Iran appears to be loosening its restrictions and jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon. The country’s recent move to legalize cryptomining seems to be another step toward creating a state currency based off the blockchain.
It’s widely accepted that using somebody else’s computing power to mine cryptocurrencies is dubious, but UNICEF Australia appears to be doing so with good intentions.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has required the State Bank of Vietnam (SVB), financial institutions, and other organisations providing payment brokerage services to intensify inspections and promptly report suspicious cryptocurrency transactions.
The value of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency continues its never-ending ascent, as the price of Bitcoin reaches a new all-time high.
The chief executive of JPMorgan Chase has called the most popular cryptocurrency a "fraud" as Bitcoin's value continues rising.