The crypto graduates are coming — and they want your finance jobs

Veterans of traditional finance watch out: An ever-growing horde of graduates armed with crypto skills will soon enter the workforce as universities ramp up efforts to teach the subject. The number of students enrolling in courses teaching crypto and blockchain is growing by hundreds each year, British universities tell Financial News. While major cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have … Read more

FTX grew revenue 1,000% during the crypto craze: Leaked financials

Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and chief executive officer of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, speaks during an interview on an episode of Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein in New York, US, on Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022. Jeenah Moon | Bloomberg | Getty Images FTX rode the crypto craze to a billion dollars in revenue last year while … Read more

Is blockchain needed to ensure widespread adoption of the metaverse?

Stanford University professor Jeremy Bailenson moderated a World Economic Forum panel with thinkers of the Metaverse and blockchain. Bailenson, founder of Stanford’s virtual human interaction lab recounted to Cointelegraph that the consensus was that the Metaverse could exist without blockchain, reported Cointelegraph. “Bailenson came up with metaverse Second Life which was founded in 2003. With … Read more

Bitcoin Just Crashed Below $20,000. Where It Might Be Headed Next.

Text size Bitcoin prices have been crashing and could fall even further. Courtesy Ethan Lou The Bitcoin carnage continues, as the cryptocurrency breaks $20,000 to trade at its lowest level since 2020. Don’t be surprised if $10,000 is the next stop. Bitcoin has dropped 7.2% to $19,027.52 during the past 24 hours, bringing it to … Read more

Crypto firms take over main street in Davos, even after market crash

DAVOS, Switzerland — Crypto-related technology companies are out in force at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, even after a recent market crash that has wiped off billions of dollars of value from the digital currency market. The Promenade, a main strip where companies and governments take over shops and bars during the week … Read more

Polygon and AlmaBetter launch a Web3 development course

Upskilling platform AlmaBetter has partnered with blockchain company Polygon to offer learning programs in blockchain and Web3 development, which does not require learners to have any prior domain experience. Polygon will be AlmaBetter’s official curriculum and hiring partner. Polygon has curated and designed programmes for students and young professionals to keep them up-to-date with current … Read more

US Stocks: Wall Street drops as inflation data cements rate hike bets

Goldman Sachs Group Inc said it was closing its operations in Russia, becoming the first major Wall Street bank to exit the country following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Thursday, with technology stocks leading the declines after data showed consumer prices surged in February, cementing the case for an interest … Read more

OpenSea’s NFT issues bring blockchain questions into focus

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Venture capital firms are shoveling cash at companies building Web3. Here’s what comes next

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Sony and Microsoft video game deals show an industry in flux

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