The latest Bitcoin, DeFi, NFTs and web3 news from CryptoSlate.
Op-ed: Most deals in the metaverse are FOMO and YOLO
While the concept of a Metaverse is exciting, it doesn't always make sense for companies to invest a lot of money into something that doesn't exist today.
NFT Regulation: Who profits, who loses, and how to protect your rares
Major jurisdictions around the world are scrambling to regulate NFTs.
Binance joins Russia’s Bank Association as its first crypto member
The exchange plans to help “provide a dialog with federal authorities, legislators, and experts” in the crypto sector.
This crypto fund and mining firm are partnering up to decentralize and improve Bitcoin mining
The strategic partnership between DFG and Titan will offer powerful alternatives for Bitcoin miners who want to increase their efficiency.
Why Big Tech is losing talent to crypto, web3 projects
Big Tech companies, in Silicon Valley and elsewhere, are seeing an increasing number of their best talents and high profile employees moving into crypto, blockchains and web3. The driver is a combination of incumbent big tech, ideology, exciting tech and incentive models never seen before.
Op-ed: How cryptocurrency can be free from corruption to make our world more democratic
The whole crypto world is driven by one word – freedom.
Bored Apes, CryptoPunks, PLAYSK8 – How Subcultures Drive the Explosive NFT Market
SK8 is focused on encapsulating the culture of skateboarding in the metaverse.
South Korea’s Kookmin Bank to launch crypto investment fund
South Korea's largest bank is looking to offer retail investors access to exchange-traded investment funds, or ETFs, aimed at cryptocurrencies.
Is Canada planning to make the financial surveillance act permanent?
Canadians have been withdrawing their funds from traditional banks due to the financial surveillance regulations.
Biden gearing up to issue executive order on crypto regulation
The executive order is reportedly aimed at directing state agencies to formulate a government-wide strategy to regulate crypto assets and examine financial stability issues that may arise from digital assets.
BTC below 40k, short-term holders drive volatility while geopolitics spook markets
Bitcoin (BTC) market price fell under $40,000 during the weekend. Short-term Holders are the most likely cohort to spend their coins in response to volatility.
The dominoes are falling, California to consider Bitcoin as legal tender
Efforts are afoot to make Bitcoin legal tender in California in response to currency debasement.
OpenSea phishing attack, here’s what happened
Another attack on users of the NFT marketplace OpenSea emerged yesterday February 20th.
Bit2Me becomes Spain’s first crypto exchange
Bit2Me announced February 18 that the Spanish central bank has approved its application to operate as a crypto exchange in the country.
Report: North Korea’s “Lazarus Group” becoming more sophisticated
North Korea’s Lazarus group sits on $170 million worth of stolen and unlaundered crypto assets.