The Future of Exchanges
Nasdaq’s Head of Asia Pacific and Japan, Ulf Carlsson, tells us how stock exchanges could learn from crypto exchange operations.
NFT sales decline for sixth straight month despite tailwinds
While October saw the emergence of two very popular NFT collections, sales failed to break US$500 million in the lowest figures since July 2021.
USDC stablecoin issuer Circle wins Singapore digital payment license
The issuer of the world’s second-largest stablecoin is joining a fleet of companies in the digital asset industry moving into Singapore. What’s the attraction?
Hong Kong announces policies to win back role as digital asset hub
Hong Kong reveals digital asset policies to distinguish itself from China, where cryptocurrency trading was banned in September last year.
Satoshi’s other big legacy: Bitcoin is propelling a green energy revolution
The Bitcoin white paper, published 14 years ago this day, launched an industry that is now subsidizing clean energy and turning waste into digital gold, writes Will Szamosszegi of Sazmining.
How to manage your crypto assets beyond the grave
When the Grim Reaper comes, will he take all your Bitcoins, too? Here’s how to ensure your crypto wealth will survive and live on for your heirs.
World’s largest Bitcoin miner Core Scientific’s stock tumbles amid liquidity crisis
The Nasdaq-listed company expects to deplete its cash resources by the end of this year.
How Europe’s MiCA can pave the way for crypto’s revival
Europe’s new MiCA framework for regulating crypto shows the good that can happen when government works with and not against the industry, writes Nick Saponaro of Divi Labs.
Aptos debut underwhelms amid questions over design and performance
Top blockchain and crypto news: Aptos launch falls short. Why FTX chief is calling for crypto regulations. Is Hong Kong paving way for a retail CBDC?
US alleges Chinese spies used Bitcoin to bribe law enforcement officer
Two Chinese intelligence officers allegedly paid a double agent to help steal files related to a federal investigation into a China-based global telecom firm, reported to be Huawei.
S.Korea’s Shinhan Securities lays groundwork toward hoped-for crypto expansion
As a leading financial institution of South Korea, Shinhan is gearing up for business expansion into crypto — while a local ban remains on the books.
As US midterms approach, poll says voters want policy interests to align with crypto, technology
Survey reveals popularity of crypto ownership among voters, their hopes for the industry’s growing potential and the need for regulation to protect consumers.
The crypto industry needs to do more to help ordinary investors
Cryptocurrency was created to be accessible to the masses. So why are retail investors getting shut out from the best analytical and trading tools?
Is crypto dead? No, but doomsayers may profit from your panic
A lack of regulations means anyone can say bad things about crypto to stir up fear — and push you to sell. Even if they stand to make money from your losses.
What is XRP and what is Ripple?
Why has Ripple Labs been in the U.S. SEC’s crosshairs and what’s the difference between Ripple and XRP?
NFT marketplaces ditching standard royalty fees labeled “short-sighted”
After Solana’s Magic Eden marketplace said it was bowing to pressure and making payment of royalties “optional” to NFT creators, industry insiders tell Forkast the policy is wrongheaded and damaging.
First Digital Trust says HK, Singapore can join hands on crypto initiatives
In a Q&A with Forkast, First Digital Trust Chief Executive Officer Vincent Chok shared his views on Hong Kong getting back into crypto, regulations, and how the crypto pie in Asia is big enough for rivals Singapore and Hong Kong.
Why local language education holds the key to crypto’s future
The crypto sector operates mainly in English, but more than 6 billion people — many of whom crypto would benefit the most — use other languages, writes Wei Zhou of Coins.ph.
What constitutes as stealing isn’t as black and white to all of us – what happens if crypto exchanges accidentally refund a little too much money?
Horizon Worlds fails to lift Meta as users stay away
Top blockchain and crypto news: Mark Zuckerberg’s empty metaverse. South Korea to roll out blockchain IDs. Macau bets on digital money.