De-dollarization, the decline of the United States dollar as the world’s dominant reserved currency, is underway, and it’s gaining momentum.  For over 100 years, the U.S. dollar has been the world reserve currency, which means it has been the dominant foreign currency held by central banks to carry out international transactions and settle international debt. 
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking ‘alternative service’ from the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to issue a legal summons to Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Zhao and Binance were recently sued by the SEC over alleged unregistered securities operations. Related: SEC sues Coinbase for breaking US securities
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Real-world asset (RWA) protocols have become a hot trend within decentralized finance (DeFi) circles. An RWA protocol is a decentralized application that allows entities to tokenize and trade real-world assets. These assets range from stocks and government bonds to real estate and commodities. They are also known as asset tokenization protocols. DeFi provides certain advantages
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Kraken NFT marketplace exits its beta phase Crypto exchange Kraken has announced that its nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace has exited its beta phase. Along with the launch, the NFT platform highlighted it had expanded its number of NFT collections from 70 to over 250. According to Kraken, it will continue adding more collections to its marketplace. 
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A pair of scientists from the University of Kent’s School of Computing in the United Kingdom recently conducted a study comparing energy consumption rates for current ASIC-based miners to proposed quantum-based solutions. According to the team’s preprint research paper, the systems utilizing quantum computing demonstrably outperformed standard mining rigs in energy efficiency: “We show that
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Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin is working with India-based crypto fund Crypto Relief and Polygon co founder Sandeep Nailwal to send $100 million towards COVID-19 research and medical infrastructure development in India. Buterin and Nailwal will receive $90 million in USD Coin (USDC) from Crypto Relief, while Buterin will provide $10 million out of his own
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Bitcoin might have displayed strength by quickly recovering from the $25,500 support level on June 6, but that doesn’t mean that breaking above $27,500 will be an easy task.  Investors still expect stricter regulatory scrutiny after FTX’s bankruptcy in November 2022, including the recent suits against Coinbase and Binance. A total of eight cryptocurrency-related enforcement actions have been
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Grill.chat, a chat app based on the Subsocial network, has now implemented Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) wallet compatibility, allowing users to chat using their Ethereum identities and send crypto to each other via Polygon, according to a June 7 announcement. Subsocial is a Polkadot parachain designed for social media applications. Grill.chat allows users to participate in
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Thiago Cesar is the 34-year-old co-founder of Transfero, a company helping to make crypto more accessible for Brazilians with BRZ, the first stablecoin pegged to the Brazilian real. Cesar grew up in southern Brazil’s Pindamonhangaba municipality, before making the 90-mile trek to Sao Paulo for college. He graduated from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, and it
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