China assaulted crypto with a new ferocity just as Bitcoin options expired and Evergrande escaped death. Coincidence? Ben Caselin of AAX lays out the clues.
South Korea’s virtual asset industry is expected to withstand major regulatory reconstruction
China’s crypto crackdown and what it means
Amid China’s new clampdown, why is DeFi surging and the RMB-to-crypto market important? Sam Bankman-Fried analyzes what it all means and why FTX is leaving Hong Kong for a new home.
Huobi’s diversified businesses outside of China reached nearly 70% in terms of trading volumes, and have been on the rise, its co-founder tells Forkast.News.
China’s intensified crackdown on cryptocurrency leaves service providers looking to stay compliant with Friday’s abrupt announcement.
India’s crypto industry will grow over 200% to reach $241M by 2030, a new study says.
How is China’s latest clampdown on crypto different from its previous bans — and how do authorities plan to catch the scofflaws? Henri Arslanian of PwC breaks it down.
Is China’s influence over Bitcoin and the global crypto market waning? Chinese exchanges get a thrashing as decentralized exchanges get happy on clampdown news.
A profound shift is underway in online culture, writes Anndy Lian of BigOne Exchange. Here’s how decentralized finance might one day power the NFT and metaverse economy.
Bitcoin and Ethereum prices fall after Beijing intensifies crackdown on crypto trading, mining.
D-day for Korean crypto exchanges meanwhile e-CNY project speeds up
Until recently, most Southeast Asians had no internet. Now the region is abloom with blockchain innovation. How did they do it?
Survey shows growing consensus on adoption, investment and use cases. ‘Blockchain is here to stay.’
The country’s crypto industry has been turned upside down with stricter operating rules that take effect tomorrow.
VC names jump in on NFTs meanwhile crypto investors brush off Evergrande
The property market is increasingly expensive and out of reach for today’s younger generation. Digital land sales may hit home with some buyers.
Ripple’s win in Bhutan comes as it suffers a setback in a US court as judge rebuffs Ripple’s request for SEC’s internal trading decisions over XRP.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Evergrande end-game roils crypto markets. SEC takes aim at stablecoins. How close is China’s digital yuan to the finish line?
Audius is enjoying outsized buzz. Should Spotify be scared? In this Forkast.News explainer, learn how this blockchain startup could threaten music industry money — and power.
Evergrande debt woes hit crypto meanwhile Mooncakes are in the metaverse
As total hashrate recovers, adjustment would follow four increases after as many declines since China intensified crypto mining clampdown.
From crypto-embossed mooncakes to mooncake NFTs to gatherings in the metaverse, how Asia’s crypto fans are celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival.
As major banks distance themselves from crypto business, alternative trading methods like peer-to-peer transfers are gaining popularity among investors
Blockchain communities are instrumental to shaping how projects develop and operate, writes Humpty Calderon of Ontology. What are the signs of a thriving ecosystem?
Upbit can operate as a virtual monopoly as it becomes the country’s first licensed business to handle cryptocurrencies.
Upbit passes Korea crypto race post meanwhile P2P transactions surge in India
Black Friday for Korean exchanges while E-CNY launch in final stretch
Most banks distance themselves from virtual asset platforms as the country’s central bank lobbies for a ban.
AVAX and SHIB outperform Bitcoin, which gained in price but shied from the $50K mark.
It’s hot on Bitcoin Beach and the Twitterverse, but the new legal tender doesn’t have uptake elsewhere in the Central American country.
Under scrutiny around the world, the largest cryptocurrency exchange wants to do a better job engaging with regulators.
Blockchain research firm sees explosive growth in smart contract-based products that can replace existing financial services.
As Cardano’s Alonzo upgrade goes live, founder Charles Hoskinson of IOHK calls DeFi a ‘bubble.’ How does he think the regulation that is sure to come will reshape DeFi in the future?
Canaan reports record revenues meanwhile Korea says no to crypto tax delay
Leading Chinese crypto mining hardware manufacturer attributes robust revenue to ‘substantial increase in total computing power sold.’
Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) soft launch is the first attempt to roll out the state-backed ‘internet for blockchain’ outside of the Chinese mainland.
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.
SOL had been on a tear but is now losing ground. Is Solana a victim of its own success — or does the network have deeper problems?
FTX hit by hack rumor meanwhile Korea updates crypto death note
Financial authorities reveal an updated list of virtual asset platforms that have complied with new regulations.
Scams and fake news have long dogged the crypto world. This week saw two major blockchain companies and a global retailer get swept up by hack rumors or hoaxes.
CrossTower became the second international crypto exchange to enter the Indian market last week after Binance made its entry by acquiring WazirX in 2019.
E-CNY problems to be solved, also China sees warning over NFT hype
In this Forkast.News explainer, learn why blockchains with smart contract capability are surging in popularity and the new darlings of investors.
The platform reports more users than WazirX and CoinDCX, and aims to make crypto trading as easy as ordering food online.