As Asia warms to crypto, cyber attacks are growing in sophistication, writes Shahnawaz Backer of F5. What can be done to thwart bad actors?
Altair upgrade goes live, also Hybe and Dunamu consider NFT venture.
South Korean mobile game developer Netmarble to create a virtual K-pop idol group under partnership with internet giant Kakao group using meta-human technologies.
Recent developments indicate the government is looking to regulate the sector instead of quashing it, and industry experts remain optimistic.
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.
As Ethereum rises anew toward its all-time high, 50 fintech experts surveyed by Finder offer predictions on ETH’s year-end and longer-term price outlook.
Ethereum’s creator explains why rollups can help scale Ethereum while preserving decentralization.
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.
While the government signals it is ready to promote the industry, the country’s banks remain unimpressed. ANZ has already settled its de-banking case with Allan Flynn, but as the tribunal with Westpac concluded over the weekend, what should we expect from the outcome?
Proshares files for exemption meanwhile Shiba Inu hits all-time high
Mainland China’s recent ban on crypto, the most draconian yet, did not come as a surprise to those in the know, says Angelina Kwan of HashKey Group. How will this affect the crypto hub of Hong Kong?
The Australian government sees blockchain’s enormous benefits and is now actively developing the technology, writes Chami Akmeemana. What can other countries learn from this?
Australia’s Senate report into fintech regulations includes 12 recommendations for a clear digital assets framework.
A lawmaker claims authorities gave the country’s largest crypto exchange privilege in meeting government requirements.
The Senate unveiled its most comprehensive look at blockchain regulation, hoping to transform the country into a global industry leader.
Ethereum prices surged to new heights ahead of next week’s Altair Beacon Chain upgrade but then pulled back. How do crypto experts make sense of it?
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.’
Bitcoin set another record as it traded above US$67,000 Wednesday, one day after ProShares’ first-day trading volume reached nearly US$1 billion
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.
More industry players are exiting the Chinese mainland market amid tougher crackdown.
Money, culture and community are now converging in NFTs and the token economy, writes Lily Z. King. Welcome to a new world where ‘money Lego’ meets ‘culture Lego.’
After iron-fisted regulations closed down many exchanges, remaining trading platforms look for alternatives to transaction fees.
Chinese find ways around crypto ban meanwhile ANZ settles debanking case
Some are registering companies overseas, via — you guessed it — Taobao vendors.
Singapore is a major crypto hub. But for whom? In this primer, Malcolm Tan explains the island-state’s regulatory evolution and which groups are no longer in its favor.
Estonia revoked more than 70% of all crypto licenses last year. Its recently appointed anti-money-laundering chief wants to nullify the rest.
The first US Bitcoin futures EFT is set to begin trading today. Will this exchange-traded fund bring Bitcoin closer to the masses?
Conglomerates including Samsung continue to invest in blockchain and crypto startups despite a government crackdown on the industry.
Bitcoin nears all time high also HK exhibition showcases NFTs for good
Authorities encourage new ways to apply blockchain across various industries, although there’s no room for crypto
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?
The U.S. could see a long-awaited Bitcoin futures ETF trading on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq in the next few days. Forkast.News spoke with market watchers to find out what it means for the industry.
South Korean presidential hopefuls lean towards delaying crypto tax to impress younger voters.
As luxury brands eye the virtual realm, Zilliqa co-founder Max Kantelia looks forward to a convergence of desirable objects and digital opportunities.
Hidden mining tracked by IP addresses to state agencies, enterprises, institutions, schools
U.S., Kazakhstan, Russia take up largest Bitcoin hashrate shares as the exodus of Chinese miners continues.