Uniswap taps former Obama campaign spokesperson to handle comms

The Washington insider will help the company navigate through increasingly turbulent regulatory waters. Decentralized exchange Uniswap has been making some interesting hires, the latest being a communications expert with close ties to the U.S. Democrat party. Former senior spokesperson for Barack Obama, Hari Sevugan, has joined the Uniswap Labs team Continue Reading

Paris Hilton and Pranksy collections featured by Sotheby’s new NFT platform

The first auction on Sotheby’s Metaverse will go live on Oct. 18, with the auction featuring prominent collections such as Bored Ape Yacht Club, MoonCats and CryptoKitties. Prestigious auction house Sotheby’s has launched a new Metaverse themed NFT platform. The platform is dubbed “Sotheby’s Metaverse” and was announced alongside the Continue Reading

Shanghai Man: Fiat on-ramps dry up in China, crypto topics censored on social media

This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industrys most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations. This week China is back to work after its week-long national day celebrations, an event that is always Continue Reading

SEC Tweets About Funds Holding Bitcoin Futures — Expectations of Impending Bitcoin ETF Approval Soar

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has tweeted about investing in funds that hold bitcoin futures contracts. This has sparked optimism within the crypto community that the regulator may soon approve bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), especially those investing in bitcoin futures. Optimism Grows That SEC Will Approve a Bitcoin Continue Reading

Billionaire Barry Sternlicht Owns Bitcoin Because Governments Are ‘Printing Money Now to the End of Time’

The billionaire CEO of Starwood Capital, an investment firm with over $95 billion under management, has revealed that he owns bitcoin and ether. “The U.S. government, and every government in the Western Hemisphere, is printing money now to the end of time, and this is a finite amount of something Continue Reading