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Polygon (MATIC) sees a strong oversold bounce after $250B crypto market rebound

MATIC price secured a near 40% gain as crypto market sentiment improves in the wake of a notable $250 billion relief rally. Polygon (MATIC) emerged as one of the best performers among high-ranking cryptocurrencies on Jan. 26 as the price rose nearly 17% to reach an intraday high at $1.825.The gains surfaced amid a synchronous rebound across the crypto market that started on Jan. 24. In detail, investors and traders poured in over $250 billion across digital assets, benefiting Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and many others in the process.Performance of the top-fifteen cryptocurrencies in the last 15 days. Source: TradingViewPolygon, a…

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YouTube head of gaming Ryan Wyatt to resign and join Polygon Studios as CEO

“I am fascinated by blockchain app development and am beyond thrilled to enter the Web3 space,” says Wyatt. On Tuesday, Ryan Wyatt, head of gaming at YouTube, announced he would be leaving the video-sharing platform in February. Partly due to his leadership, YouTube Gaming sees over 250 million daily logged users per day with hundreds of billions of watch time each year. Wyatt cited his passion for blockchain and Web3 development in explaining his resignation. He will soon join Polygon Studios as its CEO.Polygon Studios is the gaming and non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, arm of the namesake layer-two…

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YouTube CEO hints that NFTs could be added to creator platform

Susan Wojcicki stated YouTube’s intent to “help creators capitalize on emerging technologies.” YouTube’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki, addressed YouTube’s priorities for 2022 in a letter published Tuesday on the company blog. Among those priorities is the possibility of adding nonfungible token, or NFT, features for the platform’s video creators.there’s *so much* to in 2022: @SusanWojcicki shares the future of YouTube → https://t.co/uL2WIbLwXK pic.twitter.com/JEW8yzqh7e— YouTube (@YouTube) January 25, 2022

What this could look like is yet to be determined, however. No additional details were provided in Wojcicki’s statement aside from the claim that the YouTube team will use developments in the Web3 space…

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Coin Bureau Youtube channel hacked despite 2FA protection

It appears this was a coordinated effort targeting prominent crypto YouTubers, not just Coin Bureau. Coin Bureau, a popular information portal for cryptocurrency developments with over 600,000 followers on Twitter, experienced a security breach on its Youtube channel on Monday. Hackers allegedly uploaded a video with links to scam fiat/cryptocurrency addresses soliciting a token sale before being taken down by Youtube. According to Coin Bureau staff, they were baffled by the incident as its accounts were “secured with ultra-strong passwords and Google security keys.”So our YouTube channel was just hacked. Have absolutely no idea how this happened. All…

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Crypto YouTubers fall victim to hacking and scamming attempt

Many of the affected accounts noticed the fraudulent videos and removed them from their channels within minutes of them being posted. Hackers attacked a number of popular crypto YouTuber accounts at some point during the afternoon of Jan. 23. The accounts posted unauthorized videos with text directing viewers to send money to the hacker’s wallet. Accounts who appear to have been targeted by the attack include: ‘BitBoy Crypto’, ‘Altcoin Buzz’, ‘Box Mining’, ‘Floyd Mayweather’, ‘Ivan on Tech’, and ‘The Moon’ among others. BREAKING: Dozens of Crypto YouTubers have had their accounts hijacked by hackers promoting a fake crypto giveaway…

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Zimbabwe Signs Agreement Enabling Collection of Taxes From Crypto and E-Commerce Entities

The Government of Zimbabwe has confirmed signing an agreement with Daedalus World Limited which enables the latter to collect taxes from crypto and other content providers. Zimbabwe’s Stance on Crypto The Zimbabwean government recently said it had entered into an agreement with the British Virgin Islands-based Daedalus World Limited wherein the latter is expected to […] …

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Crypto Stories: Vitalik Buterin talks creating Ethereum in previously unreleased 2014 interview

Cointelegraph’s Crypto Stories series on YouTube highlights the power of crypto to change the lives of people all over the world. The latest episode of Cointelegraph’s Crypto Stories features never-before-heard audio from an exclusive interview with Vitalik Buterin recorded at a conference in Hong Kong in 2014. In this animated short, viewers can learn about the origin story of Ethereum, the largest smart contract platform, straight from the co-founder himself.Back in 2011, while Buterin was a student at the University of Waterloo, he first heard about Bitcoin (BTC) from his tech entrepreneur father. However, he didn’t take the decentralized…