PBOC pushes E-CNY standardization; CoinDCX hits 10 million users
PBoC pushes for e-CNY standardization, meanwhile Indian crypto unicorn CoinDCX hits 10 million users
AssangeDAO strikes crypto gold
WikiLeaks founder’s legal defense fundraising bonanza. Shiba Inu’s big new leap. NFT fever rises in China.
What is Web 3.0 and how will it shape the crypto future?
By returning data ownership and reshaping human-machine interactions, the third generation of the internet promises an interconnected future.
Memecoins prove their staying power, despite industry skepticism
Last weekend’s rally shows there is still life left in memecoins. Industry insiders weigh in on where they stand in the long run.
How DeFi can kickstart a sustainable post-pandemic economy
Decentralized finance has not yet done much real-world good, writes Ben Sheppard. But putting it to work on small infrastructure projects can do just that.
Bithumb goes for Olympic gold; India crypto tax questions
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb goes for Olympic gold, meanwhile in India clouds cast over crypto tax questions
North Korea gains from cyberattacks; Russia crypto mining tax?
North Korea is benefits financially from the crypto cyberattacks. Also, is Russia looking to tax crypto mining soon?
Year’s biggest rally pushes crypto market cap above $2 trillion
After a poor start to the year, the market needed some good news. Industry watchers urge caution.
Wash trading in NFT marketplace LooksRare can inflate prices: analysts
While sales volumes on NFT marketplaces thrive, new data show much of this comes from manipulating sales — painting the whole industry in a different light.
What I learned from my role in digitizing the yuan
CBDCs are vulnerable to hacking and the powers of quantum computing, cybersecurity expert Amnon Samid writes. Central banks must heed the warning.
Will blockchain’s future be cross-chain or multi-chain?
Vitalik Buterin caused an uproar over his recent criticisms of blockchain bridges. Here is a rebuttal in support of this nascent technology.
India crypto tax: Exchanges cheer, investors jeer
A 30% tax doesn’t legalize cryptocurrencies but exchanges no longer worry about a ban, while investors would pay taxes at twice the rate of other asset gains.
Indian crypto tax ends fears of ban as investors brace for impact
Top blockchain and crypto news: New Delhi’s crypto give and take. Malice in Wonderland? Hong Kong’s selective spot ETF rules.
Australian Aboriginal sovereign CBDC up and running
In a first for the country, the Sovereign Yidindji Government in Australia has issued a CBDC with its first transaction occurring this week.
Crypto adoption may rise as industry self-regulates
Crypto regulations are lagging the market’s needs, and the industry should help create order to gain greater public trust, writes Imgesu Cetin of Defy Trends.
Non-US XRP investors petition for congressional investigation of SEC
Lawyer for 63,000 XRP investors invites non-US investors to demand a congressional investigation of the SEC for impropriety.
Five questions about the digital yuan at the Winter Olympics
All eyes will be on Beijing for the upcoming games — will China use the spotlight to officially launch its CBDC?
Warner Music partners with The Sandbox; Crypto Lunar New Year gifts
Warner Music partners with The Sandbox for metaverse, meanwhile crypto still a niche gift for lunar new year
When the going gets tough, the tough get their wallets out
The recent crypto price plunge has done little to rattle new investors. Are they just buying the dip, or is there more to it? Q9 Capital’s James Quinn explains.
Are crypto e-red packets a thing for the Lunar New Year?
Digital payments are commonplace in Asia, but gifting crypto as lucky money remains niche.
What is OpenSea and why is everyone talking about it?
OpenSea is the world’s largest open marketplace for NFTs. Find out what’s driving everyone there in this Forkast explainer.
Russian ministry against crypto ban; Korea plans metaverse protection
Russian Ministry of Finance against the latest crypto ban, meanwhile in Korea, there are plans to protect metaverse users.
Why governments have powerful incentives to develop digital currencies
CBDCs can increase financial inclusion and prevent crime, according to blockchain expert Tiana Laurence. What’s not to like about state-backed digital money?
Regulatory uncertainty has not slowed down India’s crypto sector
With new products and services being launched and international exchanges setting up camp, crypto startups thrive despite the shadow of a crypto ban.
Crypto mining’s Great Migration continues — out of Kazakhstan
Political chaos and power shortages are causing miners to flee a nation that only recently became the world’s second-largest Bitcoin producer.
Thailand plans crypto regulation; Market concerns over Ukraine
Crypto market concerns over invasion on Ukraine;, while Thailand plans for crypto regulation.
Crypto market suffers mauling as bears go berserk
Top blockchain and crypto news: Market chills make investors shiver. Hacking storm at OpenSea. Has Beijing tamed NFTs?
‘We’re in a crypto super cycle,’ says CoinFLEX CEO
Mark Lamb of CoinFLEX takes a 20-year view of crypto and predicts ‘infinitely bigger’ growth than imagined today, with stablecoins leading the transformation.