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IBM and Verizon Business Collaborate on 5G and AI Edge Computing Innovation

IBM and Verizon Business Collaborate on 5G and AI Edge Computing Innovation

Tech giant IBM is collaborating with Verizon Business to help usher in the future of Industry 4.0 through their respective expertise on edge computing innovation and 5G technology.

Three Ex-Citi Executives Launch Crypto Investment Firm

Three Ex-Citi Executives Launch Crypto Investment Firm

Three former Citi executives have started a new crypto investment firm named Motus Capital.

Ethereum User Paid $2.6 Million in Transaction Fees to Send Just $130

Ethereum User Paid $2.6 Million in Transaction Fees to Send Just $130

A user paid millions of dollars in Gas fees just to send $130 worth of Ether.

Locked Down in Coronavirus Quarantine? Why not get your Blockchain Credentials for Free?

Locked Down in Coronavirus Quarantine? Why not get your Blockchain Credentials for Free?

The coronavirus epidemic has been ravaging China and has raised concerns regarding the effect the disruption may have on the growth of technology within the region. Rising from the panic of the virus has been a plethora of misinformation and fake news which has, in fact, led the country to increase its use of blockchain technology.

Has Tesla's Elon Musk Been Buying Bitcoin with Michael Saylor's Playbook?

Has Tesla's Elon Musk Been Buying Bitcoin with Michael Saylor's Playbook?

Less than a month ago, MicroStrategy’s CEO Michael Saylor offered to share his Bitcoin playbook with SpaceX founder Elon Musk—did Musk accept the offer?

US National Security at Risk Due to China’s Dominance in Mobile Payments, says former State Department Official

US National Security at Risk Due to China’s Dominance in Mobile Payments, says former State Department Official

Former Department of State official Anja Manuel warns that if the US loses its dominance in financial innovation and payments, it could impact its national security policy, specifically on sanctions. Manuel stated that China is catching up on dominance in mobile payments, which could make enforcing sanctions against “bad actors” like Iran or North Korea more challenging.

How The Casino Industry is Gaining Profit Amid The COVID Lockdown

How The Casino Industry is Gaining Profit Amid The COVID Lockdown

Analysts from Morgan Stanley have predicted in a recent online publication that the impact of Coronavirus in the U.S., which has led to the shutdown of casinos, could lead to faster growth of the online sports betting industry, and online casinos. The countrywide lockdown that was instituted to control the spread of Covid-19 has spurred an interest in online gambling for individuals involved in the industry, as well as attracting new customers.

Why Switzerland is Fast Becoming a Global Hub for Blockchain Industry

Why Switzerland is Fast Becoming a Global Hub for Blockchain Industry

Switzerland is fast adopting innovation and blockchain and is positioned to create a huge impact on other economies.

Tron's Justin Sun Hopes USDD to Become First Stablecoin in “EthereumPOW ecosystem”

Tron's Justin Sun Hopes USDD to Become First Stablecoin in “EthereumPOW ecosystem”

H.E. Justin Sun, Founder of TRON and investor of Poloniex, a global cryptocurrency exchange, hopes that USDD the stablecoin would become the first one in the “EthereumPOW ecosystem” after the completion of the Merge. However, Sun reiterated that he supports the fork with the strongest community consensus and the largest hashrate instead of supporting one specific fork.

COINNEWSEXTRA AND  GLOBAL POLICY HOUSE TO HOST FIRST UNPRECEDENTED CBDC CONFERENCE IN AFRICA

COINNEWSEXTRA AND GLOBAL POLICY HOUSE TO HOST FIRST UNPRECEDENTED CBDC CONFERENCE IN AFRICA

One of the best gift possessed by humans is the ability to adapt to change. Little did we know that the global COVID-19 pandemic was going to deprive us of our regular mode of living, here we are today with several months of stay at home with many organisations and people pivoting into the digital economy. The immense impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected the whole world with developments changing frequently. However, digital innovations and technology solutions have been deployed to respond urgently to these changes, This has led to a notable increase in demand for online transactions, resulting in a significant shift from cash to digital payment methods.

Elon Musk Warns of AI’s Destructive Potential

Elon Musk Warns of AI’s Destructive Potential

Tesla and Twitter CEO Elon Musk has voiced his concerns over the potential for artificial intelligence to destroy civilization. Despite Musk’s plan to create a new AI startup, he acknowledges the dangers of the technology falling into the wrong hands or being developed with ill intentions.

Crypto-Integrity-Tao—The Books And Convention That Will Change Everything

Crypto-Integrity-Tao—The Books And Convention That Will Change Everything

or the first time in technological history, with Blockchain humanity is creating an “Organism-Environment” and a few innovators and futurist are aware of this fact. It will begin this year and deliver incredible rewards, releasing the “spirit” of Blockchain Intersections in a 5G world.

Block.one Settles with SEC to the Tune of $24 Million

Block.one Settles with SEC to the Tune of $24 Million

Blacksburg startup Block.one has agreed to pay $24 million (HK$ 188 million) in fines to settle the allegations of unlawfully selling its ICO (initial coin offering) to US investors. The blockchain company had raised several billion dollars between 2017 and 2018 by selling its own digital currency.

Gold, Oil and Bitcoin: What Does One Have to Do With the Others?

Gold, Oil and Bitcoin: What Does One Have to Do With the Others?

You’ll often hear the value of bitcoin being compared to that of gold, with the newest likeness being to oil. But do these three commodities really have anything in common?

What is Trust?

What is Trust?

Trust and trusted third parties are key concepts in bitcoin. The key role of bitcoin is to reduce trust and trusted third parties.

Kimchi premium refers to when the price of BTC cheaper

Kimchi premium refers to when the price of BTC cheaper

CryptoQuant data shows that South Korea's Kimchi premium has fallen again, fluctuating between -0.24 and 0.01 between Feb. 17 and 19.

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust - Trusted Third Parties

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust - Trusted Third Parties

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust - Trusted Third Parties

Power Ledger Partners with Power Club To Roll Out Blockchain Plants in South Australia

Power Ledger Partners with Power Club To Roll Out Blockchain Plants in South Australia

Powerledger enters into a partnership with Powerclub, an Australian electricity wholesaler for better energy usage, allowing the integration of power club's blockchain ledger application.

Sep 03 Trading Analysis: Miners still the biggest swinging d*cks around

Sep 03 Trading Analysis: Miners still the biggest swinging d*cks around

No real headlines except Korea regulators coming after Bithumb (which isn't a "new" news imo). Instead, I actually think was driven by miners selling.

Elon Musk Warns of AI’s Destructive Potential

Elon Musk Warns of AI’s Destructive Potential

Tesla and Twitter CEO Elon Musk has voiced his concerns over the potential for artificial intelligence to destroy civilization. Despite Musk’s plan to create a new AI startup, he acknowledges the dangers of the technology falling into the wrong hands or being developed with ill intentions.

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust: A Complete List

Satoshi Nakamoto's Quotes on Trust: A Complete List

Satoshi nakamoto’ s quotes on Trust

US Court Indicts Alleged Lazarus Group Members in $250 Million Crypto Exchange Theft

US Court Indicts Alleged Lazarus Group Members in $250 Million Crypto Exchange Theft

Two Chinese nationals, Tian YinYin and Li Jiadong were sanctioned yesterday by the US Government yesterday for their alleged involvement in laundering stolen cryptocurrency from a 2018 cyberattack. The pair have been charged with stealing nearly $250 million in virtual assets and laundering the money through converting BTC to USD and Chinese Yuan as well as through iTunes gift cards.

US SEC Signs Contracts with Blockchain Analytics Firm Anchain.Ai to Monitor DeFi Sector

US SEC Signs Contracts with Blockchain Analytics Firm Anchain.Ai to Monitor DeFi Sector

The US SEC has awarded contracts to monitor unwanted movements across the DeFi sector. The SEC has tapped Anchain.AI artificial intelligence and blockchain company to help the regulator to analyze and trace smart contracts with the technology.

S. Korean Regulators Oppose Busan's Regulatory Measures for Foreign Crypto Exchanges

S. Korean Regulators Oppose Busan's Regulatory Measures for Foreign Crypto Exchanges

South Korean financial authorities expressed their opposite stance against Busan City to provide special regulatory support for partners to establish digital asset exchanges.

US Officials Consider Expanding Deposit Insurance Coverage

US Officials Consider Expanding Deposit Insurance Coverage

US officials are discussing the possibility of expanding deposit insurance beyond the current cap of $250,000 to cover all bank deposits, according to Bloomberg. However, sources have said that such a move is not necessary at the moment, as recent steps taken by financial regulators are likely to be sufficient. This potential strategy is being considered in case the current situation worsens.

Russian PM Considers Digital Assets for Cross Border Payment

Russian PM Considers Digital Assets for Cross Border Payment

Mikhail Mishustin, the Prime Minister of Russia, has hinted at the need to incorporate digital assets into the country’s economy as a way to ensure sustainable payment for goods and services in international trade.

Stablecoin USDC Issuer Circle Launches Verit-based Institutional Digital Identity System

Stablecoin USDC Issuer Circle Launches Verit-based Institutional Digital Identity System

On October 1, Circle, the US dollar stablecoin USDC issuer, announced the launch of an institutional digital identity system based on Verit, an open source framework for the issuance, custody and verification of decentralized identity credentials.

Shiba Inu Rises 13% as Robinhood Petition Passes 300,000

Shiba Inu Rises 13% as Robinhood Petition Passes 300,000

Shiba Inu rose 13% following an uproar for Robinhood Markets Inc to add the token to its platform. The token has gained more than 40 million % over the past year.

Why MicroStrategy Invested $425M in Bitcoin Rather than Gold

Why MicroStrategy Invested $425M in Bitcoin Rather than Gold

Michael Saylor says that Bitcoin is digital gold and explains his choice in diversifying his company’s investment portfolio with BTC over gold.

Grayscale Files with US SEC to Convert GBTC Into Bitcoin Spot ETF

Grayscale Files with US SEC to Convert GBTC Into Bitcoin Spot ETF

Grayscale believes that if the SEC approves a futures-based ETF, the agency should be open to approve the physical based ETFs.

BlockFi to Sell $160 Million in Bitcoin Mining Machine

BlockFi to Sell $160 Million in Bitcoin Mining Machine

BlockFi aims to offer $160 million in loans secured by 68,000 Bitcoin mining equipment. November saw the crypto lender declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Defaulted loans may be undercollateralized.

Worldcoin (WLD) Advances Privacy with Personal Custody for Iris-Scanned IDs

Worldcoin (WLD) Advances Privacy with Personal Custody for Iris-Scanned IDs

Worldcoin introduces Personal Custody, enhancing user control over biometric data generated via iris-scanning orbs for secure ID verification.

SushiSwap CEO Suggests New Tokenomics For Liquidity And Decentralization

SushiSwap CEO Suggests New Tokenomics For Liquidity And Decentralization

The chief executive officer of SushiSwap, Jared Grey, is working on revamping the tokenomics of the decentralized exchange Sushi. In addition to a token-burning mechanism and a liquidity lock for price support, time-lock tiers will be included for emission-based incentives. These features will also be available. Instead of receiving a portion of the cash generated by the 0.05% swap fee, SUSHI (xSUSHI) tokens that have been staked will be rewarded according to their emissions. It is possible to make withdrawals before the time locks have reached their full maturity, but any rewards will be lost and destroyed.

Hedera Hashgraph Chief Scientist Dr. Leemon Baird—Defeating the Byzantine Generals and Bringing a Layer of Trust to the Internet

Hedera Hashgraph Chief Scientist Dr. Leemon Baird—Defeating the Byzantine Generals and Bringing a Layer of Trust to the Internet

In our exclusive interview with Hedera’s Chief Scientist and Co-Founder Dr. Leemon Baird, Blockchain.News gets the details on how Hedera Hashgraph achieves Asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerance, the growing Hedera Governing Council and the use of the Hedera Hashgraph DLT to prevent coupon fraud.

Spotify removes AI-generated music

Spotify removes AI-generated music

Spotify has removed 7% of AI-generated music created by Boomy due to fraudulent streaming activities. Universal Music Group had alerted Spotify of suspicious streaming activity on Boomy tracks. The removal of the songs was due to suspected artificial streaming by bots posing as listeners. Music industry giants like UMG are fighting to control AI, while some artists like Grimes are championing its use.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Leverages Coronavirus Pandemic for National Petro Adoption

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Leverages Coronavirus Pandemic for National Petro Adoption

Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro has announced a new campaign aiming to help the medical staff in his nation by airdropping one Petro to each actively working doctor amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Companies Signed Deal to Develop Blockchain-Driven Virtual Power Plants

Australian Companies Signed Deal to Develop Blockchain-Driven Virtual Power Plants

Power Ledger, a Perth-based energy trading software company, and Powerclub, an Australian electricity wholesaler, have signed a deal to offer households unparalleled authority over their energy usage via a blockchain-based virtual power plant.

Lazarus Group Circumvents Sanctions, Launders $12M Via Tornado Cash

Lazarus Group Circumvents Sanctions, Launders $12M Via Tornado Cash

North Korea's Lazarus Group has reportedly resumed laundering stolen cryptocurrency through Tornado Cash, circumventing international sanctions.

FTX.US Exchange Acquires Regulated Derivatives Provider LedgerX

FTX.US Exchange Acquires Regulated Derivatives Provider LedgerX

FTX.US has acquired CFTC licensed derivatives provider LedgerX for an undisclosed sum.

Binance Launches Incentive Campaign for USDC-M Perpetual Contracts

Binance Launches Incentive Campaign for USDC-M Perpetual Contracts

Binance launches a dual-incentive promotional campaign for USDC-margined perpetual contracts, targeting deposits and trading activities to stimulate market engagement and diversify trading options in the crypto futures market.

South Korean Watchdogs Request Interpol’s Red Notice against Do Kwon

South Korean Watchdogs Request Interpol’s Red Notice against Do Kwon

The controversy surrounding Do Kwon’s whereabouts continues to grow, given that South Korean prosecutors asked Interpol to issue a red notice against the Terraform Labs’ founder.

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.

Bitcoin Surges Past $20,000, Ether Bounces As USD Weakens

Bitcoin Surges Past $20,000, Ether Bounces As USD Weakens

Bitcoin surged on Tuesday breaking back above the $20,000 level while major altcoins led by Ether rose on a positive market upturn as the US dollar fell.

Binance Trading Platform Licenses in Bahrain, Canada

Binance Trading Platform Licenses in Bahrain, Canada

The year 2021 is finally going to end on a great note for Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, as it has secured double licenses from the Central Bank of Bahrain (CCB) and Canada.

The SpaceX Token Scam: A Cautionary Tale in Cryptocurrency Fraud

The SpaceX Token Scam: A Cautionary Tale in Cryptocurrency Fraud

SpaceX Tokens, a cryptocurrency linked to SpaceX, are allegedly used for decentralized funding and community engagement, but evidence suggests they are part of a scam involving fake advertisements and social media.

The Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements

Industry executives and authorities have raised worries about crypto market structure after the 2022 meltdown.

Sushi Announces Final Steps for Trident Pools Deprecation, Urges Liquidity Withdrawal

Sushi Announces Final Steps for Trident Pools Deprecation, Urges Liquidity Withdrawal

Sushi has begun the final deprecation phase of Trident Pools, advising users to withdraw liquidity before March 15, 2024, to ensure a smooth transition.

Response to Facebook Libra? EU Banks Can Deploy Payment System By 2020

Response to Facebook Libra? EU Banks Can Deploy Payment System By 2020

All banks in the eurozone could share the instant payment system at the end of 2020, as reported by Reuters on 26 June.

South Korea Advances CBDC Pilot Project: Jeju, Busan, and Incheon Selected as Test Regions

South Korea Advances CBDC Pilot Project: Jeju, Busan, and Incheon Selected as Test Regions

South Korea selects Jeju, Busan, and Incheon for its CBDC pilot project, excluding Seoul. The Bank of Korea aims to test digital currency issuance and distribution.

Over Half of Crypto Token Listings Show Signs of Insider Trading, Reveals Solidus

Over Half of Crypto Token Listings Show Signs of Insider Trading, Reveals Solidus

In an eye-opening study, Solidus, a leading crypto market integrity platform, has uncovered signs of insider trading associated with more than half of all cryptocurrency token listings since 2021.

UK Media Mogul Calls DeFi a Revolution Against Corrupt Global Banking System

UK Media Mogul Calls DeFi a Revolution Against Corrupt Global Banking System

Alexander Lebedev, the billionaire UK media mogul and former banker has endorsed the revolutionary power of DeFi against a corrupt global banking system.

Compass Mining to Sold $30m Worth of Assets in Russia to Fend Off Sanctions

Compass Mining to Sold $30m Worth of Assets in Russia to Fend Off Sanctions

Compass Mining, an American cryptocurrency mining firm, is looking for buyers for its gears stranded in Russia in a bid to avoid being sanctioned by the United States Department of Treasury.

Paxos Discusses BUSD Stablecoin With SEC Following Wells

Paxos Discusses BUSD Stablecoin With SEC Following Wells

Paxos CEO Charles Cascarilla said the business was "engaged in productive negotiations" with the SEC and will continue to communicate privately.

US Lawmaker Mike Collins' $65K Ethereum Investments: Navigating Ethics and Market Dynamics

US Lawmaker Mike Collins' $65K Ethereum Investments: Navigating Ethics and Market Dynamics

Rep. Mike Collins discloses purchasing up to $65,000 in Ethereum in early 2024, amid market surges and political events. His actions, while legal under the STOCK Act, raise questions about ethical implications and the need for stricter regulations in lawmakers' digital asset investments.

BitMEX Research: Inflation Aftermath of Coronavirus Financial Crash Will Be Bitcoin's Greatest Test

BitMEX Research: Inflation Aftermath of Coronavirus Financial Crash Will Be Bitcoin's Greatest Test

In the aftermath of the current Coronavirus market crash and the subsequent incoming inflation that will be caused by the response of the Federal Reserve and Central banks, Bitcoin will face its truest test and be given its its biggest opportunity to prove itself in its short lifetime according to new research from global crypto exchange BitMEX.

Crypto Exchange Coinsmart Announces Donations for Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis

Crypto Exchange Coinsmart Announces Donations for Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange CoinSmart announced it would donate aid for the emergency humanitarian crisis in Ukraine to help Ukrainian refugees.

Gold Regains Its Old Shines While Bitcoin Struggles to Maintain $37,500 Level

Gold Regains Its Old Shines While Bitcoin Struggles to Maintain $37,500 Level

Gold moves higher while Bitcoin still struggles to maintain the support of around $37,000.

Gamifying the Online Casino Experience with NFTs

Gamifying the Online Casino Experience with NFTs

Australian online gambling operators are utilizing gamification strategies to enhance player experience, incorporating features like progress bars, NFTs, VIP programs, and PvP tournaments, despite concerns about addiction and legality.

FTX Founder to Forfeit $700 Million

FTX Founder to Forfeit $700 Million

If convicted of fraud, FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried will lose $700 million. 55,273,469 Robinhood shares were confiscated by the U.S.

Insurance Firms in China and Hong Kong Count on Blockchain to Fast Track Coronavirus Claims Amid Outbreak

Insurance Firms in China and Hong Kong Count on Blockchain to Fast Track Coronavirus Claims Amid Outbreak

Xiang Hu Bao, an online mutual aid platform, a subsidiary of Ant Financial, is a “collective claims-sharing mechanism built on blockchain that offers basic health plans to its 104 million participants.” Most of its users are Chinese citizens from lower-tier cities, and in rural areas. By utilizing blockchain technology, settlements have been made more efficient, and fraudulent claims have been reduced.

US Treasury to Increase DeFi Regulation

US Treasury to Increase DeFi Regulation

The US Treasury conducted a risk assessment of DeFi, finding it lacking in AML/CFT compliance, and reported money laundering, scammers, and North Korean hackers benefiting from the sector. The Treasury response to Biden's executive order suggests more regulation for DeFi, including compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act.

Marathon Digital Holdings Sells Some of Its Bitcoin for the First Time

Marathon Digital Holdings Sells Some of Its Bitcoin for the First Time

In January, Marathon Digital, the second-largest Bitcoin holder after Michael Saylor's Microstrategy, sold 1,500 BTC.

Australian Farmer Teams Up with FreshChain for Watermelon Traceability via Blockchain

Australian Farmer Teams Up with FreshChain for Watermelon Traceability via Blockchain

Andrew Martens, an Australian owning Marto Farms, has joined hands with Fresh Chain Systems, a local tech firm, in deploying blockchain technology on his watermelon labels to propel traceability. Buyers across Australia will, therefore, be able to trace the originality of the fruit.

Switzerland to Freeze Crypto Assets Linked to Russians

Switzerland to Freeze Crypto Assets Linked to Russians

Switzerland will join the UK, the US, and western allies in strengthening sanctions against Russia after its invasion of Ukraine.

FTX Japan Loses Thousands of Users After Resuming Withdrawals

FTX Japan Loses Thousands of Users After Resuming Withdrawals

Over 7,026 FTX Japan members have transferred $50 million in crypto and cash to Liquid.

CFTC Commissioner Clarifies the Agency's Sweeping Rights to Regulate Crypto Derivatives

CFTC Commissioner Clarifies the Agency's Sweeping Rights to Regulate Crypto Derivatives

CFTC Commissioner Dawn D. Stump has given several clarifications that show the agency has powers to regulate cryptocurrencies.

Billionaire Investor Mike Novogratz Refuses to Lose Faith in Bitcoin

Billionaire Investor Mike Novogratz Refuses to Lose Faith in Bitcoin

Mike Novogratz, the CEO and founder of Galaxy Digital asset management company, explains why he still loves cryptocurrencies.

Expobank Sets Precedent in Russia by Issuing the First Crypto-Backed Loan

Expobank Sets Precedent in Russia by Issuing the First Crypto-Backed Loan

Russian commercial bank Expobank has set the ball rolling in this nation by issuing a loan secured by crypto tokens, Waves crypto was used as collateral.

FTX and Busan Reaches Deal to Accelerate Blockchain Businesses

FTX and Busan Reaches Deal to Accelerate Blockchain Businesses

The City of Busan and the cryptocurrency exchange FTX signed a business agreement to support the establishment of the Busan Digital Asset Exchange.

Facebook, Google, Twitter Face $600 Million Class Action Lawsuit Over Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

Facebook, Google, Twitter Face $600 Million Class Action Lawsuit Over Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

The trio of Facebook, Google and Twitter have been slammed by a $600 million class-action lawsuit by a group of companies and individuals backed by Sydney based JPB Liberty

Circle CEO Expects Yuan-Backed Stablecoins Despite China's Crypto Ban

Circle CEO Expects Yuan-Backed Stablecoins Despite China's Crypto Ban

According to SCMP, despite the stringent ban on cryptocurrencies in mainland China, Jeremy Allaire, the co-founder and CEO of Circle, a leading operator of the USDC stablecoin, foresees a significant role for yuan-backed stablecoins in the global crypto market.

FTX US and Alameda Research File Complaint Against FTX Digital Markets

FTX US and Alameda Research File Complaint Against FTX Digital Markets

FTX US and Alameda Research have filed a complaint against FTX Digital Markets, alleging that the Bahamas-based company was a "fraudulent enterprise" used to conceal the issue of the firm's ownership. The complaint claims that the claims made by FTX Digital Markets will harm FTX.com customers and other creditors of the FTX Debtors as the company continues with bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.

Russia Plans to Use Digital Rouble In Settlements with China, Says Lawmaker

Russia Plans to Use Digital Rouble In Settlements with China, Says Lawmaker

Russia used to resist legalizing crypto. However, it is now willing to embrace the use of cryptocurrency for cross-border payments due to geopolitical tensions.

Fortune Business Insights: Blockchain-as-a-Service Market to Skyrocket to $24 Billion by 2027

Fortune Business Insights: Blockchain-as-a-Service Market to Skyrocket to $24 Billion by 2027

Fortune Business Insights, a leading publisher of market research reports, has revealed that the blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) sector will escalate to $24.94 billion by 2027 from $1.9 billion recorded in 2019, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 39.5%. This uptrend will be fueled by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as they are viewing blockchain technology as an optimal solution for the numerous challenges they face, like access to bank loans, trade financing, and cash flow difficulties.

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.

Texas Man Charged for Using COVID-19 Small Business Relief Funds to Buy Crypto

Texas Man Charged for Using COVID-19 Small Business Relief Funds to Buy Crypto

Texas resident Joshua Thomas Argires has been charged for investing COVID-19 relief funds in cryptocurrencies

Russia's Apex Bank Grants DFA License to Atomyze, the Nation's First

Russia's Apex Bank Grants DFA License to Atomyze, the Nation's First

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has granted the Digital Financial Assets (DFA) services license to Atomyze LLC, the first startup in the country to become an asset manager.

Twitter CEO Endorses Bitcoin For Black America

Twitter CEO Endorses Bitcoin For Black America

According to his tweet on February 23rd, while promoting the book discussing Bitcoin’s huge potential benefits to the African-American community, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter who is no stranger to controversies in the media, used the fanbase of his Twitter platform for this cause.

Defiance ETFs' NFT-Linked ETF Soon to Launch in the U.S.

Defiance ETFs' NFT-Linked ETF Soon to Launch in the U.S.

Defiance ETFs' Defiance Digital Revolution ETF (ticker NFTZ) is launching on Thursday and will track blockchain-related firms and the NFT index.

KPMG Launches Patent Pending Crypto Analytics Suite KPMG Chain Fusion for Institutions

KPMG Launches Patent Pending Crypto Analytics Suite KPMG Chain Fusion for Institutions

KPMG has announced its launch of KPMG Chain Fusion, its patent-pending crypto analytics platform to streamline crypto-related services for financial services and FinTech companies.

Serbian Citizen Extradited to US to Face Crypto-Related Fraud Charges

Serbian Citizen Extradited to US to Face Crypto-Related Fraud Charges

An accused scammer has arrived in the US from Serbia to face charges that he and other six conspirators involved in a crypto fraud scheme that defrauded investors out of over $70 million.

Moneygram Partners with Stellar Blockchain Network to Enable Instant Crypto-To-Fiat Settlements Using USDC Stablecoin

Moneygram Partners with Stellar Blockchain Network to Enable Instant Crypto-To-Fiat Settlements Using USDC Stablecoin

MoneyGram has partnered with Stellar Development Foundation to enable customers to make settlements in different fiat currencies including cryptocurrencies using USDC stablecoin.

SushiSwap Reaches Over $1 Billion in TVL as Uniswap Sees Massive Plummet After Rewards Ended

SushiSwap Reaches Over $1 Billion in TVL as Uniswap Sees Massive Plummet After Rewards Ended

SushiSwap’s token SUSHI made a huge rebound this week, surging by nearly 90 percent in one week.

Magic Eden Halts BRC-20 Trading Temporarily Amid Ordinals Expansion

Magic Eden Halts BRC-20 Trading Temporarily Amid Ordinals Expansion

Magic Eden temporarily suspended BRC-20 trading on October 22, 2023, to ensure user protection until certain BRC-20 regulations were agreed upon. Earlier in June, the platform had extended support for BRC-20 tokens, diving deeper into the Bitcoin ecosystem. Following the halt, trading resumed on July 13, 2023, with a promotional reduction in listing fees to 0.1% for new BRC-20 tokens for a month.

Is Cryptocurrency the Answer? Egypt’s Central Bank Limits Daily Cash Withdrawals Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Is Cryptocurrency the Answer? Egypt’s Central Bank Limits Daily Cash Withdrawals Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Egypt is facing a severe cash crunch as the country is feeling the economic pressure of the coronavirus outbreak. The central bank of Egypt has instructed local banks to begin restricting daily withdrawals and has instructed citizens not to withdraw so much money.

Binance.US Appoints Ant Group Executive to Succeed Former CEO Brian Brooks

Binance.US Appoints Ant Group Executive to Succeed Former CEO Brian Brooks

Binance.US has finally hired former Ant Group Executive Brian Shroder as the next CEO to take over the role that Brian Brooks left.

Ripple and Onafriq Forge Alliance for Blockchain-Enabled Payments in Africa

Ripple and Onafriq Forge Alliance for Blockchain-Enabled Payments in Africa

Ripple and Onafriq are collaborating to introduce blockchain-powered cross-border payments, aiming to improve transaction efficiency and financial inclusion in Africa, the GCC, the UK, and Australia.

Chinese Version CBDC (Digital Yuan) Applied to Guangzhou Housing Provident Fund Loans

Chinese Version CBDC (Digital Yuan) Applied to Guangzhou Housing Provident Fund Loans

The Guangzhou Housing Provident Fund Management Center has successfully implemented the usage of the Chinese version of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), commonly known as the digital Yuan, for housing provident fund loans.

China’s Central Bank Digital Currency DCEP Has Been Processed in Pilot Transactions Worth 1.1 Billion Yuan

China’s Central Bank Digital Currency DCEP Has Been Processed in Pilot Transactions Worth 1.1 Billion Yuan

In the race to be the first country to launch a functional CBDC, China appears to be in the lead, as it has begun experimenting with its digital currency.

BTC Surges after Elon Musk Discussed With North American BTC Miners

BTC Surges after Elon Musk Discussed With North American BTC Miners

Elon Musk disclosed that he held discussions with North American Bitcoin miners and agreed to support efforts to make crypto mining greener.

Dogecoin Becomes the 8th Largest Cryptocurrency After a Tremendous 313% Weekly Gain

Dogecoin Becomes the 8th Largest Cryptocurrency After a Tremendous 313% Weekly Gain

Dogecoin has skyrocketed to the 8th spot on the crypto market after a tremendous 313% weekly gain.

Property or Not? Bitcoin Thieves Released Because “Bitcoin is Not Property”

Property or Not? Bitcoin Thieves Released Because “Bitcoin is Not Property”

A Russian Court recently ruled a Bitcoin theft case as innocent, stating that Bitcoin was not considered a property. The victim sought restitution, after being robbed of 100 Bitcoins.

Korean Prosecutors Consulting if LUNA Classified "Security"

Korean Prosecutors Consulting if LUNA Classified "Security"

The probe into Terraform Labs by South Korean prosecutors is taking a whole new twist as watchdogs are making consultations on how best to classify the collapsed LUNA tokens - now known as Luna Classic (LUNC).

Coinbase and Circle Add Algorand Blockchain to Multi-Chain USDC Stablecoin Framework—Faster than Ethereum

Coinbase and Circle Add Algorand Blockchain to Multi-Chain USDC Stablecoin Framework—Faster than Ethereum

Coinbase and Circle Centre Consortium have expanded USDC from Ethereum to Algorand’s blockchain as part of its multi-chain USDC framework.

DCG Completes Payment of Short-Term Debts to Dissolved Crypto Lender Genesis

DCG Completes Payment of Short-Term Debts to Dissolved Crypto Lender Genesis

Digital Currency Group paid up all short-term loans to Genesis, a previous bitcoin lending platform, as promised. DCG repaid $700 million in 2023 despite crypto sector woes. Genesis filed for bankruptcy in early 2023 after a withdrawal halt due to obligations of over $3.5 billion to its principal creditors. The bitcoin market is changing significantly with this development.

Binance Halts Certain Trading Pairs and Disables PayID AUD Deposits Amid Tightening Australian Regulations

Binance Halts Certain Trading Pairs and Disables PayID AUD Deposits Amid Tightening Australian Regulations

In an ongoing adaptation to tighter Australian regulations, Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, has announced significant changes affecting its Australian users.

5% of Coinbase Employees Leave the Exchange, Rejecting Its “Apolitical Stance”

5% of Coinbase Employees Leave the Exchange, Rejecting Its “Apolitical Stance”

About 60 employees have left Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange because of the firm’s new controversial policy.

Nous Launches World's 1st Decentralised Hedge Fund

Nous Launches World's 1st Decentralised Hedge Fund

Blockchain start-up Nous Systems has announced the launch of the world's first decentralised hedge fund built on blockchain technology.

Data Shows US Economy Shrinks Amid Recession while Crypto Surges in Bearish Rally

Data Shows US Economy Shrinks Amid Recession while Crypto Surges in Bearish Rally

According to the New York Empire State Index, a weakening of the U.S economy is worrying manufacturers. Meanwhile, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are seeing a rally in their movements.

US Crypto Holders Trust Banks and Exchanges for Custody

US Crypto Holders Trust Banks and Exchanges for Custody

A recent survey by Paxos revealed that a majority of US crypto holders still trust banks, exchanges, and mobile payment apps for custody of their assets. Despite high-profile collapses and poor risk management practices, crypto owners continue to trust intermediaries for holding crypto assets. The survey also found an increasing desire among consumers to purchase Bitcoin and other digital assets from traditional banks, presenting a significant untapped opportunity for banks to expand their offerings.

How Can Bitcoin Be A Safe-Haven Asset When It Is So Greatly Influenced by a Tweet, says Peter Schiff

How Can Bitcoin Be A Safe-Haven Asset When It Is So Greatly Influenced by a Tweet, says Peter Schiff

Peter Schiff says Bitcoin is not money, pointing to the influence Elon Musk's tweets has over the cryptocurrency as an explanation.

Bitcoin Cash advocate Roger Ver sued for $20.8 million

Bitcoin Cash advocate Roger Ver sued for $20.8 million

Genesis sued Roger Ver for $20.8 million in unpaid crypto options. GGC International sued Ver in New York State Supreme Court on Jan. 23. BCH has not reacted to the lawsuit.

ZachXBT's Defamation Lawsuit Receives Over $1 Million in Donations as Prominent Figures Rally Support

ZachXBT's Defamation Lawsuit Receives Over $1 Million in Donations as Prominent Figures Rally Support

In a surprising turn of events, renowned on-chain analyst ZachXBT has exceeded his initial fundraising target, amassing a staggering $1,055,233 in donations, according to Nansen data. This remarkable achievement has been made possible through contributions from various entities and influential figures within the crypto industry.

Invesco Puts Blame on U.S. SEC Rules for Decision to Withdraw Bitcoin Futures ETF

Invesco Puts Blame on U.S. SEC Rules for Decision to Withdraw Bitcoin Futures ETF

Invesco eventually talked about what prompted it to pull out its filing for Bitcoin futures ETF. The firm faulted SEC rules for the disaster.

Coinbase to Boost European Derivatives Market Presence with MiFID II License Acquisition

Coinbase to Boost European Derivatives Market Presence with MiFID II License Acquisition

Coinbase is set to expand in the EU derivatives market by acquiring a MiFID II licensed entity in Cyprus, targeting regulated derivatives offerings like futures and options in 2024.

World Economic Forum Blockchain Lead Explains: To What Extent Can Blockchain Solve Supply Chain Issues?

World Economic Forum Blockchain Lead Explains: To What Extent Can Blockchain Solve Supply Chain Issues?

Blockchain.News exclusively interviewed the World Economic Forum’s blockchain project lead, Nadia Hewett, to get to know more about the Forum’s current blockchain development in the supply chain, and the organization’s future roadmap. The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently published a new blockchain deployment toolkit aimed to help governments, major institutions, and companies of any size to be able to maximize the benefits of integrating blockchain technology in the supply chain sector. The Forum also highlighted the importance of blockchain for addressing the disruption of supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bakkt's Strategic Expansion Leads to Significant Revenue Growth Amid Crypto Market Recovery

Bakkt's Strategic Expansion Leads to Significant Revenue Growth Amid Crypto Market Recovery

Bakkt Holdings forecasts a substantial revenue increase and a 70% decline in operating cash flow usage for FY 2024, following a robust year of strategic advancements.

Will Bitcoin Skyrocket or Plunge? Young Traders Have Wrecked US Stock Market, Says Fund Manager

Will Bitcoin Skyrocket or Plunge? Young Traders Have Wrecked US Stock Market, Says Fund Manager

The president of Smead Capital Management addressed the topic of current trends of the US stock market in an interview with CNBC.

Senator Lummis Still Trusts Bitcoin For Retirement

Senator Lummis Still Trusts Bitcoin For Retirement

US politician Cynthia Lummis is crypto-friendly. She's unfazed by lawmakers' Bitcoin retirement plan bans. Instead, Elizabeth Warren, Tina Smith, and Richard Durbin want Fidelity to discontinue its BTC-linked 401(k) (k).

Global Supply Chain Financing: A New Era of Resilience and Diversification

Global Supply Chain Financing: A New Era of Resilience and Diversification

Citi's 2024 report on supply chain financing highlights a shift towards resilience and diversification in global trade, emphasizing technological innovations and the adoption of the China Plus One strategy.

Hillary Clinton Fears Cryptocurrency Could Undermine US Dollar and Destabilize Nation States

Hillary Clinton Fears Cryptocurrency Could Undermine US Dollar and Destabilize Nation States

The evolving role of cryptocurrencies is causing many fears. Hilary Clinton advises countries to pay attention to the increasing adoption of such instruments.

Crypto Clients Pleading for Funds Payback after Lender Celsius' Crash

Crypto Clients Pleading for Funds Payback after Lender Celsius' Crash

Celsius Network clients, who were caught in the meltdown of the crypto lending firm, are pleading for their deposits to be paid back.

Crypto Whales Taking Wait-and-See Approach

Crypto Whales Taking Wait-and-See Approach

Based on hiked interest rates and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, crypto whales have shown signs of caution, given that their transaction volumes have been dwindling.

Celsius Had Higher Risk Profile Than Average US Bank: WSJ

Celsius Had Higher Risk Profile Than Average US Bank: WSJ

A recent report from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has revealed that embattled crypto lending platform Celsius Network took on more risk than it could handle.

Brad Garlinghouse Predicts Ripple-SEC Feud to End by 2022

Brad Garlinghouse Predicts Ripple-SEC Feud to End by 2022

The ongoing court case between the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and blockchain payments firm Ripple Labs Inc is likely to close next year, drawing on the optimism of the firm’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse.

FDIC Calls Out FTX US, Other Crypto Firms to Stop Misleading Users About Deposit Protection

FDIC Calls Out FTX US, Other Crypto Firms to Stop Misleading Users About Deposit Protection

FDIC sent letters to five crypto firms requesting them to stop making false claims about deposit insurance.

Ukraine to Record War Against Russia in NFTs

Ukraine to Record War Against Russia in NFTs

The Ukrainian government has planned to launch non-fungible tokens (NFTs) featuring unique digital artwork illustrating stories from its war with Russia.

CoinList Raises $100M Series A Funding Round, Reaching Unicorn Status With $1.5B Valuation

CoinList Raises $100M Series A Funding Round, Reaching Unicorn Status With $1.5B Valuation

CoinList announced that it raised $100 million in a Series A round of financing, which brings its valuation to $1.5 billion.

Bitcoin Should Benefit from the US Dollar Crash, says Top Economist Stephen Roach

Bitcoin Should Benefit from the US Dollar Crash, says Top Economist Stephen Roach

Stephen Roach, former Chairman of Morgan Stanley’s Asia division and Yale University senior fellow said that cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin should benefit from the US dollar’s decline.

Circle Deploys New Pre-Mint Address for USDC on Solana (SOL)

Circle Deploys New Pre-Mint Address for USDC on Solana (SOL)

Circle has introduced a new pre-mint address for USDC on the Solana blockchain, streamlining operations in anticipation of the Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol launch.

USDC Issuer Circle to Launch Euro-Backed Stablecoin

USDC Issuer Circle to Launch Euro-Backed Stablecoin

The move by Circle to involve in launching its Euro stablecoin is based on user demand and business competition. The use of euro-backed stablecoins is rising in Europe.

DBS Provides Crypto for Trust Offerings

DBS Provides Crypto for Trust Offerings

DBS Group launches an offering trust service for cryptocurrencies, allowing their premium clients, include the emerging asset class in their succession plans.

Decentralized Perpetual Exchange PairEx Announces Beta Trading Competition with Up to 8,888 USD ARB & PEX Tokens

Decentralized Perpetual Exchange PairEx Announces Beta Trading Competition with Up to 8,888 USD ARB & PEX Tokens

PairEx.io, a decentralized perpetual exchange built on the Arbitrum network, is excited to announce its beta trading competition with a prize pool of up to 8,888 USD equivalent in ARB and PEX tokens. The competition, which is now live, offers traders the opportunity to showcase their trading skills and win lucrative rewards.

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.

Microsoft Takes Down COVID-19 Cyber Criminals to Eliminate "Business Email Compromise" Attacks

Microsoft Takes Down COVID-19 Cyber Criminals to Eliminate "Business Email Compromise" Attacks

Scammers have been taking advantage of COVID-19 and the worldwide economic crisis revolving around it to retrieve personal information and phish data from Microsoft users.

The Birth of the Coronavirus-Backed CoronaCoin Amid Quarantining Banknotes in China

The Birth of the Coronavirus-Backed CoronaCoin Amid Quarantining Banknotes in China

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 has spread to at least 25 other countries and caused 5 deaths outside of mainland China. Restrictions in Hubei, of the epicenter province of the outbreak, have been imposed further on its citizens. In Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus originated, has been banning its citizens from leaving their homes.

Hedge Funds Battle to Survive After FTX Exchange Collapse

Hedge Funds Battle to Survive After FTX Exchange Collapse

The hedge fund discontinued its CoinShares consumer platform because to high marketing costs.

Goldman Sachs Says Customer Demands for Bitcoin Are Increasing

Goldman Sachs Says Customer Demands for Bitcoin Are Increasing

Goldman Sachs President and COO John Waldron has revealed that the bank is experiencing a rising demand for Bitcoin from its customers.

Trezor Strengthens Security Measures Amid Phishing Concerns

Trezor Strengthens Security Measures Amid Phishing Concerns

Trezor recently faced a security breach in its third-party support ticketing portal, potentially affecting 66,000 users. While user funds and device security remain secure, the incident raises concerns over increased phishing risks.

Paxful Crypto Peer-to-Peer Marketplace Expands Beyond Bitcoin with Tether USDT Stablecoin

Paxful Crypto Peer-to-Peer Marketplace Expands Beyond Bitcoin with Tether USDT Stablecoin

Paxful, the leading peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading platform, announced that it will be adding stablecoin Tether to its crypto payment options.

Musk's Halloween Tweet Leads to DOGE, SHIB Uptrend

Musk's Halloween Tweet Leads to DOGE, SHIB Uptrend

DOGE shot up 14% within minutes following his tweet. However, the crypto shrank down to 12% at press time. While Shiba Inu also went up by around 5% to create a local high of $0.00001032.

Uber’s Former Security Chief Charged for Using $100K Bitcoin Hush Payment to Hide Data Breach

Uber’s Former Security Chief Charged for Using $100K Bitcoin Hush Payment to Hide Data Breach

Former Chief Security Officer at Uber, Joseph Sullivan, has been charged with allegedly paying $100K in Bitcoin to hackers to cover up a company data breach.

US Fed denies Custodia Bank membership over crypto concerns

US Fed denies Custodia Bank membership over crypto concerns

The US Federal Reserve has denied Custodia Bank's membership application due to concerns over its involvement in the crypto industry. The Fed cited heightened illicit finance and safety and soundness risks, as well as a lack of a sufficient risk-management framework for its proposed cryptoasset-related activities. The bank is also prohibited from running crypto-related services if accepted as a member.

Dr. Ben Goertzel—Striving towards an Autonomous Decentralized and Compassionate Artificial Super Intelligence

Dr. Ben Goertzel—Striving towards an Autonomous Decentralized and Compassionate Artificial Super Intelligence

Dr Ben Goertzel is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET a blockchain-based Artificial Intelligence marketplace project. He has described the project as a medium for the creation and the emergence of the global super brain–an autonomous decentralized democratically governed artificial super intelligent network that must be biased toward compassion for the betterment of humanity.

Meta's Digital Assets Expansion: A Scrutiny by Maxine Waters

Meta's Digital Assets Expansion: A Scrutiny by Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Maxine Waters scrutinizes Meta's trademark applications, filed in March 2022, suggesting the company's continued involvement in the digital assets ecosystem, despite previous assurances of no ongoing projects in this area.

Has the DeFi Bubble Burst? Top DeFi Tokens Crash by 50%

Has the DeFi Bubble Burst? Top DeFi Tokens Crash by 50%

The decentralized finance (DeFi) industry appears to be crashing, with DeFi tokens plummeting and dropping by 50% and more over the past seven days.

Kraken Is the First Cryptocurrency Exchange to Become a US Bank

Kraken Is the First Cryptocurrency Exchange to Become a US Bank

Kraken San Francisco-based crypto exchange was approved yesterday by the Wyoming Banking Board and is now the first exchange to become a US bank.

Circle Launches Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol for USDC

Circle Launches Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol for USDC

Circle has released a mainnet protocol allowing users to transfer USDC between Ethereum and Avalanche. The Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol (CCTP) eliminates the need for USDC bridges and aims to reduce fragmentation in the Web3 ecosystem.

Bitcoin is 57,000 Times Less Environmentally Friendly Than the "Green Cryptocurrency" XRP, Says Ripple

Bitcoin is 57,000 Times Less Environmentally Friendly Than the "Green Cryptocurrency" XRP, Says Ripple

Ripple claims that its cryptocurrency, XRP, is 57,000 times more environmentally friendly than the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. According to Ripple’s blog post, the firm criticizes Bitcoin’s consensus mechanism, proof-of-work (PoW), as a major issue contributing to the vast amounts of energy consumed for validating and processing transactions on the network.

Blockchain-Focused Fund COSIMO X Acquires Seven-Figure Funding from RIT

Blockchain-Focused Fund COSIMO X Acquires Seven-Figure Funding from RIT

COSIMO Ventures, an investment firm situated in Boston and Dublin, recently announced that the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has endorsed them with a seven-figure investment.

Judge Denies Telegram's Appeal to Issue Grams to Non-US Entities, Says it's Too Late to Question SEC Jurisdiction

Judge Denies Telegram's Appeal to Issue Grams to Non-US Entities, Says it's Too Late to Question SEC Jurisdiction

US Federal Judge P. Kevin Castel has denied Telegram’s request to issue its Gram tokens to overseas investors.

Celsius Repays Compound Finance $10m Worth of DAI

Celsius Repays Compound Finance $10m Worth of DAI

Crypto lender Celsius Network has repaid interest-yielding DeFi service Compound Finance with $10 million worth of the DAI algorithmic stablecoin, according to a report from Crypto Briefing.

1inch Network Launches New Hardware Wallet

1inch Network Launches New Hardware Wallet

1inch is the newest hardware wallet supplier for cryptocurrency. The 1inch Hardware Wallet's 2.7-inch E-Ink grayscale touch panel and stainless-steel frame mimic the iPhone 13.

Russian Tech and Political Oligarchs Opposes Blanket Crypto Ban

Russian Tech and Political Oligarchs Opposes Blanket Crypto Ban

Tech and political oligarchs in Russia are expressing their full displeasure over the proposed blanket ban on crypto.

Portal Debuts on Binance Launchpool for BNB and FDUSD Farming

Portal Debuts on Binance Launchpool for BNB and FDUSD Farming

Binance Launchpool has added cross-chain gaming startup Portal for a new farming event. Users can earn PORTAL tokens by staking BNB and FDUSD over 7 days starting February 22nd. PORTAL will then list on Binance against major trading pairs.

SVC Bank Caught in SVB Collapse Confusion

SVC Bank Caught in SVB Collapse Confusion

India's SVC Bank faced panic due to a mixup with collapsing Silicon Valley Bank, as their acronyms' similarity caused confusion among Indian citizens.

The creator of the nonfungible token collection Bored Ape Yacht Club

The creator of the nonfungible token collection Bored Ape Yacht Club

Yuga Labs agreed with the maker of a copycat collection of the blue-chip Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs.

Following Insolvency Fears, Celsius Network Taps Citigroup To Guide Financial Options

Following Insolvency Fears, Celsius Network Taps Citigroup To Guide Financial Options

Celsius has hired services from Citigroup and specialized lawyers to help restructure its business. The crypto lender will get a unique range of expertise that complements its capabilities and services to help propel its business back to life.

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.

Justin Sun Withdraws Millions of Dollars’ Worth of USDT from Aave's Lending Pools

Justin Sun Withdraws Millions of Dollars’ Worth of USDT from Aave's Lending Pools

The Tron founder Justin Sun has withdrawn a huge amount of liquidity from the DeFi protocol. The move is likely to have been triggered by the recent ban on addresses that received funds from Tornado cash.

Digital Surge narrowly avoids collapse

Digital Surge narrowly avoids collapse

Digital Surge creditors agree five-year rescue plan to keep exchange running. KordaMentha will pay creditors from the exchange's quarterly net earnings over five years. Customers were sent the rescue plan on December 8.

Two Major Events Will Influence the Bitcoin Price in the Next 24 Hours

Two Major Events Will Influence the Bitcoin Price in the Next 24 Hours

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency traders face a moment of pause as they await two major events that will either send the BTC price soaring or cause a major bearish correction.

Morpheus.Network Integrates with Polygon to Simplify Supply Chain Activities

Morpheus.Network Integrates with Polygon to Simplify Supply Chain Activities

Supply chain SaaS platform Morpheus.Network Y integrates with Polygon, a decentralised Ethereum scaling network to simplify supply chain operations.

SEC's XRP and Grayscale Bitcoin ETF Cases Challenged by US House Majority Whip Tom Emme

SEC's XRP and Grayscale Bitcoin ETF Cases Challenged by US House Majority Whip Tom Emme

House Majority Whip Tom Emmer criticizes the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) approach to cryptocurrency regulation, citing legal losses against Ripple and Grayscale. Emmer questions the agency's treatment of Bitcoin futures ETFs and spot ETFs, adding to ongoing debate.

Cobo Argus Boosts DeFi Strategies Security via Chainlink Price Feeds Integration

Cobo Argus Boosts DeFi Strategies Security via Chainlink Price Feeds Integration

Cobo Argus has integrated Chainlink Price Feeds on Arbitrum mainnet to bolster its automated DeFi strategies, enhancing security and facilitating swift fund withdrawals during token depegs. This collaboration with Chainlink also underscores Cobo Argus's commitment to providing fortified, efficient on-chain DeFi management solutions.

New South Wales Treasury Proposes Flexible Regulatory Reform For Blockchain

New South Wales Treasury Proposes Flexible Regulatory Reform For Blockchain

Australia’s New South Wales is proposing a flexible regulatory reform to accommodate the thriving blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem

Banking Circle Adopts USDC as Currency on its Payment Rails

Banking Circle Adopts USDC as Currency on its Payment Rails

Banking Circle, an European Union (EU) regulated payments bank has announced that it has integrated the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin into its payment rail

Hong Kong's K11 MUSEA Launches Large-scale Showcase of NFTs

Hong Kong's K11 MUSEA Launches Large-scale Showcase of NFTs

Hong Kong's K11 MUSEA is launching a large-scale showcase of non-fungible token (NFT) art from April 29 to June 19, 2022, along with educational workshops and talks for all ages.

US Toughens Export Controls on Semiconductors to China Amid Military Concerns

US Toughens Export Controls on Semiconductors to China Amid Military Concerns

The US Department of Commerce tightened export controls on advanced computing semiconductors to China and other countries of concern to address national security threats posed by military modernization. The rules, effective from November 16, 2023, refine the parameters defining restricted chips, introduce a global licensing requirement, and expand controls on semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The update also adds certain PRC entities to the Entity List, requiring a BIS license for foundries manufacturing chips for these entities.

Apollo Teams Up With Anchorage to Expand its Product Offering

Apollo Teams Up With Anchorage to Expand its Product Offering

Apollo Global Manage and Anchorage have partnered to expand the former's crypto products

US National Security at Risk Due to China Dominance in Mobile Payments, says former State Department Official

US National Security at Risk Due to China Dominance in Mobile Payments, says former State Department Official

Former Department of State official Anja Manuel warns that if the US loses its dominance in financial innovation and payments, it could impact its national security policy, specifically on sanctions. Manuel stated that China is catching up on dominance in mobile payments, which could make enforcing sanctions against “bad actors” like Iran or North Korea more challenging.

Cryptoassets Use in Ukraine War under Scrutiny by Global Regulators: Reuters

Cryptoassets Use in Ukraine War under Scrutiny by Global Regulators: Reuters

The use of crypto assets is being closely watched by global financial regulators amid the war in Ukraine after worry about its use to evade Western sanctions on Russia, according to Reuters.

Greece Council of State Rules for the Extradition of a Russian Bitcoin Laundering Suspect to France

Greece Council of State Rules for the Extradition of a Russian Bitcoin Laundering Suspect to France

Greece Council of State has ruled in favor of the order to extradite a Russian bitcoin laundering suspect named Alexander Vinnik, A.K.A "Mr. Bitcoin" to France, as reported by Greece Greek Reporter.

Vladimir Putin’s Next Presidential Term Will Depend on Blockchain-Powered Constitutional Amendment Voting

Vladimir Putin’s Next Presidential Term Will Depend on Blockchain-Powered Constitutional Amendment Voting

Russia’s upcoming e-voting on Vladimir Putin’s Constitutional amendments will be implemented using blockchain technology. Citizens in Moscow will be able to cast their votes online using blockchain-powered e-voting, according to the Moscow government’s official website. Starting on June 5, Moscow citizens can sign up for the upcoming voting scheduled from June 25 to June 30.

Tom Emmer Accuses SEC Chair of Exceeding Authority, Detrimental to Americans, Citing Ripple Case

Tom Emmer Accuses SEC Chair of Exceeding Authority, Detrimental to Americans, Citing Ripple Case

House Majority Whip Tom Emmer has criticized SEC Chair Gary Gensler for expanding authority negatively impacting Americans. Emmer emphasized Congress's need to use appropriations process to check Gensler's misuse of taxpayer resources, highlighting the ongoing debate on crypto regulation in the U.S.

Lark Davis Escapes Celsius Network Bankruptcy With $2.5Million

Lark Davis Escapes Celsius Network Bankruptcy With $2.5Million

According to crypto sleuth ZachXBT, Lark Davis withdrew $2.5 million from Celsius long before the company crashed.

FTX Issues Fresh Warning on Phishing Emails and Scam Sites

FTX Issues Fresh Warning on Phishing Emails and Scam Sites

FTX issues a fresh warning about phishing emails and scam sites mimicking its Debtors' portal. The alert, dated October 5, 2023, comes amid industry-wide concerns about phishing attacks, including a recent warning from Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao.

US Crypto Crackdown Could Push Industry to Hong Kong

US Crypto Crackdown Could Push Industry to Hong Kong

Paris-based Kaiko's CEO, Ambre Soubiran, has suggested that the recent US crackdown on cryptocurrency regulation could lead to a shift in the industry's center of gravity towards Hong Kong, which has been more favorable towards crypto. The Hong Kong government has been rolling out progressive regulation to support crypto and fintech firms in 2023, with over 80 virtual asset-related firms expressing interest in setting up shop there.

The End of Bitcoin: Which Cryptocurrencies will survive a future crash?

The End of Bitcoin: Which Cryptocurrencies will survive a future crash?

During the Covid crisis, casual investors started to swap stocks and shares and even golf for investment in cryptocurrency, with Bitcoin and other altcoins like Ethereum proving to be hugely popular.

Binance to Remove ALCX, FOR, LOOM, NMR, PEOPLE, PUNDIX, SPELL, STORJ from BUSD Trading Pairs on August 25, 2023

Binance to Remove ALCX, FOR, LOOM, NMR, PEOPLE, PUNDIX, SPELL, STORJ from BUSD Trading Pairs on August 25, 2023

Effective from 2023-08-25 at 03:00 (UTC), the following spot pairs will no longer be available for trading on the platform: ALCX/BUSD, FOR/BUSD, LOOM/BUSD, NMR/BUSD, PEOPLE/BUSD, PUNDIX/BUSD, SPELL/BUSD, and STORJ/BUSD.

Forum Blockchain Life 2021

Forum Blockchain Life 2021

Sixth biggest offline event on blockchain,cryptocurrencies and mining - Blockchain Life 2021 - takes place on April 21-22 in Moscow

Bitcoin Has Been Through Two US Presidential Elections, This One Will be Different for BTC

Bitcoin Has Been Through Two US Presidential Elections, This One Will be Different for BTC

During the two US elections in 2012 and 2016, Bitcoin was still too nascent to have seen any profound impact arise. What about this coming election?

Hong Kong Customs Arrests Four Men in Alleged $155M Crypto Laundering

Hong Kong Customs Arrests Four Men in Alleged $155M Crypto Laundering

Hong Kong Customs announced Thursday that the authority had dismantled a local cryptocurrency money-laundering syndicate involving HK$1.2 billion ($US 155 million). The operation is considered the first case for the same kind in the city.

U.S. Intends to Impose Tax on Crypto to Support Infrastructure Construction Amid Musk and Dorsey Express Strong Dissatisfaction

U.S. Intends to Impose Tax on Crypto to Support Infrastructure Construction Amid Musk and Dorsey Express Strong Dissatisfaction

As the bipartisan Senate began to vote on President Joe Biden's infrastructure package, the taxation of cryptocurrency transactions in this infrastructure plan cited Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, Senator Criticism by Ted Cruz, and others.

Ethereum Will Be Deflationary and Running on Proof-of-Stake by Year-End, says Market Analyst

Ethereum Will Be Deflationary and Running on Proof-of-Stake by Year-End, says Market Analyst

Lark Davis believes that Ethereum will have cemented its status as a deflationary currency and will run on a proof of stake model by the end of 2021.

Sushiswap Co-Founder 0xmaki Steps Down from Project Lead as DEX Exchange Begins New Chapter

Sushiswap Co-Founder 0xmaki Steps Down from Project Lead as DEX Exchange Begins New Chapter

Sushiswap Co-Founder 0xmaki has stepped down as project lead when the decentralized exchange struggles to navigate challenges of scams.

Understanding Consensus Protocols: A Comparative Study of PBFT and BBCA-Chain by Chainlink (LINK)

Understanding Consensus Protocols: A Comparative Study of PBFT and BBCA-Chain by Chainlink (LINK)

An exploration of sequential and parallel consensus protocols, focusing on the differences between PBFT and BBCA-Chain.

Binance Futures Drops XRP and TUSD Support in Multi-Assets Mode

Binance Futures Drops XRP and TUSD Support in Multi-Assets Mode

Binance Futures discontinues support for XRP and TUSD as margin assets in the Multi-Assets Mode from 2024-05-28 06:00 (UTC).

BitMEX Introduces Change of Mark Method for NOTUSDTK24

BitMEX Introduces Change of Mark Method for NOTUSDTK24

BitMEX announces the change of Mark Method for NOTUSDTK24 to Fair Price marking.

OKX Adds USDC Spot Trading Pairs

OKX Adds USDC Spot Trading Pairs

OKX announces the introduction of new USDC trading pairs to support the growing USDC ecosystem.

Leading Security Founders Discuss Potential of Generative AI

Leading Security Founders Discuss Potential of Generative AI

Security startup founders share insights on the use and threats of generative AI in the tech industry.

BitMEX to List NOTUSDT Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX to List NOTUSDT Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX announces the listing of NOTUSDT perpetual swap with up to 10x leverage, promising a new trading avenue for traders.

BitMEX Launches NOTUSDT Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX Launches NOTUSDT Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX introduced NOTUSDT perpetual swap, offering up to 10x leverage to traders.

Open Campus Launches First Decentralized Education Node Sale

Open Campus Launches First Decentralized Education Node Sale

Open Campus announces the sale of Principal Nodes for its EDU Chain, a Layer 3 blockchain designed for education.

Binance Launches USDT Locked Products Offering an 8.23% Fixed APR

Binance Launches USDT Locked Products Offering an 8.23% Fixed APR

Binance Simple Earn announces the launch of USDT locked products, providing an 8.23% fixed APR.

IntoTheBlock Analyzes USDT Across Various Blockchain Deployments

IntoTheBlock Analyzes USDT Across Various Blockchain Deployments

IntoTheBlock unveils a new dashboard that analyzes the use of USDT across different blockchain platforms.

Transitioning from Rust to Solana: A Comprehensive Guide for Developers

Transitioning from Rust to Solana: A Comprehensive Guide for Developers

This article provides a detailed guide for developers transitioning from Rust to Solana, highlighting the key differences and setup details.

Crypto Regulatory Developments: Congressional Review Act, DOJ Charges, and More

Crypto Regulatory Developments: Congressional Review Act, DOJ Charges, and More

A summary of recent regulatory actions and legal developments impacting the global crypto industry, for the period May 5 – May 20, 2024.

Binance Pool Expands USDC and FDUSD Payment Options for Cloud Mining

Binance Pool Expands USDC and FDUSD Payment Options for Cloud Mining

Binance Pool now accepts USDC and FDUSD for cloud mining purchases.

Binance P2P Launches USDC Campaign with Fee Rebates

Binance P2P Launches USDC Campaign with Fee Rebates

Binance P2P introduces USDC campaign offering up to 100% maker fee rebates.

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.

Anthropic's Claude 3 Enhances Functionality with New Tool Use Feature

Anthropic's Claude 3 Enhances Functionality with New Tool Use Feature

Claude 3 models now support tool use, enabling dynamic tasks and accurate responses.

GitHub Introduces Arm64 Runners for Enhanced Performance and Sustainability

GitHub Introduces Arm64 Runners for Enhanced Performance and Sustainability

GitHub Actions now supports Arm64 runners, offering better performance and sustainability.

Binance to Reward New Users with 15,000 USDT in Token Vouchers

Binance to Reward New Users with 15,000 USDT in Token Vouchers

Binance offers 15,000 USDT in token vouchers for new users via 'Buy Crypto' feature.

ENS Ecosystem Supports Key Open Source Projects with Drips Funding

ENS Ecosystem Supports Key Open Source Projects with Drips Funding

ENS allocates $50,000 USDC to support essential open-source projects through Drips.

OKX Ventures Invests in GoPlus to Boost Blockchain Security

OKX Ventures Invests in GoPlus to Boost Blockchain Security

OKX Ventures announces investment in GoPlus to enhance blockchain security.

Future of Web3 Gaming: Insights from Immutable (IMX)'s Robbie Ferguson

Future of Web3 Gaming: Insights from Immutable (IMX)'s Robbie Ferguson

Immutable (IMX)'s Robbie Ferguson discusses the state and future of web3 gaming.

Wayve Advances AV 2.0 with Generative AI on NVIDIA Platforms

Wayve Advances AV 2.0 with Generative AI on NVIDIA Platforms

Wayve pioneers AV 2.0 with NVIDIA DRIVE, enhancing autonomous driving.

Binance Introduces USDT/COP Spot Trading Pair with Algo Trading Bots

Binance Introduces USDT/COP Spot Trading Pair with Algo Trading Bots

Binance expands trading options with USDT/COP pair and Algo Trading Bots.

Binance Introduces 6% APR USDT Locked Products

Binance Introduces 6% APR USDT Locked Products

Binance launches USDT Locked Products with 6% APR.

OKX Introduces Simple Earn Fixed Product for Crypto Users

OKX Introduces Simple Earn Fixed Product for Crypto Users

OKX unveils its Simple Earn Fixed product, available from May 30, 2024, supporting USDT, USDC, BTC, and ETH.

Tether Invests $18.75M in XREX Group to Enhance Financial Inclusion

Tether Invests $18.75M in XREX Group to Enhance Financial Inclusion

Tether invests $18.75M in XREX Group to drive financial inclusion in emerging markets.

BitMEX to List TAIKOUSDT (TAIKO/USDT) Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX to List TAIKOUSDT (TAIKO/USDT) Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX announces the listing of TAIKOUSDT perpetual swap with up to 10x leverage.

BitMEX Updates Mark Method for TKOUSDTZ24 to Fair Price Marking

BitMEX Updates Mark Method for TKOUSDTZ24 to Fair Price Marking

BitMEX transitions TKOUSDTZ24 to Fair Price marking from June 6, integrating a robust index.

Understanding Cluster Sampling: A Comprehensive Overview

Understanding Cluster Sampling: A Comprehensive Overview

Cluster sampling divides a population into smaller clusters, simplifying large-scale research.

Gala: AEONS Unveils New Metalcore Track 'WW3 (Hugs & Kisses XOXO)'

Gala: AEONS Unveils New Metalcore Track 'WW3 (Hugs & Kisses XOXO)'

AEONS releases new track 'WW3 (Hugs & Kisses XOXO)' via Gala Music, featuring limited Signature Editions.

BitMEX Delists FETUSD Perpetual Swap Contract

BitMEX Delists FETUSD Perpetual Swap Contract

BitMEX has delisted the FETUSD perpetual swap contract, effective June 7, 2024.

BitMEX to Launch IOUSDT Perpetual Swap with Up to 10x Leverage

BitMEX to Launch IOUSDT Perpetual Swap with Up to 10x Leverage

BitMEX announces IOUSDT perpetual swap listing with up to 10x leverage starting June 12, 2024.

GitHub Enhances Push Processing for Developers

GitHub Enhances Push Processing for Developers

GitHub improves push processing for better efficiency and reliability.

BitMEX Lists New IOUSDT (IO/USDT) Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX Lists New IOUSDT (IO/USDT) Perpetual Swap with 10x Leverage

BitMEX introduces IOUSDT perpetual swap with up to 10x leverage.

Investment Insights: Pantera Capital's Approach to Nexus

Investment Insights: Pantera Capital's Approach to Nexus

Pantera Capital shares its investment strategies for Nexus, emphasizing the importance of cookies for website functionality.

OKX Expands ETHUSD-Margined Futures Expiry Dates to Boost Liquidity

OKX Expands ETHUSD-Margined Futures Expiry Dates to Boost Liquidity

OKX to list new expiration dates for ETHUSD-margined futures, enhancing market liquidity.

Binance Futures Launches Grand Tournament with 3M USDT Prize Pool

Binance Futures Launches Grand Tournament with 3M USDT Prize Pool

Binance Futures announces a Grand Tournament with up to 3M USDT in rewards, featuring team and solo competitions.

Binance Celebrates Eid al-Adha with 1 BTC and 30,000 FDUSD Giveaway

Binance Celebrates Eid al-Adha with 1 BTC and 30,000 FDUSD Giveaway

Binance launches Eid al-Adha challenge offering 1 BTC and 30,000 FDUSD in rewards.

Reallusion Enhances Digital Characters with NVIDIA AI Integration

Reallusion Enhances Digital Characters with NVIDIA AI Integration

Reallusion leverages NVIDIA AI to create lifelike digital characters, transforming animation workflows for filmmakers and developers.

Cisco Boosts Workload Security with NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPUs

Cisco Boosts Workload Security with NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPUs

Cisco enhances security and efficiency with NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPUs.

BitMEX Implements Fair Price Marking for IOUSDTM24 Contract

BitMEX Implements Fair Price Marking for IOUSDTM24 Contract

BitMEX updates IOUSDTM24 contract to Fair Price marking as of June 12, 2024.

Binance Launches Rising Stars Challenge with 1 ETH and 11,000 FDUSD in Rewards

Binance Launches Rising Stars Challenge with 1 ETH and 11,000 FDUSD in Rewards

Binance introduces the Rising Stars Challenge in the MENASA regions, offering users a chance to win 1 ETH and share 11,000 FDUSD in rewards.

NVIDIA Releases Omniverse Kit 106 Beta for Cloud-Based OpenUSD Applications

NVIDIA Releases Omniverse Kit 106 Beta for Cloud-Based OpenUSD Applications

NVIDIA launches Omniverse Kit 106 Beta, enhancing cloud-based OpenUSD application development.

Galaxy: Ethereum Developers Discuss Key Upgrades in All Core Developers Consensus Call #135

Galaxy: Ethereum Developers Discuss Key Upgrades in All Core Developers Consensus Call #135

Ethereum developers discuss major upgrades in All Core Developers Consensus Call #135.

Gala Music Unveils NxWorries Mystery Box Featuring Exclusive Content

Gala Music Unveils NxWorries Mystery Box Featuring Exclusive Content

Gala Music releases NxWorries Mystery Box with exclusive content and rewards.

BitMEX to Introduce ZKUSDT (ZK/USDT) Perpetual Swap with Up to 10x Leverage

BitMEX to Introduce ZKUSDT (ZK/USDT) Perpetual Swap with Up to 10x Leverage

BitMEX announces the listing of ZKUSDT perpetual swap with up to 10x leverage, set to go live on June 17, 2024.

NVIDIA Introduces Omniverse Microservices to Enhance Physical AI Development

NVIDIA Introduces Omniverse Microservices to Enhance Physical AI Development

NVIDIA has launched Omniverse Cloud Sensor RTX, a set of microservices aimed at enhancing the development of autonomous machines through accurate sensor simulation.

NVIDIA Introduces Hydra-MDP for Scalable End-to-End Autonomous Driving

NVIDIA Introduces Hydra-MDP for Scalable End-to-End Autonomous Driving

NVIDIA unveils Hydra-MDP, a cutting-edge framework for end-to-end autonomous driving, enhancing scalability and safety through multi-teacher knowledge distillation.

NVIDIA Unveils Cutting-Edge Visual Generative AI Research at CVPR 2024

NVIDIA Unveils Cutting-Edge Visual Generative AI Research at CVPR 2024

NVIDIA Research to present over 50 papers at CVPR 2024, showcasing advancements in visual generative AI with applications in various industries.

NVIDIA Triumphs at CVPR with End-to-End Driving Model

NVIDIA Triumphs at CVPR with End-to-End Driving Model

NVIDIA's Hydra-MDP model wins the Autonomous Grand Challenge at the CVPR conference, showcasing advancements in end-to-end driving technology.

Bitfinex First to List aUSDT, a Gold-Backed Tether Asset

Bitfinex First to List aUSDT, a Gold-Backed Tether Asset

Bitfinex becomes the first exchange to list aUSDT, a gold-backed tethered asset by Tether, enhancing stability in the cryptocurrency market.

Meet Jeff Brooks: The Human Behind Gala Games' VOX Project

Meet Jeff Brooks: The Human Behind Gala Games' VOX Project

Discover the story of Jeff Brooks, a game developer at Gala Games, and his contributions to the VOX project and Project Cerberus.

Binance Academy Launches Futures Chat Room Courses with 2,500 USDT Reward Pool

Binance Academy Launches Futures Chat Room Courses with 2,500 USDT Reward Pool

Binance Academy introduces Futures Chat Room courses with a 2,500 USDT reward pool. Verified users can participate and win rewards by completing specific tasks.

Binance Introduces New Trading Bots for IO/USDT Pair

Binance Introduces New Trading Bots for IO/USDT Pair

Binance announces the launch of Spot Grid, Spot DCA, and Rebalancing Bot services for the IO/USDT trading pair, effective June 20, 2024.

Bitfinex Introduces aUSDT: A Gold-Backed Digital Asset

Bitfinex Introduces aUSDT: A Gold-Backed Digital Asset

Bitfinex unveils aUSDT, a digital asset combining the stability of gold with Web3 functionalities, backed by Tether Gold (XAUt).

SFC Suspends Shum Wai Nap for Seven Months Over Private Fund Mismanagement

SFC Suspends Shum Wai Nap for Seven Months Over Private Fund Mismanagement

The SFC has suspended Shum Wai Nap for seven months due to failures in managing a private fund, highlighting significant regulatory actions.

BitMEX Updates Mark Method for ZKUSDTZ24 to Fair Price Marking

BitMEX Updates Mark Method for ZKUSDTZ24 to Fair Price Marking

BitMEX changes the Mark Method for ZKUSDTZ24 to Fair Price marking, enhancing price accuracy by using a robust index.

Binance Launches P2P Cash Trade Fiesta with 7,000 FDUSD Prize Pool

Binance Launches P2P Cash Trade Fiesta with 7,000 FDUSD Prize Pool

Binance introduces the P2P Cash Trade Fiesta, offering users a chance to win a share of 7,000 FDUSD through trading and referrals.

Binance P2P Launches Exclusive Promotion for African Users with 10,000 USDT Reward Pool

Binance P2P Launches Exclusive Promotion for African Users with 10,000 USDT Reward Pool

Binance P2P announces a promotion for African users, offering a 10,000 USDT reward pool in token vouchers for eligible participants.

Gala Music Celebrates Summer with Exclusive Releases and Mystery Boxes

Gala Music Celebrates Summer with Exclusive Releases and Mystery Boxes

Gala Music unveils exclusive tracks from Macy Gray, Laganja Estranja, Sazi, and more to kick off a vibrant summer season.

Ripple (XRP)'s 2023 Impact Report: Financial Inclusion and Climate Resilience

Ripple (XRP)'s 2023 Impact Report: Financial Inclusion and Climate Resilience

Ripple (XRP)'s 2023 Impact Report highlights strides in financial inclusion, blockchain research, and sustainability initiatives.

AMD Unveils ROCm 6.1 Software for Radeon GPUs, Enhancing AI Development

AMD Unveils ROCm 6.1 Software for Radeon GPUs, Enhancing AI Development

AMD releases ROCm 6.1 software, extending AI capabilities to Radeon desktop GPUs, enabling scalable AI solutions and broader support for AI frameworks.

Tezos Showcases Innovation and Community at Consensus 2024

Tezos Showcases Innovation and Community at Consensus 2024

Tezos made a significant impact at Consensus 2024, showcasing advancements, engaging the community, and exploring collaborations.

Binance Adjusts Tick Size for Multiple USDⓈ-M Perpetual Futures Contracts

Binance Adjusts Tick Size for Multiple USDⓈ-M Perpetual Futures Contracts

Binance announces adjustments to tick size for several USDⓈ-M Perpetual Futures Contracts to enhance market liquidity and trading experience.

First Crypto-Native Bank to be Launched in the United States by Former Wall Street Executive

First Crypto-Native Bank to be Launched in the United States by Former Wall Street Executive

Former Wall Street executive and blockchain laws advocate Caitlin Long has seized the opportunity to establish the first crypto-native bank in the United States. This opportunity came as an advantage as the Wyoming legislature has been progressive, and Long previously helped Wyoming to enact thirteen blockchain-enabling laws.

FTX.US Has Opened a New Headquarters in Chicago

FTX.US Has Opened a New Headquarters in Chicago

FTX US has opened its headquarters in Chicago as it seeks to strengthen its business and solidify its base with United States regulators.

Binance.US Could Be in Violation of Securities Law

Binance.US Could Be in Violation of Securities Law

SEC opposes Binance. US acquisition of nearly $1 billion in Voyager Digital assets.

Crypto Exchange CoinZoom Receives License to Operate in Bermuda

Crypto Exchange CoinZoom Receives License to Operate in Bermuda

The license will enable CoinZoom’s mission to mainstream digital asset investing and trading.

Is Bitcoin's Price at $10K Stable? Here are Some Factors that Could Influence BTC

Is Bitcoin's Price at $10K Stable? Here are Some Factors that Could Influence BTC

Bitcoin's (BTC) price dropped below $10,000 on the weekend, which ended BTC's two-month streak of staying above $10K.

SushiSwap Expands to Aptos Network Ahead of Over $20 Million APT Unlocking Tomorrow

SushiSwap Expands to Aptos Network Ahead of Over $20 Million APT Unlocking Tomorrow

Decentrallized Exchange Sushi has expanded to Aptos, a non-Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) chain, marking its first venture onto a non-Ethereum chain. Aptos, a Layer 1 blockchain, focuses on user experience and secure development, with its Move programming language for web3 applications. Sushi will introduce its version 2 Automated Market Maker, enhancing cross-chain trading experience and providing deeper liquidity across major blockchain networks. It is worth noting that the news comes as Aptos will unlock tokens valued at over $20 million tomorrow.

FV Bank Partners with Circle for Instant USDC Deposits and Conversion

FV Bank Partners with Circle for Instant USDC Deposits and Conversion

FV Bank, a global digital bank, has partnered with Circle to enable instant and automatic conversion of USD Coin (USDC) into USD upon deposit for a seamless experience.

Cybersecurity Firm Kaspersky Warns of New Ransomware Devised by Notorious North Korean Ransomware Group

Cybersecurity Firm Kaspersky Warns of New Ransomware Devised by Notorious North Korean Ransomware Group

Multinational cybersecurity provider Kaspersky has announced that the notorious North Korean crypto criminal group, Lazarus, is planning on releasing a new ransomware.

Revive Elvis Presley with AI: A Next-Generation Tribute

Revive Elvis Presley with AI: A Next-Generation Tribute

Elvis Presley returns in a virtual concert "Elvis Evolution," using AI and holographic technology. The immersive show by Layered Reality recreates his life and music, set to open in London and tour globally.

Coinbase Custody Leads in Digital Asset Safety Amid ETF Adoption Surge

Coinbase Custody Leads in Digital Asset Safety Amid ETF Adoption Surge

As crypto ETFs gain SEC approval, Coinbase Custody emerges as the trusted custodian for digital assets, leveraging advanced security and regulatory compliance.

Blockchain Experts Discuss: Will Blockchain Be the Missing Piece to Financial Inclusion?

Blockchain Experts Discuss: Will Blockchain Be the Missing Piece to Financial Inclusion?

The Singapore Fintech Festival rounded up blockchain discussions on the last day of the festival, focusing on one of the main themes of the event, financial inclusion.

ARK Invest CEO: Crypto Assets Will See Huge Turn

ARK Invest CEO: Crypto Assets Will See Huge Turn

ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood predicts 2% inflation. Due to diminishing money supply, Wood expects inflation to go below this level and potentially into negative territory. The business recently sold its Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) shares and bought 320,000 Coinbase shares for $17.6 million.

Australian Senator Bragg Releases New Draft on Digitial Assets

Australian Senator Bragg Releases New Draft on Digitial Assets

Australian Liberal Senator Andrew Bragg proposed a new draft of the titled Digital Assets (Market Regulation) Bill 2022, aimed at regulating digital asset exchanges.

Tether Taps BDO Global for Attestation of Reserve

Tether Taps BDO Global for Attestation of Reserve

Tether Holdings Ltd, the firm known for the issuance of the world’s largest stablecoin, USDT has tapped the Italian branch of Binder Dijker Otte (BDO), the fifth biggest public accounting firm to help in the handling of its assurance and attestation processes

USDC Issuer Circle Secures $400M Funding from Fidelity and BlackRock

USDC Issuer Circle Secures $400M Funding from Fidelity and BlackRock

Circle, the company behind USD Coin (USDC), has bagged funding worth $400 million from different players, including Fidelity Management, BlackRock Inc, and Research LLC, signalling traditional finance interest in the crypto space.

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.

Despite Clear Divide Amongst Lawmakers, Crypto CEOs Request Clear Regulations

Despite Clear Divide Amongst Lawmakers, Crypto CEOs Request Clear Regulations

Top executives representing the biggest companies in the American digital currency ecosystem appeared before Congress to testify on the state of the crypto industry.

South Korean Shared Workspace Company Turns to a Blockchain-Powered Real Estate Platform

South Korean Shared Workspace Company Turns to a Blockchain-Powered Real Estate Platform

Sparkplus, a South Korean office sharing company, has announced a partnership with tech startup Kasa Korea for a blockchain-enabled real estate funding platform. Through the strategic collaboration, Sparkplus seeks to revolutionize Seoul’s sharing economy through a decentralized network that would enable people without much money to collectively and indirectly fund real estate.

Elon Musk and Changpeng “CZ” Zhao Clash Over Dogecoin Glitch

Elon Musk and Changpeng “CZ” Zhao Clash Over Dogecoin Glitch

Elon Musk criticizes Changpeng Zhao for the way Binance handled the Dogecoin glitch calling it “shady”, sparking a “battle” on Twitter.

Binance.US CEO Brian Brooks Steps Down, Cites Strategic Differences with Colleagues

Binance.US CEO Brian Brooks Steps Down, Cites Strategic Differences with Colleagues

Brian Brooks, the CEO of the US arm of the Binance global cryptocurrency exchange, has resigned just four months after joining the group.

Will the Binance.US CEO's Resignation Trigger a Domino Effect?

Will the Binance.US CEO's Resignation Trigger a Domino Effect?

Binance.US, the American subsidiary of the global cryptocurrency exchange, has experienced significant staffing changes, including the departure of CEO Brian Shroder and the elimination of around 100 positions. The company is also facing legal actions from the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, as well as a decline in market share. The cryptocurrency community is concerned about the future of Binance and its potential demise, with WhaleWire warning of a larger explosion than FTX's.

Paradigm Challenges SEC's Authority in Lawsuit Against Binance

Paradigm Challenges SEC's Authority in Lawsuit Against Binance

Paradigm, a venture capital firm, has filed an amicus brief in the SEC's ongoing lawsuit against cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The brief criticizes the SEC's approach, arguing that the agency is overstepping its regulatory boundaries. Paradigm emphasizes that the SEC's actions could have far-reaching implications for securities law.

Ripple CEO Garlinghouse Foresees Ether ETF Approval, Critiques SEC's Approach

Ripple CEO Garlinghouse Foresees Ether ETF Approval, Critiques SEC's Approach

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse predicts the approval of an Ether ETF by the SEC, critiquing the commission's approach under Gary Gensler as a political liability and detrimental to the U.S. economy's growth.

Ark Investment: Autonomous Vehicles to Boost GDP by $26 Trillion, Save Over 1M Lives by 2030

Ark Investment: Autonomous Vehicles to Boost GDP by $26 Trillion, Save Over 1M Lives by 2030

Ark Investment predicts autonomous vehicles could add $26T to global GDP and save over 1M lives by 2030, transforming economies and consumer experiences.

FTX secretly lent Alameda Research $65B

FTX secretly lent Alameda Research $65B

Environmentalists sued the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) on Jan. 13 for allowing the takeover of a bitcoin mining plant. Plaintiff's argument that approval breaches 2019 New York climate legislation. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act aims to reduce 85% of statewide emissions by 2050 and achieve zero-emissions power by 2040, among other goals.

Binance Australia Maintains AUD Withdrawals Despite Suspension of PayID AUD Deposits

Binance Australia Maintains AUD Withdrawals Despite Suspension of PayID AUD Deposits

Binance has announced an immediate cessation of PayID AUD deposits and potential impacts on bank transfer withdrawals for its users. The unexpected decision follows an action taken by its third-party payment service provider.

Epic Games CEO Defends Metaverse

Epic Games CEO Defends Metaverse

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney dismissed a recent article from Business Insider claiming that the Metaverse is "dead" and that virtual worlds have been abandoned by the business world. Sweeney cited the 600 million users across virtual world platforms as proof of the Metaverse's continuing relevance.

Revolut Adds 29 New Tokens to Serve Clients in US

Revolut Adds 29 New Tokens to Serve Clients in US

British fintech giant Revolut has announced the addition of 29 new tokens to serve its clients.

Coinbase and Trustly Collaborate to Streamline Crypto Transactions for Canadians

Coinbase and Trustly Collaborate to Streamline Crypto Transactions for Canadians

Coinbase partners with Trustly for Open Banking in Canada, enabling direct bank-to-crypto wallet transactions. This follows Coinbase's recent Canadian market expansion and US crypto derivatives approval.

ZipmexX Suspends Withdrawals, Citing Celsius and Babel Risk Exposure

ZipmexX Suspends Withdrawals, Citing Celsius and Babel Risk Exposure

Asia's leading digital asset exchange ZipmexX has suspended users' cryptocurrency withdrawals, citing the move as the exchange's assets could be swallowed up by the financial crisis facing the Celsius Network and cryptocurrency lender Babel Finance.

Forsage Founders Indicted for Alleged $340 Million "Global Ponzi" Scheme on Ethereum Blockchain

Forsage Founders Indicted for Alleged $340 Million "Global Ponzi" Scheme on Ethereum Blockchain

Oregon's federal grand jury indicted Forsage's founders. "Global Ponzi and pyramid scam" investors lost $340 million on the site.

Japan Asks Crypto Exchanges to Cancel Russian Sanction Related Transactions

Japan Asks Crypto Exchanges to Cancel Russian Sanction Related Transactions

Following concerns from the G7 nations, Japan has requested crypto exchanges to suspend transactions of crypto assets that are subject to asset-freeze sanctions against Russia and Belarus, Reuters reported.

‘Big Four’ Tech Amazon, Google, Apple & Facebook Grilled During US Antitrust Hearing

‘Big Four’ Tech Amazon, Google, Apple & Facebook Grilled During US Antitrust Hearing

In an antitrust hearing with the Judiciary Committee of US Congress, the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google testified, as a continuation of an unfinished legal conversation with lawmakers.

DFA Bill Passed, But Central Bank of Russia Still Thinks Cryptos Are Criminal

DFA Bill Passed, But Central Bank of Russia Still Thinks Cryptos Are Criminal

Despite the Digital Financial Assets bill being passed by the State Duma, Russia’s Central Bank has nevertheless argued that crypto transactions are not deemed as legitimate investments.

SushiSwap Deploys Contracts to Five New Networks as Ethereum Gas Fees Surge

SushiSwap Deploys Contracts to Five New Networks as Ethereum Gas Fees Surge

SushiSwap has deployed its contracts to five new networks. What should be expected of SUSHI's price in the next few days?

Global Energy Sector: Blockchain Application to hit $6.29 Billion by 2024

Global Energy Sector: Blockchain Application to hit $6.29 Billion by 2024

BIS Research has presented a new market intelligence report dubbed ‘Global Blockchain in Energy Market - Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2024.’ It reveals that blockchain application in the energy market was worth $518.6 million in 2018 and its value will reach $6.29 billion in 2024.

Microsoft Develops Secret AI Chips to Reduce Development Costs

Microsoft Develops Secret AI Chips to Reduce Development Costs

Microsoft has been developing its own AI chips since 2019 to reduce reliance on Nvidia’s GPUs due to rising costs. The project, called “Athena,” is already being tested by Microsoft’s machine-learning staff and OpenAI developers.

Tornado Cash Community Fund Signatories Relinquish their Positions

Tornado Cash Community Fund Signatories Relinquish their Positions

The signatories to Tornado Cash's community funds have relinquished their role, automatically ceding control of the funds to the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO).

SEC Approves VanEck to Launch the Second Bitcoin Futures ETF in the U.S. Markets

SEC Approves VanEck to Launch the Second Bitcoin Futures ETF in the U.S. Markets

The second Bitcoin-futures EFT is set to begin trading next week. The US SEC has made another important move by allowing VanEck to launch trading of its Bitcoin-futures ETF.

Marathon Digital and Zero Two Partner for Abu Dhabi Bitcoin-Mining Facility

Marathon Digital and Zero Two Partner for Abu Dhabi Bitcoin-Mining Facility

Marathon Digital Holdings and Zero Two have partnered to create a large-scale immersion Bitcoin-mining facility in Abu Dhabi. The joint venture, based in Mina Zayed and Masdar City, will comprise two mining sites with a combined 250-megawatt capacity. Marathon and Zero Two plan to power the facilities with excess energy from Abu Dhabi’s grid.

Animoca Brands Reports US$402 Million Bookings for 2022

Animoca Brands Reports US$402 Million Bookings for 2022

Animoca Brands, a leading digital entertainment and blockchain technology company, reported strong financial performance in 2022, with bookings reaching A$594 million and a strong liquidity position, despite expanding its business portfolio.

Venezuela Wants Citizens to Pay Taxes in State-Issued Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Wants Citizens to Pay Taxes in State-Issued Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela is moving on a mandate that could see taxes being collected using its state-issued cryptocurrency—the oil-backed Petro. The effort is part of a nation-wide campaign to create mainstream use cases for Venezuela’s cryptocurrency.

TRON Welcomes NFT Collectors into the MegaCryptoPolis Metaverse

TRON Welcomes NFT Collectors into the MegaCryptoPolis Metaverse

It’s no secret that TRON has been eyeing a foray into NFTs and digital collectibles for some time; only last week, Justin Sun was pipped to the punch to purchase Beeple’s NFT art collection at Christie’s. The TRON founder placed a last-minute bid that fell just short of the $69 million the work eventually went for.

Crypto Needs a Balanced Approach for an Enhanced Global Outreach, PayBito CEO Says

Crypto Needs a Balanced Approach for an Enhanced Global Outreach, PayBito CEO Says

For crypto’s full potential to be harnessed, striking a balance between divergent patterns and enhancing diversity at all levels is needed, according to Raj Chowdhury, the CEO of crypto trading platform PayBito.

Bitcoin Price to Rally Higher as President Trump Signs $900 Billion Stimulus Bill

Bitcoin Price to Rally Higher as President Trump Signs $900 Billion Stimulus Bill

President Trump has signed the $900 billion pandemic relief bill, adding to the Fed's mounting debt catalyst for the Bitcoin (BTC) price to continue its sensational rally.

Bank of Russia Commences Digital Ruble Trials

Bank of Russia Commences Digital Ruble Trials

The Bank of Russia (BoR) has announced the commencement of its Digital Ruble trials, making the most ambitious push for a functional CBDC in the country.

Tether Discontinues Support for Kusama, Bitcoin Cash SLP, and Omni Layer

Tether Discontinues Support for Kusama, Bitcoin Cash SLP, and Omni Layer

Tether ceases support for Kusama, Bitcoin Cash SLP, and Omni Layer due to evolving crypto needs. The move follows Q2 earnings surpassing $1 billion. Tether remains hopeful for Omni's potential.

Brad Garlinghouse Lawyers Requests Documents from Binance in Ongoing Case with SEC

Brad Garlinghouse Lawyers Requests Documents from Binance in Ongoing Case with SEC

Brad Garlinghouse's lawyers have requested some documents from Binance to back its defence against the US SEC.

Different Stances on Cryptocurrency Risk Revealed, Many Still Link Crypto to Cyber Fraud

Different Stances on Cryptocurrency Risk Revealed, Many Still Link Crypto to Cyber Fraud

Findings revealed that banks, governments, and cryptocurrency professionals were divided in their stance on digital currencies.

Ethereum and EOS Blockchain Used by Associated Press to Publish US Presidential Election Results

Ethereum and EOS Blockchain Used by Associated Press to Publish US Presidential Election Results

Associated Press (AP) has used Ethereum and EOS blockchains to publish voting results for the United States Presidential Election.

Dogecoin: Not All Cryptos Are Created Equal

Dogecoin: Not All Cryptos Are Created Equal

What do Elon Musk, Snoop Dogg, and Gene Simmons have in common? They've all come out as proponents of Dogecoin, the one-time joke cryptocurrency. While Doge might be spiking, it's important to remember that no all cryptos are created equal.

Binance.US Tops its Valuation to $4.5b Stirred by $200m in Seed Raise

Binance.US Tops its Valuation to $4.5b Stirred by $200m in Seed Raise

Binance.US, the subsidiary of Binance exchange in the United States has raised $200 million in a seed funding round that has given the company a pre-money valuation of $4.5 billion.

Paolo Ardoino: Tether Tests New Bitcoin Mining Platform, Moria, with Enhanced Software Control

Paolo Ardoino: Tether Tests New Bitcoin Mining Platform, Moria, with Enhanced Software Control

Tether is testing its new Bitcoin mining platform, Moria, which has undergone significant software enhancements, including software-driven PDU management and multisig approval. Moria is designed to integrate with IoT devices, potentially revolutionizing mining operations. Tether's diversification into Bitcoin mining is still in its testing phase.

Voyager reportedly sells assets on Coinbase exchange

Voyager reportedly sells assets on Coinbase exchange

Lookonchain showed Voyager using 23 tokens worth over $100 million.

Iran and Russia Seek A Gold-Backed Stablecoin

Iran and Russia Seek A Gold-Backed Stablecoin

Iran and Russia are planning a gold-backed cryptocurrency. In Astrakhan, Russia began accepting Iranian goods, a stablecoin would function. Instead of utilizing dollars, rubles, or rials, the initiative would allow cross-border transactions.

CoinSmart Is on the Hunt to Buy Distressed Crypto Assets

CoinSmart Is on the Hunt to Buy Distressed Crypto Assets

The recent market crash is the latest in global financial events that have created unique opportunities for buyers like CoinSmart and FTX wanting to acquire distressed crypto firms at a bargain valuation.

US SEC Boss Gary Gensler Calls to Regulate DeFi Projects

US SEC Boss Gary Gensler Calls to Regulate DeFi Projects

The US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler is pushing to regulate the decentralized finance (DeFi) landscape. He recently said that DeFi is adequately organized and therefore needs regulatory compliance.

SEC Raises Objections to Celsius Network's Restructuring Plan Involving Coinbase

SEC Raises Objections to Celsius Network's Restructuring Plan Involving Coinbase

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a limited objection to the Chapter 11 restructuring plan of crypto lending platform Celsius Network. The objection, dated September 22, 2023, specifically targets the company's proposed arrangement with Coinbase for distribution services. The SEC is also currently engaged in a lawsuit against Coinbase, adding another layer of complexity to the situation.

Cryptos Confiscated from $4.2 Billion PlusToken Scam Likely Sold by Chinese Police, says Journalist Colin Wu

Cryptos Confiscated from $4.2 Billion PlusToken Scam Likely Sold by Chinese Police, says Journalist Colin Wu

China’s crypto journalist Colin Wu believes that Chinese police have sold cryptocurrencies seized from the $4.2 billion PlusToken Ponzi crackdown.

The Cayman Islands Creates Regulatory Framework to Attract Virtual Asset Business

The Cayman Islands Creates Regulatory Framework to Attract Virtual Asset Business

The Ministry of Financial Services of the Cayman Islands announced that it is building regulatory frameworks for individuals and entities that offer digital assets in business.

Facebook Launches Fintech Product Group F2 to Run Payments Across All its Apps

Facebook Launches Fintech Product Group F2 to Run Payments Across All its Apps

Facebook has expanded its fintech horizons and announced the launch of a new product group dedicated to payments purposes.

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.

Randall Crater, Founder of "My Big Coin" Sentenced

Randall Crater, Founder of "My Big Coin" Sentenced

A U.S. Federal Court Judge sentenced Randall Crater to 100 months in prison. Crater defrauded 55 investors with $7.6 million.

Tether Emphasizes Commitment to Transparency, Releases Reserves Information in Response to CoinDesk's FOIL Request

Tether Emphasizes Commitment to Transparency, Releases Reserves Information in Response to CoinDesk's FOIL Request

Tether has reaffirmed its commitment to transparency and announced its completion of reporting obligations to the New York Attorney General's Office. Under the terms of its 2021 settlement, Tether fulfilled its quarterly reporting requirements for a period of two years.

Hex Trust Announces Integration of Polkadot Blockchain Network

Hex Trust Announces Integration of Polkadot Blockchain Network

Hong Kong-based digital asset custody provider Hex Trust announced the integration of Polkadot blockchain network into Hex Safe.

Ripple CEO Reveals Missing Key Factor for Crypto and XRP to Be the Infrastructure of the Next Global Financial System

Ripple CEO Reveals Missing Key Factor for Crypto and XRP to Be the Infrastructure of the Next Global Financial System

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse explained what was crucial in the cryptocurrency sector for it to be revamped and integrated into the next global financial system.

US Congressmen Pushing for SEC Chairman Gary Gensler to Approve Bitcoin Spot ETF

US Congressmen Pushing for SEC Chairman Gary Gensler to Approve Bitcoin Spot ETF

US lawmakers Tom Emmer and Darren Soto have stated that they would like to see the US SEC pave the way for Bitcoin spot ETF approval.

US won't Follow China’s Ban on Crypto and ‘Up to Congress’: SEC Chairman Gary Gensler

US won't Follow China’s Ban on Crypto and ‘Up to Congress’: SEC Chairman Gary Gensler

At a hearing held on Tuesday, Gary Gensler, chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, said that the United States will not follow China's ban on cryptocurrencies.

EDX Markets Partners with Solidus Labs to Monitor $16 Trillion in Crypto Trading with HALO Platform

EDX Markets Partners with Solidus Labs to Monitor $16 Trillion in Crypto Trading with HALO Platform

EDX Markets has partnered with Solidus Labs to use the HALO platform, monitoring $16 trillion in crypto trading, enhancing compliance and risk management.

President Biden Claims that Musk Purchased a Platform that Promotes Hate Speech

President Biden Claims that Musk Purchased a Platform that Promotes Hate Speech

President Joe Biden has slammed Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter

Texas Objects to Binance.US and Voyager Digital Deal

Texas Objects to Binance.US and Voyager Digital Deal

Texas’ State Securities Board and Department of Banking object to Binance.US's proposed $1.022 billion deal to buy Voyager Digital's assets, citing "inadequate" disclosures.

Ripple CTO Advocates for Community Consensus on XRP Ledger's AMM Feature Integration

Ripple CTO Advocates for Community Consensus on XRP Ledger's AMM Feature Integration

Ripple's CTO, David Schwartz, stresses the importance of community consensus for integrating the Automated Market Maker (AMM) feature on the XRP Ledger. Through discussions on X (formerly Twitter), Schwartz outlines a methodical approach to addressing concerns and urges validators to support the amendment only after achieving community agreement. The AMM feature, seen as a significant stride in decentralized finance on XRPL, was introduced in rippled version 1.12.0 alongside a potential clawback feature aimed at legal liability protection for developers. Schwartz's engagement exemplifies a balanced approach to evolving XRPL while preserving its decentralized character.

US Justice Department Charges John McAfee with Cryptocurrency Fraud

US Justice Department Charges John McAfee with Cryptocurrency Fraud

Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee has been charged with fraud and crypto pump and dump scheme offenses by the US Department of Justice, which alleges that he and his accomplices participated in a scheme that earned them more than $16.9 million by fraudulently promoting altcoins to unwitting investors.

Celestia's Core Values: Bridging Off-chain Governance with User-centric Network

Celestia's Core Values: Bridging Off-chain Governance with User-centric Network

Mustafa Al-Bassam delineates five core values for Celestia's social layer aimed at enhancing trust-minimization and user-centric network functionalities. These values include the primacy of off-chain governance, user elevation, credible neutrality towards execution environments, economic sustainability, and minimizing overhead and state bloat. The discourse provides a profound insight into Celestia's commitment to fostering a user-driven, trust-minimized blockchain network.

Trump's National Security Council Sees DLT as Critical Weapon in US-China Tech War

Trump's National Security Council Sees DLT as Critical Weapon in US-China Tech War

The United States National Security Council has named distributed ledger technology (DLT) as one the most critical focus areas in its tech war with China and Russia.

Elon Musk Criticizes Bitcoin Mining for Being Highly Centralized in China, Hinting that Tesla May Dump Bitcoin

Elon Musk Criticizes Bitcoin Mining for Being Highly Centralized in China, Hinting that Tesla May Dump Bitcoin

Elon Musk’s tweets have served to create headwind for Bitcoin, sending the cryptocurrency on a steep plunge.

Ripple CEO Warns SEC's "Enforcement" Approach May Hurt US Crypto Industry

Ripple CEO Warns SEC's "Enforcement" Approach May Hurt US Crypto Industry

Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has suggested that the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) approach to regulation is putting the US at risk of missing out on being an attractive hub for the next evolution of blockchain and crypto innovation. Garlinghouse noted that the SEC's case against Ripple is the SEC simply playing "offense" and "attacking" the industry as a whole. He added that the crypto industry has "already started moving outside" of the US given its crypto regulation process is "behind" other countries such as Australia, UK, Japan, Singapore, and Switzerland.

Justin Sun Finally Got His Long-Awaited $4.57 Million Dinner with Warren Buffett

Justin Sun Finally Got His Long-Awaited $4.57 Million Dinner with Warren Buffett

Founder of TRON, cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun had his long-awaited $4.57 million charity auctioned meal with Warren Buffett. Here's what happened.

U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel Grants Request to Defer civil cases

U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel Grants Request to Defer civil cases

On Feb. 13, Manhattan District Judge Kevin Castel granted the applications to suspend the civil proceedings "without prejudice" until the DOJ's trial against SBF begins.

Grayscale Launches New Entity to Manage Growing Funds

Grayscale Launches New Entity to Manage Growing Funds

Cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments has launched a new entity, the Grayscale Funds Trust, to manage its publicly traded financial products in-house. The company has also filed a registration statement for three new cryptocurrency-focused ETFs, including a Bitcoin Composite ETF, Ethereum Futures ETF, and a Privacy ETF.

Russian Crypto Startup InDeFi to Launch Ruble Stablecoin following DAI Model

Russian Crypto Startup InDeFi to Launch Ruble Stablecoin following DAI Model

The new stablecoin project has no connection with the Bank of Russia’s digital ruble. The stablecoin will be pegged to ruble fiat currency.

Coin Center Sues IRS For Unconstitutional Tax Reporting Rules

Coin Center Sues IRS For Unconstitutional Tax Reporting Rules

Coin Center, a Washington DC-based non-profit research and advocacy centre, has filed a lawsuit against the United States Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for a tax reporting requirement it wants to pass into law.

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.

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Proposes Tweaks to Improve Decentralization and Reduce Consensus Overhead

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Proposes Tweaks to Improve Decentralization and Reduce Consensus Overhead

Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, has proposed changes to the network's staking model aimed at improving decentralization and reducing the consensus layer's computational burden. The proposal includes the introduction of a two-tiered staking system involving node operators and delegators. Buterin suggests that these changes could significantly reduce the number of signatures required for consensus, thereby making it easier for more people to participate in the network's validation process.

Coca-Cola Vendors Accept Bitcoin in Australia and New Zealand

Coca-Cola Vendors Accept Bitcoin in Australia and New Zealand

Amatil, the Coca-Cola company's biggest distributor in Australia and New Zealand has partnered with Centrapay, a payment startup to enable customers to pay with Bitcoin and other digital currencies.

Virginia Tech Study Reveals Geographic Biases in ChatGPT's Environmental Justice Information

Virginia Tech Study Reveals Geographic Biases in ChatGPT's Environmental Justice Information

Virginia Tech study reveals ChatGPT's limitations in providing local-specific info on environmental justice, highlighting geographic biases.

Zimbabwe’s Government Consulting Private Sector on Adopting Crypto as Legal Tender

Zimbabwe’s Government Consulting Private Sector on Adopting Crypto as Legal Tender

A key government official has revealed that Zimbabwe is considering legalizing cryptocurrency as a payment service.

Tether and INHOPE Join Forces to Fight Child Abuse Material Online

Tether and INHOPE Join Forces to Fight Child Abuse Material Online

The cooperation intends to combat the unlawful use of cryptocurrency to finance child abuse content on the dark web and in personless online marketplaces like INHOPE.

Wyoming lawmakers pass bill prohibiting courts from forcing disclosure of digital asset

Wyoming lawmakers pass bill prohibiting courts from forcing disclosure of digital asset

Wyoming, a crypto-friendly state, enacted a measure banning private key disclosure. If Governor Mark Gordon approves, it will take effect July 1.

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.

Circle Launches Native USDC on Polygon

Circle Launches Native USDC on Polygon

Circle has natively integrated USDC on the Polygon PoS network, enabling direct access for users and developers. This move phases out the need for bridged USDC.e, providing a more stable and straightforward means for transactions on the network. The development is anticipated to foster numerous use cases, enhancing the overall ecosystem.

US GDP Shrunk by 0.9% in Q2, Implications for the Crypto Industry

US GDP Shrunk by 0.9% in Q2, Implications for the Crypto Industry

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the US shrunk by 0.9% in Q2. Would the crypto space be dragged by inflation or even recession in these financial activities?

China Establishes First-Ever Blockchain Zone in Central Province of Hunan

China Establishes First-Ever Blockchain Zone in Central Province of Hunan

The first provincial blockchain zone has been established in China, in the central Chinese province of Hunan. The “Wanbao” blockchain zone is located in the city of Loudi, marking the first blockchain zone in China, according to a local Chinese report.

El Salvador Lawmakers Passes $150M Bitcoin Trust Fund into Law

El Salvador Lawmakers Passes $150M Bitcoin Trust Fund into Law

El Salvador parliament has passed the Bitcoin Trust Fund proposal into law.

Paolo Ardoino: Tether Ranks 22nd in US Treasury Holdings, Surpassing Mexico, Australia, and Spain

Paolo Ardoino: Tether Ranks 22nd in US Treasury Holdings, Surpassing Mexico, Australia, and Spain

Tether, the world's leading stablecoin, now holds $72.5 billion in U.S. Treasury bills, despite China's divestment from U.S. debt. Mixed reactions arise, questioning long-term stability in emerging markets.

Elon Musk Could Bring More Crypto Use Cases into Twitter: Bloomberg

Elon Musk Could Bring More Crypto Use Cases into Twitter: Bloomberg

With Twitter deal now closed, Elon Musk is set to bring radical changes into the social media, including cryptocurrency.

Shopify Launches Blockchain Commerce Tools to Enhance User Experience

Shopify Launches Blockchain Commerce Tools to Enhance User Experience

SIWE allows Shopify users to sign in using Ethereum addresses without revealing private information.

Coinbase Introduces PayID and Premium Services for Aussie Retail Customers

Coinbase Introduces PayID and Premium Services for Aussie Retail Customers

Coinbase offers three new services for Aussie clients. One of these features would allow customers to use PayID as a way to top up their accounts with Australian Dollar transfers.

Decentralized Hackers 'Anonymous' Promise Retribution for George Floyd, Will Expose Minneapolis Police Record of Systemic Racism

Decentralized Hackers 'Anonymous' Promise Retribution for George Floyd, Will Expose Minneapolis Police Record of Systemic Racism

Hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ has promised retribution against the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) for the death of George Floyd last week.

DOGE Slightly Increases after Elon Musk Supports Dogecoin's Proposed Changes

DOGE Slightly Increases after Elon Musk Supports Dogecoin's Proposed Changes

The price of dogecoin (DOGE) experienced a slight increase from $0.242 to $0.266 after Tesla CEO founder Elon Musk tweeted and supported an update to the proposed average transaction fee for dogecoin.

ASIC Raids Binance Australia as Global Regulatory Hurdles Mount

ASIC Raids Binance Australia as Global Regulatory Hurdles Mount

As reported by Bloomberg, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) executed a search operation at the offices of Binance Australia. This operation is a part of an ongoing inquiry into the crypto giant's now-closed local derivatives business, highlighting the intensifying regulatory scrutiny Binance is encountering.

A group of nine banks has invested $45 million in Carbonplace

A group of nine banks has invested $45 million in Carbonplace

The independent UK Carbonplace organization will start later this year under CEO Scott Eaton.

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem Feb 2020 - New Members

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem Feb 2020 - New Members

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem Feb 2020 - New Members

Monica Long Named New President of Ripple

Monica Long Named New President of Ripple

Ripple, a blockchain-based worldwide payments processor, elected Monica Long its new president amid unprecedented growth.

Koris: A Smart Contract-Based Platform

Koris: A Smart Contract-Based Platform

Koris provides an end-to-end operational framework for DAOs to administer communities. On Jan. 17, the WEF released a toolbox supporting DAOs.

New MacOS Malware Hijacks Crypto Wallets Via Pirated Apps

New MacOS Malware Hijacks Crypto Wallets Via Pirated Apps

Kaspersky Labs discovers a new malware targeting macOS users via pirated apps, replacing legitimate Bitcoin and Exodus wallets with infected versions, highlighting the risks of downloading unauthorized software.

Ark Invest continues to buy Coinbase shares

Ark Invest continues to buy Coinbase shares

Ark Invest has invested roughly $30 million on Coinbase stock in 2023 while selling Grayscale Bitcoin Trust.

Luna Foundation Says Plans to Repay Terra Investors Thwarted by Litigation Woes

Luna Foundation Says Plans to Repay Terra Investors Thwarted by Litigation Woes

The plans to compensate affected Terra users is still far from reality.

HDAO soared +1469% immediately after listing!

HDAO soared +1469% immediately after listing!

Earlier, the most influential Hong Kong Digital Asset Exchange HKD.com launched its platform token HKD.com DAO (HDAO), sold out in 5 seconds.

Sushi Launches on Filecoin, Expanding Decentralized Exchange Services

Sushi Launches on Filecoin, Expanding Decentralized Exchange Services

Sushi, a prominent decentralized exchange, is now integrated on Filecoin, enhancing its cross-chain capabilities and launching a special NFT to commemorate the collaboration.

5 Places to Learn About Crypto Investing

5 Places to Learn About Crypto Investing

While there is certainly an aspect of the ‘gold rush’ mentality to the current crypto buzz and surging market caps, it is undeniable that we have passed a legitimate turning point in the history of this revolutionary technology and asset class.

Animoca Brands Cuts Metaverse Fund Target to $800M

Animoca Brands Cuts Metaverse Fund Target to $800M

Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based developer of blockchain gaming technology, has reduced its target for its metaverse fund by 20% to $800 million due to volatility in the crypto sector. The company's market capitalization has also fallen from $6 billion to below $2 billion, signaling a change in sentiment in the crypto industry.

Invictus Capital continues to offer exceptional returns despite the volatility in the markets

Invictus Capital continues to offer exceptional returns despite the volatility in the markets

Invictus’ assets under management (AUM) blew past expectations, growing by 29.46% to $145 million over June.

City of Niagara Falls Forces Blockfusion Bitcoin Miner to Shut Down Operations

City of Niagara Falls Forces Blockfusion Bitcoin Miner to Shut Down Operations

In Canada, the city of Niagara Falls claims that Blockfusion Bitcoin miner violates local laws and produces environmental disturbances.

South Korean Telecom Giant and City Government Teams Up to Launch Major Digital Currency

South Korean Telecom Giant and City Government Teams Up to Launch Major Digital Currency

KT, the largest telecom company in South Korea is planning to launch its blockchain-based digital currency in the second biggest city in the country, Busan.

Proposal to Amend Cryptocurrency Leverage Regulations in Japan

Proposal to Amend Cryptocurrency Leverage Regulations in Japan

JCBA has proposed to JVCEA to amend the leverage ratio regulations in cryptocurrency margin trading, advocating for the application of corporate leverage calculation methods to individual transactions as well. The proposal aims to align the crypto market's leverage regulations with other derivative markets and possibly re-attract users who shifted to overseas exchanges for higher leverage.

Russia’s Largest Bank Sberbank Buys 5,000 Blockchain ATMs Despite Authorities' Plan to Ban Crypto

Russia’s Largest Bank Sberbank Buys 5,000 Blockchain ATMs Despite Authorities' Plan to Ban Crypto

Sberbank, Russia’s largest bank, is purchasing more contactless ATMs that are powered by blockchain. The banking giant is making such a move despite an upcoming bill that aims to penalize individuals and firms that use and trade cryptocurrencies in financial transactions. Sberbank’s ATMs have nothing to do with cryptocurrencies as they do not act as BTMs (Bitcoin ATMs). The banking institution just intends to cut the need for physical contact associated with the use of bank debit/credit cards amid the coronavirus pandemic. Throughout the COVID-19 epidemic, Sberbank has been preferring to cut down the use of plastic cards because of health concerns.

Virgil Griffith Sentenced to 5-Year Jail for Helping Individuals in North Korea Evade Sanctions

Virgil Griffith Sentenced to 5-Year Jail for Helping Individuals in North Korea Evade Sanctions

An American citizen is sentenced to 63 months in jail by U.S. District Judge for allegedly helping individuals in the DPRK (North Korea) to evade sanctions imposed by the U.S.

Circle Unable to Withdraw $3.3 Billion from SVB, Causing USDC Sell-Off

Circle Unable to Withdraw $3.3 Billion from SVB, Causing USDC Sell-Off

Circle, the issuer of USD Coin (USDC), was unable to withdraw $3.3 billion of its $40 billion reserves from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), leading to a sell-off that caused the stablecoin's value to drop below its $1 peg. Circle initiated a wire transfer to remove the funds from SVB as the FDIC-insured bank was about to shut operations, but the transfer was not wholly processed, leaving $3.3 billion of USDC reserves with SVB. Dante Disparte, Circle's chief strategy officer, warned that SVB's failure could have broader implications for the US economy.

KuCoin's Emphasis on Self-Regulation and User Security Highlighted at TOKEN2049

KuCoin's Emphasis on Self-Regulation and User Security Highlighted at TOKEN2049

Alicia Kao, KuCoin's Managing Director, discussed the challenges and opportunities of cryptocurrency exchanges during the TOKEN2049 panel. She highlighted the importance of self-regulation and KuCoin's strict security protocols. KuCoin, a leading global exchange, has a user base of 29 million and endorses over 750 projects. The panel provided valuable insights into the crypto industry's future direction.

Justin Sun: Tron Network is Holding 3000 Bitcoin

Justin Sun: Tron Network is Holding 3000 Bitcoin

Tron network, a blockchain-based decentralized operating system, is hosting 3,000 Bitcoin (BTC) configured as BTCTRON, according to its CEO and founder Justin Sun.

Russian Civil Servants Required to Declare Crypto Holdings Beginning in 2021

Russian Civil Servants Required to Declare Crypto Holdings Beginning in 2021

Russia’s public officials will be obligated to declare all their private cryptocurrency and digital asset holdings, effective from the start of 2021.

US Treasury Fines Bittrex Exchange $29m for Multi-Year Sanctions Violation

US Treasury Fines Bittrex Exchange $29m for Multi-Year Sanctions Violation

The United States Treasury Department through the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has fined Bittrex $29 million due to failure to prevent individuals in sanctioned jurisdictions from using its platform.

US Bitcoin Corp-Hut 8 Merger Progresses Amid Celsius Plan Approval

US Bitcoin Corp-Hut 8 Merger Progresses Amid Celsius Plan Approval

US Bitcoin Corp has secured court approval for its merger with Hut 8 Mining Corp, marking a significant step towards managing its assets and listing on Nasdaq and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Stablecoins Pose Risks to Financial Stability: Yellen

Stablecoins Pose Risks to Financial Stability: Yellen

The instability of the UST stablecoin has pushed the United States Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, to advocate for introducing a tighter regulatory framework to govern the entire stablecoin offshoot of the crypto ecosystem.

FTX Continues to Move Funds Amid Ongoing Investigations

FTX Continues to Move Funds Amid Ongoing Investigations

Addresses associated with FTX and its subsidiary, Alameda Research, have reportedly transferred $145 million in stablecoins to various platforms, as the cryptocurrency exchange faces demands to return funds to different groups of investors amid ongoing investigations and lawsuits.

Coindesk May Be Sold as Parent Company DCG Struggles

Coindesk May Be Sold as Parent Company DCG Struggles

CoinDesk may sell. Digital Currency Group (DCG), its parent firm, looks to be struggling financially. DCG has received many bids over $200 million for the media group in recent months.

Injective (INJ) Becomes First Non-Ethereum Blockchain to Integrate Ethena's USDe

Injective (INJ) Becomes First Non-Ethereum Blockchain to Integrate Ethena's USDe

thena, the prominent DeFi protocol with nearly $1 billion in TVL, expands its ecosystem by launching USDe and Ethena Shards exclusively on the Injective blockchain.

Morgan Stanley Buys Up To $40 Million Worth of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Shares

Morgan Stanley Buys Up To $40 Million Worth of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Shares

Morgan Stanley recently bought more shares in Grayscale Bitcoin Trust to expand its allocation in Bitcoin investment. The move indicates a continued and ever-increasing position in crypto-related assets.

The UK is a step closer to launching a central bank digital currency

The UK is a step closer to launching a central bank digital currency

The Bank of England thinks crypto stablecoins and a central-bank-issued "digital pound" might coexist.

Russia Plans to Build AI Software to Remove the Anonymity of Users in Crypto Transactions

Russia Plans to Build AI Software to Remove the Anonymity of Users in Crypto Transactions

The Russian agency’s plan involves using artificial intelligence (AI) for its software, as the agency sees an “urgent need to create effective opportunities for state control over the circulation of virtual assets.”

SEC Makes ICO Token Sales More Inclusive, Not Enough For SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce

SEC Makes ICO Token Sales More Inclusive, Not Enough For SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce

The US SEC has modernized their definition of an 'accredited investor' to consider not just an individual’s wealth, but their education.

Winklevoss Sees US Stimulus Negotiation Fail as a “Wakeup Call And an Endorsement of Bitcoin”

Winklevoss Sees US Stimulus Negotiation Fail as a “Wakeup Call And an Endorsement of Bitcoin”

Bitcoin billionaire Cameron Winklevoss thinks that this is the perfect opportunity to invest in Bitcoin, as the dollar keep depreciating and US politicians are unable to reach a consensus on a stimulus package budget.

Raoul Paul Hails Crypto Industry, Calls it "Anti-Fragile Financial System."

Raoul Paul Hails Crypto Industry, Calls it "Anti-Fragile Financial System."

The crypto market collapsed significantly but bounced back on its own, gaining praises from Raoul Paul.

Bitcoin Is Good for Elon Musk but It May Not be for All Investors, Says Bill Gates

Bitcoin Is Good for Elon Musk but It May Not be for All Investors, Says Bill Gates

Bill Gates has been probed about Bitcoin and his views regarding the digital asset since the cryptocurrency has been the talk of Wall Street recently.

Binance sees surge in withdrawals amid spooked investors

Binance sees surge in withdrawals amid spooked investors

Investors have pulled billions from Binance in the past day due to US Securities and Exchange Commission and New York Department of Financial Services action against BUSD and Paxos.

IMF Emphasizes Digitalization in Financial Inclusion Agenda

IMF Emphasizes Digitalization in Financial Inclusion Agenda

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva emphasizes the role of digitalization in expanding financial inclusion. She calls for a balanced approach that includes regulation to ensure financial stability. The IMF has also been active in digital finance, recently presenting a crypto-risk assessment tool.

Coinhouse Trims 15% Workforce Amid Crypto Sector Challenges

Coinhouse Trims 15% Workforce Amid Crypto Sector Challenges

French crypto exchange Coinhouse trims 15% of its staff, mirroring broader sector challenges. The move, announced on October 13, 2023, primarily affects the web 3.0 department, hinting at a strategic shift towards core crypto investment services amidst a bearish market scenario. The company's evolution, from a workforce of 100 to 60 within a year, highlights the cautious recalibration among crypto entities in navigating market and economic uncertainties.

web3 gaming METAPIXEL Suspended Indefinitely

web3 gaming METAPIXEL Suspended Indefinitely

The METAPIXEL project has been suspended indefinitely due to a range of internal and external factors. Key team members, including Kate, Daniel, and Nathan, have announced their departure from the project. The development comes after 18 months of active work on the project, leaving both the team and the community in a state of uncertainty.

FTX CEO Says Company Set to Spend Billions on Acquisitions: Bloomberg

FTX CEO Says Company Set to Spend Billions on Acquisitions: Bloomberg

Sam Bankman-Fried said his company is awash with excess liquidity and drawing on this, FTX Derivatives exchange is set to make a number of strategic acquisitions moving forward.

Breaking: Binance Sells Russian Operations to CommEX, Exits Market

Breaking: Binance Sells Russian Operations to CommEX, Exits Market

Binance has announced the sale of its entire Russia business to CommEX, citing compliance issues as the primary reason for the exit. The transition process for existing Russian users is expected to take up to one year, with no financial strings attached to the deal for Binance.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says You Can Now Buy a Tesla With Bitcoin

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says You Can Now Buy a Tesla With Bitcoin

Elon Musk has revealed that customers can now purchase Tesla cars with Bitcoin as the mode of payment.

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Elon Musk's Latest Guess Comes as No Surprise

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Elon Musk's Latest Guess Comes as No Surprise

Elon Musk emphatically noted that Satoshi might just be Nick Szabo, a computer scientist, legal scholar, and cryptographer known for his digital contracts and digital currency research.

Coinbase and Binance.US Will Support Flare Network's Spark Token Airdrop, Ripple's XRP Price Could Dip

Coinbase and Binance.US Will Support Flare Network's Spark Token Airdrop, Ripple's XRP Price Could Dip

Crypto exchanges Coinbase and Binance US have lent support for the Flare Network's Spark Token airdrop sending XRP price slightly higher.

Silvergate Capital Corp. is the second-most-shorted stock

Silvergate Capital Corp. is the second-most-shorted stock

Silvergate Capital Corp., a crypto bank, has seen its shares fall 87% in the last year, but speculators believe it has further downside.

Blockchain Monitor Launched to Track Coronavirus-Free Safe Zones to Protect the Non-Infected Community During Pandemic

Blockchain Monitor Launched to Track Coronavirus-Free Safe Zones to Protect the Non-Infected Community During Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has currently reached countless countries and territories all over the world and has caused over 220,000 infections in the world population. With the global death rate climbing and almost reaching 9,000, the World Health Organization declared it as a pandemic on March 11.

Thailand Considers Opening Crypto Payments for Russian and Ukrainian Tourists

Thailand Considers Opening Crypto Payments for Russian and Ukrainian Tourists

Following Mastercard and Visa suspension of Russian credit cards abroad due to international sanctions imposed, Thailand, on the other hand, is looking at accepting crypto payments for transactions.

MicroStrategy CEO says Tesla has De-Risked BTC Acquisition for Public Companies

MicroStrategy CEO says Tesla has De-Risked BTC Acquisition for Public Companies

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor is thrilled that Elon Musk and Tesla finally took the bet on Bitcoin and believes the other public companies will now ramp up BTC purchases.

Arcade fighting game Battle of Olympus to launch presale for GODLY token on Arbitrum on March 27

Arcade fighting game Battle of Olympus to launch presale for GODLY token on Arbitrum on March 27

Battle of Olympus, an arcade street fighting game, is set to launch the first phase of its presale for its in-game currency $GODLY on Arbitrum on Monday, March 27.

Bitcoin Safe Haven Status Under Fire Following US Federal Reserve Rate Cuts to Combat Coronavirus Disruption

Bitcoin Safe Haven Status Under Fire Following US Federal Reserve Rate Cuts to Combat Coronavirus Disruption

The reaction of the bitcoin market to the first rate cut from the Federal Reserve since December 2008, during the global financial crisis, is being carefully observed by the crypto community and may eventually reveal the cryptocurrency’s true nature.

CIA Eyes Blockchain Technology with New Research Lab

CIA Eyes Blockchain Technology with New Research Lab

US Central Intelligence Agency has rolled an in-house R&D arm dubbed CIA Labs to scale up technological and scientific breakthroughs for future intelligence challenges.

Hedera Hashgraph’s Launches New Consensus Service Which Could Be Leveraged by IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric

Hedera Hashgraph’s Launches New Consensus Service Which Could Be Leveraged by IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric

Hedera Hashgraph released its Hedera consensus service (HCS), which can be used by external centralized applications, including IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric. Hedera Hashgraph’s governance board includes Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, IBM, Nomura, and recently, Google.