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Indian Farmer Organizations to Use Blockchain

Indian Farmer Organizations to Use Blockchain

Sahyadri Farmers Producer Co, one of the largest farm producer organizations (FPO) of India, is integrating blockchain into its business process. Sahyadri, which aims to help farmers sell agricultural produce at the most advantageous prices, will use blockchain for its supply chains to increase efficiency and transparency in the traceability of food products. Blockchain integration […]

Three Female Crypto Influencers Get Banned on Instagram

Three Female Crypto Influencers Get Banned on Instagram

Accounts of three female crypto influencers were removed from Instagram following their criticism of the underrepresentation of women in the Blockchain industry.  Rachel Siegel, also known as CryptoFinally, says that she and two fellow female crypto influencers, known as TechWithCatalina and GirlGoneCrypto, were deplatformed from Instagram following their criticism. Siegel has been very vocal about […]

Expedia Teams Up With Travala.com for Booking with Crypto

Expedia Teams Up With Travala.com for Booking with Crypto

Expedia, an online travel agency and metasearch engine has partnered with Travala.com, the leading blockchain-based travel booking platform to allow its customers to book over 700,000 listed accommodations with cryptocurrency through travala.com. Travala.com users can pay for Expedia listings in over 30 cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, which Expedia had accepted before shelving the option in June […]

Cash Shortage Causes High Demand for Сrypto in Cuba

Cash Shortage Causes High Demand for Сrypto in Cuba

Cuba has stopped receiving aid from the South American country Venezuela amid the pandemic, which has created a food shortage in the country. In order to lessen the impact of the economic turmoil, a number of Cubans are resorting to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cubans have also been […]

Bank of Japan Testing Digital Yen to Check its Technical Feasibility

Bank of Japan Testing Digital Yen to Check its Technical Feasibility

The Bank of Japan has started experimenting with a digital Japanese Yen (JPY) to “check the feasibility of the currency from technical perspectives.” This move will come as a surprise to many after its governor appeared to comment on a “lack of demand” for CBDCs back in December. While government and central bank-issued digital currencies still […]

UK High Court Shuts Down Gpay Crypto Exchange

UK High Court Shuts Down Gpay Crypto Exchange

The UK High Court has shut down GPay crypto exchange, following allegations the company is “nothing but a scam.” The Insolvency Service investigated the platform after receiving several complaints. The platform attracted investors through ads on social media platforms, referring television personalities and high profile business people. The authorities investigated the platform after receiving several […]

Founder of the Infraud Organization Pleads Guilty to Running Scam

Founder of the Infraud Organization Pleads Guilty to Running Scam

Sergey Medvedev, a a leading player in online crime ring has agreed to the guilty plea in the US District Court of Nevada, the Department of Justice (DoJ) revealed. The 33-year-old is considered a key figure of the Infraud Organization, an online crime ring engaging in financial fraud and identity theft. Launched in 2010, the Infraud […]

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Almost Unchanged in a Decade

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Almost Unchanged in a Decade

The Bitcoin network adjusted its difficulty level at 01:18 UTC on July 1 to 15.7842 trillion, only 0.0033% lower from the previous level of 15.7847 trillion set June 17.  The negligible adjustment on Wednesday means the total average computing power connected to Bitcoin over the past 14 days has barely changed, either due to the […]

Mozilla Invests in a Nigerian Crypto Startup

Mozilla Invests in a Nigerian Crypto Startup

Mozilla Corporation among with a number of bog companies have invested in Nigeria-based crypto startup Wallets Africa. 9Yards Capital, Samurai Incubate, and Y Combinator CEO Micheal Seibel are among Wallets Africa’s investors. Wallets Africa is focused on solving cross-border payment woes and so supports Bitcoin. The startup aims to build a platform so that users […]

Crypto Holders Can Now Invest in Amazon, Apple or Tesla

Crypto Holders Can Now Invest in Amazon, Apple or Tesla

Digital wallet and trading platform Uphold has announced that its users in Latin America are now able to invest in Amazon, Google, or Tesla for as little as 10,000 Satoshis. The new service makes equity investments affordable for millions of people in the region. “Uphold, the leading digital money platform, today launches a groundbreaking equities […]