Crypto ‘will be a multi-chain world’: Ava Labs president

Crypto 'will be a multi-chain world': Ava Labs president

Cryptocurrencies have come a long way from the early days of bitcoin (BTC-USD) adoption. And as more cryptocurrencies have developed, the future of the space will be one that continues to grow as a multi-player arena, according to Ava Labs President John Wu.”I think this is the third generation of crypto already. The first generation … Read more

Darknet Market Brings Billions Of Revenues In Crypto World, Finds Study

Darknet Market Brings Billions Of Revenues In Crypto World, Finds Study

Darknet market has set a new revenue record in 2021 as it brought in a total of $2.1 billion in cryptocurrency, finds a recent research report by Chainalysis, a Singapore-based blockchain data platform. “Roughly $300 million of this total was generated by fraud shops, which brokered the sale of stolen logins, credit cards, exploit kits, … Read more

10 best crypto casino sites & top bitcoin casinos for 2022 — Features — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

10 best crypto casino sites & top bitcoin casinos for 2022 — Features — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Discover the best crypto casino sites and BTC casinos ranked by experts for game variety, crypto bonuses, security & fairness, altcoin variety and more. Looking for a superior experience at the best crypto casino sites? We’ve played our way through dozens of them to curate a list based on strict, player-first ranking criteria by industry … Read more

Metaverse: How to play this next big theme in crypto world?

Metaverse: How to play this next big theme in crypto world?

New Delhi: JP Morgan, the largest US lender, has entered the metaverse by opening ‘Onyx lounge’, which is a virtual lounge in the blockchain-based world of Decentraland. The bank has also released a paper exploring how businesses can find opportunities in the metaverse, which has made tokens in the segment move higher. Metaverse is a … Read more

Indian American Himanshu B Patel to advise powerful Congressman on crypto | World News

Indian American Himanshu B Patel to advise powerful Congressman on crypto | World News

Patel is the founder and the managing director of Triton Electric Vehicles, which is working towards building global capabilities of producing EV trucks and cars from India. Powerful Congressman Pete Sessions has appointed Indian American Himanshu B Patel as his chief economic development and energy infrastructure advisor for his Crypto Technical Working Group.In a statement, … Read more

What’s next for bitcoin and the rest of the crypto world?

What's next for bitcoin and the rest of the crypto world?

One bitcoin currently trades for just under $49,000, a stunning surge of 66% from January levels. But the top crypto is also down nearly 30% from its record high of almost $69,000 hit in November.There is no denying that crypto has gone mainstream. The total value of all cryptocurrencies in circulation stands at more than … Read more

Our most read explainers about the world of crypto

Our most read explainers about the world of crypto

Dec 19th 2021CRYPTOCURRENCIES, AND the technology on which they are built, have forced their way into the financial mainstream. Over the past year “non-fungible tokens” (NFTs) sold for record amounts, central banks flirted with their own digital currencies and even The Economist joined the hype, auctioning our cover as an NFT for charity. Below is … Read more

Colborn Bell, Founder of the First Museum of Crypto Art, Isn’t Worried About Wooing the Traditional Art World

Colborn Bell, Founder of the First Museum of Crypto Art, Isn't Worried About Wooing the Traditional Art World

Enter the Museum of Crypto Art (M○C△) right now and you will find a show of about 50 artworks by many of the big names of the NFT space, drawn from its permanent collection: Frenetik Void’s Superyo, a surrealist image of a giant head; Dmitri Cherniak’s Wreck a Man, his pastel abstraction evoking the art … Read more

Refugee-led innovations during COVID-19: Best practices from 2020 NGO innovation award – World

Refugee-led innovations during COVID-19: Best practices from 2020 NGO innovation award - World

BACKGROUND In 2020, the UNHCR’s Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Innovation Award recognized the innovative solutions and responses to COVID-19 developed by refugee-led organisations (RLOs). COVID-19 has exacerbated risks, challenges and needs for refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and stateless persons around the world. At the same time, the pandemic has spurred innovation and mobilized multifaceted responses … Read more

Cambodia Is Now Living with COVID-19: World Bank

Cambodia Is Now Living with COVID-19: World Bank

PHNOM PENH, December 9, 2021— Cambodia’s real GDP growth is projected to reach 2.2% this year, impeded by slow growth in services including tourism, and in construction, and real estate. While, other traditional growth drivers, especially the garment, travel goods, footwear, and bicycle manufacturing industries, as well as agriculture, are underpinning the economic recovery, according … Read more

COVID-19 pandemic slows progress against tuberculosis – World

COVID-19 pandemic slows progress against tuberculosis - World

Brazzaville, 8 December 2021 –The COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption to health services has seen an increase in tuberculosis deaths in Africa, the first such rise in more than a decade, while the decline in new cases slowed down, an analysis by World Health Organization (WHO) shows. The African region has made progress against tuberculosis, reducing cases … Read more

European Union provides fresh funding to support COVID-19 vaccination in sub-Saharan Africa – World

European Union provides fresh funding to support COVID-19 vaccination in sub-Saharan Africa - World

The programme will reach more than 189 million people DAKAR/NAIROBI, 8 December 2021 – UNICEF has received a new grant from the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid to help roll out COVID-19 vaccination in 12 countries in Eastern, Southern, West and Central Africa. The 18-month joint programme will help ensure that as vaccines arrive, countries are … Read more

UNICEF signs supply agreement for Clover COVID-19 vaccine – World

UNICEF signs supply agreement for Clover COVID-19 vaccine - World

NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN, 7 December 2021 – UNICEF and Clover Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of the Clover COVID-19 vaccine on behalf of the COVAX Facility. Through the supply agreement, UNICEF will have access to up to 414 million doses of Clover’s COVID-19 vaccine until the end of 2022. These doses … Read more

Covid-19: The world has the tools to end the pandemic. They’re not being used properly

Covid-19: The world has the tools to end the pandemic. They're not being used properly

On that, experts generally agree. “The large majority of infectious disease specialists think, and have thought for many months, that SARS-CoV-2 is here to stay,” said Paul Hunter, professor in medicine at the University of East Anglia in the UK.”Our grandchildren’s grandchildren will still be catching (the virus),” he said. But “Covid, the disease, will … Read more

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto world claims digital currency is panacea but truth somewhere in between: CEA KV Subramanian

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto world claims digital currency is panacea but truth somewhere in between: CEA KV Subramanian

NEW DELHI: Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) KV Subramanian says a distinction needs to be made between crypto as an asset and crypto as a currency. Across time, only currencies issued by sovereigns have got legitimacy. What provides currency a credence is the fact that it is backed by a sovereign, he said in an interview … Read more

Omicron Covid-19 variant puts world on edge

Omicron Covid-19 variant puts world on edge

Acting Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and acting German Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz during a press conference after a meeting on the current coronavirus situation on November 18, 2021 in Berlin. (Clemens Bilan/Pool/Getty Images)German citizens could potentially face tougher coronavirus restrictions as the country struggles to contain a fierce fourth wave of the pandemic.Outgoing Chancellor … Read more

Welcome to Decentraland, the metaverse world with its own crypto where ‘land’ is worth millions

Welcome to Decentraland, the metaverse world with its own crypto where 'land' is worth millions

If you thought the metaverse was conjured into existence when Mark Zuckerberg announced that Meta was building the “next version of the Internet,” then it may surprise you to learn the metaverse is already an existing, thriving ecosystem – complete with a booming property market.In recent days, a plot of “land” sold for €2.1 million … Read more

Nursing unions around world call for UN action on Covid vaccine patents | Coronavirus

Nursing unions in 28 countries have filed a formal appeal with the United Nations over the refusal of the UK, EU and others to temporarily waive patents for Covid vaccines, saying this has cost huge numbers of lives in developing nations.The letter, sent on Monday on behalf of unions representing more than 2.5 million healthcare … Read more

‘We never advocated crypto as legal tender… but this tech is solving real world problems’: Co-chair of BACC & Founder-CEO of CoinSwitch Kuber

‘We never advocated crypto as legal tender... but this tech is solving real world problems’: Co-chair of BACC & Founder-CEO of CoinSwitch Kuber

As the government gets closer to opening the curtains on its Bill to regulate cryptocurrencies, the crypto exchange industry hopes for a balance between protection of India’s financial stability and the innovation possible from the blockchain technology. Ashish Singhal, co-chair of Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council (BACC) and Founder & CEO of CoinSwitch Kuber, told … Read more

Threat of new Covid variant Omnicron causes worldwide scramble – World

Threat of new Covid variant Omnicron causes worldwide scramble - World

Nearly two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is racing to contain a new coronavirus variant potentially more dangerous than the one that has fuelled relentless waves of infection on nearly every continent. A World Health Organisation (WHO) panel named the variant “Omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern, the … Read more

New DeFI platform CreDA looks to de-risk the world of crypto

New DeFI platform CreDA looks to de-risk the world of crypto

CreDA protocol will use AI to provide credit ratings using on-chain and traditional financial dataNEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CreDA (Credit DeFi Alliance), the world’s first decentralized credit rating service has officially launched its platform following a successful open beta. Modeled after traditional consumer credit agencies, CreDA introduces the concept of personal … Read more

Crypto queens: Women stake out space in blockchain world

Crypto queens: Women stake out space in blockchain world

AS an artist and women’s rights activist, Maliha Abidi is adept at using digital technologies, so when she came across non-fungible tokens (NFTs) she quickly figured they could be a way to reach more people, and for women artists to gain a bigger following. Abidi, 25, who was born in Pakistan and migrated to the … Read more

Bitcoin price: Prediction shows one crypto coin will be worth $1 million, replace currencies across world

Bitcoin price: Prediction shows one crypto coin will be worth $1 million, replace currencies across world

Bitcoin is going to replace gold and become one of the most powerful assets to hold on the planet. That’s what Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor says about the future of bitcoin as institutional adoption rises.“We are going to keep stacking forever,” Saylor said after being pressed on whether his company, which owns 114,042 BTC would … Read more

How leading crypto investment firms are attracting the top talent from the banking world

How leading crypto investment firms are attracting the top talent from the banking world

The race to attract and retain top talent is well and truly on in the world of finance.Offering the right packages to the technologists of the world was always a tall order when trying to retain the top workers. It seems that this is proving the case for leading traders and associates now too.As with … Read more

Rbi Says Blockchain Can Exist Without Currency, Crypto World Divided

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das’ recent comments that while cryptocurrency is a ‘serious concern’, its underlying near decade-old blockchain technology can grow even without the currency, has further fuelled debate on whether blockchain and the overlying currency are interconnected, or whether blockchain (the technology) can exist without the currency.So can you just … Read more

Good crypto and bad: Defining, regulating and taxing this world

Good crypto and bad: Defining, regulating and taxing this world

At long last, the government and regulatory authorities appear to be getting together with stakeholders to consider a legislative and regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. These virtual assets have been around for over a decade — the pioneer bitcoin started trading in 2010. There are literally thousands of cryptos. Some have given truly extraordinary returns. Investors … Read more

Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer deal would allow experimental covid-19 pill to be manufactured around the world

Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer deal would allow experimental covid-19 pill to be manufactured around the world

“This license is so important because, if authorized or approved, this oral drug is particularly well-suited for low- and middle-income countries and could play a critical role in saving lives, contributing to global efforts to fight the current pandemic,” said Charles Gore, executive director of Medicines Patent Pool, a nonprofit group focused on access to … Read more

Chainlink: The Oracle the Crypto World Needs

Chainlink: The Oracle the Crypto World Needs

Oracle networks like Chainlink (CRYPTO:LINK) could redefine the future of the decentralized finance world, as was recently discussed between Motley Fool contributor Chris MacDonald and Motley Fool analyst Asit Sharma on this episode of “The Crypto Show” from Backstage Pass, recorded on Oct. 27. Asit Sharma: Let’s start with Chainlink. This is, by market capitalization, the 15th … Read more

cryptocurrency: Crypto exchanges’ Ad spend at Rs 50 crore in World Cup

cryptocurrency: Crypto exchanges' Ad spend at Rs 50 crore in World Cup

Mumbai: Indian cryptocurrency exchanges collectively spent more than ₹50 crore during the recently concluded ICC T20 World Cup. The blitz, dominated by CoinDCX, may have heightened government and regulatory concerns over virtual currencies and the commercials that promote them, according to some experts. Data shows that cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX advertised seven times per match on … Read more

The Crypto capital of the world

The Crypto capital of the world

A buccaneering 37-year-old educated in a British private school, Michael Chobanian is fluent both in English and the folkways of Ukraine, which he regards as a largely lawless frontier and which he likes to traverse in his black Ferrari 612. He is the founder of Kuna, one of Eastern Europe’s first cryptocurrency exchanges. To him, … Read more

COVID is disrupting scientific careers around the world

COVID is disrupting scientific careers around the world

The pandemic has hit researchers in Brazil particularly hard.Credit: Maria Magdalena Arrellaga/Bloomberg/Getty “Pay them and they will stay. Keep them and it will pay.” Sudanese mathematician Mohamed Hassan’s summary of Nature’s first international survey tracking scientists’ salaries and how they feel about their jobs in 2010 was both pithy and prescient (M. H. A. Hassan … Read more

Pfizer applies for COVID-19 vaccine approval for 5-11 year olds in Japan – World

Pfizer applies for COVID-19 vaccine approval for 5-11 year olds in Japan - World

TOKYO: Pfizer Inc has applied for approval from Japan’s health ministry to use COVID-19 vaccines on children aged 5 to 11, it said in a statement released on Wednesday. Pfizer’s Comirnaty vaccine, developed in partnership with BioNTech, was the first COVID-19 vaccine approved for Japan’s general public in February. COVID-19 vaccines developed by Moderna and … Read more

Pakistan tops The Economist’s world normalcy index

Pakistan tops The Economist's world normalcy index

The COVID-19 normalcy index places Pakistan on top.ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been ranked number 1 in The Economists’ world normalcy index as the country lifted most of its COVID-19 restrictions imposed to curb the virus spread.The Economist’s normalcy index offers some evidence about how people are responding to restrictions in real-time. Pakistan is followed by Nigeria, … Read more

Britain approves Merck’s COVID-19 pill in world first

Britain approves Merck's COVID-19 pill in world first

UK approval for molnupiravir comes ahead of U.S. decisionUK and NHS to confirm deployment plans in due courseUK secured just under half a million courses last monthDrug will be given to higher risk patientsApproval comes as UK struggles to tame infectionsNov 4 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday became the first country in the world to … Read more

Canada promises 73 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses for the developing world

Canada promises 73 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses for the developing world

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday that Canada will donate millions more COVID-19 vaccine doses to a global vaccine-sharing initiative as rich countries scramble to send more shots to the developing world to help curb stubbornly high case counts. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome, Freeland said Canada is … Read more

Climate change, Covid and energy prices top G-20 agenda as world leaders convene

Climate change, Covid and energy prices top G-20 agenda as world leaders convene

ROME — President Joe Biden will meet with a number of world leaders on Saturday as members of the G-20 debate how to best tackle massive global economic challenges ranging from climate change to the spiking energy prices.The Group of 20, an annual gathering of international leaders representing the world’s biggest economies, will bring together … Read more

World has wasted chance to build back better after Covid, UN says | Climate crisis

The world has squandered the opportunity to “build back better” from the Covid-19 pandemic, and faces disastrous temperature rises of at least 2.7C if countries fail to strengthen their climate pledges, according to a report from the UN.Tuesday’s publication warns that countries’ current pledges would reduce carbon by only about 7.5% by 2030, far less … Read more

Art is drawing family offices — and me — into the crypto world

Art is drawing family offices — and me — into the crypto world

After watching the cryptocurrency craze from the sidelines for a decade, even hardened sceptics are plunging in and buying their first digital assets. Is this a moment of vindication for the pioneers who promoted digital currencies as an asset class and heralded a technological and financial revolution? Or is it a sign that the hype … Read more

T20 world cup, a major spin for crypto products

T20 world cup, a major spin for crypto products

Heightened marketing and advertising campaign for different cryptocurrency assets during Sunday night’s T20 World Cup match has underlined the regulatory vacuum for cryptos.During the India-Pakistan clash on Sunday, viewers were bombarded with advertisements by CoinSwitch, BitBns, CoinDCX. CoinDCX — which roped in actor Ayushmann Khurrana — and CoinSwitch Kuber played up the high-visibility quotient with … Read more

Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials – World

Peru surpasses 200,000 Covid deaths: officials - World

LIMA: Peru, which has the world’s highest Covid-19 death rate per capita, has surpassed 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday. The ministry announced 25 new deaths over the previous 24 hours, taking the South American country over the symbolic threshold with 200.003 deaths since the pandemic started in March 2020. … Read more

What techno-anarchists of the crypto world got totally wrong

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The techno-anarchist pioneers of cryptocurrencies believed they were creating a new form of unregulated, decentralized money. They couldn’t have been more wrong. While Bitcoin and Ethereum did succeed in spawning a highly speculative alternative asset class that has come to enjoy wider use and popularity, the innovation that is really set to challenge fiat cash … Read more

Antex raised a total of $7.3M to bring the crypto world to

Antex raised a total of $7.3M to bring the crypto world to

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Antex provides the decentralized foundational layers for a new digital economy with following products: stable-coin, crypto/fiat, DEX, launchpad, lock liquidity and lock token and plays the role as bridge for applying crypto to real daily life through VNDT wallet and VNDT stable-coin. VNDT Wallet builds on the original … Read more

After lengthy COVID-19 lockdowns, a weary world is ready to dance | Gallery News

After lengthy COVID-19 lockdowns, a weary world is ready to dance | Gallery News

Even in the depths of the pandemic – even when the world locked down, leaving billions isolated and desolated – some danced. “I did not stop dancing for a second,” says Federico Carrizo, who competed in the Tango World Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina, last month. “In the kitchen, on the street, on the balcony … Read more

Tiny Pacific nation beats the world with 99% COVID vaccination, says Red Cross

Tiny Pacific nation beats the world with 99% COVID vaccination, says Red Cross

SYDNEY, Oct 14 (Reuters) – The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has the world’s highest percentage of people vaccinated against COVID-19, the Red Cross said on Thursday, urging the country’s laggard neighbours to follow its example and step up incoluation efforts.Fully 99% of Palau’s population over 12 has had both shots of vaccine for the … Read more

The first festival dedicated to information on the new digital technologies that are revolutionising the world of finance

The first festival dedicated to information on the new digital technologies that are revolutionising the world of finance

A packed programme of conferences, workshops and encounters with major international authors in Venice, from the 6th to the 7th of November, 2021Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM CDT|Updated: 18 minutes agoVENICE, Italy, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Triggering a wide-ranging, serious and objective discussion on Blockchain and Bitcoin technologies, laying bare their revolutionary … Read more