Russia aims to replace US dollar reserves with digital assets in long term

As Russia continues to push for the abolition of the dollar, it is reported that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA of Russia) is considering replacing the US dollar...

Bitfury CEO confirms IPO considerations are part of expansion plans

The company's CEO confirmed to Cointelegraph that Bitfury, one of the world's largest blockchain industries, is considering an IPO, or IPO, as part of the company's global growth plans. “As...

Japan will prioritize simplicity in CBDC design, says central bank executive

While Japan's plans for a commercial central bank are still in the research stage, Shinichi Uchida, CEO of the Bank of Japan (BOJ), said simplicity will support the mission...

Mexican medical firm embraces blockchain for covid test certificates

Medical services company MDS Mexico has launched a rapid covid-19 testing service that uses blockchain technology to validate results. According to local media iProUP News on October 17, MDS Mexico...

Bitcoin rewards triggered shopping frenzy for cardholders: BlockFi data

New BlockFi data shows that Bitcoin (BTC) is a much more attractive premium than airlines or other cashback rewards. It's been three months since the New York-based cryptocurrency lending company...

Bitcoin miner Stronghold will list almost 6M shares in its $100M IPO

US bitcoin miner Stronghold Digital Mining will list nearly six million shares on a Nasdaq-listed exchange (IPO). Stronghold plans to list 5,882,352 shares on the exchange with prices ranging from...

CFTC slaps Tether and Bitfinex with a combined $42.5 million fine

On October 15, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) fined cryptographic subsidiaries Tether and Bitfinex $ 41 million and $ 1.5 million, respectively, for violating the Commodity Exchange Act...

Salvadoreans are now selling ‘way more’ US Dollars to buy Bitcoin

The regular adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) in El Salvador is gaining momentum during an ongoing bull run as residents increasingly exchange their US dollar holdings for Bitcoin. President Nayib Bukele...

Second largest US mortgage lender UWM dumps Bitcoin payment plans

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest purchase and wholesale lenders in the United States, is dropping Bitcoin (BTC) repayment plans after the test. On Thursday, UWM officially announced...

Canadian city plans to supply residents’ heat using Bitcoin mining

MintGreen, a Canadian cryptocurrency mining company, will partner with Lonsdale Energy Corporation to provide warmth to residents of North Vancouver, British Columbia from 2022. In an announcement Thursday, MintGreen said...