Texas, the new El Dorado for bitcoin mining

Since China banned the manufacturing of the main cryptocurrency a year ago, huge “data centers” have fled to Texas, where electricity is cheap. Because bitcoin mining engulfs energy resources in astronomical quantities. But this industry, which revitalizes certain rural towns, poses a risk to the environment. Report. “This is the most photographed place on our … Read more

“Bitcoin is a great way to protect your savings”

Ledn also claims the “first mortgage secured in bitcoins”. (Photo: 123RF) LES KEYS DE LA CRYPTO is a section that patiently decodes the world of cryptocurrency and its stock market, industrial and media turmoil. François Remy’s mission is to identify promising entrepreneurs, decode technical progress and anticipate the industrial and societal impacts of this digital … Read more

Bitcoin official currency of El Salvador: the inhabitants of the country are already coming back

A man wearing a face mask of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele poses for a photo at a Bitcoin ATM, Chivo, in San Salvador, September 7, 2021. Atlantico: On September 7, 2021, El Salvador became the first country in the world to officially adopt bitcoin. To encourage cryptocurrency adoption among these citizens, the country offered $30 … Read more

Quebecers would be the most insensitive to bitcoin

The Quebec region would thus arrive second to last in the ranking of bitcoin holders. (Photo: 123RF) LES KEYS DE LA CRYPTO is a section that patiently decodes the world of cryptocurrency and its stock market, industrial and media turmoil. François Remy’s mission is to identify promising entrepreneurs, decode technical progress and anticipate the industrial … Read more

FBI accuses North Korea-linked hackers of stealing $600 million in cryptocurrencies

A group of hackers linked to North Korea is responsible for the theft of $620 million in cryptocurrency that followed the hack of the Axie Infinity video game in late March, US authorities said Thursday (April 14th). “Through our investigation, we were able to confirm that the Lazarus Group and APT38, online actors associated with … Read more

six arrests in international crypto-asset scam

Six people suspected of fraud through fraudulent investments of crypto-assets, and money laundering in an organized gang, were arrested in Israel, said Thursday, April 14 the prosecution of the Interregional Specialized Jurisdiction (Jirs) of Bordeaux, originally of the investigation. Read alsoFrançois d’Orcival: “When Silicon Valley becomes an incubator of scams” The suspects are accused of … Read more

Five years in prison for an American who provided North Korea with cryptocurrency advice

An American, accused of being a hacker and cryptocurrency expert, was sentenced in New York on Tuesday (April 12) to more than five years in prison for providing financial advice to North Korea so that it escapes international sanctions . Virgil Griffith, 39, pleaded “guilty” before the American federal justice which had been prosecuting him … Read more

Partouche will soon accept cryptocurrencies in its casinos

This Tuesday was launched a first project, “Joker Club”, a collection of NFT – a digital property certificate – made of “8,888 images each representing a unique joker”. Casino operator Partouche will accept cryptocurrency in its casinosfrom this season“Announced to AFP Patrick Partouche, the chairman of its supervisory board, on the occasion of the launch … Read more

French companies dive into blockchain and cryptoassets

According to PwC, 61% of them are already benefiting from their investments in these complex technologies. After the time of promises, here comes the time of the first returns on investments and acceleration. French companies that have launched real projects based on blockchain technologies are beginning to reap the benefits. In 2021, nearly two-thirds of … Read more