Crypto enters new world of legitimacy

According to Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, the direct listing of his company on the Nasdaq exchange has become a “turning point” for the entire cryptocurrency industry, marking a distinct “shift...

Chinese Bitcoin mining is threatening global sustainability

Chinese Bitcoin mining operations are accelerating and it is predicted that this activity will release another 130.5 million metric tons of carbon emissions by the year 2024 unless far-reaching regulations...

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Why Coinbase is losing the race to become top dog

With a direct listing on the NASDAQ stock exchange coming very soon in April, Coinbase has a lot to do in order to make up ground on Binance, the number one...

Skrill wallet expands crypto services to the U.S.

The specialized payments platform announced today that its Skrill digital wallet has expanded its cryptocurrency offering to the U.S. The expansion fulfills a partnership with Coinbase, a digital currency and...

The Howey Test Is Unsuitable For Crypto Regulation Research Paper Argues

Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) has funded the Fintech and Blockchain Collaboratory by Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance led by Professor Guseva. This investigative collaboration has resulted...

Taco Bell Launches NFT Of Potato And Twitter Goes Crazy

The latest NFT to cause ripples across the digital space comes from the popular American fast-food chain Taco Bell. The boom of non-fungible tokens has seen anything from a domain...

Unstoppable Domains Has New Record For Most Expensive Domain Name NFT

Unstoppable Domains has sold a domain name for $100,000 USD. The blockchain domain was sold as an NFT, and the winner claimed their “win.crypto” blockchain domain in what was the...

StakeWise completes $2 million funding round prior to launch

StakeWise, the ETH2 staking protocol has announced the completion of a $2 million private funding round, led by Greenfield one, with collaboration from Collider Ventures, Gumi Cryptos, Lionschain Capital, and several private investors. ...

Cryptocurrencies mainly used for illegal financing – Yellen

Janet Yellen, Treasury Secretary in waiting, left no doubt as to her views on Cryptocurrencies. She claimed that they were being mainly used for illicit financing and money laundering.  Janet...

Bitcoin Miners Allegedly Causing Major Blackouts In Iran

As reported by The Times, Iran has pointed the finger at Bitcoin miners for causing the latest series of blackouts in several cities, including capital Tehran. One mine run by...

Gemini to launch credit card with Crypto-back rewards following Blockrize acquisition

The Winklevoss owned Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, made a statement yesterday, announcing their new credit card that gives cryptocurrency rewards to holders. Their acquisition of Blockrize will speed up the credit card release.  By providing...

High risk of losing all your money if you invest in crypto - FCA

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), today published a warning to all potential speculators in the cryptocurrency markets. Investments into cryptocurrencies or ‘lending’ connected with these markets was deemed to...

UK FCA Crypto derivatives ban finally comes into effect

Quick take 1 minute read Earlier this week, the conduct authority in the United Kingdom made the decision to ban crypto futures which finally went into effect. The ban was...

Bank of Canada’s Timothy Lane discusses how a CBDC could launch sooner rather than later

Quick take 1 minute read Deputy governor of the Bank of Canada, Timothy Lane has recently claimed that the central-bank digital currency from Canada could be released sooner rather than...