Twitter Users are Looking for Alternative
Elon Musk’s messy Twitter acquisition has users looking for a decentralized social media alternative.
FTX collapse leaves investors jittery over crypto contagion
Top blockchain and crypto news: FTX fallout spooks sector. Crypto.com’s $400 million ‘accident.’ Hong Kong’s new digital asset drive.
Why FTX Shows We Underestimate Our Risk
The FTX sage continues and brings in questions about where should we be keeping our crypto.
FTX saga worsens
The weekend revealed plenty of the FTX saga – a potential hack and at least US$1 billion of client funds missing.
FTX Contagion Worries
SBF apologized to FTX customers and investors in a Twitter thread earlier, but can people recover their money?
Will Contagion Spread?
Binance backs out of its initial offer to buy FTX. What could happen to FTX next?
Binance and FTX – Should you be worried?
Binance has announced its intentions to buy rival exchange FTX. Should you be worried?
Binance set to swallow FTX as run on exchange allows CZ to swoop
Top blockchain and crypto news: FTX concedes defeat in long battle with Binance. Crypto eyes Congress races. Hong Kong U-turns on digital assets.
The Future of Money
CBDCs are the latest fad amongst central banks around the world – but how can they change our lives?
Digital Transformation Boost
How can collaboration help advance digital age and blockchain technologies?
Blockchain without cryptocurrencies: How might China’s BSN change Web3?
By excising cryptocurrencies from the ecosystem, crypto-hostile China could steal a march in enterprise blockchain, says Red Date Technology chief Yifan He.
The big problem with Web3
People have been waiting seemingly forever for the arrival of Web3. So why hasn’t it changed our lives yet?
Singapore vs Hong Kong
Hong Kong and Singapore are now locked in a battle over the future of crypto in Asia – but who will emerge victorious?
The Future of Exchanges
Nasdaq’s Head of Asia Pacific and Japan, Ulf Carlsson, tells us how stock exchanges could learn from crypto exchange operations.
Hong Kong crypto policy turns on hopes of economic revival
Top blockchain and crypto news: Hong Kong rethinks digital assets. CBDC to debut in India. China’s e-yuan privacy problem.
Down with greenwashing
How can we utilize blockchain technologies to fight climate change as it continues to worsen?
Hong Kong Rethinks Crypto
Hong Kong reconsidering crypto’s retail investor ban.
Web 3’s Korean future
NFTs and gaming – could it be the future of Web3?
Disrupting the media
Journalists have faced with all sorts of issues in pursuing the truth, including safety, press freedom, and more. So how can blockchain and web3 make a difference?
Singapore’s huge decision
Singapore’s High Court blocked any potential sale and transfer of ownership of the NFT BAYC 2162. What implications could that have globally?
Aptos debut underwhelms amid questions over design and performance
Top blockchain and crypto news: Aptos launch falls short. Why FTX chief is calling for crypto regulations. Is Hong Kong paving way for a retail CBDC?
Annie Yi’s NFTs
How are people using NFTs and blockchain technology to promote social causes?
Crypto crimes are costing Hong Kong billions every year – but what’s being done about it and what can the rest of the world learn from it?
Reinventing banking: Why is Standard Chartered so drawn to Web3?
Institutional adoption of Web3 in finance means getting traditional banks involved, which will in turn reshape the way banks work, says SC Ventures’ Alex Manson.
Crypto Hub Competition
Could Hong Kong make a comeback as a global center for crypto?
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – October 20, 2022 – presented by Joel Flynn. How can you spot when an NFT’s price is being artificially inflated? Anndy Lian joins us to talk more about the history of and the problems with wash trading in today’s NFT market.
What constitutes as stealing isn’t as black and white to all of us – what happens if crypto exchanges accidentally refund a little too much money?
Horizon Worlds fails to lift Meta as users stay away
Top blockchain and crypto news: Mark Zuckerberg’s empty metaverse. South Korea to roll out blockchain IDs. Macau bets on digital money.
Wall Street and Crypto
With no indication of the crypto market’s recovery, how are Wall Street and big money planning ahead?
India’s headache, or opportunity?
India’s crypto sector has been having a tough time – we’re taking a look on what has been happening lately.
Fintech Cooling Ahead?
Fintech’s growth in the EU has been described as “unprecedented”, but a report warns of consolidation in the years to come.
US Regulation Delays
There’s a power struggle over who regulates crypto in the US – and it could all depend on how the midterm elections go this year.
Centralized or Decentralized?
As blockchains experience outages, what steps should developers take to best prevent future incidents?
What’s next for Binance after $100 million BNB hack?
Top blockchain and crypto news: Binance puts brakes on BNB Chain theft. Will quantum computing kill crypto? Huobi sells up.
Malaysia’s Blockchain Ambitions
Malaysia looks towards blockchain in its future plans- but how could a national public blockchain help?
The Digital Rupee
Despite India’s repeated warnings against cryptocurrencies, crypto exchange giants WazirX remain hopeful of a digital rupee.
Want the next-generation internet? Start legislating for it
Web3 communities need to join forces with policymakers to draft rules for the next iteration of the online world, says Haun Ventures’ Tomicah Tillemann
What lies ahead for crypto in India
Binance in India – potential or problem?
Tornado Cash Debate – The Role of Law
Forkast Editor in Chief Angie Law spoke with some of the industry experts to talk about the implications of the Tornado Cash sanctions.
Temperatures rise over alleged Celsius withdrawals ahead of bankruptcy
Top blockchain and crypto news: Celsius founder in hot water. European bank woes cast crypto shadow. Will BSN’s Chinese roots thwart its global ambitions?
Dubai’s blockchain future
Dubai’s announcement of an Islamic Coin could turn the city into the next crypto promised land.
Do Kwon, where are you?
Do Kwon – the founder of Terraform Labs, has been issued with a red notice from Interpol. But where on earth is he?
The US Dollar vs Crypto
The “dollar milkshake theory” suggests that the US Dollar would suck up liquidity from other currencies worldwide – but what does it mean for crypto?
Are DAOs above the rules?
Ooki DAO – you’ve probably never heard of it, but it could become one of the most important decentralized autonomous organizations – because of the rules it’s accused of breaking.
Australia gears up for state-backed digital currency trials
Top blockchain and crypto news: Digital dollar didgeridoos. Bitcoin softens as sterling sinks. ‘World’s dumbest’ crypto criminals nabbed in China.
Banking in the Metaverse
Where does money fit into the future of the internet? We take a closer look as DBS plans to buy land in the metaverse.
There are alternatives to just blockchain in the world of distributed ledger technologies – but what are they?
Capital gains: How Web3 property rights can transform the digital economy
Digital ownership enabled by Web3 tech can challenge the monopolistic dynamics of Web2 and give people real equity, says Animoca Brands chief Yat Siu
Future of CBDCs & Stablecoins
Can regulators strike a balance between innovation and regulation of stablecoins and CBDCs? We take a closer look in today’s episode of TDF.
Why YOU should back Ethereum’s Fork
The SEC’s plans for POS regulation could make Ethereum’s POW fork more attractive. Chinese miner Chandler Guo joins us to talk about it.
Terra chief faces arrest as South Korea ramps up global manhunt
Top blockchain and crypto news: Where is Do Kwon hiding out? Ethereum Merge mood fading fast. China’s digital yuan draws scrutiny Down Under.
Binance’s crypto keys; What’s after the Merge?
Binance takes the headlines today as they lead the funding of blockchain security specialists Salus Security.
Could blockchain save the planet?
Could blockchain – despite it’s high carbon emissions, also be part of the fight against climate change? We’ll take a closer look at that in this episode of The Daily Forkast.
Owning a piece of history: How NFTs can help maintain our collective memory
Non-fungible tokens aren’t merely novelty items — they can play a valuable a role in preserving history and culture, says Artifact Labs chief Gary Liu
Busan’s big blockchain plans
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – September 16, 2022 – presented by Joel Flynn. Coming up on today’s show: Could Busan be the next crypto hub? Will help from Binance and FTX finally establish South Korea’s second largest city as the crypto haven it’s trying to be? We’ll have more on those stories — and […]
Merge finally arrives; India’s female traders
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – September 15, 2022 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Coming up on today’s show: Ethereum’s Merge is complete. Indian women start to plug into cryptocurrency trading. And finally, can the crypto world shrug off carbon footprint concerns? We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency […]
Fed vs The Merge; Crypto regulation conversations
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – September 14, 2022 – presented by Megha Chaddah. Coming up on today’s show: Will the Merge solve the market’s woes? Regulators paying heed to crypto. We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of The Daily Forkast […]
Binance launches Ethereum staking ahead of Merge upgrade
Top blockchain and crypto news: Binance bets on Ethereum Merge. What does Terra’s sudden resurgence mean? China seeks to expand e-CNY ecosystem.
NFT double disruption?; Web3 women celebrated
The NEAR foundation, in partnership with Forkast, has announced the Women in Web3 winners.
Future of digital assets
Maja Vujinovic joins us to talk about how digital assets can be implemented to increase financial inclusion across the world.
The Ethereum Merge approaches; Building better systems
The Bellatrix upgrade for Ethereum is now live, but what should we be expecting as the merge comes closer?
China’s non-crypto blockchain
China’s BSN pushes use of its Spartan Network – a non-crypto blockchain – outside of China.
Binance pushes out USDC in aggressive move to boost its own stablecoin
Top blockchain and crypto news: USDC gets the boot from Binance. MicroStrategy looks for Lightning strikes. STEPN heads to Hong Kong.
Binance halts USDC support; Inflation hits crypto
Binance puts it’s own stablecoin, BUSD, at the forefront. Meanwhile, inflation casts its own shadow across the crypto.
Blockchain unchained: How crypto can empower women
How can blockchain help women gain financial independence? And how can female participation be boosted? Social entrepreneur Wendy Diamond explains
Ethereum Merge’s impact on NFTs
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – September 2, 2022, presented by Joel Flynn. Coming up on today’s show: Could Ethereum’s Merge cause chaos for the NFT market? Number of unique NFT buyers falls below 500,000. We’ll take a deep dive into that in this episode of The Daily Forkast September 2.
PoW fork supported?; Making DeFi better
We take a look at how the Ethereum PoW fork has gained crypto exchange backings in this episode of The Daily Forkast.
Crypto education in local languages; Decentralizing data
Crypto advocates in Asia want to educate people using regional languages to promote cyber-safety awareness.
Fed’s inflation fight batters crypto market as pressure mounts
Top blockchain and crypto news: Is crypto in for a long cold spell? Ava Labs lashes out at CryptoLeaks claims. China eyes blockchain power trading.
You what-to-earn?; TradFi’s crypto moves
In today’s episode, we take a deeper dive into x-to-earn concepts and how traditional hedge funds are increasing their crypto exposure.
Singapore’s Crypto Dance; Women in Web3
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – August 29, 2022 – presented by Joel Flynn. Coming up on today’s show: Crypto clarity from Singapore’s central bank. Forkast and NEAR Foundation initiative champions women in Web3. We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of […]
An internet of blockchains: Interoperability in a multi-chain future
Interoperability among blockchains will be central to the next phase of the technology’s evolution, says Cosmos cofounder Ethan Buchman.