Month: April 2021

U.S. authorities have arrested the alleged mastermind behind a multi-million darknet-based BTC mixing service, Bitcoin Fog, after analyzing 10 years of blockchain data. Authorities have issued a chilling warning to other users of illegal blockchain services: Anything you do today may come back to haunt you as “this activity is on this ledger forever” and
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Popular talk show host Ellen Degeneres asked Shark Tank star Mark Cuban about cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens during the Ellen Degeneres Show which aired on Tuesday. Besides explaining cryptocurrency to Degeneres, Cuban tried to convince her to accept dogecoin in her shop. Ellen Degeneres Tries to Understand Dogecoin Shark Tank star Mark Cuban appeared on
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Uniswap decentralized exchange and its governance token, UNI, have been defying all expectations in recent months, with the world’s largest DEX recently recording cumulative transaction totals exceeding the $10-billion threshold. What’s more, it is estimated that Uniswap’s 24-hour trade volume currently lies somewhere around the $2.3-billion range. Uniswap CEO Hayden Adams has been tweeting about
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the original 45-day window to approve a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund, or ETF, from asset manager VanEck. According to a filing from SEC on Wednesday, the regulatory body will push the deadline for approving or disapproving VanEck’s Bitcoin ETF from May 3 to June 17, an additional
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Ireland’s crypto businesses have become subject to regulatory oversight for the first time, with local digital asset firms now observing anti-money laundering guidelines set out by the European Union, or EU. The EU’s Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, or 5AMLD, was transposed into Irish Law on April 23, via the Criminal Justice Money Laundering and Terrorist
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Toward the end of our hour-long interview, Bitcoin.com founder Roger Ver drops a bombshell: He had considered killing himself to escape a jail sentence at the age of 23. Even for the most freedom-loving libertarian, this seems extreme. But Ver had worked out a way to escape his own death by having himself cryonically preserved,
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Amid growing concerns over the energy sector in Kyrgyzstan, a former government official has argued that cryptocurrency mining is a major factor driving the energy crisis. Daniyar Akmatov, former director of the state investment protection organization, the Investment Promotion and Protection Agency, addressed the challenges in Kyrgyzstan’s energy sector at a roundtable in Bishkek, local
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