Starling Bank CEO to Step Down on June 30th after 10 Years in Charge

Starling CEO Anne Boden agrees to step down from the role at the British neobank next month over ‘conflict of interest’ concerns.  According to reports, Starling Bank co-founder and CEO Anne Boden will step down at the end of next month. Chief operating officer John Mountain is replacing Boden at the helm of the British … Read more

Crypto Exchange Hotbit Suspends Operations after Five Years of Service

After five years of service, Hotbit joins Paxful and Bit4You to exit the crypto market. Hotbit, a centralized cryptocurrency exchange (CEX), has suspended its business operations. The company announced the decision on May 22, 2023, citing several factors including the change in crypto market trends, the depegging of stablecoins from their $1 benchmarks, and the … Read more

SEC Says Crypto Regulatory Clarity May Take Years and They’re in No Rush

The regulator argues that it is under no obligation to meet the requirements outlined in Coinbase’s recent petition. The United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally replied to Coinbase’s demand for regulatory clarity. Recall that the American exchange recently filed a petition asking the regulator to make clear crypto regulations. In a formal response … Read more

SMIC Sustains 20.6% YoY Revenue Fall in Q1 2023 to Record First Income Deficit in Three Years

Chinese chip powerhouse SMIC saw Q1 revenue fall to $1.46 billion as it continues to withstand chip shortages and US trade sanctions.  Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has seen its revenue fall according to its latest quarterly figures. On Friday, the Chinese chipmaking giant posted revenue of $1.46 billion for Q1 2023 amid challenging macroeconomic … Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Projection to $50K Grows Ahead of Next Year’s Halving

Bitcoin price is hinged on the current perception of the macroeconomic outlook and monetary policies from the United States Federal Reserve. The forthcoming Bitcoin (BTC) halving slated for April 2023 might have a significant impact in helping to push the price of digital currency to a new pedestal. The anticipation of the Bitcoin network event … Read more