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Recovering from the 2023 Turkey-Syria Earthquake: A Rescue Worker's Perspective

4 Mar 2023 4 minute read 1 comment Making Cents

2023 Turkey-Syria Earthquake On 6 February 2023, a devastating earthquake of 7.8 on the Richter scale hit Southern Turkey in the early hours of 6 February (4.17 a.m.). This was the strongest earthquake to hit Turkey since the 1939 Erzincan earthquak...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Feb 27th)

27 Feb 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Making Cents

1. Coinbase Suffers Huge Net Loss in 2022 📰 In its Q4 earning report, Coinbase beat analysts's revenue expectations by pulling in $605 million — $16 million above predictions — despite a 12% decrease in transaction volumes. 📰 From a business pers...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Feb 20th)

20 Feb 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Making Cents

1. Crypto giant Binance moved $400 million from U.S. partner to firm managed by CEO Zhao 📰 Binance had secret access to a bank account belonging to its purportedly independent U.S. partner and transferred large sums of money from the account to a t...

Making Cents Global Outreach Program at University of Lagos

20 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Making Cents

A month ago, the Making Cents team announced the launch of our Global Outreach Program, a series of blockchain awareness workshops aimed at promoting greater crypto awareness and adoption among young adults across the world. The first of the workshop...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Feb 13th)

13 Feb 2023 2 minute read 2 comments Making Cents

1. Kraken pays a $30 million fine and shuts down crypto staking in the US 📰 Kraken will end its crypto staking program in the US and pay $30 million in penalties as part of a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 📰 The regulator...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Feb 6th)

5 Feb 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Making Cents

1. Donald Trump helps Polygon NFTs outsell Ethereum on OpenSea exchange for second month 📰 According to blockchain data aggregator Dune Analytics, there were 1.3 million Polygon NFTs sold in December and 1.5 million in January, while Ethereum’s num...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Jan 29th)

30 Jan 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Making Cents

1. California DMV puts car titles on Tezos blockchain, consumer applications on the way 📰 California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is partnering Tezos blockchain and Oxhead Alpha, a crypto-focused software development firm to digitize car ti...

Making Cents Launches Global Outreach Program on International Day of Education

24 Jan 2023 2 minute read 1 comment Making Cents

The Importance of Education in World Peace and Development Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. In celebration of the role of education for development, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as th...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Jan 22nd)

23 Jan 2023 2 minute read 4 comments Making Cents

1. Binance SWIFT banking partner set to ban USD transfers below $100K 📰 Binance has informed its retail customer base of a potential incoming service disruption that may halt on and off-ramp bank payment transfers. 📰 From Feb 1 onwards, users of U...

Crypto Weekly Highlights (Jan 15th)

15 Jan 2023 1 minute read 1 comment Making Cents

1. Winklevoss firm charged in US over crypto sales 📰 Cryptocurrency firms Gemini and Genesis have been charged by US regulators with illegally selling crypto assets to hundreds of thousands of investors. 📰 The companies are accused of breaking the...