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Gate Group set to enter Hong Kong
Gate Group announced on Wednesday that it is applying for a new cryptocurrency license in Hong Kong, joining a growing list of Web3 firms entering the city.
Nigeria seeks distinction between digital assets and crypto
Nigeria seeks to advance digital asset trading in the country but is drawing a distinction between digital assets and cryptocurrencies.
Stablecoin project Ardana on Cardano halts operation
Ardana, a stablecoin project being built on the Cardano blockchain, announced the project has been halted due to funding and uncertainty over its timeline.
Singapore police say they are investigating crypto lender Hodlnaut on fraud allegations
Singapore’s white-collar crime unit is investigating Hodlnaut on allegations of fraud, according to a statement on the website of the Singapore police dated Nov. 23.
Hex Trust bags virtual asset license from Dubai
Digital asset custodian Hex Trust received the MVP license from Dubai’s Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority on Nov. 24.
Digital Currency Group seeks to calm investors over Genesis loans: reports
Barry Silbert of DCG disclosed his company owes a US$575 million loan and a US$1.1 billion promissory note to its subsidiary Genesis Global Capital.
US senators call for holding FTX executives accountable to fullest extent of the law
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse called for holding former FTX CEO “and any complicit FTX executives” to the fullest extent of the law.
CoinMarketCap launches proof-of-reserve tracker for crypto exchanges
CoinMarketCap has introduced a proof-of-reserve tracker for centralized crypto exchanges in a bid to improve transparency.
Coinbase CEO reaffirms exchange’s BTC holdings after CZ’s tweet
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is reassuring users about the financial health of the Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange, following a tweet — since deleted — from CZ of Binance.
US senators urge Fidelity to drop BTC retirement plan after FTX collapse
U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren, Dick Durbin and Tina Smith asked Fidelity Investments to rethink its decision to grant retirement plan exposure to Bitcoin.
Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX launches strategic review of assets
Eight days after FTX Trading and some 101 affiliated companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a strategic review of the group’s global assets was set in motion.
Binance to re-bid on bankrupt crypto lender Voyager: report
Binance.US is preparing to re-bid for bankrupt lending platform Voyager Digital’s assets, according to a CoinDesk report.
Dubai could be crypto’s promised land, Citi says
Dubai and neighboring Abu Dhabi have been on a tear when it comes to crypto service providers moving the core of their operations there.
‘We don’t have time’ for traditional fundraising, crypto is most efficient: Ukraine DAO
With limited access to donations through traditional crowdfunding, cryptocurrencies and NFTs offer immediate help, Trippy Labs tells Forkast.