In today's edition of the news, we cover a wide range of topics including cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and the latest trends in the tech industry. We begin with a report on Senator Elizabeth Warren's demand for details on Texas' crypto mining energy consumption. Then, we take a look at how the crypto firm 21Shares is listing a bitcoin ETP on Nasdaq Dubai. We also examine how blockchain.com is getting a Singapore licence, making it the second crypto firm to obtain approval this week. Next, we discuss how banks are facing heightened risks from crypto firm deposits, according to Fed's Barr. Then, we move on to a story about how crypto's Grayscale is blasting the SEC over 'special harshness' toward bitcoin trading. After that, we take a look at how the 'porn-friendly era of the internet is over' and why Tumblr won't reverse its ban. We also cover a story about how CNN is accused of rug pull as it abandons its NFT project. Finally, we examine how Gemini and Coinbase compare when it comes to crypto exchanges.
Crypto Firm 21Shares Lists Bitcoin ETP on Nasdaq Dubai
Sen. Elizabeth Warren demands details on Texas crypto mining energy consumption: The Senator wants to know how much energy the cryptocurrency mining process is consuming in the state of Texas.
Crypto firm 21Shares lists bitcoin ETP on Nasdaq Dubai: The firm's Exchange Traded Product is now available on the Nasdaq Dubai stock exchange.
Blockchain.com gets Singapore licence, second crypto firm to obtain approval this week: The firm has been approved to operate in Singapore, becoming only the second cryptocurrency company to receive such a license in the city-state.
Banks face heightened risks from crypto firm deposits –Fed's Barr: US banks are at increased risk of losing money if they take deposits from cryptocurrency companies, according to the US Federal Reserve's Jerome Powell.
Crypto's Grayscale blasts SEC over 'special harshness' toward bitcoin trading: The company claims that the SEC is unfairly targeting bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading.
‘The porn-friendly era of the internet is over’: why Tumblr won’t reverse ban: The microblogging site Tumblr will not be reversing its decision to ban adult content, despite outcry from some users.
CNN Accused of Rug Pull as It Abandons Its NFT Project: Some are accusing the news network of false advertising after it revealed that it was no longer planning to launch an NFT project.
Gemini vs. Coinbase: How the crypto exchanges compare: A comparison of the two leading US-based cryptocurrency exchanges.
How to Fix the Lack of Trust in the NFT Market: Solutions to the lack of trust in the non-fungible token market.
Fundamentals of Buying and Selling Cryptocurrency: A guide to the basics of buying and selling cryptocurrency.
The bane of Silicon Valley: How Web3 solves the geographical siloes of innovation: How the decentralization of the internet can help solve the problem of innovation being siloed in Silicon Valley.
Another $100M+ Crypto Hack. When will they learn?: Another major cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, raising concerns about the security of these platforms.
Earnings Outlook: 5 trends you need to follow this earnings season to make sure your investments are on track: A look at five key trends investors need to watch during this earnings season.
Best Amazon Prime Day deals: don't miss these final discounts on top tech like laptops, TVs, gaming, and more: A roundup of the best deals still available on Amazon Prime Day.
How Does a Twitter Crypto Scam Work?: A look at how scammers are using Twitter to target victims with cryptocurrency scams.
Is the Government & SEC Going to Regulate Cryptocurrency?: A discussion of the possibility of government regulation of cryptocurrency.
How Wi-Fi spy drones snooped on financial firm: The story of how a financial firm was targeted by Wi-Fi spying drones.
Apex Legends Mobile Season 3: Champions Official Patch Notes: The official patch notes for the third season of the mobile version of the popular game Apex Legends.
Where to buy the Nvidia RTX 4090: Founders Edition and third-party versions available from October 12: A guide to where to buy the new Nvidia RTX 4090 graphics card.
Pirate Streaming Site Punishes Movie Fans With Free Festival Tickets: A pirate streaming site is giving away free tickets to a film festival as punishment for users who illegally downloaded movies.
Wall Street is ready for war with Gary Gensler's SEC: Wall Street is preparing for a fight with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the leadership of Gary Gensler.
The Collaborative Metaverse: A look at the potential of the metaverse, a digital world that can be accessed by anyone with an internet connection.
Crypto Winter Claims High Profile C-Suite Execs: The cryptocurrency bear market has claimed another victim, with a number of senior executives at major crypto firms leaving their positions.
Hedge Funds Paid to Pick Stocks Are Getting Hammered: Hedge fund managers who are paid to pick stocks are having a tough time this year, as the market has been volatile.
Don't Believe the Haters. Here's Why Solana Is Still a Buy.: A look at why the Solana cryptocurrency is still a good investment despite the negative press it has received.
Win-Win-Win: Coinbase and Google Join Forces: Coinbase and Google have teamed up to help make it easier for people to buy and sell cryptocurrency.
Hedera: The 1 Cryptocurrency That's on Fire Today: A look at the Hedera cryptocurrency, which is seeing explosive growth.
Laura Shin’s ‘The Cryptopians’ In The Works As Drama
Sen. Elizabeth Warren demands details on Texas crypto mining energy consumption
Democrats, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, are pressing Texas energy regulators (ERCOT) to disclose how much energy crypto mining companies consume from the state’s vulnerable power grid nearly a year after it failed during an extreme winter storm.
Blockchain.com gets Singapore licence, second crypto firm to obtain approval this week
Blockchain.com, a cryptocurrency exchange backed by investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners, said on Wednesday it had received approval from Singapore's central bank to offer payment services in the city-state.
Banks face heightened risks from crypto firm deposits –Fed's Barr
Banks that accept deposits from cryptocurrency companies should be aware of increased liquidity risks, particularly if firms are highly interconnected with other digital asset businesses, said Michael Barr, the Federal Reserve's vice chair of supervision, on …
Crypto's Grayscale blasts SEC over 'special harshness' toward bitcoin trading
Crypto asset manager Grayscale Investments LLC, which manages the world’s largest bitcoin investment fund, told a federal appeals court on Tuesday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is so suspicious of bitcoin spot trading that it blocked a prop…
‘The porn-friendly era of the internet is over’: why Tumblr won’t reverse ban
The microblogging site was known for its ‘go nuts, show nuts’ policy. Here’s how the App Store ended Tumblr’s glory days<ul><li>Don’t get TechScape delivered to your inbox? Sign up for the full article here</li></ul>The quirks and oddities of a social network…
CNN Accused of Rug Pull as It Abandons Its NFT Project
CNN has ended its big Web3 project by announcing, "we have decided that it's time to say goodbye to the Vault by CNN." From a report: You may have already forgotten about it, but Vault by CNN launched in the summer of 2021 as a marketplace for its own NFTs (n…
Fundamentals of Buying and Selling Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency is indefinitely the hot topic in the market. Everyone is looking for ways to do their research and start investing in the market. And why not? When you have heard so many stories about how people have made double, triple, quadruple, or even mor…
Apex Legends Mobile Season 3: Champions Official Patch Notes
Apex Legends Mobile Season 3 is right around the corner, set to launch on October 18 at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET. The announcement was made earlier this week via a cinematic trailer that confirmed Ash will be joining the mobile squad in Season 3. But Ash isn't the o…
Where to buy the Nvidia RTX 4090: Founders Edition and third-party versions available from October 12
The big day is here for those eager to get their hands on the new Nvidia RTX 4090. October 12 is grand launch day and the first opportunity for those outside the press to get their hands on the beast. There are also quite a few different versions, with Nvidia…
Pirate Streaming Site Punishes Movie Fans With Free Festival Tickets
People searching for movies on pirate streaming sites are regularly presented with 'interesting' offers. Whether it's the prospect of becoming a crypto-billionaire overnight or learning one simple trick to lose belly fat, few are known to deliver. With that i…
Laura Shin’s ‘The Cryptopians’ In The Works As Drama Series From ‘Dangerous Liaisons’ Producer Playground
EXCLUSIVE: Crypto page-turner The Cryptopians, written by Laura Shin, is in the works for the small screen. Playground Entertainment, the company behind series such as Starz’s Dangerous Liaisons and Peacock/Channel 4’s Undeclared War, has optioned the rights …
UPSC Key-October 12, 2022: Why you should read ‘Hindu, Hinduism and Hindutva’ or ‘Tana Bhagat Movement’ or ‘5+1 Collegium’ for UPSC CSE
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