Why is the crypto market down today?
    19 Jan 2023

    The crypto market is down today after the U.S. government cracks down on Bitzlato and stocks begin to give back some of their gains from the start of the year. The crypto market is down today, as a slew of negative news events weigh on Bitcoin, Ether and altcoin prices. After jumping to yearly highs,…

    Bitzlato and its founder face enforcement actions from US authorities
    19 Jan 2023

    The Department of Justice, Treasury Department and French law enforcement seized many of Bitzlato’s resources, alleging the firm helped launder $700 million in illicit funds. The United States Department of Justice announced a “major international cryptocurrency enforcement action” against crypto firm Bitzlato and the arrest of its founder, Anatoly Legkodymov. In a Jan. 18 announcement,…

    ConsenSys slashes headcount 11% as chief economist reveals formula for adoption
    19 Jan 2023

    ConsenSys CEO Joseph Lubin confirmed the company would be cutting 96 of its staff to focus its resources on its core businesses. ConsenSys, the parent company behind MetaMask, is letting go of 11% of its workforce, with CEO Joseph Lubin blaming “uncertain market conditions” brought on by recent collapses. In a blog post from ConsenSys…

    C-C-C-Combo breaker: Bitcoin ends ‘ridiculous’ 14-day winning streak
    19 Jan 2023

    Bitcoin was on the road to breaking a nearly 10-year-old record but the price dip over the past day put a stop to the multi-day win streak. The two-week-long Bitcoin winning streak has finally come to an end, after the cryptocurrency formed its first red candle on Jan. 18. The day prior, BTC was shaping up…