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Singapore

Singapore imposes restrictions on crypto advertising

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As of today, many government agencies in Singapore express their distrust of digital assets, not wanting to use virtual money for any transactions. At the same time, everyone should note that not so long ago, the government of the country reacted quite kindly to the cryptocurrency, even developing...

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El Salvador to Provide Crypto-Based Loans

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El Salvador continues to increase Bitcoin’s role in the country’s economics. Currently, the government considers offering small and medium businesses $10 M in crypto-backed loans. The program will start in the first quarter of this year. Director at Technological Economic International Affairs...

Ruble

Russian banks begin testing a platform for digital ruble

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In November 2021, as part of the implementation of the CBDC concept, the Bank of Russia announced tests of a platform for transactions with the crypto ruble. As Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Olga Skorobogatova noted, the regulator, together with several largest banks, intends to implement the...

Bank of Russia crypto ban

Bank of Russia Proposed Ban on Crypto Mining and Trading

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Today Russia’s Central Bank issued a report on the crypto industry, trends, risks, and regulations. The regulator announced its plans to enhance regulations on unbanked cryptos and stablecoins. The institution proposes a full crypto ban, including issuance and operations. It also offers to...

Crypto whales

Activation of whales provoked a short-term breakthrough of BTC above $42K

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In the middle of this week, Bitcoin (BTC) broke above $42,000. On some trading floors, the BTC rate reached $42,500 on the morning of January 19. However, a correction soon followed, and the night before, the cryptocurrency fell to $41,292. Today, its capitalization over the past seven days has...

Iran

Iran plans to start testing its token in the near future

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Iranian authorities expect to use the national digital currency (CBDC) to bypass US economic sanctions. According to local media reports, the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic plans to provide access to the token to all test participants. However, the regulator has not yet named any specific...

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SEC Will Focus On Crypto Platforms Regulation in 2022

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The chair of the US SEC, Gary Gensler said that platforms offering crypto trading services will be a primary focus of the agency. Bloomberg informs that during a recent virtual conference, Gensler said that he had asked the staff to get crypto exchanges inside the investor protection area and look...

Hrazdan

A data center for mining will be placed in Armenia

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The Armenian authorities plan to decommission the old Hrazdan thermal power plant and place an enterprise for the extraction of cryptocurrencies on its territory. On January 20, the project on leasing part of the station territory was approved by the Public Services Regulatory Commission of...

Ibee

Blind Mining – the future of APY

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If you are passionate about finance or just getting into it, you have often heard that a big APY is good. But for sure, you have also wondered what an APY is. The annual percentage yield (APY) is the real return on investment, taking compounding interest into account. While investing, APY is quite...

Multichain hack

A Hacker Exploiting Multichain Bug Offers to Return 80%

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On Jan. 17, the blockchain interoperability network Multichain was hacked. The team announced that a critical vulnerability affected 6 cryptos; WETH, PERI, OMT, WBNB, MATIC, and AVAX. The company mentioned that it fixed the vulnerability, and transactions could be done safely. However, Multichain...

Mike Mcglone

Mike McGlone thinks Bitcoin may run into trouble in 2022

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Bloomberg strategist Mike McGlone is known by many as an ardent supporter of bitcoin. Over the past few years, he has repeatedly expressed aggressive forecasts regarding the prospects of cryptocurrency. Now the same analyst has suddenly become less optimistic. If earlier he predicted that BTC could...

European Union crypto mining

EU Markets Regulator Calls for Ban on PoW Crypto Mining

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Erik Thedéen, Member of the Management Board of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) finds that EU regulators should encourage the crypto industry to use crypto mining that is less energy-consuming. During an interview with Financial Times, Thedéen said that he finds the solution...

Solana Ethereum

US Bank analyst calls Solana Ethereum's main competitor

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Bank of America strategist Alkesh Shah recently expressed his opinion on the future of the Solana cryptocurrency project, calling it, by the way, the main competitor to Ethereum. According to a well-known analyst, Solana is actively entering the digital asset market, taking away popularity in...

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Microsoft Acquires Activision Blizzard, Enters Metaverse

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Tech giant Microsoft disclosed acquiring one of the biggest game publisher companies, Activision Blizzard for around $68.7 bln. Microsoft said that the move is a step towards entering the metaverse. Metaverse is a virtual environment where users interact via 3D avatars. Fungible and non-fungible...

Ethereum

Number of ETH addresses with a non-zero balance set a new record

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Data from the Glassnode platform shows that investors are buying up Ethereum (ETH) despite the drop in its value. The ETH exchange rate on the night of Wednesday, January 19, fell to $3,100; over the week, the capitalization of the altcoin decreased by almost 5% to $371.078 billion. In two months,...

Malaysia

Malaysia may isue its national digital asset

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Malaysia may join those countries that are planning to issue their national digital currency (CBDC). The Central Bank of this country has not yet made a final decision. Soon, he will focus on exploring the potential of the token and developing the CBDC concept. If the Central Bank concludes that it...

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Intel Plans to Present an Efficient BTC Mining ASIC

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Leading technological corporation Intel is going to unveil a new, environmentally friendly BTC mining ASIC at the upcoming International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), which will take place next month. In the program, published by ISSCC, it's mentioned that session 21, highlighting chip...

Bitcoin

Genesis Trading points to a rise in the number of BTC hodlers

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Digital asset manager Genesis Trading has recorded an increase in the number of investors holding Bitcoin for more than five months. As a result of the December sell-off in the spot market, hodlers were able to significantly increase their reserves in cryptocurrency. The number of such BTC wallets...

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