Norway Central Bank Considers Developing Digital Currency

Norway Central Bank Considers Developing Digital Currency Norway’s central bank, Norges Bank, is considering developing its own digital currency as a supplement to cash to “ensure confidence in money and the monetary system”, according to a working paper May 18. The report, prepared by a Norges Bank working group, investigates aspects they believe should be considered when assessing the…

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Colorado Proposal Aims to Allow Cryptocurrency Donations for Campaigns

Colorado Proposal Aims to Allow Cryptocurrency Donations for Campaigns The state of Colorado is considering giving political candidates the ability to raise funds using cryptocurrencies. This week the Secretary of State, Wayne Williams, presented the proposed guidelines and officials are looking for commentary from Colorado residents. Colorado Secretary of State May Allow Politicians to Accept…

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Pornhub Models Can Now Accept Verge as Payment

Pornhub Models Can Now Accept Verge as Payment Ever since Verge partnered with Pornhub, things seemingly have made little sense when it comes to the latter platform. Even so, it shows they are genuinely interested in cryptocurrency for various reasons. Pornhub’s latest venture involves paying models in the Verge cryptocurrency. It’s a surprising decision, and one that raises a…

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Bing Follows Facebook, Google in Banning Crypto Ads

Bing Follows Facebook, Google in Banning Crypto Ads Microsoft Corp. announced earlier this week that its native search engine, Bing, will ban all cryptocurrency-related ads by July of this year. The announcement was made in an official blog post in which the company’s Advertiser Policy Manager, Melissa Alsoszatai-Petheo, made it known to users that in the spirit of “constant…

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Post Hack Coincheck Reveals Plans To Expand To Us Market

Post Hack Coincheck Reveals Plans To Expand To Us Market Monex Inc, the company that recently acquired hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, has revealed plans to expand the exchange to the U.S. in an interview with Bloomberg today, May 18. Monex CEO Oki Matsumoto said he expects Coincheck will receive an official license from Japanese authorities next month, but…

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Steem Blockchain Welcomes Its One Millionth Unique Account

Steem Blockchain Welcomes Its One Millionth Unique Account Cryptocurrency-related platforms often struggle to gain any sort of traction. Even when they do so, sustaining long-term growth has proven to be nearly impossible. In that respect, Steem is most certainly doing something right. With the one millionth account having been registered on this blockchain, its associated Steemit platform is also making significant…

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Bitcoin Hits One-Month Low As $10K Sell-Off Resumes

Bitcoin Hits One-Month Low As $10K Sell-Off Resumes Bitcoin’s (BTC) drop to one-month lows below $8,000 has strengthened the bear grip on the markets, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency fell to $7,925 on Bitfinex earlier today – the lowest level since April 18 and has retraced 50 percent of the rally from the April…

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Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions Mathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Dutch High School…

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