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Coinbase is fighting back as the SEC closes in on Tornado Cash

Coinbase is fighting back as the SEC closes in on Tornado Cash

Six individuals are challenging the Treasury Department. Two seemingly separate stories. One terrifying precedent. It’s all about privacy. On Sept. 8, Coinbase announced it was bankrolling a lawsuit against the United States Treasury Department. The cryptocurrency...

Wallets like MetaMask need to become more user-friendly

Wallets like MetaMask need to become more user-friendly

Most wallets feel like they were created for developers. That’s becoming a bigger problem in terms of both practicality and security as crypto adoption increases. After Ethereum’s long-awaited Merge, it’s an ideal time to think about how we can also improve smart...

Ether staking could trigger securities laws — Gensler

Ether staking could trigger securities laws — Gensler

Though he did not specify any particular crypto, SEC chair Gary Gensler said proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies could be subject to securities laws. Ethereum’s upgrade to proof-of-stake may have placed the cryptocurrency back in the crosshairs of the Securities and...

It’s on! Where to catch the Ethereum Merge live

It’s on! Where to catch the Ethereum Merge live

The Ethereum Merge will occur when the network reaches a total terminal difficulty of 58750000000000000000000. Ethereum (ETH) is heading for the most significant upgrade in its history, which is scheduled to happen at around 5:27am UTC on Sept. 15.Those wanting to...

Mean Girls set to make Web3 comeback as “crypto-collectibles”

Mean Girls set to make Web3 comeback as “crypto-collectibles”

Newly filed trademarks from Paramount Pictures suggest elements of the teen cult classic may come back in the form of "crypto-collectibles" and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). American teen comedy Mean Girls (2004) may soon be making a Web3 comeback, with recent trademark...

Google gets in on Ethereum Merge excitement with nifty easter egg

Google gets in on Ethereum Merge excitement with nifty easter egg

The new feature has been added with just days left until the long-awaited Ethereum Merge. As a sign of support for the upcoming Ethereum Merge, tech juggernaut Google is marking the time left until the upgrade with a new countdown timer. Typing any variation of...

Quentin Tarantino settles Miramax lawsuit over Pulp Fiction NFTs

Quentin Tarantino settles Miramax lawsuit over Pulp Fiction NFTs

Miramax sued the Hollywood director in November last year after the blockchain provider Secret Network announced the auction of his "uncut screenplay scenes." Miramax sued the director in November last year after the base-layer blockchain provider Secret Network...