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
Canaan sues over patent infringement; PayTM considers crypto services
Canaan sues over patent infringement also, PayTM considers crypto services
Is 2021 the year of crypto’s coming of age?
Blockdata co-founder Jonathan Knegtel thinks so. Almost a teenager, Bitcoin is reaching a level of maturity that’s defying the predictions of its critics.
Crypto mining rig maker Canaan sues two Chinese tech companies over patent infringement
Canaan is seeking $14 million in alleged losses from Shenzhen HighSharp Electronic Technology and Sichuan Yinbimei Technology.
DBS’ digital assets under custody surge 200% in Q3, bank to scale up digital exchange
DBS Bank — Southeast Asia’s largest lender — intends to scale its crypto exchange as it invests in blockchain and wants to be nimble to adapt to how DeFi evolves.
Ant Group, JD.com, Tencent pledge to resist speculation of ‘digital collectibles’
Ant Group and Tencent recently rebranded NFT projects as digital collectibles amid China state media criticism.
Defiant Facebook, now renamed Meta, goes all in on metaverse strategy as scrutiny tightens
Facebook, now called Meta, is casting off one of the world’s most famous names to retool itself into a metaverse company. Will its $10 billion bet pay off?
India’s long-awaited crypto regulation coming in February, finance ministry officials say
Recent developments indicate the government is looking to regulate the sector instead of quashing it, and industry experts remain optimistic.
Tesla’s trillion-dollar triumph — and its bond with Bitcoin
Top blockchain and crypto news: Is Tesla’s turbocharge a boost for Bitcoin? Mastercard’s Bakkt with a new crypto deal. Chinese NFTs on knife-edge.
What are the risks of recreating reality in the metaverse?
New virtual worlds are full of opportunities, writes Sandra Helou of Zilliqa. But what if real-world problems get magnified in the metaverse?
DBS, JPMorgan, Temasek-funded Partior goes live for cross-border transactions
The Singapore government-incubated blockchain platform promises to dramatically speed up transactions and lower the cost of international trade.
Alipay and Tencent now call NFTs ‘digital collectibles’ amid state media criticism
Tech giants banish non-fungible token references as Beijing looks down new virtual asset market.
The Philippines looks to blockchain voting for its diaspora
The nation’s elections commission wants to upgrade its voting technology to improve voter turnout and public trust. Does blockchain check the boxes?
Proshares files for exemption; Shiba Inu hits all-time high
Proshares files for exemption meanwhile Shiba Inu hits all-time high
S. Korea’s top financial regulator accused of giving special treatment to Upbit
A lawmaker claims authorities gave the country’s largest crypto exchange privilege in meeting government requirements.
Trick of the trade: Is SEC helping or reining in Bitcoin with ETF?
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: Bitcoin grows up. Facebook’s metaverse journey. China’s crypto investors find a workaround.
China’s crypto investors get creative to bypass domestic trading ban
Some are registering companies overseas, via — you guessed it — Taobao vendors.