US regulators are beginning bringing more enforcement actions against crypto firms, with the latest targeting top exchange Binance.
Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena – home to the LA Lakers basketball team – was known as Staples Center when sponsored by the US office supplies retailer.
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Cryptocurrency customers and sports fans have crossover demographics, but an advertising splurge could distract from solving deeper problems.
Individuals, businesses and organisations around the world have felt the ripples – sometimes waves – from the FTX crash. Kim Jong-un is likely feeling them too.
The cryptocurrency exchange FTX fell from a multibillion-dollar company to bankruptcy in less than a week.
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Even though some traditional financial firms parked millions in the bankrupt company – once valued at $30 billion – the impact of FTX’s spectacular crash is limited to crypto investors
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has lost the fortune he aimed to give away.
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The founder of the now-defunct exchange for trading cryptocurrencies believed in ‘earning to give.’
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The rise of decentralised exchanges and growing regulatory pressure could strengthen crypto.
Meme stocks are investment assets that receive a lot of attention on social media.
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Meme stock investing might seem like a fun game, but the risks are real.
Digital money is one of the predominant forms of currency used today.
Not all digital money is cryptocurrency. Digital money can take the form of card or mobile phone payments, central bank digital currencies and virtual currencies such as Zuck Bucks.
Technology companies need to tackle data-related emissions, not just electronic waste.
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Online life produces a surprising amount of emissions that need to be tackled alongside physical e-waste.
Crypto trading platforms Celsius and Voyager filed for bankruptcy in July 2022, suspending all withdrawals, swaps and transfers between accounts and leaving users’ assets trapped inside their platforms.
Because cryptocurrency exchange platforms act more like banks, they should be subject to increased oversight to protect clients’ assets.
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Palantir, delivers a keynote speech at the Bitcoin Conference in April in Miami Beach, Fla.
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The craze for crypto-currencies continues to grow. However, the environment is risky for investors, not only in terms of volatility, but also because of fraud.
Significant losses have caused a crypto market exodus, but for how long?
Are we witnessing the beginning of the end for crypto or is this just another crash in a volatile market?
The anonymous nature of cryptocurrency transactions is ideal for con artists.
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From initial coin offerings that are totally fake to fraudsters demanding payments in crypto, scams involving cryptocurrencies are on the rise. Two experts explain why – and how to protect yourself.
Scams in both the crypto gaming and blockchain space more broadly are increasing.
Virtual real estate is all the rage, but do purchasers end up owning what they see on their screens?
NFTs are hailed as the foundation of the metaverse economy because they allow you to purchase unique digital assets, from art to real estate. But legally, you might not own what you think you do.
For some, promoting cryptocurrencies is political activism.
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Many people promoting cryptocurrencies are looking for something bigger than the future of financial transactions. They’re aiming to break free of governments and corporations.
A Puerto Rican man passes buildings for lease in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 16, 2017.
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Puerto Rico has reached an agreement to partially settle its historic bankruptcy crisis. But public cuts to education and health care are unlikely to ease, creating ongoing challenges for Puerto Ricans
Cryptocurrency’s environmental impact is raising concerns.
Blockchain technology can be made greener if we change the way transactions happen.
Although it’s estimated illicit activity amounts to less than 1% of all cryptocurrency transactions, figures of losses are still staggering – and on the rise.
Jurisdictions have long contended with the threat cryptocurrencies pose to central banks’ power over monetary policy.