Pakistan Seeks to Block Websites Dealing in Cryptocurrency: Report

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is reportedly seeking to block websites dealing in cryptocurrency. The decision followed a meeting the agency had with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) which recently recommended... Read more »

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Taps New Lifetime High, BTC Price 20% Above Production Cost, Difficulty Nears ATH

Bitcoin’s hashrate has been riding high again as the processing power tapped another lifetime high on January 15, 2022, reaching 219.68 exahash per second (EH/s). The new record follows the previous all-time... Read more »

Head of Investigative Committee Calls for Mandatory Identification of Cryptocurrency Users in Russia

Russians who use cryptocurrency should not be anonymous, the man who chairs Russia’s federal investigating authority has recently stated. The official leading efforts to fight corruption in the government called for additional... Read more »

Electric Car Owner Says His Hacked Tesla Model 3 Mined up to $800 a Month Mining Ethereum

According to the 2018 Tesla Model 3 owner, Siraj Raval, he mined up to $800 a month in crypto assets with his hacked-out electric car. Similarly, Chris Allessi, the owner of a... Read more »

US Lawmaker Launches Bill to Prohibit the Fed From Issuing Digital Currency Directly to Individuals

A U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress to prohibit the Federal Reserve from issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) directly to individuals. “It is important to note that the... Read more »

Bitcoin Mining Firm Luxor Launches ASIC Trading Desk

On January 11, 2022, the Washington-based bitcoin mining operation Luxor announced the launch of a new application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) trading desk. According to the company, Luxor’s new trading desk will give... Read more »

Pakistan’s Central Bank Decides to Completely Ban Cryptocurrency: Report

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the country’s central bank, has reportedly come to a decision to ban the use of all cryptocurrencies within the country. The central bank has also asked... Read more »

Georgia Goes After Crypto Miners Using Subsidized Electricity in Historic Town

A record high consumption of electricity blamed on illegal crypto farms in northwestern Georgia has caught the attention of authorities in the capital Tbilisi. The central government and the local utility are... Read more »

India Seizes Assets in $162M Morris Coin Cryptocurrency Investment Scheme

Indian Enforcement Directorate has seized assets worth approximately $5 million in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency scam involving Morris coin that has duped investors out of $162 million. The crime proceeds were... Read more »

Kazakhstan Is Stabilizing, Government Claims as Crypto Miners Look to Future in Country

The situation across Kazakhstan, hit by anti-government protests in the first week of the year, is normalizing, central authorities claim. The country’s massive crypto mining industry, which faced an internet blackout during... Read more »