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Niagara Falls, between the border of the U.S. and Canada in upstate New York. (Eliza Gkritsi)
NY Bitcoin Miners Start to Give Up on State Amid Regulatory Uncertainty
New York was once a draw for miners, but environmental concerns are weighing on the industry.
Niagara Falls, between the border of the U.S. and Canada in upstate New York. (Eliza Gkritsi)

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US and EU Look to Blockchain to Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council’s Climate and Clean Tech working group announced its aims in a joint document published Monday.
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Bitcoin: Gold 2.0? Try Reserve Asset 3.0
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is beginning to send ripples through the global economy that could lead to a new monetary system.
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Estados Unidos y el G7 anuncian nuevas medidas contra la evasión de sanciones mediante cripto
Funcionarios de la Casa Blanca y del Tesoro han dicho en múltiples ocasiones que hay poca preocupación de que las criptomonedas se utilicen para evadir las sanciones contra Rusia.
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Biden’s Executive Order Calls for ‘Highest Urgency’ on CBDC Research and Development
The president has called on the Treasury Department to spearhead a series of reports looking into CBDC technologies and how to implement them – ”if doing so is deemed to be in the national interest.”
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Havana, Cuba (Spencer Everett/Unsplash)
You Would Understand Bitcoin if You Were Under Cuba’s Embargo
More than 60 banks and fintechs rejected me just for my nationality. Bitcoin fixes that.
Havana, Cuba (Spencer Everett/Unsplash)

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Polymarket Introduces New Information Markets After CFTC Fine, but Not for US Traders
The decentralized predictions marketplace received a $1.4 million fine from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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Brazilian Crypto Asset Manager Hashdex Pursues US Expansion Following 2 Key Hires
The firm is adding staff for its U.S. operation and created the positions of head of corporate communications and chief of staff.
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Top Blockchain University: Cornell University
Ranked 17th, Cornell is the home of the internationally famous Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts (IC3) and its groundbreaking research.
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El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States Milena Mayorga said other countries may follow its leadership on adopting bitcoin as legal tender, on CoinDesk TV's "First Mover." (CoinDesk TV)
Salvadoran Ambassador to US: Bitcoin Challenges Your Authority
Other countries will “follow our leadership” on bitcoin, Mayorga tells CoinDesk TV.
El Salvador’s Ambassador to the United States Milena Mayorga said other countries may follow its leadership on adopting bitcoin as legal tender, on CoinDesk TV's "First Mover." (CoinDesk TV)