Some are registering companies overseas, via — you guessed it — Taobao vendors.
Singapore is a major crypto hub. But for whom? In this primer, Malcolm Tan explains the island-state’s regulatory evolution and which groups are no longer in its favor.
Estonia revoked more than 70% of all crypto licenses last year. Its recently appointed anti-money-laundering chief wants to nullify the rest.
The first US Bitcoin futures EFT is set to begin trading today. Will this exchange-traded fund bring Bitcoin closer to the masses?
Conglomerates including Samsung continue to invest in blockchain and crypto startups despite a government crackdown on the industry.
Bitcoin nears all time high also HK exhibition showcases NFTs for good
Authorities encourage new ways to apply blockchain across various industries, although there’s no room for crypto
Traditional finance evolved over centuries while DeFi is coming into its own in a few years, writes Adi Ben-Ari of Applied Blockchain. Are its risks inevitable?
The U.S. could see a long-awaited Bitcoin futures ETF trading on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq in the next few days. Forkast.News spoke with market watchers to find out what it means for the industry.
South Korean presidential hopefuls lean towards delaying crypto tax to impress younger voters.
As luxury brands eye the virtual realm, Zilliqa co-founder Max Kantelia looks forward to a convergence of desirable objects and digital opportunities.
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.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Big money heads for Bitcoin. How fishy are Squid Game NFTs? China mothballs mining.
Coinbase and Binance move to diversify meanwhile Stablecoins under scrutiny
Squid game NFTs traded on Opensea, also Bitcoin on a roll
The country’s top economic planner hopes to prohibit investment in what it considers an energy-intensive sector.
Crypto market watchers tell Forkast.News what’s behind Bitcoin’s latest resurgence and predict Bitcoin’s price heading into Q4 2021.
Stacks surges after NFT push while Samsung Next invests in Sky Mavis
As international regulators seek to implement oversight, crypto industry players say it is a positive sign that regulators are now considering including stablecoins in banking regulations.
Tether fires back while Easy Crypto closes Series A funding round
The companies have a longstanding working relationship on virtual currency investigations with government agencies.
Jerome Powell’s remarks on Sept. 30 following his testimony about the financial hardships of the pandemic caught the attention of crypto enthusiasts. Taking questions from the House Committee on Financial Services, Chairman Powell said the Federal Reserve would not seek a ban on crypto but reiterated that stablecoins should be regulated. Bitcoin jumped by […]
Coinswitch Kuber becomes unicorn meanwhile Australians reminded over crypto tax
A US court has denied XRP holders’ bid to join the SEC v. Ripple lawsuit as third-party defendants, but XRP advocates say being ‘amici curiae’ is still a win.
Officials are concerned that many investors may not be aware crypto trading is taxed in a similar way to share trading.
The importance of digital privacy, freedom of expression and civil liberties and how Web 3 can protect them.
Kazakhstan blames its newly settled crypto miners for power shortages as South Korea’s largest exchange is accused of listing faulty tokens for profits.
Top blockchain and crypto news: US leads charge in ramping up cybersecurity. Crypto fans crow as Facebook flops. China bears down on metaverses.
A lawmaker claims Upbit earned hundreds of millions by listing sketchy cryptocurrencies, while the exchange rebuts that it follows fair and strict standards.
This is the second time the world’s largest cryptocurrency has hit the mark in recent months. Does that mean this price point is here to stay?
What does it mean to provide ‘institutional’ crypto services, and what role does blockchain technology play? Robert Cooper of Digivault explains.
Korea crypto tax pause called for meanwhile Tiktok jumps into NFTs
Crypto investors say virtual asset gains will be taxed on uneven grounds compared to stock capital gains.
As China intensifies its crypto crackdown, regulatory clarity is a beacon for safer shores in Southeast Asia.
Hong Kong, a hotbed for crypto startups and exchanges, is at a crossroads, writes Jeremy Ng of Gemini. Here’s how the industry can better secure its future.
Much of the growth in the region is driven by strong grassroots adoption rates led by Vietnam, India and Pakistan, new data from Chainalysis shows
China’s telecom giants to bring digital yuan transactions to mobile chatting boxes.
In a special Q&A, a Canadian law advisor who works with Chinese clients breaks down the ban’s potential legal boundaries and concerns held by overseas Chinese.
Stablecoins combine the portability of crypto with the price stability of fiat currencies. But are they all that stable?
Mainland China’s recent clampdowns on crypto are reverberating beyond its borders. In a special Q&A, former regulator and crypto industry leader Angelina Kwan discusses what this means for Hong Kong.
This week, FTX announced it is moving its headquarters from Hong Kong to the Bahamas, as the larger Caribbean region takes on a bigger role as host to virtual currency exchanges.