Inflation data weakened the dollar, allowing the stock market and cryptocurrencies to recover.
Bitcoin gained 2.8% and hit a higher daily high yesterday 100, 3 thousand dollars. But he closed the session with a small correction (59, $ 9K) .
ETH also significantly distances itself from the support line (in his case it 3000 dollars). It is currently trading at around 20576 dollars.
Wikipedia refuses to recognize NFT as art
In the end 2022 years in “Wikipedia” controversy has arisen over whether NFT can be classified as an art object
17 January, among the editorial staff of Wikipedia, the debate about NFT finally came to an end. Five of the six members of the congregation voted against classifying the tokens as art.
This situation arose at the end of last year. On the basis of the site, fierce controversy arose over whether it was necessary to mention transactions for the sale of NFT in the category of “art”.
“We cannot decide what is a work of art and what is not. The removal of NFTs to a separate list is essentially senses the situation. Now this is a separate page that can be linked to in other articles, ”said the editor with the nickname“ jonas ”.
Restaurant in New York will only serve customers with NFT
A restaurant will open in New York only for branded NFT owners
the restaurant is 2.5 ETH, almost 8.5 thousand dollars
Hospitality company VCR Group has announced plans to open an exclusive seafood restaurant in New York. Its distinguishing feature will be privacy. Only owners of special NFTs will be able to enter the institution.
The restaurant was named Flyfish Club. To be able to dine here, you must first become a member of the club. VCR Group has already launched a pre-sale of two tokens – Regular Tier and Omakase.
The Gap will release an NFT collection, tokens start at $ 8
The Gap joined the NFT world with their collection
They announced 4 drops with regular and rare tokens
Global clothing retailer The Gap has announced the launch of the first NFT collection. It will be based on the Tezos platform. NFT was designed by digital artist Brandon Sines. By the way, he previously created NFT Frank Ape.
The first drop is assigned with 16 January 9am PST (20 hours in Kiev). As part of the sale, fans will be able to buy Level 1 Common tokens at a price of 6 tez (about $ 8.3).
Further drops will be on schedule
Bank of America: “Solana will become an analogue of Visa in the world of cryptocurrencies”
Solana and other altcoins claim ETH market share
The platform is distinguished by high throughput ability, low fees and good scalability
In the fourth quarter of last year, some altcoins, including Solana, showed steady growth. Now many traders and investors are considering them as an alternative to ETH.
While the founder of Solana claims otherwise, the platform is already competing with Ethereum. Bank of America digital asset strategist Alkesh Shah is confident that the situation will only get worse in the future.
In his opinion, Solana “captivates” with its simplicity and low fees. While critics claim that the project is not decentralized and unreliable, Shah believes that this is a small price to pay for all the benefits.
Cryptocurrencies may be banned in Pakistan
The Pakistani government and the central bank completed an investigation into cryptocurrencies
The authorities recommend that they be completely banned in the country
On Wednesday, 13 January, the Pakistani authorities and the Central Bank sent a recommendation to the Sindh Supreme Court to completely ban cryptocurrencies in the country. Moreover, the regulator demanded that exchanges be fined for “illegal activity.”
At the end of October last year, the Supreme Court ordered the government to prepare a report on cryptocurrencies within three months. It was he who was presented to the authorities on Wednesday. According to the securities, cryptocurrencies are not legal tender and cannot be used for trading.
The final decision on this issue has not yet been taken. But the court session has already passed.
Russia may prohibit anonymity in crypto payments
Head of the RF IC against cryptocurrencies
He thinks that they are used to finance illegal activities
The head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Alexander Bastrykin, believes that a register of holders of digital assets should be introduced in the country. In his opinion, this will help mitigate the risk of an increase in the crime rate due to the proliferation of cryptocurrencies.
The head of the Investigative Committee made this statement in the framework of an interview with the newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Bastrykin is sure that further regulation of this area is simply necessary, especially given the growth of cryptocurrency markets.
He also referred to the digital assets law from 2020 of the year. According to the official, it is they who are responsible for the risk of an increase in criminal activities financed by cryptocurrencies.
Lockness: AMA session
Lockness – develops the Lockness payment gateway so that users can spend their cryptocurrencies on every transaction under the protection of an escrow system.
Lockness’s goal is to provide a secure and a reliable environment for user spending in the crypto space. Users can buy and sell goods and services on any platform at any time under the protection of the P2P-Escrow system. Each transaction carries the risk of losing your funds. So the task of Lockness is to completely eliminate this risk. Development of a secure gateway for Escrow transactions.
Crypto news in tweets: funeral wreath for Unicredit, preparing for the “greatest Bitcoin rally”, Mike Tyson now with NFT
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Michael de Van Poppe is optimistic about the bitcoin rate. And tells us to prepare for the greatest Bull Run.
Italian bank Unicredit has announced that it will ban bitcoin trading from its accounts. Someone responded by laying a funeral wreath at the head office
Turkish Lira has become so volatile that locals prefer to invest in cryptocurrencies.
Mike Tyson bought himself an NFT toven: Catalina Whale, similar to Tyson himself
DAOvc: AMA session
DAOvc is a complete solution for the venture capital industry.
DAOvc is the provider of the HARDcoin token sale, the blockchain platform of Hardcore Media, Russia’s largest martial arts league. And they are preparing for IDO.
DAO.vc is a venture ecosystem that is a collection of services. They allow you to develop projects, look for projects, look for work in these projects, and also use our ecosystem as a social network with marketplace elements with internal targeted tools. DAO.vc is a modern way of developing startups regardless of their nature – either they are blockchain startups or those that belong to IT.
What else was interesting Coinbase acquires FairX
Coinbase announced the acquisition of derivatives exchange FairX and plans to start offering a new type of trading to US clients.
“Creating a transparent derivatives market will attract new retail and institutional investors “, The company explains.
FairX is a Designated Contract Market (DCM) derivatives exchange regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Although FairX is relatively new to the market, it has already secured brokerage partnerships with industry leaders TD Ameritrade and E Trade.
WannaSwap will launch its own lunchpad
WannaSwap is a DEX built on the Aurora network where users can trade and farm WANNA tokens. The project was created to become a liquidity hub on Aurora, as well as to help launch startups through its own lunchpad, which will launch at the end of January.
Investors include Near, Aurora (of course ), as well as Big Brain Holdings, HC Capital, Multichain and other companies.