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Blockchain, Crypto

Stablecoins could ‘fundamentally alter’ banking system, says US FDIC chief

December 7, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Stablecoins could have such a profound effect on the established banking system that U.S. regulators need to require the digital tokens fit in without disrupting it, said Martin Gruenberg, the acting chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), at […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Italy Wants to Tax Crypto Gains at 26% From 2023

December 1, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

The authorities in Rome look poised to expand and tighten the regulations for disclosure and taxation of digital assets. The change is likely to come with Italy’s 2023 budget which is expected to target profits from crypto wealth and trading. […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin Family Says They Are Moving $1M in Crypto to Decentralized Exchanges After FTX Collapse

December 1, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Taihuttu detailed that before the decision to proactively move the funds from cex platforms to dex protocols, the family stored a fraction of funds on trading platforms like Bybit and Kraken. “If you never send your bitcoin to an exchange,” […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Cryptocurrency Law Approved in Brazil — Green Mining Tax Exemptions and Asset Segregation Issues Left Out

December 1, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

The cryptocurrency law project identified with the number 4.041/2021, was approved by the Chamber of Deputies in its session on Nov. 29. The law project, whose discussion and approval were postponed several times due to the general elections realized last […]


Banking Tech, Blockchain, Crypto, Mobile Banking

Coinmama Brings Account-to-Account Payments to Crypto Trading With TrueLayer Integration

December 1, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Coinmama is engaging with TrueLayer to achieve open banking account-to-account payments within its European exchange platform. The exchange has been at the forefront of the financial revolution ever since its 2013 inception when it allowed customers worldwide to buy bitcoin […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Football Fever Is Infecting DeFi Project With Excitement

November 30, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

For the next couple of weeks, over a billion people are glued to the TV every day watching players of their favorite team working brilliantly together to win the ultimate prize. What’s really different this time around is how much […]


Blockchain, Crypto, Invest tech, Markets

NFT Sales Jumped 22% Higher This Month With $568 Million in NFTs Sold Across 20 Blockchains

November 29, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

NFT Sales Improved in November, Rising 22% Higher Than October’s Sales — BAYC Floor Surpasses Cryptopunks Roughly two weeks ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the two blue chip NFT collections — Cryptopunks and Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFTs. At […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Expected to Drop Significantly, Retarget Could Be 2022’s Largest Reduction

November 29, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin’s Next Difficulty Retarget Is Expected to Decrease, Data Suggests a Notable Drop in the Cards When the last Bitcoin difficulty change occurred on Nov. 20, 2022, at block height 764,064, it increased by a mere 0.51% that day. The […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Quant, UST to accelerate institutional digital assets adoption

November 22, 2022

Via: ThePaypers

Blockchain for finance pioneer Quant has partnered with digital transformation solutions company UST to provide technical integration and tokenisation services to central and commercial banks and capital markets participants. The partnership will release services which will reportedly help financial institutions […]


Blockchain, Crypto

US Senators Urge Fidelity to Stop Offering Bitcoin in 401(k) Plans Citing FTX Collapse, ‘Serious Problems’ in Crypto Industry

November 22, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Three U.S. senators sent a letter to Fidelity Investments CEO Abigail Johnson Monday regarding the financial services firm’s bitcoin offerings in 401(k) retirement plans. The letter was signed by senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), and Tina Smith […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Brazilian Bank Itau Unibanco to Offer Cryptocurrency Custody Services in 2023

November 21, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Brazilian Bank Itau Unibanco to Debut Crypto Custody Offering Itau Unibanco, one of the largest private banks in Brazil and Latam, has decided to step into the crypto-related services business. The company announced on Nov. 17, 2022, that it plans […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitflex: Next-Generation Cryptocurrency Exchange Officially Launches

November 18, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitflex Ltd. (“Bitflex,” “we” or “our”), a blockchain technology company in the global market, today has just announced the official launch of its cryptocurrency exchange. The launch follows an extremely successful beta period, which saw its user base grow by […]


Blockchain, Crypto

FTX collapse could mean ‘cascade’ of failures in crypto sector

November 14, 2022

Via: Fintech News

FTX, once the third largest crypto exchange by trading volume, collapsed over the past week as its native token, FTT, lost over 80 percent of its value. The firm has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and its collapse […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Crypto Trading Platforms Deal With Massive Withdrawal Requests — Over $5 Billion in BTC, ETH Removed From Exchanges

November 14, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

A full week has passed since the start of the FTX fiasco, and it’s safe to say the event has shaken crypto investors a great deal. Metrics show that not only are exchanges dealing with some of the highest trade […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Cardano vs Ethereum: Which One is the Best Investment?

November 10, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Cardano and Ethereum, two well-known cryptocurrencies, are creating protocols and networks to facilitate decentralized apps and services. Enterprises built to buy Ethereum or Cardano may operate independently of a centralized entity such as a bank or broker. One significant difference […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Gamefi Project Oasys Aims to Grow Blockchain Gaming in Japan Through YGG Partnership

November 8, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Oasys Aims to Open Japan’s Gaming Markets to Developers Worldwide Oasys, a gamefi-oriented blockchain (with “gamefi” meaning basically the intersection of gaming and finance), is aiming to leverage its stance as a Japan-based project to offer resources for foreign developers […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Can You Pay For a Brunch in Crypto?

November 7, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Some restaurants, such as Quiznos, accept it. In fact, some of them have begun accepting it for their meals. Safari Comedor If you’re looking for a nice place to spend your weekend, consider paying with cryptocurrency. Some restaurants will even […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin’s Top Mining Pool Foundry USA’s Hashrate Climbed 350% in 12 Months

November 7, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

After 12 Months, Foundry USA’s Hashrate Muscles Its Way Into the Top Bitcoin Mining Pool Position The bitcoin mining pool Foundry USA has been a force to be reckoned with during the last 12 months. The mining operation Foundry USA […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bakkt set to buy Apex Crypto in deal worth up to $200m

November 4, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

US-based digital asset firm Bakkt has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Apex Crypto, a cryptocurrency trading platform, for a maximum purchase price of $200 million. According to the transaction details, Bakkt will initially pay $55 million in cash at […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Active Crypto Strategies Launched to Enhance Bitwise Product for Investors

November 4, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Bitwise’s move to add active strategies is being driven by fast-growing institutional demand for liquid crypto strategies. The company’s active team will be led by a newly assembled team of experts, headed by Jeffrey Park, CFA. Park, who brings nearly […]