Spanish Telecom Giant Telefonica Invests in Bit2Me, Pilots Cryptocurrency Payments

Spanish Telecom Giant Telefonica Invests in Bit2Me, Pilots Cryptocurrency Payments

Telefonica, one of the world’s largest telecom companies, has closed an investment in the Spanish cryptocurrency exchange Bit2me. The company, which has been very active in the metaverse space, is entering the crypto payments arena by running a pilot to allow its customers to make payments via its online store Tu.com with an upper limit […]

Forex Shortages Blamed After Nigerian Currency Hits New Low Versus the US Dollar

Forex Shortages Blamed After Nigerian Currency Hits New Low Versus the US Dollar

A surge in the demand for foreign exchange and the general scarcity of the resource may be the reasons why the naira currency recently slumped to a new all-time low of 735 versus the U.S. dollar, a report has said. One Nigerian currency dealer said he expects the naira to further depreciate to 750 per […]

Differences Between Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

Differences Between Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

The vocabulary of the digital era is unique, comprised of a confusing variety of buzzwords, abbreviations, and many more terms that are just as likely to confound as to educate.  Even though we don’t understand the meaning behind them, these terms have become a part of our everyday vocabulary. For example, the terms “Web” and […]

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9 Out of the Top 12 Crypto Assets Are Down 70% to 90% Lower Than the All-Time Highs Recorded Last Year

9 Out of the Top 12 Crypto Assets Are Down 70% to 90% Lower Than the All-Time Highs Recorded Last Year

274 days or roughly nine months ago, the crypto economy was worth $2.34 trillion and at $967 billion the aggregate value of all 13,192 crypto assets is $1.48 trillion less. Most of the top digital currencies tapped an all-time price high in November 2021 and today, a great majority of the top crypto assets are […]

CFTC Chairman on US Crypto Regulation: We Have to Rely on 70-Year-Old Case Law to Determine What’s a Security or Commodity

CFTC Chairman on US Crypto Regulation: We Have to Rely on 70-Year-Old Case Law to Determine What’s a Security or Commodity

The chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says his agency and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “have to rely on 70-year-old case law to determine what’s a security or a commodity.” He stressed that the SEC and CFTC are working together to regulate the crypto space, noting that “It’s not a turf […]

S&P Global Report Says EU and UK Are in a Recession, Putin Thinks the West Is Greedy

S&P Global Report Says EU and UK Are in a Recession, Putin Thinks the West Is Greedy

Today’s blustery global economy has everyone on edge as inflation has wreaked havoc on the wallets of ordinary people and energy prices continue to soar worldwide. According to Credit Suisse, “the worst is yet to come,” as the global investment bank’s analysts believe the European Union (EU) and the U.K. are already dealing with a […]

Report: CME Group to Face off With FTX After Filing for Futures Commission Merchant Status

Report: CME Group to Face off With FTX After Filing for Futures Commission Merchant Status

According to a recent report, the world’s largest derivatives exchange CME Group is looking to register as a direct futures commission merchant (FCM). CME Group’s decision follows the digital currency exchange FTX, as the crypto company applied to become a derivative clearing organization and awaits approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). If […]

Ruble Surges Against Greenback, Ethiopian Birr Exchange Rate Gap Widens; Kiyosaki: The ‘End Is Here’ for Fake Money — Week in Review

Ruble Surges Against Greenback, Ethiopian Birr Exchange Rate Gap Widens; Kiyosaki: The ‘End Is Here’ for Fake Money — Week in Review

Rumors of expanding war, massive inflation destroying people’s purchasing power, and widespread volatility in the world of fiat currencies shaped the news this past week, with similarly dynamic developments in the world of cryptocurrency. Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says the “end is here” for fake money. This and more just below in […]

Uzbekistan Introduces Monthly Fees for Cryptocurrency Companies

Uzbekistan Introduces Monthly Fees for Cryptocurrency Companies

Crypto firms in Uzbekistan will have to pay fees to the state under new legislation proposed by regulators. The charges vary depending on the business activity and can reach $11,000 a month in the case of digital asset exchanges. Failure to pay will result in license suspension. Crypto Operators in Uzbekistan to Be Charged Fixed […]