Crypto investors and industry watchers are following closely the potential collapse of Chinese property giant Evergrande.
Upbit can operate as a virtual monopoly as it becomes the country’s first licensed business to handle cryptocurrencies.
All but four platforms in South Korea obligated to announce the suspension of their services by today.
Under scrutiny around the world, the largest cryptocurrency exchange wants to do a better job engaging with regulators.
Solana validators complete restart also Laos ends crypto ban
Top blockchain and crypto news: Walmart dispels Litecoin hoax. Cardano’s real work begins. Beijing bears down on NFTs.
FTX hit by hack rumor meanwhile Korea updates crypto death note
E-CNY problems to be solved, also China sees warning over NFT hype
Korea crypto damage assessed meanwhile Initium’s news based NFTs sell out
Smaller virtual asset exchanges ask for mercy as a deadline looms to commit to Korea’s new standards.
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: El Salvador’s BTC experiment. EthereumMax and the power of celebrity. Hong Kong shores up regulatory oversight.
The American football league’s 32 teams cannot sell NFTs or accept backing from crypto trading firms — at least for now.
It’s hard to move forward on a CBDC when those in charge can’t agree. Is time running out for an American digital dollar?
The veil of uncertainty that has shrouded crypto regulatory discussions seems to be lifting, but how the government will regulate and tax digital money remains to be seen.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Does TBD stand for Twitter Boss Decision? NFTs’ ballooning interest. How billions in e-yuan are coursing through China.
The multiplayer online role-playing game is widely popular elsewhere, while Korea bans play-to-earn crypto and NFT trading.
The9 launches NFT platform meanwhile HK SFC issues crypto warning
Korea’s love for crypto continues while Crypto exchange Bilaxy hacked
Top blockchain and crypto news: Is another Bitcoin bull run coming soon? Punks rocking NFTs. Why crypto contracts may not be enforceable in China.
The ruling by Shandong’s High Court backs up China’s official stance against trading in cryptocurrencies. What does this mean for investors?
Upbit submits compliance report: China’s e-CNY trials broaden
Steelmaker Ansteel Group and lithium battery producer Tianneng are the latest companies to make use of blockchain in accordance with China’s national strategy.
Notwithstanding Iron Finance’s collapse, stablecoins can play important roles for consumers and the economy, writes Julian Hosp of Cake DeFi.
While Delhi goes back and forth over a crypto ban, crypto’s huge growth potential in the world’s second most populous country is captivating American venture capital.
Top blockchain and crypto news: NFT wave buoys OpenSea. Are dollars and sense a lifeline for Tether? Tencent gets a target on its back.
E-commerce company’s tie-up with government-owned lender suggests hybrid private-state future for central bank digital currency.
China continues e-CNY pilot also Google allows crypto advertising
DBS eyes bigger investor base as digital assets under custody top US$100 million.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Is Ethereum’s price flatlining on eve of revolution? Uncle Sam wants pay to play. China’s Big Tech toes the line with NFTs.
Hong Kong crypto crime surges as Tencent launches NFT platform.
China maintains crypto market pressure. On the other hand, J-Pop stars offer NFT advice.
People’s Bank of China vows to keep sector under ‘heavy pressure’ as it pushes digital yuan.
World’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange steps up compliance and cuts product offerings, with a ban in Malaysia and end of lucrative derivatives business in three EU nations.
Celsius Network CEO says crypto lenders are using Wall Street’s ‘safest’ business tactic to provide high interest rates to customers. What are the risks?
Wire fraud, including cryptocurrency-related fraud, becomes fastest-growing crime as scams — some even involving China’s digital yuan project — proliferate.
Despite China’s crackdowns on Bitcoin mining and growing consternation about crypto mining’s carbon footprint, some miners are betting big on a rosy future.
Bitmain’s move comes amid China’s crypto mining crackdowns and AntPool’s shrinking hashrate. Is Bitmain gussying up for an IPO?
Hong Kong-based crypto financial services company Amber Group wants to bridge the gap between creators, collectors and platforms looking to get into NFTs and the crypto space.
Huobi deregisters Beijing entity while K-drama takes crypto back in time
Indonesia has seen red-hot growth in the crypto asset market, but the country’s regulators are just beginning to get to grips with burgeoning industry and formulate policy responses.
FTX closes record fundraise. Additionally, China Mobile gets hot wallet patent.
As Bitcoin’s carbon footprint continues to make ESG investors uneasy, a new clean-energy crypto mining ETF aims to allay their environmental concerns.
US Senators urge E-CNY ban while Russia woos crypto-miners
Plentiful electricity, cold climate are among drawcards as Chinese mine operators flee crackdown at home.
Retailers reluctant to accept currency they are said not to trust even as large finance sector players offer crypto products and beef up their holdings.
Central bank in apparent push for adoption ahead of Olympics as it doubles up on warning over non-state cryptocurrencies.
While the West has first mover advantage in traditional banking, Asia — not wedded to ol infrastructure — now has an edge in the crypto era, says Michael Shaulov of Fireblocks.
Bishijie’s suspension deprives users of industry news and community forum as Beijing continues campaign targeting cryptocurrency sector.
Tether stablecoins linked to funds funneled to banks in Singapore and elsewhere amid worldwide cryptocurrency crime increase.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is researching the implementation of a central bank digital currency — despite not seeing a need for it.
ICICI blocks crypto transfers as South Korean banks are to report crypto crime.
The9 and BIT Mining — non-crypto firms that pivoted to crypto mining during Bitcoin’s boom — now seek to ‘expand’ overseas.
South Korean financial watchdog says the nation’s crypto laws will apply to foreign exchanges.