Bitcoin Analyst Who Predicted 2022 Crypto Crash Warns Of A Huge Reversal | Bitcoinist.com

The year 2023 is showing, at least in part, renewed investor sentiment on the Bitcoin market. According to CoinMarketCapthe total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies currently stands at $846.4 billion. Only a 1% decrease from yesterday’s $853.9 billion market cap. This surge in market valuation can be attributed to recent bullish price actions in the market. … Read more

China stops issuing short-term visas for South Koreans in retaliation for travel restrictions | CNN

Hong Kong CNN — Chinese authorities have stopped issuing short-term visas to South Korean citizens in the country’s first retaliation against Covid entry restrictions on arrivals from China. “Visas for business, tourism, medical treatment, transit and general private affairs will be suspended for South Korean citizens effective today,” the Chinese Embassy in Seoul said in … Read more

Chinese travelers say new restrictions are ‘unfair’ — but they’re angry at some countries more than others

Travel restrictions launched in the wake of China’s border reopening may be affecting where people there are booking trips. But it’s not out of spite, said several Chinese travelers who spoke to CNBC. It’s because some countries aren’t letting them in, they said. ‘I think it’s unfair’ Reactions from Chinese travelers who spoke to CNBC … Read more

Anti-strikes bill ‘will protect lives and respect right to strike’, Business Secretary Grant Shapps says

Introducing mandatory minimum levels of service during strikes will protect people’s lives while respecting workers’ rights to walk out, the business secretary has said. Grant Shapps told Sky News the anti-strikes bill he will introduce to parliament today will ensure there is no longer a “postcode lottery” as key workers take action. The bill, if … Read more

Avatar 2 Is Now the Biggest Hollywood Film of All Time in India

Avatar: The Way of Water is now the highest-grossing Hollywood movie of all time in India. As per Disney India, the James Cameron-directed sequel has collected over Rs. 454 crore (about $55 million) in the country, surpassing the numbers set by 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, which pulled Rs. 438 crore (about $53 million) at the box … Read more

U.S. tax credits could benefit global automakers — but Europe wants more

European officials are still looking for further concessions from the United States to ensure European electric car manufacturers will not leave the bloc amid historic subsidies stateside. View Press | Corbis News | Getty Images The European Union is still not completely satisfied with recent concessions from Washington on its historic set of green energy … Read more

FTX former lead engineer in talks with federal prosecutors in Bankman-Fried case

As the investigation into FTX continues, the crypto exchange’s former engineering chief Nishad Singh followed former FTX and Alameda Research executives Gary Wang and Caroline Ellison by reportedly meeting with federal prosecutors to cut a deal. Singh attended a proffer session sometime last week at the United States Attorney’s office for the Southern District of … Read more

Former US fighter pilot arrested in Australia over China training allegations ‘singled out,’ lawyer says | CNN

The lawyer for former US Marine Corps pilot Daniel Duggan said he was “singled out” for extradition to the United States to face charges of training Chinese military fliers, even though other Australians provided military services to foreign states. Australia’s attorney-general last month accepted an extradition request from Washington for Duggan, who was arrested in … Read more

Watch the Final Trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania just got a new trailer — in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Ahead of its February 17 release, Marvel Studios has now dropped the final trailer for the third Ant-Man film, and it has to do with getting back lost time. Presumably, the period lost during the infamous Blip event, … Read more

Mark Cuban to face questioning under oath over promotion of Voyager

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is set to be “deposed” next month as part of a defense against a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that he promoted an alleged “ponzi-scheme” in the form of now-bankrupted crypto lender Voyager Digital. A deposition in legal terms generally refers to answering a line of questioning under oath during the … Read more

Consumer spending figures add to evidence the UK is in recession

Consumer spending failed to keep pace with inflation in December, figures suggest, likely bolstering the view among economists that the UK is in recession. Closely watched data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Barclaycard showed spending rose by 6.9% and 4.4% in value terms respectively in December compared to a year ago. Both readings … Read more

SlowMist security report shows crypto industry lost $3.78b in 2022

The research firm SlowMist has just released a report highlighting the crypto industry’s security challenges over the past 12 months. Crypto suffered over 300 hacks in 2022 SlowMist, a blockchain ecosystem security firm that offers cybersecurity audits and protection to blockchain applications, has published its annual report on the attacks, hacks, and other security incidents … Read more

Thousands urged to flee their homes as storm wallops California, closing down roads, prompting water rescues and leaving 1 dead | CNN

CNN — A powerful storm battering California has forced thousands to evacuate – including an entire community – and prompted dozens of water rescues as floodwater inundated roadways, swept away vehicles and caused widespread damage. Streets turned into rivers, trees came crashing down, homes lost power, rivers swelled and major roadways were shuttered as the … Read more

The Unspeakable Horror of Speak No Evil, Explained

Cinema has a certain way of evoking real feelings in the audience. It could be through a character’s deconstruction brought upon by a fantastic performance, or it can be through a single frame. Whatever the case, behind the camera there’s someone trying to make you feel something. Sometimes, we live through films that feel unique, … Read more

Liquid Staking Platforms Surging Ahead of Ethereum Shanghai Upgrade

Crypto’s newest narrative is liquid staking, as platforms and tokens have been taking off recently. Ethereum will go through the Shanghai upgrade in March, which releases ETH staked on the Beacon Chain. Industry analysts believe this will be good news for liquid staking protocols as they offer better incentives and yields. As opposed to direct … Read more

5 sneaky tricks crypto phishing scammers used last year: SlowMist

Blockchain security firm SlowMist has highlighted five common phishing techniques crypto scammers used on victims in 2022, including malicious browser bookmarks, phony sales orders and trojan malware spread on messaging app Discord. It comes after the security firm recorded a total of 303 blockchain security incidents in the year, with 31.6% of these incidents caused … Read more

Ethereum contains the largest number of USDC

According to DeFi Llama, the Ethereum network contains a vast number of USDC (37.1 billion) in the circulating supply aggregating to 85.19%. Today, DefiLlama, a decentralized TVL and analytics website, announced that the Ethereum network has the largest amount of USDC (37.1 billion), totaling 85.19% in circulating supply. Tron follows as the 2nd with 1.07 … Read more

Nepal regulator orders ISPs to block crypto websites or face the law

Nepal’s telecommunications regulator has ordered the country’s internet service providers (ISPs) to block all cryptocurrency trading websites, threatening legal action against those that fail to comply. In a Jan. 8 noticethe Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) ordered ISPs and email service providers to prevent access to “websites, apps or online networks” related to crypto. It stated … Read more

Uniswap dominates crypto fee rankings, surpassing PancakeSwap and LIDO

Uniswap generates record fees and outperforms competitors. The network shows strong financial performance with declining user activity. In the crypto space, Uniswap performed exceptionally well in terms of the fees it generated over the past year. According to data provided by the token terminal, Uniswap ranked 3rd in terms of fees generated, outperforming other protocols … Read more