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Pakistan's central bank reportedly wants to ban crypto

Pakistan's central bank reportedly wants to ban crypto

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is reportedly seeking to ban all cryptocurrency transactions in Pakistan. Pakistan’s Sindh High Court reportedly held a hearing related to the legal status of cryptocurrencies in the country, in which several Pakistani authorities including the SBP submitted a document to the court, arguing that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) are […]

China aims to separate NFTs from crypto via new blockchain infrastructure

China aims to separate NFTs from crypto via new blockchain infrastructure

China is planning to draw a clear line between cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens (NFTs), pretty much the same way it did with its digital currency efforts, before the crypto crackdown in the country harms the local NFT industry. The Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), a government-backed blockchain project in China, is working on infrastructure that would […]

Institutional investment will boost Bitcoin to $75,000, says SEBA CEO

Institutional investment will boost Bitcoin to $75,000, says SEBA CEO

The CEO of Switzerland-based financial institution SEBA Bank shared his predictions for Bitcoin (BTC) in 2022. A boon for BTC bulls, Guido Buehler was optimistic about institutional adoption and a price increase to $75,000 per coin. He explained in an interview that at SEBA, asset pools are looking for the right time to invest; however, they need the […]

Visa survey shows that 24% of SMBs plan to accept crypto payments

Visa survey shows that 24% of SMBs plan to accept crypto payments

Back in 2021, a study showed that there is a high demand for cryptocurrency payment abilities among both crypto holders and non-holders. However, in the same study, 50% of participants noted that there are not enough businesses that accept crypto. This may change very soon. Almost one out of four small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) […]

‘1 in a billion’: Second tiny miner solves a block

‘1 in a billion’: Second tiny miner solves a block

In an astonishing turn of events, two lucky miners from the Solo CK mining pool have defied all odds and added a new block on the Bitcoin blockchain in the same week. On Monday, a tiny miner successfully solved a block with a modest hash rate capacity of 126 terahashes per second (TH/s). Bitcoin mining […]

LÜM to launch ‘Access Pass’ NFTs for 25 globally known musicians

LÜM to launch ‘Access Pass’ NFTs for 25 globally known musicians

U.S.-based music platform LÜM is set to announce 25 partnerships with globally known musicians as part of a re-launch involving NBA Top Shot’s Dapper Labs later this quarter. LÜM was founded in 2018 and built up a user base of more than 200,000 users with a platform that provided services such as social media, music […]

Solana could become the 'Visa of crypto': Bank of America

Solana could become the 'Visa of crypto': Bank of America

Bank of America digital asset strategist Alkesh Shah has predicted that Ethereum competitor Solana could become the “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem” in a Jan 11 research note. The Solana network launched in 2020, and has since grown into the fifth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of $47 billion. An order of magnitude […]

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