# Nusefile


Crypto News


Crypto stories without the hype

My favourites from the cryptouniverse in the past month

Ideas, Global, Crime?, Coins, National, Swiss, Business, Wild Side, Catch Up
Perhaps you are just interested for now in predictions and prices

Ideas (not professional advice)

Digital property rights 'key to thriving Web3 economy'cointelegraph9 August 2022 (LINK)
Crypto casinos are 'impossible to rig because the game is hosted on a blockchain' — online casino reviewerbitcoin9 August 2022 (LINK)
Bitcoin helps poor countries survive when Government Bonds are worthlessbitcoinmagazine9 August 2022 (LINK)
Create your first zero-knowledge proof program on Bitcoin: A practical step-by-step guidecoingeek8 August 2022 (LINK)
How to Stake Kava: Is 110% APY on BUSD legit?beincrypto8 August 2022 (LINK)
DeFi 'will accelerate financial inclusion around the globe'beincrypto8 August 2022 (LINK)
'60 million NFTs could be minted in a single transaction'cointelegraph8 August 2022 (LINK)
How to make your own cryptocurrency: a simple beginner's guidedailycoin7 August 2022 (LINK)

— The average cost of developing a cryptocurrency is generally between $38,000 and $91,000. For medium-complexity features, costs range from $50,000 to $120,000. Naturally, for those planning on implementing complicated and feature-filled coins, expenses can span from anywhere between $121,000 and $211,000, or even more in some cases.

Best Ethereum casino sites (2022) top list ranked by gamblerscoinpedia5 August 2022 (LINK)
Quantum money could replace blockchain-based cryptocurrenciesdiscovermagazine3 August 2022 (LINK)
Bank of America dismisses assertion that blockchains have no intrinsic value, citing transaction feescoindesk3 August 2022 (LINK)
A crypto platform is the world's largest buyer of carbon offsetsqz2 August 2022 (LINK)
Top 12 most friendly countries for crypto investmentdailycoin31 July 2022 (LINK)

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Global

Predictions for 2022, according to William Quigley, co-founder of Tether and Waxbeincrypto10 August 2022 (LINK)
DOGE-promoter Elon Musk sells 7.92 million Tesla shares worth $6.88 billioncnbc10 August 2022 (LINK)

— "In the (hopefully unlikely) event that Twitter forces this deal to close and some equity partners don't come through, it is important to avoid an emergency sale of Tesla stock."

54% of crypto investors say they haven't sold their coins during the market carnagefinbold9 August 2022 (LINK)
Metaverse faces a severe real-estate meltdown, job postings tank 81% in Q2 2022coingape7 August 2022 (LINK)
Cryptocurrency interest dropped nearly 30% among Americans in 2022thecryptoupdates5 August 2022 (LINK)
ENS domain registrations skyrocketed last month, total names created nears 2 million bitcoin4 August 2022 (LINK)
Revolut launches crypto services in Singaporetechinasia4 August 2022 (LINK)
The Metaverse real estate boom turns into a busttheinformation3 August 2022 (LINK)
Adoption of Bitcoin salaries growing particularly among "borderless" remote workers and in certain regions like Latin Americacointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)
Chinese municipal bank issues first-ever digital yuan loan using intellectual property as collateralcointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)
July became the best performing month for Bitcoin in 2022crypto-economy1 August 2022 (LINK)
Hong Kong university to inaugurate mixed reality classroom in Metaversecointelegraph31 July 2022 (LINK)

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Crime?

88% of Nomad Bridge exploiters were 'copycats'cointelegraph11 August 2022 (LINK)
BAYC holders beware: Phishing scammers are defrauding NFT holders for millions of dollarsfxstreet9 August 2022 (LINK)
Former BitMEX top exec pleads guilty to Bank Secrecy Act violationcryptopotato9 August 2022 (LINK)
Researchers say they discovered consensus level attack on Ethereum — miners cheating the system to earn moredecrypt7 August 2022 (LINK)

— A research paper published by The Hebrew University in Israel highlights an issue where miners can change the timestamp related to a mined block to avoid increased difficulty on the network. On-chain data appears to support the claim as Aviv Yaish, one of the paper's authors, highlighted F2Pool's block timestamps being artificially altered to improve rewards.

New Dogecoin scam making rounds on Twitteru.today7 August 2022 (LINK)
Crypto exchange operator Alex Vinnik of BTC-e extradited to U.S., faces money-laundering chargesbeincrypto7 August 2022 (LINK)
Police in Kazakhstan arrest gang forcing IT specialists to run crypto farms bitcoin7 August 2022 (LINK)
Investors in Hong Kong lost $50m from crypto scams this yeardcforecasts7 August 2022 (LINK)
Nomad recovers $22m of $190m in Ethereum tokens stolen in hackdecrypt5 August 2022 (LINK)
CEO of Voyage involved in insider trading of $30m: reportchaintimes4 August 2022 (LINK)
$2B in crypto stolen from cross-chain bridges this year: Chainalysiscointelegraph4 August 2022 (LINK)
Hackers might be responsible for removing $4.8M from crypto exchange ZB.com: PeckShieldcointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)
Coinbase exec at heart of insider trading scandal pleads not guilty in federal courtcointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)
Nomad Bridge suffers $190m loss in chaotic copy-paste attackcryptopotato2 August 2022 (LINK)
Foreign bank employee steals 1.4 billion won in South Korea to buy cryptocoinnounce2 August 2022 (LINK)

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Coins

Proposed ETHPoW fork poses an existential threat to Ethereum. Can it succeed?bitcoinist10 August 2022 (LINK)
Solana network usage drops to lowest levelcoinnounce10 August 2022 (LINK)
NEAR protocol expands its operationscoinnounce10 August 2022 (LINK)
Biggest Movers: FLOW moves to highest point since May, DOT fast approaching $10 levelbitcoin9 August 2022 (LINK)
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Cardano (ADA) withdrawal fees waved by Singapore-based Bitrue exchangeu.today9 August 2022 (LINK)
Gnox (GNOX) presale 100% sold out puts this crypto on Binance Coin (BNB) and XRP (XRP) Communities radarcoinpedia9 August 2022 (LINK)
TRON (TRX) TVL accelerated to nearly $2 billion last monthnewsbtc8 August 2022 (LINK)
Down by 93%, but not quite out — the SushiSwap [SUSHI] storyambcrypto8 August 2022 (LINK)
Tesla sells 90% of Bitcoin: Elon Musk: US 'past peak inflation'coingape7 August 2022 (LINK)
Solana ($SOL) Is the 'Most Underrated Token', Says Crypto Billionaire Sam Bankman-Friedcryptoglobe5 August 2022 (LINK)

— His trading firm Alameda Research participated in a $314 million funding round for Solana Labs in June 2021, while he is also working on decentralized exchange Serum, built on top of the network.

Tether announces it will support ETH 2.0coinnounce2 August 2022 (LINK)
Ether flips Bitcoin in options market for the first timecoindesk1 August 2022 (LINK)
Report: Helium caught in a web of falsehoods about its partnershipscryptoslate31 July 2022 (LINK)

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National

German crypto bank Nuri with 500K users files for insolvencycointelegraph10 August 2022 (LINK)
Thailand plans to tighten crypto oversight, giving Central Bank more powers to regulate digital assetsbitcoin10 August 2022 (LINK)
Iran placed its first import order with crypto worth $10 millioncryptoknowmics9 August 2022 (LINK)
President Nayib Bukele attributes tourism recovery in El Salvador to bitcoin, surf, and crime reductionbitcoin8 August 2022 (LINK)
U.S.: Virginia Fairfax County pours $70 million into crypto lending as investmentcointelegraph7 August 2022 (LINK)
The SEC is investigating all crypto exchanges in the US including Binance: reportbitcoin5 August 2022 (LINK)
Thai SEC approves four crypto firms despite Zipmex woescointelegraph5 August 2022 (LINK)
Portuguese banks close accounts of crypto exchanges, media revealsbitcoin5 August 2022 (LINK)
Kenya digital currency-friendly fintech Flutterwave and Chipper Cash operating illegally: Central Bankcoingeek5 August 2022 (LINK)
India's Goa to digitize police records with blockchain helpcoingeek5 August 2022 (LINK)
Philippines: Digital assets support coming to popular GCash mobile walletcoingeek4 August 2022 (LINK)
After four years, Japan brings back its first crypto ATMcointelegraph4 August 2022 (LINK)
Brazil is the 2nd country in terms of NFT adoptioncoinnounce2 August 2022 (LINK)

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Switzerland

How the Swiss mentality manifests itself in the DecentWorld projectdailycoin21 July 2022 (LINK)
Switzerland-based Aave announces partnership with Pocket Networkbitdegree19 July 2022 (LINK)

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Business, Exchanges

Tornado Cash used for good causes too, Vitalik Buterin asserts as crypto community reacts to banbeincrypto10 August 2022 (LINK)
U.S. sanctions virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash for alleged use in launderingthehackernews9 August 2022 (LINK)
Meta announces NFT integration in 100 countries for Instagramcoingeek10 August 2022 (LINK)
Coinbase posts $1.1B loss in Q2 on 'fast and furious' crypto downturncointelegraph10 August 2022 (LINK)
Shareholder lawsuit: Coinbase issued 'false,' 'misleading' statements ahead of public listingbenzinga9 August 2022 (LINK)
CoinFLEX files for restructuring in Seychelles court to resolve a shortfall due to the failure of a counterparty in making a margin call, Bloomberg reportedtheblock9 August 2022 (LINK)
Interactive Brokers expands cryptocurrency trading with 24/7 trading and additional coinsbenzinga9 August 2022 (LINK)
Crypto exchange Zipmex to re-open Bitcoin, Ethereum withdrawalsdecrypt9 August 2022 (LINK)
WingRiders loses 59% of its total value locked, plunges Cardano TVL Below $100mthecryptobasic9 August 2022 (LINK)
Nexus Dubai (NXD) Project obtains first cryptocurrency exchange license in Dubaiambcrypto8 August 2022 (LINK)
PredictIt forced to close shop in the US by CFTCu.today7 August 2022 (LINK)
Coinbase stocks soar 35% on BlackRock partnership newscryptopolitan4 August 2022 (LINK)
Voyager gets approval to return $270m to customers, OTC share price climbsblockworks5 August 2022 (LINK)
MicroStrategy stock MSTR hits 3-month high after CEO's exitcointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)
Tinder pulls back on Metaverse dating planscointelegraph4 August 2022 (LINK)
Textbook publisher wants to use NFTs to skim the used-textbook marketcointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)

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On the Wild Side

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NFTs in a nutshell: a weekly reviewbitcoinist8 August 2022 (LINK)
Tiffany sells out all 250 'NFTiffs' for about $50,000 eachtheblock7 August 2022 (LINK)
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, DC will accept crypto donationscointelegraph3 August 2022 (LINK)

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Catch Up

Earlier roundups