Recap | Three drug lords have their Bitcoin and Litecoin addresses blacklisted by US Treasury | Halving reduced Litecoin’s mining hash rate by almost 30%
BTC 📈 $10,404 (+2.25%) / ETH 📈 $193 (+0.3%) / XRP 📈 $0.27 (+1.81%)
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Litecoin’s halving on Aug. 5 reduced the network’s mining difficulty and hashing power by almost 30 percent.
Crypto exchanges are starting to allow retail users to speculate on the price of high-end footwear, potentially unlocking an endemic new use case for cryptocurrency as the default medium of exchange for collectibles, as pointed out by Three Arrows Capital CEO Su Zhu.
San Fransisco-based digital securities issuing platform Securitize became the first “blockchain-focused agent” to get SEC approval.
In the past few years, there has been this bubbling discontent against centralized figures in our lives, especially in our digital lives.
Facebook’s bold “new global currency,” Libra, was hit by an antitrust probe from regulators in the European Union because it could unfairly dominate the market, according to a document seen exclusively by Bloomberg.
OFAC and FinCEN announced a coordinated effort to sanction three Chinese nationals for an international drug trafficking operation with profits laundered via Bitcoin and Litecoin.
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