Author: Sergio Goschenko

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Portugal to Tax Cryptocurrency Income According to Minister of Finance

portugalPortugal, one of the countries considered a crypto tax haven due to its absence of crypto-related taxation, is preparing to change this policy. Fernando Medina, minister of finance of Portugal, stated that the country is working on a framework to allow the taxation of cryptocurrency income gains following the principles of “justice” and “efficiency,” and […]


May 17, 2022 0

German Online Bank N26 to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Business This Year

N26N26, a German online neobank, has announced it will get into the cryptocurrency trading business this year. The announcement was made by Max Tayenthal, co-founder and a CEO of the company, who pondered whether focusing on cryptocurrency instead of going global may have been a better idea. The company closed operations in the U.K. and […]


January 13, 2022 0

HP-Branded Servers Hijacked to Mine $110,000 Worth of Cryptocurrency

HPHackers recently took control of a group of HP-branded servers and used them to remotely mine a cryptocurrency called raptoreum, according to reports. This resulted in the compromised cluster of HP machines becoming the biggest contributor to the total mining pool of the cryptocurrency, allowing attackers to rake in $110,000 worth. The coins are said […]


December 28, 2021 0

Brave Browser to Integrate Solana Support

BraveBrave, the company behind the Brave browser, has partnered with Solana to provide support for the blockchain directly from its browser. According to a press release, the Brave browser will now default to Solana for cross-chain and decentralized app support. Brave users, that are now in the millions, will have access to a Solana wallet […]


November 10, 2021 0

Central Bank of Brazil Reports Brazilians Have Bought More Than $4 Billion in Cryptocurrency This Year

brazilBrazilians have brought over $4 billion of cryptocurrencies to the country, according to numbers from the Central Bank of Brazil. The commercial asset balance report presented shows that Brazilians have consistently acquired over $350 million dollars of cryptocurrencies each month since January. However, according to some analysts from the central bank, this number has the […]


October 18, 2021 0

Mining Hardware Manufacturer Bitfury Plans to Go Public

bitfuryBitfury, the leading non-Chinese bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, is reportedly planning to go public in the next 12 months. This would constitute one of the largest listings of a European-based cryptocurrency mining hardware company to date. The company had a valuation of $1 billion dollars after its latest funding round, and is backed by companies […]


October 11, 2021 0

Venezuela Slashes Six Zeroes off Its Currency, Bolivar Keeps Losing Ground Against the Dollar

Venezuela Slashes Six Zeroes off Its Currency, Bolivar Keeps Losing Ground Against the DollarThe Central Bank Of Venezuela applied the announced redenomination plan for the national fiat currency, the bolivar on October 1. This redenomination implied slashing six zeroes from the currency, to make payments and currency handling easier, according to earlier statements. However, just hours after applying this measure, the bolivar lost more than 20% of its […]


October 4, 2021 0

Netflix Announces Documentary About Quadrigacx’s Downfall

netflixNetflix, the world’s largest video streaming company, has announced it is working on a documentary that deals with the aftermath of the Quadrigacx saga. According to brief descriptions, the documentary titled; “Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King,” deals with how the users affected by the death of Quadrigacx’s CEO Gerry Cotten try […]


September 27, 2021 0

Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack Attempt

Biggest Bank in Venezuela Suffers 5 Day Outage After Hack AttemptThe Bank of Venezuela, one of the biggest state banks in the country, is now experiencing an outage that has left its customers without services for five days. The bank published a PR statement stating this was the result of a “terrorist attack” on the national financial system, being perpetrated in the form of a […]


September 21, 2021 0

Venezuelan Authorities Shut Down Power Supply to Bitcoin Miners in Key State

caraboboRegional authorities in one of the key states of the country, Carabobo, suspended the power supply of all registered miners, effectively shutting down their operations in the industrial state. While there have been no official explanations for this measure, some people with knowledge on the matter state the action was taken due to the enormous […]


August 10, 2021 0