Russia to regulate digital assets as currency, McDonald’s eyes the metaverse, YouTube to adopt NFTs and XRP pumps 30%: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 6-12

Russia to regulate digital assets as currency, McDonald’s eyes the metaverse, YouTube to adopt NFTs and XRP pumps 30%: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 6-12

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much... Read more »
Digital Euro bill set to come in early 2023

Digital Euro bill set to come in early 2023

Ever since Facebook, now Meta, launched the Libra (Diem) project in 2019, in partnership with twenty or so other companies, including MasterCard and Visa, nation-states worldwide have been in a hurry to... Read more »
US Senator: China's Digital Currency Could Subvert US Sanctions, Enhance Surveillance Capabilities

US Senator: China’s Digital Currency Could Subvert US Sanctions, Enhance Surveillance Capabilities

A U.S. senator has warned about China’s central bank digital currency. “Analysts have raised the eCNY’s potential to subvert U.S. sanctions, facilitate illicit money flows, enhance China’s surveillance capabilities, and provide Beijing... Read more »
India Announces Upcoming Launch of Central Bank Digital Currency, Digital Rupee, to Be Issued by RBI

India Announces Upcoming Launch of Central Bank Digital Currency, Digital Rupee, to Be Issued by RBI

The Indian government has announced the upcoming launch of the country’s central bank digital currency. The digital rupee will be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the financial year... Read more »
Crypto Miner Convicted in Russia for Allegedly Stealing Power to Mint Digital Coins

Crypto Miner Convicted in Russia for Allegedly Stealing Power to Mint Digital Coins

A regional court has sentenced a man accused of illegally connecting his crypto farm to the grid to two years in prison. The decision comes as authorities in Moscow prepare to address... Read more »
Bank of America calls Solana “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem”

Bank of America calls Solana “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem”

A leading financial institution, the Bank of America, has predicted that Solana could become the “Visa of the digital asset ecosystem,” which would enable it to steal more of the market share... Read more »
Ethereum NFT Collectors Are Digging Up Digital Skulls

Ethereum NFT Collectors Are Digging Up Digital Skulls

Key Takeaways An early avatar NFT project called CryptoSkulls is soaring on OpenSea. Endorsements from Gary Vaynerchuk and other high-profile NFT enthusiasts likely fueled the demand. Many historical NFT collections have jumped... Read more »
Central Bank of Bahrain successfully completes its digital payment trial using JPM Coin

Central Bank of Bahrain successfully completes its digital payment trial using JPM Coin

The central bank of Bahrain (CBB) has successfully completed a trial run of the JPM coin in association with JPMorgan’s blockchain and cryptocurrency unit Onyx.  The trial test included two other organizations,... Read more »
UK Lawmakers Form Crypto and Digital Assets Group to Ensure Regulation Supports Innovation

UK Lawmakers Form Crypto and Digital Assets Group to Ensure Regulation Supports Innovation

U.K. lawmakers have formed the Crypto and Digital Assets Group to ensure that new rules for the crypto industry support innovation. “We are at a crucial time for the sector as global... Read more »
India's Central Bank RBI Discusses Digital Currency and CBDC Launch With Minimal Impact on Monetary Policy

India’s Central Bank RBI Discusses Digital Currency and CBDC Launch With Minimal Impact on Monetary Policy

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), says a basic central bank digital currency (CBDC) model must be adopted initially and tested comprehensively to minimize the impact on the country’s... Read more »