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Protecting the public from BS: Thailand’s SEC bans trade in gimmick tokens and NFTs
While regulators world wide busy to protect the rich against the public, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has banned digital asset exchanges from trading meme- or fan-based tokens, non-fungible tokens and exchange-issued tokens.
Anti-Bitcoin Countries React To El Salvador's BTC Adoption
A negative reaction to the “Bitcoin Law” passed by El Salvador and to its growing adoption was well to be expected. Mainstream media has been promoting news on BTC alleged negative environmental impact, its use for illicit activities, an...
Texas Reconfirms: State-chartered Banks Are Allowed to Custody Bitcoin
The Texas Department of Banking issued a notice, again confirming that state-chartered banks are allowed provide bitcoin custody services.
Bitcoin Options Traders Betting on $200K by End of 2021
Some bitcoin options traders are making bold wagers, betting on a rally to a six-figure price by year end, despite the top cryptocurrency continues to struggle following last month’s 35% drop.
In Leak Investigation, Tech Giants Are Caught Between Courts and Customers
Apple, under fire for turning over the data of two lawmakers to the Trump Justice Dept., said it did so unknowingly, while Google fought a request for New York Times data because it related to a corporate client.
Major Meat Producer JBS Paid Hackers $11 Million in Bitcoin After Cyberattack, CEO Reveals
JBS is a Brazilian company considered to be one of the world’s largest producers of both beef and poultry, establishing a foothold in the US, Australia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and the UK. However, within the US, operating as JBS USA...
Google pledges to work with UK regulator in plan to remove browser cookies
Alphabet Inc’s Google would not be able to eliminate user-tracking technology that is important to advertisers from its Chrome browser without sign-off from Britain’s competition regulator under a proposal released on Friday.
What is an ISP? The companies that provide you with access to the internet, explained
Internet service providers, or ISPs, are companies or organizations that provide you with access to the internet. ISPs can come in many forms.
Telegram And Amazon Are Hosting Fake Vaccine Card Merchants
Fake vaccine card merchants are rampant on Telegram. Meanwhile, fake vaccine card listings continue to fall between the cracks on Amazon, despite a ban on them.
Israeli tech company Monday.com is now valued at $7.8 billion after a successful IPO, and its cofounders say it's all because of a more flexible approach to task management tools
Productivity startup Monday.com, the self-styled operating system for work, made its debut as a public company on Thursday after a successful IPO that saw its stock pop up 15% in the first day of trading.
How China Lost Patience with Its Loudest Billionaire
The sudden cancellation of Ant Group’s IPO shocked investors, but Beijing's slapdown of Jack Ma was years in the making. And Alibaba and Ant aren't the only tech firms under scrutiny by Chinese regulators.
Insight on why China is so negative about Bitcoin
The crypto markets have dropped significantly since May, down 50% from recent highs. The crash was partly attributed to China’s negative stance on crypto. What’s the reason to China's crypto stance?
IMF Concerned About El Salvador's Bitcoin Legal Tender
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed “economic and legal” concerns over the El Salvador’s new pro-BTC legislation: “Ley Bitcoin”, which was approved by the country's national congress.
Tim Draper: Crypto will massively impact Finance, Insurance, Government and Healthcare
Tim Draper, billionaire venture capitalist thinks the ultimate impact of cryptocurrency will go far beyond the world of finance.
There Are Five Oceans on Earth Now, National Geographic Says
Six continents, four oceans… that’s what we all know from school and easy quiz questions, but some say there are five bodies of water on Earth. Will people happily accept this or will there be some backlash, like when Pluto was downgrade...
Nigerian Gov't Tells Social Networks to Register as Businesses
The Nigerian government has said that social networks should register in the African country as commercial enterprises to be able to continue operations after the Twitter controversy, Nigerian newspaper Premium Times reported on Wednesda...
China arrests 1,100 for using the profits from crime to buy cryptocurrencies
China banned trading in cryptocurrencies in 2019 and is increasingly tightening restrictions on bitcoin mining.
Hong Kong to explore its own digital currency and keep testing China’s Digital Yuan
Plans fintech infusion for local banking sector, plus data-sharing infrastructure
Positive Step In Right Direction: China On US Revoking TikTok, WeChat Ban
The US should treat Chinese companies fairly and justly and refrain from politicising trade issues, state-run CGTN quoted Commerce ministry spokesperson Gao Feng as saying.
Royals and politicians among celebrities who used secret EncroChat app
Royalty and politicians are among celebrities and wealthy business figures who used the SAME secret phone network smashed by police to track down 746 UK crime kingpins.
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