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Over 100 Car Dealers to Accept Crypto Payments in the UK Boosting Crypto Adoption

Over 100 Car Dealers to Accept Crypto Payments in the UK Boosting Crypto Adoption

At least 100 car dealers in the UK have inked a partnership with London-based AutoCoinCars, the nation’s market leader in trading cars with cryptocurrencies. Through the strategic collaboration, clients will be able to purchase cars using cryptos in some of the biggest car dealers in the UK, such as Benz Bavarian, Saxton4x4, and Redline Specialist Cars.

Bitcoin Can’t Drive Financial Inclusion for Unbanked But CBDC Can says Mastercard CEO

Bitcoin Can’t Drive Financial Inclusion for Unbanked But CBDC Can says Mastercard CEO

Ajay Banga, the CEO of Mastercard believes Bitcoin is unable to function as an inclusive currency for the world’s unbanked due to volatility, CBDCs are a different story.

Cardano to Allow the Community to Vote on New Projects, $250,000 Worth of ADA Up for Grabs

Cardano to Allow the Community to Vote on New Projects, $250,000 Worth of ADA Up for Grabs

Cardano's Project Catalyst, which was introduced earlier this year, is a new experimental treasury system that would combine proposal and voting procedures.

MasterCard Asia Files Device Billing System Patent Compatible With Iota’s Tangle Network

MasterCard Asia Files Device Billing System Patent Compatible With Iota’s Tangle Network

MasterCard patents blockchain system to help shared device merchants avoid credit card fees.

Huobi And Solaris Offer EU Crypto-To-Fiat Debit Cards

Huobi And Solaris Offer EU Crypto-To-Fiat Debit Cards

Huobi, a cryptocurrency exchange, launched a crypto-to-fiat debit card cooperation with Solaris, a European financial services company. Huobi users may utilize their digital assets internationally at the point of sale through Visa's program. In the second quarter of 2023, European Economic Area (EEA) users will get the card.

Coinbase Will Not Bar Russian Users Unless New Laws Requires: CEO Brian Armstrong

Coinbase Will Not Bar Russian Users Unless New Laws Requires: CEO Brian Armstrong

Coinbase CEO says the exchange will not ban Russian users, citing the fact that many citizens are not supportive of the decision of their president to go to war against Ukraine.

Exclusive: What are Top 5 FinTech Career Advice for Graduates?

Exclusive: What are Top 5 FinTech Career Advice for Graduates?

Prof. Aris Stouraitis presents how Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) offered by Hong Kong Baptist University strives to nurture interdisciplinary talents and he offers the top 5 career advice for graduates who wish to work in FinTech and blockchain industry!

Ethereum Price Gains 45% in 24 hours, What’s Driving the ETH Price Rally?

Ethereum Price Gains 45% in 24 hours, What’s Driving the ETH Price Rally?

The Ethereum price has made its largest single-day price gain in the crypto’s history, surging 45% in the last 24 hours, but what is behind the ETH price rally?

Already Driving Real-World Crypto Usage, Gleec Team Launches New Exchange

Already Driving Real-World Crypto Usage, Gleec Team Launches New Exchange

The global crypto ecosystem only expands as users realize the real-world applicability of digital assets and distributed ledger technology. Alone, the worldwide blockchain market size projects to grow to $23.3 billion by 2023 hinged on an 80.2% compound annual growth rate. Market size totaled $1.2 billion in 2018.

Cardano Scoop: ADA/BTC Flirts with Support as Selling Pressure Increases

Cardano Scoop: ADA/BTC Flirts with Support as Selling Pressure Increases

Cardano price at 818 satoshis, trading later at -3.67% at 789 satoshis. Around 29.45 million of the volume was generated during the trading session on Monday.

Ethereum, Cardano and Other Altcoins Slandered by Blockstream CEO as Ponzi Schemes

Ethereum, Cardano and Other Altcoins Slandered by Blockstream CEO as Ponzi Schemes

Blockstream CEO Adam Back publicly stated that Ethereum and other altcoins were Ponzi schemes, angering Ethereum co-founders Vitalik Buterin and Charles Hoskinson.

Cardano ADA Q2 2023: Dapp Transactions Up 49%, TVL Increases 9.7%

Cardano ADA Q2 2023: Dapp Transactions Up 49%, TVL Increases 9.7%

Cardano's Q2 2023 report by Messari shows a 49% rise in daily dapp transactions and a 9.7% increase in TVL.

Crypto Trends: Weekly Inflows and Outflows in Altcoins, North American Markets, and Investment Products

Crypto Trends: Weekly Inflows and Outflows in Altcoins, North American Markets, and Investment Products

Altcoins saw $3M in weekly inflows; North America had $11B outflows. Digital asset products had minor withdrawals of $21M, with Bitcoin trading at $16B.

US Justice Department Charges Six People for Laundering Drug Cartel Money Using Crypto

US Justice Department Charges Six People for Laundering Drug Cartel Money Using Crypto

The US Eastern District Court of Virginia has charged six people for allegedly involved in laundering millions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels using cryptocurrency.

Cardano Will be “Extremely Competitive” in the DeFi Space With Upcoming Goguen Rollout

Cardano Will be “Extremely Competitive” in the DeFi Space With Upcoming Goguen Rollout

IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson laid out the roadmap for September, including multiple performance improvements, and new wallet functions.

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson Introduces New Feature to Enable Partial Staking in Multiple Stake Pools

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson Introduces New Feature to Enable Partial Staking in Multiple Stake Pools

IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson recently introduced Cardano’s delegation portfolios and hardware updates for Cardano in a recent YouTube video.

Uniswap allows debit and credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies.

Uniswap allows debit and credit card purchases of cryptocurrencies.

Moonpay, a fintech business, and Uniswap, a company that trades in digital currency, have formed a partnership that will enable users of Uniswap's web app to purchase cryptocurrencies using debit cards, credit cards, or bank transfers. Purchases of cryptocurrencies will also be possible to be made through bank transfers for users of the decentralized exchange. Users in most states in the United States, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and the Single Euro Payments Area will soon have access to the bank transfer option (SEPA).

Singapore Employs Blockchain-Enabled Digital Health Passport for Enhanced Medical Data Management

Singapore Employs Blockchain-Enabled Digital Health Passport for Enhanced Medical Data Management

The Singaporean administration teamed up with a local startup to establish a blockchain-powered digital health passport to boost medical records management.

Could IBM’s Blockchain Platform be the Solution to Disrupted Healthcare Supply Chains Caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Could IBM’s Blockchain Platform be the Solution to Disrupted Healthcare Supply Chains Caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic?

IBM’s Rapid Supplier Connect leverages the existing IBM’s blockchain platform, Trust Your Supplier, which is a blockchain-based trusted digital identity and supplier information that simplifies the supplier onboarding and supplier management processes while reducing risks. IBM is allowing qualifying suppliers to use Rapid Supplier Connect free of charge until August 31. New York’s largest nonprofit healthcare group, Northwell Health recently joined IBM’s Rapid Supplier Connect Network, a blockchain project that aims to tackle the disrupted healthcare supply chains caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

June 1: Sell in May Postponed to Sell in June?

June 1: Sell in May Postponed to Sell in June?

For the past few weeks, there have been quite a bit of talk/shill/promoting of ETH and I think largely driven by a combination of factors that I've described earlier (i.e. growing daily active addresses, more than 60 bil gas being used, $7bn in stablecoins and Greyscale's ETH demand). Other protocol tokens such as Cardano, Zilliqa and NEO also followed the ETH move, albeit less exaggerated.

Kucoin Global Users Can Now Purchase Crypto With Debit/Credit Cards

Kucoin Global Users Can Now Purchase Crypto With Debit/Credit Cards

KuCoin exchange has launched the KuCoin Fiat Account, an avenue by which its customers around the world can fund their accounts using either a Visa or Mastercard debit or credit card.

Oracle Defends Healthcare Modernization Efforts Amid Criticism from Business Insider

Oracle Defends Healthcare Modernization Efforts Amid Criticism from Business Insider

Oracle counters Business Insider's criticism of its healthcare modernization efforts for veterans.

Meta Llama 3 NIM Revolutionizes Digital Health and Life Sciences

Meta Llama 3 NIM Revolutionizes Digital Health and Life Sciences

Meta Llama 3, optimized by NVIDIA, transforms healthcare and life sciences applications.

Oracle Health RevElate Boosts Financial Efficiency for Charleston Area Medical Center

Oracle Health RevElate Boosts Financial Efficiency for Charleston Area Medical Center

Oracle Health RevElate enhances billing accuracy and speeds up reimbursements for CAMC.

AI Solutions Revolutionize Health-Care Scheduling Amid Workforce Challenges

AI Solutions Revolutionize Health-Care Scheduling Amid Workforce Challenges

AI tools enhance efficiency in healthcare scheduling, providing more time for patient care.

10BedICU Leverages OpenAI's API to Revolutionize Critical Care in India

10BedICU Leverages OpenAI's API to Revolutionize Critical Care in India

10BedICU is using OpenAI's API to enhance India's critical care infrastructure.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Extends Oracle EHR Modernization Contract

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Extends Oracle EHR Modernization Contract

Oracle and the VA reaffirm their commitment to modernize the EHR system for veterans.

HKMA Releases Q1 2024 Payment Card Statistics Showing Growth in Credit Card Transactions

HKMA Releases Q1 2024 Payment Card Statistics Showing Growth in Credit Card Transactions

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has published the first-quarter 2024 statistics on payment cards issued in Hong Kong, revealing notable trends in credit and debit card usage.

Oracle Launches AI-Powered Clinical Digital Assistant for US Ambulatory Clinics

Oracle Launches AI-Powered Clinical Digital Assistant for US Ambulatory Clinics

Oracle has launched its Clinical Digital Assistant, leveraging AI and voice technology to streamline EHR processes in US ambulatory clinics.

NetSuite Introduces SuiteSuccess Healthcare Edition to Boost Efficiency and Patient Care

NetSuite Introduces SuiteSuccess Healthcare Edition to Boost Efficiency and Patient Care

NetSuite launches SuiteSuccess Healthcare Edition to streamline processes, enhance decision-making, and support HIPAA compliance.

Startups Leverage AI to Revolutionize Bioscience, Skin Care, and More

Startups Leverage AI to Revolutionize Bioscience, Skin Care, and More

Startups worldwide are using AI to create groundbreaking tools in bioscience, health care, and skin care, according to Microsoft.

Gala Games Unveils Glenn Hero Card for The Walking Dead: Empires

Gala Games Unveils Glenn Hero Card for The Walking Dead: Empires

Gala Games introduces the Glenn Hero Card for The Walking Dead: Empires. Available in Common and Ancient versions, the sale kicks off on June 28, 2024.

NVIDIA Holoscan and RTI Connext Pave the Way for AI-Enabled Medical Devices

NVIDIA Holoscan and RTI Connext Pave the Way for AI-Enabled Medical Devices

NVIDIA Holoscan and RTI Connext integration offers real-time AI capabilities for medical devices, enhancing healthcare with improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies.

Gala Games Launches Early Access for Legends Reborn

Gala Games Launches Early Access for Legends Reborn

Gala Games has opened early access for Legends Reborn, a web3 collectible card game, offering players free cards and multiple ways to build their decks.

Women in Southeast Asia Leverage AI and Tech Skills for New Career Opportunities

Women in Southeast Asia Leverage AI and Tech Skills for New Career Opportunities

Microsoft's AI and digital skilling programs are empowering women across Southeast Asia, opening doors to new career opportunities.

The Walking Dead: Empires Announces New Hero Card Sales and Monthly Events

The Walking Dead: Empires Announces New Hero Card Sales and Monthly Events

The Walking Dead: Empires introduces new Hero Card sales and monthly events, starting with Glenn. Players can participate in weekly events for rewards.

AI Innovations by Paige Set to Revolutionize Cancer Diagnostics

AI Innovations by Paige Set to Revolutionize Cancer Diagnostics

Paige cofounder Thomas Fuchs discusses the transformative impact of AI on cancer diagnostics and patient outcomes in an NVIDIA AI Podcast episode.

BaaS to Boost Blockchain Adoption in the Healthcare Market, Study Shows

BaaS to Boost Blockchain Adoption in the Healthcare Market, Study Shows

The enhanced adoption of blockchain as a service (BaaS) is anticipated to boost the blockchain in the healthcare market, according to a report by Research and Markets.

Mastercard Introduces Crypto Source Product for Banks

Mastercard Introduces Crypto Source Product for Banks

Payments giant, Mastercard has launched a new product to help banks get on board the crypto train faster

Cardano’s First DeFi Project Revealed as Partnership With Bondly Finance Announced

Cardano’s First DeFi Project Revealed as Partnership With Bondly Finance Announced

Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) has just announced a new partnership that would enable the first decentralized finance (DeFi) project on the network.

Solana Launches Real-Time Carbon Emissions Tracking Dashboard

Solana Launches Real-Time Carbon Emissions Tracking Dashboard

The Solana Foundation has launched a real-time tracking dashboard to measure carbon emissions on its blockchain, making it the first "major smart-contract blockchain" to do so. The dashboard, available on the Solana Climate website, aims to set a new standard for measuring emissions in the blockchain industry and encourages transparency. The data used to power the dashboard is open-source and modeled on the estimated carbon footprint of the Dell PowerEdge R940. The move comes as global efforts are being made to utilize blockchain technology to monitor carbon emissions.

Mastercard Unveils Interoperable CBDC in Australia

Mastercard Unveils Interoperable CBDC in Australia

Mastercard, in association with the RBA and DFCRC, has demonstrated a groundbreaking interoperable CBDC solution to enhance Web3 commerce in Australia and beyond. The live demonstration showcased a pilot CBDC holder purchasing an NFT on Ethereum, utilizing Mastercard’s Multi Token Network, emphasizing the potential of blockchain interoperability in fostering secure and efficient digital commerce.

American Football Star Russell Okung Shows Massive Support for Visa-Backed Bitcoin Rewards Card

American Football Star Russell Okung Shows Massive Support for Visa-Backed Bitcoin Rewards Card

Russel Okung, a National Football League (NFL) star, has shown his support for Fold’s Bitcoin cash-back rewards card as it will take Bitcoin adoption to unprecedented heights. Speaking to Forbes, Okung revealed that he has invested in the Fold Visa card project as it is a game-changer by presenting people with a unique way of being part of the Bitcoin economy.

First Crypto MasterCard CoinJar Card Launches in Australia

First Crypto MasterCard CoinJar Card Launches in Australia

Australian cryptocurrency exchange CoinJar cooperated with the global payment giant MasterCard to launch Australia's first cryptocurrency MasterCard CoinJar Card.

Luxury Car Purchases by Crypto Doubled to $12m in 2021, Says AutoCoinCars Executive

Luxury Car Purchases by Crypto Doubled to $12m in 2021, Says AutoCoinCars Executive

The number of customers worldwide using cryptocurrencies to buy vehicles has significantly increased. An executive of AutoCoinCars has seen sales on its platform double to $12 million in 2021.

Cardano (ADA) and NEM(XEM) Price Analysis – March 10,2021

Cardano (ADA) and NEM(XEM) Price Analysis – March 10,2021

Despite the crypto market being generally bullish at the moment, altcoins have differed in their performances. Cardano (ADA) and NEM (XEM) for example, have had completely different trajectories.

UN Research Unveils Bitcoin's Environmental Toll Beyond Carbon Emissions

UN Research Unveils Bitcoin's Environmental Toll Beyond Carbon Emissions

A UN study reveals Bitcoin mining's significant environmental impact, including carbon emissions, water and land damage, and heavy reliance on fossil fuels. It calls for urgent regulatory and technological interventions to promote a sustainable digital currency ecosystem.

Binance Launches New Virtual Crypto Debit Card Issued by Visa, with Physical Version to be Rolled Out Shortly

Binance Launches New Virtual Crypto Debit Card Issued by Visa, with Physical Version to be Rolled Out Shortly

Leading crypto exchange Binance announced the launch of its new product 'Binance Card' which aims to provide crypto payment services anywhere in the world.

TOFU: How AI Can Forget Your Privacy Data

TOFU: How AI Can Forget Your Privacy Data

TOFU, a AI model, tackles the challenge of machine unlearning, aiming to make AI systems forget specific, unwanted data while retaining overall knowledge.

First Bitcoin Car Heads to the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500

First Bitcoin Car Heads to the 105th Running of the Indianapolis 500

The world's first Bitcoin car is ready to go public, bringing cryptocurrency to the racing world.

Alonzo Smart Contract Upgrade Goes Live on Cardano

Alonzo Smart Contract Upgrade Goes Live on Cardano

The Alonzo Hardfork with its accompanying capability for smart contracts has gone live on the Cardano blockchain.

Gemini Purchases Carbon Credits to Decarbonize Bitcoin

Gemini Purchases Carbon Credits to Decarbonize Bitcoin

Gemini exchange is funding initiatives to help decarbonize Bitcoin.

Wanted Wirecard Exec Marsalek Hiding in Russia After Moving Funds in Bitcoin

Wanted Wirecard Exec Marsalek Hiding in Russia After Moving Funds in Bitcoin

Former Wirecard Chief Operating Officer Jan Marsalek used Bitcoin to move funds to Russia where he is now in hiding under the supervision of Russian intelligence operatives, according to a Russian media outlet.

Bitcoin Accelerates the Development of Renewable Energy for Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Accelerates the Development of Renewable Energy for Bitcoin Mining

The use of volcano power to mine Bitcoin (BTC) in El Salvador was propelling the leading cryptocurrency’s quest to accelerate renewable energy development.

Mastercard Files for 15 Crypto & Metaverse Related Trademarks

Mastercard Files for 15 Crypto & Metaverse Related Trademarks

Mastercard has filed for 15 trademarks related to NFTs, crypto and metaverse.

Blockchain Technology Powers Brazil's National Identity Card Issuance

Blockchain Technology Powers Brazil's National Identity Card Issuance

Brazil has commenced the use of blockchain technology for issuing the National Identity Card (CIN) to enhance security and data integrity in the new identity issuance process. The initial phase begins in three states with a nationwide deadline set for November 6, 2023. This move is part of Brazil's broader initiative towards leveraging blockchain for public service improvement, aligning with global trends of digital identity verification.

Scaramucci's Skybridge Capital to Launch Venture Fund for Web3 & Crypto Investments

Scaramucci's Skybridge Capital to Launch Venture Fund for Web3 & Crypto Investments

SkyBridge Capital is planning to unveil a dedicated venture fund that will invest in web3 and crypto companies.

Cardano Hits New ATH Over Weekend, How will the Mary Hard Fork Affect ADA Price?

Cardano Hits New ATH Over Weekend, How will the Mary Hard Fork Affect ADA Price?

Cardano’s price traded at a new all-time high over the weekend at $1.48 before correcting lower. What's next for the ADA price following the Mary hard fork?

Cardano Launches Project Catalyst—One Step Closer to Fully Decentralized Era Voltaire

Cardano Launches Project Catalyst—One Step Closer to Fully Decentralized Era Voltaire

IOHK, the blockchain engineering company behind Cardano has launched “Project Catalyst” in part of the network’s transformation into a self-sustaining system. Cardano aims to build a set of governance tools and processes that puts the future of the network in every ADA holder.

Facebook Moving Further Away From Libra, But Considering its Own Digital Token System

Facebook Moving Further Away From Libra, But Considering its Own Digital Token System

Facebook is now considering developing a system of digital tokens, pegged to different government-issued currencies including the US dollar and the euro. The new plan will still include Libra, although Libra Association, separately, will continue its work on the stablecoin pegged to a basket of global currencies.

Mastercard Still Betting on Blockchain Despite Pulling Out from Facebook’s Libra

Mastercard Still Betting on Blockchain Despite Pulling Out from Facebook’s Libra

Mastercard recently pulled out of the Libra Association, along with Visa and PayPal, however, it has been reported that the payment processor is not giving up on blockchain.

Caroline Ellison's Diaries: Crucial Evidence in FTX's SBF Trial

Caroline Ellison's Diaries: Crucial Evidence in FTX's SBF Trial

SBF, FTX co-founder, faces legal scrutiny. U.S. authorities cite Caroline Ellison's diaries as key evidence against him.

Mastercard Tapped to Issue Prepaid Cards Linked to Bahamas’ Central Bank Digital Currency

Mastercard Tapped to Issue Prepaid Cards Linked to Bahamas’ Central Bank Digital Currency

Mastercard has partnered with the Central Bank of The Bahamas and Island Pay to issue prepaid cards that would allow people of Bahamas to instantly convert the Bahamas’ CBDC to cash during purchases.

BIS Conference Addresses Cybersecurity in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)

BIS Conference Addresses Cybersecurity in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)

Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements, highlighted the importance of cybersecurity for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) during a conference in Basel, Switzerland, emphasizing the need for secure, user-friendly, and adaptable systems.

Crypto Debit Card Services Hit Hard as UK Financial Watchdog Suspends Wirecard Subsidiary

Crypto Debit Card Services Hit Hard as UK Financial Watchdog Suspends Wirecard Subsidiary

United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has suspended Wirecard Card Solution Ltd, the Wirecard’s subsidiary responsible for the issuance of Visa crypto debit cards.

Caroline Ellison hires former top SEC crypto regulator

Caroline Ellison hires former top SEC crypto regulator

A former top crypto regulator will defend former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison in a federal inquiry. WilmerHale Securities and Financial Services chair Stephanie Avakian. She enhanced cryptocurrency monitoring as SEC Enforcement Division director. Federal prosecutors are investigating whether former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried caused Terra ecosystem collapse.

Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis - March 31, 2021

Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis - March 31, 2021

Cardano will achieve another milestone through the upcoming Alonzo Hard Fork-creating an entire ecosystem of Defi projects centered on Cardano.

Cardano Releases New Daedalus Wallet for the Shelley Testnet Ahead of Shelley Hard Fork

Cardano Releases New Daedalus Wallet for the Shelley Testnet Ahead of Shelley Hard Fork

Input Output (IOHK), the blockchain engineering company behind Cardano has released the new Daedalus wallet for the Shelley testnet, less than a week after the Cardano Virtual Summit.

US SEC Extends Review Period for 7RCC's Bitcoin ETF Listing

US SEC Extends Review Period for 7RCC's Bitcoin ETF Listing

The US SEC has extended the review period for 7RCC's Bitcoin ETF listing, with the final decision expected by June 24, with the initial deadline set for May 10. The Bitcoin ETF aims to provide investors with exposure to Bitcoin and incorporate carbon credits.

Ebang's Ebonex To Launch Crypto-Linked Card Through Partnership With Mastercard

Ebang's Ebonex To Launch Crypto-Linked Card Through Partnership With Mastercard

Ebang has continued to build its brand within the crypto sector. The China-based maker of crypto mining machines recently launched its crypto exchange, Ebonex, which continues to grow.

XRP Tanks Below Major Support Levels as Cardano (ADA) Climbs Higher

XRP Tanks Below Major Support Levels as Cardano (ADA) Climbs Higher

A deep dive into XRP and Cardano price actions for today - While XRP is down, ADA is seeing gains.

Universal Carbon UPCO2: World’s First Carbon Off-Set Token Now Tradable on Uphold Platform

Universal Carbon UPCO2: World’s First Carbon Off-Set Token Now Tradable on Uphold Platform

Universal Carbon (UPCO2), the world’s first tradable carbon token is available on Uphold to trade or to offset corporate carbon footprints, each token representing 1 ton of CO2

Visa Approves Australian Startup CryptoSpend to Issue Debit Cards in Cryptos

Visa Approves Australian Startup CryptoSpend to Issue Debit Cards in Cryptos

The world's leading payment giant Visa approves the Australian startup CryptoSpend to issue debit cards for its customers to consume through cryptocurrencies.

10,000 New Blockchain Companies Founded in China Despite COVID-19

10,000 New Blockchain Companies Founded in China Despite COVID-19

COVID-19 has not prevented blockchain companies in China from emerging at a dramatic speed.

Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson Addresses an Alleged ADA Scam in China

Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson Addresses an Alleged ADA Scam in China

Scammers are capitalizing on the recent success of Cardano’s native altcoin, ADA, and using it for their own personal gain. For the first time in over a year, ADA has moved above $0.10, and has picked up by over 200 percent.

Pan-African Crypto Exchange Yellow Card raises $40M in Series B Funding Round

Pan-African Crypto Exchange Yellow Card raises $40M in Series B Funding Round

The round was led by Polychain Capital. The significance of the funding raise, especially in the ongoing market downturn, reflects the level of business confidence expressed by new and existing investors.

Investors Need to Accept the Trajectory and Level of Volatility in Bitcoin, Says SkyBridge Capital Founder

Investors Need to Accept the Trajectory and Level of Volatility in Bitcoin, Says SkyBridge Capital Founder

Anthony Scaramucci, the founder of SkyBridge Capital and former White House communications director, believes that as Bitcoin (BTC) continues being widely adopted, investors ought to accept the trajectory and level of volatility in the leading cryptocurrency.

Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Enters Epoch 3 With Two Major Milestones Accomplished

Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Enters Epoch 3 With Two Major Milestones Accomplished

The Cardano Shelley mainnet has already reached two significant milestones ahead of epoch 3 — reaching the target of 1,000 registered stake pools and having the first block produced by an external party other than Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) and Emurgo.

BitCard® and Blackhawk Network (BHN) to Offer Bitcoin Gift Cards at Select U.S. Retailers

BitCard® and Blackhawk Network (BHN) to Offer Bitcoin Gift Cards at Select U.S. Retailers

BitCard® has announced a new relationship with Blackhawk Network (BHN), one of the world's leaders in branded payment technology. Through this groundbreaking commercial relationship, BitCard® will offer its Bitcoin Gift Card at select U.S. retailers in BHN's vast network of retailers and B2B channels.

Charles Hoskinson: Elon Musk Could Have an Opinion on the Cardano Network with its Delegated Democracy Governance Model

Charles Hoskinson: Elon Musk Could Have an Opinion on the Cardano Network with its Delegated Democracy Governance Model

Input Output (IOHK) CEO and founder of Cardano Charles Hoskinson recently discussed the future of governance on the Cardano network in his YouTube video. The problem with governance is when large actors are able to decide, they could transform a protocol into something that would preserve the monopolies they already have.

Donald Trump's NFT Success Unveils Former President's Crypto Ventures

Donald Trump's NFT Success Unveils Former President's Crypto Ventures

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has made significant strides in the NFT market, as revealed in a recent financial disclosure form submitted to the Office of Government Ethics.

Mastercard VP On Blockchain, Digital Assets and CBDC: “Everything Ends in Transactions and Payments”

Mastercard VP On Blockchain, Digital Assets and CBDC: “Everything Ends in Transactions and Payments”

Ashok Venkateswaran, Mastercard’s Blockchain and Digital Assets Lead, Asia Pacific shares insights on the payment giant's new blockchain and digital initiatives.

SkyBridge Capital Achieves Record Year with Crypto Investments, Scaramucci Foresees Bright Future for Bitcoin

SkyBridge Capital Achieves Record Year with Crypto Investments, Scaramucci Foresees Bright Future for Bitcoin

Anthony Scaramucci's SkyBridge Capital records its best year in 2023 with a 130% rise in crypto investments, primarily in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Solana. Scaramucci predicts Bitcoin will surpass its all-time high, bolstered by the recent approval of Bitcoin ETFs by the SEC.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is Worth More Than Bitcoin’s Market Cap

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is Worth More Than Bitcoin’s Market Cap

It was recently announced that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s wealth has surpassed that of Bitcoin’s market cap, meaning Bezos’ wealth has soared up to $171.6 Billion—the icing on the cake to top off his pre-divorce financial record.

Cardano’s Project Catalyst: Building a Decentralized Financial System to Remove "Top-Down" Governance

Cardano’s Project Catalyst: Building a Decentralized Financial System to Remove "Top-Down" Governance

In order to fulfill the final components for Cardano’s Voltaire, including its evolution into a self-sustainable blockchain, IOHK introduced a new experimental treasury system combining proposal and voting procedures — Project Catalyst.

Blockchain.com Accepts Visa Debit Cards for Crypto Payment

Blockchain.com Accepts Visa Debit Cards for Crypto Payment

Blockchain.com has launched Visa debit cards to enable users to spend from their crypto balances free of charge, with the opportunity to gain cryptocurrency rewards.

Nexo Launches Crypto-Backed Credit Cards in Europe in Partnership With Mastercard

Nexo Launches Crypto-Backed Credit Cards in Europe in Partnership With Mastercard

Digital assets platform Nexo has inked a deal with Mastercard and DiPocket to launch crypto cards that will allow its customers in Europe to spend digital currencies without touching their funds.

Is Ethereum the Future of DeFi? Scalability and Cost Issues Open Door for Cardano and Polkadot

Is Ethereum the Future of DeFi? Scalability and Cost Issues Open Door for Cardano and Polkadot

As Ethereum continues to struggle with scalability and cost—traders continue to question the limitations of the Ethereum network and whether it really is the future of Defi.

Carl Icahn: Possibly Get Into Cryptocurrencies up to $1.5B in a ‘Big Way’

Carl Icahn: Possibly Get Into Cryptocurrencies up to $1.5B in a ‘Big Way’

Billionaire Carl Icahn, an American business tycoon who was sceptical of Bitcoin-led cryptocurrency before revealed in an interview with Bloomberg that it may get Into the cryptocurrency market up to $1.5B in a big way.

Cardano ADA Price to See Upside Potential as Metadata Transactions Ready for Goguen

Cardano ADA Price to See Upside Potential as Metadata Transactions Ready for Goguen

Cardano’s founder, Charles Hoskison recently announced new details about the protocol’s next phase, Goguen.

Top Coins to Watch This Week: BTC, ADA and LRC

Top Coins to Watch This Week: BTC, ADA and LRC

The trend set by digital currencies has given a new leap to many cryptos and here are those picked out to watch this week.

Cardano Will Outperform Ethereum 2.0 in DeFi Says Hoskinson as ADA Price Surges

Cardano Will Outperform Ethereum 2.0 in DeFi Says Hoskinson as ADA Price Surges

CEO Charles Hoskinson doubts the Ethereum 2.0 upgrade will result in higher throughput, better scalability, and more security highlighting Cardano’s superior design for DeFi.

Anticipation for Cardano’s Mary Upgrade Grows as It Is Hours from Launching – Here’s What You Need to Know

Anticipation for Cardano’s Mary Upgrade Grows as It Is Hours from Launching – Here’s What You Need to Know

Cardano’s blockchain upgrade, dubbed Mary, is set to go live today at 21:44 UTC.

Studying Bitcoin Always Lead to Investing in it: Skybridge Capital CEO

Studying Bitcoin Always Lead to Investing in it: Skybridge Capital CEO

Scaramucci pointed out that those who do their homework by studying cryptocurrency are always fascinated by its potential and invest in it.

Cardano’s Project Catalyst Voting App Now Available on Google Play Store

Cardano’s Project Catalyst Voting App Now Available on Google Play Store

Cardano’s Project Catalyst voting app has now been published on the Google Play store. This marks a huge step for the Cardano network.

ADA Price Surges to $0.50 as Cardano Inches Closer to DeFi with Mary Hard Fork

ADA Price Surges to $0.50 as Cardano Inches Closer to DeFi with Mary Hard Fork

The ADA token price is up nearly 50% this week as Cardano inches closer to DeFi following the blockchain’s successful Mary hard fork upgrade.

Is Cardano (ADA)'s Addition to the Bloomberg Terminal a Bullish Signal?

Is Cardano (ADA)'s Addition to the Bloomberg Terminal a Bullish Signal?

On March 15, Cardano was added to the Bloomberg terminal list of support assets.

Cardano's Vasil Upgrade is Finally Complete

Cardano's Vasil Upgrade is Finally Complete

Cardano’s much-awaited Vasil upgrade will enable increased network capacity, higher throughput, and lower transaction costs on the peer-reviewed, proof-of-stake blockchain platform.

Pope Francis’s Pontifex Carpet Gift Sold as NFT for Charity Purpose in Afghanistan

Pope Francis’s Pontifex Carpet Gift Sold as NFT for Charity Purpose in Afghanistan

A Pontifex carpet gifted to Pope Francis by Sheikh Mohamad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his visit to the Vatican in Sept 2016 was sold as an NFT for 25 Ether, approximately $81,886.

Coinbase's NFT Platform to Allow Purchase With Credit & Debit Cards

Coinbase's NFT Platform to Allow Purchase With Credit & Debit Cards

Following its new partnership with Mastercard, Coinbase Global Inc will start allowing users to buy NFTs with credit cards and debit cards.

Cardano Elbows Ripple to Take 6th Position, Thanks to Heightened Development Activity

Cardano Elbows Ripple to Take 6th Position, Thanks to Heightened Development Activity

Cardano (ADA) has been scaling the heights because it is now the sixth-largest cryptocurrency after dethroning Ripple (XRP) with a market capitalization of $20.71 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.

Institutional Exchange Bakk Launches Crypto Debit Card

Institutional Exchange Bakk Launches Crypto Debit Card

U.S. Institutional Exchange Bakkt launches a new virtual Visa debit card named “Bakkt Card” for retail purchases in terms of crypto transactions.

Ethereum Killers: Emerging Smart Contract Platforms to Rival ETH Dominance

Ethereum Killers: Emerging Smart Contract Platforms to Rival ETH Dominance

While Ethereum dominance in decentralized finance (DeFi) cannot be denied, rival smart contract platforms the Ethereum Killers note significant value growth as well.

Binance to Bolster Crypto Utility With New Cashback Feature

Binance to Bolster Crypto Utility With New Cashback Feature

Binance Exchange, the world’s largest digital currency trading platform by volume has unveiled its new crypto cashback program for all Binance Card holders

Coinbase Becomes the First Crypto Firm to Be Awarded Visa Principal Membership

Coinbase Becomes the First Crypto Firm to Be Awarded Visa Principal Membership

Coinbase has just announced to have been approved as Visa principal member. The partnership will make it easier for consumers to spend their cryptocurrencies around the world leveraging Visa's global network.

Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Code Launch at Virtual Summit Could be a Catalyst for ADA Price Rally

Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Code Launch at Virtual Summit Could be a Catalyst for ADA Price Rally

Prior to the bearish slump, Cardano’s ADA cryptocurrency has risen around 50% since late May 2020, in light of the news of its Shelley upgrade. The Shelley mainnet is a decentralized network of community nodes operating on a proof-of-stake consensus protocol, with less central governance coming from the developers.

Over 50% Consumers in Latin America Conduct Crypto Transactions, Survey Suggests

Over 50% Consumers in Latin America Conduct Crypto Transactions, Survey Suggests

Attributed to convenience and flexibility, crypto adoption in Latin America is increasing, according to a study by payments giant Mastercard.

Elon Musk Endorses Pro-Crypto Republican Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy

Elon Musk Endorses Pro-Crypto Republican Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy

Elon Musk endorses pro-crypto candidate Vivek Ramaswamy. Amidst tense crypto regulations, the 2024 U.S. elections may shape the future of digital currencies.

Cardano(ADA) Price Analysis – Feb 19,2021

Cardano(ADA) Price Analysis – Feb 19,2021

How is Cardano (ADA) performing on the market this week?

eToro Sees More Bitcoin Demands Than Supply, Set To Ration Bitcoin Sales

eToro Sees More Bitcoin Demands Than Supply, Set To Ration Bitcoin Sales

eToro has noted that it has more demand for Bitcoin (BTC) than its current supply can support and the possibility of rationing sales is high

Cryptocurrency Detective ZachXBT Uncovers Unusual ETH Withdrawals for MTG Cards

Cryptocurrency Detective ZachXBT Uncovers Unusual ETH Withdrawals for MTG Cards

ZachXBT's analysis of cryptocurrency transactions involving the withdrawal of over 11,200 ETH, equivalent to $25 million, raises questions about the source and intent of these funds.

Is Conversational Diagnostic AI like AMIE Feasible?

Is Conversational Diagnostic AI like AMIE Feasible?

AMIE, an AI system developed by Google Research and DeepMind, demonstrates superior diagnostic accuracy compared to human physicians in a groundbreaking study, signaling a new era in AI-driven healthcare.

Charles Hoskinson Proposes Solution to Fix Twitter’s Problem, Taking Digital Identity to the Blockchain Age

Charles Hoskinson Proposes Solution to Fix Twitter’s Problem, Taking Digital Identity to the Blockchain Age

With the recent Twitter hack, implicating individuals including Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Joe Biden, and a few others, Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson spoke about the issue in his most recent Whiteboard video.

South Korean Hospitals to Usher in New Healthcare Era Using Blockchain Technology, AI and Big Data

South Korean Hospitals to Usher in New Healthcare Era Using Blockchain Technology, AI and Big Data

South Korean hospitals intend to set the ball rolling in ushering in a new healthcare era using industry 4.0 technology like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and big data.

UAE Health Authorities Launch Blockchain-Based Platform for Verifying Health Data Validity and Reliability

UAE Health Authorities Launch Blockchain-Based Platform for Verifying Health Data Validity and Reliability

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Dubai Healthcare City and other authorities have come together to launch a blockchain-based system for health data storage.

Mastercard Expands Consulting Services to Crypto

Mastercard Expands Consulting Services to Crypto

Mastercard Inc is expanding its consulting services and is making commitments to a number of innovations in the cryptocurrencies market.

SEC Files Motion Against Terraform Labs and Luna Founder Do Hyeong Kwon

SEC Files Motion Against Terraform Labs and Luna Founder Do Hyeong Kwon

The SEC has filed a motion in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Terraform Labs and Do Hyeong Kwon. The commission is seeking the court's permission to notice a deposition from Kwon or to preclude the defendants from using a declaration from him. The defendants have until September 26, 2023, at 12:00 pm to respond.

27% Female Professionals Participate in Web3-related Projects, KuCoin Study Shows

27% Female Professionals Participate in Web3-related Projects, KuCoin Study Shows

A study shows only 27% of female working professionals have participated in web3-related projects, which is still lower than their male counterparts.

Alpaca Debuts Private Equity Real Estate

Alpaca Debuts Private Equity Real Estate

Alpaca, a New York-based alternative investment firm, has launched a private equity real estate platform, Alpaca Real Estate (ARE), led by Daniel Carr and Peter Weiss. The platform, with significant backing from GCM Grosvenor, aims to leverage technology and operational strategies to enhance real estate investment returns amid current market dislocations.

Alchemy Pay Bolsters Hong Kong's Crypto Infrastructure with Enhanced Virtual Card Services

Alchemy Pay Bolsters Hong Kong's Crypto Infrastructure with Enhanced Virtual Card Services

Alchemy Pay enhances Hong Kong's crypto infrastructure by adding new BINs for its Crypto Virtual Card, aligning with the region's evolving regulatory landscape and advancing global crypto payment solutions.

Exclusive: Liberal Society Comes with Friendly Crypto Regulations

Exclusive: Liberal Society Comes with Friendly Crypto Regulations

As a veteran lawyer in technology, Nathan Kaiser of Cardano Foundation shares his insights in identifying countries with friendly crypto jurisdictions. He also examined how different jurisdictions affect both on-chain and off-chain governance.

Carrefour Shoppers in the UAE to Get Farm-to-Shelf Information with Blockchain Technology

Carrefour Shoppers in the UAE to Get Farm-to-Shelf Information with Blockchain Technology

Carrefour customers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be able to track the origins of the products with blockchain technology.

Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Set to Launch, ADA Price Predictions are High

Cardano’s Shelley Mainnet Set to Launch, ADA Price Predictions are High

The third-generation blockchain Cardano is making some promising strides with its development plan as it matures into its more decentralized “Shelley Era.”

Ex-CFTC Boss Christopher Giancarlo Joins CoinFund as Advisor

Ex-CFTC Boss Christopher Giancarlo Joins CoinFund as Advisor

Christopher Giancarlo, the former Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has joined CoinFund as a strategic advisor.

Mastercard Partners with 3 Firms to Launch First Crypto-Linked Payment Cards in Asia Pacific

Mastercard Partners with 3 Firms to Launch First Crypto-Linked Payment Cards in Asia Pacific

Mastercard said that it has cooperated with three well-known digital asset companies in the Asia-Pacific region to launch a Mastercard payment card funded by cryptocurrency.

Crypto Debit Card Issuer Wirecard Missing Over $2 Billion in Cash as Auditor Raises Questions

Crypto Debit Card Issuer Wirecard Missing Over $2 Billion in Cash as Auditor Raises Questions

Wirecard announced that it is missing $2.1 billion after auditors Ernst & Young raised questions.

Mastercard Launches NFT-Gated Artist Accelerator Program

Mastercard Launches NFT-Gated Artist Accelerator Program

Mastercard announced a new artist accelerator program, which is NFT-gated and only accessible to holders of its Mastercard Music Pass NFT. The program is a collaboration with Polygon and offers free access to educational materials, unique AI tools, and other experiences.

CFTC's Stern Warning to Crypto Exchanges Following Binance Case

CFTC's Stern Warning to Crypto Exchanges Following Binance Case

The CFTC has significantly heightened its regulatory actions against non-U.S. crypto entities, indicating a significant shift in the U.S. cryptocurrency market's regulatory landscape.

Mastercard Reveals to Develop CBDC as The Private Payment Provider

Mastercard Reveals to Develop CBDC as The Private Payment Provider

Digital payment Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach expresses his strong support for CBDC on the Q3 earnings conference call.

Microsoft Ventures into Nuclear Energy to Power AI Development

Microsoft Ventures into Nuclear Energy to Power AI Development

Microsoft is venturing into nuclear energy to support its growing AI and cloud computing needs. The company has posted a job listing for a Principal Program Manager in Nuclear Technology, focusing on the development of an energy strategy based on SMRs and microreactors. While this move aims to address the energy-intensive nature of AI models, it also raises questions about the environmental and logistical challenges associated with nuclear energy.

JustCarbon DAO Announces Multi-Exchange Platform Partnership

JustCarbon DAO Announces Multi-Exchange Platform Partnership

Carbon action marketplace JustCarbon has announced a multi-exchange platform partnership with DigiFinex, Coinsbit, LAToken and Coinstore signifying a play for dominance in the carbon market.

South Korea Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency, Credit Card Purchases Banned

South Korea Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency, Credit Card Purchases Banned

South Korea intensifies crypto regulations in 2023, targeting illicit flows and tightening credit card use for crypto purchases.

Which Cryptocurrency Has the Highest ROI as of Q1 2020? Bitcoin Only Ranked 5th

Which Cryptocurrency Has the Highest ROI as of Q1 2020? Bitcoin Only Ranked 5th

Which cryptocurrency has the highest Return on Investment (ROI) as of Q1 2020? We have compared the ROI of the top 30 cryptocurrencies with the highest market capitalization on CoinMarketCap.

Visa's New Debit Card Rumored to Use XRP for Payments

Visa's New Debit Card Rumored to Use XRP for Payments

In an announcement made yesterday, Moneygram has partnered with Visa to launch a peer-to-peer debit card service.

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Partners with Climate Blockchain Initiatives to Boost Carbon Offset Sales on Blockchain

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Partners with Climate Blockchain Initiatives to Boost Carbon Offset Sales on Blockchain

Acciona, a leading Spanish renewable energy company, has joined hands with Climate Blockchain Initiatives (CBI), a Valencia-based startup, to boost the sale of its carbon offsets using the latter’s blockchain-powered trading platform.

American Health Firm Enhances Medical Record Transparency with Blockchain

American Health Firm Enhances Medical Record Transparency with Blockchain

For the next 3 years, American Health Insurance Company Anthem is reported to be adding blockchain technology to store and share medical history for its 40 million-plus consumer base.

Binance Launches Crypto Prepaid Card in Argentina through Partnership with Mastercard

Binance Launches Crypto Prepaid Card in Argentina through Partnership with Mastercard

Binance has rolled out its first crypto card in Argentina. The exchange plans to expand the service to other Latin American nations, including Brazil, Peru, Colombia, and Brazil.

Ripple (XRP) Whale Addresses Reach New All-Time High as Price Surges, Despite Regulatory Unclarity

Ripple (XRP) Whale Addresses Reach New All-Time High as Price Surges, Despite Regulatory Unclarity

Data suggests that as the number of holders with large amounts of XRP has been rising, also contributed to the coin’s growth.

Cardano and COTI Partnership Is Bearing Fruit

Cardano and COTI Partnership Is Bearing Fruit

Top-five cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA) has experienced some freakish momentum of late, crossing the dollar threshold to approach an all-time high set three years ago. Amazingly, ADA gained 650% in less than two months prior to the latest correction, making it one of the best-performing altcoins in the market.

Cardano (ADA) Price Surges Over 75 Percent as the Crypto Becomes the 8th Largest by Market Cap

Cardano (ADA) Price Surges Over 75 Percent as the Crypto Becomes the 8th Largest by Market Cap

Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) the blockchain development company behind the Cardano blockchain has recently released updates for Goguen, its next phase.

Tetra Partners with Kiln to Enhance Staking Service Including Ethereum and Solana

Tetra Partners with Kiln to Enhance Staking Service Including Ethereum and Solana

Tetra Trust partners with Kiln to expand staking services on major PoS blockchains, including Ethereum and Solana, enhancing digital asset management in Canada.

Cardano to be Integrated with Wolfram Alpha’s Technology to Build Advanced Smart Contracts

Cardano to be Integrated with Wolfram Alpha’s Technology to Build Advanced Smart Contracts

Cardano has recently announced that it will be integrating with Wolfram Alpha, the world’s largest answer computing engine.

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Countdown Has Begun, Tests Have Been Positive So Far

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Countdown Has Begun, Tests Have Been Positive So Far

Cardano founder Charles Hoskison announced today that IOHK’s Director of DevOps Samuel Leathers has initiated the update proposal for Cardano’s Shelley hard fork. The countdown for the long-awaited Shelley hard fork on Cardano’s main network has begun and will take five days, as scheduled on July 29.

Bitcoin Is Still the Cryptocurrency to Own Despite Current Struggles, says SkyBridge Capital Founder

Bitcoin Is Still the Cryptocurrency to Own Despite Current Struggles, says SkyBridge Capital Founder

SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci believes that Bitcoin is still the cryptocurrency to watch because it has attained “escape velocity."

XRP is not a Security: Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo Says

XRP is not a Security: Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo Says

Christopher Giancarlo said he believes XRP does not qualify as security as the SEC is alleging, a claim made based on earlier research he has done as the chairman of the CFTC.

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson: Accountability of Funding from Voltaire Does Not Need to be Centralized

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson: Accountability of Funding from Voltaire Does Not Need to be Centralized

Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson recently explained in a video update regarding the accountability of the funding from Voltaire, its governance era.

Guggenheim’s Scott Minerd Says Bitcoin Price Should Rise to $400,000

Guggenheim’s Scott Minerd Says Bitcoin Price Should Rise to $400,000

Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer at Guggenheim Investments, believes that the price of Bitcoin will hit highs of around $400,000 based on its fundamental value.

Altcoins React Negatively to XRP News While BTC Holds Still—Are We Close to an Altseason Yet?

Altcoins React Negatively to XRP News While BTC Holds Still—Are We Close to an Altseason Yet?

Some analysts believe that while Bitcoin was not moved by the XRP news, most of the major altcoins may have been affected.

Ether’s Net Issuance Dropped from Over 4% to 0.21% Last Week

Ether’s Net Issuance Dropped from Over 4% to 0.21% Last Week

Ethereum's supply continues to diminish based on the London Hardfork or EIP-1559 upgrade.

Hyundai Emerges as First Automaker to Roll Out Community-Based NFTs

Hyundai Emerges as First Automaker to Roll Out Community-Based NFTs

South Korean auto giant Hyundai Motor has entered the non-fungible token (NFT) market after partnering with the ‘Meta Kongz’ NFT brand to enhance its customer community and brand awareness.

Mastercard Uses AI to Combat Real-Time Payment Scams

Mastercard Uses AI to Combat Real-Time Payment Scams

Mastercard has introduced a brand new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution with the intention of assisting financial institutions in combating payment fraud and scams in real time, ahead of any potential monetary abuses.

Mastercard Launches Web3 Musician Accelerator With Polygon

Mastercard Launches Web3 Musician Accelerator With Polygon

Mastercard launched a Polygon-based accelerator program for Web3 artists. Five international performers will be mentored by the business to establish their Web3 music brands. For those not chosen for the program, Mastercard is offering the Mastercard Music Pass NFT collection.

Mastercard Onboards Ava Labs as Part of Start Path Crypto Program

Mastercard Onboards Ava Labs as Part of Start Path Crypto Program

American payment services firm Mastercard has onboarded Avalanche blockchain creator Ava Labs as part of its Start Path Crypto Program.

Copper.Co Hires Mastercard’s Tim Neill as New Chief Risk Officer

Copper.Co Hires Mastercard’s Tim Neill as New Chief Risk Officer

The new appointment of Neill will enable Copper.co to realize the full potential of its crypto offerings to fuel a more equitable financial system alongside innovation and economic growth.

HK-based Spending App Offers Crypto Rebate for Customers

HK-based Spending App Offers Crypto Rebate for Customers

A local spending startup, Bloom pairs with cryptocurrency exchange Okcoin to offer token rebates and bring a gamified retail experience to their clients.

Charles Hoskinson to Airdrop Kanye Coin and Pierce Coin to Demonstrate Cardano’s Multi-Asset Standard

Charles Hoskinson to Airdrop Kanye Coin and Pierce Coin to Demonstrate Cardano’s Multi-Asset Standard

With just one more day to go with the availability of participants being able to interact with the Shelley mainnet launched on June, 30; Charles Hoskinson, the founder, and CEO of Input Output (IOHK), the blockchain engineering firm behind the Cardano blockchain, took it to his “Ask me anything” (AMA) session on Youtube, addressing the recent news on the US Presidential candidates, Kanye West and Brock Pierce.

Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Expected to Contribute $121Bn by 2030

Blockchain Technology in the Healthcare Market Expected to Contribute $121Bn by 2030

Blockchain technology in the healthcare market is expected to reach an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 68.3% between 2022 and 2030, according to a study by Market Research Future (MRFR).

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Successful, Network on its Way to Become the World’s Financial Operating System

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Successful, Network on its Way to Become the World’s Financial Operating System

Cardano’s second developmental phase, Shelley has been successfully launched, the hard fork was successful in transforming Cardano into the Shelley era from Byron.The hard fork took Cardano from its Byron era to Shelley, to enable the network to become more decentralized and autonomous.

Vodafone Follows PayPal and Visa to Leave Facebook's Libra Association

Vodafone Follows PayPal and Visa to Leave Facebook's Libra Association

Maybe what Facebook is not doing right that costs it to lose founding partners? Breaking news shows that Facebook’s Libra has lost another member of its council. This time round, Vodafone has confirmed to have left Libra Association.

Web3.0 Game Startup Wildcard Alliance Pulls $46M in Series A Funding

Web3.0 Game Startup Wildcard Alliance Pulls $46M in Series A Funding

Wildcard Alliance, a new Web3.0 gaming startup has raised $46 million in a Series A funding round led by Paradigm Capital.

Mastercard Collaborates with Bakkt to Expand Encryption Solutions & Join Loyalty Program

Mastercard Collaborates with Bakkt to Expand Encryption Solutions & Join Loyalty Program

Payment giant Mastercard cooperates with the U.S. Institutional Exchange Bakkt by expanding integrated cryptocurrency solutions and payment services.

Venmo Lets Credit Cardholders to Convert Cash Back to Cryptocurrency

Venmo Lets Credit Cardholders to Convert Cash Back to Cryptocurrency

Venmo has expanded its crypto offering with a new feature that allows credit cardholders to automatically buy crypto assets using their cash back rewards.

Blockchain-Based Driving Licenses in South Korea Hit One Million Drivers

Blockchain-Based Driving Licenses in South Korea Hit One Million Drivers

Blockchain-powered driving licenses were made available as an option in South Korea in May.

Flowcarbon Postpones Token Launch amid Crypto Market Downturn

Flowcarbon Postpones Token Launch amid Crypto Market Downturn

FlowCarbon announced that it has postponed the launch of its token due to slowing operations triggered by the current difficulties in the market.

Bitcoin Mild Volatility Lower than the Other Leading Cryptocurrencies in 2021

Bitcoin Mild Volatility Lower than the Other Leading Cryptocurrencies in 2021

Crypto analytic firm CryptoCompare acknowledged that BTC’s volatility had been relatively lower compared to other leading cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), and Cardano (ADA).

Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Unveil Cutting-Edge Voice Assistants at CES 2024

Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Unveil Cutting-Edge Voice Assistants at CES 2024

Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen showcase advanced voice assistant technology at CES 2024, including Mercedes' 'Dialogue Partner' and Volkswagen's ChatGPT integration, enhancing user experience and safety in vehicles with AI-driven innovations.

Cardano Holds Upside Momentum as It Faces $1.49 Resistance Zone

Cardano Holds Upside Momentum as It Faces $1.49 Resistance Zone

Indicators signal the resistance of Cardano (ADA) is decreasing as the price of ADA is in a slow uptrend against the US dollar.

South Korean Car Dealer Launches NFTs to Reduce Paperwork Costs

South Korean Car Dealer Launches NFTs to Reduce Paperwork Costs

Han Sung Motor, a South Korean imported car dealer, has rolled out non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to offer customers a secure and convenient experience because they can check car details using their smartphones.

Global Automotive Blockchain Market Value Expected to Hit $2.23b by 2027

Global Automotive Blockchain Market Value Expected to Hit $2.23b by 2027

The value of the global automotive blockchain market is expected to hit $2.23 billion by 2027, a study shows.

Cardano's Goguen Rollout Could Directly Compete with Ethereum with its New Smart Contract Implementation

Cardano's Goguen Rollout Could Directly Compete with Ethereum with its New Smart Contract Implementation

Cardano’s Goguen era, which marks the next period after Shelley, will be the era of implementing smart contracts and enabling decentralized applications (Dapps) on the network. The Goguen era is Cardano’s third development phase, which is expected to start in the third quarter of 2020 with the release of its testnet.

Cardano to Launch ERC-20 Converter and Cross-Chain Communication for Interoperability Between Networks Including Bitcoin

Cardano to Launch ERC-20 Converter and Cross-Chain Communication for Interoperability Between Networks Including Bitcoin

Cardano founder and IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson recently announced in his YouTube video that the current roadmap for the Shelley hard fork will be going according to plan, scheduled on July 29, 2020.

3 Benefits You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Credit Cards

3 Benefits You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Credit Cards

A breaking story shows that MedeTrade crypto exchange has integrated Dash in its Visa cryptocurrency credit and debit card. Therefore, crypto users need to know about benefits associated with cryptocurrency visa card.

Mastercard Launches Web3 Solution for Crypto Verification

Mastercard Launches Web3 Solution for Crypto Verification

Mastercard has launched a new Web3 solution called "Mastercard Crypto Credential" aimed at enhancing user verification standards in the digital asset space. The solution is designed to provide a unique identifier to users, enabling them to instantly verify that an address they want to send funds to has been vetted by Mastercard and has been operating in compliance with the firm's standards. The solution will support compliance through the exchange of metadata and help reduce the opportunities for bad actors.

NFL Carolina Panthers' Russell Okung Will Receive Half of His $13 Million Contract in Bitcoin

NFL Carolina Panthers' Russell Okung Will Receive Half of His $13 Million Contract in Bitcoin

Carolina Panthers’ offensive tackle Russell Okung has long been a Bitcoin advocate, tweeting out “Pay me in Bitcoin” back in 2019.

Cardano Now the Biggest Proof-of-Stake Network as ADA Flips Polkadot (DOT) to Become 7th Top Crypto

Cardano Now the Biggest Proof-of-Stake Network as ADA Flips Polkadot (DOT) to Become 7th Top Crypto

The total amount staked on Cardano (ADA) has officially surpassed that on Polkadot (DOT), making Cardano the largest proof-of-stake network as of now.

Cardano Introduces Two Devnets to Enable Any Developer to Build Smart Contracts and Dapps

Cardano Introduces Two Devnets to Enable Any Developer to Build Smart Contracts and Dapps

IOHK, recently announced that they have introduced two new development environments enabling developers to write smart contracts for Cardano.

CFTC's New Enforcement Action Raises Jurisdictional Concerns Over Crypto Derivatives

CFTC's New Enforcement Action Raises Jurisdictional Concerns Over Crypto Derivatives

CFTC Commissioner Caroline D. Pham criticizes the latest enforcement action for potentially overstepping into SEC’s territory and undermining investor protection laws

CBDC for Stimulus Payments Advocates Honorary Christopher Giancarlo

CBDC for Stimulus Payments Advocates Honorary Christopher Giancarlo

During an open hearing by the House Committee On Financial services yesterday, the Honorable Christopher Giancarlo once again advocated for the use of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), effectively digital dollars, as a solution to directly distribute the COVID stimulus packages to citizens.

Mastercard Enhances Crypto Wallet and Exchange Business

Mastercard Enhances Crypto Wallet and Exchange Business

Payment giant Mastercard announced Tuesday to enhance its function and experiment for cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges to their clients. The card issuer cooperates with multiple crypto enterprises to convert crypto and traditional fiat money more accessible.

Samsung Electronics to Use Blockchain in Climate-Focused Reafforestation Program

Samsung Electronics to Use Blockchain in Climate-Focused Reafforestation Program

Samsung Electronics America has committed to the planting of 2 million Mangrove trees in Madagascar in a bid to advance its quota on the fight against climate change.

Mastercard, BitOasis Roll Out Crypto-Linked Cards in the MENA Region

Mastercard, BitOasis Roll Out Crypto-Linked Cards in the MENA Region

Payment giant Mastercard has inked a deal with Middle East-based cryptocurrency exchange BitOasis to establish a series of crypto card programs aimed at boosting daily cryptocurrency usage in the Middle East & North Africa region.

Cardano Records Over 100 Smart Contracts Following Alonzo Upgrade

Cardano Records Over 100 Smart Contracts Following Alonzo Upgrade

Cardano has records more than 100 smart contracts launched on the blockchain as the Alonzo upgrade goes live.

Central African Republic Begins Sales of Sango Coin

Central African Republic Begins Sales of Sango Coin

The Central African Republic (CAR) launched its national digital currency tokens called “Sango Coin,” but sales have been quite lower than expected.

Congress May Restrict Stock Trading In The Next Session

Congress May Restrict Stock Trading In The Next Session

The 118th Congress may prevent members from investing in stocks or cryptocurrency. 77 politicians violated disclosure obligations after the 2012 STOCK Act. Many see a conflict of interest in elected officials trading and holding assets. In 2022, Congress and Fed officials breached crypto trading and holding restrictions. These infractions included delayed reporting of legal transactions, yet members were allowed to influence legislation with their investments. Last year's crypto issues included U.S. legislators and business executives' financial relationships.

Mexico Turns Bitcoin Development Down after Billionaire’s Crypto Pitch

Mexico Turns Bitcoin Development Down after Billionaire’s Crypto Pitch

Central Bank of Mexico (Banco de México) and other regulatory watchdogs issued a statement prohibiting financial institutions from conducting transactions by virtual cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Market Roundup: Top Earners and Losers for Today

Crypto Market Roundup: Top Earners and Losers for Today

Cardano and The Graph are the top gainers today, while the performance of Shiba Inu and IoTex hit the worst to become the biggest losers today.

Bitcoin Outperforms Ethereum and Cardano as the Crypto Market Recovers

Bitcoin Outperforms Ethereum and Cardano as the Crypto Market Recovers

As the top three cryptocurrencies continue on their recovery, Bitcoin appears to be showing more impressive momentum than ETH and ADA.

Bitcoin Flips Visa Again

Bitcoin Flips Visa Again

Bitcoin (BTC) market valuation surpassed Visa's after a near 50% price increase in 2023. BTC has "flipped" the payment giant three times.

Trump NFTs Generate Over $1.2M in Trading Volume

Trump NFTs Generate Over $1.2M in Trading Volume

Former US President Donald Trump's digital non-fungible token (NFT) trading cards were launched on Polygon, with 38,001 minted at $99 each. The collection generated over $1.2 million in trading volume, with a 10% creator fee generating over $100,000. The initial subscription also generated $3.76 million in revenue. Meanwhile, Big Tech firm Meta has allowed teens to use its virtual reality app Horizon Worlds, and Nike launched its first NFT collection through its Web3 community platform. The Smurfs are also set to launch a new collection of NFTs on The Smurfs' Society.

VeChain and Bayer China Team up for Blockchain-based Healthcare Project, Here’s What it Means for China

VeChain and Bayer China Team up for Blockchain-based Healthcare Project, Here’s What it Means for China

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer is now working with Chinese crypto project VeChain on a blockchain-based medical traceability and supply chain program.

Mastercard's Dynamic Yield Launches AI-Driven Shopping Muse to Enhance Online Retail

Mastercard's Dynamic Yield Launches AI-Driven Shopping Muse to Enhance Online Retail

Mastercard's Dynamic Yield has introduced "Shopping Muse," an AI-driven personal retail assistant tool, enhancing its digital personalization and AI portfolio to provide personalized product recommendations and meet evolving retail industry demands.

Charles Hoskinson Introduces “Multisig Pledging” to Level the Playing Field for Small Cardano Stake Pools

Charles Hoskinson Introduces “Multisig Pledging” to Level the Playing Field for Small Cardano Stake Pools

Charles Hoskinson recently revealed details about the current development state of Cardano’s different eras, including Shelley, Goguen, Basho and Voltaire.

Mastercard Survey Suggests that Consumer Appetite for Cryptocurrency Payments Is Surging

Mastercard Survey Suggests that Consumer Appetite for Cryptocurrency Payments Is Surging

Mastercard released a report on May 4 that revealed that there is a growing demand for digital payments.

Cardano Working With SA Blockchain Alliance to Free African Enterprise from Politically Entrenched Legacy Banking Systems

Cardano Working With SA Blockchain Alliance to Free African Enterprise from Politically Entrenched Legacy Banking Systems

The Cardano Foundation has partnered with the South African National Blockchain Alliance (SANBA) in a bid to expand blockchain adoption and bring financial inclusion to the country of 59 million.

Crypto.Com Secures EMI License to Offer Bank Transfers to Maltase Customers

Crypto.Com Secures EMI License to Offer Bank Transfers to Maltase Customers

Crypto.com has obtained a license to operate in Malta, expanding its international footprint for its global money transfer services.

Ethereum Scarcity Increases as Net Daily Issuance Hits a 2-Month Low

Ethereum Scarcity Increases as Net Daily Issuance Hits a 2-Month Low

The daily net issuance in the Ethereum network continues to drop, signifying a supply deficit.

Burnt Ethereum Edges Closer to a Billion-Dollar Value

Burnt Ethereum Edges Closer to a Billion-Dollar Value

After the London Hardfork or EIP 1559 upgrade went live on August 5, the first-ever deflationary block on the Ethereum network occurred because scarcity was introduced every time Ether was burnt after being used in transactions.

Blockchain in healthcare symposium Abu Dhabi 2020

Blockchain in healthcare symposium Abu Dhabi 2020

Blockchain in Healthcare Symposium Event Overview

Cardano’s ADA Becomes Third Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Capitalization

Cardano’s ADA Becomes Third Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Capitalization

Cardano’s ADA has become the third largest crypto asset by market cap.

Doge Army Wins Hot Doge Wieners Bidding for $15,001, Breaking Guinness Record

Doge Army Wins Hot Doge Wieners Bidding for $15,001, Breaking Guinness Record

Food industry leader Oscar Mayer owned by the American food company Kraft Heinz officially tweeted that DogeArmy has pushed the price of its Hot Doge Wieners to $15,001.00.

Cardano Addresses Fake ADA Giveaway Claims on YouTube

Cardano Addresses Fake ADA Giveaway Claims on YouTube

Cardano CEO Charles Hoskinson has once again come forward to address the issue of cryptocurrency scams targeting his ADA empire and has been quick to refute any associations phishers made with the Cardano Foundation.

Russian Intelligence are Hiding Embezzler and Former Wirecard COO in Belarus

Russian Intelligence are Hiding Embezzler and Former Wirecard COO in Belarus

Jan Marsalek promptly disappeared shortly after undertaking an investigation for the Wirecard missing funds - which he claimed would clear him of any wrongdoing. However, new evidence suggests that he never made it to the Philippines at all, but has been in hiding with the help of the FSB, a Russian intelligence agency.

OneConnect Launches Blockchain Integrated Dual Carbon Innovation Lab

OneConnect Launches Blockchain Integrated Dual Carbon Innovation Lab

OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. has announced the launch of the Innovation Laboratory of Carbon Emission Governance Blockchain and Energy Technology (the “Dual Carbon (carbon peaking and carbon neutrality) Innovation Laboratory”).

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Has Crossed the Threshold of No Return, Plans for Goguen in October

Cardano’s Shelley Hard Fork Has Crossed the Threshold of No Return, Plans for Goguen in October

Cardano’s Shelley hard fork has crossed the threshold of no return, where the system will automatically upgrade at the end of the current epoch, on July 29. IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson announced in a live stream on YouTube: “The hard fork is a go, and we’re marching towards it. The Shelley era will begin on Wednesday.”

Taiwan Moves to Ban the use of Credit Cards to Acquire Cryptocurrency

Taiwan Moves to Ban the use of Credit Cards to Acquire Cryptocurrency

Taiwan through its Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) has moved to ban the use of credit cards in purchasing cryptocurrencies

Overthrowing Bitcoin? Charles Hoskinson Says Cardano Set to Become the Next Best Crypto

Overthrowing Bitcoin? Charles Hoskinson Says Cardano Set to Become the Next Best Crypto

In his latest Periscope video, Charles Hoskinson, the creator of Cardano, once again emphasizes that the smart contract platform would become technologically superior to leading networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum or any other blockchain in the industry this year.

Caroline Ellison Of Alameda Avoids 110-Year Sentence With Plea Agreement.

Caroline Ellison Of Alameda Avoids 110-Year Sentence With Plea Agreement.

The agreement limited Caroline Ellison's prosecution to criminal tax offenses. $250,000 bail would free her instantly. The FBI holds former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried. He'll be sent to the Southern District of New York for court.

Web2 and Web3 tools are merging as crypto-backed debit cards

Web2 and Web3 tools are merging as crypto-backed debit cards

The Bit2Me card supports eight cryptocurrencies, including BTC, ETH, ADA, and SOL, with more anticipated later this year.

Tiger King's Carole Baskins Calls Bitcoin "the Future" in BTC Birthday Video

Tiger King's Carole Baskins Calls Bitcoin "the Future" in BTC Birthday Video

Bitcoin whitepaper turns twelve tomorrow, nine celebrities including the Tiger King documentary’s infamous antagonist Carole Baskins have wished BTC many happy returns.

Former Nissan CEO Paid Crypto Worth $500,000 to Flee Financial Charges in Japan

Former Nissan CEO Paid Crypto Worth $500,000 to Flee Financial Charges in Japan

Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motors CEO and chairman, paid cryptocurrency worth nearly $500,000 to escape criminal charges he was facing in Japan. This payment was made by his son Anthony Ghosn to American citizen Peter Taylor

Reap Leverages Fireblocks to Enable Crypto Repayments with the Reap Card

Reap Leverages Fireblocks to Enable Crypto Repayments with the Reap Card

Reap, the global fintech company powering expense management through the industry first Reap Visa Corporate Card (“Reap Card”) platform, launches industry-leading innovation by including cryptocurrency repayments functionality for the Web3 industry. Together with the Reap Card, Reap is offering expense management software that will enable web3 companies to settle their fiat payments with cryptocurrencies.

Fasset to Drive Financial Inclusion in Indonesia with Mastercard

Fasset to Drive Financial Inclusion in Indonesia with Mastercard

Digital assets-based fintech startup Fasset Technologies has partnered with payments giant Mastercard to drive financial inclusion in Indonesia.

Wirex Moves on From Defunct Wirecard, Secures New Partnership with Railsbank

Wirex Moves on From Defunct Wirecard, Secures New Partnership with Railsbank

Crypto service provider Wirex has moved on from Wirecard,. The company has secured a new partnership with Railsbank

Cardano EUTXO Blockchain Upgrade Will Combine the Best Of Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cardano EUTXO Blockchain Upgrade Will Combine the Best Of Bitcoin and Ethereum

Cardano founder Charles Hoskins recently shared a file on his Twitter feed that outlined how the upcoming Goguen update will implement smart contracts using an extended UTXO purported to offer the best features of both the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchain record keeping models.

Top Executives at CoinMarketCap Quit Just Months After Binance Acquisition

Top Executives at CoinMarketCap Quit Just Months After Binance Acquisition

Carylyne Chan, the interim CEO at leading crypto data provider CoinMarketCap is the latest executive to quit following her public announcement on August 31. The mass exodus from the company has been alarming because she follows the footsteps of four other top executives who have left the company just four months after it was purchased by Binance.

Visa Partners with Fold to Offer Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

Visa Partners with Fold to Offer Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

Visa, a prominent payment provider, has joined hands with Fold, a San Francisco-based Bitcoin cashback app, to offer a credit card that will enable consumers to gain Bitcoin rewards as compared to earning points. Through the strategic collaboration, users will have first-hand experience with the most-valuable cryptocurrency.

Vitalik Buterin Holds Taiwan Employment Gold Card

Vitalik Buterin Holds Taiwan Employment Gold Card

Vitalik Buterin holds a Taiwan Employment Gold Card, integrating work, residence, and travel permits. Valid for 1-3 years, it simplifies processes for global professionals in Taiwan.

Cardano Successfully Changes K Parameter to 500, Blocks Assigned to Community Pools Increased by 6%

Cardano Successfully Changes K Parameter to 500, Blocks Assigned to Community Pools Increased by 6%

Cardano has successfully changed its k parameter to 500, from 150 on Dec. 6, as announced by IOHK, the development company behind the Cardano blockchain.

Mastercard Pulls Russian Banks from its Payment Network

Mastercard Pulls Russian Banks from its Payment Network

American payment services giant Mastercard has cut off Russian financial institutions from its payment network.

Cardano Chief Says He's Not Retiring Anytime Soon

Cardano Chief Says He's Not Retiring Anytime Soon

Amid a wave of resignation, Cardano's Charles Hoskinson said he is not retiring soon

Bahrain-Based Crypto Platform to Enable Real Estate Acquisition Using Crypto

Bahrain-Based Crypto Platform to Enable Real Estate Acquisition Using Crypto

CoinMena, a Bahrain-based crypto asset service provider, has teamed up with Carlton Real Estate, to facilitate real estate purchases using cryptocurrencies.

Exmo Trading Platform Stops Services in Russia, Belarus & Kazakhstan

Exmo Trading Platform Stops Services in Russia, Belarus & Kazakhstan

Cryptocurrency trading platform Exmo has announced it will stop serving traders and customers from Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.

WEF: Blockchain Can Drive Sustainable Digital Finance for a Low-Carbon Economy

WEF: Blockchain Can Drive Sustainable Digital Finance for a Low-Carbon Economy

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has highlighted Blockchain as a driver of sustainable digital finance for a low-carbon economy

Crypto Market Recovers Slightly but Addresses Still in Loss

Crypto Market Recovers Slightly but Addresses Still in Loss

Despite the obvious cryptocurrency gains seen in the market today, the road to full recovery and profit-taking is still far.

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Says Layer 2 Scaling Solution Has ‘Basically’ Succeeded

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Says Layer 2 Scaling Solution Has ‘Basically’ Succeeded

Ethereum has been seeing an upward trend, and demand may increase further in anticipation of the upcoming ETH 2.0 update expected in Q3 2020. Ethereum is scheduled to undergo a major change of its consensus mechanism, transitioning from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS). Ethereum has been expecting its scaling to occur for some time, and according to Ethereum’s creator, Vitalik Buterin, it could already be happening. Vitalik Buterin recently tweeted that the Ethereum blockchain network’s “layer 2 strategy has basically succeeded.”

Meat Food Production Giant Oscar Mayer Auctions Disposable Packaging "Hot DOGE" Wiener

Meat Food Production Giant Oscar Mayer Auctions Disposable Packaging "Hot DOGE" Wiener

An American meat and cold cut production company Oscar Mayer, owned by the American food giant Kraft Heinz, used the eBay e-commerce platform to auction a single package of "Hot Doge Wieners" worth 10,000 Dogecoins.

Mercari Japan Embraces Bitcoin Payments

Mercari Japan Embraces Bitcoin Payments

Mercari, Japan's e-commerce leader, announces Bitcoin payment integration by June 2024, leveraging its subsidiary Melcoin. This reflects Japan's advanced crypto regulatory environment, fostering digital currency adoption in commerce.

Do I need to Buy One Whole Bitcoin? 3 BTC Questions I’m Tired of Answering

Do I need to Buy One Whole Bitcoin? 3 BTC Questions I’m Tired of Answering

Why is Bitcoin worth anything? Am I too late to buy Bitcoin? It’s too expensive, do I need to buy a whole Bitcoin? 3 questions that hound crypto journalists at parties.

Ethereum Uncovers Blockchain Bugs to Stabilize Medalla Testnet

Ethereum Uncovers Blockchain Bugs to Stabilize Medalla Testnet

Ethereum developers discussed the technical issues that went wrong during the launch of Medalla testnet and that could have been improved to make the release smoother.

SkyBridge Capital's Crypto Pivot Looks to Triple its Assets

SkyBridge Capital's Crypto Pivot Looks to Triple its Assets

Hedge fund SkyBridge founder Anthony Scaramucci said he plans to shift the pace of SkyBridge Capital's investment to virtual digital assets.

Cardano CEO Getting a OneCoin Vibe from Federal Reserve's 'Infinite Cash' Statement

Cardano CEO Getting a OneCoin Vibe from Federal Reserve's 'Infinite Cash' Statement

In an interview given to CBS's 60 Minutes on March 22, 2020, Neel Kashkari, the President of Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis made a controversial remark on being asked how the state would deal if the situation like 2008 financial crisis would come again due the Coronavirus outbreak.

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Pleads for a Weekday Release Ahead of October Fraud trial

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Pleads for a Weekday Release Ahead of October Fraud trial

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has sought weekday release from Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Center after a federal court revoked his $250 million bond for witness tampering. SBF says that the government's voluminous case materials cannot be reviewed while confined.

Mastercard Attains CipherTrace to Boost Security and Fraud Detection in the Crypto Ecosystem

Mastercard Attains CipherTrace to Boost Security and Fraud Detection in the Crypto Ecosystem

Payment giant Mastercard announced the acquisition of CipherTrace to offer businesses powerful intelligence about the crypto economy as digital assets continue becoming more intertwined with daily activities.

Cardano Announces Shelley Mainnet Launch for a More Secure and Fully Decentralized Future Leading to the “Voltaire” Era

Cardano Announces Shelley Mainnet Launch for a More Secure and Fully Decentralized Future Leading to the “Voltaire” Era

The blockchain engineering company behind Cardano, Input-Output (IOHK) announced in a blog post that the Shelley code was successfully implemented in Cardano’s mainnet. This announcement marks the biggest upgrade to the Cardano blockchain so far, with the deployment of the Shelley code confirmed to have been successfully released on the mainnet on June 30.

David Rubenstein Says Cryptocurrencies Are Here to Stay Despite Price Crash

David Rubenstein Says Cryptocurrencies Are Here to Stay Despite Price Crash

David Rubenstein remained bullish on cryptocurrencies, stating that the burgeoning asset class is not going away any time soon. Rubenstein said that there is an appetite for cryptocurrencies, thus serving as an alternative to the current traditional financial system.

Mastercard Launches New Crypto Program for Start-ups

Mastercard Launches New Crypto Program for Start-ups

Payment giant Mastercard announced Tuesday to kick off a new program for start-up companies to support the development in cryptocurrency and blockchain industries.

US States Challenge CBDC as Legal Tender

US States Challenge CBDC as Legal Tender

Four U.S. states - Utah, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Tennessee - have filed bills to exclude Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) from their legal definitions of money, reflecting rising state-level resistance and concerns over privacy and federal overreach.

IOHK Chief Scientist Discusses the Advantages of Cardano's Rewards Sharing Scheme

IOHK Chief Scientist Discusses the Advantages of Cardano's Rewards Sharing Scheme

Chief Scientist of IOHK and Cardano project owner Aggelos Kiayias thinks that decentralization may be Cardano's most important goal.

Cardano Forest to Become a Reality Atop the Achieved Funding Milestone

Cardano Forest to Become a Reality Atop the Achieved Funding Milestone

Cardano’s plans to become a climate-positive blockchain network are getting closer to being fulfilled as it has met the funding target for its Cardano Global Impact Challenge.

PayPal Xoom Offers Debit Card Deposit Cross-Border Remittance

PayPal Xoom Offers Debit Card Deposit Cross-Border Remittance

US Paypal customers may send money straight to Visa debit card holders via Xoom. 25 nations, including the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, and Vietnam, have the feature. The typical wire transfer takes five working days, yet users may access cash in minutes.

Cardano (ADA) Spikes by 20% as Coinbase Pro Adds Support for ADA on its Platform

Cardano (ADA) Spikes by 20% as Coinbase Pro Adds Support for ADA on its Platform

Cardano (ADA) will be made available on Coinbase Pro starting March 18, at 9 am Pacific Time.

Road to a US CBDC? Ex-CFTC Chairman Released Written Remarks on Digital Dollar in Davos 2020

Road to a US CBDC? Ex-CFTC Chairman Released Written Remarks on Digital Dollar in Davos 2020

Davos 2020 to host ex CFTC Chairman, J. Christopher Giancarlo, and his insights on the possibility of CBDC and its many advantages!

Estee Lauder Uses Blockchain Technology to Further Beauty Solutions

Estee Lauder Uses Blockchain Technology to Further Beauty Solutions

Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has established a blockchain platform to meet sourcing standards for its Madagascan vanilla.

Cardano Breaks Correlation with Bitcoin Price with Recent Partnership with Coinbase and Shelley Mainnet Launch

Cardano Breaks Correlation with Bitcoin Price with Recent Partnership with Coinbase and Shelley Mainnet Launch

Cardano recently partnered with Coinbase Custody to allow ADA holders to stake and store their funds in a secure cold wallet. The launch is expected in Q4 of 2020, once the staking rewards on Cardano’s Shelley mainnet becomes available.

Top 3 Altcoins to Watch This Week: ETH, MATIC, and ADA

Top 3 Altcoins to Watch This Week: ETH, MATIC, and ADA

The underlisted three tokens should be watched as the broader market keeps watch as the Ethereum blockchain transitions from the Proof-of-Work (PoW) model to the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) version

Mastercard Launches Virtual Platform to Help Governments Test CBDCs

Mastercard Launches Virtual Platform to Help Governments Test CBDCs

Payment giant Mastercard has unveiled a virtual platform that will enable central banks to assess and explore Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).

Russian Banks Seeks Help from China's UnionPay amid Crackdown from Mastercard & Visa

Russian Banks Seeks Help from China's UnionPay amid Crackdown from Mastercard & Visa

In a bid to mitigate the strain on the users of these payment service providers, the Russian Central Bank said some of its indigenous financial institutions are looking at integrating UnionPay.

Credit Giant MasterCard Grants Wirex First Principal Membership License

Credit Giant MasterCard Grants Wirex First Principal Membership License

Wirex has become the first native cryptocurrency platform to be granted a principal membership license from credit giant Mastercard as part of their accelerated expansion into digital assets.

Cardano's ADA Soars by 18% and Hits New All-Time High - What's Next?

Cardano's ADA Soars by 18% and Hits New All-Time High - What's Next?

Cardano has achieved a major breakthrough of 18.05% in the past 24 hours and plans to achieve more and set a new all-time high of 1.55 today.

Gitcoin and Shell Partner to Leverage Blockchain for Climate Solutions

Gitcoin and Shell Partner to Leverage Blockchain for Climate Solutions

Gitcoin collaborates with Shell to incentivize renewable energy adoption using blockchain. The partnership includes funding for Climate Solutions rounds and a Q4 hackathon.

Mastercard Will Support Direct Cryptocurrency Payments on its Network this Year

Mastercard Will Support Direct Cryptocurrency Payments on its Network this Year

Mastercard Inc has disclosed that preparations are underway to start supporting some cryptocurrencies directly on its network by the end of the year.

China Identifies Cryptocurrency as a New form for Bribery and Corruption

China Identifies Cryptocurrency as a New form for Bribery and Corruption

The Chinese Association for the Study of Integrity and Legal Systems warns of new corruption forms in the digital era, recommending strengthened legislation, expanded bribery definitions, and improved digital enforcement infrastructure.

Cardano Blockchain to Stimulate Authenticity and Quality of Georgian Wine

Cardano Blockchain to Stimulate Authenticity and Quality of Georgian Wine

To boost Georgia’s global reputation as a leading wine producer, the Cardano Foundation has partnered with the nation’s wine agency to create a public and flexible trace solution powered by the Cardano blockchain.

Mastercard to Float New Compliance Product alongside CipherTrace

Mastercard to Float New Compliance Product alongside CipherTrace

Mastercard has partnered with its newly acquired subsidiary, CipherTrace, to launch a new product called Crypto Secure, helping banks assess the risk of crime associated with crypto merchants on its network.

Mastercard Amplifies Artist Exposure with Season 2 of Accelerator and Live Tour

Mastercard Amplifies Artist Exposure with Season 2 of Accelerator and Live Tour

Mastercard's Artist Accelerator enters its second season, collaborating with OnesToWatch to empower emerging artists with live tours and Web3 tech mentorship.

Cardano’s Vasil Hard Fork Upgrade Confirmed to Happen on September 22

Cardano’s Vasil Hard Fork Upgrade Confirmed to Happen on September 22

The Vasil upgrade promises to include improvements to the Plutus programming language as well as introducing greater scalability for lower transaction fees.

Cardano(ADA) Price Analysis – March 25,2021

Cardano(ADA) Price Analysis – March 25,2021

With the fall of Bitcoin, Cardano (ADA), as the fifth-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $35,514,244,744, has also undergone a retracement.

Fintech Firm Bitlocus to Launch Crypto-Friendly Visa Debit Cards

Fintech Firm Bitlocus to Launch Crypto-Friendly Visa Debit Cards

The card will enable Bitlocus customers to transact their crypto holdings while also using the resulting funds anywhere Visa is accepted.

eToro and Robinhood Modify U.S. Cryptocurrency Offerings Amidst Regulatory Changes

eToro and Robinhood Modify U.S. Cryptocurrency Offerings Amidst Regulatory Changes

The global cryptocurrency landscape is witnessing significant shifts, with leading trading platforms, eToro and Robinhood, adjusting their U.S. cryptocurrency offerings. Both platforms are responding to the rapidly evolving regulatory environment in the United States, affecting popular cryptocurrencies such as Algorand (ALGO), Decentraland (MANA), Dash (DASH), Polygon (MATIC), Solana (SOL), and Cardano (ADA).

MAPay to Collaborate with Verida, Achieving a Decentralized Healthcare Network in Bermuda

MAPay to Collaborate with Verida, Achieving a Decentralized Healthcare Network in Bermuda

Blockchain technology might be an alternative way to resolve healthcare issues effectively. MAPay and Verida have recently announced collaborating by providing a decentralized healthcare network in Bermuda.

Cardano's New Algorithmic Stablecoin DJED

Cardano's New Algorithmic Stablecoin DJED

ADA, Cardano's native token, backs the algorithmic stablecoin, which is tied 1:1 to the US dollar.

Nasdaq-listed Northern Trust Boosts Digital Carbon Credit with Blockchain

Nasdaq-listed Northern Trust Boosts Digital Carbon Credit with Blockchain

Nasdaq-listed Northern Trust has introduced a digital platform for institutional voluntary carbon credit transactions, utilizing private ledger digital blockchain technology. The platform aims to streamline and digitize the complex process between institutional buyers and project developers.

7RCC Spearheads a Carbon-Neutral Bitcoin ETF for ESG-Focused Investing

7RCC Spearheads a Carbon-Neutral Bitcoin ETF for ESG-Focused Investing

7RCC has submitted a spot Bitcoin ETF with a composition of 80% Bitcoin and 20% carbon credit futures, providing a unique, carbon-neutral investment option in the crypto market.

Cardano’s Stake Pools Reached 700 Just Five Days after Successful Shelley Hard Fork

Cardano’s Stake Pools Reached 700 Just Five Days after Successful Shelley Hard Fork

Cardano’s Shelley hard fork was successfully launched on July 29, and within 8 hours, 267 stake pools have already registered. The Shelley hard fork took Cardano’s network into its second phase of development, succeeding the Byron era. The Shelley update enables Cardano to become more decentralized and autonomous.

MediLiVes Launches Unique Healthcare App in London

MediLiVes Launches Unique Healthcare App in London

MediLiVes, the innovative healthcare platform based on AI and Blockchain technology, launched its App on Saturday 16th November in London. MediLiVes is disrupting the USD 10 million diagnostic industry by partnering with medical practitioners and patients on a single digital platform.

Four Reasons Why Cardano’s ADA Price is Surging

Four Reasons Why Cardano’s ADA Price is Surging

Cardano’s cryptocurrency ADA has been on a tear this month, doubling in price since the start of February—here are four reasons why the ADA price is surging.

Cardano ADA Ecosystem Q2 2023: DeFi Growth, Stablecoins, and NFT Trends

Cardano ADA Ecosystem Q2 2023: DeFi Growth, Stablecoins, and NFT Trends

Cardano's Q2 2023 report by Messari highlights 34.9% stablecoin growth, DeFi expansion, and NFT trends, with promising developments in scaling solutions.

WEF Report Warns of AI and Quantum Computing Risks

WEF Report Warns of AI and Quantum Computing Risks

The WEF 2024 report warns of the negative impacts of AI and the risks of quantum computing, including misinformation, labor market disruptions, security concerns, and ethical issues in healthcare and geopolitics. The report calls for increased regulation and public awareness of AI.

Former US CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo Quits BlockFi’s Board of Directors

Former US CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo Quits BlockFi’s Board of Directors

Christopher Giancarlo has reassigned from the board of crypto lending firm BlockFi just after four months. He was appointed as an independent director on BlockFi’s five-person board in April this year.

MediLiVes Healthcare Platform Launches App

MediLiVes Healthcare Platform Launches App

MediLiVes, the innovative healthcare platform based on AI and Blockchain technology, is to launch its App on Saturday 16th November in London. MediLiVes is disrupting the USD 10 million diagnostic industry by partnering medical practitioners and patients on a single digital platform.

How LLM Is Reshaping Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

How LLM Is Reshaping Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

LLMs are reshaping agent-based modeling, enhancing simulations in social, economic, and cyber domains with advanced AI integration.

NFTs can Help Patients Have Significant Control of Personal Health Data: Global Scholars

NFTs can Help Patients Have Significant Control of Personal Health Data: Global Scholars

A global and multidisciplinary team of scholars have released a publication noting that NFTs have the capability of spreading their wings to the healthcare sector by helping patients safeguard their personal health information.

Kraken Hires Carrie Dolan as Chief Financial Officer to Bolster Rapid Growth

Kraken Hires Carrie Dolan as Chief Financial Officer to Bolster Rapid Growth

Kraken has added a proven veteran with a successful track record to further accelerate the company’s growth and to help lead its long-term strategy.

Greenidge Commits to Being 100% Carbon Neutral for Its Bitcoin Mining Facility Starting June 2021

Greenidge Commits to Being 100% Carbon Neutral for Its Bitcoin Mining Facility Starting June 2021

Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. plans to offset all carbon emissions from its Bitcoin mining facility, starting June 1st, 2021.

FTX's Physical Assets in the Bahamas

FTX's Physical Assets in the Bahamas

FTX Digital's liquidators bought 52 homes, $2.4 million in cars, and 13 storage facilities, according to an affidavit.

Binance Exchange Floats Fixed Investment Function

Binance Exchange Floats Fixed Investment Function

Binance has launched a new service that lets users automate their investment activities.

Mastercard CEO Says Crypto Has a Long Way to go Before Going Mainstream

Mastercard CEO Says Crypto Has a Long Way to go Before Going Mainstream

Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach says crypto has some hurdles to cross before going mainstream

Schiff Warns Against Bitcoin ETF Hype as Hoskinson Reacts

Schiff Warns Against Bitcoin ETF Hype as Hoskinson Reacts

Bitcoin critic Peter Schiff warns against Bitcoin ETFs due to limited utility and investment risks, causing Cardano's Charles Hoskinson to respond with humor, highlighting Schiff's early skepticism in 2024.

Singaporean Company Launches World’s First Blockchain-Enabled Carbon Trading Exchange

Singaporean Company Launches World’s First Blockchain-Enabled Carbon Trading Exchange

AirCarbon Pte, a Singaporean exempt private company, has established the first-ever blockchain-powered carbon trading exchange (CTX) that will permit corporate buyers and airlines to sell and purchase tokens subsidized by carbon offset credits.

DEVITA Goes Live on Polygon for Equitable Healthcare and Speedy Data Transmission

DEVITA Goes Live on Polygon for Equitable Healthcare and Speedy Data Transmission

To maximize healthcare operations and processes through the latest innovations in NFT and decentralized identification (DID) technologies, DEVITA has joined the Polygon network.

Cardano to Revolutionize the DeFi Industry with New Platform and Metadata for Transactions

Cardano to Revolutionize the DeFi Industry with New Platform and Metadata for Transactions

As Cardano’s rollout of its Goguen update is coming soon, IOHK has recently presented the latest developments of the network.

What are the Roles of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services in BMW Group's Blockchain Pilot?

What are the Roles of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services in BMW Group's Blockchain Pilot?

BMW Group, a famous global premium manufacturer of motorcycles and automobiles, seeks to expand its pilot blockchain project, dubbed PartChain, to its international supply chains that are enshrined in complexity. Blockchain technology will be instrumental in propelling the traceability and transparency of crucial raw materials and parts as it will ease data sharing.

Alameda Accused of Misusing FTX Customer Funds in Court

Alameda Accused of Misusing FTX Customer Funds in Court

Key personnel from FTX and Alameda Research, during a trial, revealed concerning financial mismanagement and misrepresentation practices within the organizations. Gary Wang and Caroline Ellison's testimonies provided insights into significant financial instabilities, misuse of FTX funds by Alameda, and personal ventures being funded through loans from Alameda. The trial uncovers a complex scenario of financial misconduct and troubling personal-professional relationships, shedding light on alarming practices within these crypto entities.

Exclusive: Does Forking Mechanism Allow for a Better Blockchain Governance Model?

Exclusive: Does Forking Mechanism Allow for a Better Blockchain Governance Model?

Nathan Kaiser, Chairperson of the Cardano Foundation and a long-time lawyer in the technology sector, shares his views on the crypto regulatory issues in different jurisdictions and blockchain governance. In particular, Nathan examines whether forking mechanism allows for a better blockchain governance and the reason why “blockchain governance = community governance”.

ADA Price Surges Over 100% As Cardano Goguen Update Set For March

ADA Price Surges Over 100% As Cardano Goguen Update Set For March

The ADA price surged by over 100% this week and with Cardano’s Goguen update and functional smart contract integration set for March, ADA’s price rally looks far from over

Paraguay To Introduce Bitcoin law, Draft Leaks details

Paraguay To Introduce Bitcoin law, Draft Leaks details

Reportedly, a leaked draft copy shows the detail of the proposing Bitcoin law in Paraguay. The South-American country is expected to be another country worldwide to propose Bitcoin law after El Salvador, promoting Bitcoin as Fiat Money.

Mastercard Blockchain to Trace Produce for the Largest American Food Group

Mastercard Blockchain to Trace Produce for the Largest American Food Group

Mastercard is collaborating with Envisible, a supply-chain company, to allow the traceability of the origin of food products via Mastercard's blockchain-based Provenance Solution.

Three Altcoins To Watch This Week: 1INCH, ADA, and CAKE

Three Altcoins To Watch This Week: 1INCH, ADA, and CAKE

As the market prepares for a new week with unpredictable twists, 1INCH, Cardano and PancakeSwap are worth watching.

Solana Elbows Tether to 4th Position amid NFT Secondary Sales Clocking $500M

Solana Elbows Tether to 4th Position amid NFT Secondary Sales Clocking $500M

Days after flipping Cardano (ADA) to become the fifth top cryptocurrency, Solana (SOL) is not relenting in its quest to scale the heights because it has dethroned Tether (USDT) at the fourth position.

Nestle Partners with Carrefour To Track Origin of Baby Milk Products Using Blockchain

Nestle Partners with Carrefour To Track Origin of Baby Milk Products Using Blockchain

The adoption of blockchain has great impacts on supply chain management and all activities related to the production processes of an organization. The latest news indicates that Nestle and Carrefour have partnered to track the supply chain of baby milk products using blockchain.

Japanese Multinational’s Blockchain App Taps India’s Tech Talent Pool Neglected By Trump’s Visa Ban

Japanese Multinational’s Blockchain App Taps India’s Tech Talent Pool Neglected By Trump’s Visa Ban

NEC Corporation, a Japanese multinational information technology and electronics company, has partnered Persol Career, a job-hunting firm, to pilot its blockchain app to help corporate Japan recruit Indian tech engineers. Nearly 2000 Indians are expected to be hired via the app in the next three years,

eToro Plans to Launch Debit Card in UK Ahead of Robinhood

eToro Plans to Launch Debit Card in UK Ahead of Robinhood

As US-based investment app Robinhood delays its launch in UK indefinitely, eToro has revealed that it is planning to launch its debit cards for UK customers.

Mastercard's CBDC Initiative: Ripple Joins as Key Partner in Digital Currency Evolution

Mastercard's CBDC Initiative: Ripple Joins as Key Partner in Digital Currency Evolution

Mastercard launches a CBDC program with Ripple as a key partner, aiming to enhance digital currency interoperability and adoption globally.

Crypto Expert Explains the Fear and Excitement in CAR of Accepting Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Crypto Expert Explains the Fear and Excitement in CAR of Accepting Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Exclusive Interview: Blockchain.News invites Marie Tatibouet, the Chief Marketing Officer, at Gate.io cryptocurrency exchange, to discuss the pros and cons of Bitcoin adoption in the Central African Republic and propose a way how crypto can be adopted in the region.

Crypto Payment Provider Alchemy Pay to Launch Virtual Crypto-Linked Card Backed by Visa and Mastercard

Crypto Payment Provider Alchemy Pay to Launch Virtual Crypto-Linked Card Backed by Visa and Mastercard

The leading crypto payment technology provider Alchemy Pay (ACH) announced that it will launch the Virtual Crypto-Linked card, aiming to expand the scope of cryptocurrency payments to meet the growing demand for crypto-related card transactions.

IPCC Concerns Energy-Intensive Crypto Mining as Risk of Climate Change

IPCC Concerns Energy-Intensive Crypto Mining as Risk of Climate Change

The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from the United Nations concerns the carbon footprint and its energy consumption produced by crypto mining.

Charles Hoskinson: Cardano’s New Voting System Will Make ADA the Most Valuable Cryptocurrency

Charles Hoskinson: Cardano’s New Voting System Will Make ADA the Most Valuable Cryptocurrency

IOHK, the blockchain engineering company behind the Cardano blockchain, will develop a voting system that will make its ecosystem hard fork resistant.

Mexican Billionaire To Accept BTC for His Banking Business

Mexican Billionaire To Accept BTC for His Banking Business

Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas Pliego endorsed the use of Bitcoin, saying his bank Banco Azteca will develop the first BTC banking business in Mexico.

CEO of IcomTech Pleads Guilty in Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme

CEO of IcomTech Pleads Guilty in Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme

Marco Ruiz Ochoa, former CEO of IcomTech, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for his role in a large-scale cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. The company falsely promised high returns on cryptocurrency investments and used promotional tactics to lure victims. Ochoa now faces up to 20 years in prison.

African Crypto Exchange Yellow Card Taps VASP License in Botswana

African Crypto Exchange Yellow Card Taps VASP License in Botswana

Pan-African exchange Yellow Card has tapped the VASP license to operate in Botswana

Paraguayan Congressmen Propose New Bitcoin Bill

Paraguayan Congressmen Propose New Bitcoin Bill

Paraguayan lawmaker Carlitos Rejala and his companions have drafted and ready to propose the new bitcoin bill to congress, according to local media report.

Is Blockchain the Solution for Trust in Healthcare?

Is Blockchain the Solution for Trust in Healthcare?

Currently, in 2020, it is clear that Blockchain is still in the development stage. Handling large volumes of data, as well as app and device development for users all, remain ongoing, yet the potential is vast.

Libra Association - Visa and MasterCard Have Second Thoughts

Libra Association - Visa and MasterCard Have Second Thoughts

Libra internal struggles. Visa and MasterCard consider leaving.

Could Blockchain Increase Diversity in the Way Films are Nominated for the Academy Awards?

Could Blockchain Increase Diversity in the Way Films are Nominated for the Academy Awards?

The film awards season has finally passed for the year and a look back over the last few weeks, unfortunately, uncovers lingering problems with diversity among the nominations for both the BAFTAs and the Academy Awards (Oscars). Could blockchain provide a solution?

Crypto Exchange FTX Expands Visa Debit Card in 40 New Countries

Crypto Exchange FTX Expands Visa Debit Card in 40 New Countries

The move signals efforts by crypto and traditional financial networks to make digital assets become more mainstream.

Blockchain Application in Healthcare to Cross $500 Million by 2022

Blockchain Application in Healthcare to Cross $500 Million by 2022

Frost & Sullivan, a world-renowned firm that offers insights on disruptive technologies and economic changes, has revealed an analysis dubbed ‘Global Blockchain Technology Market in the Healthcare Industry, 2018-2022’ that blockchain investment is expected to surpass $500 million by 2022.

Four Payment Operators Join in Suspending their Services in Russia amid Ukraine Crisis

Four Payment Operators Join in Suspending their Services in Russia amid Ukraine Crisis

Four payment operators announce to suspend their payment services in Russia following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Cardano Flags Suspicious Investment Claims of Individuals Posing as BTCNEXT Employees

Cardano Flags Suspicious Investment Claims of Individuals Posing as BTCNEXT Employees

The Cardano Foundation recently announced on their forum that they have received reports of suspicious claims from a group of individuals operating under the company BTCNEXT, a cryptocurrency exchange located in the Caribbean.

Ethereum Energy consumption, Carbon Footprint Reduce 99.99% after Merge

Ethereum Energy consumption, Carbon Footprint Reduce 99.99% after Merge

Ethereum completed a massive software upgrade that is said to have slashed its carbon footprint and energy usage.

Anthony Scaramucci Suspends Redemptions of Legion Strategies Fund

Anthony Scaramucci Suspends Redemptions of Legion Strategies Fund

Anthony Scaramucci, the founder of hedge fund SkyBridge, is suspending redemptions of his Legion Strategies fund due to operational difficulties for private companies caused by the sharp fall in the cryptocurrency market, according to Bloomberg.

Cardano Integrated into University of Zurich’s 2021 Blockchain Curriculum

Cardano Integrated into University of Zurich’s 2021 Blockchain Curriculum

The University of Zurich has announced that a course on Cardano will be integrated into their 2021 Blockchain Curriculum.

Mastercard and GrainChain Bring Blockchain Provenance to Commodity Supply Chain in Americas

Mastercard and GrainChain Bring Blockchain Provenance to Commodity Supply Chain in Americas

Mastercard has announced a partnership with GrainChain, a blockchain-based supply chain management firm to enhance the commodity supply chain in the Americas

Cardano’s Allegra Hard Fork Scheduled for Next Week, Node Release 1.24.2 Successfully Deployed

Cardano’s Allegra Hard Fork Scheduled for Next Week, Node Release 1.24.2 Successfully Deployed

The next Cardano protocol update, which includes the hard fork combinator (HFC) event Allegra, will take place on Dec. 16.

Bitcoin Scarcity and PayPal Crypto Inclusion Send BTC Prices Higher, Says Pantera Capital

Bitcoin Scarcity and PayPal Crypto Inclusion Send BTC Prices Higher, Says Pantera Capital

The shortage of Bitcoin supply is the cause of the recent price surge, and PayPal’s entry into the crypto space is having a huge impact on the BTC price.

Cardano Nodes Go Offline for Half an Hour

Cardano Nodes Go Offline for Half an Hour

Stake pool operators reported 50% of Cardano nodes disconnecting and restarting due to anomaly. Cardano's fintech business is investigating the anomaly's cause.

Cardano’s K Parameter to Change in Less Than a Week Could Trigger ADA Price Rally

Cardano’s K Parameter to Change in Less Than a Week Could Trigger ADA Price Rally

IOHKhas recently announced that they have successfully implemented a change to the Cardano blockchain, raising its k parameter from 150 to 500 on Dec. 6.

Cardano Deploys Allegra Hard Fork Seamlessly Through HFC Technology, ADA Rallies 12%

Cardano Deploys Allegra Hard Fork Seamlessly Through HFC Technology, ADA Rallies 12%

Cardano has successfully reached epoch 236, and with this new epoch, the network has gone through a protocol update, which includes the Allegra hard fork.

Mastercard to Enable Payments for NFTs, Web3

Mastercard to Enable Payments for NFTs, Web3

Mastercard has announced that the payment firm is working to enable NFT commerce with Immutable X, Candy Digital, The Sandbox, Mintable, Spring, Nifty Gateway, and Web3 infrastructure provider MoonPay.

Digital Currency Group Sells Shares in Subsidiary's Crypto Funds

Digital Currency Group Sells Shares in Subsidiary's Crypto Funds

As the crypto empire struggles, Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group has divested interests in Grayscale Investments funds.

Visa Joins Mastercard and PayPal in Turning Bullish for Crypto and Digital Currencies

Visa Joins Mastercard and PayPal in Turning Bullish for Crypto and Digital Currencies

Shortly after Mastercard showed its hand on its stance on cryptocurrency, Visa published a blog announcing that the payments giant is advancing its approach towards digital currency. PayPal was recently rumored to have partnered with Paxos to provide crypto trading services.

Cardano’s Shelley Hybrid Era: How Decentralized is the Cardano Network So Far?

Cardano’s Shelley Hybrid Era: How Decentralized is the Cardano Network So Far?

Cardano successfully launched Shelley on July 29, a move towards a more decentralized network, with over 800 stake pools registered on its network so far. Cardano also recently introduced Project Catalyst, its experimental treasury system for its decentralized voting and proposal procedures.

Mitsubishi to Digitize Metal Resource Trade on Blockchain Platform

Mitsubishi to Digitize Metal Resource Trade on Blockchain Platform

Mitsubishi Corporation has launched a blockchain platform to streamline and digitize metal trading via its metals and minerals subsidiary.

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem

HK Blockchain Ecosystem

Bitcoin’s Scarcity Feature Makes the Crypto an Aspirational Store of Value for Investors, says Fidelity Digital Assets

Bitcoin’s Scarcity Feature Makes the Crypto an Aspirational Store of Value for Investors, says Fidelity Digital Assets

Fidelity Digital Assets, the crypto arm of investment firm Fidelity Investments found in its new report that many investors consider Bitcoin to be an “aspirational store of value”. The firm believes that the largest cryptocurrency has the properties of a store of value but has yet to be widely adopted.

Cardano Partners With COTI To Enable Merchant Transactions via ADA Payment Gateway

Cardano Partners With COTI To Enable Merchant Transactions via ADA Payment Gateway

Cardano, an independent body, based in Zug, Switzerland just partnered with COTI, an enterprise-grade fintech platform, to create an ADA payment solution for merchants.

Cardano Becomes the 6th Largest Crypto as ADA Price Continues on Bullish Momentum

Cardano Becomes the 6th Largest Crypto as ADA Price Continues on Bullish Momentum

Cardano’s native crypto ADA has reached a two-year high on July 8, topping $0.138, up by 180 percent in the past 180 days. Cardano’s ADA cryptocurrency has been one of the top-performing tokens this year and has become the sixth-largest crypto. While its market capitalization remains lower than Bitcoin and Ethereum, Cardano’s ADA has surpassed Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV), which currently ranks the seventh.

Blockchain Technology can Radically Revamp Government Structures, Cardano Founder Says

Blockchain Technology can Radically Revamp Government Structures, Cardano Founder Says

Blockchain technology has the capability of revolutionizing government structures from the whelms of archaic processes to modern ones, according to Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson.

Exclusive: Transforming Healthcare Megatrends with Blockchain Healthcare Specialist

Exclusive: Transforming Healthcare Megatrends with Blockchain Healthcare Specialist

We are delighted to speak with Gerard Dache, Executive Director of GBA in his blockchain journey, the state of professional chapters for GBA and blockchain specialist courses. In particular, Gerard analyzes the uniqueness of blockchain healthcare specialists and its role in transforming the megatrends in the healthcare industry!

Blockchain-Powered A-Medicare Platform Gains Popularity on Social Media

Blockchain-Powered A-Medicare Platform Gains Popularity on Social Media

The A-Medicare platform that is engineered through blockchain, artificial intelligence, and other cutting edge technologies has excited Americans based on its quest to make healthcare available and affordable to all citizens.

Mastercard Enables USDC Spending in Asia

Mastercard Enables USDC Spending in Asia

Mastercard has partnered with Stables to allow retail customers in the Asia-Pacific region to spend and save USDC through its network. Meanwhile, worldwide banking turmoil has not slowed the blending of traditional and decentralized finance (DeFi). Global payment provider Mastercard has expanded its partnership with the Australian stablecoin platform, Stables, to enable retail customers in the Asia-Pacific region to spend and save USDC anywhere Mastercard is accepted. The wallet will accept deposits in several stablecoins, including Tether (USDT) and Binance USD (BUSD), with all deposits automatically converted into USDC. This move comes as worldwide banking turmoil and regulatory crackdowns continue to impact the crypto space.

Chico Crypto Goes Head-to-Head with Cardano Founder on Smart Contracts

Chico Crypto Goes Head-to-Head with Cardano Founder on Smart Contracts

Crypto gets its first bout in the ring with well-known crypto YouTuber Tyler Swope aka Chico Crypto going head to head against Charles Hoskinson Founder of Cardano.

Mastercard Launches Web3 Crypto Solution

Mastercard Launches Web3 Crypto Solution

Mastercard has launched a Web3 solution called the "Mastercard Crypto Credential" aimed at improving user verification standards in the digital asset space. The solution offers users a unique identifier, helping them to verify that an address has been vetted by Mastercard and operating in compliance with the firm's standards. Partnerships with crypto wallet providers and blockchains were also announced.

Deloitte Partners With Chronicled to Fight Counterfeit Medication Using Blockchain Technology

Deloitte Partners With Chronicled to Fight Counterfeit Medication Using Blockchain Technology

Leading audit firm Deloitte has partnered with Chronicled, a San Francisco tech company, to address medication fraud and counterfeit drugs through blockchain technology. Chronicled will provide its blockchain-enabled network dubbed MediLedger that has been instrumental in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

Top 3 Biggest Gainers Amid Crypto Market Recovery

Top 3 Biggest Gainers Amid Crypto Market Recovery

With recovery currently underway, here are the top 3 altcoins charting a more bullish upside in the market as the new week comes into view

Cardano stablecoin shutters following launch delays

Cardano stablecoin shutters following launch delays

Ardana suspended work on Nov. 24, citing "funding and project timeline uncertainty" Ardana Labs will hold leftover money for the open-source initiative. Ardana's DANA tokens lost 99.85% of their value last year.

Flowcarbon Partners with Celo Blockchain to Create Carbon Market Ecosystem

Flowcarbon Partners with Celo Blockchain to Create Carbon Market Ecosystem

Climate technology company Flowcarbon has partnered with the carbon-negative blockchain Celo Foundation to create a carbon market ecosystem, which enables carbon emission credits to be traded on the Celo network in terms of token.

AMC Theatres Accepts Crypto Payments to Purchase Electronic Gift Cards

AMC Theatres Accepts Crypto Payments to Purchase Electronic Gift Cards

AMC Theatres, America’s top theater, first launched an electronic gift card that can be purchased with cryptocurrency.

Elon Musk Reduced Dogecoin Carbon Emissions By 25%

Elon Musk Reduced Dogecoin Carbon Emissions By 25%

Dogecoin was the only memecoin to lower its carbon footprint by 25% in 2022, from 1,423 tons to 1,063. DOGE outperformed most crypto assets in the 2022 bear market. It placed third in the top 10 behind XRP and Binance currency. Shiba Inu community builds layer-2 networks, metaverses, and blockchain games.

Mastercard CEO Answers: The Reasons Behind Leaving Facebook’s Libra Association

Mastercard CEO Answers: The Reasons Behind Leaving Facebook’s Libra Association

Mastercard’s CEO, Ajay Banga, stated the reasons behind the company leaving Facebook’s Libra Association in an interview with the Financial Times. Having left the Libra Association in October last year alongside Visa and other firms, the Libra Association has seen eight firms quitting the project.

It’s the Age of the Micro Investor and this is Good for Bitcoin – SkyBridge Capital Founder Scaramucci

It’s the Age of the Micro Investor and this is Good for Bitcoin – SkyBridge Capital Founder Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci believes that it is the age of retail traders, as they have triggered bull runs in stocks like GameStop and this is positive for Bitcoin.

Bybit Launches Debit Card for Crypto Payments

Bybit Launches Debit Card for Crypto Payments

Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit is launching a new debit card that will allow users to make payments and withdraw cash using their cryptocurrency holdings. The card will work with Bitcoin, Ether, Tether, USD Coin, and XRP balances on user accounts and will be issued by payments solutions provider Moorwand.

Fireblocks Strengthens Support for Banking & Financial Institutions

Fireblocks Strengthens Support for Banking & Financial Institutions

Fireblocks, a leading enterprise platform for managing digital asset operations and fostering blockchain-based innovations, has announced the expansion of its secure MPC-CMP wallet and key management technology.

IOTA Foundation and Jaguar Land Rover Introduce Open-Source DLT Framework

IOTA Foundation and Jaguar Land Rover Introduce Open-Source DLT Framework

IOTA Foundation, a distributed-ledger technology developer, and Jaguar Land Rover, a leading British luxury car manufacturer, have introduced IOTA Access.

Elon Musk Confirms Russian Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Targeting Tesla, FBI to the Rescue

Elon Musk Confirms Russian Bitcoin Ransomware Attack Targeting Tesla, FBI to the Rescue

Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla was recently targeted in a ransomware attack set to extort $1 million in Bitcoin from the car manufacturing giant.

Mercedes Partners with Blockchain Company to Track Carbon Emission in Cobalt Supply Chain

Mercedes Partners with Blockchain Company to Track Carbon Emission in Cobalt Supply Chain

A collaboration between the major car manufacturers, Mercedes Benz and Circular, a Blockchain Startup to carry out a combined program which would be for the purpose of tracing the emissions of carbon in the cobalt supply chain.

Renault Deploys Blockchain for Vehicle Compliance Certification from Design to Production

Renault Deploys Blockchain for Vehicle Compliance Certification from Design to Production

Renault, a leading French automobile manufacturer, has established the XCEED blockchain system to ensure compliance of all car parts from design to production.

Volvo Cars Invests in London-based Blockchain Firm to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Footprint

Volvo Cars Invests in London-based Blockchain Firm to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Footprint

Volvo Cars, a leading Swedish car manufacturer, has invested in Circulor, a London-based blockchain company majoring in industrial supply chains. It sealed the deal through its venture capital investment arm called the Volvo Cars Tech Fund.

General Motors Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Map

General Motors Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Map

Major car manufacturer American multinational corporation General Motors filed a patent on October 1, 2018, which uses the application of blockchain technology and integrates vehicle sensors to build a much-improved navigation map for autonomous vehicles.

Crypto.com to bring Crypto to Formula 1 through Partnership with Aston Martin

Crypto.com to bring Crypto to Formula 1 through Partnership with Aston Martin

Crypto.com is the first cryptocurrency platform to announce a partnership with an F1 team. The crypto exchange has secured a multi-year sponsorship deal with Aston Martin.

Blockchain-Based Ride Hailer Tada Closes $5m Series A

Blockchain-Based Ride Hailer Tada Closes $5m Series A

MVLLabs, the Singapore-based startup, has raised $5 million in a Series A round.

Auto Giants Consortium MOBI Reveals First Blockchain-based EVGI Standard

Auto Giants Consortium MOBI Reveals First Blockchain-based EVGI Standard

MOBI, A blockchain initiative for the electric automobile industry, backed by auto giants Honda and General Motors debuted a blockchain standard for EV charging

EMT Pilots Facial Recognition and Blockchain Ticketing Project in Madrid

EMT Pilots Facial Recognition and Blockchain Ticketing Project in Madrid

EMT, a public transportation firm in Madrid wants to use blockchain for its ticketing pilot project.

$11 Million Raised by the Makers of CryptoKitties to Build a New Blockchain

$11 Million Raised by the Makers of CryptoKitties to Build a New Blockchain

The firm behind CryptoKitties, Dapper Labs has been able to raise a sum of $11.2 million from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Digital Currency Group, and Warner Music Group.

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