Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Cryptocurrency

Luna Foundation Guard Launches to Support UST Peg as Stablecoin Blows...

The Luna Foundation Guard, a new decentralized organization developed to support the Luna ecosystem, has been launched last week in Singapore. The institution...

No Developed Nation Bans Cryptocurrencies, Telegram Founder Pavel Durov Warns Russia

Pavel Durov, founder of the messaging app Telegram, has criticized Bank of Russia’s proposal to impose a blanket ban on a range of...

Mercadolibre Gets Closer to Crypto With Investments in Paxos and Mercado...

Mercadolibre, one of the biggest Latam-based unicorns, has announced strategic investments in two cryptocurrency exchanges: Paxos and Mercado Bitcoin. With these investments, the...

Decommissioned Power Plant in Armenia to Host Crypto Mining Farms

Armenia is going to invite cryptocurrency miners to install their coin minting hardware in an old thermal power plant. The TPP will be...

Russia May Allow Crypto Mining and Gold-Backed Stablecoins, Lawmaker Says

Russia can legalize cryptocurrency mining and stablecoins backed by gold under government control, a high-ranking member of the Russian parliament has suggested. The...

El Salvador Plans to Offer Crypto Loans to Small-Scale Entrepreneurs

The government of El Salvador will offer cryptocurrency-based loans to small companies. Conamype, the National Commission for Micro and Small Enterprises, will be...

Russian Banks Begin Testing Digital Ruble Payments

Banks in Russia are preparing to dive into the pilot phase of the digital ruble project and some are already testing transactions with...

Iran to Pilot ‘National Cryptocurrency,’ Considers Blockchain Tech for Stock Market

The Central Bank of Iran soon plans to launch the pilot phase of its digital currency project, an official unveiled. The Islamic Republic...

Botswana Cryptocurrency Regulation: Government Set to Present Virtual Asset Bill to...

The Botswana government is set to present a “Virtual Asset Bill” to the country’s parliament, a move that could see it become one...

Report: A16z to Raise $4.5 Billion for Crypto Investments

A16z, a leading VC company in crypto, is reportedly ramping up its investments in the field this year. The company is said to...