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An African Blockchain Enthusiast Launches Expedition That Seeks to Highlight East Africa’s Potential

An African Blockchain Enthusiast Launches Expedition That Seeks to Highlight East Africa's Potential
While the African continent is generally viewed as one of the most ideally placed to embrace and fully exploit the blockchain, the reality on the ground suggests otherwise. The East Africa Blockchain Expedition As Adedayo Adebajo, the managing director of Jelurida Africa and a blockchain enthusiast told Bitcoin.com News, much of the focus in terms of investment has been on...

Adshares.net web3 Marketing Protocol Aims for Metaverse Ads

PRESS RELEASE. Adshares ($ADS) decentralized network working since 2017, created the possibility to connect Publishers and Advertisers directly with the use of blockchain and allows them to sign advertising contracts without intermediaries. The Adshares team is constantly putting in a lot of effort to grow their ecosystem which shows that Adshares is considered one of the biggest players in...

Bitcoin Hashrate Increases 32% in 3 Months, Stealth Miners Command 12% of BTC’s Hashpower

Bitcoin Hashrate Increases 32% in 3 Months, Stealth Miners Command 12% of BTC's Hashpower
Bitcoin’s hashrate has been increasing a great deal during the last three months, as it’s increased more than 32% from 103 exahash per second (EH/s) on July 25 to today’s 137 EH/s, with a few highs in between around the 189 EH/s mark. Bitcoin’s price spike has pushed the hashrate higher and in a week’s time, the overall mining...

Beijing Presses Fast-Food Chain McDonald’s to Support Digital Yuan — China’s CBDC Expected to Launch in February

Beijing Presses Fast-Food Chain McDonald's to Support Digital Yuan — China's CBDC Expected to Launch in February
According to a recent report, Beijing is pressing the fast-food retail chain McDonald's to support the digital yuan before the Winter Olympics in China scheduled for February 2022. The report notes that China is also pushing companies like Visa and Nike to join in on the central bank digital currency (CBDC) rollout. Chinese Government Pushes McDonald's, Visa, Nike to...

5 Dollar-Pegged Tokens Command 94% of the Swelling $135 Billion Stablecoin Market Cap

5 Dollar-Pegged Tokens Command 94% of the Swelling $135 Billion Stablecoin Market Cap
During the last month, four out of five of the top stablecoins by market capitalization saw their valuations swell in size. At the time of writing, there’s $135.4 billion in stablecoins but the top five collectively represent 94.40% of that total. While the largest stablecoin in terms of market cap increased by 2% over the last 30 days, the...

From $4 to Over $3.1 Million — Miner Transfers 50 ‘Sleeping Bitcoin’ After BTC Sat Idle for 11 Years

From $4 to Over $3.1 Million — Miner Transfers 50 'Sleeping Bitcoin' After BTC Sat Idle for 11 Years
On October 22 at 4:52 p.m. (EDT), a miner that acquired 50 bitcoin on May 17, 2010, spent the funds that sat idle for 11 years and five months. There hasn't been a 2010 block reward spent in three months and the last time a 2010 miner spent their ‘sleeping bitcoin’ was on July 4, 2021. After waiting patiently...

CryptoDragons Introduces a World-Class Blockchain DNA Project

PRESS RELEASE. NFTs are all the rage right now – they are essentially unique units of data that generally represent a piece of art, media, or other forms of digital files. There are many interesting projects in youthful stages right now, but one of the most prominent NFT projects to arise recently is CryptoDragons. The project is currently offering...

Russian Crypto Industry Association Slams Government for Doing ‘Nothing’ to Regulate Sector

Russian Crypto Industry Association Slams Government for Doing ‘Nothing’ to Regulate Sector
The main organization representing participants in the Russian crypto space has lambasted authorities in Moscow for not doing enough to regulate the industry. The criticism comes four years after President Putin directed institutions to legally define the status of digital financial technologies. Regulators Accused of Failure to Take Russian Crypto Market Out of Shadow Russian regulatory bodies have been criticized...

Cryptocurrency ATM Boom Comes to Colombia

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While Colombia is not a country that has embraced cryptocurrencies compared to Venezuela or some African countries, it is the country with the second most cryptocurrency ATMs in the Latam region. The reason behind this could be that Colombia has a high percentage of cash usage. This makes cryptocurrency ATMs a very important tool for adoption in the country. Colombia,...

Bank of Russia Not Ready to Allow Bitcoin ETF Trading, Governor Says

Bank of Russia Not Ready to Allow Bitcoin ETF Trading, Governor Says
Central Bank of Russia isn’t prepared to admit a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to the market, the head of the regulator, Elvira Nabiullina, told Russian media. Her statement, reaffirming the bank’s hardline stance on cryptocurrencies that has been recently criticized again, came after the debut of bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. Central Bank of Russia Not Open to Bitcoin ETFs...