Giancarlo Esposito Reportedly Cast in Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis

Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis has reportedly added Giancarlo Esposito to its ensemble lineup. As per Deadline, the Breaking Bad star has been tapped to play an undisclosed role, in a film that is described as the acclaimed director’s passion project that has been decades in the making. The actor began the year on a good … Read more

TON validators to vote on inactive whale wallets suspension

The Open Network validators are considering suspending 191 inoperative addresses. The total stake of toncoin (TON) held by these addresses is a little over 1 billion. It equals 21.3% of the current toncoin supply, valued at almost $2.5 billion. This voting is scheduled for Feb. 21. The procedure is a response to a suggestion made … Read more

Solana network grows in multiple areas: Are the tables turning for SOL

Solana’s NFT ecosystem witnessed growth over the last few weeks. Metrics looked positive, along with an increase in Solana’s TVL. On 22 January, Solana [SOL] re-entered the top 10 club after several tough weeks of price decline. Growth was noted in a few areas, such as market capitalization and its NFT ecosystem. For instance, Solana … Read more

1 killed and 7 injured in shooting in Oakland, California | CNN

CNN — Seven people were injured and one person was killed in a shooting Monday night in Oakland, California, police said. Officers were dispatched to the 5900 block of Macarthur Boulevard just after 6:00 p.m. to investigate an alert from a ShotSpotter, which is gunshot detection technology, the Oakland Police Department said in a statement. … Read more

BlockFi to sell $160m in loans backed by mining equipment

Troubled crypto lender BlockFi is planning to sell loans backed by bitcoin mining equipment to stay afloat. Moreover, the company has trouble retaining workers after applying for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. $160m in loans backed by BTC mining machines According to Bloombergthe company has already started selling loans backed by around 68,000 bitcoin (BTC) mining … Read more

Whales Bag 500 Million Dogecoin – Will DOGE Hit $0.1 Mark?

Meme coin forerunner, Dogecoin, opens the week with a new rally amid Robinhood’s support. Reports reveal that several whales jumped on the positive market sentiment to accumulate massive amounts of DOGE, triggering a 5% rally in the last day. According to WhaleAlert, Whales packed more than 500 million Dogecoin over the past two days. The … Read more

The U.S. is massively underperforming global stock markets, and analysts see more of the same

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), January 5, 2023. Andrew Kelly | Reuters U.S. stocks have fallen far short of their global peers over the past three months, a rarity in recent years, and analysts expect this divergence to widen over the course of 2023. As of … Read more

Bode makes 20th century clothes for 21st century people

Written by Nick Remsen, CNN CNN Style is one of the official media partners of Paris Fashion Week. See all coverage here. A few weeks ago, Mick Jagger posted a holiday message to his Instagram feed while wearing a deep red paisley shirt, its pattern whirling with canary yellow and inky black details. The piece … Read more

What Google CEO Sundar Pichai Told Workers After Announcing Job Cuts

Google’s chief executive officer told employees on Monday that job cuts were made in a bid to act decisively as the company’s growth slowed. In an internal meeting, Sundar Pichai, who is CEO of Google parent Alphabet Inc., said he had consulted with the company’s founders and board in making the decision for 6 percent … Read more

Right-wing Quran burning in Sweden enrages Turkey and throws a new wrench in Nordics’ NATO bid

Sweden and Finland have taken another step in joining NATO, meaning only a formal ratification of their accession agreement is now left. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images It’s now been eight months since Sweden and Finland declared their intent to join NATO, a move that upended the countries’ longstanding policies of nonalignment … Read more

Cosmos Hub reaps the benefits of Terra’s new update – Here’s how

Terra’s Mars Protocol launch boosts Cosmos Hub’s DeFi potential. However, there was declining revenue and staker interest in Cosmos network despite TVL growth. In an announcement on January 20, Terra [LUNC] stated that it would launch its lending protocol, known as Mars Protocol, on Cosmos Hub‘s network. This move could have a positive impact on … Read more

Bankrupt BlockFi to Sell $160M in Bitcoin Mining Hardware Loans: Report

The embattled crypto company has around $160 million in loans backed by 68,000 Bitcoin mining rigs which it needs to sell. The New Jersey-based firm started the bidding process for the loans last year, according to a Jan. 24 Bloomberg report citing ‘people familiar with the matter.’ They added that some of these loans have … Read more

XRP Price Prediction: Key Upside Break Could Trigger Rally To $0.5

Ripple is rising steadily above the $0.380 resistance zone against the US Dollar. XRP price could rise further if it clears the $0.4320 resistance zone. Ripple is currently rising above the $0.38 resistance zone against the US dollar. The price is now trading above $0.380 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a … Read more

BlockFi to sell $160M in Bitcoin miner-backed loans: Report

Bankrupt crypto lending firm BlockFi has plans to sell off $160 million in loans backed by around 68,000 Bitcoin mining machines as part of bankruptcy proceedings, according to reports. In a Bloomberg report on Jan. 24, two people “familiar with the matter” claim that BlockFi started the process of selling off the loans last year. … Read more

D.C. appeals court expedites oral arguments in Grayscale lawsuit against SEC

The SEC on Wednesday rejected Grayscale’s application for a spot bitcoin ETF, citing a failure by the investment manager to answer questions about concerns around market manipulation. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has scheduled a date to hear oral arguments in Grayscale’s lawsuit contesting the Securities and … Read more

Google Set to Be Sued by US DoJ Over Digital Ad Market Dominance

The US Justice Department is poised to sue Alphabet’s Google as soon as Tuesday regarding its dominance over the digital advertising market, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The lawsuit would be the second federal antitrust complaint filed against Googlealleging violations of antitrust law in how the tech giant acquires … Read more

Wormhole hacker moves $155M in biggest shift of stolen funds in months

The hacker behind the $321 million Wormhole bridge attack has shifted a large chunk of stolen funds, with transaction data showing that $155 million worth of Ether (ETH) was transferred to a decentralized exchange (DEX) on Jan 23. The Wormhole hack was the third largest crypto hack in 2022after the protocol’s token bridge suffered an … Read more

Ethereum Price Forms Bullish Continuation Pattern and Could Rally Again

Ethereum is consolidating gains above $1,600 against the US Dollar. ETH is showing positive signs and might start another increase above $1,650. Ethereum is showing positive signs above the $1,620 and $1,600 levels. The price is now trading above $1,600 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish flag forming with … Read more

Watch the Trailer for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves just got a new trailer. Following the initial reveal at San Diego Comic-Con last year, this new trailer offers a better look at the villains, tonnes of easter eggs, and chaotic events that unfurl as if the players rolled multiple 1s on the dice. Originally slated to release in … Read more

Maximizing Returns: Why Orbeon Protocol (ORBN), Litecoin (LTC), and Cosmos (ATOM) Should Be on Your Radar in January | Coinspeaker

Place/Date: – January 24th, 2023 at 5:17 am UTC · 3 min read Source: Orbeon Protocol Altcoins tend to outperform Bitcoin (BTC) during bullish cycles, leading to greater potential returns for those who enter the market at the right time. With 2023 upon us, Orbeon Protocol (ORBN), Litecoin (LTC), and Cosmos (ATOM) should be on … Read more

Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

A former commander in Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, who fled to Norway to seek asylum after crossing the country’s arctic border, has been arrested by Norwegian immigration authorities. Andrei Medvedev said he feared for his life after refusing to renew his service with Wagner, according to an interview with Vladimir Osechkin, head of human rights advocacy group Gulagu.net, … Read more