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Inside Web 3.0: The New Iteration Of The Internet

Inside Web 3.0: The New Iteration Of The Internet

Saturday September 17, 2022

If the number of investments and the accompanying buzz are considered, Web3 or Web 3.0 is clearly the future of the internet.

Ethereum's Energy-Saving Merge Upgrade

Ethereum's Energy-Saving Merge Upgrade

Reuters | Thursday September 15, 2022

Ethereum, the blockchain that underpins the world's second-largest crypto token ether, on Thursday underwent a major software upgrade that slashes the amount of energy needed to create new coins and carry out transactions.

Traders Flee Indian Crypto Exchanges For Binance To Escape Taxes

Traders Flee Indian Crypto Exchanges For Binance To Escape Taxes

Suvashree Ghosh and Sidhartha Shukla, Bloomberg | Wednesday September 14, 2022

Binance's billionaire CEO Changpeng Zhao is tightening his grip on India's market for cryptocurrency trading in the fallout from a major tax change.

Understanding How Big A Deal Is Electric Ethereum's Mega "Merge" Upgrade

Understanding How Big A Deal Is Electric Ethereum's Mega "Merge" Upgrade

Reuters | Friday September 09, 2022

Here's what you need to know about the "Merge," as the shift is known.

Asset Managers To Offer Small Byte-Sized Funds Despite 'Crypto Winter'

Asset Managers To Offer Small Byte-Sized Funds Despite 'Crypto Winter'

Reuters | Tuesday August 30, 2022

In such funds, tokens are issued through a security offering which gives the investor the right to participate.

European Policymaker Sees Several Benefits To Possible Digital Euro

European Policymaker Sees Several Benefits To Possible Digital Euro

Reuters | Wednesday August 24, 2022

A possible digital euro currency, which the European Central Bank is studying, could have several benefits

Top Model Bella Hadid Joins Metaverse With New 3-D Based Collection. Read

Top Model Bella Hadid Joins Metaverse With New 3-D Based Collection. Read

Reuters | Tuesday August 16, 2022

US supermodel Bella Hadid has stepped from the catwalk into the metaverse with the launch of CY-B3LLA - a collection of Non-Fungible Tokens featuring artwork based on 3-D scans of her face and body.

US Imposes Sanctions On Digital Currency Mixer Firm Tornado Cash

US Imposes Sanctions On Digital Currency Mixer Firm Tornado Cash

Reuters | Tuesday August 09, 2022

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, accusing it of helping hackers, including from North Korea, to launder proceeds from their cyber crimes.

Central African Republic's Digital Coin Sale Finds Few Buyers

Central African Republic's Digital Coin Sale Finds Few Buyers

Reuters | Tuesday July 26, 2022

The sale of Central African Republic's first digital coin got off to a slow start, with just over 5 per cent of the target bought in the hours after its launch, amid questions about the project's transparency and a wider downturn in the industry.

China Vows Privacy, Information Protection In Using Digital Yuan

China Vows Privacy, Information Protection In Using Digital Yuan

Reuters | Monday July 25, 2022

China will fully respect privacy and protect personal information in using the digital yuan, state media quoted a senior central bank official as saying on Sunday, as Beijing encourages greater adoption of e-CNY.