Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies

23Jun/22

Decentralized Innovation Company Capsule Social Introduces Web3 Journalism with the Launch of Blogchain

Capsule Social, the company pioneering tools for a decentralized future, today announces the launch of its first product, Blogchain, a first-of-its-kind web3 publishing platform designed to innovate journalism and social media via blockchain. Built atop decentralized web3 technologies, IPFS (for server-less data) and the NEAR Protocol (a scalable layer-1 chain for identity, digital asset management and tokenized community governance) content creators can take ownership of their work and assume ownership over their content for the first time. Continue reading

23Jun/22

Crowell & Moring Launches Crypto Digest to Help Businesses Adapt to Shifting Market


Crowell & Moring has launched Crypto Digest, a new blog focused on educating readers on the legal issues and the financial and operational risks relating to investing in and trading digital assets. The Crypto Digest provides investors with important guidance on the digital asset eco-system as they face increased regulatory oversight from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission. Continue reading

04Feb/22

OPINION: Sun, sea and sandboxes: What are crypto innovators testing in the Pacific?

4 February 2022 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — In normal times, the Pacific nation of Palau was a magnet for tourists. Palau’s population of 18,000 welcomed around 100,000 Yachties each year in search of remote un-spoilt beaches and pristine reefs. To protect the oceans for scuba diving tourists, most of Palau’s waters were designated off-limits for commercial fishing. Pre-covid, all of Palau’s eggs were in the tourism basket. Today, facing prolonged covid restrictions, that basket is empty, and Palau’s cash is drying up. Continue reading

26Jan/22

The launch of the LGBT+ digital currency provoked heated debate on Twitter. But just why are cryptocurrencies so controversial?

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – An attractive alternative investment or no better than a Ponzi scheme? Cryptocurrencies are controversial – challenging conventional financial wisdom and worrying regulatory authorities around the world.
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26Jan/22

More countries are regulating cryptocurrencies, fearing systemic risk from the volatile digital currencies

Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged El Salvador to drop bitcoin as a legal tender, citing risks to the nation’s financial stability and consumer protection, joining a growing chorus of countries clamping down on private digital currencies. Continue reading

06Jan/22

Metaverse to crypto: Five tech trends to watch out for in 2022

LONDON, Jan 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From tackling the coronavirus pandemic to working remotely and communicating with loved ones, digital tools, platforms and policies increasingly affect how we live our lives.

Here are five tech trends to look out for in 2022. Continue reading

14Dec/21

Wirex Launches world’s first ‘Mass-Market’ Non-Custodial DeFi Wallet

Wirex, a crypto-friendly digital payments company, today unveiled its mass-market non-custodial Wirex Wallet, solidifying the company’s leading position in the crypto and DeFi spheres. With the mass adoption of DeFi on the horizon, Wirex believes their cross-chain, keyless, highly secure Wallet will finally break down the barriers to mainstream adoption. Continue reading

16Aug/21

Online Blockchain plc: Umbria’s Cross-Chain Narni Bridge is Now Live

Umbria Network is pleased to announce that its highly anticipated Narni ‘Insta’ Bridge is in Beta and available to the public.
Users of the bridge – bridge.umbria.network – can now transfer $UMBR (Umbria’s governance token) between the Ethereum Mainnet and Matic Mainnet quickly, easily and cheaply. Imminently the bridge’s functionality will extend to see it compatible with a universe of other assets and integrating with a host of different blockchains. Continue reading