Author: Sergio Goschenko

Argentina Signs Automatic Tax Data Sharing Agreement With the United States – Taxes Bitcoin News

The government of Argentina has signed a data sharing agreement with the U.S. to enhance the cooperation of the countries in the tax arena. The agreement, which was signed by Sergio Massa, minister of economy of Argentina, and U.S. ambassador Read More

North Korean Lazarus Group Linked to New Cryptocurrency Hacking Scheme – Security Bitcoin News

The Lazarus group, a North Korean hacking organization previously linked to criminal activity, has been connected to a new attack scheme to breach systems and steal cryptocurrency from third parties. The campaign, which uses a modified version of an already Read More

Brazilian Companies Break Crypto Purchasing Records Again in October – News Bitcoin News

According to the latest reports from the Brazilian tax authority (RFB), institutions have again broken crypto purchasing records in Brazil. The organization registered that almost 42,000 companies purchased some kind of cryptocurrency during October, a new record that overturns the Read More

Nobel Prize Laureate Paul Krugman Warns of an Eternal Winter for Blockchain – News Bitcoin News

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has warned about the possibility of a perennial winter for blockchain projects, including crypto. In a recent article published in the New York Times (NYT), the economist criticizes blockchain as a tech and its uses Read More

Korean VC Firm Daesung Private Equity Announces $83 Million Metaverse Fund – Metaverse Bitcoin News

Daesung Private Equity, a Korean venture capital firm, has announced the launch of a metaverse fund of 110 billion won ($83.5 million). The fund, which will have the participation of the Korean state represented by Korea Venture Investment Corporation’s Korea Read More

Cryptocurrency Law Approved in Brazil — Green Mining Tax Exemptions and Asset Segregation Issues Left Out – Regulation Bitcoin News

A cryptocurrency law, which had been in discussion for several months, has been approved by the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil after having shed some of the changes presented by the Senate. The proposal left out two planned tax exemptions Read More

Game7 Launches $100 Million Grants Program to Push Web3 Gaming Development – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Game7, a blockchain gaming-focused DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) has announced the launch of a $100 million grants program. The objective of this grants program is to support the Web3 gaming community in these times of market downturn and to advance Read More

Spanish Securities Regulator CNMV Warns About Crypto Investments; Calls for Caution After FTX Downfall – Regulation Bitcoin News

The Spanish securities regulator (CNMV) has warned investors against putting funds in crypto-related companies. Montserrat Martinez Parera, vice president of the organization, stated that lack of control is one of the causes of the downfall of the crypto exchange FTX, Read More

Argentina to Revamp Anti Money Laundering Law, Proposes Creation of VASP Registry – Regulation Bitcoin News

Argentina is preparing to revamp its anti-money laundering and terrorism financing law. It has proposed to include the creation of a registry for virtual asset services providers (VASPs) in the country as part of the new modifications. The changes would Read More

Brazilian Exchange Bitpreco to Expand to Banking Services; Bets on Cashback to Counter Crypto Fears – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Bitpreco, a Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange, has decided to extend its functionality to offer banking services through a new platform called Bitybank. The company, which will also open payment and digital account services, plans to attract users to crypto through cashback Read More

Greenpeace: Bitcoin Is ‘Falling Behind’ in the Battle Against Climate Change – News Bitcoin News

Greenpeace, the international, environment-conscious non-governmental organization (NGO), has criticized the lack of action that Bitcoin-related groups have adopted in the battle against climate change. Rolf Skar, of Greenpeace USA, stated that Bitcoin was “falling behind” on this issue, explaining that Read More

Sony Files Patent to Use NFT Tech for Keeping Track of in-Game Digital Assets; Introduces Moments Market – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Electronics giant Sony has filed a patent that describes the usage of NFT (non-fungible token) and blockchain technology to track the history of in-game digital assets. The filing describes the usage of this tech in order to record the story Read More

Relaunch of USAN — the Union of South American Nations — in Latam Profiles New Monetary Integration – Economics Bitcoin News

A proposal for relaunching the currently defunct USAN, the Union of South American Nations, profiles a future monetary integration amongst the countries of the organization. The proposal, made by several former presidents of countries in Latam, reinforces the need for Read More

Metaverse of Entertainment Expected to Grow to Almost $29 Billion Driven by Consumer Spending by 2026, Study Says – Metaverse Bitcoin News

A study from Technavio, a market research firm, has predicted that the area of the metaverse dedicated to entertainment, including virtual concerts, video games, and movies, will grow to $28.92 billion in value from 2021 to 2026. The report states Read More

Fiat-to-Crypto Company Ramp Raises $70 Million to Solve the Crypto Onboarding Problem – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Ramp, a fiat-to-crypto company, has announced it has raised $70 million as part of its Series B funding round. The round was co-led by Mubadala Capital and Korelya Capital, with Balderton Capital and Cogito Capital participation. The company explained that Read More

Latam Based Crypto Exchange Bitso Launches QR Payment Service for Tourists in Argentina – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Bitso, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Latam, has launched a QR payments program geared towards travelers in Argentina. The service proposal seeks to ease the way in which travelers and tourists make payments in the country, using Bitso’s Read More

Gamefi Project Oasys Aims to Grow Blockchain Gaming in Japan Through YGG Partnership – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Oasys, a gaming-oriented, Japan-based Web3 project, is partnering with YGG, a blockchain gaming guild, to grow blockchain gaming in Japan. The partnership encompasses the use of YGG resources to promote gaming projects built on top of the Oasys ecosystem, giving Read More

Soros-Backed Argentine Neobank Uala Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Services – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Uala, an Argentine neobank backed by George Soros, has launched cryptocurrency trading services for its users in Argentina. Customers of the company with the highest loyalty levels are now able to trade, purchase, and sell bitcoin and ether through Uala’s Read More

Square Enix Announces Symbiogenesis, a Story-Driven NFT Interactive Experience – Blockchain Bitcoin News

Square Enix, the Japanese AAA game developer and publisher, announced the launch of a new NFT-based gaming franchise, titled Symbiogenesis. The experience, which will be built on top of Ethereum, will leverage the use of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) as art Read More