Tag: iran

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.

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 18 2021

Iran Reportedly Seizes 45K Bitcoin Mining Machines After Closure of Illegal Operations

The mostly ASIC devices used to mine bitcoin are said to have been consuming 95 megawatts per hour of electricity at a reduced rate.

Jan 07 2021

Iran Launches Crackdown on Cryptocurrency Mining

The country has closed more than 1,600 unauthorized cryptocurrency mining farms.

Jan 06 2021

Iranian Authorities Close 1,620 Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining Farms: Report

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin mining iran markets news tavanir

The illegal mining operations will be disconnected from the national power grid and the miners will face prosecution.

Nov 11 2020

Venezuela’s Bitcoin Story Puts It in a Category of One

Venezuela’s peer-to-peer bitcoin activity has been extraordinary, whether measured as an absolute or relative to GDP, according to CoinDesk Research data.

Nov 04 2020

Is Iran Becoming A Bitcoin Nation?

Late last month, Iran Daily, the official newspaper of the country’s government, reported that the administration had amended its cryptocurrency legislation to make digital assets “exclusively used for funding imports at a time of increased pressure on the country’s normal use of hard currencies.” In practice, this means that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that are mined officially under...

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