Hong Kong Monetary Authority Advises Banks to Offer Support to Crypto Firms

The push to support crypto is gaining traction in Hong Kong as some banks are already pledging support to the industry. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is truly doubling down on its efforts to provide full support to the digital currency ecosystem with its recent circular to banks operating on the island. In the … Read more

Binance Announces Support for ETH Staking Withdrawals

Withdrawals will go live on April 19 and stakers will be allowed to redeem their coins. Binance has revealed its plans to allow the withdrawal of staked Ether (ETH) through its exchange platform.  The exchange made the announcement following the successful completion of Ethereum’s highly-anticipated Shanghai upgrade on Thursday. According to the announcement, withdrawals will … Read more

Coinbase Backs New Filing in Support of Tornado Cash

According to the case filed on April 5 in a Texas District Court, the plaintiffs, with support from Coinbase, want the OFAC to settle the first two counts from its original complaint, which was filed last September. Popular public listed exchange Coinbase is supporting the new class that seeks a reversal of the Tornado Cash … Read more

UK Announces £5.5M Program in Support of Fintech Industry

The newly announced hub, dubbed the Centre for Finance, Innovation, and Technology, is designed to unify talents across all fields in support of the fintech space. The UK Treasury and the City of London Corporation are rolling out a £5.5 million program to support the fintech industry. The UK fintech space is growing massively and … Read more

Nvidia Swaps Sides from Opposing Microsoft to Offering ‘Full Support’ for Regulatory Approval of Activision Blizzard Acquisition

Microsoft is expanding its gaming unit to pacify opposers and prevent the Activision Blizzard takeover from being obstructed. After initially opposing tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) over acquiring video game company Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), software company Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) has allied with Microsoft to bring Xbox PC games to its cloud gaming service. Under … Read more