The metaverse could be life-changing for the world’s unbanked, writes Pavel Matveev of Wirex. Interoperability between the real and virtual worlds will be key.
Crypto regulations run the gamut from wait-and-see to total prohibition. What are the dos and don’ts of smart regulation?
Korea will include virtual assets in its financial survey, while China’s central bank hunts for CBDC talents.
Despite Singapore’s reputation as a crypto-friendly hub, the truth is more complicated. Is the city-state purposely keeping out small companies?
Bitcoin and Ethereum fall below psychologically important levels as rising uncertainty clouds markets. Is the Fed also depressing crypto’s prospects?
South Korea envisons itself becoming a top metaverse leader, while Russia’s central bank proposes crypto ban.
Global NFT sales are exploding in 2022, but experts predict this is only the beginning of a bigger surge in Asia.
The top contenders jockey for position on initial coin offerings and other blockchain-based innovations. How did crypto become a critical factor in the race?
A pro basketball player and an ex-banker are aiming for a slam-dunk with a ‘creator first’ content platform. Calaxy co-founder Solo Ceesay explains how.
The fast-growing crypto exchange Crypto.com discloses large amounts of Bitcoin and Ether were stolen from 483 customers.
South Korean company Hyundai Card’s VP says crypto passing through the “tulip stage”, meanwhile NFT is shifting towards Asia.
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e-CNY transactions surge in China, meanwhile Fusang IPO ‘s get a green light
Top blockchain and crypto news: Asian governments target crypto. Managing MATIC. China’s expanding metaverse.
Malaysian exchange will offer equity tokens representing direct shares on the blockchain, claiming it will be the world’s first fully regulated equity-token IPO.
Binance partners with Gulf Energy for Thai crypto exchange, meanwhile, Polygon’s upgrade live
Savvy cryptocurrency investors now know what the biggest players have long done, writes Michal Cymbalisty of Domination Finance — ‘buying the f* dip!’
Australian Opens just opened in the metaverse and a Chinese university launches a virtual campus.
Binance’s CEO is now the richest Asian man, but the crypto exchange giant’s presence in Asia—where Binance got its start—is withering under regulatory heat.
China’s Blockchain Services Network rolling out NFT infrastructure, while Palau plans to issue stablecoin.
If 2021 was a breakout year for crypto, this year may mark a similar advance for regulation of the industry, says Caroline Malcolm, Chainalysis’ new policy chief.
Online influencers may be improving crypto-financial literacy for millions of people. But regulators have growing concerns.
Korean prosecutors demand life, as HK plans new crypto regulation.
Indian crypto scam investigated meanwhile Korea’s Kakao’s webtoon NFTs sell out
Top blockchain and crypto news: Bandwidth bust in Kazakhstan. Binance chief CZ tops rich list. Digital yuan app adoption grows.
The current technologies in use do little to deter crypto money laundering, writes Dr. Mark van Staalduinen. What can nations do about this?
Taiwanese’s superstar Jay Chou’s NFT dethrones Bored Ape Yacht Club. Meanwhile Bitcoin dips below US$40k mark.
Internet blackouts are partially restored but access remains unpredictable to support full crypto mining, industry players say.
The 2022 crypto market has had a tough start as Bitcoin and Ethereum dipped below significant price points. But crypto experts say it’s not all doom and gloom.
China’s e-CNY app downloaded 16 million times meanwhile in Kazakhstan the outages hit miners
The CFTC is asserting greater regulatory powers over the crypto industry than ever before. But does the agency have the statutory backing to do so?
Hyundai plans to open a “Meta-Factory”, meanwhile crypto divergence ahead for the year 2022.
How has layer-2 innovation saved Bitcoin from becoming a victim of its own success? Blockstream chief Adam Back explains.
What’s behind the crypto cheerleading by U.S. mayors? Are their city coins savvy moves — or will the bespoke crypto end up worthless?
Traditional equities and global markets are due for a correction. Valkyrie CEO Leah Wald wonders whether Bitcoin would hold strong in a global sell-off.
Kazakh riots hit miners, meanwhile Fed hits crypto market
Bitcoin hashrates tumble as miners unprepared for an outage, experts say.
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Bearish concerns over Federal Reserve rate hikes show a continued correlation with traditional markets, but industry watchers see changing dynamics at play.
The ability to display, buy and even mint NFTs is seeping into mainstream products from South Korea’s largest corporations.
Some of India’s largest crypto exchanges, including WazirX, blame ambiguity in the regulation of cryptocurrencies for missed tax payments.
China’s e-CNY pilot app is ready for download as Bored Apes headline NFT frenzy.