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An Iranian Think Tank Recommends the Use of Cryptocurrencies to Circumvent Sanctions

A think tank affiliated with the Iranian Presidency has unveiled a study report that encourages the use of cryptocurrencies in circumventing sanctions against the country. In addition, the report also claims the government could potentially “generate US$2 million a...

Bitfarms Purchases 48,000 Bitcoin Miners, Plans to Increase Hashpower by 5 Exahash

The publicly listed Canadian bitcoin mining operation Bitfarms has announced the firm is purchasing 48,000 Microbt Whatsminer mining rigs in order to expand capacity. Bitfarms highlights the acquisition of new miners will up the company’s hashpower by approximately 5...

Tezos Ties-Up with Wolfram Blockchain Labs to Simplify Smart Contract Deployment

Wolfram Blockchain Labs (WBL) and Tezos are forging a full integration of Tezos into Wolfram Language and Wolframalpha. The integration gives easy access to developers that want to interact with the Tezos blockchain and their smart contracts. WBL-Designed Oracle...

xSigma DEX Launch: More Than $100M in Liquidity Pooled on First Day

PRESS RELEASE. xSigma, a decentralized exchange for stablecoin swaps, has successfully launched on the Ethereum network on February 24, 2021. The integrated DEX and liquidity mining platform xSigma, which is backed by a NASDAQ-listed company, has seen great interest...

An Ethereum and Web3-Compatible Sidechain Is Coming to Bitcoin Cash

On March 2, 2021, the average fee on the Ethereum network costs around 0.0083 ETH in gas or around $12.89 per transaction. Transaction fees of this caliber have dampened Ethereum-based decentralized finance (defi) applications and Web3 platforms. On February 23,...

China’s Inner Mongolia Plans to Shut Down Bitcoin Mining Operations by April This Year

Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region in northern China, is planning to shut down all cryptocurrency mining activities in the area by April 2021, as part of efforts to improve energy efficiency. Regulating the Electrical Consumption in Inner Mongolia The government of...

The Largest US Options Exchange Cboe Applies to List Vaneck’s Bitcoin ETF

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has applied to list the Vaneck Bitcoin Trust, as an exchange-traded fund (ETF) if the fund is approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The filing Form 19b-4, if approved by financial regulators, would...

Winner Cashes Out $160,000 from Bitcoin.com Games with a 13,870x Multiplier

Bitcoin.com Games gave this player 160,000 reasons to be happy this spring! Lucky Player Bags Two Epic Wins Within Minutes What started as a perfectly normal month of March for this player turned out to be a life-changing experience when they won, not one, but two big...

Crypto Bank Expands in India — Confident Government Will Approve Legitimate Use of Cryptocurrencies

Crypto bank Unicas, a joint venture between Cashaa and United Multi State Credit Cooperative Society, has expanded its operations by opening another physical branch. The bank believes that the Indian government will introduce positive crypto regulation and not impose...

Goldman Sachs Brings Back Bitcoin Trading Desk as the Firm Sees Crypto Market Becoming More Mature

Global investment bank Goldman Sachs has brought back its bitcoin trading desk and will start handling bitcoin futures next week. The firm is also reportedly exploring the potential for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) and plans to provide a crypto custody...

Decentralized Storage Market Launches on Crust Network

PRESS RELEASE. Decentralized storage is a crucial infrastructure in the technical field. With the Filecoin mainnet launch in October of 2020, Filecoin and IPFS are now leading the decentralized storage field. One of the star projects of the IPFS/Polkadot ecosystem,...

Chiliz $CHZ Growth Continues With Trio of New Listings

Chiliz $CHZ – the digital currency for sports and entertainment – has announced listings on the Bitcoin.com Exchange, HitBTC and Changelly platforms. Chiliz is the on-platform currency of fan engagement platform Socios.com, which is built on the Chiliz blockchain...

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