Top crypto CEOs face House committee grappling with regulations
Stablecoins, US dollar primacy and energy consumption were among the topics in the questioning homing in on how to regulate the crypto industry.
BIS: DeFi has few real-economy uses, says ‘decentralization is an illusion’
With suitable regulation in place, DeFi could yet play an important role in the financial system, BIS suggests.
South Korean regulator jumps to a crypto exchange
Experts expect more disruption as the crypto industry matures and a younger generation places different values on status and job security.
Indian crypto community sees silver lining after 1st week of parliamentary session
A cabinet note suggests the government intends to regulate cryptocurrencies as assets with the Securities and Exchange Board of India at the helm.
Binance crypto license plans in Singapore uncertain
Will crypto exchange Binance withdraw its license application in Singapore and look elsewhere in its search for a new global home?
Investors queasy as prospect of India crypto ban returns
Top blockchain and crypto news: Are India’s CBDC plans crowding out crypto? Jack Dorsey goes full Bitcoin bro. China’s digital yuan hopes claim another victim.
Why a decentralized metaverse is Web 3.0’s new frontier
The metaverse is a convergence of the physical and digital worlds, writes Gloria Wu of Ontology. How can the metaverse escape Web 2.0’s failings?
China’s new mobile payment rules could pave the way for e-CNY, experts say
In the long run, the new rules may ‘lay the perfect foundation’ to improve risk management, says an ICBC expert.
Metaverse picks up momentum; Binance tweet gets yellow card
Metaverse picks up momentum, on the other hand Binance tweet gets yellow card
What is SafeMoon and can it safely reach the moon?
SafeMoon, known for high fees and social media hype, is now 85% below its all-time high. What lies in SafeMoon’s future?
Korea crypto tax debated; Crypto.com on a tear
Korea crypto tax debated meanwhile, Crypto.com is on a tear
Crypto.com on a price tear as Cardano, TRON plummet on eToro delist news
Cardano ADA and Tron TRX will no longer be available to eToro’s US customers next year while CRO reflects Crypto.com ‘going from strength to strength.’
South Korea’s great crypto mystery: What’s up with Upbit at 9 am?
Every morning at Upbit, the nation’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, a brief and odd surge in random altcoin prices takes place. Which crypto will it be tomorrow?
Chinese mining rig maker Canaan reports record-high earnings
China may be banning crypto mining activities, but rig makers appear to be spared from the clampdown.
3 teams, including ConsenSys, win Singapore’s CBDC Global Challenge
The projects topped 300 rivals in their potential to improve the future digital Singapore dollar in payment services and financial inclusion. Who were the other winners?
India’s 1st parliamentary meeting on crypto ends with consensus on regulation — and no ban
While the government has yet to figure out the details, a crypto regulatory regime is expected to be released before February.
‘Double Eleven 2021: Common Prosperity’ — how an NFT project examines Chinese tech giants’ dominance
In a 48-second, computer-generated 3D animation, ROK uses a decentralized format to offer an ironic take on China’s internet giants crowding to host the shopping holiday.
Ripple to launch ‘game-changer’ liquidity hub amid XRP legal battles with SEC
Trying to move beyond XRP, Ripple hopes its customers will join RippleNet with a wallet that supports fiat and other cryptos like Bitcoin and Ether.
Why the crypto industry needs compromise and education
FTX founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried says building products that people want is what matters most, and the crypto industry and regulators will need to find compromises to resolve some of the industry’s pressing issues.
BitMEX CEO expects 5 to 10 countries to adopt Bitcoin by next year
While El Salvador carved out its place in history as the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, there are others that may follow for an array of reasons.
What is the future of crypto and DeFi regulations?
From China’s crackdowns to El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption, where is the world headed in how governments regard crypto? An expert panel explores the future of decentralized finance in the global economy.
Crypto market cap breaks US$3 trillion: APAC crypto cards to launch
Crypto market cap breaks US$3 trillion, also APAC crypto cards to launch