Binance US sued over promoting, selling UST and LUNA

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Binance.US, alleging that the crypto exchange misled consumers about the safety of Terra’s stablecoin UST and native token LUNA. The lawsuit also claims Binance violated federal law by selling UST and LUNA. Plaintiffs noted that the digital assets should have been registered with the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

Crypto prices today: Bitcoin crashes 12%, ETH down 8.6%

Bitcoin is currently trading at $22,331.84, a decline of 12.13% over the previous day. Ethereum fell 8.6% over the last 24 hours to $1,218.9. Solana is up 8.8% to $30.46, while Cardano is trading higher by 5.6% at $0.492. Avalanche (AVAX) rose 5.27% to $17.07. The global crypto market cap stands at $957.92 billion, a 6.15% decline over the previous day.

NFT floor prices fall amid crypto crash

Values of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are plunging alongside traditional crypto. The floor price (lowest price NFT can be purchased) of the blue-chip NFT Bored Ape Yacht Club has dropped 14% in the last 24 hours. Mutant Ape’s floor price is down 16%. However, NFT trading volume has risen sharply over the past 24 hours, up 54% over the previous period.

WazirX partners with MoEngage to boost customer engagement

WazirX has partnered with insights-led customer engagement platform MoEngage to boost the adoption of Web3 and crypto in India. The crypto trading platform will use AI-driven insights to offer course corrections to its customers whenever needed. WazirX aims to boost its customer onboarding and app promotion with respect to the crypto industry in India.

BlockFi, Crypto.com lay off hundreds as digital coins crash

Crypto trading and lending exchanges BlockFi and crypto.com have laid off hundreds of employees amidst the crash in the crypto markets. BlockFi CEO Zac Prince said that the company is reducing its headcount by roughly 20%. Coinbase has announced slow hiring and reportedly revoked over 300 job offers.

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