Web3 to inject $1.1T in India’s GDP by 2032, following 37x growth since 2020

The global Web3 boom is expected to add $1.1 trillion to the Indian economy over the next decade, supporting the investment-based momentum driven by over 450 in-house startups, including CoinDCX, Polygon and CoinSwitch.  A recent study from the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), an Indian non-governmental trade…

Japan is losing its place as the world’s gaming capital because of crypto hostility

A marked hostility toward new and emerging Web3 technologies like cryptocurrencies runs the risk of costing Japan its place as the world’s gaming capital. We’re getting dangerously close to the point of no return, and here’s why.  Nobody can be sure where the country’s antagonism to crypto originated or why…

Web3 dev, EVM sharding and crypto banking headline blockchain funding deals

Web3 dominance within crypto funding rounds has been well documented by Cointelegraph Research. In addition to the Web3 mega funds announced recently, venture capital has also been making smaller, more targeted investments in the sector. In this week’s Venture Capital (VC) Roundup, we chronicle the latest Web3 funding initiatives and…

Bitcoin will shoot over $100K in 2023 before ‘largest bear market’ — trader

Bitcoin (BTC) will top $100,000 next year but a record-breaking bear market will follow, a popular trader believes. In a Twitter discussion on Oct. 22, Credible Crypto endorsed a theory that Bitcoin’s next halving will also see macro lows of just $10,000. BTC bulls need only wait a year for…

Spain overtakes El Salvador to become third largest crypto ATM hub

The European country of Spain is officially home to the third-largest network of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency ATMs after the United States and Canada.  Spain currently hosts 215 crypto ATMs, pushing El Salvador — wi 212 crypto ATMs — down to the fourth position after surpassing the country by 3…

Gate.io users at risk as scammers fake giveaway on hacked Twitter account

Hackers took over the official Twitter account of crypto exchange Gate.io, putting over 1 million users at risk of losing funds to an ongoing fraudulent Tether (USDT) giveaway. Social media platform Twitter serves as the most effective medium to reach the crypto community. As a result, the trend of hacking…

3 reasons why DeFi investors should always look before leaping

Welcome readers, and thanks for subscribing! The Altcoin Roundup newsletter is now authored by Cointelegraph’s resident newsletter writer Big Smokey. In the next few weeks, this newsletter will be renamed Crypto Market Musings, a weekly newsletter that provides ahead-of-the-curve analysis and tracks emerging trends in the crypto market.  The publication…

Amendment to UK financial services bill provides regulation for crypto activities

An amendment to the Financial Services and Markets Bill now before the United Kingdom’s Parliament would extend the law’s powers to regulate financial promotion and other activities to crypto assets. The amendment was written by Member of Parliament and Financial Secretary to the Treasury Andrew Griffith.  The 335-page bill was…