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Amazon’s Payment Team Hiring Digital Currency Expert to Develop Cryptocurrency Strategy and Products – Bitcoin News

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Amazon’s Payments Acceptance & Experience team is hiring a digital currency and blockchain expert to develop the company’s digital currency and blockchain strategy and product roadmap, including a launch strategy. “We’re inspired by the innovation happening in the cryptocurrency space Read More

New York Town Bemoans Roadside ‘Littered’ With Bitcoin Miners — Officials Plan to Impose 90-Day Moratorium – Mining Bitcoin News

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A St. Lawrence county town located in New York near the Canadian border, Massena, is another region in the state that is having issues with bitcoin miners. According to recent reports from the local WWNY-TV news desk and Reuters, the Read More

Central Bank of Colombia Announces First Blockchain Bond Pilot Program – Bitcoin News

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The Central Bank of Colombia has announced its involvement in the first blockchain bond pilot program in the country, with the participation of the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) and Davivienda, a private commercial bank. The proof of concept will use Read More

Chinese Miners Pivot to Alternative Currencies to Keep Operating – Bitcoin News

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The Chinese mining crackdown forced many miners to stop their operations and relocate. But another group of miners is planning to pivot to new, more efficient mining schemes to keep operating in the country. Lesser-known tokens and proof-of-stake-based systems are Read More

French Central Bank Conducts Fifth Experiment on Tunisia CBDC – Fintech Bitcoin News

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The French central bank, Banque de France (BOF), recently carried out its fifth experiment on the Central Bank of Tunisia (CBT)’s central bank digital currency (CBDC). According to a statement from BOF, the latest experiment is part of the banks’ Read More

Reddit Chooses to Leverage Arbitrum’s Layer-2 Tech With Community Point ETH-Based Tokens – Bitcoin News

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On July 22, developers working on the platform Reddit, the social news discussion aggregation forum, revealed that the team was scaling Reddit’s community points program with the Ethereum Layer-2 solution Arbitrum. Currently, Reddit developers are testing the community point tokens Read More

Ethereum Gaming Token Axie Infinity Taps Another All-Time Price High – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

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On Friday, the game token utilized within the Axie Infinity gaming realm has once again captured another all-time price high at $32.17 per unit. The game token has outperformed a great majority of crypto assets by commanding more than 844% Read More

Ukraine Unveils Roadmap to Integrate Cryptocurrencies by 2024 – Regulation Bitcoin News

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Government and business representatives have produced a roadmap to transform Ukraine into a leader in cryptocurrency integration. The authors of the new strategy want to see half of Ukrainians using digital currencies by 2024. The East European nation is expected Read More

Sotheby’s to Auction Never-Before-Seen Muhammad Ali Artwork NFT – Bitcoin News

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On Friday, coinciding with the Summer Olympics opening ceremony, Muhammad Ali Enterprises and the fine auction house Sotheby’s will be auctioning a non-fungible token (NFT) that features a never-before-seen piece of original artwork created by Muhammad Ali. According to the Read More

Coinbase Commerce Now Supports Dogecoin Payments – Altcoins Bitcoin News

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Coinbase now accepts commerce payments in dogecoin. With the addition of the meme crypto, Coinbase Commerce now allows customers to check out and pay with seven cryptocurrencies. Coinbase Commerce Now Supports Dogecoin Coinbase Commerce is a platform by the Nasdaq-listed Read More

JPMorgan Begins Offering 5 Cryptocurrency Funds to Clients – News Bitcoin News

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Global investment bank JPMorgan has reportedly green-lighted its advisors to provide clients with access to five cryptocurrency funds. The funds are available to all JPMorgan’s wealth management clients seeking investment advice. The move makes JPMorgan the first large bank to Read More

John McAfee’s Widow Is Still Extremely Skeptical of Her Husband’s Alleged Suicide – Bitcoin News

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Following a report from John McAfee’s biographer, the former antivirus tycoon’s widow Janice McAfee has taken to social media to disclose a number of findings. During the first week of July, McAfee published a note that said there was “no Read More

SEC Chairman Outlines Regulation of Crypto Assets Relating to Security-Based Swaps – Regulation Bitcoin News

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The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has clarified how cryptocurrencies falling under security-based swaps are regulated. He affirmed that platforms operating in the centralized or decentralized finance space are implicated by the securities laws. Read More

Future of Digital Euro ‘Not Clear Yet,’ Former Eurogroup Official Says – Finance Bitcoin News

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Europe’s digital currency project has made some progress recently, with the Eurozone’s central bank moving to its next stage. Critics point, however, to the continuing lack of clarity around the design and purpose of the digital euro after a decade-long Read More

Tom Brady’s NFT Platform Inks Deal With Draftkings and Lionsgate – Bitcoin News

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On Wednesday, the non-fungible token (NFT) platform called Autograph, co-founded by the Super Bowl champion, Tom Brady, announced a strategic partnership with the companies Draftkings and Lionsgate. Draftkings Inc. also revealed on Wednesday that the publicly listed company is launching Read More

Nigerian Pop Artist Shills Meme Coin and Price Briefly Doubles — Followers Question Artist’s Motives – Altcoins Bitcoin News

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The Nigerian pop artist and celebrity, Davido, recently posted several tweets endorsing ‘rapdoge,’ the so-called “first deflationary meme token fully supported by celebrities & rappers.” In one of the tweets, Davido tells his 9.5 million followers to “buy $20, $100 Read More

NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $100 Million — Firm Becomes a Blockchain Unicorn – Finance Bitcoin News

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Opensea has become the latest non-fungible token (NFT)-focused firm to raise funds this year as the company announced raising $100 million in a Series B this week. The venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the Opensea financing round alongside investors Read More

China Offers Medics Digital Yuan Insurance Policy for Covid-19 – Bitcoin News

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China’s first insurance policy using the digital yuan for settlement has been issued in Shenzhen, local media reported. The new product, targeting medical personnel exposed to coronavirus risks, is offered by the country’s largest insurer, Ping An. The financial giant Read More

Turkish Draft Law Regulating Cryptocurrencies Enters Parliament in October – Regulation Bitcoin News

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The Turkish government has prepared a bill designed to implement new regulations for the country’s crypto space. The legislation, which will be filed in the parliament this fall, will introduce taxation for crypto holdings and specific capital requirements for companies Read More