Anna Baydakova

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Feb 15 2021

Happy Bull’s Year, North Korean Hackers!

Feb 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk

In this episode, Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson discuss North Korea reportedly stealing your crypto to create nuclear weapons, Tesla rattling markets at an opportune time and Nigeria trying to ban crypto.

Feb 13 2021

ConsenSys Grants Help Iranian Women Learn Solidity

Feb 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  consensys iran markets tech

The Ethereum incubator's instructional program offers scholarships to help developers get started with coding in Solidity.

Feb 08 2021

Potential India Crypto Ban, Worldwide Darknet and Virgil Griffith’s Saga Continues

Crypto restrictions in India, fresh darknet market research from Chainalysis and the newest chapter in Virgil Griffith’s North Korea saga.

Feb 05 2021

Hackers Are Trying to Mine Crypto Using Russian Government Servers, Expert Says

Feb 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  mining news russia

Hackers have been mining crypto on government servers in Russia, including defense contractors and medical centers, expert says.

Feb 02 2021

Russia and US Dominate Global Dark Market Traffic: Report

Feb 02 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  chainalysis crime dark web marketplaces news

Darknet marketplaces received $1.7 billion during 2020, mostly from Russia, the U.S., Ukraine and China, Chainalysis says.

Feb 01 2021

Facial Recognition Tech May Be Being Used Against Russian Protestors

Feb 01 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  news russia surveillance tech

Russian police officials may be tracking attendees at pro-Navalny protests using facial recognition tools, detainees claim.

Jan 30 2021

The Small Guys Rebel Against their Big Brother Hedge Funds

What the GameStop stock market chaos can teach crypto and why the Bank of International Settlements is pitching central bank digital currencies (CBDC) instead of crypto. Also the privacy concerns around China’s digital yuan.

Jan 28 2021

Inside Iran’s Onslaught on Bitcoin Mining

Jan 28 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  global iran markets mining news

Iran has been clamping down on mining farms, but it also wants to use crypto mining to boost the sanctioned nation's revenue stream.

Jan 25 2021

Bitcoin Donations to Navalny Surge After Russian Opposition Leader Is Jailed

Putin's opponent received 3.7 bitcoin in the last week, tripling the amount raised in the first two weeks of 2021.

New Regulators in Town: What’s Next for Crypto in DC [Borderless, EP.5]

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  borderless joe biden regulation

In this episode, Anna Baydakova, Tanzeel Akhtar and Nik De discuss to expect from U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration regarding crypto, how QuadrigaCX users are doing and trying to predict the future for Ripple.

Russian Public Officials Banned From Holding Cryptocurrency

Russian government officials must dispose of any digital asset holdings before April 1, a letter from the Ministry of Labor states.

Jan 22 2021

Russia’s Sber Bank Files to Launch Its Own Stablecoin

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business global news russia sberbank

Russia's largest retail bank has applied to become a licensed digital assets issuer.

Jan 21 2021

Russian Court Takes Crypto Exchange Binance off Website Blacklist

A court in the Arkhangelsk region had ruled last summer that the site should be blocked, but Binance wasn't notified until months later.

Jan 19 2021

Extremism and Cryptocurrency: The Story Too Big to Ignore.

Jan 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  borderless cryptocurrency extremism

In this episode, Anna Baydakova, Danny Nelson, and Tanzeel Akhtar discuss livestreaming the insurrection on a blockchain, Iran taking the mining industry under control, and if Europe can regulate bitcoin.

Jan 14 2021

Sci-Hub Leaves Handshake Blockchain After 2 Days, Citing Centralization Concerns

Sci-Hub, a pirate library of academic papers censored by Twitter, PayPal and domain systems, left the distributed domain platform Handshake after two days, unsatisfied by the level of decentralization.

Jan 08 2021

Kyrgyzstan Has Proposed Its First Regulatory Framework for Crypto

Kyrgyzstan's central bank wants to regulate cryptocurrency – licensing exchanges and barring its use in payments.

Jan 06 2021

What Does It Cost to Become an FCA-Approved Exchange? EXMO Execs Explain

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aml5 exchanges global kyc policy & regulation

The U.K.-registered EXMO exchange is one of the many crypto startups to go through the FCA approval process. Execs detailed the work it took to get there.

Dec 30 2020

Russian Oil Drilling Giant Opens a Crypto Mining Farm Run on Gas Energy

Dec 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business gazprom mining news russia

A unit of oil and gas giant Gazprom has opened a mining venue on an oil drilling site using gas produced as a byproduct to produce electricity.

Dec 25 2020

DeFi Christmas: DEX Aggregator 1inch Launches Governance Token to Take On Uniswap

The token, named 1INCH and running on Ethereum, will be distributed to all wallets that have previously interacted with the platform.

Dec 21 2020

Bank of Russia Chair: Digital Ruble Is No Threat to Banks

Russian banks are concerned the digital ruble might hurt their business, but the Bank of Russia is nonchalant

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