By Sam Bourgi Pricing oracles are playing a leading role in driving blockchain adoption. Google Cloud is incorporating core technology from Band Protocol, a decentralized oracle service, to enable “immediate and accurate analysis of financial time series data,” according to Kevin Lu, head of business development at Band. Lu announcedContinue Reading

By Turner Wright The firm’s co-founder Alan Howard already has a personal stake in One River Digital Asset Management’s crypto ventures. Brevan Howard, a U.K.-based asset management firm, is reportedly planning to directly invest in digital assets after more than a year of exposure to the crypto space. According toContinue Reading

By Turner Wright Larry Fink said he hadn’t been seeing great institutional demand for crypto within Blackrock’s circles. Despite the successful rollout of Coinbase’s stock yesterday, Blackrock CEO Larry Fink still expressed some concerns over the institutional adoption of crypto. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box today, Fink saidContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) now has a new chairman, Gary Gensler. President Joe Biden’s pick, the MIT professor, whose classes included blockchain technology, digital currencies, and financial technology, has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the SEC. SEC Has a New Chairman PresidentContinue Reading

By Shaurya Malwa Global investment manager VanEck launched its ‘Vectors Digital Transformation ETF’ (DAPP), yesterday, as per a release. The fund offers ‘pure-play exposure’ to companies that do business or derive revenues from Bitcoin- or crypto-related activities. ETFs, short for exchange-traded funds, are financial instruments that allow traders and investorsContinue Reading

By PR PRESS RELEASE. SimpleFX, one of the world’s leading trading apps with both crypto and fiat accounts is going to invite traders to try out their beta staking module. The trading app is already recognized as a great alternative to mainstream Robinhood or eToro platforms. They win newContinue Reading

By Elias Ahonen Altitude Games CEO Gabby Dizon thinks the science fiction-inspired virtual reality Metaverse is being created all around us at increasing speed. “The Metaverse means different online worlds that are interconnected upon some form of shared economy. Usually, this economy is based on a blockchain,” explains Dizon, whoContinue Reading

By Helen Partz Crypto YouTuber EllioTrades and law professor Edmund Schuster debated the value of NFTs and the role of blockchain in digital collectibles. At the BlockDown 2021 conference, EllioTrades, a crypto YouTuber and co-creator of the Superfarm NFT project, joined a debate about the value of nonfungible tokens, orContinue Reading

By Osato Avan-Nomayo A Chinese-Iranian Bitcoin mining facility is set to resume operations after being forced to shut down earlier in the year. After four months of closure, Iran’s largest Bitcoin mining facility is set to resume its operations. According to a report by IranWire, the decision to restart operationsContinue Reading