Indian Crypto Bill: Exchange CEO Discusses What to Expect

There are reports that the Indian government may impose restrictions on self-custodial cryptocurrency wallets and only allow Indian crypto exchanges. The CEO of a major cryptocurrency exchange in India has shared his... Read more »

Bitcoin Hashrate Rises Despite Price Drop, Mystery Hashpower Returns

Bitcoin’s hashrate has increased a great deal, even after the leading crypto asset’s price slipped below the $50K price zone. Eight days ago the network hashrate was coasting along at 168 exahash... Read more »

Russia, Ukraine Shut Down Several Cryptocurrency Farms

Authorities in Russia and Ukraine have closed down a number of illegal crypto mining facilities allegedly powered by stolen electricity. The underground farms have been discovered around the capital cities, Kyiv and... Read more »

US SEC Charges Man With Defrauding Crypto Investors in Two Digital Asset Securities Offerings

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a citizen of Latvia with defrauding investors in two crypto offerings. The fraudster “used fake names, fictitious entities, and fraudulent profiles to perpetrate... Read more »

Russia to Decide Fate of Crypto Exchangers in 2022

Discussions on the future of “virtual currency exchangers” in Russia should be completed in 2022, a high-ranking representative of the country’s financial watchdog has indicated. Following international standards, authorities in Moscow would... Read more »

India’s Cabinet Note Indicates No Crypto Ban — Government Will Regulate Crypto Assets: Report

India is no longer planning to ban cryptocurrency, a cabinet note circulated by the government reportedly indicates. Activities relating to crypto assets will be regulated by the Securities and Exchange Board of... Read more »

US Treasury Secretary Yellen Says She’s Undecided Whether the Fed Should Issue Digital Currency

The U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that she has not made up her mind about whether the Fed should issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC). “There are some benefits” to... Read more »

Indonesia’s Central Bank Considers Issuing Digital Currency to ‘Fight’ Crypto

Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank, is reportedly considering issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to fight the use of cryptocurrency. “A CBDC would be one of the tools to fight... Read more »

Indian Finance Minister Reveals Crypto Bill Had to Be Reworked Before Submitting to Cabinet

India’s finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has revealed that the previous version of the cryptocurrency bill the government is pushing needed to be reworked. “This bill, once the Cabinet clears, will come into... Read more »

Bitcoin Mining Company Griid Plans for Public Listing on NYSE via SPAC Deal

After the vertically integrated bitcoin self-mining company Griid revealed it secured a $525 million credit facility from Blockchain.com, the company revealed it plans to go public via a special purpose acquisition company... Read more »