Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has announced a new cryptocurrency amid an economic crisis and a plunge in the value of the bolivar, the country's national currency.
According to Reuters, Madur... Read More
Venezuela's opposition-run congress has declared that a planned new national cryptocurrency called the petro is illegal.
According to the legislative body, the issue of the petro – a cryptocurrency... Read More
Venezuela's government is pushing back against what it calls "false information" in connection with a purported white paper tied to its planned oil-backed cryptocurrency.
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U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R.-Fl) and Robert Menendez (D.-NJ) have denounced Venezuela's planned cryptocurrency in a new letter.
In an open letter addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi... Read More
Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, has said the pre-sale of the country's proposed cryptocurrency – the "petro" – will launch next month.
Signing the petro white paper on Tuesday, Maduro s... Read More
Bitcoin Price Eyes Triangle Breakout Above $6.4K
Bitcoin (BTC) is again trading in a narrowing price range above $6,400, but the lateral trading may soon give way to a rally, according to technical studies.
The price consolidation comes after Mon
Security firm G4S Has Launched a Crypto Custody Service
U.K.-based security services company G4S now offers a crypto custody service aimed to protect investors' holdings of digital assets.
Announcing the move in a press release on Oct. 16, the firm said
Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO's Blockchain Project
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with blockchain startup Coil as part of its mission to provide payment services for the unbanked.
The news comes via a tweet from Miller Abel, th
Mt Gox's Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims
Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22.
As previously reported by CoinDesk, the exchange first opened up the claims process in August, follow