Crypto Trader Convicted in $110 Million ‘Mango Markets’ Case, Faces 20 Years in Prison

Mango Markets, a decentralized exchange (DEX) on the Solana blockchain, suffered a major exploit in October 2022. The attacker, crypto trader Avraham Eisenberg, manipulated the price of Mango Market’s native token (MNGO) to drain approximately $110 million in various cryptocurrencies from the platform. Despite the exploit, Mango Markets has relaunched with a modified structure (dubbed […]

Pantera Capital Partner on Decentralized Governance of Crypto Protocols

Recently, Lauren Stephanian, a Partner at crypto-focused investment firm Pantera Capital, shared her thoughts on some of the main issues with decentralized governance. Stephanian made her comments while speaking on September 21 at a panel (titled “What’s Next for DeFi Governance”) at Messari’s annual conference Mainnet (September 21-23, 2022) in New York City: She said: […]

Vitalik Buterin’s Mom Explains What You Need to Find Success in Crypto

The mother of Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has offered advice for people looking to succeed in the crypto industry.  During an interview with CoinDesk, Buterin’s mother Natalia Ameline gave her opinion on the crypto industry and the best way for succeeding. In July 2017, Ameline co-founded Crypto Chicks, a startup that tries to empower women […]

$MATIC Surges 26% After Polygon’s Launch of ZK-Powered Self-Sovereign Identity Solution

On Wednesday (June 22), decentralised Ethereum scaling platform Polygon announced that it is “launching the first iteration of Polygon ID – a private and self-sovereign identity solution powered by zero-knowledge cryptography.” Polygon’s blog post started by explaining what problem they were trying to solve: “Too often, we’re forced to trade personal data for access to […]

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