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Bitcoin halving event looms, market volatility spikes

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Upcoming Bitcoin halving triggers market uncertainty.

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From Silicon Valley to Sand Dunes: Why Indian crypto firms eye Dubai expansion

Indian crypto companies flock to Dubai, escaping high local taxes and finding solace in the emirate’s favorable regulatory environment.

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Tether expands into new sectors amid regulatory watch

Tether diversifies into data, finance, power, and education sectors, aiming for innovation and empowerment.
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Binance converts US$1 bln fund; eyes India comeback after obtaining Dubai license

Cryptocurrency giant Binance converts $1B safety fund to USDC, signaling a strategic move to enhance transparency and re-enter the Indian market.
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EY debuts blockchain tool for private contracts

Ernst & Young launches a blockchain service to improve contract management for private companies, aiming for enhanced privacy and efficiency.
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US senators unveil stablecoin regulation bill

New legislation aims to enhance financial stability by imposing strict rules on stablecoin issuers.
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PayPal ends NFT purchase protections

PayPal to exclude NFTs from protection programs starting May 20, impacting buyers and sellers.
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Telegram’s Durov advocates for crypto-like privacy tools

Pavel Durov proposes secure communication tech to combat surveillance.
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OKX debuts Ethereum L2 network X Layer

OKX’s X Layer promises faster, cheaper Ethereum transactions with enhanced security.
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Adidas and STEPN unveil NFT sneaker collaboration

adidas and Web3 app STEPN release a limited NFT sneaker series, merging virtual and physical fitness.
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Hong Kong approves spot Bitcoin ETF

City’s inaugural Bitcoin ETF approval spurs price surge, signaling crypto investment growth.
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Bitcoin, crypto market tumbles as Iran-Israel tensions escalate

Middle East conflict triggers a sharp decline in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, with significant market liquidations.
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 08: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of Financial Innovation in the United States." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

FTX’s Bankman-Fried appeals 25-year sentence

Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried challenges his prison term and seeks New York confinement during the appeal.
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PUPS BRC-20 NFTs pump with over US$8 mln in sales

Memecoin mania on Bitcoin? PUPS leads Thursday’s sales.
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BlackRock fund introduces USDC transfers

BlackRock’s BUIDL fund now allows share conversion to stablecoin USDC for enhanced liquidity.
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STEPN launches $30 mln airdrop ahead of brand partnership

Web3 fitness app STEPN rewards users with a $30 million airdrop as it prepares for a major brand collaboration.
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Solana DeFi Marginfi CEO resigns, sparking fund exodus

Marginfi’s CEO departure leads to a $100M withdrawal and a 25% TVL decline.
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