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Darius McQuaid

Darius McQuaid is a finance reporter who has written business stories for the Daily Express, where he specialised in Brexit, the US markets and cryptocurrencies. He has reported on various financial issues including pensions, bridging loans and funds and was recognised by the ADVFN International Financial Awards for his “outstanding” cryptocurrency coverage. Previously he was editor of HRreview, a finalist in the Drum Online Media Awards. His personal interests include swimming, squash, music and TV/films.

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The logo of Ethereum (ETH) is seen displayed on a mobile phone screen
Date set for Ethereum’s Shanghai Public Testnet: here’s the latest details

The full Shanghai upgrade launch was originally scheduled for September 2023

Darius McQuaid12:23, 11 January 2023
Shiba Inu cryptocurrency logo displayed on a phone screen and representation of cryptocurrency are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on 2 November 2021
Shiba Inu coin up, as whales move $28.7m SHIB and Shibarium launch grows near

The Shibarium Network has announced that each Shibarium transaction will burn SHIB

Darius McQuaid15:52, 10 January 2023
The Aptos name and logo are displayed in green over a computer circuit board
APT rise: FTX-backed Aptos jumps 41% in 24 hours following PancakeSwap vote

In July 2022, FTX led a funding round for Aptos Labs that raised a $150m investment

Darius McQuaid13:00, 10 January 2023
A smartphone displays the Zilliqa name and logo
Metaverse token explosion: Dramatic price spikes for ZIL, APE, SAND and MANA

MANA is seen as one of the biggest players in the metaverse

Darius McQuaid15:29, 9 January 2023
Actor Dwayne Johnson
GALA rockets nearly 60% after Gala Films and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson collaboration

Actors Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson will develop two movies with Gala Films

Darius McQuaid12:35, 9 January 2023
Huobi logo displayed on a phone screen and representation of cryptocurrencies are seen in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland on 28 September, 2021
HT price dips as Huobi exchange denies insolvency but confirms layoffs

Huobi blamed the crypto bear market for forcing it to make cuts to its workforce

Darius McQuaid17:06, 6 January 2023
The Cardano logo and name are displayed on a smartphone
ADA news: The three releases Cardano is expected to make in 2023

Cardano stablecoins USDA and DJED are just one of the keenly-awaited developments for 2023

Darius McQuaid13:23, 6 January 2023
The image of a man is overlaid on a generic price chart
Just the TONIC: Tectonic rises 38% as it teases ‘something new is coming’

Tectonic has strong links with and is based on its Cronos chain (CRO)

Darius McQuaid15:55, 5 January 2023
A pair of hands surround a leaf When does the carbon credit marketplace go live and when does registration open?

Ahead of its marketplace launch, the platform has undergone a full-scale rebrand

Darius McQuaid13:51, 5 January 2023
The Solana (SOL) logo is displayed on a smartphone
SOL rise: Solana price jumps 15.6% as dog meme coin BONK hype takes over

Crypto exchanges, Bybit and Huobi, have both listed the newly-issued meme coin BONK

Darius McQuaid15:49, 4 January 2023
Former CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried leaves court after pleading not guilty to charges related to the collapse of his company
FTX Task Force: US investigators to ‘trace and recover’ missing customer funds

Bankman-Fried has pleaded not guilty while other senior FTX officials have offered guilty pleas

Darius McQuaid12:36, 4 January 2023
A sunset is reflected in the World Economic Forum’s plaque at Davos
WEF predicts crypto will be ‘integral part of economy’ despite bear market

World Economic Forum draws comparison between cryptocurrency and the dotcom bubble

Darius McQuaid15:26, 3 January 2023
CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill 8 December 2021 in Washington, DC
Sam Bankman-Fried charged: What charges is FTX founder SBF facing and do they carry a jail term?

Bankman-Fried expected to plead not guilty to defrauding investors out of $1.8bn

Darius McQuaid12:49, 3 January 2023
Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison
Who is Caroline Ellison? Alameda CEO is part of Bankman-Fried inner circle

Ellison is daughter of a professor at MIT, and lived with Bankman-Fried in Bahamas

Darius McQuaid14:29, 29 December 2022
A series of smartphones display the FTX logo and mobile app adverts
FTX bankruptcy: Where has all the money gone? New management finds cash

New CEO at collapsed crypto exchange adds $676m to reserves as founder Bankman-Fried faces fraud charges

Darius McQuaid16:16, 23 December 2022

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