Hong Kong set to relaunch itself as digital asset hub with revamped policies
When China banned cryptocurrency trading and mining in September 2021, it was feared that policy would make its way into Hong Kong. Seems that concern is getting a rethink.
Aptos rollout faulted for slow processing speeds; native token plunges
The blockchain network was built by former members of the Meta stablecoin project, with well-known investors and considerable buzz as the new ‘Solana killer.’
One country, two systems? Hong Kong seems set to diverge from China on digital assets
Hong Kong seems set to put out a new welcome mat for the blockchain and crypto industries, but will it work after concern about regulatory restrictions convinced many cryptocurrency operators to leave?
China shuts 13 underground crypto trading apps, a year after ban
Regulators also targeted 23 crypto media websites and 440 bloggers.
Game Space to launch a dozen games by mid 2023, says investor Livio Weng
The former CEO of Huobi Global has jumped into the GameFi space.
Cross-chain bridge Wormhole, oracle Pyth deployed on Aptos
DeFi infrastructures powered by Jump Crypto will support blockchain Aptos and have been deployed on its development net.
China to expand digital yuan trials within its most populous provinces
The entirety of the provinces of Guangdong, Jiangsu, Hebei and Sichuan will be piloting the e-CNY by end 2022, says central bank official.
ETC mining hashrate reaches ATH after ‘Merge’; two proof-of-work chains are rising
Three Ethereum chains that support mining — Ethereum Classic, ETHPoW and Ethereum Fair — together accounted for about 30% of the peak hashrate of Ethereum before “the Merge.”
China’s two systems for crypto: Trading is banned, but virtual assets can be protected
In a decision involving Litecoin, a Chinese court says there are no rules ‘that negate the protectability of cryptocurrency itself as virtual property.’
Starbucks brewing NFT customer loyalty platform, so are smaller coffee shop chains
The largest coffeehouse chain in the world recently announced a new non-fungible token platform, while other coffee chains have eyed the technology long before.
Why Ethereum PoW fork gains some crypto exchange backings
Amid uncertainty over Ethereum ‘Merge,’ some seek ways to potentially profit
Huobi-incubated Chinese NFT platform iBox ends international operations
Its operations in mainland China are continuing as normal.
OSL Digital placed a ‘tokenized bond’ in July — what’s next for blockchain securities?
Financial instruments sold and traded on a public blockchain could be the next big thing, so Forkast caught up with OSL to hear about what’s planned.