Crypto Explainers

Explained: What Is Blockchain Technology And How It Works

Explained: What Is Blockchain Technology And How It Works

Saturday May 14, 2022

Blockchain is a a type of database or a digital ledger that records all transactions related to the crypto coins.

Know What Is Non-Fungible Token And How It Works

Know What Is Non-Fungible Token And How It Works

Saturday May 14, 2022

The trading of NFTs started around 2017, but this latest digital asset gained popularity in early 2021.

Venture Capitalists Catch Crypto Fever, Stampeding Towards WEB 3.0

Venture Capitalists Catch Crypto Fever, Stampeding Towards WEB 3.0

Reuters | Saturday May 14, 2022

Scared of being left in the digital dust, private equity investors are stampeding towards crypto projects - blockchain-based apps and platforms fuelled by cryptocurrencies that are native to the virtual economies of the metaverse and Web3.

Stricter Stablecoins' Rules Are Coming Soon: Top US Securities' Official

Stricter Stablecoins' Rules Are Coming Soon: Top US Securities' Official

Reuters | Saturday May 14, 2022

A top official at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) signalled on Thursday that stricter rules around crypto stablecoins could be drawing closer.

List Of US Companies And Their Crypto Holdings As Markets Meltdown

List Of US Companies And Their Crypto Holdings As Markets Meltdown

Saturday May 14, 2022

The markets meltdown has taken the combined market value of all cryptocurrencies to $1.12 trillion, around a third of where it was last November.

Nomura's First Bitcoin Derivatives Offer Comes As Cryptos Crash

Nomura's First Bitcoin Derivatives Offer Comes As Cryptos Crash

Reuters | Saturday May 14, 2022

Nomura has begun offering bitcoin over-the-counter derivatives to clients, it said Friday, the latest move by a traditional financial institution into the cryptocurrency industry, even as markets are in turmoil.

Uneasy Calm Returns After Crypto's "Death Spiral" $270 Billion Meltdown

Uneasy Calm Returns After Crypto's "Death Spiral" $270 Billion Meltdown

Philip Lagerkranser, Bloomberg | Saturday May 14, 2022

A semblance of calm had returned to on Friday, after a standout week, even by the white-knuckle standards of the cryptocurrency universe.

Could Recent Crypto Crash Hurt Global Financial System?: Report

Could Recent Crypto Crash Hurt Global Financial System?: Report

Reuters | Wednesday May 11, 2022

Bitcoin fell briefly below $30,000 for the first time in 10 months, while cryptocurrencies overall have lost nearly $800 billion in the past month, as investors fret about tightening monetary policy.

Bitcoin Is A Rates Rookie, Buying The Dip Spells Trouble

Bitcoin Is A Rates Rookie, Buying The Dip Spells Trouble

Reuters | Tuesday May 10, 2022

Bitcoin has scant experience with rising interest rates, posing perils for investors looking to capitalize on its dramatic drop.

$1 Billion Worth Crypto "Bridge" Hacks Spur Secure Alternative Offers

$1 Billion Worth Crypto "Bridge" Hacks Spur Secure Alternative Offers

Olga Kharif, Bloomberg | Monday May 09, 2022

High-profile hacks on crypto "bridges" -- which let users swap digital tokens across blockchains -- are creating opportunities for exchanges and other businesses to offer more secure alternatives.