Omicron hits markets; Japanese novel released as NFT
Omicron hits markets meanwhile Japanese novel released as NFT
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.
BTC, ETH prices recover after market jolt following Omicron variant
The impact was relatively short-lived, and many major tokens had already retraced most of their positions from Friday coming in Asia business hours.
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?
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.’
Why Arbitrum and rollups are dominating Ethereum scaling
Arbitrum is leading the way in Ethereum scaling, according to a new report by Nansen, a blockchain analytics platform. What are the challenges that lie ahead?
India’s crypto market plummets as parliament schedules debate on bill to ban it
Bitcoin and Ethereum prices fell nearly 24% in India as investors sought to get ahead of a possible crypto prohibition.
What would Jerome Powell’s second term mean for crypto?
Top blockchain and crypto news: Fed nominations suggest no sudden moves. El Salvador’s Bitcoin lava affair. Dodgy dealings in China’s digital yuan.
How to survive an IRS crypto tax audit
The US Internal Revenue Service is taking a hard look at cryptocurrency transactions to crack down on tax dodgers. How can crypto holders protect themselves?
Another e-CNY scam busted; SCMP to tokenize history
Another e-CNY scam busted, meanwhile SCMP to tokenize history
What is Algorand and why is it a blockchain to watch?
Algorand ‘re-imagines’ blockchain by trying to solve key weaknesses of Bitcoin. Learn about this wannabe Ethereum killer in this Forkast.News explainer.
Digital yuan scams emerge across China as central bank readies e-CNY
Inner Mongolia police bust yet another digital yuan money laundering case.
Korea stands firm on NFT games; Laos introduces crypto regulations
Korea stands firm on NFT games, meanwhile Laos introduces crypto regulations
Are surveillance and taxation coming soon to a blockchain near you?
The US Infrastructure Act has provisions that should make crypto advocates shudder, writes Alex Shipp of Offshift. Who will stand up for crypto’s core values?
What decentralization can offer Web 3.0 and social media | Part 1
How blockchain technology can usher in the next stage of the internet and social media, through decentralized hosting and integration with cryptocurrency.
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?
What is a DAO — and can it replace your employer?
Out of nowhere, a leaderless ‘flash mob’ of crypto investors pops up to buy a rare copy of the US Constitution. What are DAOs and how do they work? Forkast.News explains.
ConstitutionDAO fails to win Sotheby’s auction
17,437 virtual strangers chipped in over $40 million to jointly buy a rare copy of the US Constitution. They lost their bid but now has everyone asking: What is a DAO?
Taproot unlocks Bitcoin opportunities; Mintable aims big
Taproot unlocks Bitcoin opportunities meanwhile Mintable aims big
Indians may be allowed to trade, but not pay with, crypto
While fears of a complete ban on virtual currencies have been dispelled, Indian investors are still in the lurch about what may or may not be allowed.
DeFi fraud and thefts rose 600% in 2021 to reach $10.5B
Billions have been stolen through hacks from decentralized finance protocols, with Ethereum seeing the bulk of losses, according to a report by Elliptic.
Mintable wants to be the world’s largest NFT market by cataloging all Ethereum-based NFTs
How to sift through millions of NFTs before buying? NFT marketplace Mintable is hoping to attract more users with these new organizing and ranking features.
Bitcoin hoarding, another sign crypto is an inflation hedge
Bitcoin’s scarcity premium puts crypto into direct competition with gold and treasuries.
What causes crypto market volatility?
Seasoned investors are no strangers to the sometimes sudden and extreme ups and downs of the crypto market. Some cryptocurrency prices have been known to fluctuate 20% to 30% within a single trading day. What causes these wild price swings? What you will learn from watching this Forkast.News video: What drives cryptocurrency price movements? How […]
How will CBDCs benefit economies in Southeast Asia?
Central banks around the world are exploring digital currencies, writes Aymeric Salley of StraitsX. Here’s why Southeast Asia may be especially ripe for them.
Bitcoin ETFs beckon as SEC spurns sweet spot
Top blockchain and crypto news: Spot ETFs stymied as SEC stands firm. Is Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade worth the wait? China’s crypto mining goes underground.
Vitalik Buterin imagines a future of crypto cities
In a speech, Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin notes the rise in cities experimenting with crypto, DAO and NFTs. What are the possibilities of blockchain cities?
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?
How to avoid getting rug-pulled in crypto and DeFi
Scams like the Squid Game Token rug pull are every investor’s nightmare. How to avoid hoaxes and not feel like a fool? Forkast.News explains.
Circle contributes to $4.3M Series A funding round for yen-backed stablecoin
As Circle expands into Asia as part of a global expansion plan, what does the investment in a yen-back stablecoin mean for the market?
China sees another digital yuan fraud case
Chinese police have busted yet another tele-fraud case related to e-CNY money laundering as the country continues to test the digital currency.
A crypto trader is rescued after being kidnapped by local gang for six days
A crypto investor in Hong Kong was rescued six days after being kidnapped earlier this month when he tried to meet a buyer offline who promised to purchase his Tether tokens.
Taproot goes live; Hong Kong crypto kidnap
Taproot goes live, meanwhile Hong Kong crypto kidnap
Taproot is the biggest Bitcoin upgrade in 4 years — what it means, and price reaction
While Ethereum leads the market in smart contracts, Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade could help the world’s oldest blockchain emerge as a future contender. Here’s why.