Month: August 2020

The Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov shared some harsh comments about cryptocurrencies amid growing interest in the technology amongst Chechnya’s citizens. According to Pravda, Kadyrov claimed that the media is presenting crypto “as the new gold,” provoking what he calls a kind of Bitcoin (BTC) “fever”: “People take loans, save on themselves and their families, invest
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Hacktivist Bitcoin developer Amir Taaki took aim at Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin on Twitter recently for essentially writing off smart contracts inventor Nick Szabo as a right-wing crank. Taaki wrote that this sort of attitude was typical of an “Eth[ereum] culture which is about sparkling burner parties, privileged digital nomads, microdosing LSD, sex orgies and
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Wyoming State Representative and long-time crypto champion Tyler Lindholm has been unseated in the Republican state primaries by a candidate representing the far-right of the party. So far it is unclear how this may affect the state’s blockchain friendly legislation, although, following his defeat, Lindholm said he was “100% confident the [blockchain] laws are safe
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Former White House chief of staff under U.S. President Donald Trump Mick Mulvaney is running a hedge fund. Since 2014 Mulvaney has been recognized as a pro-Bitcoin (BTC) official, encouraging practical regulation of cryptocurrencies. The new fund called Exegis Capital was announced during a podcast with S&P Global Market Intelligence. Mulvaney would collaborate with former
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The strain placed on healthcare teams and networks over the past few months has been severe, pushing dedicated medical professionals to the limit as they work tirelessly to combat COVID-19 in communities around the world. The crisis has permeated every facet of society, shining a spotlight on the glaring inefficiencies within the traditional global healthcare
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One of China’s biggest banks recently opened up registration for wallets using the country’s central bank-backed digital currency. There are four levels of the wallet, according to reports. However, the bank took the offer down a few hours later. China’s Digital Currency Wallet Launch China Construction Bank (CCB), one of the country’s largest state-owned banks,
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