Binance holds token collateral and user funds on same wallet by ‘mistake’

cryptocurrency exchange Binance reportedly admitted that it mistakenly stores some customer funds in the same wallet with its collateral for some in-house tokens. After the revelation, Binance started the process of transferring the assets in question to dedicated collateral wallets. The firm previously stressed that B-Tokens are always fully collateralized and backed 1:1. ...

Listen-and-Earn allows Bitcoin payments for podcasters and listeners

Crypto has tapped into various industries over the years to enable users with the unique ability to micro-monetize their actions. Play-to-earn gaming, along with earning from music streaming, has been the forerunner for this type of crypto integration. Fountain, a value-for-value podcasting platform, announced a new partnership with ZEBEDEE, a financial services company. ...

Reformed ‘altcoin slayer’ Eric Wall on shitposting and scaling Ethereum

Eric Wall is a Bitcoin maximalist known for his brutal takedowns of altcoins. He's been at loggerheads with the HEX community since 2019 when founder Richard Heart explained the scheme to him. In February last year, he made a bet with HEXican Dixon Piper that HEX wouldn’t reach a new all-time high by 2023. ...

7 people who could be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto is the pseudonym used by the creator(s) of Bitcoin, whose true identity remains unknown. The name was used to author the original Bitcoin (BTC) white paper in 2008 and to create and deploy the first Bitcoin software in 2009. Nakamoto's true identity has never been revealed, and they have remained an enigma in the world of cryptocurrency. ...

Bitcoin halts volatility at $23K as BTC hodlers see mass return to profit

Bitcoin (BTC) traded sideways at the Jan. 24 Wall Street open, with analysts at a loss over where the price would go next. The pair saw little reaction to the start of trading, including technical problems at the New York Stock Exchange. A subsequent Twitter survey showed just how torn the average market participant was regarding where the market might head next. ...

Nicholas Merten of DataDash predicts a ‘cold winter’ for the crypto market

Nicholas Merten, a crypto trader and the creator of the DataDash YouTube channel, joined Cointelegraph’s Crypto Trading Secrets podcast for an interview. He discussed a number of topics, including his opinions on the state of the crypto market. “I think that right now, we’ve been going through what can only be seen as a period of consolidation,” he said. ...