Tag: united states

Nov 18 2021

Bitso and Circle Partner To Launch Cross-border Payments Tool Between Mexico and The U.S

Bitso, a Latin American crypto exchange giant, is partnering with the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin operator Circle to start a new cross-border payment tool between the United States and Mexico. According to an announcement by Bitso on Thursday, the main aim of the integration is to offer the Mexican people, an alternative option of sending The post Bitso and Circle Partner To Launch...

Nov 17 2021

Crypto Firms Need More Consolidated Supervision — Interim OCC Chief

The acting chief of the United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency OCC, Michael Hsu, has expressed his hopes of bridging the gaps that currently exist in the supervision of crypto firms. Crypto Firms Escaping Regulation, Says OCC Acting Chief In his commentaries before the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Tuesday, Hsu The post Crypto Firms Need More Consolidated Supervision...

Oct 26 2021

FDIC considers clear regulatory terms for banks who want to handle crypto assets

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FDIC, has announced through its chairperson Jelena McWilliams that the agency is working with other regulators in the U.S. with hopes of looking at the possibilities of banks involving in crypto-related activities. In a speech which she delivered during the Money20/20 Fintech Conference on Monday, McWilliams said the FDIC, is The post FDIC considers clear regulatory terms for...

Oct 21 2021

Russian regulators want to mine crypto through wasted flare gas

Mining digital assets in Russia could take a new turn in the near future as regulators in the European country are considering using waste natural gases for mining purposes, this was revealed by a report from a local media house, Kommersant. Gas flares for crypto mining According to the...

Oct 15 2021

Report: America, not Asia, is leading in DeFi usage and DEX activity

Oct 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis binance china defi dydx

A new Chainalysis report has revealed that thanks to growth in the DeFi space, North America is now the second-largest crypto market in the world while the dominance of East Asia has dropped significantly as it now ranks fourth in the world. Defi pushing North...

Oct 13 2021

U.S. Becomes World’s Biggest Bitcoin Miner, Beating China

The United States is now the epicenter for Bitcoin Mining, accounting for 35.4% of the global hash rate at the end of July 2021.The United States is now the epicenter for Bitcoin Mining, accounting for 35.4% of the global hash rate at the end of July 2021, according to a Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance study published on Wednesday. The increase is...

Sep 30 2021

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell: U.S. Has No Plans To Ban Bitcoin and Crypto

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has confirmed that the U.S. has no plans to ban Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.On Thursday afternoon during the Oversight of the Treasury Department's and Federal Reserve's Pandemic Response hearing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell confirmed that the U.S. has no plans to ban Bitcoin and...

Energy Freedom Attracts Bitcoin Miners To Some U.S. States

New research shows the stark differences between states and their energy prices, policies that will define a generation.Bitcoin miners seek the cheapest sources of energy available to increase their profit margins.States with a deregulated energy grid, such as Texas and Wyoming, let customers choose between energy providers, attracting miners and fostering innovation.In contrast,...

Sep 10 2021

Poll: 27% Of Americans Approve Making Bitcoin Legal Tender In The U.S.

Young adults strongly support the idea of making bitcoin legal tender in the United States at 44%, while baby boomers think it’s a bad idea at 43%.A new poll by research and data analytics company YouGov has shed some light on the U.S. population’s approval rate for the government to recognize bitcoin as legal tender....

Sep 01 2021

Bitcoin Revives The American Dream

With so much turmoil in our country, Bitcoin presents an opportunity to regain our societal foundations.Bitcoin revives the American dream.It’s a strong claim, I know.How would you describe the current landscape of relationship building, and family formulation? Typically within my circles it’s met with anxiety and a general lack of excitement. Why do we think this is? I think that...

Aug 24 2021

China’s “Great Mining Migration” Leads Cryptocurrency Firms To Relocate

Aug 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin bit digital canada china covid-19

The recent move from China to crack down on cryptocurrency mining caused Bit Digital Inc to change its plan. Instead, the Nasdaq listed company intensified its efforts of acquiring over 20,000 computer systems from another country. The New York-based company has the machines in its core operations. By plugging high-powered computer systems into electrical energy sources of low costs, the machines will generate...

Aug 13 2021

Survey Shows 55% Of 100 World’s Top Banks Have Exposure To Bitcoin And Other Crypto Assets

More than half of the top 100 banks are major investors in Bitcoin, digital assets, and blockchain technology-based firms. World’s largest banks are reportedly growing rapidly in their involvement in the trending crypto and blockchain companies. They get involved through early and late-stage financing of businesses and projects within the industry. Blockdata Research Report Shows Increasing Interest In Bitcoin A blockchain...

Aug 07 2021

Debate Intensifies Over Inclusion of Cryptocurrency Entities in Bipartisan Bill

Some "supporters" of the cryptocurrency industry in the United States upper legislative house have issued a new proposal on the recent tax-reporting rules. The proposal seeks to ensure the exemption of cryptocurrency service providers and miners from the new reporting rules on crypto brokers. To this effect, the lawmakers want the bipartisan infrastructure bill to be...

Aug 06 2021

League Championship Series (LCS) Sponsorship Deal with FXT

The League Championship Series (LCS), popular in the US and Canada, is landing a seven-year deal with crypto derivatives exchange, FTX. The new deal between League Championship Series (LCS) and FTX will be the first sponsorship type of any blockchain-related exchanges for the Riot league-owned LCS....

Jul 31 2021

A Bipartisan Case For Bitcoin

Bitcoin need not be a politically splitting idea, as there are benefits to be had from progressives and libertarians alike.As the U.S. Senate approaches the finish line of the upcoming infrastructure deal, Coindesk has reported that congress is considering legislation with an escalating...

Jul 23 2021

Bitcoin Ownership In The U.S. Has Tripled Since 2018, A Gallup Survey Found

A Gallup survey found that the number of American investors holding bitcoin has tripled in three years, while skepticism has declined.Three times more Americans are holding bitcoin than three years ago, a recent Gallup survey found. But while 75% of those surveyed called bitcoin "very risky" in 2018, that number has...

Jun 28 2021

John McAfee: The Passing of a Pioneer, Outlaw, and Legend

Last week, the crypto community awoke to the shocking news that John McAfee was dead. A maverick fixture in the crypto space, he had many supporters as well as many critics. The latter stages in his life often played out like a hard-boiled novel or movie. John McAfee was found dead in his jail cell at the Brians 2 penitentiary center. The prison...

Jun 09 2021

US investors made over $4 billion trading Bitcoin last year

Jun 09 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption bitcoin china investments trading

A recent report from cryptocurrency analytics firm Chainalysis has shown that quite a number of countries made massive gains in their Bitcoin investments when...

May 06 2021

IRS To View Bitcoin Exchange Records, “Taxman” Is Coming “For Crypto”

May 06 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt crypto

Judgement day could be coming for early crypto investors who thought that the government had no chance in tracing Bitcoin and other blockchain transactions. According to a Senior Washington Correspondent for CNBC, the "taxman" is coming "for crypto" and the IRS has been authorized to serve a request...

Apr 16 2021

Peer-To-Peer Is Patriotic

The founding principles of Bitcoin echo that of the genesis of the United States of America.In the spring of 1774, the British Parliament passed the Coercive Acts, dubbed the Intolerable Acts by the soon-to-be-free Americans. Months later, in the spring of 1775, Paul Revere would...

Know a good blog/source that is not listed? Contact us or fill the form below to add one: