Category: Tech News

FBI Warns of Fake Firms Promising to Recover Lost Cryptocurrencies

2024-06-25 By admin

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has alerted the public to “an emerging criminal tactic” targeting investors who have already fallen victim to cryptocurrency scams and seek to recover their lost funds. These fraudsters often claim to be authorized by the FBI, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), or other government agencies to lend credibility to […]

Former Soccer Star Ronaldinho: Time for Crypto to Go Mainstream

2024-06-25 By admin

In a now-deleted message posted on June 23 on X, former Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, known as Ronaldinho, declared his support for crypto, stressing that it was time for this industry to reach more people. Ronaldinho stated: “Time for crypto to go mainstream, who’s with me?.” Recently, he was named ambassador of […]

Tencent Tests Use Cases for Trading Settlements Using Digital Yuan and Mbridge

2024-06-25 By admin

Tencent, the Chinese tech giant, was revealed to be participating in the tests that the Chinese institutions have completed using Mbridge, a CBDC-enabled cross-borders settlement platform. Tencent participated through its international settlements arm Tenpay, which piloted the use case of the Chinese CBDC, the digital yuan, to settle e-commerce exports using Mbridge’s rails. Tencent Participated […]

The Two-Class System of Regulation Plaguing Europe

2024-06-25 By admin

In the rapidly evolving landscape of digital finance, the emergence of crypto assets has introduced unprecedented challenges as well as opportunities for regulators who provide proactive frameworks across the globe. The European Union is the largest government body that has done so through the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR), however, it finds itself at a […]

Korean Researcher Says Benefits of Spot Crypto ETFs Are Outweighed by Potential Harm

2024-06-25 By admin

A researcher with the Korean Institute of Finance has warned South Korea against introducing spot cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETFs) because these may pose risks to financial stability. The introduction of spot crypto ETFs could exacerbate the inefficient allocation of resources. Spot Crypto ETFs Cause Inefficient Allocation of Resources Bo-mi Lee, a researcher with the Korean […]

Iran Officially Unveils Central Bank Digital Currency Project

2024-06-25 By admin

Iran officially unveiled its central bank digital currency (CBDC) on Sunday during a ceremony attended by Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Mohammad Reza Farzin and chief executives of several major banks. This digital currency, issued electronically by the central bank, aims to streamline transactions within the country’s banking system. A pilot project will commence […]

JPMorgan: Bitcoin Miners’ Market Cap Jumps 22% Following AI Hosting Deal

2024-06-25 By admin

Global investment bank JPMorgan has observed a notable surge in investor interest in bitcoin miners after Core Scientific announced it would host 200 MW of GPUs for AI hyperscaler Coreweave. According to JPMorgan, the combined market capitalization of 14 tracked miners has increased by $4 billion since the announcement. This rise occurred even as bitcoin […]