Record amounts of ETH deposits in 2023, January 2024 is starting strongly

After absolutely devastating 2022, economy-wise, 2023 appeared to bring some sort of revival to pretty much all markets, including crypto. When the Fed’s rates hit 4.50% in December 2022 (from 0.25% in January) most analysts predicted recession which would affect all economic aspects and crypto markets were on target as the riskiest. However, a number […]

Over 385 million USDT stolen via Pig Butchering (Sha Zhu Pans) over the past two years

Pig Butchering (known as Sha Zhu Pans) has been widely reported as a scam scheme in 2019, mainly targeting Chinese men in dating apps. However, with the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies, the scammers quickly expanded their horizons. Back in October 2022, the Thai police detained one of the most well-known scam leaders, the Chinese businessman […]

The most business-active localities in the UK

While thousands of new companies are established in the UK each month, the country’s business activity is witnessing a slowdown. According to the Office of National Statistics, the second quarter of 2023 is the eighth quarter in a row with more business closures than creations, at 84,150 vs 77,095. In addition, there is a staggering […]

Record amounts of Ether staked since the Shanghai Upgrade in less than 4 months

Recent months were rather positive for the global economy as inflation finally started decreasing and investors could finally start envisioning the end of the current rate hike cycle. Both stock and crypto markets felt the positive sentiment with all S&P 500 (18%), BTC (80%) and ETH (55%) rising on a year-to-date basis. While S&P 500 […]

The most profitable movie productions among the IMDb Top 20

The 95th Academy Awards ceremony has just taken place, and viewers will, as always, debate the winners of the prestigious statuette this year. For cineasts, the value of a movie lies in their satisfaction with its plot, cast, and visual effects. The story is all that matters. If the quality of both the actors and […]

Number of unique Ethereum NFT traders surges 276% in 2022, Q1 2023 is promising

Looming Fed rate hikes were the hottest topic in the beginning of 2022. Shortly after that global markets dove even deeper into the red with the start of the war between Russia and Ukraine. Not long after the LUNA crash followed and crypto markets plunged deeply. Unfavorable events for the global economy continued and caused […]

Reddit Collectible Avatars market cap exceeds $36 million, over 10.6 million NFTs minted

The launch of Reddit’s Polygon-based collectible avatar marketplace back in July 2022 raised a lot of eyebrows. With an ongoing crypto winter and an overall bearish market, let alone the Ukraine war, a lot of investors and analysts predicted nothing good for Reddit’s new venture. However, after more than seven months in, Reddit proved them […]

Survey Finds Why New Yorkers Are Moving to Florida

In 2022, Florida’s population grew to more than 22 million, and the annual increase of 1.9% was the largest of any U.S. state, according to recent data by the Census Bureau. The state’s popularity has been growing for decades, but the trend picked up pace during the pandemic and does not seem to be slowing […]

Nexo Settles Charges by US Regulator, Agrees to Pay $45 Million in Fines

Crypto lender Nexo has reached an agreement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to pay a total of $45 million in fines and to stop offering and selling its retail crypto asset lending product to US investors, the regulator announced on Thursday. Nexo Capital Inc. was charged with failing to register the offer and […]