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Solana NFT Game Launches on Epic Games Store

Solana NFT Game Launches on Epic Games Store

Epic Games Store hosts the new Solana game Star Atlas. A playable demo is available for NFT owners to sample. Star Atlas Launched on Epic Games Store The highly anticipated Solana NFT-based game Star Atlas finally launched on the Epic Games Store on 29 September 2022, with a live-streamed event. Although only currently available as …

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U.S.-based Facebook and Instagram users can now cross-post digital assets

U.S.-based Facebook and Instagram users can now cross-post digital assets

QUICK TAKE Facebook and Instagram users in the U.S. can now cross-post digital assets between platforms. Meta’s move adds functionality and visibility of digital assets across two of the most popular social media platform. Meta has added more digital asset functionality between two of its top social media platforms. “Today we’re announcing everyone on Facebook …

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New legislation aims to expand 401(k) investment options to include crypto

New legislation aims to expand 401(k) investment options to include crypto

QUICK TAKE New legislation aims to expand the assets that 401(k)s can hold. With the legislative calendar ticking down and two sponsors leaving Congress, the new bill faces long odds of becoming law. Three congressional Republicans have introduced legislation that aims to broaden the type of investments that managers of 401(k)s and other defined contribution …

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CFTC’s Pham calls for new office focused on retail traders, with eye to crypto protections

CFTC’s Pham calls for new office focused on retail traders, with eye to crypto protections

QUICK TAKE A CFTC commissioner has proposed a new office that would focus on retail market protections. The commissioner, Caroline Pham, has made a concerted outreach effort to the crypto industry. Commodity Futures Trading Commissioner Caroline Pham has proposed a new ‘Office of Retail Advocate’ for the CFTC, one that could factor into a broader …

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Pantera Capital Reportedly Eyeing New .25B Blockchain Fund

Pantera Capital Reportedly Eyeing New $1.25B Blockchain Fund

Pantera Capital launched its first blockchain fund in June 2021 The new fund will reportedly invest in equity, as well as digital tokens Pantera Capital is reportedly seeking to launch a second blockchain fund, despite the ongoing bear market that has sent crypto prices spiraling in recent months. An institutional asset manager focused on the …

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Elusive Do Kwon denies  million bitcoin cashout claims

Elusive Do Kwon denies $60 million bitcoin cashout claims

Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon has taken time out from searching his own name on Interpol’s website to refute allegations that he tried to cash out more than $60 million worth of bitcoin a day after a South Korean court issued an arrest warrant for him. The 31-year-old developer was accused of fraud by a number of …

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Bank of Ghana to foster financial inclusion through CBDC project

Kwame Oppong, an executive at Ghana’s central bank, told Cointelegraph that a CBDC could give their citizens the opportunity to use a “decent form of payment.” INTERVIEW   As more countries make progress in terms of developing and implementing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), Ghana’s central bank aims to keep up and complete its research on CBDCs with …

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XRP Ledger Platforms This Luxury Brand’s NFTs During Paris Fashion Week

XRP Ledger Platforms This Luxury Brand’s NFTs During Paris Fashion Week

At the forthcoming Paris Fashion Week, the luxury fashion house Balmain will present its NFT membership collection alongside its new clothes show. What makes these NFT creations special is that the basis for their creation is XRP Ledger, chosen by Balmain’s developer and partner, MINTNFT. The membership program, whose full name is “The Balmain Thread,” was created …

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Report: Korean authorities orders freeze of $67M of Bitcoin tied to Do Kwon

The latest discovery in the long-drawn Terra ecosystem saga contradicts many of Do Kwon’s early claims. NEWS   South Korean authorities have requested crypto exchange OKX and Kucoin to freeze 3,313 Bitcoin (BTC) reportedly tied to Do Kwon, the co-founder of Terra blockchain developer Terraform Labs. Kwon, who is currently on the run from the …

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Vietnam’s crypto adoption: Factors driving growth in Southeast Asia

Vietnam has the highest crypto adoption rate in the world. There are numerous factors driving the trend. ANALYSIS   The Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam now ranks among the top nations adopting cryptocurrencies. Indeed, the country has ranked first on Chainalysis’ Global Crypto Adoption Index for two years in a row. Chainalysis’ research methodology took into account …

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