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Sophia Hernandez

Sophia Hernandez is an experienced crypto writer who has been writing about crypto and blockchain technology for 3 years. She has a deep understanding of the complexities of the crypto market and is skilled at breaking down these concepts into easy-to-understand language for readers.

Articles by Sophia Hernandez

Coinbase Legal Chief Exposes Weaknesses in SEC’s Crypto Securities Claims

21 mins ago 1 min read

The Chief Legal Officer (CLO) of Coinbase, Paul Grewal, has raised significant concerns about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) claims regarding crypto securities. In a blog post published on June 8, 2023, Grewal argued that the SEC’s definition of a security is “too broad” and that it could apply to many types of products, including cryptocurrencies. Grewal also argued that the SEC’s enforcement actions against cryptocurrency companies have been “arbitrary and inconsistent.” He pointed out that the SEC has taken different approaches to different companies, even when they are offering similar products. Grewal’s blog post has been met

Polygon Exchange Supply Soars Following Whale’s Large Deposit

1 hour ago 1 min read

Polygon (MATIC) has faced ongoing challenges as its exchange supply, specifically, the amount of MATIC tokens stored in centralized exchanges, experienced a significant spike. This surge in supply is largely attributed to a substantial deposit made by a single whale, adding approximately $95 million worth of MATIC to Binance. The increase in the supply of MATIC on exchanges suggests a higher number of coins being deposited, potentially indicating a trend towards selling. This bearish sentiment can exert downward pressure on the cryptocurrency’s value. Conversely, a decrease in exchange supply signifies investors withdrawing their coins, possibly indicating accumulation and presenting a

Binance Coin (BNB) faces potential $200 million liquidation on the Venus Bridge

10 hours ago 1 min read

The price of Binance Coin (BNB) has plummeted following the recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit against Binance.US and an exploit on the Binance Bridge that resulted in a potential $200 million liquidation. BNB is currently trading at $260, down by over 7% and 14% in 24 hours and the last seven days, respectively. This drop has been attributed to the recent regulatory scrutiny, as well as broader market trends. The SEC lawsuit alleges that Binance.US violated securities laws by selling unregistered securities. The lawsuit could have a significant impact on Binance.US and the cryptocurrency industry as a whole.

Regulatory Pressure on Binance and Coinbase Fuels 444% Surge in DeFi Trading Volumes

1 day ago 1 min read

The recent legal actions taken by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against leading cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Binance have sparked a remarkable surge in trading volumes on decentralized exchanges (DEX). Over the past 48 hours, the median trading volume across the top three DEX platforms has witnessed a staggering 444% increase, reflecting the growing interest of crypto investors in alternative trading options. CoinGecko’s data reveals that Uniswap v3 (Ethereum), Uniswap v3 (Arbitrum), and PancakeSwap v3 (BSC), which collectively account for 53% of the total DEX trading volume in the last 24 hours, experienced a significant spike of

Gary Gensler Oversteps His Authority: It’s Time to Put a Stop to It

2 days ago 2 mins read

Gary Gensler, the chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has been a vocal critic of cryptocurrency. He has called for stricter regulations on the industry, and he has even said that he believes that all digital assets are securities. Gensler’s stance on cryptocurrency has been met with criticism from some in the industry, who argue that he is stifling innovation. They say that his regulations are too burdensome and that they will make it difficult for new businesses to enter the market. Others argue that Gensler is simply trying to protect investors from fraud and abuse. They

Binance Users Rush to Withdraw $231M Funds Amid SEC Charges

3 days ago 2 mins read

In response to the recent lawsuit filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against Binance and its CEO, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, cryptocurrency traders have been withdrawing funds from the exchange. Blockchain data reveals a significant net outflow of funds from Binance, indicating a shift in investor sentiment. This article explores the withdrawal trend and highlights key details from the SEC lawsuit. Net Outflows from Binance: Blockchain data analysis from Nansen, a blockchain intelligence platform, indicates that Binance experienced approximately $231 million in net outflows over the past hour. During this period, traders withdrew around $322 million in digital

Large Pepe Coin Holders Sell Tokens for Losses

3 days ago 2 mins read

Large holders Pepe meme coin have recently experienced losses as they sold significant amounts of the token. This article examines the on-chain transactions and market trends surrounding Pepe, shedding light on the decrease in token value and the reduced interest in memecoin trading on decentralized exchanges. Pepe Sales Result in Losses: Notably, one Ethereum address identified as 0x4614 sold a staggering 375.8 billion Pepe tokens valued at approximately $439,690, incurring a loss of 76 Ether (equivalent to $142,000). Another Ethereum address, 0x6544, sold 257.9 billion tokens worth $306,000, resulting in a loss of $35,000. These significant sales highlight the losses

Atomic Wallet Compromised, $35 Million Worth of Crypto Stolen

3 days ago 1 min read

Atomic Wallet, a popular cryptocurrency wallet, was hacked on Saturday, resulting in the theft of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies. The hack was first reported by users on Twitter, who said that their accounts had been compromised and that their funds had been stolen. Atomic Wallet confirmed the hack in a blog post, saying that “a small number of user accounts” had been compromised. The hackers were able to steal funds from over a hundred addresses, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tron, BSC, Cardano, Ripple, Polkadot, Cosmos, Algorand, Avalanche, Litecoin, and Dogecoin. The total amount of funds stolen is estimated to

Circle’s USDC Stablecoin to Launch on Arbitrum

6 days ago 2 mins read

Circle, the issuer of the second-largest stablecoin USDC, has announced that it will natively deploy USDC on Arbitrum, the largest Ethereum Layer-2 scaling project. The move is a major step for USDC, as it will make the stablecoin more accessible to users who are looking to avoid the high gas fees associated with Ethereum. Arbitrum is a popular Layer-2 scaling solution that uses optimistic rollups to achieve scalability. Optimistic rollups allow for faster and cheaper transactions on Ethereum by batching transactions off-chain and then submitting them to the Ethereum mainnet for verification. The deployment of USDC on Arbitrum will make

PayPal Invests $52 Million in Magic, a Crypto Wallet-as-a-Service Provider

6 days ago 1 min read

San Francisco-based crypto wallet company Magic has raised $52 million in a strategic funding round led by PayPal Ventures. The round also saw participation from Cherubic, Synchrony, KX, Northzone, and Volt Capital. Magic provides non-custodial crypto wallet infrastructure for companies that wish to give their customers an easy and secure Web3 experience. The company uses a unique software development kit (SDK) that is implemented to allow customers to instantly create wallets using their existing email, social media accounts, or SMS. To date, Magic has created more than 20 million unique wallets. Magic’s current customers include a number of well-known brand

Polygon Partners With Deutsche Telekom To Boost Blockchain Adoption

1 week ago 1 min read

Polygon, a leading Ethereum scaling solution, has announced that Deutsche Telekom, Europe’s largest telecommunications provider, will join its PoS Chain as a validator. The partnership will see Deutsche Telekom provide staking and validation services for Polygon’s PoS Chain, as well as for its Supernets platform. Supernets allow enterprises and applications to launch application-specific blockchains on Layer 3 while retaining the security guarantees of Ethereum. The addition of Deutsche Telekom to Polygon’s validator network is a major coup for the project. Deutsche Telekom is a well-respected company with a deep understanding of the telecommunications industry. Its participation in the Polygon network

Andrew Tate Crypto Token ($TATE) Plummets 96%, Tao Coin ($TAOTAO) Drops 100%

1 week ago 2 mins read

A new token called TATE (TATE) made headlines as the top daily gainer on DEXTools, a platform that tracks decentralized exchange (DEX) coins. At one point, TATE surged by an astonishing 50,000%. However, it is important to note that another TATE token launched last month experienced a 96% correction. In this article, we delve into the Andrew Tate Token ($TATE) crash and explore the intriguing world of influencer-backed cryptocurrencies. Influence of Andrew Tate: Notably, influencer and former kickboxer Andrew Tate has not mentioned any $TATE coins on his Twitter. While Tate previously referred to traders as “degen autists” and likened