Cryptocurrency Current Affairs, GK & News
The FTX – one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges – collapsed. Its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried’s fortune fell from nearly 16 billion USD to zero within days after his company filed bankruptcy protection in the United States in November 11. Why did FTX collapse? Short-term reason In the short-term, the FTX collapsed because of the ..
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the fastest growing cryptocurrencies market in the world. Key facts The 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index released by the blockchain researcher Chainalysis revealed that the Middle East and the North Africa (MENA) region witnessed 48 per cent increase in the volume of cryptocurrency received – the ..
Ethereum – the world’s second largest blockchain – has transitioned from the legacy “proof-of-work” to a “proof-of-stake” consensus mechanism. Key facts The Ethereum Merge is an upgrade that changes how new crypto transactions take place on the blockchain. The Ethereum Merge is the joining of the Ethereum’s proof-of-stake (PoS) Beacon Chain with the Ethereum Mainnet. ..
Norway’s central bank – Norges Bank – recently hit a major milestone in its digital currency development efforts by releasing the open source code for the country’s CBDC sandbox based on the Ethereum technology. Key facts Norway’s CBDC sandbox, which is accessible on GitHub, was created to provide user interface (UI) for engaging with the ..
According to recent report, Crypto Jacking has increased to a record high in 2022, even though the number of digital assets has decreased. In the first half of 2022, the number of global crypto jacking has increased by approximately USD 66 million as compared to 2021. About Crypto Jacking: It is a type of cybercrime, ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2022
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Dubai has introduced crypto asset regulation, joining the ranks of Singapore, the United States, the United Kingdom, El Salvador, and other countries that have enacted cryptocurrency laws. The Virtual Asset Regulation Law has been passed by Dubai to regulate this new-age industry, which has been rapidly expanding. Overview: An independent regulator has also been formed ..
Topics: crypto asset • Cryptocurrency • cryptocurrency laws • Dubai • Dubai International Financial Centre • El Salvador • Singapore • the United Kingdom • The United States • United Arab Emirates • Virtual Assets Regulation Law • Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority