April 8, 2021

China using Bitcoin as ‘financial weapon’ against the United States: Peter Thiel

Speaking at a virtual event hosted by conservative non-profit, the Richard Nixon Foundation, Thiel was commenting on whether China’s central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC), could threaten […]
March 1, 2021

China’s BSN partners with TON Labs to utilize Telegram blockchain

According to an announcement issued on Monday, the partnership grants BSN developers access to TON technology. As with other instances of adapting public networks to the […]
February 8, 2021

Nigerian Central Bank Says Its Ban on Crypto Accounts Is Nothing New

 In Sunday’s statement, the CBN stated that Friday’s letter was only a reminder that cryptocurrencies were not legal tender in Nigeria, and was reiterating a position […]
January 24, 2021

Beijing, Shanghai to Join Wider Testing of Digital Yuan in 2021

According to a Sunday report form Chinese state media outlet Global Times, Beijing’s mayor stated that the capital will hasten development of “demonstration zones” for fintech […]
January 23, 2021

In the midst of growing demand, Bitcoin miners face chip shortages

According to Reuters on Friday, a chip shortage is seriously impacting the Bitcoin mining hardware distribution chain. Indeed, according to information on its website, Bitmain, one […]
January 20, 2021

Jack Ma resurfaces in new video after an almost 3-month ‘disappearance’

In a new video clip published online on Jan. 20, Ma was allegedly shown visiting a school rebuilt by his foundation — a glimpse that was […]
January 20, 2021

Asia accounts for almost half of global crypto trading

Messari’s research has delved into the Asian crypto landscape and reported that the nation accounts for approximately half of all trade of digital currencies, with six […]
January 17, 2021

China’s Blockchain Attempt BSN to Allegedly Integrate CBDCs This Year

The country’s national blockchain project, Blockchain Service Network (BSN), has featured another task on its way to adopting blockchain network and more standardized forms of digital […]
January 12, 2021

Babel Finance Is Letting Crypto Mining Firms Use Machines as Loan Collateral

The loan-to-value ratio (LTV) for these loans is 30%, in part because Babel keeps the freshly mined crypto until the borrower pays back the loan. The […]