Cryptocurrency Digest Aug 19, 2021: News, Analysis & Opinions
⛔️ Hackers hacked Japanese crypto exchange Liquid and stole over $80 million.
💥 Bloomberg and Galaxy will create a new DeFi index.
💡 The Poly Network hacker said he has no intention of handing over the key to access $141 million this week.
🤝 Crypto.com has partnered with the Italian Serie A soccer league.
🚨 SEC head Gary Gensler said the SEC should regulate DeFi projects.
❌ Binance restricted derivatives trading for Australian users.
⚡️ Coinbase is entering Japan and preparing for cryptozyme.
⛔️ The owner of bitcoin mixer Helix pleaded guilty to laundering $300 million.
⛏ Nvidia reported $266 million in mining chip sales against a planned $400 million.
🏦 United Wholesale Mortgage, the second largest mortgage lender in the U.S., will accept bitcoin.
📈 Robinhood's share of revenue from cryptocurrencies rose from 2% to 41% in the second quarter.