Green Policy and Crypto Energy Consumption in the EU

Solarization dominating green energy efforts in the EU. Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, AI and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital technologies require a high consumption of electricity, currently produced predominantly using coal and fossil fuels that adversely impact the environment. A global shift toward green energy will require the removal […]

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Markets Crash After Reports That Binance’s Shanghai Office Closed in Crypto Crackdown

Chinese police have reportedly shut down the Shanghai offices of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Chinese authorities have reportedly raided and shut down the Shanghai offices of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance.  Citing unnamed local sources, The Block says that local police have shut down Binance’s offices after raiding the premises. Between 50–100 of the exchange’s employees […]

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Binance CEO: It’ll Be Hard for Nations to Outrun China on Blockchain

Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO of crypto exchange Binance, says the Chinese President’s endorsement of blockchain will inevitably drive mass adoption of crypto. Changpeng Zhao, founder and CEO of crypto exchange Binance, says the Chinese President’s endorsement of blockchain will inevitably drive mass adoption of crypto. In an interview with Bloomberg Markets: Asia on Nov. […]

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Nov. 3-10

Cointelegraph auf Deutsch presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency and blockchain-related developments from the German-speaking world. The past week has marked a number of crypto- and blockchain-related developments in the German-speaking world. Malta Enterprise partnered with Deutsche Telekom’s IT service subsidiary to offer its blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) marketplace, French IT company Atos and Austrian startup […]

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Deutsche Telekom’s Blockchain Firm Partners With Malta Gov’t Agency

A Maltese government agency supporting business development, Malta Enterprise, signed a memorandum of understanding with blockchain service firm T-Systems. Maltese government agency supporting business development, Malta Enterprise, signed a memorandum of understanding with Blockchain-as-a-Service service firm T-Systems, parent company Deutsche Telekom announced on Oct 30. Deutsche Telekom launched the Blockchain Ecosystem (GBE) at the end […]

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Are Stablecoin Futures Built to Last?

If a stablecoin is truly stable, why is a futures contract needed, as there is no risk to hedge? OKEx, the world’s fifth-largest crypto exchange, announced on Oct. 29 plans to launch Tether (USDT) futures trading, featuring a linear contract with leverage of up to 100x. Stablecoin futures, the exchange said, offer a simpler and […]

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21 Crypto Exchanges Ask for License From Malta’s Financial Watchdog

Malta’s financial watchdog has received letters of intent from 21 crypto exchanges to be licensed under the Virtual Financial Assets Act. The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has received queries from 21 cryptocurrency exchanges seeking licensure under the Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Act. 21 firms out of 34 potential VFA providers are crypto exchanges According […]

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