Financial Companies Report First Deal With Digital Assets Under Russian Law

Two companies have carried out Russias first transactions with digital financial assets as defined by the countrys current legislation. The deal involved the tokenization of debt issued by a third party and its subsequent acquisition. Russian Companies Conduct Issue and Placement......

Russia’s Financial Watchdog Investigates 400 Crypto-Related Cases, Director Tells Putin

Rosfinmonitoring is conducting hundreds of investigations into cases involving cryptocurrencies, the head of the agency announced. Hundreds of thousands of Russians take part in crypto deals abroad, the top regulator also reported to the Russian president. Russian Authorities Initiate 20 Criminal......

E-commerce Giant Ebay Files Trademark Applications Covering Wide Range of Metaverse, NFT Services

E-commerce giant Ebay has filed two trademark applications covering a wide range of products and services relating to the metaverse and non-fungible tokens (NFT'er). Ebays NFT, Metaverse Trademark Applications Ebay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) filed two trademark applications with the United States......

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, NYCBs subsidiary, New York Community Bank, will become a custodian for the companys stablecoin reserves. Circle Partners......

Tencent Launches Extended Reality Unit to Tackle the Metaverse Market

Tencent, the Chinese technology and entertainment giant, announced the creation of its own metaverse-driven division. The division, named the extended reality unit, will be the one tasked with encompassing all metaverse-driven efforts, including hardware and software developments. According to reports, det......

Crypto Firm Voyager Digital Secures a $500M Line of Credit From Alameda Ventures to Cope With 3AC Exposure

Three days ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the publicly listed company Voyager Digital after the crypto firm announced that it was owed $655 million worth of digital assets. Now according to a press release from Voyager, the company has secured funds......

Portuguese Football Legend Cristiano Ronaldo in NFT Partnership With Binance

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the worlds top-earning athletes, has entered into a partnership with Binance which gives his supporters a chance to join the footballers Web3 community. According to Ronaldo, his partnership with Binance isgoing to change the non-fungible token......

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 animportant step in Ebays tech-led reimagination.Ebay Purchases NFT Marketplace in Order to Make E-Commerce......