Category: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com: Independent Russian News Site Meduza Raises Over $200,000 in Crypto

Pressure from the Kremlin and sanctions from the West have forced Russian news outlet Meduza to increasingly rely on cryptocurrency donations to fund its independent journalism. As the restrictions imposed over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine have prevented its Russian readers from contributing in fiat currency, the Riga-based website now accepts several digital coins. Meduza Pulls

Bitcoin.com: Putin Obliges Election Candidates to Report Crypto Holdings Outside Russia

President Vladimir Putin has approved amendments to his own decree requiring Russian citizens running for office to declare their property abroad. The updated regulation lists cryptocurrencies among the assets that candidates should report to the state. President Putin Requires Russian Officials to Reveal Crypto Asset Purchases in Foreign Countries Candidates for government offices in Russia

Bitcoin.com: Mexican Crypto Exchange Bitso Launches Stable Yield Program

Bitso, a Mexico-based cryptocurrency exchange, is expanding its range of crypto investing options. The company has announced it will now allow customers to earn funds just by holding bitcoin or stablecoins in its wallet. The program, called Bitso+, will offer different yields based on the quantities deposited by users, and it is designed to help

Bitcoin.com: Cryptocurrency Exchange Kucoin Raises $150 Million in Pre-Series B Funding Round, Reaches $10 Billion Valuation

Kucoin, a Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced it has raised $150 million in a pre-Series B funding round. The negotiation, which was led by Jump Crypto with the participation of other investors including Circle Ventures, IDG Capital, and Matrix Partners, has conferred the exchange a valuation of $10 billion. The exchange will use these funds

Bitcoin.com: Ukraine’s New Fundraising Platform Accepts Crypto, Allows Donors to Allocate Funds

United24, a new fundraising platform announced recently by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, accepts a number of cryptocurrencies, alongside traditional payment methods. The initiative also permits donors to choose how their money will be spent. Kyiv Launches New Platform for Donations Amid Ongoing War With Russia Ukraine, which has been increasingly relying on foreign donations to

Bitcoin.com: Top Diamond Producer De Beers Deploys Blockchain-Based Platform at Scale

De Beers, one of the leading diamond-producing companies globally, recently announced the deployment of its blockchain-based diamond source platform at scale. The platform will “enable the provision of provenance information from source to Sightholder to store on a secure blockchain.” Immutable Record of a Diamond’s Provenance One of the world’s top diamond miners, De Beers,

Bitcoin.com: UK Outlines Plans to Support Crypto Adoption, Create More Powers to Seize and Recover Digital Assets

Delivering the Queen’s Speech, Prince Charles outlines the British government’s plans to support the safe adoption of cryptocurrencies and create “powers to more quickly and easily seize and recover crypto assets.” UK Government Plans to Support Crypto Adoption The U.K. government outlined its legislative agenda for the next parliamentary year in the Queen’s Speech delivered

Bitcoin.com: US Lawmakers Push for Urgent Stablecoin Regulation — Fed Warns of Stablecoin Runs, Janet Yellen Cites UST Fiasco

As U.S. lawmakers push for the urgent regulation of stablecoins, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and the Federal Reserve Board warn about the risks of stablecoin runs that threaten the country’s financial stability. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen brought up the terrausd (UST) fiasco as an example of why a comprehensive regulatory framework is urgently