Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

We were off last week after an abnormally quiet week in sports and crypto; not to worry, we’re back in the mix this week with some of the latest headlines and activity across the sports, crypto and blockchain landscapes. From athlete projects, to team and league partnerships, to new blockchain-based platforms, we look to cover […]

Reversible transactions could mitigate crypto theft — Researchers

Stanford University researchers have come up with a prototype for “reversible transactions” on Ethereum, arguing it could be a solution to reduce the impact of crypto theft. In a Sept. 25 tweet, Stanford University blockchain researcher Kaili Wang shared a run down of the Ethereum-based reversible token idea, noting that at this stage it is […]

Disney seeks corporate lawyer for ’emerging technologies’ and NFTs

The Walt Disney Company could be on the verge of expanding into the crypto space after posting a new job for an “experienced corporate attorney” to work on “emerging technologies” such as nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and the Metaverse.  According to the Sept. 23 listing on the Disney careers website, the company is hiring for a “Principal Counsel […]

Blockchain firm sues Coinbase for $350M alleging patent infringement

Crypto exchange Coinbase has found itself in legal hot water after being accused by blockchain-based software firm Veritaseum Capital of infringing on a patent relating to its blockchain technology — and is now seeking $350 million in damages.  According to a lawsuit filed on Thursday by U.S. law firm Brundidge & Stanger in the U.S. […]

1M Aussies will enter crypto over the next 12 months — Swyftx survey

Approximately one million Australians will purchase cryptocurrency for the first time over the next 12 months — bringing total crypto ownership in the country to over five million — according to a newly released survey. The findings came from the second Annual Australian Crypto Survey by Australian crypto exchange Swyftx, which was conducted by research […]

5 altcoins that could turn bullish if Bitcoin price stabilizes

The major United States stock market indices continued their decline last week as worsening macroeconomic conditions increased concerns of a global recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest level in 2022 and major indices recorded their fifth weekly close in the past six weeks. Although Bitcoin (BTC) has only declined marginally this […]

MiCA is already stifling stablecoin adoption in the EU

The digital asset landscape in the European Union is evolving ahead of the passage of the Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) regulation framework that aims to instill regulatory clarity around crypto assets. While well-intentioned, the current structure of MiCA may throttle innovation. But if a revised version of this policy passes, it could see the European Union […]

Is post-Merge Ethereum PoS a threat to Bitcoin’s dominance?

While Ethereum (ETH) fans are enthusiastic about the successful Merge, Swan Bitcoin CEO Cory Klippsten believes the upgrade will lead Ethereum into a “slow slide to irrelevance and eventual death.”  According to Klippsten, the Ethereum community picked the wrong moment for detaching the protocol from its reliance on energy. As many parts of the world […]