Welcome to The Daily Forkast – August 3rd, 2021 – presented by Angie Lau. For the latest in blockchain & crypto news. On today’s show: Crypto crimes through the roof in Hong Kong, Square to buy buy-now-pay-later provider Afterpay, and Tencent launches an NFT platform.
0:00 Coming up
0:27 Hong Kong crypto crime surges
1:40 Payments giant Square to acquires Australia’s Afterpay
2:39 Market rundown (Bitcoin, Polkadot, Ripple)
3:22 Tencent launches NFT platform
#DailyForkast #CryptoNews #BlockchainNews #Crypto #ForkastNews #ChinaNews #HongKongNews #NFT #Square #Afterpay #Tencent
Check out previous episodes of The Daily Forkast here –
And for our ‘Word On The Block’ industry leaders interview series playlist click –
For our ‘Fast Forkasts’ #Shorts series, click –
Forkast.News covers blockchain, DLT, cryptocurrency and other emerging technologies in a way that anyone can understand. We help you bridge the gap between the blockchain industry and the mainstream.
From NFTs to enterprise blockchain platforms, smart contracts to altcoins, Bitcoin to DeFI and beyond; Forkast’s blend of insight, analysis & daily blockchain news keeps you on the cutting edge of the digital asset revolution and the wider digital economy it both supports and disrupts.
ABOUT ANGIE LAU
Angie Lau is editor-in-chief, CEO & founder of Forkast.News and host of ‘The Daily Forkast’. She is an award-winning veteran journalist, a respected thought leader in blockchain technology and a speaker at conferences around the world including the Forbes Summit, Binance Blockchain Week, Paris Blockchain Week Summit and the Asia Blockchain Summit.
Before founding Forkast in July 2018, Angie anchored Bloomberg TV’s flagship morning show “First Up with Angie Lau” broadcast globally into 350 million homes, offices and trading floors. Angie’s TED Talk “I Am Not Supposed to Be Here” is now a TED-Ed lesson for its global audience of 6.7 million followers.