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65% Of Americans Keen To Be Paid In Crypto, Coinbase Enables Paycheck Conversion
According to recent study, 65% of Americans would be willing to receive paycheck in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin. Coinbase, one of the leading crypto exchanges just announced a new feature that would allow Americans to convert their sa...
New Regulation In South Korea Force Shut Down Of 37 Crypto Exchanges
New regulation for crypto exchanges in South Korea is now effective. 37 exchanges were unable to meet the new requirements, and were forced to stop operations in the South East Asian country. 29 crypto exchanges met the deadline to conti...
The attempt to hold Epik.com accountable for the content of its clients' websites is like blaming Gutenberg for the NYT's fake news that dragged the US into the useless war against the nuclear weapons Iraq never had.
Bach on Epik's Leak Saga
The proper means of fighting against outrageous, annoying and invalid opinions is by education and free, open and public debate. Using censorship as the means instead is a characteristic of the worst dictatorships in human history. By de...
El Salvador: Chivo Wallet Has 2.1 M Users, Soon Bigger Than All Local Banks Combined
The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced that 2.1 million citizens are using the new government-backed Chivo cryptocurrency wallet. He also said that the current rate of user adoption soon make it bigger than all the banks i...
Huobi Exchange Will Suspend All China Based Accounts Later This Year
One of the major cryptocurrency exchanges, Huobi Global, that serves mainland China customers, announced it will suspend all China-based user accounts later this year.
Crypto exchange giants stop taking China users
Two of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges have halted new registrations for Chinese users, taking one of the first actions to comply with Beijing’s latest cryptocurrency ban.
Chinese regulators unite forces to crack down on crypto
The Chinese government is getting more serious about cracking down on the cryptocurrency industry as state authorities are bringing forces to combat crypto operations in the country.
Robotics and Blockchain Top Startup Genome's List of Fastest-Growing Industries
Agricultural technology, big data, and other tech sectors continued speedy growth, according to a new report on the global state of entrepreneurship.
A teenager on Tiktok disrupted thousands of scientific studies with a single video
Researchers were caught by surprise after a short video sent a flood of new users to a survey platform. Thousands of scientific studies had to toss out weeks of data because of a 56-second TikTok video by a teenager.
Evergrande’s EV arm warns of cash crisis as property group misses payment deadline
The electric car arm of China’s embattled property developer Evergrande said it faces an uncertain future unless it gets a swift injection of cash, sounding the alarm that the company’s liquidity crisis is mounting.
All Nuclear Powers Will Have to Join Arms Control Talks One Day, UN Disarmament Chief Says
All nuclear powers will at some point have to sit at the negotiating table for arms control talks, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday.
Semiconductor chip shortage to cost global automakers $210 billion this year – report
A new report by consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated $210 billion in revenue in 2021.
Canadian Catholic Church Apologises to Indigenous People for Abuse in Residential Schools
The Canadian Catholic Church has apologised to the country's indigenous peoples for the suffering caused to children in residential schools, many of which were operated by the Church and often relied on forced assimilation.
FTX Crypto Exchange Moves Headquarters From Hong Kong To Crypto Friendly Bahamas
FTX, the crypto derivative exchange, has officially moved its headquarters from Hong Kong to the Caribbean Island nation Bahamas, the firm announced. It remains incorporated in Antigua and Barbuda.
Morgan Stanley Executive: 'Bitcoin Is Like Kenny From South Park'
Bitcoin is like Kenny from South Park, who dies every episode but comes back again in the next one, says Morgan Stanley executive, Dennis Lynch.
EU Aims to Deny Tax Breaks to Multinationals With Shell Entities
The European Union will make an official proposal to deny companies tax benefits linked to the use of shell entities, a top tax official said Wednesday.
U.S. Charges 138 Medical Workers for US$1.4 Billion Fraud
The Department of Justice last week announced criminal charges against 138 doctors, nurses and licenced medical professionals for their alleged involvement in fraud schemes worth around US$1.4 billion.
An overview of the use of cryptocurrencies in terrorist financing
Following the fall of the elected Afghan government and rise of the Taliban in its place, many speculated that the group had or may turn to cryptocurrencies as a way to finance its operations.
Crypto Channels Targeted in Biden’s Fight Against Ransomware
The Biden administration plans a fresh campaign against ransomware attacks through sanctions to cut off criminals’ cryptocurrency pipelines, and it urged companies to report extortion attempts and better protect themselves from them.
China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown
China's central bank renewed its tough talk on bitcoin Friday, calling all digital currency activities illegal and vowing to crack down on the market.
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