CCTF: Major crypto security event returns to Dubai
    30 Apr 2022
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    CCTF, the largest hacker competition for blockchain hackers, is returning to Dubai in May, the UAE is emerging as a regional hub for crypto activities. The finalists of the CCTF, which purports to be the world’s largest “legal” crypto hacking competition, will compete on a yacht in the Emirati city for a $15,000 prize. The…

    Goldman Sachs starts to offer Bitcoin-backed loans
    30 Apr 2022
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    Goldman Sachs offered its first-ever lending facility backed by Bitcoin, a significant step for a major U.S. bank that shows an increased interest in crypto from traditional financial institutions. It allows crypto owners to receive fiat by using their crypto assets as collateral, which is the first case for Wall Street banks. According to Bloomberg,…

    Following El Salvador, Central African Republic adopts Bitcoin as legal tender
    30 Apr 2022
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    Central African Republic has adopted Bitcoin as an official currency, President Touadera said on Wednesday, becoming the first country in Africa and only the second in the world to do so. He also said the African nation is moving forward with broad crypto adoption plans. The President of the Central African Republic (CAR), Faustin Archange…

    Fast, fluid, frictionless crypto payments are the future – expert says

    What does it take for a technology to really break through? – asks Dan Jeffries, an author, futurist, systems architect, and thinker, speaking on CoinDesk’s Payments Week. How does it go from something only a few people use to something everyone uses without even thinking about it? For over a decade people have wondered whether…

    MetaMask partners with MoonPay for the wider crypto adoption
    28 Apr 2022
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    MetaMask partners with MoonPay to make crypto purchases easier. Users now can buy cryptocurrency directly from their MetaMask wallet using all major payment methods. In addition to existing partners Transak and Wyre, MoonPay has been selected to be one of the partners to help spread MetaMask on-ramps to a wider audience. MoonPay, an easy-to-use method…

    Dragonfly Capital raises $650 million for its third crypto-focused fund
    28 Apr 2022
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    Dragonfly, the crypto investment firm led by Haseeb Qureshi and Tom Schmidt, unveiled a new fund backed by $650 million in commitments. Among backers are Tiger Global and KKR as well as multiple unnamed university endowments. Dragonfly’s new fund was announced amid a flurry of new investment fund launches across the industry. Some of these…