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Cryptocurrencies could come under scrutiny of antitrust regulators

27 June 2019, 12:46 PM

Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany’s Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launch its own version.

Australia’s tax authority to monitor data from crypto providers

1 May 2019, 9:42 AM

Australia’s tax authority is stepping up its effort to police the use of cryptocurrencies, fearing many investments and gains are not correctly declared.

Chinese authorities implements regulation of blockchain platforms

10 January 2019, 5:15 PM

Companies found to be in violation of the rules could be subject to fines or prosecution, the CAC, which issued draft rules in October, added in a statement.

Mining bitcoin uses more energy than Denmark: Study

6 November 2018, 6:50 AM

Extracting a dollar’s worth of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin from the deep Web consumes three times more energy than digging up a dollar’s worth of gold, researchers said Monday.

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Bitcoin marks 10 years

23 October 2018, 3:36 PM

October 31, 2008 marked the birth of bitcoin. Ten years on, the world’s first cryptocurrency is at the forefront of a complex financial system viewed warily by markets and investors.



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