Crypto Trends Weekly Jan. 1 – 7

    Breaking crypto news from the last week (Jan. 1 – 7, 2022):   Jan. 1: In India, the director-general GST Intelligence (DGGI) searched around half a dozen offices of cryptocurrency service providers following the 700 million rupees tax evasion from cryptocurrency trade. A local media report has confirmed that major Indian cryptocurrency service providers are…

    Crypto Trends Weekly Dec. 25 – 31

    Breaking crypto news from the last week (Dec. 25 – 31, 2021):   Dec. 25: During the 2021 Paris Auction House event, Vodafone sold the world’s first SMS as an NFT for €132,680 (or $149,729). Vodafone proceeded the entire amount for charity to support the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).   Dec. 26: Simba Storage, the…

    Crypto Trends Weekly Dec. 18 – 24

    Breaking crypto news from the last week (Dec. 18 – 24, 2021): Dec. 18: The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has again taken an antagonistic stance against crypto, citing crypto’s inherent volatility and illegal use as a key reason for their conservative position. Sources said the CBR’s current stance on cryptocurrency is one of “complete…

    India on the crypto world map

    Two major Asian cryptocurrency markets – the Persian Gulf and India – seem destined to interact. The combination of Gulf countries’ capitals and a large number of crypto owners and promising crypto-related IT startups in India could prove incredibly profitable. India is a huge region in the middle of a venture capital investment boom. The…

    Year-end reflections on crypto and the world

    Let’s once again take a step away from the daily fuss of currency prices and tech innovations and look at the changing role and place of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies in the world around us. We can confidently say that the outgoing year was no less significant for the cryptosphere than 2017, a year of…

    Cryptocurrencies and DeFi as seen by “traditional” finance. Part 3

    We finish our description of the cryptocurrency industry through the eyes of “traditional” financiers, primarily bankers. As it turned out, they are not as blinkered as we used to think. Moreover, they can reasonably assess the prospects of a decentralized financial world. Strong impression of DeFi Decentralized finance has undoubtedly greatly impressed financial market professionals….