Month: June 2021

The Pennsylvania-based Stronghold Digital Mining has announced the completion of two private equity securities raises worth $105 million. According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph, the firm’s first power generation facility, the Scrubgrass Generation Plant in Venango County, converts waste coal into energy on a scale equivalent to “a large-scale hydropower plant” that is then
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The German Football Association (DFB) has officially announced the debut of national soccer team nonfungbile tokens (NFTs) in partnership with a major blockchain-based fantasy soccer game provider Sorare. As part of an official license agreement, the DFB will create digital collectible cards on the Ethereum blockchain of 18 players on the German national team through Sorare’s
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Amid Bitcoin’s (BTC) drop to six-month lows below $30,000 on Tuesday, a Norwegian financial regulator warned investors that the cryptocurrency industry is largely unregulated in the country. The Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway, or Finanstilsynet, published June 22 a statement on consumer protection of crypto investors, emphasizing that the authority currently does not supervise local
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United States investment management firm VanEck has filed for a new Bitcoin (BTC) futures mutual fund with the Securities and Exchange Commission. According to a prospectus filed Monday, the new “Bitcoin Strategy Fund” will invest in Bitcoin futures contracts as well as pooled investment vehicles and exchange-traded products that provide exposure to Bitcoin. The fund
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IOHK CEO and Ethereum co-founder, Charles Hoskinson, has argued that Bitcoin sits at a significant competitive disadvantage due to its slow speeds and will be usurped by proof-of-stake networks.  In a five-hour Podcast with computer scientist and AI researcher, Lex Fridman, the Cardano founder argued that proof-of-stake networks offering superior speed and functionality over the
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