Bitcoin mining struggles to go green: Research  Bitcoin mining struggles to go green: Research 
Bitcoin is struggling to go green, with the cryptocurrency making only slim gains in its usage of sustainable energy in the year to January, research by Cambridge university showed on Tuesday. ...
Technology 27 September ,2022
Major crypto trader Wintermute hit by $160 million hack: CEO  Major crypto trader Wintermute hit by $160 million hack: CEO 
Hackers have stolen digital assets worth around $160 million from crypto trading firm Wintermute, its CEO tweeted on Tuesday, the latest heist to hit a sector long plagued by cybercrime.The theft ...
Technology 20 September ,2022
South Korea asks Interpol to issue red notice for Terra crypto founder               South Korea asks Interpol to issue red notice for Terra crypto founder
South Korean prosecutors have asked Interpol to issue a red notice for Do Kwon, the founder of failed cryptocurrency Terra, saying he was refusing to cooperate with their probe into its $40 billion ...
World News 20 September ,2022
Bitcoin drops to three-month low;  Ether extends slide Bitcoin drops to three-month low; Ether extends slide
A slide in cryptocurrencies on Monday sent Bitcoin to a three-month low as sentiment took a knock from a wave of monetary tightening that’s set to stretch from Europe to the US this week.The largest ...
Technology 19 September ,2022
Luna crypto token founder Do Kwon, no longer in Singapore, says he’s not ‘on the run’ Luna crypto token founder Do Kwon, no longer in Singapore, says he’s not ‘on the run’
Do Kwon, the founder of the collapsed Luna and TerraUSD tokens, said he’s not “on the run” hours after Singapore police stated that he was no longer in the country.Kwon, along with five others, is ...
Technology 18 September ,2022
Developer of failed cryptocurrency Luna issued arrest warrant from South Korean court Developer of failed cryptocurrency Luna issued arrest warrant from South Korean court
A South Korean court has issued an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, the primary developer of cryptocurrencies Luna and TerraUSD, whose spectacular collapse in May roiled crypto markets around the ...
World News 14 September ,2022
A year on, El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment is stumbling A year on, El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment is stumbling
A year after El Salvador adopted bitcoin as legal tender, the area where the world’s first cryptocurrency city was meant to be built - a circular metropolis powered by a volcano - is still dense ...
World News 07 September ,2022
US sought records on Binance CEO for crypto money laundering probe US sought records on Binance CEO for crypto money laundering probe
US federal prosecutors asked Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, to provide extensive internal records about its anti-money laundering checks, along with communications involving its ...
Technology 01 September ,2022
Turkish cryptocurrency boss arrested in Albania: Ministry Turkish cryptocurrency boss arrested in Albania: Ministry
The founder of cryptocurrency exchange Thodex, suspected of having fled Turkey with the assets of his clients, has been arrested in Albania, the Turkish interior ministry said on Tuesday.Turkey issued ...
World News 30 August ,2022
Bitcoin declines below $20,000, extending second weekly retreat Bitcoin declines below $20,000, extending second weekly retreat
Cryptocurrencies mirrored global markets and declined after Jerome Powell warned against prematurely loosening policy, with Bitcoin dipping below the bottom end of the narrow range that it has traded ...
Economy 27 August ,2022
Sudden drop in crypto sends Bitcoin prices to three-week low Sudden drop in crypto sends Bitcoin prices to three-week low
Cryptocurrencies fell sharply on Friday, with sudden selling dragging Bitcoin to a three-week low.Bitcoin fell as much as 7.7 percent to $21,404 over a few minutes during the European morning, at ...
Technology 19 August ,2022
Crypto crime: Scam revenues drop 65 pct since 2021 to $1.6 billion, research finds Crypto crime: Scam revenues drop 65 pct since 2021 to $1.6 billion, research finds
Total cryptocurrency scam revenue currently sits at $1.6 billion, registering a 65 percent decrease since the end of July 2021, new research from blockchain data platform Chainalysis suggests.The firm ...
Banking & Finance 16 August ,2022
Crypto businesses leaving Japan due to high corporate taxes, top entrepreneur says Crypto businesses leaving Japan due to high corporate taxes, top entrepreneur says
Japan should reduce corporate taxes on crypto to prevent entrepreneurs leaving the country, one of the nation’s most high-profile crypto businesspeople said.“At least 20 or more firms have opted to ...
Technology 08 August ,2022
BlackRock partners with Coinbase in crypto market expansion BlackRock partners with Coinbase in crypto market expansion
BlackRock Inc. is partnering with Coinbase Global Inc. to make it easier for institutional investors to manage and trade Bitcoin, taking the world’s largest asset manager into a cryptocurrency market ...
Technology 04 August ,2022
Tesla sells most of its Bitcoin after Elon Musk says he doesn’t dump Tesla sells most of its Bitcoin after Elon Musk says he doesn’t dump
Tesla Inc. sold a significant chunk of its Bitcoin holding, an investment that helped legitimize the world’s largest electronic currency.The carmaker had converted roughly 75 percent of its Bitcoin to ...
Technology 21 July ,2022
Finland liquidates hoard of confiscated Bitcoins amid cryptocurrency slump Finland liquidates hoard of confiscated Bitcoins amid cryptocurrency slump
Finland has sold its hoard of confiscated Bitcoins just as the market for cryptocurrencies is cooling, raising less than previously anticipated.The Customs has during the summer liquidated 1,889.1 ...
Technology 21 July ,2022
Bitcoin drops below $20,000 to lowest since December 2020 Bitcoin drops below $20,000 to lowest since December 2020
Bitcoin dropped below $20,000 on Saturday to its lowest level in 18 months, extending its slide as investors pull back from riskier assets amid rising interest rates.The biggest cryptocurrency was ...
Financial Markets 18 June ,2022
Bill Gates says Crypto, NFTs are shams ‘based on greater-fool theory’ Bill Gates says Crypto, NFTs are shams ‘based on greater-fool theory’
Billionaire Bill Gates dismissed cryptocurrency projects such as nonfungible tokens as shams “based on the greater-fool theory” at a climate conference Tuesday, reviving past criticisms of digital ...
Technology 15 June ,2022
Coinbase to lay off 18 percent of workers as crypto winter worsens Coinbase to lay off 18 percent of workers as crypto winter worsens
Coinbase Global Inc. announced Tuesday will lay off 18 percent of its workforce in another sign of a worsening crypto downturn that’s shaved off hundreds of millions of the total cryptocurrency market ...
Financial Markets 14 June ,2022
Bored Ape NFTs hit hard as crypto market sinks Bored Ape NFTs hit hard as crypto market sinks
Popular NFT collections, including the celebrity-favored Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), are being hit hard as the crypto market sinks. The NFT Index, which tracks the performance of nonfungible tokens ...
Technology 14 June ,2022
Sweeping US crypto legislation targets stablecoins, mining Sweeping US crypto legislation targets stablecoins, mining
A sweeping bill from a bipartisan Senate duo would buttress rules pertaining to some of the hottest issues facing the crypto industry including sanctions compliance, stablecoin oversight and energy ...
Banking & Finance 07 June ,2022
Al Jalila Foundation becomes UAE’s first health charity to receive crypto donations Al Jalila Foundation becomes UAE’s first health charity to receive crypto donations
The Al Jalila Foundation it has been granted approval to receive charitable donations in cryptocurrencies, making it the first healthcare charity in the UAE to accept donations in digital money, state ...
Gulf 03 June ,2022
Crypto firm Babel hits $2 billion valuation in funding round Crypto firm Babel hits $2 billion valuation in funding round
Cryptocurrency lender and asset manager Babel Finance reached a $2 billion valuation in a funding round announced shortly after the implosion of the TerraUSD algorithmic stablecoin shook markets. ...
Financial Markets 26 May ,2022
Crypto is ‘worth nothing’ and should be regulated: Europe Central Bank president Crypto is ‘worth nothing’ and should be regulated: Europe Central Bank president
European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said crypto-currencies are “based on nothing and should be regulated” to steer people away from speculating on them with their life savings.Lagarde ...
Financial Markets 21 May ,2022
El Salvador government holdings lose one-third value after cryptocurrency rout El Salvador government holdings lose one-third value after cryptocurrency rout
El Salvador’s big bet on bitcoin, which the Central American nation has been buying since September, has soured in recent weeks as a cryptocurrency rout shaved over a third of the value of the ...
Economy 19 May ,2022