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Bybit crypto exchange follows Binance in exiting Canada amid tightened rules
Dubai-headquartered Bybit said it will exit the Canadian crypto market and stop accepting new accounts from Wednesday, citing a “recent regulatory development.”
Bybit suspends U.S. dollar bank transfers, possible link to Silvergate shuttering crypto banking network
Bybit suspended U.S. dollar deposits and withdrawals via wire and bank transfers due to “service outages from a partner.”
Indonesia’s Crypto First
Indonesia’s crypto coming of age could help them become a blockchain superpower
Crypto exchange Bybit to cut 30% of staff to ‘navigate market slowdown’
Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit plans to cut 30% of its staff as part of a company reorganization, cofounder and chief executive officer Ben Zhou said in a statement shared with Forkast on Sunday.
Crypto exchange Bybit establishes US$100 million fund to aid institutional clients
Crypto exchange Bybit has established a US$100 million fund to support its institutional clients
Alameda says ‘wasn’t us’ amid speculation about BitDAO’s 20% plunge
BitDAO, or BIT, the token supported by crypto exchange Bybit, dropped more than 20% within an hour at one stage around noon on Tuesday in Asia.
Bybit to work with Circle to offer USDC spot pairs
Singapore-headquartered crypto derivatives exchange Bybit is partnering with Circle, the issuer of stablecoin USD Coin (USDC), to offer USDC spot pairs. See related article: Bybit to cut up to 30% of its workforce Fast facts Bybit said on Thursday it will offer Circle’s services to its users by expanding its USDC spot pair listings to […]
Why Singapore needs to rethink its approach to regulating crypto
Singapore wants to attract institutional capital while shielding its people from crypto — but it can’t have it both ways, writes Donovan Choy.
Valar Ventures-backed Vauld to lay off 30% of staff
The Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange said the actions of a “few market participants” are creating a lot of uncertainty in the eyes of customers. See related article: ‘Buckle up’ for downsizing crypto market as employees laid off Fast facts The layoffs impact every team with marketing and talent acquisition departments being affected the most, as Vauld […]
NFT fraud in focus; Bybit job cuts
Crypto exchange ByBit lays off 30% of its staff. And as the NFT market grows, how do we combat against scams?
Bybit to cut up to 30% of its workforce
Dubai-based crypto derivatives exchange Bybit is looking to cut up to 30% of its staff to reduce costs, journalist Colin Wu reported on Twitter, citing anonymous sources. See related article: Coinbase, biggest US crypto exchange, cuts workforce by 18% Fast facts “This was not an easy decision to make,” a Bybit spokesperson told Forkast in […]
Crypto industry looks to the UAE; Crypto’s environmental concerns
More crypto players are eyeing the UAE as a hub. Meanwhile, a mysterious map sends Pudgy Penguin NFTs skyrocketing.
BSN developer’s NFT warning; LINE launches NFTs
State-backed developer delivers warning on the state of NFTs in China. Meanwhile, LINE launches a NFT marketplace.
Is Dubai the new crypto promised land?
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: Dubai’s crypto caravan. Mt. Gox unlocked. Digital yuan in play again.
UAE becoming crypto hub; India’s tax bogeyman
The UAE is becoming the new crypto hub of the world. Meanwhile in India, high crypto taxes are scaring away young investors.
Crypto.com, Bybit book tickets to Dubai to set up UAE bases
Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchanges Crypto.com and Bybit have announced that they will be setting up offices in Dubai, as the industry continues its migration towards the United Arab Emirates (UAE). See related article: As Binance shrinks away in Asia, will it put down roots in the Middle East? Fast facts See related article: Ripple launches first […]
Korea’s crypto unicorns; Hong Kong’s e-CNY pilot
Korea’s crypto sector spawns two unicorns, meanwhile Hong Kong is set to be an idea cross-border e-CNY test city.
Bybit to issue Oracle Red Bull’s fan tokens in $150M deal
Oracle Red Bull’s Formula 1 (F1) racing team announced on Wednesday a multi-year sponsorship deal with Singapore-based derivative exchange Bybit in what it claims to be the largest annual crypto sponsorship to date. Fast facts While the scale of the sponsorship hasn’t been disclosed officially, media accounts cited an unnamed source in reporting the deal […]
Bybit teams up with Cabital for more fiat-to-crypto options
Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Bybit has teamed up with Cabital, a Hong Kong-based crypto wealth management platform, to offer users more fiat on-ramp pathways to buy crypto. Fast facts Bybit said Tuesday in a statement that through the partnership, its users can use EUR and GBP to buy crypto on the Bybit platform and transfer crypto […]
Crypto exchanges diving into esports sponsorships to engage young digital natives
Bybit, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Singapore, announced today a multi-year partnership with popular esports team NAVI (“Natus Vincere”), which will display Bybit’s logo on NAVI’s jerseys as well as charity initiatives, school projects, and anti-hate and anti-bullying campaigns. Fast facts “The Covid-19 pandemic has changed many established conventions in a number of human experiences,” […]
Bybit contributes $19M to BitDAO in ETH, USDT and USDC to support DeFi growth
Singapore-based crypto derivatives exchange Bybit today announced it had made a US$19.3 million contribution in Ethereum (ETH), Tether (USDT) and USD Coin (USDC) to BitDAO, one of the world’s largest decentralized autonomous organizations, which it helped launch last month. Fast facts Many crypto projects, especially those in decentralized finance, have organized themselves as DAOs for […]
Bybit joins growing list of crypto exchanges in Canadian regulator’s crosshairs
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is seeking to bring enforcement action against Singapore-based crypto derivatives exchange Bybit for allegedly violating the Canadian province’s securities laws, according to a statement. Fast facts: “Bybit, incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, is operating an unregistered crypto asset trading platform, encouraging Ontarians to use the platform, and allowing Ontario […]
Bybit crypto derivatives exchange launches cloud mining for Ether
Crypto exchange Bybit is launching cloud mining to provide exposure to Ether. What happens when Ethereum moves from proof of work to proof of stake?
Dogecoin keeps on barking; Mining for Chia heats up | The Daily Forkast
Dogecoin breaks another ATH while Chinese electronics vendors say that Chia is the hottest mining project in the mainland.