Browsing the "Government" Tag

Australian Government Employee Charged With Mining Crypto at Work

| Yogita Khatri

A 33-year-old Australian IT contractor has been charged after he allegedly mined cryptocurrency on government computer systems.

IRS Says It Will ‘Soon’ Issue Crypto Tax Guidance in First Since 2014

| John Biggs

The Internal Revenue Service is working on its first tax guidance for cryptocurrency since 2014, the agency's commissioner told a lawmaker Monday.

South Korea’s Military Acquisitions Agency Plans Blockchain Pilot

| Yogita Khatri

The South Korean military acquisitions agency hopes a blockchain system can boost security and efficiency in defense business operations.

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

| Daniel Palmer

The U.K. Parliament has been presented demos of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers.

Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus

| Yogita Khatri

Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 to support blockchain firms joining Austrade's mission to CoinDesk Consensus in May.

Argentinian Government to Invest in Blockchain Projects Backed by Binance Labs, LatamEx

| Yogita Khatri

The government of Argentina is set to match investments in local blockchain startups taking part in Binance Labs' incubator program.

Singapore State-Owned Fund Backed Coinbase’s $300 Million Raise: Report

| Yogita Khatri

GIC Private Limited, a Singapore government-owned wealth fund, backed Coinbase’s major funding round last year, say Bloomberg sources.

Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

| Yogita Khatri

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that's set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

Italy Announces 30 Experts to Lead National Blockchain Strategy

| Yogita Khatri

The Italian government has published a list of 30 experts brought together to develop the nation's blockchain strategy.

India May Legalize Cryptos But Under ‘Strong’ Rules: Report

| Yogita Khatri

The Indian government could possibly legalize cryptocurrencies, but with tough terms and conditions attached, a news report suggests.