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Ukrainian Railways Uncovers Bitcoin Mining Farm at Lviv Branch

On Friday (November 15), the state-owned Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) announced that it had found out that its Lviv branch was illegally operating a Bitcoin mining farm powered by the company's electricity (which is paid for by taxpayers in the country).

CSO Of ConsenSys Wants To Raise $50M For New Blockchain Fund

One executive at the Ethereum blockchain firm ConsenSys is apparently launching a new blockchain focused investment firm named Aligned Capital. We are talking about the CSO of ConsenSys, Sam Cassatt, who recently announced that the company wants to raise $50 million for its first fund…

IRS Investigators Are Looking Into Bitcoin ATMs And Kiosks

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and its Criminal Investigation Chief John Fort recently announced the plans of the regulator to look into potential tax issues caused by the Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs and kiosks. As the reports show, IRS investigators are now collaborating with…

The Bank of Google Wants Your Spending Data

The multinational technology giant Google has plans to get into the banking industry according to multiple reports that reveal the firm intends to work with Stanford Federal Credit Union and Citigroup. However, analysts assert that Google is not jumping into banking for revenue purposes and…

New indices bring institutional-grade crypto futures contracts to retail investors

Indices like the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 have long been important indicators for tracking sector performance in legacy markets. Similar institutional-grade indices are now available for crypto markets. This article explores what indices are, and what opportunities they present for both institutional and…

OpenVASP Will Help Exchanges Solve A Big Regulatory Problem

Virtual asset service providers, known as VASPs, just launched a new initiative called OpenVASP – something that aims to solve one of the biggest regulatory challenges often known as the “travel rule.” For those of you who don’t know, this rule basically necessitates that VASPs…

Global Trend Against Cash Intensifies as China Joins the Squeeze

For various reasons, a growing number of nations are experiencing the rapid development of cashless society. Paper money may become extinct in some countries in the not-so-distant future. Prompted by the spread of private and decentralized cryptocurrencies and the threat of losing control over their…

Royal Bank of Canada Patents Point to Crypto Exchange Launch

The largest bank in Canada by market capitalization, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), is reportedly opening a cryptocurrency exchange. Patents have been discovered that reveal some of the technology the RBC may implement, which could be used to bring digital currency trading to the bank’s…

Business development exec involved with Gemini stablecoin exits

Sarah Olsen, a managing director at Gemini who played a role in the exchange’s stablecoin effort, has left the cryptocurrency exchange, according to sources familiar with the matter.  Olsen had been with Gemini since 2017, first serving as the head of business development then the…