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Portuguese Parliament Rejects Crypto Tax Proposals During Budget Debate

Portuguese Parliament Rejects Crypto Tax Proposals During Budget DebateTwo proposals to tax crypto assets have failed to gain support from Portuguese lawmakers who are now discussing the state budget. The bids came from minority left-wing parties, while the ruling majority is yet to put forward its own draft to regulate the matter. Portuguese Lawmakers Stop Motions to Tax Crypto Gains Members of the […]


May 26, 2022 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

Israel’s Mossad Is Hiring a Cryptocurrency Specialist

Israel’s Mossad Is Hiring a Cryptocurrency SpecialistThe Israeli intelligence service, Mossad, is now looking to hire someone who understands digital currencies. According to the job posting, the role requires extensive expertise in the field of financial technologies. Mossad Recruiting Expert With Fintech Background Israel’s Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations, Mossad, is seeking an expert with a deep understanding of cryptocurrencies […]


August 10, 2021 0

Joe Biden Directs US Intelligence to Investigate Ransomware Attack Against Florida IT Firm

Joe Biden Directs US Intelligence to Investigate Ransomware Attack Against Florida IT FirmJoe Biden wants to crackdown on ransomware according to statements he made on Friday, after hackers hijacked software from a Miami-based IT supplier called Kaseya. Hundreds of American businesses were affected by the breach as the attackers encrypted the files of some 200 clients. Biden said on Friday that he’s ordered an investigation into the […]


July 5, 2021 0

A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto Adoption

A Look at Why Venezuela Is the Third Country With the Most Crypto AdoptionVenezuela has been listed as the third country with the most cryptocurrency adoption in the world by Chainalysis in its 2020 report. With its citizens coping with crippling inflation and losing purchasing power, the country has taken a turn for these assets to survive. But what are the real numbers behind this crisis that made […]


May 28, 2021 0

Elon Musk Hints at Tesla Accepting Dogecoin for Payments

muskElon Musk, also referred to in social media as the ‘Dogefather,’ due to its affiliation with the Dogecoin currency, has hinted Tesla could start accepting the currency as a payment for its cars. The company, which is now accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars and holds it as part of its reserves, could also […]


May 11, 2021 0