Authorities in Belarus and the Russian Federation are taking steps to separate cryptocurrency miners from other groups of power users and deny them access to subsidized energy. This could lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for businesses involved in digital coin minting activities. Cryptocurrency Miners in Russia andContinue Reading

Epic Games is open to blockchain game developers, but the company has no NFT plans. Gaming platforms are choosing sides on blockchain, cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) within their respective ecosystems.  Following reports of Valve banning crypto and NFT-related games on Steam, its primary competitor, Epic Games Store showed aContinue Reading

A court-appointed liquidator, Dewald Breytenbach of National Liquidators, recently claimed that out of the 76 bitcoins that belonged to the now-defunct South African cryptocurrency exchange, Ice3, his firm can only account for 22. Ice3’s Abrupt Shut Down The liquidator adds that the crypto exchange’s Zurich-based tech provider Merkeleon is nowContinue Reading