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Politicians and stars have begun removing evidence of their connection to the FTX.

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  American celebrities and officials began to erase messages related to the disgraced crypto exchange, and refuse money received from Sam Bankman-Fried U.S. politicians and celebrities have begun removing evidence of their association with the FTX and its former head Sam Bankman-Freedom, According to BlockWorks. After the details of the disgraced exchange's unfair handling of customer funds became known, officials and stars who had previously supported Bankman-Fried's company began to analyze the growing consequences of the collapse of FTX, and at the same time imperceptibly erase evidence of once friendly relations with the alleged fraudster, the publication found out. American football star Tom Brady, who in 2021 bought a stake in FTX along with his ex-wife Giselle Bundchen, erased more than 30 messages on Twitter (the social network is blocked in Russia) relating to the company and its founder. U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Caroline Pham, app

American investors filed a lawsuit for $ 11 billion to the ex-head of FTX

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  The court document alleges that FTX's cryptocurrency products were unregistered securities and were offered illegally in the United States. A group of American investors filed in the court of Miami (Florida) a class action lawsuit against the founder of the company FTX Sam Bankman-Fried in the amount of $ 11 billion, reports Reuters. According to court documents, the plaintiffs allege that the company's cryptocurrency products, namely income-generating accounts, were pyramid schemes, as well as unregistered securities that were illegally offered in the United States. The lawsuit says U.S. investors suffered $11 billion in damages as a result of the FTX crash. The plaintiffs are seeking damages from Bankman-Fried and a number of celebrities who helped promote the FTX, including American football star Tom Brady and tennis player Naomi Osaka. FTX has filed for bankruptcy and is under scrutiny by U.S. authorities amid reports that $10 billion worth of client assets have been tra

Hugo Boss will release an NFT-collection

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  1000 animated tokens from the series "Accept your emotions" will be presented in early November Fashion house Hugo Boss announced the conclusion of a partnership with web3-company Imaginary Ones, within the framework of which the first NFT-collection in the history of the brand will be released. The presentation is scheduled for early November. The collection, called Embrace Your Emotion (EYE), will consist of 1,001 animated 3D items. With this project, Hugo encourages users to boldly accept their emotions, regardless of whether they are bad or good, according to the description of the project. The special 5 NFTs will represent animated characters representing joy, sadness, fear, anger and love. Another character will combine all the qualities of these five heroes, he will be exhibited at a charity auction dedicated to World Mental Health Day (October 10). www.adv.rbc.ru Of the remaining 1,000 tokens, 500 will be available to buyers of exclusive T-shirts, and another 500 t

The founder of Cardano will open a blockchain center at Stanford University

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  IOG platform allocated $ 4.5 million for the development of innovative projects Input Output Global (IOG), the developer of the Cardano blockchain, will open a research center at Stanford University, for its financing was allocated $ 4.5 million, coindesk reports . IOG already has experience of cooperation with Stanford: earlier the company allocated $ 500 thousand to fund research in the field of blockchain scalability, said Tim Harrison, vice president of the IOG community and ecosystem. According to him, innovative projects can be developed in the new center that will have an impact on the blockchain industry. At the same time, the researchers will be engaged in other projects from different scientific fields, Harris said. Input Output Global was founded in 2015 by former Ethereum developers Charles Hoskinson and Jeremy Wood. This is a large research company, which remotely employs more than 600 employees in 60 countries around the world. The company already has research laborator

The Fed meeting is tomorrow. Why it is important for the crypto market

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  Experts spoke about the possible development of events after the decision of the US regulator at the July meeting On July 26 and 27, the next meeting of the US Federal Reserve Service is taking place, at which a decision may be made to raise the rate by 75 basis points (bp) Also in the market there are expectations that due to data on a new inflation high in the US for June (9.1% with a target level of 2%), the Fed will raise the rate immediately by 100 bps, which would be the largest increase since the early 1990s. According to experts, during 2022, the US authorities will repeatedly increase the interest rate on federal funds (federal funds rate). For example, JPMorgan experts suggested that in 2022 the Fed will raise interest rates nine times. According to the results of the meetings of the commission over the past six months, the indicator has already been raised three times. In March 2022, for the first time since 2018, the Fed raised the rate by 25 bps. to 0.25-0.5% per annum.

Network Harmony announced a reward of $ 1 million for information about the Hack Horizon

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  The company will oppose criminal prosecution if the funds are returned The developers of Harmony Protocol announced a reward of $ 1 million for the return of funds stolen on June 23 in the hacking of the Horizon Bridge, or for information about this theft. In the event of a refund, the company will oppose criminal charges, the report said. Horizon posted on the social network contact information and the address of the ETH-wallet for the transfer of stolen cryptocurrency. Last week, a hacker broke into the Horizon blockchain bridge operating on the Harmony network and stole cryptocurrency for $ 100 million The attacker conducted 11 transactions within 18 minutes, after which he began to transfer tokens for exchange on Ethereum to the decentralized exchange Uniswap. The Harmony team found the hacker's address and launched a hacking investigation with authorities and forensics. Harmony is a first-tier blockchain launched in 2019 and supports Ethereum applications. The platform susp

Most Americans don't mind implanting a chip in their brains.

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  Perhaps the appearance of the first superhumans is just around the corner. According to a new study, many are so good at interacting closely with technology that they are willing to live with a chip in their heads. A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in March 2022 showed the attitude of Americans to advanced technologies: brain chips, artificial intelligence technologies and unmanned vehicles. One of the findings of a survey of 10,260 U.S. adults was that Americans tend to view technology more positively if they know they can control it on their own. Survey data show that when it comes to chips to improve the cognitive abilities of the brain, 78% of respondents are against implantation. But if you give them the opportunity to disable such a chip, 59% of survey participants consider the technology more acceptable. Interest in chips implanted in the brain has increased in recent years thanks to Elon Musk's Neuralink startup. The company is developing a special sensor th