According to Steiner, the government has been in talks with Acumen since October 2021, following the approval of bitcoin as legal tender in the Central American country. In parallel, it holds negotiations with different crypto lending platforms looking to provide loans to Salvadoran SMEs, Steiner said, adding that, if signed, the agreements could total $200 […]
“One of the challenges that we have in Palau is, it’s hard to get pennies, it’s hard to get quarters,” Whipps said. “Cash shortages are a real thing here, so what digital wallets would really provide is freedom, freedom from having to go to the bank.”
Public DeFi applications are absent on Cardano in December 2021, but that’s not deterring Hoskinson from visualizing widespread activity on the network in 2022. “A real person in Kenya or somewhere with a blockchain-based identity and credit score, stablecoin on the other side, Cardano is the settlement rail,” he said.
The podcast host is chasing a childhood dream with the purchase of a Tier 10 English club that he hopes can eventually make it to the Premier League. Dec 16, 2021 at 8:22 p.m. UTC Updated Dec 16, 2021 at 8:22 p.m. UTC Peter McCormack (CoinDesk archives)
Former First Lady Melania Trump captivated the Twittersphere on Thursday with the announcement that she’s launching her own NFT platform. Her debut non-fungible token release is titled “Melania’s Vision,” and features watercolor style artwork of her own cobalt blue eyes, “providing the collector with an amulet to inspire,” according to a press release. Excited for […]
Brazil’s only stock exchange, B3, plans to enter the crypto market in 2022, InfoMoney reported, citing a Dec. 10 presentation from B3 President Gilson Finkelsztain. B3 is exploring opportunities in the asset tokenization, digital asset custody and crypto-as-a-service (CaaS) segments, InfoMoney reported. The San Pablo-based stock exchange is also considering services to facilitate over-the-counter (OTC) […]
Effective immediately, Binance Singapore will not accept any new users, and will not allow existing users to deposit assets on the exchange. Users can continue trading in crypto until Jan. 12, 2022. After that, they will only be able to withdraw crypto and fiat assets to third-party platforms, until Feb. 13.
Gaming giant Ubisoft is building non-fungible tokens (NFT) into its latest “Tom Clancy” title, the company announced Tuesday. And some gamers are peeved. On one side of the argument are crypto investors and observers heralding the move as a bellwether of things to come: The integration marks the first time a mainstream video game is […]
FTSE Russell, the company behind the benchmark index of the U.K. stock market, is planning the development of a crypto index containing 43 digital assets, according to a report from London-based business newspaper City AM, published on Monday. The index will “sit alongside” the FTSE 100 and Russell 2000, said Kristien Mierzwa, the head of […]
Just months after the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said Binance should not be operating in the country, the world’s largest crypto exchange said it has hired staff and plans for file for regulatory approval. CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao told the Sunday Telegraph that relations have improved since its ban in June.