From private keys to smart contracts: Cobo founder explains why he chose to move his company to Singapore

China has been a hotbed for cryptocurrency over the past few years. From June 2021 to July 2022, mainland China recorded over $220 billion in total transactions, to make it the first cryptocurrency market in East Asia. The country also ranked 10th in Chainalysis’ 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index and was found to be particularly […]

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Former FTX US Chairman Raises $5M For New Crypto Software Company

The former FTX US chief is launching a new cryptocurrency software company and has raised $5 million from multiple investors, according to Bloomberg. Brett Harrison, who served as president of FTX US between May 2021 and September 2022, said has received the support of Coinbase Ventures and Circle Ventures to launch a new software startup. […]

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Crypto Payments Company MoonPay Acquires Web3 Creative Agency Nightshift, Rebranding Otherlife

Source: Moon Pay Crypto payment infrastructure provider MoonPay is taking over creative agency Web3 Nightshift which will be rebranded as Otherlife as part of the deal. The acquisition is to contribute to MoonPay’s plan to establish itself as a one-stop-shop for brands interested in expanding crypto, collectible token and metaverse businesses. “There was a great […]

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How a Web3 company is creating the ultimate crypto ecosystem

As the Web3 space continues to grow and evolve, there are now several definite aspects that users tend to associate with it. Whether one enjoys using crypto for payments or is interested in finding the latest NFT collectible, the crypto space is quickly diversifying what it can offer users. Regardless of the subsector, Web3 continues […]

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Justice Department indicts Russian founder of cryptocurrency company

TAMPA, Fla. — A Russian national who founded a cryptocurrency exchange that evaded U.S. regulation and became a haven for the proceeds of crime has been arrested, federal officials said Wednesday. Anatoly Legkodymov, who lives in China, was arrested Tuesday night in Miami and was due in court for running an unlicensed money transfer business. […]

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Cryptocurrency crime hits record high at $20 billion in 2022

The illicit cryptocurrency transaction registered an all-time high in 2022 and reached $20.1 billion, informed Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis company. Chainalysis, in its latest report published on January 12, 2023, revealed that the cryptocurrency market was struggling as 0.24% of last year’s volume was crime-related. “Data monitoring systems that track all kinds of fluctuations are […]

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Scaramucci invests in a cryptocurrency company

NEW YORK: Anthony Scaramucci says he is investing in a company created by Brett Harrison, the former chairman of defunct FTX US cryptocurrency exchange. Scaramucci will use his own corporate money to show his support for Harrison, he said in an email. Harrison was seeking funding for a crypto software company at a valuation of […]

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MoviePass returns, backed by a cryptocurrency company | AppleInsider

Article hero image AppleInsider may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on our site. Previously a disastrously failed service offering discounted movie tickets, MoviePass is trying to come back with new crypto backers and a plan to help fund movie production. At least cryptocurrency seemed like a good idea. MoviePass […]

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