TIME and The Sandbox to build ‘TIME Square’ in the metaverse
    23 Jun 2022

    TIMEPieces, an NFT community initiative under US media company TIME, and The Sandbox announced on Tuesday a new partnership to develop TIME Square, the firm’s first-ever destination on TIME Land, in The Sandbox metaverse. According to an announcement on Medium, TIME Square will be built on the media outlet’s virtual land in The Sandbox as…

    ProShares launches Short Bitcoin Strategy ETF
    23 Jun 2022

    ProShares, an investment product provider, announced the launch of the US first short Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) that would allow investors to bet on Bitcoin’s decline. The product has launched Tuesday under the ticker BITI. According to Monday’s statement, the ProShares Short Bitcoin Strategy ETF would allow investors to profit from a BTC price decrease…

    Deloitte partners with NYDIG to help institutions adopt Bitcoin
    23 Jun 2022

    Deloitte, the leading global provider of audit and financial advisory, has announced a strategic partnership with New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG), a Bitcoin investment firm that offers technology and financial services to businesses in a broad range of industries. Within the deal, the companies will collaborate to help businesses of different sizes incorporate digital…

    Over 50% of Bitcoin addresses are still in profit despite drawdowns

    Data from blockchain analytics firm Glassnode reveals that more than half of Bitcoin wallet addresses are still in profit, raising questions about the severity of the current market sell-off as Bitcoin fell below $20,000 over the last weekend. Despite Bitcoin bouncing back by Tuesday to over the $21,000 level, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs warned…

    FTX provides crypto exchange BlockFi with a $250 million credit facility
    22 Jun 2022

    BlockFi, a сrypto lender and exchange, has secured a $250 million credit from leading crypto platform FTX. While many crypto platforms are struggling amid a bear market, BlockFi hopes the new credit line could help them remain afloat. The agreement also opens the door to future collaboration between BlockFi and FTX. BlockFi CEO Zac Prince…

    Cloudflare outage affects crypto exchanges FTX, OKX, and Bitfinex

    On Tuesday, a Cloudflare outage knocked out numerous popular web services, including big crypto exchanges FTX, OKX, and Bitfinex. Users attempting to visit certain websites were met with a “500 Internal Server Error” notice, raising questions about the security of centralized crypto platforms. The content delivery network (CDN) confirmed via an update posted on June…