France, Switzerland and Bank for International Settlements team up to test central bank digital currency
The Bank of France and National Bank of Switzerland, together with the Innovation Center of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), announced their participation in a project to test the central bank digital currency wholesale trading system (CBDC) called Project Jura.
Iranian law enforcement agencies confiscated 3,000 mining machines in the past week as part of their fight against illegal cryptocurrency mining businesses.
The US Department of Justice announced it managed to return the control over 63.7 bitcoins paid as a ransom by the operator of the Colonial Pipeline.
Former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, J. Christopher Giancarlo, spoke in favor of strengthening the regulation of the crypto industry.
El Salvador could become the first sovereign state in the world to accept bitcoin as legal tender. Salvadorian president attached a picture of himself with laser eyes to his tweet.
On June 3, the number of transactions on the bitcoin network dropped to 217,000. This is the minimum level since August 2018.
The head of the Federal Treasury of the Russian Federation admitted the possibility of paying taxes in the digital ruble. At the first stage, the new method will affect only individuals.
The administration of US President Joe Biden proposed obligatory data collecting on foreign crypto investors operating in the United States in order to prevent tax evasion.
Canaan shares rose in price by 10% after reporting multiple growth in revenue in the first quarter of 2021, driven by an increase in bitcoin mining. Overseas markets drove the growth.
KickToken (KICK) becomes a hyper-deflationary DeFi protocol, destroys 99.9% of all its emissions, and starts staking the KICK token
1th June, 2021 — In honor of its first birthday, the KickEX cryptocurrency exchange announces several important events and changes aimed at the benefit of current and future holders of the KICK token.
The amount of ETH on the Ethereum 2.0 deposit smart contract, launched at the end of 2020, exceeded 5 million. At the current exchange rate, this is more than $13 billion.
June 03, 2021 – The Gauntlet eSport gaming client, which will allow users to play their favorite games, interact with a variety of other features and receive rewards in cryptocurrency, announces the launch of an open funding round.
In Russia, a group of persons, who introduced themselves as police officers, confiscated computing equipment from a resident of the Russian region of Chelyabinsk. They were fraudsters.
Gazprom Neft published a press release about its Smart Fuel blockchain platform in the form of a NFT token. This is the first time a press release is issued as a non-fungible token.
Iranian President announced a ban on cryptocurrency mining until the fall. The decision is due to the increased frequency of overloading of power grids.
The market opens up new development paths and blockchain opportunities. Unfortunately, many projects turn out to be scams where good ideas and technologies are buried.