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HUMBL, Inc. (OTC: HMBL), a consumer blockchain business, today announced its partnership with BLOCKS, a decentralized blockchain venture, to streamline use cases spanning verticals such as payments, tickets, and NFTs. When it comes to payments, tickets, NFTs, and real estate, HUMBL is simplifying blockchain use cases for consumers. Wyoming DAO, LLC, BLOCKS is a pioneer   Read more...

On its game shop, Epic has said that it is “open to titles that embrace cryptocurrency or blockchain-based assets.” This is in contrast to its rival Valve, which has prohibited games that use blockchain technology or non-fungible tokens from its Steam platform. Epic further informed that there would be certain restrictions, but that it was   Read more...

According to SpacePirate Games, the creator of the Age of Rust video game, Valve does not allow blockchain-based games or games that use NFTs on Steam. Valve said on Twitter yesterday that it will be removing all blockchain-based games off the platform, effective immediately. As shown by a snapshot of Steam’s developer rules and guidelines   Read more...

Sony Interactive Entertainment and TRON, one of the world’s biggest blockchain protocols, have announced collaboration today. For in-game buys and trading of in-game goods, Tron will offer the gaming business with its blockchain and capabilities on top of the Tron network. From the commencement of its blockchain experiments in 2016, Sony has been at the   Read more...

On Friday, Square Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey stated that the fintech company is seeking to create a bitcoin mining platform based on bespoke silicon and open source for both people and companies to use. These initiatives would be in addition to Square’s current ones, which include a company to create an open developer   Read more...

CFTC fined Tether and Bitfinex $41 million each and $1.5 million each on October 15, alleging breaches of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and a previous CFTC ruling. The two crypto businesses are associate firms. During the 26-month period, from 2016 to 2018, the regulator determined that Tether, the company behind an eponymous stablecoin, only   Read more...

The cryptocurrency market is in a state of near-euphoria after the release of a slew of papers that suggest the US Securities and Exchange Commission will approve Valkyrie’s Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), application before the end of October. BTC’s price action surged early Friday, according to Coingecko data, with bulls rallying to an intraday   Read more...

The bitcoin sector needs more regulation, according to the Vatican. Because of its increasing usage in illegal migration and abuse, the rationale stated was that it was a threat to public safety. Msgr. Janusz Urbanczyk, the Vatican’s official envoy to UN agencies in Vienna, made the remark on October 14th. Because cryptocurrencies offer privacy, Msgr.   Read more...

By working with central banks, Ripple is advancing the development of digital currencies (CBDC) issued by such institutions. To help the Digital Pound Foundation better understand CBDCs, the cross-border payments firm has joined forces with them. The Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, was established today to promote the development and use of the digital pound in   Read more...