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Cambodia Reaffirms Stance Against Unsanctioned Crypto-Related Activities

April 28th, 2022

Cambodian authorities have reportedly said that no cryptocurrency company has been issued a business license yet and that conducting cryptocurrency-related activities in the country is still illegal. Fintech Industry Growing Rapidly The Cambodian government has not greenlighted the issuing or use of any cryptocurrency in the country, a report has said. The report, which cites…

Coinbase CEO Says Apple’s Crypto Policy Raises ‘Potential Antitrust Issues’

April 25th, 2022

The CEO of the Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, says Apple has not played nice with crypto, noting that the tech giant has banned a bunch of crypto features in its App Store. Apple’s anti-crypto policy raises “potential antitrust issues,” said the Coinbase executive. Potential Antitrust Issues Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong talked about Apple’s…

Game Studio Blizzard Is Polling Players About Crypto and NFTs

April 21st, 2022

Blizzard, a game studio and part of the Activision-Blizzard company, has started polling some gamers about the use of NFTs and cryptocurrency elements. The survey, which was only directed to some of its players, raised rumors about the possibility of the company introducing some of these elements into its games. However, Mike Ybarra, head of…

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Launches Web3 Social Marketplace for NFTs in Beta

April 20th, 2022

Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange Coinbase has launched a Web3 social marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in beta. In addition, the exchange noted that for a limited time, there will be no Coinbase transaction fees. ‘Coinbase NFT’ Officially Live in Beta Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced Wednesday that “Coinbase NFT” is officially live in beta. Coinbase NFT…

Iran to Increase Penalties for Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Mining

April 19th, 2022

Iran has drafted new rules to increase penalties for illegal cryptocurrency mining in the country, including additional fines and imprisonment. “Any use of subsidized electricity intended for households, industrial, agricultural, and commercial subscribers for mining cryptocurrency is prohibited.” New Penalties for Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining in Iran An official with Iran’s Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission…

Argentinian Securities Regulator Launches Innovation Hub to Discuss Regulated Crypto Investments

April 18th, 2022

The National Securities Commission (CNV), which is the Argentinian securities watchdog, recently launched an innovation hub with the goal of advancing conversations about cryptocurrency and fintech investments. This organization will serve as a link between private entities and the institution, to advance new fintech and crypto-regulated instruments to the market. Argentinian Securities Regulator Assigns Fintech…

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April 13th, 2022

Today, Jerry Jones and I announced that Blockchain.com is the official digital asset partner for the Dallas Cowboys. We’re making history with the first-ever crypto partnership with an NFL team, which also happens to be America’s Team. Growing up in America, football is a deep part of the culture. We all played football. We all…

Epic Games Teams Up With Lego to Build a Kids Metaverse

April 12th, 2022

Epic Games, the game developing studio, and Lego, the famous construction block company, have announced a partnership to develop a metaverse designed for kids. This metaverse world aims to allow kids of all ages to become builders and design their own experiences while protecting their right to play by putting online safety as one of…

UK Regulator Allows 5 Crypto Firms to Operate With Temporary Registration

April 11th, 2022

Britain’s top financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has allowed five crypto firms to continue to operate in the U.K. with temporary registration. The deadline for crypto firms to register with the FCA was last week but these five firms’ applications are still pending. Five Crypto Firms Can Continue to Operate in the UK…

Metaverse Will Be Most Popular Place to Buy, Trade, Store Cryptocurrency, Survey Shows

April 8th, 2022

The metaverse will become the most popular place to buy, sell, and trade cryptocurrency, according to a recent survey. In addition, 70% of respondents agreed that “cryptocurrency and blockchain technology advancements will be critical to shaping the future of the metaverse.” Survey: Metaverse Will Be the Most Popular Place for Crypto Nasdaq-listed Agora (NASDAQ: API),…