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Demand for Bitcoin could grow by up to 10X within 12 months: Michael Saylor

The MicroStrategy co-founder emphasized that demand for Bitcoin will significantly ramp up following the halving next year.

3 theses that will impact Ethereum and Bitcoin in the next bull market

Cryptocurrency is going to break out of its bubble and reach critical mass thanks to layer-2 blockchains — and a couple of other factors.

‘$10K JPGs’ scare away gamers, Animoca’s crypto game streaming plans: Web3 Gamer

Animoca buys game streaming platform Azarus that rewards users with crypto, Project Xeno, and why $10K NFTs scare away real gamers.

JPMorgan rolls out programmable payments for institutional blockchain platform JPM Coin

JPMorgan’s blockchain platform JPM Coin has introduced programmable payment functionality for its institutional users.

UK cryptocurrency scams jump 23%, young investors prime targets: Lloyds Bank

According to the bank, potential cryptocurrency investors usually make an average of three payments before recognizing they’ve fallen victim to a scam.

Poloniex exchange suffers $100M exploit, offers 5% bounty

Over $100 million in digital assets were transferred from a wallet belonging to crypto exchange Poloniex in what security firms believe to be a massive hack.

China declares stealing digital collections like NFTs liable for criminal theft sentence

The Chinese government says theft of digital collections violates the protection law and interests of the crime of illegally obtaining computer information system data.

Institute for blockchain and crypto research opens in France

The Institute of Crypto-Assets held a formal opening at the Léonard de Vinci center in the business district just outside of Paris.

Bitwise insists 'no affiliation' with startup facing SEC charges

Bitwise Asset Management stresses it has no relationship with the startup Bitwise Industries whose founders have been charged with conspiring to commit wire fraud.

China’s surprise NFT move, Hong Kong’s $15M Bitcoin fund: Asia Express

China issues legal guidance that gives NFT markets hope, Bitget invests $10M in Indian startups, SEBA Bank’s Hong Kong license: Asia Express.

Web3 social media to disrupt a $100B market: Pop Social joins Cointelegraph Accelerator

Web3 social media dApp Pop Social becomes the newest member of the Cointelegraph Accelerator program.

Financial Supervisory Commission of Taiwan awards first securitized token license

Cathay Securities is permitted to issue $930,000 worth of tokenized green bonds every six months.

Cryptocurrency charities can exploit the ‘gambler’s fallacy’ to reap larger donations — study

According to the researchers, people’s penchant to misinterpret patterns could be a boon for charitable organizations that accept cryptocurrency.

Train AI models to sell as NFTs, LLMs are Large Lying Machines: AI Eye

Train up kickass AI models to sell them as NFTs in AI Arena, how often GPT-4 lies to you, and fake AI pics in the Israel/Gaza war: AI Eye.

Can crypto Privacy Pools help balance privacy and regulation?

When it comes to privacy and regulation, could Vitalik Buterin’s Privacy Pools be the answer?

U.S. lawmakers introduce CLARITY Act to limit federal ties with Chinese blockchain

Furthermore, the act aims to explicitly forbid U.S. government officials from engaging in transactions with iFinex, the parent company of USDT issuer Tether.

Maine state treasurer to focus on handling abandoned cryptocurrency accounts

According to official data available publicly, the state of Maine currently holds over $328 million in unclaimed property.

India trained 3000 police officials on crypto investigations in 2022-23

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) trained 141 officials and over 2800 officers in the financial year 2022-23.

Bitget integrates DeFi aggregator into crypto exchange app

The new feature lets users access liquidity from various decentralized exchanges including Uniswap, PancakeSwap and Curve.

AAA studio Ubisoft to develop Web3 gaming experience with Immutable

Blockchain gaming firm Immutable announces partnership with Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab to develop Web3 games.