Meta CEO Zuckerberg steadfast on metaverse plans despite $13.7B setback
    02 Feb 2023

    During a Q4 earnings call, Mark Zuckerberg said he saw no reason to deviate from the company’s long-term metaverse strategy. Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company has no plans to change its long-term strategy for the metaverse, despite operating losses for its Reality Labs business peaking in 2022. Meta on Feb. 1 released earnings showing that…

    US Treasury lists BTC, ETH addresses tied to Russian sanctions evasion group
    02 Feb 2023

    The government department said it would impose “full blocking sanctions” on Jonatan Zimenkov and his crypto addresses due to his connections with a sanctions evasion network. The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury has added two cryptocurrency wallets allegedly connected to a Russian sanctions evasion network as part…

    Bitcoin spikes above $24K as Fed chair Powell talks of ‘disinflation’
    02 Feb 2023

    While the rate increase was expected by the markets and Jerome Powell indicated more increases will come, the market has reacted positively to the Fed chairman’s comments. The price of Bitcoin broke through the $24,000 ceiling and the total crypto market cap jumped nearly 4% after United States Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell indicated that inflation…