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  • Ban on Crypto Mining in Residential Areas Proposed in Russia
    by Lubomir Tassev on January 28, 2023 at 9:30 am

    Advisors to the Kremlin have suggested that home crypto mining should be banned in Russia, or in some of its regions. The stated motive for the proposal is to prevent fires in residential buildings. Amateur miners have been blamed for high loads on the grid causing breakdowns and blackouts. Energy Experts Want to Prohibit Mining

  • Matrixport Joins Growing List of Crypto and Blockchain Companies Letting Employees Go
    by Jamie Redman on January 28, 2023 at 7:30 am

    The crypto firm Matrixport, led by former Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu, is laying off 10% of the company’s staff, according to reports published on Friday. Matrixport’s COO, Cynthia Wu, cited a “shift in the regulatory climate” and “industry-wide capitulations” as reasons for the layoffs. Matrixport Lays Off 10% of Staff as Crypto Winter Continues Jihan

  • US Lawmaker Outlines Priorities to Regulate Crypto and Make America the Place for Blockchain Innovation
    by Kevin Helms on January 28, 2023 at 5:30 am

    The chairman of a newly formed digital assets committee, U.S. Congressman French Hill, has outlined some priorities to regulate the crypto sector and ensure America is the place for fintech and blockchain innovation. “We want a regulatory framework that’s transparent for developers, investors, and potential consumers,” the lawmaker emphasized. US Lawmaker Shares Priorities on Crypto

  • SEC Commissioner Calls for ‘Consistent Legal Framework’ for All Asset Classes, Including Crypto
    by Kevin Helms on January 28, 2023 at 3:30 am

    A commissioner with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has called for “a coherent and consistent legal framework that works across all asset classes,” including crypto assets. She warned that the SEC’s current enforcement-centric approach would take 400 years to go through all the crypto tokens that are allegedly securities. SEC’s Commissioner on Crypto

  • Goldman Sachs Ranks Bitcoin Best Performing Asset so Far This Year
    by Kevin Helms on January 28, 2023 at 1:30 am

    Goldman Sachs has ranked bitcoin the best-performing asset so far this year. The cryptocurrency also tops the global investment bank’s list as the asset with the highest risk-adjusted return — above gold, real estate, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq 100. Bitcoin Outshines Other Investments on Goldman’s Chart Global investment bank Goldman Sachs has reportedly

  • Global Digital Cluster Coin (GDCC) Is Now Available on LBank Exchange
    by Media on January 28, 2023 at 12:00 am

    PRESS RELEASE. LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, has listed Global Digital Cluster Coin (GDCC) on January 27, 2023. For all users of LBank Exchange, the GDCC/USDT trading pair is now officially available for trading. With its new-age protocol and peer-to-peer network, Global Digital Cluster Coin (GDCC) restructures the concept of money and

  • California DMV Is Putting Its Titles on the Blockchain
    by Sergio Goschenko on January 27, 2023 at 11:30 pm

    The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in California is running a project to digitize all of its titles and put them on a blockchain. The project, which will use the Tezos blockchain and has the assistance of Oxhead Alpha, a crypto dev company, aims to allow users to transfer titles as NFTs in the future.

  • Hive Ransomware Network Dismantled by American, European Law Enforcement
    by Lubomir Tassev on January 27, 2023 at 9:30 pm

    Law enforcement authorities from over a dozen countries in Europe and North America have taken part in disrupting the activities of the Hive ransomware group, the U.S. Justice Department and Europol announced. Hive is believed to have targeted various organizations worldwide in the past couple of years, often extorting payments in cryptocurrency. Captured Decryption Keys

  • FTX Lawyers Attempt to Question Bankman-Fried’s Family and Inner Circle for Financial Insight
    by Jamie Redman on January 27, 2023 at 7:30 pm

    According to court documents in the FTX bankruptcy case, the company’s attorneys seek to subpoena FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried, his brother Gabriel Bankman-Fried, and his parents, Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried. Additionally, the attorneys intend to question some of Bankman-Fried’s top deputies, including FTX co-founder Gary Wang, ex-Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison, the former chief

  • “We’re on the Right Highway” How Metaspins Crypto Casino Is Growing Rapidly Weeks After Its Launch
    by Media on January 27, 2023 at 6:00 pm

    PRESS RELEASE. Three months since announcing its launch, is rapidly flying into the crypto space. The new crypto casino offers players 100% crypto gameplay, a selection of over 2,500 games, and plenty of promotions which will keep its growing audience asking for more. With quick signups and instant withdrawals an important part of