The UK’s Royal Mint New releases new coin designs for King Charles III
On Friday, the first coin featuring King Charles III was unveiled and would be pushed into public before the end of 2022. Other denominations would also be minted with the same image in 2023. The 50 pence coin shows a likeness of the British king designed by Martin Jennings, a British sculptor, who revealed it’s […]
My garlic for homes, how China struggles to revive its property industry
China’s real estate sector is struggling to recover as non-Covid policies, and developer debt wears down buyer’s demand. The food-for-property barter replicates rising desperation among property builders after a fall in the trade caused by Covid-19, financial slowdown, and central authority insurance policies. The property builders and provincial officers have been counting on 100mn city […]
Insurers will have to bear the risk of getting grain out of Ukraine
The Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, and the Turkey foreign minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, met in Ankara on June 8 to discuss a grain shipping deal. This deal would create a way for ships to transport grain out of Ukraine. A deal like this would be great for the current state of food security globally. Lavrov and Çavuşoğlu discussed an […]
Broadcom acquires cloud service provider VMware for $61 billion
Earlier this week, a report on Reuters announced Broadcom Inc‘s plans to acquire multi-cloud service provider VMware Inc for $60 billion. The global chipmaker just made good on its plans. But this time, VMware was valued at $61 billion. VMware was bought in a cash-and-stock transaction to help Broadcom venture into the enterprise software space. […]
Ex-Binance executives launch a $100M Crypto fund.
As the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, Binance is known for hiring the best. A group of former executives recently launched a $100 million venture fund. This venture fund is called Old Fashion Research (OFR). It focuses on the Metaverse and was created to bring more Crypto adoption to regions with emerging markets. These […]
Our stablecoin is now backed in part by non-US Government bonds- Tether
Tether, the issuer of the stablecoin, has claimed that its stablecoin is partially backed by non-US Government bonds. In its recent “attestation” report, the company equally said its holdings of U.S. Treasurys grew from 13% to $39.2 billion in the 2022 first quarter. For the amount of commercial paper, Tether fell from 17% to $20.1 […]
Jack Dorsey outlines Block’s bitcoin-centric future; Block is no longer just a payment firm.
On Wednesday, the Block executives, on its first investor day in five years, agreed that the company no longer wants to be seen as only a payment platform. The firm based in San Francisco held its investor day on Wednesday and made its case to Wall Street that its money app, Crypto, and music-streaming businesses […]
ARIANEE secures $21 million to ownership NFTs using physical luxury goods
Arianee, an NFT company in France, has secured $21 million in funding during a series A round led by Tiger Global. With the amount, the company is set to partner with Sandbox on a project to boost customer relationship management (CRM) on the Metaverse. Arianee’s Ethereum NFTs have gone through testing and acquisition by several […]