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The Ghanaian government’s proposal to introduce a 1.75% levy on digital transactions was recently rejected by a minority of lawmakers who insist the new tax derails efforts to help increase the number of adults that are financially included. The Digital Transactions Tax A minority of lawmakers in the Ghana legislature recently rejected a government proposal
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South Park’s recent episode called the “Post COVID” special mocks a future where the only currency accepted is bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The hour-long animated sitcom picks up years into the future where the main characters are now all grown up, except Kenny McCormick who is dead. Stan Pays for a 1 Night Stay at
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Ethan Lou is a journalist turned Bitcoin miner turned two-time author whose latest book, Once a Bitcoin Miner: Scandal and Turmoil in the Cryptocurrency Wild West, is a modern western recount a gloomy millennial’s rebirth in the wild west of crypto — complete with scammers, party drugs and a North Korean crypto conference. “Want to
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The Bitcoin network already processes more volume by dollar value than Paypal and the largest decentralized cryptocurrency network in the world by market cap could outstrip Mastercard by as early as 2026. A Nov. 25 report from market intelligence platform Blockdata titled When might the Bitcoin network process volumes like Mastercard and Visa? points out
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Following the non-fungible token (NFT) platform supporting Flow-based NFT collectibles, NFT marketplace Rarible has launched a direct messaging feature that gives creators the ability to connect with fans via the user’s wallet address. Rarible Reveals Messenger Tool via Internal NFT Marketplace, Standalone Rarible Messenger to Follow The NFT marketplace Rarible is the seventh-largest NFT platform
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The exodus of Bitcoin miners from China into Kazakhstan has contributed to an energy crunch that the central Asian country’s president has proposed solving with nuclear energy. Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy has attributed the 8% increase in domestic electricity consumption throughout 2021 to Bitcoin miners. The country received at least 87,849 Bitcoin mining machines from
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Despite largely lagging behind the rest of the world on many other metrics, Africa however appears to have taken the lead where cryptocurrency or the blockchain is concerned. Africa-Based Kucoin Users Skyrocket in 2021 In African countries that are plagued by currency woes or hyperinflation, cryptocurrencies have emerged as a genuine alternative store of value.
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Investment funds from major U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley have increased their exposure to Bitcoin through purchases of shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust. According to filings from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, the Morgan Stanley Insight Fund increased its holdings of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, or GBTC, shares more than 63%, from
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