North Korea has been funding its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes with profits from cyberattacks on crypto exchange claims a media report citing a confidential document sent to the UN Security Council North Korea sanctions committee by independent sanctions monitors.
Viacom 18 has announced the launch of an NFT marketplace named Fully Faltoo, set up by GuardianLink, which is set to go live on February 14.
CoinSwitch Kuber has added a rolled out a feature to enable users extract bigger profits from a systematic crypto investment programme. The feature is called the Recurring Buy Plan.
Ted Cruz, the 51-year-old Republican Senator of Texas grabbed the opportunity to purchase a Bitcoin load last month in the US. At the time, Bitcoin prices were laying low due to market fluctuations. He revealed details about his purchase in an official financial filing.
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has warned investors of a “massive phishing scam via SMS” on Twitter, stating that scammers sent SMS messages to crypto users informing them of a withdrawal request from an unknown IP address they may want to cancel.
Justin Bieber has reportedly purchased a new Bored Ape NFT for $470,000 (roughly Rs. 3.5 crore). This piece depicts an ape donning a blue bandana, a bluish chequered shirt, and a green puffed jacket. Several celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Jimmy Fallon, and Gwyneth Paltrow also hold BAYC NFTs.
Welcome to the weird and wild world of NFTs, a new breed of crypto assets that represent digital items, from images and videos to clothing for avatars. They have exploded in popularity over the past year as part of a fledgling and largely unregulated economy for the much-hyped metaverse.
Two friends from Florida, US, have been identified as the founders of Bored Ape Yacht Club, one of the most famous NFT collections of all times. Greg Solano and Wylie Aronow, the BAYC co-founders have confessed to their identities on Twitter after a BuzzFeed article named them.
A home along Florida’s Gulf Coast will be auctioned off in the upcoming week as an NFT in what is believed to be among the first such transactions in the US.
The cryptocurrency market saw a massive surge through Friday, with Bitcoin and Ether both hitting marks that haven’t been seen since the turn of the year and the upward momentum hasn’t quite ended to start the week.