A UN report reveals USDT’s growing role in money laundering and underground banking in Southeast Asia
With the acquisition of Valkyrie Funds, CoinShares aims to strengthen its position in the competitive ETF market.
With the filing for an IPO, Circle aims to capitalize on the growing interest in crypto assets, despite recent industry setbacks.
Ripple Labs’ tender offer aims to repurchase US$285 million shares, valuing the firm at US$11.3 billion and fortifying financial standing.
Billy Restey inscribes SEC’s Gensler tweet on Bitcoin blockchain, ensuring clarity after a false ETF approval claim rattles the crypto market.
Following a misleading tweet about Bitcoin ETFs, Senators Vance and Tillis demand answers from the SEC regarding its cybersecurity measures.
Steven McClurg says Valkyrie Investments may be poised for a historic ETF launch this week, with the potential to inject up to US$400 million into the market.
Imminent SEC decision on Bitcoin ETFs could mark a watershed moment for crypto, spearheaded by industry giants BlackRock and VanEck, reshaping the investment world.
BNB Chain’s merger plans aims for a seamless and secure blockchain by April 2024
SEC Chair Gary Gensler cautions about cryptocurrency volatility, highlighting investor protection concerns, as his agency nears a decision on spot Bitcoin ETF applications.
Projects are rethinking how to make DAOs more fun and less disappointing.
The most promising carbon offset programs can still wither and die from financing distress. Blockchain technology can help them survive and bear fruit.
Tokenization is on the rise not only in the private sector. In Asia, governments are leading the charge to use this technology for the greater public good.
Indian crypto companies flock to Dubai, escaping high local taxes and finding solace in the emirate’s favorable regulatory environment.
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Three SFC-authorized crypto ETFs will be available on UBS’ Hong Kong platform.
ICBC was disconnected from its trading partners after a cyberattack.
The SEC has reportedly been in contact with Grayscale since its court victory in August.
Prosecutors have reportedly identified new suspects after searching nine locations related to JPEX.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Hong Kong mulls Bitcoin ETFs, Ordinals flip Ethereum NFTs, IPO comes full circle.
Blockchain-based gaming and remittances among top drivers toward adoption in central and South Asia.
The move is part of SC Ventures’ expansion into the United Arab Emirates.
Bitcoin is up over 32% in the past month.
The partnership aims to reduce the high costs and lengthy transfer times associated with traditional remittance payments.
Reddit’s shortsightedness and fixation on profits ultimately led it to pull the plug on Community Points. But here’s why Reddit should still be commended.
Over 1,000 crypto firms will have to complete their applications by Nov. 17 to avoid regulatory consequences.
The joint study aims to create the infrastructure for issuing regulatory-compliant stablecoins for improved cross-border settlement.
The artificial intelligence service is designed to predict the depegging of stablecoins in 24-hours.
Proof Group is also part of the group that won the bid for bankrupt crypto lender Celsius.
The central bank expects to release the final set of regulations by 2025.
Magic Eden Ethereum will be the first major marketplace to contractually obligate creator royalties.
Siu said this marks the crypto industry’s evolution from the FTX collapse and the Terra-Luna meltdown.
Hong Kong is charging ahead in its digital currency initiatives, but more must be done to address the e-HKD’s environmental impact and security concerns.
The XRP token now stands to benefit from legal and regulatory clarity in the DIFC, according to the announcement.
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The collaboration aims to build institutional crypto services in Japan.
This marked Bankman-Fried’s fourth and final day of testimony before Wednesday’s closing arguments.
Colossal failures in online age verification have opened the floodgates for kids to access harmful content and become ‘friends’ with adult strangers. Can encrypted decentralized IDs put a stop to all that?
Backpack said it also secured operational licenses in other jurisdictions.
Often dismissed as coincidence, October has once again produced an upswing in the crypto market, with excitement around a potential U.S. spot Bitcoin ETF to thank for this year’s ‘Uptober.’
Prosecutors pointed out inconsistencies in Bankman-Fried’s public statements before FTX collapsed in a four-hour grilling.
The MAS said that its previous tokenization pilots demonstrated great potential benefits of the technology.
The U.K. intends to introduce rules on fiat-backed stablecoins in early 2024, according to the government’s latest cryptocurrency policy update published on Monday. See related article: Singapore, Thailand clarify crypto rules; NFTs become new cultural frontier Fast Facts See related article: Blockchain tech in Thailand gets boost from new pro-crypto lead
The lender, known as K-bank, said it will also open three additional crypto subsidiaries.
Platforms like Facebook, Reddit and the hot mess formerly known as Twitter are alienating users like never before. ‘Web3 doesn’t let you be a dick and get away with it,’ writes Joonatan Lintala, CEO of Phaver.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried denied defrauding anyone as he took to the stand in his criminal trial.
Neo’s new sidechain hopes to counter MEV attacks to mitigate exploits and manipulations.
In a rare move, Judge Lewis Kaplan sent the jury home early so he can decide what is and isn’t admissible in FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s testimony.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Bitcoin ETF potential pumps life in markets. Ethereum NFTs back on rise. Major industry layoffs continue.