In a possible first for Spanish football, DUX Internacional de Madrid, a lower division side says it has used crypto buy a new player. The player, David Barral moved to his new club after Criptan, the new club sponsor facilitated the acquisition. Criptan is a cryptocurrency trading company that is registered in Valencia, Spain. Meanwhile,
On January 28-29, 2021, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) is preparing to kick off its eighth exhibition with another cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused event. The event organizers have lined up more speakers than ever, as this year’s TNABC is going to be 100% virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. TNABC’s creators say that this
A class-action lawsuit has reportedly been filed against a cryptocurrency scam that has duped many Indian investors. The scam, promoted in three Indian languages, lures investors by promising up to 900% return on investments. The Delhi court has directed a notice to be placed in major newspapers, seeking victims of this scam to come forward.
The firm Gazpromneft, an oil subsidiary of the Russian natural gas and global energy company Gazprom, is giving bitcoin mining operations the chance to power operations by using excess gas for electricity. The Russian firm has allowed a small mining operation to benefit from the excess gas by mining bitcoin on-site at the oil field.
An unnamed 37-year-old man was a victim of a theft from a gang of robbers who fled with 15 bitcoin (BTC), worth HKD 3 million ($387,000) in cash. They agreed to meet in person for a crypto exchange transaction. Six Non-Chinese Suspects Allegedly Involved in the Theft Per the South China Morning Post, the bitcoin
A cannabis dealer has forfeited bitcoins worth about $3 million after they were seized by the Irish Criminal Assets Bureau. However, a bigger stash of 6,000 bitcoins belonging to him, worth about $200 million at the current price, are still inaccessible to the bureau. Irish Authority Sold Seized Bitcoin Cannabis dealer Clifton Collins has forfeited
A South African High Court recently granted a provisional liquidation order against Mirror Trading International (MTI) following an application for relief by two investors who failed to withdraw their bitcoin. According to a statement released by lawyers of one of the aggrieved investors, this provisional order paves the way for the appointment of a liquidator
The first deputy governor of the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has been vocal in a recent online meeting, reported by Russia Today (RT), about the topic of digital currencies challenging the SWIFT international payments system and make it redundant. Digital Currencies Could Challenge SWIFT System, Even Replace It According to Olga Skorobogatova, the development
The head of the Russian parliamentary committee on financial markets and the country’s first crypto law’s author is forecasting a “surge in token issuance” for 2021 in the wake of the promulgation expected to take place in January. Russian Parliament Expects a ‘Surge in Token Issuance’ for 2021 After Crypto Law Promulgation According to the
Just recently, the hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has been dealing with a lot of criticism for the e-commerce customer data leak that took place last June. The data contained the emails of a million Ledger wallet customers, and thousands of clients had additional information leaked like phone numbers and residential addresses. Reports now detail that
This week the U.S. Federal Reserve met for two days at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and detailed that it would keep short-term borrowing rates at near zero. Meanwhile, the Fed also stated that it would continue buying bonds until the U.S. economy returns to full employment. America’s central bank met this week for
2020’s Crypto Performances: The Biggest Token Losers and This Year’s Top-Performing Cryptocurrencies Digital currency markets have climbed significantly in value all year long, despite the gloomy global economy and the aftermath of Covid-19 responses. Bitcoin prices have been hovering at values not seen since 2017, and the top crypto asset in terms … read more.
Cryptocurrency Indexes Are Set to Launch in 2021 by S&P Dow Jones Indices S&P Dow Jones Indices has made it official: they will launch cryptocurrency indexes in 2021, becoming the latest major finance company to make its inception into the digital asset industry. More than 550 of the top traded coins to be … read
The Durov brothers fought a long and exhaustive battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the Telegram Open Network (TON)’s acceptance in the United States, which ended with an official announcement that the further development of the project was abandoned. However, the TON project was fully open-source. Using the TON repositories
Asset Manager Vaneck Launches Physically-Backed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note On November 25, the asset manager Vaneck announced the launch of an exchange-traded product (ETP) called the “Vaneck Vector Bitcoin ETN.” The exchange-traded note is physically-backed by bitcoin and listed on the trading exchange Deutsche Böerse Xetra. The newly listed … read more. Major Australian Investment Firm
“Together we grow!” This is the slogan of Mining City, a company with a solid foundation in the cryptocurrency market. Is this catchphrase a real promise, or an overstated declaration? Let’s find out. Brick by Brick Cryptocurrencies are considered by many as the “gold of the digital age”. Just as the discovery of gold deposits