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Huobi Receives License to Operate a Digital Asset Exchange in the British Virgin Islands

Huobi Group has received a license to operate a digital asset exchange in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The approval came from the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) and was awarded to Huobi subsidiary Brtuomi Worldwide Limited (BWL). On April 16th, 2021, BWL was approved… Read More

Dollar based Stablecoin HUSD Loses Peg, Recovers

HUSD, a dollar-based stablecoin, lost its dollar peg yesterday during heavy trading. HUSD is a relatively small stablecoin with a market cap of around $160 million. According to Coinmarketcap, HUSD dropped to as low as $0.8483 on August 18th. As of now, HUSD has recovered,… Read More

Ethereum Proof of Work (ETHPOW), a Fork of ETH, Trading to be Available on BitMEX

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As Ethereum migrates to a proof of stake (PoS) ecosystem (called the Merge), a group has decided to maintain a proof of work iteration or Ethereum Proof of Work (ETHPOW). While not making Vitalik Buterin very happy, this is the way of the blockchain world…. Read More

Huobi Group Registered as Virtual Currency Exchange Provider in Australia

Huobi Group, one of the “leading” digital asset service providers, has completed its registration as a digital currency exchange provider with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC). This marks “the first step in the company’s push to offer digital currency exchange services in… Read More

Huobi Group Given MVP Provisional Approval from Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority

Huobi Group, which claims to be one of the world’s leading financial services providers specializing in cryptocurrencies and related products, recently announced that it has been granted MVP provisional approval by the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) on July 15, 2022, while it “undertakes… Read More

Huobi Partners with Capitual in Brazil

Huobi Global has announced a partnership with Fintech Capitual to provide “account individualization” in Brazil. Huobi is a prominent crypto exchange operating in 160 different countries reporting tens of millions of users. Capitual is a Brazilian payments gateway and “hybrid digital bank” that takes a… Read More

Oasys Finalizes $20M Private Token Sale Round

Oasys, a blockchain developed specifically for the gaming community, announced that it has completed a private token sale round of $20 million “led by blockchain financing and investment platform, Republic Capital, with participation from Jump Crypto, Crypto.com, Huobi, Kucoin, Gate.io, bitbank and Mirana Ventures.’ Oasys… Read More

Uncollateralized Cryptocurrency Loans a “Ticking Time Bomb,” Huobi Research Institute Reports

The recent insolvency of hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) has not only led to a “cascade” of liquidity crises in the crypto industry, but also “shone a light on the significant risk posed by uncollateralized crypto loans,” according to a report by Huobi Research… Read More

Free-to-Play-to-Earn Model Might Take Blockchain Games Mainstream, Huobi Research Institute Claims

The launch of Grit, the “first-ever” blockchain game from the partnership between Epic Games and Gala Games, is seen as a “watershed” event for the mass onboarding of gamers from Web2 to Web3, according to an update from Huobi. However, blockchain games have “not reached… Read More

How Low Will It Go? Bitcoin Sinks Further as it Breaches $20K

Bitcoin, along with the broader crypto market, continues to sink lower having finally breached the $20,000 mark  – now trading at around $18,500. It was just last November that Bitcoin was hitting new all-time highs of around $68,000. Bitcoin last traded under $20K back at… Read More

Huobi Gains Regulatory Approval in New Zealand, Dubai

Huobi Group, an operator of a crypto exchange, says it has received regulatory approval in two new jurisdictions: Dubai and New Zealand. In Dubai, Huobi obtained a DIFC Innovation License. In New Zealand, Huobi has been added to the Financial Services Provider Register. Huobi said these… Read More

Stablecoin Report Explains How Confidence in Algorithmic Stablecoins Could be Restored

Algorithmic stablecoins became the “focal point” of the crypto industry in May, following the depegging of UST from the US dollar “which triggered the LUNA bloodbath,” the team at Huobi notes. The report from Huobi pointed out that this had “a knock-on effect on other… Read More

Huobi Global Invests in Cube As Part of Web 3.0 Strategy

Huobi Global, a cryptocurrency exchange and blockchain solutions provider, recently announced its investment in Cube, a public chain that “provides innovative infrastructure for Web 3.0 and the metaverse.” The launch underscores Huobi Global’s strategy “to expand its Web 3.0 ecosystem.” Cube (formerly Cube Chain) is… Read More

Ivy Blocks: Huobi Launches Investment Subsidiary to Fund Blockchain Firms

Huobi Global has announced the creation of Ivy Blocks, a subsidiary that will invest in early-stage blockchain ventures in the DeFi and Web3 space. Huobi said in a corporate statement that its “multi-billion dollar war chest” will allow Ivy Blocks to gain access to unique… Read More

Web3 Computing has Significant Growth Potential, Could Capture Web2 Computing Market Share: Report

While the adoption of Web2 computing technologies has gained traction in the consumer and enterprise segments, security breaches and privacy concerns “continue to mar this space,” according to an update from Huobi. Web3 computing, with its inherent ability to alleviate such issues, “will likely see… Read More

Growth of L2 Blockchain, Crypto Tech Shows Potential to Compete with L1s: Huobi Research

With major exchanges listing OP tokens recently, attention has been “brought to Layer 2 and its potential to eat into Layer 1’s market share,” according to an update from Huobi. However, the TVL for Layer 2 has “pulled back by over 40%, which is far… Read More

DeFi Fixed-Rate Products Are in Need of Revision, According to Huobi Research Institute

Current fixed-rate products available in the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) industry are a critical component in the financial derivatives market; but drawbacks, “such as low interest rates, intense competition and lower overall attractiveness to investors remain,” according to an update from Huobi. A revamp that consists… Read More

Huobi Buys First Latin America-Based Crypto Exchange Bitex

Bitex has been purchased by Huobi Global, according to a company statement. Bitex is the first crypto exchange to operate in Latin America and currently has a presence in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Chile. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Huobi Group already… Read More

Luna Revival Plan Faces “Headwinds,” Raises Questions, Huobi Research Institute Reveals

Following the Luna de-peg and the collapse of the UST stablecoin last week, Terra co-founder Do Kwon has unveiled a proposal for what he calls “the path forward.” This included forking the Terra chain “into a new chain without the algorithmic stablecoin, with the old… Read More

Web3 Storage Set for Steady Growth, According to Huobi Research Institute

With worldwide demand for storage set to increase exponentially, users of both personal and enterprise storage will likely “look toward Web3 storage technologies to fulfil their needs, particularly as data privacy concerns escalate, signaling a shift away from centralized storage providers.” This trend, in addition… Read More

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