The Ethereum Merge approaches; Building better systems
The Bellatrix upgrade for Ethereum is now live, but what should we be expecting as the merge comes closer?
Why the real Ethereum killer might just be Bitcoin
Bitcoin is the most secure blockchain, and Ethereum’s proof-of-stake move will expose it to more security risks, writes Jagdeep Sidhu of Syscoin Network.
Binance pushes out USDC in aggressive move to boost its own stablecoin
Top blockchain and crypto news: USDC gets the boot from Binance. MicroStrategy looks for Lightning strikes. STEPN heads to Hong Kong.
Ethereum’s Bellatrix upgrade now live despite concerns
The second-last upgrade required ahead of “The Merge” has gone live, though some kinks may need to be ironed out before the main event.
Crypto could pose ‘major’ risk to S.Korea’s financial stability, think tank says
The country’s growing ties to crypto could expose its financial sector to volatility and ‘damage its credibility,’ a researcher says.
World Economic Forum argues for CBDCs, Australia latest to test use-case technology
With over 100 countries experimenting with the technology behind Central Bank Digital Currencies, the World Economic Forum of Davos fame lays out its views on the potential benefits and drawbacks of CBDCs.
Binance halts USDC support; Inflation hits crypto
Binance puts it’s own stablecoin, BUSD, at the forefront. Meanwhile, inflation casts its own shadow across the crypto.
Binance move to remove USDC and others raise questions about market conduct
The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange said the move was designed to “enhance liquidity and capital-efficiency for users.”
Blockchain unchained: How crypto can empower women
How can blockchain help women gain financial independence? And how can female participation be boosted? Social entrepreneur Wendy Diamond explains
Ethereum Merge’s impact on NFTs
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – September 2, 2022, presented by Joel Flynn. Coming up on today’s show: Could Ethereum’s Merge cause chaos for the NFT market? Number of unique NFT buyers falls below 500,000. We’ll take a deep dive into that in this episode of The Daily Forkast September 2.
Do I really need another picture of an ape? NFT market slumps in August
The NFT hype from earlier in the year is dying off as the market continues its downward path into the final third of the year. Fire sale coming for apes and cats?
PoW fork supported?; Making DeFi better
We take a look at how the Ethereum PoW fork has gained crypto exchange backings in this episode of The Daily Forkast.
Why Ethereum PoW fork gains some crypto exchange backings
Amid uncertainty over Ethereum ‘Merge,’ some seek ways to potentially profit
India’s CoinDCX says it’s hiring to prepare for DeFi expansion
Despite the Indian government’s hostility towards cryptocurrencies, the CoinDCX exchange says more traditional financial products will shift to DeFi platforms.
What in crypto hell just happened to all your money?
Crypto investors were blindsided when firms like Voyager suddenly froze their accounts. How can we improve digital asset protection in the future?
Singapore’s Crypto Dance; Women in Web3
Welcome to The Daily Forkast – August 29, 2022 – presented by Joel Flynn. Coming up on today’s show: Crypto clarity from Singapore’s central bank. Forkast and NEAR Foundation initiative champions women in Web3. We’ll have more on those stories — and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world — in this episode of […]
Singapore’s MAS says needs to do better job explaining crypto policy
The city-state hosted a seminar with a title that it hopes sums up its crypto approach: “Yes to digital asset innovation, No to cryptocurrency speculation.”
Why the crypto world needs more women as leaders and investors
Women foster a better environment for innovation and are sober with money — which is what the industry needs, writes Gracy Chen of Bitget.