP and Institutional Crypto Investors – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Crypto exchange Binance has launched a new platform for VIP and institutional investors. The VIP program allows Binance users to “get rewarded with more discounts and VIP privileges” as their trading volume climbs up VIP tiers. ‘Binance Institutional’ Launched Global cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced Thursday the launch of “Binance Institutional,” a new platform for VIP … Read more

Portuguese Football Legend Cristiano Ronaldo in NFT Partnership With Binance – Bitcoin News

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s top-earning athletes, has entered into a partnership with Binance which gives his supporters a chance to join the footballer’s Web3 community. According to Ronaldo, his partnership with Binance is “going to change the non-fungible token (NFT) game and take football to the next level.” Iconic Piece of Sports History … Read more

‘Bad’ crypto projects should not be bailed out says Binance founder CZ

Binance founder and CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao argues that “bad” crypto projects should be left to fail and not receive bailouts from crypto firms with healthy cash reserves. In a June 23 blog post, CZ said that firms that have been poorly operated, poorly managed or have released poorly designed products shouldn’t receive bailouts — … Read more

Binance-owned Trust Wallet adds buy option via Binance Connect

Trust Wallet, a major self-custodial cryptocurrency wallet owned by the Binance crypto exchange, has completed a significant integration to enable easier crypto purchases. The Trust Wallet platform has integrated Binance’s official fiat-to-crypto provider Binance Connect, allowing users to purchase more than 200 crypto assets directly from credit or debit cards, the firm announced to Cointelegraph … Read more

Bank of Spain Has Registered 17 Crypto Companies, Big Names Still Missing – Regulation Bitcoin News

The Bank of Spain has already included 17 virtual asset service providers in its own registry, in which cryptocurrency exchanges and custody providers must be listed to operate, according to Spanish law. Three new companies were included last week, but big names in the crypto ecosystem are still not registered. Bank of Spain Crypto … Read more