Nigerian Judge Rules in Favor of Accused Crypto Startup, Accounts to Be Reopened

A Nigerian Federal Court judge recently ruled that the two frozen bank accounts belonging to Rise Vest Technologies, which is accused of trading cryptocurrencies, must be reopened. CBN’s Bank Account Freeze Order... Read more »

Thai Prime Minister Cautions Investors Getting Into Crypto as Interest in Digital Assets Soars

The prime minister of Thailand has cautioned investors getting into cryptocurrencies, noting that they are volatile and highly speculative. Recently, interest in cryptocurrencies has soared as young investors in the country discovered... Read more »

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... Read more »

Alleged South African Bitcoin Fraudster Makes First Court Appearance Since Arrest

Sandile Shezi, the South African bitcoin trader accused of defrauding investors, recently made his first court appearance before a Johannesburg magistrate. Shezi out on Bail The bitcoin trader’s court appearance came just... Read more »

Bitfarms Mega-Mining Facility Raises Concerns Among Legislators in Argentina

The construction of a bitcoin mega-mining farm in Argentina by Bitfarms is raising concerns for legislators. Martín Berhongaray, a national deputy, recently presented a resolution to force the government to disclose information... Read more »

BNY Mellon Urges Ireland to Adopt Crypto Rules Before EU Regulations, Report Reveals

As authorities in the EU are still discussing union-wide cryptocurrency regulations, a major U.S. bank has reportedly lobbied the Irish government to adopt its own rules for the space. BNY Mellon launched... Read more »

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,... Read more »

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... Read more »

Mining Firm Titan Introduces Lumerin, a Project Aiming to Commodify Bitcoin’s Hashpower

On October 21, the bitcoin mining pool operator Titan revealed a new decentralized hashpower routing protocol called Lumerin. The open-source project aims to commodify bitcoin’s hashpower “through smart contracts, making hashpower tradable.”... Read more »

Investment Advisers Prohibited From Crypto Activities in India, Regulator Warns

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has issued a warning that registered investment advisers are not allowed to engage in unregistered activities. This warning includes crypto activities since crypto is... Read more »