Category: Cryptocurrency

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adminOctober 23, 20215min70
One of South Africa’s biggest banks, Standard Bank, has reportedly sent account termination notices to clients that offer automated cryptocurrency arbitrage services. Bank’s Criteria Questioned This move, according to a Mybroadband report, has sent shockwaves through the cryptocurrency industry. The sending of the notices has also raised questions about the criteria that Standard Bank is […]

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adminOctober 21, 20214min130
Nigeria’s company registration agency, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), reportedly rejected an application for registration by a start-up on the basis that blockchain is yet to be recognized by the Nigerian government. Decision Disappoints Blockchain Community According to a report, the unnamed start-up, which is building an API connection for blockchain gaming rewards, was told […]

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adminOctober 20, 20219min210
Both Ethereum 2.0 and Polkadot are promising sharding-based protocols overcoming the scalability challenges facing legacy blockchains. Although slightly different, together, the Relay Chain and Beacon Chain represent another significant leap forward, especially for interoperability. Partitioning the Problem: Sharing the Load via Sharding Scalability has been a hotly debated topic after networks bumped up against the […]

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adminOctober 19, 20214min120
Sandile Shezi, the young South African bitcoin trader who is facing fraud charges, has denied allegations he scammed shareholders in his Global Forex Institute. Shezi: Shareholders Signed Up for Education, Not Investments Despite his rejection of the allegations, a spokesperson for the country’s police told the Sunday Times newspaper that Shezi has agreed to turn […]

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adminOctober 18, 20218min90
Authorities in Belarus and the Russian Federation are taking steps to separate cryptocurrency miners from other groups of power users and deny them access to subsidized energy. This could lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for businesses involved in digital coin minting activities. Cryptocurrency Miners in Russia and Belarus May Face Higher Energy […]

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adminOctober 17, 20215min240
The digital asset company Bakkt Holdings has completed a merger with a firm called VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings and the combined business will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 18. Bakkt revealed it was aiming to go public last January, and the Bakkt listing on Monday will leverage the ticker […]

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adminOctober 16, 20215min200
Zimbabwe’s increasingly pro-crypto finance minister, Mthuli Ncube, recently told his colleagues in government that it is now impossible to run away from cryptocurrencies. Ncube said this after revealing that some 30% of the country’s youth are now invested in cryptocurrencies. Zimbabwe Ready to Make Concessions on Cryptos According to a report by the Herald, Ncube […]

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adminOctober 14, 20216min280
Fox Entertainment and Blockchain Creative Labs (BCL) has announced the launch of maskverse.com, a non-fungible token marketplace and community dedicated to the entertainment series and hit singing competition “The Masked Singer.” According to Fox and BCL, the NFT marketplace and a game will be powered by the Eluvio blockchain. Fox, Blockchain Creative Labs, Eluvio Introduce […]