Indonesia’s Central Bank Considers Issuing Digital Currency to ‘Fight’ Crypto

Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank, is reportedly considering issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to fight the use of cryptocurrency. “A CBDC would be one of the tools to fight... Read more »

Indian Finance Minister Reveals Crypto Bill Had to Be Reworked Before Submitting to Cabinet

India’s finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has revealed that the previous version of the cryptocurrency bill the government is pushing needed to be reworked. “This bill, once the Cabinet clears, will come into... Read more »

Bitcoin Mining Company Griid Plans for Public Listing on NYSE via SPAC Deal

After the vertically integrated bitcoin self-mining company Griid revealed it secured a $525 million credit facility from Blockchain.com, the company revealed it plans to go public via a special purpose acquisition company... Read more »

Thailand Plans to Become ‘Crypto-Positive Society’ — Governor Says ‘Crypto Is the Future’

Thailand is laying the groundwork to become a “crypto-positive society” with the aim to attract crypto holders and boost its tourism industry. The country hopes to gain back some of the $80... Read more »

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Dips, Mining Difficulty Expected to Decrease for First Time Since July

Bitcoin’s hashrate has been volatile in recent times following the same patterns as the crypto asset’s price. Three days ago, Bitcoin’s hashrate neared the 180 exahash (EH/s) zone only to plummet to... Read more »

Indian Government Answers Questions on Bitcoin Transactions, Karnataka Scam, Legality of Crypto Trading

The Indian government has answered three sets of questions in parliament regarding bitcoin transactions, the high-profile bitcoin scam in Karnataka, and the legality of cryptocurrency trading and crypto exchanges in India. Meanwhile,... Read more »

Immersion Cooling Gets Attention From Miners Wanting to Squeeze More Power Out of Equipment

Bitcoin mining companies are now increasingly experimenting with immersion cooling, a form of cooling that allows them to get more hashpower out of existing miners. According to industry insiders, this cooling alternative... Read more »

Bank of England Governor Worried About Bitcoin Being Legal Tender in El Salvador

The governor of the Bank of England, the country’s central bank, has voiced concerns about El Salvador choosing bitcoin as a national currency. Citing a recent warning by the International Monetary Fund... Read more »

More Regulations Proposed to ‘Streamline’ Mining Sector in Kazakhstan

Authorities need to expand the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency miners, a member of the parliament in Kazakhstan has suggested. The additional rules should streamline their activities and help correct the forming public... Read more »

Kevin O’Leary on SEC v Ripple Lawsuit Over XRP: ‘I Have Zero Interest in Investing in Litigation Against SEC’

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, says he has zero interest in investing in anything with litigation from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). “That is a very bad... Read more »