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Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists
Environment

Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create…
China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions ‘illegal’
World

China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions ‘illegal’

China’s central bank has made all cryptocurrency transactions illegal in mainland China, the bank announced in a statement on Friday. In a…
Messi joins crypto craze as gets part of PSG fee in fan tokens
World

Messi joins crypto craze as gets part of PSG fee in fan tokens

MIAMI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Soccer star Lionel Messi’s signing on fee at Paris St Germain includes some of the…
Crypto fashion: why people pay real money for virtual clothes
World

Crypto fashion: why people pay real money for virtual clothes

LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – People care what their avatars are wearing. When the virtual world Decentraland said in June…
Musk ‘trolling’ puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound
Technology

Musk ‘trolling’ puts brakes on bitcoin’s rebound

Bitcoin slipped four percent on Friday after Tesla boss Elon Musk was at it again – this time firing off…
New cryptos gaining momentum against Bitcoin
Technology

New cryptos gaining momentum against Bitcoin

The global economy is in the midst of a rising increase in cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, which has drawn attention after…
Bitcoin’s star backers, dip buyers help cryptos recover
Technology

Bitcoin’s star backers, dip buyers help cryptos recover

Bitcoin regained some lost ground to trade near $40,000 on Thursday, a day after a brutal selloff on concerns over…
Tesla to stop accepting Bitcoin for car payments
World

Tesla to stop accepting Bitcoin for car payments

Electric car maker Tesla will stop accepting Bitcoin as a payment, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Wednesday, citing environmental concerns.…
Turkish cryptocurrency platform founder vanishes, fraud suspected
Middle East

Turkish cryptocurrency platform founder vanishes, fraud suspected

Prosecutors in Istanbul on Thursday launched a probe into Turkish cryptocurrency exchange platform Thodex after its founder shut down its site and…
Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin
Middle East

Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s capital and major cities plunged into darkness in recent weeks as rolling outages left millions…
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