Mantle Releases Liquid Staking Protocol, Expanding Beyond Layer-2 Operator

The release will be the second core product in the Mantle ecosystem, and comes just six months after the Mantle Network, a layer-2 network atop Ethereum, went live.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Mantle Releases Liquid Staking Protocol, Expanding Beyond Layer-2 Operator

AstraZeneca partners with AI company to find cure for cancer

The collaboration aims to create a zero-shot generative AI model, which would work on creating new antibody therapeutics and enhancing the existing ones.


Source: Cointelegraph.com
Original Post: AstraZeneca partners with AI company to find cure for cancer

Institutional Traders Split Between Bitcoin, Ether: Bybit Research

Numbers from the exchange show institutional traders largely ignored altcoins in favor of perceived "safe" assets.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Institutional Traders Split Between Bitcoin, Ether: Bybit Research

Bitcoin Market-Neutral Bets Offer 10% Return as BTC Tops $41K, Analysts Say

The "basis trade," a standout in the 2020/2021 bull market, is hinting at a resurgence, one observer said, referring to the rising futures premium.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin Market-Neutral Bets Offer 10% Return as BTC Tops K, Analysts Say

Bitcoin’s Price Rise to $41K Buoyed by $200M in Weekend Short Liquidations

Overall market capitalization has risen 3% in the past 24 hours to reach a level previously seen in April 2022.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin’s Price Rise to K Buoyed by 0M in Weekend Short Liquidations

Standard Chartered-Backed Zodia Custody Joins Ripple-Owned Metaco’s Global Crypto Storage Network

Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Standard Chartered-Backed Zodia Custody Joins Ripple-Owned Metaco’s Global Crypto Storage Network

Bitcoin Sails Past $41K as Crypto Market Recovers to Pre-Terra Levels

The price of bitcoin hit $40,000 on Sunday for the first time in 18 months, while ether rose past $2,200.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin Sails Past K as Crypto Market Recovers to Pre-Terra Levels

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust aims for ETF shift to narrow discount

This move seeks to better synchronize GBTC’s shares with the real Bitcoin price and introduce a streamlined mechanism for investors to create or redeem shares effortlessly.


Source: Cointelegraph.com
Original Post: Grayscale Bitcoin Trust aims for ETF shift to narrow discount

SEC faces sanctions threat as Judge questions DEBT Box case accuracy

Initially, the SEC, led by attorney Michael Welsh, had convinced the court to freeze DEBT Box’s assets, arguing the company was moving to Dubai, beyond U.S. regulatory reach.


Source: Cointelegraph.com
Original Post: SEC faces sanctions threat as Judge questions DEBT Box case accuracy

U.S. Judge Warns SEC Over 'False and Misleading' Request in Crypto Case

A federal judge threatened to sanction the SEC's lawyers after their "false" arguments prompted a court to impose a temporary restraining order on crypto firm Debt Box.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: U.S. Judge Warns SEC Over 'False and Misleading' Request in Crypto Case

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Faces $1B Class Action Suit Over Binance Endorsement

The suit, filed in the District Court of the Southern District of California, alleges that Ronaldo "promoted, assisted in, and/or actively participated in the offer and sale of unregistered securities in coordination with Binance."
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Faces B Class Action Suit Over Binance Endorsement

Avalanche, Helium Lead Monthly Crypto Gains as Bullish Bitcoin Consolidation Spurs Altcoin Season Call

November brought explosive gains for altcoins as a wide range of smaller cryptocurrencies outperformed bitcoin, prompting call for an altcoin season.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Avalanche, Helium Lead Monthly Crypto Gains as Bullish Bitcoin Consolidation Spurs Altcoin Season Call

Elon Musk-Inspired 'Go F--K Yourself,' Cybertruck Tokens Surge Among Microcap Punters

Tokens like GFY, TRUCK and GROK tied to Musk's products and recent statements have popped up on Ethereum and other blockchains.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Elon Musk-Inspired 'Go F--K Yourself,' Cybertruck Tokens Surge Among Microcap Punters

Grayscale Setting Up for Bitcoin ETF Race by Hiring Industry Veteran from Invesco

Crypto asset manager Grayscale has hired former Invesco Head of Americas John Hoffman to lead its distribution and partnerships team, six weeks before a decision is set to come out on whether the company will be allowed to launch a spot bitcoin [BTC] exchange-traded-fund (ETF).
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Grayscale Setting Up for Bitcoin ETF Race by Hiring Industry Veteran from Invesco

Cryptocurrency Worth $1.5M Seized From Former Ukrainian Head of State Communications

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine has seized $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency from Yuriy Shchigol, Ukraine's former head of the State Special Communications Service, according to local news outlet RBC.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Cryptocurrency Worth .5M Seized From Former Ukrainian Head of State Communications

North Korean Hackers Lazarus Group Stolen $3B in Cryptocurrency

The North Korean hacker group stole the funds over the last six years, which was likely used to fund the country's projects, the report said.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: North Korean Hackers Lazarus Group Stolen B in Cryptocurrency

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Hits $38.8K for First Time in Over a Year

The latest price moves in bitcoin [BTC] and crypto markets in context for Dec. 1, 2023. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Hits .8K for First Time in Over a Year

KuCoin Ventures to Provide $20K Grant to TON Ecosystem

KuCoin Ventures' funding will be allocated to five "mini-apps" on TON focusing on payments and gaming.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: KuCoin Ventures to Provide K Grant to TON Ecosystem

Terraform Labs, Do Kwon Fail to Have Singapore Class-Action Suit Rejected: Report

The suit was filed in September 2022 by Julian Moreno Beltran and Douglas Gan on behalf of 375 others, who claim they lost a combined $57 million.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Terraform Labs, Do Kwon Fail to Have Singapore Class-Action Suit Rejected: Report

Bitcoin Rises to $38.8K for the First Time Since May 2022

Overall crypto market capitalization is at its highest level since May 2022 with nearly $400 billion added since the start of October.
Source: Coindesk
Original Post: Bitcoin Rises to .8K for the First Time Since May 2022