US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Impose Sanctions on Iranian National Cryptocurrency

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Impose Sanctions on Iranian National Cryptocurrency

United States lawmakers have introduced a bill to levy further sanctions on Iranian financial institutions and the development and use of the national digital currency.... Details
Republicans Seek to End Iran’s National Crypto Plans

Republicans Seek to End Iran’s National Crypto Plans

Republicans in Congress are working on a new bill that will introduce new sanctions against the nation of Iran. The bill is designed to put... Details
Brazil-Based Chain Store Now Accepting Payment for Goods Using Cryptos

Brazil-Based Chain Store Now Accepting Payment for Goods Using Cryptos

Oásis Supermercados, a supermarket chain store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has made it known that it now accepts payment in the form of bitcoin... Details
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Commits Bulk of Crypto Fortune to Charity

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Commits Bulk of Crypto Fortune to Charity

Having launched GiveCrypto.org earlier this year to make direct cryptocurrency transfers to people living in poverty, Brian Armstrong — CEO of US crypto exchange giant... Details
Israel’s Central Bank Issues Request for Information on DLT

Israel’s Central Bank Issues Request for Information on DLT

A team that includes representatives from the Bank of Israel has issued a formal request for information about Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), published on its... Details
Flash Crypto Offering New “Human ATM” Feature

Flash Crypto Offering New “Human ATM” Feature

Scrypt-based crypto asset Flash is releasing a new “human ATM” functionality in regions of Africa and South America that have seen their national fiat currencies... Details
Massive Increase in the Number Cryptocurrency ATMs Despite Falling Prices of Coins

Massive Increase in the Number Cryptocurrency ATMs Despite Falling Prices of Coins

Despite market capitalisation dropping to a low point since Q4 2018, the number of crypto ATMs globally has been on a steady rise. Coin ATM... Details
South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

A major business school in South Korea is now offering a master’s degree in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year program that covers topics such... Details
Bloomberg: Facebook is Developing a Cryptocurrency for Transfers in WhatsApp

Bloomberg: Facebook is Developing a Cryptocurrency for Transfers in WhatsApp

Facebook is reportedly making a cryptocurrency for users of the messaging service WhatsApp, Bloomberg reports on Dec. 20. The token will purportedly be used for... Details
China: Media Alliance to Use Blockchain Technology for Copyright Protection

China: Media Alliance to Use Blockchain Technology for Copyright Protection

A media copyright protection alliance has been established in Beijing to provide copyright protection services using blockchain technology, according to the Chinese state-owned International Finance... Details