Stakeholder urges swift implementation of Nigeria’s blockchain policy

A stakeholder in the blockchain and fintech ecosystem has called on the federal government of Nigeria to implement regulations that will foster the widespread integration of the approved blockchain policy in the country. Nigeria’s National Blockchain Policy aims to deliver economic growth, job creation and more financial inclusion.  Obinna Iwuno, the president of the Stakeholders … Read more

Bitcoin’s Fierce Opponent Charlie Munger Breathes His Last At 99

The financial world says goodbye to Charlie Munger – the long-time right-hand man of Warren Buffett, fierce bitcoin critic, and vice chairman of multinational holding firm Berkshire Hathaway – who died at the age of 99, the company announced on Tuesday. According to Berkshire, Munger passed away quietly at a Californian hospital where he was … Read more

Bitcoin mining firm Phoenix Group delays share listing

Cryptocurrency mining firm Phoenix Group is preparing for its public trading launch after seeing a significant oversubscription during the pre-market sale on Nov. 21. Phoenix’s public trading launch will be delayed as the firm has revised the date for its forthcoming initial public offering (IPO) on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). According to an … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo sued for promoting Binance, unregistered securities

Pro-soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been hit with a proposed class-action lawsuit from plaintiffs claiming they suffered losses from his promotion of the now-legally embroiled crypto exchange Binance. A Nov. 27 filing to a Florida District Court claimed Ronaldo “promoted, assisted in, and/or actively participated in the offer and sale of unregistered securities in coordination with … Read more

‘Clear runway’ opens for all Bitcoin ETF approvals in Jan: Analysts

Bitcoin (BTC) spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the United States now have a “clear runway” to potential simultaneous approvals after an advanced decision to delay the bids of Franklin Templeton and Hashdex ETFs, according to ETF analysts. In a Nov. 28 X (Twitter) post, Bloomberg ETF analyst James Seyffart said the Securities and Exchange Commission … Read more

Amazon launches ‘Q’ — a ChatGPT competitor purpose-built for business

Amazon has launched its own artificial intelligence-powered assistant built for business, “Amazon Q.” The AI chatbot can be used to have conversations, solve problems, generate content, gain insights and connect with a company’s information repositories, code, data and enterprise systems, Amazon Web Services said in a Nov. 28 announcement. Meet your new #generativeAI assistant designed … Read more