US Senator Ted Cruz pushes for crypto in Congress … using snacks
    27 Jan 2023

    A newly introduced resolution could potentially see lawmakers buying sodas and chips using crypto-supporting vending machines. Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz is pushing the United States Congress to adopt cryptocurrency within its halls using an incentive both sides might agree on — food. Cruz introduced a concurrent resolution dated Jan. 25 that would only allow vending machine and food…

    Venture capital investments into blockchain continue to free-fall: Report

    Q4 2022 saw investment capital inflows of $2.3 billion, continuing the trend since April sparked by the collapse of Terra and subsequent fallout. Cointelegraph Research has analyzed all the deals and trends from venture capital in the blockchain industry during the fourth quarter of 2022. The second half of 2022 saw a dramatic decline in…

    Crypto lawyers to be in demand as regulatory pressure reaches boiling point
    26 Jan 2023

    Commercial lawyers with a solid knowledge of blockchain and crypto tech will be in particularly high demand. Crypto-versed lawyers will play an increasingly important role in Web3 firms — particularly as the industry braces for regulatory turbulence following the implosion of FTX, two legal academics believe. Boston Law School professor and chief compliance officer at crypto exchange…

    Bitcoin faces ‘considerable danger’ from Fed in 2023 — Lyn Alden
    26 Jan 2023

    It is not all plain sailing when it comes to Bitcoin’s price recovery this year, with U.S. liquidity conditions calling the shots. Bitcoin still risks “considerable danger” in 2023 as macroeconomic conditions dictate price action. That is according to economist Lyn Alden, who, in private comments to Cointelegraph, cautioned on Bitcoin staying bullish after its January…

    Uniswap holders propose ditching Ethereum for BNB Chain to deploy v3 protocol
    25 Jan 2023

    80% of UNI holders voted to support the deployment of the Uniswap protocol’s v3 to BNB Chain, while the remaining voters voted against the move. A “temperature check” proposal to deploy the Uniswap v3 protocol to BNB Chain received overwhelming support from the Uniswap community on its governance forum. 80% of voters holding Uniswap’s UNI governance token have…

    SEC commissioner reiterates ‘the point of crypto’ as market aims for recovery
    25 Jan 2023

    Securities and Exchange Commissioner Hester Peirce highlighted that despite a very bad year, there are lessons for the crypto industry to learn. Hester Peirce, a commissioner on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), said that after a terrible year, industry players need to remember what crypto is really about. In a speech at the Digital…