Archive: hong kong
By Vin Narayanan on June 9, 2023
We’re entering a new phase in the development of the crypto ecosystem. The era of crypto exchanges and crypto businesses operating without any regulatory oversight are coming to an end. The European Parliament voted 517-38 in April on a comprehensive package of new rules aimed at regulating the crypto industry. The rules, on balance, appear to be fair to investors, crypto exchanges, and the crypto industry. They provide a relatively clear road map for what’s allowed…
By Yasmin Sharbaf on February 24, 2023
Crypto Market Musings One of the catalysts for our current crypto bear market was the collapse of Terra in early 2021. As a refresher, the algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD failed to maintain its $1 peg. That caused its companion coin Luna to collapse. The twin collapses rocked the crypto…
By Vin Narayanan on December 19, 2019
There are different versions of Hong Kong depending on the day of the week and the media’s portrayal of the city. But the real Hong Kong is a beautiful place to visit.
By Allison Brickell on October 7, 2019
As protests in Hong Kong continue, bitcoin’s popularity is growing. Here’s why.
By Vin Narayanan on September 30, 2019
China is growing impatient with the protests in Hong Kong. And that means trouble.