Tag: new york

Oct 18 2021

Sep 15 2021

Coinseed barred from operating in New York after shady Dogecoin (DOGE) dealings

Coinseed, a cryptocurrency trading platform temporarily suspended previously via a preliminary injunction for violating New York state laws and for illegally squandering investors' fund but has finally been ordered by the Supreme Court of the State of New York to shut down its operation...

Aug 31 2021

Former Obama Adviser Nominated to Lead the New York State Department of Financial Services

Aug 31 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitlicense news new york nydfs regulation news

The entire regulatory terrain at the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is about to change, and perhaps the impact on the cryptocurrency ecosystem as the regulator is on track to get a new head. As reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has nominated Adrienne Harris, a The post Former Obama Adviser Nominated to Lead...

Aug 21 2021

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Seek To Introduce Bitcoin Funds

Wells Fargo has joined the race alongside JPMorgan in launching Bitcoin funds. The two big banks have both processed Bitcoin funds with SEC - the Securities and Exchange Commission. They are another pair of renowned banks to broaden their interest in cryptocurrency. Wells Fargo is an...

Jul 29 2021

Greenidge Generation To Repurpose Old Coal Ash Landfill Into A New Solar Farm

Bitcoin miner Greenidge announced today its plans to expedite the closure of an old coal ash landfill and turn it into a solar farm.Bitcoin mining firm Greenidge Generation announced today its plans to expedite the closure of a forty-year-old coal ash landfill in the...

Jul 14 2021

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

Jul 12 2021

As Hollywood’s Latest Bitcoin Promoter, Spike Lee Highlights Sovereign Potential Of BTC

Iconic actor and director Spike Lee is bringing his cultural perspective to Bitcoin in an ad for a cryptocurrency ATM operator Coin Cloud.Mainstream, Hollywood celebrities have delved into the commercial world of Bitcoin before. For instance, Alec Baldwin has served as a pitchman for cryptocurrency exchange eToro and Neil Patrick Harris...

Jul 09 2021

The Tall Tale Of Boiling Seneca Lake

The overdramatization of environmental concerns related to bitcoin mining obfuscate any legitimate conversation on the topic.Recently, an overdramatized story by Gretchen Morgenson of NBC News, about the Greenidge power plant and cryptocurrency mining hybrid on Seneca Lake,...

Jul 07 2021

Is New York’s Seneca Lake Too Hot Because Of Bitcoin Mining? We Beg To Differ

Legacy media is back at it. They had to concoct a rival story to counteract the Bitcoin Mining Council’s latest report. And they ran with the apparent rising temperatures of...

May 11 2021

New York’s Misguided Legislation To Pause Bitcoin Mining Won’t Stop The Industry

Legislation under consideration in New York to stop Bitcoin mining over environmental concerns won’t stop an increasingly-green industry.A bill currently in committee at the New York State Senate is calling for a ban on bitcoin mining for three years while an environmental assessment is conducted to measure greenhouse gas emissions and effects on wildlife of all mining operations in the state.New...

May 07 2021

Dear Crypto, You’re Welcome In New York

Reshma Patel, a Democratic candidate for New York City’s Comptroller position, talks about her “future proof” plan for the city, which centers on investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In this episode, she discusses: what duties the New York City Controller performs...

Feb 11 2021

Alabama Man Charged Over SIM Swap Hacks That Stole $150K in Crypto

Joseph Chase Oaks allegedly used SIM-swap hacks to access victim's online accounts between August 2018 and October 2019.

Jan 10 2021

A NYC Bar Could Be Yours for Only 25 Bitcoin or 800 Ethereum: Report

Jan 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin sale etherum news new york

The bar owner says he's hoping "to catch one of these crypto dudes who always wanted to own a bar."

Sep 23 2020

Why has property trading in Upland become so addicting?

A Great Mix of Fun, Thrill and Education On the heels of the recent launch of New York City within Upland, we asked the question many are wondering: what is it about Upland that makes ‘doing business’ in this alternate metaverse so addicting? Upland is a digitally recreated...

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