Bitcoin Ordinals sales dipped 61% in January, halving sparks hope
    03 Feb 2024

    Bitcoin Ordinals inscriptions have been losing steam despite the interest in Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and the upcoming halving event. Monthly Ordinals sales fell 61% to $335 million in January, down from $868 million in December, the month with the highest sales in Ordinals history, according to NFT data aggregator CryptoSlam. Ordinals are the first iteration of…

    UK police may be ‘ill-equipped to handle crypto crimes’ — Fraud victim
    03 Feb 2024

    The United Kingdom’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) may be “ill-equipped to handle crypto crimes against UK residents,” according to one resident who was a victim of crypto fraud. The victim, Martin — a British national who spoke to Cointelegraph on the condition that his full identity be redacted — claims that he lost approximately…

    $900M in vested tokens set to be released in February
    03 Feb 2024

    The digital asset market is bracing for the release of nearly $900 million in vested tokens in February, with projects like Avalanche, Aptos and The Sandbox leading the charge. Crypto vesting is the process of locking down digital assets for a predetermined time before the holders can fully access or transfer them from their wallets. The practice…