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Russia is considering selling its oil and gas for bitcoin as sanctions intensify from the West...
Faced with stiffening sanctions from Western countries over its invasion of Ukraine, Russia is considering accepting Bitcoin as payment for its oil and gas exports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-25 03:16 UTC
Crypto Regulation: Proof-of-Work Bitcoin Mining Could Be Banned in New York Due to Climate Concerns...
The Environmental Conservation Committee of the New York State Assembly advanced a bill that would establish a two-year moratorium on cryptocurrency mining operations to avoid environmental impacts in...
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-23 16:13 UTC
Thailand bans bitcoin, other crypto payments starting in April...
BANGKOK -- Thailand on Wednesday issued a ban against payments using cryptocurrencies and other digital assets that will go into effect next mont
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-23 16:12 UTC
XRP Lawsuit Settlement Could Be Right Around the Corner, According to Crypto Legal Expert Here's Why...
Attorney and crypto legal expert Jeremy Hogan thinks there could soon be a settlement in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-23 16:12 UTC
Goldman Sachs Executes Bank's First OTC Crypto Transaction Trading a Bitcoin Non-Deliverable Option...
On Monday, the multinational investment bank and financial services company Goldman Sachs disclosed it has conducted an over-the-counter (OTC) crypto transaction with the digital currency firm Galaxy Digital. Following the OTC settlement, the head of digi
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-21 19:03 UTC
Bitcoin Lower for Second Day as Price Slides Toward $40K...
Crypto analysts are divided on lingering market impact of recent Fed rate hike decisions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-21 19:02 UTC
Bitcoin a Starting Point for Developing Central Bank Digital Currency, Says Big Four Firm Deloitte...
One of the biggest accounting firms in the world says that the underlying technology behind Bitcoin (BTC) is a good starting point for developing an efficient central bank digital currency (CBDC).
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-21 19:01 UTC
Regulators fear Russia could use crypto to evade sanctions...
Global financial regulators moniitor use of cryptoassets during war in Ukraine
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-21 19:00 UTC
SHIB Price Poised To Skyrocket As Token Burning Picks Up Pace, New Burning Mechanism In Tow...
The price of the popular dog-themed meme coin Shiba Inu had plummeted after it reached an all-time high of $0.00007957 last October. However, some investors and industry watchers remain optimistic that Shiba Inu's price will soon skyrocket as burning
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-18 04:48 UTC
Crypto Whales Suddenly Move Over 100,000,000 XRP and Thousands of Bitcoin (BTC) As Markets Bounce...
The blockchain-tracking service Whale Alert tells its 2.1 million Twitter followers that one crypto whale sent 100 million tokens of XRP from the Crypto.com exchange to an unknown wallet. The full value at time of the transaction was a whopping $76,098,928.

Whale Alert reports that another
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-16 21:16 UTC
Proposal Limiting Proof-of-Work Is Rejected in EU Parliament Committee Vote: Sources...
A provision that could have forced proof-of-work cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to shift to more environmentally friendly mechanisms failed to get the votes required.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-14 19:58 UTC
Limiting Proof-of-Work Crypto Back on the Table as EU Parliament Prepares Virtual Currencies Vote...
A provision looking to limit proof-of-work cryptocurrencies has made it back into a draft of MiCA up for a parliamentary vote on Monday after having been initially scrapped.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-13 19:24 UTC
Bitcoin-Banning Measure Seen Too Close to Call in Tomorrow's EU Parliament Vote...
A proposed rule that could effectively amount to a ban on the leading cryptocurrency bitcoin will be voted on by European Union (EU) parliamentarians Monday with the outcome very much undecided. The parliament's economic and monetary affairs committee
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-13 19:21 UTC
China's Digital Yuan Targeted in New Bill From Nine GOP Senators...
The Say No To the Silk Road Act stems from not only the well-known privacy concerns around the Chinese CBDC, but also from worries it could be a tool to evade sanctions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-10 21:58 UTC
Report: Estonian Prime Minister Calls for Restriction of Cryptocurrencies...
The Prime Minister of Estonia has said cryptocurrencies must be restricted in order to address loopholes that may be used by sanctioned Russian entities to evade the punitive measures. In addition, the premier wants all Russian as well as Belarusian banks
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-10 15:26 UTC
Russia forces White House hand on digital dollar...
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has changed the White House calculus on a digital dollar. Launching an official cryptocurrency was not a priority of President Joe Biden's administration. Now his team is embracing an electronic greenback.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-09 18:45 UTC
Biden signs order on cryptocurrency as its use explodes...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an executive order on government oversight of cryptocurrency that urges the Federal Reserve to explore whether the central bank should jump in and create its own digital currency.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-09 18:45 UTC
Biden's Executive Order on Crypto Met With Relief From Key Industry Players...
The order is largely perceived as a step in the right direction that could offer the industry much-needed regulatory clarity.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-09 18:06 UTC
Biden Crypto Executive Order Coming 'This Week': Report...
President Joe Biden is finally ready to move forward with an executive order to coordinate cryptocurrency regulations, per a report.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-07 22:40 UTC
Crypto Trading Now Dominated by Institutional Investors...
Last year, institutions traded $1.14 trillion of cryptocurrencies on Coinbase, more than double retail investors' total.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-28 15:56 UTC
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