Uzbekistan Moves to Block Foreign Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Authorities in Uzbekistan are restricting access to online crypto trading platforms based outside the country and not registered under its laws. A presidential decree obliges citizens and local companies to only use... Read more »

Thailand Plans to Tighten Crypto Oversight, Giving Central Bank More Powers to Regulate Digital Assets

Thailand is reportedly preparing to amend its law on digital assets to tighten the oversight of the crypto sector and empower the Thai central bank to oversee the sector. “Right now, the... Read more »

Moroccan Capital Markets Regulator Launches Fintech Portal

The Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), the capital markets regulatory body in Morocco, announced recently that it has launched a fintech portal on its website. The new portal has been created in... Read more »

21-year-old got ‘thought-provoking’ questions after teaching crypto to old folks

When assisted senior living home The Preston of the Park Cities approached Owen Robertson to hold a course on crypto, nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and the Metaverse for their residents, the 21-year-old didn’t... Read more »

Brian Armstrong Says the More Crypto Regulation, the Better for Coinbase — CEO Discusses Alleged SEC Investigation

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says “the more regulation there is for crypto, the better it is for Coinbase.” He revealed an inquiry from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), noting: “We... Read more »

How to teach a nation about crypto

The grassroots Mi Primer Bitcoin, meaning “My First Bitcoin,” program has picked up steam in El Salvador. The first cohort of Bitcoiner-come-students began studies in May. Founded by John Dennehy, an American activist... Read more »

Cleanspark Acquires Plug-in-Ready Bitcoin Mining Facility With up to 86 MW of Capacity

On Tuesday, the bitcoin mining company Cleanspark announced it acquired a plug-in-ready bitcoin mining facility that is scalable to 86 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Presently, the newly opened site in Washington, Georgia,... Read more »

Report: Nearly 13,000 Chinese Social Media Accounts Promoting Virtual Currency Closed

Nearly 13,000 Chinese social media accounts that allegedly promoted virtual currency investments were closed, the Cyberspace Administration of China recently revealed. In addition, some 51,000 social media posts with content relating to... Read more »

Kazakhstan Investigates Crypto Mining Hotel Allegedly Operating as Ponzi Scheme

Authorities in Kazakhstan have launched an investigation into a mining hotel business suspected of being a crypto pyramid as part of an ongoing crackdown on illegal activities linked to cryptocurrencies. The platform,... Read more »

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says ‘the more regulation there is for crypto, the better it is for Coinbase’

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said on an Aug. 9 earnings call that the company is keen to see “common sense frameworks for regulation” next year within the United States. Armstrong said there... Read more »