South African Professor Accuses Central Bank Official of Spreading Misinformation That Damages Crypto Industry – Bitcoin News

A South African professor, Steven Boykey Sidley, has branded as “balderdash” claims by the South African central bank deputy governor that “90% of cryptocurrency transactions” are illicit. The professor also accused the senior central bank official of spreading inaccurate...

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Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen exits crypto startup Radkl amid bear market: Report

Steve Cohen, the founder of hedge fund Point72 Asset Management, has reportedly exited his investment in crypto trading firm Radkl. According to a Tuesday report from Bloomberg citing a Radkl spokesperson, Cohen has reduced his exposure to crypto investments...

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Cosmos-built EVM-ready blockchain Cronos selects 1st cohort of $100M accelerator

Cronos, the first EVM-compatible layer-1 blockchain built on the Cosmos SDK, announced today the nine participants selected for the first cohort of its flagship $100M-backed Cronos Accelerator Program. The Cronos Accelerator is a 10-week program designed to accelerate the...

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US, UK Regulators Partner on Broader Crypto Regulation – Regulation Bitcoin News

Regulators in the U.S. and U.K. have met to discuss broader crypto regulatory initiatives. They reaffirmed their commitment to “continued cooperation to support safe financial innovation, as well as to strengthen regulatory outcomes for stablecoins across jurisdictions.” US and...

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Ticketmaster scouts productization of enterprise NFTs beyond ticketing

A new job posting by America’s biggest ticketing company, Ticketmaster, reveals mainstream interest in exploring new revenue streams using nonfungible tokens (NFTs).  Over the past two years, artists, musicians and the sports industry helped thrust the NFT ecosystem into...

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