SEC Urges Congress to Pass Cryptocurrency Legislation to Protect Investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged Congress to pass cryptocurrency legislation to protect investors, the new SEC chairman has revealed. The securities regulator is also working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.S. Treasury Department to combat criminal activity facilitated by cryptocurrencies, the chairman noted. SEC Working With CFTC,… Read More »

Apple Hiring Manager With Cryptocurrency Experience to Launch New Alternative Payments Programs

Apple Inc. has posted a job notice for a business development manager with cryptocurrency experience. “This position will be responsible for the end-to-end business development, including screening partners, negotiating and closing commercial agreements, and launching new programs,” the job posting describes. Apple to Hire Manager With Crypto Experience to Lead Its Alternative Payments Efforts Apple… Read More »

BOJ’s Kuroda Criticizes Bitcoin — Central Bank Governor Says Trading Is ‘Barley Used for Settlement’

Following the recent developments in China and the environmental concerns about bitcoin’s energy consumption, the Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda criticized the leading crypto asset bitcoin in an interview on Thursday. BOJ’s Kuroda Says Bitcoin ‘Volatility Is Extraordinarily High’ Bitcoin prices have slumped again on Friday after a tumultuous week. After tapping a daily… Read More »

SuperBid (SUPERBID) Token Is Now Listed on Bitcoin.com Exchange

press release PRESS RELEASE. Jcquirin.com Exchange is thrilled to announce the listing of SUPERBID, being available to trade on the 28th May 2021 at 12:00 UTC. The SUPERBID token was created by its respective team to fuel it’s social-auction app enabling its users to connect influencers with their fans in exchange for items, experiences, and… Read More »

NFT Weekly Roundup: Bluezelle’s Innovative Solution, Rob Prior’s Live Stream, Ap’s Iconic NFT Collection, and the Br8ve Auction

While cryptocurrencies experienced their fair share of ups and downs over the week, nothing is holding back the stratospheric rise of NFTs. As another busy week comes to a close, a lot has unfolded in the world of NFTs. Here’s a quick rundown of the top events of this week. Bluzelle Revamps Itself to Overcome… Read More »

A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto Adoption

Venezuela has been listed as the third country with the most cryptocurrency adoption in the world by Chainalysis in its 2020 report. With its citizens coping with crippling inflation and losing purchasing power, the country has taken a turn for these assets to survive. But what are the real numbers behind this crisis that made… Read More »

Kyrgyzstan Seizes 2,000 Cryptocurrency Mining Devices

Law enforcement authorities in Kyrgyzstan have confiscated thousands of crypto mining machines as part of a new offensive against illegal cryptocurrency mining in the country. Investigators have also identified industrial enterprises that have been supplying the bitcoin farms with electricity. Security Service Conducts Operation Against Illegal Mining in Kyrgyzstan The State Committee for National Security… Read More »

Crypto Savings Platform Ledn Raises $30 Million in Latest Funding Round

Ledn, a cryptocurrency lending and savings platform based in Canada, has managed to raise $30 million in its latest funding round. The money raised will be used to expand its offer of lending products, and to expand its reach in more countries. Ledn could take advantage of the recent problems that Blockfi, one of its… Read More »

Nvidia Makes $155 Million From Crypto Mining Chips in Fiscal Q1

Graphics cards manufacturer Nvidia has earned $155 million in revenue from chips designed for cryptocurrency mining during the first fiscal quarter. The company admitted that crypto miners have also pushed sales up in the gaming products segment which remains its main market. Leading GPU Maker Reports Record High Video Card Sales Supported by Crypto Miners… Read More »