Huobi Group obtains a crypto license in Dubai

    Huobi Group, the major global crypto exchange, announced Friday it obtained a DIFC Innovation License in Dubai, seeing its development as a significant milestone in the group’s compliant growth. Huobi also got registration on New Zealand’s Financial Services Provider Register. The DIFC Innovation License is a license for innovative technology companies in Dubai and provides…

    SEC launches investigation against Binance’s BNB token

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly investigating whether Binance’s BNB token was a security during its sale in 2017. In recent months, Binance has faced scrutiny from a variety of US regulators. As Bloomberg reported on Monday, the SEC has launched a probe into the BNB token. The US securities regulator is…

    Crypto companies at the WEF in Davos: What industry experts are waiting for

    Crypto companies dominated the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, a notable difference compared to the last one in 2020. Industry players welcomed the recent bear market as they said it is a chance to get rid of the bad actors and focus on product developments. As well as, stablecoins and regulation were two…

    How celebrities and mega-companies impact mainstream crypto adoption

    From crypto industry giants to celebrity endorsements, “mainstream crypto” is more relevant than ever as outsiders join the decentralized movement. Does it help or hurt mainstream crypto when celebrities from outside the space endorse it? – examines Savannah Fortis of Be[In]Crypto. Crypto and the utility of blockchain-based solutions are no longer a fringe for those…

    Investment Monitor: Will Dubai’s cryptocurrency gamble pay off?

    While cryptocurrencies are receiving a mixed reception around the world, Dubai is doubling down on its efforts to place itself at the front and center of the technology, writes Lara Williams on Investment Monitor. The news that United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) national airline, Emirates, plans to accept payment in Bitcoin is a defining moment in…

    Binance gets full operation license in Bahrain

    The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has granted Binance, the largest global crypto exchange, a Category 4 license to operate as a crypto-asset service provider (CASP). The license allows it to offer a full-suite of crypto exchange services in Bahrain. Meanwhile, Binance will also be aiding Kazakhstan in the creation of a regional blockchain hub….