Crypto to play ‘major role’ in UAE trade: foreign trade Minister
    21 Jan 2023

    UAE’s minister of state for foreign trade Thani Al-Zeyoudi noted that as the country has attracted a lot of talent from the crypto sector, the UAE now needs to roll out the correct regulation to support further growth. Crypto will play a “major role” in the United Arab Emirates’ global trade moving forward, says the…

    Scaramucci to invest in crypto firm founded by former FTX US boss
    16 Jan 2023

    It is understood the crypto software company will enable crypto traders to create algorithmic-based strategies to access different markets. SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci is investing in a crypto company founded by the former president of FTX US. Scaramucci told Bloomberg in an email that he would be investing his own personal funds to support ex-FTX US…

    ZK rollups bring Ethereum’s decentralized vision into focus
    25 Dec 2022

    Polygon founder Mihailo Bjelic makes the case for zero knowledge technology. In 2015, the Ethereum protocol proposed a vision for a decentralized world computer capable of rearchitecting a free and open internet – removed from the whims and constraints of centralized entities. While Ethereum has become the foundation for Web3 as we know it, its…

    a16z Omnibus: Big Ideas in Crypto for 2023
    19 Dec 2022

    Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) just released an omnibus list of “big ideas” tech builders may tackle in the year ahead, according to various a16z domain partners spotlighting a big idea that startups in their fields may tackle in 2023. The list spans everything from consumer tech and games to enterprise and AI to fintech and of…

    Near Co-Founder: Crypto didn’t fail FTX; people did
    23 Nov 2022

    Decentralization was and still is the answer, the co-founder of Near Protocol Illia Polosukhin told CoinDesk. The spectacular $32 billion collapse of the FTX exchange and its sister trading firm Alameda Research recently once again has crypto’s detractors gloating in the headlines. In fact, FTX bears no resemblance to most of what the longtime believers…

    Binance launches NFT collection with Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of World Cup in Qatar
    16 Nov 2022

    Binance is issuing the first in a series of Ronaldo-themed NFT drops for Nov. 18, despite its previous criticism of celebrity endorsement of crypto companies. Binance said it chose celebrities that were known for their honesty and independence. Binance, the world’s biggest crypto exchange, is back in the headlines again. After the signing of a…