Latest cryptocurrency news – the main thing for today January 5

The court sided with Celsius, LG Electronics will introduce support for the metaverse – the main results of today in the BeInCrypto digest

Today, bearish sentiment reigns again in the cryptocurrency market. Most cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), fell in price at the end of the day.


The current exchange rate of bitcoin against the dollar is $16,843.750

The current exchange rate of bitcoin in rubles is 1,224,505

*Courses are current at the time of publication. Current prices – in our cryptocurrency calculator

What's on the market today

Bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network secures support from US law enforcement. US Court Rules Cryptocurrency in Celsius Custody Accounts Owned by the Company, Not by Its Clients. Thus, now the cryptolender himself has the right to decide what to do with user funds in the amount of $ 4.2 billion stuck in his accounts during the lawsuit.

Read more: Court sides with Celsius on interest-bearing cryptocurrencies

South Korean electronics manufacturer LG Electronics intends to develop metaverse technology in its products. To do this, the company began cooperation with the developer of virtual and augmented reality Oorbit. Now owners of LG TVs will be able to attend virtual concerts and multiplayer games without special devices for the metaverse.

Read more: LG wants to bring Metaverse support to its TVs

Blockchain game developer and investor Animoca Brands abandoned its goal of raising $2 billion for its investment fund due to the crypto winter and problems in the cryptocurrency market. The company is now aiming to raise $1 billion for its investment fund for Web3 and the Metaverse.. Now Animoca Brands is negotiating with potential investors, and the investment round is scheduled for the first quarter of this year.

Read more: Animoca Brands halved its fundraising target due to crypto winter

The Open Network (TON) Blockchain Launches an Ecosystem for Data Storage and File Sharing — TON Storage. The decentralized storage on the TON blockchain is a peer-to-peer file exchange through “torrents”, where all data will be automatically backed up and encrypted.

Read more: TON launched TON Storage

Recall that earlier the editors of BeInCrypto collected the main news of this morning's cryptocurrencies in one review.


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