Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Cryptocurrency

A subsidiary of budget Mexican airline Volaris will accept Bitcoin as payment.

As a result of El Salvador's mainstream Bitcoin adoption, Volaris El Salvador, a local subsidiary of budget Mexican airline Volaris, will now accept Bitcoin...

New York Attorney General shuts down two more crypto exchanges.

New York Attorney General Letitia James has ordered two more cryptocurrency exchanges to immediately cease their operations in the state. In addition to closing...

Andrew Yang reveals his new political party would be pro-crypto.

Andrew Yang – an American entrepreneur, politician, and founder of the newly launched Forward Party – said he wants his organization to represent the...

The U.S. CFTC has slapped Tether with $42.5 million in penalties.

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has slapped Tether with US$42.5 million in penalties, saying it made “untrue” and “misleading” statements and “omissions...

The U.K. Gambling Commission issues a warning about Ethereum-based NFT platform.

The U.K. Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a warning and notice about fantasy football NFT platform SoRare.com. However, the gambling regulator did not take...

Second-largest US mortgage lender UWM ditches bitcoin payments plans after running a test.

United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale and purchase lenders in the United States, is ditching Bitcoin payments plans after running a...

SEC filings indicate that a Bitcoin Futures ETF could be listed as soon as next week.

The price of bitcoin jumped over 8% in the last 24 hours after a few documents stemming from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's...

American billionaire Barry Sternlich reveals he bought bitcoin for inflation protection.

Despite saying that it is "crazily volatile," the American billionaire Barry Sternlicht admitted he owns some bitcoin. Apart from it, he also has some...

North America is the biggest target of ransomware attackers.

North America has been extorted for the most money by ransomware attackers of any region -- and the groups targeting it tend to be...

OnceCoin scam investors voluntarily dismiss class-action lawsuit after Ruja Ignatova settlement.

A group of investors who had filed a class-action lawsuit against some of the top executives at OneCoin and other related entities has dismissed the claims...

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