Digiday DealBook: Google’s advertising updates to YouTube, Meta’s Giphy acquisition stalled, Elon Musk’s talk with Twitter employees and more

Welcome to Digiday’s DealBook. Our focus is to create a quick and easy rundown of the deals, acquisitions and hires taking place the previous week. The goal is to inform and update you on the latest happenings in the industry at the top of your inbox each Monday.  — Carly Weihe —To get around the European…

Cardano Updates | Cardano Foundation Joins Linux Foundation | June Week 4

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“Ethereum Killers” Underwater Against Ethereum

Key Takeaways Little has been spared in the market dip over the past few months. However, alternative Layer 1 smart contract platforms have fared particularly poorly against Ethereum. Despite its problems and critics, Ethereum remains the leading decentralized protocol. Amidst a sustained crypto market correction that began last November, many of the Layer 1 smart…

Binance Launches Refugee Crypto Card with 75 BUSD for Displaced Ukrainians

Binance has launched a crypto card for Ukrainians forced to flee across borders to other European countries due to the ongoing war with Russia. The Binance Refugee Crypto Card. Source: Binance The Binance Refugee Crypto Card allows current and new Binance customers from Ukraine to send or receive crypto payments and make purchases at retailers…

CEL Token Soars as Celsius Shareholder Proposes Recovery Plan, Celsius Pays Compound

The troubled crypto lending and borrowing company Celsius’ CEL token jumped today, as a company shareholder proposed a recovery plan, and Celsius made a USD 10m payment to the decentralized finance (DeFi) platform Compound (COMP). A couple of good news related to Celsius seem to have led to a surge in the price of CEL…

After Inflation Fiasco, Central Banks Now Want to Monopolize Trust in Money With CBDC Push and Crypto Bashing

As central banks across the globe are now admitting they failed to keep inflation under control and by sharply rising rates threaten to push economies into recession, they now claim that they are the main source of trust in the monetary system. … Read More: After Inflation Fiasco…

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Technology Bitcoin GIF by Nexus

SpaceX Breaks Two Major Records After Latest Flight in What Elon Musk Calls a ‘Flawless’ Mission

Last Friday, SpaceX launched three rockets in the span of 36 hours. Bloomberg | Getty Images The impressive feat — most flights are spaced out at least a full day apart, with many averaging between five and seven days — made it the fastest three-flight series for orbital rockets in the history of space exploration.…

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Bitcoin Crypto GIF by Herr Fuchs Zurich

Iran to Shut Down Crypto Mining Farms Amid Record High Power Demand

Authorities in Iran plan to unplug licensed crypto mining facilities as electricity consumption in the country is reaching record highs. The mining farms will be cut off from the grid on Wednesday, the Islamic Republic’s Ministry of Energy announced. Legal Crypto Miners in Iran to Halt Operations Again Due to Electricity Shortages Authorized crypto mining…