Optimum Mining Host-Black Rock Petroleum plan comes as Canaan seeks greener operations through Czech partnership.
Demand for non-fungible tokens appears insatiable as industry distances itself from crypto sector to avoid crackdown.
Plentiful electricity, cold climate are among drawcards as Chinese mine operators flee crackdown at home.
Privacy concerns prompt call for Americans to avoid e-CNY as lawmakers point to use of WeChat app to ‘surveil, threaten and arrest Chinese citizens.’
Central bank in apparent push for adoption ahead of Olympics as it doubles up on warning over non-state cryptocurrencies.
Bishijie’s suspension deprives users of industry news and community forum as Beijing continues campaign targeting cryptocurrency sector.
Tether stablecoins linked to funds funneled to banks in Singapore and elsewhere amid worldwide cryptocurrency crime increase.
Proliferation of copycat non-fungible tokens based on media image sparks fresh concerns over authenticity, creators’ rights.
As issuer Circle prepares to list and China sounds the alarm over speculation, the mood among regulators is mixed, despite stablecoins’ clear appeal to investors.
In the first of a four-part series, Forkast.News looks at how non-fungible tokens may be changing who calls the tune in the recording business.
Ban on branded content covers range of financial services and ‘get-rich-quick’ schemes boosted by influencers with young followings.
Closure of center comes despite — or perhaps because of — professional pedigree of crypto exchange founder board members.
In a new report, BIS says countries must work together and design CBDCs with interoperability in mind. Hong Kong and Singapore lead mCBDC efforts.
NFTs offer haven as authors self-censor amid intensifying crackdown on free expression.
Warning comes as Beijing ramps up efforts to internationalize China’s currency through launch of digital yuan.
Higher value of Ether investments softens blow to value of Bitcoin holdings.
Adoption of e-CNY for urban transport networks marks first step in wider introduction of state-backed digital money.
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’?
Through tomorrow, a Senate committee is taking public comments on how best to make Australia into a global crypto leader and fintech hub.
Nansen, a Singapore startup, is the latest darling of venture capitalists like Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) bullish on the growing field of crypto analytics.
How China’s deployment of the digital yuan intertwines economics with geopolitics and concrete with virtual infrastructure, from Cambodia to the Caribbean.
Payment for listings raises questions over integrity of cryptocurrencies’ credit scores as compliance deadline nears.
As China shuts down crypto mining over environmental concerns, miners are moving next door to Kazakhstan, one of the most coal-rich countries in the world.
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.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan offers nearby bolthole as North America and Europe beckon.
Crypto literacy of Indian regulators is evolving and crypto players are trying to keep industry clean via self-regulations, says Nischal Shetty of WazirX.
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.
China’s crypto clampdown reaches Sichuan. A sneak preview into how China’s digital yuan works.
Miners face imminent shutdown as power companies told to cut electricity, according to multiple reports.
In a recent conference, central bankers from Cambodia and Singapore discuss how digital currencies are transforming existing payment systems for the better.