22 private sector finance heavyweights together with the BIS and central banks of China, Hong Kong, Thailand, and UAE aim to achieve a production-ready international trade settlement platform using CBDCs.
Canaan is seeking $14 million in alleged losses from Shenzhen HighSharp Electronic Technology and Sichuan Yinbimei Technology.
Equities and Bitcoin have a clearly demonstrated bond, but now oil is strengthening its relationship to crypto, too
Solana prices keep cresting to new heights, making SOL a top-five cryptocurrency by size. What makes Solana and its ecosystem stand out? Forkast.News explains.
e-CNY scam investigated meanwhile S Korea gets metaverse bug
Police crack a tele-fraud case related to digital yuan money laundering, potentially thanks to the CBDC’s ‘managed anonymity’ feature.
One of Asia’s largest fintech events returns for its sixth year with a hybrid format of live and virtual sessions. Regulators, corporations and experts share what’s important now in crypto.
ETH and SOL hit all-time highs as well as CBA offers crypto services
Top blockchain and crypto news: Stablecoins at regulatory crossroads. Squid Game crypto players suffer shocking fate. Are metaverses China’s new national insecurity?
BXH suffers US$130 million exploit, also Squid game token meets deadly end
In a city where memories disappear every day, people are turning to blockchain to preserve news archives — so the first drafts of history will survive.
Sebastien Borget, COO and co-founder of The Sandbox tells Forkast.News how NFTs and an open and decentralized metaverse is transforming the way we live, work and play.
The hacked DeFi platform called China’s cyber police first thing as most users appear to be in China.
China’s tech cut ties to NFTs as Squid Game token leaves users questioning its legitimacy.
Ant Group and Tencent recently rebranded NFT projects as digital collectibles amid China state media criticism.
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?
Facebook, now called Meta, is casting off one of the world’s most famous names to retool itself into a metaverse company. Will its $10 billion bet pay off?
Warning issued over K-pop crypto meanwhile Dog fight hits crypto market
The global AML watchdog provides clarifications on how crypto is to be regulated — and why DeFi could see more scrutiny.
Bitcoin is awakening humanity to its own sovereign capacities, says Ben Caselin of AAX. Here’s why the world’s first cryptocurrency is still at the cutting edge of finance and culture.
Bitcoin is growing up in ways not imagined in Satoshi Nakamoto’s 2008 writings that gave birth to it. How will Bitcoin’s future unfold?
Behind this year’s giddy markets, evil and tragedies abound. Just in time for Halloween, Forkast.News shakes out the skeletons in crypto’s closet.
As Asia warms to crypto, cyber attacks are growing in sophistication, writes Shahnawaz Backer of F5. What can be done to thwart bad actors?
Top blockchain and crypto news: Is Tesla’s turbocharge a boost for Bitcoin? Mastercard’s Bakkt with a new crypto deal. Chinese NFTs on knife-edge.
Philippines trials blockchain voting meanwhile Byron Bay to host crypto mining
Local miners told Forkast.News that existing legal miners won’t be much affected, though they’re still subject to power rationing.
Tech giants banish non-fungible token references as Beijing looks down new virtual asset market.
The nation’s elections commission wants to upgrade its voting technology to improve voter turnout and public trust. Does blockchain check the boxes?
Proshares files for exemption meanwhile Shiba Inu hits all-time high
Bitcoin hits all-time high, also Lotte World opens in metaverse
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?
In a special Q&A, CEO Louis Liu describes the hoops FOMO Pay jumped through to win Singapore’s first crypto license and calls its regulator a ‘collaborator.’
How the crypto economy is engaging with legislators, what policy makers need to know about Web 3.0 and what role the U.S. infrastructure bill has played in kickstarting better cryptocurrency education.
Bitcoin inches toward all-time-high on the back of the first Bitcoin futures ETF in the U.S.
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: Bitcoin grows up. Facebook’s metaverse journey. China’s crypto investors find a workaround.
Chinese find ways around crypto ban meanwhile ANZ settles debanking case
Traditional finance evolved over centuries while DeFi is coming into its own in a few years, writes Adi Ben-Ari of Applied Blockchain. Are its risks inevitable?
As luxury brands eye the virtual realm, Zilliqa co-founder Max Kantelia looks forward to a convergence of desirable objects and digital opportunities.
An NFT art exhibition demonstrates how digital tokens can be used to promote United Nations sustainability goals.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Big money heads for Bitcoin. How fishy are Squid Game NFTs? China mothballs mining.
Coinbase and Binance move to diversify meanwhile Stablecoins under scrutiny
Squid game NFTs traded on Opensea, also Bitcoin on a roll
Crypto market watchers tell Forkast.News what’s behind Bitcoin’s latest resurgence and predict Bitcoin’s price heading into Q4 2021.
Stacks surges after NFT push while Samsung Next invests in Sky Mavis