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EU Commission report suggests rethink of regulatory approach to DeFi

Analysts from the European Commission showed an unexpected understanding of how decentralized finances (DeFi) actually function, having defined it as something different from the traditional financial system and acknowledged that it would require rethinking the approach to regulation.  On Monday, May 2, a crypto venture advisor at Presight Capital and a long-term expert on European […]

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NFTs, DAOs and the importance of roadmaps

this JPEG can have sex with this JPEG and make a new baby JPEG? Say what?” When CryptoPunks started out in 2017, they seemed silly to many. They were just 128 X 128 pixels. Who cares about that? They weren’t really cool until Gary Vee had a mastermind call with influencers and said, “Crypto Punks […]

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Binance to drive crypto and blockchain awareness among Indian investors

Crypto exchange Binance announced the parallel launch of three key educational initiatives to fast-track educating Indian investors and students about the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem. While recognizing the importance of investors’ awareness of crypto and blockchain, Binance highlighted that Indian regulators and policymakers cite the lack of education as an area of concern, which currently […]

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Propy partners with Abra to provide crypto-backed real estate loans

Blockchain real estate platform Propy has partnered with Abra to allow customers to obtain home loans using their cryptocurrency holdings, potentially widening the financial use cases of digital assets.  Propy customers can now put up digital assets as collateral for their real estate purchases through Abra Borrow, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing service. Crypto collateral […]

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Gibraltar rolls out new virtual asset regulation to combat market abuse

The British overseas territory of Gibraltar introduced a new regulatory package for distributed ledger technology (DLT) service providers. The document elaborates on the responsibilities of crypto businesses in regards to threats of market manipulation and insider trading.  On April 27, the government of Gibraltar published the 10th Regulatory Principle of the country’s financial services regulation. […]

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Stepn impersonators stealing users’ seed phrases, warn security experts

Peckshield, a prominent blockchain security firm, has today exposed that there are numerous phishing websites for the Web3 lifestyle app Stepn. Hackers insert a forged MetaMask browser plugin through which they can steal seed phrases from unsuspecting Stepn users, according to Peckshield. When these cybercriminals obtain the seed phrase, they gain complete control over the […]