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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
Crypto exchange Binance blocks Russian users targeted by sanctions...
Crypto exchange Binance is blocking the accounts of any Russian clients targeted by sanctions, it told Reuters on Monday, but will not freeze the accounts of others after Ukraine called for a block on Russian users at major digital currency platforms.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-28 15:55 UTC
What is Swift? Why Russia needs Swift, what SWIFT means - and will Swift be part of Russian sanctions?...
As world leaders roll out further sanctions on Russia after it's invasion of Ukraine, here's what you need to know about the SWIFT system and if it could form part of sanctions. Russia’s system is largely used within Russia itself, meaning it could turn to cryptocurrency or other alternatives
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-25 22:13 UTC
Fed Designs Digital Dollar That Handles 1.7 Million Transactions Per Second...
As the race against Chinas development of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) known as the digital yuan continues, the U.S. Federal Reserve accomplished a feat in testing a design for a U.S. digital dollar that in one of two tests, managed to handle 1.7 million transactions per second.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-09 02:00 UTC
Fed's Hawkish Pivot May Not Last, Bitcoin Analysts Say...
The Fed might not act as decisively in tightening monetary policy if financial stability concerns start to outweigh the risk of fast inflation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-02 19:34 UTC
MicroStrategy owns more than 125,000 Bitcoin following latest purchase...
MicroStrategy today announced it had purchased an additional 660 Bitcoin for an approximate $25m.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-01 15:49 UTC
Bitcoin Network Transaction Volume Surpasses American Express: Research...
A recent NYDIG report found that Bitcoin had settled more transaction volume in Q1 2021 than "all credit card networks combined for the entire year" when including intra-network transactions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-01 07:09 UTC
US Senator: 'America Competes Act' Is a Direct Attack on Crypto Industry, Government Is Picking Winners and Losers...
U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis says that the recently introduced "America Competes Act of 2022" is a direct attack on the crypto industry. "I will not stand by and let the heavy hand of the government pick winners and losers," she stressed. C
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-01 02:01 UTC
El Salvador angrily rejects IMF call to drop Bitcoin use...
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The government of El Salvador on Monday rejected a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund to drop Bitcoin as legal tender in the Central American country...
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-01 01:59 UTC
Zuckerberg's dream of launching a cryptocurrency is officially over...
After a tumultuous three years of trying to get off the ground, the Meta-sponsored cryptocurrency called Diem (formerly Libra) confirmed that it's selling its assets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-01 01:59 UTC
Texas Governor Greg Abbott Is Inviting Bitcoin Miners to Stabilize Electrical Grid...
His embrace of the industry may be a counterintuitive and risky play to cover a weak point with voters.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-28 02:53 UTC
US Unveils Bill Giving Treasury Secretary 'Unchecked and Unilateral Power' to Ban Crypto Transactions, Advocate Warns...
A new bill introduced in the U.S. has a provision that "would essentially give the Treasury Secretary unchecked and unilateral power" to ban cryptocurrency transactions, warned crypto advocacy organization Coin Center. Treasury Secretary Janet Yel
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-27 16:19 UTC
U.S. SEC rejects Fidelity's Wise Origin spot bitcoin ETF...
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday rejected a proposal to offer spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) from Fidelity's Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust. The move is the latest in a series of rejections by the market regulator to approv
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-27 16:18 UTC
Largest Ethereum Whales Pounce on Shiba Inu, Buy Over $88,000,000 Worth of SHIB in the Past Day - The Daily Hodl...
The top 1000 richest Ethereum wallets are gobbling up the popular memecoin Shiba Inu (SHIB) at an alarming rate.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-26 18:42 UTC
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