The number of ether locked in the Ethereum 2.0 contract has exceeded 9 million ethereum or more than $28 billion using today’s exchange rates. The amount of ethereum locked into the contract has increased 22.29% since the first week of September 2021, when the contract held 7.4 million ether.

Ethereum 2.0 Contract Exceeds 9 Million Ether

25% of US Adults Plan to Start Investing in Crypto, Survey Shows

A U.S. consumer survey shows that 25% of respondents who currently do not own cryptocurrency plan to start investing in crypto. “2021 was a good year for crypto. …

Cardano Price Surges After Metaverse Project Launch, ADA Gains More Than 30% in 7 Days

The smart contract token cardano has surged in value during the last 24 hours after a metaverse project called Pavia launched. Seven-day statistics indicate that cardano’s price has spiked 30.9% over the week and took over the fifth-largest crypto market cap position on Sunday evening (EST).

NFT and Metaverse Project Pavia Pushes Cardano’s Price Higher

konami

Konami, a Japanese game developer and software publisher, raised more than $160K in its first foray into the non-fungible token (NFT) scene. This was the result of an NFT auction related to the 35th anniversary of Castlevania, one of its most popular franchises. …

In mid-October 2021, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey revealed the payments firm Block Inc. (formally Square) was considering joining the bitcoin mining industry. Three months later, Dorsey tweeted that his firm was “officially building an open bitcoin mining system.”

The Block’s Hardware General Manager: ‘We See Bitcoin Mining as a Long-Term Need for a Future That Is Fully Decentralized and Permissionless’

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is reportedly seeking to block websites dealing in cryptocurrency. The decision followed a meeting the agency had with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) which recently recommended a complete ban on crypto.

Pakistan’s FIA Reportedly Seeks to Block Cryptocurrency Websites

rio de janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest cities in Brazil, will invest part of its Treasury in cryptocurrencies. The announcement was made by the mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes, during Rio Innovation Week. …

Bank of America Says Solana Could Take Market Share From Ethereum, Become the 'Visa of the Digital Asset Ecosystem'

Bank of America’s analyst says that Solana could take market share away from Ethereum. Noting that Solana is optimized for micropayments, gaming, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the analyst expects “Solana could become the Visa of the digital asset ecosystem.”

Bank of America on Crypto, Ethereum, and Solana

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, the market capitalization of all the stablecoins in existence is $173 billion, which represents 7.93% of the $2.18 trillion crypto-economy. The market valuations of stablecoins tether and usd coin represent 71.84% of the entire stablecoin economy’s value. This week, the current total supply of usd…

uruguay

The ostensible first cryptocurrency ATM machine has been installed in Uruguay, developed as a joint initiative between Urubit and Inbierto, two national crypto companies. …

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