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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: UN Backs Crypto-Solar Project in Moldova, Malta Uses Blockchain in Public Transportation

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: UN Backs Crypto-Solar Project in Moldova, Malta Uses Blockchain in Public TransportationToday’s Bitcoin in Brief features several examples of harnessing crypto and blockchain technologies to improve quality of life around the world. The United Nations is involved in a crypto-funded project to power Moldova’s Technical University with solar energy. Initiatives in Malta and India will employ blockchain technologies to create more reliable public transportation and land […]

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World’s Second Largest Search Engine Bans Crypto Ads

World’s Second Largest Search Engine Bans Crypto AdsMelissa Alsoszatai-Petheo, of Microsoft’s Bing search engine, announced its advertising arm is banning all cryptocurrency advertisements. This follows market leaders such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter either severely restricting crypto ads or banning them altogether. Also read: Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Bans Crypto […]

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Pakistanis Find Ways to Trade Bitcoin Rendering Ban Ineffective

Pakistanis Find Ways to Trade Bitcoin Rendering Ban IneffectiveThe crypto ban in Pakistan is proving to be not as effective as expected. If anything, the State Bank has barred commercial banks and financial firms from dealing in cryptocurrency which, of course, makes life harder for local exchanges. Individual traders, however, are finding alternative ways to acquire or sell cryptocurrencies, defying the warnings and […]

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Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period

Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace PeriodZimbabwe’s central bank issued Circular to Banking Institutions No. 2/2018: Virtual Currencies, effectively banning all crypto activity in the African nation. Businesses dealing in decentralized currencies have 60 days to comply. Also read: India’s Supreme Court Keeps Ban on Banks’ Crypto Services, For Now Zimbabwe Bans Crypto Issued 11 May, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, […]

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India’s Supreme Court Keeps Ban on Banks’ Crypto Services, For Now

India’s Supreme Court Keeps Ban on Banks’ Crypto Services, For NowAccording to a team of Indian lawyers, the Supreme Court of India refused request for a temporary injunction against restrictions imposed on banks regarding cryptocurrency by the country’s central bank. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a circular essentially banning crypto services, which will remain in place at least until a formal hearing. Also […]

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ICO Round-Up: Analysts Discuss Industry After Advertising Ban, Colorado Takes Action Against Offerings

ICO Round-Up: Analysts Discuss Industry After Advertising Ban, Colorado Takes Action Against OfferingsMike Finch, the co-founder of ICO Alert, has discussed the present state of the initial coin offering (ICO) industry. Mr. Finch shared his assessment that although the social media advertising ban has had a significant adverse effect upon the performance of promotional campaigns for ICOs, the number of new ICOs brought to market has significantly […]

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South Korean Top Regulator Considers Easing Cryptocurrency Regulations

South Korean Top Regulator Confirms Easing of Cryptocurrency RegulationsThe main regulatory body of cryptocurrencies in South Korea has a new chief who has just been approved by the country’s president. He is a known “activist and reformist” and has reportedly announced that he will consider relaxing crypto regulations to help businesses grow in this sector. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

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Another Indian Company Challenges Ban on Crypto Banking

Another Indian Company Challenges Ban on Crypto BankingRBI’s ban on crypto-related banking services has been challenged again. Maharashtra-based Flintstone Technologies has turned to the High Court in Delhi to seek withdrawal of the April 6 circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India, calling it “arbitrary, unfair and unconstitutional.” The company points out that the central bank has not provided any reasons […]

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Indian Investors Flock to Trade Crypto Ahead of RBI Ban

Indian Investors Flock to Trade Crypto Ahead of RBI BanInvestors in India are flocking to trade cryptocurrencies before the ban order by the Reserve Bank of India takes effect. There is a positive sentiment in the local crypto community that the Indian government will not outright ban crypto trading. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Investors Rush to Get Into Crypto […]

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Indian Investors Flock to Trade Crypto Ahead of RBI Ban

Indian Investors Flock to Trade Crypto Ahead of RBI BanInvestors in India are flocking to trade cryptocurrencies before the ban order by the Reserve Bank of India takes effect. There is a positive sentiment in the local crypto community that the Indian government will not outright ban crypto trading. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Investors Rush to Get Into Crypto […]

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