Lachlan is a journalist and producer at Forkast working from Melbourne, Australia. His work can be found in numerous magazines in Australia on topics ranging from culture to science. Lachlan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Macleay College in Australia.
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.
Shiba Inu now accepted at GameStop, Lowe’s and Nordstrom via Gemini-backed Flexa
It’s come full circle: Shiba Inu holders can now spend their SHIB at GameStop — the company that helped trigger the memecoin trend.
Australia announces biggest overhaul to payments in 25 years — eyes now set on crypto
As part of a broader attempt to address Australia’s payments industry, the government offers a roadmap to where crypto regulation can lead in 2022.
Global markets downturn hits crypto as well; BTC trading below $50K
For the second weekend in a row, markets were hit with a massive shock due to external factors. Market watchers weigh in on price movements and what to expect.
LUNA, Shiba Inu Coin soar as Ethereum nears all-time high
As the market recovers from a weekend sell-off, Terra and Shiba Inu tokens shine bright while Ethereum eyes new price heights. What’s behind their rally?
BTC, ETH prices recover after market jolt following Omicron variant
The impact was relatively short-lived, and many major tokens had already retraced most of their positions from Friday coming in Asia business hours.
Crypto.com on a price tear as Cardano, TRON plummet on eToro delist news
Cardano ADA and Tron TRX will no longer be available to eToro’s US customers next year while CRO reflects Crypto.com ‘going from strength to strength.’
How will decentralized hosting change the future of social media? | Part 2
As social media’s influence on broader society continues to grow, decentralized platforms will mean less central moderation — for better or worse.
What decentralization can offer Web 3.0 and social media | Part 1
How blockchain technology can usher in the next stage of the internet and social media, through decentralized hosting and integration with cryptocurrency.
ConstitutionDAO fails to win Sotheby’s auction
17,437 virtual strangers chipped in over $40 million to jointly buy a rare copy of the US Constitution. They lost their bid but now has everyone asking: What is a DAO?
Circle contributes to $4.3M Series A funding round for yen-backed stablecoin
As Circle expands into Asia as part of a global expansion plan, what does the investment in a yen-back stablecoin mean for the market?
Solana Breakpoint 2021 celebrates price ATH, technology and projects to come on the emerging blockchain
Rounding out an impressive year for the world’s No. 5 blockchain, Solana held its first global offline conference in Lisbon this week. Here’s a look at some of the key moments.
Crypto markets shudder as Evergrande fears re-emerge
As speculation continues over the fate of the Chinese property development giant, crypto markets were not spared the downturn over fears of its potential collapse.
Will El Salvador’s lead on Bitcoin inspire others to follow suit?
The Central American nation is the first to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. As many countries face similar issues of large unbanked population and high remittance fees, will others follow suit?
Bitcoin and Ethereum prices soar to new all-time highs, crypto market now worth $3 trillion
BTC and ETH are surging to dizzying new heights today as part of a broader crypto market rally. What’s going on?
Fashion, art, games and community: What does a decentralized metaverse mean for you?
The idea of the metaverse has gone from the realm of science fiction to the latest business model of major companies from Facebook to Nike. What do metaverses powered by blockchain look like, and why is there so much interest in Decentraland?
Can Axie Infinity go the distance?
The darling of the play-to-earn gaming world had an explosive start but now struggles with deflation and lower player earnings. Is the play-to-earn model sustainable?
Australian crypto industry watches as sole trader charges two top banks with ‘debanking’
While the government signals it is ready to promote the industry, the country’s banks remain unimpressed. ANZ has already settled its de-banking case with Allan Flynn, but as the tribunal with Westpac concluded over the weekend, what should we expect from the outcome?
Australia’s Senate releases long-awaited crypto report
The Senate unveiled its most comprehensive look at blockchain regulation, hoping to transform the country into a global industry leader.
Bitcoin reaches new all-time price high, but in a very different market since last time
When the world’s largest cryptocurrency last reached a price high, China had yet to crack down on crypto mining, and there was no U.S. Bitcoin futures ETF. What do changing market conditions mean for the growth of Bitcoin and the crypto industry?
BTC price nears all-time-high as futures ETFs near approval
The U.S. could see a long-awaited Bitcoin futures ETF trading on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq in the next few days. Forkast.News spoke with market watchers to find out what it means for the industry.