Cryptocurrency lender Vauld halts Withdrawals and Considers Restructuring

Along with competitors including Celsius Network and Babel Finance, Vauld, a cryptocurrency lender supported by Coinbase Inc., said it suspended withdrawals and recruited advisers to investigate a potential restructuring to withstand the market crash. According to Chief Executive Officer Darshan Bathija’s blog post on Monday, the Singapore-based company has retained Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP as legal and financial advisers, respectively. The site has halted all trading, deposits, and withdrawals. Less than three weeks after declaring that withdrawals were being processed as usual and continuing to…

Coinbase denies reports of selling customer data to the US government

Crypto exchange platform Coinbase denied reports alleging that the company is selling its customer information to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), an agency that works under the country’s Department of Homeland Security.  On Thursday, news that Coinbase has been providing geolocation data to the ICE has circulated online. Because of this, Twitter users like Solobase Mac were shocked and noted that they “didn’t sign up for that.” They tweeted: Now why would they be doing that? So basically invasion of privacy. Sells with out knowledge? They will…

Bank of America Affirms investor interest hasn’t been frozen despite concerns about the crypto winter.

According to research released by Bank of America (BAC) on Tuesday, following its Web3 & Digital Assets Day Conference last week, investor interest in the industry has not been affected by worries of a so-called “crypto winter.” According to the report, discussions with some of the 160 clients who attended the event made it evident that “blockchain technology and the digital asset ecosystem are here to stay,” and the bank is still enthusiastic about the adoption of digital assets by the general public. The bank stated that while recent market…

Terra’s LUNA2 skyrockets 70% in nine days despite persistent sell-off risks

The price of Terra (LUNA2) has recovered sharply nine days after falling to its historic lows of $1.62.  On June 27, LUNA2’s rate reached $2.77 per token, thus chalking up a 70% recovery when measured from the said low. Still, the token traded 77.35% lower than its record high of $12.24, set on May 30. LUNA2’s recovery mirrored similar retracement moves elsewhere in the crypto industry with top crypto assets Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) rising by approximately 25% and 45% in the same period. LUNA2/USD four-hour price chart versus…

Solana to Launch New WEB3 Mobile Phone Project

Solana has announced the launch of its new Saga mobile phone that it is developing in collaboration with Osom. This was revealed on June 23 in an announcement made in New York City. The phone is a modified version of the Osom OV1 that was developed by a team of former engineers at Essential. Solana has already started the process of booking preorders for the new device, which is listed at $1000.  Shipping for the new phone is expected to start in the first quarter of 2023. To preorder the…

Tether Launches Stablecoin Pegged to the British Pound Sterling – Altcoins Bitcoin News

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China’s WeChat bans crypto and NFT-related accounts

The top social media platform in China, WeChat, has updated its policies to ban accounts that provide access to crypto or NFT-related services.  Under the new guidelines, accounts involved with the issuance, trading, and financing of crypto and NFTs will be either restricted or banned and will fall under the “illegal business” category. The policy also covers secondary NFT trading, with the firm noting that “accounts that provide services or content related to the secondary transaction of digital collections shall also be dealt with in accordance with this article.” The…

Defi Protocol Abracadabra’s Stablecoin MIM Briefly Slides to $0.91 During the Crypto Market Rout – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Amid the crypto market carnage this weekend, another stablecoin slipped below the $1 peg on Saturday, June 18, as the crypto asset called magic internet money (MIM) briefly dropped to a low of $0.914 per unit. The Abracadabra-issued stablecoin dropping in value follows the recent terrausd (UST) failure and USDD’s recent volatility last week. Stablecoin Magic Internet Money Loses $1 Parity But Regains Strength After the Fall to $0.91 In mid-May 2022, the entire world witnessed an algorithmic stablecoin called terrausd (UST) depeg from its $1 parity and slide below…