The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is Singapore's central bank. The mission of the MAS is to promote sustained non-inflationary economic growth, and a sound and progressive financial center. The MAS has leveraged blockchain technology for its Project Ubin central bank digital currency (CBDC) project.

Bahamas’ Sand Dollar CBDC Begins Facial-Recognition Rollout to Authorize Mobile Payments
Millions of Bahamas smartphone users have started using facial recognition technology to authenticate Sand Dollar CBDC payments made through smart devices.
What does Musk's takeover of Twitter mean for the crypto market?
Scientific research confirms Musk's short-term effect on crypto. Musk’s takeover of Twitter is likely to boost its decentralization. Musk owning Twitter will likely benefit the crypto market in the long run
Will BlackRock monopolize the entire crypto market?
BlackRock Inc., who amassed $10 trillion in assets under management at the end of last year, and was even dubbed the "fourth branch of government" is making headlines with its plans to offer crypto trading via its Aladdin platform, lend money using crypto assets as collateral, and become the primary manager of Circle's USDC cash reserves.
Exmo Trading Platform Stops Services in Russia, Belarus & Kazakhstan
Cryptocurrency trading platform Exmo has announced it will stop serving traders and customers from Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.
Nexo Launches Crypto-Backed Credit Cards in Europe in Partnership With Mastercard
Digital assets platform Nexo has inked a deal with Mastercard and DiPocket to launch crypto cards that will allow its customers in Europe to spend digital currencies without touching their funds.
Mastercard Files for 15 Crypto & Metaverse Related Trademarks
Mastercard has filed for 15 trademarks related to NFTs, crypto and metaverse.
Singapore Passes Law to Regulate VASPs Operating Abroad
Singapore-based Virtual Assets Service Providers (VASPs) which do their business offerings or products abroad are now required to secure licensing from the relevant authorities.
MetaMask Adds Apple Pay Integration, Expands Options for Buying Cryptos
ConsenSys-owned crypto wallet MetaMask announced Tuesday the addition of Apple Pay integration, increasing options for buying cryptocurrencies.
Demand for Zilliqa Blockchain in Play-to-Earn Games Gains Steam
Zilliqa, a public blockchain that offers solutions to decentralized applications (dapps) and enterprises, is emerging as one of the sought-after networks in the esports industry based on notable partnerships.
ConsenSys Hits $7 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round
ConsenSys has raised $450 million in a Series D funding round, giving the blockchain company a valuation of $7 billion.

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