Crypto.com scores fresh regulatory approval in France

Singapore-based digital asset platform Crypto.com scored a major regulatory approval in France. The digital asset platform was approved to register as a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) by the stock market regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). The approval was granted after the platform received  clearance from the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR), the financial regulator in the country. The regulatory approval will help the digital asset platform offer a suite of products and services in compliance with local regulations to customers in France. The platform hopes…

Crypto VC Pantera Capital Looks to Raise $1.25B for Second Blockchain Fund: Report

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Chinese Investors Could Snap Up Cryptocurrencies as Yuan Slides, Hedge Fund Says

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What is necessary for Web3 to fully replace Web2?

Web3 is the buzzword that’s on everyone’s lips — but when you put the mania aside for a moment, there’s a burning question that needs to be asked: Can these projects fully replace Web2… and what stands in the way of this happening?  The likes of Google and Facebook have made a killing during the Web2 era, amassing billions of dollars in profits and a profound influence over the shape of the internet. But their continued influence is far from guaranteed. The 30-year history of the web is littered with…

BIS marks CBDC pilot as ‘successful’ with $22M transacted

A multi-jurisdictional Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot has been marked “successful” by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) after a month-long test phase that facilitated $22 million worth of real-value cross-border transactions. The central banks of Hong Kong, Thailand, China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took part in the pilot program along with 20 commercial banks from those regions. More than $12 million worth of value was issued onto the test platform, which facilitated 164 foreign exchange transactions and cross-border payments between the participating firms totaling over $22…

Bitcoin Price Trims Gains, Why BTC Could Dive To New Monthly Low

Bitcoin failed to stay above the $20,000 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC is sliding and might even break the $18,250 support zone. Bitcoin failed to stay above the $20,000 resistance and started a fresh decline. The price is trading below $19,000 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $19,450 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could accelerate lower below the $18,250 support zone in the near term. Bitcoin…

Tax on income you never earned? It’s possible after Ethereum’s Merge

After much buildup and preparation, the Ethereum Merge went smoothly this month. The next test will come during tax season. Cryptocurrency forks, such as Bitcoin Cash, have created headaches for investors and accountants alike in the past. While there has been progress, the United States Internal Revenue Service rules still weren’t ready for something like the Ethereum network upgrade. Nonetheless, there seems to be an interpretation of IRS rules that tax professionals and taxpayers can adopt to achieve simplicity and avoid unexpected tax bills. How Bitcoin Cash broke 2017 tax…

Bitcoin price fails to hold $20K again, but there is a silver lining

Markets briefly flashed green on Sept. 27 as equities markets bounced back from Sept. 26’s pullback, bringing the Bitcoin (BTC) price back to the long-term descending trendline resistance, which currently resides at $20,100.  Unfortunately for bulls, the positive momentum for stocks and cryptocurrencies rapidly eroded and Bitcoin price gave up a majority of the intraday gains as it slipped back below $19,000. As has been the case since March 25, BTC price has been unable to kick above the resistance for more than a few hours and the Sept. 27…