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  • FTX heads Down Under as Australia looks to crypto industry

    Bahamas-based crypto exchange FTX announced the establishment of an Australian branch on Monday Asia time as part of the company’s global expansion plans. See related article: New crypto regulation — including tax reform — coming to Australia Fast facts FTX Australia will be headquartered in the nation’s financial capital Sydney and will be fully licensed […]

  • How to improve security in a multi-chain world

    In a multi-chain world with over 100 public blockchain networks for users to select from, navigating through the array of options can feel overwhelmingly complicated. Moreover, the lack of unity between chains has led to the fragmentation of liquidity, technologies and competitive environments — benefiting neither developers nor end users. In an industry where attention […]

  • Goldman Sachs makes OTC Bitcoin trade

    Goldman Sachs announced its first over-the-counter crypto options trade on Monday, becoming the first major U.S. bank to do so, marking a milestone for crypto adoption on Wall Street. See related article: Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin could reach $100K price by beating gold Fast facts The trade was in the form of a Bitcoin non-deliverable option […]

  • When will Ethereum overtake Bitcoin?

    There are competing factors that favor one cryptocurrency over the other. For example, the supply of Bitcoin is limited — which drives up BTC’s value. In the case of Ethereum, the blockchain’s smart contract capability can be the source of new innovation that could increase its use cases and the value of its native cryptocurrency […]

  • Plant tree in metaverse, and S.Korea will plant 2 in fire-damaged forest

    The Korea Forest Service is starting a tree-planting campaign in the metaverse in conjunction with fintech company Dunamu — for every tree planted in the metaverse, it will plant two trees in the fire-affected mountain forest of Andong. See related article: South Korea places $185M bet on the metaverse Fast facts An event is planned […]

  • India rules out offsetting losses against gains in crypto tax law

    In a move that may adversely impact crypto adoption in the country, India’s government said its pending tax law for virtual digital assets will not allow offsetting gains on one crypto with losses from another. See related article: India may impose 28% GST on crypto transactions Fast facts India’s government plans to collect a 30% […]

  • adopt crypto as legal tender to engage the young

    Malaysia’s deputy minister of its Communications and Multimedia Ministry told the parliament on Monday the country should consider adopting cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as legal tender, local media The Star reported. See related article: Will El Salvador’s lead on Bitcoin inspire others to follow suit? Fast facts Zahidi Zainul Abidin, the deputy minister, said the communications […]

  • Can a Critic of Edtech Change a Controversial Homework-Help Site From the Inside?

    Sean Michael Morris knows that he has cultivated a certain “ethos” over his career in higher education—as a self-described critic of edtech and a champion of helping professors improve their teaching. So he was not surprised when his latest job change led to a firestorm of criticism on academic Twitter and social media this week. […]

  • How to Assess Inclusiveness in Teaching

    The following is the latest installment of the Toward Better Teaching advice column. You can pose a question for a future column here. Reader Question: Dear Bonni, I know it is important to be able to address the needs of diverse learners. However, how do I know how inclusive I am in my teaching? —Someone […]

  • A 5-Step Plan to Improve Professional Learning in Your School

    It seemed like the minute hand on the clock was stuck. “When will this PD end so I can get back to lesson planning and grading student work?” I thought to myself in silent desperation. Then, I followed up with a pledge: “When I am a principal, I am not going to do this to […]