Ashanti aims to bring women to Web3, says “owning is important” at NFT music meetup

The billion-dollar music industry is undergoing a major transition as artists begin to understand the potential of owning their work through nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Ashanti, the multi-platinum-selling singer, actress and co-founder of EQ Exchange — a women-led Web3 platform — recently shed light on this during a Cotton Candy Records meetup that took place on … Read more

Central African Republic president launches crypto initiative following Bitcoin adoption

Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of the Central African Republic, has announced the government will be backing an initiative centered around developing the country’s blockchain infrastructure. In a Monday announcement on Twitter, Touadéra said the CAR government would be launching Sango, a crypto initiative proposed following the country’s adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender in April. … Read more

Crypto Biz: Crypto was in full swing at Collision Conference, June 17-23

For all the gloom and doom in the cryptocurrency market these days, our industry continues to make inroads into mainstream tech. This week, I had the pleasure of attending the sold-out Collision Conference in Toronto, and crypto was featured prominently. During the event, I got to moderate three panels, including two that were crypto-focused. The … Read more

WEF 2022, May 23: Latest updates from the Cointelegraph Davos team

Disclaimer: This article is updated all day long. All time codes are in the UTC time zone, updates in reverse order (the latest update is placed at the top). This year’s World Economic Forum marks the first in-person event since the start of the pandemic. The last WEF with physical attendance was in Jan 2020. … Read more