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WAHED Projects Donates 5 Million WAHED Coins to Fund Autism Research and Therapy
non-profit organization focused on awareness, education and research to improve the care given to children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.

Sber Bank's blockchain technology uses Metamask
Russia's biggest lender integrates its blockchain technology with Ethereum to enter DeFi and Web3. The connection lets users utilize Sber's tokens and smart contracts. Sberbank is developing blockchain goods. It requested a blockchain platform for its "Sbercoin" stablecoin from the Bank of Russia in 2021.

VRJAM Announces The Initial Exchange Offering Of Its Revolutionary Metaverse Currency, Vrjam Coin
VRJAM, the leading platform for Web3 live events, today announced the launch of its revolutionary new digital currency VRJAM Coin will IEO on the 30th of November via exchanges and MexC. VRJAM’s and metaverse crypto-coin is currently valued at $US40M and has attracted investment from 15 of the world's leading web3 focussed VC’s and investors.

A Number of Renowned Speakers are Expected to Take Part in Blockchain Fest Singapore 2023
A Number of Renowned Speakers are Expected to Take Part in Blockchain Fest Singapore 2023

Minerva's Circle launches at DCENTRAL Miami 2022
DCENTRAL Miami, one of the world's most anticipated Web3 conferences of the year, is proud to announce its new Minerva's Circle gender equality and diversity initiative. Named after the Roman goddess of wisdom, arts, strategy and justice, the dedicated women's community created by DCENTRAL pushes for greater crypto and Web3 education for women worldwide.

Wahed Projects announces Strategic Partnership with EnterMed
WAHED is delighted to announce the signing of an official partnership with technology provider EnterMed. With over 20 years of experience in Dubai and Italy, EnterMed’s team of experts specializes in value-added integrated services and real-time applications.

BinaryX Releases Concept Art for World Building MMO CyberLand
BinaryX has confirmed that it is working on a new free-to-play, play-to-own game, CyberLand, an open-world MMO powered by blockchain technology. The team just released the concept video which gives a first look of the terrains and features of the game.

Zonda Slashes Maker/Taker Fees by 50% Across All Markets From November 22-29
Zonda, the leading cryptocurrency in Eastern Europe, will slash maker and taker fees by 50% for one week.

WAHED Announces Strategic Partnership With The Creator’s Group
WAHED is delighted to announce a brand new partnership with Creator’s Group. Bringing years of experience in the real estate and property management sector, the Creators Group can look forward to enjoying a number of advantages that the blockchain can add to this industry.

Tuition Coin Incentives Global Educational Content With Cardano Technology
Tuition Coin aims to enhance the appeal of the Cardano ecosystem through its Teach to Earn nature. The venture will streamline participation in educational technology, benefiting students and teachers alike.

Next Generation On-chain DEX Aggregator 3Route Launches on Tezos
3Route, a decentralized exchange protocol launches a next generation on-chain DEX aggregator powered by the energy-efficient blockchain, Tezos. The leading-edge automated routing engine atomically optimizes trades across multiple liquidity sources. 3Route is positioned to provide users with the best rates and low slippages without any service fees.

Crypto Snack enables RCD Espanyol to become the first football club to integrate crypto payments
Crypto Snack, a global pioneer in cryptocurrency payment solutions, today announced the start of its first phase to enable La Liga’s RCD Espanyol to become the world’s first football club to fully integrate crypto payments.

Sensorium Teams Up With Polygon Studios To Accelerate The Development And Adoption Of Web3 Projects
As part of this wide-ranging alliance, Polygon’s blockchain infrastructure will be crucial in underpinning and furthering Sensorium’s Web3 developments, supporting token and NFT-related features within the Sensorium Galaxy metaverse, SENSO dApp, and the recently announced UNDER project.

Jump Crypto denies closing due to FTX losses
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Launch of Ethereum Climate Platform to reduce PoW emissions
The coalition aims to redress the network's former proof-of-work (PoW) carbon emissions. It was formed by Web3 firms, civil society leaders and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. The group will invest in climate projects that promise to mitigate Ethereum's past emissions.

Bitcoin Falls as Crypto Market Crashes Again
Crypto markets recoiled Wednesday with most major cryptocurrencies spending much of the day in the red. Lending arm of Genesis Global Trading temporarily suspended redemptions and new loan originations. Bitcoin down 1.4%, Ether down 3.7%, CEL, UNI, and FTX off more than 5%. Genesis Global Capital (DCG) has temporarily suspended redemptions and new loan originations in the wake of the FTX collapse. DCG's announcement is the latest entanglement to FTX's liquidity crisis and subsequent filing for bankruptcy protection last week.

Web3 Platform Angelo Prepares to Reimagine Physical Art Collection
Angelo, an investment platform tying physical fine art to NFTs, has announced its launch. The web3 platform aims to add a more tactile component to the abstract concept of NFT ownership.

Candy Club Integrates with OKC (OKX Chain) Ecosystem
Candy Club has successfully integrated into the OKC ecosystem and added a use case for the OKC token and community. OKC is an EVM-compatible L1 built on Cosmos with a focus on true interoperability (IBC) and maximized performance. At high scalability, developers can build and scale with low gas fees. The OKC ecosystem and infrastructure, including the all-in-one multi-chain Web3 interface, enables a seamless experience for both developers and users.

WAHED Coin to Launch on LBank Exchange on December 5
WAHED Coin, the native cryptocurrency of the WAHED ecosystem, is to be listed on LBank on December 5. The asset powers a growing array of features within WAHED’s next-generation investment hub.

ARGOS ID presents the World’s First Travel Rule Solution for Unhosted Wallets
ARGOS ID is delighted to introduce the world’s first Travel Rule solution for crypto wallets. The service brings full coverage on verifying unhosted wallets which virtual asset service providers(VASPs) find challenging in the current stage.

Wrapped Tokens Issued by FTX or Alameda Slumps, No Longer Redeemable
Following the filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy from FTX, the wrapped tokens issued by the crypto exchange or its sister trading shop Alameda Research have now undergone a price decline.

FTX Affirms to 'Unauthorized Access’ to Some Assets, Working With Law Enforcement
After confirming the recent incident of unauthorized access" to its crypto holdings, citing a hack, FTX’s general counsel Ryne Miller took to his Twitter on Saturday to explain that the exchange is now working with law enforcement

FTX to Have Its European Operating License Suspended
Following its turmoil, the FTX’s European license is now said to be soon suspended by Cyprus regulators, according to a report.

It is High Time to Rethink Holding Strategies as FTX Crisis Roams, Says CEO
Speaking on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Thursday, CEO Peter Smith deemed the collapse of crypto exchange FTX as “a tragedy and total failure of governance.”

BlockFi Suspends Withdrawals Following FTX Crisis
Crypto lender BlockFi announced on Twitter that they have suspended withdrawals and normal business operations due to the lack of clarity around the current status of FTX.

Upland and FIFA Officially Launch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Experience in The Upland Metaverse
Upland and FIFA have today announced a multi-year partnership that allows the Upland community and football fans worldwide to collect, trade, and own FIFA digital assets and game video highlights, pursuing a joint mission to help fans get a better understanding of how the metaverse and web3 work.

The web3 gaming company Kryptomon partners with Unstoppable Domains
The web3 gaming company Kryptomon which develops the living-NFT-powered metaverse game combining Play-and-Earn gaming mechanics, announced today its partnership with Unstoppable Domains, the leading provider of Web3 domains.

Crypto Prime Broker Hidden Road Partners Urges Clients to Liquidate FTX Positions
Cryptocurrency prime broker Hidden Road Partners is expected to complete the liquidation of its holdings tonight, according to Bloomberg.

Sequoia Capital's $213.5m Investments in FTX Marks Down to $0
Amid the liquidity crisis in FTX, Sequoia Capital announced to mark down its FTX investment to $0.

Lionel Messi Becomes Sorare’s Brand Ambassador and Investor
Lionel Messi, a football star who has bagged seven Ballon d’Or Awards, has joined hands with Sorare to be its brand ambassador and investor.

Indonesia Plans to Strengthen Security for Crypto Investments
The Financial Service Authority (OJK) of Indonesia will oversee the regulation, supervision and oversight of crypto investments to improve protection for investors, the Southeast Asian country's minister said on Thursday.

HashKey Group Secures Licenses from Regulator to Operate Virtual Asset Trading Platform
Hong Kong-based digital assets company HashKey Group announced it has secured regulatory approval from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SEC) to operate a virtual asset trading platform.

Binance Bails Out From FTX Takeover Deal
Binance on Twitter announced the crypto exchange has ended the acquisition plan because, among other reasons, FTX has mishandled customer funds.

EU Parliament Passes Cybersecurity Legislation for Crypto and Fintech Firms
The European Parliament has passed a bill titled Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) addressing the cybersecurity of crypto and fintech companies.

Tron DAO to Purchase 1 billion USDT to Combat Short Sellers
The Tron Dao reserve is now set to purchase 1 billion USDT to combat short sellers and bring the stablecoin USDT back to its normal price.

Thoma Bravo Contributes $70m for Blockchain Intelligence Firm TRM Labs
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has contributed $70 million in funding to Blockchain-based intelligence company TRM Labs’s series B funding round, totalling the amount raised to $130 million.

MetaMask Launches Bridge Aggregator, Enabling to Move Tokens across Blockchains
Popular self-custodial wallet MetaMask has now launched a bridge aggregator allowing users to bridge across multiple blockchain networks.

Upland and FIFA Officially Launch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Experience in The Upland Metaverse
Upland and FIFA have today announced a multi-year partnership that allows the Upland community and football fans worldwide to collect, trade, and own FIFA digital assets and game video highlights, pursuing a joint mission to help fans get a better understanding of how the metaverse and web3 work.

No Significant Risk Exposure to FTX or FTT, Says Coinbase CEO
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong tweeted that Coinbase has no significant exposure to FTX and its platform currency FTT, as well as Alameda's exposure.

FTX Downfall Leaves Crypto Market in FUD Sentiment
FTX native token FTT has fallen 71.6%, CoinGecko showed, and the firm's net crypto asset holdings have plunged 83% in just the past two days, making SBF's total assets lose an estimated $14.6 billion – nearly 94% of his total wealth.

BitMEX to Launch BMEX Token Trading on Friday
Crypto exchange Bitmex has announced it will launch the trade of its BMEX token on 11 November.

BlockFi to Relaunch Yield Bearing Product in the US After SEC Settlement
Months after settling with the SEC, BlockFi has now re-introduced its yield product

Former Meta and Pinterest Executive Joins Sequoia-Backed Decentralized Social as COO
After years spent developing the category-defining technology powering its infrastructure, Sequoia-backed DeSo is hiring Salil Shah, a seasoned executive with experience at Meta and Pinterest, to scale the business.

MarginX, World's First Community-Based Decentralized Exchange, Launches on Function X Blockchain
MarginX, the world’s first community-based decentralized exchange (DEX), launches on the Function X blockchain today. It runs on a first-of-its-kind multi-chain and on-chain infrastructure that allows investors to trade with close to zero gas fees, ultra-high throughput and liquidity, and full ownership and transparency.

KuCoin lists AirDAO's $AMB token with a $USDT pair
The announcement gives KuCoin's 25 million global users the opportunity to participate in AirDAO's up-and-coming DeFi ecosystem, boosting its rapidly growing international community and marking another exciting exchange listing for AirDAO. KuCoin is running a Net Holding competition as part of the events surrounding the listing, with $30,000 in $AMB tokens up for grabs for participants. Also, KuCoin will launch a Twitter airdrop and a participation reward campaign to promote the listing.

MarketAcross To Join Benzinga’s Future Of Crypto Summit As Global Media Partner
MarketAcross, the premier blockchain PR and marketing firm, is the official global media partner for the Future of Crypto conference, organized by Benzinga. The event is a new Benzinga initiative which wants to focus on the broader cryptocurrency industry, including DeFi and NFTs.

Crypto Exchange Coinmetro Successfully Raises $7M
Crypto exchange Coinmetro has successfully raised $7 million in funding in a round backed by three angel investors and hundred shareholders.

Wintermute-Backed Decentralized Exchange Bebop Expands to Polygon
Following its launch on the Ethereum blockchain in June, Bebop, a decentralized exchange incubated by crypto trading firm Wintermute, has now expanded support to Polygon.

Avalanche Foundation Announces $4m Incentive Program for Trading Platform GMX
Avalanche Foundation has announced it will grant a $4 million incentive in AVAX tokens for the growth of the decentralized trading platform GMX.

Binance is Not In "a War" With FTX, Says Co-Founder Yi He
Co-founder and chief customer service of Binance exchange, in an explanation on Twitter, claimed that Binance is not in a war with FTX and has no intention of engaging in drama.

Bank of Korea Completes 2nd Phase of CBDC Simulation Test
The Bank of Korea said that it has completed a 10-month CBDC simulation experiment research work on the 10-month central bank digital currency.

FTX Sees Native Token FTT Tumble by 15% Following Binance Selloff
Popular crypto exchange FTX has witnessed a massive dip in the price of their native token, which has come about after an increase in withdrawals kickstarted by another top crypto exchange Binance, who planned to sell off all their FTX tokens.

Messari Releases Research Reports on the TRON Ecosystem and the Stablecoin USDD
Messari, the leading provider of crypto market intelligence, released two quarterly analysis reports related to the TRON ecosystem – State of TRON Q3 2022 and State of USDD Q3 2022. The two most significant highlights in the comparison of Q3 with Q2 2022 were the 480.4% increase in the number of holders of USDD and the 71% increase in the Total Value Locked of TRX. Both reports indicated positive conclusions about the stability and secure strength of USDD and the TRON network as a whole. Invites Investors to Become Crypto Company Co-Owners
Crypto-banking innovator is preparing a major assault on the $250B crypto earnings sector and is opening its equity book for those who want to be part of the journey. Via the Seedrs crowdinvesting platform, is offering a limited supply of equity to Seedrs and its own platform users.

Google Cloud Says Running Validator on Solana Blockchain
Google Cloud is running a validator on the Solana blockchain. The validator will soon add new features that will allow integration for Solana (SOL) developers and node runners.

Binance Liquidates Entire FTT Holdings
Binance is liquidating its remaining FTT holdings, according to the crypto exchange CEO Changpeng "CZ".

Circle to Introduce Euro Coin and Cross-Chain Transfer Protocol to Solana in Early 2023
USD coin issuer and digital financial technology firm, Circle, is now set to expand its Euro Coin and its cross-chain transfer protocol to the Solana ecosystem in the first half of 2023.

OpenSea Creates Tool for NFT Creators to Enforce Royalties On-Chain
NFT marketplace OpenSea has revealed its plan to create a tool to help creators on its platform enforce creator fee payments.

WeSleep Unveils its 'Sleepie' NFTs
Web3 app WeSleep has launched with the promise of daily rewards for users who pursue a healthy and active lifestyle. Dubbed a sleep-to-earn app, WeSleep utilizes clever tokenomics to incentivize positive behaviors.

Elrond Transforms Into MultiversX, Launches 3 New Metaverse Products
Elrond, the startup building internet scale blockchain technology, announces its transformation into MultiversX. The company thus expands its mission of building the new internet economy to include the digital meta-space frontier.

Vietnam to Propel Blockchain Training for Enhanced Competitiveness
To gain an upper hand in the blockchain sector, Vietnam is in high gear to boost human resources in this sector

DLT is Becoming Mainstream Among Financial Market Participants - Citi
According to a recent white paper by American multinational investment bank, Citi, the mainstream adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) is now growing rapidly among the financial market infrastructures and global market participants.

OCC Issues Update to Organize a Virtual Innovation Office Hours
The US OCC has created virtual office hours to discuss fintech and possibly crypto-related innovations

Pre-Production Solana Phone Set to Ship to Developers in December
As the launch draws closer, Solana phones (also called Saga) pre-production are now set to be shipped out to developers for testing from December 15th.

UK Parliament Committee Set Out Inquiry Into Risks and Benefits of NFTs
A group in the UK's House of Commons are now planning to launch an inquiry into the operation, risks, and benefits of NFTs and the blockchain at large, as well as to see how the industry could impart the UK economy.

HSBC to Issue Digital Bonds to Institutional Investors through Tokenization Platform
Multinational banking giant HSBC has revealed plans to issue digital bonds to corporates and financial institutions through its new proprietary tokenization platform called HSBC Orion.

Blockchain Video Game Firm Mythical Games Lays Off 10% Of Workforce
Mythical Games has joined the rising list of tech firms reducing headcount amid recession concerns.

IRS is Developing 'Hundreds' of Crypto Cases Amid Upcoming Tax Season
The United States IRS is building crypto cases and is looking toward hiring new hands to help handle its operations

Web3 Wallets Will Help Onboard Blockchain’s Next Billion Users
A centralized DeFi wallet might allow users to explore the fresh world of DeFi in the open and egalitarian way these apps were designed for but with features that mimic the old ways of doing transactions via a trusted third party.

Demand for Blockchain and AI Expected to Push Market Value to $980.7M by 2030: Report
Since blockchain and artificial intelligence are among the greatest technological innovations, their demand is expected to make the market value soar to $980.7 million by 2030, a study suggests.

Web3 Gaming Needs More Publishers to Gain Players’ Trust
Major firms in the Web2 gaming industry generally belong to two camps: game developers and game publishers. The lines between the two often end up blurred. In Web 3 era, the role of game publishers could be much more important.

Canada's Federal Government Begins Consultations on Digital Currency
The federal government of Canada announced in a budget address that it has started discussions on cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and central bank digital currencies.

Santander Imposes Limit on Crypto Transactions for UK Customers
Santander to impose a £1,000 transaction limit on its crypto customers in the UK

Goldman Sachs to Launch Data Service to Classify Digital Assets
Goldman Sachs has floated a new crypto categorization tool dubbed Datanomy

JPMorgan Pulls Off First Live Trade on Public Blockchain
Through the trade, JPMorgan was able to issue tokenized $71,000. It was part of the Singapore central bank's pilot programs that are testing the use of DeFi in the banking sector.

Binance to Consider Buying Banks with $1 Billion , CEO CZ Discloses
Binance is considering buying banks with $ 1 billion to bridge the gap between the worlds of traditional finance and cryptocurrency, founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao said in an interview with Bloomberg.

Instagram to Run Polygon-backed NFT Marketplace
Meta has announced that social media giant Instagram will be introducing an NFTs marketplace that will run with the support of Polygon.

BIS to Adopt DeFi Implementation in Forex CBDC Markets
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), along with the “Eurosystem” – central banks of France, Singapore, and Switzerland will be launching a new project called “Project Mariana.”

Riddle&Code ignites the fourth industrial revolution by easily onboarding any machine onto Web3
Riddle&Code, one of Austria’s fastest-growing startups, has established a new path of digitalization for industrial companies with its evolved purpose - onboarding industries to Web3. For many industrial companies it is challenging to transition into the new standards and find their way in the Web3 universe, often delaying entry into new potential business models. With this new technology from Riddle&Code, it is possible to tokenize industrial machines, create new crowdfunding opportunities, and provide trusted data.

Kinesis Money Launches Virtual Crypto Card
Kinesis Money, the digital asset utility platform, launched the Kinesis Virtual Card, enabling the global community to spend their crypto holdings in real-time, with instant fiat conversion, anywhere in the world.

Swiss Startup with 5M+ users officially lists on AllianceBlock Fundrs platform
The DUA token is set to become the first project to list on AllianceBlocks peer to peer participatory funding platform. Dua is powering the internal economy and matchmaking experience of international migrants, expats and diaspora communities.

Bitmex to Layoff Employees a Week After CEO Takes Exit
Bitmex has reduced its number of employees as part of a strategy to move away from the company's "beyond derivatives" model.

South Korean Regulators to Harden Punishments for Crypto Fraud Practices
South Korean legislature is mulling plans to tighten its grip on crypto fraud practices

Musk's Halloween Tweet Leads to DOGE, SHIB Uptrend
DOGE shot up 14% within minutes following his tweet. However, the crypto shrank down to 12% at press time. While Shiba Inu also went up by around 5% to create a local high of $0.00001032.

Gemini Expands Services to Six European Nations
U.S-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has announced the launch of its services in six European Nations.

Hong Kong Outlines New Rules For Crypto Futures ETF Issuers
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong, on Monday, published a detailed circular of the requirements exchange-traded fund managers need to meet to list their crypto products in the city.

Hodlnaut Lost $190M from Hong Kong Branch in TerraUSD Wreck
A report from the interim judicial manager has uncovered that cryptocurrency lender Hodlnaut's Hong Kong branch lost nearly $190 million during the collapse of the Terra/Luna digital token in May 2022.

Argo Shares Plunges 72% After Fundraising Fails to Go Through
Shares of Bitcoin miner Argo fell 72% on Monday after a strategic investor failed to participate in the company's fundraising event

RealFevr Raises €10 Million to Build the Ultimate Web3 GameFi Sports Ecosystem
RealFevr, one of Portugal’s fastest-growing startups, announced that it has raised a €10 Million funding round. The round is led by global sports investor ADvantage, with participation from Semapa Next, Shilling Capital Partners, APEX Capital, and the professional football player Sérgio Oliveira.

FTX Founder says Hong Kong Could be Top Blockchain Hub in Asia
HKFTW2022: Crypto exchange FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried said that, unlike the West, although Asia does not have a key web3, blockchain and cryptocurrency hotspot, Hong Kong could emerge as a leader in that sector.

Vitalik Buterin Shares Opinion On Crypto Regulation
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Sunday, shared his opinion on crypto regulation, expressing that he is happy exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are getting delayed.

FTX CEO Breaks Down Zuckerberg's Intent To Invest $10B/Year Into Meta
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried on Saturday took to Twitter to break down the reason behind Zuckerberg rebranding his company Facebook to Meta and his intent to pump $10 billion every year into Meta.

Accelerating Financial Inclusion surfing the Wave of Digital Innovation - Accra, Ghana to host the 6th Edition Connected Banking
The West African financial sector has been witnessing a wave of digital innovation that has fuelled services and applications that had the potential to really shake up the banking sector. Banks, Fintechs, and financial institutions have been harnessing digital solutions designed to serve touchless and remote banking, which has unlocked opportunities for the millions of digitally connected diaspora that remains formally unbanked but economically active.

Inu & meme equivalent to Cleverminu token launched with 1 trillion IMO sale
Cleverminu, a hybrid meme and Inu token, has shared details of its much-anticipated token sale. The public event has seen 1 trillion CLEVERMINU tokens made available to establish a decentralized economy powered by its users. The token sale began on October 27 at 9:00 UTC, supporting price discovery and distributing CLEVERMINU to a global user base.

DEC Pulls $9M in Seed Funding to Create Decentralized Uber
The Decentralized Engineering Corporation has pooled a $9M Seed Fund to build a ridesharing Protocol

Cosmos Hub Postpones Vote Date On New Security Model Proposal
After two respective postponements, the Cosmos' vote date to approve proposed changes to the network’s Hub has now been fixed to October 31.

Visa Files Trademark Applications for Crypto Products, Including NFTs
Payment giant Visa has filed two trademark applications to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) concerning cryptocurrency wallets, NFTs, and the Metaverse.

EOS Foundation Signs MoU with Busan City to Boost Blockchain Investments
Following its recent partnership with crypto exchanges such as Binance, FTX, and Huobi to help develop the blockchain infrastructure in the city and the country, Busan, a city in South Korea, has now signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with not-for-profit organization, EOS Network Foundation.

Google Cloud Introduces Blockchain Node Engine for Web3 Development
Google Cloud's latest launch, Blockchain Node Engine, aims to help Web3 developers build and deploy new products on blockchain-based platforms.

Costa Rican Lawmaker Proposes to Regulate Crypto Market
Johana Obando, a congresswoman from the Central American country of Costa Rica, has introduced a bill to Congress requiring the government to regulate the crypto market and reduce taxes on cryptocurrencies, making Costa Rica a cryptocurrency-friendly country.

Hong Kong, Singapore Sees Diverging Approaches to Retail Crypto Trading
Hong Kong is planning to shift to a friendlier approach towards cryptocurrencies starting next year, according to a Bloomberg report, while neighbouring Singapore is planning to impose fresh restrictions on consumers.

Nairobi-based FinTech Mara Launches African Crypto Wallet Service
A new crypto project called Mara has now been introduced to the African crypto ecosystem. This project is backed by Coinbase Ventures, FTX-affiliated Alameda Research, Huobi Ventures, and other prominent venture capital firms and angel investors in the industry. Coin Secures 25 Million Dollars Investment Commitment From GEM Digital Limited
GEM Digital Limited commits 25 Million Dollars to Coin. MINTME rose by over 50,000% in the last two years, and such news will only speed up its march to the top.

Twitter Brings Tweet Tiles Pilot to NFT Marketplaces
Twitter is expanding its trial of Tweet Tiles, previously tested with New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The Guardian, to the world of NFTs. A selection of NFT marketplaces has been selected for the experiment, which enables Tweets to feature an interactive customizable widget. Accepts Visa Debit Cards for Crypto Payment has launched Visa debit cards to enable users to spend from their crypto balances free of charge, with the opportunity to gain cryptocurrency rewards.

Crypto Firm Q9 Capital Wins Dubai's Regulatory Approval for Provisional Virtual Asset
Crypto investment platform Q9 Capital has received regulatory approval for a provisional virtual asset from Dubai's Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority, according to the company's announcement.

Meta's Metaverse Division Reports 3rd Quarter Loss of Over $3.7B
Meta's Facebook Reality Labs division has reported a third-quarter loss of over $3.7 billion, making only $285 million, according to its earnings report released on Wednesday.

Fantom Collaborates With Dedaub To Automatically Detect Smart Contract Bugs With Watchdog
Scalable layer 1 platform Fantom announced its collaboration with Dedaub to leverage its automated system called Watchdog to look for smart contract bugs in the Fantom ecosystem.

Binance Launches Oracle Services on BNB Chain
Crypto exchange Binance has launched an oracle service called Binance Oracle to power the BNB chain ecosystem, making it the first-ever blockchain to use Binance Oracle.

Cash App Introduces Bitcoin Transactions via Lightning Network
The payment processing app created by Block Inc, Cash App, has now accepted bitcoin transactions, enabling users to both send and receive Bitcoin via the lightning network.

Kava Launches Liquid Staking With Successful Mainnet Upgrade
The Kava Network, an open-source, EVM and Cosmos IBC compatible, Layer-1 blockchain ecosystem, successfully implemented its Kava 11 mainnet upgrade on October 26th.

Gluwa Blockchain Partners With Lagos State Government to Digitize Agricultural Assets
Blockchain infrastructure platform Gluwa is partnering with the Lagos State government to transform the agricultural sector. The move will enable the digitization of agricultural assets, making it easier for farmers in the region to obtain finance.

Carbon Offsetting for Blockchains & Beyond: Regen Network Launches Carbon Marketplace
Regen Network Development released its marketplace application for tokenized carbon and ecological assets, Regen Marketplace. Regen Network allows carbon project developers to originate high-quality nature-based carbon credits to markets, catalyzing regenerative finance solutions to the climate crisis. Regen Marketplace takes advantage of Regen Ledger, the application-specific blockchain which brings transparency and public governance to voluntary carbon markets, built on the CosmosSDK.

Australia to Continue Treating Cryptos as Assets
According to the Australian government's budget announcement on Tuesday, legislation will be put upon treating digital currencies such as bitcoin as an asset.

BaaS to Boost Blockchain Adoption in the Healthcare Market, Study Shows
The enhanced adoption of blockchain as a service (BaaS) is anticipated to boost the blockchain in the healthcare market, according to a report by Research and Markets.

5% Global Business Transactions Expected to Utilize Blockchain Technology by 2028: SkyQuest
At least 5% of worldwide business transactions are expected to utilize blockchain technology by 2028, thanks to heightened activity in the fintech blockchain market, according to a report by research firm SkyQuest.

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Plans to Launch CBDC in 2023
The Turkish government has submitted the President’s annual plan, which included discussions on the launch of CBDC. The administration plans to launch its country’s CBDC by next year.

Compound Protocol Halts Supply of Four Tokens Due To Low Liquidity
Decentralized lending protocol Compound has decided to pause the supply of four tokens used as lending assets for collateral on the platform, including ncZRX, cBAT, cMKR, and cYFI.

Google Struggles with Ad Revenue as Crypto Firms Reduce Spending
Alphabet said that reduced ad spending by crypto companies has hurt Google's revenue growth during the third quarter of 2022.

Listed DeFi Company AQRU unveils Crypto-collateralized Lending Service
UK-Based DeFi firm, ARQU has launched BlockLender to give clients access to crypto credits

P2E Games Need To Emphasize Their Narrative And Artwork Over Quick Monetization Efforts
The first generation of play-to-earn blockchain games has sparked global excitement. But unfortunately, one can't turn a blind eye to their glaring weaknesses and oversights either. For example, building a sustainable game requires a substantial focus on story, artwork, and content rather than monetization.

BlazeSwap Delivers New DeFi Standard With Flare Network: a DEX offering Enhanced Organic Yields
Dubai, UAE | October 26th, 2022 — BlazeSwap is an upcoming decentralized exchange (DEX) launching on Flare Network, the new blockchain that aims to connect everything. BlazeSwap will be the first and only DEX on Flare offering users Flare’s price oracle delegation and network airdrop rewards on top of liquidity provider fees.

Primex Finance deploys its Beta on zkSync testnet to enable margin trading on DEXs
Pioneer cross-chain prime brokerage protocol Primex Finance announces the deployment of its recently-launched Beta version on the zkSync 2.0 testnet. Taking place at the end of October 2022, the integration will enable the project to offer users better transaction speed for margin trading on DEXs. At the same time, traders will be able to take advantage of lower gas fees and a high level of security on Primex Beta.

SeaCoast Will Host $COAST Token Sale on October 25th
SeaCoast, the maritime startup using web3 technology to pioneer new ways of exploring the world’s waterways, has announced its public token sale. The event will commence on October 25, giving members of the public their first opportunity to purchase $COAST tokens.

SandStorm Launches On-Demand Metaverse Builds with 5 Virtual World Partners
The largest metaverse builder community SandStorm has launched its self-serve build proposals, making it easier for brands to hire on-demand builders. SandStorm is a builder marketplace that currently spans 5 virtual worlds and eventually plans to expand across the entire open metaverse.

ShareRing Rolls Out Skinny ID for Frictionless Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Solutions
ShareRing, a blockchain-based ecosystem providing digital identity solutions, has launched Skinny ID aimed at offering a seamless and frictionless onboarding process.

Celsius Gets Green Light from Bankruptcy Judge for Bidding Plans
Celsius Network has received an ok sign from a federal bankruptcy judge for bidding procedure plans. The next step will include setting up a schedule in motion which could see the platform's assets sold by the end of the year.

69 % Female Crypto Investors in U.S. Adopt Holding Strategy, Survey Shows
Real Talk survey BlockFi suggests that female crypto investors on American soil had a long-term outlook because they had adopted the buy-and-hold strategy.

Ark Invest's Wood Turned $100,000 Investment in Bitcoin to $7M
Cathie Wood said she currently owns over $7 million worth of bitcoin, which she purchased on the advice of Reagan-era economist Arthur Laffer, while it was trading at $250.

Two Chinese Agents Charged for Bribing US Law Enforcement Officer with Bitcoin
The US has charged two Chinese intelligence officers with obstruction of justice for bribing a US government employee with $61,0000 in Bitcoin.

Israel's Stock Exchange to Launch a New Platform for Digital Asset
The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange is planning to create a crypto platform through a project that will span for 5 years

UK Could Be The Next Crypto-Friendly Nation As Rishi Sunak Becomes Next PM
Will Rishi Sunak's appointment as the next UK PM spell good fortune for the crypto industry?

Fireblocks Debut Crypto Payments Engine After Successful Trial With
Fireblocks is expanding its crypto offerings with new payment engine

Planet IX is Creating a New Framework for Esports by Implementing On-Chain Gaming
Planet IX, the biggest P&E & NFT project on Polygon, has entered into a strategic merger with a disruptive 3D art & gaming studio - ArcadeNFT. As part of the collaboration, Planet IX will be able to incorporate a much sought-after smart contract developed by ArcadeNFT.

SEMPSA JP, LBMA Good Delivery Refinery Launches Tokenized Gold and Silver on the Blockchain in Partnership with Aurus
SEMPSA JP, the leading Spanish Good Delivery precious metals refinery, has partnered with Aurus to offer digital tokens backed by gold and silver to its network of bullion dealers. Five precious metals dealers working with SEMPSA JP are selling tGOLD and tSILVER tokens to the broader retail market via their e-commerce stores. The refinery has tokenized an initial allotment of 3 kgs. of gold and 25 kgs. of silver bullions using the Aurus blockchain protocol.

Binance "Investing Heavily in DeFi", Tweets CEO CZ
Earlier, CZ announced that the company will be spending more than $1 billion on potential investments and acquisitions this year. According to Binance, DeFi and NFT projects are among the good options.

Crypto Leaders' Stance on DCCPA Bill Polarised, Not Everyone Buying It
After much criticism following his support of the uploaded DCCPA bill, FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has again taken to Twitter to explain further on the bill.

Block on Hiring Spree for Bitcoin Mining, Wallet Hardware Businesses
According to Block's job postings on LinkedIn, the available job openings are heads of Bitcoin mining policy, communications, and partnerships among many.

Robinhood Seeks Sanctions Investigators ahead of Self-Custody Crypto Wallet Launch
Robinhood is hiring more specialists to work in the finance crimes compliance unit as the platform may be broadening its offerings.

Aptos Token Price Surged over 30% following First Week of Trading
The price surge is driven by three major factors: negative funding rates, VC support, and the market's recovery.

FINEXPO Presents Blockchain Fest Singapore 2023
FINEXPO is proud to bring Blockchain Fest 2023 to Marina Bay Sands Convention Center, Singapore, one of the biggest venues in Singapore. Singapore is the most crypto friendly environment and a real hub of modern financial Asia inviting companies from Europe and the world to join the event.

PancakeSwap Proposes to Deploy Mainnet on Aptos Blockchain
Developers of the decentralized exchange, PancakeSwap, on October 20, proposed its deployment to the Aptos blockchain due to the chain’s innovative and technical capabilities.

Lamborghini To Drop World Tour Limited Edition Themed NFT
Luxury automobile brand, Lamborghini is set to launch limited edition World Tour NFTs later this month

Automobili Lamborghini drops its limited edition "World Tour" themed NFTs this October
Fasten your metaversal seatbelts, as Automobili Lamborghini is releasing a series of limited edition ‘World Tour’ themed NFTs this October. In collaboration with Web3 Pro™ and INVNT.ATOM™ (the Web3-focused digital innovation division of [INVNT GROUP]™), the iconic Italian company will release four unique “World tour” themed NFTs available for a limited time.

Cere Network unveils Vision 2.0 primed to be a key driver of Web3 infrastructure adoption in 2023
Cere Network, a leader in Decentralized Data Cloud (DDC) platforms, announced today the launch of Vision 2.0 to update supporters on its mission for truly decentralized Web3. The Vision 2.0 release follows the launch of Cere Network’s new website, which displays an array of exciting technology updates along with partnerships and applications in the pipeline.

P2E Arcade2Earn Raises $3.2M in Seed Funding Led by Capital
Arcade claims a unique selling point, it says that it has a unique concept called "mission pools" which allows gamers to make money without owning NFTs.

Shapeshift Migrate Users to Open-Source Mobile App Boosting Decentralization
Shapeshift has now created a new open-source app to which users will have to migrate, to take additional steps into complete decentralization.

Voyager Customers Could Get 72% if Bankruptcy Sale Succeeds
Bankrupt crypto lender Voyager may repay customers 72% of their accounts' value if the company can sell itself to digital-asset exchange FTX US.

Brazil’s Nubank Set To Launch Digital Currency On Polygon Blockchain
Nubank, a fintech bank based in Brazil has announced it’s set to launch its own digital token called Nucoin which will be available by the first half of 2023.

Hacker Steals $1m from Multi-Chain Crypto Wallet BitKeep
BitKeep was robbed of $1 million in crypto tokens. The users who were robbed had approved their tokens on BitKeep's swap service - called a swap router - on the BNB Chain and Polygon.

Japanese Firms to Launch New Web3 Game CAPTAIN TSUBASA RIVALS
The new Japanese football-featured Web3 game will allow users to connect globally with the popular manga character.

RhinoX Soulbound NFT Launches Roadmap Detailing New ‘Soul Breeding’ Mechanism on Web3
BinaryX, a GameFi development platform, today announced the launch of their official RhinoX roadmap which unlocks new and exciting use cases for soulbound tokens in the Web3 space. The roadmap reveals RhinoX’s ambitious plans to develop a ‘soul breeding’ mechanism that gives existing RhinoX token holders the ability to breed 2nd generation NFTs from their existing NFTs.

Dragonfly Fintech Wins G20 TechSprint CBDC Challenge
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub and Bank Indonesia under the Indonesian G20 Presidency announced the winners of their jointly organized G20 TechSprint competition last week during a live award ceremony in Jakarta. This third edition of the TechSprint aims to catalyze the development of central bank digital currency (CBDC). Twenty-one finalists from more than 100 applicants worldwide developed and submitted innovative best-in-class CBDC solutions.

Dragonfly Fintech Wins G20 TechSprint CBDC Challenge
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub and Bank Indonesia under the Indonesian G20 Presidency announced the winners of their jointly organized G20 TechSprint competition last week during a live award ceremony in Jakarta. This third edition of the TechSprint aims to catalyze the development of central bank digital currency (CBDC). Twenty-one finalists from more than 100 applicants worldwide developed and submitted innovative best-in-class CBDC solutions.

Dragonfly Fintech Wins G20 TechSprint CBDC Challenge
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub and Bank Indonesia under the Indonesian G20 Presidency announced the winners of their jointly organized G20 TechSprint competition last week during a live award ceremony in Jakarta. This third edition of the TechSprint aims to catalyze the development of central bank digital currency (CBDC). Twenty-one finalists from more than 100 applicants worldwide developed and submitted innovative best-in-class CBDC solutions.

Blockchain's Adoption & Capabilities Increase against Fraud in Public Finance Sector
Based on blockchain’s inherent capability of tackling fraudulent transactions, this cutting-edge technology is expected to continue being adopted in the banking and financial services sector, according to HashCash Consultants CEO Raj Chowdhury.

Ankr Becomes One of the First RPC Providers to the Aptos Blockchain
Ankr, one of the world’s leading Web3 infrastructure providers, today announces that it has become one of the first RPC (Remote Procedure Call) providers to Aptos, a safe and scalable Layer-1 blockchain. Developers can now access Aptos Testnet Community and Premium RPCs, make request calls, and receive information returns that mirror the results they would get by running an Aptos full node by themselves.

Germany Overtakes US to Become Rank 1 Crypto Economy, HK at 8
Germany has overtaken the US to become the world's top-ranked crypto economy in the third quarter of 2022. The US, which led the rankings alongside Germany last year, was pushed to seventh.

Hong Kong to Unveil Virtual Assets-Related Policy Statement on Upcoming Fintech Week
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region's government will release the plans for the development of virtual assets in the city during FinTech Week by the end of this month.

Bitcoin Miner Digihost Under Risk of Delisting from Nasdaq
Crypto miner Digihost is under scrutiny and has been threatened with getting delisted by Nasdaq for trading below $1 for 30 consecutive days.

South Korea to Provide Blockchain-based Digital Identities to Citizens by 2024
South Korea plans to provide citizens' digital identities encrypted by blockchain with smartphones in 2024 to facilitate its economic development.

TempleDAO Hacker Moves Stolen Funds to Sanctioned Crypto Mixer Tornado Cash
According to data from block explorer, Etherscan, the attacker of the TempleDAO hack, has moved the funds stolen via the recently sanctioned crypto mixer, Tornado Cash.

Blockchains Do Not Address Any Fresh Issues - Polygon's Sandeep Nailwal
The Co-founder of Polygon Sandeep Nailwal has disproved one of the most harmful myths propagated by fervent blockchain skeptics: the Web3 revolution is not solely intended to address "new" problems

African Crypto Traders Get a Community-Driven Token Created By CYF
African development-focused platform CYF, or Community Yield Farming has developed a community-driven token solely for crypto traders in Africa.