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In a special Q&A, an Antinalysis spokesperson reveals the source of the company’s controversial data and disputes that it’s for criminals. ‘Privacy is a human right.’
The most promising carbon offset programs can still wither and die from financing distress. Blockchain technology can help them survive and bear fruit.
Tokenization is on the rise not only in the private sector. In Asia, governments are leading the charge to use this technology for the greater public good.
Indian crypto companies flock to Dubai, escaping high local taxes and finding solace in the emirate’s favorable regulatory environment.
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From reducing paperwork to verifying title quickly, blockchain technology promises to overhaul the age-old industry. But it faces regulatory hurdles and resistance by those who profit from inefficiency.
Our 21st century economy still rides on old, slow and costly financial rails. Here’s how blockchain technology can build a network of monetary superhighways.
A year after the Merge made Ethereum even more popular, the network now faces the perils of a staking-fueled liquidity crunch. What are the alternatives?
Three SFC-authorized crypto ETFs will be available on UBS’ Hong Kong platform.
UK & EU push ahead on stablecoins, HK approves another crypto exchange & Apefest marred by complaints
The UK’s crypto hub dream is coming to life while some attendees of Apefest 2023 in Hong Kong complaint on severe eye pain post-event.
ICBC was disconnected from its trading partners after a cyberattack.
Ether rose to an over six-month high of US$2,045.
The SEC has reportedly been in contact with Grayscale since its court victory in August.
Prosecutors have reportedly identified new suspects after searching nine locations related to JPEX.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Hong Kong mulls Bitcoin ETFs, Ordinals flip Ethereum NFTs, IPO comes full circle.
Blockchain-based gaming and remittances among top drivers toward adoption in central and South Asia.
The move is part of SC Ventures’ expansion into the United Arab Emirates.
Bitcoin is up over 32% in the past month.
The proposed guidelines will work as a liquidity stress test for stablecoin issuers, according to the EBA.
HSBC’s new service is expected to launch in 2024.
The partnership aims to reduce the high costs and lengthy transfer times associated with traditional remittance payments.
Reddit’s shortsightedness and fixation on profits ultimately led it to pull the plug on Community Points. But here’s why Reddit should still be commended.
Over 1,000 crypto firms will have to complete their applications by Nov. 17 to avoid regulatory consequences.
The joint study aims to create the infrastructure for issuing regulatory-compliant stablecoins for improved cross-border settlement.
The last time Bitcoin transaction fees were this high was on June 6.
The artificial intelligence service is designed to predict the depegging of stablecoins in 24-hours.
Proof Group is also part of the group that won the bid for bankrupt crypto lender Celsius.
The central bank expects to release the final set of regulations by 2025.
Magic Eden Ethereum will be the first major marketplace to contractually obligate creator royalties.
Siu said this marks the crypto industry’s evolution from the FTX collapse and the Terra-Luna meltdown.
Hong Kong is charging ahead in its digital currency initiatives, but more must be done to address the e-HKD’s environmental impact and security concerns.
SBF is found guilty of fraud, Hong Kong hosts Fintech Week, Neo advances Web3, Backpack launches NFT exchange, and more.
SOL rose over 319% in 2023 so far, despite concerns around FTX’s lawsuit.
The XRP token now stands to benefit from legal and regulatory clarity in the DIFC, according to the announcement.
Tether extends US$610 million loan to boost Northern Data’s AI and Bitcoin mining operations.
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SBF trial enters final stage; Bankman-Fried lied about spending customer funds, prosecutors say in closing arguments
Bankman-Fried trial nears end: defense claims good faith as prosecution alleges misuse of funds.
The collaboration aims to build institutional crypto services in Japan.
This marked Bankman-Fried’s fourth and final day of testimony before Wednesday’s closing arguments.
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Backpack said it also secured operational licenses in other jurisdictions.
Often dismissed as coincidence, October has once again produced an upswing in the crypto market, with excitement around a potential U.S. spot Bitcoin ETF to thank for this year’s ‘Uptober.’
Prosecutors pointed out inconsistencies in Bankman-Fried’s public statements before FTX collapsed in a four-hour grilling.
The MAS said that its previous tokenization pilots demonstrated great potential benefits of the technology.
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The move is part of an Asia Pacific expansion effort by the cryptocurrency custodian.
The lender, known as K-bank, said it will also open three additional crypto subsidiaries.
Platforms like Facebook, Reddit and the hot mess formerly known as Twitter are alienating users like never before. ‘Web3 doesn’t let you be a dick and get away with it,’ writes Joonatan Lintala, CEO of Phaver.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried denied defrauding anyone as he took to the stand in his criminal trial.
Bitcoin soars to its highest price in a year and a half as Grayscale’s legal victory against the U.S. SEC gets finalized.
Neo’s new sidechain hopes to counter MEV attacks to mitigate exploits and manipulations.
In a rare move, Judge Lewis Kaplan sent the jury home early so he can decide what is and isn’t admissible in FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s testimony.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Bitcoin ETF potential pumps life in markets. Ethereum NFTs back on rise. Major industry layoffs continue.
Mastercard’s potential tie up with custody service providers may turbocharge crypto wallets’ growth with its global payments prowess.