Category Archive : Cryptocurrency News

Rupee falls by 19 paise to close at 73.02 against US dollar

At the interbank forex market, the local unit opened at 72.98 against the greenback and traded in the range of 72.73 – 73.09 during the day.

Polkadot’s Gavin Wood to Give Lecture Series as Part of UC Berkeley Blockchain Curriculum

University of California, Berkeley and Parity Technologies are joining forces on several blockchain fronts, including educational development and awareness, by leveraging Parity’s expert team and the Substrate framework as knowledge-building resources. UC Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator Partners with Parity to Promote Blockchain Adoption To bring more resources to the University of California, Berkeley community and Blockchain

IOST Partners With Polkadot for Cross-Chain Interoperability Breakthrough

PRESS RELEASE. IOST has announced it is now at the final development stage for building a cross-chain transfer bridge to the Polkadot Ecosystem. The move is part of IOST’s plans to promote its cross-chain interoperability, bringing tremendous value for IOST users & developers and drive bigger adoption scenarios for its blockchain, according to a blog

Kentucky Pushes Mining Tax-Breaks in Bid to Attract Crypto Community

The Kentucky House Budget Committee approved a bill in a 19-2 vote to eliminate the sales tax on electricity for use in cryptocurrency mining operations. The bill, designed to attract more miners to the state, is now in the Kentucky Senate for review. Lawmakers Urge Greater Crypto Appeal Despite Purported Costs Motivated by the explosive

Crypto Tax Compliance Startup Taxbit Raises $100 Million, Targets International Expansion

U.S. crypto tax compliance startup Taxbit has raised $100 million in a Series A funding round led by investment firms Paradigm and Tiger Global. Paypal Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, and others including Bill Ackman, Ryan Smith, and Anthony Pompliano also joined the round. Taxbit chief executive officer Austin Woodward said the funds will be invested in

The Many Facts Pointing to Cypherpunk Len Sassaman Being Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, has always been a mysterious character and a great number of sleuths have made it their mission to discover the inventor’s identity. One particular theory was published this month which attempts to tether the well known and now deceased, Len Sassaman to the creation of the first cryptocurrency. Moreover,

Buy USDINR; target of 73.20 – 73.40: ICICI Direct

ICICI Direct, The rupee consolidated and remained near 73 levels despite a sharp rise in the Dollar index.

US bond yields unlikely to rise much from current levels; impact on rupee will be limited

Over the next 2/3 months, Indian Rupee can remain strong against the US Dollar. It can even test levels of 71.50.

Jim Rogers Regrets Not Buying Bitcoin but Warns Governments May Outlaw Cryptocurrencies

Renowned investor Jim Rogers, who co-founded the Quantum Fund with billionaire investor George Soros, now regrets not buying bitcoin. However, he is still worried that governments can outlaw bitcoin if it becomes a viable currency. Jim Rogers’ Bitcoin Regret Jim Rogers said in an interview with Real Vision this week that he wished he had

Mark Cuban Argues Bitcoin Is Better Than Gold, Telling Peter Schiff ‘Gold Is Dead, Move on’

Billionaire investor and Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, once a bitcoin skeptic who preferred bananas to the cryptocurrency, now sees utility in bitcoin. He has made a case that bitcoin is better than gold, telling gold bug Peter Schiff to “move on” because “gold is dead.” Mark Cuban Says Gold Is Dead, Peter Schiff Should

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