Axie Infinity breaks $4BN mark. Meanwhile, China’s brewing metaverse frenzy sees over 16,000 trademark applications.
NFTs hit resale market in China despite criticism over speculation. Meanwhile, South Korean financial giant plans crypto funds.
Upcoming digital yuan trial to piggyback on Hong Kong’s popular Faster Payment System for smoother cross-border transactions.
Korea will include virtual assets in its financial survey, while China’s central bank hunts for CBDC talents.
China’s Blockchain Services Network rolling out NFT infrastructure, while Palau plans to issue stablecoin.
But e-CNY adoption remains an issue, with mobile payment platforms such as Alipay and WeChat Pay already ubiquitous.
A CryptoPunk is sold in a Shanghai auction house despite an existing crypto ban in China.
China tries to stamp out Bitcoin mining while increasing its influence over blockchain technology and preparing the digital yuan for launch. What lies in store for 2022?
On top of China, authorities in Russia and Ukraine are busting underground miners, while U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren presses a New York miner.
In the long run, the new rules may ‘lay the perfect foundation’ to improve risk management, says an ICBC expert.
Inner Mongolia police bust yet another digital yuan money laundering case.
Chinese police have busted yet another tele-fraud case related to e-CNY money laundering as the country continues to test the digital currency.
As crypto projects are relocating from China to friendlier shores, it represents ‘huge opportunity’ for Taiwan.
The greatest number does not mean the greatest significance, analytics firm PatSnap says.
Yi Gang reiterates the PBOC’s stance to protect data, while failing to address privacy concerns over digital yuan.
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?
More industry players are exiting the Chinese mainland market amid tougher crackdown.
Some are registering companies overseas, via — you guessed it — Taobao vendors.
Authorities encourage new ways to apply blockchain across various industries, although there’s no room for crypto
South Korean presidential hopefuls lean towards delaying crypto tax to impress younger voters.
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.
The country’s top economic planner hopes to prohibit investment in what it considers an energy-intensive sector.