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American Crypto Bosses Face Congress Committee Grilling in December

“Several crypto CEOs” will be summoned to speak at a parliamentary hearing in the United States next month, according to the Blockchain Association, an industry group representing many of the nation’s top players. In a series of tweets from the association’s Director of Government Relations Ron Hammond, the CEOs will speak at a “big hearing” that “will cover a variety of topics” – including stablecoin regulation and decentralized finance (DeFi) policies…. Read more →

Ripple Makes ‘Good Progress’ in Legal Row With SEC, Says Brad Garlinghouse

US blockchain company Ripple is making “good progress” in its efforts to resolve its legal conflict with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), hoping to end the row in 2022, according to the chief executive. Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, said that the legal case, which is centered on the firm’s XRP token, is moving slowly forward, although towards a potentially favorable outcome…. Read more →

Crypto Gaming Could Become Blockchain ‘Killer App’, Says Atari Exec

An Atari executive has hinted that crypto gaming scalability could one day eclipse all other blockchain technology-related activity combined – explaining that crypto games “could become a blockchain killer app” because “there are a lot more gamers than there are traders worldwide.”…Read More: Crypto Gaming Could Become Blockchain ‘Killer App’, Says Atari Exec… Read more →

Play-to-Earn Games Offer Alternative for Unbanked in South East Asia

Crypto-based play-to-earn games like Axie Infinity (AXS) are paving the way for unbanked people in some countries in South East Asia to bypass dealing with banks altogether, and instead rely on their play-to-earn accounts, panelists at a discussion about blockchain gaming in South East Asia said….Read More: Play-to-Earn Games Offer Alternative for Unbanked in South East Asia… Read more →

Watch: Polygon’s Co-founder On ‘Holy Grail’ of Scaling, Ethereum Merge, NFTs, and More

Polygon (MATIC), a layer 2 (L2) scaling solution for Ethereum (ETH), will continue to focus on zero-knowledge (ZK) technologies as the team believes it is “the ultimate holy grail for blockchain scaling,” Polygon’s Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer (COO) Sandeep Nailwal said in an exclusive interview with Cryptonews.com during the Blockchain Economy Expo 2021 conference in Dubai this week. Read more →

Liquidity Premium a Driver of NFT Prices and Value

A “liquidity premium” is driving up non-fungible token (NFT) prices – as these tokens “can meet more demand” than physical goods in the “real world,” according to Alex Svanevik, the CEO of the blockchain analytics platform Nansen. Today, he was speaking at a CoinGecko-run conference named “NFTs Gone Wild,” on a panel named “NFT Valuation: How to Value NFTs. Read more →

Ethereum Foundation Sends USD 95M in ETH to Kraken

An Ethereum (ETH) transaction of ETH 20,000 (USD 95m) has been made from a wallet belonging to the Ethereum Foundation to the crypto exchange Kraken, public blockchain data shows. Meanwhile, there’s been no word from the Foundation on what the large transfer is for….Read More: Ethereum Foundation Sends USD 95M in ETH to Kraken… Read more →