Russian ‘ex-oligarch’ reportedly backing a new DeFi project
The former owner of a Russian bank seems to be pivoting to the decentralized space.
PwC’s global crypto tax report reveals the need for further regulatory guidance
The majority of global jurisdictions have crypto asset taxation guidelines, yet additional frameworks are required to keep up.
Prediction market doubts Trump will complete first term after COVID-19 diagnosis
A pump in daily volume creates an 8% swing on whether Trump will complete his first term.
Romania set to auction Bitcoin and Ether confiscated in criminal case
The winning bidder will need to provide the auction house with a crypto address hosted on a registered, compliant trading platform.
Venezuela trials ‘decentralized stock exchange’ that’s open to the world
Venezuela has announced a 90-day trial for a decentralized stock exchange supporting “alternative digital assets” and fiat currencies.
Yield farming platform APY Finance locks $67 million in first hour
APY.Finance is the latest DeFi protocol to explode in popularity, locking more than $67 million of stablecoins in the first hour of launching its mining program.
More than half of all crypto exchanges have weak or no ID verification
The highest number of exchanges defying regulatory norms are in Europe
$1B in Wrapped Bitcoin now being audited using Chainlink’s ‘Proof of Reserve’
Wrapped Bitcoin is now even safer with Chainlink oracles checking custody wallets every ten minutes.
NBA TopShot opens to public after closed beta drives $2M in NFT sales
NBA Top Shot, the officially licensed crypto collectibles from the team behind CryptoKitties, has opened its beta version to the public.