Evergrande debt woes hit crypto meanwhile Mooncakes are in the metaverse
As total hashrate recovers, adjustment would follow four increases after as many declines since China intensified crypto mining clampdown.
From crypto-embossed mooncakes to mooncake NFTs to gatherings in the metaverse, how Asia’s crypto fans are celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival.
As major banks distance themselves from crypto business, alternative trading methods like peer-to-peer transfers are gaining popularity among investors
Blockchain communities are instrumental to shaping how projects develop and operate, writes Humpty Calderon of Ontology. What are the signs of a thriving ecosystem?
Upbit can operate as a virtual monopoly as it becomes the country’s first licensed business to handle cryptocurrencies.
Upbit passes Korea crypto race post meanwhile P2P transactions surge in India
Black Friday for Korean exchanges while E-CNY launch in final stretch
Most banks distance themselves from virtual asset platforms as the country’s central bank lobbies for a ban.
AVAX and SHIB outperform Bitcoin, which gained in price but shied from the $50K mark.
It’s hot on Bitcoin Beach and the Twitterverse, but the new legal tender doesn’t have uptake elsewhere in the Central American country.
Under scrutiny around the world, the largest cryptocurrency exchange wants to do a better job engaging with regulators.
Blockchain research firm sees explosive growth in smart contract-based products that can replace existing financial services.
As Cardano’s Alonzo upgrade goes live, founder Charles Hoskinson of IOHK calls DeFi a ‘bubble.’ How does he think the regulation that is sure to come will reshape DeFi in the future?
Canaan reports record revenues meanwhile Korea says no to crypto tax delay
Leading Chinese crypto mining hardware manufacturer attributes robust revenue to ‘substantial increase in total computing power sold.’
Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) soft launch is the first attempt to roll out the state-backed ‘internet for blockchain’ outside of the Chinese mainland.
Solana validators complete restart also Laos ends crypto ban
Top blockchain and crypto news: Walmart dispels Litecoin hoax. Cardano’s real work begins. Beijing bears down on NFTs.
SOL had been on a tear but is now losing ground. Is Solana a victim of its own success — or does the network have deeper problems?
FTX hit by hack rumor meanwhile Korea updates crypto death note
Financial authorities reveal an updated list of virtual asset platforms that have complied with new regulations.
Scams and fake news have long dogged the crypto world. This week saw two major blockchain companies and a global retailer get swept up by hack rumors or hoaxes.
CrossTower became the second international crypto exchange to enter the Indian market last week after Binance made its entry by acquiring WazirX in 2019.
E-CNY problems to be solved, also China sees warning over NFT hype
In this Forkast.News explainer, learn why blockchains with smart contract capability are surging in popularity and the new darlings of investors.
The platform reports more users than WazirX and CoinDCX, and aims to make crypto trading as easy as ordering food online.
Crypto in 2021 is like the early days of the internet, writes Hisham Khan of Aldrin. Here’s why the quality of user experience will decide the industry’s future.
Why is Axie Infinity so popular, and what is the potential of play-to-earn gaming? Two venture capitalists share insights on Asia’s special place as GameFi’s hub.
Cardano smart contracts set for Sunday also CrossTower launches in India
Cardano’s Alonzo hard fork will bring smart contracts and NFT support to the world’s third-largest blockchain. What will it mean for the crypto market?
El Salvador’s Bitcoin embrace may be a domino for some emerging markets, but a fierce rival to the BTC is also coming to the fore.
At the risk of losing billions, crypto industry officials weigh options to oppose authorities.
Korea crypto damage assessed meanwhile Initium’s news based NFTs sell out
Ripple wants to know how SEC regards Bitcoin, Ether and XRP, but SEC says Ripple is repeating the same questions as ‘they do not like the answers they received.’
Initium Media, also known as 端傳媒, is turning to blockchain technology to grow revenue and to ensure controversial news does not get forgotten — or tampered with.
Following crypto’s adoption in one struggling economy, nations in Latin America and elsewhere are now weighing the pros and cons of digital currency
As non-fungible tokens break into the mainstream, experts advise buyers to do research and watch for a correction.
What was internet censorship like in the early days, how has it changed, and what role does decentralization play.
Have DeFi exploits on BSC hindered the blockchain’s success? NFTs and gaming offer a boost.
Bitcoin price plunges however Metaverse actions heats up in China
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: El Salvador’s BTC experiment. EthereumMax and the power of celebrity. Hong Kong shores up regulatory oversight.
Despite significant losses across the board, industry experts are not too concerned, seeing the plunge as normal market behavior.
Crypto platform CEO claims regulators use ‘intimidation tactics behind closed doors’ by refusing to provide clarity.
What are the different kinds of blockchain, and how do they compare? Learn all about public, private and permissioned platforms in this Forkast.News explainer.
The Central American nation opens up the next chapter in the history of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency.