Circle Partners With New York Community Bancorp — Bank to Custody USDC Reserves

Circle Internet Financial has revealed a usd coin custody partnership with the American bank holding company New York Community Bancorp (NYCB). Under the agreement, NYCB’s subsidiary, New York Community Bank, will become a custodian for the company’s stablecoin reserves. Circle Partners......

E-Commerce Giant Ebay Acquires NFT Marketplace Knownorigin

The e-commerce and online auction giant Ebay has announced the company has acquired the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Knownorigin. Ebay declared that the acquisition is an “important step in Ebay’s tech-led reimagination.” Ebay Purchases NFT Marketplace in Order to Make E-Commerce......

Belarus Has Seized Millions of Dollars in Crypto, Chief Investigator Claims

Authorities in Belarus have mastered the seizure of cryptocurrencies, the head of the country’s Investigative Committee revealed in a recent interview. The high-ranking law enforcement official claims the state has already confiscated crypto assets worth millions of dollars. Companies Allegedly Help......

International Monetary Fund to Assist El Salvador in Compiling Bitcoin Adoption Statistics

The International Monetary Fund has mentioned it is providing technical assistance to the government of El Salvador in various ways. According to Gerry Rice, a spokesperson for the organization, the group is having talks with people of the Salvadoran government about......

World Bank Predicts 3% Gold Price Growth, Expert Says a $3K per Ounce ‘Is More Likely Than Not’

The World Bank has said it expects the price of gold to rise by 3% in 2022 but warned the price might fall sharply if the Russian central bank decides to offload large quantities of the commodity. The Russian Factor After......

Finder’s Experts Predict Apecoin Will End 2022 at $27 per Token, 75% Think APE Is Just ‘Another Memecoin’

On April 28, 2022, the crypto asset apecoin tapped an all-time high (ATH) tapping $26.70 per unit and the digital currency has taken the 25th largest market capitalization among 13,371 cryptocurrencies. The same day, the product comparison platform Finder published its......

Report: Twitter Engages in Negotiations With Elon Musk, Analyst Says Unless a Second Bidder Appears Musk Will Acquire the Company

According to multiple reports stemming from people familiar with the matter, Twitter has been engaged in negotiations with Elon Musk over his proposal to purchase the social media platform for $46.5 billion. Sources detail that a number of Twitter shareholders allegedly......

Republic of Ireland to Prohibit Political Cryptocurrency Donations

The government of Ireland is preparing to ban political parties from accepting campaign donations in cryptocurrency. The move aims to block the perceived threat of Russian interference in the European nation’s elections against the backdrop of a clash between the West......

Crypto and Blockchain Firms Constitute 16% of UAE Free Zone’s Record Q1 Company Registrations

Crypto and blockchain firms constituted 16% of the 655 new company registrations that were recorded in Q1 of 2022, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has said. The surge in crypto-related registrations also coincided with a quarterly period in which the......

Treasury Secretary Yellen Says Crypto Regulation Should Support Responsible Innovation, Manage Risks

Treasury Secretary Yellen says the regulatory frameworks for crypto assets in the U.S. should “support responsible innovation while managing risks.” She emphasized, “Regulation should be based on risks and activities, not specific technologies.” Treasury Secretary Yellen on Crypto Regulation U.S. Treasury......