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Forget Web3. Is Web5 the future of the Internet?
Jack Dorsey has announced a new decentralised platform he sees as the future of the Internet using blockchain technology.
Wall Street watchdog to laid-off crypto staff: ‘Come work for us’
The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority plans to boost its workforce, and has an eye on fired Coinbase workers who know the cryptocurrency industry from the inside.
Bitcoin drops below $25,000 as major crypto lender halts withdrawals
Bitcoin hit its lowest level since December 2020 after Celsius Network said it was pausing all withdrawals and transfers, citing “extreme market conditions”.
Which city wants to ban crypto miners using fossil fuels?
Fossil fuel power plants currently provide energy to miners of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
Taming crypto: Regulators eye stablecoin safeguards and capital rules
After the collapse of the Terra stablecoin, financial watchdogs are looking for ways to limit the risks posed by crypto to the wider financial system.
Estonia is cracking down on crypto. This is why
New rules will make getting a crypto license harder in Estonia as Europe cranks-up regulation in the wake of the TerraUSD and Luna collapse.
A young person's game? A third of over 50s are investing in crypto
Nearly a third of those aged 50 and above are betting on crypto as part of their early retirement plans, according to a new poll.
Terra Luna crash: What are stablecoins and how stable are they really?
The collapse of TerraUSD has led to billions of dollars being wiped off the cryptocurrency market - and raised serious questions about how stable stablecoins really are.
Terra Luna crash made headlines but stablecoins are here to stay
While many are heralding the end of the crypto space, the Terra Luna stablecoin crash is just one of many growing pains for the sector.
Portugal wants to start taxing cryptocurrencies, says finance minister
Portugal is currently seen as attractive to crypto investors thanks to current tax rules that don't apply to cryptocurrencies.
Russia says legalising crypto for payments is a matter of time
"The question is, when this happens, how it will be regulated, now that the central bank and government are actively working on it," said Russia's industry and trade minister.
Bitcoin slides below $30,000 wiping away post-Terra Luna crash gains
Calls for regulation of the crypto market are growing louder after stablecoins showed their volatility in the wake of the Terra Luna collapse.
FTX's chief says Bitcoin has no future as a payments network: FT
FTX Founder and Chief Executive Sam Bankman-Fried said Bitcoin may still have a future as "an asset, a commodity and a store of value" like gold.
Global crypto regulation body likely in next year, top official says
The wild volatility of cryptocurrency markets this week has alarmed financial watchdogs, and clearer rules may be coming soon.
Terra Luna fall: Is this cryptocurrency's 2008 financial crash moment?
The stablecoin Terra and Luna crisis has rocked the price of Bitcoin and Tether too. This is how it all unfolded.
Bitcoin has just crashed below $27,000. Here are some reasons why
The sell-off in the cryptocurrency world shows no sign of levelling off as Bitcoin fell to 2020 levels below the $27,000 threshold on Thursday.
Does the crypto market crash pose a threat to the financial system?
As Bitcoin and other digital currencies become more mainstream, what is the risk that a crypto selloff can shake traditional financial markets?
How blockchain is playing a key role in the war in Ukraine
The American and Austrian start-up Morpher launched a platform on Friday that allows investors to bet against Russian stocks.
Crypto exchange Binance gets regulatory approval in France
France is the first European Union country to register Binance, which is also seeking registration in Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Netherlands, Portugal and Austria.
Police in Spain arrest 8 over 'cult-like' crypto trading academy scam
The organisation’s leaders have been accused of fraud, misleading advertising and running a pyramid scheme targeting young people.
Finland is selling its €75 million Bitcoin stash to support Ukraine
The Bitcoin will be auctioned off, with "tens of millions" in proceeds going to Ukraine.
Central African Republic adopts Bitcoin as official currency
The CAR "is the first country in Africa to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender," a presidential spokesman said.
The countries where Bitcoin and crypto are banned or restricted
While some countries like El Salvador are embracing cryptocurrencies, others like China are leading sustained crackdowns on their use.
Crypto will go mainstream within 10 years, according to investors
"Talking about survival of digital assets is firmly over - the question is now about evolution," says Julian Sawyer, CEO of Bitstamp.
Will Ethereum's delayed merge keep it from overtaking Bitcoin?
The number two crypto was meant to undergo an historic "merge" in June. Some said it would push Ethereum's value past Bitcoin. But it's late.
Cryptocurrency miner becomes the latest target in Russian sanctions
Officials are concerned that Russia may be using cryptocurrency to avoid pain from the avalanche of sanctions imposed on banks, oligarchs and the energy industry.