Bye-bye, Binance. Elon Musk spawns Floki Shiba Inu craze. Tickets for tokens in China.
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: Binance bounced out of Britain. Musk moves Shiba Inu prices again. China’s digital currency gets ready to roll.
Chinese cities roll out digital yuan to public transport networks
Adoption of e-CNY for urban transport networks marks first step in wider introduction of state-backed digital money.
Special Series, Part 3: Digital dragons and digital dollars
In the last installment of a 3-part series on blockchain in Asia, Forkast.News examines: Everyone knows money has value. But does it also have ‘values’?
What kind of new regulation can help Australia become a global crypto hub?
Through tomorrow, a Senate committee is taking public comments on how best to make Australia into a global crypto leader and fintech hub.
Special Series, Part 2: China lays digital groundwork for a new Silk Road
How China’s deployment of the digital yuan intertwines economics with geopolitics and concrete with virtual infrastructure, from Cambodia to the Caribbean.
China’s crypto miners eye Kazakhstan in exodus; e-HKD study on track | The Daily Forkast
Kazakhstan is quickly becoming a mining hotspot as China’s mining exodus settles down. In Hong Kong, and update on the e-HKD.
Special series, Part 1: China bets on the blockchain
Long before most governments, the Asian superpower saw the potential in Bitcoin’s technology to spawn the next internet and a new form of money.
Bitcoin not ideal for cyber crime, says Filecoin Foundation chair
Bitcoin was recovered by the FBI from the Colonial Pipeline ransomware cyber criminals DarkSide, sparking privacy concerns around cryptocurrencies.
SEC seeks to stop Ripple from calling ex-SEC director for XRP testimony
SEC does not want its former head of Corporation Finance to testify or answer question about XRP. Who is William Hinman — and what might he tell Ripple?
What will Ethereum’s London hard fork do as an upgrade?
A major Ethereum upgrade via London hard fork — which experts call a ‘seismic shift’ for the industry — is coming soon. Are ‘Ethereum killers’ doomed?
China sets out stall with digital yuan. Here comes the sales pitch
Urged on by the authorities, banks have wasted little time in putting e-CNY infrastructure in place, but now comes the hard part — getting people to use it.
Bitcoin: Follow the money. Titan goes Titan-ic. China’s footloose miners.
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: Bitcoin’s still winning. Titan’s troubles as a teachable moment. Beijing creates a crypto mining diaspora.
What lies ahead for CBDCs, Bitcoin and other digital currencies?
In a new report, Bank for International Settlements extols central bank digital currency (CBDC) as the future of money. Will CBDCs replace Bitcoin someday?
Bitcoin price rebounds after falling below $30K for first time in 6 months
After a spate of bad news, Bitcoin’s price tumbled to its lowest level this year before climbing back up to $34,000. Where are BTC prices likely to go next?
What is Ethereum, and could it become the future of blockchain?
Ethereum is much more than a cryptocurrency, and it has already attracted huge interest among investors. What’s all the fuss about? Forkast.News explains.
New crypto mining hot spots emerge; Korea crypto controversy escalates | The Daily Forkast
The next generation of mining hot spots are shaping out in the aftermath of China’s mining exodus as Upbit’s delisting generates new enemies.
Iron Finance’s DeFi bank run — and how Mark Cuban got ‘rekt’
Iron Finance, once a DeFi darling, went from billions to bust in a day. Should investors have seen the crash coming? How stable are algorithmic stablecoins?
Cash for CBDCs at Beijing ATMs; Asia sees new unicorn in Amber Group | The Daily Forkast
CBDC ATMs appear around Beijing and Hong Kong-based Amber Group is Asia’s billion dollar unicorn after raising US$100 million in its Series B.
Bitcoin and Ethereum prices fall: Is the crypto market in an over-leveraged bubble?
Against a backdrop of El Salvador’s BTC boosts, famed investor Michael Burry warns about a crypto price bubble and China intensifies its crypto clampdown.
As Shanghai gives away digital yuan, we hit the streets with a man spending it
Money may be easy to part with when it’s free, but as Shanghai’s first experimental e-CNY giveaway shows, it’s not so easy finding shops to take it.
Bitcoin price dips but BTC dominance rises with US inflation fears
Bitcoin sheds 4% but BTC’s share of the total crypto market grows after US Fed projects higher inflation and plans interest hikes earlier than expected.
How Singapore and Cambodia see digital currencies for cross-border use
In a recent conference, central bankers from Cambodia and Singapore discuss how digital currencies are transforming existing payment systems for the better.
Survival race of SK exchanges; Ethereum powers digital passports in HK | The Daily Forkast
50 crypto exchanges apply for ISMS in South Korea while Hong Kong sees the birth of a blockchain passport for Covid vaccinations.
Bitcoin bounces back. Criminals choose crypto. Chinese mining redoubt faces scrutiny.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Bitcoin finds fresh favor in Global South. Why would hackers demand a Bitcoin ransom? Chinese miners eye Yunnan probe.
What is yield farming in DeFi and how does it work?
One of DeFi’s hottest trends, yield farming can bring riches but is not for crypto beginners or those who can’t afford to lose. Forkast.News explains why.