Beyond crypto: Why would companies want cryptocurrency-free blockchains?
Cryptocurrencies are getting in the way of the mass adoption of blockchain technology, especially by tech businesses, says Red Date Technology chief Yifan He.
Australia to revamp cryptocurrency rules after FTX collapse
The country is one of the first to say it will act to set up regulations to prevent a collapse similar to FTX, which filed for bankruptcy protection and froze the assets of hundreds of thousands of investors.
What is the future for cryptocurrency mixers after U.S. sanctions on Tornado Cash?
Tornado Cash, the Ethereum coin mixer slapped with sanctions by the U.S. Treasury back in August, has returned to the software hosting website GitHub amid a flurry of lawsuits against the Treasury for its action.
Cryptocurrency crowd shrugs off market woes at upbeat TOKEN2049 conference
In the first of a two-part report on this year’s cryptocurrency gathering in Singapore, defiance outshone defeatism despite industry’s struggles.
Women in India start to plug into cryptocurrency trading
Crypto exchanges in India say the number of female investors isn’t huge, but it is growing even as prices slide and new taxes eat into revenue.
Who fared worse in cryptocurrency slump: criminals or legitimate users?
Report by Chainalysis says both use cases fell in dollar terms in first half of year and while legitimate usage by value far exceeds criminal, illicit activities fell by a much narrower margin.The report attempts to explain why.
Is cryptocurrency a workaround for sanctions against Russia?
War-mongering Russia is finding itself increasingly isolated. Can cryptocurrency help the rogue state soften the blow of sanctions?
How to invest in cryptocurrency
If you’re intrigued about Bitcoin’s price history or Ethereum’s all-time highs, you might be wondering if you’re missing out on financial gains. To explore how to get started in investing in cryptocurrency, Forkast has created a quick explainer video on what to do and the options. What you’ll learn: What are the two types of […]
Year in cryptocurrency: biggest surprises of 2021
While increasing crypto adoption was predictable, 2021 also saw much that was unexpected. Here are the events that shocked even crypto natives.
Cryptocurrency prices take another hit in downward spiral
Macroeconomic factors and a spate of bad news override bullish outlook in crypto market as the year lurches toward its end.
South Korea and Japan grapple with how to define, and tax, cryptocurrency gains
South Korea reaches a tentative agreement to delay a pending tax on virtual assets. Crypto investors in next-door Japan already face taxation up to 55%.
India may not be ready to follow El Salvador’s lead, but don’t rule out cryptocurrency, finance minister says
Nirmala Sitharaman says ‘a futuristic thing can’t be shut out’ as the country considers crypto regulation, including a possible blanket ban.
The cryptocurrency industry’s liquidity issues — and an effort to solve them
Broctagon Fintech Group is launching what it hopes will become a new global standard for cryptocurrency exchanges to reduce price discrepancies. Will it work?
Court in China says trading in cryptocurrency ‘not protected by law’
The ruling by Shandong’s High Court backs up China’s official stance against trading in cryptocurrencies. What does this mean for investors?
Cryptocurrency vs. gold — which is the better investment?
Gold and cryptocurrency have more in common than not, and savvy investors would do well to hold both, writes Sylvia Carrasco of Goldex.
How Wall Street’s ‘best-kept secret’ now fuels high cryptocurrency yields
Celsius Network CEO says crypto lenders are using Wall Street’s ‘safest’ business tactic to provide high interest rates to customers. What are the risks?
Cryptocurrency payments appear to stall in Singapore
Retailers reluctant to accept currency they are said not to trust even as large finance sector players offer crypto products and beef up their holdings.
Australian Tax Office issues reminder of cryptocurrency tax obligations
ATO will contact 400,000 Australian crypto holders over concerns that they may not be fully aware of their crypto tax obligations. Tax cheats beware!
China’s cryptocurrency mining sector becomes target of fresh clampdown
Chinese authorities’ latest regulatory offensive against the crypto industry may not be as bad for the sector as it appears.
South Korean cryptocurrency industry claps back; Bitcoin’s nosedive | The Daily Forkast
Crypto investors in South Korea stir petitions to unseat the nation’s financial watchdog chief for his anti-crypto remarks.