Microsoft cans blockchain, sad NFT auction, Bitcoin hungry hackers
Listen to the most important stories in Bitcoin and crypto covered by our newsroom in the past week.
SEC chief: Crypto exchanges need a regulator for market manipulation
No US agency directly regulates crypto exchanges ‘and thus there’s no protection against fraud or manipulation,’ explained SEC chief Gensler.
Hacker crew hungry for Bitcoin says it regrets cyberattack on US fuel lines
DarkSide’s ransomware attack on Colonial Pipelines is ‘the most significant and successful’ known attack on US energy infrastructure.
NFT collector shares sad videos of Christie’s $17M CryptoPunk auction
NFT collector Gmoney left unimpressed. “Hiding them in the corners with no markings doesn’t really convince me you’re taking them seriously.”
Microsoft cans Azure Blockchain, pushes users to Ethereum’s ConsenSys
Microsoft says its Azure blockchain-as-a-service product will go kaput in September, giving customers four months to find a replacement.