Dylan Butts is a Forkast journalist based in Hong Kong. He has previously wrote for publications such as NBC and the South China Morning Post, covering a wide range of topics including business and technology. Dylan holds a bachelor's degree in economics from St. Lawrence University and a master's in journalism from the University of Hong Kong.
Truck industry as real-world crypto use case? How blockchain could replace system that leaves U.S. truckers out of pocket
The current payment system relied on by truck drivers runs through third parties and adds costs to supply chains and consumers. Could blockchain tech provide an alternative, and would truckers trust it?
JPMorgan report shows institutional trader interest shifting to AI from blockchain after crypto slump
Nearly three out of four institutional traders surveyed “have no plans to trade crypto,” while most see Artificial Intelligence as the next big disrupter.
Bankrupt BlockFi asks court to approve bonuses to keep staff
BlockFi said it needed bonus payments to keep employees from fleeing the company. But creditors argue the plan is excessive when compared to other crypto bankruptcies.
Bankrupt FTX exchange has recovered US$5 bln worth of ‘liquid’ assets, lawyers say
The names of the crypto exchange’s 9 million customers and creditors will remain sealed from the public for at least three months.
A series of events: Crypto’s 2022 timeline
Cryptocurrencies had a turbulent 2022 to say the least. Blockchain technology made progress but that failed to offset the multiple bankruptcies and hacks that plagued the industry through the year.
Second set of transactions from Alameda wallets likely liquidators: Nansen
FTX liquidators may be behind the latest transactions from Alameda Research wallets, but someone else may have sent the first set of cryptocurrencies to decentralized exchanges.
Sam Bankman-Fried home for Christmas after making US$250 million bail in U.S.
Bankman-Fried won an upgrade from his Bahamas prison cell after posting bail following his extradition to the U.S. on Wednesday, where he faces charges for what prosecutors called “fraud of epic proportions.”