Arjun Kharpal, CNBC

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Recent articles by Arjun:

'We're in a bear market. And I think that's good': Crypto firms hope market slump shakes out bad players

Executives from the cryptocurrency industry told CNBC the recent crash in the digital coin market should help get rid of "bad actors." → Read More

Over $50 for a burrito? World's elite splash the cash on snacks at Davos

Expensive food and warm weather are just a few of the unusual features at this year's postponed World Economic Forum in Davos. → Read More

Crypto firm Ripple will explore IPO after SEC lawsuit ends, CEO says

The SEC alleges Ripple, CEO Brad Garlinghouse and executive chairman Chris Larsen engaged in an illegal securities offering through sales of XRP. → Read More

Bitcoin Pizza Day and NFTs: Crypto players take over main strip in Davos even after market crash

The industry's strong showing at Davos comes despite a recent market crash. More than $500 billion has been wiped off the crypto market in the last month. → Read More

IMF head says stablecoins not backed by assets are a 'pyramid,' hinting at UST debacle that crashed markets

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva was hinting at the collapse of stablecoin terraUSD and sister token luna that fueled a crash in the crypto market. → Read More

Bitcoin could fall to $8,000, a more than 70% plunge, Guggenheim's Minerd says

Guggenheim Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd said most crypto is "junk" but bitcoin and ethereum will survive. → Read More

China's state-backed blockchain company is set to launch its first major international project

BSN's international product called the the Spartan Network will eventually be made up of public blockchains that do no operate with cryptocurrencies. → Read More

China has signaled easing of its tech crackdown — but don't expect a policy U-turn

Following a meeting with top executives, Liu He, China's vice-premier, pledged support for the technology sector and plans for internet companies to go public. → Read More

Chinese e-commerce giant JD beats estimates despite slowest quarterly revenue growth on record said revenue for the first quarter of 2022 totaled 239.7 billion Chinese yuan ($37.8 billion) vs. 236.6 billion yuan expected, a 18% year-on-year rise. → Read More

China has been quietly building a blockchain platform. Here's what we know

Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that his country needs to "seize the opportunities" presented by blockchain technology. → Read More

Cryptocurrency luna crashes to $0 as UST falls further from dollar peg; bitcoin rebounds 8%

Luna, the cryptocurrency associated with TerraUSD, or UST, is now worth $0 as the stablecoin has dramatically lost its $1 peg. → Read More

Cryptocurrency luna now almost worthless after controversial stablecoin it is linked to loses peg

TerraUSD, or UST, has been dragged into the spotlight after the stablecoin, which is supposed to be pegged one-to-one with the U.S. dollar, fell below the $1 mark. → Read More

SoftBank Vision Fund posts record $27 billion loss as tech stocks plummet

SoftBank Founder Masayoshi Son said the company would be more "conservative when it comes to the pace of new investments" as it goes into a "defense" position. → Read More

Sony announces $1.5 billion share buyback; sees 56% rise in PlayStation 5 sales

Sony's Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki said the company is forecasting sales of 18 million units of the PlayStation 5 in the current financial year. → Read More

Nintendo announces surprise 10-for-1 stock split; expects Switch sales to fall 9%

Nintendo said Switch console sales totaled 23.06 million last financial year, down from 28.83 million the previous year due to the chip shortage. → Read More

U.S.-listed Chinese EV maker Nio proposes a secondary listing of its shares in Singapore

The move comes as Nio and dozens of other U.S.-listed Chinese companies face a possible delisting from American exchanges. → Read More

Bitcoin drops 8% as $126 billion is wiped off the cryptocurrency market

Bitcoin cratered on Thursday as a major stock sell-off in the U.S. spooked the cryptocurrency market. → Read More

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi says U.S. regulator is investigating its $4 billion IPO

Shortly after Didi went public in the U.S. last year, Chinese regulators opened up a cybersecurity probe into the company. → Read More

What is 'Web3'? Here's the vision for the future of the internet from the man who coined the phrase

For Gavin Wood, Web3 is truly decentralized version of the current internet, one that is not dominated by a handful of huge players like Amazon and Microsoft. → Read More

We're all gonna make it? Crypto bosses say the 'tide is turning' on regulation

The bosses of several major crypto companies say governments are beginning to take a more positive approach to the sector. → Read More