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Juhi Mirza is an archaeology major who is obsessive about blockchain/Crypto technology and deems it to be the foundational philosophy of the future. Her dogged ability to research and crystallize technical facts/multiple perspectives into rivetting stories makes her an accessible finance writer.
A quarter of people will spend at least an hour per day in the metaverse by 2026, research suggests
A new research conducted by technology and consulting firm Gartner predict that people will spend nearly an hour in the Metaverse for various recreational and educational purposes by 2026.
Russian lawmaker proposes 15% tax on crypto miners
The head of the State Duma Industry Committee Vladimir Gutenev suggests a minimum of 15% tax should be levied on crypto miners.
Myanmar plans to introduce digital currency to boost its economy
Myanmar's military is reportedly exploring digital currency infrastructure to support domestic payments.
Super Bowl jumps on the NFT bandwagon with 2022 tickets sold as NFTs
Fans who will be attending the game will receive their tickets as commemorative NFTs stating their section and seat.
Report: Bitcoin mining carbon emissions contribute nearly 0.08% globally
CoinShares report claims that the global carbon emissions contributed via Bitcoin mining are far less and are "inconsequential" compared to other industries.
Beware! A new malware “Mars Stealer” can steal your crypto
A new malware, known as "Mars Stealer" is targeting crypto wallets that work as a browser extension to steal crypto stored by the users.
Gigantic price rise is just a matter of time: Nayib Bukele on Bitcoin
The El Salvadoran president tweeted a bullish prediction on Bitcoin, stating that Bitcoin will eventually rise despite recent market fluctuations.
Crypto exchange Binance hopes for regional expansion in Russia
Binance's Eastern European director Gleb Kostarev added that the exchange is hoping that Russia will take a progressive approach in regulating cryptocurrencies.
The Sandbox partners with Warner Music Group to create a musical-themed Metaverse
The following partnership will enable the Warner Music Group to conduct musical concerts within the Sandbox Metaverse
Why Putin says Russia has “competitive advantages” in crypto mining
The financial authorities in Russia want to ban crypto, but president Putin believes Bitcoin mining can be favorable for the nation
Thailand all set to regulate cryptocurrency as means of payment
Thai authorities will be closely monitoring the usage of cryptocurrency as means of payment for goods and services, gauging its impact on the country's financial ecosystem.
IMF urges El Salvador to remove Bitcoin’s status as legal tender
The International Monetary Fund stated that Bitcoin's status as legal tender is posing risk to the country's financial stability and system.
Report: Biden administration may soon unveil an executive order on cryptocurrencies
The final draft of the executive order highlighting the government's strategies on cryptocurrency may be introduced as early as next month.
46% Bitcoin miners employ renewable energy sources to mine Bitcoin: BMC
A recent survey conducted by the Bitcoin Mining Council reported improved sustainable power metrics and usage of renewable energy resources while mining Bitcoin.
South Korea explores Metaverse plans, aims to become the 5th biggest metaverse market by 2026
South Korea on Thursday revealed its comparative five year plan to steer the global metaverse market race.
Twitter Blue debuts NFT profile picture for iOS users
Twitter blue will be introducing NFT hexagonal avatars at a monthly price of $2.99.
ESMA vice-chairman calls for ban on proof-of-work crypto mining
The vice-chair of European Securities And Markets Authority Erik Thedéen urges EU regulators to ban proof-of-work Bitcoin mining model citing rising environmental concerns.