The US Congress Will Discuss the Environmental Impact of BTC Mining

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US Congress is preparing hearings on the impact of cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin mining on the environment.

OpenSea Attracts $300 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute NFT marketplace OpenSea has closed a Series C funding round in which it has raised $300 million.

South Korean Politician Uses Cryptos to Finance Electoral Campaign

Reading Time: < 1 minute The election campaign of South Korean politician Lee Jae-myung will accept Bitcoin and Ethereum as well as three other cryptos.

FTX Founder Believes Crypto Adoption Will Increase in 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute The founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX believes clarity provided by regulators from all over the world will boost the institutional adoption of cryptocurrencies in 2022 and the future.

Indian Crypto Exchange WazirX Investigated by India’s Authorities Over Tax Evasion

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Indian authorities announced last week they have launched an investigation into Binance-owned cryptocurrency exchange WazirX.

The Bank of Jamaica Completes its First CBDC Pilot

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Bank of Jamaica (BoJ), the central bank of Jamaica, has just announced it has successfully completed its first pilot program of its central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Santo Blockchain Focuses on Development of Crypto Industry in Panama

Reading Time: < 1 minute Blockchain company Santo Blockchain has recently stepped up in the development of the crypto industry in Panama.

Crypto Exchange Coinone Will Ban Withdrawals to Unconfirmed Wallets

Reading Time: < 1 minute South Korea-based crypto exchange Coinone has decided to block all withdrawals to unverified wallets.

Japan’s “Unfair” Taxation is Stifling Crypto Industry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan’s ruling party approved in early December a tax plan for the next year. Among other things, it has a section on cryptos.